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WhirLocal Salem

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222 Commercial St NE PMB 2303
Salem, Oregon 97301

As the first weekend of February ushers in an early hint of spring in Salem, Oregon, the city is waking up and stretching with a fresh slate of local events to explore. With glimpses of the sun and new spring growth across town, our community is bustling with activities to shake off the winter chill. Here are just a few events going on this weekend in the Salem area!

Multi-Dealer Salem Spring RV Show

Get ready for the Salem Spring RV Show at the Oregon State Fairgrounds! This is your chance to explore a wide range of RVs and take advantage of exclusive deals. Be among the first 3000 to grab a $4 off admission coupon online at Don’t miss this opportunity to gear up for RV season and start planning your next adventure in style! (Admission is cash only).

Date: February 1 – 4, 2024
Time:  Thurs – Sat 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM // Sun 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Oregon State Fair & Expo Center // 2330 17th St NE, Salem, OR
Cost: $9 for adults, $8 for seniors, FREE for kids 16 and under. Parking $5. Cash only. ATM on site.

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Crafting at the Library: Valentine’s Day Cards

Keizer Community Library is hosting a Crafting at the Library event on February 2nd. This time, the focus will be on creating Valentine’s Day cards. Attendees of all ages are invited to this drop-in session, where they can craft handmade cards using provided materials such as fun scissors, scrapbook paper, stickers, glitter, and more. This is a wonderful opportunity to get creative and spread some love with personalized cards!

Date: February 2, 2024
Time:  1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: Keizer Community Library // 980 Chemawa Rd, Keizer, OR
Cost: FREE

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Salem First Friday Art Walk

Explore Downtown Salem with February’s First Friday Art Walk! Experience local art, pop-up events, live music, and other local businesses while wandering through downtown Salem from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Give your art walk a little challenge by filling out your Passport for a chance to win an exclusive Art Walk Raffle Basket.

Date: February 2, 2024
Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Downtown Salem, OR
Cost: FREE

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Fussy Duck February Events

The Fussy Duck is hosting two events this weekend—on February 2nd they’re having extended First Friday hours with Gatehouse Goodies, and on February 3rd you can get donuts from “The Donuts Queen” from 10 AM until they’re sold out! Also, you can bring non-perishable food items to their lobby all month to support their February Charity Spotlight, the Salem Dream Center.

Date: February 2 & 3, 2024
Location: The Fussy Duck // 3170 Commercial St SE, Salem, OR
Cost: FREE to attend

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The Boondock Boys Acoustic Duo

Itching for live music on a Friday night? Spend the evening at Honky Tonk Bar & Grill with The Boondock Boys! The acoustic duo will be taking requests throughout the evening. Entry is just $5, with music kicking off at 8 PM. It’s the perfect spot for a lively night of music and fun.

Date: February 2, 2024
Time: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Location: Honky Tonk Bar & Grill // 2275 McGilchrist St SE, Salem, OR
Cost: $5 cover

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Roller Skating at the Kroc Center (Salem)

Join the Traveling_Wheelz fun at the KROC Center for Open Skate in the gym! Admission is $10, with skate rentals available for $5. This event is open to both members and non-members. The first session is from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM and the second is from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM.

You’re welcome to bring your own skates, but please note that roller blades with back breaks are not permitted in order to protect the wood floors. Skates will be inspected upon check-in, and rentals are available if your skates don’t meet the floor safety requirements.

Date: February 3, 2024
Time: 3:00 PM – 7:30 PM (split into two sessions)
Location: Kroc Center Salem // 1865 Bill Frey Dr NE, Salem, OR
Cost: $10 admission, $5 skate rental (view ticket information)

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Kerry Politzer Quartet w/ George Colligan, Tim Wilcox, & Eric Gruber

Experience the captivating jazz of the Kerry Politzer Quartet for their debut at Christo’s Pizzeria & Lounge, featuring George Colligan on drums, Tim Wilcox on saxophone, and Eric Gruber on bass. Kerry Politzer, a distinguished Portland-based jazz pianist, composer, and educator, has made significant contributions to jazz both as a performer and an educator. With a rich academic background and a discography of seven jazz CDs, her work includes collaborations with notable artists and achievements in international competitions. This event promises an evening of exceptional jazz performances. Almost sold out!

Date: February 3, 2024
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Christo’s Pizzeria & Lounge // 511 Belmont St NE, Salem, OR
Cost: $18 (view ticket information)

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Aquarius – Glow Party

Side Hustle Bar in downtown Salem is hosting an Aquarius Glow Party, a neon celebration for all Aquarius birthdays and anyone ready to enjoy a night of glowing fun. Attendees are encouraged to wear their brightest outfits and dance under the UV lights to a mix of reggaeton, club, hip hop, and throwback hits played by amazing DJs. Must be 21+.

Date: February 3, 2024
Time: 9:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Location: Side Hustle Bar // 145 Liberty St NE Suite #101, Salem, OR
Cost: $5 – 7 (view ticket information)

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Coffee + Vinyl + Yoga

Start your Sunday refreshed with a gentle yoga class for all levels at Common People Yoga. Enjoy moving your body to the sound of spinning records, and savor your favorite coffee or tea prepared just for you before class begins. Reserve your spot by signing up in advance.

Date: February 4, 2024
Time: 10:45 AM – 12 PM
Location: Common People Yoga // 201 High St SE, Salem, OR
Cost: Varies (view class schedule)

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From neon glow parties to cozy yoga classes, this weekend in Salem promises to be a blast. Let’s embrace the joy and community camaraderie these events bring to our city!

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