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WhirLocal Salem

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222 Commercial St NE PMB 2303
Salem, Oregon 97301

Salem, Oregon is alive this weekend with local events! Let’s dive into the latest events that invite us together into community, encourage connections, and build great memories.

Yard, Garden, & Home Show

Yard, Garden, & Home Show 2024

Mark your calendars for the 2024 Yard, Garden, & Home Show at the Oregon State Fair & Expo Center! Whether you’re dreaming up your perfect spring and summer landscape, thinking about remodeling, or even interested in renting a chicken, this is your go-to destination. Thanks to event sponsors, parking and admission are free.

Date: March 22-24, 2024
Time:  Fri 11 AM – 5 PM | Sat 10 AM – 5 PM | Sun 10 AM – 5 PM
Location: Oregon State Fairgrounds // 2330 17th St NE, Salem, OR
Cost: FREE

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Stars of the Voice

Stars of The Voice: Jacquie Roar, Nini Iris and BIAS

Stars of hit show “The Voice” are coming to Salem for one night only! Don’t miss this concert featuring standout stars of “The Voice” Season 24, including Oregon’s very own Jacquie Roar and two other top 9 contestants—BIAS and Nini Iris.

Date: March 22, 2024
Time:  8:00 PM – 11 PM
Location: Salem’s Historic Grand Theatre & Event Center // 187 High St NE, Salem, OR
Cost: Varies (view ticket information)

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Princess & The Frog Fairytale Brunch

A Princess & The Frog Fairytale Brunch

Experience a magical brunch featuring the beloved Princess Tiana! This enchanting event invites little princes and princesses for a morning filled with fun crafts, carousel rides, and a photo opportunity with the princess. Each guest will also receive a special gift to take home. Note that all children must be accompanied by an adult, and adults need to purchase their own ticket for admission. Don’t miss this fairy-tale brunch that promises to sprinkle a little magic on your day!

Date: March 23, 2024
Time:  2:00 PM
Location: Salem’s Riverfront Carousel // 101 Front St NE, Salem, OR
Cost: $35 per person (view ticket information)

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Fermentation Celebration LifeSource

Fermentation Celebration Free Tasting Event

Come by LifeSource Natural Foods on Saturday and dive into the fascinating world of fermentation and explore how it transforms some of the most beloved foods. Indulge in complimentary tastings of fermented delights such as kombucha, sauerkraut, kimchi, sourdough, yogurt, kefir, and more. Plus, enjoy exclusive giveaways, flash sales, and special deals all over the store.

Date: March 23, 2024
Time:  11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: LifeSource Natural Foods // 101 Front St NE, Salem, OR
Cost: FREE

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World Citizen Festival Reggae Day

World Citizen Festival – Reggae Day

Join The Yard Food Park and Visionaire Network for an unforgettable day of culture, cuisine, and music at the World Citizen Festival! This free, family-friendly celebration will feature a variety of delicious food trucks, drink options, and vibrant sounds from some of the finest Reggae artists around.

Date: March 23, 2024
Time:  12:00 PM
Location: The Yard Food Park // 4106 State St, Salem, OR
Cost: FREE

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Spotlight Storytelling at Salem Public Library

Spotlight Storytelling: Koto Performance

Come by the Salem Public Library for a Koto performance and storytelling session led by Masumi Timson, accompanied by cellist Joseph Harchenko. This event is open to all ages and offers families a wonderful opportunity to learn about the rich music, stories, and culture of Japan. Admission is free, and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Date: March 23, 2024
Time:  2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: Salem Public Library // 585 Liberty St SE, Salem, OR
Cost: FREE

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Jordan World Circus

Jordan World Circus

The Jordan World Circus is coming to Salem! Don’t miss out on this opportunity for family fun and entertainment at the Salem Armory Auditorium. Jump into a world of astonishing performances with circus stars from across the globe.

Date: March 23-24, 2024
Time:  Sat 2:30 PM & 6:30 PM | Sun 1:00 PM & 5:00 PM
Location: Salem Armory Auditorium // 2320 17th St NE, Salem, OR
Cost: $10 – $20 (view ticket information)

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Deepwood Plant Sale

Deepwood Plant Sale & Horticultural Tours

Deepwood Museum & Gardens invites the community to explore a selection of hard-to-find native and companion plants, yard decor, pottery, and more at their two-day Annual Plant Sale Fundraiser. Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in free guided tours of the nature trails at 10 AM and noon each day, and free guided tours of the formal gardens are scheduled for 11 AM and 1 PM.

To help enrich the community’s knowledge of native species, experts will be readily available to answer questions or offer advice. A portion of all proceeds from the sale will be dedicated to the preservation and programs of Deepwood Museum & Gardens.

Date: March 22-23, 2024
Time:  9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: Deepwood Museum & Gardens // 1116 Mission St SE, Salem, OR
Cost: FREE with items for purchase

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Paint Your Pet Class

Paint Your Pet Class at the Dehn Bar

We Make Art is excited to host another Paint Your Pet class at Dehn Bar, where participants bring their portraits to life in a relaxed and enjoyable setting. Expect expert-led step-by-step instructions for painting a beloved pet and a complete set of provided materials. No previous painting experience is required! Tickets are going fast, so reserve your spot today!

Date: March 23, 2024
Time:  6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Dehn Bar // 157 Commercial St SE, Salem, OR
Cost: $50 (view ticket information)

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Yozakura Photo Walk Focal Point Photography

Yozakura Cherry Blossom Photo Walk

Focal Point Photography will be hosting a Yozakura photo walk at the Oregon State Capitol Park. Participants will gather at 6 PM for an informative session on capturing the cherry blossoms in limited light, followed by a group photo walk. Focal Point Photography’s staff will be on hand to assist with camera settings and provide guidance.

These photo walks are an excellent opportunity for photographers of any skill level to improve their techniques while enjoying the company of fellow photographers in a supportive and enjoyable group environment. The use of tripods is highly recommended.

Date: March 23, 2024
Time:  6:00 PM
Location: Salem, Oregon Capitol Park // 350 Winter St NE, Salem, OR
Cost: FREE

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Hip Hop & Wine Event

Hip Hop & Wine Night

Old Zen Wine Bar is hosting their very first Hip Hop and Wine Night! This ticketed and sponsored occasion promises an unforgettable evening of fun, featuring two complimentary pours from Scenic Valley Farms. Make sure to secure your spot today!

Date: March 23, 2024
Time:  6:00 PM
Location: Old Zen Wine Bar // 1115 Edgewater St NW, Salem, OR
Cost: $30 (view ticket information)

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What an exciting preview of the upcoming events in Salem, Oregon! Our community is bursting with opportunities to connect, explore, and celebrate together. Grab your calendars, mark these dates, and get ready to have a great weekend.

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