August e-News

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Fiesta Mexicana
Woodburn, OR
August 3 - 5, 2018

Legion Park - Woodburn, OR

Mark your calendar and be sure to join us at the 55th Annual Woodburn Fiesta Mexicana. The event will feature delicious food, amazing entertainment, a carnival, Fiesta Court coronation, an endlessly entertaining parade, car show, and soccer tournament.

The Fiesta’s history dates back to 1964 when it held its first event to show appreciation for the farm-workers and to celebrate the end of the harvest season. The City of Woodburn is honored to continue this tradition by hosting this family-friendly celebration of culture and community.

Fiesta Schedule
· Friday - August 3rd: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
· Saturday - August 4th: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
· Sunday - August 5th: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Admission - Free all day on Friday.
Free until 5:00pm on Saturday and Sunday. 
$5 after 5:00 on Saturday and Sunday for ages 11 and older.

Woodburn Area Events & Activities

Night of Fire

Woodburn Dragstrip

July 26 & 27, 2018

The 7th Annual Baxter Auto Parts/Sunbelt Rentals/Bi-Mart Night of Fire/ET Bracket Triple Crown event will take place on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Featured cars (AA/Fuel Altereds, Nitro Top Fuel Harleys, Nostalgia BB/Funny Cars, Hardcore 365 Outlaw 10.5, Jet Funny Cars, and Ed Jones’ Jelly Belly Wheel-standing Stage Coach will run on Friday and Saturday nights from 5 pm to 10 pm.

Racing in the ET Bracket Triple Crown will take place Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 8 am to 5 pm each day. A special Bonus Race for the ET Bracket competitors will take place on Friday and Saturday night from 5 pm to 10 pm. Northwest Drag Bike, and Dragster/Roadster competitors will compete on just Saturday & Sunday.

Gates open all three days at 7 am with time trials beginning at 8 am and racing concluding at 10 pm. Adult admission is $25 (Friday), $30 (Saturday), $15 (Sunday) or a 3 day pass for $60, Children 6-14 are $5 per day, Children under 6 are Free.
Music in the Park 2018

Woodburn Library Park

Tuesdays at 6:30 pm from July 10 - August 21, 2018

Music in the Park live concerts are family friendly and completely free to the public thanks to the generous support of Woodburn's business community and local community organizations.

Enjoy seven professional bands representing a variety of popular styles and produced to the highest standard of professional sound. Bring your own chairs and blankets. Pack a picnic, or visit one of our popular food vendors. Food is served at 6:00 pm; bands play from 6:30-8:00 pm.

2018 Concert Schedule

Summer Concert Series and the Happy Hour Sidewalk Sale 

Woodburn Premium Outlet Mall

August 3, 10, & 17, 2018 from 6-9 pm

Enjoy live music, food, and the Happy Hour Sidewalk Sale this August.

Friday, August 3rd:  Portland's Classic Rock 92-3 KGON Night with Electric Relic

Friday, August 10th:  99.5 The Wolf with the Dallas Brown Band

Friday, August 17th:  97.1 Charlie FM with the Hans & The Wanted 

National Night Out

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Neighborhoods throughout Woodburn are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 35th Annual National Night Out crime/drug prevention event.

National Night Out (NNO), which is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW) and co-sponsored locally by Woodburn Police Department, will involve over 16,500 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases around the world. In all, over 38.5 million people participated in NNO 2017.

Cardboard Boat Races

Woodburn Aquatic Center

Friday, August 10, 2018 from 12:00 - 3:30 pm

Participants will be given 90 minutes, 1-roll of duck tape and an unlimited amount of cardboard to build their own boats! We will then race them across the pool and finish with a boat float to see whose raft stays afloat the longest! Prizes for the top finisher and most creative design. Suggested age 12+. Please register early so we can provide sufficient supplies. Cost: $6.

PAINT 'N SIP at Metropolis

Painting 101 & Wine with Judy Stubb

August 1, 2018 from 5:30 - 8:00 pm

Metropolis, 347 N. Front St., Woodburn, OR 97071

Price is $40.00 per person
INCLUDES:​ Canvas, Paints, Brushes, Step by Step Instruction, and a Glass of Wine, Beer, or Non-Alcoholic Beverage

​BY RESERVATION ONLY: Sign up at Hungry Lion (inside Metropolis) -or- Contact Judy Massaia @ 503-413-0656

Featured Attraction

Small, family owned winery... just like they used to be.  You'll meet Jason or Clark behind the bar in the tasting room.  They grow the grapes, make the wine... family does it all at Hanson Vineyards. 

The tasting room is open every Saturday & Sunday  from March 1 through the end of December, noon to 5 pm. 

Bring your picnic on warm, sunny days and enjoy the patio.  We're a great "middle stop" when you're along the Cascade Foothills wine or the Tri-County Charm trail. 

From our Friends at TravelSalem

Regional Events!
August 2018

Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Baseball
Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Stadium, Keizer

The Great Oregon Steam-Up
and Truck Show

Antique Powerland Museum, Brooks

Bike Oregon Wine Country
Various Wineries in Polk County area
503-623-2405 or 800-291-6730

Polk County Fair
Polk County Fairgrounds, Rickreall
503-623-3048 or 888-229-6818

Homer Davenport Days
Coolidge McClaine Park, Silverton

Outdoor Antiques Faire & Aurora Colony Days
City of Aurora

Silverton Fine Arts Festival
Coolidge McClaine Park, Silverton

Oregon State Fair
Oregon State Fairgrounds, Salem

Family Fishing in Gervais/Woodburn!

St Louis Ponds, Gervais/Woodburn


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