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December 2015

Kathy Boyd & Phoenix Rising at the Rose Festival/Les Schwab/FOX 12 Toy Drive!

December 9, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Rose Festival Headquarters, 1020 SW Naito Parkway
Portland, OR 97204 United States
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It has become an annual tradition for the gang from Kathy Boyd & Phoenix Rising to team up with the Rose Festival Organization, the good folks at Les Schwab and FOX 12 to host a night of fun times, holiday spirit and our award winning holiday music to benefit others as part of their annual toy drive. Drop by the Rose Festival Main Headquarters located at 1020 SW Naito Parkway (just next to the Salmon Street Fountain in Waterfront Park)…

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January 2016

Portland Resophonic and Steel Guitar Roundup

January 29, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Little Church, 5138 NE 23rd Ave
Portland, OR 97211 United States
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$5

The first Portland Resophonic and Steel Guitar Roundup is January, 29th from 7 - 9 pm at the Little Church, 5138 NE 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97211. $5 donation to attend, and tips are encouraged for musicians.The event features discussion and tunes by nine Portland-area lap style resophonic and steel guitar players.  A variety of playing styles will include modern and traditional bluegrass, western swing, blues, jazz, country, and folk. Interactive discussion will include history about the instruments, and insights on various styles and techniques. 

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March 2016

Oregon Old-Time Fiddlers Association Annual State Fiddle Contest

March 19, 2016
Chemeketa Community College Salem, OR United States
no charge to enter the contest if pre-registered

Come and hear some great tunes and great fiddling by around 75 fiddlers of all ages from all areas of the state.  Or rosin up your bow and join the competition.  There are many divisions: Small Fry (age 8 and under), Junior Junior (9-12), Junior (13-17), Young Adult (18-36), Adult (37-59), Senior (60-69), Senior Senior (70 and older), Championship (any age), Twin (one fiddler plays melody and one plays harmony), and Anything Goes (play a show tune).  Additional information regarding rules,…

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April 2016

The OBA Annual Meeting

April 10, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Trexler Farm, 20146 Ferry Road SE
Stayton, OR 97383 United States
FREE

On Sunday, April 10th, the OBA throws a party for its members. The OBA provides food, a beautiful place to jam and party. There are lots of great prizes that we raffling off, a Chick's Kids performance, a quick meeting and an update as to what the OBA has been up to. But most of the day is spent just enjoying each other. If you are a member in good standing (or plan to renew at the meeting), we hope you'll join us.

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May 2016

First Friday Open Mic

May 6, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. David of Wales Episcopal Church, 2800 S.E. Harrison Street
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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Open Mic Night at St. David of Wales Church! Join us the First Friday of each month for a night of music and fun in the Parish Hall, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, beginning February 5th. Bluegrass, Old-time, country, swing and honky-tonk, all-acoustic. Sign-up with Linda (community@saintdavidpdx.org) to perform, in advance or at the door. $10 suggested donation.

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PlayTheGap

May 20, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - May 21, 2016 @ 11:00 am
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One event on May 22, 2016 at 12:00pm

Fullbright Park Museum Grounds, 4508 Main Street
Union Gap (Yakima), WA 98903 United States
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free

Fiddle Contest, Evening Concerts, Acoustic Jamming all weekend, Hosted Jams each evening, Community Dance -- join a dance band, Dutch Oven Cooking, Clogging, Vintage Trailers, Classic Cars & Trucks, Arts & Craft Vendors, FREE CAMPING (reservations required)

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Steeplegrass Picnic

May 22, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lewisville Park Battleground, WA United States

Our fun picnic has been booked at the Central Shelter (where we always have it), Lewisville Park, Washington.  And for those of you folks that usually have to decide between our Sunday event or the Bluegrass in the Forest weekend event, you can attend both this year!  The Shelton festival is scheduled for May 13th-15th this year, so......, "come one- come all".

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June 2016

Kathy Boyd & Phoenix Rising at Wonser Woods Estate Grand Opening

June 4, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wonser Woods Estate, 24250 S. Raney Lane
Estacada, OR 97023 United States
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Free

Kathy Boyd & Phoenix Rising met the Wonser family a few years ago when we had the honor of performing for a family wedding. Fast forward a couple of years and and empty nest. . . . and this gorgeous estate has now been turned into a destination Bed and Breakfast of your dreams! Mark and Jean Wonser have graciously invited the band to return and perform for their grand opening (the event begins at 2 pm but it's bluegrass time from 6…

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August 2016

Kathy Boyd & Phoenix Rising at the 22nd Annual Columbia Slough Regatta

August 7, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Columbia River Slough, 9363 N Columbia Boulevard
Portland, OR 97203 United States
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$8

Folks in the Pacific Northwest love the outdoors, and for 22 years the Columbia Slough Watershed Council has worked to provide a fun and educational way to celebrate their little area of paradise. Join us on Sunday, August 7th as we fill the air with the sounds of award winning bluegrass at the Annual Columbia Slough Regatta. We perform from 10 a.m. 1 p.m., but the event begins at 9 a.m. At this year’s Regatta, over 400 people will meet…

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October 2016

Steve Blanchard & Robin Suskind @ EZ Orchards Farm Market

October 29, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
EZ Orchards Farm Market, 5504 Hazelgreen Rd NE
Salem, OR 97305 United States

Steve Blanchard & Robin Suskind will be performing at EZ Orchards Farm Market Saturday and Sunday, October 29 & 30 from 12 - 4 pm. Come on out and get your pumpkins, get lost in the corn maze, have hot cider or hot chocolate and listen to some great tunes!

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Steve Blanchard & Robin Suskind @ EZ Orchards Farm Market

October 30, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
EZ Orchards Farm Market, 5504 Hazelgreen Rd NE
Salem, OR 97305 United States
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Steve Blanchard and Robin Suskind will be performing at EZ Orchards Farm Market Saturday & Sunday, October 29 & 30, from 12 - 4 pm. Come on out and get your pumpkins, get lost in the corn maze, have hot cider or hot chocolate and listen to some great tunes!

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November 2016

Kathy Boyd & Phoenix Rising at The Tualatin Valley Elks Veterans Celebration

November 12, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tualatin Valley Elks Lodge, 8350 SW Warm Springs Avenue
Tualatin, OR 97062 United States
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$12

Never, ever forget the service of our Veterans. The Tualatin Valley Elks have worked all year to put together an evening to celebrate and honor the area Veterans in their lodge located right off the Tualatin-Sherwood highway (which is conveniently right off of I-5). Tickets for the general public are $12 and can be reserved by calling 503-691-1935. Veterans are FREE and tickets can be reserved by calling the same number. Dinner starts at 6 pm. Music will be provided…

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Hootenanny in Shaniko

November 16, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day 16 of the month, repeating until November 16, 2016

OR United States

2-5 at the Sage Saloon in Downtown Shaniko, Roots Based Traditional Music with Acoustic Stringed Instruments, Contact 541-489-3263 for more info

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March 2017

52nd Annual Oregon State Fiddle Championships

March 18, 2017
Chemeketa Community College, 45th Street NE
Salem, OR United States

Fiddlers of all ages and skill levels from around the state will gather to compete in several different divisions before judges from Texas, Montana, and Washington for prize money totaling $3500.  Competitors must have resided in Oregon for at least 6 months and be a member of the Oregon Oldtime Fiddlers Association (can be joined at the contest for $20).  Pre-registration is free - registering at the contest is $7.  Admission to the show is $7 general, $6 senior, $3…

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April 2017

OBA Annual Meeting – All members invited

April 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Trexler Farm, 20146 Ferry Road SE
Stayton, OR 97383 United States
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Free to members

Once a year, the OBA members get together for an afternoon.  We provide a some great food, do some jamming, some visiting, give away some awesome prizes, have a short meeting and honor all of those who helped during the last year at various things. It's a fun day at Trexler Farm, a beautiful place in the Stayton/Mill City area.

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June 2017

Square Dance and Benefit for Oregon Pasture Network

June 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
ZCBJ Hall, 38704 N Main St
Scio, OR 97374 United States
$10

Join us for a night of family-friendly fun with live music and square dancing. Beginners welcome! All dances will be called! The Slippery Slope String Band will provide the music for the night's festivities, and the acclaimed Woody Lane will be our square dance caller. Proceeds of this event will be used to support the Oregon Pasture Network (OPN). OPN is a project of Friends of Family Farmers designed to support the growth of pasture-based farming in our state. OPN is a community of farmers, ranchers, food business owners…

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July 2017

Party and Bluegrass Concert at Day Chiropractic July 27th from 3 – 6 pm

July 27, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Day Chiropractic, 3758 SE 122nd Avenue
Portland, OR 97236 United States
Free

Dr. David Day would like to extend an invitation to the bluegrass community to join the celebration of his 31st year in practice.  We will be serving delicious pulled pork sandwiches and ice cream and enjoying bluegrass music by Coyote Hill Bluegrass and The Day Brothers all at our expense.  Bring a lawn chair, and sit under the pines - the clinic parking lot will be set up for the event, so you will need to find parking in the…

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August 2017

Winlock Pickersfest

August 4, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - August 6, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every year that begins at 12:00pm on day first of August, repeating indefinitely

Winolequa Park, 138 Rhodes Road North
Winlock, WA 98596 United States

The festival includes instructional workshops, open mics and plenty of pickin’ and grinnin’ and organized kids activities! Check out the website www.winlockpickersfest.com to see details about the live bands, the workshop schedule, camping details, ticket info, links and more.

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September 2017

Eagleview Pickout 2017

September 9, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - September 10, 2017 @ 11:00 am
Eagleview Group Campground, 1771 Bullock Road
Oakland , OR 97462 United States
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$20 – $30

Eagleview Bluegrass Family Reunion 2017 runs from 1 PM on Saturday, Sept 9 through 11 AM on Sunday Sept 10 at the Eagleview Campground (11 miles west of Sutherlin, Or. on Hwy 138, cross Umpqua River on Bullock Rd, 1 mile on Country Rt. 57 to Eagleview Group Campground). Eagleview Bluegrass Reunion is a pickers’ festival, and several Oregon bands perform on Saturday – Sunday. Past groups have included Umpqua Valley Bluegrass Band (host band), Long Mountain Revival, Red Diesel, Sequoia,…

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May 2018

The Willamette Valley Old-Time Social: Square Dance!

May 5, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
WOW Hall, 291 W 8th Ave
Eugene, OR United States
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$10

As part of our whole weekend of fun for the Willamette Valley Old-Time Social, Mud City Old-Time Society is hosting a Flatfoot Dance Lesson with Rebecca Stout and a big Square Dance at the historic W.O.W. hall! Doors open at 7pm with a flatfoot dance lesson by Rebecca Stout from Los Angeles area, and the dance will start at 8pm with The Horsenecks from Portland who play hard-hitting and heartfelt old-time dance music, brought to life with a high-energy performance.…

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Steeplegrass Reunion Picnic

May 20, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 8:41 pm
Lewisville Park Battleground, WA United States + Google Map
$7

Annual Steeplegrass Reunion Picnic at Lewisville Park (Battleground, Washington). Rain or Shine- no kidding! We have a huge covered picnic area and a very big fireplace. Come pick, picnic, reminisce, and enjoy the company of other Steeplegrass alumni from those Vancouver, WA days of yore! Non-Steeple bluegrass pickers also welcome! Donations accepted, $7.00 recommended. Contact for map and info, Rich: powellR1041@q.com

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June 2018

Bend Classic Vintage Airstream Rally, Campfire Tunes

June 17, 2018 - June 18, 2018
J Bar J Youth Ranch, Bend, 62895 Hamby Road
Bend, Oregon 97701
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Free

The Vintage Airstream Club is celebrating its 25th Anniversary at the J Bar J Youth Ranch in Bend, 62895 Hamby Rd, Bend. One of the main focuses of the Rally is the playing of campfire tunes.  Bluegrass, Old Timey, folk, Celtic or whatever feels good.  During the afternoons and early evenings of June 17 and 18 we expect several sessions/jams to be going around the campground We would love to invite any Central Oregon or visiting pickers to come on…

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July 2018

Portland Wooden Boat Festival – Whistlin’ Rufus music

July 1, 2018
Free

Portland Wooden Boat Festival - Sunday July 1st - Music with Whistlin' Rufus  11-4pm All ages - Free - See some fabulous wooden boats and check out the Family boat building. At Willamette Sailing Club off Macadam, 6336 SW Beaver Ave, Portland, OR 97239

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Make History With Kathy Boyd & Phoenix Rising

July 7, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Frances Ermatinger House, 619 6th Street
Oregon City, OR 97045 United States
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Help Kathy Boyd & Phoenix Rising Celebrate the Grand Opening of the Ermatinger House! The Ermatinger House has an exciting and rich history that the City of Oregon City is proud to celebrate. The house, which was built in 1843, is a two-story Greek Revival house. This historic house not only signifies the celebration of the coin toss between Francis W. Pettygrove and Asa Lovejoy to decide the naming of Portland, but is also the one of the oldest surviving…

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September 2018

Eagleview Bluegrass Family Reunion Pickout

September 8, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - September 9, 2018 @ 11:00 am
Eagleview Group Campground, 1771 Bullock Road
Oakland , OR 97462 United States
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$20 – $30

Eagleview Bluegrass Family Reunion 2018 runs from 1 PM on Saturday, Sept 8 through 11 AM on Sunday Sept 9 at the Eagleview Campground (11 miles west of Sutherlin, Or. on Hwy 138, cross Umpqua River on Bullock Rd, 1 mile on Country Rt. 57 to Eagleview Group Campground). Eagleview Bluegrass Reunion is a pickers’ festival, and several Oregon bands perform on Saturday – Sunday. Past groups have included Umpqua Valley Bluegrass Band (host band), Jericho Road, Long Mountain Revival, Red…

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Jamblers @ Harvest Century

September 23, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Free

Join us at the finish line of Oregon's last big marathon bike ride of the year! The riders, and others who gather at Hillsboro's Civic Center, help support Community Vision, a worthwhile cause and a great sponsor. The Jamblers provide the entertainment, from 12:30 pm until about 5pm in that Courthouse Plaza at 150 E. Main Street. You don't have to ride a bike to c'mon down & join the fun!

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December 2018

Caleb Klauder and Reeb Willms

December 8, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Winona Grange #271, 8340 SW Seneca St
Tualatin, OR 97062 United States
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$25

Caleb Klauder and Reeb Willms - 2nd Saturday Community Concert Caleb Klauder and Reeb Willms form a powerful vocally-driven duo whose sound is lifted by Calebs distinctive and lyrical mandolin playing, (he even picks up the fiddle from time to time) and driven by Reebs unwavering guitar playing. They perform original songs and tunes as well as their favorite old gems from traditional and country repertoires. Both originally hail from Washington State: Caleb from Orcas Island, and Reeb from the…

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Caleb Klauder and Reeb Willms

December 8, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Winona Grange #271, 8340 SW Seneca St
Tualatin, OR 97062 United States
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$25

Caleb Klauder and Reeb Willms - 2nd Saturday Community Concert Caleb Klauder and Reeb Willms form a powerful vocally-driven duo whose sound is lifted by Calebs distinctive and lyrical mandolin playing, (he even picks up the fiddle from time to time) and driven by Reebs unwavering guitar playing. They perform original songs and tunes as well as their favorite old gems from traditional and country repertoires. Both originally hail from Washington State: Caleb from Orcas Island, and Reeb from the…

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March 2019

Steve Blanchard @ Historic Butteville General Store

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic Butteville General Store, 10767 Butte St NE
Aurora, OR 97002 United States
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$25

Come out Saturday evening for a great meal and some tunes. Dinner is served at 6 pm and the music starts at 7 pm. Reservations are recommended so call the store to reserve your seat. 503-678-1605.

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54th Annual Oregon State Open Fiddle Contest

March 16

Fiddlers from all states and countries (open to all skill levels) play their best tunes in 8 different age divisions from 8am to 10pm on March 16 in Building 6 at Chemeketa Community College Building 6 Auditorium in Salem.  For more information email Eileen Walter at gdaewalt@comcast.net or call/text 503-701-1578.  Rules, schedules, & registration forms can be found on the website OOTFA.org or the OOTFA Facebook page.  Audience admission is $10 general, $8 senior, $5 student, and under 12 free.

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April 2019

Bluegrass in the Gorge

April 17 - April 20
Menucha Retreat and Conference Center, 38711 E. Historic Columbia River Hwy
Corbett, OR 97019 United States
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Four days and three nights of bluegrass heaven in the Columbia Gorge! Immerse yourself in the music you enjoy with these excellent teachers: Laurie Lewis – guitar and vocals Tom Rozum – mandolin Brandon Godman - fiddle Justin Hiltner - banjo Last year's participants loved the workshops and the ample time between them to practice what they were learning. They also praised Menucha's welcoming staff, exceptional homemade meals and our beautiful gardens, trails and gorge views. Playing, singing, handing down…

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May 2019

The Willamette Valley Old-Time Social in Eugene, OR – May 2-5th, 2019

May 2 @ 7:00 pm - May 5 @ 7:00 pm
WOW Hall, 291 W 8th Ave
Eugene, OR United States
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The Willamette Valley Old-Time Social - May 2-5th, 2019  Mud City Old-Time Society is hosting the region’s 4th annual old-time music and dance celebration, the Willamette Valley Old-Time Social in Eugene, Oregon May 2nd-5th. The Social will include a Thursday night kickoff party at 1st National Taphouse, a Friday night jam fest BBQ social, daytime workshops on Saturday at The W.O.W. Hall for old-time fiddle, banjo, guitar, dance and voice, and then a flatfoot dance lesson before the big traditional…

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Slipshod @ Historic Butteville General Store

May 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Historic Butteville General Store, 10767 Butte St NE
Aurora, OR 97002 United States
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The Historic Butteville Store will feature Slipshod and dinner on Saturday night, May 4. The three course dinner and live music is $25 per person. Wine and beer is available for purchase. Limited reservations available. Dinner seating begins at 6:00 PM. Slipshod will be performing from 7 - 9:30 pm.

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Jamblers @ Beaverton Farmers Market

May 11 @ 8:15 am - 12:45 pm

From Rhythm to Rutabagas to Root Beer, you'll find what you're looking for at the biggest farmers' market in Oregon. Jamble on over to Beaverton on a Mid-May Saturday, browse for produce, fresh-caught salmon, locally-distilled liquor, arts, crafts, hot food, snacks...  and stop by the bandstand, we'd love to see you there!

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