MAY EVENTS
Calendar Listing for Oregon and Southwest Washington
(Updated Regularly)

Ladd Marsh Bird Festival
May 18 - 20

The festival opens Friday night with music (original songs about birds and birding) by the Odd Strings followed by a presentation by Wallowa County biologist and photographer, Kendrick Moholt – “In Search of the Crowbar: Discovering Mythical Creatures Across Planet Earth.”  The wildlife area is open to birding and exploration.  Local birders will assist visitors with finding and identifying birds.  Also at the birding stations, artists sponsored by Art Center East will be painting or sketching plein air.  Kid’s activities including building a birdhouse, coloring a canvas tote and the Junior Birder program will be available.  You can also take in an afternoon bird walk, a live raptor presentation by Blue Mountain Wildlife and information on native plants for birds.  It will be held from May 18 - 20 at the Ladd Marsh Wildlife Area in La Grande.  Go to www.dfw.state.or.us.




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Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts 
July 14 - September 12

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2nd Annual Whitewinds Wild West
August 11 - 12 & 18 - 19

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Clackamas County Fair & Canby Rodeo
August 14 - 18

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Willamette Country Music Festival
August 16 - 19

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Jazz & Oysters
Saturday, August 18
(Washington State)

Join along for the 33rd anniversary of Jazz & Oysters.  This year, in addition to listening to great music and enjoying a plethora of delicious food and beverages, you’ll have the opportunity to watch the boats around a working port...More