FEBRUARY 2018 EVENTS
Calendar Listing of Oregon and SW Washington
(Updated Regularly)

Vancouver Symphony: Annual Young Artists Competition
Saturday, February 11
(Southwest Washington)

Nine finalists for the 24th Annual Young Artists Competition will perform in three categories (piano, strings, and winds/brass), with 89.9FM All Classical Portland Radio's Christa Wessel as the Master of Ceremonies.  The top winners in each of the three categories then perform with The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra at Skyview Concert Hall under the baton of internationally renowned Maestro Salvador Brotons on June 2nd and 3rd.  Over 60 young musicians (18 and under) from WA and OR submitted audition recordings to the VSO for a preliminary round.  They were judged by a panel of professional musicians, with the top three finalists chosen in each category.  The competition is on Saturday, Feb. 11, 1 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church: 309 W. 39th St. in Vacouver.  This is a FREE event.  Visit www.vancouversymphony.org.  




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Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts 
July 14 - September 12

In 1979, the Oregon Zoo became the first in America to host a summer concert series.  This year, Oregon’s “wildest” outdoor concert series brings you world-class artists for a night of music and nature from June 14 to September 12.  It wouldn’t be summer in Oregon without an evening of great music at the zoo!...More

Astoria Regatta
August 9 - 13

Fun for the entire family.  The Astoria Regatta will have sailboat races, parades, dances, music, trolley rides, and more.  Most activities are FREE to the public, but some events are reasonably priced...More

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

Come enjoy how the West was fun in our interactive/entertaining old West town of Rock Ridge in a mature tree grove so we don't cook in the hot summer sun.  We have Wild Bill's Western Stunt Show, Along with 2 stages of continual entertainment With country western singers, magician, Sake Oil Man, and more. We have a roping corral hat you can learn to rope cows in and a shootin' range.  Try our bucking barrel too.  WE have a saloon and Food too! Great Family Fun!!!!!   Adults $14.00 Seniors 60+ and children 6-12 are $12.00 and children under 5 are FREE. WE have FREE parking too...More 

Clackamas County Fair & Canby Rodeo
August 14 - 18

There is something for everyone at the county fair!  Find prized FFA animals and 4H students displaying their creative talents. View award-winning paintings, photos, and flower displays.  Live entertainment fills the stages daily, and there is food for every palate...More 

Willamette Country Music Festival
August 16 - 19

This has become the Northwest's largest, premier country music and camping event.  Lots of country music performances will be held on the Main Stage and Sunrise Stage.  It's four days of over 30 artists performing: Alabama, Eric Church, Lady Antebellum, Kid Rock and much more.  Camping is allowed...More