Thursday, September 30, 2010

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

World Class Beer Tasting

Chatoe Rogue Tasting Room
3590 Wigrich Rd.
Independence, OR 97351

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Windshield Carnage

76 Gas Station
5095 Commercial St
Salem, OR 97306-1021

Monday, September 27, 2010

The Two Towers

Chemawa Indian School
3700 Chemawa Rd NE
Salem, OR 97305

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Ring Ring Ring Went the Trolley

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day
September 25, 2010
Oregon Electric Railway Museum
Antique Powerland
3995 Brooklake Rd NE
Salem, OR 97303

Museum Day is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian Media in which participating museums across the country open their doors for free to anyone presenting a Museum Day Ticket.

Antique Powerland is a campus of heritage power museums. It was established by a group of enthusiasts dedicated to the preservation, restoration and demonstration of steam-powered equipment, antique farm machinery and implements. Powerland is comprised of 14 museums and heritage organizations operating in partnership.

Below: Pacific Northwest Truck Museum

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Movies Under the Stars

Hops and Heritage Festival
September 24 - 25, 2010
Riverview Amphitheater
50 C St
Independence, OR 97351

For the inquiring minds, Lynette, Mama and Randy, who were interested in knowing what the giant TV behind the water fountain was...here it is. During summer months and special events, the city hosts free weekly movies projected on this mobile movie screen.

Sparkling

Historic Downtown District
Independence, OR

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Blooming Fields

Dazzlin Dahlias
Frey's Dahlias
12054 Brick Rd SE
Turner, OR 97392

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Morning Dew

Dazzlin Dahlias
Frey's Dahlias
12054 Brick Rd SE
Turner, OR 97392

Monday, September 20, 2010

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Alpenhorns

45th Annual Mt Angel Oktoberfest
September 16 - 19, 2010
Mt. Angel, OR 97362

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Soaring Steeple

St. Mary's Catholic Church
575 E. College St.
Mt Angel, OR 97362

Friday, September 17, 2010

Festgoers Young and Old

Chicken Dance
Village Bandstand
45th Annual Mt Angel Oktoberfest
September 16 - 19, 2010
Mt. Angel, OR 97362

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Dancers and Ribbons

Webentanz
Village Bandstand
45th Annual Mt Angel Oktoberfest
September 16 - 19, 2010
Mt. Angel, OR 97362

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Rock Collection

'Resurrection' Sculpture
Corban University
5000 Deer Park Dr SE
Salem, OR 97317

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Gauging Time

Antique Powerland
3995 Brooklake Rd NE
Salem, OR 97303

Monday, September 13, 2010

McCullough's Bridges

Siuslaw River Bridge
US 101 MP 190.98
Florence, OR

Conde McCullough was a civil engineering professor at Oregon State University and bridge engineer for Oregon from 1919 to 1946. He designed these two great bridges along the coast and supervised the design and construction of over 600 bridges throughout the state.

Click for more information about Conde B McCullough: Oregon's Master Bridge Builder

Below: Cape Creek Bridge

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Grape Stomp

Annual Grape Stomping Championship & Harvest Celebration
September 11 - 12, 2010
Willamette Valley Vineyards
Turner, OR

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Canoe Escape

Cleawox Lake
Jessie M Honeyman Memorial State Park
84505 Hwy 101 S
Florence, OR 97439

Friday, September 10, 2010

Campsite Tree Cover

Jessie M Honeyman Memorial State Park
84505 Hwy 101 S
Florence, OR 97439

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Sharing the Beach

South of Florence, OR

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Oregon Lighthouses

Heceta Head Lighthouse
US 101
North of Florence, OR

Below: Umpqua Lighthouse State Park

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Cobra Lillies

Darlingtonia californica
Darlingtonia State Natural Site
US 101
Florence, OR

18 acre botanical park protects the only carnivorous plant in Oregon. The Cobra Lily gets it's main nutrients from passing insects. Insects looking for food are lured into the plant and trapped inside.

Monday, September 6, 2010

Quilted Forest

Oregon State Fair
Aug 27 - Sept 6, 2010
Oregon State Fairgrounds
2330 17th St
Salem, OR 97303

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Mexican Folk Dancing

Fiesta Mexicana 2010
September 4, 2010
Riverview Park
Independence, OR

Saturday, September 4, 2010

King of Cars

Night of Fire Benefit Car Show
September 3, 2010
Salem Evangelical Church
455 Locust Ave N
Salem, OR 97303

Friday, September 3, 2010

Sculpted

Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area
Jessie M Honeyman Memorial State Park
84505 Hwy 101 S
Florence, OR 97439

Thursday, September 2, 2010

On the Road Again

Knowles Creek Tunnel
Mapleton, OR

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Dust Racing

Knecht's Flat Track Racing
Oregon State Fair
Aug 27 - Sept 6, 2010
Oregon State Fairgrounds
2330 17th St
Salem, OR 97303

I'm on vacation!!! Everyone have a great week and I'll catch up with everyone when I return. In the meantime, I hope you'll enjoy viewing images I took at the Wah Chang Northwest Art & Air Festival and the Oregon State Fair's opening day.