Holidays at the Capitol: The 35th Annual Grand Tree Lighting Ceremony

By Emy Sloan

 

The Oregon State Capitol is a magical place to visit during the holidays! There are many sparkling lights, trees and other various Christmas decorations on display throughout the building. The centerpiece is the giant ‘Grand Tree’ that stands high in the Capitol Rotunda. Continue reading “Holidays at the Capitol: The 35th Annual Grand Tree Lighting Ceremony”

Day Trip: Bauman’s Farm and Garden- Gervais

By Emy Sloan

 

Bauman’s Farm and Garden in Gervais, Oregon has got a great playground and farm store. It’s a wonderful place to buy fresh produce and bakery goods, nursery items and more. Continue reading “Day Trip: Bauman’s Farm and Garden- Gervais”

May Flowers: The Display Garden at Schreiner’s Iris Gardens

By Emy Sloan

The flowers at Schreiner’s Iris Gardens are in full bloom this time of year! They are absolutely stunning. Just breathtaking. With over 500 named variety of Iris and so many gorgeous companion plants, a stroll through the 10 acre display garden really is a magical experience. I highly recommend experiencing this for yourself! But hurry- bloom season doesn’t last long! Continue reading “May Flowers: The Display Garden at Schreiner’s Iris Gardens”

Fairs and Festivals: The Children’s Area at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

By Emy Sloan

 

Located about 25 miles outside of Salem, the annual Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival in Woodburn is something that can’t be missed. It’s fun for the whole family! Continue reading “Fairs and Festivals: The Children’s Area at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival”