Newsmakers 7/3/19 – Bry Taylor

Posted on July 3, 2019

Bry Taylor, Marion County Fair Volunteer Extraordinaire, joins Brent and Dave with all the details for the Fair next week, July 11th – 14th. Also, Mary Louise VanNatta has her Entertainment for the month segment, and Mitche Graf, President of the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes chats about this weeks events, and Lisa Walker, Co-Owner of the Volcanoes, talks about upcoming events with Cancer Awareness Week next week.

Around the Mid-Valley with Mary Louise VanNatta recommends: – July

Oregon State Capitol Summer Tours

Free Daily Tower tours 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m

Oregon State Capitol, 900 Court Street NE, 503-986-1388

Weather permitting, capacity controlled. Children under 18 must be accompanied by parent or guardian. Free Building tours 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Self guided tours 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Civil War Reenactment

Thursday, July 4, 2019 – 9:00am to Sunday, July 7, 2019 – 5:00pm

Powerland Heritage Park, 3995 Brooklake Rd. NE, Salem, OR 97303


Come see the battles, tour the camps and visit with reenactors! There will be Infantry, Cavalry and Artillery as well as Civilian Camps.

Cherryfest NW (formerly Bite and Brew of Salem);

Free on July 4 & July 7; Friday/Sat $5.00

July 3 King of Country Life Concert Event 6 pm

July 4-7 (Fri/Sat 11-11pm, Sun 11-8pm)

Riverfront Park Salem

Food, drink, rides, music, 5k run, NW Cornhole Classic

Marion County Fair

July 11-14 at Oregon State Fairgrounds 10am – 10 pm – Fairgrounds

Adults (12 & over) $9.00, Military and Veterans (with ID) FREE, Seniors (62 & older) FREE. Youth (ages 6-11) $5.00, Youth 5 and under are FREE – Parking – FREE everyday

Rough Stock Rodeo


Animals (4H/FFA Barns)


Pirates Parrot Show

Flyball Dogs

Sunday Classic Cars

First Responders and Vehicles

Marion Polk Foodshare Farm to Table

July 13 at Willamette Heritage Center

6pm – 9:30 pm, $95.00 per person

Sponsored by Bonaventure

70th Salem Art Fair and Festival

Salem Art Association sponsored by Spirit Mountain Casino

Jul 19-July 21 Fri/Sat 10-7 (music at 7:30), Sun 10-5

$5 One Day/ $10 Three Day Pass

FREE 16 & Younger/FREE for All Ages 3-5pm Sunday/ FREE with Oregon Trail Card

Bush Pasture Park

Visual Arts

Kids’ Court

Food Vendors

Performing Artists

Cultural Community

Capital City LIVE! Featuring Kane Brown

July 31, 6-9pm Tickets: $40-$125

LB Day Amphitheatre at the Oregon State Fairgrounds

Benefit for Family Building Blocks

Award winning Country Music sensation whose self-titled album hit #1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums for five consecutive weeks.

Annual Garten Party BBQ& Brews Dinner & Auction Fundraiser

Saturday, August 3, 2019 5:30 pm Tickets: $45/person

Benefit for Garten Services

Pringle Creek Community Center, 3911 Village Center DR SE, Salem, OR 97302

Supports Garten’s youth employment program

Half Price Oregon
Buddy Puckett
Old Mill Feed & Garden
Capital Auto Group
Home Comfort
Les Schwab
Home Fire Stove
Total Comfort
Day Heating and Cooling