Friday, May 22, 2009

Stay-cation Wine Tasting Events

Doing a stay-cation this year for Memorial Day? Here are some area wineries that will be having tastings and entertainment.

Redhawk Winery
We recommend the 2006 Pinot Noir Vintner's Reserve. We have went to a couple of their holiday wine tasting events, and that has been our favorite both times. They also do barrel tasting at their holiday events and have live music. Saturday-Monday 11 am - 5 pm and the tasting is $10. Visit their website for more information.

Bethal Heights Vineyard
Tall Jazz will be performing each day, along with wine friendly food to enjoy. Hours are 11-5 Saturday-Monday, and the tasting fee is $10. Visit their website for more info.

Willamette Valley Vineyard
Barrel tasting, grilled Oregon Lamb, gourmet cheeses and live music. $5 for admission. Hours are 11 am - 6 pm Satuday-Monday. Visit their website for more info.

Cubanisimo Vineyards
Live music, tapas, wine tasting and more from 11 am - 5 pm. $10 admission. For more information and pictures of past events visit their website.

Have a safe and happy Memorial Day Weekend and happy tasting!!

Saturday, May 16, 2009

OPEN HOUSE IN SOUTH SALEM-First Time Open 5/17/09

Please join me for an open house on this new listing at 2825 Vintage Ave SE. Hours are 12 pm to 2 pm. Learn about all of the great FREE services that my buyers and sellers receive when they buy or sell their home with me!! This home is a must view-immaculate condition!!

New Listing-Short Sale in Great Condition

Friday, May 15, 2009

Looking for something to do this weekend? How about the Saturday Market!

Looking for something to do this weekend? The Salem Saturday Market is in full swing from now through October. The market consists of over 300 vendors who specialize in everything from baked bread to beaded jewelry, from organic produce to beautiful fresh cut flowers to gorgeous plants. Shoppers will also enjoy the great selection of unique gifts made by local artists, fresh delicious on-site prepared food and live entertainment. All grown, created, baked by the vendor selling it!!! It’s a great way to support your local community business owners and have a fun family outing at the same time.

The market is open from 9-3 every Saturday and is located at the corner of Summer and Marion St. NE. Free parking is available across the street on Marion.

The Wednesday Farmer’s Market is now open also. This market is located on Chemeketa St. NE between High and Liberty St. downtown. This market runs from 10-2 on Wednesdays.

Friday, May 8, 2009

Looking for a place open on Mother's Day?

Visit for reviews on local restaurants and also, currently, which ones are open on Mother's Day!!

Looking for that something special for Mom this year??

Mother's Day Carriage Rides at the Bush House Museum. They are now taking reservations at 503-363-4714. Tour Bush House and get a carraige ride through beautiful Bush's Pasture Park. Mom's admitted free when accompanied by paying family member!!

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Salem's First Wednesday-Something for the whole Family!

The sun is peeking out this afternoon! If your looking for something fun to do that the whole family can enjoy, consider checking out First Wednesday.

Today, May 6th, marks the season kick-off of the eighth season that Downtown Salem has celebrated First Wednesday. First Wednesday, organized by the downtown businesses and Go Downtown Salem! will be held each 1st Wednesday of the month throughout the year.

The theme for today's kick-off event is "Downtown's Blooming".

The festivities begin with a ribbon cutting ceremony led by First Wednesday’s Grand Marshal Gerry Frank and Mayor Janet Taylor. The ribbon cutting will take place at 189Liberty Street NE at Brown’s Towne Lounge grand opening at 5:00 PM. Members of Sprague High School jazz ensemble will provide music.

This is a family friendly event and has something for everyone including dining, shopping and live music.

Stop by the information booth on Liberty and Court St. and learn more about the evenings-planned activities.