Don’t Miss This! May Events In Marion and Polk County

It’s already May! Before things get too stressful with preparing for the end of spring term, here are some fun things happening in the local community.

May 1

Salem River2Ridge Registration 
Riverfront Park/ Silver Falls State Park
181 High St. NE

May 3

Kitsuke: The Art of Wearing Kimono
Mon.- Fri. 10 a.m. to 3 pm. Free admission. Gallery ends May 17th.
Salem Multicultural Institute
189 Liberty St NE #107
Salem, OR 97301

Taco Crawl 3-Day Event 
Various downtown Salem Restaurants, see link below for more details.

Salem First Wednesday & Street Fair
Downtown Salem 
Chemeketa Street 
Salem, OR 97301

(April Showers Bring) May Flowers Show
444 Ferry St. SE
Salem, OR 97301

May 4

Polk County Bounty Market
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
Downtown Dallas
850 Main St. 
Dallas, OR

May 5

Friends Spring Book Sale
2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Monmouth Public Library 
168 Ecols St. 
Monmouth, OR

Willamette Art Center ~ Spring Pottery Sale (2 Day Event)
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Willamette Art Center
1820 Silverton Rd. NE
Salem, OR 97301

May 7

Polk Flea Market
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
Polk County Fairgrounds and Event Center 
520 SW Pacific Hwy (Hwy 99 W) 
Rickreall OR 97351

May 11

Historic Preservation Month Fair
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Oregon State Capitol Grounds
900 Court St. NE
Salem, OR 97301

May 12

2nd Friday Ceili (Kay-lee) Mor/Irish Social Dancing
7 p.m. to 11 p.m. 
630 Hood St. NE
Salem, OR 97301

May 13

Cycling: Glide and Ride Fundraiser
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Schreiner’s Iris Gardens
3625 Quinaby Rd. NE
Salem, OR 97303

32nd Annual Sheep to Shawl Festival
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Willamette Heritage Center
1313 Mill St. SE 
Salem, OR 97301 
Free admission

May 19

Detroit Lake Fishing Derby
6 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Detroit Lake Recreation Area

May 20

Johan Vineyards ~ Syttende Mai (Constitution Day) Celebration
12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Johan Vineyards
4285 N Pacific Hwy.
Rickreall, OR 97371

Women and World War I
1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Polk County Museum
560 S. Pacific Hwy. W
Rickreall, OR 97371

For more information, visit the Salem Event Calendar, and Monmouth/Independence Event CalendarRemember to use the hashtag #howlaboutit to share these exciting activities and events!

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