Visit Salem

Salem, the capital city of Oregon, lies in the center of the lush Willamette Valley, surrounded by green pastures, fields of flowers, gardens, vegetables, orchards, and vineyards. Summer farmer’s markets overflow with locally-raised produce and hand-crafted products.

Salem offers a wide array of restaurants, hotels, and tourist attractions. Area attractions include historic sites, museums, and events that appeal to a variety of interests. Enjoy sports tournaments, arts fairs, theater, and music. Several parks are within walking distance from the vibrant shopping district and historic downtown, inviting residents and visitors to enjoy the outdoors year-round.

What’s happening
Aug. 27
Free "Pop-Up Downtown" Class: Explore Acrylic Inks10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.Plaza in alley next to JC Penney
305 Liberty ST NE
Salem OR 97301

Enjoy expressing your creative side in an outdoor setting, with an experienced art instructor as your coach. The plaza is located between JC Penney and the Chemeketa Parkade.

Presenter: Stacie Clark

Phone: 503-588-6303

Aug. 28
Free "Pop-Up Downtown" Class: Floral Arranging10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.Wednesday Farmers Market
530 Chemeketa ST NE
Salem OR 97301

Learn to make beautiful flower arrangements with experienced instructor Maria Palacio. All supplies provided.

Presenter: Maria Palacio

Phone: 503-588-6303

Free "Pop-Up Downtown" Class: Move 'n' Groove Fitness5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.Riverfront Park
500 Water ST NE
Salem OR 97301

Come to the Amphitheater at Riverfront Park and have fun dancing and promoting wellness at the same time. Instructor Mai Dotran will teach you easy-to-follow dance steps in a supportive, positive environment. No experience necessary, all fitness levels welcome.

Presenter: Mai Dotran

Phone: 503-588-6303

Aug. 29
Free "Pop-Up Downtown" Class: Wrap Bracelet1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.Plaza in alley next to JC Penney
305 Liberty ST NE
Salem OR 97301

Have fun learning to make your own bracelet with help from instructor Mona West. The plaza is located between JC Penney and the Chemeketa Parkade.

Presenter: Mona West

Phone: 503-588-6303

Free "Pop-Up Downtown" Class: Flex 'n' Fab Fitness5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.Riverfront Park
500 Water ST NE
Salem OR 97301

Join certified instructor Mai Dotran for this exciting and invigorating workout at the amphitheater in the park. A wide selection of music motivates the class through a variety of movements to boost functional strength, flexibility, mindfulness, balance, meditation, and relaxtion. All ages and fitness levels are welcome.

Presenter: Mai Dotran

Phone: 503-588-6303

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