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Oregon State Fair The fair is to serve as a gathering place for Oregonians to showcase Oregon products and people; to educate and communicate to the citizens of Oregon about the needs, issues and context of the key industries of the State of Oregon, with emphasis on agriculture, forestry, technology, and manufacturing.

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2015 Events

February 5 - 21 - Portland International Film Festival, Portland - Drawing an audience of over 30,000, the Portland International Film Festival is the biggest film event in Oregon premiering over 100 international shorts and feature films to Portland audiences each February. Audiences can experience a variety of parties, visiting artists and plenty of Festival adventure taking in this feast of cinematic fare. 503-221-1156 Portland Art Museum - 1219 SW Park Avenue (12404)

February 13-15 - Sportsmen's And Outdoor Recreation Show, Roseburg - Join the 12,000+ annual patrons who seek the latest in outdoor recreation equipment, services and supplies, while enjoying engaging attractions, seminars and hundreds of exhibits including exhibits on fishing, hunting, camping, boating, RVing, ATVing, rafting, wildlife art, taxidermy and much more. 541.440.4396 Douglas County Fairgrounds Complex - 2110 SW Frear Street (12406)

February 20 - November 1 - Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland - The Oregon Shakespeare Festival takes place on the campus at the University of Oregon. The festival features plays such as The Taming of the Shrew, King Lear and more. 800-219-8161 (12405)

April 9 -13 - Ashland Independent Film Festival, Ashland - The Ashland Independent Film Festival is a fun film festival that features a variety of fun, thoughtful films. The film festival takes on a number of different topics in a interesting manner. The festival is held at four different venues each year, including the Varsity Theater, the Ashland Armory, the Ashland Springs Hotel, and the Ashland Street Cinema. 541.488.3823 Varsity Theater - 166 E Main Street (12407)

May 28 - 30 - The Wild Rogue Pro Rodeo, Central Point - Get ready, The Wild Rogue Pro Rodeo is coming to town! Happening at The Expo in Central Point over three evenings. This year's PRCA-sanctioned Rodeo has plenty to offer die-hards including bull riding, saddle-bronc riding, bareback riding, steer wrestling, barrel racing, tie-down roping and team roping. It's also got a new, family-friendly feel with nightly activities for kids. 541.774.8270 Compton Expo Arena - 1 Peninger Road (12408)

June 26-28 - Solwest Fair, La Grande - The Solwest Fair brings together environmentalists from across the Western United States. The event focuses on educating the public and those present about being responsible stewards of the environment and teaches various ways to reduce the impact of certain behaviors on the environment. 541-975-2411 Union County Fairgrounds (12412)

July 10-12 - Oregon Country Fair, Veneta - The Oregon Country Fair features a variety of interesting entertainment. There will be dancing, music, poetry, activism, and other activities. The fair also seeks to create an unequaled cultural immersion in the culture of Oregon and of artful living on Earth. 541-343-4298 (12409)

July 22-26 - Jackson County Fair, Central Point - At the Jackson Country Fair there are lots of unique things to do. Ranging from riding a camel, to meeting a wandering robot or learning about big cats through the big cats exhibit, there will be something to interest each fair goer. Additionally, be entertained by a hypnotist and by the muttin' bustin' event. 541-774-8270 The Expo - 1 Peninger Road (12410)

July 22-25 - Hood River County Fair, Hood River - With a variety of things to do, the Hood River County Fair is a fun event to attend. This year's show will feature a fruit and craft fair, a number of horsemanship challenges, and an RV rally. 541-354-2865 County Fair - 3020 Wyeast Road (12411)

July 29 - August 1 - Benton County Fair and Rodeo, Corvallis - A fun event with a variety of entertainment, the Benton County Fair and Rodeo provides a good escape. The fair features music, games, a carnival, and animal exhibits, as well as the traditional rodeo with events such as bull riding, calf roping, and more. 541-766-6521 Fairgrounds - 110 SW 53rd Street (12413)

August 5-8 - Douglas County Fair, Roseburg - With 3 stages, agriculture exhibits, carnival rides and live entertainment, there are lots of things to do at the Douglas County Fair. Among this year's performing artists will be Clay Walker, Whitesnake, and 3 Doors Down. 541-957-7010 Douglas County Fairgrounds Complex - 2110 SW Frear Street (12414)

August 5 - 8 - Tillamook County Fair, Tillamook - There will be an agriculture learning center, horse racing, and an animal sale at the Tillamook County Fair. Beyond these activities, there will be live entertainment, ice cream tasting, and more at the Tillamook County Fair. Don't miss out on the fun things to do at this event. 503-842-2272 Tillamook County Fairgrounds - 4603 E Third Street (12415)

August 6-9 - Grant County Fair, John Day - The Grant County Fair will have a number of options for things to do. The fair will have a comedy and magic show featuring America's Got Talent participant Hart Keene, as well as several shows for young children and live music. There will also be 4-H exhibits and other fun activities. 541-575-1900 Grant County Fairgrounds - 411 NW Bridge Street (12417)

August 13-16 - Klamath County Fair, Klamath Falls - The Klamath County Fair features a PRCA rodeo from August 9-10, and a demolition derby on August 9. The fair has a number of other fun activities including carnival rides and animal exhibits. 541.883.3796 Fairgrounds - 3531 S 6th Street (12416)

August 28 - September 7 - Oregon State Fair, Salem - Exhibits, products and displays illustrate Oregon's role as one of the nation's major agricultural and recreational states. There are floral gardens, a carnival, big-name entertainment, a horse show and food. Competitions are exhibited from the 4-H and Future Farmer's of America and visual arts as well. 800-833-0011 Oregon State Fairgrounds and Expo Center (12418)

September 17 - 20 - Mount Angel Oktoberfest, Mount Angel - The Mount Angel Oktoberfest is one of the larger folk festivals occurring in Oregon every year. At the event individuals are dressed in traditional German garb in what is a celebration of German heritage and culture. You do not need to be German however, to attend the event and enjoy it. 855-899-6338 (12419)