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Wednesday, May 30, 2012


This week featured celebrations:

Hog Wild Days
Annual celebration in Island City. Lots of entertainment for the whole family. Celebrate "Hog Wild Days" with food, parades, craft and flea market vendors, famous "Pig Train," live entertainment, and a barbecue.  http://www.unioncountychamber.org/pages/Events

Enjoy your state parks on us June 2
State Parks Day is our thanks to you. Free one-night camping and day-use June 2. Also in this issue of the Go Guide: When you take a trip to a state park, you're more than likely supporting local businesses. Learn about historic cemetery preservation and their importance to our heritage community. Grant's Getaways takes us on a tour of the Covered Bridges Scenic Bikeway near Cottage Grove. http://www.oregon.gov/OPRD/PARKS/index.shtml

Function 4 Junction
Back by Popular Demand: The Function 4 Junction Show 'N Shine and Classic Car and Truck Cruise will be held this Summer in Downtown Junction City, Oregon. Thank you to all of our sponsors and everyone that came out last year! We hope you will return again this year for more Food, Fun and Festivities. The Function 4 Junction is a non-profit organization that raises money 4 the Children, 4 the Schools, and 4 the Community. Come be a part of this family-friendly event!

Welcoming Cars and Trucks of all years, makes and models to participate in the Show 'N Shine. The Cruise is open to 1974 models and earlier cars and trucks only. 
(Sorry, no 4WD or Motorcycles in the F4J Cruise.) Saturday, June 2, 2012; Registration: 8AM to 7PM; Show-and-Shine: 8AM to 4PM; Cruise: 6PM to 9PM.  http://www.function4junction.com/

High Desert Rhubarb Festival
Calling all Rhubarb growers! The Rhubarb Festival will be held on Saturday, June 2, 2012. Event hours are 9 am to 4pm. Free admission. All recipes prepared will feature Rhubarb; main dishes, pies, cakes and much more. Food sales begin at 11:30 am and goes until it's gone. Dutch oven cooking, classic car show, beer garden, vendors throughout the nursery, live music, hay rides, food available on site. We will have a antique John Deere Tractor and wagon to shuttle attendees into the event from parking areas. Proceeds from this event will go to benefit S.C.O.O.T.R. Live music provided by the Klassic Ayre Band from Sunriver, Oregon, founded by a group of seniors to celebrate the good 'ol days of Rock and Roll. Come dance and sing along with your favorite music
 from the 50's and 60's. Bend N' Strings Bluegrass Band will play from 11:30 to 12:30. http://www.lsgardens.com/events.html

For a list of more Oregon festivals and celebrations, please visit the Oregon Festivals & Events web site at http://www.oregonfestivals.org/

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