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Douglas County Calendar of Events

Editor’s Note: The following list was compiled by the Roseburg Visitors Center as of late April. Some events may not be included and some may change.


May 25. Butterfly Pavilion season opener and Butterfly Run. 5 and 10k run/walk. 8 a.m. Elkton Community Education Center, 15850 Oregon 38. Native garden and walking trails, butterfly flight room, heritage garden and orchards and student led tours. Free admission. 541-584-2692.

May 25. Melrose Vineyards open house. 1 p.m. at the winery, 885 Melqua Road., Roseburg. 541-672-6080. $10 entrance fee, $10 for BBQ and live music.

May 25-27. Memorial Day Henry Estate open house. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the winery, 687 Hubbard Creek Road., Umpqua. 541-459-5120.

May 27. Mounted posse poker ride. 9 a.m. to noon. Mildred Kanipe park, 16513 Elkhead Road, Oakland. $5 per hand or $20 for five hands. 541-672-3895.

May 30- June 23. “Twentieth Century.” Comedy presented by the Umpqua Actors Community Theatre at the Betty Long Unruh Theatre. 541-673-2125 or


June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. Umpqua Valley Farmers Market. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 2052 N.E. Diamond Lake Blvd. 541-530-6200.

June 1. Diamond Lake Resort fishing derby. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 350 Resort Dr., Diamond Lake. 541-793-3333.

June 1. Free Kids Fishing Weekend. No license required. Cooper Creek 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Diamond Lake 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Herbert’s Pond 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 541-440-3353.

June 1. Lamb show. BBQ and auction, Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 S.W. Frear St., Roseburg. 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. 541-580-9606

June 1, 2, 8. Steamboat Inn Guest Chef and Winemaker Dinners. Make reservations now for these Friday and Saturday night pairings. 800-548-8825

June 1-5. Vineyards juried exhibit. Art from Northwest artists that represent vineyards and wine from the region in Gallery 7 at 7 Feathers Casino. 541-839-1111.

June 5, 12, 19, 26. Canyonville Farmers Market. 4 to 7 p.m. Seven Feather Casino, 146 Chief Miwaleta Lane, Canyonville. 541-839-1111.

June 6, 13, 20, 27. Old Town Market. 5 to 8 p.m. 600 block of S.E. Main St., Roseburg. 541-817-6085.

June 7, 14, 21, 28. Movies in the park. Stewart Park, Friday evenings. Pre-movie activities begin at 7:30 p.m. Family-oriented event, no alcohol. Food concessions available. Movies begin between 9-9:30 p.m. 541-492-6730.

Music on the Half Shell. Stewart Park. Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. Line-up TBD. 541-677-1708 or

June 8. Jason Ohm Run. 8 a.m. 5-mile run/walk. River Forks Park. 380 River Forks Park Road, Roseburg. 541-673-1737.

June 8 and 9. 12th Annual Koi Show. Sherm’s Thunderbird Market parking lot. 2553 N.W. Stewart Parkway. Judging begins at 10 a.m. Dealers with water plants and garden accents will be on hand. 541-942-8451.

June 15. Country Crawdads and Cajun Blues Festival, Henry Estate Winery. noon to 8 p.m. 541-459-5120.

June 15. Umpqua Valley Garden Tour. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Local gardens to be showcased, local musicians will perform, artists will be at work and quilts will be shown at many of the spectacular local gardens. Tickets are $12 per person and can be purchased in advance at Hanson Jewelers, While Away Books and Photo Frogg. 541-672-5011.

June 16. Fathers Day at Wildlife Safari. Fathers get in free with one paid admission. 541-679-6761.

June 21-23. Inkfest. Douglas County Fairgrounds. Tattoo artists from Southern Oregon, live music and beer garden, tattooing and piercing demonstrations, art by painter and sculptors, Friday VIP invitation only, open to the public Saturday and Sunday. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

JUNE 22. BLOOMS AND BUTTERFLIES FESTIVAL. ELKTON COMMUNITY EDUCATION CENTER. 7 a.m. till dusk. Elkton Community Education Center honors the end of spring by celebrating the season’s best attributes. A 5k and 10k butterfly run and walk, pancake breakfast, barbecue, used book sale, tours of Fort Umpqua, vendor booths with garden items, art on display and live music are included.

June 22. “Woofstock” in Sutherlin. 9 a.m. To 4 p.m. Animal lovers can get together and celebrate dogs. Central Park.

June 22. Umpqua Ultimate Bike Ride. Registration begins at 7 a.m., race at 9 a.m. Sutherlin Central Park. Distances of 20, 46 or 64 miles available. $20 registration fee to support the Sutherlin Food Pantry. 541-580-8670.

June 24-29. Discovery Day Camp. Day camp for ages 4 to 7 years old. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Wildlife Safari. 541-679-6761.

June 28-30. Umpqua Valley Summer Arts Festival. Umpqua Valley Arts Center hosts annual outdoor festival. 541-672-2532 or

June 29. Maddog Chute-Out. Douglas County Fairgrounds indoor arena. 7 p.m. 541-580-8901.

June 29. Police pursuit K-9 Fun run and walk. Stewart Park. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., race at 9 a.m. Includes K-9 demonstrations, search and rescue dogs, face painting and a raffle. 541-492-6866.

June 29. Family camp Tiki. Experience Wildlife Safari under the moonlight. 541 679-6761.

Date TBD. Drive-In to History. Outdoor movie at Douglas County Museum of natural and Cultural History. Free. Concessions available. 541-957-7007.


July 2-4. Riddle Sawdust Jubilee. 4 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday. Event includes fireman’s auction and BBQ. Parade on Wednesday, talent show, multiple vendors and classic cars. Fireworks at 10 p.m. Thursday. Selling rubber ducks for a fundraiser for school scholarships. 541-643-0579.

July 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31. Canyonville Farmers Market. 4 to 7 p.m. Seven Feather Casino, 146 Chief Miwaleta Lane, Canyonville. 541-839-1111.

July 4. Family camp Tiki. Experience Wildlife Safari under the moonlight. 541 679-6761.

July 4. Winston fireworks. Riverbend park. 9:45 p.m. 541-679-8721.

July 4. Roseburg fireworks. Live bands start at 6 p.m. Fireworks at 9:55 p.m. 541-672-9731.

July 4. Diamond Lake fireworks. 10 p.m. 800 733-7593.

July 5, 12, 19, 26 and 27. Riverbend Live concert series. Performers TBA. 541-679-9732.

July 6, 13, 20 and 27. Umpqua Valley Farmers Market. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 2052 N.E. Diamond Lake Blvd. 541-530-6200.

July 6. Elephantastic Birthday Party. Wildlife Safari. Cake, face-painting and a meet-and-greet with elephants. 541-679-6761.

July 6 and 7. Wings and Wheels. Classic aircraft and cars, plane rides and food vendors. Free admission. Roseburg Regional Airport, 2251 N.W. Aviation Dr., Roseburg. 541-492-6873.

July 7. All-you-can-eat crab feed. Melrose Vineyard. 4 to 8 p.m. $35 per person. Advance tickets required. 541-672-6080.

July 8-11. Adventure Camp. Day camp for ages 8 to 11, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 541-679-6761.

July 10-14. Graffiti Weekend. -50s classic car show celebrates its 32nd year.

July 13. Mildred’s Trail Dash. Fourth annual 9k run and 5k walk. Race starts at 8:30 a.m., registration from 7 to 8:15 a.m. At Mildred Kanipe Park, 16513 Elkhead Road, Oakland. 541-849-9155.

July 13. Antique Auto Show. At Douglas County Fairgrounds. 541-689-6824.

July 19-20. Sutherlin Stampede Rodeo and timber parade. Rodeo at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Spectators enter free with canned food item. Parade is on Saturday at 10:00 am. 541-459-5829 or 541-680-0364.

July 20. Pepsi Float. People with inner tubes and other flotation devices can drift from Amacher Park to River Forks Park. Registration is from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Post-float party is at River Forks Park from noon to 3 p.m. Prizes and free hot dogs. 541-672-6641.

July 20. A Taste of Umpqua Valley. 7 Feathers Casino Resort Convention Center. 6 to 9 p.m. A benefit for children of Douglas County. Event features local wines, beer and dinner. Entertainment by Dylan James, a silent auction, door prizes and artwork from Gallery Northwest. Tickets are $50. or 541-784-7709.

July 20. River Appreciation Day. Elkton Community Education Center, 15850 Highway 38 W., Elkton. 541-672-7065.

July 20-21. North Umpqua Music Fest. Family friendly event. Enjoy music, food and crafts from local vendors. 15888 N Bank Road, Roseburg. 541-430-3281.

July 21, 22, 23, 28, 29 and 30. Oakland Community Theatre Melodrama, Washington School Gym. 541-680-0259.

July 22-25. Wildlife Safari Discover Camp. Day camp for ages 4 to 7. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 541-679-6761.

July 25-28. Myrtle Creek summer festival. Millsite Park, parade at 10 a.m. Saturday. 541-733-4985.

July 25 to Aug. 5. The Oregon Music Theatre Festival. Three shows — “Fiddler on the Roof,” :Constance” and “Forever Plaid” – will be staged at the Umpqua Community College campus. 541-440-4691 or

July 27 and 28. Oakland Gospel Music Festival. Free gospel music with a country flair. Saturday on Locust Street, Sunday in City Park.

July 30- Aug. 4. Dune Fest. Winchester Bay. Motocross racing, sand drags, poker run, treasure hunt, show n’ shine, drive-in movie night, charity auction, freestyle shows and evening entertainment. 541-271-3495 or 800-247-2155.


Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29. Old Town Market. 5 to 8 p.m. 600 block of S.E. Main St., Roseburg. 541-673-3352

Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29. Myrtle Creek Music in the Park. 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Millsite Park, 411 S.W. Fourth Ave. Free.

Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31. Umpqua Valley Farmers Market. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 2052 N.E. Diamond Lake Blvd. 541-530-6200.

Aug. 7, 14, 21 and 28. Canyonville Farmers Market. 4 to 7 p.m. Seven Feather Casino, 146 Chief Miwaleta Lane, Canyonville. 541-839-1111.

Aug. 3. Cars on the Crest. Show-N-shine and BBQ. 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Hucrest Community Church of God. 541-673-7073.

Aug. 3. Umpqua Ultimate Triathlon. 8th Annual Umpqua Ultimate Triathlon, decathlon, 10K and 5K Run/Walk.

Aug. 7-10. Douglas County Fair. The 2013 theme is “Fair time is fun time” Carnival rides, food court, youth livestock shows and multiple entertainment stages. At the fairgrounds, 2110 S.W. Frear St., Roseburg. 541-957-7010 or

Aug. 10. Annual Crater Lake Rim Run and Marathon. Crater Lake National Park. 7:30 a.m. Distances of 6.7 miles, 13.1 miles or 26.2 miles offered. 541-884-6939 or

Aug. 13, 20 and 27. Music on the Half Shell. Stewart Park. Line-up TBD. 541-677-1708 or

Aug. 15, 22 and 29. Music on the Vines. Melrose Vineyard. 5:30-8:30 p.m., $15 per person includes light dinner and music. 541-672-6080.

Aug. 16. Drive-in to History. Outdoor movie at the Douglas County Museum, 123 Museum Dr., Roseburg. Free admission, concessions available. Movie will begin at dark. 541-957-7007.

Aug. 16-18. Celtic Highland Games. Annual celebration in Riverbend Park in Winston. Includes food, entertainment, Scottish products, games such as Caber Toss, Hammer Toss and more. Concert from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday. Gates open at 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Entry is $10 for adults, $6 for kids. 541-430-4844.

Aug. 16-18. Sutherlin Blackberry Festival.

Aug. 17. Crater Lake Century Ride. Ride begins and ends in Klamath Falls at Fort Klamath Museum, The high difficulty 100 mile- course rides through Crater Lake and around the Rim Drive. 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Aug. 17. Antique and Quilt Show. In Oakland. 541-459-7661.

Aug. 17. Henry Goes Wine. Daylong event at Henry Estate Winery from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Event includes live bands, wagon rides, animals, winery tours and food. Tickets are $15 for adults or $6 for children at the event. Food and beverage is not included in the entry fee. 541-459-5120.

Aug. 19-22. Wildlife Safari Adventure Camp. 9:00 am to 3:00 p.m. Wildlife Safari offers an Adventure Camp to ages 8-11.

Aug. 22-25. Canyonville Pioneer Days. Pioneer Park in Canyonville. Parade and entertainment. 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with parade beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday.; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, which is kids day. 541-839-4232.

Aug. 24. Rotary Duck Race. River Forks Park. Annual fundraiser designed to support child abuse awareness. Buy tickets ahead of time at local merchants.

Aug. 24 Heritage Music Day. Applegate House. Yoncalla. Local musicians will perform variety of old-time music and demonstration many musical instruments. 541 849-2983 or 541 849-3139.

Aug. 31. Wildlife Safari Tiki Camp. Experience Wildlife Safari under the moonlight. 541-679-6761.

Aug. 31. Umpqua River Run. 5k, 10k and half marathon put on by the Boys & Girls Club. Register online. 541-440-9505.

Aug. 31 and Sept. 1. Fort Umpqua Days. Elkton Community Center. Tours, historical pageants, bass tournament, parade, tours and historic activities. Food and vendor booths, pie action and butterfly release. 541 584-2692.


Sept. 7, 14, 21 and 28. Umpqua Valley Farmers Market. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 2052 N.E. Diamond Lake Blvd. 541-530-6200.

Sept. 4, 11, 18 and 25. Canyonville Farmers Market. 4 to 7 p.m. Seven Feather Casino, 146 Chief Miwaleta Lane, Canyonville. 541-839-1111.

Sept. 4-6. Umpqua Plein Air. A three-day showcase and juried art competition. Umpqua Valley Arts Association, 1624 W. Harvard Avenue, Roseburg. 541-672-2532.

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