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Calendar of events for Douglas County, Oregon

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

MAY

May 24. Butterfly Pavilion season opener. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Elkton Community Education Center, 15850 Oregon 38. Native garden and walking trails, butterfly flight room, heritage garden and orchards, library, replica of Ft. Umpqua. Free admission. 541-584-2692.

May 24. Melrose Vineyards Memorial Day Celebration, 885 Melqua Road, Roseburg. 541-672-6080.

May 26. Mounted Posse poker ride. Mildred Kanipe park, 16513 Elkhead Road, Oakland. $5 per hand or $20 for five hands. 541-672-3895.

May 29 to June 22. “The Game’s Afoot.” Murder mystery presented by Umpqua Actors Community Theatre at Roseburg’s Betty Long Unruh Theatre. 541-673-2125 http://uact-theatre.com.

May 31. Modified Mini Stock, OTRO, Pro 4 and Hornet. Auto racing by Pacific Racing Association at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 S.W. Frear St., Roseburg. 541-492-1686 or dcspeedway.org.

May 31 - June 2. MarshAnne Landing Winery, Memorial Day Weekend Open House and Tour, 175 Hogan Road, Oakland. 541-459-8497.

JUNE

June 3. Spring concert. Douglas County Youth Orchestra plays Jacoby Auditorium, Umpqua Community College, 1140 Umpqua College Road, Winchester. 541-957-1317.

June 6. Umpqua Singers and Big Horn Jazz Band Concert. Centerstage Theatre, Whipple Fine Arts Center, Umpqua Community College, 1140 Umpqua College Road, Winchester. 541-440-4691.

June 7. Pastor Race. Pacific Racing Association race at 4/10 mile Douglas County Speedway, 2110 S.W. Frear St., Roseburg. 541-492-1686 or dcspeedway.org.

June 7. National Trails Day. In honor of National Trails Day, the Umpqua National Forest will waive fees at the following trailheads: Howlock Mountain Trailhead, Mt. Thielsen Trailhead, North Crater Horse Camp Trailhead, North End Boating Site, Poole Creek Boating Site, South Shore Boating Site, South Umpqua Falls Picnic Site, Thielsen View Boating Site and Umpqua Hot Springs Trailhead. 541-957-3270.

June 7. Lamb Show and BBQ. Annual show, barbecue and auction at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 S.W. Frear St., Roseburg. 541-584-2563.

June 7. Free Kids Fishing Weekend. Kids fish free at Cooper Creek from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Diamond Lake from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. No license required.

June 8. Free Kids Fishing Weekend. Kids fish free at Lake Marie at Winchester Bay from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Galesville Reservoir 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. No license required.

June 14. Country Crawdads and Cajun Blues Festival. Henry Estate Winery, 687 Hubbard Creek Road, Roseburg. Party for dads and their kids, featuring live music and Cajun food feed. 541-459-5120 or 800-782-2686.

June 15. Dairy Goat Show. The Roseburg Dairy Goat Association holds the 41st annual Dairy Goat Show at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 S.W. Frear St., Roseburg. 541-430-8792 or roseburgdairygoats.com.

June 14. Umpqua Valley Garden Tour. Tour area gardens featuring live music and art displays. Sponsored by the Umpqua Valley League of Women Voters. 541-496-0526

June 14. Modified Mini Stock, OTRO, Pro 4 and Hornet. Auto racing by Pacific at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 S.W. Frear St., Roseburg. 541-492-1686 or dcspeedway.org.

June 14. National Get Outdoors Day. In honor of National Get Outdoors Day, Umpqua National Forest will waive fees at the following trailheads: Howlock Mountain Trailhead, Mt. Thielsen Trailhead, North Crater Horse Camp Trailhead, North End Boating Site, Poole Creek Boating Site, South Shore Boating Site, South Shore Picnic Site, South Umpqua Falls Picnic Site, Thielsen View Boating Site and Umpqua Hot Springs Trailhead. 541-957-3270.

June 14-15. Annual Koi Show. The annual koi show in the Sherm’s parking lot, 2553 N.W. Stewart Parkway, Roseburg. Dealers, demonstrations, water plants and garden accents. 541-496-3403.

June 14-15. South Douglas Rodeo. The Tri City Horse Arena in Myrtle Creek. Parade on Saturday. 541-863-3134.

June 21. Boat Race, Late Model, Street Stock and Hornet. Races by the Pacific Racing Association at the Douglas County Speedway, Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 S.W. Frear St., Roseburg. 541-492-1686.

June 21. Jason Ohm 5 mile Run/Walk. River Forks Park, off River Forks Road, Roseburg. 541-643-1737 or runforohm.webs.com.

June 21. Blooms and Butterflies Garden Celebration and Butterfly Run/Walk. Elkton Community Education Center, 15850 Highway 38, Elkton. Craft booths, vendors, demonstrations, art show, student tours, used book, plant and produce sales. 541-584-2692.

June 27-29. Umpqua Valley Summer Arts Festival. This celebration of live music and art draws thousands to Roseburg each year. Umpqua Valley Arts Center, 1624 W. Harvard Ave. Roseburg. 541-672-2532.

June 28. Annual Poker Ride. Annual Oregon Equestrian Trails, Mildred Kanipe Memorial Park, 16513 Elkhead Road, Oakland. 541-459-2819.

June 28. Modified Mini Stock, OTRO, Pro 4 and Hornet. Auto racing by Pacific Racing Association at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 S.W. Frear St., Roseburg. 541-492-1686 or dcspeedway.org.

JULY

July 2-4. Riddle Sawdust Jubilee Festival. A community-wide celebration of America’s independence featuring a car show, barbecue, beer garden, street dance, a family area, outhouse races, parade and fireworks. 541-643-2758 or riddleoregon.com/sawdustjubilee.html.

July 4. Hometown Fireworks in Roseburg. Three bands, food carts, face painting. Stewart Park, 1003 W. Stewart Park Drive, Roseburg. roseburgfireworks.com.

July 4. Diamond Lake 4th of July Celebration. 800-733-7593.

July 4. Winston’s Community Celebration and Fireworks, Riverbend Park, Winston. 541-679-8721.

July 4. Riddle Fireworks. Riddle High School football field.

July 4-5. Yoncalla 4th of July. Two-day rodeo, parade, car show, live music and fireworks. South field of Yoncalla High School. 541-849-2152.

July 5-27. Historic Floed-Lane House. The historic home of Gen. Joseph Lane has been the home of the Douglas County Historical Society since 1959. Today it contains many historical artifacts. Tours are free. 541-677-9603 or douglascountyhistoricalsociety.org.

July 9-13. 33rd Annual Roseburg Graffiti Weekend. The premier car show event in the Pacific Northwest. Show-n-shines, cruises, auctions, barbecues, poker runs, fun run, special appearances at the Douglas County Speedway. graffitiweekend.com.

July 12. Mildred’s Trail Dash. 5K and 9K runs sponsored by Friends of Mildred Kanipe Park. Prizes and silent auction. Mildred Kanipe Memorial Park, 16513 Elkhead Road, Oakland. mildredkanipepark.org. July 13. All You Can Eat Crab Feed. Live music, wine and seafood. Melrose Vineyards, 885 Melqua Road, Roseburg. 541-672-6080 or melrosevineyards.com.

July 18-19. Sutherlin Stampede Rodeo and Timber Parade. Free with a canned food donation. The long-standing community event raises more than 4,000 pounds of food each year. 541-459-5829 or sutherlinstampede.com.

July 18-20. Tribal Pow Wow. A tribal event at South Umpqua Falls Picnic Area featuring vendors, kids games and fry bread. 541-672-3861.

July 18-19. Sprints, Modified and OTRO. Auto racing by Pacific Racing Association at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 S.W. Frear St., Roseburg. 541-492-1686 or dcspeedway.org.

July 18-20. North Umpqua Music Festival. Bad Company former lead singer Brian Howe is the headliner. Reggae night Friday. Rock bands will be featured Saturday. Blues acts on Sunday. numusicfest.com.

July 19. Pepsi Float. A float trip from Amacher Park in Roseburg to River Forks Park. Flotation devices required. Pepsi prizes and free hot dogs. 541-672-6641 or 541radio.com.

July 19. Tom Bergeron Brasil Band. A band led by saxophonist and composer Tom Bergeron, an aficionado of Brazilian music and culture. MarshAnne Landing, 175 Hogan Road, Oakland. 541-459-7998 or marsheannelanding.com.

July 19. Taste of the Umpqua Valley. A showcase of more than 30 Umpqua Valley wines, beers and culinary options. Live music and art displays, silent auction and door prizes. Seven Feathers Casino Resort, 146 Chief Miwaleta Lane, Canyonville. 541-784-7709 or tasteofumpquavalley.com.

July 25-27. Myrtle Creek Summer Festival. Lumberjack show, live music and fireworks show. Millsite Park in downtown Myrtle Creek. 541-733-4985.

July 24 - Aug. 4. Oregon Musical Theatre Festival. Twenty-three performances of three musicals on the campus of Umpqua Community College, 1140 Umpqua College Road, Winchester. This year’s musicals are “Oliver!” “Gutenberg! The Musical!” and “Always ... Patsy Cline.” 541-440-7700 or oregonmtf.com.

July 26-27. Relay for Life. Luminaria ceremony, musical entertainment from low-key to classic rock and country. Umpqua Community College, 1140 Umpqua College Road, Winchester. 541-863-9133.

Aug. 6-9. Douglas County Fair. Carnival rides, agriculture section, food booths, three entertainment stages and more than 150 vendors. Headline entertainment includes Jonny Lang, Seether, Thomas Rhett and Deep Purple. 541-957-7010 or co.douglas.or.us/dcfair/dcfair.html.

AUGUST

Aug. 14 - Sept. 11, Thursdays. Music in the Vines. Live music and light dinner. Melrose Vineyards, 885 Melqua Road, Roseburg. 541-672-6080 or melrosevineyards.com.

Aug. 15-17. Sutherlin Blackberry Festival. Three days of fun in Central Park, featuring poker run, live music and dancing, cruise, car show, blackberry cook-off, lawn mower and barrel races, motorcycle show, food and prizes. 541-459-5829 or 541-580-8621 or sutherlinbbfest.org.

Aug. 16. Crater Lake Century Ride. The 10th annual race begins and ends in Klamath Falls, and ventures through the Crater Lake area and around Rim Drive. Extreme difficulty. 800-445-6728 or craterlakecentury.com.

Aug. 16. Henry Goes Wine. A day of events including live bands, wagon rides through the vineyards, alpacas, animals from the Wildlife Safari, winery tours, horseshoe tournament, long ball golf drive competition and a potato salad contest. 541-459-5120 or 800-782-2686 or henryestate.com.

Aug. 16-17. Celtic Highland Games. Caber toss, hammer throw and more. The annual games sponsored by the Douglas County Scottish Society in Riverbend Park in Winston, 243 S.E. Thompson Ave. 541-430-4844 or dcscots.org.

Aug. 21-24. Canyonville Pioneer Days. Parade, entertainment and a kids day Sunday. 541-839-4232.

Aug. 30. 2nd Annual Umpqua River Run. A half marathon featuring a combination of running and cycling paths and neighborhood and country roads. 541-440-9505 or umpquariverrun.com.

Aug. 30-31. Fort Umpqua Days. Labor Day weekend event featuring two-day bass tournament, activities at historic Ft. Umpqua site, music pageant, chuckwagon barbecue, booths, vendors, art exhibit, pie auction and butterfly release. 541-584-2692 or elktonbutterflies.com.

SEPTEMBER

Sept. 6. ‘The Wonders of Obsidian.’ The 43rd annual Umpqua Gem and Mineral Show, Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 S.W. Frear St., Roseburg. Demonstrations, silent auction, raffles, gold panning booth and prospecting equipment. 541-672-3457.

Sept. 6. Vineyard Bicycle Tour. Five ride options: 15, 30, 50, 75 and 100 miles. Each route uses lightly traveled rural roads. All routes begin and end at River Forks Park in Roseburg. 541-391-3533 or umpquavelo.org.

Sept. 10-13. Umpqua Plein Air. Umpqua Valley Arts Center, 1624 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg. Painting al fresco, for fun and for prizes. 541-672-2532.

Sept. 12-14. Winston-Dillard Melon Festival. The 47th annual melon festival will be held at Riverbend Park in Winston. Food and vendors, demonstrations, kid games, entertainment, raffle, melon eating contest, barbecue dinners and more. 541-679-4260.

Sept. 13. North Umpqua Fly Tying Festival. Glide Community Center, 20062 N. Umpqua Highway, Glide. 541-496-0770 or uvff.org.

Sept. 13-14. Gun and Knife Show. The Roseburg Rod and Gun Club’s 2014 show, Douglas County Fairgrounds. 2110 S.W. Frear St., Roseburg. 541-957-0891.

Sept. 27. Challenge of Champions Bull Riding. PUSH Enterprises bull riding at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 S.W. Frear St., Roseburg. $12. 541-580-8901.

Sept. 27. Harvest Grape Stomp, Melrose Vineyards 885 Melqua Road, Roseburg. Music, barbecue, grape stomp and a Lucille Ball-lookalike contest. 541-672-6080 or melrosevineyards.com.


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