A trio of musicians smile as they play their instruments on a stage with a sparkly silver backdrop.

Walnut City Music Festival: A home-grown celebration

Let the countdown begin as we are less than a week away from the 9th annual Walnut City Music Festival hosted at the renowned Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum. This is a Labor Day weekend event, beginning September 2nd, 2023 and ending the night of September 3rd, 2023.

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Wine Country Antiques and Sustainable Shopping

A shopping excursion in McMinnville isn’t complete without a walkthrough of one of our several antique shops. Whether you’re looking for a vintage jean jacket, an antique side table, or just a unique birthday gift, you’re likely to find what you need at one of McMinnville’s antique shops or thrift stores.

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Bike MS Oregon comes to McMinnville

On September 23 and 24, 2023, 400 cyclists will hit the road for Bike MS: Oregon right here in McMinnville. Hosted by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Bike MS is the largest fundraising cycling series in the world. To date, Bike MS cyclists, volunteers, and donors have raised more than $1.3 billion. Each year, nearly 75,000 cyclists and more than 6,000 teams ride together to change the world for people with MS.

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Pride and Prejudice reimagined, at Gallery Theater

One of English literature’s most popular novels of all time will land on stage at Gallery Theater this weekend, brought to life by local actors and theater artists working from a script penned by one of the hottest playwrights in America. Jane Austin’s Pride and Prejudice, dramatized by Kate Hamill in a 2017 script, will debut Friday in the theater’s black box for a 3-week run.

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A hand holds a spoon with some kind of fried food on it. There is a dollop of creamy dip in the center of the bowl that holds the food. Green beans, chives and fennel top the dish.

Big Changes at Mac Market

McMinnville’s unofficial town square has welcomed a new set of neighbors. Following four years since their debut as a cornerstone of the urban renewal corridor on Alpine Drive, Mac Market closed briefly this spring to re-work the interior of the onetime shoe grease factory to accommodate some new projects.

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Three people ride bicycles along a road overlooking a vineyard.

Wine de Roads: Discover Local Pinot Noir by Bike

“We have found the experience people get at smaller wineries is something they often haven’t experienced before,” Lisa, of Wine de Roads says. “People visiting the area are unlikely to find some of these wineries on their own because they are so small. It is always a treat for our guests to meet and possibly even taste with an owner or winemaker.”

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