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Hazelnuts, hops, mint, Christmas trees, oats, grapes, grapes and more grapes: Welcome to the Willamette Valley. The Willamette Valley may be the most diverse agricultural region in the world, and an endless series of roadside stands gives visitors the chance to sample this diversity of tastes and flavors. The Valley is probably most famous for its wines, which authorities rank among the finest in the world. Sports enthusiasts can choose among kayaking, river rafting, biking, skiing, snowboarding and even llama trekking. For covered bridge fans, the valley is a special find with more than three dozen bridges located within the region.

Events within the region:

McMinnville Public Art

Event City: McMinnville
Event Details:
Stroll Downtown Historic McMinnville to view 19 pieces of quality art. Of these pieces, more than half have been purchased by individuals and donated to the City for its permanent collection.
Event Dates:
Aug 06, 2016 to Aug 11, 2017

Event Web Site:
http://www.downtownmcminnville.com/public-art

Historic McMinnville

Event City: McMinnville
Event Details:
Are you a history buff? Stroll through McMinnville's Third Street to view fifteen Historic buildings. Your walking tour is free and can happen any day at any time. During the holidays Third Street is lit up for special charm.
Event Dates:
Aug 06, 2016 to Aug 11, 2017

Event Web Site:
http://www.historicmac.com/

Truffle Festival

Event City: Eugene
Event Details:
See website for more information
Event Dates:
Jan 01, 2017 to Jan 30, 2017

Event Web Site:
www.eugenetrufflefestival.com

North Willamette Vintners Wine Trail

Event City: Newberg
Event Details:
Spend a weekend exploring wine country! Journey to 24 neighboring wineries located just minutes from Portland and experience a weekend full of wine, culinary samples, education and fun! From experienced wine lovers to novice wine tasters, the North Willamette Wine Trail has something for everyone. Guests are treated to complimentary wine tastings, pairings, entertainment and activities at EACH participating winery. Taste a new release, reserve label or a barrel tastings while enjoying specially paired samples. Then, participate in a variety of activities at each location.
Event Dates:
Apr 08, 2017 to Apr 09, 2017

Event Time:
Noon to 4

Event Web Site:
http://nwvintners.org/

UFO Festival

Event City: McMinnville
Event Details:
McMinnville's UFO Festival is part party and part scholarly conference about all things alien. Be prepared for an alien pet costume contest and one of the wildest parades seen in the area.
Event Dates:
May 18, 2017 to May 21, 2017

Event Web Site:
www.ufofest.com

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