Spring and early summer in the Aurora area will bring out the best for you in flower festivals, nursery products and the first berries of the season! Combine a trip to your favorite fields with a stop in Oregon’s Antiques Capital. (Visit Heirloom Roses for a day of artistic inspiration as well as advice on growing their hundreds of exceptional roses. Click on the link for field reports and events.)
Announcing! Apply now for Aurora’s biggest summer event – Aurora Colony Days! August 10-11 Outdoor Antiques Faire - August 10, 8am-4pm Antiques Vendor Booths available: click on Aurora Colony Days above for information and contract application.
Art Show & Sale - August 10-11, Artists Reception August 9. Call for Artists! Open to all artists, professional and nonprofessional. Click on Aurora Colony Days Events or click here for more information and entry forms.
May 25-27 Memorial Day Weekend Put Aurora on your list of places to visit this weekend. Shops open 11-5 (some open at 10am) with many open on Monday, May 27th. Browse our Americana collections, pre-summer specials and enjoy Marionberry pie and icy gelato at Scatter Creek Junction, an award-winning burger with a cold beer (family friendly) at The Colony Pub or sip select local wines at Pheasant Run Winery Tasting Room.
June 22-23 “Walk with Emma” walking tour kick off. Pick up your free walking tour map/brochure in Aurora’s shops and begin your discovery of Aurora of the 19th century! Emma’s words give your self-guided tour a fun and revealing account about life here during the Aurora Colony era and in the years that followed. For more information on The Emma Walk and Emma Wagner Giesy go to www.auroracolony.org.
June 23 Strawberry Social, Old Aurora Colony Museum, 12-4pm. With old time music and delicious strawberry shortcake, you’ll want to relax in our 19th century courtyard before or after your self-guided Emma Walk. www.auroracolony.org