Bring your Love to Aurora!

Shake off that winter weather and make Aurora your ROMANTIC DESTINATION in February!  With 24 shops, wineries and places to enjoy lunch, dinner and dessert, you can easily fill a whole day here.

Just 25 minutes from Portland or Salem, I-5 Exit 278 or take old Hwy 99E down from Oregon City or up from Salem.  Plenty of free parking!  Park your car for the day and walk to most shops within a 5 square block area.  Centrally located public restroom.  Shops open starting at 10am and close at 5pm.

February 1  Old Aurora Colony Museum opens for 2017 with a new exhibit, “And Now Dear David, Live Well.”  Old Aurora Colony Museum, (503)678-5754

February 11-14   “Bring Your Love to Aurora”  Valentine features in the shops!  11-5.

From Hershey kisses to hand decorated heart cookies and more, Aurora has planned some sweetheart features in 18 businesses here!  Special inventory selections as well as eye-catching Valentine displays make our quaint village even more fun than usual.  (And there are plenty of quiet corners to steal a kiss or two from your Valentine!)

Pick up the pink map/guide in the shops.



  • Book yourself for a romantic getaway at Feller House  Bed & Breakfast, Aurora, on their “Sweetheart Special” and get 14% off their $139 rate. (Book through March 31, 2017.)
 White Rabbit Bakery, will offer a variety of Valentine sweets for your ‘drop in’ pleasure including heart cookies and cherry chocolate items
Christa’s Cafe on Main Street will be making Chocolate Mousse cake
The Colony Pub will be having special entrées for Valentine lunches and dinners.
Scattercreek Junction will feature homemade cherry pie and Valentine Gelato.
Main Street Mercantile will offer chocolate chip cookies while you browse.
Home Again Antiques will have Hershey kisses along with their house filled with antiques.
Timeless Antiques has midcentury modern Valentine displays.
Pacific Hazelnut Farm Candy Factory is Valentine-central for your fresh candy gifts
Time After Time will offer great Valentine cards from Punch Studio and Valentine jewelry (and gift wrap it for you!)
Aurora  Antiques will have specials throughout the store and you can enter to win a $50 gift certificate.
Historic Art & Services  is giving 14% off on all gallery items.
Black Star Gallery features original watercolors by local artists for your Valentine.
Hwy 99E Antique Mall has a store full of Valentine treasures.
Back Porch Vintage will help you find a special gift from their varied collections.
Aurora Mills Architectural Salvage will help you create something unique from their vast inventory.
Travel down to Hubbard to Garden Gallery Iron Works for $10 off any item.

February 18  Antique Bottle, Antiques & Collectibles Show & Sale.  9am-3pm. Aurora American Legion Hall, 3rd & Main St. Admission by donation at the door.  (Friday Feb. 17 Early Bird Admission, dealer drop off & set up, 12-5pm.)  Presented by Oregon Antique Bottle Collectors Association.  For more information & or table reservations  Call Wayne Herring 503-864-2009 or Mark Junker at 503-231-1235 or Bill Bogynska at 503-657-1726 or email at








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