Clean Slate for the New Year!

START THE YEAR WITH A FRESH LOOK!

And find that look in Aurora where 24 shops, galleries, wineries and eateries cater to your quest for just the right item in a relaxing environment.  As one of America’s top 50 antiques/vintage shopping areas (as listed by House Beautiful and Country Living magazines), you’ll find the latest trends in authentic vintage home decor including urban industrial, farm chic, mid-century modern as well as traditional, Victorian and Arts & Crafts.  Restoration customers will find reclaimed building products, hardware and lighting, too!

Just 25 minutes from Portland or Salem, I-5 Exit 278 or come on old Hwy 99E down from Oregon City or up from Salem.  Free park-for-the-day and easily walk the 5-square block area where most shops are located.  Public restroom centrally located, too.

We are open all year.  Shops open between 10-11am and close at 5pm.  You can be home for dinner!  Traveling?  Stop overnight at our B & B (Feller House B & B) or find motels galore in nearby I-5 exits at Wilsonville.  Not all shops open on Monday.

January 16 Martin Luther King Day.  Shops open 11-5.

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  I LOVE AURORA – Bring Your Love to Aurora!  What could be more romantic than antiques shopping, enjoying lunch and lingering over glasses of local wine together?  Make Aurora your stop for Valentine week and find the special features our merchants have planned for you.  Pick up your map/guide when you arrive.

 

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 billbogy7@gmail.com

 

Aurora Opens its Holiday Doors!

Aurora’s 24 shops are decorated and will remain a welcome holiday destination through New Year’s weekend.  Here Main Street Merchantile at 2nd & Main Streets.

Aurora is a great destination for your family and holiday guests whether it’s before or AFTER the holiday weekend.  Relax while browsing or gift shopping (without long lines!) and enjoy plenty of good cooking in its eateries, bakery or the candy factory.

Stores open between 10-11am and close at 5pm. Many stores open 7 days a week. You can be home for dinner!  Or stay around and have dinner at The Colony Pub or Langdon Farm Grill.

Twenty four shops include jewelry, home decor, gift shop items, fine wines and gourmet products as well as vintage items that will be treasured in years to come.

Many shops & eateries open Sunday, New Years Day, including Main Street Merchantile, South End Antique Mall and The Colony Pub.

New Year’s Day Antiques Auction!  McLaren Auction Services, Aurora.  6:30pm, January 1.

Easy free parking.  Park your car for the day and easily walk to most shops in a 5 square block area.

 

 

Village Winter Wonderland

The historic Aurora Presbyterian Church in the Aurora National Historic District, Liberty Street near the Old Aurora Colony Museum.

Aurora has a couple of inches of snow as of Friday, December 16.  While some things here are closed up for the day, we have businesses open who would love to see or hear from you!

Aurora can be accessed by Highway 99E from either Portland or Salem.  The old highway runs right through the center of town here.

From I-5 Exit 278, Ehlen Road exit is maintained by Marion County and it will bring you right into Aurora and connect with Hwy 99E.

 

Find wonderful vintage items at Hwy 99E Antique Mall, 21527 Hwy 99E, Aurora. (503)678-1933.

Find these stores open on December 16:

Hwy 99E Antique Mall, 21527 Hwy 99E.  (503)678-1933 – a historic building filled with furniture, jewelry, china, glass, collectibles and more!  Always something new in.

Aurora Lampworks & Depot Antiques, 21615 Main St.  (503)678-3060.  Historic railroad depot with old lamps and lighting specialist, collectibles and a fun proprietor!

Scattercreek Junction, 21641 Main St, (503)678-1068.  Get a spot of lunch or dessert and coffee while browsing two floors in this 1860’s Aurora Colony building.

Main Street Mercantile, 21612 Main St, (503)678-1044

Aurora Antiques, 21613 Main St, (503)678-1007.

More shops opening this weekend!  Drive slowly and safely.