Out & About: Bear Creek Salmon Festival

Out & AboutArt Along the Rogue, Grants Pass

The streets of Grants Pass are coming alive with color and sound this weekend.

The heart of downtown Grants Pass is the canvas for the two-day art along the Rogue Festival. Come see how chalk art street painters transform city sidewalks and walls into works of art.

Many of this year’s artists will be chalking movie posters. It’s a treat for all of the senses as color, music and food fill the air. Art along the rogue takes to the streets of Grants Pass on Saturday and Sunday.

Talent Harvest Festival, Talent

Get ready for a full day of music, food, art and children’s activities this Saturday at the annual Talent Harvest Festival.

Start day with a pancake breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Claim your spot for the parade at 10 a.m. then look for booths filled with the bounty of local growers

You can also check out the handiwork of local artisans, wine tasting and apple pressing. It’s an event that’s been a rogue valley tradition for over forty years, this year with expanded hours: Saturday, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. in downtown Talent.

Bear Creek Salmon Festival in North Mountain Park, Ashland

The government shutdown is not stopping a celebration of salmon at Ashland’s North Mountain park.

The Bear Creek Salmon Fesitval returns this Saturday. The entire family will enjoy interactive workshops and exhibits focusing on improving habitats for salmon and caring for our waterways.

Experience a variety of fun outdoor activities such as fly or spin-casting, Native American drumming and storytelling. Live music and food will also be on hand. Admission is free.