Out & About: Pear Blossom Festival

MEDFORD, Ore. — It wouldn’t be springtime in Southern Oregon without the Pear Blossom Festival. The 61st annual event is full of activities for all ages and all interests. Friday, visit downtown Medford’s restaurants on the smudge pot stroll from 5:00 to 9:00. Several events span both Friday and Saturday, including the pear-a-fare, the street fare, … Continue reading »

Pear Blossom Festival Kicks Off

MEDFORD, Ore. — The 2013 Pear Blossom Festival activities kicked off this afternoon. The Smudge Pot Stroll and Pear A Fare are just getting started and it’s been a long day already for the vendors at the street fair. They’ve been setting up since early Friday morning. Shoppers at the fair can find everything from … Continue reading »

Pear Blossom Festival Approaches

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Pear Blossom Festival is just three and a half weeks away, and all of the plans for the parade, street fair, and running events are being finalized. Today, the YMCA announced this year’s winner of the Pear Blossom Festival Mayor’s Cup fun run t-shirt design contest. The winning design was submitted … Continue reading »