Ticket sales for the 2021 St. Paul Rodeo will begin August 14, 2020 at 8:00 AM. Next Year’s Rodeo will be run Wednesday, June 30th to Sunday, July 4th. Ticket sales are opening earlier than usual, and are expected to sell quickly due to high interest from rodeo fans. Fans can also purchase tickets for the VIP Deck at the Tack Room Saloon, voted one of the 10 best cowboy bars in the United States.
To purchase tickets and have a chance at the best seats, visit the St. Paul Rodeo website at stpaulrodeo.com.
Another area rodeo has canceled due to the pandemic. The Molalla Buckeroo will not be held this year. The Buckeroo organization has released the following statement:
2020 MBR RODEO – CANCELLED
Well, the time has come. The Molalla Buckeroo Association held tight on to the hope that there would be a way to make it happen, that people would heal, that the virus could be contained and event restrictions could be lifted in time. The Covid-19 pandemic is not something any of us could have ever imagined we’d experience in our lifetimes, but it is here and it has affected everything. It is with heavy hearts that we must announce the cancelation of the 2020 Molalla Buckeroo Rodeo, Kickoff Party & Annual Trailride.
The St. Paul Rodeo Wild West Art Show is looking for talented new artists from local schools. A juried art show is held annually in conjunction with the St. Paul Rodeo over the 4th of July week to present high quality, western inspired art work. The Show welcomes all form of art mediums.
The St. Paul Rodeo remains scheduled for June 30 through July 4, 2020.
- You must be a student [Ages 8 through college]
- Submit a completed application by June 10, 2020. (Turn in Art June 30th)
- Label item(s) with artists name, title of work, & price $
- Art must be Western inspired [i.e. cowboys, animals, landscape, etc.]
- Size of art piece may not exceed 36” in any dimension
- Art work must be a finished product, ready to display and for sale.
- Artist must establish sale price to include $5 per item show commission
Jurying for the Student Art Show begins the week of June 10th. For an application, visit the Applications page of the St. Paul Rodeo website at stpaulrodeo.com. Questions regarding the competition may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Travel Oregon, in partnership with the Willamette Valley Visitors Association and a local steering committee, will offer a workshop series this spring for communities along the Willamette River between Springfield and Milwaukie. This program is designed to identify opportunities and develop strategies to enhance the river recreation experience for visitors and locals alike.
For full program details and registration, visit industry.traveloregon.com/willametteors.
The program announcement can get downloaded below.
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The North Marion Soil and Water Conservation District will hold its annual native plant sale on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Bauman Farms in Gervais. The event is a fundraiser that supports the Stan Vistica Memorial Scholarship. Profits from the native plant sale help fund scholarships for two students from Marion County studying Natural Resources or Agriculture at an Oregon College or University.
For more information and a list of available plants, visit the District’s website. https://www.marionswcd.net/nps19/
The Friends of Historic Butteville will ge holding their annual meeting at the Butteville Store on December 12th from at 6:30pm. There will be a short business meeting followed by a celebration. Come learn about the organization and its work to preserve French Prairie history. The meeting will include an update on the Butteville Landing project.
A blood drive will be held Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at the St. Paul Fire Department from 1:30pm – 6:30pm. Refreshments will be provided.
Drop ins are welcome, or appointments can be scheduled at www.redcrossblood.org and entering sponsor code: St Paul Community. You also can call 1-800-733-2767.
Questions, please call Mary Ellen (503-633-8341) or Carol (503-633-4141).
Press Release From Marion County Emergency Management : The Great ShakeOut Drill
Major earthquakes can cause unprecedented catastrophes. With earthquakes as an inevitable part of our future, people should make plans and take actions to ensure that disasters do not become catastrophes. What we do now, will determine what our lives will be like afterwards. The Great ShakeOut, an earthquake drill and preparedness activity in which everyone can participate, was first created in California. There are now over 50 million citizens and businesses worldwide that participate. To register as a participant for a ShakeOut drill in your area visit www.ShakeOut.org/oregon/resources. There you will find everything you need to plan, advertise, and conduct your drill.
Marion County Emergency Management has participated in the Great ShakeOut since 2010; each year we practice Drop, Cover, Hold On and evacuate our building; which is located at Marion County Public Works. This year, will be no different.
The drill is conducted on the third Thursday of October of each year. This year it will be on 10/17 at 10:17 a.m. local time.
Anyone can participate;
- Individuals / People with Disabilities
- Local, State, and Federal Government
- Senior Facilities
- Neighborhood Groups
Be sure to register that you are participating and you’ll get a certificate of participation afterwards.
Good luck and have fun!