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5th Annual Historic
Vernonia Salmon Festival
Saturday, October 6th, 2007
10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Hawkins Park on Bridge Street next to where
Rock Creek and the Nehalem River converge in beautiful,
bucolic Vernonia, Oregon, nestled in the foothills of the
Coastal Range, on Highway 47.
Please join us in celebrating the salmon returning from the
ocean to spawn. Fantastic viewing sites of the salmon
fighting their way upstream are just part of this spectacular
4 pm - 7 pm, October 5
Open Mic at the Grange Hall 7pm - All talents welcome.
Come perform or come watch. Good clean fun for all.
5th Annual Vernonia Salmon Festival
The 2007 Salmon Festival and the Knee Deep in Salmon
fish auction will take place Saturday October 6th from
10am - 4pm at Hawkin’s Park in Vernonia.
There will be numerous artistic salmon at auction, wine
tasting, music, children’s games, and pumpkin carving.
Chautauqua Program at the Vernonia Library
7 pm, October 15
“The Portland Trailblazers’ Championship Season: An
Oregon Story”, a mixture of slides, lecture, oral histories,
and audio and video clips presented by Matt Love.
Art and Harvest Exhibition
Arts & Crafts
Kid’s Fishing Pond
Knee Deep in Salmon Auction
Live Music in the Park
Native American Dancing
Salmon Cook Off
Salmon Educational Activities
Haunted House at the Grange Hall
Volunteers wanted: actors, stage hands, clean-up, ad-
vertising, etc. Set-up as scheduled Friday, Saturday,
Monday, and Tuesday.
For more information and pictures from past events visit
our events page at www.vernoniasvoice.com/events.htm
On October 15, 2007, at 7:00 PM the Vernonia Public Library
will present an Oregon Chautauqua program made possible by
funding from the Oregon Council for the Humanities. The title of
the program is “The Portland Trailblazers’ Championship Season:
An Oregon Story” The program will be presented by Matt Love.
Mr. Love teaches English and Journalism at Taft High School in
Lincoln City. He is the author of several books including Red Hot
and Rollin’: A Retrospection of the Portland Trailblazers’ 1976-77
Championship Season. Matt Love mixes slides, lecture, oral his-
tories and audio and video clips to illustrate why the story of the
Blazers’ memorable 1976-77 season is one of the signature events
in Oregon sports history. The program will be held at the Vernonia
Public Library, 701 Weed Av-
Body, Mind, Spirit retreat at Cedar Ridge Retreat
November 9 - 11
Feeling Fractured? Our society tends to concentrate on
the race... not the journey. During this weekend retreat
you will have an opportunity to discover the similarities
of different philosophies while we demonstrate time hon-
ored truths in practical applications to benefit our whole
person. We will focus on integrating your internal spiri-
tual life into your relationships, community, and how you
can live a life that is connected globally to make a sig-
Three days / Two nights - Food, Lodging, and Classes
Early Registration and Day Rates also available
Register at www.aletheia-hti.com or call (503) 429-4677
or (503) 429-2703 for more information.
Vernonia Library Presents Chautauqua
The Oregon Chautauqua
Programs are sponsored by the
Oregon Council for the Human-
ities. The programs cover art,
literature, music and topics of
interest. Libraries are allowed
to request up to three pro-
grams free of charge. This will
be the first program for 2007-
2008. Chautauqua was a word
used by some Native Ameri-
cans to denote a gathering of
the people for the purpose of
disseminating information; they
were used at a time when most
history and knowledge was
passed on orally.
Tuesday thru Sunday
10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
62467 N. Hwy 47
Vernonia, OR 97064
622 Bridge Street Vernonia, OR 97064
phone (503) 429-0880 -- fax (503) 429-0881