Briefs August 2019

August 2019 Posted in Other

Canyonview director Kinman steps down

Canyonview Camp has announced that Chris Kinman will be leaving the executive director position after this camping season at the end of August.
The board of directors of BTI said it appreciates the years of service and sacrifice Chris provided to Canyonview, first as associate director, and more recently as executive director.
John Walker will be serving as interim executive director.

Lunaria’s September exhibits

“True Colors,” an exhibit of current work by Lunaria artist Carol Murphy and visiting Lunaria founder Ann Altman, will be on display in September at Lunaria Gallery. Upstairs in The Loft, the exhibit “Existential Dread” (pictured) by Eilish Gormley will be on view. Artist reception is Sept. 6, 7 – 9 p.m.

Sunsets continue at Oregon Garden

It may feel like summer is winding down, what with all the back to school supplies in stores, but there are still plenty of evenings to enjoy Sunsets in the Garden, an after hours affair at The Oregon Garden.

Sunsets in the Garden features complimentary tastings from local wineries, cideries and breweries, live music, and the opportunity to watch a beautiful sunset over the Willamette Valley.

Sunsets in the Garden takes place every Sunday evening in August starting at 5p.m.

Admission to Sunsets is just general Garden admission: adults are $14, seniors 60+ are $12, teens 12-17 are $11, children 5-11 are $8, Oregon Garden members and children 4 and under are free.

Well-behaved pets on a leash are also welcome. Tastings from the featured winery or brewery are included with admission. Additional beverages may be purchased, as well as small plates prepared by the Oregon
Garden Resort. Remianing featured tastings and music are:

Aug. 18: Cider tasting by Bauman’s Cider Company and music by Stacie Sanders.

Aug. 25: Beer tasting by Widmer Brothers Brewing and 10 Barrel Brewing Co. and music by Desember.

For those making a night of it and stay ingat the Oregon Garden Resort Sunsets admission is included with their stay, as well as an American breakfast buffet in the morning.

To book an overnight stay, visit

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