Upcoming Events & Workshops


General Dates

Mon-Fri, OSU Extension Office is Open, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Closed most holidays. 

Educational Programs, Events and Workshops

Daily, Marion Demonstration Garden open for browsing. Master Gardeners present Mon. a.m.

DailyMarion Farm Loop open for farm products and experiences. Check individual farm stops. 

Daily, Hopkins Demonstration Garden open for hiking. Daylight Hours. 

Mon-Fri ‘til Oct. 14 Food Safety & Preservation Hotline. 1-800-354-7319 (toll free) 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

Mon-Fri, OSU Master Gardener's Gardening Help Desk Open, OSU Extension Office 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

September, 2017

Tue, Sept 12 - Annual Forestry Tour for Community Leaders, 7:45 a.m - 2 p.m. 

Wed, Sept. 13 - Table Grapes Farming Field Day, 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at North Willamette Research and Extension Center, 15210 N.E. Miley Road, Aurora.

Sat, Sept 16 – Training Raspberries and Blackberries in the Home Garden - a workshop

Sat, Sept 16 – Freezing and Canning Corn – Salem Saturday Market. Demos 11 a.m., 1 p.m.

Thr, Sept 21 - Small Farm School, Oregon City

Sat, Sept 23 - 4-H YES SOLVE Beach Clean-Up, Meet at Marion County Extension Office 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Sat, Sept 23 -- Open Streets Salem  -- Pop up traffic circle at intersection of Columbia and Maple, 11:00-3:00pm

Sat, Sept 23 – Salem Saturday Market Plant Clinic

Sat, Sept 23 – Emergency Preparedness Table/Advice – Get Ready Salem event, Salem. 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Sat, Sept 23 - Marion Demonstration Garden Open House  

Sun, Sept 24 – Food Preservation MFP Info Table/Advice – Foraging Faire, Pringle Creek Sustainable Living Center

Mon, Sept 25 - 4-H Record Books DUE for judging Awards 6:30 pm

Mon, Sept 25 - "ALL REQUIRED" 4-H Volunteer Leader Meeting "New Program Year Updates" Marion County Extension Office     Facebook Live for those you cannot attend in person  6:30 pm  

Mon, Sept 25 - 4-H Horse Leaders Meeting, (Following Volunteer Leader Meeting) at Marion County Extension Office

Tue, Sept 26 – Master Gardener's Speaker’s Bureau: Hellebores with Dave Doolittle

Thr, Sept 28Beneficial & Pollinator Insectary Planting and Maintenance: a hands-on workshop, Corvallis

Sat, Sept 30Dia del Campo, Salem

Sat, Sept 30 - OSU 4-H Junior Master Gardener Facilitator Training, at Marion County Extension Office. 9am-2pm. Register by email: kelly.noack@oregonstate.edu

October, 2017

Mon, Oct 2Culinary Breeding Network Variety Showcase, Portland

Sat, Oct 7 – Mason Bee Clinic

Sat, Oct 7 - Showmanship Horse clinic at Salem Saddle Club, Host Club: Equine Essence. 8 am-12 pm

Sat-Sun, Oct 7,8 - Crown Gall Disease Conference - Wine Industry, OSU campus - Corvallis 

Thr, Oct 12Mid-Valley Small Farms Kickoff!, Salem

Tue, Wed Oct 17, 18New 4-H Volunteer Leader Training Marion County Extension Office, 5:30 pm

Mon, Oct 23   4-H Horse Leaders Meeting,  at Marion County Extension Office  7:00 pm

Tue, Oct 24Speaker’s Bureau: Landscape Design with Owen Dell

Sun, Oct 27 - YA4-H! Teen Teachers Applications Due for leadership team 5:00pm, Marion County Extension Office,

Sat, Oct 28Salem Saturday Market Plant Clinic Table/Advice from OSU Master Gardeners

Sat, Oct 28 - 4-H/YES Make A Difference Day at Wildcat Ridge, meet at Marion County Extension Office, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

November, 2017

Mon, Nov 13 - Magic of Macarons class, 6:00-8:00pm

Sat, Nov 18 - Women in Agriculture Conference, Salem

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