A look at events and activities happening in and around the Canby and Molalla areas - Sept. 7, 2022 issue

Dahlia Festival continues through September

The 2022 Dahlia Festival at Swan Island Dahlias continues through Sept. 30 in Canby. The festival is held from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily, except for Wednesdays. The festival is free and features live music, food carts, local vendors, classes and more.

Swan Island Dahlias is located at 955 N.W. 2nd Ave. in Canby. Musicians perform from noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

Canby Legion Auxiliary breakfasts return

The Canby American Legion Auxiliary Sunday breakfasts are returning.

The Auxiliary hosts a breakfast every Sunday from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at 424 NW 1st St. in Canby (Use the Fir Street side door).

On the menu each week will be bacon, sausage, chicken fried steak and eggs cooked to order. The meal also includes hash browns, pancakes, English muffins, biscuit and gravy or just a biscuit, as well as choices of coffee, milk or juice.

Cost is $9 for adults and $5 for ages 10 and under.

Molalla Masonic Lodge celebrates 100th anniversary

The Molalla Masonic Lodge will celebrate its 100th anniversary at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10. Mark Posler will officiate and hold an Occasional Grand Lodge to celebrate the occasion. Dinner will be served and attire is business-casual.

RSVP to secretary Mike Early at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or text or call 503-708-0563.

The Herald-Pioneer.

Canby class of '92 sets 30-year reunion

The Canby High School class of 1992 will hold its 30th class reunion from 5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Willamette Ale & Cider House in West Linn.

Cost is $20 per person.

For more information, contact Tracie Heidt at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Carol Smith at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Molalla Alumni Association slates October lunch

The Molalla Alumni Association will hold a fall luncheon for all alumni beginning at noon Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Molalla High School commons, 357 Frances St., Molalla

For more information or to register for the event, go to or call 503-329-6063.

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Final event on tap for Bridging Cultures

The final Bridging Cultures event will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 10 at Wait Park.

Bridging Cultures is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to build relationships that create an equitable community. Their vision includes a community where everyone feels secure and empowered to practice their potential — a community that embraces diversity and where everyone is welcome and feels safe at home.

Molalla Library has new things happening

The Molalla Public Library will have new hours beginning Sept. 6. The library will be open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, then noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

The library also will have an open house event from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, to tour its new bookmobile.

Needhams set free concert in Molalla

The Needhams will offer a free concert at Molalla Christian Church at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16. Dave and his sister, Diane, write their own songs and have rich harmonies that appeal to young and old. There will be a free-will offering taken to help offset their travel costs as they are based in Tennessee. There also will be CDs for sale.

Canby Taproom channeling Oktoberfest celebration

Canby's FOB Taproom will tap into a German tradition with the first-ever Fobtoberfest from noon to 9 p.m. Sept. 17 in Wait Park.

Modeled after the annual Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, this event will feature not only local businesses, but music, beverages and food.

Historical society sets fall flea market

The Canby Historical Society will hold its Fall Flea Market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at the main pavilion of the Clackamas County Event Center.

The fairgrounds are at 694 NE 4th Ave., in Canby.

For more information, contact Ken Daniels at 503-724-2711 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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