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A look at the events and activities going on in and around the Canby and Molalla areas - July 27, 2022 edition

Bigfoot Festival set for Canby fairgrounds July 30

The Oregon Bigfoot Festival — Monsters & Mayhem will feature discussions on UFOs, Bigfoot, the paranormal and more in that realm during the event. There will be more than 100 vendors on hand, as well as TV celebrities involved in many of the topics to be discussed.

Tickets are $25 online or $35 at the gate.

For more information or tickets, go to

The Herald-Pioneer.

Bridging Cultures plans Wait Park event

Bridging Cultures will be at Wait Park from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 30, featuring food, activities and a time to socialize.

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. It's a community that embraces diversity, and where everyone is welcome and feels safe at home.

Upcoming Bridging Cultures events are at Locust Street Park on Aug. 13 and again on Aug. 27, then back to Wait Park for a Sept. 10 event.

Canby Police slate Grill & Chill in August

The Canby Police Department will hold it second annual Grill & Chill from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, at 1175 N.W. 3rd Ave.

It is a family-friendly event featuring activities, demonstrations, a photo booth, dunk tank, entertainment and more. There will be free hot dogs and Kona Ice from 5 to 6 p.m.

The Herald-Pioneer.

Concerts in the Park continues in Aurora

Aurora Concerts in the Park has returned to Aurora City Park.

The free community concert series meets every Wednesday leading up to the Saturday, Aug. 13, Aurora Colony Days celebration.

The music series will feature Too Loose Cajun at 7 p.m. July 27; The Ben Rice Band at 7 p.m. Aug. 3; the Pride of Portland Chorus at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13; and Best Night Fever from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13.

'Slice' music series continues in August

Canby's Slice of Summer concert series returns with Stump City Soul on Aug. 7 and Generator on Aug. 22.

Seating is grass, so chairs, blankets or other seating are recommended.

Street hoop tourney returns to Canby

The Nothing But Net 3-on-3 basketball tournament will return to the streets around Canby's Wait Park on Saturday, July 30.

The tournament is sponsored by the Canby Rotary and Advantage Mortgage and returns after a two-year hiatus due to pandemic concerns.

Costs are $125 for the 8-15 age division; $165 for the 16-18 age bracket, and $175 for those 19 and older.

Library Friends continues concert series

Friends of the Canby Public Library is bringing back its Library Concert Series. The group Castletown will be at Wait Park at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4. The Rose City Brass Quintet will finish off the series at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1.

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