Aug. 4 community briefs
Historical society hosts pair of events
McMINNVILLE -- The Yamhill Valley Heritage Center will play host to a pair of events in the coming months. On Aug. 21-22, the Harvest Fest will be back for the first time since the 2020 event was cancelled due to COVID. Admission to the Harvest Fest is $8 for adults; kids 12 and under are free.
"Enjoy a day of old-fashioned fun for all ages," a release from the county's historical society said. "Watch antique equipment, mules and horses harvesting the oat field, blacksmith and sawmill demos, pioneer kids' activities, food, music, tractor displays, tours of the museum and more."
Vintage baseball is on tap for Sep. 11 at the Heritage Center as the McMinnville Gristmillers face the Portland Pioneers in a classic baseball game played by the rules of the 1800s. The event starts at 1 p.m. outside the Heritage Center with music from Freddy & the Stump Jumpers. Baseball begins at 2 p.m.
Admission to the event is $5 per car with food and drink available for purchase as well. It is recommended to bring your own seating.
Blues guitarist will perform in Gaston
GASTON -- Local legendary blues guitarist Terry Robb will perform at 6 p.m. Aug. 13 at Patton Valley Vineyard. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and tickets, available at www.pattonvalley.com, are $15 per person. The winery is located at 9449 S.W. Old Highway 47 near Gaston. For more information on Robb, visit www.terryrobb.com.
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