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Historical society returns to hosting events in McMinnville, Gaston concert set

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.

For more information on either event, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 503-472-2842. The Heritage Center is located at 11275 S.W. Durham Lane.

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, are $15 per person. The winery is located at 9449 S.W. Old Highway 47 near Gaston. For more information on Robb, visit

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