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Calendar of Events

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Brownsville's Annual Events.

Easter Egg Hunt    Saturday, April 19, 2014, 1 p.m.
Easter Egg Hunt
Children are encouraged to bring their own baskets to find multi-colored eggs in Pioneer Park. Egg-hunters are divided into age groups: 0-3; 4-6; 7-9; and 10-12. Prizes are awarded for first, second and third places. The event is sponsored by the Central Linn Recreation Association.

Hop & Shop    Saturday April 19, 2-4pm
Hop & Shop
Hop into Brownsville on Easter Saturday with the kids!
Stop by the “Hop & Shop” from 2:00-4:00 on April 19, the Saturday before Easter, in Brownsville’s downtown. Participating businesses will offer free candy, Easter eggs, and goodies to fill those baskets. Last year, local children were delighted with their goodies while their grown-ups enjoyed visiting merchants in Brownsville’s historic downtown. Sponsored by the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce, you will be able to easily identify participating businesses in this year’s “Hop & Shop” by spotting the colorful signs in the windows.

Carriage Me Back to 1900    Saturday, May 3 & Sunday, May 4, 2014
Carriage Me Back to 1900
A somewhat historic, always enjoyable, community drama of life in a particular year in the history of Brownsville. Dressed in period costumes, local actors and actresses take on the personalities of well-known historical characters. Visitors ride in a horse-drawn carriage from the Linn County Historical Museum to the 1881 Moyer House enjoying reenactments at stops along the way. Call the Linn County Historical Museum at (541) 466-3390 for tickets or more information.

Hours are from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, and noon-4 p.m. Sunday. Carriage ride tickets are $8/adults, $3/children 11 and younger. Reservations are recommended for carriage rides.
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Teddy Roosevelt historic reenactment    May 21
Teddy Roosevelt historic reenactment
Come hear amazing stories of Teddy Roosevelt's adventures as a rancher, Rough Rider, and 26th president of the United States. This historic reenactment is planned for Wednesday, May 21.
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Memorial Day Service    May 26, 2014
Memorial Day Service
The American Legion is sponsoring a Memorial Day Service at 9:30 a.m. Monday, May 26 at Pioneer Cemetery to remember and honor not only the military dead, but all the ancestors, friends, and loved ones buried there. Pioneer Cemetery is located east of Brownsville off of Kirk Avenue. Members of the Brownsville American Legion Travis Moothart Post 184, along with Timber City Post #133 of Sweet Home, are organizing the event.

Willamette Country Music Fest Ticket Raffle    February-August 2014
Willamette Country Music Fest Ticket Raffle
Want to win two tickets to the Bi-Mart Willamette Country Music Festival? For just $5 you can purchase a raffle ticket for your chance to win two General Admission three-day passes to this summer's country music fest, Aug. 15-17! The raffle is a benefit for the Brownsville American Legion Post. Tickets are for sale at the American Legion Hall, 339 N. Main St., Brownsville. The prize drawing will be held August 2. For more information, call Norman at 541-401-0675 or 541-466-5000.

Pioneer Picnic 2014    Friday, June 20-Sunday, June 23
Pioneer Picnic 2014
Linn County Pioneer Picnic is Oregon's oldest continuing celebration. The first Picnic consisted of a reunion of Oregon Trail pioneers in 1887. With the passing of time and the passing of the original pioneers, the Picnic has transformed to include other entertainment and activities. Today’s picnic focuses on family fun with games, food booths, a logger jamboree, equestrian events, talent shows and more! The theme for 2014 is "Honor our Past."

Citywide Garage Sale    Saturday, July 19, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Citywide Garage Sale
Every July, Brownsville residents haul down the clutter from their attics, drag out treasures from their garages and organize accumulations from their barns in anticipation for the Brownsville Citywide Garage Sale. It's an entire town's worth of treasure!

To reserve your space on the Citywide Garage Sale map, contact The proceeds from the $10 you pay to be put on the map benefit Brownsville activities and the community.

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"Stand By Me" Celebration    July 23, 2014
"Stand By Me" Celebration
Join us in Brownsville, Oregon, as we celebrate the filming of the classic movie "Stand By Me," which was filmed in and around Brownsville in 1985. Events will occur around town throughout the day on July 23.
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Antique Faire    Saturday, August 2, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Antique Faire
Registration is now open for the Brownsville Antique Faire! For the most up-to-date information about the Antique Faire, visit

The Brownsville Antique Faire draws antique dealers, collectors and browsers from the entire Willamette Valley. Over fifty vendors sell their antiques and collectibles at the event in Brownsville's Pioneer Park. The Classic Car Show and the Chicken Swap will return this year as well! Food will be available for purchase in the Pavilion during the event, while music fills the park. Call Joe at 541-223-3397, Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. or email with questions. Vendors, send your payment to P.O. Box 161, Brownsville OR, 97327.
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