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My Dream Day in McMinnville

We've been asking people around town what they would do if they had one perfect day to spend in McMinnville. Peter Kircher, the owner of our wonderful Golden Valley Brewery & Restaurant, who (as you can see below) "likes to keep busy," offered these thoughts on a perfect day for him.

1. I'd take a balloon or glider ride at sunrise on a beautiful summer day.

2. I'd then get on my bike and take a long ride on the Masonville loop out to the Lawrence Gallery on Highway 18, or to Eratic Rock, stopping at a bistro along the way for a leisurely lunch.

3. Then I'd head for the wineries: Ken Wright, Soter and Scott Paul, all in or near Carlton, would be at the top of my list.

4. An afternoon beer tasting at Golden Valley (of course).

5. At sunset, I'd be walking at Youngberg Hill, with its sensational views of hills and vineyards.

6. Back to downtown Mac for a French dinner at Bistro Maison.

7. And then I'd turn around and go back to spend the night at the Youngberg Hill Vineyards & Inn, with its big deck overlooking the vineyards, comfortable rooms and great breakfasts.

Now that would be a sensational day in McMinnville.

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62nd Annual Distinguished Service Awards

McMinnville Grand Ballroom | McMinnville

McMinnville Distinguished Service Awards has been a long standing tradition since 1955. While this is not an MDA event, we do assist with logistics and planning to keep this tradition alive. RSVP by April 26th. Call Rebecca at 503-472-3605 or email your reservation to Info@DowtownMcMinnville.comTickets are $40.00 per personNo Host Bar Honoring:Rocky Wade- Man of the Year Mary Martin- Woman of the ...
McMinnville Grand Ballroom
McMinnville Grand Ballroom 325 NE Third Street



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Duniway Middle School Field | McMinnville

McMinnville Relay For LifeAmerican Cancer SocietySaturday June 24, 2017 Noon to Midnight Duniway Middle School Field (On 2nd Street just past Michelbook Lane)Not too late to form a team.Survivors & Participants can register free at For more info contact us at mcminnvillerelayforlife@gmail.comCheck us out on Facebook at McMinnville ...
Duniway Middle School Field
Duniway Middle School Field



Celebrating its 57th year, Turkey Rama is one of McMinnville’s oldest and most loved traditions! The community festival observes the historical importance of the once-thriving turkey business in the surrounding county. The turkey farms are gone, but Turkey Rama lives on!  As the face of our community has changed, so has the festival itself. Downtown you’ll find vendors, a Food Court ...
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Downtown McMinnville
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