Guest blogger Vikki Lynn from Bybee's Historic Inn at Jacksonville, Oregon, sends in the following announcement about the Britt Festival, an annual music event in Jacksonville:
The stars are out for Britt 2013!
Britt has launched this year's lineup! As always, you can expect their signature mix of classical, blues, rock, pop, country and more. You'll enjoy great performers that are new to the Britt stage like Cyndi Lauper, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Scotty McCreery, Tegan & Sar and the Steve Miller Band,...Read More
It’s that time of year for Eagle Rock Lodge's annual wooden boat festival. Saturday, April 27th from 10:00 to 5:00. New and historic McKenzie drift boats will be on display along with casting demonstrations, fly tying workshop. Food and beer will be available for purchase with proceeds funding the Life Jacket program. Join us for a delightful day of boats and beautiful views of the McKenzie River.
At the Eagle Rock Lodge in Vida guests can enjoy over four acres of country garden and old...
The 16th Annual Nez Perce Art in the Wallowa is coming up very quickly--Saturday of the first weekend in October 2012 to be exact. If you like contemporary Native American art then you don't want to miss this opportunity. Nez Perce Indian and nearly Columbia River Tribal Plateau artists will once again display and offer their work for sale at the historic Wallowa Lake Lodge in Northeastern Oregon.
Live and silent auctions take place in the afternoon of Saturday, October 4, 2012, from noon to 4...Read More
The innkeepers of Bybee's Historic Inn near Jacksonville, Oregon, want to make sure their guests know what's going on nearby. Coming up soon on Saturday, June 9, 2012, the Britt Festival opens in Jacksonville! Vikki and Tina invite you to stay at their inn on the outskirts of Jacksonville while you attend the Britt Festival. Give them a call toll-free at (877) 292-3374 and let them help design your authentic Oregon vacation experience.
Bybee's Historic Inn is also a great place to think about...Read More
Geotourism is a great way to see the United States. Keith Riggs at the US Department of Agriculture recently posted a really good blog post about touring through Northern California and Southern Oregon on the national Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway. The route runs from Lake Almanor in Northern California to Crater Lake in Southern Oregon, passing through seven national forests along the way. Riggs writes:
Along this journey from volcano to volcano you’ll find opportunities for adventure,...Read More
Innkeepers get around. On March 17, 2012, Bill Finney & Heather Tyreman from the Bronze Antler Bed & Breakfast in Joseph, OR, participated in the NE Oregon Bridal Show in LaGrande, OR. We met a lot of brides, grooms, girlfriends & mothers. What a great show! The best part for me was wandering around in one of our most comfortable Bronze Antler Bed and Breakfast spa robes. The other exhibitors were so envious!
If you're planning an Oregon wedding anytime soon, be sure to check out the Wedding...Read More
Like running shoes? Like Southern Oregon? The innkeepers of Bybee's Historic Inn just outside of Jacksonville, OR, would love to see you in April for the Pear Blossom Run!
Who: Anyone who wants to enter and support Jackson County High Schools, local school programs & the YMCA Annual Strong Communities Fundraising Campaign.
What: 36th Annual Pear Blossom Run
When: Saturday, April 14, 2012
Where: Medford, Oregon (not too far from Jacksonville, OR)
Why: Rogue Valley's #1 athletic event. ...Read More
you own and operate an Oregon bed and breakfast and you're
also one of the popular Oregon wedding sites, you need to plan your
improvements accordingly. Vicki and Tina Marie at
Bybee's Historic Inn in Jacksonville, OR, are doing just
that. Here's a little note about their latest
improvement. Vicki writes:
"As our 2011 summer season comes to an end, we are working on new amenities for the 2012 season. Tina has always envisioned an outdoor fireplace in the north yard and this fall it...
and breakfasts are such wonderful places. And bed and
breakfast owners are special people interested in the properties
they transform into B&Bs. Many inns are located in
historically significant homes and the owners do what they can
to maintain the character of the house and its surroundings.
It's been said that B&B owners have done more for the preservation of older and/or historic homes in the United States through their preservation efforts than have the preservation societies (perhaps a...
The latest word from Vikki at
Bybee's Historic Inn is complimentary transportation
to/from the Britt Festival in Jacksonville, OR! Join Vikki
and Tina Marie at their authentic Oregon bed and breakfast for a
night or two, or a week, while attending the Britt Festival!
Vikki writes: The Classical Festival at the Britt has started and will continue through the month of August.
Founded in 1963, the Britt Classical Festival features a professional orchestra of 90 musicians who come from all over...
Oregon has more designated scenic byways and tour routes than any other state and I'd like to present a few of them in a series of blogs to create amazing getaways and tours in Oregon. Thanks Travel Oregon for sharing this information
Cottage Grove is known as the "Covered Bridge Capital of Oregon". There are seven bridges along the route, including Dorena Bridge, Stewart Bridge, Mosby Creek Bridge, Currin Bridge, Chambers Railroad Bridge, Centennial Bridge, and Swinging Bridge. Many of these...
Have you ever sojourned to a place that thrilled and excited you? Have you ever felt your spirit vibrate in response to the fierceness...Read More