Freelance writer for the Cottage Grove Sentinel
Apple Inn Bed and Breakfast in Cottage Grove, Oregon, provides peach and quiet on 200+ acres of forest land with walking trails and beautiful landscaping. Comfortable rooms with quality linens, satellite TV, frig, microwave, cozy socks, heated neck wraps and delicious food. Enjoy their great hospitality. In the country yet close to services. Come be pampered! Plan your visit to Apple Inn B&B and Cottage Grove around one of these fall events.
Downtown Historic District’s Art Walk on the last Friday of the month from June through September from 6-8 p.m. Participating merchants host local artists, provide appetizers, wine tasting and in-store specials. Visit the unique shops and eateries, enjoy many colorful murals and relax in All-America City Square with its Victorian-styled fire tower – all located within this National Historic District.
Gathering of Gardeners at the Village Green Resort and Gardens is an annual two-day event on the third weekend of September featuring gardening exhibitions, seminars with gardening experts, live music, unique art, wine-tasting, garden vendors, and the “Great Northwest Tomato Taste-Off.” Admission is $4.
Buster Keaton Days is an annual one-day event on the third Saturday of October. It is organized by the Cottage Grove Historical Society to celebrate the famed silent film star and award-winning director. Keaton filmed The General, one of Hollywood’s greatest silent comedies, in Cottage Grove in 1926. For good old-fashioned fun, dress up in period clothes, munch on some popcorn and step back in time to enjoy the showing of Buster Keaton films in the Shepherd Room of the Cottage Grove Community Center. Admission is $5.
For additional information on these Cottage Grove area attractions visit the Chamber of Commerce website: http://cgchamber.com/. And for more information on Apple Inn Bed and Breakfast visit the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild website.