Schedule 2014

The complete 2014 Schedule will be ready in June 2014. We hope you’ll come back and take a look then.

Farmer’s Market

Friday, July 18

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: to  Ima Blueberry hover to see more infoIma BlueberryVisit with IMA Blueberry, Oregon Berry coloring sheets, bean bag toss, face painting, and more!

Saturday, July 19

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: to  Ima Blueberry hover to see more infoIma BlueberryVisit with IMA Blueberry, Oregon Berry coloring sheets, bean bag toss, face painting, and more!

BluesBerry Main Stage

Friday, July 18

Festival Welcome!

Olive Rootbeer & Dingo Dizmal hover to see more infoOlive Rootbeer & Dingo DizmalThe dynamic duo that brings you stories, songs, love, laughter, balloons and all kinds of shenanigans! Read more at Facebook.⬈

Canned Berry Cooking Demo hover to see more infoOregon Fruit ProductsAaron GuerraCooking with Oregon Fruit canned Oregon berries! Featuring Chef Aaron Guerra. Aaron Guerra is a Certified Executive Chef and also a Certified Dietary Manager who graduated the Le Cordon Bleu program in 2001 and began working at Western Culinary Institute in 2002. Prior to his culinary education, Aaron worked for the Radisson Hotel in Sacramento, California for six years, during which time he worked with celebrity Chef Martin Yan on 63 shows on Malaysia, Hong Kong, and Thailand. Aaron took over as Executive Chef for The Restaurant at the Historic Reserve, in Vancouver Washington in 2004 and during his time at the restaurant helped implement and establish the Northwest Culinary Institute (NCI) in the historic area of Vancouver Washington. Aaron was the Banquet Sous Chef for Spirit Mountain Casino and a Lead Cook in their Cedar Plank Buffet, which is the largest in the Northwest. Active in the American Culinary Federation’s ProChefs of Oregon (CCSO) chapter, Aaron is currently an Industry chef evaluator for post-secondary schools on the west coast and a certified ACE (Accredited Culinary Evaluator) for ACF National which evaluates culinary school programs and working chef’s getting their accreditation and certifications . Aaron spends his free time doing charity events, melon and ice carving, food demos, playing basketball and learning the Native American flute. Read more⬈

Dave Mullany hover to see more infoDave MullanyDave Mullany has played in top NYC clubs and studios and opened shows for the likes of Muddy Waters and Jerry Garcia. In 1991, Mullany moved to Portland and began focusing on acoustic blues, and he continues to play and teach in the Pacific Northwest. He has released a solo CD and two instructional DVDs and has begun work on his second CD. Read more⬈

Mark Benthimer hover to see more infoMark BenthimerMagician Extraordinaire. In addition to many national and local TV appearances, Mark has headlined casinos, festivals and even with music legends like Sammy Hagar, Blues Traveler and more. Mark will bring his unique mix of magic, comedy and family fun to this year’s festival. Read more⬈

Chadwick Boyd Cooking Demohover to see more infoChadwick Boyd Cooking DemoBoyd has one mission…to change the world for good through food and words. For more than 20 years, he has worked with celebrity chefs, premium retailers, major book and magazine publishers, national television and consumer brands to develop content, programming and products that help consumers live better through food. He has built and owned consumer food brand marketing firms, serving Panera Bread, QVC, Random House, ConAgra Foods, Target and many more. He also has regularly appeared on NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX, PBS and cable networks, sharing food tips and inspirations. Read more⬈

Revel’n hover to see more infoRevel'nRon Snyder (mandolin, guitar) & Evelyn Idzerda (guitar). A tasty mix of old time and bluegrass served up with vocal harmonies and a big helping of good energy. A home-cooked meal of string music.

Saturday, July 19

Festival Welcome!

The Alphabeticians hover to see more infoThe AlphabeticiansWho, or more precisely, what are The Alphabeticians? They are two guys (Mr. Hoo and Mr. E) who love playing quirky, funny, upbeat songs for kids and families. Think They Might Be Giants meets The Velvet Underground meets Schoolhouse Rock. Or something like that. Read more⬈

Baking with Berries Cooking Demo hover to see more infoPiper DavisBaking with berries and Piper Davis from Grant Central Bakery, featuring the Grand Central Bakery U Bake line. Davis is an avid baker and cook who inherited her ease in the kitchen from her mother, Grand Central Bakery founder Gwyneth Bassetti. Trained in Viennoiserie at the National Baking Institute, Davis developed the pastry and cuisine side of Grand Central’s family of bakeries and is the driving force behind its commitment to working with local ingredients and responsible farmers and ranchers. She is the author of The Grand Central Baking Book. Berry Pie from Grant Central Bakery Piper will make a fresh berry tart made with U-Bake puff pastry, show how to hand-mix perfect pie dough, and share how she uses fresh Oregon berries in her favorite recipes from the Grand Central Baking Book. Four lucky audience members will receive a signed copy of the Grand Central Baking Book. Read more⬈

Karl Smiley hover to see more infoKarl SmileyLong time folk & blues artist from Summit and Open Mic favorite. Karl Smiley plays his finger-pickin’ eclectic mix of folk classics and originals. Read more⬈

Mo Phillips hover to see more infoMo PhillipsMo Phillips writes songs from his secret ninja laboratory in the Portland, Oregon. This is music built for kids and parents alike! Mo sings about things whole families can appreciate. A fine, distilled blend of Americana, Soul and Blues, while not being afraid of a poppy hook or straight rockin’ out. Read more⬈

LifeWise Healthy Cooking with Berries & Basil Demohover to see more infoMaria Zilka of Lifewise OregonFeaturing Chef Daniel Miller & Nutrition Therapist Maria Zilka. Zilka is responsible for patient education and implementation of the unique ketogenic diet used in Dr. Nigh’s cancer care program. In addition to her work with cancer patients, Maria is a Certified GAPS (Gut & Psychology Syndrome) Practitioner and has helped many people with food allergies and chronic gut health issues establish balance through proper diet. Read more⬈
Daniel Miller of Lifewise Oregon Miller coaches cancer survivors to support them in the creation of sustainable health and happiness; teaching various kitchen workshops on health and cancer care; and growing the Taking Care Portland survivorship model. Read more⬈

Tough Love Pyle hover to see more infoTough Love Pyle Read more⬈

Healthy Berry Booths

Friday, July 18

Naturopathic Doctor

Registered Nurse

Saturday, July 19

Naturopathic Doctor

Registered Nurse

Know your Oregon Berries Booth

Friday, July 18

Berry Farmer

Berry Packer

Saturday, July 19

Berry Farmer

Berry Packer

Gala Berry Dinner

Saturday, July 19

Gala Berry Dinner⬈

Be sure not to miss out on the Agri Tour and Restaurant Month happening all month long!

The Gala Berry Dinner takes place at 6:00pm on Saturday.

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