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Albany Visitors

May 2016 Travel News
Your guide to exploring Albany + Oregon
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What's happening in Albany

Historic Preservation Events | Oregon Wine Month

With over 700 historic homes and commercial buildings, and thirteen classic architectural styles, Albany has a reputation as having the most varied collection of historic architecture in the state.
Many local events are planned this May to show off Albany’s historical attractions, instill community pride, promote heritage tourism and show the social and economic benefits of historic preservation.
  • Albany Wine Walk & Upstairs Loft Tour in Historic Downtown Albany, May 6, 2016, 4 – 8 p.m. Taste samples from over 20 local wineries in downtown Albany. The Loft Tour, sponsored by the Albany Landmarks Commission, is free. Wine walk tickets are $15 per person, get them today at the AVA.
  • National Train Day at Albany Station, May 7, 2016. Hop on Albany’s vintage trolley with Bill Maddy and Albany railroad historians for a narrated ride on historic Albany railways. The Albany Regional Museum and Albany Visitors Association will have info on train travel today and years gone by. Admission is free; concessions available.
  • Historic Downtown Walking Tour of 1st AveMay 18, 2016, 7:30 p.m. Meet at Burkhart Square (Lyon and First Ave) to learn about Albany’s historic architecture.
  • Central School Centennial Celebration, May 19, 2016, 6-9:00 p.m. Travel back in time with Central Elementary as it celebrates 100 years! Enjoy an ice cream social, a May Pole dance, and a sing-along medley of old songs from the 1900's. Plus, tour the 100-year-old building and discover the contents of the school's time capsule.
  • Monteith District Walking Tour, May 21, 2016, 11:00 a.m. Explore Albany' s architectural history and learn about preservation history on this 45-minute walking tour. Meet at Albany Farmers’ Market information booth.
See a complete calendar of historical happenings in Albany this May.
 
May is also Oregon Wine month
Join us in celebrating Oregon’s official state-wide month of wine tasting, wine learning and wine loving. Don't miss an opportunity to experience the diversity and quality of Oregon wine.
Hidden History Scavenger Hunt
Throughout the month of May explore Albany, take photos and enter to win a prize. Learn more
Visiting Albany or have family coming in to town?
Check out our listings of hotels, motels, and B&Bs!
Albany Farmer's Market
Don't miss fresh flowers and produce every Saturday. 4th & Ellsworth, City Hall parking lot, Albany, OR

 
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