Fri. Sept. 6 Interested in art and history? Willamette University is hosting a free lecture that will showcase art and architecture of the ancient Near East. The lecture will start at 5:00 p.m. in the Law-Paulus Lecture Hall at Willamette University 245 Winter St. NE Salem, OR 97301 503-370-6855 For more information visit: If your heart belongs to literature Theater By Storm will be presenting “The Tell Tale Heart” at Chemeketa Community College as part of a fundraiser for the Montez Bailey Memorial Scholarship Fund. Admission is $5. The event starts at 7:00 p.m. and will be happening in Building 3 of Chemeketa Community College. 4000 Lancaster Dr. NE Salem, OR 97305 503-391-4331 Roughly 20 minutes outside of Salem, Silverton will be hosting their First Friday event. Admission is free and there is live music, refreshments, and gallery showings. Shopping and dining areas will also be open late for the event. The events lasts from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and is happening all throughout downtown Silverton. For more information visit: Sat. Sept. 7 The Kroc Center will be having their Family Fair. Admission is free and there will be: gym games, Madjek Jump Tents, rock wall climbing, swimming and water slides as well as a food court available. In addition, Truth Be Told, a Christian band, will be performing from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. The fair lasts from 11:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is at the Salem Kroc Center. 1865 Bill Frey Dr. NE Salem, OR 97301 503-798-4782 For more information visit: If you’re looking for something that will pay you to attend, then hang out at Lancaster Mall this Saturday. Cruze with 105.1 The Buzz will be with wandering the area with the Cash Cube. Over $300 cash, $300 in Macy’s Money, as well as store gift cards and other prizes will be up for grabs. People will be randomly selected, and approximately 50 will have the chance to win. The Cash Cube will be running from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. near the Sears at the Mall 831 Lancaster Dr. NE Salem, OR 97301 503-585-1338 For more information visit: If you just want to chill out with some music the Ty Curtis Band will be performing a concert at the Keizer Rotary Amphitheater. Following the concert will be a showing of “Free Willy.” The Concert and movie are free, food and drink will be available for purchase. : Ty Curtis. Early start time of 5:30 p.m. After Ty a great family movie 'FREE WILLY.' Food, beer and wine available. All ages welcome. The concert begins at 5:30 p.m. and the movie is planned to start at 8:30 p.m. Keizer Rapids Park 1900 Chemawa Rd. N Keizer, OR 97303 503-910-3232 For more information visit:   For more events in the area visit: