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The McMinnville Downtown Association is completing a historic resources survey for the downtown historic district. If you are interested in volunteering or have any historic photos, documents or information that might be of use please email info@downtownmcminnville.com or call 503.472.3605

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Buchannan Cellers Makes National Registry

Feb 17, 2012

Gerald and Margaret Legard are planning to restore McMinnville’s Buchanan Cellers building — focal point of the city’s Granary District and in turn of its Northeast Gateway renewal project — to the look it had in 1949.
Constructed in 1888 as the Barnekoff and Allyn Flouring Mill, it has won a place on the National Register of Historic Places. It joins McMinnville’s Historic Downtown District and Linfield’s Pioneer Hall.

Read the full article HERE: By Molly Walker of the News Register

The McMinnville Downtown Association works to promote and enhance our historic downtown as the economic, social and cultural heart of the community.

Upcoming Events

Mar

12

Natural Disaster Awareness Workshop

McMinnville Fire Hall | MCMinnville

The McMinnville Downtown Association and Third Street Books are sponsoring the FEMA-certified course “Natural Disaster Awareness for Community Leaders” on Thursday, March 12 from 9 to 1pm at the McMinnville Fire Hall. Paul Manson, of the Institute for Sustainable Solutions at the Hatfield School of Government, Portland State University will teach the course along with Khanh Pham, PhD graduate ...
McMinnville Fire Hall
McMinnville Fire Hall 175 SE 1st Street

Mar

27

Presented by Evonne Cramer of McMinnville, OR Hosted by:  La Bella Casa Friday March 27th 6-9pm Enjoy an evening of learning how to create a beautiful watercolor, wine, 20% off any La Bella Casa item during the class and tons of fun!! You will leave the evening with a 16x20 matted watercolor created by the one and only you! Call La Bella Casa (503-435-2313) and reserve your spot ...

Mar

07

Historic Architectural Tour

Downtown McMinnville

Incorporated in 1876, McMinnville is a community rich with history. The Historic Open House Tour, hosted by McMinnville Downtown Association, is a fascinating and beautiful way to get a crash course in some of that history. The tour will take place this year on March 7, 2015. The tours are at 10am and 2pm and last about 2 1/2 hours. Reservations required -  Call McMinnville ...
Downtown McMinnville
Downtown McMinnville

Mar

07

The McMinnville Ghost & Mystery Tour will take you back in time to an era of discovery and early life. With over 15 years of tour guide experience, your guides make sure you have a spooky good time. Starting at the historic Hotel Oregon, the tour covers the most mysterious and ghostly parts of downtown McMinnville. During the 90 minute tour you will hear ghost stories and investigate the paranormal ...

Mar

13

The McMinnville Wine & Food Classic is a benefit for the students of St. James Catholic School! Thank you for your generosity and support! Enjoy the culinary variety and relaxed atmosphere. Watch some of the area's best Chefs in the Northwest demonstrate their skills. Talk with winemakers and vintners and learn the intricacies of their trade. Purchase by the taste, glass, bottle or case. Visit ...

Mar

21

2013 Apreciação Chardonnay Release paired with Willamette Valley Cheeses Saturday March 21, 2015, 11am to 5pm This is your chance to taste our very limited Estate Vineyard 2013 Chardonnay paired with dreamy Willamette Valley Cheese Co. farmstead cheeses. The past few years this Chardonnay has sold out almost immediately. Experience this stunning white, along with award-winning Pinot ...

May

01

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May

02

Downtown businesses are offering great specials, exclusive previews, trunk shows and drawings.  The Goodwill Ambassadors will be handing out carnations to the first 300 moms, beginning at 1:00 at the US Bank Plaza (3rd and Davis St). Check back in the coming weeks for more details!

May

15

Each year in May, downtown McMinnville is "visited" in a cosmic sense. Beings from other galaxies walk the street during the second largest UFO celebration in the country.  Partake in a parade, enjoy live entertainment, watch the pet costume contest and peruse vendor booths over this two day festival. McMenamins Hotel Oregon will also be hosting live speakersm music and more! Visit ...
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