Sinopsis

We are webcasting Oregon Country Fair magic all year long! Take a trip down the path and listen in as we showcase creative, cultural, and sustainable events and happenings all over the world. If you are "Fair Family" or have been to the Oregon Country Fair, you can submit your content to us for review and inclusion in our website and podcast. We focus on Pacific Northwest creativity but welcome YOU to listen in wherever you are!

Episodios

  • Ritz Arts Ken Hardenbrook at OCF

    Ritz Arts Ken Hardenbrook at OCF

    27/05/2020 Duración: 08min

    Ritz Arts member Ken Hardenbrook talks with us about the beautiful artwork being installed outside the Ritz in the patio area. Learn about the time capsules they are putting into the wall which will capture bits of Fair magic for the future. Check out the great photos that go with this episode on our website at FairFamilyRadio.com.

  • Refrigeration Crew- with Larry at OCF

    Refrigeration Crew- with Larry at OCF

    13/05/2020 Duración: 12min

    What is the reefer truck? Find out about how the food booths at Oregon Country Fair keep their food cold and about the crews behind this critical service. Hear about the history of chillville and how Larry feels about the volunteers and the community of trust. "The volunteers are doing it with love." And he recounts stories about his favorite memories at Fair and the magical glow of evening. Also he relates about the land and our impact on it from a multi-year perspective. "We are guests on this land."

  • DeSolution Reggae Band at OCF

    DeSolution Reggae Band at OCF

    29/04/2020 Duración: 09min

    Listen to the DeSolution reggae band performing at Monkey Palace at the Oregon Country Fair! We interview band members Ratie, who is from Zimbabwe, and hear about the inspiration for some of her original songs. Christopher, also from Zimbabwe, talks about how they got started and what it's all about. Feel the vibration!

  • Astral Chrysalis Designs at OCF

    Astral Chrysalis Designs at OCF

    15/04/2020 Duración: 09min

    Hear about the leatherwork artistry of Astral Chrysalis Design. Inspiration often comes from the customers as they try on items in different ways than expected. Hats, skirts, belts, jewelry, all of the items are hand made and one of a kind. With the piecework, embedded gems stones and filligree lacework, the styles are unique and layered.

  • Penelope Pendragon and the Magical WISH Wagon at OCF

    Penelope Pendragon and the Magical WISH Wagon at OCF

    18/03/2020 Duración: 14min

    What is the Magical WISH Wagon? Join us on a virtual tour of this beautiful, creative and fantastical wagon that Penelope Pendragon has created at Oregon Country Fair. Her purpose is peace and compassion, and helping you fulfill your innermost desires and wishes. Listen to her spoken word poetry as she connects delighted fair-goers with the Faeries and teaches us how to make our wishes come true!

  • The Dragon Parade at OCF

    The Dragon Parade at OCF

    12/03/2020 Duración: 05min

    Peachi the Dragon at the Oregon Country Fair makes a wave of smiles as she snakes through the crowd, several times throughout the day. The dragon parade has been an important part of the fair for over 30 years! Hear the band Samba Ja as the excited fairgoers get inside the dragon and begin to take the magic around the fair site.

  • Clem Stockard Photography at OCF

    Clem Stockard Photography at OCF

    04/03/2020 Duración: 03min

    Clem tells us about his photography and redwood furniture booth at the Oregon Country Fair, about the giant cookie-loving bear that sits on his bench, and the changes he's seen over the many years at the Fair.

  • Derek Jones Glass Art at OCF

    Derek Jones Glass Art at OCF

    07/02/2020 Duración: 05min

    Derek Jones is an amazing glass artist who creates beautiful pendants, giant marble-like orbs, and more. Hear him talk about his personal ethos behind flexible pricing and how he collaborates with others for some of his settings. Spreading art and joy since 1995 at the Fair!

  • Everyone Orchestra: Matt Butler at OCF

    Everyone Orchestra: Matt Butler at OCF

    07/02/2020 Duración: 08min

    Matt Butler talks about Everyone Orchestra and the history of this synergistic, improvisational music. Bringing together diverse musicians to create in-the-moment jams is his passion. Learn how he got started with this style and about some favorite moments.

  • True Band with Raven Muir at OCF

    True Band with Raven Muir at OCF

    21/01/2020 Duración: 09min

    Listen in as the TRUE band and friends perform on the stage at Philly Cheesesteak booth on the path at Oregon Country Fair. These young performers are led by their instructor John, who started this ukelele band at Ridgeline Montessori School in Eugene. Hear from band member Raven Muir, age 15, about how she got started and what Rock Camp, a part of Grrlz Rock, is about. Recorded in 2017.

  • Talismana Designs: Eve Bennett-Jones at OCF

    Talismana Designs: Eve Bennett-Jones at OCF

    08/01/2020 Duración: 05min

    Eve at Talismana Designs talks to us about her design inspiration including symbolism and motifs of the natural world. Bees, bones, beetles, porcupine quills are just some of the materials she works with. She has lived the festival lifestyle for many years and now sells online as well. Leather pocket belts and festival wear clothing are included in her beautiful offerings, which are always popular for their unique style.

  • Arch Park Firestarting at OCF

    Arch Park Firestarting at OCF

    27/12/2019 Duración: 24min

    How do you make fire from traditional natural tools? Learn all the details as Jeff talks to us in Archaeology Park at Oregon Country Fair and starts a fire with a bow drill. He explains about the tools, types of tinder, methods of firestarting and answers questions from the crowd. The kids are super cute as they ask about his leather clothes and what he's doing.

  • Kat McMillan Open Heart Kirtan at OCF

    Kat McMillan Open Heart Kirtan at OCF

    27/11/2019 Duración: 04min

    Get to know Kavita "Kat" McMillan and her Open Heart Kirtan at the Spoken Word stage at Oregon Country Fair. She practices Bakhti Yoga and leads call and response "kirtans"- spiritual songs for upliftment. Beautiful and peaceful music!

  • Shady Lane Wanderings and Humble George at OCF

    Shady Lane Wanderings and Humble George at OCF

    27/11/2019 Duración: 08min

    Wander along Shady Lane at Oregon Country Fair, and drop in on live music inside the giant wicker dragon, and listen in to the band Humble George as they play some good old rag time and "sarcastic jazz", and heckle your host, Karen Rainsong.

  • Organic Matters at OCF

    Organic Matters at OCF

    30/10/2019 Duración: 09min

    Explore the Organic Matters booth in Energy Park at the Oregon Country Fair. We'll learn about what transitional organic means, how farmers can make a difference, and the socio-economics of organic farming.

  • Energy Park Solar at OCF

    Energy Park Solar at OCF

    04/10/2019 Duración: 05min

    Learn about the Oregon Energy Industries Association and the Solar Showers at the Oregon Country Fair! Amy Berg-Pickett talks to us about supporting solar energy statewide in a dynamic environment. Also hear from the Solar Showers crew- how to get clean on a dusty day!

  • Andy Lifshuts/ Honoring Grandma Barbara

    Andy Lifshuts/ Honoring Grandma Barbara

    04/10/2019 Duración: 04min

    Listen to the story of Barbara Lifschuts, a treasured member of the Fair Family, who passed away. Her grandson Andy shares memories and Barbara's fiber arts in the booth, as well as selling his own jewelry. Andy remembers her fondly and her contributions to the fair for over 30 years. Julie from Bo Peep Hats shares the booth as well with her colorful creations. 

  • Cindy  the Fantasy Horns Booth at OCF

    Cindy & the Fantasy Horns Booth at OCF

    03/10/2019 Duración: 04min

    Cindy explains all about the finer aspects of fantasy horns and talks about some of the hilarious characters that have bought them over the years. We won't spoil it for you, but it makes for some fun listening.

  • Lost Valley Educational Center at Energy Park

    Lost Valley Educational Center at Energy Park

    25/09/2019 Duración: 04min

    What is Lost Valley Educational Center? We'll talk to Collin at his Oregon Country Fair booth and find out the many definitions of permaculture and how it relates to the land, people, and activities at this educational center in Dexter, Oregon.

  • Alkahest Leather at OCF

    Alkahest Leather at OCF

    04/09/2019 Duración: 06min

    Take a peek inside the Alkahest Leather booth at the Oregon Country Fair and find out how duct tape and inspiration contributes to these beautiful and unique Sylvan style products. We'll talk to Dustin and Tiera, the co-creators of these fancy shoes, boots, and jewelry and find out how their work ethos informs the business of leather artistry.

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