Photo Gallery - 2016

Photos by: Greg Lee

Aircraft Club Fly-In

Oregon Antique & Classic Aircraft Club Fly-In

The Oregon Aviation Historical Society hosts the Oregon Antique & Classic Aircraft Club Annual Fly-in on Saturday, July 15 from 1-5 p.m. The Oregon Aviation History Center is located at 2475 Jim Wright Way (across from the Cottage Theatre).  

The OACAC has their annual meeting at 3 pm, after which Robin Reid will talk about some of the test flights he has made.  The presentation is open to the public at no charge, and there will be a “pizza feed” at 5:30!

For more information on the Fly-In visit:

The Oregon Aviation Historical Society’s Museum will be open for tours during BMD.

  • Friday, July 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 15 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For more information call 541-767-0244 or visit:


2017 Gold Rush Running

The Cottage Grove Jogging Club brings back a BMD tradition from the past…

Start and Finish Washington and 6th, Friday July 14th at 9:00 PM.

Cost is $20.00 and $30.00 with T-shirt.

Register at



The Gold Rush is a twilight 5k run or walk through lovely Cottage Grove. It starts in the center of town and travels to Main Street and then to River Road, along the Coast Fork of the Willamette River and where Buster Keaton shot some of his famous silent film "The General." The start and finish are located near places to find great food and drink to celebrate your run. Dig it! Registration includes drink ticket for Brew Station and glowstick fun!

GOLD DASH (500m)

A fun run for kids prior to the start of the Grand Miners Parade.
SATURDAY, JULY 15th @ 9:30am
Start on 14th & Main, Cottage Grove, OR
Totally free with prizes for the runners!
No registration! Just come and run!

For more information visit:

To register go to:

Jay the Magician

BMD welcomes back local magician, Jay Frasier  for his fourth appearance at the festival.  

This accomplished magician performs at schools, libraries, county fairs, and at personal and corporate events throughout the Pacific Northwest.

He is best known for his engaging way of making magic funny, entertaining and interactive for all ages, through close-up magic or in stage shows.

On Saturday, Jay performs on the Main Stage at 3:30 p.m. and will spend the day roaming around Bohemia City delighting and astonishing festival-goers with his close-up magic tricks.

For booking information:



Cottage Grove Historical Museum

For the past 50+ years, historically minded residents have volunteered countless hours to collect, catalog, and display a wide variety of artifacts that depict Cottage Grove’s interesting and colorful history. Learn More.

Oregon Aviation Museum

The Oregon Aviation Historical Society is based at Jim Wright Field here in Cottage Grove. The goal of the Oregon Aviation Historical Society is to collect, preserve and restore aviation artifacts for interpretive and educational display, to insure the preservation of Oregon’s rich aviation heritage for future generations. Learn More.

Doctor Snapp House

The Prospectors & Golddiggers Club owns and maintains the historic Dr. Snapp House on South River Road, originally built in Slabtown in 1886. During Bohemia Mining Days the house will be open for tours led by Victorian-dressed members of the club. Learn More.

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