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Director: Jamboree a go – in some way

 

April 14, 2021

JOSH DARWOOD, district facilities director, leads School Board members on a tour of the renovated Sweet Home Junior High campus Monday evening before their meeting began.

Robert Shamek told the Sweet Home School Board Monday night, April 12, that the annual Oregon Jamboree festival will be different this year if current state and county protocols hold firm.

The executive director of the country music festival said that current law states that an event must provide 86 square feet of space per person, and based on the size of the typical Jamboree venue, Jamboree staff is thus moving forward in the hopes of having 5,000 patrons at the event.

The Jamboree usually hosts nearly 20,000.

"It's all based on still being at the level 'high,'" he said. "And I hope to Go...



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