November & December events

Holiday Movie event

Holiday Movie event

Dallas Foursquare Church Harvest Bazaar

DALLAS - Fri., Nov. 1, 10 a.m. -4 p.m. at Dallas Foursquare Church, 976 SW Hayter St. Admission to the event is by canned food donation which will be brought to our local food bank. There will be many different vendors and tables. Proceeds will benefit The Salvation Army’s “Adopt a Family” program. If you are interested in a table or would like more information please call Melissa Williams 503-560-2740.

Handmade Crafts by Phyllis and Rose

WEST SALEM – Saturday, Nov. 1, 820 Clairmount St. NW. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. Ponchos, kitchen towels, children’s towels and fabric books. For more information please call Phyllis 503-363-1996.

Independence Riverview Winter Market

INDEPENDENCE – Nov. 1 through Dec. 20 at the Elks Lodge, 289 S. Main St. Saturdays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. We will be joining the IES Bazaar at the school, 150 S. 4th St. on Dec. 6. Features cheeses, yard art, hand-knit fashions, pasture fed meats, quality produce, preserved foods, jewelry, pottery, hot foods, artisan marshmallows, baked goodies, chair massage, holiday wreaths, and fine art. For more information contact Sue Baker 503-837-0045.

Rickreall Grange Holiday & Craft Sale

RICKREALL – Nov. 1-2, Nov. 7-9, and Nov. 28-29 at Rickreall Grange, 280 Main St. (Hwy 99W). Hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. Come and shop for that special gift, then relax and have a delicious breakfast or lunch with us. Features Christmas items, baked goods, arts & crafts, unique gifts, quilt raffle & more. Tables available. For more information contact Blanch Pryor: 503-623-8289.

Heron Pointe Holiday Gift & Bake Sale

MONMOUTH – Friday, Nov. 7, 504 Gwinn St. E. Hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendors are needed, $15 per space donation to our resident fund. Please contact Vanessa at 503-838-6850 for more information.

Polk County Extension Annual Holiday Fair

RICKREALL – Friday through Saturday, Nov. 7-8 at Polk County Fairgrounds, 520 S. Pacific Hwy (99 W). Hours are Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free (donations welcome). Features more than 120 exhibitors. Items include Christmas wreaths, ornaments, handmade toys, dolls, and crafts of all types, beaded jewelry, photography, emu products, scrapbooking supplies, and much more. Short order foods, espresso drinks, and hot apple cider available. For more information contact the OSU Polk County Extension, 503-623-8395.

Willamette Humane Society Thrift Store Holiday Bazaar

SALEM - Nov. 7-8, at 548 High St. NE. Hours are 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday and Saturday. Features holiday decor, ornaments, jewelry, collectibles, and more. All proceeds benefit the animals at the Willamette Humane Society, serving Polk and Marion counties. For more information: 503-362-6892.

Independence Airpark Arts & Craft Fair

INDEPENDENCE - Nov. 7-9 at 744 Stearman St. Hours are Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. Features quality crafts and gifts. For more information Kaaren McGlynn 541-726-4088.

Monmouth Senior Center Annual Holiday Bazaar

MONMOUTH - Sat., Nov. 8 at Monmouth Senior Center, 180 Warren St. S. Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Senior Center. There will be a raffle held and tables are available for $15. For further information contact Sue Teal. 503-838-5678.

Pedee Annual Craft Fair

PEDEE - Saturday, Nov. 8 at Pedee’s Women’s Clubhouse and Pedee Fire Station, 12491 Kings Valley Highway. Hours at 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free. Features their annual sale of hand dipped chocolates, handmade crafts and gift items, decorations, homemade baked goods. The homemade soup and pie luncheon is held in the clubhouse. Proceeds benefit gift boxes for military, quilts for veterans and at-risk children, and basic upkeep expenses of the clubhouse. For more information: Ethelene Osgood, 503-838-1944.

Family Treasures Marketplace Open Trunk & Parking Lot Craft Fair

INDEPENDENCE - 240 Monmouth St., every second Saturday of the month, (weather permitting), 9am-5pm. RSVP and for more information please call 541-207-4387.

Historic Gentle House 24th Year Holiday Bazaar

MONMOUTH - Nov. 13-15 at Historic Gentle House, 855 Monmouth Ave. N. on the Western Oregon University campus. Hours are: Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Features handcrafted items, gifts, holiday decorations, home décor, and more. Admission is a $1 suggested donation to benefit Friends of the Gentle House. For more information: Amanda Davis, 503-623-2070.

Dallas Area Seniors Annual Holiday Bazaar

DALLAS – Friday & Saturday, Nov. 14-15 at Dallas Senior Center, 945 Jefferson St. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Features handmade gifts of all varieties, homemade baked goods, candies, and a soup and sandwich luncheon. Proceeds benefit the Dallas Senior Center. For more information contact Blanche Pryor 503-623-8289 or Dallas Senior Center 503-623-8554.

Salt Creek Church Christmas Bazaar with a Country Store Feel

DALLAS - Sat., Nov. 15 at 15075 Salt Creek Rd. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Features local artisan handcrafts, baked goods, kitchen treasures, one-of-a-kind baby gifts, seasonal crafts, cards, home decor and more. Food available: Sit down (morning only) cinnamon rolls. Soup luncheon: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; other food items available. For more information: Melody 503-623-2976.

Greenway Mobile Home Park Annual Craft & Bake Sale

DALLAS - Saturday, Nov. 22 in park clubhouse at 450 SE LaCreole Dr. (park map posted at entrance). Hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Features crafts, baked goods, soup & roll $2. Raffle tickets 3 for $1. Vendor tables available. For more information: Charlotte Huff, 503-623-4891.

2014 Polk County Craft Festival

RICKREALL - Nov. 28-29 at Polk County Fairgrounds and Event Center, 520 S. Pacific Highway (99W). Hours: Fri.-Sat., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free: donations welcome. Features two buildings of more than 100 craft spaces. Wreaths, ornaments, ceramics, baskets, gift packs, fudge, cowboy art, baked goods and so much more! Food available onsite. Proceeds go towards FFA and 4-H programs. For more information: Linda or Tina 503-623-3048.

Farm Worker Holiday Wreaths Sales

POLK COUNTY - Wreath orders are being taken through Monday, December 1 for free Polk and Marion County delivery December 6-8. The handcrafted wreaths measure 25 inches in diameter and are made of noble fir, holly, pine cones and a red bow. Cost is $35. Wreaths are made by and will benefit MLP (Mujeres Luchadoras Progresistas / Women Fighting for Progress), a local farmworker women’s cooperative for family income and leadership development. To order or for more information: Ed Brandt, Farm Worker Ministry Northwest, tel. 503-917-1326, or email:

Monmouth-Independence Rotary Club

MONMOUTH/INDEPENDENCE - Famous rum cakes created in her Independence bakery by Barbara Storey. They are available in 4 flavors: Original Rum, Chocolate Fudge, Lemon Rum, and Pumpkin. These are perfect for your holiday entertaining: they will keep until your Christmas dinner—if you can resist eating this delicious treat before then. These cakes make ideal gifts for your friends and clients. Four inch cake $9 each or $80 for ten in a single order. Please contact the Monmouth Independence Rotary Club at 503-838-6687 or email or website: www.mirotary

Monmouth Garden Club Holiday Greens Sale

MONMOUTH - Dec. 3-5 at Central Baptist Church, 655 S. Pacific Ave. (Hwy 99W). Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wed. and Thurs. and 10 a.m. to noon on Fri. Admission is free. Fresh holiday wreaths, table and hearth decorations are available. Proceeds go to community beautification projects. Special orders may be placed in advance by calling Diane Ostrom 503-838-2980.

West Valley Hospital 3rd Annual Holiday Home Decor Bazaar

DALLAS - Friday, Dec. 5 at 525 SE Washington St. Hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Features new and previously enjoyed holiday decor including tree trimmer, table top, doorway and small inside. No tree lights, no large indoor or outdoor decor. Donations of decor accepted Nov. 17 through Nov. 27. 100 % of proceeds benefit the WVH Volunteer Services Scholarship Fund providing scholarships to Polk County High School graduates pursuing a healthcare related field. For more information: Pat Cozad, 503-623-7323.

Independence Elementary School’s Annual Holiday Craft Fair

INDEPENDENCE - Sat., Dec. 6 in the Independence Elementary School gym, 150 S. Fourth St. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. Features, handmade crafts and gifts. Live music from local groups including VIP Strings, IES choir and student musicians from the Jeanie Leit Taylor Music Studio. Lunch, snacks and desserts will be available. Tickets for many raffle prizes will be sold at the fair 4 for $1. Raffle will be drawn at the end of the fair. Vendor tables available for $15. For tables or more information: IES 503-838-1222; Liane Moser at 503-838-2240. All proceeds go to benefit the IES Activity Fund.

Dallas School District 4th Annual Holiday Bazaar

DALLAS - Sat., Dec. 6, 9am-4pm at the Dallas High School Forum, 1250 SE Holman Ave. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Food, crafts, music, and more. Free Admission, spaces available. Contact: Debbie McCleery at or call 503-623-5594, ext. 5012.

St. Thomas Episcopal Annual Holiday Bazaar

DALLAS - Saturday, Dec. 6 at 1486 SW Levens St. Hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Features tables of handmade swags, wreaths, surprise raffle drawing, and warmth and fellowship. Pie and soup luncheon available at 11 a.m. until gone. For more information: 503-623-8522, Darla Newton 503-623-3935 or Jo Martin 503-623-5752.

Evangelical Bible Church Holiday Craft Bazaar and Food Court

DALLAS - Saturday, Dec. 6 at 1175 SE Howe St. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is free. Features crafts, fresh wreaths, kitchen items, home decor, jewelry, seasonal gifts, homemade cookies-by-the-pound and more. Cinnamon rolls and lunch available. Proceeds benefit women’s and youth information: 503-623-2331.

St. Philip Catholic Church Annual Holiday Bazaar

DALLAS – Saturday, Dec. 6 at 825 SW Mill St. Hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free. Features holiday greenery wreaths, swags, centerpieces, poinsettias, crafted holiday gifts and decorations, homemade holiday cookies, breads and candies. A raffle and silent auction on specialty items and more. Soup and pie luncheon served all day. RAFFLE PRIZES: Trip to the coast for two, $300 gift card, and other cash prizes. Raffle tickets $2 each. Proceeds benefit educational scholarships, community projects, and charitable parish activities. Wheelchair and handicapped accessible. For more information Janet 503-623-5693.

Sons of Norway “Famous” Scandinavian Bake & Craft Sale

WEST SALEM - Sons of Norway will hold their "Famous" Scandinavian Bake & Craft Sale on Sat., Dec., 13, 10 am to 2 pm at the Salem Masonic Temple, 1625 Brush College Rd Salem, OR 97304. If you love Lefse come early or it will be gone, it will be made by our members loving hands as will thousands of other Norwegian goodies available for sale. It is yet to be decided as to whether we will have "lox" for sale and what live demonstrations there will be. Come and purchase Norwegian Christmas baked goods and crafts. 503-910-3302

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