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Holiday Movie event

Holiday Movie event


Polk County Extension Annual Holiday Fair

RICKREALL – Friday through Saturday, Nov. 6-7, at Polk County Fairgrounds, 520 S. Pacific Hwy (99W). Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Admission and parking is free. But donations are accepted. Proceeds of this event are used to support the Polk County 4-H youth development program. Features over 130 Vendors specializing in homemade crafts, Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday items, sewing & crocheting items, photography and so much more! We also hold door prize drawings. Short order foods available. For more information: OSU Polk County Extension, 503-623-8395.

Willamette Humane Society Thrift Store Holiday Bazaar

SALEM - Nov. 6-7, 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.

Dallas Foursquare Church 2nd Annual Harvest Bazaar

DALLAS – Sat., Nov. 7, 10a.m.-4 p.m. at Dallas Foursquare Church, 976 SW Hayter St. There will be many different vendors and tables. Seeking donations of gently used hats, scarves, and gloves for project “Button Up” to help keep Oregon warm. Proceeds will benefit The Salvation Army’s “Adopt a Family” program. If you are interested in a table or would like more information call Melissa 971-701-0169.

Independence Airpark Arts & Craft Fair

INDEPENDENCE - Nov. 6-8 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.

Historic Gentle House 25th Year Holiday Bazaar

MONMOUTH - Nov. 11-14 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 $2 suggested donation to benefit Friends of the Gentle House. For more information: Amanda Davis, 503-606-2070.

Brookdale (formerly Heron Pointe) Holiday Gift & Bake Sale

MONMOUTH – Friday, Nov. 13, 504 Gwinn St. E. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vendors are needed, $15 per space donation to our resident fund. Please contact Roy at 503-838-6850 for more information.

Dallas Area Seniors Annual Holiday Bazaar

DALLAS – Friday & Saturday, Nov. 13-14 at Dallas Civic Center, 945 Jefferson Street. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Lunch and baked goods available. Handmade crafts and holiday items made by local crafters are available for your holiday purchases. For more information contact Blanche Pryor 503-623-8289 or Dallas Senior Center 503-623-8554..

Independence/Polk Service Club Holiday Gift and Craft Sale

INDEPENDENCE – Nov. 13-14, at 340 3rd St. (behind Chamber of Commerce/Old Library) Hours are Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Kitchen will be open to serve warm food, drinks and snacks. For more information Jamie Rockwell 503-399-8039 or Bobbi Molina 971-388-3328.

Handmade Crafts by Phyllis and Rose

WEST SALEM – Sat., Nov. 14, 820 Clairmount St. NW. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. Beautiful handmade crafts which include ponchos, kitchen towels, children’s towels and fabric books. More information please call Phyllis 503-363-1996.

Monmouth Senior Center Annual Holiday Bazaar

MONMOUTH - Sat., Nov. 14 at Monmouth Senior Center, 180 Warren St. S. Hours: 10 am to 5 pm at the Senior Center. Tables are still available at a cost of $15. Baked goods will also be available. For further information contact Sue Teal at 503-838-5678.

Salt Creek Church Christmas Bazaar with a Country Store Feel

DALLAS - Sat., Nov. 14 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.

Pedee Annual Craft Fair

PEDEE - Saturday, Nov. 14 at Pedee’s Women’s Clubhouse and Pedee Fire Station, 12491 Kings Valley Highway. Hours at 9 a.m. to 4 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 quilts for veterans and at-risk children, and basic upkeep expenses of the clubhouse. Donation to the Pedee Campus of the Luckiamute Valley Charter School. For more information: Ethelene Osgood, 503-838-1944.

VFW Auxiliary Christmas Bazaar

WILLAMINA – Nov. 20-21 at 771 NE Main St. Hours are Friday 10a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Raffle drawing on Saturday with lunch every day. Tables are $10 each. Contact Vickie 503-843-7444 or Jean 503-876-3784.

2015 Polk County Craft Festival

RICKREALL - Nov. 27-28 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 call 503-623-3048.

Farm Worker Holiday Wreaths Sales

POLK COUNTY — Wreath orders are being taken through Sunday, Nov. 29 for Polk and Marion County pickup Dec. 5. 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 in the Struggle 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, call, text 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 6 flavors: Original, Lemon, Chocolate Fudge, Pumpkin, Pina Colada and Cinnamon Rum Raisin. These are perfect for your holiday entertaining: they will keep through New Year’s—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. Delivery begins after Nov. 10. Proceeds benefit the Rotary’s club elementary school dictionary project and scholarship fund. Contact the Monmouth Independence Rotary Club at 503-838-6687 or email or website:


Monmouth Garden Club Holiday Greens Sale

MONMOUTH - Dec. 2-4 at Central Baptist Church, 655 S. Pacific Ave. (Hwy 99W). Hours are 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Wed. and Thurs. and 9 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 Margaret Johnson 503-838-3995 or Diane 503-838-2980.

West Valley Hospital 4th Annual Holiday Home Decor Bazaar

DALLAS - Friday, Dec. 4th at 525 SE Washington St. Hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Features new and previously enjoyed holiday decor including tree trimmer, table top, doorway and small inside. Donations of decor accepted Nov. 2 through Dec 2. 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: Jennifer Best 503-623-7311

Dallas School District 5th Annual Holiday Bazaar

DALLAS - Saturday, Dec. 5, 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. For more information contact: Debbie McCleery at or call 503-623-5594, ext. 5012

Evangelical Bible Church Christmas Boutique

DALLAS - Saturday, Dec. 5 at 1175 SE Howe St. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is free. Features handmade crafts, fresh wreaths, jewelry, wood crafts, ornaments & much more. Proceeds benefit women’s ministries. For more information 503-623-2331.

Greenway Mobile Home Park Annual Craft & Bake Sale

DALLAS - Saturday, Dec. 5 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 information: Charlotte Huff, 503-623-4891.

Independence Elementary School’s Annual Holiday Craft Fair

INDEPENDENCE - Sat., Dec. 5 at 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. 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 503-838-1322; Liane Moser at 503-838-2240. Proceeds from the vendor tables, food concession & raffle tickets sales go to benefit the IES Activity Fund.

St. Philip Catholic Church Annual Holiday Bazaar

DALLAS – Saturday, Dec. 5 at 825 SW Mill St. Hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free. Features holiday greenery wreaths, 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 Pat 503-787-1713.

St. Thomas Episcopal Annual Holiday Bazaar

DALLAS - Saturday, Dec. 5 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.

Sons of Norway “Famous” Scandinavian Bake & Craft Sale

WEST SALEM - Sons of Norway will hold their "Famous" Scandinavian Bake & Craft Sale on Sat., Dec., 12, 10 am to 2 pm at the Salem Masonic Temple, 1625 Brush College Rd Salem, OR 97304. If you love Lefse, Rommegrot Christmas pudding 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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