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October 30, 2013
Annual Holiday Fair
RICKREALL - Friday & Saturday, Nov. 1-2 at Polk County Fairgrounds, 520 S. Pacific Hwy (99W). Hours are Friday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free, (donations welcome). Features more that 100 exhibitors, 4-H Ambassadors, and Polk County Master Gardeners. 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.
Society Thrift Store
SALEM - Nov. 1-2 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.
& Craft Faire
INDEPENDENCE - Nov. 1-3 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.
Holiday & Craft Sale
RICKREALL - Nov. 1-3 and Dec. 7 & 8 at Rickreall Grange, 280 Main St. (Highway 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. Be sure not to miss the Model Train Open House Sat. & Sun. Nov. 2-3 and Dec. 7 & 8, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information contact Blanche Pryor: 503-623-8289.
INDEPENDENCE - Nov. 2 through Dec. 21 at the old City Hall, 240 Monmouth St. Hours are Sat., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Features
cheeses, yard art, hand-knit fashions, pasture-fed meats, quality produce, preserved foods,jewelry, pottery, hot foods, artisan marshmalows, baked goodies, chair massage, holiday wreaths, and fine art. For more information contact Sue Barker 503-999-0390.
Historic Gentle House
23rd Year Holiday Bazaar
MONMOUTH - Nov. 7-9 at Historic Gentle House, 855 Monmouth Ave. N. on the Western Oregon University campus. Hours are: Thursday and Friday 10 a.n. to 6 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Features handcrafted items, gifts, holiday decorations, home decor, and more. Admission is a $1 suggested donation to benefit Friends of the Gentle House. For more information: Amanda Davis, 503-606-2070.
and Bake Sale
MONMOUTH - Friday, Nov. 8, 504 Gwinn St. E. Hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendors are needed, tables will be provided. Please contact Vanessa at 503-838-6850 for more information.
PEDEE - Saturday, Nov. 9 at Pedee's Women's Clubhouse and Pedee Fire Station, 12491 Kings Valley Highway. Hours are 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 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 or 503-831-4733.
DALLAS - Saturday, Nov. 9 at LaCreole Middle School, 701 SE LaCreole Dr. Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. Lots of great vendors and raffle items, more vendors are welcome. Proceeds benefit the mentally and physically handicapped youth of Polk County so that they can have their very own Prom in the spring. For more information please call Jana Fogg at 503-930-1047.
Dallas Area Seniors
Annual Holiday Bazaar
DALLAS - Friday & Saturday, Nov. 15-16 at Dallas Senior Center, 945 SE Jefferson St. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. 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 call: 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. 16 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, 503-930-4278.
Mobilehome Park Annual
Craft & Bake Sale
DALLAS - Saturday, Nov. 23, 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.
Holiday Wreaths Sale
POLK COUNTY - Wreath orders are being taken through Sunday, Nov. 24 for free Polk and Marion County delivery during the first week of December. The handcrafted wreaths measure 25 inches in diameter and are made of noble fir, holly, pine cones and a red bow. Cost is $30 before Nov. 15, or $35 until Nov. 24. Deliveries between Nov. 30 through Dec. 2. Benefits MLP (Women Fighting for Progress/Mujeres Luchadoras Progresistas), a local farm worker women's cooperative for family income and leadership development. To order or for more information: Ed Brandt, 503-623-5153; or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2013 Polk County
RICKREALL - Nov. 29-30 at Polk County Fairgrounds, 520 S. Pacific Highway (99W). Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday. 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 much more! Food available onsite. Proceeds go towards FFA and 4-H programs. For more information: Linda or Tina, 503-623-3048.
Holiday Green Sale
MONMOUTH - Dec. 4-6 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 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 oreders may be placed in advanced by calling Birdie Christensen at 503-838-0293, or Diane Ostrom at 503-838-2980.
West Valley Hospital
Holiday Home Decor
DALLAS - Friday, Dec. 6, 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. 25 through Dec. 5. 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.
MONMOUTH - Friday and Saturday, Dec. 6 and 7 at 440 Cherrywood Dr. N. and Catron St. (behind WOU's Gentle House). Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on both days. Join us for cider, cookies and pots. Questions or directions please call 503-837-0023.
Falls City Bazaar
FALLS CITY - Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Falls City Community Center, 320 N. Main St. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hand crafted gift items, food and local artist will be featured along with other treats. Tables are $10 each. Proceeds will benefit the Wagner Community Library. For more information or to reserve a table please call Amber Mathiesen at 503-787-3631.
Holiday Craft Fair
INDEPENDENCE - Sat., Dec. 7 in Independence Elementary School gym, 150 S. Fourth St. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is Free. Features crafts, gifts, Christmas trees, live holiday music, raffles and prizes, and a silent auction. Lunch and dessert available. Proceeds of the kitchen, school table sales, raffle tickets and tables fees benefit the IES Activity Fund. Vendor tables available for $15. For tables or more information: IES, 503-838-1322; Liane Moser, 503-838-2240.
St. Thomas Episcopal
Annual Holiday Bazaar
DALLAS - Saturday, Dec. 7 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.
Holiday Craft Bazaar
and Food Court
DALLAS - Saturday, Dec. 7 at 1175 SE Howe St. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is free. Features crafts, handmade items, homemade cookies-by-the-pound, Christmas trees $5 and more. Cinnamon rolls and lunch available. Proceeds benefit women's and youth ministries. For more information: 503-623-2331.
St. Philip Catholic Church
Annual Holiday Bazaar
DALLAS - Saturday, Dec. 7, at 825 SW Mill St. Hours: 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, six other cash prizes. Raffle tickets $2 each. Proceeds benefit educational scholarships, community projects, and charitable parish activities. Wheelchair and Handicap accessible. For more information: Amarillis Santiago 503-838-3342.
Dallas School District
3rd Annual Holiday Bazaar
DALLAS - Sat., Dec. 7 at Dallas High School, 1250 SE Holman Ave. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., booth space is available for $25 pertable. Proceeds from the booth rentals will go to Eighth grade DC/NYC trip. For more information Debbie.email@example.com.
Monmouth Senior Center
Annual Holiday Bazaar
MONMOUTH - Sat., Dec. 7 at Monmouth Senior Center, 180 Warren St. S. Hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Volunteer Hall. Breakfast will be served from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and a suggested donation of $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. There will be a raffle held and tables are available for $15. For further information contact Babs at 503-838-5678.