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  • Letters to Santa at the Carousel
    Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 10:00am to Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 6:00pm
    Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 10:00am to Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 6:00pm

    Drop off your letter to Santa and receive a response from the jolly ol' elf before Christmas! Pick up or download a form, available in English and Spanish, and drop off in the red mailbox by December 16.  Free. 

    Salem's Riverfront Carousel
    101 Front St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-540-0374
    www.salemcarousel.org

    Downtown Salem
  • The Carousel Giving Tree
    Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 4:15pm to Saturday, December 22, 2018 - 7:00pm
    Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 4:15pm to Saturday, December 22, 2018 - 7:00pm

    Pick up a tag and purchase a gift for a child in need, benefiting the Center for Hope & Safety: A Service for Victims & Survivors of Domestic Violence.  Drop off your new and unwrapped gift to the Carousel by Dec 22nd.

    Salem's Riverfront Carousel
    101 Front St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-540-0374
    www.salemcarousel.org

    Downtown Salem
  • Not So Shabby Consignment Furniture & Decorating
    Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 9:30am to Friday, December 28, 2018 - 5:30pm
    Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 9:30am to Friday, December 28, 2018 - 5:30pm

    Join us as we kick into high gear for the Holiday Season! Beautiful Christmas decorations and unique gift items, all at the best prices. Also many furniture and one of a kind decorating items you'll love. 
    Not So Shabby Consignment Furniture & Decorating
    618 N 2nd Ave.
    Stayton, OR 97383
    503-510-2333
    www.facebook.com/pages/category/Furniture-Store/Not-So-Shabby-Consignmen...

  • Santa Visits & Photos at the Carousel
    Friday, November 23, 2018 - 12:00pm to Monday, December 24, 2018 - 4:00pm
    Friday, November 23, 2018 - 12:00pm to Monday, December 24, 2018 - 4:00pm

    A visit with Santa is always free! There is a $10 charge for Carousel Keepsake photos.  Take your own photo, up to five shots per device, for $5.  Dates and times are subject to change at any time. Visit us online for all dates and details.​

    Salem's Riverfront Carousel
    101 Front St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-540-0374
    www.salemcarousel.org

    Downtown Salem
  • Christmas in the Garden
    Friday, November 23, 2018 - 5:00pm to Monday, December 31, 2018 - 9:00pm
    Friday, November 23, 2018 - 5:00pm to Monday, December 31, 2018 - 9:00pm

    Nov. 23 - Dec. 31 (closed Dec 24, 25). Twinkling lights, artisan vendors, ice skating, photos with Santa, traditional German food, carolers, and more. Pricing and activities vary by night.
    Oregon Garden Resort
    895 W Main St.
    Silverton, OR 97381
    503-874-2539
    www.oregongarden.org/events/christmas-in-the-garden

  • Lunaria Gallery
    Friday, December 7, 2018 - 11:00am to Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 6:00pm
    Friday, December 7, 2018 - 11:00am to Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 6:00pm

    Opening Reception Dec 7th, 7-9pm.  Find that special gift: prints, paintings & much more from 25 local artists. Open daily.

    Lunaria Gallery
    113 N Water St
    Silverton, OR 97381
    503-873-7734
    http://lunariagallery.com/

  • Salem Holiday Market
    Friday, December 7, 2018 - 5:30pm to Sunday, December 9, 2018 - 4:00pm
    Friday, December 7, 2018 - 5:30pm to Sunday, December 9, 2018 - 4:00pm

    The Salem Holiday Market is the largest handmade and handcrafted gift show in the Willamette Valley. $3-$15.

    Jackman Long & Columbia Hall Buildings
    2330 17th St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-585-8264
    www.salemsaturdaymarket.com

  • Santa Pancake Breakfast
    Sunday, December 9, 2018 - 7:30am
    Sunday, December 9, 2018 - 7:30am

    Enjoy all you can eat sausage, eggs, pancakes, coffee and milk. Make sure and bring you camera for pictures with Santa! $0-$6.

    Keizer Fire District
    661 Chemawa St. NE 
    Keizer, OR 97307
    (503) 390-9111
    KeizerFire.org

  • Dallas Holiday Bazaar
    Sunday, December 9, 2018 -
    11:00am to 4:00pm
    Sunday, December 9, 2018 -
    11:00am to 4:00pm

    The third Annual Holiday Bazaar in Dallas featurt vendor booths and local merchant specials.  Visit Santa from 12pm-3pm.  Children activities include decorating cookies, coloring, making paper snowflakes and face painting.  Free admission.

    The Majestic
    976 Main Street
    Dallas, OR 97338
    1-503-857-5042
    www.dallasdownassociation.org

  • Tea with Mrs. Claus at the Carousel
    Sunday, December 9, 2018 -
    11:00am to 3:00pm
    Repeats every week every Sunday until Mon Dec 17 2018.
    Sunday, December 9, 2018 -
    11:00am to 3:00pm

    Sip on tea, eat goodies, take a photo, decorate a cookie and ride the carousel with Mrs. Claus.  Choose from an 11am or 1:30pm tea time. By reservation only, call to reserve. 

    Salem's Riverfront Carousel
    101 Front St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-540-0374
    www.salemcarousel.org

    Downtown Salem
  • Bjornson Vineyard Art and Craft Show
    Sunday, December 9, 2018 -
    11:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every day 2 times.
    Sunday, December 9, 2018 -
    11:00am to 5:00pm

    Bjornson will host an arts and crafts sale where you can shop for Christmas, support local artists and sip wine! Free admission. Contact Carol if you are interested in selling 503-687-3016.

    Bjornson Vineyard
    3635 Bethel Heights Rd. NW
    Salem, OR 97304
    503-687-3016
    www.bjornsonwine.com/

  • Holiday Open House

    Holiday Open House

    Sunday, December 9, 2018 -
    1:00pm to 4:00pm
    Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Dec 09 2018. Also includes Sun Dec 02 2018, Sun Dec 09 2018.
    Sunday, December 9, 2018 -
    1:00pm to 4:00pm

    Join us this holiday season during our annual Holiday Open Houses. Enjoy refreshments, holiday decorations, and visiting with Santa & Mrs. Claus. Hop over to Bush House Museum, they are hosting their Holiday Open House as well. Free.

    Deepwood Museum & Gardens
    1116 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-363-1825
    www.deepwoodmuseum.org/event-calendar/event/302/2018-12-02/

  • Holiday Open House

    Holiday Open House

    Sunday, December 9, 2018 -
    1:00pm to 4:00pm
    Sunday, December 9, 2018 -
    1:00pm to 4:00pm

    Join us this holiday season during our annual Holiday Open Houses. Enjoy refreshments, holiday decorations, and visiting with Santa & Mrs. Claus. Hop over to Bush House Museum, they are hosting their Holiday Open House as well. Free.

    Deepwood Museum & Gardens
    1116 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-363-1825
    www.deepwoodmuseum.org/event-calendar/event/302/2018-12-02/

  • Art Party Paint Night at West Valley Taphouse
    Sunday, December 9, 2018 -
    5:00pm to 7:00pm
    Sunday, December 9, 2018 -
    5:00pm to 7:00pm

    No experience required, meaningful fun guaranteed.  All ages welcome to paint your own Christmas tree bough, with the names of your own loved ones. $25 for kids, $40 for adults ($10 goes to your tab).  Space is limited, register to reserve! 

    West Valley Taphouse
    957 Main St.
    Dallas, OR 97338
    503-302-0289
    www.serendipitiesbydena.com/events/paint-night-west-valley-taphouse-in-dallas/

  • Holidays at the Oregon State Capitol
    Tuesday, December 11, 2018 -
    10:00am to 2:00pm
    Repeats every week every Tuesday until Fri Dec 21 2018.
    Tuesday, December 11, 2018 -
    10:00am to 2:00pm

    Nov. 29- Dec. 21. The 37th annual Holidays at the Capitol programming runs 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Detailed performance schedule online. The capitol building is open for holiday lights, the ever-popular train, and décor 8 am-5 pm.  
    The State Capitol
    900 Court St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-986-1388
    www.oregoncapitol.com

  • Salem on Ice
    Friday, December 14, 2018 -
    12:00pm to 5:00pm
    Repeats every week every Friday until Sun Jan 20 2019.
    Friday, December 14, 2018 -
    12:00pm to 5:00pm

    Nov. 17-Jan. 20. Seasonal outdoor ice skating rink in the heart of downtown Salem at the beautiful Riverfront Park. Join for skating, refreshments and wonderful memories. $12-15.
    Riverfront Park
    200 Water St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-881-4338
    www.salemonice.com

    Downtown Salem
  • Breakfast with Santa at the Carousel
    Saturday, December 15, 2018 -
    8:00am to 9:30am
    Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Dec 15 2018.
    Saturday, December 15, 2018 -
    8:00am to 9:30am

    Visit Santa over a catered breakfast, receive a special gift, ride the carousel, and take photos. By reservation only, call to reserve.  $20 per person. 

    Salem's Riverfront Carousel
    101 Front St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-540-0374
    www.salemcarousel.org

    Downtown Salem
  • SAW Local Makers Fest Logo
    Saturday, December 15, 2018 -
    12:00pm to 5:00pm
    Saturday, December 15, 2018 -
    12:00pm to 5:00pm

    Support local artisans at the SAW Local Makers Fest, showcasing 8 makers offering their wares for purchase, plus SAW food and beer specials!

    Salem Ale Works
    2315 25th St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-990-8486
    www.facebook.com/events/181653552779648/

  • Divine's Holiday Party and Bazaar
    Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 12:00pm
    Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 12:00pm

    Join Divine Distillers as we prepare for the holidays with live music, great spirits and cocktails, and local artisans sharing great gift ideas. Come support local and enjoy the bounty of the Willamette Valley. Free admission.

    45th Parallel Mall
    2195 Hyacinth St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    971-328-0717
    www.facebook.com/events/651744065227543

  • Tea with Mrs. Claus at the Carousel
    Sunday, December 16, 2018 -
    11:00am to 3:00pm
    Sunday, December 16, 2018 -
    11:00am to 3:00pm

    Sip on tea, eat goodies, take a photo, decorate a cookie and ride the carousel with Mrs. Claus.  Choose from an 11am or 1:30pm tea time. By reservation only, call to reserve. 

    Salem's Riverfront Carousel
    101 Front St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-540-0374
    www.salemcarousel.org

    Downtown Salem
  • Oregon SenateAires Chorus Holiday Show
    Sunday, December 16, 2018 -
    3:00pm to 5:00pm
    Sunday, December 16, 2018 -
    3:00pm to 5:00pm

    Join us for the Oregon SenateAires and Oregon Spirit Barbershop Choruses' "Home for the Holidays" Music Festival! The Oregon Spirit Women's Chorus, and Local Boyz, Adult Supervision, and MUGSHOT quartets will also be singing. $7-$25. 

    Salem Scottish Rite Center
    4090 Commercial St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-724-2711
    www.senateaires.org

  • Monday, December 17, 2018 - 6:00pm
    Monday, December 17, 2018 - 6:00pm

    Just Walk Salem Keizer hosts a family-friendly 2-mile stroll through the Keizer Miracle of Lights Display. You may even see Santa along the route. Dress for the weather, and bring flashlights. Free.

    Corner of 14th and Marigold Streets NE
    Keizer, OR 97307
    (503) 373-3760
    www.facebook.com/events/297975800815224/

  • Holidays at the Oregon State Capitol
    Tuesday, December 18, 2018 -
    10:00am to 2:00pm
    Tuesday, December 18, 2018 -
    10:00am to 2:00pm

    Nov. 29- Dec. 21. The 37th annual Holidays at the Capitol programming runs 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Detailed performance schedule online. The capitol building is open for holiday lights, the ever-popular train, and décor 8 am-5 pm.  
    The State Capitol
    900 Court St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-986-1388
    www.oregoncapitol.com

  • Magic at the Mill
    Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 5:30pm to Sunday, December 23, 2018 - 8:00pm
    Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 5:30pm to Sunday, December 23, 2018 - 8:00pm

    Magic is in the air at the mill! $5 for kids, $8 for adults. In addition to the amazing light displays, there will be children’s activities, entertainment, food & drinks, lights, Santa, and vendors.

    Willamette Heritage Center
    1313 Mill St. SE 
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-585-7012
    www.willametteheritage.org/magic-at-the-mill/

    Downtown Salem
  • Art Party Paint Night at 1859 Cider Co.
    Wednesday, December 19, 2018 -
    7:00pm to 9:00pm
    Wednesday, December 19, 2018 -
    7:00pm to 9:00pm

    No experience required, meaningful fun guaranteed. $40 for everthing, including $10 applied to your tab.  Space is limited, register to reserve. 

    1859 Cider Co.
    249 Liberty St. NE, Suite 140 (in the alley)
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-302*0289
    www.serendipitiesbydena.com/events/paint-night-1859-cider-co-in-salem/

    Downtown Salem
  • A Christmas Story: The Musical
    Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 7:30pm to Sunday, December 23, 2018 - 9:30pm
    Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 7:30pm to Sunday, December 23, 2018 - 9:30pm

    Based on the movie of the same name, this musical will bring an exciting new dimension to those who have seen the movie and will certainly stand on its own for those who haven't.

  • Salem on Ice
    Friday, December 21, 2018 -
    12:00pm to 5:00pm
    Friday, December 21, 2018 -
    12:00pm to 5:00pm

    Nov. 17-Jan. 20. Seasonal outdoor ice skating rink in the heart of downtown Salem at the beautiful Riverfront Park. Join for skating, refreshments and wonderful memories. $12-15.
    Riverfront Park
    200 Water St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-881-4338
    www.salemonice.com

    Downtown Salem
  • Ugly Sweater Holiday Party
    Friday, December 21, 2018 -
    5:00pm to 7:00pm
    Friday, December 21, 2018 -
    5:00pm to 7:00pm

    In addition to the ugly sweater contest, Brooks will have a white elephant gift exchange. If you would like to participate, please bring a gift valued at no more than $10. Free admission.

    Brooks Winery
    21101 SE Cherry Blossom Ln.
    Amity, OR 97101
    503-435-1278
    www.brookswine.com/event/ugly-sweater-holiday-party/?instance_id=316

  • Pajama Party with Santa & Friends
    Friday, December 21, 2018 -
    6:00pm to 8:00pm
    Repeats every day 2 times. Also includes Sat Dec 22 2018.
    Friday, December 21, 2018 -
    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Visit with Santa and friends in the comfort of your pajamas.  There will be unlimited carousel rides, a keepsake craft and snacks. By reservation only, call to reserve. $20 per person.

    Salem's Riverfront Carousel
    101 Front St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-540-0374
    www.salemcarousel.org

    Downtown Salem
  • Pajama Party with Santa & Friends
    Saturday, December 22, 2018 -
    6:00pm to 8:00pm
    Saturday, December 22, 2018 -
    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Visit with Santa and friends in the comfort of your pajamas.  There will be unlimited carousel rides, a keepsake craft and snacks. By reservation only, call to reserve. $20 per person.

    Salem's Riverfront Carousel
    101 Front St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-540-0374
    www.salemcarousel.org

    Downtown Salem
  • Pajama Party with Santa & Friends
    Saturday, December 22, 2018 -
    6:00pm to 8:00pm
    Saturday, December 22, 2018 -
    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Visit with Santa and friends in the comfort of your pajamas.  There will be unlimited carousel rides, a keepsake craft and snacks. By reservation only, call to reserve. $20 per person.

    Salem's Riverfront Carousel
    101 Front St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-540-0374
    www.salemcarousel.org

    Downtown Salem
  • Free Carousel Rides
    Tuesday, December 25, 2018 -
    12:00pm to 4:00pm
    Tuesday, December 25, 2018 -
    12:00pm to 4:00pm

    On Christmas Day, the Carousel will offer free and unlimited rides.  It is suggested to bring a canned food donation, benefiting the Marion-Polk Food Share. 

    Salem's Riverfront Carousel
    101 Front St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-540-0374
    www.salemcarousel.org

    Downtown Salem
  • Salem on Ice
    Friday, December 28, 2018 -
    12:00pm to 5:00pm
    Friday, December 28, 2018 -
    12:00pm to 5:00pm

    Nov. 17-Jan. 20. Seasonal outdoor ice skating rink in the heart of downtown Salem at the beautiful Riverfront Park. Join for skating, refreshments and wonderful memories. $12-15.
    Riverfront Park
    200 Water St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-881-4338
    www.salemonice.com

    Downtown Salem
  • "Noon" Year's Eve Party!
    Monday, December 31, 2018 -
    10:00am to 2:00pm
    Monday, December 31, 2018 -
    10:00am to 2:00pm

    Ring in the "noon year" at an hour your little ones can celebrate!  Complete with crafts, activities, and a balloon drop at 12PM. All activities free with paid museum admission. $6-$8.

    Gilbert House Children's Museum
    116 Marion St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-371-3631
    www.acgilbert.org/

    Downtown Salem
  • Countdown to Midnight
    Monday, December 31, 2018 - 9:00pm to Tuesday, January 1, 2019 - 1:00am
    Monday, December 31, 2018 - 9:00pm to Tuesday, January 1, 2019 - 1:00am

    Join the Leading Ladies of Salem for Countdown to Midnight NYE party in downtown Salem, hosted on the top floor of the Historic Franklin Building. Dress to impress as you dance the night away with a DJ, enjoy hors d'oeuvres, a champagne toast and a stunning balloon drop at midnight. $48.

    The Franklin Building
    495 State St.
    Salem, OR 97301
    1-904-238-9071
    leadingladiesofsalem.wordpress.com

    Downtown Salem
  • New Years Day Hangover Run
    Tuesday, January 1, 2019 - 10:00am
    Tuesday, January 1, 2019 - 10:00am

    Start 2019 off with our ninth annual 3K New Year's race! Registration is open until the 100 runner limit is met. Runners over 21 can also participate in our "Beer Mile."

    Run Wild Adventures
    5787 Sunnyview Rd. NE 
    Salem, OR 97305
    www.runwildadventures.com/events/2019-new-years-day-hangover-run/

     

  • Free Carousel Rides
    Tuesday, January 1, 2019 -
    12:00pm to 4:00pm
    Tuesday, January 1, 2019 -
    12:00pm to 4:00pm

     

    The Carousel is offering free rides.  They suggest bringing a canned food donation, benefiting the Marion-Polk Food Share.

    Salem's Riverfront Carousel
    101 Front St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-540-0374
    www.salemcarousel.org

    Downtown Salem
  • Salem on Ice
    Friday, January 4, 2019 -
    12:00pm to 5:00pm
    Friday, January 4, 2019 -
    12:00pm to 5:00pm

    Nov. 17-Jan. 20. Seasonal outdoor ice skating rink in the heart of downtown Salem at the beautiful Riverfront Park. Join for skating, refreshments and wonderful memories. $12-15.
    Riverfront Park
    200 Water St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-881-4338
    www.salemonice.com

    Downtown Salem