Featured Holiday Event: Albany’s Christmas Storybook Land

By Emy Sloan

 

Albany’s Christmas Storybook Land is celebrating their 40th anniversary! Over the years this amazing community event has been delighting people of all ages during the holiday season. It’s a beautifully decorated Christmas walk-through adorned with characters and scenes from classic children’s stories, nursery rhymes, movies, etc. There are twinkling lights everywhere, working train model displays, a teddy bear winter wonderland, a charming Victorian Village and of course…Santa and Mrs. Claus.

 

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Holidays at the Capitol: The 35th Annual Grand Tree Lighting Ceremony

By Emy Sloan

 

The Oregon State Capitol is a magical place to visit during the holidays! There are many sparkling lights, trees and other various Christmas decorations on display throughout the building. The centerpiece is the giant ‘Grand Tree’ that stands high in the Capitol Rotunda. Continue reading “Holidays at the Capitol: The 35th Annual Grand Tree Lighting Ceremony”

Pumpkin Patch Fun: Vince Woods Farm

By Emy Sloan

 

Honestly, what’s not to love about the fall? It’s such a comfy, cozy, spooky season. The air is cool and crisp, the autumn leaves are gorgeous, the apples are crunchy and the drinks are hot…ahhh. But one of the best things about the fall is that the pumpkin patches are in full swing!  Continue reading “Pumpkin Patch Fun: Vince Woods Farm”

Day Trip: Bauman’s Farm and Garden- Gervais

By Emy Sloan

 

Bauman’s Farm and Garden in Gervais, Oregon has got a great playground and farm store. It’s a wonderful place to buy fresh produce and bakery goods, nursery items and more. Continue reading “Day Trip: Bauman’s Farm and Garden- Gervais”