, December 21, 2019

Christmas in the Garden, presented by Power Kia
November 29, 2019-January 5, 2020
The Oregon Garden, Silverton, OR

Enjoy an immersive holiday event based on a traditional European-style Christmas Market, where you can experience the sights, sounds and smells of the season. Stroll through the forest and our one million lights, while sipping a warm, spicy gluhwein. Feast on a variety of international dining options from pizza to fondue. Explore our Market vendors and find the perfect Christmas gift. Enjoy music from choirs and cozy up to a wood-burning fire pit. Those more adventurous will enjoy ice skating or snowless tubing, while the rest of the crew watches from the comfort of our fully-covered, heated tents. Our event is designed for friends and family to linger, enjoy time together and experience the traditions that make this time of year so special.

November 29, 2019-January 5, 2020
The Oregon Zoo

As you walk around the zoo, you'll see a dazzling display of more than 1.5 million lights, and experience the zoo in a whole new way.
In addition to visiting elephants, mountain goats and other wildlife, you can ride the popular lighted train and carousel, and enjoy hot drinks and local food carts. Photos with Santa will be available for the little ones every evening through Dec. 24.
Pricing varies depending on the date.

Natural Ornaments
Saturday, December 21, 2019 • 11:00am (G, V)
Al's Garden & Home, Woodburn, Sherwood, Gresham, Wilsonville(V), OR

Winter fun starts with this great holiday craft project. Create cute and silly natural ornaments for your tree out of tree cookies, paint pens, clothes pins, and of course glitter! Keep your ornament or give it as a holiday gift.

Holiday Craft Workshop for Kids
Saturday, December 21, 2019 • 10:00am-11:30am
Portland Nursery (Division), Portland, OR

With Portland Nursery Staff. Kick off winter break with a fun activity for the whole family! Get creative with fresh-cut greens, and smell the scents of the season. Our enthusiastic teachers will guide you through the process of making a small wreath, swag, or table arrangement that is unique to you, and guaranteed to bring holiday cheer into your home! Since we will be using handheld pruners we request kids 12 and under be accompanied by an adult. Class size will be limited so sign up soon! Make sure to register separately for each family member. $15 materials fee.

Pressed Flower Necklace
Saturday, December 21, 2019 • 1:00pm-2:30pm
Garland Nursery, Corvallis, OR

This ain’t your grandma’s pressed flower project! Unless your grandma is super modern, sleek and a trend-setter. Whoever gets this gift will be drowning in compliments. Choose from three different-shaped glass “locket pendants” and from an assortment of dried flowers. Or bring your own dried flower or plant material to make it even more special. Elf Tasia will show you how to create the pendant and will have different chain options that can be cut to whatever length is perfect for
your creation. She will also show you how the clasp is attached so you’re not just getting to make the best gift ever, you’re learning stuff! Pretty soon you’ll have your own Etsy site and will have to hire a staff to keep up with orders. Cost: $25.00. Garland Nursery, 5470 NE Highway 20,
Corvallis, OR.

Rituals for Winter Solstice
Saturday, December 21, 2019 • 3:00pm-4:30pm
Portland Nursery (Division), Portland, OR

With Life-Cycle Celebrant Holly Pruett. Join Life-Cycle Celebrant Holly Pruett to explore the world of winter rituals. How can we honor the darker times, the fallow ground that carries the promise of spring? This creative ceremony-maker will help you imagine and carry out personal, family, and community rituals that transcend the commercial chaos of the holiday season. Portland Nursery landscape designer Terrie Burdette will guide the group through creating a personalized candle ring from collected greens & floral materials. A wonderful hands-on activity to embrace the season and take home a new ritual. Materials fee: $12, pay at register day of class. Please bring gloves and hand pruners.

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