News for those who live, work and play in the Santiam Canyon

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WEEKLY EVENTS 

Monday 

Stayton Community Food Bank – 9 a.m. – noon, 1210 Wilco Road. Those who are in need are served regardless of the location of their residence. Mon. – Fri. 503-769-4088

Santiam Canyon Tool Library – 9 a.m. – noon p.m., 40070 Gates School Road, Gates. Tools available for the area of Marion Forks to Mehama and north to North Fork Road. Free membership at santiamcanyontoollibrary.myturn.com. Repeats 11 – 5.m. Thurs., 10 a.m. – noon Sun.

Covid-19 Testing – 2 – 6 p.m., Ditter’s Square, 134 W Main St., Sublimity. Pre-register at labdash.net, 503-769-3230. Appointments required: santiamhospital.org/coronavirus. Repeats 2 – 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

Covid-19 Vaccinations – 2 – 5 p.m., Santiam Hospital, 1401 N 10th Ave., Stayton. Vaccines, boosters for those 6 months and older. Mon – Fri. Schedule appointment at santiamhospital.org.

Santiam Canyon Community Chorus – 7 – 8:30 p.m., Stewart’s Hall, 158 SW Broadway, Mill City. Jo Ann, 503-859-2502.

Community Yoga – 7 p.m., St. Patrick’s Hall, 362 Seventh St., Lyons. Suggested donation $5 – 15. All levels. Repeats Wednesday. Kathy, [email protected]

Tuesday

Storytime – 9:30 a.m., Scio Public Library, 38957 NW First Ave. Stories, songs and crafts. For children through age 5. Free. 503-394-3342

Mill City and Gates Community Center Food Pantry – 10 a.m. – noon, 258 SW Cedar St. Repeats 6 – 8 p.m. Thursdays. 503-897-4904

Mill City Senior Meals – noon, First Presbyterian Church, 236 W Broadway. Pick up lunch Tues. & Thurs. Meals on Wheels available. 503-897-2204

Wednesday

ARCHES – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Santiam Outreach Community Center, 280 NE Santiam Blvd., Mill City. Help with rent, utilities, moving costs, post wildfire recovery resources. Runs Wednesday – Saturday. 503-971-5676

Dominoes – 1:30 p.m., Scio Senior Center, 38957 NW First Ave.

Jefferson Food Pantry – 3 – 6 p.m., 310 N Second St., Jefferson. Serves communities of Scio and Crabtree. No ID necessary. 503-779-9807

Alcoholic Anonymous – 7 p.m., Gates Church of Christ, 40070 Gates School Road. Open discussion group.

Thursday

North Santiam Gleaners – 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., IOOF Hall, 38952 Highway 226, Scio. 503-394-2147

Point Man Ministries – 6 p.m., Canyon Bible Fellowship, 446 Cedar St., Lyons. Veterans support organization. 503-859-2627

English, GED, Citizenship Classes –  6:30 – 8 p.m., Stayton United Methodist Church, 1450 Fern Ridge Road. No cost for class. Workbook is $20. Runs through June. Mary, 503-779-7029.

Friday

Cars & Coffee – 8 a.m., Covered Bridge Cafe, 510 N Third Ave., Stayton. Bring your classic vehicles for coffee, breakfast.

Idanha and Detroit Community Food Pantry – 9 a.m. – noon., 397 Church St., Idanha. 503-854-3030

Canasta – 1:30 p.m., Scio Senior Center, 38957 NW First Ave. 

Alcoholics Anonymous – 6 p.m., SOCC, 280 NE Santiam Blvd., Mill City. 971-332-5676

THIS WEEK

Friday, Nov. 25

Native American Heritage Day

Christmas Storybook Land – 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Linn County Fairgrounds, 3700 E Knox Butte Road, Albany. Indoor and outdoor drive-through experience. Relive your favorite childhood nursery rhymes, fairy tales and family movies in a magical forest. Repeats 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Dec. Dec. 5-8, 12-15; 10:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Dec. 3-4, 10-11; 2 – 8:30 p.m. Dec. 9, 16. Free; donations of non-perishable food items accepted. christmasstorybookland.org

Spotlight Community Theatre – 7 p.m., The Spotlight, 383 N Third Ave., Stayton. “Sherlock Holmes & The Night Before Christmas” – a staged radio show. Celebrate Winterfest with Christmas songs and a live radio show. Tickets are $10, and are available at spotlightct.com or at the door. Repeats 7 p.m. Nov. 26, 2 p.m. Nov. 27.

Saturday, Nov. 26

KYAC Concert Series – 7 p.m., Stewart’s Hall, 158 SW Broadway St., Mill City. Mary Flower performs. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. $25 per person. Tickets available at the door or through kyacfm.org. Proceeds benefit the ongoing programs and community outreach of KYAC.

Wednesday, Nov. 30

Community Town Hall – 6 – 7 p.m., Gates Community Church of Christ, 40070 Gates School Road. Join the Marion County Board of Commissioners for a town hall to update canyon residents on what the county is doing to service its constituents as well as take questions and seek to better understand the needs of community members. RSVP is not required.

Thursday, Dec. 1

Silverton Christmas Market – 5 – 9 p.m., Oregon Garden Resort, 895 W Main St., Silverton. Authentic German Christmas Markets. Santa, live music, wood-burning fire pit, snowless tubing hill. All admission and snowless tubing tickets must be purchased online in advance. Ticket sales end at 3 p.m. daily. Vendors are cashless; bring a debit or credit card for purchases. Tickets at silvertonchristmasmarket.com. Runs through Jan. 1. Closed Dec. 24-25.

Idanha-Detroit RFPD Board – 6 p.m., Idanha City Hall, 111 Highway 22, Idanha. Open to public.
503-854-3540

North Santiam Historical Society – 7 p.m., Gates Fire Hall, 140 E Sorbin St. Open to public. Frances,
503-897-2816

Friday, Dec. 2

Snow Peak Beard Competition – 7 p.m., Snow Peak Brewing, 280 E Water St., Stayton. Categories include best under 6 inches, best over 6 inches, best mustache and best holiday decorated. Free admission. Judging starts at 8 p.m. 503-767-2337

NEXT WEEK

Saturday, Dec. 3

Stayton Christmas and Craft Bazaar – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Stayton Middle School, 1021 SE Shaff Road. Local vendors selling holiday gifts. Free admission; canned food donations for the Stayton Community Food Bank.

Christmas Bazaar – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., The Spotlight, 383 N Third Ave., Stayton. Vendors, crafts, drawings. Kid and pet pictures with Santa 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Hosted by Spotlight Community Theatre.

Town & Country Christmas Bazaar – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Linn County Fair & Expo Center, 3700 E Knox Butte Road, Albany. Shop 250 booths, all featuring hand-crafted products. Food concessions available. $2/adults. Children are free. Repeats 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Dec. 3, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Dec. 4.

Detroit/Idanha Tree Lighting – 4 p.m., Detroit Community & Civic Center, 345 Santiam Ave. Annual Detroit/Idanha community Christmas tree lighting and celebration. Detroitlakefoundation.org

Scio Christmas Light Parade – 5:30 p.m., Main Street. Parade leaves the Scio Fire Station and travels Main Street to Scio Christian Church for community caroling at 6 p.m., and tree lighting at 6:30 p.m.

Lyons Tree Lighting – 6 – 8 p.m., Lyons Fire Department, 1114 Main St. First annual Christmas tree lighting. Come for an evening of lights, hot cocoa, holiday treats. Bring a camera for pictures with Santa and the Grinch. Free. 503-859-2410

Sheepskin Revue – 7 p.m., ZCBJ Hall, 38704 N Main St., Scio. Enjoy “My Favorite Christmas,” with live music and an interview. Santa will visit. zhall.org

COMING SOON

Saturday, Dec. 10

Christmas Craft Bazaar – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Santiam Valley Grange, 1140 Fifth St., Lyons. Homemade Christmas gifts. Hamburger lunch served to eat in or to go. 503-859-2161 

Holiday Festival at Silver Falls – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., South Falls Lodge, Silver Falls State Park, 2004 Silver Falls Hwy., Sublimity. $5 per vehicle day use fee. Repeats Dec. 11. friendsofsilverfalls.net

KYAC Concert Series – 7 p.m., Stewart’s Hall, 158 SW Broadway St., Mill City. Fern Hill performs. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. $25 per person. Tickets available at the door or through kyacfm.org. Proceeds benefit the ongoing programs and community outreach of KYAC.

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