First Annual Christmas Event
at Canby Grove
Canby Grove is lighting up the trees and creating a fun, festive atmosphere for people of all ages to enjoy a wonderful holiday adventure.
Admission for our inaugural event is FREE for the whole family.
The festival begins at 5:00pm and ends at 10:00pm.
Come and go as you desire.
All activities are indoors except campfire, smores and grilled bratwurst.
FOOD: Stop by the Canby Grove Kitchen and enjoy a bite in our warm dining room or take your dinner and stroll throughout the grounds. Food will be available for purchase from 5-9pm. Snacks will be available for purchase from 5-10pm.
CAMPFIRE: A campfire in the center of our grounds will be burning all evening. Gather around to meet new friends or roast some marshmallows. S'mores Packs will be available for purchase or bring your own and cook them over an open fire.
LIVE MUSIC: All evening the grounds will be filled with the sounds of Christmas music. Our feature band is Casey McGill & The Spirits of Rhythm Casey McGill and his band is based out of Seattle and is widely recognized as one of the premier swing bands in the northwest. You will not be able to see them admission free anywhere else. You do not want to miss this. Fun for the whole family. (see schedule of events below)
MOVIES: Classic Christmas children's movies will be shown. Popcorn will be served and cookies will be available for frosting.
(Sugar Cookies graciously donated by Custforth Thriftway in Canby)
CRAFTS: Christmas crafts are planned for the whole family and will be available from 5pm to 8pm while supplies last. Create a Christmas booklet and personalize it for family and friends (Perfect for gift card giving), try your hand wood burning, and several simple crafts for young elves. Be one of the first 25 adults to have the opportunity to work with by Lori Mayo, in creating your own centerpiece with greenery fresh-cut from Canby Grove grounds. (A great addition to your holiday festivities)
SCAVENGER HUNT: Look for the Twelve Days of Christmas throughout the grounds. Find them all and win a prize.
FIRESIDE STORIES: 6:45, 7:45 and 8:45 (15 min each)
RAFFLE: A chance to win prizes that include Timbers Tickets, a $50 gift card to Wild Hare Saloon, a $50 gift card to Oswego Grill, Tai Kwon Do Lessons, Tanning Packages, Papa Murphys pizzas, Thai Corner, one week of summer camp and much more.
CHILDREN: Kids are free to have fun and should be supervised by an adult throughout the evening.
PARKING: Carpool with friends if possible. Grounds, where parking, may be wet.
DRESS ATTIRE: Activities are both outside and inside. Casual clothing and layers are recommended in the event of cold weather.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
5:00-10:00 Bonfire and S'mores
6:00-7:00 Dickens Carolers
5:00-8:15 Raffle Items and Tickets
5:00-10:00 Snacks and Drinks Available for Purchase
5:00-8:00 Free Crafts for Kids and Adults
5:00-8:30 Scavenger Hunt Headquarters
6:30-7:15 College Students Variety Show—Entertainment
7:30-8:00 West Linn Choir
8:30-10:00 Casey McGill & The Spirits of Rhythm
FIRESIDE ROOM - ACOUSTIC CHRISTMAS
6:00-6:45 Warren Dexter— acoustic guitar and vocals
6:45-7:00 Children's Story Time
7:00-7:45 Warren Dexter— acoustic guitar and vocals
7:45-8:00 Children's Story Time
8:00-8:45 Daniel Casarez—acoustic guitar and vocals
8:45-9:00 Children's Story Time
9:00-9:45 Daniel Casarez—acoustic guitar and vocals
5:00-10:00 Classic Christmas Movies
6:00-8:00 Cookie Decorating
5:00-9:00 Food for Purchase
5:00-9:00 Snacks and Drinks for Purchase
Bring the whole family and start a new tradition. We plan to grow this event every year.
We want to acknowledge all the businesses that have contributed to our event. Your desire to invest in the local community is wonderful and makes a big difference in the success of this event. Thank you!
The Wild Hare Saloon
Oswego Grill, Lake Oswego
Roxy's Island Grill
Back Stop Restaurant
Starbucks Coffee, Sherwood Location
Food Services of America
Dana and Jacqualine Shaffer
Pil Sung Tai Kwon Do
Lighting by CWAGS