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The camp and retreat center in Canby will have music, food, activities and more on Saturday, Dec. 7

This year's Christmas At The Grove Winter Festival will be Saturday, Dec. 7, from 5 to 9:30 p.m. at Canby Grove Camp & Retreat Center.

This third annual event is free, though there is a $10 charge for parking.

As always, there will be food and snacks from the Canby Grove Kitchen, a campfire at the center of the grounds to enjoy (s'more packs available for purchase), and some music and magic to enjoy.

Acoustic artists will play throughout the night in the Fireside Room. The Wilsonville High School Choir and College Kids Variety Show will perform at the Big Red Barn during the evening. There will also be street carolers moving throughout the grounds and featured magicians making magic with guests.

What else is on tap:

Kids Fun Zone:

Kids Christmas movies will be shown in the Evergreen Room. Popcorn will be served, cookies available for frosting and an artist will create balloon figures.


Christmas crafts are planned for the whole family and will be available from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Big Red Barn while supplies last. Create a Christmas booklet and personalize it for family and friends, or perhaps try wood burning or several simple crafts for young ones. Be one of the first 25 adults to have the opportunity to work with designer Lori Mayo in creating your own centerpiece with greenery fresh-cut from the grounds at The Grove.

Scavenger Hunt:

Look for the Twelve Days of Christmas throughout the grounds. Find them all and win a prize.


Shop for unique one-of-a-kind gifts and decorations for your home at the "Gifts at The Grove" Gift Shop.

CAROL ROSEN - Making holiday swags are also part of Canby Grove's Christmas program activities.



5 to 9:30 p.m. -- Bonfire and S'mores

5 to 8 p.m. -- Christmas Music


5 to 6 p.m. - The Magic of Christmas Kick Off (Warren Dexter)*

5 to 8 p.m. - Balloon Artist

5 to 8:30 p.m. - Raffle Tickets Sold

5 to 9:30 p.m. - Hot Cocoa and Water Available for Purchase

5 to 8 p.m. - Free Crafts for Kids and Adults

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. - Traveling Magic Performed

6:15 to 6:45 p.m. - College Students Christmas Variety Show

7 to 7:30 p.m. - Wilsonville High School Choir

7:45 to 8:45 p.m. - Kevin Allen Magic Show

8:45 to 9:30 p.m. - Raffle Winners Announced


5 to 6 p.m. - Acoustic guitar and vocals (Artist TBA)

6:15 to 7 p.m. - Warren Dexter— acoustic guitar and vocals

7:15 to 8 p.m. - Warren Dexter— acoustic guitar and vocals

8:15 to 9 p.m. - Acoustic guitar and vocals (Artist TBA)


5 to 7:30 p.m. - Cookie Decorating

5 to 9:30 p.m. - Kids Christmas Movies and Popcorn

5 to 8:30 p.m. - Scavenger Hunt Headquarters

7 to 9 p.m. - Kids Games


5 to 9 p.m. - Food for Purchase

5 to 9:30 p.m. - Snacks and Drinks for Purchase


5 to 9:30 p.m. - "Gifts at The Grove" Gift Shop is Open

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