What's Up: Aug. 22-28
TMK RIBBON CUTTING
There will be a ribbon cutting for TMK Creamery on Tuesday, Aug. 21 at 10 a.m. at the business, located at 27221 S. Dryland Rd. Meet the cow-lebrities and mingle with the owners, the state dairy princess and U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader.
DAIRY PRINCESS VISIT
The Dairy Princess from Alpenrose Dairy is visiting the Molalla Public Library on Wednesday, Aug. 22 at 1 p.m. She will bring stories and chocolate milk. As always, the event is free for guests.
ELWOOD COMMUNITY CONCERT
Mountain Home Church is hosting their third annual Elwood Community Concert on Saturday, Aug. 25 from 2-6 p.m. There will be free barbecue food with hamburgers, hot dogs and homemade pulled pork sandwiches and music by The Boss Band, Don Newell, Hericho Road Gospel Blue Grass Band and John Abraham Worship Team. It is billed as: "A great outdoor, family-friendly day in the sun with fun, food and music."
The ever-popular Daniela Mahoney is teaching a wheat weaving workshop on Saturday, Aug. 25 at 2 p.m. at the Molalla Public Library. Students complete one or two small heart-shaped objects. Space is limited, so please sign up for this free crafting event. Visit the library or call 503-829-6855.
The annual Fuji-Fest will take place at the Colton Fire Station, 20987 South Highway 211 on Saturday, Aug. 25, from 5:30-10 p.m. Three bands, 26 East, Mike Jordan and Virgil Lee and True Life Band are set for the evening's entertainment along with plenty of food and beverages. There is no cost for the event hosted by the volunteers of Colton Fire Department, but donations will be accepted to help fund the Justin Lee Fraijo Memorial Scholarship and the Volunteer Firefighters Association.
Fuji-Fest honors two Colton volunteer firefighters, who passed away in tragic accidents. Justin "Fuji, junior" Fraijo and David "Fuji" Fraijo.
The Molalla Public Library is holding 12 weeks of U.S. Citizenship classes beginning on Thursday, Aug. 30 from 6-8 p.m. Sign-up is requested, but not required. There will be a Spanish speaker available for translation and assistance. Visit the library or call 503-829-6855.
The country gospel group, The Needhams, will perform a free concert at Molalla Christian Church on Friday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. The family group writes their own words and music. The band also consists of a bass player, guitar and mandolin player and percussionist. All are welcome to attend this concert.
The Molalla Heritage Apple Festival 2018 will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Dibble House Museum Complex, 620 S. Molalla Ave. The Molalla Area Historical Society has hosted the festival since 1975. This event will feature homemade pies, cider pressing, butter-making, live music, local vendors and more. The festival is free, but MAHS welcomes donations to support them in their mission to preserve Molalla's rich history.