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Volume 17, Issue 11
November 2019


Celebrate Locally! Shopping, Events, Connections...

Bethany Village Tree Lighting

Tuesday, December 3, 5:30-8 pm, Bethany Village Plaza

Join us for our annual Tree Lighting Ceremony to ring in the holidays! Enjoy performances from Findley Elementary School, Westview High School, Kozy Kids Enrichment Center LLC and sit with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Countdown to the tree lighting will take place promptly at 5:30 P.M.

Beaverton Tree Lighting

Friday, December 6, 5 pm, City Park

Join Santa Claus and Mayor Denny Doyle at the  Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony! Activities will begin with s’mores, book giveaways, and photos with Santa. Performances will begin at 6 pm and the Tree Lighting Ceremony will be at 7 pm. 

Visit www.BeavertonOregon.gov/treelighting for details. In case of  inclement weather, check the city’s website or call 503-526-2559 after 2 pm on the day of the tree lighting for updated information

St. Pius X Holiday Bazaar

Thursday, November 14, 5-8 pm ($2 donation for preview sale); Friday-Saturday Novebmer 15-16, 9 am-5 pm, St. Pius Community Center, 1280 NW Saltzman Rd.

Vintage Corner, Raffle, Bake Sale, and 60+ vendors from around the area. Come browse a huge assortment of gifts and goodies! This is the 59th Annual event, organized by the St. Pius Women’s Club.

ISing Choir

Sunday, December 8, 3 pm, Christ United Methodist Church, 12755 NW Dogwood St.

"Where Angels Tread" featuring the music of Antonio Vivaldi and Dominick Argento

Eggnog at Schoch Dairy


Starting November 11, Schoch Dairy will have the most delicious eggnog available at their dairy store, in addition to whole milk and “schocolate” milk.

They’re located at 24335 NW West Union Rd., just west of Helvetia Rd. and across from the school. The dairy market is down the long driveway, past the homes. Learn more on their website and sign up for Facebook updates!


Second Edition Resale Features Holiday Décor

Monday, November 4, 12 pm, 12505 NW Cornell Rd. #13.

Stop by to see our selection of lovely holiday-themed home goods!

Holiday Showcase

Saturday, November 23, 1-3:30 pm, Cedar Mill Library mezzanine.

Join us for a showcase of party apparel with coffee and cookies!

Holiday Art and Craft Fair

SAC fair hat

Wednesday, November 20, 10 am-5 pm, Sunset Athletic Club, 13939 NW Cornell

Fine art and imaginative gifts by hand-picked, local artists. Find practical and beautiful items for everyone on your list. A portion of sales will be donated to Oregon Food Bank. See photos on the website here.

Beaverton Night Market

Fridays 4-10 pm, Saturdays-Sundays 2-10 pm, November 30-December 22, 4500 SW Watson Ave, Beaverton

Indoor pop-up store featuring ethnic crafts and goods

Skyline Grange Artisans Holiday Arts Fair

Saturday, November 16 & Sunday November 17, 10 am-4 pm, Skyline Grange Hall, 1275 NW Skyline Blvd Portland

skyline artisan table

Skyline Grange Artisans invite you to their ninth annual showcase of local arts and crafts! More than 20 local artisans will have booths this year showcasing a wide variety of locally handmade items including jewelry, accessories, pottery, glass, journals, home décor, paintings, woodworks, essential oils, fiber arts, yard art, handmade preserves, dog toys, and goat milk soap. You’ll be sure to find that special gift for someone on your holiday list.

There will also be food, snacks, coffee and tea available for a suggested donation, available downstairs in the Grange where tables will be set up. Be sure to buy some tickets for the raffle and have the chance to win one of the handmade items donated by the Artisans and gifts from local businesses.

PCC Rock Creek Ceramics Sale

Monday-Wednesday, December 3-5, 9 am-6:30 pm, PCC Building 5, Rm 122 (new cafeteria)

Handmade pottery, one of a kind created by PCC Ceramic artists at the most affordable prices.

Helvetia Farm Market Thanksgiving Party

Saturday, November 23, 9 am-5 pm, 23137 NW West Union Rd.

It will be a lovely day to come say hello and see our new market! Complimentary Holiday Drinks, Treats & Local Vendor Fair!

Marion Acres pasture-raises poultry. Their new Helvetia Farm Market features their products, along with exclusively local food and craft products from the surrounding Helvetia community and beyond.

Visit them on their website or social media to learn more.

29th Annual Big Horn Brass Holiday Concert

Sunday, December 8, pre-concert: 6:10 pm, Brass Concert: 6:30 pm, St Matthew Lutheran Church, 10390 SW Canyon Rd., free

This renowned brass ensemble creates the perfect opportunity to hear some of the world’s greatest holiday and festive music. The special guest is local jazz-blues vocalist, LaRhonda Steele. A pre-concert will be performed by the St Matthew Exaltation Handbells! The concert will begin with a candle lighting as part of the Compassionate Friends worldwide candle lighting.

Big Horn Brass

This is the 29th consecutive season the Big Horn Brass has performed a community concert at St Matthew. This 16 member ensemble spreads its sparkling brass tones through an endearing mix of holiday favorites. From traditional carols to festive arrangements for brass, this concert will warm the hearts of young and old.

This year’s concert is a gift to the community from the Erik Weswig Memorial Fund, the Beaverton Arts Commission, the St. Matthew Lutheran Church Foundation, and other supporters of holiday music. Erik enjoyed this concert as part of their family tradition and played the Baritone at Sunset High School. In his memory, a Memorial Fund was established to support local events that he enjoyed. Donations for future concerts will be gratefully accepted.

For additional information please visit ErikWeswig.com

Christmas tree recycling

Boy Scout Troop 207

December 28 & 29, January 5 & 6, 9 am-3 pm all days, old Bales Thriftway parking lot, 12675 NW Cornell Rd

No flocked trees / wreaths. To request curbside pickup, please visit treerecycle.ortroop207.org, and leave your name, address, and phone number.  Attach door hanger provided (or your own envelope marked “Troop 207”) to tree with check payable to “Troop 207”.  Suggested donation for curbside pickup is $15 per tree or $10 per wreath/garland.

To drop off, please bring to the location above. Scouts will be happy to help unload your car.  Suggested donation for drop-off is $10 per tree or $5 per wreath/garland.

[If you want to include your fundraising tree collection event in the December issue, please send info to info@cedarmillnews.com]


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