Willamette Heritage Center at The Mill
1313 Mill Street SE Salem, OR  97301
Ph 503 585 7012
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November 2014 - January 2015 Events
Please check back often for new events!

Information on all events and classes may be obtained by calling The Willamette Heritage Center at 503-585-7012 or by e-mail.
Members receive a discount on most ticket prices. Tickets may be purchased at The Willamette Heritage Center or by calling
503-585-7012. All tickets are non-refundable.
An Exhibition at WHC:
From the Sheep's Back to Yours: Pendleton Blankets an Oregon Tradition
NOW through Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Free with museum admission

Pendleton is one of the most recognized name when it comes to American blankets.  Founded by Thomas Lister Kay’s daughter Fannie, her husband C.P. Bishop and their three sons, Pendleton Woolen Mills has been making beautiful blankets since 1909. During Pendleton’s first year operation, almost 4 million pounds of wool was processed and readied for blanket production. The Center’s 2014 fall textile art exhibit displays more than 20 of Pendleton’s wonderful blankets.
Heritage Bus Trip: Christmas Festival of Lights
at The Grotto in Portland

Saturday, December 6, 2014, 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: $35 members / $45 non-members. Pre-register by Friday, November 28, 2014
Get in the mood for Magic at the Mill with a holiday light celebration at The Grotto's Christmas Festival of Lights, the largest Christmas choral festival in the world. The festival features nearly 160 indoor holiday concerts. The Grotto's plaza includes outdoor caroling, puppet shows and a live animal petting zoo. Holiday food and beverages are available to purchase. The Festival of Lights is a walk-through event lasting approximately ¼ mile. Participants must be able to climb stairs and are encouraged to dress for outdoor weather. Call Kaylyn at 503-585-7012 ext. 257 or e-mail research@willametteheritage.org to register.
Deadline is Friday, November 28.

Purchase your Magic tickets online through Paypal.
Please note: Adult and child tickets must be purchased separately on Paypal.



Rotary Event at the Museum
Friday, January 16, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost for Tours: $3.50 adults, $2.00 seniors, $1.50 youth
Join area Rotary Clubs for a special evening at the Willamette Heritage Center.  The public is invited to visit and learn about Rotary.  Tours of the mill and special exhibit will be available for half price during the evening.