Magic at the Mill to Bring Families Together with Holiday Lights and Historical Sites

Magic is in the air! Come celebrate the winter holidays with our family-friendly winter festivities! Watch history come to life with children’s activities, heritage tours, and blacksmith and textile arts demonstrations.

Wednesday-Sunday, December 19-23, 2018 ● 5:30 to 8:00 pm ● $5 for kids, $8 for adults
Children’s activities, entertainment, food & drinks, lights, Santa, vendors, and more!

SALEM, OR — Thousands of twinkling lights and holiday cheer will brighten the winter nights of December 19th-23rd, 5:30-8pm at the Willamette Heritage Center during our annual winter festival Magic at the Mill. Magic at the Mill is a long-time cherished seasonal festival that celebrates connecting generations and interpreting Mid-Willamette Valley history.

Located on the beautiful 5-acre WHC campus, Magic at the Mill provides stunning sights, a holiday market for shopping, and family-friendly fun. Guests of all ages are invited to explore our scenery and historic buildings decorated with exciting holiday lights.

Activities for kids will include: making Victorian-era silhouettes, “reindeer food”, textile weaving, storytelling with Gordon Munro-Firelight Stories, pictures with Santa, and more.

Entertainment will include: Ballet Arts NW, Pentacle Theater, Classic Tap, Madrigal Singers, City Dance, Cheers, Figs & Thistles, Starr Studio, Luis Hubbard, Old Time Fiddlers, Young Salem Singers Club, Orchard Mountain String Band, and more.

Food & Drinks will be provided by Krewe du Soul.

Vendors will include: Fordyce Farms, Suoplushie, Wildcraft Herbarium, Snuggly Toes, The Peru Sale, SilverTide Jewelry, Phyllis Dickey, Paul Hirt, Spirit in the Clay, This Is Salem, Stargazer’s Gourmet, Raison Ethique, Karabombs, Jackie Miles Photography, Daryle Ryder, Rags & Bones, Pilgrim’s Roasted Nutz, and Santiam Soap Co.

Warm up to winter with Salem’s premiere holiday event: Magic at the Mill!
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Liz McIntire
Marketing & Events Specialist
Willamette Heritage Center

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