The tree skirt made by McMinnville quilters is on display this month in Washington, D.C. Sarah E.Y. Miller, who with other quilters from the Gone to Pieces Quilt Guild completed the 14-foot diameter tree ...

 

 


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  • Holiday Photos

    The See Ya Later Foundation is holding a photo opportunity with Santa and Mrs. Claus from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at the Sage Restaurant, 406 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. Pictures are $10 each and include a print and e-mail copy.

    For more information or to reserve a time slot, call 503-434-1730 or visit www.seeyalater.org.

    Santa Claus will also make an appearance from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at Serendipity Ice Cream, 502 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. A picture with Santa will be available for a donation of three canned food items. Hot cocoa or cider will be provided. The event is a benefit for YCAP.

    For more information, call the shop at 503-474-9189.

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