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Turkey Dash Nov 22 & Jingle Dash Dec 15

Holiday Tree Lighting Nov 27

Dine & Tour Lights in Trolley Christmas Shopping Trolley Dec 8 & 15 Dec 8 & 9 and 15 & 16

This Song Book and Christmas in Keizer Event Guide is brought to you by Keizer Chamber of Commerce Merchants and Partners who wish you a joyful Holiday Season. Please remember to SPEND YOUR DOLLARS locally all year round. Thank-you!

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Keizer's Turkey Dash-5k Fun Run/Walk presented by Salem Health Thursday, November 22, 2012 Flocks of families and friends are gathering with walkers and runners for the first annual Keizer Turkey Dash on Thanksgiving morning. Race Directors Connie Dingeman and Stephanie Logan have been working hard all year to bring this fun and healthy community event to town. Join in at Keizer Station Village at the Keizer Chamber Office, 6075 Ulali Dr. NE Suite 102 Fee: $20 for Adults/ $10 for 18 and under Race Registration opens at 7am Race Starts at 8am 503-393-9111

Thanksgiving Family Day Roll Thursday, November 22, 2012 Enjoy the gobbles, giggles and rolls on Thanksgiving Day from1pm-10pm. Bring the entire family for some fun and bowling at Town & Country Lanes. 3500 River Road North, Keizer, Oregon 97303 $5 cover and all games, shoe rental and select food items only $1 each. Call 503-390-2221 for reservations/info

OVER THE RIVER Over the river and through the wood, To Grandfather's house we go; The horse knows the way To carry the sleigh Through the white and drifted snow. Over the river and through the wood, Trot fast my dapple gray! Spring over the ground Like a hunting hound! For this is Thanksgiving Day Over the river and through the wood, Now Grandmother's cap I spy! Hurrah for the fun! Is the pudding done? Hurrah for the pumpkin pie!


Keizer's Holiday Tree Lighting presented by Wells Fargo Bank Tuesday, November 27, 2012 River Road & Cherry Ave Bring the family and enjoy some great community Holiday Spirit! The Salvation Army Band will be playing Christmas Carols and kids 12 years and younger will be encouraged to place their name in a special drawing. Two names will be drawn and they will be asked to join Santa in flipping the switch that lights the Holiday Tree. Santa is expected to arrive at 7pm being escorted in by the Keizer Fire District 503-393-9111

O CHRISTMAS TREE O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree! How lovely are your branches! In beauty green will always grow Through summer sun and winter snow. O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree, How lovely are your branches!

Thanks—Dave Walery of Walery’s Premium Pizza, NW Natural, United Grocers, Keizer Fire District, Highway Fuels, Hertz Rental, Cascade Landscape, G & S Machine, Roth’s Fresh Markets, Salem Electric, Keizer Police Department, Uptown Music, Columbia Distributing, Vendtronics, Randy Cook, Marsha Stallings & The Christmas Elves

4605 River N Keizer (503) 463-5550



Holiday Bazaar Saturday, December 01, 2012 9am-3pm Come visit and shop at the holiday bazaar!! We have lots of vendors ranging from MaryKay, Scentsy, Thirty-One, home made goods, mini gardens, fresh wreathes, a BALLOON artist and lots more!!! Plus a bake sale and coffee raffle prizes!! Countryside Christiana Church 5775 Mcleod Lane Ne Keizer, OR 97303 Valerie Feliciano

JINGLE BELLS Dashing through the snow In a one-horse open sleigh, O’er the fields we go, Laughing all the way; Bells on bob-tail ring, Making spirits bright, What fun it is to ride and sing A sleighing song tonight

Jingle bells, jingle bells, Jingle all the way! O what fun it is to ride In a one-horse open sleigh Jingle bells, jingle bells, Jingle all the way O What fun it is to ride In a one-horse open sleigh.

JOY TO THE WORLD Joy to the world! The Lord is come. Let earth receive her King Let every heart Prepare Him room And heaven and nature sing And heaven and nature sing And heaven and nature sing! Joy to the world, the Savior reigns Let men their songs employ While fields and floods Rocks, hills and plains

Repeat the sounding joy Repeat the sounding joy Repeat the sounding joy. He rules the world with truth and grace, And gives to nations proof The glories of His righteousness, And wonders of His love; And wonders of His love; And wonders of His love.

Come in and Enjoy the Holidays with Us! 4765 River Road N Breakfast or Lunch

Alex & Cherish Clark


Santa Arrives By Helicopter Saturday, December 01, 2012 Volcanoes Stadium 6700 Field of Dreams Way Keizer, OR, 97303 Santa will arrive at the Volcanoes Stadium by helicopter on Saturday, December 1 at 12pm. Bring your family and friends out for a fun free event at Volcanoes Stadium. Santa will arrive by helicopter in the parking lot at 12pm. After greeting everyone, he will make his way to his official chair where he will personally meet all good boys and girls between 12pm and 3pm. Santa will have free E-photos taken with him as a remembrance and distribute free candy canes. Admission and parking are FREE While at the stadium be sure to check out the huge Pro-Shop sale going on with savings up to 50% on selected items. The stadium Pro-Shop will be open every day from November 23 to December 24th from 9am to 5:30pm Monday through Friday, 10am to 5pm Saturday, Noon to 5pm on Sundays Volcanoes Stadium @503.390.2225

Holiday Open House at Emerald Point Friday, December 07, 2012 Holiday Open House, December 7th from 1:30 - 3:00pm. Come join us for a festive afternoon filled with desserts, entertainment and door prizes 1125 McGee Ct. No charge 503-390-7700

Giving Basket Progran Friday November 23, 2012 through Saturday, December 15, 2012 Keizer Network of Women (KNOW) with the Keizer Chamber of Commerce are reaching out to the community and seeking toys, clothing, and financial donations to help give a special Christmas to Keizer kids in need. Several Giving Trees are located around the Keizer area. You can help by selecting a Gift Tag from the tree and replacing it with that special toy or clothing marked on the tag. Donations may also be made at Dates to help are: 11/23 - Tags available on Giving Trees 12/7 - Deadline to return gifts to Giving Trees 12/12 - Food Sorting 12/13 - Gift Wrap Night starting at 6pm 12/15 - Delivery of Gifts begin at 9am


Adobo Republic - Coming Soon! 61-America's Best Contact & Eyeglasses (503) 428-5096 22-Aspen Dental (503) 463-4000 66-Bed, Bath & Beyond (503) 304-0040 15-Burger King (503) 856-9091 67-Cost Plus World Market (503) 304-4607 36-David's Bridal (503) 463-0600 3-Designer Nails (503) 393-1118 47-Famous Footwear (503) 304-0008 21-FedEx Office (503) 304-4895 26-First Tech Credit Union (503) 485-3470 57-GameStop (503) 393-3571 53-General Nutrition Center (GNC) (503) 390-2449 55-Gentle Dental (503) 566-3398 4-Great Clips (503) 390-3620 35-Guitar Center (503) 304-0923 19-Jamba Juice (503) 485-0472 50-Kay Jewelers (503) 304-7178 31-Keizer Chamber Information Center (503) 393-9111 12-Key Bank (503) 304-3070 46-Lane Bryant/Cacique (503) 390-1641 33-Lowe's (503) 304-3010 41-Marshall's (503) 304-8822 54-Massage Envy (503) 589-1597 28, 29, 30-Mattress Discounters (503) 798-4648 72-McDonalds (503) 70-Men's Wearhouse (503) 463-7088 43-Michael's Arts and Crafts (503) 393-0260 65-Old Navy (503) 856-9190 49-OSU Beaver Store (503) 390-3124 13-Panda Express (503) 856-9131 9-Panera Bread - Coming Soon! 42-Petco (503) 393-0698 18-Phong Shui Nails (503) 990-8366 44-Ross Dress For Less (503) 390-1058 27-Round Table Pizza (503) 393-2150 1B-Salem-Keizer Volcanoes (503) 390-2225 69-Sleep Country Plus (503) 463-7259 5-Smart Wireless (503) 393-3010 32-Sprint Store 503-269-4775 34-Staples (503) 393-0190 16-Starbucks (503) 463-1044 20-Subway (503) 485-0341 17-SuperCuts (503) 390-3004 59-Taco Del Mar (503) 390-1267 1-Target (503) 856-0601 62-T-Mobile (503) 463-1463 39-Ulta Beauty (503) 393-2738 2-Verizon Wireless (503) 390-1397

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JOLLY OLD ST. NICHOLAS Jolly ol’ Saint Nicholas, Lean your ear this way! Don’t you tell a single soul What I’m going to say: Christmas Eve is coming soon; Now, you dear old man Whisper what you’ll bring to me; Tell me if you can. When the clock is striking twelve, When I’m fast asleep Down the chimney, broad and black,

With your pack you’ll creep All the stockings you will find Hanging in a row Mine will be the shortest one, You’ll be sure to know. Bobby wants a pair of skates, Suzy wants a sled Nellie wants a picture book, Yellow, blue and red Now I think I’ll leave to you What to give the rest Choose for me, dear Santa Claus;

RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER Rudolph, the red-nosed reindeer "Rudolph with your nose so bright had a very shiny nose won't you guide my sleigh toand if you ever saw it night?" you would even say it glows. All of the other reindeer Then how the reindeer loved him used to laugh and call him names as they shouted out with glee they never let poor Rudolph (yippee) join in any reindeer games. "Rudolph, the red-nosed reindeer you'll go down in history." Then one foggy Christmas eve Santa came to say,

DECK THE HALLS Deck the halls with boughs of holly Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la 'Tis the season to be jolly Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la Don we now our gay apparel Fa-la-la, la-la-la, la-la-la. Troll the ancient Yule-tide carol Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la.

See the blazing Yule before us. Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la Strike the harp and join the chorus. Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la Follow me in merry measure. Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la While I tell of Yule-tide treasure.


Keizer's Miracle of Christmas Lighting Display Friday, December 07, 2012 through Wednesday, December 26, 2012 Visit Keizer’s Gubser neighborhood to view hundreds of decorated homes. There is no admission fee, however, donations of canned foods and nonperishable items are accepted along the route and are given to the Marion Polk Food Share and Keizer Chamber of Commerce for local food baskets. In 2007 19,000 pounds of food were collected for Marion Polk Food Share and a record breaking $17,100 in cash. The route is approximately 3½ miles long and can take several hours to view on busy weekend nights. It is marked with friendly Snow-Cop barricades indicating the direction of the route. There are no public restroom facilities available. Please leave headlights on at all times while driving through the display route. Be aware of pedestrians and be courteous to local residents and allow them access to and from their driveways. If you choose to walk the route, please park your vehicle at either Whiteaker Middle School located at 1605 Lockhaven Drive NE or at Gubser Elementary School at 6610 14th Avenue NE.

HARK THE HERALD ANGELS SING Hark the herald angels sing

Join the triumph of the skies

“Glory to the newborn king!

With the angelic host proclaim:

Peace on earth and mercy mild

“Christ is born in Bethlehem”

God and sinners reconciled”

Hark! The herald angels sing

Joyful, all ye nations rise

“Glory to the newborn King!”

SILENT NIGHT Silent night, holy night All is calm, all is bright Round yon Virgin Mother and Child Holy Infant so tender and mild Sleep in heavenly peace Sleep in heavenly peace Silent night, holy night! Shepherds quake at the sight Glories stream from heaven afar

Heavenly hosts sing Alleluia! Christ, the Saviour is born Christ, the Saviour is born Silent night, holy night Son of God, love's pure light Radiant beams from Thy holy face With the dawn of redeeming grace Jesus, Lord, at Thy birth Jesus, Lord, at Thy birth "


McNary Restaurant & Lounge—Dine & Tour Lights on the Trolley Saturday & Sunday December 8 & 9 Saturday & Sunday, December 15 & 16, Trolley Tours begin hourly at McNary Restaurant & Lounge located at165 McNary Estates Dr N from 6pm to 10pm. Enjoy a meal or your favorite beverage before or after the tour. Reservations can be made by calling the Keizer Chamber office at 503-393-9111 $10 Dine & Trolley Tour (includes a $10 meal or beverage voucher to be used that evening) $5 Trolley Tour only

Festival of Lights Holiday Parade Saturday, December 08, 2012 7:00 pm RIVER ROAD N Start - Lockhaven (Creekside Shopping Center) End - Near Bever (Keizer’s Skyline Ford) Everyone loves a parade especially at night, especially for the Holidays.

SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN You better watch out You better not cry Better not pout I'm telling you why Santa Claus is coming to town He's making a list, And checking it twice; Gonna find out Who's naughty and nice.

Santa Claus is coming to town He sees you when you're sleeping He knows when you're awake He knows if you've been bad or good So be good for goodness sake! O! You better watch out! You better not cry. Better not pout, I'm telling you


Breakfast with Santa Sunday, December 09, 2012 The Keizer Volunteer Firefighters Association will hold its annual Christmas Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, December 9, 2012 at the Keizer Fire Station, 661 Chemawa Rd. NE in Keizer. Hours of the breakfast are 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM The menu includes all of the pancakes, eggs, and ham you can eat. Milk and coffee also will be served. Come and join Santa and the Firefighters of the Keizer Fire District for breakfast on this very special day. Proceeds from this breakfast help with the purchase of candy canes that are given out on Candy Cane Day, which is scheduled on Saturday, December 15th Cost for this year’s breakfast is $5.00 for adults, $3.00 for children 6 to 12 years of age and kids 5 years and younger are free. Pictures with Santa will also be available for an additional $2.00 503-390-9111 - Keizer Volunteer Firefighters Association

Candy Cane Day Saturday, December 15, 2012 For forty-seven years, Santa Claus has made a special trip from the North Pole on a Saturday before Christmas to visit Keizer area children and hand out candy canes. Santa has confirmed he will continue the tradition whit a visit to Keizer on Saturday, December 15th. Because Santa’s sleigh is being tuned up for his rounds on Christmas Eve, Santa will once again, be driven around the area by Keizer Fire District fire trucks. They will announce Santa’s arrival on neighborhood streets by sounding their sirens and making announcements on the fire engine PA system. This very special day is scheduled to begin at 9:00 am. Santa is scheduled to visit most streets in the Keizer Fire District by the end of the day. District officials said the only streets they will not be able to visit are short cul-de-sacs; residents on these streets are encouraged to come to the fire engine when it stops at the end of their street. The Keizer Fire District Volunteers Firefighters Association, sponsor of the event, estimates Santa will distribute about one thousand dollars worth of candy canes (over 7,700 candy canes). The money for the candy canes comes from fund raising events, such as pancake breakfasts, held by the association Contact: 503-390-9111


Jingle Dash 5K Run/Walk presented by Salem Health Saturday, December 15, 2012 Start 4:30 pm Day of Registration 3:15 pm to 4:15 pm Bring family and friends. Jingle-up with your best Holiday wear to be a part of the festivities in a healthy way. Walk or run this great course that loops out and back from McNary Golf Course to McNary Estates. Pass by Christmas carolers and grand decorated homes. Enjoy your favorite beverage at the post event party at McNary Restaurant & Lounge. Contact Erin Ellis or AJ Nash at 503-393-9111 for more information.

Photos with Santa “A Keizer Heritage Third Thursday Event” Thursday, Dec 20 5:00 pm—7pm 980 Chemawa Rd Music and photo opportunities at the Keizer Heritage Center.


Keizer Florist

Stop by and find your perfect holiday gift or dĂŠcor. Meet the wonderful staff as well as new owner, Julie Wallace. See all the novel products both familiar and fresh: floral arrangements, plants, gifts, gourmet chocolates & nuts, gift baskets, coffees, pastries, and more. 631 Chemawa Rd NE (503) 390-9035



Keizer Chamber of Commerce-Holiday Event Presenters

Turkey Dash Nov 22 Jingle Dash Dec 15

Holiday Tree Lighting Nov 27

Dine & Tour Lights in Trolley Dec 8 & 9 and 15 & 16

Christmas Shopping Trolley Dec 8 & 15

In the spirit of giving, Non-Perishable Food or Cash Donations will be appreciated at all events to assist Marion Polk Food Share, Salvation Army, or Giving Basket Program. Donate online for Giving Basket Program

Christmas in Keizer  

Keizer, OR Christmas Activity Guide along with Song Book