Monday, December 7, 2009

a festive weekend ahead in downtown!


You definitely won't want to miss
this weekend in
Downtown Albany!




Join us...
December 12th
for an extended day of shopping!




We, and many other shops downtown,
will be open late until 8pm!
Just for you, our cherished customers.


We know it's hard sometimes to get it all done...
especially between the hours of 10 and 5
So, come downtown and SHOP!
(festive carolers will help set the Christmas-y spirit!)




Other things happening downtown
that you're sure to want to check out...

  • December 1 – January 1, 6pm – 10pm, Night Time Magic Holiday Light Program in Albany’s Historic Districts. Drive or walk through Albany’s historic districts and enjoy the magical feeling of Christmas past. Maps of the historic districts are available at the Albany Visitors Association, 250 Broadalbin SW. (541) 928-0911. http://www.albanyvisitors.com/


  • December 12 & 19th 5pm, 6pm and 7pm. The Albany Downtown Association will be offering Christmas Caroling tours on a Albany’s vintage trolley, with song leaders, through the Monteith historic district. Boarding at the Albany Downtown Association office, 240 2nd Ave SW (2nd & Broadalbin). $5 per person. For more information contact The Albany Downtown Association (541) 928-2469 http://www.albanydowntown.com/


  • Sunday, December 13, 2pm-7pm, 30th Annual Christmas Parlour Tour of Historic Homes, Museums, Churches & Library. The tour will feature six historic homes (listed on the ticket with a map), which have been lovingly restored and beautifully decorated for the holidays. Along with the homes on tour, guests will visit the Whitespires Church, The United Presbyterian Church, the Albany Regional Museum, the Monteith House Museum, the Carnegie Library, the Carousel Art Studio and Dentzel American Carousel Museum, and the Train House presented by Saint Mary’s Church. Music, refreshments, horse-drawn wagon rides, and vintage trolley rides are all included in the $10 ticket price ($8 for seniors and groups of 10 or more). Children under 12 are admitted free with a paid adult. For information contact the Albany Visitors Association (541) 928-0911 http://www.albanyvisitors.com/

    Sunday, December 13, Author/illustrator Alice Cotton, When Buildings Speak, will be featured for a free reading and book signing at 1:00pm at the Oregon Language Center, 237 3rd Ave SW. One of the historic homes on the Parlour tour will also host the author for a special book signing beginning at 3:30pm. For more information call 541-928-8975.

    Sunday, December 13, Albany Fitwalkers will hold 5k/10k walk in conjunction with the tour. Participants are given a discount for Parlour tour tickets. The walk start time is 1pm-4pm, finish at 7pm. For more information call: 541-926-7890 or visit: http://www.albanyfitwalkers.org/


  • December 11, 12, 18 & 19th beginning at 5:30pm, Flinn’s offers Christmas Caroling tours on a horse-drawn wagon, with song leaders, through the Monteith historic district. Rides last 45 min, last ride 8:30pm, wagon boards at: Lavender & Lace: 311 1st Ave NW. $10 per person, $8 for seniors, $6 for children, special group rates available. For more information call: (541)-704-8563

    December 19, 2009, 9am Breakfast with Santa at the Venetian, 241 1st Ave W, Historic Downtown Albany, reservations required. $15 for children, $20 for adults, call the Albany Downtown Association for more information or to make reservations: (541) 928-2469

    December 19 FREE holiday movie at the Pix Theatre. This year's movie will be the holiday classic "It's a Wonderful Life" starring Jimmy Stewart. Don't miss the opportunity to see it on the big screen. The film starts at 2:30pm. For more information contact the Albany Downtown Association (541) 928-2469 http://www.albanydowntown.com/

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