Around Town – September 16, 2023 Edition

Senior Center Lunch

Wednesday, Sept. 13, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm at the Sweet Home Senior Center, 890 18th Ave., Sweet Home. Every Wednesday the Sweet Home Senior Center sells delicious hot lunches to the community. Senior Center membership is not required. $5.00 dine-in, served 11:30 ~ 12:30 $5.50 take-out. Please call 541-367-4775 at least a day ahead if you’re picking up take-out for 3 or more lunches to ensure we have enough to serve everyone. Thank you **50 cents extra for take-out containers**

Community Market

Saturday, Sept. 16, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at Public Parking Lot, 1141 12th Ave., Sweet Home. Calling all shoppers! Our Community Market has artists, food trucks, farmers, and vendors of any kind! All vendor spaces will be free, and open to sellers of all kinds. Register here:

Equestrian Team Drive

The Sweet Home Equestrian Team is hosting their annual cans and bottles drive on September 16th from 9am-2pm, at O’Reilly’s in Sweet Home.

Flea Market

Saturday, September 16, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at Santiam Place, 139 Main St., Lebanon. Santiam Place is hosting a Flea Market on September 16th from 9am to 4pm at 139 Main Street, Lebanon. Explore a variety of vendors offering preserves, jewelry, yard sale items, crafts, and more, both indoors and outdoors. This biannual event is free to the public, and vendor fee information can be obtained at 541-259-4255.

Rock Identification

Saturday, Sept 16th, from 11 am to 4 pm, Robert Rose will be hosting a free rock identification at the East Linn Museum at 746 Long Street in Sweet Home. Robert is very knowledgeable and can help identify your rocks.

OSU Food Preserver training

Monday, Sept 18, all applications are due for the multi-county hybrid training for the Oregon State University Extension Service Master Food Preserver program. In this training program, applicants will learn food safety in the home kitchen, science of home food preservation, research-based methods of food preservation, food security, the community food system, adult education models and best practices in volunteerism. This training is being offered in the following counties: Benton, Columbia, Clackamas, Douglas, Lane, Linn, Marion and Polk counties. Apply to be a volunteer at Orientation will be held 6-8 p.m. on Sept 19.

Farmers Market

Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm at Public Parking Lot, 1141 12th Ave., Sweet Home. Local Farmers offer fresh, locally grown produce and products from their farms.