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The holiday festivals of Fall City: Market, carols, Art Park party are all Saturday

Two sisters sip cocoa at the Fall City Art Park during a past year
Two sisters sip cocoa at the Fall City Art Park during a past year's holiday festivities. Christmas celebrations return to downtown Fall City this Saturday.
— image credit: Seth Truscott/Staff Photo

The 14th annual Fall City Holiday Market is 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Chief Kanim Middle School Commons, 32627 S.E. Redmond-Fall City Rd.

The Fall City Historical Society table is back with its great gift ideas will include the 2014 Fall City Calendar, new collector’s beverage glass with “Fall City Brick School”, and a limited number of historic mugs. Come enjoy student performers from Chief Kanim Middle School Music Program.  Band entertainment will include brass and saxophone quartets as well as flute and clarinet/oboe duets.

The market offers many handmade items for sale by talented crafters and artists throughout the community, including candles, jewelry, lotions, soaps, honey, chocolates, jams and jelly, scarves, kids clothes, American Girl Doll clothes, dog toys, yarn hats, fleece blankets, wine racks, table runners, placemats, children’s books, wood items, ornaments, art glass, stationery, pottery, bird feeders, recycled animal feed bags, and garden art.

The Fall City Days Annual School  Music Program & Tree Lighting Festival follows from 4 to 5 p.m. at Fall City Elementary School Gymnasium, 33314 S.E. 42nd Pl. Enjoy the sounds of the Fall City Elementary School Chorus aand Chief Kanim Middle School Choirs at the Fall City Elementary School gymnasium.  Bring your camera, as Santa will be in his sleigh ready to pose with the children. Following the music program, carol your way with Santa down to Olive Taylor Quigley Park, enjoy the sounds of the Mount Si High Jazz ensemble, start the countdown to light the trees and begin the after-party.

The Art Park Gathering is before and after the tree lighting ceremony, at the park at the corner of SR 202 and 335th Place, across from Quigley Park.  Fall City Arts invites anyone in the community to visit the Art Park and enjoying the decorations, lights and bonfire while having a cup of hot chocolate or cider.  Music and caroling will create a festive atmosphere to kick off the season.


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