In 2019, my parents volunteered to run our booth for penguin adoptions at the Salem Holiday Market in Oregon. We are grateful for their help, but unfortunately, we didn’t give them all the information they needed about our penguins.Continue reading Help us find Paul Penguin!
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We’re scheduled to have a table at the Salem Holiday Market in Oregon again this year! Be sure to join our blog email list and follow us on Facebook and Twitter to get all the news about the special deals we’ll have for the holidays.
With over 250 vendors at Salem Holiday Market 2019, there are a lot of people to see and gifts to choose from. Nathan Rogers of Cacao Kingdom took some time out of his busy holiday schedule to answer our questions about his business’ participation in the Salem Holiday Market.Continue reading Salem Holiday Market 2019 Preview: Cacao Kingdom, Booth JD-8
The Salem Holiday Market 2019 is so large it fills two buildings and features over 250 vendors! We thought we would highlight some of the great items available. Shannon Biamonte of The Short Straw took some time away from her market preparations to answer some of our questions:Continue reading Salem Holiday Market 2019 Preview The Short Straw (JD-2)
On Friday, December 13 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm, the 2019 Salem Holiday Market is partnering with Chemeketa Community College Foundation. Entry into the market will be $8 per person or $15 for a couple; the proceeds will benefit the Chemeketa Student Relief Fund, which provides students with help for a variety of needs including meal passes and textbooks. It also supports the Chemeketa Food Pantry, which allows students to focus on studying rather than figuring out where their next meals are coming from.Continue reading Salem Holiday Market 2019: Free Calendar and Friday’s Event
Salem Holiday Market 2019 has over 250 vendors this year, so we thought we would highlight some of them. If you plan your gift buying early, you’ll know how much you need to budget and what to look for when you arrive.Continue reading Salem Holiday Market 2019 Preview: Bliss Nut Butters (JD3) and SJL Woodworking (J15)
The Salem Holiday Market 2019 will feature 250 vendors in two different buildings! There are door prizes to be given away, carols to be sung, and Santa might even make an appearance! Maybe, he’ll give his elves a break and pick up some amazing handmade items! Even if Santa isn’t delivering to your house, you can still get gifts from some amazing local talents and businesses. Jessy and Vinnie Rolfness od Santiam Soap Co. took time out of the holiday preparations to answer some of our questions about their participation in the market.
How many years have you been attending the Salem Holiday Market? This will be our second year as vendors at the Salem Holiday Market, but we have been in attendance for many years as shoppers!
What are you bringing to 2019’s Market? We will have both our hand-crafted artisan soap (including our holiday collection!) and highly scented soy wax melts.
What’s new at your booth? We have an exciting new line of soy wax melts as well as a new design of our infamous Unicorn Breath soap!
What’s your favorite thing about Salem Holiday Market? We love the environment of the Salem Holiday Market. Walking down the red carpet with the live music playing and Christmas wreaths above. It really gets us in the holiday spirit!
What’s the best advice you have for people coming to the Salem Holiday Market? Take your time when you’re browsing and do a full walk through before purchasing anything! It is inevitable that you’ll miss a few booths when you’re wandering through and, who knows, that could be the one with the perfect gift!
What is your website address? www.santiamsoap.com
Penguinate.com will be at the market as well (J13). Make sure you get your discount coupon for entry and drop by to see us.