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Christmas shop open at Shafer’s

Miki’s Christmas Shop at Shafer Vineyard Cellars is now open for the season. It features a wide variety of Christmas gifts, holiday collectibles, ornaments and more. Open daily 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. 503-357-6604.

WCCLS gets grant for story festival

The Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) received a $2,500 grant from Umpqua Bank in support of the 2015 Art of the Story Festival. The 11th annual festival will celebrate National Library Week, April 11 to 18, 2015.

The event will feature five master storytellers in an effort to foster an appreciation for the role oral storytelling plays within families, communities and cultures.

Museum offers winter break camps

The Washington County Museum is offering a winter break camp for children ages 8 to 11. The camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 29 through Jan. 2 (with New Year’s Day off). It’s $50 per day, $175 for the week. Call 503-645-5353 for more information. Register by Dec. 15.

North Plains library offers December craft sale

Do some holiday shopping at the North Plains Public Library, 31360 N.W. Commercial St. Local crafters have donated their creations to the library for this annual fundraiser. Through Dec. 24, there will be a table by the checkout desk of quality, hand-made items available for purchase at bargain prices. Proceeds support the library. The library is open Monday through Wednesday 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Thursday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. It is closed Sunday.

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