Our picks for holiday merry-making around Oregon


Holm Made Toffee Company


Donna Holm has been perfecting her famous toffee recipe for the past twenty-five years. This Bend company is committed to using only the best ingredients, with hazelnuts sourced from right here in Oregon. With six available flavors, we think it’s the perfect thing to bring to your holiday party or share with family and friends.

holmmadetoffee.com

Jacksonville Victorian Christmas



Plan a trip to historic Jacksonville and experience its charming Victorian Christmas. This event encompasses everything you could want in a holiday festival—carolers, trolley rides, hot cider, a parade and tree lighting ceremony. This adorable Southern Oregon town comes alive with history—celebrate the holidays the old-fashioned way.

jacksonvilleoregon.com/victorian-christmas

Soft Star’s Fireside Sheepskin Slipper


What better way to get through the winter season than with a pair of Soft Star’s feather-light, impossibly cozy slippers? These are fully lined, with plush sheepskin— the ultimate comfort for your feet. This Oregon-made footwear company features a flexible design with a leather sole, and they roll up for travel too. So comfy you’ll want to wear them everywhere. softstarshoes.com

Leoni Montenegro Candle Holder


Give your table some rustic elegance this holiday season with these handmade candle holders by woodcrafter and designer Leoni Montenegro. Made in Hood River, these reversible holders made from old wine barrel staves are the perfect centerpiece.
leonimontenegro.com

Festival of Lights at the Grotto


A Portland tradition and a must-visit if you’re in town during the holiday season, the Grotto is the perfect setting for an evening walk among the lights. Enjoy the warm holiday feel with carolers and a life-sized nativity scene, and don’t miss the indoor music concerts. Family entertainment abounds each night in the plaza.

thegrotto.org

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