saturday, dec 9th: a FESTIVE day of holiday MAGIC!
Dufur Hometown Christmas
Join us for the Balch's annual holiday celebration & Dufur's classic, village Christmas!
Experience the timeless charm of Dufur Hometown Christmas. This cherished tradition gets better every year, offering a full day of fun activities, including an artisan fair, festive food, wine tasting, live music, Dufur's famous lighted tractor parade after sundown, and more. Book your preferred room early!
Our friends from the exceptional Jacob Williams Winery will be joining us to pour tastings of their bold red and crisp white wines. An amuse-bouche pairing plate will also be available to nosh from the Balch Bistro. $10 per tasting of four; $18 with pairings.
Get hands-on with this fun wreath-making workshop from McCarthy Farms of Mt Hood, Oregon! Create wreaths with a variety of beautiful materials, guided by expert wreath-makers. Pre-purchase recommended, $70 per wreath (link below); drop-ins while supplies last.
Discover a showcase of original artwork exhibited on the grounds and walls of the Balch. The Boutique will be brimming with gifts from local makers as well. Select collections of art and boutique gifts will be offered at special Hometown Christmas pricing.
Discover unique handmade treasures at the Catholic Church’s Holiday Craft Bazaar. Embrace the spirit of giving while supporting our creative community.
Bring your kiddos to share their holiday wishes & meet the jolly man in red! Capture memories of the season in photo sessions with Santa throughout the day at both WE3 & Dufur Market.
Join us for a front-row seat to Dufur's famous, twinkling tractor parade! This annual spectacle “illuminates” our small-town charm with a dazzling parade of festively-decorated tractors. You won't want to miss it!
The culinary gems at Dufur Market are whipping up a tender roast beef feast with all the fixin's, paired with local wine from the ShadowBuck estate vineyard. Contact the Market at (541) 965 – 2819 for more information.
a holiday stay to remember!
Unwind in a charming, historic guest room for the perfect post-festivities retreat. All registered hotel guests for the night of Saturday, Dec 9, will receive a special rate of 10% off rooms, 15% off in the Balch Boutique, as well as one complimentary beverage per guest (beer, wine, and specialty drinks included)! Book now for welcoming accommodations and a truly festive getaway!
"What a magical place to stay for our Christmas getaway. The owner and staff were warm and friendly. One of the fondest memories was reading our books in stocking feet in the library with a lighted tree gracing the room. Cozy!"
GOOGLE 5 STAR REVIEW, 2019
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