2015 Events/Exhibits


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Harvest Fest August 15-16, 2015

Hours: Saturday 10am - 4pm,   Sunday noon - 4pm 

Experience old-time farming with threshing, binding and baling using vintage farm equipment, horses & mules. 


  • “Parade of Power” tractor parade at 1pm. 
  • Featured tractor: Oliver/Moline/Hart-Parr/White. 
  • Working sawmill & blacksmith shops. 
  • VFW flag raising ceremony Saturday at 10am. 
  • Kids’ area with hands-on activities,  games, pedal tractors and animals. 
  • Agricultural and historical displays, photos and quilts. 
  • Tours of the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center museum and 1880’s Hutchcroft School. 
  • Music, food, and family fun.


$5 admission (free to kids 12 and under).  

For more information, call 503-434-0490 or email pwatts@onlinemac.com.



Treasures in the Attic Quilt Show, Appraisal Faire & Vintage Market at the Heritage Center – Sat., Sept. 19, 2015

  • Over 100 quilts to be displayed including those of the Yamhill County Historical Society collection, plus specialty quilts from local quilters. 
  • Oral evaluations of your “treasures” by local experts ($5 donation per item). 
  • Antique, vintage and collectible vendors.   
  • Food, music and more. 
  • $3 admission (kids 12 and under free). 

All vendors and exhibits indoors, limited vendor space available; for registration and details contact 503-434-0490 or pwatts@onlinemac.com.  

 Click here for Treasures in the Attic Vendor Application Form


Handmade Holidays Bazaar December 5-6 2015   
Yamhill Valley Heritage Center Highway 18 and Durham Lane, McMinnville 


Handmade items of jewelry, scarves, soap, wreaths, gift items, etc.

Be a vendor and sell your items or be a buyer and join in the fun. Santa's walk, silent auction, music, food, Christmas decorations galore.

Proceeds to benefit the Yamhill County Historical Society.

Bring cans of food for donation to the Yamhill County Food Bank.


For more information contact Karen Sitton Saxberg at 503-434-2189 or dh2kissit@onlinemac.com






To learn more about current events call 503.864.2308.

Or E-mail us at info@yamhillcountyhistory.org