Saturday Market Member Newsletter

Published weekly during the Market season, generally available on Friday afternoon.

2020

June 13th - Welcome Back! Even though it's a different world, we still have all the love and tie-dye. June 20th - It's Opening Day: The Sequel! Important reminders in here plus Happy Father's Day! June 27th - OCF in the Clouds, Board Election Results, plus a new Sustainability Zone July 4th - Happy Fourth of July! Office closed on Tuesday, July 7th. July 11th - Happy Oregon Country Fair (That Wasn't There) Weekend! July 18th - Winners of the Mighty Mask Contest! Plus a Holiday Market update. July 25th - Bring water to last through the day. The fountains have been turned off by the city. Stay Cool! August 1st - Helpful Reminders and a handy How To Mask section this week. August 8th - Holiday Market Update following the Board meeting plus a great MVP. August 15th - It's a scorcher. Stay hydrated. Plus more about Holiday Market on the Park Blocks. August 22nd - Update on finances from Kirsten plus a cute mask wearing bear. It's going to be a great day! August 29th - It's going to be a gorgeous day. Let's all wear our masks and smile with our eyes. September 5th - Holiday Market 2020 plans are final and booking has officially started! September 26th - Holiday Market is Happening! Update in the newsletter plus a wonderful MVP. October 3rd - Holiday Market booking begins on Tuesday. Fun Cartoon Caption Contest, play along! October 10th - Holiday Market booking is at 7 points. Plus a great MVP about selling in the cold, wet weather. October 17th - Winner of the Caption Contest announced. Plus Holiday Market update, all 8x8 spaces are booked! October 24th - Consider Running for the Board of Directors! October 31st - Happy Halloween! Lots of fun activities going on today. Plus, helpful Holiday Market info. November 7th - Only 2 more Saturday Markets left until Holiday Market! November 14th - It's our Last Saturday Market! It'll be blustery and awesome. Next Saturday, Holiday Market on the Park Blocks! November 21st - Opening Day of Holiday Market! Bring all the merriment to the Park Blocks November 28th - Happy Small Business Saturday! Saturday Market 2021 Guidebook forms are at the Info Booth

2019

April 6th - Opening Day! Welcome back! Happy 50th Season to Us! April 13th - Guidebooks are here! Pick up a stack at the South Park Info Booth. April 20th - Mother's Day is coming up fast. It's time for donations for the annual Mother's Day Giveaway. April 27th - It's going to be a gorgeous day for Saturday Market. Helpful tips about envelopes, parking, and more! May 4th - May The Fourth Be With You! Mother's Day Giveaway next week! Bring out your donations. May 11th - Founder's Day is today! Plus our annual Mother's Day Giveaway at the stage and lots of sunshine! May 18th - Consider running for the Board of Directors! Candidate statements are due on Wednesday. May 25th - Memorial Day Weekend! The office is closed Tuesday the 28th. Candidate statements are available. June 1st - Board Elections are June 8th. Candidate statements and ballots are at the Info Booth. June 8th - Board Election is today! Plus Artists In Action! Show your skills in your booths. June 15th - Dads & Grads Giveaway at the stage today! June 22nd - Holiday Market postcards are on the way! Online forms will be ready next week. June 29th - Office Closures in July plus lots of helpful Holiday Market information. July 6th - Come grab a big stack of Guidebooks when you drop off your Holiday Market application and deposit. July 13th - It's the annual One Sided Newsletter!! Woohoo! Stop by our booth (X09) at OCF on Friday or Sunday! July 20th - Holiday Market Booking begins on August 1st, deadline for Booth Holders of Record is today! July 27th - Legacy Musician Day at the stage! Also bring us your clowny clothes by Aug. 3rd! August 3rd - Holiday Market booking is underway. Check the newsletter to find out where we are on the points list. August 10th - Holiday Market Guidebook Payments are due TODAY! August 17th - Bring out your Elves for their pictures. Also, color some ornaments pretty please. August 24th - Clown School is Today! Also, make sure to turn in your Saturday Market evaluations. August 31st - Great MVP letter about sustainability this week. Office closed on Sept. 3rd for Labor Day. September 9th - Holiday Market Work Task Sign Up Sheets at the Info Booth. Sign up and get your refund! September 14th - Holiday Market booking now at 11 Points. Office Closing at 1pm on Thursday, Sept 19th. September 21st - Market Wide Sale is coming up on October 5th! Holiday Market Booking at 8 Points. September 28th - Legacy Musician Day at the stage! Plus, Holiday Market booking is at 1 Point! October 5th - Market Wide Sale is Today! Signs are available at the Info Booth. October 12th - Stop by to chat with Ilene English today. Plus, Holiday Market Dress Up Days are announced! October 19th - Thrill the World at the stage, watch out for zombies! Holiday Market is Sold Out! October 26th - Artie the Art Bus Today! Upcoming Office Schedule for Holiday Market too. November 2nd - Remember to set your clocks back tomorrow. Only two more outdoor markets! November 9th - Last Outdoor Market of our 50th Season! Office hours and Holiday Market calendar are included. November 16th & 17th - Holiday Market is officially open! Important set up info and Holiday Market office hours. November 23rd & 24th - Next week is Thanksgiving! Office is closed on Thursday. We'll see everyone on Black Friday! November 29th, 30th & Dec. 1st- Happy Thanksgiving, Happy Black Friday, Happy Small Business Saturday, Happy Sunday too! December 7th & 8th - Family Photo in the food court on Sunday at 9:50am! Don't forget to vote in the Board Election. December 14th & 15th - Board Election Results are in! Guidebook forms are ready too. Office closed on Wednesday. December 21st, 22nd, 23rd, & 24th - Fabulous 50th Season! Load out schedule, music schedules, birthdays, cartoons, etc. See ya in April, 2020!

2018

April 7th - Opening Day! Welcome back! April 14th - Calling all Volunteers! Food Specials, Stage Lineup, etc. April 21st - New Staff Announcements-Welcome to the office AJ! April 28th - Mother's Day is coming up, donations needed for the giveaway. May 5th - Founder's Day Is Next Saturday. Flowers everywhere pretty please. May 12th - Founder's Day and Mother's Day all in the same day! Happy 49th Anniversary to us all. May 19th - Candidate Statements for the Board Election are due May 23rd! May 26th - Office Closed Tuesday, Reminders About Fees, Candidate Statements Are Available June 2nd - Fentress Endowment Award, HUZZAH! June 9th - Board Election is TODAY! Vote at the Info Booth. June 16th - Board election results. Mid-Season Wish List Time! June 23rd - Holiday Market Postcards are in the mail and on the website. Huzzah! June 30th - Happy 4th of July this week! Looking for the next Volunteer of the Month award recipient. July 7th - Come get a Guidebook at the Info Booth. Holiday Market postcards have landed. July 14th - Annual One Sided Newsletter, WOO! Holiday Market Deadline is Friday, July 20th. July 21st - Holiday Market Guidebook forms are available. Booking starts the first week of August. July 28th - Remembering Janie Struif. Please bring flowers and include your memories in her signature book. August 4th - Holiday Market Booking is underway! Remembering Judy Anderson. August 11th - Guidebook Ad Payments Due Today! August 18th - Elves, elves, elves! Make your elves for the Elf Game. August 25th - Holiday Market Booking at 23 Points. Call out for 50th Anniversary products. September 1st - Spectacular M.V.P. letter with helpful tips. Office closed on Sept. 4th. September 8th - Bring Vanessa your Elves! Holiday Market booking at 13 points. September 15th - Work Task Sign Up Sheets at the Info Booth. September 22nd - Holiday Market booking at 2 points! Booth Share Forms are now available. September 29th - Market Wide Sale Day is Next Weekend! October 6th - Market Wide Sale is today! Plus, dress up days and new volunteer opportunities. October 13th - Nominate a Volunteer of the Year, plus Snack Luck and Chili Cook Off Details. October 20th - Happy Holiday Market Guidebook Day! Pick up a stack at the Info Booth. October 27th - Annual Fall Family Fall Harvest Gathering tomorrow. Welcome JJ as our new Assistant Manager. November 3rd - Volunteer of the Year goes to Raven Moon and the Saturday Market paraders! November 10th - It's our last Saturday Market, we made it! Office hours and Holiday Market calendar. November 17th & 18th - Holiday Market is Open! Updated office hours and lots of great info about setting up. November 23rd, 24th, & 25th - Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, AND Sunday! Board Statements are ready. December 1st & 2nd - Group Photo next Saturday! Board statements are available. Vote in Member Services. December 8th & 9th - Board Election is this weekend AND Family Photo on Saturday! December 15th & 16th - Board Election results are in! Plus Saturday Market Guidebook forms are ready. December 22nd, 23rd, & 24th - Last newsletter of 2018! Make sure to pay your balances. Kareng Fund Raffle and Pottery Smash!