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General

For safety, Christmas Storybook Land visitors will view over 80 indoor and outdoor scenes while driving through from the comfort of their vehicles.  No walking guests.

Go to the Linn County Fairgrounds in Albany.  From Dogwood Ave., turn into the Fairground’s parking lot and follow the traffic guides to the Wonderland.

NO Christmas Storybook Land is FREE to everyone, although a canned food donation for the Fish of Albany food pantry is appreciated.

YES, canned or commercially packaged food for the Fish of Albany food pantry will be gladly accepted at the Price Road entrance.   

YES!  This year candy canes will be given to ALL visitors—kids and adults too!  

Santa and Mrs. Claus will not be in contact with children this year.  However, Santa and Mrs. Claus will be waving from the Santa House porch and speaking with the aid of a loudspeaker to passing vehicles.

YES, Star Wars Oregon characters will be strolling through the event on December 12th from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Pictures of characters can be taken from vehicles only.  

The speed limit is 2 miles per hour throughout the venue so everyone may enjoy the scenes.  Do not obstruct traffic by stopping or pulling over.  You are welcome to come through again and again!

 No public restrooms are open at the venue. 

YES, Donation boxes are located at the Cascade Pavilion entrance and exit..

YES!  ALL seniors, veterans, special needs citizens and the general public are invited to drive-thru December 6 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.  Candy and a token gift will be given to all visitors that day.  NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED!

YES! T-shirts and hoodies with CSBL logo will be available for sale online.

YES!   All kids and the general public are welcome to drive through December 7th – 10th from 9:00 a.m.to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.   NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED!

Normally these daytime tours are reserved for seniors, veterans, and school children but this year everyone is invited.   December 6 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., and December 7th – 10th from 9:00 a.m.to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.   EVERYONE WELCOME!

 

Volunteering

Thank you for your interest in helping Christmas Storybook Land! We appreciate your time and effort.

  1. First, check out our volunteer activities. The descriptions here will give you an idea of the tasks involved, plus the times and dates.
     
  2. You will need to fill out the registration form. You will be prompted to set up a user name and password.
     
  3. You may then log in at any time and schedule yourself for any volunteer activities you wish to participate in.
     
  4. If you wish to participate again next year, you will not need to re-register. Simply log back in.

If you haven’t signed up for any activities yet, you may do so here.

You can view and edit your scheduled activities here.

Adult volunteers may list any accompanying children under 13 on their account when they register as a Storybook Land volunteer.

Adults are responsible for accompanying and supervising any child 13 or under.
Children ages 13 – 17 may register here.

Please note: all children under 18 will need to provide a signed parental/guardian consent form.

We began using new registration software starting in 2017. If you last volunteered prior to that, you will need to register here once, which will allow you to create a user name and password. You can then log in at any time and schedule yourself for any volunteer activities you wish to participate in.

In the future, you will be able to log into the same account and sign up for activities there without the need to re-register. If your email account has changed and you can’t log in, please let us know and we can update your account.

If you have already worked with us after 2017, you do not need to register and can log in here to schedule your volunteer time with us.

You can retrieve your username or password by going to the Volunteer Login page and then click on “Forgot your username or password?”

If you are still having problems, please contact us.

Insurance requirements prohibit Christmas Storybook Land from registering volunteers who are doing community service hours required by the court system.

 

Donations

If you have decorations, lights, or other Christmas item for donation, call our Scene Development Chairperson at 541-926-4072 or contact us through the website.