THE SUNFLOWERS ARE OPEN!! The birds will be happy this fall!

The WADE CREEK HOUSE ANTIQUES opened in 2007. Located in an old 1940's home, we have expanded many times so there are many areas for you to browse. Located on an acre in Estacada, Oregon, your children can visit with our chickens (yes, we sell eggs) as you look around.

We are much more than an antiques store. We host four fundraisers every year; The Chicken Chat & Coop tour in April, Chairs for Charity in June, Estacada Garden Tour in July, and Santa in December. We also have three OUTDOOR VINTAGE MARKETS every summer and hold classes and workshops throughout the year. You can find details BELOW.

OUR VENDORS LOVE TO SHOP FOR YOU. They specialize in old, rusty, antique, primitive, vintage, recycled, revived, repurposed, salvaged, scavenged, chippy, farm, collectibles, indoor and outdoor d├ęcor. Come and see what they have found for you!!

OPEN DAILY - MONDAY - SATURDAY 10a - 6p and SUNDAY 11a - 5p.

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Wednesday, March 28, 2012

TIME TO TALK CHICKEN

Are you thinking about raising a few sweet hens for fresh eggs?



MEET ROWDY, O UR ROOSTER AND 2 OF THE GIRLS


2nd Annual “Chicken Chat & Coop Tour
 Saturday, April 14th


Learn from local experts what it takes to successfully raise chickens. Beginning at 0900 , Master Poultry Women, Nona and Mary Shearer, will be sharing their “eggs”pertise on everything to do with backyard birds. This will be a free backyard chicken clinic for the family that wants to see how to do it successfully. This includes equipment, breeds, the raising and handling of chickens. They will be able to answer all your questions when it comes to chickens. Reservations not required.

After the “Chicken Chat,” THE WADE CREEK HOUSE will furnish maps ($10 per person, $15 per couple – kids ages 10 and under are free) to many “eggs”amples of backyard and small farm coops as well as great feed stores in the area so you can see what chicks and supplies they have to offer. It will be a FUN day. At each location there will be a drawing to win GREAT prizes. 

AND that is not all.....

We are having a WONDERFUL RAFFLE TO BENEFIT OUR LOCAL 4H CLUB

ECO-FRIENDLY CHICKEN COOP - DONATED BY PGM CONSTRUCTION Portland Oregon.  PGM Construction has donated a beautiful chicken coop for our 4-H raffle. This custom-built coop comes complete with a green roof!! It's an amazing structure you will want to have in your own yard. It was on display at the Better Living Show last weekend in the NW Natural "Blue House" yard..... And now on the front lawn of The Wade Creek House. Tickets $2/ea or 3 for $5. 

THANK YOU PGM!!


GLASS MOSIAC CHICKEN WINDOW - Donated by local glass artist and Wade Creek House member, Amber Carpenter. Tickets $1ea or 6 for $5 -
  





ALL PROCEEDS FROM OUR RAFFLE GO TO OUR LOCAL 4-H GROUP
TICKETS ON SALE NOW AT THE WADE CREEK HOUSE!! STOP BY TODAY!!

And THANK YOU to our wonderful sponsors!!!
SPONSORS:
PGM CONSTRUCTION   , FERRELLGAS , BACKYARD POULTRY MAGAZINE, BARTON FEED & COUNTRY STORE, BURNS FEED STORE, GERBER FARM SUPPLY, HOBBY FARMS, MARY LAKE-THOMPSON LTD, PRACTICAL POULTRY MAGAZINE (UK), STOREY PUBLISHING, TRI-COUNTY HVAC, INC, WILCO FARM STORES, AND TERRA CASA!

THANK YOU SO MUCH!~  We couldn't do this without you! 

 This is a very fun event whether you have chickens, plan to get them ... or not. 
We hope to see you there!

Friday, March 23, 2012

AS MARK TWAIN SAID.....

In the spring I have counted one hundred and thirty-six different kinds of weather inside of four and twenty hours. ~Mark Twain (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910)

We can relate!  Easter is just around the corner and we have some fun decor that I wanted to share....

How sweet is this little chick...


I love holiday trees.


Princess Easter Bunny





Adorable.

Bunny piggybank
.. great in an Easter basket




Cute pair of candlestick holders.

The Wade Creek House will be closed Easter day...
HAPPY EASTER!



Recognize these tracks?  Look closer


Yep, a chicken....   Starting next week we will focus on our Chicken Chat and Coop Tour.
Save the Date - April 14


Take care, Becky


Friday, March 9, 2012

LIFE IS GOOD

March has been a big month for me.  I retired last Wednesday from my nursing job at Mt Hood Medical Center in Gresham, Oregon.  I worked there with many wonderful nurses, doctors, pharmacists, housekeepers, volunteers, kitchen staff, security, engineers, admitting staff, materials ......you guessed it... a hospital of greatness.  Not just fellow workers but my family.  I plan on lending a hand when they need it but in the meantime, The Wade Creek House and its members will finally get more of me and I am so looking forward to that.  Plus my husband of 38 years, 2 grandchildren, and our farm.  Life is full.

I love The Wade Creek House and its members.  They managed to throw me a surprise retirement party, and yes I was very surprised.  What a wonderful group of people.  But I love going to the shop.  I love walking thru all the different parts of the house & barn to see what is new.  Always something is new and they always manage to amaze me.  A very gifted group of people.  Here are some things I noticed last time....    


This violin was found in an attic in Molalla. 
 Dated 1927, this handmade violin will no longer play
but would be a great conversation piece or displayed on a wall



Now this is a story too.  I love this beautiful bowl and pitcher.  I took it from this spot to take its picture for the blog.  It is old, well over 100 years old from the Tawney family.  I put it back in this place and when I turned away, it tipped over and the bowl broke!!  Augh!!  The pitcher was fine and remains in the shop...


I met the owner of this sweet bike...   she is as cute as her childhood bike.


"Bedding Down"  Harvey Rattey  1992
A beautiful piece




Fun stacked glass..


Fun Fun Fun



Don and Amber have lots and lots of cool old signs - this is the biggest

So a little of this and a little of that.....


Life is one grand, sweet song, so start the music