DDEC 28, 2018 – JAN 01, 2019
PORTLAND METRO EVENTS
TRUMAN CAPOTE’S CHRISTMAS MEMORY
THROUGH SUN DEC 30– This play and concert reflects famous writer Truman Capote’s upbringing in Alabama paired with musical talents that celebrate winter.
CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS AT THE GROTTO
THROUGH SUN DEC 30– Head to the Christmas Festival of Lights to saunter through light displays while listening to carolers, choirs, watching puppet shows and interacting with a puppet show.
IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE
THROUGH SUN DEC 30– Watch as this recreated story comes to life in the form of a radio play!
NEW YEAR’S CONCERT CELEBRATION
SUN-MON DEC 31 – The Big Band and Beethoven: New Year’s Celebration showcases the Oregon Symphony and the Oregon Repertory Singers performing a twist on Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.
A MCMENAMINS NYE PARTY
MON DEC 31 – McMenamins is hosting a night to remember at various locations, enjoy live music and delicious food.
NYE GOVERNOR’S BALL
MON DEC 31– Enjoy a three-course dinner, drinks, champagne toast and live music at The Sentinel Hotel.
NYE BOLLYWOOD MASQUERADE
MON DEC 31 – This live DJ hosts a dance party with music from India, performers, a dance lesson and more at Hawthorne Theater.
NEW YEAR’S EVE COMEDY
MON DEC 31– This extravaganza hosts sketch, stand up, improv and aerial art, paired with hors d’oeuvres, desserts and a celebratory champagne toast.
WHALE WATCHING WEEK
THROUGH MON DEC 31 – Volunteers among the beach will help you spot whales at over 24 spots along the Coast as nearly 20,000 Gray Whales migrate to the warm waters of Mexico.
GINGERBREAD ADVENTURES AT OMSI
THROUGH MON DEC 31– Sweet and smart ways to look at gingerbread houses build by expert bakers, architects, designs and construction firms and vote for your favorite at OMSI
PEACOK LANE PORTLAND’S CHRISTMAS STREET
THROUGH MON DEC 31– Bundle up and drive or walk through the Lights on Peacock Lane open to see homes covered in lights and boasting the holiday spirit.
CHRISTMAS AT THE PITTOCK MANSION
THROUGH MON DEC 31– Stroll through the Pittock Mansion with decorated rooms from professional designers and a rich touch of history woven into the home built in 1909.
CHRISTMAS LIGHT TRAIL
THROUGH MON DEC 31– Walk down a lighted path of festive trees through the Maddax Woods to the Willamette waterline in a tradition 15 years in the making.
CHRISTMAS FANTASY TRAIL
THROUGH MON DEC 31– Enjoy a lighted Christmas Fantasy trail and a bonfire at Wenzel Family Farm.
DISCOVER KING TUT
THROUGH JAN 27 – Take on a once in a lifetime experience viewing the treasures and tomb of famous King Tut at OMSI.
NW OREGON EVENTS
CHRISTMAS IN THE GARDEN
THROUGH MON DEC 31– Immersive international holiday event enjoy millions of lights as you walk through the beautiful Christmas gardens and visit the Christmas Market Silverton, Oregon
CELEBRATION OF LIGHTS ASPEN MEADOWS
THROUGH MON DEC 31 – Celebration of Lights carolers, refreshments and interactive children’s area with a miniature train village Colton, Oregon
VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS
THE JAZZY REVUE
FRI DEC 28– Washington’s Dance Creative invites you to a night of Jazz in its first concert inspired by iconic Jazz music.
MATT BROWN PERFORMANCE
SAT DEC 29– Musician Matt Brown performs at the Confluence Vineyards and Winery in Ridgefield!
A NIGHT IN BLACK & WHITE
MON DEC 31 – Head to Warehouse 23 for musical guests on the beautiful Vancouver Waterfront.
NEW YEAR’S EVE AT SKAMANIA LODGE
MON DEC 31 – Celebrate New Year’s and the 25th Anniversary of the Lodge! Doors open with a concert by the Design band, snacks and libations will be provided with a midnight champagne toast.
THE 12 BEERS OF CHRISTMAS
THROUGH JAN 4 – Northwood Public Brewing House showcases limited casks every day for 12 straight days.
WILD THINGS: THE POWER OF NATURE IN OUR LIVES
THROUGH SEPT 2019 – The Museum of Vancouver and Nature Vancouver present the exhibition Wild Things: The Power of Nature in Our Lives. Dives into life stories of local plants and animals and how they relate to each other and how they connect people to nature in the city.
ONGOING – Take in an evening at Fort Vancouver with a guided lantern tour. Led by a Park Ranger, head through the Counting House, Fur Store, Chief Factor’s Home and the Bake House, as you learn aspects of each working area.
MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND
- If Beale Street Could Talk
- The Shop Around The Corner
- Take Point
- Kill Mobile
- Stan & Ollie
- The House That Jack Built
- It Happened
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PRESENTED BY: REBECCA MARTINEZ
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