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There has never been nor will there ever be a story so tragic while so uplifting than that of King Arthur, Guinevere, Lancelot, and the Knights of the Round Table.
Hayride to tree fields to choose from a variety of cultured firs and pines.
Northwest Christian University is pleased to present their 11th annual community Christmas concert, Experience Christmas. Directed by Karen De Young, this vocal celebration of the holidays will warm up your spirit this season.
Come and see the marvelous holiday Gingerbread Village, and share the fun with your family and friends this season! Open for viewing during regular hours, this festive treat for the eyes provides wonder and joy to each and every visitor.
The Oregon Brass Quintet will join forces with Eugene’s Central Presbyterian Church for a holiday-themed performance that will benefit homelessness relief. The quintet is a music ensemble composed of faculty members of the brass studies area of the University of Oregon School of Music and Dance. They will be followed by performances from various student brass ensembles performing on trombone, trumpet, tuba, euphonium, and horn. The ensembles will perform holiday favorites, as well as other reper... Visit Website
To celebrate the holidays, bring in your treasured family pet to Valley River Center for a Christmas photo with Santa! All animals must be on a leash please.
Talib Kweli has earned his stripes as a lyrically-gifted, socially aware and politically insightful performer. He has traveled around the world as one of rap’s most in-demand permormers, and culls his lyrics from conversations with political activists as well as his work with Idle Warship and other groups.
The Applegate Regional Theater (ART, Inc), will perform the holiday tale “A Christmas Memory” in reader’s theater format. After the show, The Dreamers, a local singing group, will give a short concert of classic seasonal music to cap off the evening.
This seasonal holiday concert celebrates 80 years of musical excellence for the Eugene-Springfield Youth Orchestras, formerly known as Arts Umbrella. Come watch and support the talent and determination of these younger, musically gifted students as they begin their journeys to classical melodic expertise.
Dandelions Flowers and Gifts is hosting a book-signing with local author Bob Welch for his new children's book “The Keyboard Kitten.” Come to meet the author and pick up your must-have signed copy of this endearing children’s book that blends childlike imagination with all things Oregon, just in time for the Christmas season.
The Oak Ridge Boys kick off a huge celebration of award-winning music in four-part harmony. Smash hits "Elvira,""Bobbie Sue,"and all your favorites will begin the musical performance. After a short intermission the stage will be transformed to a vibrant Christmas scene! The trees are decorated, the snow will be falling, and the Oak Ridge Boys treat you to holiday favorites as only they can. From rollicking Santa songs to heartfelt standards, this show is a family favorite for kicking off the sea... Visit Website
Explore, observe, and be inspired by the surrounding natural beauty of our wetlands during this educational and exciting journey. Pack water, bring a small snack and wear sturdy shoes for this informative outdoor trek.
This seasonal holiday concert celebrates 80 years of musical excellence for the Eugene-Springfield Youth Orchestras, formerly known as Arts Umbrella. Support the talent and finesse of these musically gifted students and embrace the beauty of live classical melodies.
We're open late on Winter Wednesdays to welcoming holiday shoppers. Browse our inventory emphasizing Northwest artists and authors to find that unique West Coast gift. Enjoy discounts, surprises, and sales for the holiday season!
Aragon Alpacas is excited to welcome visitors as they meet the alpacas and browse the holiday store and gallery for seasonal gift ideas. Many items are crafted by local artisans who work year round to produce these amazing, soft and cozy treasures. Alpaca yarn, hats, scarfs, socks, afghans, sweaters, vests, felted soaps, and stocking stuffers will bring tidings of comfort and joy to any household!
This lecture will bring to light the interesting and mysterious topic of Mayan-Mycology, which is the study and use of mushrooms. Tales and discussion of the ancient mushroom traditions of the indigenous Maya will be presented, and questions are encouraged.
Join us for the third year of this new tradition, on the second Thursday of each month, Oregon Track Club will host a running and walking event. These events are informal, free to OTC members. The courses will be marked, and timed results will be presented. All ages and abilities are welcome.
Woven throughout this classic romantic comedy is traditional holiday music and movement to bring holiday cheer to the whole family. It's the perfect date night, the romance of Elizabeth and Darcy is timeless! The family comedy is infectious and hopeful. The twelve member cast of young adults, directed by Mary Huls, offer a rich and beautiful experience in the spirit of Christmas.
Join us for our 6th annual Christmas at The Shedd as we usher in our favorite holiday sounds with: “Silver Bells”, “Winter Weather”, “Song Of The Sleigh Bells”, “O Holy Night” and many more!
The light parade is a great chance to get out on a chilly winter evening this holiday season and enjoy the creatively decorated fire trucks, cars, floats and other brightly adorned vehicles as they wind through downtown Veneta. Celebrate the event with your family and friends, and spread the cheer and joy!
Hosanna Performing Arts Foundation (HPAF), in cooperation with Hosanna Dance Studio, is honoring all Veterans and Active Duty personel and their immediate families with a free VIP preview showing at the final dress rehearsal of the Ballet. “Adventures in Narnia”, based on C.S. Lewis’ classic work "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe", will feature a large cast of community dancers from multi-talented students of various ages to performing arts instructors. Founded and directed by Tiese Morgan... Visit Website
Enjoy the displays of lighted floats, animals, automobiles and more at the Annual Light Parade. This celebration will bring that festive holiday and Christmas spirit through the city center, spreading warmth and cheer to all as each float passes. Come and see what fun the annual parade brings each and every year, and share the joy with family and friends!
Live music from the soulful Tyler Morin, with complimentary wine tasting, beer on tap, and food for purchase from Comforts Cuisine. Cheers!
Come and meet the artist at the gallery reception for "Ariesmount Impressions" in Springfield! Wine, cider and hors d'oeuvres will be served. On exhibit will be works spanning 23 years. Some of Stacey’s works will be for sale including many unframed serigraphs. The name of the show is derived from Stacey’s 1987 musical composition, which sounds like drums rolling across a vast canyon, conjuring an image of a ram at the summit.
This stage version of the beloved movie by Frank Capra is a holiday classic for your entire family. This faithful adaptation remains true to the spirit of the original film and has all your favorite characters: George Bailey, Mary, Clarence the angel, Uncle Billy, Violet, and, of course, the Scrooge-like villain, Mr. Potter.
Join us for some festive winter themed activities and crafts to celebrate the holidays. Activities include face painting, a winter concert preformed by students, silent auction with donations from over 100 businesses, concessions, raffle, and a bake sale.
This is family-oriented show that features trained pets rescued from shelters across the country. These pets have been transformed into Las Vegas Superstars where they perform frequently on the Las Vegas Strip. The show includes circus-style acrobats, juggling, magic, comedy but most impressive are the thirty trained animals that consist of dogs, house cats and even mice and geese! For pet lovers of all ages, come bring the entire family for a great evening of entertainment.
Make holiday gifts, ride the Willamalane train, take pictures with Santa and meet his live reindeer! Join Mrs. Claus in the kitchen for a warm beverage and cookies, and don't forget to wear your most festive holiday sweater for a chance to win prizes.
Wanderlust has established itself as the premiere all-ages circus operation in Portland and is helmed by Noah Mickens and Nick "The Creature" Harbar. Drawing from a roster of performers, designers and technicians, the show presents acrobats, aerialists, hand balancers, stilt dancers, trick ropers, jugglers and jazz-bos, crooners and clowns, all at one amazing event!
“Adventures in Narnia”, based on C.S. Lewis’ classic work "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe", will feature a large cast of community dancers from multi-talented students of various ages to performing arts instructors. Founded and directed by Tiese Morgan, creative director and owner of Hosanna Dance Studio, the show’s unique choreography and art direction is overseen by Morgan, Nicole Elliott, and Brenda DeCock.
Challenge yourself to the frozen (or at least really cold and hard, but hopefully frozen) couse for an adventurous run through the beautific scenery of Mount Pisgah. Expect wet conditions on the flat sections of the trail. 50K, 15M, 9M, and 5K trails with loops and elevations to increase the difficulty. This is the sixth race in the Run Big Trail Series.
The Unitarian Universalist Church Chamber Singers and Byrdsong Renaissance Consort will perform the musical melodies for this unique holiday event. Directed by Tom Sears, the program will feature sacred and secular music from the 15th and 16th centuries drawn from the British Isles. Byrdsong Renaissance Consort will be playing a variety of period instruments including strings, recorders, flute, and harpsichord. The program will also include new settings of seasonal texts written by living compos... Visit Website
Bring the family and enjoy a breakfast with Santa as Christmas and the holidays draw near! Fresh fruit, assorted breakfast breads, scrambled eggs, sausage, french toast, chocolate milk, coffee and all the traditional treats will be included. Fun and festive seasonal crafts and activities will be available for the little ones while they dine. Reservations recommended.
A gingerbread competition for all ages, hosted by DesignSpring, an organization of emerging design professionals. Celebrate the holiday season with delicious designs, marvel at amazing displays, and browse for fabulous goods this winter!
Oregon's favorite musical export turns their prodigious musical talents to the songs and sounds of the holidays, as heard on their runaway hit album Joy to the World. Join in the fun and get in the holiday spirit!
Explore photography and enjoy a day of free artmaking. Create art inspired by photography, including portraits, photo collages and holiday cards. Enjoy puppet shows and the Eugene - Springfield Youth Orchestra in performance!
Book this tour with the Experience Oregon bus group to enjoy a trip to Florence, then visit the Light Keeper's House at Heceta Head. Warm drinks, tasty treats, Christmas music and Victorian decorations will welcome you inside. There will be a Holiday raffle, surprises, and maybe a visit from Santa as well. On the return trip the bus will stop at the Gingerbread Village Restaurant. Meet and board the Experience Oregon bus at Willamette Christian Center, and have a small lunch before the ride. Cal... Visit Website
Join us for our annual Holiday Open House! Enjoy twinkling lights and holiday refreshments, and browse the museum store for unique gift ideas. Admission is free all weekend.
Eugene’s most elegant holiday teas are at held here, and feature scones, sweets, savories, and more. Tickets are limited and sell quickly so reserve a spot today and celebrate in style. Recomended for ages 8 and up please.
A holiday and Christmas music gala to benefit the Junction City Grange, this festive performance will have a little something for everyone in the family. Listen to joyous seasonal music, enjoy some comedy, then sample the tasty refreshments served during intermission.
This indoor market is one of the greatest holiday traditions in the area. The weekly outdoor Farmers Market moves inside to avoid the winter weather, but all the vibrant, fresh, and hale foods offered remain (seasonally) available. Fun ambiance, lots of cheer, and a great activity that offers a good time for the whole family!
Using photographs, learn basic techniques to create a personalized seasonal greeting card for friends and family. Bring a microtip pen and a favorite nature photo, as well as some of your favorite art materials, and get ready to have fun! This holiday workshop requires pre-registration as space is limited.
This festival is one of the largest holiday celebrations in the area providing shoppers with one-of-a-kind special and unique gifts. Featuring art, crafts, jewelry, clothing, wood, music, photography, toys, Christmas décor, and much more. There is a large gourmet food area where you can sample and purchase a wide range of food items including tea, chocolates, pasta, soups, dips, meats, coffee, jams, shortbread, chili, sauces and much more. Live music, interactive displays, and fun for the whole ... Visit Website
As a gift to the community this holiday and Christmas season, have a fun-filled day at the Science Factory Museum free of charge for everyone in the family! Explore the many activities on hand, then tour the Exhibit Hall and the Exploration Dome for a day filled with excitement.
Students of the University of Oregon's Suzuki Strings Program, ages 4-10, will celebrate the holiday season by performing on violin, viola, and cello.
This all-ages performance of the classic Nutcracker ballet is abridged for a younger holiday audience, with "Kingdom of the Sweets" and favorite variations highlighted in the production. A crowd-pleasing holiday mainstay, the ballet is a fundraiser for the non-profit Pacific Classical Ballet Foundation. The Foundation provides performance opportunities for aspiring dancers, outreach programs which introduce ballet to rural school children, sponsors master classes with nationally and internationa... Visit Website
Eugene's Urban Wine Circuit “Holiday Open House” will feature 10 local wineries, spotlighting five urban tasting rooms with two wineries at each room. Capitello Tasting room with host Stanton Vineyard, Eugene Wine Cellars will feature Opine Cellars, J. Scott Cellars will host Poco Collina/Gelardi Vineyard, Territorial Vineyards and Wine Company will feature DW Hinman, and William Rose Wines will feature Abbelone. Each location features live music, and food will be available for purchase. At the ...
The wonder and joy of the holidays shines bright during this annual celebration for the community to enjoy. Gather and watch the "Parade of Lights", see Santa, enjoy treats and activities, and create a great memory together. Don't forget to stop in at the Grange for the Annual Chili Feed as well, and warm up a bit with some homestyle comfort food! Donations to the Coburg Food Pantry graciously accepted.
Don't miss this heartwarming concert full of musical hits for the holiday season! Joined by the Dance Theatre of Oregon, the choir will offer fun renditions of traditional and favorite Christmas and holiday carols and songs. Before the show begins, enjoy some festive hot spiced wassail, cookies, and a carol sing-along accompanied by the Oregon Tuba Ensamble in the Hult Center lobby.
The Community Chorus of Florence will take listeners "Home for the Holidays" at a special matinee performance. A guest performance by the Siuslaw Elementary School Choir and the Flotones will be featured for seasonal and Christmas cheer as well.