Monthly Events List

Below are events from the monthly events digest in our print editions. Below events in appear in the DECEMBER 2017 edition.

DECEMBER 2017 EVENTS

Portland Metro

Lane County

Linn-Benton Counties

Marion-Polk Counties

Nov. 30 Poetry reading: Judith Arcana, Devon Balwitt and Matthew Minicucci, 7 p.m., Another Read Through, 3932 N. Mississippi Ave., Portland.

DECEMBER

1 (through Dec. 23) Tony Starlight Christmas Show, 1125 SE Madison St., Portland. Tony-starlight.com.

Nashville singer Kristin Andreassen, 7:30 p.m., Walters Cultural Arts Center, 527 E. Main St., Hillsboro. $15/$20. Brownpapertickets.com.

(through Dec. 23) “Your Holiday Hit Parade,” 7:30 p.m., Broadway Rose New Stage, 12850 SW Grant Ave., Tigard. $30-$46. Broadwayrose.org.

(through Dec. 15) “Pericles Wet,” 7:30 p.m., Artists Repertory Theatre, Alder Stage, 1516 SW Alder St., Portland. $30/$20. 503-241-1278.

AARP Smart Driver, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Salvation Army Rose Center, 211 NE 18th Ave., Portland. 503-239-1221.

Books and Beer: “The Eyre Affair,” 7 p.m., GHCL Annex, 7306 SW Oleson Road, Portland.

2 Deo Gracias! Festive Music for the Holiday Season, 7:30 p.m., St. Anne’s Chapel, Marylhurst University. $10-$15. Marylhurst.org.

(through Dec. 8) VA VA Voom, “A Christmas Quandary,” 7 p.m., Barberton Grange, 9400 NE 72nd Ave., Vancouver, Wash. $10. 503-314-0299 for groups.

(also Dec. 3) Eighth Annual Handmade Holiday Bazaar, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and noon to 4 p.m., Yamhill Valley Heritage Center Museum, 11275 SW Durham Lane, McMinnville. Entry with canned food donation.

Junior Symphony of Vancouver, 7:30 p.m., Cascades Presbyterian Church, 9503 NE 86th St., Vancouver, Wash. $10. 360-696-4084.

Satori Men’s Chorus, 7:30 p.m., Central Lutheran Church, 1820 NE 21st Ave., Portland. $15/$7.

The Highlands Arts and Crafts Faire and Cookie Bar, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 12930 SW Peachvale St., King City. 503-746-6701.

Special reading featuring authors from Airlie Press, 6 p.m., Angst Gallery, 1015 Main St., Vancouver, Wash. Angstgallery.com.

3 (also Dec. 4) Holiday Craft and Bake Sale, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., McMinnville Adventist Church, 1500 SW Old Sheridan Road, McMinnville.

NW Dance Theater, “A Nutcracker Tea,” 2 p.m., Tualatin Public Library. Free.

Portland Metro Concert Band, 3 p.m., David Douglas High School Performing Arts Center, Portland. Also 2 p.m. Dec. 16, Gresham United Methodist Church. Free.

6 From Saving to Serving: Adam Davis, executive director, Oregon Humanities, 6:30 p.m., The Old Library, Marylhurst University. Free.

Prime Timers Dining Club, 6 p.m., M&M Restaurant and Lounge, 137 N. Main Ave., Gresham. Bring a wrapped white elephant gift. 503-936-5861.

Wreath-making craft night, 6 p.m., GHCL Annex, 7306 SW Oleson Road, Portland. 503-245-9932.

7 Happy Bossa Nova Holidays, Ronnie Robins Trio, 6:30 p.m., Cedar Mill Library, Portland.

Tualatin High School Crimsonaires, 7 p.m., Tualatin Public Library. Free.

A Celtic Christmas with Affiniti, 8 p.m., Aladdin Theater, 3017 SE Milwaukie Ave., Portland. $25/$30. TicketFly.com.

8 (through Dec. 10) Oregon Symphony Gospel Christmas, 7:30 p.m., Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland. $35+. Orsymphony.org.

Winter Nite Dance Bash, 7 to 10 p.m., KCCA Clubhouse, King City. Benefits new KCCA Aquatics Center. $10. 503-970-0243.

9 International Holiday Festival, 7:30 p.m., St. Anne’s Chapel, Marylhurst University. $15-$30.

Bring giftable items for a free swap, 10 a.m. to noon, GHCL Annex, 7306 SW Oleson Road, Portland. Followed by a Record Swap from 3 to 5 p.m. 503-245-9932.

10 Music by Two Spirit Jazz, 2 p.m., Tualatin Public Library. Free.

12 Understanding Your Target Market and How to Reach Them, 9 a.m. to noon, 1548 NE 15th Ave., Portland. $30. Encorepreneurcafe.com.

Tuesday Night Nourishment Book Group: Bring two titles to pitch, 7 p.m., GHCL Annex, 7306 SW Oleson Road, Portland.

14 NW Children’s Theatre Kid’s Co., “A Mistletoe Mystery,” 7 p.m., Tualatin Public Library. Free.

15 Owl Book Group: “The Sellout” by Paul Beatty, 10:30 a.m., Cedar Mill Library, Portland.

Film Night: “The Thin Man,” 7 p.m., GHCL Annex, 7306 SW Oleson Road, Portland.

16 Giftable Art by Currents, opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m., Currents Gallery, 532 NE Third St., McMinnville. 503-435-1316.

AARP Smart Driver, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Mount Hood Medical Center Cascade Building, 24700 SE Stark St., Gresham. 503-286-9688.

Oregon Symphony: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, 7:30 p.m., Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland. $25+. Orsymphony.org.

17 Comfort and Joy: A Classical Christmas, 7:30 p.m., Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland. $20+. Orsymphony.org.

18 Holiday Concert: Cascade Harmony Chorus, 7 p.m., Willow Room, Clark Commons, Marylhurst University. Free.

22 An Appalachian Christmas, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland. $18-$105. Portland5.com.

23 Winter Wonders: Exploration Stations, community singalong and hot chocolate, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., GHCL Annex, 7306 SW Oleson Road, Portland. Free.

26 Portland Youth Philharmonic, Concert-at-Christmas, 7:30 p.m., Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland. Portland-youthphil.org.

27 Film Club: “After the Storm” (Japan), 6:15 p.m., Cedar Mill Library, Portland.

Brian Setzer Orchestra, Christmas Rocks! Tour, 7:30 p.m., Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland. $35-$80. Portland5.com.

30 (also Dec. 31) Pink Martini New Year’s Extravaganza, 7:30 p.m., Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland. $45+. Orsymphony.org.

LANE CALENDAR

Nov. 25 Festival of Trees, “Walk through Winter Wonderland,” 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Florence Events Center. Free.

Nov. 26 Gala of Giving, a benefit for Oregon Coast Military Museum, Florence Events Center. $40 at Beach House Gifts or Cindy Wobbe Estates.

DECEMBER

1 Concert: Clefs of Insanity, 6 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library, 10th and Olive. 541-682-5450.

(through Dec. 23) “Seussical,” 8 p.m. (2:30 p.m. Sundays), Cottage Theatre, 700 Village Dr., Cottage Grove. $25/$15. 541-942-8001.

Holiday Marketplace, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 West C St., Springfield. 541-736-4444.

Winter Cabaret, 7 to 9 p.m., Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 West C St., Springfield. $10/$12. 541-736-4444.

Very Victorian Wreath Festival and Auction, 5:30 p.m., Oregon Wine Lab, 488 Lincoln St., Eugene.

2 (also Dec. 3, 11-12, 16-17) Pet photos with Santa, noon to 4 p.m., PetSmart, 2847 Chad Dr., Eugene. $10. 541-225-4955.

Tuba Carol Concert, noon, Two Rivers-Dos Rios Elementary School, 1084 G St., Springfield. Register at 8:30 a.m., $5 for adults. Rehearse from 9 to 11 a.m. oregontubaassociation.com.

Mossbacks Volkssport Club, 8 a.m., Willamalane, 215 West C St., Springfield. Carpool to Monmouth. Mossbacks.org.

Writer Adam Silvera, 3 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library, 10th and Olive. 541-682-5450.

Eugene Gleeman Christmas Holiday Concert, 7:30 p.m., Central Presbyterian Church, 555 E. 15th St., Eugene. Also at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 3, Wildish Community Theater, 630 Main St., Springfield. $15/$12. Eugenegleemen.org.

Holiday Greens Decorations Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Eugene Garden Clubhouse, 1645 High St. 541-485-5772.

Holiday Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Eugene Hotel, 222 E. Broadway.

Traditional Jazz Society of Oregon, noon to 4:30 p.m., Springfield Elks Lodge, 1701 Centennial Blvd. $10.

4 Felting: Make Acorns, 5 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library, 10th and Olive. 541-682-5450.

$5 Technology Lecture: Get Started with Your Device, 6 p.m., Campbell Center, 155 High St., Eugene. 541-682-5318.

Earrings: Make and take three pairs, 6 p.m., Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 West C St., Springfield. $22/$27. 541-736-4444.

5 Mossbacks Volkssport Club, 9:45 a.m., Hallmark Resort, 744 SW Elizabeth St., Newport. Mossbacks.org.

Yarn and Thread, noon, Sheldon Branch of Eugene Public Library. Also at noon Dec. 12, Bethel Branch. 541-682-5450.

6 (also Dec. 20) Cork’s Crew, 6:30 p.m., The Embers, 1811 Hwy. 99, Eugene.

7 Personal Growth, Let’s Raise Our Cup and Fill it with Purpose, noon to 1:30 p.m., Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 West C St., Springfield. $15/$18. 541-736-4444.

(also Dec. 14 and 21) Candlelight Tours, 6 p.m., SMJ House, 303 Willamette St., Eugene. 541-484-0808.

8 Smokin’ Jukebox with Dona Clarke and Ryan Nason, 7:30 p.m., The Jazz Station, 124 W. Broadway, Eugene.

Art Gallery Reception by students of Ellen Gabehart, 5 to 7 p.m., Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 West C St., Springfield. 541-736-4444.

(through Dec. 10) Radio Redux: “The Shop Around the Corner” and “The Adventure of the Three Ghosts,” 7:30 p.m., Soreng Theater, Hult Center, Eugene. 541-682-5000.

Preston and Gwen, 6:30 p.m., Eugene Elks. Also Dec. 15, with Chip Cohen on fiddle.

9 Emerald Valley Opry, 6 p.m., Powers Auditorium, 1801 Echo Hollow Road, Eugene. $8/$5. Nonperishable food and hygiene products accepted.

Eugene Downtown Lions Club 10th Annual Pancake Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus, 8 a.m. to noon, St. Thomas Episcopal Fellowship Hall, 1465 Coburg Road, Eugene. $8/$5.

10 Mossbacks Volkssport Club, noon, Willamalane, 215 West C St., Springfield. Carpool to Albany to view Victorian homes. Mossbacks.org.

11 iPad Next Steps: Photos and More, 2 p.m., Bethel Branch of Eugene Public Library. Also 2 p.m. Dec. 18, Bethel Branch.

Retirement by Design, 11 a.m., Campbell Center, 155 High St., Eugene. Free. 541-682-5318.

Supreme Court Discussion Group – States’ Rights, 4:30 p.m., Campbell Center, 155 High St., Eugene. 25 cents. 541-682-5318.

12 (also Dec. 13) Sustainable Landscape Program, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., OSU Extension Service, 996 Jefferson St., Eugene. $25. Extension.oregonstate.edu.

Dealing with the Debt Monster, 5:30 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library, 10th and Olive. 541-682-5450.

Tracing Memories for Relaxation, 6 p.m., Sheldon Branch of Eugene Public Library. Also, at 6 p.m. Dec. 19, Bethel Branch.

Open Microphone Musical Benefit for Habitat for Humanity, 6:30 p.m., Axe and Fiddle Music Pub, 657 E. Main St., Cottage Grove. Donations taken.

13 The Nutcracker: Short and Suite, 4 and 6 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library, 10th and Olive. 541-682-5450.

iPhone Tips and Tricks, 9 a.m., Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 West C St., Springfield. $17/$20. 541-736-4444.

14 Memory and More, “Elder Health and Living,” 10 a.m., Room 126, First Baptist Church of Eugene, 3550 Fox Meadow Dr. 541-345-0341.

Tree pruning techniques, 1 to 3 p.m., Lebanon. Smallfarms.oregonstate.edu/south-valley/events.

Hearing Loss Association holiday potluck, 7 p.m., Hilyard Center, 2580 Hilyard St., Eugene.

Fraud Watch, 2 p.m., Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 West C St., Springfield. 541-736-4444.

16 Mossbacks Volkssport Club, 8 a.m., Willamalane, 215 West C St., Springfield. Carpool to Cottage Grove. Mossbacks.org.

Oregon Trail Lacemakers, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Willamette Oaks Retirement Living, Eugene. 541-484-1180.

18 Lane County Chapter, NARFE, noon, Sizzler Restaurant, 1010 Postal Way, Springfield. Celebrate the holiday season with games and caroling.

Mossbacks Volkssport Club, 8 a.m., Willamalane, 215 West C St., Springfield. Carpool to Silverton. Mossbacks.org.

Urban Homesteading: Balms, Butters and Salves, 6:45 p.m., Campbell Center, 155 High St., Eugene. $18. 541-682-5318.

19 Computer Practice Lab for Beginners, 4 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library, 10th and Olive. 541-682-5450.

20 Checkrite Electronics Repair, 11 a.m. to noon by appointment, Campbell Center, 155 High St., Eugene. 541-682-5318.

Google Cloud, 9 to 11 a.m., Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 West C St., Springfield. $17/$20. 541-736-4444.

25 Senior Holiday Dinner, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Eugene Hilton, 66 E. 6th Ave. $8 at local senior centers.

LINN BENTON CALENDAR

Nov. 30 Philomath Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration, 6:30 p.m., Benton County Museum, 1101 Main St.

DECEMBER

1 “Lion,” 12:30 p.m., Albany Senior Center, 489 Water Ave., NW. Free.

(through Dec. 5) Corvallis Nativity Festival, 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4141 NW Harrison Blvd., Corvallis. Free. CorvallisNativityFestival.org.

(through Dec. 3) Friends of the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library Holiday Book Sale, 645 NW Monroe Ave.

(through Jan. 3) Pastega Holiday Light Display, 5 to 10 p.m., Benton County Fairgrounds. Canned food donations taken. Pastegachristmasdisplay.com.

(through Dec. 24) See’s Candy Sale and Fundraiser, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Corvallis. See Mid-Valley Lions on Facebook.

Hilltop Big Band, featuring Sherri Bird, 7:30 p.m., Old World Deli, Corvallis. Free.

Corvallis-OSU Symphony: Holiday Favorites, 7:30 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. $22+. Cosusymphony.org.

2017 Winter’s Eve Corvallis, 5 to 10 p.m., Madison Avenue (between 2nd and 3rd streets). $40/$45. ALCorvallis.org.

2 Holiday Wreath Workshop and Lunch, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., The Thyme Garden, 20546 Alsea Hwy., Alsea. $37. thymegarden.com

Making Spirits Bright: A Winter Dance Concert, 7 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. Majestic.org.

3 Sixth Annual South Town Art Walk, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 1515 Bethel St., Corvallis.

7 Community Celtic Christmas Concert, 7 p.m., Austin Auditorium, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. Free.

8 Holiday Crafts: Wreaths and Swags, 12:30 p.m., Albany Senior Center, 489 Water Ave., NW. Free.

9 Christmas Bazaar, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. 541-228-2545.

Rotary Children’s Holiday Fair, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. 541-760-2529.

International Games Day, 2 to 5 p.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis.

Christmas with the Trail Band, 7 p.m., Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. $25/$40. Brownpapertickets.com.

10 Corvallis Community Band Holiday Concert, 1 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis.

Corvallis Youth Symphony Concert, 3 p.m., Austin Auditorium, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis.

Willamette Valley Symphony, 4 p.m., Ashbrook Independent School, 4045 SW Research Way, Corvallis. $18/$15. Willamettevalleysymphony.org.

12 Predicting Falls, 12:30 p.m., Albany Senior Center, 489 Water Ave., NW. Free.

14 Holiday Banquet, noon, Albany Senior Center, 489 Water Ave., NW. $9. 541-917-7760.

15 “Miracle on 34th Street” (1947), 12:30 p.m., Albany Senior Center, 489 Water Ave., NW. Free.

(through Dec. 24) Kiwanis Holiday Pie Sale, noon to 5:30 p.m., corner of 9th Street and Circle Boulevard (next to Les Schwab), Corvallis. No debit/credit cards.

16 Feed the Animals Bazaar, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. 541-908-0387.

The Majestic Holiday Spectacular, 7:30 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. $12-$14. Majestic.org.

17 Corvallis Repertory Singers, 3 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. $10+. Repsing.org.

Eugene Ballet: The Nutcracker, 3 p.m., Austin Auditorium, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. EugeneBallet.org.

Majestic Reader’s Theatre: “It’s a Wonderful Life,” 3 and 7 p.m., 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. $10-$12. Majestic.org.

19 Taking the Fear Out of Keeping a Journal, 1 p.m., Albany Senior Center, 489 Water Ave., NW. Free.

Art Night, 6:30 p.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. 541-766-6793.

22 Christmas and Card Craft Recycling, 12:30 p.m., Albany Senior Center, 489 Water Ave., NW. Free.

29 “Remember the Night” (1940), 12:30 p.m., Albany Senior Center, 489 Water Ave., NW. Free.

MARION POLK CALENDAR

1 50th Anniversary WOU Holiday Tree Lighting, 3 to 7 p.m., Western Oregon University, 345 Monmouth Ave. N. 503-838-8000.

2017 Uniquely Original Singer-Songwriter Showcase, 7 p.m., Loucks Auditorium, Salem Public Library. Free.

Dallas Winterfest, noon to 10 p.m., 850 Main St. Dallasor.gov.

(through Dec. 26) Christmas in Keizer, 3 to 8 p.m., Gubser Neighborhood. Keizerchamber.com.

(through Dec. 31) Christmas in the Garden, 5 to 9 p.m., The Oregon Garden, 879 W. Main St., Silverton. Oregongarden.org.

(through Dec. 23) “A Christmas Carol,” 7:30 p.m., Pentacle Theatre, 324 52nd Ave. NW, Salem. $23-$25. Pentacletheatre.org.

(also Dec. 2) Christmas Craft Fair, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Silverton Senior Center, 115 Westfield St.

Christmas Tree Lighting, 7 p.m., Town Square, Silverton.

(through Dec. 23) “A Charles Dickens Christmas,” 7:30 p.m., Grand Theatre, 187 High St., NE, Salem. $20-$30. 503-585-3427.

2 All You Can Eat Breakfast, 8 to 10 a.m., Keizer/Salem Area Seniors, 930 Plymouth Dr., Keizer. $4.50.

Saturday Night Dance and Potluck, with Lee Nicholas and Dianne, 7 to 10 p.m., Keizer/Salem Area Seniors, 930 Plymouth Dr., Keizer. $5.

Community Breakfast, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Monmouth Senior Center, 180 S. Warren St. $6.

A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage, 2 and 7 p.m., Elsinore Theatre, 170 High St., SE, Salem. $15+. 503-375-3574.

Newell Pioneer Village Candlelight Tour, 3 to 6 p.m., 8089 Champoeg Road NE, St. Paul. 503-678-5537.

Authorama, 1 to 4 p.m., Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty St., SE. More than 40 local authors selling/signing books. 503-588-6315.

3 (also Dec. 10) Holiday Open Museum, 1 to 4 p.m., Bush House Museum, 600 Mission St., SE, Salem; and Deepwood Museum and Gardens, 1116 Mission St., SE, Salem. Free.

Christmas Unplugged: Reclaiming the Holiday Spirit, 7 p.m., Hudson Hall, Willamette University, Salem. $15/$10. 503-370-6255 or johndoan.com.

St. Mary of Shaw Knights of Columbus biscuit and gravy breakfast, 7:30 to 10 a.m., St. Mary’s Parish, 9168 Silver Falls Hwy., SE, Aumsville. $6/$2. 503-362-6159.

4 Learn the ADA and HUD laws for service animals and emotional support animals. $75. Lifetimeanimalpartnerships.com.

Abigail Scott Duniway chapter, DAR, 10 a.m., Brown House, 425 N. First Ave., Stayton. Speaker: Cherie Girod, Canyon Crisis and Resource Center. 503-769-5951.

Family caregiver drop-in session, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Monmouth Senior Center, 180 S. Warren St. 503-606-7620.

5 First Tuesday Art Talk with Meghan Donahue, 10 a.m. Bush Barn Art Center, 600 Mission St., SE, Salem. Free.

Bereavement Group, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Monmouth Senior Center, 180 S. Warren St.

Books for Dessert: “Martin Marten” by Brian Doyle, 7 p.m., Anderson Room A, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty St., SE.

6 New Visions Support Group, 2 p.m., 680 State St., Suite 110, Salem. 503-581-4224 or info@blindskills.com.

(through Dec. 8) Santiam Hospital Auxiliary Poinsettia Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., hospital foyer. $15. 503-749-2910.

Bingo, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Keizer/Salem Area Seniors, 930 Plymouth Dr., NE, Keizer. $5.50.

Stayton Red Hat Strutters Christmas lunch, 1 p.m., Santiam Grill, 8724 Golf Club Road SE, Aumsville. Bring a wrapped gift ($10). 503-900-0051.

Christmas Bingo, 1 p.m., Monmouth Senior Center, 180 S. Warren St.

Wednesday Film Series: “Elf,” 7 p.m., Elsinore Theatre, 170 High St., SE, Salem. $6. Elsinoretheatre.com for more films.

7 Christmas in Hudson Hall, 7:30 p.m., Willamette University. $10. 503-370-6255.

8 Holidays with The Trail Band – A Family Concert, 7:30 p.m., Elsinore Theatre, 170 High St., SE, Salem. $30-$40. 503-375-3574.

9 Sons of Norway, Thor Lodge 2-042, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (bake sale), 3 p.m. (Christmas party), Salem Masonic Temple, 1625 Brush College Road NW, Salem. 503-302-7973.

Saturday Night Dance and Potluck, with The Country Gents, 7 to 10 p.m., Keizer/Salem Area Seniors, 930 Plymouth Dr., Keizer. $5.

10 Salem Youth Symphony, 3 p.m., Smith Auditorium, Willamette University, Salem. $10. 503-485-2244.

12 Willamette Valley Women’s Military League, 11 a.m., Illahe Hills Country Club, 3376 Country Club Dr. S., Salem. Features Corban University Chamber Choir.

13 Books for Lunch: “The Good Girl” by Mary Kubica, noon, Anderson Room A, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty St., SE. 503-588-6315.

Lyons Garden Club Christmas potluck, noon, Lyons Fire Department. 503-508-5913.

16 Pancake/Biscuit and Gravy Breakfast, 8 to 10 a.m., South Salem Senior Center, 6450 Fairway Ave., SE. $5/$3. 503-588-0748.

17 Sing We Now of Christmas: Victorian Caroling, 4 p.m., Elsinore Theatre, 170 High St., SE, Salem. $10. 503-949-7290.

19 Woodburn Parks and Rec trip: Tilt and Winter Wonderland, 3 to 7 p.m. $18. 503-982-5239.

21 (through Dec. 23) Magic at the Mill, 5:30 to 8 p.m., Willamette Heritage Center, 1313 Mill St., SE, Salem. 503-585-7012 for cost.

Christmas Open House, 3 to 6 p.m., Silverton Senior Center, 115 Westfield St.

24 Salem Concert Band: Tuba Christmas, noon, Elsinore Theatre, 170 High St., SE, Salem. $10. 503-375-3574.

30 Rediscovering Coloring, 2 to 4 p.m., Heritage Room, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty St., SE, Salem.

31 New Year’s Eve Dance and Potluck snacks, with Crossfire, 8 p.m. to 12:15 a.m., Keizer/Salem Area Seniors, 930 Plymouth Dr., Keizer. $15.