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September 4, 2015

The VSO Opens “Call for Entries” for 22nd Annual Young Artists Competition


The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra is happy to announce the beginning of its 22nd Annual Young Artists Competition with a call for entries. Students vie for $5,250 in scholarship money Students of 18 years of age or under as of  January 4,... More

Start: September 4, 2015

November 3, 2015

Old Aurora Colony Museum: “Gifts to the Colony” Exhibit: Through December 31


Annual showcase of Aurora Colony descendant family heirlooms. There are always surprises to be found at our annual “Gifts to the Colony” end-of year exhibit at the Old Aurora Colony. This exhibit is curated each year as a special thank you... More

Start: November 3, 2015
Venue: Old Aurora Colony Museum
Phone: (503) 678-5754
15018 2nd St NE, Aurora, OR, 97002, United States

November 13, 2015

Strength, Utility, and Beauty, through January 30


This exhibit at the Architectural Heritage Center explores the story of architectural metal in Gilded Age Portland, using examples from AHC’s collection of nearly 2000 metal artifacts, this exhibit tells the story of the variety of metals found in late 19th-early... More

Start: November 13, 2015 10:00 am
End: January 30, 2016 4:30 pm
Venue: Architectural Heritage Center
701 N.E. Grand Avenue, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
Cost: $3, free for AHC members

November 19, 2015

Magenta Theater: The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe; through December 19

Magenta Theater

This C.S. Lewis classic tale of love, faith and courage takes Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter on their journey through Narnia, where they encounter the White Witch, Mr. & Mrs. Beaver, Mr. Tumnus and the great lion Aslan. The four children are... More

Start: November 19, 2015 7:30 pm
End: December 19, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Magenta Theater
606 Main Street, Vancouver, WA, 98660, United States
Cost: $15-$18

November 26, 2015

Proper Thanksgiving Feast

Proper Thanksgiving

This free Thanksgiving community dinner is open to everyone and features music, entertainment, kids’ activities, an inclusive community experience, and great food, including vegetarian options. Hosted in a wheelchair-accessible space. (Photo: Destiny Tolbert) ... More

Start: November 26, 2015 12:00 pm
End: November 26, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Celebration Tabernacle
8131 N. Denver Avenue, Portland, OR, 97217, United States
Cost: Free

November 27, 2015

The Portland Ballet: Thanksgiving Weekend, November 27, 28 & 29


The Magic Begins at Thanksgiving! The Portland Ballet and PSU Orchestra perform the world premiere of Anne Mueller’s witty and charming Day by Day, set to Mozart. Day by Day’s playful humor is offset by the thrill and sophistication of... More

Start: November 27, 2015 1:00 pm
End: November 29, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Hall on the campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201

Garage Door Theater: A Tuna Christmas, November 27 & 28

Tuna Christmas

In the third smallest town in Texas, the colorful denizens of Tuna gear up for the annual yard display contest, holiday productions — assuming the lights stay on — and more Yuletide activities. James Bass directs this production of the... More

Start: November 27, 2015 7:30 pm
End: November 28, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Alpenrose Opera House
6149 S.W. Shattuck Road, Portland, OR, 97221, United States
Cost: $12, $10 for seniors & students under 18

November 28, 2015

Oregon Symphony: Holiday Pops, November 28 & 29


Jeff Tyzik rings in the season amid the grandeur of the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall with the Oregon Symphony and the Pacific Youth Choir. Let the season begin, with your favorite carols and beloved holiday favorites. Performance repeats November 29, 3:00... More

Start: November 28, 2015 7:30 pm
End: November 29, 2015 3:00 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $23 to $105

November 29, 2015

Trinity Cathedral Choir: Advent Lessons & Carol

Trinity Choir

The Choir, with Canon Bruce Neswick, presents this annual festival of traditional carols, anthems and readings to usher in the season of Advent.

Start: November 29, 2015 5:00 pm
End: November 29, 2015 6:30 pm
Venue: Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
147 N.W. 19th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97209, United States
Cost: Free-will donation

Franciscan Center Benefit with Michael Allen Harrison


Michael Allen Harrison and Julianne Johnson share holiday music in this event benefiting the Franciscan Spirtual Center. Harrison is a local and global performer in the music scene for over two decades, and Johnson is an artist who has thrilled audiences in... More

Start: November 29, 2015 5:00 pm
End: November 29, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: Moreland Presbyterian Church
1814 S.E. Bybee Boulevard, Portland, OR, 97202, United States
Cost: $25, all proceeds benefit the Franciscan Spiritual Center

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