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December 12, 2014

Portland FolkMusic Society: Mary Flower and the BBQ Boys


Mary Flower is recognized internationally whether playing her dexterous and mesmerizing fingerpicking or lap-slide melodies. Her instrumental dexterity is truly outstanding, and her husky voice that blends like a fine strand holding everything together. The Boys joining Mary in concert... More

Start: December 12, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: St. David of Wales Episcopal Church
Phone: 503-232-8461
2800 SE Harrison Street, Portland, 97214
Cost: $9 to $18

December 13, 2014

Victorian Christmas Celebration at Yaquina Head


Relive the 19th century holiday traditions that were celebrated by the families of Yaquina Head lighthouse keepers. The celebration begins at 10am at the Interpretive Center and will continue throughout the day with music and song. Activities for all ages include creating... More

Start: December 13, 2014 10:00 am
End: December 13, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area
Phone: 541-574-3100
750 NW Lighthouse Drive, Newport, OR, 97365, United States
Cost: Free

Oregon Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker, Through December 27


Create memories that last a lifetime at this holiday classic. No holiday season is complete without experiencing the magic of George Balanchine’s THE NUTCRACKER. Follow little Marie’s larger-than-life adventure, where toys come valiantly to the rescue, snowflakes twirl and leap... More

Start: December 13, 2014 2:00 pm
End: December 27, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Keller Auditorium
222 Southwest Clay Street, Portland, 97201.
Cost: $27 to $155

NWDT: A Nutcracker Tea, through December 21


Northwest Dance Theatre presents a family-friendly adaptation of the Nutcracker story, following Clara and her Prince on a heartwarming journey through the Snow Kingdom and Land of Sweet,s with choreography by June Taylor-Dixon and Gretta Murray-Marchek set to the traditional Tchaikovsky... More

Start: December 13, 2014 2:00 pm
End: December 21, 2014 3:30 pm
Venue: Portland Community College Sylvania Performing Art Center
12000 S.W. 49th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97219, United States
Cost: $14 to $30

Portland Baroque Orchestra: Young People’s Concert Messiah


Featuring excerpts from Handel’s Messiah. Explore music and history with your children at Portland Baroque Orchestra’s Young People’s Concert. Hands-on learning with instruments hundreds of years old, musicians who know how to have fun, and an interactive experience all make the... More

Start: December 13, 2014 3:00 pm
End: December 13, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: First Baptist Church
909 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, 97205
Cost: $7.50 to $30

Trinity Cathedral: Christmas Concert & Wassail Party – A Blaze of Brass & Song II, December 13 & 14

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Back by popular demand, the Oregon Symphony Brass with organ and percussion will open and close the program with seasonal favorites and fanfares. In between, harpist Jennifer Craig with the sopranos and altos of the Cathedral Chamber Singers will offer... More

Start: December 13, 2014 5:00 pm
End: December 14, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
147 N.W. Nineteenth Avenue, Portland, 97209

Oregon Pro Arte Chamber Orchestras: Winter Cheer


Annual gala fund-raiser and PARTY featuring Pro Arte Conservatory Strings: Gurlitt’s Toy Symphony (with toy instruments!); holiday music. Oregon Pro Arte Youth Chamber Orchestra: Herbert’s March of the Toys from Babes in Toyland; Parade of Wooden Soldiers of Jessel; von Suppe’s Banditenstreiche... More

Start: December 13, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Gaiser Hall on the campus of Clark College
Phone: 360-992-2662
1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA, 98663, United States
Cost: $5 to $10

Composers at Play


Featuring the playful compositions of Daniel Brugh, Ted Clifford, Gary Noland, Art Resnick, Paul Safar and Jennifer Wright. Come out and play with us! It’s all fun and games at this concert! See and hear what happens when seven local composers and... More

Start: December 13, 2014 7:00 pm
End: December 13, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: The Community Music Center
3350 SE Francis Street, Portland, 97202
Cost: $5 to $15

Christmas by Candlelight


The Unistus Chamber Choir, under Artistic Director Lonnie Cline, offer a variety of a cappella and accompanied Christmas favorites, along with new seasonal compositions, performed featuring organ, piano, violin, guitar and flute.

Start: December 13, 2014 7:00 pm
End: December 13, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Milwaukie Lutheran Church
3810 Lake Road, Milwaukie, OR, 97222, United States
Cost: $12, $10 for students & seniors, children five and under admitted free

Peter Zisa & Friends: Season of Lights Holiday Benefit Concert

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Now in its seventh year, Peter Zisa and Friends’ free Season of Lights provides a meaningful and unifying celebration of the holiday season that all members of the community can enjoy. Drawing from the four corners of the Portland metro,... More

Start: December 13, 2014 7:00 pm
End: December 13, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: St. Anne Chapel, Marylhurst University
17600 Pacific Highway, Marylhurst, OR, 97036, United States

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