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YULE LOG: A HOLIDAY EVENTS CALENDAR.

Byline: The Register-Guard

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(Events occurring

three or more days)

Saturday Market's Holiday Market - Handcrafted gifts, international food court and entertainment, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, Friday, Saturday and Nov. 26, Dec. 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 22-23; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 24, Exhibit Hall, Lane Events Center, 796 W. 13th Ave. Free. (686-8885)

"Art for All Seasons" - Annual membership show and Club Mud Holiday Show and Sale, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays through Dec. 15; noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 9, Maude Kerns Art Center, 1910 E. 15th Ave. $3. (345-1571)

Victorian Holiday Trees and Decorations - 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays through Jan. 12; 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Jan. 14, Shelton-McMurphey-Johnson House, 303 Willamette St. $5. (484-0808)

Festival of Trees - Designers' Preview Party, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Valley River Inn, 1000 Valley River Drive. $25, reservations required. (228-3040)

Festival of Trees - Decorated trees, entertainment, Candy Cane Forest children's activity area, Dickens' Village gift shop, Under the Tree children's shopping area and more; benefit for McKenzie-Willamette Community Health Foundation, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 26, Valley River Inn, 1000 Valley River Drive. $6. (228-3040)

"A Christmas Carol" - The Willamette Repertory Theatre presents the Christmas classic written by Charles Dickens, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30 and Dec. 7; 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Dec. 1-2, 8-9; 2 p.m. Nov. 25 and Dec. 3 and 10, Soreng Theatre, Hult Center. $12 to $35. (682-5000)

Holiday Lights at Shore Acres - Walk-through display of seven acres of lighted gardens, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday through Jan. 1, Shore Acres State Park, Coos Bay. Free, $3 parking. (541-756-5401)

Gallery open house and sale - Handmade gifts and works by local artists, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Dec. 1-2, 8-9, 15-16 and 22-23, Elkton Community Education Center, 15850 Highway 38, Elkton. Free. (541-584-2788)

"A Christmas Carol" - Musical adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 1-2, 8-9 and 15-16; and 2 p.m. Dec. 3 and 10, Actors Cabaret of Eugene. $17 reserved, $14 general, $32.95 with dinner, $30.95 with brunch. (683-4368)

Home for the Holidays Market - Art and crafts benefit sale, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 30; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 1-2, Lane Pregnancy Support Center, 1580 River Road. Free. (998-7920)

Holiday studio sale - Glass artwork, jewelry, lighting and gifts by Mary Hornig and Chris Mini, noon to 5 p.m. Dec. 1-3, 1957 Lawrence St. Free. (684-0860)

"A Christmas Carol" - Rising Tide Live performance of Charles Dickens classic, 7 p.m. Dec. 2, 8 and 9; 2 p.m. Dec. 3 and 10, Reedsport Junior/Senior High School, 2260 Longwood Drive, Reedsport. $5; Dec. 2 cost is canned food donation; Dec. 10 benefit performance is $10. (541- 271-2141)

Holiday Studio Sale - Furniture creations by Tim Boyden, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Dec. 8, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 9-10, 1568 Fairmount Blvd. Free. (342-5937)

Holiday Studio Sale - Annual open house and studio sale featuring works by Judith Sparks, Chris Paulson, Betsy Wolfston, Alison Shiboski, Roni Simone, Michael DiBetto, John Rose, John Holdway, Claire Flint, Tamaris Landsman, Susan Klein and Bryan Beard, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Dec. 8; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Dec. 9; noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 10, West Second Avenue and Blair Boulevard. Free. (345-2606, 729-3913)

Photos With Santa - Greenhill Humane Society sponsors portraits of yourself and your pet with Santa, noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 9-10, 16-17, Greenhill Humane Society, 88530 Green Hill Road. $12. (689-1503, Ext. 115)

"A Celtic Christmas" - Dramatic reading of "A Child's Christmas in Wales" by David Stuart Bull with Celtic instrumentals and music by Linda Danielson and Chico Schwall, 9:30 p.m. Dec. 14, 18-21; 3 p.m. Dec. 15, 22-23, Cafe Soriah, 384 W. 13th Ave.; 8 p.m. Dec. 16 and 2 p.m. Dec. 27, Lord Leebrick Theatre, 540 Charnelton St. $10, reservations required. (342-4410, 465-1506)

"Living Nativity" - 30th annual outdoor performance includes live animals, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Dec. 15-17, Grace Lutheran Church, 710 E. 17th Ave. Free. (342-4844)

Moyer House open house - Victorian mansion decorated Victorian style for the season, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 26-30; 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 31, 204 N. Main St., Brownsville. Free. (541-466-3390)

Wednesday

Nov. 29

Holiday open house and art sale - Demonstrations and sale of arts and crafts, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Erb Memorial Union, 1222 E. 13th Ave. Free. (346-4361)

"Past and Presents" - Museum store open house, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., UO Museum of Natural and Cultural History, 1680 E. 15th Ave. Free. (346-3024)

Carola Dunn - Local author reads from "Mistletoe and Murder," 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 1163 Valley River Drive. Free. (687-0356)

Thursday

Nov. 30

UO Holiday Choral Concert - The UO Repertoire Singers (and the Schubert Chamber Orchestra), University Singers and UO Concert Choir present an evening of sacred and secular music for the season, 8 p.m., Beall Concert Hall. $7 general admission, $5 for students and senior citizens.

"Baby It's Cold Outside" - Christmas show includes performances by Shirley Andress, Vicki Brabham, Bill Hulings, Michael Stone and the Jazz Kings, 7:30 p.m., the Shedd. $23 to $32. (434-7000)

Holly Days Tea - Holiday tea and open house featuring crafts, caroling, music, art and refreshments, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Springfield Museum, 590 Main St., Springfield. Free. (726-3677)

Friday

Dec. 1

"Christmas Around the World" - Lifegate Christian School's 11th annual silent and oral auction and dinner, 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Emerald Bible Fellowship, 1855 Cal Young Road. $20. (689-5847, 342-1222)

Holiday studio sale - Ceramics by Faye Nakamura, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., 2695 University St. Free.

Community Creche Exhibit - More than 500 Nativity scenes from around the world, music and photos, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1155 President St. Free. (www.eugenecreche.org)

Saturday

Dec. 2

Scottish Christmas Concert - Featuring music by Tom's Kitchen and Shire, 7 p.m., Peace Presbyterian Church, 3060 River Road. $10. (688-2218)

Tuba Carol Concert - Tubas and euphoniums play carols, 1 p.m., Springfield Museum parking lot, 590 Main St., Springfield. Free. (988-0955)

Springfield Christmas Parade - The 54th annual parade theme: "Springfield's Hometown Holiday," 2 p.m., downtown Springfield. Free. (988-0955)

Christmas in Coburg - Breakfast with Santa, Christmas tree displays and light parade, roaming carolers, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., downtown Coburg. Free. (484-0991)

Westfir Bridge Lighting Festival - Bridge lighting, refreshments and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Office Covered Bridge, Westfir and Westoak roads, Westfir. Free. (782-3733, 782-4221, 782-2912)

Community Creche Exhibit - More than 500 Nativity scenes from around the world, music and photos, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1155 President St. Free. (www.eugenecreche.org)

Community Creche Festival - More than 500 Nativity scenes from around the world, music and photos, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, North Fork and Munsel Lake Road, Florence. Free. (541-997-7404)

Authors and Artists Holiday Fair - Authors, visual artists and musicians showcase their work; event includes a silent auction and refreshments; benefit for Eugene Library Foundation, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Eugene Public Library, 100 W. 10th Ave. Free. (682-5338)

Holiday Tea - Noon and 3 p.m., Shelton-McMurphey-Johnson House, 303 Willamette St. $25, reservations required. (484-0808)

Holiday studio sale - Ceramics by Faye Nakamura, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 2695 University St. Free.

Holiday pottery sale - Open house featuring works by Tracie Manso, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., 1815 W. 22nd Ave. Free. (342-8213)

Less Is Best Holiday Fair - Lane County Waste Management presents crafts, holiday decorations, gift wrapping, Crafters Corner Reuse Boutique and MECCA's recycled art supply store, information and more, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., MECCA, 43 W. Broadway. Free. (682-2059)

Holiday benefit auction - Benefit for Cascadia Wildlands Project, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Agate Hall, 1787 Agate St. $20, $15 advance. (434-1436)

Wreath-making workshop - Make a wreath; all materials furnished, 10 a.m., Elkton Community Education Center, 15850 Highway 38, Elkton. $7.50. (541-584-2692)

Holiday Greens Sale - Eugene Garden Club sale of wreaths, floral arrangements, pine cone baskets and cedar garlands, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Eugene Garden Club, 1645 High St. Free. (687-0457)

Sunday

Dec. 3

UO Gospel Ensembles - The University Gospel Ensemble, Gospel Choir and Gospel Singers, directed by Cedric Weary, perform a selection of top gospel hits - including some with a seasonal flavor, 5 p.m., Beall Hall. Reserved seat tickets, available in advance from the EMU, are $8, $6 for students and senior citizens.

The Motet Singers - Women's a cappella vocal ensemble sing early and contemporary motets, carols and songs from around the world, 5 p.m., Ebbert Memorial United Methodist Church, 532 C St., Springfield. $7. (344-5271)

Student Play-a-thon - Oregon Music Teachers' Association students play holiday and other music styles, 1 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 1163 Valley River Drive. Free. (687-0356)

Christmas in Coburg - Christmas tree displays and lights, roaming carolers, chili feed and carriage rides with Santa, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., downtown Coburg. Free. (484-0991)

Less Is Best Holiday Fair - Lane County Waste Management presents crafts, holiday decorations, gift wrapping, Crafters Corner Reuse Boutique and MECCA's recycled art supply store, information and more, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., MECCA, 43 W. Broadway. Free. (682-2059)

Holiday pottery sale - Open house featuring works by Tracie Manso, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., 1815 W. 22nd Ave. Free. (342-8213)

Thursday

Dec. 7

Holiday Sing-along - Carols around the piano, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 West C St., Springfield. Free. (736-4444)

Saturday

Dec. 9

Moombah Holiday Hoo-Ha! - Musical vaudeville, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., the Shedd. $5. (434-7000)

Holiday Tea - Noon and 3 p.m., Shelton-McMurphey-Johnson House, 303 Willamette St. $25, reservations required. (484-0808)

Christmas Tour of Homes - Lower Umpqua Hospital Auxiliary sponsored tours of Reedsport homes, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Reedsport area. $5. (541-271-2171)

Breakfast With Santa - Pancake breakfast and visit with Santa Claus, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Petersen Barn Community Center, 870 Berntzen Road. $4, preregistration required. (682-5521)

Sunday

Dec. 10

Oregon Festival Choirs - Songs of celebration from various holiday traditions, 2 p.m., Central Presbyterian Church, 555 E. 15th Ave. $7. (465-9600)

Holiday District Recitals - Students of the Oregon Music Teachers' Association perform holiday music, 2 p.m., United Lutheran Church, 2230 Washington St. Free. (341-3870)

Whiteaker Neighborhood Holiday Social - Socializing and refreshments, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Whiteaker Community Center, Clark and North Jackson streets. Free. (684-8064)

Holiday dance - Dance to music by Meng Ouyang and Yexin Wu; sponsored by USA Dance, Eugene-Springfield Chapter, 7 p.m., basic cha-cha lesson led by Ben Moseley at 6 p.m., Veterans Memorial Building ballroom, 1626 Willamette St. $7, $4 members. (689-9097)

Wednesday

Dec. 13

Holiday dance - Dance to music by Carl's Band, 1:30 p.m., Willamalane Adult Activity Center, Springfield. $2.50. (736-4444)

Thursday

Dec. 14

Very Victorian Holiday Party - Holiday party and silent auction with refreshments, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Shelton-McMurphey-Johnson House, 303 Willamette St. $25, reservations required. (484-0808)

Friday

Dec. 15

Fast Computers Holiday Spectacular - Holiday classics and photographs with Santa, 9 p.m., Sam Bond's Garage, 407 Blair Blvd. $5. (431-6603)

Holiday tuba concert - Holiday carols performed by the Oregon Children's Choir and the Cascade Christmas Chorus, accompanied by tubas, 7 p.m., the Shedd, 285 E. Broadway. Free. (681-4108)

Winter Solstice Celebration - Family activities, entertainment and refreshments, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., UO Museum of Natural and Cultural History, 1680 E. 15th Ave. $3, $5 family. (346-1671)

Saturday

Dec. 16

Greater Eugene Sacred Choir, the Parks Family Singers - Christmas concert, 7 p.m., First Christian Church, 1166 Oak St. Free. (747-9786)

John Doan - "A Victorian Christmas," 7 p.m., Florence Events Center, 715 Quince St., Florence. $15. (541-997-1994)

"Nutcracker Suite" - All-children's production by the Oregon Ballet Academy, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Performing Arts Theater, Lane Community College, 4000 E. 30th Ave. $10. (338-7800, 337-9898)

"Nutcracker Remixed" - All That! Dance Company presentation featuring dancers ages 3 through adult, 7 p.m., 855 W. First Ave. $5. (688-8260, 688-1523)

Yuletide Celebration - Eugene Symphony's Broadway-style revue includes tap-dancing Santas, singers, dancers and lavish costumes, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., Silva Concert Hall, Hult Center. $18 to $43. (682-5000)

Drive-through Nativity - Annual outdoor performance includes a stable, live animals, costumes and refreshments, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Christ Lutheran Church, 25157 Luther Lane, Veneta. Free. (935-1335, 935-3048)

Sunday

Dec. 17

"Las Posadas, A Service of Shelter for the Holy Family" - Sung in Spanish and English by the young Choristers and the Resurrection Choir; fiesta and the breaking of the pinata will follow, 5 p.m., Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 3925 Hilyard St. Free. (686-8462)

Eugene Sacred Harp Singers - Christmas shape-note concert and sing-along, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1376 Olive St. Free. (342-4131)

"Nutcracker Suite" - All-children's production by the Oregon Ballet Academy, 2 p.m., Performing Arts Theater, Lane Community College, 4000 E. 30th Ave. $10. (338-7800, 337-9898)

"Nutcracker Remixed" - All That! Dance Company presentation featuring dancers ages 3 through adult, 3 p.m., 855 W. First Ave. $5. (688-8260, 688-1523)

Pre-Christmas gathering - Holiday lights, refreshments and a silent auction, St. Benedict Lodge, 56630 North Bank Road, McKenzie Bridge. $10. (822-3572)

Wednesday

Dec. 27

Handel's "Messiah" sing-through- All singers may participate in singing of the oratorio; flaming plum pudding served afterwards, 7 p.m., Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 3925 Hilyard St. Free. (686-8462)

Saturday

Dec. 30

Holiday swing dance - West Coast swing dance and cha-cha performance by Miquel and Julia, 8 p.m., West Coast swing lesson at 7 p.m., Agate Hall, 1787 Agate St. $8. (463-8337)

Sunday

Dec. 31

Reeble Jar - New Year's Eve party, 9:30 p.m., McDonald Theatre. $12, $10 advance. (345-4442)

"Hoof 'n' Holler" bull riding and dance - New Year's Eve bull riding, dance and balloon drop, 7:30 p.m., Linn County Fairgrounds, 3700 Knox Butte Road, Albany. $25, $22 advance. (541-895-5335)

New Year's Eve dance - Dance to music by Carl's Band, play games, socialize; refreshments will be available, 8:30 p.m., Willamalane Adult Activity Center, Springfield. $7. (736-4444)
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