Columbia Presbyterian Church hosts Advent Concert and Festival

Columbia Presbyterian Church 805 Columbia Ridge Drive, Vancouver, WA

Columbia Presbyterian Church will host an Advent Concert and Festival from 9 a.m. to noon on Dec. 4 at 805 Columbia Ridge Drive in Vancouver. Concerts will be offered at 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. and the festival includes family crafts, refreshments and a photo booth. For more information, visit www.columbiapresbyterian.org.

free

Chelatchie Prairie Railroad offers Christmas Special Train Rides

Chelatchie Prairie Railroad 207 Railroad Ave., Yacolt, WA

The Chelatchie Prairie Railroad will offer Christmas Special Train Rides every Saturday and Sunday from Nov. 26 to Dec. 18 at 9:30 a.m., noon and 2:30 p.m. Trains depart from the station at 207 Railroad Ave., Yacolt; passengers should arrive early for boarding. Tickets are $18 for adults, $17 for military or seniors age 60 […]

$12 – $18

Rose Quarter Guitar Show at Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Veterans Memorial Coliseum 300 N Winning Way, Portland, OR

The Rose Quarter Guitar Show will be at Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 300 N. Ramsay Way, Portland, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 4 with vintage, used and new guitars to see, buy, sell, trade and play. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early as 100 sets of C.F. Martin acoustic strings and 100 sets of […]

$15

Unique Markets Holiday Artisan Market at Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Veterans Memorial Coliseum 300 N Winning Way, Portland, OR

Unique Markets Portland presents a holiday artisans' market featuring 160 independent vendors at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 3 and 4. Get all your shopping done under one roof while supporting independent designers, up-and-coming artists and emerging brands. Guests can browse for the perfect gifts, meet the […]

$10 – $40

Healing Steps Equine Centered Therapy Ribbon Cutting and Holiday Open Barn

Healing Steps Equine Centered Therapy 14708 NE 100th Ave, Brush Prairie, WA

Healing Steps Equine Centered Therapy is hosting a ribbon-cutting event and holiday open barn from noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 4. Healing Steps is a private occupational therapy practice that serves those with physical and cognitive impairments. It is the only occupational therapy clinic in Clark County that uses horses during therapy. During this event, […]

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Oregon Author Celebration and Book Sale at Oregon Historical Society Museum

Oregon Historical Society and History Museum 1200 S.W. Park Ave., Portland, OR

The Oregon Historical Society will host Holiday Cheer from noon until 4 p.m. Dec. 4 at 1200 S.W. Park Ave., Portland. Chat with 70 local authors and get into the spirit of the season at this annual celebration of Oregon’s literary talents as you sip on hot cocoa, listen to carols, and get a jump […]

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MESO Makers Winter Market at Alberta Commons

Alberta Commons 376 N.E. Sumner St., Portland, OR

Shoppers seeking unique holiday gifts will again have a wide variety of choices at the second annual MESO Makers Winter Market, opening Sunday, Dec. 4, at Alberta Commons, 376 N.E. Sumner St. in Portland. Hosted by the nonprofit Micro Enterprise Services of Oregon (MESO), the free market will run until Dec. 23. The hours will […]

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Gather Arts Studio hosts Winter Open House

Gather Arts Studio Shop 16523 N.E. 170th Ave., Brush Prairie, WA

Gather Arts Studio, 16523 N.E. 170th Ave., Brush Prairie, will host a Winter Open House from noon to 7 p.m. Dec. 4. Shop from over 20 local makers and artisans and enjoy craft classes. The even also includes freshly cut local noble fir trees, with prices ranging from $45 for a six-foot tree to $80 […]

Love Street Playhouse presents “A Nice Family Gathering”

Love Street Playhouse 126 Love St., Woodland, WA

Love Street Playhouse presents the holiday comedy "A Nice Family Gathering," with performances from Nov. 25 through Dec. 11 at 125 Loves Ave. in Woodland. Non-refundable tickets are $22, plus a $2 service fee, at www.lovestreetplayhouse.com or by phone at 800-966-8865. The play, set in Pryor Lake, Minnesota, centers around the first family Thanksgiving at […]

$22

Metropolitan Performing Arts presents “Holiday Out”

Metropolitan Performing Arts 6403 E. Mill Plain Blvd, Vancouver, WA

Metropolitan Performing Arts presents "Holiday Out," running from Dec. 2-17 at 6403 E. Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Dec. 2, 3, 9, 10, 16 and 17. Family Matinee Day with discounted tickets is 2 p.m. Dec. 4. Dec. 10 is Pride Night. The final performance on Dec. 17 will include a visit […]

$16 – $25

Magenta Theatre presents “Christmas Belles”

Magenta Theater 1108 Main Street, Vancouver, WA

Magenta Theater, 1108 Main St., Vancouver, presents "Christmas Belles" from Dec. 2-18. A church Christmas program spins hilariously out of control in this Southern farce about squabbling sisters, family secrets, a surly Santa, a vengeful sheep and a reluctant Elvis impersonator. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16 […]

$20 – $22

Friends of the Carpenter presents “Christmas with Jim Fischer”

First Presbyterian Church Vancouver 4300 Main Street, Vancouver, WA

Friends of the Carpenter presents “Christmas with Jim Fischer & Friends” at 3 p.m. Dec. 4 at First Presbyterian Church, 4300 Main St., Vancouver. Admission is free. This Christmas concert features Vancouver pianist and vocalist Jim Fischer with a group of singers and ensemble musicians such as vocalist Alyssa Schwary and saxophonist Renato Coronto. Also […]

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Black Nativity at Brunish Theatre

Brunish Theatre 1111 S.W. Broadway, Portland, OR

PassinArt Theatre Company presents "Black Nativity" by Langston Hughes, playing Dec. 1-4 at the Brunish Theatre inside Antoinette Hatfield Hall at 1111 S.W. Broadway, Portland. Based on the traditional Nativity story, the spirit-filled, inspiring gospel song play features traditional Christmas carols performed in a gospel style with a few new songs specifically for the show. Performances […]

$15 – $30

La Center Community Tree Lighting

La Center City Hall 214 E. Fourth St., La Center, WA

The city of La Center will host a community Christmas tree lighting from 4 to 7 p.m. along Fourth Street between Aspen and Birch in downtown La Center. The La Center High School Brass Band and La Center High School Choir will perform holiday music. There will also be a coloring contest, a meet-and-greet with […]

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Recurring Event ZooLights

ZooLights

Oregon Zoo 4001 S.W. Canyon Road, Portland, OR

Kids and adults agree: it wouldn't be the holidays without a visit to ZooLights at the Oregon Zoo, 4001 S.W. Canyon Road, Portland. Bring friends and family to enjoy a an nighttime walk through a dazzling display of 1.5 million lights, ZooLights runs from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Nov. 23 to Jan. 5, except Christmas Day, […]

$19 – $65

Haus of Luna presents “Haus After Dark”

Haus of Luna 1004 W Street, Vancouver, WA

Artist Sola Cejas has transformed her home at 1004 W Street, Vancouver, into a full-house immersive art experience. Last year, hundreds of local visitors came to see this one-of-a-kind experience. It was so successful that Cejas has decided to make this experience an annual event. This year, Cejas presents Haus After Dark. Guests are invited […]

$25 – $110

Intermediate Merengue and Salsa Dance Class

Vancouver Fitness Studio 9212 NE Hwy 99 Suite 110, Vancouver, WA

Joseph and Julieann Platt will host a four-week merengue and salsa class at Vancouver Fitness Studio, 9212 N.E. Hwy. 99, Suite 110, Vancouver, from 6 to 6:45 p.m. Nov. 13 to Dec. 11 (no class Nov. 27). This class will be a continuation of the beginning class and will focus on footwork, crossbody leads, hammerlocks […]

$12 – $40

Portland Center Stage presents “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play”

Portland Center Stage at The Armory 128 N.W. 11th Ave., Portland, WA

George Bailey, Clarence and the Bedford Falls community will come to Portland Center Stage this holiday season, in a fresh, inventive reimagining of the beloved holiday story. "It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play" will open on Nov. 25 and run through Dec. 24 at The Armory, 128 N.W. 11th Ave., Portland. Tickets are […]

$25 – $98