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Holiday Happenings Calendar - 2017

Friday, Nov. 17

Maude Kerns Art Center presents “Art for All Seasons” show and Club Mud ceramics sale through Dec. 15, opening reception 6-8 pm Friday, Nov. 17, 1910 E. 15th Ave. FREE.

Saturday, Nov. 18

Greeting card extravaganza with original holiday cards by local artists. Noon to 5:30 pm, reception with refreshments at 1 pm, Karin Clarke Gallery, 760 Willamette St. FREE.

Holiday Photography Market, with photos for sale by Bob Keefer, Katsuyuki Shibata and Mark and Vicki Gotchall, 10 am to 5 pm at Don Dexter’s dental office, 2233 Willamette Street, Suite B. FREE.

Sunday, Nov. 26

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis, 7:30 pm at the Hult Center’s Silva Concert Hall. $35 and up, 682-5000 or HultCenter.org.

Friday, Dec. 1

Wreath Festival & Auction, 5-9 pm at Oregon Wine Lab, 488 Lincoln St. Continues through Dec. 20.

Faye Nakamura 37th annual Holiday Studio Sale, noon-6 pm Friday, Dec. 1, and 10 am to 5 pm Saturday Dec. 2, at 2695 University Street. FREE.

Thimbleberry Felt Designs Gallery, 2630 Agate St., holds a holiday sale of work by Tylar Merrill, Lybi Thomas and Sabrina Mauer from 4 pm to 8 pm today and 11 am to 5 pm Saturday, Dec. 2 and 9. 541-521-8701. FREE.

Seussical, a musical celebration of all things Theodor Geisel, narrated by The Cat in The Hat, opens 8 pm today at Cottage Theatre in Cottage Grove and runs 8 pm Thursdays through Saturdays and 2:30 pm Sundays through Dec. 23; info and tickets at CottageTheatre.org or 541-942-8001.

The Christmas Foundling, 7:30 pm today and Thursdays-Saturdays and 2 pm Sundays through Dec. 10, The Very Little Theatre, 2350 Hilyard Street, 344-7751. Tickets at TheVLT.com.

Saturday, Dec. 2

Hannah Goldrich (jewelry) and Mike Pease (drawings, paintings, notecards, calendars) will host their annual holiday show and sale from 11 am to 4 pm at 768 West 10th Avenue. 541-521-5123. Free. Eugene Gleemen Christmas Holiday Concert, 7:30pm at Central Presbyterian Church, 555 East 15th Ave. $15, $12 student and senior, at EugeneGleemen.org or at door.

Victorian Family Holiday at Shelton McMurphey Johnson House, family craft day, storytelling and holiday fun, 11 am-2 pm today, 303 Willamette St., 484-0808, smjhouse.org. FREE.

Saturday Market Holiday Market and Holiday Farmers Market, hundreds of booths with winter produce, handcrafted gifts, international food court and live music, 10 am to 5 pm weekends until Dec. 23 and 10 am to 4 pm Dec. 24, Lane Events Center Performance Hall and Exhibit Hall. FREE.

Wayward Lamb’s Christmas Show and Toy Drive — diva show and fundraiser hosted by Daphne Storm and Diva Simone Slaughter. 150 W. Broadway. Doors 6 pm, show 7 pm; $10, 21 and older.

The 2nd and Blair Artists will have their annual Studio Sale and Open House from 5 to 9 pm today and noon to 4 pm Sunday, Dec. 3 at the studios at 2nd Avenue and Blair Boulevard. Artists include Alison Shiboski, Chris Paulson, Betsy Wolfston, etchings by Michael DiBitetto. A reception, with silent auction, will be 4 to 7 pm today.

Sunday, Dec. 3

Eugene Gleemen Christmas Holiday Concert, 2:30pm at Wildish Community Theater, 630 Main Street, Springfield. $15, $12 student and senior, at WildishTheater.com or at the door.

Tuesday, Dec. 4

Shasta Middle School 28th Annual Winter Concert, 7pm, Hult Center. $10.50 -$13.

Thursday, Dec. 7

Shelton McMurphey Johnson House Candlelight Tour, 6 pm today & Dec. 14 & 21, Shelton McMurphey Johnson House, 303 Willamette Street, 484-0808, smjhouse.org. $6 adults; $5 seniors, students, AAA members.

Eugene Symphony presents Handel’s Messiah at 7:30 pm in the Hult Center’s Silva Concert Hall. Tickets $32 to $71.50 at EugeneSymphony.org.

Friday, Dec. 8

Faith Rahill’s Holiday Pottery Sale, 5 to 8 pm today; 10 am to 5 pm Saturday, Dec. 9; and 11 am to 4 pm Sunday, Dec. 10. 2581 Monroe Street. 541-344-2100. FREE.

The Polar Express, performed by the young thespians of Upstart Crow, today through Dec. 10 at Crow’s Nest Theatre, 855 W. 1st Avenue. Tickets $12 at the door or upstartcrowstudios.org.

Radio Redux’s The Shop Around the Corner, live radio drama, 7:30 pm today & Dec. 9, 2 pm Sunday, Dec. 10, Hult Center, 682-5000. $25.

Holiday Boutique, 10 am to 4 pm today and Saturday, Dec. 9, at The Patrician’s Community Room, 3350 E. Game Farm Road, Springfield.

Saturday, Dec. 9

A Holiday Show On Ice - A Night At The Movies! Eugene Figure Skating Club showcases local talents skating to your favorite movie music.  This is a benefit for the Relief Nursery. Admission is one new, unwrapped book for ages 6 and under.

The Eugene Downtown Lions Club’s 10th annual Pancake Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus is 8 am to noon at St. Thomas Episcopal Fellowship Hall, 1465 Coburg Road. $8 for adults, $5 for kids, 3 and under eat free.

Victorian Christmas Open House at Heceta Lighthouse Bed and Breakfast, north of Florence on Highway 101. Doors will be open at the historic lighthouse keeper’s house from 4 pm to 7 pm today and Dec. 10 and 16-17. FREE, but parking at the state park costs $5.

Sunday, Dec. 10

Eugene Concert Choir’s Make We Merry show with traditional and contemporary holiday songs; concert 2:30 pm in the Hult Center, with pre-concert festivities kicking off at 1:30 pm in the Hult Center lobby. $28.50 to $59, EugeneConcertChoir.org.

Cascade Chorus Christmas Show, 2:30 pm Sheldon High School Auditorium. Tickets $12 and $15 at CascadeChorus.org and 541-607-6937.

Thursday, Dec. 14

Candlelight Baroque concert featuring the Oregon Mozart Players, 7:30 pm today, Friday, Dec. 15, and Saturday, Dec. 17, at First Christian Church, 1166 Oak St., 345-6648. $15-$45, $10 students and youth.

Friday, Dec. 15

Ballet Fantastique’s An American Christmas Carol opens today at 7:30 pm, runs at 7:30 pm Saturday, 12/16 and 2:30 pm Sunday, 12/17, at the Hult Center’s Soreng Theater. Tickets $35-$76 at HultCenter.org.

Live nativity scene 7 pm to 9 pm today through Dec. 17 at Friendly St. Church of God, 2290 Friendly St. FREE.

Sunday, Dec. 17

Eugene Symphony’s Cirque de la Symphonique Holiday Spectacular, 2:30 pm at the Hult Center’s Silva Concert Hall. Tickets $22.50 to $71.50 at EugeneSymphony.org.

Friday, Dec. 22

The Nutcracker presented by Eugene Ballet Company, 7:30 pm today, 2 pm and 7:30 pm Dec. 23, 2 pm Dec. 24. Hult Center. Tickets $33-$66, college and youth discounts available.

Saturday, Dec. 30

Eugene Opera presents The Barber of Seville, 2:30 pm today & 7:30 pm Sunday, Dec. 31, Hult Center. $20-$79.