Eugene Ballet Company: The Nutcracker, 7:30pm, LaSells Stewart Center, OSU, Corvallis, hultcenter.org or 682-5000. $20-30.
Friday, Nov. 18
Save the Pets Annual Holiday Fundraiser: percentage of piercings at High Priestess to Save the Pets, today through Sunday, 675 Lincoln St., 342-6585; 525 E. 13th Ave., 343-3311; 2475 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis, 738-7711; highpriestess.com or savethepets.net $10.
If you’re like us, you cringe when you see all the “news” about Black Friday store openings. EW is as much about saving money as you are (we are FREE after all), but a good deal on an iPad or a new flatscreen TV isn’t worth sleeping on a sidewalk all night or, worse, getting crushed to death in a WalMart stampede.