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Upcoming events in the State of Oregon

December
A list of current and upcoming theatrical productions from some of our favorite theaters in Oregon
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December Events

ZooLights
November 28, 2014 to January 4, 2015
Portland

Nearly one million lights turn the zoo into a winter wonderland.

ZooLights is Portland's premier family holiday event, combining thousands of lights, hundreds of musical groups, a ride on the zoo's brightly lit train, a troupe of costumed animal characters, and seasonal culinary treats.

LOCATION:
Oregon Zoo
4001 SW Canyon Rd.
Portland, OR

INFORMATION:
503-226-1561

Christmas Storybook Land
December 5-19, 2014
Albany - Willamette Valley

Experience Christmas magic when you take your family to one of the mid-valley's beloved holiday traditions: Christmas Storybookland. Walk though 85 hand-created scenes featuring characters from nursery rhymes, fairy tales, and family movies. In addition there are two huge train displays, and a Victorian Village and Main Street. At the end of your walk, you reach the North Pole and can visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus!

Admission is free, canned food donations are accepted here.

LOCATION:
Linn County Fair & Expo Center, Cascade Livestock Building
3700 Knox Butte Rd.
Albany, Oregon

George Balanchine's The Nutcracker
December 13-27, 2014
Portland

This quintessential Nutcracker, danced to Tchaikovsky's magnificent score and steeped in the splendid Yuletide traditions of 19th-Century Germany, was the first in America to gain widespread popularity. With technically challenging principal roles and parts for over 100 children, Mr. Balanchine’s Nutcracker is a rite of passage for dancers of all ages.

LOCATION:
Keller Auditorium
222 SW Clay (on the corner of Clay and 3rd Ave)
Portland, OR

INFORMATION:
Ticket Office: 503/2-BALLET or 888/9-BALLET

Horse Drawn Christmas Caroling Wagon
December 19-21, 2014
5 p.m.

Albany - Willamette Valley

Brush up on your caroling skills and join us for several evenings of holiday cheer in a classic horse-drawn carriage.

The tour goes around the historical Montieth homes district. Hot Cider, cocoa, and cookies will be available for the riders.

LOCATION:
Albany Tie Dye
325 First Ave W
Albany, Oregon

INFORMATION:
BY RESERVATION ONLY DUE TO LIMITED SEATING 541 908-5778

Christmas Ship Parade
December 20, 2014
3:00-4:30pm
Portland/Metro

The Christmas Ship Fleet averages about 55 to 60 boats between the two Columbia and Willamette River fleets. Both fleets will be out every night for two weeks. Christmas Ships is an all-volunteer effort by a group of Portland area recreational boaters. They come from various yacht clubs in the local area and also a number of boaters who are not affiliated with a club.

LOCATION:
Willamette/Columbia River

Annual Winter Whale Watching Week
December 27-31, 2014
The Coast

Join trained volunteers at 26 watch sites to help you spot the whales. Whale watching is a year round activity on the coast of Oregon, but this is your chance to learn more about the gray whales that migrate each year. The Whale Watching Spoken Here program places volunteers at great whale watching sites during Watch Weeks so they can teach others while watching the whales too.

INFORMATION:
541-765-3407

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Now On Stage

The Oregon Cabaret Theatre presents: Backwards In High Heels’ - Ashland
September 10 - November 9, 2014

The Oregon Cabaret Theatre celebrates movie legend Ginger Rogers in their fall show entitled, Backwards in High Heels the Ginger Musical. This intimate musical is a story of a small-town girl from Texas who dazzled the whole wide world, playing everything from "the girl next door" to the modern woman with a mind of her own. It's a spectacular candy box of show-stopping dance numbers, great songs, and some surprising revelations about a movie legend.

LOCATION:
The corner of First and Hargadine Streets
Ashland OR

Coaster Theater presents: 'Twelfth Night'
Cannon Beach
September 25 - October 26, 2014

This romantic Shakespearean comedy is the intriguing tale of twins, Sebastian and Viola, who are separated by a storm at sea and shipwrecked on the shores of the ancient kingdom of Illyria.

LOCATION:
108 North Hemlock Street
Cannon Beach, Oregon 97110
Box Office 503-436-1242

Portland Story Theater presents 'Urban Tellers'
2014 Dates below
Portland

Featuring performers from near and far.
September 27, October 11, November 8, November 14 & December 13, 2014

LOCATION:
Hipbone Studio
NE 18th & E Burnside
Portland, Oregon

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