Holiday Showcase

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 10:00am

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Saturday, December 16, 2017 -
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Holiday Showcase

Nov. 10-Dec. 24 (Tues-Sun.) The Salem Art Association’s annual Holiday Showcase exhibit is packed full of handcrafted gifts made by regional artisans. Visitors will find traditional art, plus jewelry, ceramic dishware, greeting cards, edible goods, and a whole lot more. Free admission.
Bush Barn Art Center
600 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97302
503-581-2228
www.SalemArt.org

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  • The Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts at 25
    Friday, December 15, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every week every Tuesday and every Friday until Fri Dec 22 2017.
    Friday, December 15, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    Sept. 16-Dec. 22. The exhibition features approximately 80 prints drawn from the Crow’s Shadow Print Archive and focuses on themes of landscape, abstraction, portraiture, word and images, and media and process. Admission: $3-6.
    Hallie Ford Museum of Art
    700 State St.
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-370-6855
    www.willamette.edu/arts/hfma/exhibitions/library/2017-18/crows_shadow_20...

    Downtown Salem
  • Holiday Showcase
    Friday, December 15, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every week every Sunday and every Friday and every Saturday until Sun Dec 24 2017.
    Friday, December 15, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    Nov. 10-Dec. 24 (Tues-Sun.) The Salem Art Association’s annual Holiday Showcase exhibit is packed full of handcrafted gifts made by regional artisans. Visitors will find traditional art, plus jewelry, ceramic dishware, greeting cards, edible goods, and a whole lot more. Free admission.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • James Southworth
    Friday, December 15, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every week every Friday until Sun Dec 24 2017.
    Friday, December 15, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    Nov. 10-Dec. 24. Salem artist James Southworth’s latest collection of vibrant pastel paintings focuses on the timeless charm of central Italy. Free admission.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Photos & Visits with Santa at the Carousel
    Friday, December 15, 2017 -
    12:00pm to 3:00pm
    Repeats every week every Friday until Sun Dec 24 2017.
    Friday, December 15, 2017 -
    12:00pm to 3:00pm

    Nov. 24-Dec. 24. Capture the magic of the holiday season with a visit with Santa. Visits with Santa are free. Charges only apply for photo options.
    Salem's Riverfront Carousel
    101 Front St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-540-0374
    www.salemcarousel.org

  • Friday, December 15, 2017 -
    3:00pm to 8:00pm
    Repeats every week until Tue Dec 26 2017.
    Friday, December 15, 2017 -
    3:00pm to 8:00pm

    Community christmas tree lighting, Gubser neighborhood. Holiday lighting displays, holiday lights parade and 5k Jingle Dash bring about a festive spirit for everyone. 
    Gubser Neighborhood
    Keizer, OR
    503-393-9111
    www.keizerchamber.com

  • Christmas in the Garden
    Friday, December 15, 2017 -
    5:00pm to 9:00pm
    Repeats every week until Sun Dec 31 2017.
    Friday, December 15, 2017 -
    5:00pm to 9:00pm

    Nov. 24-Dec. 31. Twinkling lights, artisan vendors, ice skating, photos with Santa, traditional German food, carolers, and more. Pricing and activities vary by night.
    The Oregon Garden
    879 W Main St.
    Silverton, OR 97381
    503-874-8100
    www.oregongarden.org/events/christmas-in-the-garden/

  • Something Red
    Friday, December 15, 2017 - 5:00pm
    Repeats every week every Friday until Sat Dec 30 2017.
    Friday, December 15, 2017 - 5:00pm

    Celebrate December with a self-guided art tour in downtown Salem; through December 30. All artwork features the color red. Opening night Dec. 6 followed by a reception and awards ceremony. Presented by Artists in Action.
    Multiple merchants downtown
    444 Ferry St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-798-7471
    www.somethingred.org

    Downtown Salem
  • Wine & Canvas
    Friday, December 15, 2017 -
    6:00pm to 9:00pm
    Friday, December 15, 2017 -
    6:00pm to 9:00pm

    Coria Estates is hosting another Wine & Canvas class. Spaces fill up, so please register. $35 admission.
    Coria Estates
    8252 Redstone Ave.
    Salem, OR 97306
    503-363-0525
    www.wineandcanvas.com/wine-and-canvas-calendar-portland-or.html

  • Art Party
    Friday, December 15, 2017 -
    6:00pm to 8:00pm
    Friday, December 15, 2017 -
    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Art Party/Class. All ages welcome. No experience required, meaningful fun guaranteed. Step-by-step paint your own masterpiece. All supplies included. $35 adults, $25 children.
    Amore Dance Studio/Dallas Yoga & Balance Center
    119 SW Court St.
    Dallas, OR 97338
    503-302-0289
    www.serendipitiesbydena.com/events/art-party-at-amore-dance-studiodallas...

  • A Charles Dickens Christmas
    Friday, December 15, 2017 - 7:30pm
    Repeats every week every Wednesday and every Thursday and every Friday and every Saturday until Sat Dec 23 2017.
    Friday, December 15, 2017 - 7:30pm

    This Enlightened Theatrics’ presentation tells the story of the Christmas before the Carol. A Charles Dickens Christmas is a highly original take on A Christmas Carol that gives a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the holiday classic. $20-$30 admission.
    Salem's Historic Grand Theatre
    187 High St. NE Ste 300
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-585-3427
    www.enlightenedtheatrics.org/charlesdickenschristmas

    Downtown Salem
  • Holiday Showcase
    Saturday, December 16, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm
    Saturday, December 16, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    Nov. 10-Dec. 24 (Tues-Sun.) The Salem Art Association’s annual Holiday Showcase exhibit is packed full of handcrafted gifts made by regional artisans. Visitors will find traditional art, plus jewelry, ceramic dishware, greeting cards, edible goods, and a whole lot more. Free admission.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Honey Tasting Room Grand Opening
    Saturday, December 16, 2017 -
    10:00am to 4:00pm
    Saturday, December 16, 2017 -
    10:00am to 4:00pm

    Grand Opening of our new Honey Tasting Room at Flying Bee Ranch. Bring friends and family to this free event to try more than a dozen honey varieties, shop beekeeping equipment and more.
    Flying Bee Ranch
    5180 Lardon Rd. NE
    Salem, OR 97305
    503-399-8409
    www.flyingbeeranch.net

  • River Gallery
    Saturday, December 16, 2017 -
    11:00am to 10:00pm
    Repeats every week every Saturday until Sun Dec 31 2017.
    Saturday, December 16, 2017 -
    11:00am to 10:00pm

    Celebrate River Gallery's 19th Annual Holiday Show. Original art available to fill every stocking. Come and enjoy the music, refreshments and a chance to meet the artists. Free admission.
    River Gallery
    184 S Main St.
    Independence, OR 97351
    503-838-6171

  • JT Meier
    Saturday, December 16, 2017 -
    2:00pm to 5:00pm
    Saturday, December 16, 2017 -
    2:00pm to 5:00pm

    Beloved musician JT Meier will be back at Coria for our farewell Saturday Musica before we close for the Holiday season. Come help us send off 2017 in style with rock classics and amazing wine. Free admission.
    Coria Estates
    8252 Redstone Ave.
    Salem, OR 97306
    503-363-0525
    www.coriaestates.com/happenings

  • Eugene Ballet: The Nutcracker
    Saturday, December 16, 2017 -
    3:00pm to 5:00pm
    Saturday, December 16, 2017 -
    3:00pm to 5:00pm

    Hundreds of aspiring young dancers join the Company on stage, while the Sugar Plum Fairy transports all to the Snow Kingdom and the Land of the Sweets. $25-$45 admission.
    Elsinore Theatre
    170 High St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-375-3574
    www.elsinoretheatre.com/elsinore-events.html

    Downtown Salem
  • Willamette Master Chorus Holiday Concert
    Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 3:00pm
    Repeats every day 2 times.
    Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 3:00pm

    Presenting holiday favorites, in collaboration with Adam Stephens Middle School Choir. The combined choirs will also perform "The Willamette Winter Suite" composed by award-winning Disney orchestrator and composer David Metzger, a Salem resident. $20-$30 admission.
    Hudson Hall, Willamette University
    900 State St.
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-580-0406
    www.willamettemasterchorus.org

    Downtown Salem
  • Art Party
    Saturday, December 16, 2017 -
    5:00pm to 8:00pm
    Saturday, December 16, 2017 -
    5:00pm to 8:00pm

    Art Party/Class. All ages welcome. No experience required, meaningful fun guaranteed. Step-by-step create your own masterpiece. All supplies included. $35 adults, $25 children.
    Firesteed Cellars
    2200 N Pacific Hwy W
    Rickreall, OR 97371
    503-302-0289
    www.serendipitiesbydena.com/events/art-party-at-firesteed-cellarsrickreall/

  • Eugene Ballet: The Nutcracker
    Saturday, December 16, 2017 -
    7:30pm to 9:30pm
    Saturday, December 16, 2017 -
    7:30pm to 9:30pm

    Hundreds of aspiring young dancers join the Company on stage, while the Sugar Plum Fairy transports all to the Snow Kingdom and the Land of the Sweets. $25-$45 admission.
    Elsinore Theatre
    170 High St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-375-3574
    www.elsinoretheatre.com/elsinore-events.html

    Downtown Salem
  • A Charles Dickens Christmas
    Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 7:30pm
    Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 7:30pm

    This Enlightened Theatrics’ presentation tells the story of the Christmas before the Carol. A Charles Dickens Christmas is a highly original take on A Christmas Carol that gives a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the holiday classic. $20-$30 admission.
    Salem's Historic Grand Theatre
    187 High St. NE Ste 300
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-585-3427
    www.enlightenedtheatrics.org/charlesdickenschristmas

    Downtown Salem
  • Yoga at Brooks
    Sunday, December 17, 2017 -
    9:30am to 10:30am
    Sunday, December 17, 2017 -
    9:30am to 10:30am

    Join us for yoga with Chelsii at the winery.
    Brooks Winery
    21101 SE Cherry Blossom Ln.
    Amity, OR 97101
    503-435-1278
    www.brookswine.com/event/yoga-with-chelsii-7/?instance_id=148

  • Holiday Showcase
    Sunday, December 17, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm
    Sunday, December 17, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    Nov. 10-Dec. 24 (Tues-Sun.) The Salem Art Association’s annual Holiday Showcase exhibit is packed full of handcrafted gifts made by regional artisans. Visitors will find traditional art, plus jewelry, ceramic dishware, greeting cards, edible goods, and a whole lot more. Free admission.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Sunday, December 17, 2017 -
    10:00am to 2:00pm
    Sunday, December 17, 2017 -
    10:00am to 2:00pm

    Santa Claus will be visiting his favorite Salem restaurant during brunch service, so we have come up with a special three-course menu. Great photo opportunity for everyone in the family. Reservations recommended. $20 per person.
    FairWay Restaurant at the Salem Golf Club
    2025 Golf Course Rd. S
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-385-8855
    www.facebook.com/events/332426237231838

  • Tea with Mrs. Claus
    Sunday, December 17, 2017 -
    11:00am to 3:00pm
    Repeats every week every Sunday 2 times.
    Sunday, December 17, 2017 -
    11:00am to 3:00pm

    Includes catered tea service, visit & photo with Mrs. Claus, cookie decorating, and carousel rides. $20 per person. By reservation only.
    Salem's Riverfront Carousel
    101 Front St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-540-0374
    www.salemcarousel.org

    Downtown Salem
  • A Charles Dickens Christmas
    Sunday, December 17, 2017 -
    2:30pm to 4:00pm
    Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Dec 17 2017.
    Sunday, December 17, 2017 -
    2:30pm to 4:00pm

    This Enlightened Theatrics’ presentation tells the story of the Christmas before the Carol. A Charles Dickens Christmas is a highly original take on A Christmas Carol that gives a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the holiday classic. $20-$30 admission.
    Salem's Historic Grand Theatre
    187 High St. NE Ste 300
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-585-3427
    www.enlightenedtheatrics.org/charlesdickenschristmas

    Downtown Salem
  • Willamette Master Chorus Holiday Concert
    Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 3:00pm
    Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 3:00pm

    Presenting holiday favorites, in collaboration with Adam Stephens Middle School Choir. The combined choirs will also perform "The Willamette Winter Suite" composed by award-winning Disney orchestrator and composer David Metzger, a Salem resident. $20-$30 admission.
    Hudson Hall, Willamette University
    900 State St.
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-580-0406
    www.willamettemasterchorus.org

    Downtown Salem
  • A Festive Afternoon of Victorian Carols
    Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 4:00pm
    Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 4:00pm

    Celebrate the Holiday Season with traditional carols performed by the FCO Festival Carolers, dressed in Victorian costume. $10 admission.
    Elsinore Theatre
    170 High St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-949-7290
    www.festivalchorale.org

    Downtown Salem
  • American Sign Language
    Sunday, December 17, 2017 -
    5:00pm to 6:00pm
    Repeats every week every Sunday 10 times.
    Sunday, December 17, 2017 -
    5:00pm to 6:00pm

    This is a 10-week event held on Sundays; lead by Rian Gayle. You will be learning how to translate popular English sayings, use common responses and questions, and even sign to music. Free admission.
    1859 Cider Co.
    249 Liberty St. NE, Ste. 140
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-584-1306
    www.facebook.com/events/519464301741160

    Downtown Salem
  • Chess Club
    Sunday, December 17, 2017 -
    7:00pm to 10:00pm
    Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Jan 28 2018.
    Sunday, December 17, 2017 -
    7:00pm to 10:00pm

    Join the Taproot crew every Sunday for Chess Club. Play casual or competitive. You can even challenge Taproot's owner to a five-minute speed match and if you conquer the elusive Topher, he'll buy you a beer. Free admission.
    Taproot Lounge & Cafe
    356 State St. 
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-363-7668
    www.facebook.com/events/330554710704380/

    Downtown Salem
  • Salsa Sundays
    Sunday, December 17, 2017 -
    7:00pm to 10:00pm
    Repeats every week every Sunday 25 times.
    Sunday, December 17, 2017 -
    7:00pm to 10:00pm

    $10 cover for a 45 minute Salsa lesson and drink ticket. Learn the basic steps, twirls, and hand loops used in Salsa.
    1859 Cider Co.
    249 Liberty St. NE, Ste. 140
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-584-1306
    www.facebook.com/events/147288689244949

    Downtown Salem
  • Capitol City Classic
    Monday, December 18, 2017 -
    1:00pm to 10:00pm
    Repeats every day until Fri Dec 22 2017.
    Monday, December 18, 2017 -
    1:00pm to 10:00pm

    3rd annual high school varsity holiday invitational basketball tournament with 16 teams competing. Includes a three-point shooting contest and a dunk contest. $8 admission.
    Willamette University - Sparks Center
    900 State St.
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-370-6892
    www.capitolcityclassic.com

  • Art Party
    Monday, December 18, 2017 -
    3:00pm to 5:00pm
    Monday, December 18, 2017 -
    3:00pm to 5:00pm

    Art Party/Class. All ages welcome. No experience required, meaningful fun guaranteed. Step-by-step create your own masterpiece. All supplies included. $35 adults, $25 children.
    Amore Dance Studio/Dallas Yoga & Balance Center
    115 SW Court St.
    Dallas, OR 97338
    503-302-0289
    www.serendipitiesbydena.com/events/kids-art-party-at-amore-dance-studiod...

  • Eola Christmas Movie Series
    Monday, December 18, 2017 -
    5:30pm to 9:00pm
    Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Dec 18 2017 except Mon Dec 11 2017.
    Monday, December 18, 2017 -
    5:30pm to 9:00pm

    Sit back, relax, and enjoy Christmas Movies at Eola. Doors open at 5:30. Free admission.
    Eola Hills Wine Cellars
    501 S Pacific Hwy 99W
    Rickreall, OR 97371
    503-623-2405
    www.eolahillswinery.com

  • The Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts at 25
    Tuesday, December 19, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm
    Tuesday, December 19, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    Sept. 16-Dec. 22. The exhibition features approximately 80 prints drawn from the Crow’s Shadow Print Archive and focuses on themes of landscape, abstraction, portraiture, word and images, and media and process. Admission: $3-6.
    Hallie Ford Museum of Art
    700 State St.
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-370-6855
    www.willamette.edu/arts/hfma/exhibitions/library/2017-18/crows_shadow_20...

    Downtown Salem
  • River Gallery
    Tuesday, December 19, 2017 -
    11:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every week until Sat Dec 30 2017.
    Tuesday, December 19, 2017 -
    11:00am to 5:00pm

    Nov. 7- Dec. 30. River Gallery presents it's 19th Annual Holiday Show. Enjoy live music, refreshments, and meet local artists. Free admission.
    River Gallery
    184 S Main St.
    Independence, OR 97351
    503-838-6171
    www.rivergalleryart.com

  • Gallery Talk
    Tuesday, December 19, 2017 -
    12:30pm to 1:00pm
    Tuesday, December 19, 2017 -
    12:30pm to 1:00pm

    Join a museum docent for a complimentary guided tour of the Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts at 25 exhibition. Tours commence in the Maribeth Collins Lobby.
    Hallie Ford Museum of Art 
    700 State St.
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-370-6855
    www.willamette.edu/arts/hfma

    Downtown Salem
  • Capitol City Classic
    Tuesday, December 19, 2017 -
    1:00pm to 10:00pm
    Tuesday, December 19, 2017 -
    1:00pm to 10:00pm

    3rd annual high school varsity holiday invitational basketball tournament with 16 teams competing. Includes a three-point shooting contest and a dunk contest. $8 admission.
    Willamette University - Sparks Center
    900 State St.
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-370-6892
    www.capitolcityclassic.com

  • Tuesday, December 19, 2017 -
    5:30pm to 8:00pm
    Repeats every day until Sat Dec 23 2017.
    Tuesday, December 19, 2017 -
    5:30pm to 8:00pm

    Get lost in the magic. Thousands of twinkling holiday lights and entertainment. Bring your children, friends and family to celebrate the season. Admission charged.
    Willamette Heritage Center 
    1313 Mill St. SE 
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-585-7012
    www.willametteheritage.org

  • Life Drawing
    Tuesday, December 19, 2017 -
    6:00pm to 9:00pm
    Repeats every week every Tuesday 15 times.
    Tuesday, December 19, 2017 -
    6:00pm to 9:00pm

    Grab your favorite drawing medium and come to the Bush Barn Art Center for the time-honored tradition of life drawing. These figure study sessions will take place every Tuesday under the guidance of artist Rich McCloud. $12 per session.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Pajama Party with Santa
    Tuesday, December 19, 2017 -
    6:00pm to 8:00pm
    Repeats every day 2 times.
    Tuesday, December 19, 2017 -
    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Includes snacks, visit & photo with Santa and friends, keepsake crafts, and unlimited carousel rides. $20 per person. By reservation only.
    Salem's Riverfront Carousel
    101 Front St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-540-0374
    www.salemcarousel.org

    Downtown Salem
  • Theatre 33 presents the world premiere of Santa's Bag
    Tuesday, December 19, 2017 -
    7:00pm to 8:15pm
    Repeats every day 5 times.
    Tuesday, December 19, 2017 -
    7:00pm to 8:15pm

    Dec. 19-23. A world premiere play with music presented by Theatre 33. Join a variety of dolls and toys as they explore the meaning of friendship, forgiveness, acceptance and love. $15 admission.
    M. Lee Pelton Playhouse, Willamette University
    900 State St.
    Salem, OR 97301
    971-599-1029
    www.theatre33.org

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