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SHOPPING

Let the Holiday Bazaars, Sales, Pop-Ups, and Pheasant Fetes (?!) Continue!

Two more weekends of artisanal Portland revelry and retail await.

  • By Alex Madison
  • Published 12/11/2015

HOLIDAY EATS

Where to Eat on Christmas and New Year's

10 places to stuff your face during the holidays.

  • By Rachel Grozanick
  • Published 12/08/2015

HOLIDAY GETAWAY

How to Spend a Merry, Mellow Holiday Weekend at the Oregon Garden

Silverton’s Oregon Garden Resort is a low-key holiday haven—massive twinkling light displays, ice skating, and Frank Lloyd Wright, included.

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 11/26/2015

'TIS THE SEASON

9 Shows and Stage Spectaculars to Make the Holidays Last All Month Long

Behold, our roundup of festive events to carry you through the jolly season.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 11/23/2015

HOLIDAYS

Oregon's Massive Christmas Tree Industry Gets Ready for a Record Holiday Season

5 things you didn't know about the nation's #1 Christmas tree producing state. (That's us!)

  • By Rachel Grozanick and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 11/23/2015

HOLIDAZE

The Ultimate Guide to U-Cut Christmas Tree Farms

Bundle up, grab your plaid, and bring on the shearling boots—it's time for the 2014 choose ‘n cut Christmas tree run.

  • By Anna Loh
  • Published 12/03/2014

FILM

December's Festive Films

Portland movie theaters have got holiday movies to make even the Scroogiest among us smile.

  • By Roxanne Davis
  • Published 12/04/2013

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Nov 28-Dec 1

Christmas explodes across the city in a flurry of shows and lights, three leading local bands rock the weekend, and dance companies give thanks. Also, Village People!

  • By Nathan Tucker, Portland Monthly Staff, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 11/25/2013

EVENTS

Do This Now: December

What's going on this month, from the 23rd annual Tuba Christmas Concert to the 26th annual SantaCon

  • By Haley Martin
  • Published 11/21/2013

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Nov 21-24

The Last Unicorn returns, Andy Ricker shares his secret chicken wings recipe, Polica brings a buzz-building live show, and the Christmas season starts with a twinkle.

  • By Nathan Tucker and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 11/20/2013

ON THE LAST DAYS OF XMAS...

Holiday Shows Not to Miss

We don't have a partridge in a pear tree, but we've got Bach, the Beatles, and the Big Lebowski.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 12/20/2012

QUESTIONABLE TASTE

The Best of the Worst Holiday Sweaters

The ugly holiday sweater has evolved from embarrassing to awesome. We round up some of our favorites from the web universe.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 12/19/2012

THEATER

Review: Bag&Baggage’s The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's Production of a Christmas Carol

A zany, over-the-top drag romp through the tired old holiday tale. Thru Dec 23

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 12/12/2012

HAPPENINGS

Finding Christmas Spirits

A stiff drink or two over the holidays is essential for maintaining seasonal sanity.

  • By Meaghan Morawski
  • Published 12/11/2012

Miscellaneous

Holiday Grab Bag

Support local craft and literature

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 12/16/2011

Christmas Shopping

Bar Pilot’s Gift Guide #3

Burnside’s bottled brews at Belmont Station

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 12/05/2011

Holiday Eats Cheat Sheet

Fa La La Let Someone Else Cook

A last-minute list of local restaurants that are open for belly-busting business on Christmas Eve.

  • By Anna Sachse
  • Published 12/20/2010

Holiday Eats Cheat Sheet

X Marks the ‘Mas Day Meals

In honor of the infamous fat guy’s reindeer, we’ve got eight open-on-Christmas-day eateries where you are welcome to celebrate Santa or simply the season.

  • By Anna Sachse
  • Published 12/15/2010

Article

Review: Mars on Life—Live!

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 11/26/2010

Article

Duover/Rachel Taylor Brown Spread Comfort & Joy

…and Rachel Taylor Brown brings us "Sweetness on Earth."

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 11/23/2010
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