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

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

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 11/26/2015


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Finding Christmas Spirits

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

  • By Meaghan Morawski
  • Published 12/11/2012


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


Review: Mars on Life—Live!

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 11/26/2010


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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