things to do
Looking for something special to do this weekend and into next week? Check out this list of entertainment options. Most are free and many are family-friendly.
Through Dec. 22 — Lakewood Theatre Company presents "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" at Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S. State St., Lake Oswego. Enjoy this holiday treat for the whole family. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for students online at lakewood-center.org or by calling 503-635-3901.
Through Dec. 22 — The Christmas Revels presents "The Ghosts of Haddon Hall," an English celebration of the winter solstice at Newmark Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broadway, Portland. For tickets visit portlandrevels.org or call 503-274-4654.
Through Dec. 23 — Lakewood Theatre Company presents The Peppermint Bear Show in "Seasoned Greetings" at Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S. State St. This is the annual holiday breakfast performance with shows at 10 a.m. and noon Dec. 21, 22 and 23. Cost is $15 for adults, $12 for children and includes continental breakfast 30 minutes before the show. Call 503-635-3901 or visit lakewood-center.org for tickets.
Dec. 20, 21 and 22 — Celebrate the Season with 3 Leg Torso and Do Jump. It's their holiday show at Alberta Rose and includes laughter, love, acrobatics, dancing, juggling, music and mayhem. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Visit albertarosetheatre.com or call 503-764-4131 for tickets.
Dec. 22 (noon to 3 p.m.) —Attend Meet Santa at Oswego Heritage House, 398 10th St., Lake Oswego. Hosted by Guild Mortgage, the event is an opportunity for people in the community to have photos taken with Santa, plus donate non-perishable foods to Hunger Fighters of Oregon. Children will receive a gift while visiting with Santa, and parents can look on while taking photos for their Christmas albums or next year's holiday card. Hunger Fighters of Oregon is a nonprofit which provides food to people in need with a pantry next to Lake Oswego High School. Learn more online at hungerfightersoregon.org.
Dec. 23 (6 p.m.) — It's Family Movie Night at the Lake Oswego Public Library, 706 Fourth St., Lake Oswego. Watch the holiday classic "The Polar Express." Free. Popcorn and candy canes provided.
Dec. 23 (7 p.m.) — The Music Monday concert series presents its annual holiday show, Sugar & Spice, a Holiday Treat featuring Julie Amici and LaRhonda Steele at Lake Theater and Cafe, 106 N. State St., Lake Oswego. The women will be joined by several of the Northwest's most beloved musical artists. The show is a benefit for Fly Me to the Moon, a cultural enrichment program founded by Dean Mueller, the artistic director of the Music Mondays series. The event is expected to sell out so don't wait to get tickets. Purchase online at laketheatercafe.com. Doors open at 6 p.m.
— The Review, Tidings
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