Things to Do
Through Dec. 28 — This is your last chance to purchase original art from the Arts Council of Lake Oswego's Holiday Marketplace. Stop by 510 First St., Lake Oswego.
Through Dec. 29 — This is your last chance to purchase original art from the Rain Spark Holiday Pop-up Gallery, too. The gallery is located in Lake View Village at 310 State St., suite 108 between Kassab Jewelers and Grapevine, around the corner from Sur la Table.
Through Jan. 3 — Northwest Children's Theater & School presents "Matilda the Musical" at 1819 NW Everett St., Portland. Based on the book by Roald Dahl, with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin and book by Dennis Kelly, "Matilda" revels in the anarchy of children, the power of imagination and a girl who won't let being "little" stop her from putting an unjust world right. For showtimes and ticket information visit nwcts.org or call the box office at 503-222-2190.
Dec. 30 (1-3 p.m.) — Teens are invited to participate in a Super Smash Bros. Tournament at the Lake Oswego Public Library, 706 4th St. Winner gets a $20 Amazon gift card. Snacks provided. For teens grades six and up.
Dec. 30 (7 p.m.) — Hear Harpdog Brown and his Uptown Blues Band at Lake Theater and Cafe, 106 N. State St., Lake Oswego as part of the Music Monday concert lineup. Harpdog has a reputation as a real-deal purveyor of classic electric blues and his new band delivers a vintage New Orleans blues vibe that's sure to move you. Tickets are $20 general admission and $100 for VIP seating for four closest to the stage. Doors open at 6 p.m. Get tickets at laketheatercafe.com.
Dec. 31 (3 p.m.) — Ring in the New Year on Italian time at Nicoletta's Table, 333 S. State St., suite M, Lake Oswego. Or join the fun on Pacific time from 5 to 9 p.m. with a special New Years Eve menu, free glass of prosecco and live music by Mbrascatu. Visit nicolettastable.com or call 503-699-2927.
Jan. 1 (10 a.m.) — Participate in the Micro Marathon at George Rogers Park, a benefit for Howard's Heart, which provides needed items for teens in foster care. Registration fee is $26.20 for adults, $20 for youth 7-17. Sign up online at micromarathon.com.
Jan. 1 (1 p.m. until close) — Attend Domaine Serene's Rose Bowl tailgate party at the Lake Oswego wine lounge at The Windward. They'll have three large screens broadcasting the game between the University of Oregon Ducks and the Wisconsin Badgers. Call 503-664-7030 to reserve seats. Jan. 7 (7 p.m.) — Hear the Curtis Salgado and Alan Hager Duo at Lake Theater and Cafe, 106 N. State St. Lake Oswego. This Music Monday concert sold out so fast they added a second night. Tickets are $25 general admission or $130 for VIP seating for four closests to the stage. Call 503-387-3236 to visit laketheatercafe.com.
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