, December 2-6, 2019

Christmas in the Garden, presented by Power Kia
November 29, 2019-January 5, 2020
The Oregon Garden, Silverton, OR

Enjoy an immersive holiday event based on a traditional European-style Christmas Market, where you can experience the sights, sounds and smells of the season. Stroll through the forest and our one million lights, while sipping a warm, spicy gluhwein. Feast on a variety of international dining options from pizza to fondue. Explore our Market vendors and find the perfect Christmas gift. Enjoy music from choirs and cozy up to a wood-burning fire pit. Those more adventurous will enjoy ice skating or snowless tubing, while the rest of the crew watches from the comfort of our fully-covered, heated tents. Our event is designed for friends and family to linger, enjoy time together and experience the traditions that make this time of year so special.

November 29, 2019-January 5, 2020
The Oregon Zoo

As you walk around the zoo, you'll see a dazzling display of more than 1.5 million lights, and experience the zoo in a whole new way.
In addition to visiting elephants, mountain goats and other wildlife, you can ride the popular lighted train and carousel, and enjoy hot drinks and local food carts. Photos with Santa will be available for the little ones every evening through Dec. 24.
Pricing varies depending on the date.

Free Day Food Drive
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Lan Su Garden, Portland, OR

In honor of #GivingTuesday and as a thank you to our supporters, admission to Lan Su Chinese Garden on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 is being waived with the donation of a nonperishable food item to support the Oregon Food Bank.

Garden Book Bash
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 • 6:50 pm
Griffith Park Building, Beaverton, OR

Presenter: Tom Fischer, Senior Acquisitions Editor of Timber Press. Need gardening inspiration in the middle of winter? Get a head start on Spring as Tom Fischer of Timber Press gives us his take on recently published gardening books. He brings a selection of some of the best gardening books of the year to peruse and possibly purchase as gifts for yourself or for family and friends. Location: City of Beaverton, Griffith Park Building, Room 330.

Honeybee Hikes
Wednesdays through December 11, 2019 • 10:00am-11:00am
Leach Botanical Garden, Portland, OR

Your little honey bee will walk the trails - listening to the wind and the creek, touching soft leaves and looking for wildlife like bunnies, woodpeckers and deer. Our wonderful guides will then read a story and help the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Ages: 2–5 years, accompanied by an adult. Meets at the Manor House. Dress for the weather! $3.00 per child, non-walkers free.

Punch cards available in the Leach Garden Gift House—purchase 5 hikes and get the 6th one free. Groups with 10+ children/adults must preregister by contacting the Education Coordinator, 503-823-1671. Please check our website for possible cancellations due to weather or the impacts of our upper garden construction project.

Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 SE 122nd Ave., Portland, OR 97236, 503-823-1671.

Tsugawa Christmas Open House Weekend
Friday-Sunday, December 6-8, 2019
Tsugawa Nursery, Woodland, WA

Join us for a three day event, celebrating this wondrous season. We'll have Christmas decorations and trees on display, cut and living Christmas trees, tons of beautiful plants, and great gift ideas for everyone on your list. We'll also have seminars on Saturday (see below). Check our emails and Facebook for a special coupon good all weekend. We hope you will join us and help us celebrate! SAVE THE DATE!!

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