EVENTS CALENDAR
Sunday
, December 15, 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. www.oregongarden.org

ZooLights
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. www.oregonzoo.org

Wreath Making Workshops
Saturday • December 14, 2019 • 10:00am
Sunday • December 15, 2019 • 12:30pm
Portland Nursery (Division), Portland, OR


With Portland Nursery Staff. Create your own fresh and beautiful wreath for the holidays! You will be guided through the process of making a wreath that is unique to you and guaranteed to bring holiday cheer into your home! Feel free to bring your own special decorative elements to add to your wreath. Extra special embellishments to personalize your wreath available to purchase additionally.
Class limited to 12. $35 fee (pay at register after class) covers materials for a mixed green wreath with pinecones and handmade bow. Please bring gloves and hand pruners. www.portlandnursery.com

Landscape with Edible Plants Workshop
Sunday, December 15, 2019 • 1:00pm-3:30pm
Leach Botanical Garden, Portland, OR


Sponsored by East Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District. This workshop will give you insight and tools for thoughtfully incorporating edible plants into your landscape – from annual veggies and herbs to perennial berries and fruit trees. We’ll discuss design tips, ways to build fertile soil, and how to conserve water while producing a harvest. You will also learn about native plants that feature edible fruit and nuts, as well as how to invite beneficial insects to your garden. You’ll walk away ready to assess your site and make a plan for a beautiful – and delicious – landscape!

Meets in the Manor House. Free. Registration in advance is required. www.emswcd.org/workshops. Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 SE 122nd Ave., Portland, OR 97236, 503-823-1671. www.leachgarden.org

Make a Terrarium Ornament!
December 15, 2019 • 1:00pm-2:00pm
Garland Nursery, Corvallis, OR


It’s like a mini world in a glass ornament! So whimsical and elegant the recipient of this gift will stare at it for hours on end. We recommend you call them occasionally to remind them to eat and sleep. Our happy little elves will walk you through planting up this mini terrarium in the glass ornament. It can hang on a Christmas tree but that’s not all! It comes with a stand so you can enjoy it year-round. Cost: $25.00. Garland Nursery, 5470 NE Highway 20
Corvallis, OR. www.garlandnursery.com



Landscape with Edible Plants Workshop
Sunday, December 15, 2019 • 1:00pm-3:30pm
Leach Botanical Garden, Portland, OR


Sponsored by East Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District. This workshop will give you insight and tools for thoughtfully incorporating edible plants into your landscape – from annual veggies and herbs to perennial berries and fruit trees. We’ll discuss design tips, ways to build fertile soil, and how to conserve water while producing a harvest. You will also learn about native plants that feature edible fruit and nuts, as well as how to invite beneficial insects to your garden. You’ll walk away ready to assess your site and make a plan for a beautiful – and delicious – landscape!

Meets in the Manor House. Free. Registration in advance is required. www.emswcd.org/workshops. Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 SE 122nd Ave., Portland, OR 97236, 503-823-1671. www.leachgarden.org



Lisa Landucci Christmas Concert & “Home for the Holidays” Album Release!
Sunday, December 15, 2019 • 4:00-6:00pm, (doors open at 3pm)
The Oregon Garden, Silverton, OR


In the Grand Hall located in the J. Frank Schmidt, Jr. Pavilion. Oregon-based singer/songwriter/storyteller, Lisa Landucci, comes “Home for the Holidays” from her 2019 world tour. Accompanying Landucci are some of the NW’s most magical musicians. She will share stories and songs from her summer tour in Italy and Scotland. Please join us for a festive evening!
Doors open at 3pm (along with a bar serving beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks) and the show starts at 4pm. After the show, enjoy the Christmas in the Garden – event tickets are included with concert admission (ice skating and snowless tubing are an additional charge). Cost: $20/Adults; $15/Kids 10 & under. www.christmasinthegarden.com

 
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