This month on the coast: Dec. 1 to Dec. 31

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December Events


Dec. 1


Holiday Open House
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Open to public
Florence in Bloom 


Shorewood Holiday Bazaar
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Open to public
Shorewood Senior Living

 
Florence Nativity Festival
1 to 6 p.m.
Open to public
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
2705 Munsel Lake Road

 
FRAA Holiday Arts Festival
1 to 7 p.m.
Open to public
Florence Events Center
 

22nd Annual Empty Bowls
Fundraiser for Florence Food Share
5 to 7 p.m.
Open to public
Florence Events Center
www.florencefoodshare.org


2017 Holly Jolly Follies: “Totally Twisted Tinsel”
7 p.m.
Tickets: $18 adults, $10 youth 12 and younger
Florence Events Center
crowkids.com


Miles to Go Quintet Jazz Night
7 to 11 p.m.
No cover
Blue Bills Sports Bar & Tap Room
Three Rivers Casino Resort


Dec. 2


Breakfast with Santa
Benefit for Florence Community PTA
8:30 to 11 a.m.
Tickets required
Crossroads Church
1380 10th St.


Florence Food Share’s Empty Bowls
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Open to public
Florence Events Center

 
FRAA Holiday Arts Festival
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Open to public
Florence Events Center


Holiday Open House
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Open to public
Florence in Bloom
 

Shorewood Holiday Bazaar
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Open to public
Shorewood Senior Living


Florence Area Democratic Club Meeting
11 a.m.
Open to public
Florence Senior Center
FlorenceAreaDemocrats.org


150th Birthday of the National Grange Bingo Celebration
Noon to 3:30 p.m.
Open to public
Ada Grange
10 miles out Canary Road


Florence Nativity Festival
1 to 6 p.m.
Open to public
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
2705 Munsel Lake Road


David Helfand and Justin Lader in Concert
2 p.m.
Open to the public
Siuslaw Public Library


Holly Jolly Follies “Totally Twisted Tinsel”
7 p.m.
Florence Events Center
Tickets required


Miles to Go Quintet Jazz Night
7 to 11 p.m.
No cover
Blue Bills Sports Bar & Tap Room
Three Rivers Casino Resort
 

ZuhG Live Music
9 to 10 p.m.
Open to public 21+
Bay Street Grille


Dec. 3


Joyful Noise Children’s Choir presents “A Red-Letter Christmas”
9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
Open to public
Florence Christian Church
541-997-2961


Deadwood Artists Holiday Bazaar
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Support local economy with unique handmade gifts, food
Deadwood Community Center
4.2 miles up Deadwood Creek Road


Florence Food Share’s Empty Bowls
Noon to 3 p.m.
Open to public
Florence Events Center
 

Florence Nativity Festival
1 to 6 p.m.
Open to public
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
2705 Munsel Lake Road


Holly Jolly Follies “Totally Twisted Tinsel”
2 p.m.
Florence Events Center
Tickets required


4th Annual Girlfriend Holiday Party and
White Elephant Gift and Treat Exchange
Benefiting SOS Domestic Violence Shelter
2 p.m.
Open to women 21+
Best Western Pier Point Inn
RSVP to 714-267-5121

 
Dec. 4


Health Insurance Assistance
9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Open to public
Department of Human Services Office
3180 Highway 101
 

Dec. 5


Health Insurance Assistance
9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Open to public
Department of Human Services Office
3180 Highway 101
 

Big Wave Open Mic Night
6:30 p.m.
Open to public
Florence Regional Arts Alliance
120 Maple St.
 

Dec. 6


Mentoring for Startups
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Open to public
Lane Community College Florence Center
3149 Oak St.


“A Christmas Story”
Marteen Wick Future First Citizen Scholarship Fundraiser
6 p.m.
Tickets required through Oregon Pacific Bank or Laurel Bay Gardens Nursery
City Lights Cinemas

 
Build a Snowman Create & Take
6 to 9 p.m.
$25 per person
The Wren’s Nest
1732 Laurel Place, Unit B
RSVP at squareup.com/store/the-wrens-nest/


Siuslaw Watershed meeting, potluck
6:30 p.m.
Open to public — bring a main or side dish to share
SWC Office
10868 East Mapleton Road, Mapleton


STEP features Ron Caputo
7 p.m.
Open to public
Florence Elks Lodge
541-997-4961


Dec. 7


Siuslaw Vision 2025 Update
8:15 to 9:45 a.m.
Open to public
Siuslaw Public Library
 

Vision Keepers Public Meeting
Ford Institute for Community Building 90-Day Plan Workshop
10:30 a.m. to noon
Open to public
Siuslaw Public Library


Business After Hours — Cindy Wobbe Estate Sales
Holiday Open House
5 to 7 p.m.
Open to public
498 Highway 101


Dec. 8


Coastal Women Veterans Luncheon & White Elephant Exchange
11:30 a.m.
Open to women vets and families/caregivers
Shorewood Senior Living
RSVP to [email protected]
or 541-999-5094


Neal Grandstaff and Easy Money play
7 to 11 p.m.
No cover
Blue Bills Sports Bar & Tap Room
Three Rivers Casino Resort
 

Dec. 9


USCG Boating Safety Class
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
$15 registration
Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue Main Station
RSVP at 541-463-1797


Breakfast Fundraiser for Siuslaw and Mapleton school projects
9 a.m.
$5 donation requested
Florence Masonic Lodge
84910 Highway 101

 
Gingerbread Houses at Siuslaw Public Library
10 a.m. to noon
Open to families with kids
Siuslaw Public Library

 
Ada Grange Annual Community Christmas Party
1 to 3 p.m.
Open to public
Ada Grange
10 miles out Canary Road


Peace Health Light Up a Life
2 p.m.
Open to public
Florence Events Center
541-997-3418


Heceta Lightstation’s 22nd Annual Victorian Christmas Open House
4 to 7 p.m.
Open to public — $5 day-use fee required for parking
Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic Viewpoint
www.hecetalighthouse.com/events#christmas


Ballet Fantastique’s “American Christmas Carol”
7 p.m.
Tickets required
Florence Events Center


Community Chorus of Florence presents “Christmas Classics”
7 p.m.
Open to public — donations welcome
Presbyterian Church of the Siuslaw


Neal Grandstaff and Easy Money play
7 to 11 p.m.
No cover
Blue Bills Sports Bar & Tap Room
Three Rivers Casino Resort


Dec. 10


Community Chorus of Florence presents “Christmas Classics”
2 p.m.
Open to public — donations welcome
Presbyterian Church of the Siuslaw
 

House Concert Series: John Paris
3 p.m.
$15
RSVP/More info at 541-999-9720
or [email protected]


Heceta Lightstation’s 22nd Annual Victorian Christmas Open House
4 to 7 p.m.
Open to public — $5 day-use fee required for parking
Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic Viewpoint
www.hecetalighthouse.com/events#christmas
 

Dec. 11


Lane County Blood Bank Drive
11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Open to public
Florence Events Center
541-484-9112 or www.lanebloodcenter.org/
 

SHS Band and Choir concert
7 p.m.
Open to the public
Florence Events Center


Dec. 12


Us TOO Florence
Prostate Cancer Support Group with Urologist Bryan Mehlhaff
5 to 7 p.m. 
Open to public
Presbyterian Church of the Siuslaw
541-999-4239


Dec. 13


Shoreline Christian School presents “A Gift for Jesus”
5 p.m.
Dinner and show
4445 Highway 101
541-997-5909
 

Jazz Kings present “An Old-Fashioned Christmas”
Hosted by The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
7:30 p.m.
Tickets required
Florence Events Center
 

Dec. 14


Friends of the Library Meeting
11 a.m.
Open to public
Siuslaw Public Library


Dec. 15


“A Christmas Memory” and “Radio Re-Run”
Tickets required
7 p.m.
Class Act Theatre
Catproductions.org


High Street Band plays
7 to 11 p.m.
No cover
Blue Bills Sports Bar & Tap Room
Three Rivers Casino Resort
 

Dec. 16


Santa Claus at the Elks Lodge
1 p.m.
Open to children and families
Florence Elks Lodge


Heceta Lightstation’s 22nd Annual Victorian Christmas Open House
4 to 7 p.m.
Open to public — $5 day-use fee required for parking
Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic Viewpoint
www.hecetalighthouse.com/events#christmas
 

“A Christmas Memory” and “Radio Re-Run”
Tickets required
7 p.m.
Class Act Theatre


High Street Band plays
7 to 11 p.m.
No cover
Blue Bills Sports Bar & Tap Room
Three Rivers Casino Resort


Dec. 17


“A Christmas Memory” and “Radio Re-Run”
Tickets required
2 p.m.
Class Act Theatre
 

Heceta Lightstation’s 22nd Annual Victorian Christmas Open House
4 to 7 p.m.
Open to public — $5 day-use fee required for parking
Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic Viewpoint
www.hecetalighthouse.com/events#christmas


Dec. 18

Oregon Brass Christmas Concert
7 p.m.
Open to the public — donations accepted
Florence Events Center


Dec. 19

Us TOO Florence
Prostate Cancer Support Group with Urologist Roger McKimmy
Noon to 1 p.m. 
Open to public
Ichiban Restaurant
541-999-4239


Eugene Ballet presents “The Nutcracker”
7 p.m.
Tickets required
Florence Events Center


Dec. 20


Vocal Student Season Showcase
7 p.m.
Open to public
Class Act Theatre


Dec. 21


Business After Hours — OPB
Oregon Pacific Bank Celebrates 38 Years of Community Banking
5:30 to 7 p.m.
Open to public
1355 Highway 101


Dec. 22

Fanny Rugburn’s Family-Friendly Christmas
Tickets required
7 p.m.
Class Act Theatre
Catproductions.org


Dec. 27

Caregivers Dealing with Dementia
6 p.m.
Educational series open to public
Spruce Point Assisted Living & Memory Care


Dec. 29


High Street Band plays
7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
No cover
Blue Bills Sports Bar & Tap Room
Three Rivers Casino Resort


Dec. 30

High Street Band plays
7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
No cover
Blue Bills Sports Bar & Tap Room
Three Rivers Casino Resort


Dec. 31


High Street Band plays
8 p.m. to 1 a.m.
No cover
Three Rivers Casino Resort Event Center

 
Amy Clawson and Coltrane Play
9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
No cover
Blue Bills Sports Bar & Tap Room
Three Rivers Casino Resort

 
December:


Crab Crack Tickets Go On Sale
Call 541-997-9110 or go to eventcenter.org for tickets
7th annual Crab Crack will be Feb. 3 from 4 to 7 p.m.
Florence Events Center