FULL Coming Events Calendar -- Nov. 16, 2010

File photo Jennifer Hoolehan smells a scented candle while shopping with her mother, Kathryn, during last yearÕs Altrusa Holiday Bazaar in Pendleton.

The EO publishes a list of coming events as space allows. It's posted each Monday at www.eastoregonian.com. All items are assumed free, nonprofit and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Coming events items should be submitted well in advance to Calendar c/o East Oregonian, 211 S.E. Byers Ave., Pendleton, OR 97801, 333 E. Main St., Hermiston, OR 97838 or community@eastoregonian.com.

TUESDAY, NOV. 16

COFFEE &?BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Silver ?Saddle Restaurant, 2220 S.E. Court Ave., Pendleton. Enjoy a free cup of coffee while you have your blood pressure checked. (Katie Oblisk 541-299-3325).

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, 10:30-11 a.m., Stanfield Public Library, 180 W. Coe Ave. Stories, games and crafts. (541-449-1254).

CIRCLE TIME, 1-2 p.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Learn the word of the week in English, Spanish and sign language. Non-members pay $3. For children 3 and up. (Jill Gregg 541-276-1066).

CONSUMER CLASS: KNOW YOUR CREDIT, 4 p.m., Umatilla Public Library, 700 Sixth St., Umatilla. Colleen of Consumer Credit Counseling Services (Tri-Cities) presents information and answers questions. Free. (541-922-5704).

ART HOUSE WRITERS, 5-6 p.m., Pendleton Center for the Arts kitchen, 214 N. Main St., Pendleton. Community writing group. Participants are encouraged to bring a short piece of writing. (Mary at mthouvenel@gmail.com).

PENDLETON KNITTING GROUP, 6 p.m., Prodigal Son Brewery & Pub, 230 S.E. Court Ave. (541-966-0380).

PENDLETON EAGLES BINGO, 6:30-9 p.m., Pendleton Eagles Lodge No. 28, 428 S. Main St., Pendleton. Regular packet $10, special packet $5. Proceeds donated to local charities. (541-278-2828).

CONSUMER CLASS: IDENTITY THEFT - IT CAN HAPPEN TO YOU, 7-8 p.m., Milton-Freewater Public Library Albee Room, 8 S.W. Eighth St. Colleen of Consumer Credit Counseling Services (Tri-Cities) presents information and answers questions. Free. (541-938-8246).

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 17

STORY TIME WITH KIMBRA, 10:15 a.m., Pendleton Public Library children's area, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave. (541-966-0380).

SIMPLE SCIENCE, 3:45-5 p.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Registration is required. (Jill Gregg 541-276-1066).

ELKS BINGO, doors open at 6 p.m., games start at 7 p.m., 14 S.E. Third St., Pendleton. Regular packet $8, special packet $3. Food and drinks are available for purchase. Proceeds donated to local charities. (541-276-4352).

LOS AZULES LIVE BLUES JAM, 6 p.m., Prodigal Son Brewery &?Pub, 230 S.E. Court Ave., Pendleton. No cover.

VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION, 6 p.m., Pendleton Public Library meeting room, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. Learn what you can do to help the library, parks department and police department. (541-966-0380).

KARAOKE, 8 p.m.-midnight, Wildfire Sports Bar, Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton.

THURSDAY, NOV. 18

PEE WEE P.E., 2:30-3 p.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Non-members pay $3. For children 3 and up. (Jill Gregg 541-276-1066).

HOMEWORK HELP, 3:45-5 p.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. For grades 2-5. Registration is required.(Jill Gregg 541-276-1066).

TEEN ADVISORY BOARD, 4-5 p.m., Pendleton Public Library, 502 .W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. Teens in grades 7-12 help plan activities and recommend books, movies and music for their peers. (541-966-0380).

A NIGHT OUT WITH CAROLYN, 6-8 p.m., Crabby's Underground Saloon, 220 S.W. First St., Pendleton. Carolyn Mildenberger entertains with her piano prowess. (541-276-8118).

ROCK BAND NIGHT, 6-9 p.m., Cadillac Jack's Restaurant and Lounge dining room, 1703 S.W. Emigrant Ave., Pendleton. Free and all ages welcome. (541-276-9577).

FIDDLER'S NIGHT, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Hermiston Terrace Assisted Living, 980 W. Highland Ave., Hermiston. The public is welcome to listen or join in the jam session. Light refreshments will be served. Free. (541-567-3141).

NATIONAL PARKS POSTER ART PRESENTATION, 7 p.m., Pendleton Public Library community room, 501 S.W. Emigrant Ave., Pendleton. Artist Paul Lanquist discusses his "period work" posters featuring national parks and monuments. Free and suitable for all ages. (541-966-0380).

POWER TEAM, 7-8:30 p.m.,

"YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN," 7 p.m., Stanfield Elementary School gymnasium, 1120 N. Main St., Stanfield. Cost is $7 for adults and $4 for students; children 4 and under are free. A reception will follow the performance. (541-449-3305 ext. 450).

TEEN GAME NIGHT, 8 p.m., Boardman Library, 200 S. Main St. Wii and board games, snacks and prizes. (Marsha 541-481-3365).

WILDHORSE COMEDY JAM, 8 p.m., Wildfire Sports Bar, Wildhorse Casino & Resort, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. Featured comedian: Marty Laquidara and Lisa Myers. No cover.

FRIDAY, NOV. 19

COMPUTER CLASS, 8:30 a.m., Pendleton Public Library, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. Using online library services and managing your account. Class limited to 8; sign up at the circulation desk. (541-966-0380).

FRIDAY FUN, 9:15 a.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton.For children ages 0 and up. Non-members pay $3 admission fee. (Jill Gregg 541-276-1066).

KIDS' COOKING CLASS, 3:45-5 p.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Registration is required. (Jill Gregg 541-276-1066).

WINE TASTING, 4:30-7 p.m., Great Pacific Wine &?Coffee Co., 403 S. Main St., Pendleton. Featuring Jones Wines of Washington.

SEARCHLIGHTS, WICKED HAVEN AND LIE ELYSIUM IN CONCERT, 7 p.m., Vert Auditorium, 400 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. Tickets $8 in advance at Prodigal Son, Pendleton Music Company and Rapid Print, $10 at the door. Proceeds benefit the Pendleton School District music program. (Preston bigprog@gmail.com).

"YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN," 7 p.m., Stanfield Elementary School gymnasium, 1120 N. Main St., Stanfield. Cost is $7 for adults and $4 for students; children 4 and under are free. A reception will follow the performance. (541-449-3305 ext. 450).

LARRY ROBB BAND, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Wildfire Sports Bar at Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. Country. No cover.

SATURDAY, NOV. 20

BENEFIT PANCAKE BREAKFAST AND HAIR CUT-A-THON, 7-11 a.m. breakfast, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. hair cuts, Assembly of God Church, 730 E. Hurlburt Ave., Hermiston. Cost is by donation; all proceeds benefit Zailynn Mitchell in her fight against liver cancer. Donations also may be made at any Sterling Savings Bank. Sponsored by Hermiston Girls Ministries.

WHITE EAGLE GRANGE ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST, 7-10 a.m., White Eagle Grange between Pendleton and Pilot Rock on Highway 395 South. Suggested donation of $6 adults, $3 ages 6-12, under six free. (Gail Wilson 541-276-3778).

ALTRUSA HOLIDAY BAZAAR, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pendleton Convention Center, 1601 Westgate, Pendleton. More than 90 craft vendors, raffles and more. Lunch will be available for purchase. Admission fee $1 per person. (Kylee 541-240-1224).

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Bethlehem Lutheran Preschool, 515 S.W. Seventh St., Hermiston. Local craft and food vendors offer their wares. Proceeds support school improvements. (541-567-6811).

CAMBODIAN FAIR TRADE CRAFT SALE, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Great Pacific Wine &?Coffee Co., 403 S. Main St., Pendleton. Silk scarves, jewelry, handbags, handmade cards, ornaments, kitchen and home decor and spices. Proceeds benefit Friendship with Cambodia's humanitarian projects. (Ellen Hartstirn 541-276-2839).

HOLIDAY BAZAAR, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sun Terrace Assisted Living, 1550 N.W. 11th St., Hermiston. Lots of holiday vendors. (541-564-2595).

PANCAKE FEED, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunridge Middle School, 700 S.W. Runnion Ave., Pendleton Donate clothing and toys for children ages 2-17 and Continental Mills will give you a free stack of pancakes.

CHILDREN'S THEATER, 1-2:30 p.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Dress up and explore your imagination. For ages 6 and up. Registration is required. (Jill Gregg 541-276-1066).

KEN WEIS SPAGHETTI DINNER AND BENEFIT AUCTION, 4-10 p.m. Milton-Freewater Community Building, 109 N.E. Fifth Ave. Dinner will be served from 4-8 p.m., including a cash bar with beer, wine and cider; dancing from 6-10 p.m.; silent auction begins at 4 p.m., live auction at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children under 13, and are available at City Hall or from Oregon First Community Credit Union, where an account also has been established for donations. Proceeds benefit Ken Weis, longtime city employee who was injured in an accident and is on disability. (Dave Richmond 541-938-8206).

"LETTERS TO GOD," 7 p.m., McLoughlin High School auditorium, 120 S. Main St., Milton-Freewater. Movie is sponsored by the Interdenominational Group of Milton-Freewater. Free.

LARRY ROBB BAND, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Wildfire Sports Bar at Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. Country. No cover.

CONCERT FOR A CAUSE, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Pheasant Cafe &?Lounge, 149 E. Main St., Hermiston. 45th Parallel and Ashes to Ashes perform. Cover $5 or one unwrapped toy. All proceeds benefit local Toys for Tots. (541-567-3022).

SUNDAY, NOV. 21

SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP BREAKFAST, 8 a.m. to noon, Pendleton Masonic Lodge No. 52, 1350 N.W. Carden Ave., Pendleton. All-you-can-eat breakfast for $5 adults, $3 children. Proceeds benefit the scholarship fund. (Marty 541-278-0995).

QUEEN ESTHER CHAPTER ORDER OF EASTERN STAR 100th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION, 11 a.m., program; noon, lunch, at the Masonic Hall, 200 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston. Meal is $6 per person. (541-289-5189).

MEZA FAMILY BENEFIT AUCTION, 12:30 p.m., Seneca/Old Rogers Cannery warehouse, corner of Southeast Ninth Avenue and Walnut Street (by the Cemetery Bridge), Milton-Freewater. Live and silent auctions to benefit the Meza family, who lost a child in a house fire Oct. 19. Cash donations may be made at any Baker Boyer Bank branch. (Marilyn McBride 541-938-3551 ext 7432).

BRON JOURNEY CONCERT, 2 p.m., Hermiston Conference Center, 415 S. Highway 395, Hermiston. Bron and wife Katherine will perform. Tickets available at the Hermiston Chamber or by calling Dave or Jodene at 541-567-8774.

COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING SERVICE, 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 201 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. The Pendleton Men's Chorus will provide special music throughout the service, Refreshments will follow in the Rogers Room.

MONDAY, NOV. 22

COFFEE AND BOOKS, 10:15-11:15 a.m., Pendleton?Public Library meeting room, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave.

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, 10:30 a.m., Athena Public Library, 418 E. Main St., Athena. Stories, crafts, movement activities, music and snacks. For ages birth to 6. (541-566-2470).

STORY AND CRAFT TIME WITH TERI, 3:30 p.m., Pendleton Public Library children's area, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. For ages 6 and up. (541-966-0380).

TUESDAY, NOV. 23

COFFEE &?BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Silver ?Saddle Restaurant, 2220 S.E. Court Ave., Pendleton. Enjoy a free cup of coffee while you have your blood pressure checked. (Katie Oblisk 541-299-3325).

NON-PROFIT TRADE SHOW, 9 a.m. to noon, Hermiston Conference Center, 415 S. Highway 395, Hermiston. Find out how you can get involved and make a difference in your community. Catered noon luncheon $10 for Chamber of Commerce members, $12 for non-members; RSVP to 541-567-6151 for luncheon.

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, 10:30-11 a.m., Stanfield Public Library, 180 W. Coe Ave. Stories, games and crafts. (541-449-1254).

CIRCLE TIME, 1-2 p.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Learn the word of the week in English, Spanish and sign language. Non-members pay $3. For children 3 and up. (Jill Gregg 541-276-1066).

PENDLETON KNITTING GROUP, 6 p.m., Prodigal Son Brewery & Pub, 230 S.E. Court Ave. (541-966-0380).

PENDLETON EAGLES BINGO, 6:30-9 p.m., Pendleton Eagles Lodge No. 28, 428 S. Main St., Pendleton. Regular packet $10, special packet $5. Proceeds donated to local charities. (541-278-2828).

CONSUMER CLASS:HOME BUYING, 7-8 p.m., Milton-Freewater Public Library Albee Room, 8 S.W. Eighth St. Colleen of Consumer Credit Counseling Services (Tri-Cities) presents information and answers questions. Free. (541-938-8246).

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 24

STORY TIME WITH KIMBRA, 10:15 a.m., Pendleton Public Library children's area, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave. (541-966-0380).

AFTER-SCHOOL STORY &?SNACK, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. (Jill Gregg 541-276-1066).

SIMPLE SCIENCE, 3:45-5 p.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Registration is required. (Jill Gregg 541-276-1066).

ELKS BINGO, doors open at 6 p.m., games start at 7 p.m., 14 S.E. Third St., Pendleton. Regular packet $8, special packet $3. Food and drinks are available for purchase. Proceeds donated to local charities. (541-276-4352).

LOS AZULES LIVE BLUES JAM, 6 p.m., Prodigal Son Brewery &?Pub, 230 S.E. Court Ave., Pendleton. No cover.

THANKSGIVING EVE SERVICE, 7 p.m., Faith Presbyterian Church, 1005 S.E. Ninth St., Hermiston. Traditional songs and worship to celebrate the holiday. All are welcome.

KARAOKE, 8 p.m.-midnight, Wildfire Sports Bar, Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton.

THURSDAY, NOV. 25

COMMUNITY FELLOWSHIP DINNER, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Hermiston Senior Center, 435 W. Orchard Ave. (inside the fairgrounds), Hermiston. Free meal available to everyone. Those unable to attend may request a meal delivered or are offered free transportation to and from the meal by calling 541-567-3013 prior to the meal or 541-567-3582 the day of the meal. (Laurie Ball-Kiser 541-567-8600).

COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING MEAL, 11;30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Salvation Army, 150 S.E. Emigrant Ave., Pendleton. Everyone is welcome to attend this free dinner. (541-276-3369).

PEE WEE P.E., 2:30-3 p.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Non-members pay $3. For children 3 and up. (Jill Gregg 541-276-1066).

HOMEWORK HELP, 3:45-5 p.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. For grades 2-5. Registration is required.(Jill Gregg 541-276-1066).

A NIGHT OUT WITH CAROLYN, 6-8 p.m., Crabby's Underground Saloon, 220 S.W. First St., Pendleton. Carolyn Mildenberger entertains with her piano prowess. (541-276-8118).

ROCK BAND NIGHT, 6-9 p.m., Cadillac Jack's Restaurant and Lounge dining room, 1703 S.W. Emigrant Ave., Pendleton. Free and all ages welcome. (541-276-9577).

FIDDLER'S NIGHT, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Hermiston Terrace Assisted Living, 980 W. Highland Ave., Hermiston. The public is welcome to listen or join in the jam session. Light refreshments will be served. Free. (541-567-3141).

TEEN GAME NIGHT, 8 p.m., Boardman Library, 200 S. Main St. Wii and board games, snacks and prizes. (Marsha 541-481-3365).

WILDHORSE COMEDY JAM, 8 p.m., Wildfire Sports Bar, Wildhorse Casino & Resort, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. Featured comedian: Keith Nelson and TBA. No cover.

FRIDAY, NOV. 26

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA, 8-10:30 a.m., Pendleton Recreation Center, 510 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. Admission $3.50 at the door. Includes pancake breakfast, balloon, holiday tattoo and craft. Photos with Santa will be provided (one per family, additional photos $3 each). (541-276-8100).

FRIDAY FUN, 9:15 a.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton.For children ages 0 and up. Non-members pay $3 admission fee. (Jill Gregg 541-276-1066).

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS &?HOLIDAY BAZAAR, 5-9 p.m., Umatilla County Fairgrounds, 515 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston. Bazaar in Thompson Hall, photos with Santa, food booths and carriage rides.

IMPERIAL TWANG, doors open at 8 p.m., music starts at 8:30 p.m., Hamley Slickfork Saloon, 30 S.E. Court Ave., Pendleton. $4 cover.

BLUE TATTOO, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Wildfire Sports Bar at Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. Rock. No cover.

SATURDAY, NOV. 27

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS &?HOLIDAY BAZAAR, 5-9 p.m., Umatilla County Fairgrounds, 515 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston. Bazaar in Thompson Hall, photos with Santa, food booths and carriage rides.

JAMES DEAN KINDLE &?THE EASTERN OREGON PLAYBOYS IN CONCERT, 8:30 p.m., The Rainbow Cafe, 209 S.?Main St., Pendleton. 21 and over only; no cover.

BLUE TATTOO, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Wildfire Sports Bar at Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. Rock. No cover.

SUNDAY, NOV. 28

FIDDLER'S NIGHT, 2 p.m., Hermiston Terrace Assisted Living, 980 W. Highland Ave., Hermiston. The public is welcome to listen or join in the jam session. Light refreshments will be served. Free. (541-567-3141).

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS &?HOLIDAY BAZAAR, 5-8 p.m., Umatilla County Fairgrounds, 515 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston. Bazaar in Thompson Hall, photos with Santa, food booths and carriage rides.

MONDAY, NOV. 29

COFFEE AND BOOKS, 10:15-11:15 a.m., Pendleton?Public Library meeting room, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave.

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, 10:30 a.m., Athena Public Library, 418 E. Main St., Athena. Stories, crafts, movement activities, music and snacks. For ages birth to 6. (541-566-2470).

STORY AND CRAFT TIME WITH TERI, 3:30 p.m., Pendleton Public Library children's area, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. For ages 6 and up. (541-966-0380).

TUESDAY, NOV. 30

COFFEE &?BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Silver ?Saddle Restaurant, 2220 S.E. Court Ave., Pendleton. Enjoy a free cup of coffee while you have your blood pressure checked. (Katie Oblisk 541-299-3325).

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, 10:30-11 a.m., Stanfield Public Library, 180 W. Coe Ave. Stories, games and crafts. (541-449-1254).

CIRCLE TIME, 1-2 p.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Learn the word of the week in English, Spanish and sign language. Non-members pay $3. For children 3 and up. (Jill Gregg 541-276-1066).

CONSUMER CLASS: HOME BUYING IN TODAY'S MARKET, 4 p.m., Umatilla Public Library, 700 Sixth St., Umatilla. Colleen of Consumer Credit Counseling Services (Tri-Cities) presents information and answers questions. Free. (541-922-5704).

ART HOUSE WRITERS, 5-6 p.m., Pendleton Center for the Arts kitchen, 214 N. Main St., Pendleton. Community writing group. Participants are encouraged to bring a short piece of writing. (Mary at mthouvenel@gmail.com).

PENDLETON KNITTING GROUP, 6 p.m., Prodigal Son Brewery & Pub, 230 S.E. Court Ave. (541-966-0380).

PENDLETON EAGLES BINGO, 6:30-9 p.m., Pendleton Eagles Lodge No. 28, 428 S. Main St., Pendleton. Regular packet $10, special packet $5. Proceeds donated to local charities. (541-278-2828).

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 1

FRAZIER FARMSTEAD VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE, 4-8 p.m., 1403 Chestnut, Milton-Freewater. Holiday treats and hot spiced cider will be served. Free admission, but donations are accepted.

THURSDAY, DEC. 2

CHILDREN'S SHOPPING SALE, 2:30-8 p.m., Milton-Freewater Community Building, 109 S.E. Fifth St., Milton-Freewater. Food also will be available for purchase. (541-938-5563).

FRIDAY, DEC. 3

FIRST FRIDAY, all day, Tamastslikt Cultural Institute, 72789 Highway 331, Pendleton. Free admission for everyone the first Friday of every month. Blue Mountain Wildlife will display raptors in the lobby from 1-5 p.m. (541-966-9748).

CHILDREN'S SHOPPING SALE, 2:30-8 p.m., Milton-Freewater Community Building, 109 S.E. Fifth St., Milton-Freewater. Food also will be available for purchase. (541-938-5563).

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS &?HOLIDAY BAZAAR, 5-9 p.m., Umatilla County Fairgrounds, 515 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston. Bazaar in Thompson Hall, photos with Santa, food booths and carriage rides.

CHRISTMAS MAGIC, 6:30 p.m. Bright Lights Parade from Henry's Ace Hardware to Freewater Park, followed at 7:30 p.m. by Christmas tree lighting in the park, holiday entertainment, cookies, hot beverages and a visit from Santa and his elves. Freewater merchants will feature extended shopping hours. (541-938-5563).

SATURDAY, DEC. 4

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Hawthorne School, 1308 S.W. Emigrant Ave., Pendleton. Santa will stop by from 1-4 p.m. Coffee, cocoa and apple cider will be available for purchase. Proceeds benefit Lost &?Found Youth Outreach. (J. Marie Norris 541-966-1190).

PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Good Shepherd Medical Center conference center 2, 610 N.W. 11th St., Hermiston. Local Boy Scouts will assist the police department in collecting outdated or unused medications for proper disposal.

BOOKS FROM SANTA, noon to 2 p.m., Milton-Freewater Public Library, 8 S.W. Eight Ave., Milton-Freewater. See Santa and get a free book. All children welcome.

CHILDREN'S HOLIDAY PARADE AND CHRISTMAS CARRIAGE PARADE, children's parade begins at noon at the Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main Street, Pendleton, and travels from Emigrant to Court on Main Street; the Christmas Carriage Parade begins at 1:30 at the Pendleton Convention Center, 1601 Westgate, and travels along Southwest Dorion to Southwest Second Street, to Southwest Frazier, along Main Street, to Southwest Byers Avenue and down Southwest Court Avenue back to the convention center. Food and entertainment will be provided at the convention center and a sing-along will be held with the lighting of the Christmas tree after the parade. (Rodney Parker 541-276-4431).

ECHO TOY RUN, beginning at noon from Echo and traveling to Good Shepherd Medical Center, 610 N.W. 11th St., Hermiston. Riders are asked to bring a new unwrapped toy to donate. Coffee and food will be available for purchase at H&P Cafe in Echo. (Al Sells 541-571-1820 or Mark Ettesvold 541-667-3460).

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS &?HOLIDAY BAZAAR, 5-9 p.m., Umatilla County Fairgrounds, 515 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston. Bazaar in Thompson Hall, photos with Santa, food booths and carriage rides.

HERMISTON FESTIVAL OF TREES DINNER AND AUCTION, 6 p.m., Hermiston Conference Center, 415 S. Highway 395, Hermiston. Tickets are $30 and are available at Good Shepherd Medical Center, Head Start office and at the Chamber office. Admission includes wine tasting, dinner, Christmas music and live and silent auctions. Gift shopping opportunities also will be available. (541-567-5215).

SUNDAY, DEC. 5

HERMISTON FESTIVAL OF GREES FAMILY DAY, noon to 4 p.m., Hermiston Conference Center, 415 S. Highway 395, Hermiston. Admission is $5 per family; all door receipts support the Agape House Backpack Weekend Food Project. Children's activities will be available. (541-567-5215).

AGAPE HOUSE ANNIVERSARY AND OPEN HOUSE, 2-6 p.m., 500 Harper Road, Hermiston. A short program will be presented at 3 p.m. Tours of Agape House and information on programs. Refreshments will be served. (Dave Hughes 541-567-8774).

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS &?HOLIDAY BAZAAR, 5-8 p.m., Umatilla County Fairgrounds, 515 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston. Bazaar in Thompson Hall, photos with Santa, food booths and carriage rides.

FRIDAY, DEC. 10

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS &?HOLIDAY BAZAAR, 5-9 p.m., Umatilla County Fairgrounds, 515 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston. Bazaar in Thompson Hall, photos with Santa, food booths and carriage rides.

JOURNEY TO BETHLEHEM, 5-9 p.m., Hermiston Seventh-day Adventist Church, 855 W. Highland Ave., Hermiston. Actors and live animals recreate life in Bethlehem during the time of Christ. Free 20-minute tour includes refreshments. (Charlotte Engelhart 541-720-0352).

SATURDAY, DEC. 11

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. Mary's Catholic Church, 800 S.E. Court Ave., Pendleton. Brunch, lunch, desserts and vendors selling homemade crafts. Drawings for raffles, including a quilt, will be held throughout the day. Admission $1 per person; all proceeds support the community's needy.

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS &?HOLIDAY BAZAAR, 5-9 p.m., Umatilla County Fairgrounds, 515 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston. Bazaar in Thompson Hall, photos with Santa, food booths and carriage rides.

JOURNEY TO BETHLEHEM, 5-9 p.m., Hermiston Seventh-day Adventist Church, 855 W. Highland Ave., Hermiston. Actors and live animals recreate life in Bethlehem during the time of Christ. Free 20-minute tour includes refreshments. (Charlotte Engelhart 541-720-0352).

SUNDAY, DEC. 12

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS &?HOLIDAY BAZAAR, 5-8 p.m., Umatilla County Fairgrounds, 515 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston. Bazaar in Thompson Hall, photos with Santa, food booths and carriage rides.

JOURNEY TO BETHLEHEM, 5-9 p.m., Hermiston Seventh-day Adventist Church, 855 W. Highland Ave., Hermiston. Actors and live animals recreate life in Bethlehem during the time of Christ. Free 20-minute tour includes refreshments. (Charlotte Engelhart 541-720-0352).

THURSDAY, DEC. 16

BOOKS FROM SANTA, 5-6 p.m., Weston Library, 108 E. Main St.; and from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Athena Public Library, 418 E. Main St. See Santa and get a free book. All children welcome.

FRIDAY, DEC. 17

BASKET WEAVING CLASS, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Blue Mountain Community College Morrow Hall room M-208, 2411 N.W. Carden Ave., Pendleton. Artist Michael Ray Johnson will teach this free class. (Brandie Weaskus 541-278-5935).

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS &?HOLIDAY BAZAAR, 5-9 p.m., Umatilla County Fairgrounds, 515 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston. Bazaar in Thompson Hall, photos with Santa, food booths and carriage rides.

BOOKS FROM SANTA, 7 p.m., Adams Friendship Center. See Santa and get a free book. All children welcome.

SATURDAY, DEC. 18

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS &?HOLIDAY BAZAAR, 5-9 p.m., Umatilla County Fairgrounds, 515 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston. Bazaar in Thompson Hall, photos with Santa, food booths and carriage rides.

SUNDAY, DEC. 19

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS &?HOLIDAY BAZAAR, 5-8 p.m., Umatilla County Fairgrounds, 515 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston. Bazaar in Thompson Hall, photos with Santa, food booths and carriage rides.

FRIDAY, DEC. 24

BASKET WEAVING CLASS, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Blue Mountain Community College Morrow Hall room M-208, 2411 N.W. Carden Ave., Pendleton. Artist Michael Ray Johnson will teach this free class. (Brandie Weaskus 541-278-5935).

 

 

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