The Hermiston Herald publishes a list of coming events as space allows. It’s posted weekly at www.hermistonherald.com. All items are assumed free, nonprofit and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Items should be submitted well in advance to: Calendar  — Hermiston Herald, 333 E. Main St., Hermiston, OR 97838 or info@hermistonheraldcom.

 

MONDAY, NOV. 21

TEEN INFORMATION LITERACY PROGRAM, 3-5 p.m., Pendleton Public Library teen corner, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. For all teenagers. Free. (541-966-0380).

CRAFTY KIDS @ THE LIBRARY, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Pendleton Public Library, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. New crafts each week. (541-966-0380).

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE, 5:30-8:30 p.m., 613 S.W. Frazier Ave., Pendleton. Free cookies, cider, music, gift wrap and delivery.

"WHERE THERE'S A WILL, THERE'S A MURDER," 7 p.m., Heppner High School, 710 Morgan St., Heppner. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students, and may be purchased from drama club students, Murray's Drug or at the door. (541-676-9138).

TUESDAY, NOV. 22

TERRIFICALLY FREE TUESDAY, beginning at 9:15 a.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon. 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Free admission for all children all day as part of the museum's Open Doors program. (Jill Gregg 541-276-1066).

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

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).

"HIV: A CHALLENGING GIFT," 7-8:30 p.m., Pendleton City Hall Community Room, 501 S.W. Emigrant Ave., Pendleton. Members of local health agencies and AIDS survivors, families and friends will discuss AIDS and its local impact. A limited number of HIV?test kits and literature will be available. (541-966-0380).

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23

BABY BOOGIE &?TAPPIN' TODDLERS, 10-10:45 a.m., Hermiston Public Library, 235 E. Gladys Ave., Hermiston. (541-567- 2882).

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

STORY TIME, 11:15 a.m. to noon, Hermiston Public Library, 235 E. Gladys Ave., Hermiston. (541-567-2882).

WATER AND THE WORLD SCIENCE CLASS, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. For ages 7 and up. $2 for members, non-members pay $3. Registration is required. (541-276-1066).

CRIBBAGE NIGHT, 6-8:30 p.m., Great Pacific Wine & Coffee Co. 403 S. Main St., Pendleton. Open to all ages and skill levels.Bring boards and cards.

KARAOKE, 7-11 p.m., Wildfire Sports Bar, Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton.

VEGAN/SUSTAINABLE LIVING POTLUCK SUPPER, 7 p.m., call 541-969-3057 to RSVP and for driving directions. Bring a vegan dish and the recipe (for those who may have food allergies). New vegans welcome. Gluten-free friendly group.

THURSDAY, NOV. 24

COMMUNITY FELLOWSHIP DINNER, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Hermiston Senior Center, 515 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston. Free Thanksgiving dinner for everyone. Rides can be provided or meals delivered from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; call 541-567-3013 prior to Thanksgiving, 541-567-3582 on Thanksgiving Day to schedule. Volunteers welcome. (Lisa 541-567-3013 or Laurie 541-567-8600).

THANKSGIVING DINNER, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Salvation Army Community Center, 150 S.E. Emigrant Ave., Pendleton. Free traditional Thanksgiving meal will be served to all who come. Meals also can be delivered to housebound seniors. Donations of food and volunteers are needed. (Susan Lamb 541-276-3369).

THANKSGIVING DINNER, noon to 4 p.m., Archie's Restaurant, 194 W. Main St., Pilot Rock. Price is by donation to support the Pilot Rock Food Pantry, but everyone will be served regardless of ability to pay. Proceeds from raffles will also benefit the food pantry. (Daniel Contway 541-443-1205).

COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING CELEBRATION, 1:30-4 p.m., Boardman Senior Center, 100 Tatone St., Boardman. The celebration begins with a praise service at 1:30 p.m. followed by a free meal served at 3 p.m. (Penny Jurney 541-481-7612 or Jane Akers 541-481-5511).

COMMUNITY DINNER, 4:30-6:30 p.m., First Christian Church, 518 S. Main St., Athena. Free and everyone is welcome.

WILDHORSE COMEDY JAM, 8 p.m., Wildfire Sports Bar, Wildhorse Casino & Resort, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. Featured comedians: Arlo Stone and TBD.

FRIDAY, NOV. 25

STORY TIME, 10:15-11 a.m., Hermiston Public Library, 235 E. Gladys Ave., Hermiston. (541-567-2882).

CRAZY CRAFTS, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. For ages 7 and up. $2 for members, non-members pay $3. Registration is required. (541-276-1066).

WINE TASTING, 4-8 p.m., Sno Road Winery, 210 W. Main St., Echo. (541-376-0421).

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS PARADE, 6 p.m., from Eastside Market, 582 E. Main St., through downtown Hermiston to the Umatilla County Fairgrounds, 515 W. Orchard Ave. (Spike Piersol 541-571-5065).

PRIMITIVE CIRCUS, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Wildfire Sports Bar at Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. Pop/rock. No cover.

SATURDAY, NOV. 26

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA, 8-10:30 a.m., Pendleton Recreation Center, 510 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. Kids can meet Santa and have a photo taken ($2 per photo), eat a pancake breakfast, get a balloon and complete a simple craft. Admission is $3 at the door. (541-276-8100).

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BENEFIT DINNER, 2-4 p.m. family fun time, dinner begins at 6 p.m., Pendleton Convention Center, 1601 Westgate, Pendleton. Family time includes kids' games and treats. All-you-can-eat meal of Italian pasta, pizza, bread sticks and beverage is $10 per person. Watch Ducks vs Beavers Civil War game highlights, bartender competition and special speaker John Trumbo, and enjoy raffles, live music and dancing until 10 p.m. Tickets may e be purchased at the door. (Marta Harvill 541-377-1071).

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS, 5-9 p.m., Umatilla County Fairgrounds, 515 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston. Enjoy the lighted displays throughout the fairgrounds and the Holiday Market in Thompson Hall, including vendor booths, hot drinks and a visit with Santa (photos for a small fee). (Spike 541-571-5065 of Joanna 541-561-3056).

PENDLETON OUTDOOR SCHOOL BENEFIT CONCERT, 7 p.m., Hamley Slickfork Saloon, 30 S.E. court Ave., Pendleton. Live music by local bands 11th Street Incident and Rowdy Fix. $10 cover at the door.

PRIMITIVE CIRCUS, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Wildfire Sports Bar at Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. Pop/rock. No cover.

SUNDAY, NOV. 27

FIDDLER'S NIGHT, 2 p.m., Hermiston Terrace Assisted Living, 980 W. Highland Ave., Hermiston. Join the jam session or just listen. Light refreshments served. Free admission. (541-567-3141).

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS, 5-8 p.m., Umatilla County Fairgrounds, 515 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston. Enjoy the lighted displays throughout the fairgrounds and the Holiday Market in Thompson Hall, including vendor booths, hot drinks and a visit with Santa (photos for a small fee). (Spike 541-571-5065 of Joanna 541-561-3056).

MONDAY, NOV. 28

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).

TEEN INFORMATION LITERACY PROGRAM, 3-5 p.m., Pendleton Public Library teen corner, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. For all teenagers. Free. (541-966-0380).

CRAFTY KIDS @ THE LIBRARY, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Pendleton Public Library, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. New crafts each week. (541-966-0380).

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE, 5:30-8:30 p.m., 613 S.W. Frazier Ave., Pendleton. Free cookies, cider, music, gift wrap and delivery.

TUESDAY, NOV. 29

TERRIFICALLY FREE TUESDAY, beginning at 9:15 a.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon. 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Free admission for all children all day as part of the museum's Open Doors program. (Jill Gregg 541-276-1066).

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

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, NOV. 30

BABY BOOGIE &?TAPPIN' TODDLERS, 10-10:45 a.m., Hermiston Public Library, 235 E. Gladys Ave., Hermiston. (541-567- 2882).

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

STORY TIME, 11:15 a.m. to noon, Hermiston Public Library, 235 E. Gladys Ave., Hermiston. (541-567-2882).

CRIBBAGE NIGHT, 6-8:30 p.m., Great Pacific Wine & Coffee Co. 403 S. Main St., Pendleton. Open to all ages and skill levels.Bring boards and cards.

KARAOKE, 7-11 p.m., Wildfire Sports Bar, Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton.

VEGAN/SUSTAINABLE LIVING POTLUCK SUPPER, 7 p.m., call 541-969-3057 to RSVP and for driving directions. Bring a vegan dish and the recipe (for those who may have food allergies). New vegans welcome. Gluten-free friendly group.

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

TEEN INFORMATION LITERACY PROGRAM, 3-5 p.m., Pendleton Public Library teen corner, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. For all teenagers. Free. (541-966-0380).

KIDS' COOKING CLASS, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. For ages 7 and up. $3 for members, non-members pay $4. Registration is required. (541-276-1066).

WINE TASTING, 4:30-7 p.m., Bellinger Farms, 1823 S. Highway 395, Hermiston. Enjoy selections from Tertulia Cellars of Walla Walla and complimentary hors d'oeuvres.

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS (DRIVE-THROUGH ONLY), 5-9 p.m., Umatilla County Fairgrounds, 515 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston. Enjoy the lighted displays throughout the fairgrounds. (Spike 541-571-5065 of Joanna 541-561-3056).

PAMELA STEELE BOOK SIGNING, 5-9 p.m. Farmer's Kitchen, 920 S.E. Fourth St., Hermiston. Meet the author of "Greasewood Creek" and get an autograph. (541-276-7323).

SAGEBRUSH SWEATERS RUNNING CLUB, 5:45 p.m., Prodigal Son Brewery &?Pub, 230 S.E. Court Ave., Pendleton. Participants meet for a run/walk along the Umatilla River Levee walking path. No set distance or time. Everyone is welcome.

FAMILY STORY NIGHT, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Pendleton Public Library, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. (541-966-0380).

FIDDLER'S NIGHT, 6:30-8:30 p.p., Hermiston Terrace Assisted Living, 980 W. Highland Ave., Hermiston. Join the jam session or just listen. Light refreshments served. Free admission. (541-567-3141).

WILDHORSE COMEDY JAM, 8 p.m., Wildfire Sports Bar, Wildhorse Casino & Resort, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. Featured comedians: TBA.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

FIRST FRIDAY, all day, Tamastslikt Cultural Institute, 47106 Wildhorse Blvd. (off Highway 331 near Wildhorse Resort &?Casino), Pendleton. Free admission all day to the institute's exhibits.

SMART STORY TIME, 9:15-10 a.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Non-members pay $3 admission. (Jill Gregg 541-276-1066).

STORY TIME, 10:15-11 a.m., Hermiston Public Library, 235 E. Gladys Ave., Hermiston. (541-567-2882).

BABY FUN TIME, 10:30-11 a.m., Pendleton ?Public Library, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. For babies 0-1 and their parents/caregivers. (541-966-0380).

WINE TASTING, 4-8 p.m., Sno Road Winery, 210 W. Main St., Echo. (541-376-0421).

HOLIDAY BAZAAR, 5-8 p.m., Rocky Heights Elementary School, 650 W. Standard Ave., Hermiston. Lots of goodies to choose from. (541-667-6600).

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS, 5-9 p.m., Umatilla County Fairgrounds, 515 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston. Enjoy the lighted displays throughout the fairgrounds and the Holiday Market in Thompson Hall, including vendor booths, hot drinks and a visit with Santa (photos for a small fee). (Spike 541-571-5065 of Joanna 541-561-3056).

BRIGHT LIGHTS PARADE, 6:30 p.m., beginning at Central Middle School, 306 S.W. Second St., past McLoughlin High School, through downtown Freewater and ending at Valley Christian Church/Freewater Park, 800 N. Main St, Milton-Freewater. (Susan Dorhmann 541-938-3331 or Cheryl York 541-938-5563).

LIVE MUSIC, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Wildfire Sports Bar at Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. TBA. No cover.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

PANCAKE BREAKFAST, 7-10 a.m., Stanfield Community Center, 225 W. Roosevelt Ave., Stanfield. Cost is $4.50 for adults and $2 for children. Takeout is available. (541-449-1332).

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

MUREA HOLIDAY BAZAAR, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Roosters Restaurant, 1515 Southgate, Pendleton. Handmade crafts, baked goods and a variety of raffle items (need not be present to win). All proceeds benefit the Morrow-Umatilla Retired Educator's Association scholarship fund. (Lona Odom 541-276-5058.

ARTISAN ALLEY, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Heritage Station Museum, 108 S.W. Frazer Ave., Pendleton. Vendors will offer locally made clothing accessories, pottery, wood, glass and jewelry and regional candies, breads, wheat berries and jams.

BAZAAR, BAKE SALE AND CHILI FEED, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Peace Lutheran Church, 210 N.W. Ninth St., Pendleton. Lots of craft items, baked treats and chili lunch for $ per person. Proceeds benefit the Bells of Peace hand bell choir. (Darlene Herbert 541-457-2123).

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Rivers Event Center, Wildhorse Casino &?Resort, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. Free admission for all ages.

PARTNERS IN EDUCATION HOLIDAY BAZAAR, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., C&C Tarps, 247 W. College St., Athena. Craft vendors, food booths, live holiday music and more. Proceeds benefit the Athena-Weston School District. (Blaine Yunk 541-566-2108).

"BASKETS FULL OF CHRISTMAS JOY" BAZAAR, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Arlington United Methodist Church, 80 Hemlock St., Arlington. Silent auction on selected baskets, handicrafts, candies and baked goods. Lunch will be served at noon for $7. No admission charge. (541-454-2885).

HERITAGE COOKIES & TEA, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pendleton House Bed & Breakfast, 311 N. Main St., Pendleton. Drop by to sample Christmas cookies and treats, hot tea and cider, and tour the historic mansion. $5 entry includes a raffle ticket for an old-fashioned Christmas basket. (41-276-0012).

CRAFTY CREATIONS, 1-2 p.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. For ages 7 and up. $2 for members, non-members pay $3. Registration is required. (541-276-1066).

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS, 5-9 p.m., Umatilla County Fairgrounds, 515 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston. Enjoy the lighted displays throughout the fairgrounds and the Holiday Market in Thompson Hall, including vendor booths, hot drinks and a visit with Santa (photos for a small fee). (Spike 541-571-5065 of Joanna 541-561-3056).

HERMISTON FESTIVAL OF TREES, 6 p.m. tree viewing and wine tasting, 7 p.m. dinner and entertainment, 8 p.m. live auction begins, Hermiston Conference Center, 415 S. Highway 395, Hermiston. Tickets are $30 and may be purchased at the Hermiston Chamber of Commerce, Heat Start offices and Good Shepherd Medical Center administrative offices.

LIVE MUSIC, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Wildfire Sports Bar at Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. TBA. No cover.

SUNDAY, DEC. 4

HERMISTON FESTIVAL OF TREES FAMILY DAY, noon to 4 p.m., Hermiston Conference Center, 415 S. Highway 395, Hermiston. Suggested donation of $5 per family. Lots of activities for children, music and food. Proceeds support local Soroptimist Club programs.

WATERSHED STEWARDS EDUCATION SESSION, 2-4 p.m., Blue Mountain Community College Umatilla Hall Room 100, 2411 N.W. Carden Ave., Pendleton. This month's topic: water and air quality. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Umatilla Basin Watershed Council. (Jennifer White 541-276-2190).

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS, 5-8 p.m., Umatilla County Fairgrounds, 515 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston. Enjoy the lighted displays throughout the fairgrounds and the Holiday Market in Thompson Hall, including vendor booths, hot drinks and a visit with Santa (photos for a small fee). (Spike 541-571-5065 of Joanna 541-561-3056).

MONDAY, DEC. 5

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).

TEEN INFORMATION LITERACY PROGRAM, 3-5 p.m., Pendleton Public Library teen corner, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. For all teenagers. Free. (541-966-0380).

CRAFTY KIDS @ THE LIBRARY, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Pendleton Public Library, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. New crafts each week. (541-966-0380).

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE, 5:30-8:30 p.m., 613 S.W. Frazier Ave., Pendleton. Free cookies, cider, music, gift wrap and delivery.

TUESDAY, DEC.6

TERRIFICALLY FREE TUESDAY, beginning at 9:15 a.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon. 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Free admission for all children all day as part of the museum's Open Doors program. (Jill Gregg 541-276-1066).

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

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. 7

BABY BOOGIE &?TAPPIN' TODDLERS, 10-10:45 a.m., Hermiston Public Library, 235 E. Gladys Ave., Hermiston. (541-567- 2882).

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

STORY TIME, 11:15 a.m. to noon, Hermiston Public Library, 235 E. Gladys Ave., Hermiston. (541-567-2882).

CRIBBAGE NIGHT, 6-8:30 p.m., Great Pacific Wine & Coffee Co. 403 S. Main St., Pendleton. Open to all ages and skill levels.Bring boards and cards.

KARAOKE, 7-11 p.m., Wildfire Sports Bar, Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton.

VEGAN/SUSTAINABLE LIVING POTLUCK SUPPER, 7 p.m., call 541-969-3057 to RSVP and for driving directions. Bring a vegan dish and the recipe (for those who may have food allergies). New vegans welcome. Gluten-free friendly group.

PAMELA STEELE READING/ BOOK SIGNING, 7 p.m. Echo Public Library, 20 S. Bonanza, Echo. Meet the author of "Greasewood Creek" and get an autograph. (541-276-7323).

THURSDAY, DEC. 8

TEEN INFORMATION LITERACY PROGRAM, 3-5 p.m., Pendleton Public Library teen corner, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. For all teenagers. Free. (541-966-0380).

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS (DRIVE-THROUGH ONLY), 5-9 p.m., Umatilla County Fairgrounds, 515 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston. Enjoy the lighted displays throughout the fairgrounds. (Spike 541-571-5065 of Joanna 541-561-3056).

SAGEBRUSH SWEATERS RUNNING CLUB, 5:45 p.m., Prodigal Son Brewery &?Pub, 230 S.E. Court Ave., Pendleton. Participants meet for a run/walk along the Umatilla River Levee walking path. No set distance or time. Everyone is welcome.

FAMILY STORY NIGHT, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Pendleton Public Library, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. (541-966-0380).

FIDDLER'S NIGHT, 6:30-8:30 p.p., Hermiston Terrace Assisted Living, 980 W. Highland Ave., Hermiston. Join the jam session or just listen. Light refreshments served. Free admission. (541-567-3141).

PAMELA STEELE READING/ BOOK SIGNING, 7 p.m. Pendleton Center for the Arts, 214 N. Main St., Pendleton. Meet the author of "Greasewood Creek" and get an autograph. (541-276-7323).

WILDHORSE COMEDY JAM, 8 p.m., Wildfire Sports Bar, Wildhorse Casino & Resort, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. Featured comedians: TBA.

FRIDAY, DEC. 9

SMART STORY TIME, 9:15-10 a.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Non-members pay $3 admission. (Jill Gregg 541-276-1066).

STORY TIME, 10:15-11 a.m., Hermiston Public Library, 235 E. Gladys Ave., Hermiston. (541-567-2882).

BABY FUN TIME, 10:30-11 a.m., Pendleton ?Public Library, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. For babies 0-1 and their parents/caregivers. (541-966-0380).

WINE TASTING, 4-8 p.m., Sno Road Winery, 210 W. Main St., Echo. (541-376-0421).

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS, 5-9 p.m., Umatilla County Fairgrounds, 515 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston. Enjoy the lighted displays throughout the fairgrounds and the Holiday Market in Thompson Hall, including vendor booths, hot drinks and a visit with Santa (photos for a small fee). (Spike 541-571-5065 of Joanna 541-561-3056).

LIVE MUSIC, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Wildfire Sports Bar at Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. TBA. No cover.

SATURDAY, DEC. 10

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR AND CHILI FEED, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Echo VFW Post 4943, Bridge and Bonanza streets, Echo. Lots of homemade craft vendors to choose from. Chili will be available for purchase for $3 per bowl. (Mary 541-449-1352 or Jeannie 541-376-8603).

ST. MARY'S BAZAAR, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. Mary's Catholic Church parish hall, 800 S.E. Court Ave., Pendleton. Vendors will sell handcrafted items. Brunch, lunch and desserts will be available for purchase. $1 admission also includes one raffle ticket. (Karen Moore 541-276-2751).

BEADING WORKSHOP, 10 a.m. to noon, Tamastlikt Cultural Institute, 47106 Wildhorse Blvd. (off Highway 311 near Wildhorse Resort &?Casino), Pendleton. Pepsi Primetime @ the Museum presents a free workshop to make beaded flag pins, suitable for all ages (12 and under must be accompanied by an adult). All materials and refreshments will be provided. (541-966-9748).

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS, 5-9 p.m., Umatilla County Fairgrounds, 515 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston. Enjoy the lighted displays throughout the fairgrounds and the Holiday Market in Thompson Hall, including vendor booths, hot drinks and a visit with Santa (photos for a small fee). (Spike 541-571-5065 of Joanna 541-561-3056).

GAMER'S NIGHT, 6-10 p.m., Pendleton Recreation Center, 510 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. Video gaming tournament play for teens only. (541-966-0229).

LIVE MUSIC, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Wildfire Sports Bar at Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. TBA. No cover.

SUNDAY, DEC. 11

THORNDIKE FAREWELL PARTY, 3:30 p.m., First Assembly of God Church coffee room (lower parking lot between SE 19th St. and SE 19th Dr.), 1911 S.E. Court Ave., Pendleton. Rev. Don Thonrdike and his wife Lois will talk about returning to Spain as full-time missionaries, answer questions and visit with friends. Everyone is welcome to wish them well.

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS, 5-8 p.m., Umatilla County Fairgrounds, 515 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston. Enjoy the lighted displays throughout the fairgrounds and the Holiday Market in Thompson Hall, including vendor booths, hot drinks and a visit with Santa (photos for a small fee). (Spike 541-571-5065 of Joanna 541-561-3056).

MONDAY, DEC. 12

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).

TEEN INFORMATION LITERACY PROGRAM, 3-5 p.m., Pendleton Public Library teen corner, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. For all teenagers. Free. (541-966-0380).

CRAFTY KIDS @ THE LIBRARY, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Pendleton Public Library, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. New crafts each week. (541-966-0380).

HEPPNER DAY CARE FUNDRAISER, 5:30 p.m. social hour, 6:30 p.m. dinner, Heppner Elks Lodge, 142 N. Main St., Heppner. Guest speakers will be NBA All-Star Bill Walton, BMCC president John Turner and Pat Kilkenny. Tickets are $25 per person and include a tri-tip dinner and auction. Seating limited to 175; call 541-676-9226 to purchase. Donations also welcome.

TUESDAY, DEC. 13

TERRIFICALLY FREE TUESDAY, beginning at 9:15 a.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon. 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Free admission for all children all day as part of the museum's Open Doors program. (Jill Gregg 541-276-1066).

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

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. 14

COLUMBIA BASIN CEREAL SEMINAR AND SUSTAINABLE AG FORUM, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Blue Mountain Community College, 2411 N.W. Carden Ave., Pendleton. Registration is requested and costs $10; register at www.umtillacountyswcd.com or call Shevon Hatcher at 541-278-5403. Lunch will be provided.

BABY BOOGIE &?TAPPIN' TODDLERS, 10-10:45 a.m., Hermiston Public Library, 235 E. Gladys Ave., Hermiston. (541-567- 2882).

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

STORY TIME, 11:15 a.m. to noon, Hermiston Public Library, 235 E. Gladys Ave., Hermiston. (541-567-2882).

CRIBBAGE NIGHT, 6-8:30 p.m., Great Pacific Wine & Coffee Co. 403 S. Main St., Pendleton. Open to all ages and skill levels.Bring boards and cards.

KARAOKE, 7-11 p.m., Wildfire Sports Bar, Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton.

VEGAN/SUSTAINABLE LIVING POTLUCK SUPPER, 7 p.m., call 541-969-3057 to RSVP and for driving directions. Bring a vegan dish and the recipe (for those who may have food allergies). New vegans welcome. Gluten-free friendly group.

THURSDAY, DEC. 15

TEEN INFORMATION LITERACY PROGRAM, 3-5 p.m., Pendleton Public Library teen corner, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. For all teenagers. Free. (541-966-0380).

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS (DRIVE-THROUGH ONLY), 5-9 p.m., Umatilla County Fairgrounds, 515 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston. Enjoy the lighted displays throughout the fairgrounds. (Spike 541-571-5065 of Joanna 541-561-3056).

SAGEBRUSH SWEATERS RUNNING CLUB, 5:45 p.m., Prodigal Son Brewery &?Pub, 230 S.E. Court Ave., Pendleton. Participants meet for a run/walk along the Umatilla River Levee walking path. No set distance or time. Everyone is welcome.

FAMILY STORY NIGHT, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Pendleton Public Library, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. (541-966-0380).

FIDDLER'S NIGHT, 6:30-8:30 p.p., Hermiston Terrace Assisted Living, 980 W. Highland Ave., Hermiston. Join the jam session or just listen. Light refreshments served. Free admission. (541-567-3141).

WILDHORSE COMEDY JAM, 8 p.m., Wildfire Sports Bar, Wildhorse Casino & Resort, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. Featured comedians: TBA.

FRIDAY, DEC. 16

SMART STORY TIME, 9:15-10 a.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Non-members pay $3 admission. (Jill Gregg 541-276-1066).

STORY TIME, 10:15-11 a.m., Hermiston Public Library, 235 E. Gladys Ave., Hermiston. (541-567-2882).

BABY FUN TIME, 10:30-11 a.m., Pendleton ?Public Library, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. For babies 0-1 and their parents/caregivers. (541-966-0380).

WINE TASTING, 4-8 p.m., Sno Road Winery, 210 W. Main St., Echo. (541-376-0421).

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS, 5-9 p.m., Umatilla County Fairgrounds, 515 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston. Enjoy the lighted displays throughout the fairgrounds and the Holiday Market in Thompson Hall, including vendor booths, hot drinks and a visit with Santa (photos for a small fee). (Spike 541-571-5065 of Joanna 541-561-3056).

LIVE MUSIC, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Wildfire Sports Bar at Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. TBA. No cover.

ADAMS CHRISTMAS PROGRAM, 7 p.m., Friendship Hall, Main St., Adams. Winners o the Christmas Tree Raffle will be drawn during the event. (Debi 541-566-2902, Ellyn 541-566-3987 or Dave 541-566-3887).

SATURDAY, DEC. 17

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

STRAIGHT TALK WITH BECKY MARKS, 2-4 p.m., Prodigal Son Brewery &?Pub, 230 S.E. Court Ave., Pendleton. Councilwoman for Ward I will meet with constituents to share thoughts and concerns and have neighborly conversation as well as answer questions and give information on city happenings. (541-276-9147).

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS, 5-9 p.m., Umatilla County Fairgrounds, 515 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston. Enjoy the lighted displays throughout the fairgrounds and the Holiday Market in Thompson Hall, including vendor booths, hot drinks and a visit with Santa (photos for a small fee). (Spike 541-571-5065 of Joanna 541-561-3056).

LIVE MUSIC, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Wildfire Sports Bar at Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. TBA. No cover.

SUNDAY, DEC. 18

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT PANCAKE BREAKFAST, 7-11 a.m., Pendleton Masonic Lodge No. 52, 1350 N.W. Carden Ave., Pendleton. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children 6-12. Donations are gladly accepted. Proceeds benefit the Masonic Scholarship Fund. (Marty 541-377-7879).

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS, 5-8 p.m., Umatilla County Fairgrounds, 515 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston. Enjoy the lighted displays throughout the fairgrounds and the Holiday Market in Thompson Hall, including vendor booths, hot drinks and a visit with Santa (photos for a small fee). (Spike 541-571-5065 of Joanna 541-561-3056).

MONDAY, DEC. 19

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).

TEEN INFORMATION LITERACY PROGRAM, 3-5 p.m., Pendleton Public Library teen corner, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. For all teenagers. Free. (541-966-0380).

CRAFTY KIDS @ THE LIBRARY, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Pendleton Public Library, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. New crafts each week. (541-966-0380).

TUESDAY, DEC. 20

COFFEE AND BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS, 7:30-8:30 a.m., The Saddle Restaurant, 2220 S.E. Court Ave., Pendleton. Enjoy a free cup of coffee and have your blood pressure checked.

TERRIFICALLY FREE TUESDAY, beginning at 9:15 a.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon. 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Free admission for all children all day as part of the museum's Open Doors program. (Jill Gregg 541-276-1066).

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

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. 21

BABY BOOGIE &?TAPPIN' TODDLERS, 10-10:45 a.m., Hermiston Public Library, 235 E. Gladys Ave., Hermiston. (541-567- 2882).

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

STORY TIME, 11:15 a.m. to noon, Hermiston Public Library, 235 E. Gladys Ave., Hermiston. (541-567-2882).

CRIBBAGE NIGHT, 6-8:30 p.m., Great Pacific Wine & Coffee Co. 403 S. Main St., Pendleton. Open to all ages and skill levels.Bring boards and cards.

KARAOKE, 7-11 p.m., Wildfire Sports Bar, Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton.

VEGAN/SUSTAINABLE LIVING POTLUCK SUPPER, 7 p.m., call 541-969-3057 to RSVP and for driving directions. Bring a vegan dish and the recipe (for those who may have food allergies). New vegans welcome. Gluten-free friendly group.

THURSDAY, DEC. 22

TEEN INFORMATION LITERACY PROGRAM, 3-5 p.m., Pendleton Public Library teen corner, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. For all teenagers. Free. (541-966-0380).

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS (DRIVE-THROUGH ONLY), 5-9 p.m., Umatilla County Fairgrounds, 515 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston. Enjoy the lighted displays throughout the fairgrounds. (Spike 541-571-5065 of Joanna 541-561-3056).

SAGEBRUSH SWEATERS RUNNING CLUB, 5:45 p.m., Prodigal Son Brewery &?Pub, 230 S.E. Court Ave., Pendleton. Participan

 

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