***Saturday, December 3 11:00am-8:00pm and Sunday, December 4 4:00-8:00pm at the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints, 1155 President Street: Eugene Community Crèche Exhibit. Display of 1,000 nativities from all over the world, Christmas music by local groups and artists. FREE (no donations accepted). http://eugenecreche.org/
***Saturday, December 3, noon-3:00pm at the University of Oregon Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, 1430 Johnson Lane: Family Day – CELEBRATIONS Around the World. Multicultural traditions and artistic styles. FREE. http://jsma.uoregon.edu/
***Monday, December 5, 7:00-9:00pm at Spencer Creek Grange, 86013 Lorane Highway (corner of Lorane Highway and McBeth Road): Open House and CHRISTMAS Program. For more information, please see www.spencercreekgrange.org
SHOP LOCAL! Area locations for CUTTING your own TREE
*** 31074 Lanes Turn Road, Eugene: Graham’s U-Cut Christmas Trees. 541-521-0467.
*** 86850-86998 Pine Grove Road, Eugene: Parks Christmas Tree Farms. 541-344-7794.
*** 26159 Doble Drive, Eugene: Porter’s Yuletide Trees. 541-935-1484.
*** 42285 Holden Creek Lane, Springfield: Pepiot’s McKenzie Trees. http:/
*** 38865 East Cedar Flat Road, Springfield: Kintigh’s Mountain Home Ranch. http://www.kintighs.com/
*** 82234 Highway 99 South, Creswell: Twin Timbers. http:/
*** 89900 Demming Road, Elmira: Al’s Hidden Valley Tree Farm. http:/
*** 24039 Territorial Road, Monroe: Stroda Brothers Farm. http:/
*** 24134 Territorial Road, Monroe: Monroe Tree Farm. 541-847-5366.
*** 26297 Coon Road, Monroe: Valley View Tree Farm. 541-847-5456.
*** 24684 Judy Lane, Monroe. 541-424-3066.
*** 84595 Bristow Road, Pleasant Hill: Kessler’s Christmas Trees. http:/
*** 84229 North Enterprise Road, Pleasant Hill: Hladky’s Christmas Tree Farm. http:/
*** 36777 Wheeler Road, Pleasant Hill: Northern Lights Christmas Tree Farm. http:/
*** 26260 Perkins Road, Veneta. Carrolls Country Christmas Trees. http:/
*** 43111 McKenzie Highway, Walterville: Spring Creek Holly Farm. http://schf.com/
***The Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest has announced that all FOURTH-GRADE children are eligible for a FREE Christmas TREE permit through the national “Every Kid In a Park” initiative. A valid paper voucher from https://everykidinapark.gov/ is required. The pass/voucher can be presented at any Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest office to get a free Christmas tree permit.
SHOP LOCAL! BAZAARS, holiday MARKETS, ART shows and sales
***Sunday, December 11, 10:00am-5:00pm 2966 Calla Street: ceramics
***Sunday, December 11, 10:00am-6:00pm at Lane Events Center, 796 West 13th Avenue: Saturday Market http://holidaymarket.org/
***Sunday, December 11, 10:30am-4:00pm at 522 F Street, Springfield: French flea market jewelry
***Sunday, December 11, 1:00-4:00pm at 202 Hillview Lane #1: Greek pastries and gifts http://www.stgeorgeor.org/
***Sunday, December 11, 1:00-4:00pm at 202 Hillview Lane #1: sculpture http://www.stgeorgeor.org
***Friday, December 16, noon-5:00pm at 160 Broadway: Pacific Rim Art Guild artists
View photos from the the picnic here.