SK&H Weekend Picks: Holiday Fun, Weekend Wine Tours, and More

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weekendSK&H has collected a sleigh-ful of cool things to do this holiday weekend. Most of are family friendly events that every “kid” in your troop will enjoy, no matter what their age. But we made sure to include at least one adult-friendly activity that could have you sledding all over the state in such of the best and brightest wines. Have a safe and fun holiday!

Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremonies
November 25, 2016 (5:30 p.m.)

The Tree Lighting Ceremony in Pioneer Courthouse Square features a sing-a-long with Thomas Lauderdale and members of Pink Martini, the NW Community Gospel Choir, Pacific Youth Choir, and friends! With a big tree, over 14,000 colorful lights, and Portland’s largest community sing-a-long, this is an event you won’t want to miss! At the same exact time a smaller, but no less sweet, Holiday Tree Lighting event will take place in Lake Oswego.

Thanksgiving Weekend Wine Tours
November 25 – 27, 2016

Columbia Gorge wineries have special releases and sales on Thanksgiving Wine Weekend. Cellar doors are wide open across the Gorge during this special holiday and we invite you to join us in over 30+ tasting rooms and celebrate the holiday with special tastings, unique activities, and donation opportunities.

Willamette Valley wineries have events and special offers during Wine Country Thanksgiving. Each year, during Thanksgiving Weekend, to kick off the holiday season 150+ wineries offer special tastings, food pairings, live music, holiday discounts and more. Each winery celebrates the festive weekend with its own flare.

Portland’s Singing Christmas Tree
Through Dec. 4

Come celebrate Christmas with one of Portland’s favorite holiday traditions! Let the glory of Christmas come alive as the three hundred-voice choir creates a Christmas extravaganza for the whole family. Your favorite holiday songs, dancing Santas, and a beautiful cinematic Nativity. It is an awe-inspiring presentation and an experience not to be missed! With special guest artists Georgene Rice, Timothy Greenidge, Coral Walterman, Courtney Temple, and Erin Tamblyn, with the award-winning Jefferson Dancers.

Christmas Bazaar
Nov. 25-27, 2016

America’s Largest Christmas Bazaar has 400 booths of juried handcrafted items plus 500 booths of commercial holiday products at Portland Expo Center. Also open Dec. 2, 3, 4.