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Enjoy all Ashland has to offer this season!


Dine at one of Ashland’s Restaurants
during the Holiday Season
 

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Find your Holiday Spirit in Ashland’s
Season of Celebration and Shop Local

Caroling each Saturday

Shop Local - Support Independent Businesses this Holiday Season

Holiday Gift Guide available Nov. 24th

Give Back Wednesdays:

November 29th • December 6th • December 13th

 
visit ashlandchamber.com/livelocal for participating businesses

Click here for information on
 Shop Small / Shop Local! 


 

The Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink

59 Winburn Way, Ashland
http://www.ashland.or.us/Page.asp?NavID=14057​  

It's almost that time of year again to lace up your skates and hit the ice! The Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink will be operational November 18, 2017 through February 20, 2018.

The outdoor rink, a division of APRC, is located at 95 Winburn Way, across from Lithia Park playground, around the corner from the Plaza, and at the corner of Nutley Street and Winburn Way.  Bring the whole family!  Our skate rentals accommodate toddler size 9 up to men's size 15.  Please come prepared to skate as changing rooms are not available. 

Hot chocolate, coffee and a variety of snacks will be available for purchase.  The rink offers Ice Scooters (skate trainers)...available at no charge at the discretion of rink staff.

The ice rink can be reached directly by calling 541.488.9189 or you can call APRC at 541.488.5340.


38th annual Harvest Show of Fine Woodworking

Friday, November 24th to Sunday, November 26th
WE HAVE MOVED TO THE HAY-PATTON REHEARSAL CENTER, #30 SOUTH FIRST ST. (CORNER OF ENDER'S ALLEY).  THAT'S A 1/2 BLOCK ABOVE AND ACROSS FROM THE ASHLAND SPRINGS HOTEL, AND JUST BELOW THE OREGON CABARET THEATRE, Ashland

www.siskiyouguild.org
 
The Siskiyou Woodcraft Guild is proud to present the 38th Annual Thanksgiving Show!

Every year on Thanksgiving Weekend our show is open on Friday, November 24 from 10:00AM -7:00PM, Saturday, November 25 from 10:00AM-6:00PM and Sunday, November 26 from 10:00AM-4:00PM. We hope to see you there! 


Lithia Artisans Christmas Faire

Friday, November 24th to Sunday, November 26th
Historic Ashland Armory - 208 Oak Street, Ashland
https://www.facebook.com/events/401862710216988/ 
 
Announcing the 17th annual Lithia Artisans Christmas Faire taking place Thanksgiving Weekend at the Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak Street in Ashland. Two blocks down from the Plaza. Open Friday, Nov. 24 from 10-7, Saturday, Nov. 25 from 10-6, and Sunday, Nov. 26 from 11-4. Over 50 local artists and creators showing their handcrafted items, all under one roof. The artisans from the summer weekend market along Ashland Creek are bringing the show indoors. Live music all weekend, food and drinks available on site, and the VIP room will be open upstairs where you can enjoy a glass of wine. Libations brought to you by the folks at Live at the Armory!


Poinsettia Festival at the Ashland Greenhouses

Saturday, November 25  
650 E Ashland Lane, Ashland
10:00am to 4:00pm
www.ashlandgreenhouses.com
 
Join us inside the warm greenhouses for our 4th annual Poinsettia Festival. Walk through thousands of colorful poinsettias. Enjoy a hot beverage, snack, and some festive music. There will even be a staged area to take your Christmas photo.  Everyone gets a free raffle ticket upon arrival. 
 


Oregon Cabaret Theatre presents: She Loves Me​

November 16th – December 31st
1st & Hargardine, Ashland
www.theoregoncabaret.com
 
With the music of Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick (Fiddler On The Roof) and a clever book by Joe Masteroff (Cabaret), She Loves Me is a warm romantic comedy with an endearing innocence. In the story, two co-workers who loathe each other carry on a romance as pen pals, unaware of the other’s real identity until they finally decide to meet in person. Call (541) 488-2902 to reserve your tickets today or visit www.theoregoncabaret.com
 


Camelot Theatre Company presents: Mary Poppins

November 29 - December 31, 2017​​
101 Talent Ave. at Main Street, Talent
http://www.camelottheatre.org/2017/Poppins.php 
 
Original Music & Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman
Book by Julian Fellowes
A Musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film


Everyone's favorite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure. 


The 34th annual Dickens' Christmas Feast at the Winchester Inn

Dec 1st - 3rd, 5th - 10th, 13th - 17th, 19th - 24th
35 S Second Street, Ashland
www.winchesterinn.com/dickens.htm
 
The Dickens' Christmas in Ashland is the perfect way to get your friends and family into the Holiday Season!  The feast consists of an amazing take on a traditional six course Christmas feast. A fun and energetic group of festive Carolers in Dickens Christmas costumes entertain all as they stroll through the restaurant singing traditional Dickens Christmas carols.  You can even look forward to a visit by ol' Saint Nick as he brings presents to kids one to ninety two. The Dickens' Christmas feast in Ashland is a longstanding tradition that both locals and people visiting Ashland from all over the world have come to love as part of their yearly holiday tradition.
 
$80 per person with tax and gratuities included.  A $40 per person deposit is required with a guaranteed number for your party.  Dinner begins at 6:30 each evening. They recommend arriving by 6:15.

5% discount for groups of 12 or more that book for the first week of December! Not valid with any other specials or discounts.

Visit www.winchesterinn.com/dickens.htm for more information.  Call (541) 488-1115 for reservations. 


First Friday Art Walk (December)
Friday, December 3rd 5:00pm to 8:00pm
www.ashlandgalleries.com/events/first-friday-artwalk

Stroll the galleries during the holiday season, taking in all of the visual delights in downtown Ashland and the Historic Railroad District. Enjoy this year-round free community event, filled with spectacular artwork, live music, artist demonstrations, refreshments and conversation with other art enthusiasts! 

Pick up a Gallery Tour Map at any member gallery, the Ashland Chamber of Commerce, or download off of the Gallery Association website.
 


First Friday at The Black Sheep Pub & Restaurant
Friday, December 3rd at 9:00pm - www.theblacksheep.com

Featuring aerial silks performance by The Curtain Climbers Aerial Dance Company and belly dancing from Emily Alrick Bellydance. After the Art Walk, join us for dinner, drinks and a thrilling show! $3 -All ages welcome until 11 pm.
 

Ashland Ski & Gear Swap

Saturday, December 2nd and Sunday, December 3rd 
SOU (Rogue River Room inside the Stevenson Union) – 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland
9:00am to 4:00pm
www.ashlandskiswap.com 
 
The Ashland Ski and Gear Swap is an annual outdoor gear consignment sale and Rogue Valley community tradition that takes place over the first weekend of December. The event is managed by Indigo Creek Outfitters with help from the Southern Oregon University Outdoor Program. For over 40 years, the Ashland Ski & Gear Swap has inspired local outdoor adventures by selling outdoor equipment at an outstanding value.

 


Give Back Wednesdays Program​

Ashland small businesses are philanthropic. On three Wednesdays during the holiday season, participating businesses are contributing a portion of their sales from that day to local non-profits:

November 29th, Ashland Community Hospital Foundation
December 6th, Ashland Emergency Food Bank
December 13th, Ashland Schools Foundation


Participating Businesses:

♦  Paddington Station                                                            ♦  FlowerTyme
♦  Paddington Jewel Box                                                       ♦  Manzanita on Main
♦  Paddington Station - Inspired by Oregon                          ♦  Travel Essentials
♦  Web•sters                                                                          ♦  Crown Jewel
♦  Small Change                                                                    ♦  The Ashland Fly Shop
♦  The Spice & Tea Exchange                                               ♦  Cafe 116

 


Siskiyou Singers: Joseph Haydn's Maria Theresa Mass with Orchestra

Friday, December 8th - Sunday, December 10th 
SOU Music Recital Hall - 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland
http://siskiyousingers.org/
The theme of the concert is “Alleluia,” a celebration of awe and joy. The program will include pieces from around the world, from many cultures and eras. Songs will include “Gate Gate,” a dance of joy set to the Buddhist text from the Prajñaparamita Heart Sutra; Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah”; a great gospel piece, “Hallelujah! I’m Goin’ to Praise His Name!”; and, of course, Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus.”
 


4TH ANNUAL BRUNCH BUFFET WITH SANTA

Sunday, December 17, 2017 
Larks Home Kitchen Cuisine 
212 East Main Street
Ashland , OR 97520 
10:00 AM to 2:30 PM


Santa Claus is coming to Larks. Create Cherished Memories with your Kids. Special visit with Santa, cookie decorating with Mrs. Claus, ornament making, holiday crafts, and a delicious holiday buffet!

View menu and seating time options: ashlandspringshotel.com/larks-restaurant/menus/brunch-with-santa Reservations required. Make a reservation online: ashlandspringshotel.com/larks-restaurant/menus/brunch-with-santa/larks-brunch-santa-reservations/ -or- Call our elves: 541-631-2015 We're supporting the Ashland Emergency Food Bank! Bring two non-perishable items and receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win prizes! (One raffle ticket per two items. No limit).


Christmas Dinner

Monday, December 25, 2017 
Larks Home Kitchen Cuisine 
212 East Main Street
Ashland , OR 97520
12:00 PM to 7:15 PM


LARKS' annual Christmas Dinner Celebration.

To view menu & seating time options: ashlandspringshotel.com/larks-restaurant/menus/christmas-dinner/ Reservations Required. Reserve online: ashlandspringshotel.com/larks-restaurant/menus/christmas-dinner-reservations/ -or- Please call, 541-631-2015.
 


Christmas Dinner at the Historic Ashland Armory

Free to ALL on Christmas Day (December 25th)
Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak Street, Ashland
12:00pm to 4:00pm
 
You’re warmly invited to the 38th Annual Free Community Christmas Dinner (on Christmas Day - Monday, December 25th, 2017), at the Historic Ashland Armory (208 Oak @ B Street)! Come and enjoy a freshly-prepared Buffet-style Turkey Dinner with ALL of the trimmings and dessert. Enjoy a Holiday Decor and Live Holiday music. Since 1980, Ashland Christian Fellowship (ACFweb.org), has hosted this very special event – by joining with merchants & community volunteers to feed a traditional Christmas dinner to as many as 900 people! For more press information, please call Kim Lewis, at 541-944-4555, or 541-482-9852, or e-mail him at: LewisMK@Charter.net. Volunteers for the dinner (days before and the day of), PLUS Holiday Meals to-go deliveries (in the Ashland/Talent area), can call Marji at Ashland Christian Fellowship (before Friday, December 23rd), at 541-482-8539. 


First Friday Art Walk (January)

Friday, January 5th 5:00pm to 8:00pm
www.ashlandgalleries.com/events/first-friday-artwalk

Stroll the galleries, taking in all of the visual delights in downtown Ashland and the Historic Railroad District. Enjoy this year-round free community event, filled with spectacular artwork, live music, artist demonstrations, refreshments and conversation with other art enthusiasts! 
 

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