Marylhurst Symphony presents concert

Marylhurst Symphony will present its annual Christmas Celebration concert at 6 p.m. Dec. 8 in the Clark Commons Building on campus, 17600 Pacific Highway.

Refreshments will be served. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for seniors at the door or at the Marylhurst bookstore. Tables seating eight are also available for $60. Call 503-708-0685 for more information.

Library’s holiday open house next Wednesday

The Lake Oswego Public Library’s annual open house will be held 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 11. All are welcome to attend.

Three Pound Note will perform traditional English folk music at 1 p.m.

Their program includes wassailing song, ancient carols and traditional winter tunes performed on melodeon, a type of button accordian.

Lake Oswego High sophomore Talia Dugan and her mother, Renee Dugan, will perform holiday music at 3 p.m. Talia is a member of the school’s wind ensemble and also plays with the Portland Youth Philharmonic Orchestra.

Stevens-Crawford holds holiday open house

The Stevens-Crawford Heritage House will hold its annual holiday open house 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 7 at the museum, located at 603 Sixth St. in Oregon City. Inspiration for the holiday décor is from E.T.A. Hoffman’s storybook of 1816, “The Nutcracker.”

Each room in the 1908 home-museum will be intricately decorated for the holidays by local Garden Club volunteers.   

Complimentary cookies, punch and coffee are served all day. Attendees also will be treated to live strings, flute, piano and song. A fundraising raffle, for $1 a ticket, features prizes including a Nutcracker Doll, Victorian-style jewelry, storybooks and more.

Visitors are invited to step back in time to experience the dwelling of one of Oregon’s earliest territorial families. Docents in period costume will be on hand to explain and demonstrate the home’s history and contents.

The Stevens-Crawford Heritage House is open noon to 4 p.m. Thursday to Saturday with final tours at 3:30 p.m. The museum will be open daily from Dec. 7 to 15, and closed from Dec. 16 to Jan. 31 for annual renovations. 

Admission and tours are free through the end of the year. Call 503-655-2866 for information.

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