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The Short List

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Artists Rep

The theater company returns with its holiday show, crafted by Seattle veteran playwright John Longenbaugh and directed by Jon Kretzu, “Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol.” Dr. Watson rallies to cheer Sherlock, our favorite quirky, Scrooge-infused inquisitor, who’s forced to deduce the facts and solve the most important mystery of his life.

7:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays, 2 p.m. Sundays, assorted other times/dates, Nov. 23-Dec. 30, Artists Repertory Theatre, 1515 S.W. Morrison St., www.artistsrep.org, $25-$50, $20 students

Tommy Chong

“Dave’s Not Here!” Who could forget Tommy Chong, along with partner Cheech Marin, spinning off from ‘60s hippies in their own counter-culture, marijuana-themed way. He’s also an actor, writer, director, activist and musician.

7:30 p.m., 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Nov. 23-24, Helium Comedy Club, 1510, S.E. Ninth Ave., www.heliumcomedyclub.com/portland, $25-$30

Daniel Tosh

The star of Comedy Central’s “Tosh.0” returns to Portland in the “2nd Annual Tosh Saves The Day World Comedy Show.”

7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway, www.pcpa.com, $69.50, $86

“Princess and the Pea”

Theater company Jane celebrates “The Hullabaloo!” features an interpretation of British Panto and fractured fairy tales, with songs by award-winning songwriter Greg Paul and book by Kim Bogus.

7 p.m. Fridays, 2 and 4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Nov. 30-Dec. 23, Theater! Theatre!, 3430 S.E. Belmont St., www.boxofficetickets.com (for reserve free tickets)

MUSIC

Boz Scaggs

He’s known for playing with the Steve Miller Band in the 1970s, and as a successful solo artist he continues to write and record music and tour — at age 68.

8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23, Spirit Mountain Casino, Grande Ronde, www.spiritmountain.com, starting at $15

Glen Campbell

The legendary 75-year-old country star who was diagnosed with early stage Alzheimer’s, has put out “Ghost On the Canvas,” an album described as a portrait of his life — with beauty, power, heartfelt emotion and deep spirituality. He’s on “The Goodbye Tour.”

7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway, www.pcpa.com, $31.50-$74.50

The Killers

The heartland rockers have sold more than 15 million albums worldwide, and roll into town for this show in December.

7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, Rose Garden, www.rosequarter.com, $29.50-$59.50

MISC.

The Grotto

It’s Christmas carols and lights galore as the 62-acre Catholic shrine and botanical garden celebrates the season.

5 p.m. each day, Nov. 23-Dec. 30 (closed Christmas), 8840 N.E. Skidmore St., www.thegrotto.org, $9, $8 seniors (65-older), $4 children (3-12)

Holiday Ale Festival

The 17th annual event offers one of the nation’s finest gatherings of winter beers — from Belgians, barleywines and CDAs to winter warmers, porters and stouts. Organizers work with breweries to make sure they send a beer that has either been made or blended for the event, or is a rare or vintage beer.

Noon Wednesday, Nov. 28, 11 a.m. Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 29-Dec. 1, 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, Pioneer Courthouse Square, www.holidayale.com, $30, $65