Two more weekends remain before Christmas, and the events and displays continue to pop up throughout the Portland area. Here's a rundown of the next week:
• A reminder: One of the more popular holiday events, "Christmas at the Old Church" with Michael Allen Harrison, Julianne Johnson and friends, has been taking place for years. It features 7:30 p.m. shows, and other times, through Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, as well as Dec. 26, at The Old Church, 1422 S.W. 11th Ave. Tickets are $22.50-$49.50, and many shows still have them available. Former Trail Blazers announcer great Bill Schonely is a special guest for the 7:30 p.m. shows Thursday-Friday, Dec. 14-15, 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 18, Thursday, Dec. 21, and 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 23. For more: www.michaelallenharrison.com.
• Peacock Lane opens Friday, Dec. 15, with houses adorned with lights through Dec. 31. Some nights cars will be allowed; other nights not. The holiday attraction includes 32 residences between Southeast Stark Street and Belmont Street just off Cesar Chavez Boulevard. For details: www.peacocklane.org.
It's the first year of lights since Peacock Lane was listed in the National Register of Historic Places. It was developed as a small, planned community between 1923-30 by Richard Fleming Wasell and is well-known for architecture that reflects Tudor Revival and English Cottage styles.
Oregon's State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation recommended the district's historic nomination during its June 2017 meeting, and it was formally listed on Oct. 30. It's one of 18 districts in Portland listed in the National Register, which is maintained by the National Park Service.
• Because of big crowds, the Oregon Zoo wants to remind ZooLights visitors to take TriMet trains. From Dec. 15 onward, the zoo is offering a $5 admission discount for visitors who take TriMet to ZooLights.
ZooLights is off to the busiest start in its 30-year history, with nearly 90,000 visitors between its Nov. 24 opening through Dec. 8.
For transportation and parking info, see www.gettingtozoolights.com.
• The Christmas Revels fetes the season with music, dance, song, theater and humor at St. Mary's Academy, 1615 S.W. Fifth Ave. For more: www.portlandrevels.org. Shows are held Dec. 15-18 and Dec. 21-23. Tickets are $14.25-$45.
• The Trail Band Holiday Tour has become an annual tradition for concert-goers in the Northwest, featuring an eight-piece ensemble and five singers, including Quarterflash's Rindy Ross. There'll be three concerts at the Aladdin Theater, 3017 S.E. Milwaukie Ave.: 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15, and 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 16-17. Tickets: $15-$39, aladdin-theater.com. The concert series benefits Friends of the Children. Last year, the Trail Band raised more than $75,000. It was formed in 1991 by Marv Ross. For info on the band: www.trailband.com.
• The Stumptown SantaCon takes place from 3-11 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, starting at Splash Bar, 904 N.W Couch St. and continuing throughout the Northwest entertainment district. Cost is $10 at www.eventbrite.com; wristbands are available online as well as at Splash Bar, Paris Theater and the Barrel Room.
• The band 3 Leg Torso and acrobatic company Do Jump present their holiday show, along with comedian/actor/band leader Pepe Raphael, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, at the Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alberta St. Tickets: $31.50 in advance, $38 at door, $50 preferred seating, $25, 65-over, $17.50 youth under 12, www.albertarosetheatre.com. Celebrate the season with laughter, love, acrobatics, dancing, juggling, music and mayhem.
• The Oregon Symphony and conductor Norman Huynh present "Comfort and Joy: A Classical Christmas," featuring the symphony and Oregon Chorale performing light holiday classics and seasonal favorites. There'll be a very merry sing-along. Details: 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway, www.orsymphony.org, starting at $20.
• Violinist/electronic musician Lindsey Stirling performs in Portland on her "Warmer in the Winter" Christmas tour, 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 18, at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway. Tickets: $29-50-$69.50, www.portland5.com.