There is a wonderful assortment of Holiday Events coming up here in Lake Oswego. It is a great time of year and the community comes together to celebrate Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s.
Adult Community Center Thanksgiving Luncheon
November 25, 11:30am, at the Adult Community Center. Enjoy a holiday feast with friends. Call 503-635-3758, to make a reservation.
Holiday Tree Lighting
November 27, 5pm. Kick off the holiday season with the lighting of the giant sequoia tree at Fifth Street and A Avenue. Enjoy free coffee and cocoa and listen to choir members from local high schools. Then, walk to Millennium Plaza Park to enjoy more caroling, refreshments, live music, and several characters to entertain the kids. Donations of non-perishable, canned food for the Oregon Food Bank and unwrapped toys are encouraged.
Gingerbread House Building
November 30, 6:30 to 8:30pm. West End Building, 4101 Kruse Way. Everything you need to build a beautiful gingerbread house is included. Ages 18 and older. $47 per family/house. Register at www.lakeoswegoparks.org (#4327200)
5th Annual Lake Oswego Holiday Market
December 5th & 6th, 9am to 4pm, Millennium Plaza Park. A traditional European Holiday Market where you can shop for unique treasures: crafts, greenery, eats and treats. Local musicians will provide a background of Holiday music. A family-friendly shopping experience.
Holiday Gift Workshop
December 12, 10am to 12pm, West End Building. Spend a morning making holiday gifts for family and friends, snack on treats, and enjoy a special guest/entertainer. For children ages 6 to 12. Cost is $22. Register at www.lakeoswegoparks.org (#4267100)
December 6, 12, & 19, 11am to 3pm, Millennium Plaza Park. Get into the holiday spirit and enjoy a memorable carriage ride through the streets of beautiful downtown Lake Oswego. The horse drawn carriage will pick you up at the entrance to Millennium Plaza Park. Adults $3 and children under the age of 10, $1.
Christmas Ship Parade Viewing
December 19th, 6pm, Foothills Park. Experience the sparkle of the ships and their reflections from the shore of the Willamette River at Foothills Park while enjoying hot chocolate and a warm fire. For more information, go to www.christmasships.org.
Adult Community Center Holiday Luncheon
December 23rd, 11:30am, at the Adult Community Center. Celebrate the season with food and music. Call 503-635-3758 to make a lunch reservation.
Adult Community Center New Year’s Luncheon
December 30th, 11:30am, at the Adult Community Center. Honor the last of 2009 and welcome 2010 with friends. Call 503-635-3758 to make a reservation.
The above information is brought to us courtesy of Hello L.O., the official newsletter of the City of Lake Oswego. Happy Holidays!