Below are holiday events for the month of November. Schedules are subject to change.


Holiday Food and Gift Program — Boy Scout Troop #112 is coordinating its 34th annual community-wide holiday gift and food basket program in the North Umpqua area. Food items can be dropped off at Munchie’s Restaurant, the Glide Fire Department and all Glide schools. A “Community Gift Tree” is located in Munchie’s. Take a tag describing a child or senior and bring back an unwrapped gift by Dec. 12. Cash donations are welcome and can be mailed to Boy Scout Troop 112, 738 Echo Drive, Roseburg 97470. 541-677-0521.

Umpqua Valley Festival of Lights and Holiday Village — See the World’s Largest Nutcracker, over 90 different light displays, wagon rides and more. $10 per car. Runs daily through January 1. The Holiday Village will be open nightly through December 24. Sunday through Thursday from 5:30 to 9 p.m., and 5:30 to10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 541-672-3469. Check online for special admission days,


Freed Estate Open House Holiday Sale — 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Freed Estate Winery, 430 Hooten Road, Winston. Art sales, wine case sales, free wine tasting, pupus (appetizers) by Pam. 541- 236-4993.


Classic Crafters Guild Christmas Show — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Riversdale Grange Hall, 4856 NW Garden Valley Road, Roseburg. One of a kind and handmade items. Lunch available. Admission is free. 541-673-8489.

Elkton Art & Wine Weekend — 10 a.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Visit the Elkton Community Education Cetner, 15850 Highway 38W for details and a map. 541-584-2692.

UACT presents Charles Dickens Writes — Performing Nov. 23 to Dec. 16, Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. A stingy, penny-pincher named Scrooge is visited by three ghosts in one night. He changes his mindset and is transformed into a warm-hearted giver. Charles Dickens was inspired to write this popular holiday story to remind people of the true meaning of Christmas. 541-673-2125.


Sutherlin Christmas Tree Lighting — 5:30 p.m., Sutherlin Visitors Center, 1310 W Central Ave. 541-459-5829.


Glenbrook Country Christmas Bazaar — 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Historic Masonic Hall, 143 W. 5th St., Riddle. Handmade country and Christmas crafts plus vintage collectables. Cakes, pies and cookies and other food items will also be sold. 541-863-4763.

Festival of Trees — Seven Feathers Casino Resort, 146 Chief Miwaleta Lane, Canyonville. This annual event hosts a stunning array of beautifully decorated trees each with a unique theme of their own. Silverbell Luncheon, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 29. Senior Day 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 30. Gala Benefit Dinner & Auction, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 1. Healthy Family’s Christmas Vacation, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 2. 541-677-4818 or visit


Christmas Craft Fair — Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Frear St., Roseburg. More than 300 craft booths, displaying a wide variety of hand crafted items. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Adults 13 and older are $5 or $4 with canned food donation; children 12 and younger are free. Friday free admission 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with canned food donation. Santa Hours 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. 541-440-4394.

Bethlehem Boulevard Live Nativity — 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Apostolic Faith Church, 563 NE Channon Ave., Rosburg. A 20 minute walk with dramatized reenactments which provides the opportunity to visit the census taker, village well, Jewish home, synagogue, market place, potter’s shop, shephards and their sheep and the Inn. Tours offered every 15 minutes. 541-672-5604.

Christmas 4 Kids Douglas County Shopping — 9 p.m., Walmart, 2125 NW Stewart Parkway, Roseburg. Community volunteers spend $90 for kids in our community.

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Erica Welch is the special sections coordinator and a community reporter for The News-Review. She can be reached at or 541-957-4218.

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