5 things to do today in Portland: Monday, December 23

Dec 23 2019, 8:52 pm

With so much going on in Portland, you don’t need to be plagued by the seemingly inevitable Monday blues.

Here are five fun events taking place today that will turn that frown upside down.

Tony Starlight: Christmas With the All-Star Horns

What: Tony’s Christmas show is a throwback to the classic TV variety shows. Through music, comedic monologues and sketches, Tony embodies the spirit of Dean Martin, Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong, and Neil Diamond

When: December 23, 2019
Time: The event starts at 6:30 pm
Where: 1300 SE Stark Street, Portland
Admission: $20 to $39. Buy tickets here

What: Chabad of Oregon & the Portland Trailblazers are once again partnering together for Chanukah Jewish Heritage Night! Watch the Menorah lighting being displayed on the Jumbotron and wear your Hebrew “Blazers shirt” with hundreds of others as the Trailblazers take on the New Orleans Pelicans.

When: December 23, 2019
Time: 6 pm to 9 pm
Where: 1 North Center Court Street, Portland
Admission: $19 to $131. Register here

What: The Doug Fir lounge will offer holiday special flights of premium whiskey like Balvenie and Glenfiddich Scotches. If you’ve been meaning to step up your whisky game and try something from the top shelf, this is a great opportunity to dive in. Flights start at $25.

When: December 23, 2019
Time: Event starts at 6 pm
Where: 830 East Burnside Street, Portland
Admission: Entry to the lounge is free

Safeway Winter Wonderland


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What: Enjoy the Pacific Northwest’s largest holiday light show with over 250 light displays.

When: December 23, 2019
Time: 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: 1940 North Victory Boulevard, Portland
Admission: $20 to $60. Buy them here

The Miracle of a Million Lights

What: Enjoy the Victorian Belle for a special celebration, where the entire mansion and gardens will be decorated with dazzling lights, transforming this landmark into a glowing wonderland.

When: December 23, 2019
Time: 6 pm to 10 pm
Where: 1441 North McClellan Street, Portland
Admission: $5 to $8. Buy tickets here

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