5 things to do in Portland today: Thursday, December 26

Dec 26 2019, 1:00 am

With so much going on in Portland, you don’t need to be plagued by the seemingly inevitable Thursday blues. Here are five fun events taking place today that will turn that frown upside down. Besides, the weekend is just a day away!

Ducky Pig concert 

What: Ducky Pig is a collective of 4 of the NW’s finest and most beloved roots-rock-Americana musicians. Multi-generational and legendary All-Star Portland band Ducky Pig features the deep-grooving father-son rhythm section of Roger North; drums (Freak Mtn. Ramblers) and Tye North (bass, Leftover Salmon) plus prominent PDX guitarists, Lewi Longmire and Scott Law (Phil Lesh & Friends).
When: December 26, 2019
Time: 1 pm to 2 pm
Where: 830 E Burnside Street, Portland
Admission: $12. Register here

Safeway Winter Wonderland


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What: Winter Wonderland is Pacific Northwest’s largest holiday light show with over 250 light displays. Enjoy this dazzling event with your loved ones while sipping on hot chocolate.
When: December 26, 2019
Time: 5:30 to 9:30 pm
Where: 1940 North Victory Boulevard, Portland
Admission: Tickets start at $20. Buy them here

Matilda the Musical

What: Enjoy the classic musical, Matilda. An inspiring, heart-breaking, captivating masterpiece, Matilda revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination, and a girl who won’t let being “little” stop her from putting an unjust world right.
When: December 26, 2019
Time: The event starts at noon
Where: 1819 NW Everett Street, Portland
Admission: $9.50 to $11.50. Buy tickets here

The Miracle of a Million Lights


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What: Head on over to the classic Victorian Belle for a special holiday celebration, where the entire mansion and gardens will be decorated with spectacular lights, transforming this landmark into a holiday wonderland.

When: December 26, 2019
Time: 6 pm to 10 pm
Where: 1441 North McClellan Street, Portland
Admission: $5 to $8. Buy tickets here

MadHouse ReLaunch: The “Get Down” Concert Series

What:Displaying incredibly breathtaking views inside and out, while also featuring arguably the best rooftop patio in the city, MadHouse will bring a consistent homage to some of the greatest parties ever known. Whether respecting the vibes of Studio 54, Soul Train or Ibiza nights, we aim to bring you the absolute best in House; Tech; Soul; Funk; Disco; and house music!
When: December 26, 2019
Time: 9pm to 2 am
Where: 959 Southeast Division Street, Portland
Admission: Buy tickets here

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