Calendar

Welcome to AVA’s monthly calendar of events. Take a peek and plan your stay-cation or your next visit to our region. The city’s most notable annual events include historic home tours, outdoor summer concerts and movies under the stars, and the Northwest Art and Air Festival.

*Note for event organizers: If you’d like to have your event listed on the AVA calendar, head over to our contact page and submit your event to us.

Dec
9
Sun
Christmas Concert at Eastside Christian Church @ Eastside Christian Church
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Christmas Concert at Eastside Christian Church @ Eastside Christian Church | Albany | Oregon | United States

Christmas Concert at Eastside Christian Church.

Dec
11
Tue
DIY Craft Workshops at the Library @ Albany Library
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm
DIY Craft Workshops at the Library @ Albany Library | Albany | Oregon | United States

Join the library for fun holiday craft evenings in December! Get ready for the holidays by learning how to make your own decorations and gifts. These evenings are best for adults and teens 15+, and all supplies are provided.
December 11, 7:00 p.m.: Book Page Ornaments and 3-D Snowflakes.  Celebrate a favorite author or story by creating a holiday ornament filled with book page “ribbons” or make a 3-D snowflake.
December 17, 7:00 p.m.: Hand-printed Tea Towels .  For information visit: albanypubliclibrary

 

 

Dec
15
Sat
YMCA Brunch with Santa @ Mid-Willamette Family YMCA
Dec 15 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
YMCA Brunch with Santa @ Mid-Willamette Family YMCA | Albany | Oregon | United States

Enjoy brunch and take a photo with Santa! This is a fun, family event where you can have one on one time with Santa! We’ll have games and crafts. Go home with a free professional photo of your kids + Santa!  Presented by Aqua Pro Pump Service + Matteson Photography. The cost is $30/family for members and $ 40/family for guests. Register at our Welcome Center or call at 541-9264488

Monster Trucks @ Linn county Fair & Expo
Dec 15 @ 2:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Monster Trucks @ Linn county Fair & Expo | Albany | Oregon | United States

For the 1st time ever, the Linn County Fairgrounds will Explode with Ground Pounding Monster Trucks flying 30 feet in the air. Plus Tuff Trucks and Quad Racers for you Locals. Two shows: 2:00 – 3:00 and 7:30 – 9:30. All Advance Tickets receive a Free Pit Party Pass ($10 Value). For tickets visit: https://monstertruckthunder.ticketleap.com/ Note: Gates open at Noon for the 2PM and 6PM for the 7:30 PM Show. For information contact: Ron Woodbridge, ron.woodbridge@yahoo.com.

Shop Til You Drop – Parents Night Out at the Y @ Mid-Willamette Family YMCA
Dec 15 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Kids will enjoy a Christmas pajama party, with movie, crafts, games and treats while the parents finish shopping or whatever they want to do! 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. This event is $15 for members and $17 for non-members. For information call: 541-928-0071.

Albany String Orchestra Free Concert @ Albany First Christian Church
Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Albany String Orchestra Free Concert @ Albany First Christian Church | Albany | Oregon | United States

ASO’s winter concert features Bach’s beloved 4th Brandenburg Concerto, with soloists Ronald Paul on violin and Stephanie McCormick and Melanie Sorenson on flutes. Other music includes a Renaissance dance by John Jenkins, traditional Christmas carols, and other holiday favorites. Free admission and open to all.

Dec
17
Mon
DIY Craft Workshops at the Library @ Albany Library
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm
DIY Craft Workshops at the Library @ Albany Library | Albany | Oregon | United States

Join the library for fun holiday craft evenings in December! Get ready for the holidays by learning how to make your own decorations and gifts. These evenings are best for adults and teens 15+, and all supplies are provided.
December 17, 7:00 p.m.: Hand-printed Tea Towels .  For information visit: albanypubliclibrary

 

 

Dec
20
Thu
White Christmas at Linn Benton Community College, @ Russell Tripp Performance Center
Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm
White Christmas at Linn Benton Community College, @ Russell Tripp Performance Center | Albany | Oregon | United States

It’s the holiday treat you’ve been dreaming of! South Albany High School Theater Arts, in its second annual partnership with the Russell Tripp theater at LBCC, presents White Christmas, featuring all the songs, characters, and moments you love from the classic movie musical.  Tickets are $12 general admission and $10 for students and seniors.  Performances are Dec. 20, 21, 22 at 7 p.m., Dec. 22, 23 at 2 p.m.

Live Music at Calapooia Brewing – Jesse Meade @ Calapooia Brewing
Dec 20 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Live Music at Calapooia Brewing - Jesse Meade @ Calapooia Brewing | Albany | Oregon | United States

Jesse is a singer-songwriter now living in Eugene. He presents original material and an array of cover songs and is performing all over the Northwest while also writing and recording new music.  For more information visit: Calapooia Brewing

Dec
21
Fri
Ugly Sweater & White Elephant Party at Deluxe @ Deluxe Brewing
Dec 21 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Ugly Sweater & White Elephant Party at Deluxe @ Deluxe Brewing | Albany | Oregon | United States

Join us for a fun time with holiday beer and cocktail specials and prizes for the individual and couple wearing the ugliest Christmas sweater. Bring a wrapped white elephant gift and get a gift in exchange – $15 maximum please. For information visit:https://www.facebook.com/deluxebrewing/