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.
Find holiday treasures in the Barn full of handmade decor, quilts, wreaths, furniture, gifts, toys, and more, all made with love by our family for you. The show continues on Fridays and Saturdays until December 3, 2022.
Magic is in the air, stuffed to the brim with French/vintage-inspired home/garden decor, antiques, fresh greens and wreaths, baked goods, and more.
This year, the annual Brownsville Art Association Art Market coincides with the Brownsville Women’s Study Club’s Festival of Trees featuring over thirty artists’ booths filled with ornaments, cards, clothing, jewelry, pottery, and more and twenty-five theme-decorated Christmas trees. This is a fundraising event for the Brownsville Volunteer Fire Department and Sharing Hands Christmas Greeters program.
Create a fresh arrangement with local greens for your wall or door. All supplies are included. For information call 541-981-2248 or visit the Peaceful Valley Farm Facebook page.
Join Santa at the Carousel every Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. until Christmas and during First Friday on December 2nd from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Littles can visit and tell him what they want for Christmas while their adult snags a photo of a precious Christmas memory- all for FREE! While you are here, make sure and grab a hot chocolate at the Carousel Café and take a ride (or two) on the carousel.
Celebrate the holiday season and join ACT for a fun afternoon of activities for the whole family! Enjoy snacks, hot cocoa, cider and some photo opportunities with Pirate Santa, the Grinch, and a Christmas Elf! There will also be storytelling, a sing-along, a Muppet Christmas movie and coloring pages for kids. This event is free, but donations are gladly accepted.
Enjoy a fun-filled day with music, vendors, Santa and more. Twilight Parade to start at 5:15 pm For information visit the event page: Holidays in the Park
Legacy Ballet’s annual production is a full-length Nutcracker in a new theater venue, The Albany Performing Arts Center. Join Legacy this holiday season and celebrate the return of an annual tradition for so many in our community! There are four performances on December 2, 7-9 p.m., December 3, 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and December 4, 2-4 p.m. Tickets are $15 each, reserved seating. Available at: https://legacyballet.ludus.com/22033
Explore the holiday-themed walking path around the park, shop the holiday marketplace and enjoy some great food, fun games and festive music. Fun for all ages! Admission is $5 and includes a fun holiday glow item and keepsake picture. Advance registration required – visit City of Albany Parks or call 541-917-7760.
This Sweet Home tradition is back live this year! Performances are also available on December 3 at 7 p.m. and December 4 at 3 p.m.