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THURSDAY, DEC. 6

Red Cross Blood Drive 1-6 p.m., Red Lion Hotel, 1313 N Bayshore Drive, Coos Bay. 800-733-2767 or www.redcross.org

32nd Annual Holiday Lights at Shore Acres 4-9:30 p.m., Shore Acres State Park, 89039 Cape Arago Highway, Charleston. Garden House open with refreshments. Parking $5. No pets allowed in the park.  www.shoreacres.net

"Instant Family" 5:45 p.m., Pony Village Cinema, 1611 Virginia Ave., North Bend. Hosted by ORCCA, Advanced Health, and CASA to help Coos County Foster Parent Association find foster homes. Q&A to follow the film. RSVP to CCFPA.president@gmail.com.  http://www.coosfosterparents.org

Bandon High School Winter Concert 7 p.m., Bandon High School gymnasium, 550 Ninth St. SW, Bandon. Grades 7-12 will perform under the direction of Dave Weston.

Bay Area Concert Band Winter Concert 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 2238 Pony Creek Road, North Bend. Admission is by donation. Conductor Steve Simpkins will lead the band. Small ensemble performances arranged by Dan McGraw.

Pub Trivia 7:30 p.m., 7 Devils Brewing Co., 247 S Second St., Coos Bay. Compete for prizes.

FRIDAY, DEC. 7

Coastal Harvest Christmas Craft Faire 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Coastal Harvest, 1120 Fillmore SE, Bandon. Coastal Harvest is a local gleaning group that helps those in need. 541-329-9726

Cold Weather Hot Soups Fundraiser 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., OSU Extension, 631 Alder St., Myrtle Point. Five soups to choose from, by donation. Proceeds will go to the Myrtle Point Public Library Foundation.

Vietnam Veterans Oregon Memorial Traveling Wall noon-4 p.m., Oregon Coast Military Museum, 2145 Kingwood St., Florence.

32nd Annual Holiday Lights at Shore Acres 4-9:30 p.m., Shore Acres State Park, 89039 Cape Arago Highway, Charleston. Garden House open with refreshments. Parking $5. No pets allowed in the park. Live performance: 6:30-7 p.m. Hillcrest Choir; 7:30-8 North Bend Middle School. www.shoreacres.net

Chamber Ribbon Cutting & Open House 5 p.m., Edward Jones: Brad Burnette, 135 N Broadway, Coos Bay.

Coos Bay Downtown Wine Walk 5-7 p.m., start at Coos Bay Visitor Information Center, 50 Central Ave., Coos Bay. Map and glass for $10 donation. Proceeds are donated to various organizations. www.facebook.com/coosbaywinewalk

Coos Watershed Association Open House 5-7 p.m., Coos Watershed Association, 300 Central Ave., Coos Bay. Meet new executive director Haley Lutz. http://cooswatershed.org

Wine & Balsamic Vinegar Tasting 5-7 p.m., Mindpower Gallery, 417 Fir Ave., Reedsport. Featured: Henry Estates Wine and Celia's Gourmet Foods.

15th Annual Gingerbread House Contest Entry 6-8:30 p.m., McNair Building, 395 Second St. SE, Bandon. Entry is $5, proceeds will go to Kids News. 541-551-1613

19th Annual Christmas Handbell Concert 7 p.m., Faith Lutheran Church, 2741 Sherman Ave., North Bend. Special guests: The Happy Five Polka Band. Refreshments to follow.

"A Christmas Carol" 7 p.m., Brookings Harbor Community Theater, 15542 US Highway 101, Brookings. Tickets: Adults, $12; seniors, $10; youth 12 and younger, $7.

Holiday Radio Show 7 p.m., Dolphin Playhouse, 580 Newmark Ave., Coos Bay. 1940s sketches will include characters such as Fred Allen, Fibber McGee and Molly, Blondie, and Abbott and Costello. Tickets $10, $8 for students and seniors, $5 for children.

Nothus Rex's Poetry Book Release 7 p.m., So It Goes Coffeehouse, 190 Central Ave., Coos Bay. Reading from the author. Book copies of "Not for the feint of heart — A light dip into darkness" will be available for signing. Champagne.

SATURDAY, DEC. 8

12th Annual Holiday Sale & Open House 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Classical Glass Stained Glass Studio, 2269 Broadway, North Bend. The holiday sale continues Tuesday through Saturday until Dec. 22.

Coastal Harvest Christmas Craft Faire 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Coastal Harvest, 1120 Fillmore SE, Bandon. Coastal Harvest is a local gleaning group that helps those in need. 541-329-9726

Silent Auction for Art Ends 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Artist Loft Gallery, 367 Anderson Ave., Coos Bay.  

15th Annual Gingerbread House Contest Display 10 a.m.-9 p.m., McNair Building, 395 Second St. SE, Bandon. Fundraiser for Kids News.

National Homeless Persons' Memorial Day Collections 11 a.m.-2 p.m., United Way of Southwestern Oregon, 186 N Eighth St., Coos Bay. Personal hygiene, food, supplies, clothing will be distributed Dec. 21. Cash donations also appreciated. 541-267-5202

44th Annual "The Sounds of Chirstmas" Concert noon, Egyptian Theatre, 229 S Broadway, Coos Bay. Lee Littlefeild and Paul Quarino on the Mighty Wurlitzer, and the Christmas Brass Ensemble — Steve Krajcir and Corindee Stuffers, trumpet; Sarah Massey, French horn; Cameron Jerde, euphoium; Stephen Simpkins and Dan Walden, trombone; Dan McGraw, tuba; and Trevor Edd, percussion. Admission is by donation, to go toward Wurliter Organ Restoration Fund.

Vietnam Veterans Oregon Memorial Traveling Wall noon-4 p.m., Oregon Coast Military Museum, 2145 Kingwood St., Florence.

The Ultimate Christmas Party 1-3 p.m., The Barn, 1200 11th St. SW, Bandon. For children ages 5-12 to sing, learn Bible lessons, create crafts, play games and snack. 541-347-2256

Home for Christmas Holiday Concert 2 p.m., Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 1290 Thompson Road, Coos Bay. Featuring Cold Coast Chorus, North Bend and Marshfield High School Chorus', Sea Breeze Harmony Chorus, and Zephyr Quartet. Admission is by donation. Refreshments, silent auction. 541-808-1773 or 541-217-1866

Meet & Greet Artist Christine Hanlon 2-4 p.m., Coos Bay Public Library, 525 Anderson Ave., Coos Bay. Hanlon's art will be on display through December.

Nog & Wine Walk 3-5 p.m., start at Cobbler's Bench, 110 Second St. SE, Bandon. Glass $10. Vote for Holiday Spirit Challenge as well.

32nd Annual Holiday Lights at Shore Acres 4-9:30 p.m., Shore Acres State Park, 89039 Cape Arago Highway, Charleston. Garden House open with refreshments. Parking $5. No pets allowed in the park.  www.shoreacres.net

Fourth Annual Lighted Christmas Parade 5:15 p.m., First and Second Streets, Old Town Bandon. 201-704-0756

"A Christmas Carol" 7 p.m., Brookings Harbor Community Theater, 15542 US Highway 101, Brookings. Tickets: Adults, $12; seniors, $10; youth 12 and younger, $7.

Christmas Melodrama: "Misdeeds at Mistletoe Mine" or "The Sanity Clause" 7 p.m., Sawdust Theatre, 120 N Adams, Coquille. Tickets $12.50 for adults, $5 for children. www.sawdusttheatre.com

Community Chorus Christmas Concert 7 p.m., Presbyterian Church of the Siuslaw, 3996 US Highway 101, Florence. Free but donations accepted for the Siuslaw High School music program. The "Sing We Noel" concert is dedicated to Leah Goodman.

Holiday Radio Show 7 p.m., Dolphin Playhouse, 580 Newmark Ave., Coos Bay. 1940s sketches will include characters such as Fred Allen, Fibber McGee and Molly, Blondie, and Abbott and Costello. Pay what you can admission.

"The Nutcracker" 7 p.m., Spraque Community Theater, 1202 11th St. SW, Bandon. Advance tickets $16 for adults, $13 for 10 and younger or $2 and $15 at the door. www.marlodance.com

Live Music with Jason Dea West 8 p.m.,  7 Devils Brewing Co., 247 S Second St., Coos Bay. Country/blues.

SUNDAY, DEC. 9

Free Second Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Coos History Museum, 1210 N Front St., Coos Bay. www.cooshistory.org

15th Annual Gingerbread House Contest Display 10 a.m.-9 p.m., McNair Building, 395 Second St. SE, Bandon. Fundraiser for Kids News.

Raw Mama: Talk & Taste noon-3 p.m., Coos Head Food Co-op, 353 S Second St., Coos Bay. Meet Anne Meinke, author of Rawspiration. She will be sharing Healthy Recipes for Social Gatherings. Copies of her plant-based recipe book will be available to purchase, and for her to sign.

Vietnam Veterans Oregon Memorial Traveling Wall noon-4 p.m., Oregon Coast Military Museum, 2145 Kingwood St., Florence.

"A Christmas Carol" 2 p.m., Brookings Harbor Community Theater, 15542 US Highway 101, Brookings. Tickets: Adults, $12; seniors, $10; youth 12 and younger, $7.

19th Annual Christmas Handbell Concert 2 p.m., Faith Lutheran Church, 2741 Sherman Ave., North Bend. Special guests: The Happy Five Polka Band. Refreshments to follow.

Christmas Melodrama: "Misdeeds at Mistletoe Mine" or "The Sanity Clause" 2 p.m., Sawdust Theatre, 120 N Adams, Coquille. Tickets $12.50 for adults, $5 for children. www.sawdusttheatre.com

Community Chorus Christmas Concert 2 p.m., Presbyterian Church of the Siuslaw, 3996 US Highway 101, Florence. Free but donations accepted for the Siuslaw High School music program. The "Sing We Noel" concert is dedicated to Leah Goodman.

Holiday Radio Show 2 p.m., Dolphin Playhouse, 580 Newmark Ave., Coos Bay. 1940s sketches will include characters such as Fred Allen, Fibber McGee and Molly, Blondie, and Abbott and Costello. Tickets $10, $8 for students and seniors, $5 for children.

Coffee & Canvas: Grinch 3 p.m., So It Goes Coffeehouse, 190 Central Ave., Coos Bay. Limited space, $25. 

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"The Nutcracker" 3 p.m., Spraque Community Theater, 1202 11th St. SW, Bandon. Advance tickets $16 for adults, $13 for 10 and younger or $2 and $15 at the door. www.marlodance.com

Drinking Civilly: Smart Meters 4 p.m.,  7 Devils Brewing Co., 247 S Second St., Coos Bay. 

Love Came Down at Christmas Concert 4 p.m., Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, 2250 16th St., North Bend. Celebrate Advent and Christmas with performances by the youth choir, The Happy Five Quintet. Admission is by donation. A reception will follow.

32nd Annual Holiday Lights at Shore Acres 4-9:30 p.m., Shore Acres State Park, 89039 Cape Arago Highway, Charleston. Garden House open with refreshments. Parking $5. No pets allowed in the park.  www.shoreacres.net

Live Music with Green Mountain Guild 7 p.m.,  7 Devils Brewing Co., 247 S Second St., Coos Bay. Solo electronic piano and vocals.

MONDAY, DEC. 10

Red Cross Blood Drive 111 a.m.-4 p.m., Powers High School, 1 High School Road, Powers. 800-733-2767 or www.redcross.org

70th Human Rights Day: Add Your Voice noon-3:30 p.m., Coos Bay Public Library Cedar Room, 525 Anderson Ave., Coos Bay. Human Rights Advocates of Coos County invite you to recite one of the 30 articles in your language to be uploaded into a live Video Collection. www.un.org/en/events/humanrightsday

32nd Annual Holiday Lights at Shore Acres 4-9:30 p.m., Shore Acres State Park, 89039 Cape Arago Highway, Charleston. Garden House open with refreshments. Parking $5. No pets allowed in the park.  www.shoreacres.net

Bay Area Concert Band Winter Concert 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 2238 Pony Creek Road, North Bend. Admission is by donation.

TUESDAY, DEC. 11

Red Cross Blood Drive 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Coquille High School, 499 W Central, Coquille. 800-733-2767 or www.redcross.org

32nd Annual Holiday Lights at Shore Acres 4-9:30 p.m., Shore Acres State Park, 89039 Cape Arago Highway, Charleston. Garden House open with refreshments. Parking $5. No pets allowed in the park. Live performance: 7-8 p.m. Pacific Community Church. www.shoreacres.net

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 12

Red Cross Blood Drive 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Bandon High School, 550 Ninth St. SW, Bandon. 800-733-2767 or www.redcross.org

Farmers Market 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Pony Village Mall, 1611 Virginia Ave., North Bend.

Community Health Town Hall 12:30-2 p.m., Coos Bay Fire Station, 450 Elrod Ave., Coos Bay. Coos Community Health is working on an improvement plan, your input is welcome. 541-266-6774

Chamber Ribbon Cutting 4 p.m., Jordon Cove LNG, 201 Central Ave., Coos Bay.

32nd Annual Holiday Lights at Shore Acres 4-9:30 p.m., Shore Acres State Park, 89039 Cape Arago Highway, Charleston. Garden House open with refreshments. Parking $5. No pets allowed in the park. Live performance: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Bay Area Concert Band. www.shoreacres.net

 Live Music with Bart Budwig 7 p.m., 7 Devils Brewing Co., 247 S Second St., Coos Bay. Country.

THURSDAY, DEC. 13

Central Coast Christian Women's Luncheon 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Pony Village Mall, Suite 138, 1611 Virginia Ave., North Bend. Inclusive lunch $11.50, catered by Aromas Cafe. RSVP to 541-294-9969. Guest speaker: Pam Pingle. Special feature: Robin O'Neill's music.

Kids Free Fishing Pole 3-6 p.m., Englund Marine & Industrial Supply, 91146 Cape Arago Highway, Charleston. Children 14 and younger with their adult will receive a free fishing pole courtesy of the Coquille River Detachment 1042 Department of Oregon Marine Corps League.

32nd Annual Holiday Lights at Shore Acres 4-9:30 p.m., Shore Acres State Park, 89039 Cape Arago Highway, Charleston. Garden House open with refreshments. Parking $5. No pets allowed in the park.  www.shoreacres.net

Coquille Valley Seed Community Holiday Potluck 6 p.m., Owen Building, 201 N Adams, Coquille. Bring a dish to share and your own table service. Fragrance free. Live music provided by The Daytimers. NOTE: Location change TBA, call 541-572-3317.

Harbor Lights Middle School Winter Concert 7 p.m., Bandon High School gymnasium, 550 Ninth St. SW, Bandon. Grades 5-8 will perform under the direction of Holly Sylvester and Dave Weston. Fifth graders will play recorders and boomwhackers.

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