Posts Tagged ‘Scrooged in Astoria’

Astoria OR: Holiday Concerts Flavel House Christmas and Scrooged!

November 27th, 2018 by Clementines B&B

In December, Astoria, Oregon, is filled with the sounds and sights of Christmas, from holiday concerts at Liberty Theater to Scrooged in Astoria! to the Victorian decorations with tea and plum pudding at the Flavel House Museum. At Clementine’s Bed & Breakfast in the historic district, guests enjoy staying at an intimate boutique hotel located near these holiday events as well as Astoria’s unique shops, galleries, museums, and restaurants. Here are some of the December, 2018, holiday events guests can enjoy:

Concerts at the Liberty Theater (just a 7 minute walk from our B&B):

  • Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 7 pm (doors open at 6 pm): The Columbia River Symphony Annual Holiday Concert Noel presents holiday music to listen to and sing along with. Admission: Free (Come early, auditorium fills quickly).
  • gold star against out of focus red pointsettias and white lightsSunday, December 16, 2018, at 2 pm:        The North Coast Symphonic Band presents their concert Festive Winter Holiday together with the North Coast Chorale, Cheri Walker, harpist, and local opera star Deac Guidi. Selections will include Christmas carols, White Christmas, O Holy Night, and Christmas on Broadway, plus a narration of The Night Before Christmas. The North Coast Trombone Ensemble will entertain with holiday music from the balcony from 1:30 – 2 pm. Admission: Adults $15, children 18 and under free. Advance purchase of tickets from the Liberty Theater Box Office recommended.
  • Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 6 pm: The Astoria Christmas Fantastic: A Holiday Show with Kelley Shannon and Friends. The performance also will feature the North West Jazz Quartet and the North Coast Chorale’s performance, Songs About Mary. Admission: $15. Purchase tickets from the Liberty Theater Box Office.

Holiday wreath on green door by Jez Timms https://unsplash.com/@jeztimmsAstor Street Opry Company a 15 minute walk from our B&B, presents the 12th Holiday Musical Melodrama Scrooged in Astoria! Performances are November 30 – December 22, 2018, on Fridays and Saturdays at 7 pm. Sunday matinees are December 9 and 16, 2018, at 2 pm. Presented as a 1960’s style Holiday TV special, the light-hearted show combines themes of A Christmas Carol with characters from the summer melodrama, Shanghaied in Astoria!
Admission: Fridays, $10. Saturdays and Sundays: Front row seats $20, all other adult seats $15, children $10. Purchase tickets from Astor Street Opry Company.

Guests can step back to the Victorian era in Astoria, celebrating Christmas traditions at the Flavel House Museum, right across the street from our bed and breakfast.

  • Flavel House hosts its annual Holiday Tea and Plum Pudding event daily from Saturday, December 15 – December 22, 2018 and Wednesday, December 26 – December 30, 2018. Time: 1 – 4 pm. You are invited to enjoy a self-guided tour of the Victorian mansion decorated for a late 19th century Christmas celebration, plus afternoon refreshments of traditional plum pudding and tea. Admission: $12 per person.
  • Monday, December 17, 2018, from 6 – 8 pm, you’re invited to celebrate an Old-Fashioned Christmas at the Museum, including holiday music, refreshments, self-guided tour, and a visit from St. Nicolas. Admission: $5 Adults, $4 Seniors, $2 Students and Children ages 6-17, 5 and under, free.

The holiday season is here, and we’re waiting to welcome you with Christmas cheer at our historic B&B. Our guests enjoy sophisticated décor, luxurious linens and spa robes, free Wi-Fi and parking, plus a multi-course gourmet breakfast to start the day and complimentary afternoon refreshments to welcome you home. Let us help you plan a special holiday getaway this December – just give us a call at 503-325-2005 or go online to reserve your stay.

Celebrate Thanksgiving and Christmas Seasons in Astoria

November 19th, 2017 by Clementines B&B

Astoria’s 2017 holiday celebrations begin Thanksgiving weekend with the Sankta Lucia Festival of Lights on Friday, November 24, 2017. Everyone is welcome, Scandinavian or not, to enjoy this Nordic entertainment and refreshments. For more information, visit their website.
Date & Time: November 24, 2017 from 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Location: Astoria High School, 1001 W. Marine Drive, Astoria, OR

stack of three decorated fine china tea cups and saucers with gold napkin on left and white flowers in backgroundFrom Thanksgiving through mid-December, weekend visitors can step back to a Victorian Christmas in nearby Seaside, OR, and enjoy a holiday Gingerbread Tea at the historic Butterfield Cottage. The home will be decorated in keeping for an old-fashioned Christmas celebration at the Oregon seashore. You can treat yourselves to homemade gingerbread and tea, hot chocolate, or cider while you enjoy the exquisite gingerbread houses on display.
Dates & Time: Saturdays November 25, December 2, 9, and 16, 2017, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
Admission: Adult $3.00, Seniors $2.00, Students $1.00, Children 6 or under Free (when accompanied by an adult)
Location: Seaside Museum & Historical Society, 570 Necanicum Drive, Seaside, OR
Phone: 503.738.7065

glass of red wine, dark wine bottle in front of glass cylinder of Christmas balls and ribbons, gold beadsIt’s easy to get in ‘holiday spirits’ with wine tastings at The Cellar on 10th in Astoria’s historic district every weekend from Thanksgiving through New Year’s. Saturday afternoon, November 25th, 2017, they will host their Annual Open House and Holiday Special Tasting. Sample holiday wines and gourmet treats while you peruse their in-store specials, wine-themed holiday decorations, ornaments, and plateware.

Saturday, December 2, 2017, it’s their Annual Holiday Sparkling Tasting of some of the best bubbly from different regions around the world that produce sparkling wines and champagne. Saturday evening, December 2, The Cellar on 10th presents its five course Winemaker’s Dinner featuring regional Northwest Pacific regional cuisine paired with sparkling wines and champagne.

Dates & Times for Tastings: Saturdays from 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Cost: $5 tasting fee, complimentary with bottle purchase of wine tasted.
Date &Time for Winemaker’s Dinner: Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Cost: $125 per person.
Location: The Cellar on 10th, Astoria Underground, 1004 Marine Drive Astoria, OR
Phone: 503-325-6600

December visitors to Astoria also can enjoy annual holiday traditions of the Astor Street Opry Company – their Starving Artist Faire on December 1-3, 2017, and their production of ‘Scrooged in Astoria’, weekends from December 1-3 through December 22-23, 2017. The 22nd Annual Starving Artist Faire features unique handcrafted items created by over 50 Pacific Northwest arts and artisans. Visitors can enjoy holiday treats and music while they shop for gifts such as ceramics, paintings, photographs, jewelry, clothing, and more. The Faire raises funds for local food banks and the Astor Street Opry Company.
one white and one gold Christmas tree balls leaning against lighted gold cylinder candle, red petals in backgroundDates & Times: Friday, December 1, 2017 from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Admission: Two cans of food or a $2 donation
Location: Astoria Armory, 407 17th St, Astoria, OR
Phone: 503-458-6250

The Astor Street Opry Company’s annual holiday play, ‘Scrooged in Astoria’, premieres December 1, 2017, with performances weekends through December 23, 2017. The Company transforms the themes of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol into a holiday melodrama with characters from their annual summer melodrama, ‘Shanghaied in Astoria’. Audiences can cheer, hiss, and boo Scrooge (Max Krooke Jr.), Miss Yul Macie, and Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future!
Theater marquee advertising Scrooged in AstoriaDates & Times: Fridays Dec.1, 8,15, 22, 2017 at 7:00 pm
Saturdays December 2, 9, 16, 23, 2017 at 7:00 pm
Sundays December 10, 17 at 2:00 pm
Admission: $5.00 – $16.00
Tickets may be purchased online or by phone: 503-325-6104
Location: Astor Street Opry Playhouse, 129 W Bond Street, Astoria, OR

The holiday season is almost here, and soon the decorations will be hung and the tree trimmed in our historic B&B, just awaiting the arrival of our guests. We’re waiting to welcome you with Christmas cheer, so make your holiday getaway plans right away.

stack of three gold-edged white gift certificates decorated with elaborate gold ribbon bow, black backgroundIf you can’t get away, remember that a Gift Certificate for Clementine’s Bed and Breakfast is a perfect gift of treasured memories, for yourself or for anyone special on your list. Let us help you with your holiday shopping this year – just complete this form, and we’ll do the rest!