Nov. 23-24 — “ASSASSINS": Thoroughly Modern Productions presents a dark musical comedy portraying history's most famous presidential assassins; $21, $18 students and seniors; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23-24 and 2 p.m. Nov. 24; 2nd Street Theater, 220 N.E. Lafayette Ave., Bend; 541-312-9626, email@example.com or www.2ndstreettheater.com.
Nov. 23-24 — JAZZ AT THE OXFORD: Featuring a performance by trumpeter Jeremy Pelt; $49 plus fees in advance; 8 p.m. Nov. 23-24 and 5 p.m. Nov. 24; The Oxford Hotel, 10 N.W. Minnesota Ave., Bend; 541-382-8436 or www.jazzattheoxford.com.
Nov. 23 — WINERY BARREL TASTING: Taste wines and eat local food; with music by Johnny Corona; donations benefit NeighborImpact; $5 with four cans of nonperishable food required, $10 without; 3-8 p.m.; Maragas Winery, 15523 S.W. U.S. Highway 97, Culver; 541-546-5464 or www.maragaswinery.com.
Nov. 23 — GRAND ILLUMINATION: With a magic show, a parade, arts and crafts, live music, food and more; free admission; 4 p.m.; Sunriver Resort, 17600 Center Drive; 800-486-8591 or www.sunriver-resort.com/traditions.
Nov. 23 — “THE SOUND OF MUSIC" SINGALONG: Watch the 1965 G-rated film and sing along with the characters; $20 plus fees; 6:30 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.
Nov. 23 — “FLOW STATE": A screening of the Warren Miller film about skiing and snowboarding; $10; 7:30 p.m.; Sunriver Resort, 17600 Center Drive; 800-486-8591 or www.sunriver-resort.com.
Nov. 23 — THE STEADIES: The reggae-rock band performs, with The Boom Booms; $5; 9:30 p.m.; Silver Moon Brewing & Taproom, 24 N.W. Greenwood Ave., Bend; 541-388-8331 or www.silvermoonbrewing.com.
Nov. 24 — SISTERS TURKEY TROT: 5K and 10K road races; free, registration required; with a canned food drive for Sisters Kiwanis Club Food Bank; non-perishable food donations accepted; 11 a.m.; downtown Sisters; www.bendturkeytrot.com.
Nov. 24 — WINERY BARREL TASTING: Taste wines and eat local food; with music by Jim Lee and Susan Benson; donations benefit NeighborImpact; $5 with four cans of nonperishable food required, $10 without; 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Maragas Winery, 15523 S.W. U.S. Highway 97, Culver; 541-546-5464 or www.maragaswinery.com.
Nov. 24 — CIVIL WAR FOOTBALL GAME: View the clash between the Ducks and the Beavers on Pine Theater's big screen; party food included; $10; 1 p.m., doors open at noon; Pine Theater, 214 N. Main St., Prineville; 541-416-1014.
Nov. 24 — CIVIL WAR FUNDRAISER: Watch Oregon State University and the University of Oregon football teams play; event also features food and a silent auction; proceeds benefit Chimps Inc.; registration requested; $55; 3 p.m.; Hooker Creek Ranch, 65525 Gerking Market Road, Bend; 541-389-5853 or www.chimps-inc.org.
Nov. 24 — REDMOND STARLIGHT HOLIDAY PARADE: Themed “The Island of Misfit Toys"; free; 5 p.m.; downtown Redmond; 541-923-5191.
Nov. 24 — REDMOND CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING: Santa Claus lights up the holiday tree, with live music; 6 p.m.; Centennial Park, Seventh Street and Evergreen Avenue; 541-923-5191 or www.visitredmondoregon.com.
Nov. 26 — PUNCH BROTHERS: The bluegrass fusion group performs; $25-$50 plus fees; 7:30 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.
Nov. 27 — CONVERSATIONS ON BOOKS AND CULTURE: Read and discuss “Ceremony" by Leslie Marmon Silko; followed by a discussion; free; 4-5 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, Campus Center, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-3782.
Nov. 27 — “BRING OUT YOUR DEAD!" LECTURE SERIES: Featuring a presentation on “Vampires and the People Who Love Them"; free; 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, Hitchcock Auditorium, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7786.
Nov. 27 — HISTORY PUB: A presentation by author and historian Steve Lent on the pictorial history of Madras; free; 7 p.m.; McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 N.W. Bond St., Bend; 541-382-5174 or www.mcmenamins.com.
Nov. 28 — KNOW HUMOR: THE FUN & ART OF IMPROV COMEDY: Learn about improvisational comedy from the local improv troupe Triage; free; 6 p.m.; Downtown Bend Public Library, Brooks Room, 601 N.W. Wall St.; 541-312-1032 or www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar.
Nov. 28 — “GREEN FIRE — ALDO LEOPOLD AND A LAND ETHIC FOR OUR TIME": A screening of the documentary about the conservationist Aldo Leopold; free; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, Hitchcock Auditorium, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-728-3812 or www.onda.org.
Nov. 28 — “THE METROPOLITAN OPERA: THE TEMPEST": Starring Audrey Luna and Isabel Leonard in an encore performance of Shakespeare's masterpiece; opera performance transmitted in high definition; $18; 6:30 p.m.; Regal Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, 680 S.W. Powerhouse Drive, Bend; 541-382-6347.
Nov. 28 — THE LIBRARY BOOK CLUB: Read and discuss “A Visit from the Goon Squad" by Jennifer Egan; free; 6:30 p.m.; Sisters Public Library, 110 N. Cedar St.; 541-312-1074 or www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar.
Nov. 29 — “EDGE OF AMERICA": A screening of the 2003 film about a girls' high school basketball team, based on a true story; free; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, Boyle Education Center, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-3782.
Nov. 29 — “AS YOU LIKE IT": The La Pine High School drama department presents a play by William Shakespeare; $5, $4 students and seniors, $1 off with donations of nonperishable food; 7 p.m.; La Pine High School, 51633 Coach Road; 541-355-8400.
Nov. 29 — MONOPHONICS: The San Francisco-based funk-rock band performs; free; 7 p.m.; McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 N.W. Bond St., Bend; 541-382-5174 or www.mcmenamins.com.
Nov. 29 — AWNA TEIXEIRA: The Canadian-based singer-songwriter performs; $5; 9 p.m.; Silver Moon Brewing & Taproom, 24 N.W. Greenwood Ave., Bend; 541-388-8331 or www.silvermoonbrewing.com.
Nov. 30-Dec. 6
Nov. 30-Dec. 1 — “AS YOU LIKE IT": The La Pine High School drama department presents a play by William Shakespeare; $5, $4 students and seniors, $1 off with donations of nonperishable food; 7 p.m.; La Pine High School, 51633 Coach Road; 541-355-8400.
Dec. 1-2 — “THE NUTCRACKER": The Central Oregon School of Ballet performs the classic dance; $17 in advance or $20 at the door; $6 ages 12 and younger in advance or $7 at the door; 7 p.m. Dec. 1 and 3 p.m. Dec. 1-2; Bend High School, 230 N.E. Sixth St.; 541-362-6004 or www.centraloregonschoolofballet.com.
Nov. 30 — BEND HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING: With carolers, live music and dance, with Santa; 6 p.m.; corner of Wall Street and Newport Avenue; www.downtownbend.org/holiday-tree-lighting.
Dec. 1 — “THE METROPOLITAN OPERA: LA CLEMENZA DI TITO": Starring Lucy Crowe, Barbara Frittoli and Elina Garanca in a presentation of Mozart's masterpiece; opera performance transmitted live in high definition; $24, $22 seniors, $18 children; 9:55 a.m.; Regal Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, 680 S.W. Powerhouse Drive, Bend; 541-382-6347.
Dec. 1 — FESTIVAL OF TREES: The 29th annual event showcases decorated Christmas trees; with live music, a tree auction, visits with Santa, children's games and more; proceeds benefit the Hospice of Redmond; free daytime family festivities, $40 evening event; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. family festivities, 5 p.m. evening gala; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-548-7483 or www.redmondhospice.org/festival-of-trees.
Dec. 1 — JINGLE BELL RUN/WALK FOR ARTHRITIS : Runners and walkers don holiday costumes for these 5K and fun-run races; proceeds benefit the Arthritis Foundation; $25, $15 ages 12 and younger; 9:30 a.m. registration, 11 a.m. awards, 11:30 a.m. races start; downtown Bend; 888-845-5695 or www.bendjinglebellrun.kintera.org.
Dec. 1 — BEND CHRISTMAS PARADE: Parade theme is “A Picture Perfect Christmas"; free; noon; downtown Bend; 541-388-3879.
Dec. 1 — A VERY LAMB CHOP HOLIDAY: A holiday celebration featuring Shari Lewis' daughter, Mallory Lewis, with Charlie Horse, Hush Puppy and Lamb Chop; $12, $8 children 12 and younger, plus fees; 6 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.
Dec. 2 — REDMOND COMMUNITY CONCERT ASSOCIATION PERFORMANCE: Presidio Brass performs original arrangements for brass, piano and percussion; $50 season ticket, $20 students, $105 family ticket; 2 and 6:30 p.m.; Ridgeview High School, 4555 S.W. Elkhorn Ave.; 541-350-7222, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.redmondcca.org.
Dec. 5 — AARON MEYER BAND: The concert rock violinist performs a holiday concert; proceeds benefit Miller Elementary Music/Arts Enrichment and Family Access Network; $12-$35 plus fees; 7 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.