Wednesday

Meet Baby Alpacas: Tour the alpaca ranch and shop specialty gifts featuring alpaca fiber apparel, rugs and more; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.;Free; Alpaca Country Estates Ranch and Bed and Breakfast, 70397 Buckhorn Road, Terrebonne; 541-504-4226.

Preschool Parade Storytime: Stories, songs, rhymes, crafts to develop early literacy skills for ages 3-5 years; 10:30 a.m.;Free; Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond; deschuteslibrary.org or 541-312-1061.

Cascade Sax Quartet: The saxophonists will perform; 11 a.m.-Noon;Free; Redmond Senior Center, 325 NW Dogwood Ave., Redmond; 541-548-6325.

Karaoke: All singers welcome to perform; 8:30 p.m.-midnight;Free; Hub City Bar & Grill, 2498 S. U.S. Highway 97, Suite E, Redmond; 541-923-7101.

Thursday

Preschool Parade Storytime: Stories, songs, rhymes, crafts to develop early literacy skills for ages 3-5 years; 9:30 a.m.;Free; Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond; deschuteslibrary.org or 541-312-1061.

Meet Baby Alpacas: Tour the alpaca ranch and shop specialty gifts featuring alpaca fiber apparel, rugs and more; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.;Free; Alpaca Country Estates Ranch and Bed and Breakfast, 70397 Buckhorn Road, Terrebonne; 541-504-4226.

Toddlin’ Tales Storytime: An active storytime with stories, songs and movement rhymes for ages 18-36 months; 10:30 a.m.;Free; Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond; deschuteslibrary.org or 541-312-1061.

The Library Book Club: Share your favorite reads of the year; Noon;Free; Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond; deschuteslibrary.org

Visit Santa’s Reindeer: Meet live reindeer and pick up some snacks and hot cocoa; 2-6 p.m.;Free; Coastal Farm and Ranch, 3141 S. U.S. Highway 97, Redmond; 541-548-4095.

Gompers Distillery Tasting: The Redmond distillery will have samples of their gin and vodka; 4 p.m.;Free; Ferguson’s Market, 8150 N. U.S. Highway 97, Terrebonne; 541-923-0729.

Light Up a Life: The evening of remembrance will feature a ceremonial lighting of candles in honor of participants’ loved ones with the names of those who’ve passed read and placed with bows on a memorial tree; 5:30-6 p.m.;Free; Hospice of Redmond, 732 SW 23rd St., Redmond; hospiceofredmond.org/light-up-a-life/ or 541-548-7483.

The Twelve Bells of Christmas: Enjoy the sounds of the Zion Redeemed Ringers handbell choir; 6-7 p.m.;Free Free; Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond; deschuteslibrary.org or 541-312-1029.

Bow Wow Bingo: A weekly bingo game with proceeds going to BrightSide Animal Center; 6:30-8 p.m.;$1-$5 per card; 7th Street Brewhouse, 855 SW Seventh St., Redmond; brightsideanimals.org or 541-923-0882.

Karaoke: All singers welcome to perform; 8:30 p.m.-midnight;Free; Hub City Bar & Grill, 2498 S. U.S. Highway 97, Suite E, Redmond; 541-923-7101.

Friday

Meet Baby Alpacas: Tour the alpaca ranch and shop specialty gifts featuring alpaca fiber apparel, rugs and more; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.;Free; Alpaca Country Estates Ranch and Bed and Breakfast, 70397 Buckhorn Road, Terrebonne; 541-504-4226.

Just4Fun Band: The local band will play during the monthly dance; 10 a.m.-Noon;Free; Redmond Senior Center, 325 NW Dogwood Ave., Redmond; 541-548-6325.

Adapt & Triumph Christmas Casino Night Fundraiser: This black-tie fundraiser is to benefits the Redmond based nonprofit includes dinner, no-host bar, casino games and live and silent auction; 5-10 p.m.;$55; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 SW Airport Way, Redmond; adaptandtriumph.com or 541-350-5547.

Walk to Bethlehem: The live Nativity scene will also feature Christmas music and refreshments; 6-8 p.m.;Free; Highland Baptist Church, 3100 SW Highland Ave., Redmond; 541-548-4161.

DJ Chuck Boogie: The DJ will play dancing music; 11 p.m.-1 a.m.;Free; Hub City Bar & Grill, 2498 S. U.S. Highway 97, Suite E, Redmond; 541-923-7101.

Saturday

Wes Knodel Gun Show: Featuring regional gun and knife vendors as well as safety and permit classes; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.;$7 adults, children 12 and under free; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 SW Airport Way, Redmond; wesknodelgunshows.com/redmond or 503-363-9564.

Meet Baby Alpacas: Tour the alpaca ranch and shop specialty gifts featuring alpaca fiber apparel, rugs and more; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.;Free; Alpaca Country Estates Ranch and Bed and Breakfast, 70397 Buckhorn Road, Terrebonne; 541-504-4226.

Holiday Village Market: Local vendors and artist will sell their items; 11 a.m.-5 p.m.;Free; Centennial Park, corner of SW Seventh Street and Evergreen Avenue, Redmond; 541-923-5191.

Walk to Bethlehem: The live Nativity scene will also feature Christmas music and refreshments; 11 a.m.-1 p.m.;Free; Highland Baptist Church, 3100 SW Highland Ave., Redmond; 541-548-4161.

Sensory Friendly Santa-Land: A sensory-friendly morning with Santa; 11 a.m.-Noon;Free; General Duffy’s Waterhole, 404 SW Forest Ave., Redmond; 541-527-4345.

Winter Wonderland Fun: Santa will be talking Christmas lists from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. with an ugly sweater party to follow, Broken H Rescue Ranch will offer gift wrapping for a donation; 11 a.m.;Free; Over the Edge Tap House, 13959 Commercial Loop, Terrebonne; 541-527-2101.

Jolly Good Fun: Featuring a gift boutique with alpaca related items, an alpaca tasting class highlighting the health benefits of alpaca meat, an alpaca holiday parade and more; 11 a.m.-4 p.m.;; Alpaca Country Estates Ranch, 70397 Buckhorn Road, Terrebonne; alpacacountryestates.com or 541-504-4226.

Pet Portraits with Santa: Get a portrait of a pet with Santa, benefiting the animal shelter; 11 a.m.-3 p.m.;$10 for a 5x7, $25 for an 8x10, $50 for digital file; BrightSide Animal Center, 1355 NE Hemlock Ave., Redmond; 925-785-7772.

Charm Stroll: Participants will receive a passport that lists all participating merchants and collect charms at local businesses, then get them placed on a bracelet the end of the stroll, must donate hygiene, beauty, personal care item or cash in order to participate; Noon-4 p.m.;$10 to have charms added to bracelet; downtown Redmond, 418 SW Sixth St., Redmond; visitredmondoregon.com or 541-923-5191.

Gingerbread House Contest: Bring your gingerbread creations to be judged, winners will receive a ribbon and be displayed in a downtown busiess; Noon-4 p.m.; registration is closed; Love Bird Yoga, 418 SW Sixth St., Redmond; visitredmondoregon.com or 541-923-5191.

Santa and Craft Fair: Local vendors will sell a variety of gifts, crafts, art and more with a special appearance from Santa from 4-7 p.m.; 1-6 p.m.;Free; Geist Beerworks and Moonshine Bar, 736 SW Umatilla Ave., Redmond; 541-728-8663.

Wine Tasting, One Year Anniversary: Black goat winery will be featured; 1 p.m.;Free; Schoolhouse Produce, 1430 SW Highland Ave., Redmond; 541-504-7112.

RavenSong: The Ridgeview High School premier singing group will perform holiday songs; 3-4 p.m.;Free; Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-350-3537.

John Hoover and the Mighty Quinns: The John Denver tribute band performs; 6-9 p.m.;$10 general admission, $5 wine club members; Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyards, 70450 NW Lower Valley Drive, Terrebonne; faithhopeandcharityevents.com or 541-526-5075.

The Deeks: The metal band performs; 8-10 p.m.;Free; Hub City Bar & Grill, 2498 S. U.S. Highway 97, Suite E, Redmond; 541-923-7101.

DJ Chuck Boogie: The DJ will play dancing music; 10-1 a.m.;Free; Hub City Bar & Grill, 2498 S. U.S. Highway 97, Suite E, Redmond; 541-923-7101.

Sunday

Wes Knodel Gun Show: Featuring regional gun and knife vendors as well as safety and permit classes; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.;$7 adults, children 12 and under free; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 SW Airport Way, Redmond; wesknodelgunshows.com/redmond or 503-363-9564.

Teddy Bear Tea: The annual tea will include a visit from Santa, tea sandwiches, cookies, stories with Mrs. Claus and each child will receive their own stuffed bear; 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.;$15 per person, reservations required, no sales at the door; Juniper Golf Course, 1938 SW Elkhorn Ave., Redmond; hospiceofredmond.org/teddy-bear-tea/ or 541-548-7483.

Teddy Bear Tea: The annual tea will include a visit from Santa, tea sandwiches, cookies, stories with Mrs. Claus and each child will receive their own stuffed bear; 1:30 p.m.;$15 per person, reservations required, no sales at the door; Juniper Golf Course, 1938 SW Elkhorn Ave., Redmond; hospiceofredmond.org/teddy-bear-tea/ or 541-548-7483.

Open Mic: All are welcome to perform; 3 p.m.;Free; Hub City Bar & Grill, 2498 S. U.S. Highway 97, Suite E, Redmond; 541-923-7101.

Monday

Meet Baby Alpacas: Tour the alpaca ranch and shop specialty gifts featuring alpaca fiber apparel, rugs and more; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.;Free; Alpaca Country Estates Ranch and Bed and Breakfast, 70397 Buckhorn Road, Terrebonne; 541-504-4226.

Central Oregon Retired Educators Meeting: The monthly meeting open to all retired educators and anyone interested in education, attendees will work on craft decorations to decorate a local senior living facility; 11:30 a.m.;$10 lunch included, please RSVP; Zion Lutheran Church, 1113 SW Black Butte Blvd., Redmond; 541-350-0499.

Toastmasters of Redmond: Learn skills of presentation and speaking style in a safe and supportive group; Noon-1 p.m.;Free; Church of Christ, 925 NW Seventh St., Redmond; 541-508-7591.

Holiday Meals for Seniors: The lunch for those over 60 will include seasonal fare, decore, music, a raffle and gifts; Noon-1 p.m.;Free for seniors, small fee for those under 60; Redmond Senior Center, 325 NW Dogwood Ave., Redmond; 541-678-5483.

Blood Donations: Eligible blood donors are welcome to donate; 1-6 p.m.;Free; Redmond Grange, 707 SW Kalama Ave., Redmond; redcrossblood.org or 1-800-733-2767.

Board of Directors Meeting: A regular meeting will be held; 6-8 p.m.;Free; Crooked River Ranch, 5195 SW Clubhouse Drive, Terrebonne; 541-548-8939.

Redmond Planning Commission Meeting: A regular meeting will be held; 6:30-8 p.m.;Free; Redmond City Hall, 411 SW Ninth St., Redmond; ci.redmond.or.us or 541-923-7710.

Tuesday

Writers Writing: Quiet Writing Time: Join the Writer’s Collective of Central Oregon and your fellow writers for quiet writing time; 10 a.m.-1 p.m.;Free; Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond; deschuteslibrary.org or 541-312-1063.

Meet Baby Alpacas: Tour the alpaca ranch and shop specialty gifts featuring alpaca fiber apparel, rugs and more; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.;Free; Alpaca Country Estates Ranch and Bed and Breakfast, 70397 Buckhorn Road, Terrebonne; 541-504-4226.

Blood Donations: Eligible blood donors are welcome to donate; 11 a.m.-4 p.m.;Free; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 450 SW Rimrock Way, Redmond; redcrossblood.org or 1-800-733-2767.

Open Computer Lab: Practice or get help with basic tech tasks and questions; 1:30-3 p.m.;Free; Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond; deschuteslibrary.org or 541-312-1050.

Christmas Giveaway and Book Signing: Author Jennifer Lewis will sign copies of her book “Shatter the Silence” and will raffle off several items; 5:30-7 p.m.;Free; Willow Wild, 321 SW Sixth St., Redmond; 541-527-4320.

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