"Supports Green Initiatives" designates a hotel's participation in an optional environmental program that includes the use of energy-efficient lighting, guestroom towel/linen re-use, and on-premise recycling. "Supports Green Initiatives" does not represent an official certification of any kind.
The Oregon Zoo gets better during the holiday season when you can get in on some of the after-dark action. With the ZooLights Festival, the zoo lights up with thousands of Christmas lights and animated animals. Visitors enjoy music performed by local choirs and meet many costumed characters. You can even ride the decked-out zoo train or watch the model train make its rounds through the miniature tunnels and valleys. Don't miss the restaurant where you can indulge in some holiday fare.
The Portland Vikings represents the athletic programs and
intercollegiate teams of Portland State University in Portland, Oregon.
The school is a member of the NCAA under Division I standing and competes in the Big Sky Conference and the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS). Portland State supports a number of men's and women's athletic programs in sports such as basketball, football, volleyball, golf, tennis, softball and cross country.
Based on Charles Dickens' perennial classic novel of the same title, A Christmas Carol has become an iconic Christmas season tradition on stages all around he world. The story follows an ill-mannered miser, Ebenezer Scrooge, who is convinced to change his ways after three ghosts from Christmases past, present and future visit him on Christmas Eve. Many critically-acclaimed stage adaptations of Dickens' tale exist, including a monodrama adapted and performed by world-renowned actor Patrick Stewart and a musical.