11 a.m., Dec. 12, Red Lion at the Quay, 100 Columbia St. RSVP by Nov. 28. Holiday benefit honors former state Rep. Val Ogden. Featuring: Vancouver School of Arts and Academics string quartet. $50. Profits help pay for Vancouver Symphony Orchestra summer concert at Esther Short Park. * RSVP: 360-735-7278, www.vancouversymphony.org.