LOCAL EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
DEC. 17-20, 2015
REINDEER & SANTA
DEC 15-23 Visit Santa at the North Pole along with his reindeer & sleigh. The most unique annual holiday celebration in the Northwest. Issaquah, Cougar Mountain Zoo.
SAT-MON Seattle Men’s Chorus presents beloved carols, soaring holiday classics, and the cheeky antics you expect from SMC. Seattle, Tacoma, Everett.
SAT-SUN Magnuson Park: Enjoy a weekend of buying handmade items, participating in hands-on workshops, and eating tasty treats from local vendors.
WINE & CHOCOLATE PAIRING
FRI At Sweet Decadence Wind and Chocolate Bar in Renton, enjoy four premium wines paired with four artisan chocolates.
Through DEC 31 Enjoy ice skating, carolers, folk dancers, model trains & much more. Seattle Center.
Through JAN 3 Local architecture firms collaborate with the Sheraton Seattle culinary team to custom design, bake and build awe-inspiring gingerbread displays.
HOLIDAY JAZZ CONCERT
THURS Winterlight: Songs of the Season features a jazz quartet and vocalist at SOMA Towers.
MODEL TRAINS & REINDEER
Nov 23-Dec 24 Watch model trains speed through snowy landscapes, visit reindeer, shop for seasonal plants, Christmas trees & much more! Swanson’s Nursery.
TWILIGHT ZONE LIVE!
Through Dec 19 Enjoy 3 episodes of this classic sci-fi TV show. Theater Schmeater.
FRI Nov 27-Dec 28 48 dancers perform to PNB’s mighty orchestra in this timeless classic play. Seattle Center, McCall Hall.
OLYMPIC BALLET THEATRE’S NUTCRACKER
FRI-MON Everett & Edmonds: Olympic Ballet Theatre’s exciting full-length production of the The Nutcracker.
BELLEVUE STREET SHOW
FRI Nov 27-Dec 24 Live toy soldier drummers, music, snow characters, glittering lights surrounded by falling snow every night along Bellevue Way. On the street between Bellevue Square, Lincoln Square and Bellevue Place.
CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG MUSICAL
Through DEC 27 Seattle Children’s Theatre presents a magical flying car that an inventor & his kids take to rescue their grandfather. Discount tickets.
SAT Enjoy a narrated tour of Lake Union & Lake Washington, lunch included.
Through FRI DEC 18 Bellevue, Kent, Leavenworth, Mt Vernon, Seattle & Tacoma: This festive gala of music, dance, storytelling, juggling, and songs of the season brings warmth and joy into the heart of winter.
• Seattle Zoo: http://www.zoo.org/wildlights
• Tacoma Zoo: http://www.pdza.org/calendar?cid=363
• Bellevue: http://www.gardendlights.org/
• Federal Way: https://www.wildwaves.com/holiday-with-lights/
• Redmond: http://www.redmondlights.com/
MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND
• Star Wars
• Alvin & The Chipmunks
• Mojin: The Lost Legend
• Son of Saul
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