LOCAL EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR NOVEMBER 20-23, 2014
SEATTLE FILMS ON TURKEY
THU-SUN See nine unusual films and attend opening and closing parties at the Seattle Turkish Film Festival.
KENT TOYS FOR TOTS
NOW-DEC 11 Stop by 205 E Meeker Street (Edward Jones) in downtown Kent to drop off your new, unwrapped toys to support Toys for Tots, an organization whose mission is to distribute Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in our community.
SEATTLE REINDEER AND MODEL TRAINS
NOW-DEC 24 Visit live reindeer and watch model trains wind their way through a winter landscape during the Reindeer Festival at Swanson’s Nursery. Free.
MAGNUSON PARK FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
NOW-SUN Fiddler on the Roof is a story of Jewish traditions in a Russian village featuring classic songs at Seattle Musical Theatre in Magnuson Park.Discount tickets.
MAGNOLIA WINE WALK
FRI Visit 14 local businesses to taste wine from 14 wineries at Vino in the Village in Magnolia.
SEATTLE MOTORCYCLE SHOW
FRI-SUN Find sport bikes, dirt bikes, scooters, ATVs, expert advice, live entertainment, and family activities at the International Motorcycle Show in the Seattle Convention Center.
SEATTLE TWILIGHT ZONE THEATER
FRI-DEC 20 Watch three episodes of Rod Serling’s sci-fi TV show live onstage when Theater Schmeater presents The Twilight Zone: Live in Belltown.
SEATTLE BAND COMPETITION
SAT Hear four bands compete for your vote and $15,000 in prizes atJammin’ Challenge at Hard Rock Cafe.
SEATTLE IDEAS CONFERENCE
SAT TEDxRainier has exciting 18-minute speeches about technology, entertainment, and design followed by an evening reception at McCaw Hall.
TACOMA EMPTY BOWLS FUNDRAISER
SAT Buy a handmade bowl, and then get a bowl full of soup (in a separate bowl) donated by local chefs at Empty Bowls at Charles Wright Academy. Admission is FREE! Bowl prices starting at $10.
SAT-SUN Yulefest brings Christmas to the Nordic Heritage Museum in Ballard, with Scandinavian foods, craft booths, fiddlers, and folk dancers.
EVERETT WEIRD HOLIDAY BAZAAR
SAT-SUN See the unusual creations of 130 artists and crafters, and watch musicians, magicians, jugglers, and dancers on stage at Oddmall Emporium of the Weird at the Everett Holiday Inn. Repeats in May. Free.
SEATTLE CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL
SAT-DEC 3 View 21 designer trees in the lobby and driveway of the Fairmont Olympic Hotel during the annual Festival of Trees charity event. See schedule for gala, family celebration, and teddy bear suite. Free to view.
GREEN LAKE PRE-THANKSGIVING RUN/WALK
SUN Green Lake Gobble & Mashed Potato Munch Off is a 5K and 10K run/walk and free kids dash, with post-race beer garden and mashed-potato-eating contest.
MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND
· The Hunger Games: Mockingjay--Part 1
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