LOCAL EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR DECEMBER 4-7, 2014
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS GAME
SUN Seattle Seahawks vs. Philadelphia Eagles, 1:25 PM Kickoff
WEST SEATTLE SANTA PAWS
SAT From 12PM-4PM, bring your pets in for a free photo with Santa, compliments of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate located at 4700 42nd Ave SW (2nd Floor Lobby). Call 206-932-4500 with any questions.
WEST SEATTLE FOOD BANK ~ FOOD DRIVE
SAT From 10PM-2PM at the West Seattle Thriftway in the Morgan Street Junction. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Brokers will be collecting both non-perishable food and cash donations for the West Seattle Food Bank. Call 206-932-4500 with any questions.
WEST SEATTLE TOYS FOR TOTS
NOW-DEC 11 Stop by the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate office in the Jefferson Square Building (6thFloor) in West Seattle 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 CAROLING AT WESTLAKE
FRI Hear 40 caroling teams sing outside Westlake Center, and then vote for your favorite at Great Figgy Pudding Street Corner Caroling Competition or register teams.
MAGNUSON PARK BEER FESTIVAL
FRI-SAT Try winter beers from 50 Washington breweries with food truck cuisine at Winter Beer Fest at Hangar 30 in Magnuson Park, then vote for your favorites.
SAT From 10AM-4PM, Santa is coming to town! It’s Winterfest in Burien. You and your family are invited to stop by and have your photo taken with Santa, compliments of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate located at 930 SW 152nd St, Burien WA 98166.
TACOMA CHARLES DICKENS FESTIVAL
SAT Dickens Festival at Stadium has street singers, a fun run, carriage rides, vendors, a luminary parade, and a formal ball with an orchestra in Tacoma’s Stadium District. Santa at conservatory. Victorian concert Sun.
NORMANDY PARK TREE LIGHTING DIAPER DRIVE
SUN Stop by the Normandy Park Towne Center at 5PM for the Tree Lighting Diaper Drive to benefit Tree House. Call 206-313-HOME (4663) with any questions. Sponsored by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate and offering events like free Santa pictures, carolers, snow and more!
BALLARD HOLIDAY EXCHANGE
SUN No money changes hands at the Holiday Party & Barter Fair. Instead bring things you cooked, made, or do as a service to trade at Ballard Alki Lodge. Free.
AUBURN NORTHWEST TOY RUN
SUN Join car enthusiasts from around the northwest at Pacific Raceways for their Annual Northwest Toy Run for Toys for Tots. Admission is free with one new, unwrapped toy per person or $5 donation per person without toy.
PUYALLUP VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS
NOW-SUN A Victorian Country Christmas has 560 booths with vendors in Victorian costumes selling art, jewelry, decorations, clothing, and toys at the Puyallup Fair & Events Center.
NORTH BEND SANTA TRAIN
NOW-DEC 20 The Northwest Railway Museum runs a popular 20-minute Santa Train from North Bend to the Snoqualmie Depot for cookies and a visit with Santa Claus on Nov. 29, 30 & Dec. 6, 7, 13, 14, 19, 20.
EDMONDS CHRISTMAS PLAY
EVERETT AND TACOMA SEATTLE MEN’S CHORUS
LAKE WASHINGTON CHRISTMAS SHIPS PARADE
NOW-DEC 23 Ride onboard with the choir or listen from shore at a bonfire during Christmas Ship Festival. See schedule.
ISSAQUAH REINDEER FESTIVAL
NOW-DEC 23 Visit Cougar Mountain Zoo when it’s decorated like the North Pole to welcome Santa with his reindeer and sleigh during the Issaquah Reindeer Festival.
BELLEVUE HOLIDAY SHOW
NOW -DEC 24 Enjoy the 10th anniversary of Snowflake Lane at the Bellevue Collection, a 20-minute show of lights nightly at 7 p.m., music, snow, and enthusiastic young drummers in uniform on the sidewalks of Snowflake Lane (Bellevue Way). Free.
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.
SEATTLE CHRISTMAS IMPROV
SEATTLE DICKENS CLASSIC
NOW-DEC 28 A Christmas Carol is Charles Dickens’ holiday classic about the miraculous transformation of miserly Ebenezer Scrooge at ACT Theatre.
SEATTLE NUTCRACKER BALLET
NOW-DEC 28 This is the final season for Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Nutcracker, a holiday tradition for Seattle families and ballet lovers, with a live orchestra, magnificent sets and costumes, and a huge cast in McCaw Hall at Seattle Center. Discount tickets.
SEATTLE ZOO LIGHTS
NOW-JAN 4 WildLights has 500,000 lights in animal shapes, real reindeer, night creatures, a carousel, indoor play, and carolers at Woodland Park Zoo. 8:30 p.m. nightly,.
BELLEVUE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS
NOW-JAN 3 Enjoy over a ½ million colorful lights and displays at Garden d’Lights in Bellevue Botanical Garden. Free nights are Dec. 1 - 4 and 8 - 11.
TACOMA ZOO LIGHTS
NOW-JAN 4 Bundle up to admire half a million holiday lights and displays at Zoolights, warm up in the steamy South Pacific Aquarium, ride a camel, or take a spin on the carousel at Tacoma’s Point Defiance Zoo.
MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND
· The Pyramid
· Life Partners
4700 42nd Avenue SW, Seattle, WA 98116
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