SEATTLE EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER DECEMBER 13-16, 2018

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APPALACHIAN CHRISTMAS MUSIC

THURS – Join in on an Appalachian Christmas with violinist and composer Mark O’Connor and his musical family at Moore Theatre.

CITYCLUB LUNCH

FRI – Hear local leaders discuss a year in review and current events at Seattle CityClub’sluncheon.

CELTIC CHRISTMAS

FRI – Head to this Yuletide Festival with Irish music, dance, storytelling and performances in multiple cities of Kingston, Kent, Leavenworth, Tacoma, Seattle, Mt. Vernon, and Bellevue.

BOAT PARADE

SAT – Watch and participate in the Parade of Festive Boats on Lake Union, or watch with a shoreline viewing party.   

TCHAIKOVSKY

THROUGH SUN – Learn the story of Tchaikovsky through actor and pianist Hershey Felder as he paints a tale of culture with his unforgettable music from Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, and the Nutcracker.

SANTA BAR CRAWL

SAT – Wear a Santa suit or holiday costume and head to SantaCon to spread the holiday cheer!  

SANTA LUNCH CRUISE

SAT – Join Santa and friends on the Lake Union Boat Cruise with a lunch buffet, kid’s activities and more!

TWILIGHT ZONE: LIVE

THROUGH SAT – Watch Rod Sterling’s made for TV sci-fi show live!  

SANTA TRAIN

FRI-SUN – Hop on the Northwest Railway Museum, for a 20-minute Santa Train from North Bend to Snoqualmie for a visit and cookies! Check online for closures and updated ticket info.

CRAFT FAIR

SAT-SUN – Hangar 30 in Magnuson Park hosts the Renegade Craft Fair, with food trucks, indie crafts, and a live DJ!

FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL

SUN – The popular Winter Feast Holiday Bazaar is back at the Fremont Sunday Market. Taste Seattle with various food carts and local vendors to purchase all your holiday gifting needs.

RECURRING EVENTS:

REINDEER & SANTA

THROUGH DEC 23 – Head to the Cougar Mountain Zoo for Santa’s North Pole. See Santa’s sleigh, his friendly reindeer and Father Christmas himself!

TRADITIONAL CAROLS

THROUGH DECEMBER 23  Listen to festive carols and the story of the Nativity with the Northwest Boychoir & Vocalpoint.   

REINDEER & MODEL TRAIN

THROUGH DEC 24 – View a model train circling a winter landscape and view live reindeer at the Swanson’s Nursery Reindeer Festival

CHRISTMAS IMPROV

THROUGH DEC 24 – Throw out audience suggestions and enjoy funny twists at this improvised Christmas Carol production. 

BELLEVUE STREET SHOW

THROUGH DEC 24 – Watch young dancers and musicians perform under a light show and falling snow on Snowflake Lane

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

THROUGH DEC 28 – Watch the holiday classic tale about Mr. Scrooge and a transformational journey.   

NUTCRACKER BALLET

THROUGH DEC 28 – The Pacific Northwest Ballet performs George Balanchine’s play with a live orchestra.

HOLIDAY LIGHTS TOUR

THROUGH DEC  30 – Westlake Center offers a two-hour Seattle Holiday Lights & Lore Tour for the best bright lights in Seattle.     

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS

THROUGH DEC 30  Colorful lights and displays at the Garden d’Lights in Bellevue Botanical Garden

GINGERBREAD VILLAGE

THROUGH JAN 1 – View some of the most intricate and detailed Gingerbread Village of Whoville, modeled after Dr. Seuss’ whimsical world. These creations are brought to you by Seattle’s top architects, bakers, and master builders.

WILDLIGHTS

THROUGH JAN 6 – Head to the Seattle Zoo for WildLights, over 600,000 lights in animal shapes, reindeer, carolers and Santa. The Tacoma Zoo hosts Zoolights with half a million lights and displays.

WINTERFEST

THROUGH JAN 6  Enjoy a stroll through Winterfest. See twinkling holiday lights, ice sculptors, model trains and live entertainment.

ROALD DAHL’S MATILDA

THROUGH FEB 3 – Watch this musical with everyone’s favorite kid genius, Matilda!

NEW MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND

  • Mortal Engines
  • The Mule
  • Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse
  • The Favourite
  • Once Upon A Deadpool
  • Capernaum
  • If Beale Street Could Talk
  • The Wedding (2018)
  • Maine
  • Antidote (2018)
  • Backtrace
  • Beyond White Space
  • Martyr

FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF EVENTS IN THE AREA FOR THE ENTIRE MONTH, VISIT

www.events12.com/seattle

www.bhhsnwrealestate.com

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