1. Classic movie screening. “White Christmas” Sing-Along. SIFF Film Center, SIFF. Show times on Friday at 5:30 p.m., Saturday at 4:30 p.m., and Sunday at 4:30 p.m. Enjoy the holidays with the ultimate Christmas movie classic, “White Christmas”, starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney and Vera Ellen. As fate would have it, four new friends join in cahoots and head to Vermont for a winter getaway, filled with adventure, singing and dancing. Enjoy the 1954 classic film at the SIFF Film Center all weekend long. Follow the link here for more event details.
2. Holiday arts market. United Indians Holiday Art Market. Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center, Seattle. Event runs from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Just in time for the holidays, enjoy the holiday market of authentic Native American artwork, clothing, jewelry and much more. Many tribes, cultures styles and media will be represented to enjoy this weekend. A salmon lunch with Indian tacos will be served, with live entertainment by native performing artists will also be available for free to enjoy at the center. For more event details, follow the link here.
3. Eastside festive show. Snowflake Lane Presented by The Bellevue Collection, Bellevue Square. Nov. 29-Dec. 24. Nightly at 7 p.m. Every night, a parade of 300 toy drummers, jingle bell dancers, stilt walkers and Snow Flurries Color Guard performers, plus 16 lighted floats fill the street. Experience the magical parade of Christmas music classics, festive characters, lights and falling snow. The free performance is held nightly in between Northeast Fourth and Northeast Eighth streets in downtown Bellevue. For more details, follow the link here.
4. Interactive holiday lights. Lumaze. Smith Cove Cruise Terminal at Pier 91, Seattle. Nov. 29- Jan. 4. The display will be open nightly at various times (Dec. 20: 4-11p.m., Dec. 21: 1-11 p.m., Dec. 22: 1-9 p.m.) Immerse yourself in the kid-friendly, indoor wonderland of magical lights and structures. Enjoy interactive hanging Christmas lights, with illuminated structures, daily live entertainment and delicious foods and drinks to purchase. Kids can play on bouncy reindeer structures, stop by the LED hopscotch and swings, ride Louise the Locomotive and get a picture taken with Santa. For more details, follow the link here.
5. Hilarious musical hits 5th Ave. “Mrs. Doubtfire,” 5th Avenue Theatre, Seattle. Open select nights from Nov. 26 to Jan. 4, 2020. The beloved comedy film hits center stage in the new musical adaptation, starring Rob McClure as Daniel Hillard/Mrs. Doubtfire and Jenn Gambatese as Miranda Hillard, to name a few. The theater adaption will not disappoint, featuring joyful musical numbers, comedic character moments, and heartfelt moments about family and love. Follow the link here for tickets and show time details.
6. Holidays with the Reindeer. Swanson Reindeer Festival, Swanson Nursery, Seattle. Nov. 9- Dec. 24. Nothing feels like the holidays quite like buying a Christmas tree, petting reindeer, or getting your picture taken with Santa at the Swanson Reindeer Festival. Don’t miss the model trains on display or the Seattle Humane Society Maxmobile adoption bus on-site on select days to find your next furry friend. Follow the link here for more event details.
7. A Christmas classic. ACT Theatre presents “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens. Open select nights from Nov. 29 to Dec. 28 at the ACT Theatre in Seattle. The holiday classic musical returns to the stage this season. Adapted by Gregory Falls and directed by Kelly Kitchens, this is the story of the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future. Three ghostly visitors will follow Ebenezer Scrooge’s transformative journey through time, discovering more about his past, present and future through the eyes of those around him. Come sing, dance and celebrate the season with Tiny Tim, Scrooge and the whole cast. Follow the link here for more details.
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