Events

5 Things to Do This Weekend

Events

Don't Miss These Weekend Events

Looking for fun activities to do this weekend? Consider these editor-picked events, or check out what else is happening across the Pacific Northwest in our full calendar of events.

get ready for the holidays

lights at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

ZOOLIGHTS

November 29 – January 5, Tacoma
The zoo glows with more than 700,000 lights during the holidays (except December 24); a vintage carousel and camel rides offer yet more excitement during this annual tradition. Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium.

a scene from Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol

“SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE CASE OF THE CHRISTMAS CAROL”

November 29 – December 31, Olympia
Harlequin Productions presents a Holmesian twist on the Dickens classic, written by Seattle playwright John Longenbaugh and directed by Aaron Lamb. The State Theater.

 

Bing Crosby

BING CROSBY HOLIDAY FILM FESTIVAL

December 14, Spokane
This annual festival takes place in the crooner’s hometown, featuring vintage Bing films, live entertainment and Crosby memorabilia, as well as a showing of the classic holiday movie, "White Christmas." Bing Crosby Theater.

 

people roasting marshmallows

WILDLIGHTS

November 29 – January 5, Seattle
Guests will be transported to a festive winter wonderland, complete with lights, treats, faux snowball fights, animal encounters and more. Woodland Park Zoo.

Scene from “SHOUT SISTER SHOUT!”

“SHOUT SISTER SHOUT!”

November 8–December 22, Seattle
Experience the life of the legendary Rosetta Tharpe, the godmother of rock ’n’ roll, through this new rousing musical portrait. Bagley Wright Theatre.10% AAA membership discount available online. Photo by Bronwen Houck.​

 

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Snowflake Lane

ADVERTORIAL: EXPERIENCE THE FESTIVE SEASON IN BELLEVUE

Snowfall in the Pacific Northwest can be challenging to predict, but it happens nightly at Snowflake Lane, which celebrates its 15th anniversary this holiday season. Check out this downtown Bellevue shopping center, which is full of surprises for everyone.

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