If you’re up for a road trip, want to see a little snow and get into the spirit of the holidays, there are some great places to go this weekend.

Opening Ski Weekend
November 18 – 20
Crystal Mountain Resort
33914 Crystal Mountain Blvd.
Enumclaw, WA 98022

Crystal is planning to run the Gondola & Green Valley chair on Friday, November 18 and tickets will be reduced to $35. They hope to open more lifts on Saturday, November 19.

Wenatchee Festival of Trees
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
November 18, 19 and 20
Performing Arts Center of Wenatchee
123 N. Wenatchee Avenue
Wenatchee, WA 98807

Wenatchee’s kickoff to the holiday season is three days of holiday fun. A silent auction, ladies’ night out, shopping in Festival lane, arts and crafts projects, huge tree displays, live auction, and gala dinner. The stage is transformed into the Kids’ Gingerbread Factory on Sunday afternoon.

Local Artist Trunk Show
Saturday and Sunday
November 19 and 20
9:00am – 4:00pm
Long Beach Coffee Roasters
811 Pacific Ave S
Long Beach, WA 98631

Featuring paintings, pottery, photography, jewelry, handbags, and more by local peninsula artists including Don Nisbett, Debra Tolva, and Renee Newstrum. Meet with artists, have a coffee, and check off your holiday gift lists. Large purchases recieve a coupon for free coffee drinks!

Custer’s Christmas Arts and Crafts Show
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
November 18, 19 and 20
Spokane Fair and Expo Center
404 N Havana Street
Spokane, WA 99202

See over 300 of the finest Artists and Crafters from across the US covering 78,000 square feet of exhibit space. This is the largest show of it’s kind in the Inland Northwest! Hand Blown Glass, Beaded Jewelry, Watercolors, Quilted Wall Hangings, Hand Thrown Pottery, Whimsical Painted Furniture, Metal Sculpture, Fabric Santas, Photography, Woodworking, Candles and more. Specialty and gourmet foods including huckleberry products, vinegars and mustards, wheat berry chili, jams and fudge.

Christmas Moments
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
November 18, 19 and 20
Benton County Fairgrounds
1500 S. Oak Street
Kennewick, WA 99337

A magical holiday marketplace in three buildings over three days. Over 150 exhibitors with handcrafted and unique gift items. Gourmet foods, visits with Frosty the Snowman and SANTA, and meet Karolyn Grimes, who played ZuZu in the Jimmy Stewart classic It’s a Wonderful Life. Bring a toy for the Toys for Tots program, too.

Holiday Wine Festival
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
November 18, 19 and 20
11:00am – 5:00pm
Spokane Wineries

Take a self-guided tour of 19 Spokane wineries and enjoy a weekend of wine tasting and festivities. Discounts at select locations, and wine inspired holiday gift ideas.


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