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Best of This Weekend in Seattle November 16 – 18

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Seattle International Auto Show
Wednesday – Sunday
November 14 – 18
Wednesday-Thursday 1:00pm – 8:30pm
Friday 1:00pm – 9:00pm
Saturday 10:00am – 9:00pm
Sunday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Century Link Field Event Center
800 Occidental Avenue S.
Seattle, WA 98134
206.542.3551
http://www.seattleautoshow.com

Seattle’s annual showcase of all that’s new in cars, trucks, exotics, supercars, electrics and all the latest models from the world’s automobile makers.

Quilt, Craft and Sewing Festival
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
November 15, 16 and 17
10:00am – 5:00pm
Puyallup Fair and Events Center
110 9th Ave SW
Puyallup, WA 98371
253.845.1771
http://www.rustybarn.com

At the Quilt, Craft and Sewing Festival you will find a wide variety of Sewing, Quilting, Needle-Art and Craft supply exhibits from many quality companies. In addition, you will have the opportunity to participate in one or more of the many “Make and Take” workshops or FREE educational seminars. Your ticket is good for all 3 days of each show, so please take your time and don’t miss any of the exciting new products, techniques or educational ideas. $10.00 Adults/Seniors, children under 12 Free! Visit http://www.rustybarn.com for online coupons.

Best of the Northwest Art and Craft Show
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
November 16, 17 and 18
Friday and Saturday 10:00am – 6:00pm
Sunday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Smith Cove Cruise Terminal 91
2001 West Garfield Street
Seattle, WA 98119
http://www.nwartalliance.com

For over 20 years Seattle’s Best of the Northwest shows have been an “incubator” for those who create tangible art. It provides a place where Northwesterners who appreciate hand-made art and fine crafts can meet and buy directly from the artists and artisans who create the work. Live music, local wineries, fashion show and more.

International Gem and Jewelry Show
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
November 16, 17 and 18
Friday 12:00pm – 6:00pm
Saturday 10:00am – 6:00pm
Sunday 11:00am – 5:00pm
Seattle Center
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98109
http://www.intergem.com

International Gem & Jewelry Shows provide their customers spectacular jewelry events! With more than 100 shows a year in over 90 locations across the country, their brand has stood the test of time. They provide the largest selection, highest quality at the lowest prices, weekend after show weekend. Come see what’s in store for you! Children 8 and under not permitted. Tickets available online.

Yulefest
Saturday and Sunday
November 17 and 18
10:00am – 5:00pm
Nordic Heritage Museum
3014 Northwest 67th Street
Seattle, WA 98117
206.789.5707
http://www.nordicmuseum.org

Begin the holiday season at this year’s Yulefest! At this popular Nordic Christmas celebration you can enjoy traditional Scandinavian entertainment featuring fiddlers, singers, and folk dancers; shop for hand-crafted gifts from our many Nordic-inspired vendors, and finish your gift shopping early this year! ou can even stock up for your holiday get-togethers at Goodies to Go where Nordic sweets are available for take-home purchase. Yulefest is perfect for the entire family, with crafts for kids and Santa Claus will even appear for photos!

Nature Walk
Saturday, November 17
10:00am – 11:00am
Oak Tree Park
(74th & Cedar near playground)
Tacoma, WA 98404
253.591.6439
http://www.metroparkstacoma.org

Explore Tacoma’s Parks during this free naturalist-led walk. Discover amazing plants and animals and how they adapt to the seasons. Not recommended for strollers or children under 3. Free. Walks are organized and led by Tacoma Nature Center staff.

Duwamish Heritage Day
Saturday, November 17
10:00am – 12:00pm
Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
4705 W Marginal Way SW
Seattle, WA 98106
206.431.1582
http://www.duwamishtribe.org

It’s National Native American Heritage Month. Sing, dance & drum, enjoy Frybread and shop at the Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center.

Fantasy Lights Walk Sneak Preview
Sunday, November 18
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Sprinker Recreation Center
14824 South C Street
Tacoma, WA 98444
253-841-8515
http://www.piercecountywa.org/parks

Bring your camera for the one-time-only sneak preview walk through Fantasy Lights, which will be a drive-through only starting on Thanksgiving! Fantasy Lights features almost 300 displays, many animated. The fee is $4 per person or $12 for a family of 4; ages 3 and younger are free. Strollers and wheelchairs are welcome. No dogs, please.

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