Get a new coat or sweater for the holidays? If you are clearing out your closet, you might consider making a donation to one of these local winter drives. Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive, Buffalo Exchange drive and Sleep Country pajama drive, all benefit local charities.
Whether it’s dressing like Elvis, running in your undies, through mud, foam, with zombies or electric lights, Seattle has got some crazy 5Ks for you in 2013. Get in shape, let loose and have fun! Here are some of our favorites.
A new tradition at The 5th, the theater again opens its doors to the public at Curtain Up! A Celebration of Musical Theater at The 5th. In conjunction with its glorious new production of Meredith Willson’s The Music Man, The 5th Avenue Theatre is hosting a fantastic, fun-filled weekend celebrating our great indigenous art form, the American Musical. The event takes place February 9-10, 2013, including a free performance of The Music Man. Families and patrons of all ages will be welcomed at The 5th to sing, dance, learn, and most of all, have fun!
Be a part of the World’s Largest Snowball Fight at Seattle Center, show your Seahawks pride at Woodland Park Zoo, or lace up your skates for one last glide across the rink in Bellevue this weekend.
Head out this weekend for the country’s FREE winter trails day, celebrate winter with a fine ale and an ice sculpture, or enjoy watching eagles in Skagit County. January is filled with fun things to do!
2013 marks the Year of the Snake on the Lunar calendar! Come out to one of these festive events – enjoy dances, to food extravaganzas, music and culture from Hmong, Japan and Vietnam!
The charming town of Chelan is transformed in to a winter paradise for this annual event. Enjoy beautiful ice sculptures, live music, a beach bonfire, polar bear splash, chili cookoff, fireworks and more.
Bring your little budding explorers to the Burke Museum this Saturday, January 5 for Archaeology Day! See unique artifacts found in our own local neighborhoods, including this cup (pictured) discovered in Laurelhurst!
Heading out of town for the close of 2012? Whether you head to the ocean or over the mountains, there are fun family-oriented events where you can sing Auld Lang Syne and welcome 2013!
If your child still needs to visit with Santa before Christmas Day, there are some great opportunities around the Sound! Santa and his helpers will be making treks to hear the wishes of every little girl and boy! Here are some of our favorite Santa events.