There are lots of Santa sightings this weekend, plus fun family events, markets, parades, food and drink and more to mark the merriness of the season. Here are some of our favorite happenings.
In the Northwest, the holidays are celebrated on land and sea! Head out of town for the weekend and visit the Bavarian town of Leavenworth, the historic port towns of Port Townsend, Westport or Ilwaco, or the Scandanavian themed Poulsbo for a magical weekend with the family.
World AIDS Day has been observed every year on December 1 since 1987. Between 2011 and 2015 the theme is “Getting to Zero”, according to the World Health Organization. It’s a time to raise awareness, support our communities and push towards greater access to treatment for all. Here’s what’s happening in Puget Sound.
Buddy the Elf is bringing the North Pole to Seattle this holiday season when ELF – The Musical takes over The 5th Avenue Theatre on November 30! Be sure to get your tickets, online or at Elf – The Store inside Pacific Place Seattle!
Mark your calendars and get out those razors! It’s time to Shave the Date. Men across the globe will shave their faces on Movember 1st and start growing their moustache for 30 days. Movember is the global men’s health charity that encourages men to grow and women to support the Mo (slang for moustache) during the month of November to raise awareness and funds for men’s health.
The former NBC Nightly News anchor will be interviewed by executive editor of the Seattle Times, David Boardman, in front of a live audience.
Professional road cyclist Tyler Farrar is making an appearance in Seattle on November 30, telling of his cycling experiences and overcoming personal tragedy.
There are several tree festivals benefiting local health and wellness hospitals and services in the Puget Sound region this holiday season. Take a stroll and enjoy the lights and decorations!