Kent Winterfest Celebration
Holiday story time, 3:30 p.m., Kent Library; arrival of Santa at Kids’ Santa Parade, the mayor presents the key to the city to Santa, 4:30 p.m.; lighting of the Christmas tree and Town Square synchronized to music, 5:30 p.m.; music, craft projects, activities until 9 p.m. Saturday, Town Square Plaza Park, Smith Street and Second Avenue, Kent (kcdays.com/winterfest).
Holiday Swag Event: Materials provided to make a holiday swag, wreath or garland, bring greens if you have them, 9 a.m.-noon or while supplies last, U District Farmers Market, University Way between Northeast 50th and Northeast 52nd Street, Seattle (www.seattlefarmersmarkets.org
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day:
Overview of aviation aspects, 2:30 p.m.; streaming memorial events live from the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor in Oahu, Hawaii, 3:30-5 p.m. Saturday; visitors who were alive on Dec. 7, 1941 invited to share their memories, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; $10-$18 (206-764-5720 or www.museumofflight.org
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Gifts and Greens Galore: Locally sourced greens, wreaths, swags, garlands, Arboretum Shop books, jewelry, holiday items, food, proceeds benefit the Arboretum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; wreath-making demonstration at noon; Graham Visitors Center, 2300 Arboretum Drive E., Washington Park Arboretum, Seattle (www.arboretumfoundation.org
Winter Wonderland Saturdays: Holiday crafts, nature activities, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, free; truck-drawn hay-wagon ride around Seward Park with an Audubon naturalist, hourly 10 a.m.-2 p.m., $5/person, reservations available, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle (206-652-2444 or www.brownpapertickets.com/producer/17346
Edmonds Woodway High School Craft Fair: Jewelry, ornaments, crafts from 70 vendors to support school music programs, performances by EWHS jazz bands, orchestra and choir, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Edmonds-Woodway High School, 7600 212th St. S.W., Edmonds (ewhsmusic.com
Redmond Lights: Holiday lights, music, kids’ activities, City Hall Plaza; luminary walk to Redmond Town Center for treats, kids’ crafts, entertainment, 4 p.m. Saturday, Redmond City Hall Plaza, 15670 N.E. 85th St., Redmond (redmondlights.com).
Victorian Country Christmas Festival: Victorian village with 560 stores including jewelry, art, tools, ornaments, toys, food vendors, entertainment, Santa visits, carousel, horse-drawn carriage rides, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $8-$11 (253-841-5045 or www.avictoriancountrychristmas.com).
Madeline McKenzie: email@example.com.