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Green Lake Pathway of Lights

Luminarias along the 2.8-mile path around the lake with musicians performing at four locations, visitors encouraged to bring their own lights and candles, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Green Lake Park, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N., Seattle; free, nonperishable food bank donations collected (

Santa’s Landing Party: Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive by airplane to visit with children in the museum, concert by Caspar Babypants, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; $10-$18, outdoor events free (206-764-5720 or

Julefest Scandinavian Holiday Festival: Scandinavian craft vendors, bake sale, food, music, entertainment, children’s activities, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Santa Lucia program, 2 p.m. Saturday, Issaquah Senior Center, 75 N.E. Creek Way, Issaquah; free (425-313-0193 or

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Cookies With Mrs. Claus: Free cookies for children, pony and train rides, weather permitting, noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Country Village, 23732 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell (

Fish and Shells@The Burke: Special display of fish and some of the 100,000 shells recently donated to the Burke, craft activity, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays through December, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, Seattle; $7.50-$10 (206-543-5590 or

Lake City Lions Flea Market:
60 vendors, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Ave. N.E., Seattle (206-639-8813 or

Seattle Chinese Arts Group: Traditional Chinese songs and dances, 2 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle; free (206-684-0849 or

Metro Employees Historic Vehicle Association: Santa’s Lights three-hour tour of Seattle’s best Christmas lights on historic buses, 7 p.m. Saturday, Second Avenue South and South Main Street, Seattle; $5 (206-684-1816 or

Home for the Holidays: Festivities for all ages and hundreds of adoptable pets, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; fees waived through December on all cats and rabbits 1 year old and older, Seattle Humane Society, 13212 S.E. Eastgate Way, Bellevue (425-649-7563 or

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