A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Nov. 20-26, 2015.

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Animal events

Turkey Toss

SAT Zoo carnivores feast on raw turkey treats, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $9.25-$13.75 (206-548-2500 or zoo.org).

Cool City Pets

SAT Small animals available for adoption including rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, rats, birds, reptiles, ferrets, mice, adoption fees $15-$40, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Animal Shelter, 2061 15th Ave. W., Seattle (206-386-7387 or seattle.gov/animalshelter/).

“Oldies But Goodies” pet adoption discount

ONGOING Reduced adoption fees on all cats and dogs over the age of 8 through Nov., noon-6 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays, Homeward Pet Adoption Center, 13132 N.E. 177th Place, Woodinville (425-488-4444 or homewardpet.org).

Black Cat Friday

PLAN AHEAD Adoption fees waived on all black, black-striped, and black-spotted cats and kittens, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 27, Seattle Humane Society, 13212 S.E. Eastgate Way, Bellevue (425-641-0080 or seattlehumane.org).


Northwest Holiday Handmade

FRI-SAT Ceramics, textiles, mosaics, art yarns, etchings, paintings, sculpture by local artists, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Finnish Lutheran Church, 8504 13th Ave. N.W., Seattle (206-618-5767).

Pacific NW Needle Arts Fundraiser Holiday Sale

FRI-SAT Gift items, holiday decorations, ornaments, bake sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N., Seattle (pnnag.org).

Newport Way Library Association Used Book Sale

FRI-SAT Huge assortment of books, most $1; proceeds support library programs, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Newport Way Library, 14250 S.E. Newport Way, Bellevue (425-747-2390 or kcls.org).

Hassle Free Holiday Bazaar

FRI-SAT 100 vendors, food, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Renton Community Center, 1715 Maple Valley Highway, Renton (425-430-6700 or rentonwa.gov/living/).

Holiday Bazaar, Startup

FRI-SAT Craft vendors, bake sale, Christmas decorations, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Saturday, lunch available 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 36817 143rd Pl. S.E., Startup (360-793-0534).

Trinity Crafts & Treasures Bazaar

FRI-SUN Arts and crafts including quilts, jewelry, photography, scarves, Thrift Shop holiday items, bake sale, quilt raffle; gala opening, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday; sale continues 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 9-10 a.m. and noon-1 p.m. Sunday, Trinity Episcopal Church, 609 Eighth Ave., Seattle (206-624-5337 or trinityseattle.org).

Holiday Bazaar

SAT Vendors, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Santa visits 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Alki Masonic Hall, 4736 40th Ave. S.W., Seattle (206-650-5491).

Ayame Kai Holiday Craft Fair

SAT Hand crafted gifts with Asian flair including apparel, art, and jewelry, bake sale, Spam Musubi, bentos; proceeds benefit Keiro Northwest, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Blaine United Methodist Church, 3001 24th Ave. S., Seattle (nikkeiconcerns.org/).

Inspiring Gifts Festival

SAT Alternative gift market, world crafts, charitable organization gifts, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Magnolia United Church of Christ, 3555 W. McGraw St., Seattle (magnoliaucc.org).

Holiday Bazaar, Renton

SAT Vendors including toys, jewelry, crafts, artwork, cards, books, home décor, candles; door prizes, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Renton Technical College, 3000 N.E. Fourth St., Renton (facebook.com/PreBlackFridayHolidayBazaar/?ref=hl).

Grace Children’s Center Holiday Bazaar

SAT Crafts from 40 vendors, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Grace Children’s Center, 22975 24th Ave S., Des Moines (206-870-6091 or gotgrace.com/childrenscenter/).

Holiday Crafts Market

SAT Handmade crafts and wares by 65 vendors, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Spartan Recreation Center, 18560 First Ave. N.E., Shoreline (206-801-2600).

Puget Sound Artists’ Gift Show

SAT Pottery, turned wood, paintings, photo gifts, jewelry, glass, silk scarves, knit wear, cards, chocolates, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Artworks, 201 Second Ave. S., Edmonds (childspottery.com).

Holiday Stop & Shop

SAT Selection of women-owned vendors, snacks, beverages, door prizes, 1 p.m. Saturday, Triway Grange Hall, 3509 Seattle Hill Road, Bothell (monica.hubbe.net/shop).

Meeker Mansion Craft Sale

SAT Crafts from vendors, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring St., Puyallup; $5 admission or $4 with nonperishable food bank donation (253-848-1770 or meekermansion.org).

My Friends & More Holiday Bazaar

SAT Local crafts, refreshments, kid’s craft and play area, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Santa arrives 1 p.m. Saturday, Local 302 Union Hall, 18701 120th Ave. N.E., Bothell (craftybug.com).

Holiday Bazaar to benefit rescued horses

SAT Shopping, tack sale, Santa Pony, hot lunch available, silent auction, proceeds benefit Northwest Equine Stewardship Center help for abused and neglected horses; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church, 17922 149th St. S.E., Monroe (nwesc.org/).

Seattle Audubon Book and Gift Sale

SAT-SUN Field guides, outdoor adventure books, children’s books and toys, nature gifts, bird feeders and seed; proceeds benefit education programs; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Boulevard S., Seattle (206-652-2444 or sewardpark.audubon.org).

Arts + Crafts Open House

SAT-SUN Arts and crafts vendors, food, wine, tea; raffle to benefit Ballard High School Performing Arts Program, noon-6 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Red Square Yoga Studio, 1911 10th Ave. W, Seattle (artsandcraftsopenhouse.blogspot.com/).

Friends of Federal Way Libraries Book Sale

SAT-SUN Bargains on a variety of books, proceeds benefit library programs, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Federal Way Library, 34200 First Way S., Federal Way (253-838-3668 or kcls.org).

Powder in Puyallup Ski Swap

SAT-SUN Sale of news and used equipment and clothing hosted by White Pass Ski Patrol and Olympia Ski Club, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday; consignments accepted 5-9 p.m. Friday, Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup (253-841-5045 or olympiaskiswap.org).

Lake Forest Park Holiday Craft & Farmers Market

SUN Locally grown food for your Thanksgiving meal, crafts fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Third Place Commons, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Lake Forest Park (206-366-3302 or thirdplacecommons.org).

Mercer Island Farmers Market Harvest Celebration

SUN Fresh produce, arts and crafts by 45 local farmers and vendors, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Mercerdale Park, 77th Avenue Southeast and Southeast 32nd Street, Mercer Island (206-232-8148 or mifarmersmarket.org).


Pie Party for Food Justice

SAT Sweet and savory pies from local bakers, beverages, food advocacy stories to support Northwest Farm Bill Action Group’s food justice advocacy and education work, 5 p.m. Saturday, Union Cultural Center, 803 S. King St., Seattle; $20 suggested donation includes 4 tasting tickets (nwfoodfight.org/blog/pie-party-for-food-justice).

Green Lake Gobble

SUN 5K and 10K run/walk to benefit Union Gospel Mission, 9:30 a.m. Sunday; registration opens 8 a.m., free kids’ dash, 9:10 a.m., post race celebration, beer garden, Mashed Potato Munch Off eating contest with 8 contestants chosen by raffle, Green Lake Park, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N., Seattle; $40-$50, nonperishable food donations requested (promotionevents.com/Thanksgiving/Info.html).

Turkey Trot 5K and Fun Walk

SUN Run or walk for individuals or teams of 4 or more, music, proceeds benefit Hopelink, serving homeless and low-income families in King County, 10 a.m. Sunday, Marina Park, 25 Lake Shore Plaza, Kirkland; $35-$40 (425-897-3703 or hope-link.org).

Seattle Turkey Trot

NOV. 26 Casual, 5K run/walk, 9 a.m. Nov. 26, 32nd Avenue Northwest and Northwest 85th Street to Golden Gardens Park, Seattle; $15-$35 (seattleturkeytrot.org).

Thanksgiving Day Indoor Cycling classes

NOV. 26 Classes for ages 13 and older, all fitness levels welcome, 7, 8:15 and 9:30 a.m. Nov. 26, South Bellevue Community Center, 14509 S.E. Newport Way, Bellevue; free with gift card to Target or Fred Meyer to purchase gifts for disadvantaged kids; preregistration required (425-452-4240).

Bainbridge Island Turkey Trot

NOV. 26 5K run/walk to benefit Helpline House, 8:30 a.m. Nov. 26, Battle Point Park, Bainbridge; $10-$30 (bainbridgeturkeytrot.org/).


Skandia Dance

FRI Dance workshop, 7:30 p.m., dance to live Scandinavian music, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $15, kids free (425-954-5262 or skandia-folkdance.org).

Beaujolais Nouveau Wine Concert and Dance

SAT Concert cabaret and dancing with Rouge, small plates, wine, 7 p.m. Saturday, Maximilien, Pike Place Market, 81A Pike St., Seattle; $10-$15 (206-706-3322 or beaujolais.maximilienrestaurant.com).

Northwest Dance

SAT Dance workshop, 7:30 p.m., dance to swing, waltz, blues music by The Valse Cafe Orchestra, ballgown and tuxes welcome, no jeans; bring potluck snack, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Swedish Club, 1920 Dexter Ave. N., Seattle; $15 (206-781-1238 or nwdance.net).

Change the World

SAT Rock/pop, swing, ballroom, country music by DJ, for ages 18 and older, singles and couples, proceeds benefit local organizations to help the homeless, 8 p.m. Saturday, Rockin’ Horse Dance Barn, 11820 150th Ave. S.E., Renton; $12 (425-255-9211).

Sno-King International Folk Dance Club

SAT Folk dancing, dance lesson, 7 p.m. Saturday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $7 (206-524-7360 or sno-king.org).

Food events

Kirkland Wine Walk

FRI Samples by local wineries at downtown Kirkland businesses, 5 p.m. Friday, The Heathman Hotel, 220 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland; $25-$30 (kirklanddowntown.org/kirkland-wine-walk/).

Gilman Village Wine Walk

FRI Live music, snacks and local boutique wines poured in tasting locations at Gilman Village shops, 6 p.m. Friday, Gilman Village, 317 N.W. Gilman Blvd., Issaquah; $25-$30 (downtownissaquah.com/).

Pancake Breakfast, Bothell

SAT Pancakes, eggs, sausage, all ages welcome, proceeds support senior services; 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell; $5 (425-487-2441 or northshoreseniorcenter.org).

Salmon Bay School Pancake Breakfast and Fair Trade Fair

SAT Breakfast, 9 a.m.-noon, $7/person or $25/family; Fair Trade Fair vendors, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free admission, proceeds support Winter Enrichment Scholarships and donations to Safe Passage in Guatemala City and Heifer International, 9 a.m. Saturday, Salmon Bay School, 1810 N.W. 65th St., Seattle; $7-$25 (206-252-1781).

Skagit Wine & Beer Festival

SAT Wine, beer, spirits, food, chocolate, cheese tastes, 4 p.m. Saturday, Best Western Skagit Valley Inn, 2300 Market St., Mount Vernon; $50-$70 (360-428-8547 or mountvernonchamber.com/).

Thanksgiving Day Dinner Cruise

NOV. 26 Thanksgiving buffet of traditional holiday selections, views of Seattle, 2.5 hour cruise, noon and 5 p.m. Nov. 26, Seattle and Kirkland; $39-$74, ages 4 and younger free (206-223-2060 or waterwayscruises.com/).

Holiday events

North Pole at the Fair

FRI-SUN Santa’s house with office, library full of Christmas themed children’s books, Mrs. Claus Candy Store and Kitchen, workshop, toy museum, media den showing Christmas movies, Elf Village activities, Santa photos available by reservation or day of visit; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday-Sunday and 24-25, 27; Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $5/admission, under age 2 free; additional charge for Santa photos, Santa’s workshop craft and food (253-841-5045 or northpoleatthefair.com/).

Gingerbread House Day & Workshops

SAT Gingerbread house workshops, create a house to take home or enter it in Gingerbread House contest, all ages welcome; 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday, Country Village, 23718 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell; $35-$40 includes supplies (425-483-2250 or countryvillagebothell.com/).


SAT-SUN Nordic Christmas celebration and sale of handcrafted wares, traditional Scandinavian Christmas food and drinks, music and dancing, visit from Santa, raffle, silent auction. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 N.W. 67th St., Seattle; $5 admission, ages 12 and younger free (206-789-5707 or nordicmuseum.org).

Seattle Festival of Trees

SAT-DEC. 2 Display of ornately decorated Christmas trees, each with photo and story of Seattle Children’s patient, on display Saturday-Dec. 2, free; Celebration with entertainment, Christmas stories, lighting of the grand lobby tree, Seattle Children’s patients, friends and family, sale of holiday items, photos with Santa, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Fairmont Olympic Hotel, 411 University St., Seattle; free (seattlefestivaloftrees.com).

Gingerbread Village

TUE-JAN. 3 Display of creations made of candies and treats with “May The Holidays Be With You” theme inspired by scenes from Star Wars movies, on display 24 hours a day Nov. 24-Jan. 3, Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 1400 Sixth Ave., Seattle; free, donations collected for JDRF Northwest Chapter for research for a cure for type 1 diabetes (gingerbreadvillage.myevent.com/).

Teddy Bear Suite

NOV. 26-DEC. 27 Decorated teddy bear wonderland room, Nov. 26-Dec. 27, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Dec. 25, Fairmont Olympic Hotel, 411 University St., Seattle; free, donations collected for Seattle Children’s Hospital (fairmont.com/seattle/activities-services/events-calendar/).

Swanson’s Reindeer Festival

ONGOING Santa’s reindeer Dasher and Blitzen and Curley the camel, model train village, music on weekends, sale of Christmas trees and seasonal plants, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. through Dec. 24, Swansons Nursery, 9701 15th Ave. N.W., Seattle (206-782-2543 or swansonsnursery.com).

Macy’s Holiday Parade and Star Lighting

PLAN AHEAD Holiday parade with floats, costumed characters and Santa, 9 a.m. Nov. 27, Pine Street from Seventh Avenue to Fifth Avenue, on Fifth Avenue to University Street, on University Street to Fourth Avenue, on Fourth Avenue to Pine Street, concluding at Macy’s; lighting of the Macy’s star with fireworks (weather permitting), 5 p.m. Nov. 27, Seattle (holidaysinseattle.com/holidays).

Seattle Center Winterfest

PLAN AHEAD Winter village and model train display, food vendors, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily Nov. 27-Dec. 31, Seattle Center Armory; Winterfest Ice Rink, Nov. 27-Jan. 3, Fisher Pavilion, $2-$7 includes skate rental; Seattle Center, Seattle (206-684-7200 or seattlecenter.com/winterfest).

Woodland Park Zoo WildLights

PLAN AHEAD Wild animals and wild places light displays, reindeer, music, activities, 5:30-8:30 p.m. daily Nov. 27- Jan. 3, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $6.95-$9.95 (206-548-2500 or zoo.org).

Snowflake Lane

PLAN AHEAD Toy Soldier drummers, costumed characters, Jingle Belle Dancers, music, lights, falling snow, 7 p.m. daily Nov. 27-Dec. 24 downtown Bellevue (bellevuedowntown.com).

Holiday Tea, Christianson’s Nursery

PLAN AHEAD Holiday tradition in 1888 Schoolhouse, donations benefit Friendship House, four seatings noon-5 p.m. Nov. 28, Christianson’s Nursery, Mount Vernon; $10 donation requested, space limited, reservations required (360-466-3821 or christiansonsnursery.com/).

Santa Train

PLAN AHEAD Vintage train excursion with snacks, visit with Santa in the seasonally-decorated Snoqualmie Depot, children receive small gift from Santa, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on the hour Nov. 28-29, Dec. 5-6, 12-13, 18-19, Northwest Railway Museum, Snoqualmie; $22, advance purchase recommended (425-888-3030 or trainmuseum.org).

Museum events

Seattle Rep at Museum of Flight

SAT Seattle Repertory Theatre team discuss “Come From Away” musical based on events of Sept. 11, 2001, noon Saturday, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; $12-$20 (206-764-5720 or museumofflight.org).

Family STEM Day: 3D Printing

SAT Design, build, tinker, for children and adults to explore the world of automobiles and its relation to science, technology, engineering, and math, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, LeMay — America’s Car Museum, 2702 East D St., Tacoma (253-779-8490 or americascarmuseum.org/).

Park events

Arboretum walk

SUN Walk to learn about forest ecosystems and how they work, the Arboretum’s collection of plants and how they fit into our forests, 1 p.m. Sunday, Graham Visitor Center, 2300 Arboretum Dr. East, Seattle; free (206-543-8800 or uwbotanicgardens.org).

Native Plant Talk

SUN Muckleshoot Tribe expert and historian discusses ethnobotany of plants and how Native Americans used them, followed by a short walk to identify plants; ages 12+, 1 p.m. Sunday, Lewis Creek Park and Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd. S.E., Bellevue; free, preregistration required, Course 96334 (425-452-4195 or MyParksAndRecreation.com).

Japanese Garden

THRU NOV. 29 3.5 acre formal garden, open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, Seattle Japanese Garden, 1075 Lake Washington Blvd. E., Seattle; $4-$6 (206-684-4725 or seattlejapanesegarden.org/).


Living History Series

SUN Seattle Public Library hosts Clay Jenkinson portraying Civil War veteran and explorer John Wesley Powell, noon Sunday, Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Ave., Seattle; free (206-652-4255).


Turkey Trot

NOV. 26 5K or 10K run, 10 a.m. Nov. 26, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; $5-$10, food bank donations collected (120-633-5930 or magnusonseries.org/).

Norpoint Turkey Trot

NOV. 26 Holiday activities, 5K chip timed run, 5K and 2 mile run/walk, kids’ dash, turkey costume contest, 9 a.m. Thursday, Center at Norpoint, 4818 Nassau Ave. N.E., Tacoma; $20-$30 (metroparkstacoma.org/trot).

La Conner Turkey Trot

NOV. 26 5K fun run, 8 a.m. Nov. 26, La Conner High School, 502 N. Sixth St., La Conner; $15 (lovelaconner.com/la-conner-turkey-trot/).

The Ugly Sweater Run

PLAN AHEAD Run, walk or prance through a winter wonderland of holiday inflatables, music; Best Ugly Sweater, Kids Sweater and Pet Sweater contests, 11 a.m. Nov. 28, Marymoor Park, Redmond; $40-$50 (theuglysweaterrun.com).

Seattle Marathon

PLAN AHEAD Full and half marathon run, walk, 7:15 a.m. Nov. 29, Seattle Center, Seattle; $105-$135, no day of event registration (seattlemarathon.org).

Special interest

International Games Day, Seattle Public Library

SAT Classic and new board games for all ages, noon-5 p.m. Saturday, Ballard Library, 5614 22nd Ave. N.W. (206-684-4089); Netrunner card game for teens and adults, board games for kids, 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Fremont Library, 731 N. 35th St. (206-684-4084); classic board games for all ages, noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Magnolia Library, 2801 34th Ave. S. (206-386-4225); board and video games for teens, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Northeast Library, 6801 35th Ave. N.E. (260-684-7539); classic and new board and card games for all ages, 1-6 p.m. Saturday, Queen Anne Library, 400 W. Garfield St., Seattle (206-386-4227).

Walkable Northgate

WED Feet First and others celebrate the future Northgate Pedestrian Bridge connecting North Seattle College and Northgate light rail station, grass roots coalitions and walkable communities, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, The Watershed Pub & Kitchen, 10104 Third Ave. N.E., Seattle (feetfirst.org).

Travel events

Gutsy Women

SAT Informal gathering for women to share travel experiences, 9 a.m. Saturday, Wide World Books & Maps, 4411 Wallingford Ave. N., Seattle (206-634-3453 or wideworldtravelstore.com).

Travel seminars

SAT Chile, 10 a.m., Thailand and Angkor Watt, 1 p.m. Saturday, Savvy Traveler, 112 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; free, by reservation (425-744-6076 or savvytraveleredmonds.com/).


Holiday lights work party

SAT Help decorate downtown for the holiday season, free pizza at noon, 9 a.m. Saturday, Hailstone Feed store, 232 Front St., Issaquah (downtownissaquah.com).