A weekend calendar of events for families.
Sale of thousands of cookies from local bakeries, restaurants, hotels, caterers and culinary schools, proceeds benefit Seattle Milk Fund, 10 a.m., while supplies last, $7.50/dozen or 75 cents each; children’s gingerbread-house activity available, $8; Macy’s, 1601 Third Ave., Seattle (206-506-4386).
Story of the Aerocar
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Presentation of the museum’s new 1968 Aerocar II and accompanying exhibit with book signing by Jake Schultz, author of “A Drive in the Clouds: Story of the Aerocar,” 2 p.m., Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; museum admission $7.50-$14 (206-764-5720).
Magic Season Fireside Storytelling Event
Stories by longtime residents about growing up in Bellevue, display of historic and modern toys and a special Santa Collection recently donated to the Eastside Heritage Center; make a craft to take home and join a docent tour of the Winters House and grounds, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Winters House, 2102 Bellevue Way S.E., Bellevue; free (425-450-1049).
Team Seattle Open House
Kick off for team participating in the 24 Hours at Daytona endurance race in January; meet Team Seattle drivers with show-car display, snacks, posters and team clothing available; proceeds benefit Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, noon-5 p.m., Barrier Motors Audi Dealership, 1533 120th Ave. N.E., Bellevue (425-643-3000).
Horse-drawn-wagon hayrides leave every half hour, 3-7 p.m., $10/adults, $5/ages 4-12; Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle (206-684-7026).
Winterfest Holiday Film Series
Free movie and popcorn, “Santa Claus is Coming To Town,” 7 p.m. Seattle Center House, Seattle (206-684-7200).
Pathway of Lights
Walk of lights around the lake pathway with strolling carolers and music, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Green Lake Park, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N., Seattle (206-684-4075 or www.cityofseattle.net/parks/park spaces/greenlak.htm).
Renton History Museum Family Program
Historical and folk toys from around the world, for ages 5 through adult, 11 a.m., Renton History Museum, 235 Mill Ave. S., Renton; $1-$3 (425-255-2330).
Christmas of 1859 at Fort Steilacoom
Tour the candle- and lantern-lit quarters re-creating Christmas merry-making in 1859 with tree-trimming, dancing, caroling and children’s activities; gift shop available, 4-7:30 p.m., Fort Steilacoom, 9601 Steilacoom Blvd. S.W., Lakewood; $4/adult, $2/child or $8/family (253-756-3928).
Imagine Children’s Museum holiday events
North Pole Party activities for kids including Rudolph’s live reindeer buddies, Santa’s workshop, Kringle’s Candy Kitchen, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., included with $6.50 museum admission; Imagine Children’s Museum, 1502 Wall St., Everett; $40-$50 (425-258-1006).
Holidays at MOHAI
Featuring display of dozens of Rockwell Saturday Evening Post holiday-cover illustrations through Jan. 15, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; Home for the Holidays family activities, crafts, today and Sunday; Father Christmas visit, Sunday; Museum of History & Industry, 2700 24th Ave. E., Seattle; museum admission $5-$7 (206-324-1126).
Children’s Christmas in Scandinavia
Hands-on holiday crafts for kids, storytelling and the traditional Swedish Lucia procession, singing of Christmas carols and dancing around the Christmas tree, 1-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 N.W. 67th St., Seattle (206-789-5707).
Seasonal discovery hike
Nature walk focusing on identifying native plants in their dormant stage and observing seasonal changes, 1-3 p.m. Sunday, IslandWood, 4450 Blakely Ave. N.E., Bainbridge Island; suggested donation $5/person (206-855-4300).
Holiday décor, entertainment, train display, ice rink, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. daily, hours may vary with special events, Center House; carousel, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Fisher Pavilion, $1; Seattle Center, Seattle (206-684-7200 ).
Festivals of Light
Traditional decorations, music, dance, storytelling and art from cultures around the world: celebrating Las Posadas, today, Kwanzaa, Sunday-Dec. 15, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, The Children’s Museum, Seattle Center House, Seattle; $6.50-$7.50 (206-441-1768 or www.thechildrensmuseum.org).
Bellevue Magic Season
Snowflake Lane nightly light show with falling snow, live toy soldiers, carolers, music and light show, ice rink, 7 p.m. daily through Dec. 24 and Dec. 26-31, along the sidewalks of Bellevue Way and Northeast Eighth Street, Bellevue (425-453-1223 or www.magicseason.com).