|Saturday, November 28, 2015
Saturday, November 28, 2015
GET TICKETS NOW! "A Charlie Brown Christmas" in Olympia:
Enjoy "A Charlie Brown Christmas" onstage with the whole family! It's the sweetest, most-cherished holiday classic, where Charlie Brown is depressed about the over-commercialization of Christmas but gets a boost by directing the annual play and learns, along with the entire cast, the true meaning of Christmas. Friday-Sunday, November 27th-December 20th. Friday performances at 7pm, Saturday & Sunday shows at 2pm. Visit www.olyft.org to purchase tickets 24 hours a day or call 360-570-1638 for more information.
Friday-Sunday, November 27th-December 20th (Friday 7pm, Saturday-Sunday 2pm)
Olympia Family Theater, 612 4th Ave. E., Olympia
GET TICKETS NOW! "The Game's Afoot" - Holmes for the Holidays:
Experience a classic Sherlock Holmes whodunit, "The Game's Afoot"! This play focuses on Broadway star William Gillette, who invites friends to his castle for the holidays and one of them loses their life. Then it's up to Gillette to assume the persona of Sherlock Holmes before the next victim is killed in a plot full of twists & silliness. Friday-Sunday, November 27th-Sunday 20th. There are also three Thursday performances: December 3rd, 10th & 17th. Shows at 7:55pm: November 27th, 28th, December 3rd-5th, 10th-12th, 17th-19th. Shows at 1:55pm: December 6th, 13th, 20th. Call 360-786-9484 or purchase tickets online.
November 27th-December 20th (Thursday-Sunday)
Olympia Little Theatre, 1925 Miller Ave. NE, Olympia
Thurston County Fair Holiday Bazaar:
Enjoy a truly festive shopping experience! Purchase everything from holiday treasures to gourmet treats or bring donations for your neighbors, as the Thurston County Food Bank and Community Youth Services are accepting non-perishable items and gently used coats, gloves and new socks. Friday-Saturday, November 27th-28th. Friday 12-4pm, Saturday 9am-4pm. For more information, call 360-786-5453 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday-Saturday, November 27th-28th (Friday 12-4pm, Saturday 9am-4pm)
Thurston County Fairgrounds Expo Center, 3054 Carpenter Rd., Lacey
GET TICKETS NOW! "Scrooge - The Musical" In Gig Harbor:
Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," beautifully adapted into a musical, comes to the Paradise Theater stage! The timeless classic first received musical treatment in 1992 and continues to delight audiences of all ages. It's perfect entertainment for the holidays! Friday-Saturday, November 20th-December 12th. Call 253-851-7529 for times, tickets and prices or visit www.paradisetheatre.org
Friday-Saturday, November 20th-December 12th. Fridays 7:30pm, Saturdays 2pm & 7:30pm
Paradise Theatre, 9911 Burnham Dr. NW, Gig Harbor
253-851-PLAY (7529) www.paradisetheatre.org
GET TICKETS NOW! Stunt Dog Experience in Tacoma:
Family favorite Chris Perondi's Stunt Dog Experience returns to Tacoma! Traveling the country performing amazing stunts since 1999, the cast of performers and rescue dogs perform with high energy, generating tremendous excitement, and have been featured on television's "Animal Planet," "The Ellen Degeneres Show" and more. Saturday, November 28th, 2:30 & 7:30pm. Tickets are $15 and $29. Get them online at www.broadwaycenter.org or call 253-591-5894.
Saturday, November 28th, 2:30pm & 7:30pm
Pantages Theater, 901 Broadway #700, Tacoma
GET TICKETS NOW! Fantasy Lights Returns:
Fantasy Lights returns to Spanaway Park! The Northwest's largest drive-through event has over 300 elaborate displays with thousands of sparkling lights, which the whole family will enjoy. Discounts are available and there are half price nights November 30th, December 1st, 2nd, 7th, 8th and 9th. Wednesday, November 26th-Friday, January 1st. For more information and directions, call 253-0798-3330 or visit www.piercecountywa.org/parks
daily November 26th-January 1st 5:30-9pm
Spanaway Park, 14905 Bresesmann Blvd. S., Spanaway
Polar Plaza Ice Skating in Tacoma!
Downtown Tacoma's Tollefson Plaza again will be a place for art, ice and everything nice this holiday season when CHI Franciscan's Polar Plaza begins its fifth year of ice skating at 17th and Pacific.
Metro Parks Tacoma is working with the Tacoma Art Museum, CHI Franciscan and other community organizations to present the winter fun. The plaza will be open Nov. 21 through Jan. 10, and the park district will manage the ice rink during much of that time; the plaza will be a focal point throughout the holidays, including being aglow during First Night, Tacoma's family friendly celebration of New Year's Eve. The district also will offer a full schedule of special events, such as nature-based activities, fitness on ice, and skate performances. A food truck will provide concessions at the site.
Besides ice skating, the plaza will feature live music every Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m., and Soar with the Seattle Thunderbirds on Nov. 22 from 2 to 4 p.m. The full music list is below:
- Nov. 21: The Pushrods 50s, 60s and 70s
- Nov. 28: DoveLand Country
- Dec. 5: Dave Calhoun Jimmy Buffet Tribute
- Dec. 12: Kim Archer Soul, Funk, Rock
- Dec. 19: Randy Litch & Guest Family Holiday Music
- Dec. 26: Entertainment Masters Karaoke Night
- Jan. 2: Kareem Kandi Jazz
- Jan. 9: The Stunt Doubles 90s Night
Tickets cost $8 for general admission, $7 for military members and people 60 or older, and $4 for children 5 and younger. Skate rentals cost $2. Tickets may be purchased at the rink or any Metro Parks Tacoma Community Center.
View Polar Plaza hours and information
For more information, visit www.PolarPlaza.com. Please call (253) 305-1022 for group rates or reservations.
Open most days - check online for schedule
Tollefson Plaza, 17th & Pacific, Tacoma
(253) 305-1022 polarplaza.com
FREE! Write Your Novel!
It's National Novel Writing Month, known as NaNoWriMo, and Tumwater Library is providing workshop instruction and inspiration on Saturdays. Use a designated workspace, the internet, printers, and get support from library staff as you create. Enjoy coffee, tea, and snacks, too, all free!
Saturday, November 14, 21, 28 from 1-4pm
Tumwater Timberland Library, 7023 New Market St SW
Cousins' Christmas Bazaar:
Saturday, November 28th Delphi Pioneer Family Chapel presents the Cousins' Christmas Bazaar with home-crafted gifts, decorations, Seahawks items, jewelry, headbands, aprons, custom towels, raffles, and soup! There will also be a bake sale and award-winning recipes (s/f & g/f), supporting R.O.O.F. and Black Lake and McLane Elementary Giving Trees. Hug mugs support Children’s Hospital.
Saturday, November 28th 10am-3pm
Black Lake Grange, 6011 Black Lake Blvd SW Olympia
FREE! Kennedy Creek Salmon Trail Open:
Salmon are returning to their native rivers to spawn! Visitors will be packing a half-mile interpretive trail with 11 viewing stations to view thousands of wild chum salmon spawning in their natural environment. Pre-arranged field trips are also available. Saturday-Sunday, October 31st-November 29th, 10am-4pm. For more information, call the South Puget Sound Salmon Enhancement Group at 360-412-0808 or visit www.spsseg.org
Saturday-Sunday, October 31st-November 29th 10am-4pm
Kennedy Creek Salmon Trail, off Old Olympic Highway, Olympia
FREE ADMISSION! Lincoln Winter Market:
The Lincoln Winter Market encourages the community to buy local! Sixty vendors will be selling cooling crafts, tasty bites, fine art and one-of-a-kind jewelry. Enjoy live music and this exciting array and local and handmade items. Free admission! Saturday, November 28th, 11am-5pm. For more information, visit email@example.com
Saturday, November 28th, 11am-5pm
Lincoln Elementary School, 213 21st Ave., Olympia
FREE! SideWalk's Gingerbread Village:
It's time once again for SideWalk's Gingerbread Village! Teams of bakers and artists will create a stunning variety of gingerbread houses for Olympia's annual Downtown for the Holidays celebration. Free admission and you can buy $1 tickets to vote on your favorites. Proceeds benefit SideWalk, working to end homelessness.
Saturday 11/28 & Sunday 11/29 from noon-4:30pm
Saturday 11/28 & Sunday 11/29 from noon-4:30pm
The Washington Center, 512 Washington St. SE, Olympia
Join Studio West Dance Academy as they kick off the holiday season with a Nutcracker party! Embrace the magic of the holidays with a visit from the magical characters of "The Nutcracker" ballet! Peruse the amazing book selection, attend a reading by Clara, march in the Nutcracker parade, and nibble sugar-plum sugar cookies November 28 & November 29 3-5pm.
Sat., November 28 & Sun., Nov. 29 from 3-5pm daily
Barnes and Noble Book Store, 1530 Black Lake Boulevard, Olympia 98512
firstname.lastname@example.org 360-956-9378 www.studiowestdanceacademy.com
FREE! Tacoma Tree Lighting:
The 70th annual Christmas Tree Lighting in Tacoma is a long-standing holiday tradition! This community event includes singing carols, a live brass band, hot cocoa and concludes with a visit from Santa Claus. Free! Saturday, November 28th, 5pm. Call 253-591-5894 or visit www.broadwaycenter.org for more information.
Saturday, November 28th, 5pm
Pantages Theater Lobby, 901 Broadway #700, Tacoma