Brooke's 5 Under $25
Brooke -- 12/09/2011
1. Go Ships and Cookies! Decorate cookies, make holiday cards and ornaments, sip cider and get into the holiday spirit with carols! South Lake Union is celebrating the holidays on the water! You will be able to board historic ships like the Steamship Virginia V, Tug Arthur Foss, Schooner Adventuress for free. Bundle up and bring the family! When: Saturday 12noon – 4pm Where: Historic Ships Wharf at Lake Union Park and The Center for Wooden Boats 860 Terry Ave N, Seattle Price: FREE (donations gratefully accepted Click HERE for more info. (Image Courtesy: hands off my pho.) 2. Go Zoolights! 12 acres of illuminated Christmas light glory, it’s Tacoma’s Zoolights! There are over a half-million lights sparkling so be ready to be wow’d! You’ll see replicas of the Tacoma Narrows bridge, an 18 ft snow capped Mt Rainier and the popular “flame tree” will be aglow with 30,000 purple and green lights along! Santa is even going extreme this year, strapping on his scuba-gear and swimming with the sharks! Children can ride a camel, feed goats, see meerkats and more! It’s a wild time at this celebration! When: Friday – Sunday 5pm – 9pm. Santa scubas Sunday at 6:30. Where: Point Defiance Zoo, Tacoma Price: $8.25 or get a deal for $7 at Fred Meyer stores! A Zoo/Zoolights pass with zoo admission $12.50 - $15.50 Click HERE for more info. 3. Go Wonderful Life! “Every time a bell rings….” You know how it goes! Enjoy possibly the greatest Christmas classic ever come to life on stage. “It’s a Wonderful Life” will warm your heart for the holidays! Bring the one you love, your family or anyone else you want to spread some joy to this season! Wing-It Productions invites you to celebrate the spirit of the holidays with its new play, “It’s Your Wonderful Life”. When: Friday 8pm Where: Wing-It Productions 5510 University Way NE Seattle Price: Adult $14, Student $10 Click HERE for more info. 4. Go Holiday Drag! Santa has got nothing on superstar Dina Martina! She is stealing the holiday spotlight as Seattle’s “bestest psycho-drag” star! She has premiered 18 shows in Seattle and each time it gets bigger and better. Her fans include John Waters, Margaret Cho, Justin Bond and you after you attend this fabulous, over-the-top Christmas extravaganza! When: Friday, Saturday, Sunday 8pm Where: Re-Bar 1114 Howell St Seattle Price: $20 advance/ $25 at the door (21+ only) Click HERE for more info. 5. Go Local! Pick up a fresh holiday wreath for your house and some local fresh produce for your kitchen! The West Seattle farmers market has all the fixin’s for an amazing winter meal. Plus, pick up some yummy presents for those hard-to-shop-for people in your life. You can’t go wrong giving the gift of food. Grab some preserves or jams or chocolates or ciders or fresh pasta or fancy cheese and your gift will be sure to be a hit! When: Sunday 10am – 2pm Where: West Seattle Farmer’s Market at 44th Ave SW & SW Alaska St. Price: FREE (Although most vendors take credit, it’s much easier to just bring cash) Click HERE for more info.