1. Go Gingerbread! Is it an architectural piece of art or a gingerbread house? How about both! The Bellevue Art Museum is encouraging your child to tap into their inner artist for these traditional houses! While you enjoy a sophisticated afternoon enjoying the fine art flanking the walls of the museum, your kids will be getting down and dirty making art. Graham crackers, icing and a range of materials for decoration will all be available. The best part? You won't have to deal with the clean up of this holiday tradition! When: Saturday 1pm - 3pm Where: Bellevue Arts Museum Price: $2 per child OR free with admission. Admission prices: $25 Family (Up to 2 adults and 4 children under age 18), $10 Adult $7 Students (with ID), FREE kids under age 6 Click HERE for more info. (Image Courtesy: cknlomein.) 2. Go Skate! Glide gracefully across the ice or just grab the side of the wall for fear of falling, both are acceptable. There's nothing cuter than a date to the ice skating rink. Seattle Center is filled with winter fun from ice scuplting to train rides but it's the ice skating that gets me the most excited! When:Friday & Saturday 11am - 10pm, Sunday 11am - 8pm Where: Seattle Center Price: $7 for adults, $5 age 6-12, $2 age 5 and under. Admission includes skate rental. Click HERE for more info. 3. Go Santa Train! Jump on the Santa train! A northwest tradition since 1969, the Santa train brings out the kid in all of us! Make your list and check it twice cause you know the big man already has. Visit with Santa Claus and enjoy refreshments from the railway's kitchen car. The kiddies will get a small gift from Santa and memories for a lifetime. You will board the railway at North Bend Depot for a 40 min roundtrip ride with a stop for shopping, yummy treats and Santa! When: Friday trains on the hour from 11am - 3pm, Saturday trains on the hour from 9am - 3pm Where: North Bend Depot Price: $20 for everyone 2 years and older (Tickets sell out so buy in advance!) Click HERE for more info. 4. Go Jingle Bell Brawl! Santa, the roller elves and the Titled Thunder Rail Birds are getting down and derby this holiday season with The Jingle Bell Brawl! The Titled Thunder Rail Birds will take on The Seattle Rat City Roller Girls’ Grave Danger on a banked track! Plus, Santa and the Roller Elves will be on site from 5pm – 8pm for holiday pictures and game day giveaways! All this rolling chaos is for a great cause too, Toys for Tots! Everyone who donates a new or gently used toy will receive $5 off admission. When: Saturday 5pm (doors at 4pm) Where: Comcast Arena, Everett Price: GA Adult $15, Child (2 -12) $10 (**buy in advance, tx price goes up $2 day of event) Click HERE for more info. 5. Go Elf! Will Farrell, a micro brew, the movie elf and the most amazing popcorn you’ll ever have, yes this is the perfect holiday night out! The Central Cinema is hipster cool with amazing food and great beer! In fact, this is Seattle’s only dine-in cinema. This weekend they are showing Elf and it’s definitely not just for the kids. “We elves try to stick to the four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corns and syrup.” This is an all ages show. When: Friday and Saturday 7pm and 9:30pm Where: Central Cinema in Seattle’s Central district at 21st & Union Price: $6 advance, $8 at the door Click HERE for more info.