Michael Harthorne
A trio of pilgrims prepares for last year's Turkey Trot. The Thanksgiving Day benefit for the Ballard Food Bank takes place Nov. 25.

Holiday Event Calendar

Events in and around Ballard

Holiday season is here. Kids are home from school and family comes to visit. How are you going to entertain them? Check the listings below for local events to put you in the holiday spirit.

The print deadline for calendar submissions is two weeks before the date of the event to be publicized. Email calendar@ballardnewstribune.com, or to get it posted online immediately, email anner@robinsonnews.com.

Winter Wonderland at Ballard Landmark
The holiday is drawing near,
The time to celebrate is here,
Join us for an evening of holiday cheer.
Hors D'oeuvres and Hot Toddy's, Tree lighting and a visit with Santa.
Free Event. RSVP to 206.452.1333
Friday Dec. 10th, 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
5422 Leary Ave. N.W.

Reindeer at Swanson's Nursery
Swanson’s Nursery is once again home to reindeer Blitzer and Dasher, who will be staying at the nursery until Christmas.
Daily feeding at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
9701 15th Avenue Northwest
(206) 782-2543

Kathy Casey Food Studios Holiday Open House
Saturday De. 11th, 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
5130 Ballard Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107

The Neil Rush Band at the Highliner Pub
Nov. 26th at Fisherman's Terminal
9 p.m. to midnight
3909 18th Ave. W  
(206) 283-2233  
Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol
The world premiere of Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol by Seattle playwright John Longenbaugh finally premieres at Taproot Theatre.
The play was postponed last year due to the October 23 arson.
Every week Friday from Fri., November 26 until Thu., December 30, 8:00pm
Taproot Theatre Company.
204 North 85th St

Fifty Four Sixteen Open house and holiday sale Sundays
New studio located upstairs at 5416 Shilshole Avenue NW.
November 28th and December 5th from 10am-5pm
Find unique handcrafted holiday gifts, cards, and blown glass. Enjoy studio tours and live demonstrations of letterpress, glassblowing, and silk screening. All are welcome. Entrance is located in alley off 24th between Ballard Avenue and Shilshole.

Holiday Appetizer Cooking Class Party
The Drawing Room at Volterra
5411 Ballard Ave. N.W.
Dec. 5, 11-1:30 p.m.
$75 per person. A hands-on cooking class where you learn to make festive holiday appetizers fit for a party or potluck. Learn time-saving tips and tricks for stress-free entertaining. Savor the ‘fruits’ of your labor hot from the oven. A cash bar for beverages or beer and wine will be available. Information:

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