Community Corner: Yulefest, Train Expo
Nordic Christmas celebration with craft vendors, Scandinavian fiddlers, singers and folk dancers, traditional Nordic cuisine, Bodega serving...
Nordic Christmas celebration with craft vendors, Scandinavian fiddlers, singers and folk dancers, traditional Nordic cuisine, Bodega serving Nordic beers, glögg (hot spiced wine) and other beverages, bake sale, children's craft activities, Santa visit, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 N.W. 67th St., Seattle; suggested donation $3/adults, $1/ages 11 and younger (206-789-5707 or www.nordicmuseum.org).
Also this weekend
Shoreline Holiday Crafts Market: Sale by 60 artists, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Spartan Recreation Center, 18560 First Ave. N.E., Shoreline (206-801-2600 or www.shorelinewa.gov/parks).
Friends of the Seattle Public Library Sale: More than 10,000 holiday books, CDs, children's books, most $1-$2; proceeds support the library, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle (206-523-4053 or www.friendsofspl.org).
Tree Lighting, Bellevue: Santa's arrival, entertainment, pony rides, tree lighting, 6 p.m. Saturday, The Bravern, 11111 N.E. Eighth Street, Bellevue (magicseason.com).
Tree Lighting, Renton Landing: Live reindeer, train rides, carolers, 4-7 p.m., tree lighting, 6 p.m. Saturday, The Landing, 715 N. Landing Way, Renton; free (www.thelandinginrenton.com).
The Great Train Expo: Traveling model-railroad show with vendors, displays in many scales and gauges, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Puyallup Fair and Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $7 ages 11 and younger free (253-841-5045 or trainexpoinc.com).
Seattle Family Dance: Folk dance for children and their families, no experience needed, all music live, all dances taught, 3 p.m. Sunday, Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $6 (206-330-7408 or seattledance.org/family).
Festival of Trees: Exhibit of 20 designer-decorated Christmas trees to be auctioned to benefit Seattle Children's hospital; celebration with Christmas stories, sale and silent auction of holiday items, Santa visits and photos, 3-5:30 p.m. Sunday, tree lighting ceremony, 3:15 p.m. Sunday; trees remain on display through Nov. 30, Fairmont Olympic Hotel, 411 University St., Seattle; free (www.seattlefestivaloftrees.com).
Compiled by Madeline McKenzie
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