Santa in the Market and at a lighthouse | Community Corner
Community events for the weekend of Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 2013, include Greet the Season@Lake Union Park, Point Robinson Lighthouse Holiday Open House and Seattle Jazz Vespers.
Greet the Season@Lake Union Park
Music, crafts, activities for all ages at MOHAI, The Center for Wooden Boats and Historic Ships Wharf, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; evening Argosy Christmas Ship parade, Lake Union Park, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; park events free, MOHAI admission $12-$14, ages 14 and younger free; MOHAI admission to first-floor exhibits free 5-8 p.m. (206-324-1126 or www.mohai.org/visit-us/mohai-calendar/eventdetail/667/-/greet-the-season-lake-union-park ).
The Give Effect Kick Off: Celebrate the season of giving; music by Caspar Babypants, information on Kids Helping Kids, noon Saturday, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center, 440 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; free (gates.ly/1d84DxN).
Native Art Mart: Native American vendors with handmade arts, crafts, jewelry; native dancing and singing performances, salmon lunch and Indian tacos available, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Daybreak Star Cultural Center, 3801 W. Government Way, Discovery Park, Seattle (www.unitedindians.org/events.html ).
Magic in the Market: Santa and his helpers visit, entertainment, 1-4:30 p.m.; Santa lights holiday tree, 5 p.m. Saturday, Pike Place Market, 1501 Pike Place, Seattle (www.pikeplacemarket.org/events/magic-in-the-market).
Turkey Trot: Sound Steppers Volkssport Club 10K (6.2 miles) or 5K walk, start anytime 9 a.m.-noon, finish by 3 p.m. Saturday, Edmonds United Methodist Church, 828 Caspers St., Edmonds; free, nonperishable food-bank donations requested (soundsteppers.org/events.html ).
Afternoon on the Trails: Explore trails on 255-acre campus with treehouses, suspension bridge, trails, all ages welcome; no dogs, noon-4 p.m. Saturday, IslandWood, 4450 Blakely Ave. N.E., Bainbridge Island; free, suggested donation $5 (islandwood.org/events-calendar).
Swedish Pancakes: Pancakes, ham, beverages, music and folk dancing, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sunday, Swedish Club, 1920 Dexter Ave. N., Seattle; $5-$9, ages 4 and younger free (206-283-1090 or www.swedishculturalcenter.org ).
Point Robinson Lighthouse Holiday Open House: Music, snacks, tours, store featuring lighthouse ornaments, noon-4 p.m., Santa visit 1 p.m. Sunday, Point Robinson Lighthouse, S.W. Point Robinson Road, Vashon Island (206-463-6672).
Seattle Jazz Vespers: Casual, all-ages concert with Seattle Women’s Jazz Orchestra, 6 p.m. Sunday, Seattle First Baptist Church, 1111 Harvard Ave., Seattle; free, donation for musicians collected (www.seattlejazzvespers.org).
Madeline McKenzie: email@example.com.