Museums, animals and ice skating | Community Corner
Activities for the weekend of Dec. 21-22, 2013, include the opening of the exhibition “Drawn to Seattle: The World of Seattle Sketcher Gabriel Campanario” at MOHAI, Family Fun Day at the Wing Luke and the Woodland Park Zoo Winter Celebration.
‘Drawn to Seattle: The World of Seattle Sketcher Gabriel Campanario’
Opening Saturday, display of sketches of local scenes by Seattle Times “Seattle Sketcher” Gabriel Campanario, through May 26; other exhibits include “Civil Engineers that Built Seattle,” “True Northwest: The Seattle Journey,” “Bezos Center for Innovation,” “Maritime Seattle;” 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, closing 2 p.m. Dec. 24, closed Dec. 25; atrium tours, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays; Museum of History & Industry, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $12-$14, ages 14 and younger free (206-324-1126 or www.mohai.org).
Family Fun Day: Create paper tops, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, 719 S. King St., Seattle; free third Saturday admission (206-623-4559 or wingluke.org).
Solstice Stroll: Walk through the garden on the winter solstice with warm drinks, holiday carols, glow sticks, 4:30-9 p.m. Saturday, Kruckeberg Botanic Garden, 20312 15th Ave. N.W., Shoreline; free (206-546-1281 or kruckeberg.org).
Woodland Park Zoo Winter Celebration: Zoo animals get holiday-themed treats, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, Monday; zoo open 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, closed Dec. 25; Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $8.75-$12.75 (206-548-2500 or www.zoo.org ).
Native Art Mart: Native American vendors featuring arts, crafts, jewelry; Native dancing and singing performances, lunch available, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Daybreak Star Cultural Center, 3801 W. Government Way, Discovery Park, Seattle; free (206-228-1410 or www.unitedindians.org).
Model Train Festival: Model train displays, kids’ activities, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, Monday, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 26-Jan. 1, Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave., Tacoma; $7-$9.50, ages 5 and younger free (253-272-9747 or www.washingtonhistory.org ).
Reindeer and Frosty: See live reindeer, meet Frosty the Snowman, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; ornament making craft activity, noon-4 p.m. Saturday; pony and train available, weather permitting, Country Village, 23732 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell (425-483-2250 or countryvillagebothell.com/live-reindeer-frosty-snowman).
Winterfest Free Skate Day: Free skate day with Santa visits, Coca-Cola holiday keepsakes, beverage samples, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday, Winterfest Ice Rink, Fisher Pavilion; Winterfest entertainment, SANCA Youth Performance Company aerial arts, juggling, clowning, acrobatics, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Saturday; Captain Smartypants and Sensible Shoes, 12:30 p.m. Sunday; Seattle Center Armory, Seattle, free (206-684-7200 or www.seattlecenter.com/winterfest).
Madeline McKenzie, email@example.com.