Community Events Calendar

Dec
13
Fri
Sherlock Holmes and The Case of The Christmas Carol
Dec 13 all-day

Sherlock Holmes and The Case of The Christmas Carol

November 27-December 31

The State Theater

202 4th Avenue East, Olympia

360.786.0151 | harlequinproductions.org

Presumed dead for three years, a hardened Sherlock Holmes resurfaces, turning his back on the people who need him most. After an ominous warning from his nemesis Professor Moriarty, three unexpected callers arrive on Christmas Eve uncovering clues from the detective’s past, present and future. Can they save Holmes and his world from a dire end? Seattle playwright John Longenbaugh deftly steers us through this magical holiday mystery, one clue at a time.

The Nutcracker & The Tale of The Hard Nut
Dec 13 all-day

The Nutcracker & The Tale of The Hard NutThe Nutcracker<br />& The Tale of The Hard Nut

December 13-15

Pantages Theater

901 Broadway, Tacoma

253.591.5894 | tacomaartslive.org

Tacoma City Ballet’s The Nutcracker & The Tale of The Hard Nut is a glorious production filled with spectacular dancing, live orchestral music, grand scenery, and lavish costumes. Presented for the first time in the beautiful newly renovated Pantages Theater, Tacoma City Ballet’s historical recreation of The Nutcracker, which premiered in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1892, is one of a kind! Experience the splendor of this magical holiday classic ballet that has entertained generations for well over a century. Join Tacoma City Ballet as we celebrate our 34th year of performing this family holiday tradition at the Pantages Theater.

Friday, December 13, 2019 at 7:30 P.M.
Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. & 7:30 P.M.
Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 2:00 P.M.

The CHI Frozen Fountain Ice Rink
Dec 13 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm

The CHI Frozen Fountain Ice Rink

November 15-January 5

Point Ruston- Grand Plaza

5005 Ruston Way, Tacoma

pointruston.com

We are excited to announce the Frozen Fountain will be back again for another season of holiday themed ice skating at Point Ruston!
This year’s rink is going to be even more exciting with a full month longer of skating this season.

41st ANNUAL CELTIC YULETIDE CONCERT SEASON
Dec 13 @ 7:30 pm

41st ANNUAL CELTIC YULETIDE CONCERT SEASON

December 13, 7:30pm

Urban Grace Church

902 Market St, Tacoma

253.857.3716 | magicalstrings.com

Please join us once again as we celebrate the season together with a joyous spirit bringing warmth and light into those darker days of winter. We’ll be keeping the Yuletide tradition alive with three generations of our family performing together along with the Tara Academy of Irish dance and talented guest artists who have become a part of the Yuletide family, just like many of you.

Dec
14
Sat
Fire & Ice Festival
Dec 14 all-day

Fire & Ice Festival

November 23-December 31

Museum of Glass

1801 Dock Street, Tacoma

253.284.4750 | museumofglass.org

Every year the cone at MOG is filled with holiday magic during our annual Fire + Ice Festival! From Third Thursday in November through the New Year, we celebrate the holiday season with a variety of themed activities, performances, and demonstrations for visitors of all ages. Check back for schedule updates.

 

The Nutcracker & The Tale of The Hard Nut
Dec 14 all-day

The Nutcracker & The Tale of The Hard NutThe Nutcracker<br />& The Tale of The Hard Nut

December 13-15

Pantages Theater

901 Broadway, Tacoma

253.591.5894 | tacomaartslive.org

Tacoma City Ballet’s The Nutcracker & The Tale of The Hard Nut is a glorious production filled with spectacular dancing, live orchestral music, grand scenery, and lavish costumes. Presented for the first time in the beautiful newly renovated Pantages Theater, Tacoma City Ballet’s historical recreation of The Nutcracker, which premiered in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1892, is one of a kind! Experience the splendor of this magical holiday classic ballet that has entertained generations for well over a century. Join Tacoma City Ballet as we celebrate our 34th year of performing this family holiday tradition at the Pantages Theater.

Friday, December 13, 2019 at 7:30 P.M.
Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. & 7:30 P.M.
Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 2:00 P.M.

The Zoo Society’s HoliZooDay Online Auction
Dec 14 all-day

The Zoo Society’s HoliZooDay Online Auction

November 22-December 14

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

5400 N Pearl St, Tacoma

thezoosociety.org

Celebrate this holiday season with The Zoo Society. Join our cyber sale and bid on auction items, gift cards and experiences. In addition to finding the perfect gifts for your friends and family, you will also be supporting the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in their efforts to be responsible stewards of earth’s limited resources.

Auburn’s Breakfast with Santa
Dec 14 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am

Auburn’s Breakfast with Santabreakfast with santa 2019

December 14, 8:30-11am

Auburn Community & Event Center

910 9th Street SE, Auburn

253.931.3043 | auburnwa.gov

There will be two seatings for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m and the events sell out every year.

The event features a special breakfast served by Santa’s elves, musical entertainment and a special visit from Santa.

Fee: Auburn Residents: $7 child/$8 adult | Non-resident: $9 child/$10 adult

Dec
15
Sun
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker
Dec 15 all-day

George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker

November 29-December 28

Marion Oliver McCaw Hall

321 Mercer Street at Seattle Center

206.441.2424 | PNB.org

Pacific Northwest Ballet’s sparkling production of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® returns to Seattle Center’s McCaw Hall for 32 performances November 29 through December 28, 2019. Featuring sets and costumes by Ian Falconer (creator of Olivia the Pig), Tchaikovsky’s timeless score performed live by the mighty PNB Orchestra, and the beloved story of Clara and her Nutcracker prince, PNB’s production is a delight for audiences young and old. Tickets to this year’s run of The Nutcracker start at just $27.

 

The Nutcracker & The Tale of The Hard Nut
Dec 15 all-day

The Nutcracker & The Tale of The Hard NutThe Nutcracker<br />& The Tale of The Hard Nut

December 13-15

Pantages Theater

901 Broadway, Tacoma

253.591.5894 | tacomaartslive.org

Tacoma City Ballet’s The Nutcracker & The Tale of The Hard Nut is a glorious production filled with spectacular dancing, live orchestral music, grand scenery, and lavish costumes. Presented for the first time in the beautiful newly renovated Pantages Theater, Tacoma City Ballet’s historical recreation of The Nutcracker, which premiered in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1892, is one of a kind! Experience the splendor of this magical holiday classic ballet that has entertained generations for well over a century. Join Tacoma City Ballet as we celebrate our 34th year of performing this family holiday tradition at the Pantages Theater.

Friday, December 13, 2019 at 7:30 P.M.
Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. & 7:30 P.M.
Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 2:00 P.M.