Community Events

Celebrate the Season with a Quaint, Community Wreath Lighting & Toy Drive

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

The Hollywood Tavern in Woodinville’s wine country is kicking off the season’s festivities with the lighting of a giant-sized wreath placed high atop neighboring Woodinville Whiskey Co.’s tower and a holiday toy drive to benefit Seattle Children’s Hospital.
Annual Holiday Wreath Lighting  
December 7, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

Guests can gaze up at the large, beautiful wreath as its illuminated while enjoying free hot cocoa, candy canes, giveaways and caroling, plus grab a selfie with SANTA (with a new toy donation).

Holiday Toy Drive to Benefit Seattle Children’s Hospital ~ Until December 18, 2017

The Tavern is proud to partner with Woodinville Whiskey Co. and local wineries to gather toys for patients and families at Seattle Children's Hospital.   Guests are invited to brighten a child's holiday by donating new unwrapped toys to donation barrels located around Woodinville, including Woodinville Whiskey Co. and The Hollywood Tavern, until December 18.

The Hollywood Tavern is located at: 14508 Woodinville-Redmond Rd NE, Woodinville

Chilly Hilly - Feb. 25, 2018

  • Written by Kristen Hamilton

With chilly February weather and 2,191 feet of climbing, the name says it all!

Kicking off the riding season in the Northwest for its 46th year, Chilly Hilly is a must-do. The 33-mile route around Bainbridge Island starts with a scenic early morning ferry ride across Puget Sound from Seattle, or you can join the crowd directly on Bainbridge Island.

Join us for the ride Bicycling Magazine named "one of four classic rides" in the nation. It's guaranteed to be hilly, probably chilly and always a heck of a lot of fun. So get the dust off your bike and get ready for cycling season early!

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Woodinville Little League Registration Now Open

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Time to Sign Up for Baseball and Softball

Registration is now open for Woodinville Little League’s 2018 season. Parents can register their kids online at
Woodinville Little League offers T-ball, baseball and softball for boys and girls ages 5 to 16.

Teams are forming soon and preparations are under way. Register your player today.

Join hundreds of local families, volunteers, sponsors and players as we continue our proud tradition of Little League here in Woodinville.

An Italian Christmas by SCC

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
Buon NataleSaturday, December 9, 2017 – 8:00 p.m.
Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral
1245 10th Ave East, Seattle
The Seattle Choral Company continues their holiday tradition with their 10th annual Cathedral Christmas concert present-ed at Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral. This year’s program, “Buon Natale: An Italian Christmas,” will explore centuries of musical contributions made by Italians and Italian-Americans.
“Buon Natale” says Merry Christmas in Italian. The SCC’s concert will feature Renaissance motets by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Giovanni Gabrieli, and Luca Marenzio, sacred masterworks by  opera composers Giuseppe Verdi and Gioacchino Rossini, opera excerpts by Italian-Americans Gian Carlo Menotti and Dominick Argento, and popular Italian Christmas carols.
A pre-concert talk will be given one hour before the performance by SCC director Freddie Coleman at 7:00 p.m.
The traditional family carol sing-along with the cathedral’s Flentrop organ will take place at 7:30 p.m., with organist Wyatt Smith at the keyboard.
To purchase series or single tickets to the Seattle Choral Company concerts this season, please visit or call (206) 363-1100.