'In the air, there's a feeling of Christmas'
Lights on the trees in front of City Hall and new banners throughout downtown Woodinville welcome the holiday season.
Woodinville celebrates holidays
The City of Woodinville's 3rd annual Holiday Celebration is Dec. 12 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Sorenson gym will feature entertainment with the Woodinville Community Band, the Leota Junior High 7th grade choir, and dancers from Studio I. Free photos with Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus, free refreshments, and free crafts for kids will also be available. For more information, call Lane Youngblood at 489-2700.
Santa visits Lions
Santa will arrive on the Woodinville Fire & Life Safety fire engine at noon Dec. 14 at the Woodinville Lions Mountain View community club. Youngsters will receive free apples and candy, as well as a free photograph with Mr. and Mrs. Claus. Coffee, juice, and cookies will be served until 4 p.m. For information, call 483-2693 or 483-6177.
Holiday music at Redhook
Two Family Christmas Concerts will be held at Redhook Ale Brewery's Forecasters Public House this holiday season. The first is set for Dec. 15 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., and will feature dancers from the Bothell Dance Studio, including the Senior Center Northshore Steppers. Another concert will be presented Dec. 18 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., featuring instrumental Christmas music by Michael Gray and Joe Bichsel. Call 483-3232.
Molbak's hosts strolling carolers
Music for the Holidays at Molbak's includes the strolling carolers Silverbells Dec. 14 and 21 from 4 to 6 p.m. The Spirit of Christmas carolers will entertain in concert Dec. 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. They can also be heard Dec. 15 from 3 to 5 p.m. as they stroll through the nursery.
Library hosts concert
The Woodinville Friends of the Library will present a holiday concert at the Woodinville Library Dec. 15 at 3 p.m. The free concert will feature seasonal favorites from around the world played by the Stafford Strings, with a choral sing-a-long led by Louise Miller.
The Bothell United Methodist Church will present its Live Nativity Dec. 14, 6-8 p.m. The free event will feature a live donkey, goats, sheep, and doves. Shepherds will direct traffic and help serve hot chocolate and cider. The scene can be viewed from cars, or attendees may park and approach on foot. Carolers will provide music, and gifts of canned food may be left for the Northshore Food Bank. The church is located next to Bothell High School. Call 486-7132 for details.
Have breakfast with Santa and enjoy a holiday gift bazaar Dec. 14 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Redmond Senior Center, 8703 160th Ave. NE. Advance tickets are $5/$3; children under 3 free. Call 556-2300.
The Designer Disaster will be held Dec. 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Bothell. Admission is free.
Parlors adorned for holidays
The Snohomish Historical Society Christmas Parlor Tour is Dec. 15, 12-4 p.m. Homes in and near the Historic District will be decorated in festive holiday finery. Tickets are $8/$6. Call 568-2526 or 568-5235 for details.