Northwest NEWS

December 3, 2001


Holiday festivals, bazaars, concerts, tours

The Woodinville High School choir will perform for the Christmas Ship Festival Wednesday, Dec. 5. The ship will leave Leschi at 6:30 p.m. and return at 9:30 p.m. Stops will be made at Seward Park from 7:15 to 7:45 p.m. Call (206) 623-1445 for information and complete schedule.
   The Northwest Boychoir will present "A Festival of Lessons & Carols" at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 21, at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 6211 NE 182nd St. in Kenmore. The classical performance consists of nine readings describing the nativity, each followed by a traditional holiday carol performed by the choirs and the audience. Tickets are $12 for adults and $7 for seniors and children. For advance tickets, call (206) 528-0250.
   Santa Claus will descend from the sky in a sleigh at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8, at Country Village in Bothell. He will greet the children and turn on the holiday lights. Music will be performed by local groups.
   Families are invited to Breakfast with Santa from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 9, in the Country Village Courtyard. Cost is $15.95 for adults and $9.95 for children. (425) 483-2250.
   Oddfellows Lodge #124 and Clover Leaf Rebekah Lodge #54 will host a Christmas bazaar and turkey dinner on Friday, Dec. 7, at the Rebekah Lodge, 10116 NE 185th St. in Bothell. The bazaar will run from 2 to 7:30 p.m. and the dinner is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Cost is $7 at the door; children under 12 are $3.50.
   The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 16500 124th Ave. NE, Woodinville, invites the public to its Christmas Nativity and Music Festival, Friday, Dec. 14, from 5 to 9 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 15, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Unique nativities from around the world will be displayed and holiday music will be performed by local artists. A children's workshop will offer activities and touchable collections. Admission is free.
   Pacific Northwest Title Company is teaming with Northwest Harvest to collect food and money for those in need. Donation stations have been set up in Woodinville at Frontier Bank, 17922 140th Ave. NE, and John L. Scott, 13930 NE Mill Place. Donations will be accepted through Dec. 20 after which time they will be delivered to Northwest Harvest.
   Cedar Park Church, 16300 112th Ave. NE in Bothell, will present "It's a Wonderful Life" at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8, and at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 9. On Sunday, Dec. 16, the church will present "A Joyful Celebration" featuring an evening of favorite Christmas music by children's, youth and adult choirs as well as the handbell choir and a full orchestra. Admission to both events is free and childcare is available for children up to the age of five. (425) 488-3600.
   Stillwater Hill Community Church in Duvall, 32111 NE Big Rock Road, is selling freshly cut Christmas trees and wreaths. All proceeds will benefit scouting programs. (425) 788-1777.
   Top Food & Drugs, 17641 Garden Way NE in Woodinville, will again offer its "Sing From the Heart" program, aimed at helping curb hunger in the community. Community groups, choirs, singing clubs, schools and others are invited to sign up to perform during the three-day event; in exchange Top will donate a $50 gift certificate in the group's name to the Salvation Army or the local food bank. Dates are Dec. 7 from 2 to 7 p.m.; Dec. 8 from noon to 7 p.m. Dec. 9 from noon to 5 p.m. Groups perform for one hour (or 30 minutes for younger groups). (425) 398-6700.
   The Snohomish Historical Society's Christmas Parlour Tour will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 9. The tour features the Victorian-era Blackman Museum and other homes in and near the Historic District in Snohomish all decorated for the holidays. Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and children under 15. For ticket information, call (360) 568-5235 or (360) 568-2526.