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Winterfest Opening Weekend, Nov. 24-26

 

Opening weekend of Seattle Center Winterfest, Nov. 24-26, promises sparkling lights, child-sized amusements and spirited entertainment at Center venues and on the grounds. The weekend launches five weeks of festive, fun-filled, free and affordable activities.

Here is the schedule of ongoing and Thanksgiving weekend activities (unless stated, events are free of charge and held in Seattle Center Armory):

WINTER TRAIN & VILLAGE – An enchanting turn-of-the-century village and train. Nov. 24 – Dec. 31, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (special hours: closed at 4 p.m., Dec. 24; closed, Dec. 25) Work the model train controls 10:30 a.m. – 12 noon, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily. $2 suggested donation.

WINTERFEST ICE RINK – Skate, glide and slide into the holiday season. Nov. 24 – Jan. 1, 2018. Sunday – Thursday 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Friday – Saturday 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. (Special Hours: closed at 4 p.m., Dec. 24; closed, Dec. 25; closed at 11:30 p.m., Dec. 31) Fisher Pavilion. Admission/Skate Rental Fees (cash, check, Visa/Mastercard).

WINTERFEST ICE SCULPTING – Award-winning artists create seasonal ice sculptures. Saturdays: Nov. 25; Dec. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30. 12 noon – 2 p.m., outside Fisher Pavilion.

HOLIDAY HARMONY – Holiday carolers, performing a cappella four-part harmony. Nov. 24, 11 a.m. – 12 noon and Dec. 22, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

THE ZANIAC COMEDY SHOW – Alex Zerbe, Seattle’s funniest prop comic. Nov. 24, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. and Dec. 30, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

KEITH HIGHLANDERS PIPE BAND – Traditional Scottish piping, drumming and dancing. Nov. 24, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

RUNT – Tiny punk band, playing tiny instruments. Nov.  25, 11 a.m. – 12 noon

MATT BAKER COMEDY + STUNT SHOW – Hilarious stand up and amazing physical stunts. Nov.  25, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

KRISTIN CHAMBERS “SNOW GLOBE”- Holiday classics and uplifting original songs. Nov. 25, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

BAILADORES DE BRONCE- Colorful Mexican folkloric dances. Nov. 26, 11 a.m. – 12 noon

XMAS MAXIMUS – Good cheer and great tunes, stuffed with holiday spirit. Nov. 26, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. and Dec. 21, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

THE DICKENS CAROLERS – Victorian-costumed carolers sing your favorite season-themed music. Sundays: Nov. 26; Dec. 3, 10, 17, 24. 2 p.m. – 3 p.m., Seattle Center grounds.

HOT DOG USA – This hoppin’ hot jump rope team inspires motivates, educates and entertains. Nov. 26, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Seattle Center Winterfest, produced by Seattle Center, presents spirited programming for one and all in search of entertaining and enriching activities during this festive time of year. For more information, visit Seattle Center or call 206 684-7200.

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