It’s a great weekend for family fun around the South Sound!
Don’t miss the Fantasy Lights walk (New this year-tickets are only available online, in advance!), Australian animals at your library, ballerinas, salmon spotting, and much more!
Storytime at Barnes and Noble stores Most area stores do a free, weekly storytime at 11AM; however, we do suggest calling yours to confirm first, as we have found participation to be inconsistent. It’s a Frozen themed story today; there is also a Lego mini build with a Frozen theme at 2pm.
Crafts at Michael’s Clay pot, Bells,” or, “Reindeer antlers,” today. Click on, “Kids’ Club,” and then navigate to your store for details and registration. Mine had 8 spots left for 3.00.
South King County
Your new holiday tradition! Catch the spirit of the season with a festive display of trees at the Museum. Each tree is decorated by regional ethnic heritage groups with ornaments and décor that represent their cultural traditions. You will see trees as diverse as our community with traditions from China, Poland, Norway, Italy, Iran, the Marshall Islands and beyond! Ongoing event through January 5th.
Santa breakfast and other fun.Sat 10-6, Sun 10-2
Greater Pierce County
There is a Frozen 2 event at the Walmart in Bonney Lake. I suspect this is going on at other stores, but I haven’t been able to confirm. You may want to check with yours.
Animal Encounters – Australian Animals at the Milton/Edgewood Library 2pm Visit with unique creatures from Australia while you learn about their habitats, behavioral and physical adaptations, and more!
Something’s Happening Saturdays at the Graham Library
Something will be going on at the Graham Library all day on Saturday! Will it be games? Will it be crafts? Will it be building? Drop by and find out!
Animal Encounters – Australian Animals at the Sumner Library 10:30 Australia is home to some of the most unique animals on the planet. Come visit with a few of these creatures while you learn about their habitats, behavioral and physical adaptations, and more!
Light up main in Sumner Annual tree lighting event
North Pole at the Fair, Puyallup Photos are all booked, but you can also go play at the pole without getting photos-tickets are just 5.00 for play without photos, and it’s such a great way to spend a rainy day! See the FAQ at the link for more on photos and what’s new this year.
This event and venue are new to us. If you try it, let us know how it is!
From their event listing: You are invited to meet us and our horses at our Winter Wonderland Event. If you’ve been wondering what our services are all about, this is the event for you!
Decorate a horse of your choice and have your photo taken!
Buy a raffle ticket to win one of several gift baskets; enjoy a hot beverage and munchies while touring the facility. Kids are welcome at our arts and crafts table.
Rain, snow or sun — we and the horses will be here ready to welcome you, your family and your questions! Found on fb; new to us
Baby time at Moore 11:30
Pierce County Conversations – Stone Soup Story Time at the Tillicum Library 12 Share with us during this special story time. We will read stories about coming together to share food and create our very own pot of stone soup!
Read to a Dog at the Parkland/Spanaway Library 1pm Share a book with a furry friend while improving your reading skills.
Great shows at the area’s only indoor science dome. Perfect activity for kids!
Two times today and two tomorrow. This is your one chance to walk through the lights before it comes a drive thru show. New this year: You must buy tickets in advance online!
Smokey Mountain Christmas at the Thurston County Fairgrounds; looks like mostly a shopping event but crafts for kids and pictures with Father Christmas and Frozen Characters are advertised.
Meet and greet ballerinas from Ballet Northwest’s Nutcracker.
Free with museum admission. Readers enjoyed this last year; it may be a good way to gauge your children’s interest in a longer Nutcracker.
Visit the Kennedy Creek Salmon Trail and see salmon returning to spawn Wear those boots!
When we go to sleep, what creatures wake up? How do animals see or hear at night? Learn how nocturnal animals have adapted to thrive at night during a 2:00 pm interactive presentation.
Join Harbor WildWatch for fun, engaging salmon walking tours!
Tours begin at Austin Estuary and end at Donkey Creek Park along the restored Donkey Creek. Learn all about salmon’s life cycle and their cultural and ecological significance while viewing spawning salmon. Perfect for all ages.
Meet in Austin Estuary Park near the picnic table, and look for the Harbor WildWatch biologist in blue. Dress for the weather, rain or shine! This event is FREE, but donations are welcomed.
Please reserve your complimentary ticket on Evenbrite HERE.
Capital Mall knows that the hustle and bustle of the holiday season can be overwhelming for some children. We are proud to offer sensory-friendly appointments where children and adults with sensory-sensitivity needs can meet Santa in a calm and quiet environment. Reservations are required.
Santa breakfast and other fun.Sat 10-6, Sun 10-2
Special Santa is an event for children with Sensory Disabilities and for those that need a little extra time with Santa. Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 9am – 11am in Macy’s Court, Come enjoy sensory activities with Special guest, Wiggle Works Kids, and visit Santa before the mall opens for the day.
Caspar Babypants at Spanish Ballroom in Tacoma
CASPAR BABYPANTS, All Ages
Doors: November 24, 2019 10:30 AM
Online Scheduled Ticket Price: DAY OF: $5.00 ADVANCED: $5.00
All Ages | Doors 10:30AM
Spanish Ballroom @
Elks Lodge, Tacoma, WA
SUNDAY, November 24th, 2019 11:30AM
All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges. Tickets are non-transferable. Will Call name changes are not permitted.
“Print at Home” Method of Delivery is suggested to avoid potentially long Will Call lines at the Box Office Day Of Show. Print at home tickets can be physically printed out or displayed on your phone to be scanned at the door.