5 Things to Do This Weekend


Kingston Christmas Lights
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Holiday Lights

December 4, Lynden and Kingston
It is the season for holiday lighting events in our region. In Lynden north of Bellingham, a dazzling array of lighted trucks, cars and farm equipment will travel through downtown for the 31st annual Lighted Christmas Parade at 6 p.m. on Dec. 4. In Kingston across the Puget Sound from Edmunds, Santa flips the switch the same evening on more than a half-million lights and more than 600 light sculptures.

Urban Craft Rising
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Urban Craft Uprising Winter Show

December 4–5, Seattle
Billed as the preeminent indie maker event in our area, the winter show will feature accessories, art, baby and kid stuff, bath and body items, candles, ceramics, clothing, knitted goods, houseware, jewelry, food and more. This is a chance to meet the makers.  See more information about this event.

Bellingham Holiday Port Festival

Photo is from Facebook/Port of Bellingham.

Holiday Port Festival

December 3–5, Bellingham
Decorated gingerbread houses star at this annual fête at the Bellingham Cruise Terminal, which includes musical and dance performances and holiday fun. Find more information about this event.

Wallace Home Town Christmas Festival

Photo is by Chanse Watson.

Wallace Home Town Christmas Festival

December 3–11 (weekends), Wallace, Idaho
Enjoy an old-fashioned hometown-style holiday in downtown Wallace with lighting of the streets and historic buildings, crafts fair, the Winter Walk, gingerbread contest, parades, children’s pageant and downtown merchants’ specials. Find more information about this event.

Holly Days North Bend
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Holly Days Old-Fashioned Festival

December 4, North Bend
Join us for a jolly old evening of heartwarming community activities this holiday season in the center of historic downtown North Bend. There will be a tree lighting, streetside smores, live performances and crafting for kids. See more information about this event.

See the Full Calendar of Events, Shows and Festivals Washington, Idaho and Oregon.

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