An Italian Christmas by SCC

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
Buon NataleSaturday, December 9, 2017 – 8:00 p.m.
Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral
1245 10th Ave East, Seattle
The Seattle Choral Company continues their holiday tradition with their 10th annual Cathedral Christmas concert present-ed at Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral. This year’s program, “Buon Natale: An Italian Christmas,” will explore centuries of musical contributions made by Italians and Italian-Americans.
“Buon Natale” says Merry Christmas in Italian. The SCC’s concert will feature Renaissance motets by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Giovanni Gabrieli, and Luca Marenzio, sacred masterworks by  opera composers Giuseppe Verdi and Gioacchino Rossini, opera excerpts by Italian-Americans Gian Carlo Menotti and Dominick Argento, and popular Italian Christmas carols.
A pre-concert talk will be given one hour before the performance by SCC director Freddie Coleman at 7:00 p.m.
The traditional family carol sing-along with the cathedral’s Flentrop organ will take place at 7:30 p.m., with organist Wyatt Smith at the keyboard.
To purchase series or single tickets to the Seattle Choral Company concerts this season, please visit or call (206) 363-1100.

Rockport State Park hosts guided hikes, Junior Ranger activities through the winter

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission invites the public to experience an ancient forest this winter at Rockport State Park, through guided hikes, educational programming and interpretive activities for all ages.

The Deep Forest Experience will take place between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from Dec. 1, 2017 to Feb. 18, 2018 at Rockport State Park, 51905 State Route 20, Rockport, Washington.

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12 Days of Goodness: Northshore

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Come for our pancake breakfast and meet a Seahawks alumni Edwin Bailey. Northshore Seniors are participating in the 12 Days of Goodness. This program was developed by Suzanne Newman and partners with the NFL Alumni Association and Pro Football legends. The program aims to bring friendship, memories and cheer to seniors in key NFL cities across the United States. We will welcome Edwin Bailey, former Seahawk,  at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Dec 17. The cost of the breakfast is $5 per person, any age. Our volunteers will prepare and serve pancakes, eggs, sausage, coffee, tea, juice with proceeds supporting services at Northshore Senior Center. You do not have to purchase breakfast to meet Edwin Bailey. The breakfast takes place Saturday, Dec 17 from 8 a.m.-11 a.m. with an appearance by Edwin Bailey beginning at 9 a.m. Event takes place at Northshore Senior Center, 10201 East Riverside Dr., Bothell. Call 425-487-2441 for information. More program information can be obtained at

Tree Lighting Ceremonies

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
duvallDuval Chamber (Courtesy Photo)
Sunday December 3
4:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Main Street Bothell
Friday, December 1
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Depot Park (Duvall Police Station)
Saturday, December 2
4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Downtown Kenmore @ Kenmore City Hall and
Kenmore Camera (across City Hall)
Friday, December 1
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
DeYoung Park, Woodinville

Art opening and silent auction

  • Written by Valley View Staff

Duvall Foundation for the Arts presents its annual Holiday Art Opening & Silent Auction, Thursday, Dec. 15, 6-9 p.m., in the Duvall Visitor Center, featuring local artists Jill Cammarano, Annwn Forge, Jim Martin, Derek Ross and more.

Appetizers ~ Wine ~ Desserts

Local art and silent auction, perfect for the holidays, offering  wine baskets, restaurant packages, coffees, jewelry, original artwork and more! Proceeds help fund DFA’s Scholarship Award program.