Holiday Open House: Country Village, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 17 at 23718 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell; this annual open house has demos, gift and decorating ideas, a local carving artist in action at 2 p.m., luminary lighting at 4 p.m., complimentary hot roasted chestnuts from 4 to 6 p.m. and thousands of twinkling lights. A Wine Walk occurs from 5 to 8 p.m. and benefits the Northshore Performing Arts Center Foundation. Advance tickets are $20 or $25 at the door or go to www.npacf.org.
Meet the Mammals!: Seventh annual Family Day Event at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture where visitors can meet hundreds of specimens from the mammalogy collection on display; there's also hands-on activities such as putting together a life-sized orca skeleton or making your own mammal mask to take home; Meet the Mammals is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 17 at Burke Museum, on the University of Washington campus, at the corner of NE 45th St. and 17th Ave. NE. Admission: $10 general, $8 senior, $7.50 student/ youth. Admission is free to children four and under, Burke members, UW students, faculty, and staff. Call 206-543-5590 or go to www.burkemuseum.org.
"Danny, King of the Basement": Danny uses his imaginative secret agent life to help himself and his friends overcome the realities of a tough childhood which includes hunger and a lack of things most kids take for granted. When Danny runs away in search of his long absent father, he realizes friendships and truth are the foundation for a real home. Shows are through Nov. 18 at Seattle Children's Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle; Tickets are $20 to $36. Call 206-441.3322 or visit www.sct.org. Discounts for groups of 10 or more are available by calling the Group Sales Office at 206- 859.4054.For ages 8 and up. Also on stage, "The Wizard of Oz" continues through Jan. 6 for ages 5 and up; flying monkeys might be scary.
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