"A Musical Homage to Winter": Tania Opland sees winter as a rebirth and her spirit of renewal comes across as she and partner Mike Freeman perform winter songs using voice, guitar, drum, whistle, hammered dulcimer, hurdy-gurdy, mandolin and violin, along with a few other surprises. Opland has toured and recorded for more than two decades; 2 p.m. Jan. 27 at the Everett Public Library Auditorium, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. The event is free. For more information call 425-257-8000.
Family friendly "Cinderella": Seattle Opera is hosting a Family Day Matinee of "Cinderella" at 2 p.m. Jan. 20, McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St., Seattle. Adults can buy up to four $15 youth tickets for every full-priced adult ticket; activities include meeting the cast and costume try on. Recommended for ages 10 and older. For information and tickets, visit www.seattleopera.org.
"Plastics Unwrapped": The Burke Museum explores the impact of plastics on people and the planet, from life before plastics to the effects of plastics on our health and the environment today; runs through May 27 at the 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. Admission is free to the public on the first Thursday of each month. Call 206-543-5590 or visit www.burkemuseum.org.
Professor Wellbody's Academy of Health & Wellness. Pacific Science Center's new exhibit presents the benefits of being healthy in an interractive way with hands-on inventions, gadgets and activities; Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N, Seattle. Admission is $27.50, $24.50, $16.50 and $15.50. Call 206-443-2001, www.pacificsciencecenter.org.
"Dot and Ziggy": An introduction to interractive theater for little ones because Dot & Ziggy, a ladybug and a skunk, need their young audience to offer some tips on sharing; runs at various times through Feb. 17, Seattle Children's Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle; Tickets are $20. 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 newborns through age 4.
"You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown": Broadway Bound Children's Theatre presents this musical where the audience will see familiar characters from the popular Charles Schultz comic strip, from Snoopy to Woodstock; shows at 7 p.m. Jan. 25 to 27 and Feb 1 to 3 and 8 to 10, and at 2 p.m. Jan. 26 to 27 and Feb 2 to 3 and 9 to 10 at Shoreline Conference Center Auditorium, 18560 First Ave. NE, Shoreline. Tickets are $17.50 at Brown Paper Tickets. Seating is first come, first serve.
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