Snohomish holiday fun: The city is working hard to welcome visitors on the day after Thanksgiving. On Friday, there will be live music at 4 p.m. Then Santa will begin a cruise down First Street at 5:45 followed by a tree lighting at 6 p.m. After that, Santa will hang around to visit with kids. Free photos will be available from about 6:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Bring your own camera. Get more info here.
Wreath making: Several local nurseries are offering classes this weekend.
- Christianson's Nursery and Greenhouse, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; $5. Reservations required. Call 360-466-3821. The nursery is at 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon.
- McAuliffe's Valley Nursery, 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday; $30 includes 20-inch wreath. Call for reservations, 360-862-1323. The nursery is at 11910 Springhetti Road, Snohomish.
- Molbak's Garden & Home, 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, free. The nursery is at 13625 NE 175th St., Woodinville.
Family music: Tim Noah, Cyndi Soup, Gus Puppy and friends will lead a family-friendly musical performance in celebration of things to be thankful for at the Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater in Snohomish. The show is at 1 p.m. Friday. Admission is by donation. Get more info here.
Handmade gifts: Bring your kids, ages 3 and up, to Bee Bops & Lollipops in Snohomish from 4 to 5 p.m. on Friday. Kids will be making up to three different gifts, $4 for each gift. Get more info here.
Winterfest: A wonderland of sparkling lights, activities for kids and a variety of entertainment begins Friday at the Seattle Center. There will be ice skating, ice sculpting, performances, a mini train village and more. Get more info and a schedule here.
Everett holiday shopping: Many businesses around downtown Everett will be offering deals on Saturday, a day dubbed Small Business Saturday. Get more info here.
Sing: A sing-along "Sound of Music" is at noon on Saturday at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. Tickets are $15 to $20. Costumes are encouraged. Get more info here.
Moving fast: A combo of mime, dance and acrobatics is on tap at McIntyre Hall in Mount Vernon on Sunday. "Frogz" is a presentation of Imago Theatre. Tickets are $25 and $15 for children under 12. Get more info here.
"It's a Wonderful Life": The Thanksgiving tradition continues with a weekend of screenings and a visit from Karolyn Grimes, who played Zuzu in the film. The shows are at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Everett Historic Theatre. Grimes will attend the Saturday show to introduce the film and answer questions afterward. Tickets are $12. For $50, you can attend a reception with Grimes from 5 to 6 p.m. Saturday. Get more info here.
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