Andrea Brown

Sally and Tom Joy are surrounded by Christmas decorations at their home in Mukilteo. The Joy house is one of five on the Assistance League’s Holiday Home Tour set for Dec. 4. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Home and Garden calendar for Snohomish County and beyond

Holiday workshop: noon to 2 p.m. Dec. 2, Evergreen Arboretum and Gardens, Legion Memorial Park, 145 Alverson Blvd., Everett. Family workshop to make holiday-themed things.… Continue reading

Sally and Tom Joy are surrounded by Christmas decorations at their home in Mukilteo. The Joy house is one of five on the Assistance League’s Holiday Home Tour set for Dec. 4. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Outdoor classes and activities in and around Snohomish County

Adventure Speaker Series: “Snowshoeing and Winter Safety” talk by Bud Hardwick, 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 28, Marysville Opera House, 1225 Third St. Doors open… Continue reading

At Arlington reptile store, you need to watch where you step

It’s a hotbed of scaly, hissy and slithery critters — in cages and on the floor.

Show off your love of travel with this Rick Steves T-shirt

and save $10. A T-shirt with the motto of Edmonds travel guru… Continue reading

Home and Garden calendar for Snohomish County and beyond

Winter speakers: Tickets are on sale now for the Snohomish County Master Gardener Foundation’s Sustainable Gardening Winter Speaker Series with eight celebrity gardeners, authors and… Continue reading

Mukilteo’s Hani Hani scores with the police chief

The Japanese restaurant serves dishes (poke, ramen, grill) inspired by the Hawaiian islands.

Where the wild things are in Snohomish

Step into the studio of Imps and Monsters creator Justin Hillgrove for a Black Friday sale.

Home and Garden calendar for Snohomish County and beyond

Printing workshop: with artist and naturalist April Richardson, 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 19, Edmonds Wildlife Habitat and Demonstration Garden, 95 Pine St., Edmonds. Leaves… Continue reading

The Rucker Hill house is featured in the Twin Peaks series in Everett. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Living happily ever after in the ‘Twin Peaks’ house

Everett homeowners snagged a role in the recent reboot of the 1990s cult classic show.

The Rucker Hill house is featured in the Twin Peaks series in Everett. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Outdoor classes and activities in and around Snohomish County

Whales: “Gray Whales of Puget Sound” talk by Cindy Hansen, 7 p.m. Nov. 15, Camano Island County Multipurpose Center, 141 N. East Camano Drive. Hansen,… Continue reading

Home and Garden calendar for Snohomish County and beyond

Bees and dessert: The Snohomish Garden Club’s fundraising auction is 6 p.m. Nov. 11, Snohomish Senior Center, 506 Fourth St. The event features silent and… Continue reading

Jewelry that’s nutty and fruity — but also is oh-so-pretty

Bothell designer makes sustainable necklaces and earrings to help artisans in her native Colombia.

A bug meet and eat at the Burke Museum’s Amazing Animal event

1. Bug off Eat bugs, meet bugs. Touch a tarantula and learn about creatures furry and scaly from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 12… Continue reading

Outdoor classes and activities in and around Snohomish County

Adventure Speaker Series: “Snowshoeing and Winter Safety” talk by Bud Hardwick, 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 28, Marysville Opera House, 1225 Third St. Doors open… Continue reading

From midnight snacks and Buddha to traffic jams and his wife

A high school running coach and teacher, Steve K. Bertrand writes poetry books on the side.

Home and Garden calendar for Snohomish County and beyond

Hunt for junk: Are you a keen-eyed junker? The Great Junk Hunt is 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 10 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.… Continue reading

This Gene Simmons can rock your world and save your life

An Everett firefighter started dressing as the KISS icon seven years ago, and the rest is KISStory. (Video)

Get your party crashed by the best crasher ever — Kool-Aid Man

1. Home tour Want to see some cool old homes? Go on Monroe Historical Society’s tour of six homes from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.… Continue reading

Outdoor classes and activities in and around Snohomish County

Mountains of fun: The Everett Mountaineers winter course open house is 7 p.m. Nov. 1, Snohomish County PUD, 2320 California St., Everett. Representatives from the… Continue reading

Home and Garden calendar for Snohomish County and beyond

Green Everett Day: 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 28, Forest Park, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd., Everett. Help plant hundreds of native trees and shrubs in… Continue reading