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Orchestra’s Christmas concert is meant to brighten spirits

The Sunday performance will feature the joyful String Symphony No. 7 by Felix Mendelssohn.

Regional arts and entertainment tickets for sale

XFINITY ARENA Harlem Globetrotters: Dec. 28. Disney Live! Mickey & Minnie’s Doorway to Music: Jan. 27. Tickets at xfinityarenaeverett.com or 866-332-8499. TULALIP RESORT CASINO Diamond… Continue reading

Upcoming events for families in Snohomish County and nearby

Wintertide Celebration: 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 30, at the Wetmore Plaza, Wetmore and California avenues. Enjoy cocoa, apple cider, treats, train rides, bonfire, crafts… Continue reading

The Paula Boggs Band plays the Conway Muse on Dec. 30.

Where to hear live music in Snohomish County

The Anchor Pub: 1001 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-374-2580. Jazz Sundays. Northwest Jazz Collective, Wednesdays. Open mic Thursdays. Jazz Pearls and Jake Bergevin, Dec. 1. Shady… Continue reading

The Paula Boggs Band plays the Conway Muse on Dec. 30.
Liz Oyama as Belle, Jimmi Cook as Gaston and John Han as Lefou star in the Edmonds Driftwood Players production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” opening Nov. 24. Magic Photo

In Driftwood’s ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ Belle has girl-power bend

Edmonds Driftwood Players presents Disney’s adaptation of the fair tale Nov. 24 through Dec. 17.

Liz Oyama as Belle, Jimmi Cook as Gaston and John Han as Lefou star in the Edmonds Driftwood Players production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” opening Nov. 24. Magic Photo

Book tells the story of J.S. White, the man who built Snohomish

Released this fall, historian Warner Blake’s “J.S. White, Our First Architect” was a community effort.

For a memorable gift, consider works by the region’s artists

Dozens of award-winning artists live in our midst. And their work isn’t necessarily expensive.

Snohomish County book calendar

Andy Weir 7 p.m. Nov. 30, Third Place Books Weir, the bestselling author of “The Martian,” will talk about his new book “Artemis” with Seattle’s… Continue reading

Sally and Tom Joy surrounded by Christmas decorations at their home on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 in Mukilteo, Wa. The Joys are opening their home to the holiday home tour, a fundraiser for the Assistance League. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

A joyous display: 5 houses on Assistance League’s holiday tour

The annual self-guided Holiday Home Tour is a fundraiser for the Operation School Bell program.

Sally and Tom Joy surrounded by Christmas decorations at their home on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 in Mukilteo, Wa. The Joys are opening their home to the holiday home tour, a fundraiser for the Assistance League. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

‘Love, Chaos and Dinner’ an Teatro ZinZanni’s original show

The “Parsian cabaret” is a superb circus dinner theater operation in Marymoor Park through April 29.

Art galleries and exhibits

Museums/events Cascadia Art Museum: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. On third Thursdays, the museum is open until 8 p.m. and is free… Continue reading

Community dance events in Snohomish County

Dudes and Dolls Square Dance Club: 8 to 10:30 p.m. mainstream (rounds 7 to 8 p.m.) the second, fourth and fifth Fridays, through May at… Continue reading

Concerts and musical performances around Snohomish County and nearby

Tingstad & Rumbel in Concert: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 25, Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Tickets are $20. Call 360-568-9412 or go to… Continue reading

Regional arts and entertainment tickets for sale

XFINITY ARENA Harlem Globetrotters: Dec. 28. Tickets at xfinityarenaeverett.com or 866-332-8499. TULALIP RESORT CASINO Richard Marx: March 9, ticket prices soon. Ticketmaster: 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.… Continue reading

Special film showings around Snohomish County

“The Long Night”: Zonta Club of Everett will show the Tim Matsui film at 6 p.m. Nov. 30 at Marysville Library, 6120 Grove St. Free,… Continue reading

Theater, dance and opera around the region

THEATER Edmonds Driftwood Players: Wade James Theatre, 950 Main St., Edmonds; www.edmondsdriftwoodplayers.org or 425-774-9600. Disney’s musical “Beauty and the Beast” runs Nov. 24 through Dec.… Continue reading

Upcoming events for families in Snohomish County and nearby

North Pole Party: Imagine Children’s Museum’s visit with Santa is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 25 at 1502 Wall St., Everett. Go to www.imaginecm.org.… Continue reading

Where to hear live music in Snohomish County

The Anchor Pub: 1001 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-374-2580. Jazz Sundays. Northwest Jazz Collective, Wednesdays. Open mic Thursdays. Andy’s Fish House: 1229 First St., Snohomish; 360-862-0782;… Continue reading

Public dance events in Snohomish County

Camano Country Club: 1243 Beach Drive, Camano Island; 425-205-0870. Line dance lessons Thursdays at 3:15 p.m. for ultra beginner and 4 p.m. high beginner. Camano… Continue reading

Snohomish County book calendar

Raven Oak, Jennifer Brozek, Jesikah Sundin, Robert Slater 1 p.m. Nov. 25, University Book Store, Mill Creek These local science fiction and fantasy authors plan… Continue reading