Family fun calendar


Snohomish County

“Treasured Stories by Eric Carle”: Mermaid Theatre’s puppet and special effects production; 2 p.m. Jan. 26 at Everett Civic Auditorium, 2415 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $15. Call 425-257-8600 or go to


“Dot and Ziggy”: An introduction to interactive 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 go to 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.


Ursulmas Medieval Faire: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 26 and 27, Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. SE, Monroe; the Society for Creative Anachronism is putting on their 32nd annual weekend of living history and tournaments. Tickets are $18, $9 and free for 5 and under. For more information go to or call 425-493-3453.

“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.

Skagit County

Skagit Symphony’s 2013 Family Concert: 2 p.m. Jan. 27, McIntyre Hall, 2501 E. College Ave., Mount Vernon; “Celebrate the Small but Mighty Instruments of the Orchestra” with pieces by Mozart: Symphony No. 41, 3rd movement; Tchaikovsky: “Trepak”; Sibelius: “Karelia Suite, March”; Brahms: Symphony No. 4, 3rd movement; Anderson: “Sleigh Ride”; Sousa: “The Stars and Stripes Forever”; Rossini: “William Tell Overture.” Tickets are $10 and children 16 and under are free. Go to or call 360-416-7727, Ex. 2 or 866-624-6897, Ex. 2.

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