Weekend fun: Disney on Ice, music, gifts, more

The Clauses: Santa and Mrs. Claus are taking time out of their busy schedule to spend Saturday at Imagine Children’s Museum’s North Pole Party. The day’s events include a tree-lighting at 12:30 p.m., Santa sessions, stories and letter-writing with Mrs. Claus, caroling with Bonnie the accordionist, and carpet skating all day long. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Get more info here.

Disney on Ice: “Rockin’ Ever After” brings the stars of “Brave,” “Tangled,” “Beauty and the Beast” and “The Little Mermaid” to Everett along with Mickey, Minnie and other favorite Disney characters at Comcast Arena. There are shows on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Get more info here.

Live music The Everett Music Initiative has a show at 9 p.m. at Kroakers in Everett on Saturday. Lake, Silver Torches and Fauna Shade will be playing. Get more info and tickets here.

More music An electric violinist and drummer plug in at 7:30 Saturday night at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater in Snohomish. Tickets are $20, but anyone under 18 who brings a violin, viola or cello will pay half-price. Get more info here.

Schack attack: A free holiday art exhibit of the Northwest Pastel Society and potters and glass artists continues through Dec. 28 at Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Click here for more information.

Blast off: You know the holidays are almost here when the Trans-Siberian Orchestra shows up and gives a metal treatment to Christmas melodies. It plays at 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday at Seattle’s Key Arena. Tickets are $45.74 to $84.89 at ticketmaster.com or call 800-745-3000.

Garden gifts: The Arlington Garden Club is holding its Holiday Garden Arts and Crafts sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Gleneagle Country Club, 7619 E. Country Club Drive, Arlington. The sale will feature 38 local artists’ work, including copper art, jewelry, handmade signs and ceramics. Click here for more info.

Yule like it: Seattle’s Nordic Heritage Museum Yulefest, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, features gifts, treats, Scandinavian fiddlers, singers and dancers, and Santa visits. Admission is $1 to $3. Learn more here.

Ribbon-cutting: The public is invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Miner’s Corner County Park at 10 a.m. Saturday. The park is at 228th Street SE and 45th Avenue SE, Bothell. The park won’t formally open for a few weeks, but the county is celebrating a bit early, before the bustle of the holidays. Get more info here.

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