Christmas with the Gothard Sisters: The world-traveling sisters return home for their annual Celtic Christmas concert scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $10-$25. More at www.edmondscenterforthearts.org.
The Shed Players: The Snohomish-based quintet will perform 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Tickets are $15. Call 360-568-9412. More at www.thumbnailtheater.org.
Pacifica Chamber Orchestra: The winter concert will be performed 3 p.m. Dec. 5 at Archbishop Murphy High School, St. Thomas Chapel, 12911 39th Ave. SE, Everett. Program includes Hope’s “Momentum Suite for String Orchestra” and Snohomish County Music Teachers Association’s Concerto Competition winners performing works by Beethoven, Rutter and Schumann. Tickets are $15-$20. More at www.pacificachamberorchestra.org.
Jake Shimabukuro’s Christmas in Hawaii: The ukulele master will perform at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $29-$64. More at www.edmondscenterforthearts.org.
Cherry Cherry: The Neil Diamond tribute band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $25-$30. More at www.historiceveretttheatre.org.
The Makaha Sons: Celebrate Christmas Hawaiian style with this award-winning group at 6 p.m. Dec. 11 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets start at $36. Proof of vaccination is required. More at www.edmondscenterforthearts.org.
Bee Gees Gold: The Bees Gees tribute band will perform the pop group’s biggest hits at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $30-$40. Call 425-258-6766. More at www.yourhistoriceveretttheatre.org.
Cascade Symphony Orchestra The Holiday Pops concert will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12-13 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. The program includes Mozart’s “Sleigh Ride from Three German Dances,” “Procession of the Sardar from Caucasian Sketches” by Ippolitov-Ivanov and Strauss’ “Fireproof Polka.” Tickets are $10-$27. More at www.cascadesymphony.org.
Patterson Hood: The co-founder of Drive-By Truckers is scheduled to perform a solo show 8 p.m. Dec. 18 at Cope Gillette Theater, 2730 Wetmore Ave., Everett. All ages are welcome, and proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test will be required. Tickets are $25. The show is presented by the Everett Music Initiative. For more, go to www.everettmusicinitiative.com.
A Charlie Brown Christmas: The Jose Gonzales Trio will play the beloved show’s beloved soundtrack at 4 p.m. Dec. 19 at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Tickets are $25.75. Call 360-568-9412. More at www.thumbnailtheater.org.
Heart by Heart: Founding Heart bassist Steve Fossen and original Heart drummer Michael DeRosier perform in this group, which will appear at 7 p.m. Dec. 24 at the Tulalip Resort Casino’s Canoes Cabaret. The band’s website says it’s a free show, but you have to be 21 and older. More at www.heartbyheart.com.
George Michael Reborn: Robert Bartko’s tribute to the singer who was a key figure of the 1980s MTV era is set for 7 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Historic Everett Theatre. Tickets are $25-$30. More at www.yourhistoriceveretttheatre.org.
Joan Osborne & the Weepies: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 15, Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Osborne is a singer-songwriter who came to prominence in 1996 with the Grammy-winning album “Relish.” The Weepies are led by singer-songwriters Deb Talan and Steve Tannen. They’ve sold more than 1 million records. Tickets are $59.60-$66. More at www.edmondscenterforthearts.org.
Hell’s Belles AC/DC Tribute: An all-woman salute to the Australian rockers is set for 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16 at the Historic Everett Theatre. Tickets are $20-$30. More at www.yourhistoriceveretttheatre.org.
Nite Wave: The band that pays homage to 1980s New Wave rock is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Historic Everett Theatre. Tickets are $25-$30. More at www.yourhistoriceveretttheatre.org.
International Guitar Night: This event returns with a brand new lineup featuring acoustic rock sensation Luca Stricagnoli (Italy), progressive classical guitarist, Thu Le (Vietnam), Slack Key master Jim Kimo West (Hawaii) and Latin Swing pioneer Lulo Reinhardt (Germany). 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22, Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $41.60-$51. More at www.edmondscenterforthearts.org.
Pickin’ @ The Barn Market in Monroe: Marcia Kester (Singer/Guitarist) 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cafe Zippy in Everett: Rick Ravenscroft Trio (Acoustic/Folk/Rock) 5-7 p.m.
Maltby Pizza & Pasta in Snohomish: Doug Rusk (Acoustic/Rock) 6 p.m.
Elemental Hard Cider in Arlington: Harvey Creek Band (Country/Rock) 6:30-8:30 p.m.
The Repp in Snohomish: Kristin Chambers (Acoustic/Eclectic) 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Looking Glass Coffee in Snohomish: Minimum Wage (Classic Rock) 7-9 p.m.
Port Gardner Bay Winery in Everett: The Good Intentions (Country/Folk/Soul) 7-9 p.m.
Tulalip Casino Canoes Cabaret: Patitude (Pat Benatar Tribute) 7 p.m.
Collector’s Choice Restaurant in Snohomish: C.D. Woodbury Trio (Blues/Roots) 8 p.m.
Doc’s Riverside Taphouse in Snohomish: The Shortcutz (Classic & Modern Rock) 8-11 p.m.
PUB 282 in Camano: Joel Astley (Blues) 8-10 p.m.
Rocko’s Fireside in Everett: Revolver (Classic/British Rock) 8 p.m.
Oxford Saloon in Snohomish: Friends of Itt (Rock) 8:30 p.m.-midnight
Engel’s Pub in Edmonds: The Weatherheads (Classic Rock) 9 p.m.
Mirkwood Public House in Arlington: The Black Tones, Joe Hellmore (Rock/Blues) 9 p.m.
Peabo’s Sports Bar & Grill in Mill Creek: High Voltage (High Energy Rock) 9 p.m.
Quil Ceda Creek Casino in Tulalip: American Fool (John Mellencamp Tribute) 9 p.m.
Tony V’s Garage in Everett: Burn Through life, Vesuvian, Materia Obscura, Asema (Death Metal) 9 p.m.
Tulalip Casino Canoes Cabaret: Harmonious Funk Band (R&B/Soul) 9:30 p.m.
Cafe Zippy in Everett: LeLe (Acoustic/Folk) 4-6 p.m.
Crucible Brewing in Everett: Kyyle Cort (Rock) 4-8 p.m.
Tulalip Casino Canoes Cabaret: Chris Eger Band (Real American Music) 5 p.m.
Maltby Pizza & Pasta in Snohomish: Doug Rusk (Acoustic/Rock) 6 p.m.
The Repp in Snohomish: Michael Scott Bates (Acoustic/Eclectic) 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Port Gardner Bay Winery in Everett: The Harness Band (Country/Blues/Rock) 7-9 p.m.
PUB 282 in Camano: Andrew Love and The Lottery Band (Country/Americana) 7-10 p.m.
Rustic Cork Wine Bar & Bistro in Lake Stevens: Erika (Jazz/Pop) + Holiday 7-10 p.m.
SnoTown Brewery in Snohomish: Mark Goldberg (Eclectic Genres) 7 p.m.
Snohomish Eagles FOE #195: Moondance (Van Morrison Tribute) 7:15-10:45 p.m.
Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater in Snohomish: The Shed Players (Americana) 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Collector’s Choice Restaurant in Snohomish: Full Vinyl Jacket (Classic Rock) 8 p.m.-midnight
Granite Falls Eagles: The Shortcutz (Classic & Modern Rock) 8 p.m.
Haven Showbar & Lounge in Mill Creek: Surround Sound Band (R&B/Soul/Funk) 8 p.m.
Loco Billy’s Wild Moon Saloon in Stanwood: The Billy Appleton Band (Classic Rock) 8-11:30 p.m.
Looking Glass Coffee in Snohomish: Her etc (Folk + Eclectic Genres) 8-10 p.m.
Lucky Dime in Everett: College Radio, Russian Blue, Midnight Movie, Living With a Bear /Punk) 8 p.m.-midnight
Peabo’s Sports Bar & Grill in Mill Creek: Bleeding Tree, Poker Face (Classic Rock/Tribute) 8 p.m.
Sports Bar & Grill in Mill Creek: Bleeding Tree, Poker Face (Classic Rock/Tribute) 8 p.m.
Tony V’s Garage in Everett: Moving Pictures (RUSH Tribute), Dual Analog (TurboWave) 8 p.m.
Mirkwood Public House Arlington: The Portsiders, Buddy Do-Wrong & The Ne’er Do Wells 8:30 p.m.
Oxford Saloon in Snohomish: Sirens of the Wood (Classic Rock) 8:30 p.m.-midnight
Tapped Public House in Mukilteo: Audio Pilots (90’s Rock/Grunge) 8:30 p.m.
Engel’s Pub in Edmonds: Under the Puddle (Modern & Classic Rock) 9 p.m.
Quil Ceda Creek Casino in Tulalip: High Voltage (High Energy Rock) 9 p.m.
Tulalip Casino Canoes Cabaret: Chapter 5 (R&B/Soul/Funk) 9:30 p.m.
Looking Glass Coffee in Snohomish: Monica Schley (Eclectic Genre Harpist) 12-2 p.m.
Sunday’s: 192 Lake Trail Taproom in Kenmore: Open Jam w/The Groovetramps (Blues/Americana) 3-6 p.m.
Sunday’s: Spar Tree Bar And Grill in Granite Falls: Open Acoustic Mic Hosted by “Uncle Doug” Cooper 5 p.m.
Oxford Saloon in Snohomish: Acoustic Dinner Show w/Benni James (Rock) 6-9 p.m.
Peabo’s Sports Bar & Grill in Mill Creek: Peabo’s Sunday Music Review w/Special Guest 7-10 p.m.
Mirkwood Public House in Arlington: Jam night 7-10 p.m.
Tulalip Casino Canoes Cabaret: Borrowed Time (STYX Tribute) 8 p.m.
Source: Everett Rock
Red Curtain Arts Center: “The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society’s Production of A Christmas Carol” runs through Dec. 19 at the theater, 9315 State Ave. #J, Marysville. In it, a troupe renowned for their famously incompetent performances stages the Dickens classic. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $18-$22. Proof of vaccination required. For more, go to www.redcurtainfoundation.org.
Phoenix Theatre: 9673 Firdale Ave., Edmonds; 206-533-2000; www.tptedmonds.org. The madcap Christmas comedy “Inspecting Carol” is showing through Dec. 19. Behind the scenes of a struggling theatre’s annual clumsy production of “A Christmas Carol,” rehearsals are at a standstill. Tim is no longer Tiny, Scrooge wants to do the play in Spanish (Feliz Navidad), and the play’s funding is on hold pending an inspection. Tickets are $20-$25.
Village Theatre holiday concert: The theater is celebrating the return of live entertainment with “Welcome Home, a Holiday Concert,” through Dec. 15 at the Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett. The night of music features vocalists Andi Alhadeff, Kyle Nicholas Anderson, Jordan Bolden, Kataka Corn and Shaunyce Omar. Tickets are $47-$62. More at villagetheatre.org.
Edmonds Driftwood Players: Wade James Theatre, 950 Main St., Edmonds; www.edmondsdriftwoodplayers.org; 425-774-9600. “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play,” based on the 1946 Christmas classic that everybody knows by heart, runs Dec. 2-19. Tickets are $25-$28.
Village Theatre: Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave.; 425-257-8600; www.villagetheatre.org/everett. The 2022 season includes: “Songs for a New World” (Feb. 18-March 13), “The Book Club Play” (April 8-May 1), “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” (May 27-June 19) and “Raisin” (July 15-Aug. 7). Season tickets for all four shows are $104-$312. Single tickets for each show also are now on sale. Go to the website for prices.
Snohomish High School Theatre Club: The students’ fall play is “Pride and Prejudice.” A performance is set for 7 p.m. Dec. 3.
The Dance School’s “Nutcracker”: The Everett dance school will perform the ballet at 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Dec. 18 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $18 in advance or $20 at the door. Go to www.thedanceschool.org for more information.
Northshore “Nutcracker”: The ballet will be performed at 2 p.m. Dec. 4, 5, 11 and 12 at the Northshore Performing Arts Center, 18125 92nd Ave. NW, Bothell. For more information, go to www.npacf.org.
Olympic Ballet Theatre’s “The Nutcracker”: The Edmonds ballet company will perform an abridged version at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 10, and full versions 2 and 7 p.m. Dec. 11, as well as 1 and 5 p.m. Dec. 12, Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett. The ballet is based on E.T.A. Hoffmann’s 1816 fairy tale “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King.” Tickets are $8-$39. More at www.olympicballet.com/obthome/tickets.
Whidbey Island Dance Theatre’s “The Nutcracker”: The theater presents its 29th season of the classic at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts in Langley. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Dec. 10, 17 and 18 and 2 p.m. Dec. 11, 12 and 19. Tickets are $20-$25. For more, go to wicaonline.org.
Arlington’s Hometown Holidays: The Santa parade returns to downtown Arlington at noon Dec. 4 There will be floats, sports teams, fire trucks and more, followed by Santa on a draft horse-drawn wagon. Following the parade, check out a Festive Sweater Contest at the Legion Park stage. The draft horses that conveyed Santa also will be available for free wagon rides. For more, go to www.arlingtonwa.gov/HH or www.facebook.com/ArlingtonHH.
The Lights of Christmas: This year’s “A Drive-Thru Christmas” is 5 to 10 p.m. Dec. 2-5, 8-12, 15-23, 26-30, and Jan. 2-8, Warm Beach Camp, 20800 Marine Drive, Stanwood. Drive through a winter wonderland featuring more than 1 million lights and 24 Christmas displays. Wave to Santa, Mrs. Claus, Frosty and Rudolph. Mini doughnuts, kettle corn, coffee and hot chocolate available for purchase. Tune in to KTAH-FM and enjoy Christmas music along with radio host Bruce the Spruce. Tickets are $25-$55. Registration required. More at www.thelightsofchristmas.com.
Pacific Ice: The Port of Everett has partnered with Blue Line Sports & Entertainment to bring an outdoor community ice rink to Waterfront Place this holiday season, through Jan. 31. The rink overlooking the Everett Marina at Pacific Rim Plaza, 1028 13th St., Everett, features holiday lights, music, firepits and a concessions stand. Tickets are $12-$15. More at www.portofeverett.com/pacificice.
Trees of Christmas: Bible Baptist Church, 805 W. Casino Road, Everett, plans a free drive-thru event featuring Christmas trees and music at 6-8 p.m. Dec 2-5. There will be interactive activities for families and free refreshments.
Holiday on the Bay: The festival is noon to 6 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Port of Everett’s Pacific Rim Plaza, at the corner of Seiner Drive and 14th Street, Everett. Featuring a holiday market, lighted boat parade, a tree lighting and Santa visit, ice skating, arts and crafts, a toy drive and concessions stand. Some activities have a fee. More at www.portofeverett.com/holidayonthebay.
Holiday trees for salmon: The Adopt A Stream Foundation is selling”live and wild” Christmas trees at the Northwest Stream Center, 600 128th St. SE, Everett, on Dec. 4-18. Trees cost $40 to $100 and are planted in pots. After the holidays, return them to the Stream Center to be planted next to local salmon streams. For more information, go to www.streamkeeper.org.
Interactive virtual concert: Musician, author and child development specialist Jim Gill will perform a live virtual concert for children at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 11 at the Everett Public Library. The concert is free. Reserve your spot by going to www.epls.org/signmeup.
Arlington Nativity Festival: This free event is set for Dec. 17-19 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Letter-Day Saints, 17222 43rd Ave. NE, Arlington. Featured will be hundreds of nativity displays from around the world, a Christmas Concert and activities for children.
Schack Art Center: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Admission is free. Tour the Schack Art Center’s galleries, store, hot shop and silversmithing studio. The annual “Holiday Art” exhibit, this year featuring the Northwest Watercolor Society, runs through Jan. 2. For information, call 425-259-5050 or go to www.schack.org.
Cascadia Art Museum: The museum, at 190 Sunset Ave. S., Edmonds, is open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Admission for members and students is free, adults $10, military and seniors $7, and families (two adults and up to three children) $25. Free during Art Walk Edmonds, third Thursdays, 5 to 8 p.m. More at 425-336-4809 or www.cascadiaartmuseum.org. Cascadia’s annual exhibition of vintage Christmas cards by noted Northwest artists and designers runs from Dec. 2 through Jan. 9. New additions to the collection this year include an extremely rare original Christmas card watercolor by Mark Tobey from 1955.
Through Feb. 20, on display is “Kenjiro Nomura, American Modernist: An Issei Artist’s Journey.” Nomura’s paintings serve as an important record of the Japanese-American experience during World War II.
Gallery North: The gallery’s holiday show, “An Artful Holiday,” features work by 16 local artists at the gallery, 401 Main St., Edmonds. For more information, go to www.GalleryNorthEdmonds.com.
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