Aaron Crawford performs in Marysville on Nov. 19.

Aaron Crawford performs in Marysville on Nov. 19.

Music, theater and more: What’s happening in Snohomish County

Check out country artist Aaron Crawford at the grand old Marysville Opera House. Plus, start making plans to see Christmas shows.


Kalani Pe’a Christmas Show: Pe’a, a three-time Grammy winner, will perform Christmas standards, sung in both English and Hawaiian, as well as Hawaiian favorites. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $19-$49. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-Kalani.

The Nutcracker: Emerald Ballet Theatre beings back the holiday chestnut. 2 p.m. Dec. 3, 4, 10 and 11 at Northshore Performing Arts Center, 18125 92nd Ave. NE, Bothell. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-nutcracker-emerald.

Olympic Ballet: The Edmonds company will perform “The Nutcracker,” Dec. 10-11 at the Everett Performing Arts Center and Dec. 15-20 at Edmonds Center for the Arts. Tickets are $28-$50. More at OlympicBallet.org.

Christmas in Edmonds: The Mosaic Choir & Orchestra, composed of members of 25 churches representing 10 denominations in the greater Seattle area, will perform. Presented by North Sound Church. Benefits the Foundation for Edmonds School District. 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 3 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $15-$18. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-mosaic.

Elvis Christmas: Danny Vernon pays tribute to The King at this holiday show, 2 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Marysville Opera House, 1225 Third St. Marysville. Tickets are sold out; there is a waiting list. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-elvis-xmas.

Celtic Christmas: Edmonds’ Gothard Sisters will offer Celtic folk music, Christmas carols, dance, stories and holiday cheer at their annual holiday show, scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $15-$30. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-gothard-christmas22.

Geoffrey Castle’s Celtic Christmas: Joining electric six-string violinist Castle will be the Seattle Irish Dance Company, singers Veronica Olson and Pamela Casella of the Seattle Opera and bagpiper Neil Hubbard. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10, Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $23-$35. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-Castle2022.

Holiday Pops: The Cascade Symphony Orchestra plans two Christmas concerts, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11 and Dec. 12, at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $10-$27. More at www.edmondscenterforthearts.org/events.

Mannheim Steamroller: The distinctive Christmas music favorites are coming to Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16. Tickets are $30-$69. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-mannheim.

The Journeys’ Annual Christmas Concert: Celebrate a traditional Christmas and the sounds of the season with music featuring Bronn Journey and his harp. Journey, who lives in the Sky Valley, brings a folksy style with spontaneity to an instrument commonly thought of as classical. With him will be a small ensemble featuring strings, flutes, clarinet piano and percussion. Special guests will be the choir “Breath of Aire.” 2 p.m. Dec. 17 at the Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett. For ticket information, go to tinyurl.com/EDH-Journey22.

”Faces of Christmas”: Tim Noah presents original and well-loved holiday songs for all ages, with musical guests Terry Kingen and Cyndi Elliott. 4 p.m. Dec. 17, Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Tickets are $10-$20. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-NoahChristmas.

“A Charlie Brown Christmas”: The Jose Gonzales Trio will perform the beloved Vince Guaraldi music from the holiday classic. 4 p.m. Dec. 18, Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Tickets are $25. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-charlie-brown.


Kings Hall launch: This event in Everett has been postponed until February.

The Shed Players: Local musicians David Douglas, Keith Bakke and Terry Kingen will be joined by Devin Rice of Florida for this show, set for 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Tickets are $20. More at tinyurl.com/edh-shed.

Tim Koss Music: Koss and fellow jazz musicians will perform Latin jazz, bebop, blues, bossas and some original tunes at 7 p.m. Nov. 19 at Port Gardner Bay Winery, 3006 Rucker Ave., Everett. All ages, no cover.

Aaron Crawford: The artist who blends traditional country with Seattle grunge sounds will perform, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19, at the Marysville Opera House, 1225 Third St. Marysville. Tickets are $15. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-crawford1119.

Aaron Tippin: The country singer-songwriter of “Workin’ Man’s PhD” fame is slated to perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 19 at Angel of the Winds Casino. Tickets start at $35. More at www.angelofthewinds.com/entertainment/concerts-shows.

Everett Philharmonic Orchestra: Music for the Imagination is a fun, hour-long concert for families and children of all ages. 3 p.m. Nov. 27 at the Everett Civic Auditorium, 2415 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $10-$20. Fore more, go to www.EverettPhil.org or call 425-585-8975.

Two tributes: Infinity Project is a tribute to Journey, and Reckless is a tribute to Bryan Adams. 7 p.m. Dec. 2, Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $25-$30, More at tinyurl.com/EDH-tribute1202.

The Neil Youngs & The Harvest Moon Band: Lead guitarist/vocalist Steve Crabtree and rhythm guitarist/vocalist Andy Volmer will play Young’s best-known songs. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Tickets are $20. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-neil-young-tribute.

The Pilchuck Boyz: The Boyz describe their show as follows: “A crazy, funky Reggae eruption is coming to Sound 2 Summit Brewing! The show is free, all ages and so much fun.” 7 p.m. Dec. 3 at 1830 Bickford Ave., No. 111, Snohomish.

”The Lonely Hearts Club”: This Seattle-based band makes no attempt to look like John, Paul, George and Ringo, just to recreate their music. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3, Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $20. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-lonely-hearts.

Hewitt Fights for Human Rights: Tony V’s Garage, Black Lab Gallery and Lucky Dime in downtown Everett will host a variety of performers, all female or female-led, in a fundraiser for women’s reproductive rights. One artist will be Rena Priest, Washington state’s first Indigenous poet laureate. Other performers are Atrocity Girl, Kitty Junk, Having Issues, Wilting, Creamsicle, Awake Amongst the Dead, TT, Klondike Kate, Spyglass, The Rookery, Kelsey Greenleaf, Wild Powwers, Christa Porter and Marina Anselmo. 6 p.m. Dec. 3. Tickets are $35. For more, go to tinyurl.com/EDH-Hewitt-Fights.

Pacifica Chamber Orchestra: The orchestra ‘s 2022-23 season will continue with the Winter Concert, 3 p.m. Dec. 3 at Cascade View Presbyterian Church, 1030 E Casino Road, Everett. Featured will be young artists Vincent Chen and Daniel Hsu, both piano. The program will include compositions by Niels Gade, Edvard Grieg and Joaquin Turina. The Sunshine Concert, 3 p.m. Feb. 18 at Cascade View PresbyteriaN., will feature music by Maurice Ravel, Lars-Erik LarssoN., Carlos Chavez and Vitezslava Kapralova, with Harumi Makiyama, solo piano. The Summer Concert, 3 p.m. June 3 at Zion LutheraN., 4634 Alger Ave., Everett, will spotlight compositions by Jan Vanderroost, Astor Piazzola and Paul Hindemith, with Fred Chu, solo violin. More at pacificachamberorchestra.org.

Nick Dumas, Chris Luquette and Andrew Knapp: An evening of award-winning bluegrass. 4 p.m. Dec. 4 at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Tickets are $20. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-TH1204.

The Fabulous Thunderbirds: Co-founder Kim Wilson, the band’s only original member, leads the quintessential American band at a show set for 7 p.m. Dec. 9. at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $40-$50. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-thunderbirds.



Lake Stevens High School Drama: The students will present “Catch Me If You Can: The Musical,” 6:30 p.m. Nov. 17-19 at the school, 2908 113th Ave. NE, Lake Stevens. It’s a musical drama based on the 2002 movie about a notorious con artist. For more, go to lshs.ludus.com.

Village Theatre: Tickets for the theater’s performances of “Little Shop of Horrors” and “Cinderella” are now on sale. “Little Shop of Horrors” is running in Everett through Nov. 20. The tuneful Broadway classic stars Northwest actors Kyle Nicholas Anderson as Seymour and Shanelle Nicole Leonard playing the role of Audrey. Following that, “Cinderella” is set for Jan. 6-29. Tickets, starting at $33 for “Little Shop,” can be purchased at the box office, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett, by phone at 425-392-2202, or online at VillageTheatre.org.

Edmonds Driftwood Players: Season 64 will continue with “Elf: The Musical,” Nov. 18-Dec. 18 at Wade James Theatre, 950 Main St., Edmonds. More at edmondsdriftwoodplayers.org.

Snohomish High School Theatre Club: The club will present Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.” This is an abridged version with modern narration. Performances will be 7 p.m. Dec 2, 3, 9 and 10 and 1 p.m. Dec 3 and 10, at the high school, 1316 Fifth St., Snohomish.. Tickets are $13 general admission and $10 for students, seniors, children and veterans. Fore moire, go to www.showtix4u.com/events/shstheatre.

Phoenix Theatre: The 2022-23 season will continue with “Dashing Through the Snow,” Nov. 25-Dec. 18; “Chemical Imbalance, A Jekyll & Hyde Play,” Feb. 3-26; “I Hate Hamlet,” April 7-30 and “Glorius,” June 2-25. The theater is located at 9673 Firdale Ave., Edmonds. More at www.tptedmonds.org.


God is a Scottish Drag Queen: Comedian Mike Delamont’s one-man show finds God, dressed in a floral power suit, expounding on pop culture and humanity. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $19-$44. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-scots-drag-queen.

The Dope Show: Comedians perform two sets, one while straight, the other while baked. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 26 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $20-$35. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-dopeshow22.

Whitney Cummings: The stand-up comedian is slated to do a show 8 p.m. Dec. 18 at the Tulalip Resort Casino. Tickets are $55-$65. More at www.tulalipresortcasino.com/Entertainment/OrcaBallroom.


Northwest Collage Society: The society’s art show is ongoing at the Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo, through Jan. 25. An artist reception is planned for 5-7 p.m. Nov. 17. For more, go to www.nwcollagesociety.org.

Arts of Snohomish: The featured artists for November are wildlife photographers Bill and Nancy Dewey. An artist reception is scheduled for 2 p.m. Nov. 19. The gallery, 1024 First St., Suite 104, Snohomish, is open from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.

Lynnwood Convention Center: The center’s new exhibit features 57 pieces by Snohomish County artists. More at www.eventcreate.com/e/meet-the-artists.

Cascadia Art Museum: Ongoing through November is “The Art of Howard Duell,” featuring the work of a leading mid-century Northwest sculptor and painter who lived in Edmonds. Showing through Nov. 20 are “Northwest Arts & Crafts Movement: The Chase Family and Friends,” showcasing the work of a prominent family in Washington state cultural history, and “The Art of Reading,” a collection of works depicting books and the act of reading either as the main subject or hidden away in the periphery of the composition. The museum, 190 Sunset Ave. S., Edmonds, is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. More at www.cascadiaartmuseum.org.

Gallery at Graphite: Studio artists at the new Graphite Arts Center in Edmonds will have their first group show, through Jan. 7 at 202 Main St., Edmonds. Featured will be work by 10 artists in mediums such as photography, charcoal, acrylic, oil, watercolor and ceramics. More at graphite-edmonds.org.

Schack Art Center: Events include Holiday Exhibition: Featuring the Northwest Pastel Society, Nov. 27-Jan. 7. The center is located at 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett. More at www.schack.org.


”Into Flight Once More”: Documentary narrated by the actor Gary Sinise about World War II veterans of the 82nd Airborne journeying across the North Atlantic to Normandy for the 75th anniversary of D-Day in 2016. Featuring guest speakers Terron Lindholme, 82nd Airborne veteran and 75th anniversary paratrooper, and Dick Nelms, WWII B-17 pilot who flew 35 missions over Europe. A fundraiser for the Commemorative Air Force Rainier Squadron. 4 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $15-$20. For more information, go to tinyurl.com/EDH-flight-film.

”The General”: Buster Keaton’s immortal classic, with pipe organ accompaniment. 3 p.m. Nov. 27, Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $18-$20.

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