Upcoming events for families in Snohomish County and nearby

A Christmas Spectacular: The Dorothy Jayne Foundation, under the direction of Dr. Sanford Wright, presents its 16th Christmas Spectacular show at 6 p.m. Dec. 18 at Everett Civic Auditorium, 2415 Colby Ave. Proceeds go to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Admission is $20 and cans of food. Performers include pianist Kyran Adams, soprano Megan Chenovick, baritone Vistor Benedetti. Also on Dec. 21 at the Moore Theater in Seattle. More at www.thechristmasspectacular.com.

Christmas Powwow: The third annual Chrismas Powwow and Coastal Jam starts at 4 p.m. Dec. 17 at the Frances Sheldon Gym, 7204 27th Ave. NE, Tulalip. For more information, email matthew_remle@msd25.org.

Edmonds holiday market: The Edmonds downtown holiday market is open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Dec. 17 near City Hall, 121 Fifth Ave. N. Included is musical entertainment and a Santa photo booth.

Antique toy exhibit: Edmonds Historical Museum, 118 Fifth Ave. N. Open 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. “Once Upon a Toy” exhibit features toys that might have appeared under Christmas trees during the past century. Bring a donation for Clothes For Kids. More at www.historicedmonds.org.

Imagine Children’s Museum: Located at 1502 Wall St., Everett. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. Each third Friday of the month (Dec. 16) are free admission nights. Play indoors from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at no cost. More at imaginecm.org or 425-258-1006. Home for the Holidays crafts and photos with Santa on Dec. 23.

The Lights of Christmas Festival: The annual event at Warm Beach continues 5 to 10 p.m. Dec. 16-18, 20-23, 26-28. Located at 20800 Marine Dr., Stanwood. More at www.thelightsofchristmas.com.

Mukilteo Festival of Trees: The first-ever festival showcasing decorated Christmas trees is on exhibition through Dec. 31. Call 425-493-8555 or email executivedirector@hpretire.com.

Darrington’s Santa’s Can-to-Cane Exchange: At 5 p.m. Dec. 20, watch for Santa and Mrs. Claus touring the streets aboard a decorated fire truck. They will collect donations for the Darrington Food Bank and pass out candy canes. After their tour, join the Claus couple from 7-8:30 p.m. for pictures and hot cocoa, 4-Corners Cafe, 1080 Seeman St.

Breakfast with Santa: Hosted by Stanwood Lions Club, 9-11 a.m. Dec. 17, Stanwood Community and Senior Center, 7430 276th St. NW, Stanwood. $5 a plate. Bring a camera. Call 360-629-7403. Also check out the holiday festivities in downtown Stanwood.

Schack Art Center: 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050. Go to www.schack.org to learn about the many classes for kids and teens.

Hibulb Cultural Center: Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 5 p.m. weekends. Free first Thursdays until 8 p.m.; 6410 23rd Ave. NE, Tulalip; 360-716-2635; www.hibulbculturalcenter.org. “Vibrant Beauty: Colors of our Collection” is displayed until spring. The interactive exhibit allows visitors to explore how color has influenced Coast Salish people and how it is used today.

Holiday Ziplight Tour: The Kristoferson family is offering a special deal at their Canopy Tours Northwest zipline at their farm on Camano Island. The forest is lit up, hot cocoa and cookies are served, get a group photo and a souvenir ornament. Tickets $85 or $65 for children with an adult. More at canopytoursnw.com.

To have an event listed, submit the details including time, date, place, cost and a phone number or website to gfiege@heraldnet.com.

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