THE HOT TICKET
“KDWP RADIO PRESENTS H.C. ANDERSON’S ‘THE SNOW QUEEN’”: 2 p.m. Saturdays, 7 p.m. Sundays, Dec. 5-13, Driftwood Players Alternative Stages presents Hans Christian Anderson’s classic fairy tale, reinvented for live radio broadcast with audience participation. Performance will be recorded live by KMPS radio to be included in their holiday programming. At the Wade James Theatre, 950 Main St., Edmonds. Tickets: $10 general, available at 425-774-9600 or www.driftwoodplayers.com.
SHOP N NOSH Noon-7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council’s annual stress free holiday gift shopping event, featuring glass, pottery, jewelry, fine art and other art created by local artists, at the Gallery at Towne Centre in Lake Forest Park Towne Centre, 17171 Bothell Way NE, Suite A-141. Refreshments and cookies served all day, hors d’oeuvres from 5-7 p.m. While there, view the 2009 Holiday Gifts Show, which runs through Jan. 3. Admission: Free. Info: 206-417-4645, or www.shorelinearts.net.
LIVE ON STAGE
“HALLELUJAH!”: 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, Choir of the Sound’s annual holiday concert features highlights of Handel’s “Messiah” with a chamber orchestra and a second half of festive classics, at the Shorecrest Performing Arts Center, 15343 25th Ave. NE, Shoreline. Tickets: $18 adults, $16 seniors, $9 children under 12, available by calling 206-528-9990 or visit choirofthesound.org. Tickets at the door are $20.
READING WITH ROVER 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, read aloud to loving canine listeners in this community-based literacy program, helping kids strengthen reading skills and improve reading confidence. At the Edmonds Library, 650 Main St. Info: 425-771-1933.