Weekly Must List: Thanksgiving Edition

Must Taste
The Herbfarm's American Harvest Dinner
Thursday - Sunday (11/25-11/28) • Lazy cooks, the The Herbfarm is cooking up an ode to the fall Harvest in this seasonal dinner featuring heritage turkeys rasied by Mad Hatcher Farms in Euphrata. Details on the dinner's menu were still being finalized when when thiys blog was posted but you can be confident the sides will be fresh and local. Dinner prices also include leftover to-go so you can enjoy turkey, fixins and desert at home! Thursday $205 per person; Friday - Sunday, $195 per person. Woodinville, 14590 145th Street NE; 425-485-5300; www.theherbfarm.com. Call ahead to make reservations, seating is limited.
>> For more Thanksgiving menus in Seattle, check our round up of Turkey Day Dinners.

Must Watch (Again)
Opening Night A Christmas Story: The Musical
Friday (11/26) • Based on the much-loved 1983 movie, A Christmas Story: The Musical! reintroduces tragicomic boy hero Ralphie Parker, who tries to persuade his family to get him the official Red Ryder Carbine-Action 200-Shot Range Model Air Rifle—this time through song and dance. Features all new musical numbers for the Seattle debut. Through 12/30. Times vary. $23–$83. 5th Avenue Theater,; 1308 Fifth Ave.; 206.625.1900; 5thavenue.org.
>> Find more Thanksgiving and Christmas events in our 2010 Holiday Happenings guilde.

Must Muggle Up
Harry Potter: The Exhibition
Through 1/30 • Still waiting for your letter of acceptance from Hogwarts? Now even muggles can discover the secrets of the wizarding world by visiting the West Coast premiere of Harry Potter: The Exhibition at the Pacific Science Center this fall. The show features props and costumes from all of the films, displayed in re-created sets such as Hagrid’s hut and the Gryffindor common room. Bonus: Catch an IMAX 3D showing of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1, beginning November 19. 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Prices vary. Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N; pacsci.org

Must See
Clay Throwdown at BAM
Through 1/16 • This show of the ceramic work of 34 of the Northwest’s finest art potters inaugurates the Bellevue Arts Museum’s new biennial juried art exhibition, which awards $5,000 cash prizes to two winners. Featured artists—including locals Yuki Nakamura, Tip Toland, Mike Simi, Patti Warashina and Ben Waterman—work with traditional pottery forms, as well as at the very edge of the medium. Times and prices vary. Bellevue Arts Museum, 510 Bellevue Way NE; 425.519.0770; bellevuearts.org

Editors note: Last week we included the Seattle Food and Culinary Arts Show in our Must List before discovering it had been cancelled. We sincerely apologize if you tried to attend the event!

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