The Must List: Laugh Along with The Habit, Fill Up on Holiday Cheer with PNB’s Nutcracker and Lace Up for Outdoor Ice Skating

Must Laugh
The Habit Comedy Show

(12/1, 8 p.m.) — Seattle sketch comedy group The Habit is back with a new live show at The Bathhouse Theater at Green Lake. Bonus: Read Habit cast member John Osebold’s tips on upping your own comedic ante in our November issue.

Must Kill the Mouse King

PNB’s The Nutcracker

(11/30 to 12/29, times vary) — This year marks the 30th anniversary of PNB’s beloved production, which means whether you attend every year or haven’t yet been, it’s the perfect time to ensconce yourself in Tchaikovsky’s memorable score and watch the festivities both on stage and in the audience.

Must Glide
Ice Skating in Bellevue

(11/29 to 1/12/14, times vary) — Lace up your ice skates for a festive romp on the seasonal open-air rink in Bellevue’s Downtown Park.

Must Rock

The Cave Singers Perform with the Pollens

Saturday (11/30, 8 p.m.) — Seattle’s beloved folk rockers play the Neptune Theatre, with a special appearance by lively local band Pollens, whose amazing harmonies will have you swooning.

Must Get Cookin’
Tom Douglas’ Cookbook Social

Tuesday (12/3, 4 p.m.) — The Seattle chef’s seventh annual Cookbook Social corrals the top cookbook authors in town (think Heather Christo, Langdon Cook and Bob Donegan) for signings and gratis adult beverages and bites.