Urban Craft Uprising
(12/7 to 12/8, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.) — Shop the local, artisanal, indie offerings—including funky bags by Alchemy Goods, bodacious belts by Steel Toe Studios and lovely prints by Frida Clements—at this ultra-crafty two-day fest at the Seattle Center.
Seahawks Take on the San Francisco 49ers
Sunday (12/8, 1:25 p.m.) — Last weekend the Seahawks clobbered the Saints, and in the process fans officially reclaimed the world record for loudest outdoor stadium. This weekend the team has a rematch with the Forty-Whiners, known for their delicate ears and noise complaints.
Must Gallery Hop
Bundle Up for the Pioneer Square Art Walk
Thursday (12/5, 12 to 8 p.m.) — Slip into your warmest long johns and brave the cold temps for First Thursday, Pioneer Square’s can’t miss, longstanding art walk. Our picks: Seattle photographer Eirik Johnson’s snowy Barrow Cabins at G. Gibson Gallery, and Gregory Blackstock’s home made sheet music at Greg Kucera Gallery.
Chekhov Meets Charles Bronson in The Clay Duke
(12/5 to 12/8, times vary) — Multidisciplinary Seattle performer Dayna Hanson is known for making dance/theater that is very smart, very funny and very strange. Her new show at On the Boards, The Clay Duke, delivers on that reputation. Read up on Hanson before the show in this exclusive Q&A.
Revel in Redmond’s Winter Festival
Saturday (12/7, times vary) — Deck yourself in seasonal sparkle and stroll along the Luminary Walk, starting at City Hall and featuring hundreds of candles and light displays. Round off the night with warm holiday drinks and more fun at Redmond Town Center.