Things To Do This Weekend: Dec. 1-4

Plays, Bazaars, Tree Lightings, TBirds Hockey and More

Holiday Happenings in and around Kent, Washington This Weekend

Plays, Bazaars, Tree Lightings, TBirds Hockey and More

Since this month is so busy with holiday events, activities and sports, we are going to resume our “Things To Do This Weekend” posts. Here are some of the many activities going on in and around Kent, Washington this weekend:

Thoughout December:
Santa Photos (til Dec. 23) and Hooliday Owls (til Jan. 2) at Kent Station.
Ivar’s Clam Lights, Gene Coulon Park, nightly, 5 PM – 9 PM
Kent Firefighters collect toys through mid-December.
Kent HomeStreet Bank collects toys til December 9.

Thursday, Dec. 1

A Christmas Story: The Musical
by Kentlake HS Drama
Kentlake High School Performing Arts Center
21401 SE Falcon Way, Kent, WA
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

A Year with Frog and Toad
by Kentridge Players
Kentridge High School Performing Arts Center
12430 SE 208th St., Kent, WA
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Friday, Dec. 2

Kent Commons Holiday Bazaar – FREE ADMISSION
Kent Commons (525 4th Ave. N., Kent, WA)
10 AM – 5 PM

Kent Firefighters Foundation Christmas Luncheon
Kent Senior Center (600 E. Smith St., Kent, WA)
11:45 AM – 1 PM

Destination Des Moines Holiday Tree Lighting – FREE
Big Catch Plaza (corner of 216th and Marine View Dr., Des Moines)
6 PM – 7 PM

Annual Ivar’s Clam Lights – Official Lighting
Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park (1201 Lake Washington Blvd. N., Renton WA)
6:15 PM- 8:20 PM

A Christmas Story: The Musical
by Kentlake HS Drama
Kentlake High School Performing Arts Center
21401 SE Falcon Way, Kent, WA
7 PM – 9 PM

A Year with Frog and Toad
by Kentridge Players
Kentridge High School Performing Arts Center
12430 SE 208th St., Kent, WA
7 PM – 9 PM

Seattle Thunderbirds vs. Kootenay Ice
ShoWare Center
7:35 PM

Covington Hollydaze Event: Float-In Movies
Covington Aquatic Center
(18230 SE 240th St, Covington, WA)
8 PM – 10 PM

Saturday, Dec. 3

Covington Hollydaze: Reindeer Dash 5K for Food
Valley Medical Center North Parking Lot
Check-in: 8 AM
Race start: 8:30 AM

Covington Hollydaze: Pancake Breakfast* and Santa Photos
City Hall Community Room
(16720 SE 271st St., Covington, WA)
9 AM – Noon
Breakfast is free but food or cash donations for area food banks are appreciated.

Covington Hollydaze: Craft Bazaar
(26915 186th Ave. SE, Covington, WA)
Jenkins Creek Elementary School
9 AM – 4 PM

Kent Commons Holiday Bazaar – FREE ADMISSION
Kent Commons (525 4th Ave. N., Kent, WA)
9 AM – 4 PM

Scenic Hill PTA Winter Craft Bazaar — FREE ADMISSION
Scenic Hill Elementary School Gym
26025 Woodland Way S., Kent, WA
9 AM – 2 PM

First Saturday Kids’ Art Project – FREE
Rusty Raven Art Studio (212 First Ave. S., Kent, WA)
10 AM – 1 PM

Find Your Fur-Ever Friend Dog Adoption
Green Dog Grooming (229 First Ave. S., Kent, WA)
10 AM – 2 PM

Greater Maple Valley Community Center Holiday Bazaar – FREE ADMISSION
Greater Maple Valley Community Center
(22010 SE 248th St, Maple Valley, WA)
10 AM – 3 PM

Farmhouse Christmas Celebration
Neely Mansion
(12303 SE Auburn-Black Diamond Rd, Auburn, WA)
12:30 PM – 4:30 PM

A Christmas Story: The Musical
by Kentlake HS Drama
Kentlake High School Performing Arts Center
21401 SE Falcon Way, Kent, WA
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Kent Winterfest hosted by Kent Lions – FREE
Town Square Plaza
3 PM – 6:15 PM

Holiday Story Time (part of Winterfest)
Kent Library (212 2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA)
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Covington Hollydaze: Community Tree Lighting Event – FREE
(168th Pl. SE, Covington, WA)
4 PM – 6 PM

Winter Solstice Arts & Crafts
SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve
(21656 184th Ave SE, Renton, WA)
5 PM – 8 PM

A Christmas Story: The Musical
by Kentlake HS Drama
Kentlake High School Performing Arts Center
21401 SE Falcon Way, Kent, WA
7 PM – 9 PM

A Year with Frog and Toad
by Kentridge Players
Kentridge High School Performing Arts Center
12430 SE 208th St., Kent, WA
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Seattle Thunderbirds vs. Medicine Hat Tigers
ShoWare Center
7:05 PM

Sunday, Dec. 4

K9 Candy Cane 5K Fun Run and Walk
Renton Community Center (1715 SE Maple Valley Hwy., Renton, WA)
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM

Kent Historical Museum Annual Christmas Open House – FREE
Kent Historical Museum (855 E. Smith St., Kent, WA)
1 PM – 4 PM

The Enchanted Book Workshop – FREE
Kent Library (212 2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA)
2 PM – 3 PM

Kent Spotlight Series: Magical Strings 30th Annual Celtic Yuletide Concert
Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center
(10020 SE 256th St., Kent, WA)
3 PM

We strive to be accurate and to include as many family-friendly local events as possible, but sometimes we make mistakes. We encourage you to check with the event host before attending an event to be sure nothing has changed or that we didn’t get it right. See a mistake? Please email us and we’ll get it fixed ASAP. Thank you!