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What’s on this weekend

Posted by Danielle Anthony-Goodwin on December 13th, 2013

The weekend is here and it is jam packed with festive holiday events for the whole family. Enjoy your weekend in Ballard!

Friday, December 13:

  • Santa’s First Magical Ride: The Musical performance at 6541 Jones Ave NW at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 and with a live band, full cast of characters and a brand new story it is sure to be fun for the entire family. Click here for more details.
  • Comedy Sportz Seattle Show at Ballard Underground (2220 NW Market St) at 8 p.m. Click here for more details and to buy tickets.
  • Holiday Rap at Ballard Underground (2220 NW Market St) at 10 p.m. Holiday Rap is a 100% improvised rap-musical that is sure to have you in stitches. Click here to buy tickets. Cost is $10.

Saturday, December 14:

  • Breathing and Meditation Lab at Embrace the Moon (1716 NW Market St) from 10:30 – 11:45 a.m. Every Saturday through the end of the year, we’ll be practicing yoga (breathing + meditation) techniques that will quickly bring you back to place of calm and ease, no matter what merry-making pressure surrounds you. First class is free. Click here for more details.
  • Make & Take at Okan Arts Shop (315 NW 52nd St) from 1 p.m. – 8 p.m. Stop by Ballard’s newest micro shop that stocks vintage Japanese yukata cottons and make a simple gift with the fabric of your choice using the supplied sewing machine set-ups. Click here for more details.
  • Free Acupuncture for new patients at Purple Dragon Healing Arts (7324 15th Ave NW)from 1:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. Click here to make an appointment.
  • Ballard Art Walk: 6 to 9 p.m., happening in venues all over Ballard. Click here for more info.
  • NW Youth Harp Ensemble Free Concert at the Ballard Branch Library (5614 22nd Ave NW) from 2 -3 p.m. Members of the Northwest Youth Harp Ensemble return to the Ballard Branch Library to perform holiday favorites! Eleven harpists, ages 6 and up, will be directed by Susi Hussong. The ensemble will also be joined by hand bells, violins and flutes. Click here for more details.
  • Santa’s First Magical Ride: The Musical performance at 6541 Jones Ave NW at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 and with a live band, full cast of characters and a brand new story it is sure to be fun for the entire family. Click here for more details.
  • With All The Trimmings – Market Street Singers Free Concert at First Lutheran Church (NW 65th St & 20th Ave NW) at 7:30 p.m. The Market Street Singers invite you to open your musical presents, all lovingly prepared and wrapped by some of Ballard’s most enthusiastic and energetic choristers. Click here for more details.
  • Comedy Sportz Seattle Show at Ballard Underground (2220 NW Market St) at 8 p.m. Click here for more details and to buy tickets.
  • Holiday Rap at Ballard Underground (2220 NW Market St) at 10 p.m. Holiday Rap is a 100% improvised rap-musical that is sure to have you in stitches. Click here to buy tickets. Cost is $10.

Sunday, December 15:

  • Ballard Farmers Markets along Ballard Ave from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Click here to see this week’s specials.
  • Fundraising Bake Sale for the Boden Family at Christmas Tree Lot on the corner of Holman Rd. and 3rd Ave NW from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. The Boden family, who son attends Loyal Heights Elementary, recently suffered a fire in their home and lost most of their possessions. All funds raised will go directly towards helping the Boden family.
  • Make & Take at Okan Arts Shop (315 NW 52nd St) from 1 p.m. – 8 p.m. Stop by Ballard’s newest micro shop that stocks vintage Japanese yukata cottons and make a simple gift with the fabric of your choice using the supplied sewing machine set-ups. Click here for more details.
  • Santa’s First Magical Ride: The Musical performance at 6541 Jones Ave NW at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 and with a live band, full cast of characters and a brand new story it is sure to be fun for the entire family. Click here for more details.
  • Seattle SeaChordsmen Barbershop Chorus presents “Home For the Holidays” at Philadelphia Church (7704 24th Ave NW) at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
    Their annual concert of family-friendly traditional holiday songs performed in ringing Barbershop harmony, plus many quartets and sing-alongs! Tickets: General $15 / Senior $12 / Student $7. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.
  • Vivaldi’s Gloria at St. John United Lutheran Church (5515 Phinney Ave N) at 2 p.m. The St. John United choir along with members of the Northwest Firelight Chorale will present Vivaldi’s Gloria, accompanied by a small orchestra. No charge.
  • Wax On Event at Anchors Down Bar (2016 NW Market St) from 4 p.m. Every Sunday at Anchors Down, bring in your vinyl records to listen to and share with fellow music junkies. All vinyl, all day, and an all day happy hour. We’ll take turns playing our favorite cuts and talk about music through the years. All music welcome!
  • Celebration of Sankta Lucia at Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church (2400 NW 85th St) at 5 p.m. Each year the youth of Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church bring the story of Sankta Lucia to life, and continue a treasured tradition. All are welcome and the celebration is free of charge.
  • Ballard Elks Lodge Ballroom Dancing (6411 Seaview Ave NW) from 7 p.m. – 10 pm. Live music will be provided by The Eddy Fukano Band. Singles and couples are welcome and cost is $7 per person.  Click here for more details.
  • A Festival of Lessons & Carols at St Alphonsus Church (5816 15th Ave NW) from 7 p.m. Patterned after the Christmas Eve observance at King’s College in Cambridge, England, A Festival of Lessons & Carols has become a holiday tradition for thousands of families in the Puget Sound region. This classical performance consists of nine holiday readings, each followed by a traditional carol performed by the choir, and another carol sung by the choir and audience.

Do you know of an event happening this weekend or in future in our neighborhood? You can submit it on our brand new events calendar here on MyBallard.com, or email the information to tips@myballard.com to ensure we include it in our weekly weekend roundup.

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