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What’s on this weekend

Posted by Danielle Anthony-Goodwin on December 20th, 2013

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

Friday, December 20:

  • 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.
  • Yes, Virginia the Musical at Sunset Hill Community Center (3003 NW 66th St) at 7 p.m. The cast is also pleased to welcome a special guest Santa Claus. Tickets available at the door and cost $10 for kids and $12 for adults.
  • Acoustic Christmas in Ballard at Volterra (5407 Ballard Avenue NW) from 8 p.m. Event is organized by DJ Marco Collins and features Kris Orlowski, Noah Gundersen, Ayron Jones, Braden Blake, Ben Carson and Exohxo. This is an all ages event. Tickets are $15 in advance and can be purchased online.

Saturday, December 21:

  • 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.
  • 1st Annual Holiday Potluck Party and Charity Raffle at The Stepping Stone Pub (5903 24th Ave NW) from 5 p.m. All raffle proceeds will go to benefit the Queen Anne Food Bank which desperately needs community support. Stop by and help the pub reach their donation goal of $1,000 before December 23.
  • 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.
  • Yes, Virginia the Musical at Sunset Hill Community Center (3003 NW 66th St) at 7 p.m. The cast is also pleased to welcome a special guest Santa Claus. Tickets available at the door and cost $10 for kids and $12 for adults.
  • 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.
  • Acoustic Christmas in Ballard at Volterra (5407 Ballard Avenue NW) from 8 p.m. Event is organized by DJ Marco Collins and features Wanz and Hollis Wong-Wear, Katie Kate, Adra Boo and Radio Raheem’s Josephine Howell. This is an all ages event. Tickets are $15 in advance and can be purchased online.

Sunday, December 22:

  • Ballard Farmers Markets along Ballard Ave from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Click here to see this week’s specials.
  • Santa’s First Magical Ride: The Musical performance at 6541 Jones Ave NW at 2 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.
  • 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!
  • 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.

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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