Downtown Lowdown: Week of December 03 – December 09
Downtown Lowdown – your weekly dose of all things, events, specials and happenings in Downtown Seattle this week. If it’s happening…and it’s “happening”…you’ll find it here.
Monday, December 3: Winterfest Ice Rink
Gather the family and come channel your inner figure skater.Whether you are a novice or Olympian, Winterfest Ice Rink offers fun for all.
Where: Fisher Pavilion
When: Monday, Dec. 3
Time: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Cost: Prices vary
Tuesday, December 4: Tom Douglas Events: Cookbook Social
Join Tom Douglas and other Northwest chefs as they offer sample bites from their new cookbooks. Who wouldn’t want taste the food in a cookbook before buying it?
Where: Palace Ballroom (2100 5th Ave.)
When: Tuesday, Dec. 4
Time: 4 p.m.
Wednesday, December 5: Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol
Where: ACT Theatre (700 Union St.)
When: Wednesday, Dec. 5
Time: Times vary
Thursday, December 6: Black Nativity and Pioneer Square First Thursday Dogs on Parade “Howliday Style”
Don’t forget to register your four legged friend for Pioneer Square First Thursday Dogs on Parade “Howliday Style” in Occidental Park. One costumed dog will be honored as Pioneer Square Dog of the Year.
Later, stop by the Moore Theater and enjoy this Seattle holiday favorite features special guest gospel and R & B star BeBe Winans for performances only from December 21 to December 23.
Black Nativity: The Moore Theatre (1932 2nd Ave.)
Parade: Nord Alley
When: Thursday, Dec. 6
Black Nativity: Times vary
Parade: 5 p.m.
Black Nativity: See website
Friday: December 7: Figgy Pudding St. Corner Caroling
Your holidays would not be the same if you did not stop by to experience this heart-warming tradition that attracts thousands of people every year. Come watch as dozens of caroling teams sing for a great cause.
Where: Westlake Center (Downtown Seattle)
When: Friday, Dec. 7
Time: 5 p.m.
Saturday, December 8: Macy’s CookieFest
Come stock up on shortbread, chocolate chip, and gingerbread men that have been made with love by the city’s top bakeries and culinary programs. Along with delicious treats there will also be arts and crafts for the kids. All proceeds will go to support Seattle Milk Fund.
Where: Macy’s (1601 3rd Ave)
When: Saturday, Dec. 8
Time: 9 a.m.
When: Sunday, Dec. 9
Time: See website
Cost: See website