Star Light, Holiday Bright – Believe in the Magic!

Brighten up your holidays with this festive concert from The Northwest Firelight Chorale. Our ever-popular holiday program will include stunning arrangements of seasonal favorites, a glorious gospel showstopper, a rousing sing-along, and the kind of joyful surprises that we are known for! Saturday, December 21 University Congregational Church 4515 16th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98115 […]
Nov 16, 2019

Star Light, Holiday Bright – Believe in the Magic!

Brighten up your holidays with this festive concert from The Northwest Firelight Chorale. Our ever-popular holiday program will include stunning arrangements of seasonal favorites, a glorious gospel showstopper, a rousing sing-along, and the kind of joyful surprises that we are known for! Friday, December 13 Phinney Lutheran Church 7500 Greenwood Ave North Seattle, WA 98103 […]

Holiday in the Park

Come join the fun at Holiday in the Park! Our FREE community celebration returns to Seattle’s Volunteer Park on Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 6-8PM. This annual holiday event features four choral groups, free cookies and hot cocoa, and hundreds of luminarias lighting the pathways of Volunteer Park creating a magical holiday wonderland! This year […]
Nov 11, 2019

Kapuza Lighty Sober Rides

To show our commitment to preventing DUIs and the resulting accidents, injuries, and deaths, the car accident attorneys at Kapuza Lighty are offering free rides home this Thanksgiving Eve to anyone who has been drinking in Yakima County. How It Works The program is simple. All you have to do is make the right choice […]
Nov 22, 2019

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker

This Christmas give your family the gift of Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker! Step into a simpler time filled with sweet dreams and Christmas magic. With world-class artists, over 200 dazzling costumes, stunning sets, towering puppets and soaring birds, don’t miss your chance to ring in the holidays with this acclaimed Christmas extravaganza. The New […]
Oct 7, 2019

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker

This Christmas give your family the gift of Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker! Step into a simpler time filled with sweet dreams and Christmas magic. With world-class artists, over 200 dazzling costumes, stunning sets, towering puppets and soaring birds, don’t miss your chance to ring in the holidays with this acclaimed Christmas extravaganza. The New […]

Snow Day in Denny Park Grand Opening Party

Snow Day in Denny Park Grand Opening Party Shorter Days, Brighter Nights Dec. 14th, 4PM-9PM (Free & All Ages) – Grand Opening Night Party! Featuring holiday-themed entertainment, interactive crafts, food trucks, beer garden, giant snow globe photo booth, mini holiday market and more! When winter arrives we all hope for a Snow Day, a chance […]
Nov 9, 2018

Holiday Happy Hour – WA Women Who Hustle

Mingle and Mix with Beauty Addicts and Artists at Arxegoz Beauty’s Holiday Happy Hour Event hosted by WA Women Who Hustle! It’s the perfect time to cheer the holiday in with amazing women entreprenuers. Enjoy lite bites, drinks, in studio pampering and exlusive demonstrations for our guests. Space is limited so secure your tickets now. […]
Nov 28, 2018

Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink presented by Alaska Mileage Plan

Skate, glide and slide into the holiday season at the Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink at Downtown Park, the region’s largest open-air ice skating experience! This beloved all-ages winter tradition is the perfect memory-making activity for family and friends. Rain, shine or snow, stop on by to the all-weather sheltered covered festive rink. Bellevue Downtown Park […]
Sep 24, 2018

Mexica celebration ushers in paquini yancuic xihuitl (happy new year)

This Mexica new year leaves behind tecaptl, the year of the flint knife, and ushers in calli, the year of the house.
Mar 20, 2017
While we Americans are busy playing football against a giant turkey, tons of other countries are celebrating Thanksgiving in their own unique ways. (Photo from Flickr)

5 global Thanksgiving traditions to shake up your holiday

Want to celebrate the most American of holidays with a bit of a twist. Try these global Thanksgiving traditions.
Nov 25, 2015

How to celebrate Nowruz, the Persian New Year, like a pro

Go from novice to pro with these 7 ways to celebrate Nowruz, the Persian New Year.
Mar 20, 2014

American Cinco de Mayo outshines its boring roots

Growing up in Mexico, Cinco de Mayo celebrations were about as exciting as Arbor Day. The American version may not be authentic, but it’s even better than the real thing.
May 6, 2013
Mendhi, Ramadan, South Asian, henna, Eid

Young Muslim counts the blessings of Ramadan

The scent of home-cooked food at three in the morning and the calm of utter silence as hundreds of people stand together in prayer can only mean one thing: it’s Ramadan. In my mosque, people from Egypt, Tanzania, Pakistan, India, Saudi Arabia, Denmark and countless other countries come together to commemorate this blessed month. While […]
Aug 16, 2012

Seattle Muslims prepare for long Ramadan days

Fasting for 17 hours a day is no walk in the park. But it’s that much harder when the person sitting next to you is eating a cheeseburger, or a succulent slice of pizza. Or, for Mohammad Ismail, there’s that tempting looking Starbucks on the way to work. Born in Pakistan, this is the second […]
Jul 20, 2012

New citizens celebrate Flag Day as Obama promises to end youth deportation

Refugee and immigrant community organizers gathered in the country’s most diverse neighborhood, on Wednesday to redefine how Seattleites celebrate Flag Day. Immigrant rights organization OneAmerica put together the event in a Columbia City park to provide citizenship information, voter registration and other resources to new immigrants and refugees. Organizers said they hoped to revive the marginal holiday, which […]
Jun 15, 2012
Eastern Orthodox church Issaquah

Serbian Orthodox Church celebrates Easter, sans bunnies.

In the early 90’s, ethnic conflict tore Yugoslovia apart along religious lines, driving thousands refugees in search of peace elsewhere. One of the largest groups to arrive in the the Seattle area were Orthodox Christians, most of them Serbian. When they got here, many of them found a home at St. Sava’s Serbian Orthodox church in […]
Apr 21, 2012