Other Stars of the Bellevue Magic Season

Bellevue LifeSpring Adopt-A-Family

Show that we are a community that cares and offer the gift of hope to your neighbors in need during the holiday season. Bellevue LifeSpring’s Adopt-A-Family program matches community partners with Bellevue area families in need. Each family is provided with a grocery store gift card and gifts for the holidays.

Community partners (businesses, families, church groups, school groups) are needed! Email visit help@bellevuelifespring.org or call (425) 451-1175 to adopt a family.

 

Get Crafty Saturdays! Paper Fashion Figurines

November 30
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Bellevue Art Museum, 510 Bellevue Way NE

Come get inspired by artist Isabelle de Borchgrave in the exhibit, A World of Paper, A World of Fashion, to make your own stylish paper figurines that move. Bring a picture of yourself to turn your figurine into a sophisticated self-portrait! Ages 4 - 12.
$2 materials fee per child or free with admission

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Santa Photos for Bellevue LifeSpring at 520 Bar & Grill

Every Saturday in December
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Bring the kids to 520 Bar & Grill in Old Bellevue for a Santa photo! Every $5 photo donation goes directly to benefit Bellevue LifeSpring's Breaktime/Mealtime program.

 

Hilltop Holiday Bellevue Craft Show

December 4 - 7
10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Wednesday–Friday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday
Northwest Arts Center, 9825 NE 24th Street

Enjoy a whimsical one-of-a-kind fair featuring thousands of handcrafted items from over 80 selected Northwest crafters. For more information call (425) 452-4106 or click here.

 

Seattle Civic Christmas Ship Celebrations
Warm up to a beach fire and welcome the Seattle Civic Christmas Ships! All celebrations are free.

Ship Schedule:

December 5, 8:50 - 9:10 p.m.
Newcastle Beach Park, 4400 Lake Washington Boulevard SE

December 15, 6:25 - 6:45 p.m.
Meydenbauer Beach Park, 419 98th Avenue NE

 

Get Crafty Saturdays! (Faux) Stain Glass Windows

December 7 & 14
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Bellevue Art Museum, 510 Bellevue Way NE

Discover the stories that inspired Cappy Thompson’s stain glass work in the exhibit Telling Tales and make your own faux stain glass art to tell a story of your own. Shine light through your work and watch it sparkle just like a stain glass window! Ages 4 - 12.
$2 materials fee per child or free with admission

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Magic Seasons Remembered

December 15
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Open for tours
11:00 a.m. Showtime - The Shoemaker & The Elf – Marionette Performance
Winters House, 2102 Bellevue Way SE

Step back in time at the historic Winters House for a magical marionette performance. Children adore the thrill of anticipation as they watch the shoemaker puzzle his way through the mystery of beautifully finished shoes. Visit www.eastsideheritagecenter.org or call 425-450-1049 for more information.

 

Get Crafty Saturdays! Gingerbread Houses

December 21 & 28
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Bellevue Art Museum, 510 Bellevue Way NE

Join us this month in making yummy Gingerbread Houses. Artist Rick Araluce creates miniature worlds in his exhibit The Minutes, the Hours, the Days, and here’s your chance to do the same using a variety of tasty treats. The best part is, when you finish your masterpiece, you get to eat it! Ages 4 - 12.
$2 materials fee per child or free with admission

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The Hilton Bellevue celebrates this holiday season by proudly hosting the following musical performances:

300 112th Avenue SE
Bellevue, WA 98004
www.bellevuehilton.com

Highland Middle School Choir
Friday, December 6th, 2013
11:30 a.m – 12:15 p.m.

Tyee Middle School
Friday, December 13th, 2013
11:30 a.m.– 12:15 p.m.

Newcastle Elementary Chorus
Saturday, December 14th, 2013
11:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m.

Tillicum Middle School Choir
Friday, December 20th, 2013
11:30 a.m.– 12:15 p.m.