Updated Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 08:24 AM
Holiday Lights @ Lake Union Park: Craft activities and snacks on historic vessels and in Center for Wooden Boats boathouse, 1-8 p.m., performance by Miss Rose and her Rhythm Percolators aboard the Virginia V steamer, 6:15 p.m., opening day of the Argosy Christmas Ships parade, South Lake Union Park, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; free, donations accepted (atlakeunionpark.org or www.cwb.org).
Zoo Celebrates Apple Cup: Wear any garb from the University of Washington or Washington State University or show valid ID from either university for half-price zoo admission, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; regular admission $8.50-$11.75, discount can’t be combined with other discounts or promotions (206-548-2500 or www.zoo.org).
Afternoon on the trails: Trails open for self-guided exploration, maps and suggestions for routes available; no dogs, 1 p.m. Saturday, IslandWood, 4450 Blakely Ave. N.E., Bainbridge Island; free (206-855-4384 or islandwood.org/events/afternoon-on-the-trails-at-islandwood).
Daybreak Star Arts Show and Art Mart: Indian arts and crafts vendors, salmon lunch, Indian tacos, dance groups, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Daybreak Star Cultural Center, Discovery Park, 3801 W. Government Way, Seattle; free (206-228-1410 or www.unitedindians.org/).
Great Migration Ranger Program: Ranger walk to learn the adventures of migrating birds and animals, 2 p.m. Saturday, Lake Hills Greenbelt, 15416 S.E. 16th St., Bellevue; free (425-452-6993).
Edmonds Tree Lighting: Christmas stroll through downtown, 3 p.m. Saturday from Edmonds City Hall, 121 Fifth Ave. N., Edmonds; music, snacks, Santa’s arrival, tree lighting, 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Centennial Plaza, Fifth Avenue and Bell Street, Edmonds (425-670-1496 or www.edmondswa.com).
Bellevue Magic Season Snowflake Lane: Snowfall, live toy soldiers and winter characters, music, light show, 7 p.m. daily on Northeast Eighth Street at Bellevue Place, then on Bellevue Way to Macy’s, Bellevue (www.magicseason.com).
Garden d’Lights: Light sculpture flowers, animal characters, 5-10 p.m. daily through Dec. 31, Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St., Bellevue; $5, ages 10 and younger free; free Nov. 26-29, Dec. 3-6 (425-452-6844 or www.gardendlights.org).
Compiled by Madeline McKenzie
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