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Live music, holiday craft fairs, Artwalk, lights and more in Greenwood-Phinney this weekend

December 9th, 2011 · Comments

So, so, so much going on in the neighborhood and nearby this weekend! Here’s a sampling. Check out our Events calendar any time form more.

Greenwood-Phinney monthly Art Up Artwalk is from 6-9 p.m. Friday at dozens of neighborhood businesses. Check out the Artwalk website for a full list of participating businesses and artists.

Open Mic night at Woodland Park Presbyterian Church, 225 N. 70th St., from 6:15-10:15 p.m. Friday.

The Pacific NW Folklore Society presents Lindsay Street at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Couth Buzzard Books Espresso Buono Café, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N. And the Gloria Darlings perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Free; food, wine and beer available.

St. John’s School is hosting its Holiday Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday in Egan Hall, 120 N. 79th St. All proceeds benefit the Scouting program at St John.

Photo courtesy of St. John’s School.

The Salvation Army and locations of Bartell Drugs, including the Greenwood store at 120 N. 85th St., are collecting new, unwrapped toys for its “Toy ‘n’ Joy” program through this Sunday.

Emerald City Orchilds, 716 NW 65th St., is hosting an open house at 3 p.m. Saturday. Its new coffee and lunch café opens soon.

The Shop Agora, at 6417-A Phinney Ave. N., is hosting a wine tasting from 1-5 p.m. Saturday.

Evergreen Washelli Memorial Park at 11111 Aurora Ave. N. is having its second annual Wreaths Across America at 8:45 a.m. Saturday at its Veterans’ Cemetery section. There will be a brief ceremony, then volunteers will lay donated wreaths at graves.

“A Rose in Winter” Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church, 7500 Greenwood Ave. N.

Heidi Muller CD release concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the PNA, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., in Community Hall.

The Chocolate Shoe Box, 7410 Greenwood Ave. N., is holding a pet food drive through December. Bring in a can or bag of cat or dog food, and get 15 percent off any pair of shoes or boots. Donations will go to local animal shelters and sanctuaries.

The Wing Dome is offering a discount to customers who donate to a local food bank. Just bring in a receipt from your food bank donation and they’ll give you half-off a burger. The Phinney Wing Dome is at 7818 Greenwood Ave. N.

Nearby, the Green Lake Library is hosting Family Fun Day from 2-3 p.m. Saturday, where kids can make stick puppets and put on a show and learn folk dancing; Seattle Public Theater at the Green Lake Bathhouse Theater presents “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” from Dec. 9-24; and the Green Lake Pathway of Lights is from 5-8 p.m. Saturday.

Looking ahead to next week, Taproot Theatre is offering $20 Tuesdays for “Beasley’s Christmas Party,” and the Phinney Neighborhood Association is hosting a class on “Rainwater Harvesting, Catchment & Management” from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14. Cost is $20 for PNA members, $25 general.To register call 206-783-2244.

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