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“These adventures build memories and a lifelong appreciation for exploration,” reader Natalya wrote on Instagram about a recent outdoorsy trip to Leavenworth. 💕

We’re all about helping you explore Seattle and the beauty around it. Now let’s help you make some plans (and get to those six holiday markets — marked with a 🛍) …

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💡  Learn how to spot “fake news” at this media pop-up (Belltown)
🎟  See a play about family, queer love, and “intergenerational ghosts” — through Dec. 8 (Central District)

👋  Gather your fellow Harry Potter-heads for Yule Ball trivia night (Capitol Hill)
🗣️  Listen to Latino playwright Octavio Solis’ stories about growing up along the border (Columbia City)
🗣️  Have some real talk about sex and relationships at this Evergrey partner event (Capitol Hill)

🎟  Learn what inspires these wild acrobats — through Dec. 22 (Capitol Hill)
🛍  Check out handmade crafts at this winter market through Thursday (South Lake Union)
👋  Join fellow creatives and tech pros at this holiday party (Pioneer Square)
💡  Hear prominent local authors share their experiences with abortion (University District)

🗣  Learn all about the upcoming closure of SR-99 (Columbia City)
🛍  Support local artists and makers at this socially conscious market (Pioneer Square)
👋  Play to win at this drag bingo night at Bush Gardens (International District)
🍸  Sip this famous Seattle eggnog at a pop-up bar (Ballard)
🎈  Bring your little ones to a magical night at the zoo (Phinney Ridge)
💡  Learn how to build an equitable global community at this Evergrey partner event (Downtown)
💡  Hear how cities can grow smarter at this Evergrey partner event — featuring Evergrey cofounder Mónica Guzmán (Capitol Hill)

🎟  Ring in the holiday season with this theatrical sequel to Pride and Prejudice (Greenwood)
🍴  Grab a po’boy and sip sangria at Seattle’s social justice library (Beacon Hill)
🍺  Taste beers and check out this artsy Short Run market — through Saturday (Sand Point)
🎶  Check out Seattle’s biggest caroling competition (Downtown)

🎈  Take the fam to dance along to silly tunes by Caspar Babypants — through Sunday (Capitol Hill and West Seattle)
🛍  Munch on food truck grub at this handmade holiday market (SoDo)
🛍  Give the gift of local experiences at this holiday market (Yesler Terrace)
🛍  Shop small at the first-ever Northwest African American Museum holiday market (Central District)
🛍  Jazz up your space with art that’s less than $100 (SoDo)
🎈  Deck your fam in glowy lights for a walk around the lake (Green Lake)

🎟  Hear your neighbors’ “unconventional holiday tales” with KUOW (Greenwood)
❄️  Dress warm to check out this iconic holiday lights festival (Leavenworth)
🎈  Bring your dogs to the park and drink hot cocoa (Pioneer Square)

Going to one of these? Take us with you! Email a pic to [email protected] or tag #theevergrey on Instagram. Learn what our emojis mean here, see more upcoming events on our events page, and add your own events with an Evergrey membership. Is an event sold out? Hit reply to let us know and we’ll update the listing in tomorrow’s newsletter.

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💋  TOMORROW: Discuss how we romance in turbulent times at this Foundation event all about sex, relationships, and dating in 2018 (Capitol Hill)

🌎  Thursday: Tackle global challenges and learn how you can help build a more equitable world at the annual Global Washington Conference (Downtown)

🇺🇸  Thursday: Join the conversation about reforming the places we live and building an equitable future for urban America with Evergrey cofounder Mónica Guzmán and Town Hall Seattle. (Capitol Hill)

🎄 Saturday: Celebrate the season of giving with Foundation and Seattle Works’ holiday party (Ballard)


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