Tagged with 'holidays'

Watch the Christmas Ships at Holiday Open House at MaST Center Dec. 15

Watch the Christmas Ships at Holiday Open House at MaST Center Dec. 15

As the festively-decorated Argosy Christmas Ships make their annual trip past Redondo Beach and the MaST Center, all are invited to a bonfire on the beach – or to stay warm inside and visit the aquarium... [Read more]

Wear your Pajamas to the annual Des Moines Tree Lighting on Friday, Dec. 2!

Wear your Pajamas to the annual Des Moines Tree Lighting on Friday, Dec. 2!

All are encouraged to wear Pajamas to the annual Des Moines Tree Lighting – to be held Friday, Dec. 2, from 6 – 8 p.m. at Big Catch Plaza. This is a FREE event for all, and will be fun for the whole... [Read more]

Christmas Ship Festival departs from Des Moines Marina Wednesday, Dec. 7

Christmas Ship Festival departs from Des Moines Marina Wednesday, Dec. 7

The Christmas Ship Festival – a Pacific Northwest tradition since 1949 – will set sail from the Des Moines Marina on Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. You can get on the Christmas Ship herself with the... [Read more]

Des Moines Police Foundation’s 1st-ever ‘Shop With a Cop’ helps 34 needy kids

Des Moines Police Foundation’s 1st-ever ‘Shop With a Cop’ helps 34 needy kids

Bright and early Wednesday morning (Dec. 16), 14 Officers – including Command Staff and 5 Fire Fighters – along with 15 ‘in need’ families (including 34 children) gathered at the Redondo Fred Meyer... [Read more]

MaST Center’s Holiday Open House will be this Thursday night, Dec. 17

MaST Center’s Holiday Open House will be this Thursday night, Dec. 17

As the festively-decorated Argosy Christmas Ships make their annual trip past Redondo Beach and the MaST Center, join in for a bonfire on the beach or stay warm inside and visit Des Moines’ MaST... [Read more]

Get your photo with Santa at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Saturday

Get your photo with Santa at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Saturday

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest will be hosting Santa Photos during Winterfest this Saturday, Dec. 5, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at their offices at 930 SW 152nd Street in Olde... [Read more]

Christmas Ships will cruise from Des Moines Marina on Dec. 10 & Dec. 17

Christmas Ships will cruise from Des Moines Marina on Dec. 10 & Dec. 17

The Argosy Cruises Christmas Ship festival is a holiday celebration that has been a local tradition since 1949, with choirs onboard singing 20-minute holiday performances, all broadcast via state-of-the-art... [Read more]

Christmas Trees available at Zenith Holland Gardens starting Sat., Nov. 21

Christmas Trees available at Zenith Holland Gardens starting Sat., Nov. 21

Yes, soon it will be tree time, so please make a note that Advertiser Zenith Holland Gardens will have its first batch of trees ready for you on Saturday, Nov. 21. At Zenith Holland, you can also find... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Santa lights up Des Moines’ new Christmas Tree at Big Catch Plaza

PHOTOS: Santa lights up Des Moines’ new Christmas Tree at Big Catch Plaza

Photos & Story by Sterling Paris On Friday night (Dec. 5) at Big Catch Plaza, colorful lights lit up all around the Des Moines Christmas Tree to a crowd of around 450 people, the largest... [Read more]

Burien Bark to have 2 Christmas Tree lots this year: in Burien & Normandy Park

Burien Bark to have 2 Christmas Tree lots this year: in Burien & Normandy Park

The Burien Bark Family (Advertisers and friends of the blog) are going to keep the local holiday spirit alive by opening a second Christmas tree lot once again this year. The second lot will be at the... [Read more]

Learn Wreath Making this Saturday at Zenith Holland Gardens in Des Moines

Learn Wreath Making this Saturday at Zenith Holland Gardens in Des Moines

Friend of the Blog and Advertiser Zenith Holland Gardens in Des Moines will hold their terrific annual Wreath Making Class this Saturday, Nov. 22. It starts at 11 a.m. and the cost is $49.95. You’ll... [Read more]

Zenith Holland Gardens: the place to find your Christmas Tree this season!

Zenith Holland Gardens: the place to find your Christmas Tree this season!

Zenith Holland’s Lyn Robinson Friend of the Blog and Advertiser Zenith Holland Gardens is the place to pick up your Christmas tree this season. November 21st is when it starts, (they’ll be open... [Read more]

Des Moines Police Department holding Toy Drive, seeking help

Des Moines Police Department holding Toy Drive, seeking help

The Des Moines Police Department is holding a Toy Drive for the Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress (HCSATS), and they’d like your help. Among the many other things they do, HCSATS... [Read more]

It’ll be an ‘Old Fashioned Tree Lighting’ at Big Catch Plaza this Friday, Dec. 6

It’ll be an ‘Old Fashioned Tree Lighting’ at Big Catch Plaza this Friday, Dec. 6

It’s going to be an Old Fashioned Christmas – Norman Rockwell style – at the ‘Old Fashioned Tree Lighting’ at Big Catch Plaza this Friday, Dec. 6 starting at 6 p.m. The tree lighting... [Read more]

Advertiser Freedom Snacks Extending Holiday Hours Through Christmas Eve

Advertiser Freedom Snacks Extending Holiday Hours Through Christmas Eve

WLB Advertiser Freedom Snacks will be extending its hours for the holidays, and will be open Sunday, Dec. 23, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., and Monday, Dec. 24, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. On Christmas Eve they’ll... [Read more]

Santa & Helpers Deliver Gift Bags with Meals on Wheels Deliveries in Des Moines

Santa & Helpers Deliver Gift Bags with Meals on Wheels Deliveries in Des Moines

Santa (aka Ray Clarke) and his helpers (Virginia Provo and Louise Roberts) – pictured above – delivered holiday gift bags Thursday morning (Dec. 20) along with Meals on Wheels Deliveries from Des... [Read more]

REMINDER: Santa Photos at Photography By Steven Ends this Weekend

REMINDER: Santa Photos at Photography By Steven Ends this Weekend

REMINDER: Santa Photos at Advertiser Photography by Steven at their Burien studio ends this weekend, and there’s still availability on Saturday, Dec. 15 and Sunday, Dec. 16! Just click here to... [Read more]

Help the Des Moines Farmers Market, Get Cool Gifts AND a Tax Deduction!

Help the Des Moines Farmers Market, Get Cool Gifts AND a Tax Deduction!

Looking for that unique Christmas gift that can also serve as an end-of-the-year tax deduction? Then look no further – the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market Foundation is promoting its wine and logo... [Read more]