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The Weekend Report: What's Cookin'

Welcome to the Weekend Report - where we tell you what's up in Seattle this weekend, the things you definitely don't want to miss. Why should we have all the fun at these events? Most of the things we are previewing here, we will be at - so if you see us say hi! We're guaranteed to miss some, so definitely email us if there is something wonderful we need to know about.

Friday, January 3

Puyallup Home & Garden Show. New year, new home decorations?! "The Puyallup Home & Garden Show is a show designed for homeowners in all stages of remodeling, landscaping and decorating their homes. The show includes hundreds of exhibits with product demonstrations geared to enhance a wide variety of interests." This event runs all weekend long.

Showplex at Washington State Fair Grounds
110 9th Ave SW
10 a.m.

WildLights. Welcome to the last weekend of WildLights!The Woodland Park Zoo is back with Wildlights, "Seattle's wildest holiday lights festival returns with sparkling lights, faux snowball fights, up close animal encounters, hot chocolate and family delights. Experience brand new wild and wonderful light displays that will be featured throughout the zoo including a holiday light spectacular at the zoo’s south entrance which will now be open throughout the run of WildLights." This event runs through the 5th.

Woodland Park Zoo
5500 Phinney Ave N
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Tickets: $15

Saturday, January 4

Worst Day of the Year Run. Could it really be the worst day of the year?! I can see it. The post holiday slump! Get your endorphins flowing at this 5k/10k run and walk! Registration includes a tree planted in your name, custom mega-medal, indoor after-party, eight fire pits (outdoors), costume contest, homemade soups, rolls and FREE BEER!

McMenamins Anderson School
18607 Bothell Way NE
10 a.m.
Registration: $35

Seattle Wedding Show. Head to the Washington State Convention Center for the Seattle Wedding Show! Running on both Saturday and Sunday, brides and grooms can find everything they'll need for their special day, with TONS of wedding vendors there to help.

Washington State Convention Center
705 Pike Street
10 a.m.

Sunday, January 5

Wonderland. You haven't experience a true weekend brunch until you experience it at Can Can in Pike Place Market. "Experience the Pike Place Market's best of brunch, carefully crafted with local, market-fresh seasonal ingredients and prepared to tantalize even the most refined palates. Kids, parents, and grandparents alike will enjoy this delightful afternoon escape. 'Tis the season to eat, drink (our signature mimosas are a must), and be merry in this wintry WONDERLAND where our whimsical blend of music, dance, and theatre becomes your holiday utopia."

Can Can
94 Pike St
7 p.m.
Tickets: $45

Bon Appétit: The Julia Child Show. "An Evening with Julia Child with Chocolate Gateau and Anecdotal Icing featuring Julia Child Prud’homme (remembrances, readings and literary amuse-bouche), Anne Allgood, performing Bon Appétit! (an operetta written by Lee Hoiby wherein Julia makes chocolate cake on stage) Mark Anders, Musical Accompanist (Like a fine wine, the perfect musical pairing for a decadent evening of savory delights) Your ticket price also includes a slice of cake, lovingly created using Julia’s original recipe!"

The Rendezvous
2322 2nd Ave
7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $28