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The Weekend Report: What's Cookin' Dec. 2-5

Welcome to the Weekend Report, where we tell you what's up in Seattle this weekend — things you definitely don't want to miss. We're guaranteed to miss some, so email us at if there is something wonderful we need to know about!

Thursday, Dec. 2

The Great Kraken Giveaway. Show your Kraken spirit by dressing up in your gear or as your favorite player and take a photo in a custom photo booth at Pineapple Bistro & Bar - a vote will decide the winner of a pair of tickets to the Kraken vs. Columbus Blue Jackets on Dec. 11.

  • 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Pineapple Bistro & Bar at The Maxwell Hotel

Thursday and Friday, Dec. 2-3

Inaugural Holiday Market. Lotte Hotel Seattle is hosting its first-ever holiday market featuring and supporting more than a dozen local small businesses, including Dyme Designs, Euni & Co, Molly Ray Parfums and Tiffany Chen Art.

  • 4 to 7 p.m. both days
  • The Sanctuary at Lotte Hotel Seattle

Thursday to Sunday, Dec. 2-5

Emerald City Comic Con. Seattle's biggest comic/cosplay/pop culture convention is back! Spend four days enjoying panels, dressing up and so much more.

  • Thursday, Friday, Sunday and kid's four-day tickets available online
  • Washington State Convention Center

Saturday, Dec. 4

Filson Santa. Get free Santa photo prints and holiday cards when you make a purchase at Filson. This event is first-come, first-serve with a "table ready" app that signs people up upon arrival.

  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Filson Flagship

Holiday Pop-Up. Astor & Orion, KINdom and Velle Candles will be doing a holiday pop-up at Sassafras in Belltown. All three brands are woman-owned and sustainability-focused!

  • 3 to 6 p.m.
  • Sassafras

Whitney Cummings: Touch Me Tour. Standup comedian Whitney Cummings will stop in Seattle on tour.

  • 10 p.m.
  • $37.50; limited tickets available, purchase online.
  • Neptune Theatre

Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 4-5

Urban Craft Uprising 2021 Winter Show. Explore more than 150 indie crafter and artist vendors.

  • 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday
  • Free
  • Seattle Center Exhibition Hall