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The Weekend Report: What's Cookin' Nov. 26-28

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!

Friday, Nov. 26

Zoolights. It's back! Light displays will be spread across the Point Defiance Zoo grounds this holiday season. This year includes tunnels of lights, a 100-foot pink-and-orange octopus, a giant crab with moving pincers, the Flame Tree and Seahawks Tree.

  • Runs from Nov. 26 through Jan. 2
  • Free with zoo admission
  • Point Defiance Zoo

Snowflake Lane. Snow, lights, music and a parade — it's Snowflake Lane! This holiday tradition is back at the Bellevue Collection.

  • Runs from Nov. 26 through Dec. 24
  • Free
  • Bellevue Collection

Westlake Tree Lighting. Celebrate the holiday season with this annual tree-lighting celebration. The Holiday Star will also be lit!

  • 5 to 6 p.m.
  • Free
  • Westlake Park

Trevor Noah. This comedian and Emmy Award-winning host of the "The Daily Show" will perform in Seattle.

  • 8 p.m.
  • Tickets starting at $59.50; purchase online
  • Climate Pledge Arena

Saturday, Nov. 27

26th annual Magic in the Market. Kick-off the holiday season at one of Seattle's most beloved landmarks — Pike Place! Magic in the Market returns, featuring holiday shopping from local artisans and vendors, food, crafts, live music and more. And don't forget the Market lighting ceremony at 5 p.m.

  • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Free admission
  • Pike Place Market

Trans-Siberian Orchestra. This rock holiday tradition is playing two shows in Seattle on their winter tour.

  • 3:30 and 8 p.m.
  • Tickets starting at $39.50; purchase online
  • Climate Pledge Arena

Bruce Lee and Jimi Hendrix Birthday Tribute. Wa Na Wari is celebrating the birthdays of two Seattle legends, Bruce Lee and Jimi Hendrix, with a live music tribute by Seattle-based musician BluMeadows.

  • 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Free
  • Wa Na Wari