christmas Section

PHOTOS: Yes, we had a White Christmas!

PHOTOS: Yes, we had a White Christmas!

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos, submitted as proof that yes Virginia, we had a White Christmas in Burien! “Since the 1890’s, there has been snow on Christmas Eve six times,”... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: Will we see a White Christmas?

WEATHER GEEK: Will we see a White Christmas?

EDITOR’S NOTE: Back for the holidays is Chris Scragg, our former Puget Sound Weather Geek, who is now a student at Arizona State University: By Chris Scragg Hey, Folks! Puget Sound Weather Geek here... [Read more]

Sponsored Post SHOP LOCAL: Five fab last-minute Hostess Gifts that aren’t a bottle of wine!

SHOP LOCAL: Five fab last-minute Hostess Gifts that aren’t a bottle of wine!

Wishing to arrive with a distinctive gift for the founders of your feast? Why not ditch the classic bottle of wine for something equally flavorful but just a bit more creative? The shelves at The Oilerie... [Read more]

Annual Christmas Toys for Kids event is this Sunday at Burien Elks

Annual Christmas Toys for Kids event is this Sunday at Burien Elks

Praisealujah and New Walk Church are joining with the Burien Elks for the 2017 Christmas Toys for Kids event this Sunday, Dec. 10, from 1 – 3 p.m. A Christmas Party will be held upstairs in the Elks... [Read more]

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Scenes from Normandy Park’s Winterfest Tree Lighting (& Santa!)

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Scenes from Normandy Park’s Winterfest Tree Lighting (& Santa!)

On Saturday, Dec. 2, the annual Winterfest Tree Lighting – and rock star-like arrival of Santa (complete with police escort!) – took place at the Normandy Park Towne Center. Also on hand to entertain... [Read more]

Highline Medical Center Toy Drive to benefit families in need through Dec. 15

Highline Medical Center Toy Drive to benefit families in need through Dec. 15

Highline Medical Center has partnered with the Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department for the Christmas Holiday, and are seeking donations at their main lobby through Dec. 15. “The holidays are a... [Read more]

South Sound Choruses ‘ChristmasSounds’ to ring in Holidays Dec. 9 & 10

South Sound Choruses ‘ChristmasSounds’ to ring in Holidays Dec. 9 & 10

On Saturday, Dec. 9 & Sunday, Dec. 10, the entire Northwest Associated Arts family will present their annual Christmas program at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien. This annual holiday... [Read more]

REVIEW: BAT’s ‘Christmas Carol Rag’ – fun, warm feeling of the holiday season

REVIEW: BAT’s ‘Christmas Carol Rag’ – fun, warm feeling of the holiday season

From left to right, Anne Cratchit (Hannah Rockel) and Bob Cratchit (Jaron Boggs) celebrate the birth of their baby while friend and co-worker Agnes (Jessica Robins) looks on in Burien Actors Theatre’s... [Read more]

REMINDER: Tyee Holiday Bazaar will be this Saturday, Dec. 2 in SeaTac

REMINDER: Tyee Holiday Bazaar will be this Saturday, Dec. 2 in SeaTac

The annual Tyee Holiday Bazaar will be held this Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Tyee High School in SeaTac. Start your holiday shopping with our 125+ booths of hand-crafted and commercial... [Read more]

Sponsored Post FREE ‘Santa Party’ will be at the Normandy Park Cove this Sunday, Dec. 3

FREE ‘Santa Party’ will be at the Normandy Park Cove this Sunday, Dec. 3

Join your friends, family and neighbors for holiday fun at the Cove’s annual Santa Party this Sunday, Dec. 3. It’s festive, and it’s FREE! Members of the NPCC Board of Trustees will be serving... [Read more]

Get personalized Letters from Santa via Discover Burien

Get personalized Letters from Santa via Discover Burien

Discover Burien says “be a part of the magic this holiday season with personalized letters from Santa!” They are a great gift for all ages that will create excitement and joy for years to come.... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Fellow Burienites, let’s make these 50 families’ holidays special…’

LETTER: ‘Fellow Burienites, let’s make these 50 families’ holidays special…’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Dear B-Town Blog, Let’s face it.... [Read more]

Help local needy families – drop off food & gifts for Fire Department fundraiser!

Help local needy families – drop off food & gifts for Fire Department fundraiser!

The Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department is holding its annual Holiday Outreach program, which will serve holiday food, toys and gifts to 50 local families, and here’s how YOU can help! Donations... [Read more]

Drive-through live Nativity will be at Normandy Christian Church Dec. 16-17

Drive-through live Nativity will be at Normandy Christian Church Dec. 16-17

You, your family and friends can be transported to Bethlehem while driving through the parking lot Nativity at Normandy Christian Church the weekend of Dec. 16 and 17, from 6 – 8:30 p.m. Scores of... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Holiday Bazaar will be at Normandy Park Cove on Saturday, Dec. 2

Holiday Bazaar will be at Normandy Park Cove on Saturday, Dec. 2

Come do your holiday shopping the fun and easy way at the annual Holiday Bazaar at the Normandy Park Cove from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2. Peruse the high-quality handcrafted gift and décor... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre’s musical comedy ‘The Christmas Carol Rag’ opens Nov. 24

Burien Actors Theatre’s musical comedy ‘The Christmas Carol Rag’ opens Nov. 24

Burien Actors Theatre’s holiday show – which opens Friday, Nov. 24 – is ‘The Christmas Carol Rag,’ a delightfully irreverent and moving musical comedy set in ragtime-era New York City.... [Read more]

Burien’s annual Tree Lighting will be Wed., Dec. 6 at Economy Wiring

Burien’s annual Tree Lighting will be Wed., Dec. 6 at Economy Wiring

All are invited to come to Burien’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting at Economy Wiring (633 SW 148th Street, map below) on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017 at 6 p.m. Enjoy a special appearance from Santa,... [Read more]

Taproot Theatre will present ‘The Gift of the Magi’ in Des Moines on Nov. 29

Taproot Theatre will present ‘The Gift of the Magi’ in Des Moines on Nov. 29

TAPROOT THEATRE PRESENTS “THE GIFT OF THE MAGI” – NOVEMBER 29, 2017 Taproot Theatre’s Touring Company will be presenting a stage adaptation of O. Henry’s “The Gift of the Magi” at Resurrection... [Read more]

Enjoy Carols, Cocoa at Burien Community Church’s Christmas Eve, Day Services

Enjoy Carols, Cocoa at Burien Community Church’s Christmas Eve, Day Services

Burien Community Church will hold its traditional Lessons and Carols Service on Saturday, Dec. 24 at 7 p.m. The service will conclude with a candlelight singing of Silent Night. On Sunday, Dec. 25,... [Read more]

Celebrate with Mary and Joseph at Highline United Methodist this Saturday

Celebrate with Mary and Joseph at Highline United Methodist this Saturday

Celebrate with Mary and Joseph through traditional Mexican songs, food, and a piñata for the kids at Highline United Methodist Church on Saturday, Dec. 17, from 6 – 9 p.m. For more info, visit http://highlineunitedmethodistchurch.org The... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Iris & Peony holding Holiday Centerpiece Class on Tuesday, Dec. 20

Iris & Peony holding Holiday Centerpiece Class on Tuesday, Dec. 20

Grace your Table with a beautiful Holiday Centerpiece Made by YOU! Iris& Peony Centerpiece Class will be Tuesday, Dec. 20, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. Spend a little “Me” time at Advertiser... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Santa arrives by fire truck, kids sing carols & Burien’s tree is lit!

PHOTOS: Santa arrives by fire truck, kids sing carols & Burien’s tree is lit!

Photos by Kelsey Par Local school kids from St. Francis sang carols, Santa arrived on a bright red fire truck, and Burien’s Christmas Tree was lit on Wednesday night, Dec. 7, at Economy... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien’s Tree Lighting ceremony is TONIGHT at 6 p.m.!

REMINDER: Burien’s Tree Lighting ceremony is TONIGHT at 6 p.m.!

REMINDER: All are invited to come to Burien’s annual Tree Lighting event TONIGHT – Wednesday, Dec. 7, starting at 6 p.m. – at Economy Wiring Company, located at 633 SW 148th Street. The St.... [Read more]

REMINDER: South Sound Choruses doing 2 Christmas Concerts this weekend

REMINDER: South Sound Choruses doing 2 Christmas Concerts this weekend

REMINDER: This weekend – Saturday, Dec. 10 & Sunday, Dec. 11 – two of the ensembles of Northwest Associated Arts will present their annual Christmas programs at the Highline Performing Arts Center... [Read more]