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REVIEW: <i>The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)</i> is a holiday gift within a gift

REVIEW: The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged) is a holiday gift within a gift

Review by John Van de Ven. The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged), is a holiday gift within a gift – or a pageant within a play. The premise of the play (written by Reed Martin) is a pageant featuring a number of acts…

REMINDER: Normandy Park’s annual Tree Lighting will be this Saturday, Dec. 3

REMINDER: Normandy Park’s annual Tree Lighting will be this Saturday, Dec. 3

REMINDER: Normandy Park’s annual Winterfest will be held this Saturday, Dec. 3, at both Manhattan Village and the Normandy Park Towne Center: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Manhattan Village (17847 1st... [Read more]

Shop from over 100 booths at the 2016 Tyee Holiday Bazaar this Saturday, Dec. 3

Shop from over 100 booths at the 2016 Tyee Holiday Bazaar this Saturday, Dec. 3

Do your holiday shopping at the annual Tyee Holiday Bazaar – coming this Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. A wide variety of holiday items and gifts will be on sale at this great bazaar,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Kennedy Catholic High’s Arts and Crafts Fair is this Saturday

REMINDER: Kennedy Catholic High’s Arts and Crafts Fair is this Saturday

REMINDER: Kennedy Catholic High School Arts and Crafts Fair will be held this Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Please join your Kennedy Catholic High School neighbors as they present their... [Read more]

Sponsored Post FREE ‘Santa Party’ will be at the Normandy Park Cove this Sunday, Dec. 4

FREE ‘Santa Party’ will be at the Normandy Park Cove this Sunday, Dec. 4

A FREE ‘Santa Party’ will be held at the Normandy Park Cove this Sunday, Dec. 4, from 1 – 3 p.m. Bring the family for FREE dessert, live holiday music performed by Endolyne Choir of West Seattle,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Zenith Holland Gardens is the place to find your Christmas Tree!

Zenith Holland Gardens is the place to find your Christmas Tree!

Friend of the Blog and Advertiser Zenith Holland Gardens is the place to get your Christmas tree this year. Their tree sale starts today – Friday, Nov. 25 (they will be open seven days a week) – the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post 20% Off Black Friday extends to Small Business Saturday at Iris & Peony

20% Off Black Friday extends to Small Business Saturday at Iris & Peony

Elegant gifts are within budget at local gem Iris & Peony during their Black Friday and Small business Saturday 20% off annual sale – starting this Friday, Nov. 25! Everything in the shop is 20%... [Read more]

COUPON: Save $5 at ‘Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)’, opening Friday

COUPON: Save $5 at ‘Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)’, opening Friday

Celebrate the season – and Save $5 bucks – with a tour de force in which three actors do absolutely everthing in the irreverently heartwarming comedy The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged) at Burien... [Read more]

Enjoy Brass Quintet Concert of Holiday Music at Burien Actors Theatre Dec. 11

Enjoy Brass Quintet Concert of Holiday Music at Burien Actors Theatre Dec. 11

On Sunday, Dec. 11, enjoy the sounds of the season as Burien Actors Theatre presents a Holiday Concert with the Northwest Symphony Orchestra (NWSO) Brass Quintet—featuring internationally renowned... [Read more]

Highline Community Symphonic Band’s FREE Winter Holiday Concert is Dec. 12

Highline Community Symphonic Band’s FREE Winter Holiday Concert is Dec. 12

The Highline Community Symphonic Band will be holding a free Winter Holiday Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 12, at the Foster Performing Arts Center in Tukwila (map below). The concert’s theme... [Read more]

South Sound Choruses to perform TWO Christmas Concerts Dec. 10 & 11

South Sound Choruses to perform TWO Christmas Concerts Dec. 10 & 11

On Dec. 10 & 11, two of the ensembles of Northwest Associated Arts will present their annual Christmas programs at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien. Saturday, December 10 at 2pm, KidSounds... [Read more]

Burien’s Tree Lighting Ceremony will be Wednesday, Dec. 7 at Economy Wiring

Burien’s Tree Lighting Ceremony will be Wednesday, Dec. 7 at Economy Wiring

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

Sponsored Post Photos with Santa at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Dec. 3

Photos with Santa at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Dec. 3

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest is inviting all (including even you naughty ones) to come get photos taken with SANTA during Burien’s Winterfest event on Saturday,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Holiday Bazaar returning to Normandy Park Cove on Saturday, Dec 3

Holiday Bazaar returning to Normandy Park Cove on Saturday, Dec 3

Come do your holiday shopping the fun and easy way – peruse the high-quality handcrafted gift and décor items presented by 40 original artists at the famous Holiday Bazaar at the Cove on Saturday,... [Read more]

Highline Christian Church’s Outdoor Living Nativity will be Dec. 9 & 10

Highline Christian Church’s Outdoor Living Nativity will be Dec. 9 & 10

Highline Christian Church’s annual Outdoor Living Nativity will be performed on Dec. 9 and 10. This is a 20-minute narrated show featuring live actors and live animals. Performances will be: Friday,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post REMINDER: Get underwater photos with Santa at TL Sea Diving Tuesday, Nov. 22

REMINDER: Get underwater photos with Santa at TL Sea Diving Tuesday, Nov. 22

REMINDER: You can get underwater photos with Santa at TL Sea Diving’s jolliest event of the year on Tuesday, Nov. 22 – and also discover a Scuba intro, Drysuit experiences, Peak Performance Buoyancy,... [Read more]

PHOTO: A rare, full Christmas Moon shines down on Burien

PHOTO: A rare, full Christmas Moon shines down on Burien

Resident Elston Hill sent us this great photo of the rare, full Christmas Moon over Burien (click image to see larger version): Elston adds: I was excited in anticipation of a full Moon for Christmas,... [Read more]

King County Sheriff’s Officer helps burglary victims have a Merry Christmas

King County Sheriff’s Officer helps burglary victims have a Merry Christmas

On Dec. 2, 2015, King County Sheriff’s Officer MPO White responded to a burglary call in the Boulevard Park area, near S. 112 and 1st Ave South.  White investigated the burglary, but there were... [Read more]

Sponsored Post DONT GO TO THE MALL! Find great gifts and SHOP LOCAL at Page 2 Books

DONT GO TO THE MALL! Find great gifts and SHOP LOCAL at Page 2 Books

The last-minute countdown has begun and you are woefully behind. Never fear! Help is as close as downtown Burien, where Page 2 Books owner Jenny Cole has assembled an impressive selection of gifts to fit... [Read more]

Recology CleanScapes announces Holiday Collection Schedule

Recology CleanScapes announces Holiday Collection Schedule

Garbage, recycling and compost collection customers served by Recology CleanScapes may experience a change in collection day during the upcoming holiday season.  Recology CleanScapes operates regularly... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Deadline to order Dan the Sausageman Gift Boxes is Midnight Wednesday!

Deadline to order Dan the Sausageman Gift Boxes is Midnight Wednesday!

Burien’s own Dan the Sausageman wants all our Readers to know that the deadline to insure Christmas delivery of his cool Gift Boxes is Midnight (Pacific time) this Wednesday, Dec. 16! All sorts of... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Burien prankster falls while putting lights up. Oh wait…

PHOTOS: Burien prankster falls while putting lights up. Oh wait…

Click images to see larger versions/slideshow: Photos by Scott Schaefer Chandra Jones’ Dad – Jeff Rhubottom Sr. – loves to play a good joke, and above you can see his most excellent 2015 Christmas... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Luke Episcopal Church’s Annual ‘Carol Sing will be this Sunday, Dec. 20

St. Luke Episcopal Church’s Annual ‘Carol Sing will be this Sunday, Dec. 20

Join the song at St. Luke’s Annual ‘Carol Sing,’ to be held this Sunday, Dec. 20 starting at 4:30 p.m. Festive carols and stories, hot cider, cheese and wine are on the bill for this donation-only... [Read more]

Lake Burien Presbyterian Church’s Christmas Eve Service is Dec. 24

Lake Burien Presbyterian Church’s Christmas Eve Service is Dec. 24

Lake Burien Presbyterian Church will be holding a Christmas Eve Service at 6 p.m. on Dec. 24. Lake Burien Presbyterian Church reflects the multi-cultural, multi-ethnic diversity of our neighborhood and... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Clothing & Jewelry Sale at Advertiser Blissful Knead this Thursday, Dec. 10

Clothing & Jewelry Sale at Advertiser Blissful Knead this Thursday, Dec. 10

Advertiser Blissful Knead is teaming up with local businesses Howard & Marge Happy Hour and Tiana Manola Jewelry for the “ultimate pre-holiday shopping event” at the spa, to be held this Thursday,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Singing, good cheer highlight Economy Wiring’s annual Tree Lighting

PHOTOS: Singing, good cheer highlight Economy Wiring’s annual Tree Lighting

Story & Photos by Mark Neuman Dozens of local folks gathered in good cheer for one of Burien’s most enduring traditions on Wed. Dec. 2 – the annual Tree Lighting Festival at Economy... [Read more]