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                                An Eastside Fire and Rescue engine all lit up and bringing Santa into North Bend.

File photo An Eastside Fire and Rescue engine all lit up and bringing Santa into North Bend.

North Bend celebrates Holly Days Dec. 1 to 3

  • Friday, December 1, 2017 11:42am
  • Life

North Bend is celebrating Holly Days, a weekend of holiday events including shopping, movies, live theater and a tree lighting event with a visit from Santa, too.

The fun starts Friday, Dec. 1, with the Mt. Si Senior Center’s annual holiday bazaar, running from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the senior center, 411, Main Ave. S.

Valley Center Stage presents its holiday show all weekend, with shows at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and a 2 p.m. matinee Sunday.

Saturday starts at the Mt. Si Senior Center with a pancake breakfast with Santa and photos, 8:30 to 11 a.m. The holiday bazaar will continue, too, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

A few blocks away, Si View Parks will also host a holiday bazaar, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the community center, 400 SE Orchard Dr.

If you need a break from shopping you can enjoy a free holiday movie, 2 p.m. at the North Bend Theater, but be sure to get back to the festivities downtown from 4 to 7 for a full schedule of live music, tractor rides, the tree lighting and Santa’s arrival.

The schedule includes live performances on an outdoor stage, sponsored by the North Bend Theater, as follows:

4 p.m. – Twin Falls Middle School Jazz Band

4:25 p.m. – Valley Center Stage, A Christmas Carol sneak peak

4:30 p.m. – Veils of the Nile

4:50 p.m. – Tree lighting

5 p.m. – Ignite Dance, “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree”

5:10 p.m. – Santa arrives on the EF&R Reindeer Engine

5:20 p.m. – Valley Center Stage, A Christmas Carol sneak peak

5:25 p.m. – Snoqualmie Valley Winds

5:55 p.m. – Mt Si High School Caroling

6:25 p.m. – Valley Center Stage, A Christmas Carol sneak peak

6:30 p.m. – Snoqualmie Valley Unicycle Club

The tree, donated by Keith & Scott’s Tree Farm, will be lit at 4:50 p.m. on the sidewalk on the corner of North Bend Way and Main Avenue. Lights are provided by Tanner Electric. Santa Claus arrives at 5:10 p.m. for a fireside chat with local children in the Iron Duck.

Visit www.facebook.com/NorthBendVIC for additional information.

Members of the Snoqualmie Valley Unicycle Club dress up as elves for a performance at the 2016 North Bend tree lighting. (File Photo)

Members of the Snoqualmie Valley Unicycle Club dress up as elves for a performance at the 2016 North Bend tree lighting. (File Photo)

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