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)

North Bend celebrates Holly Days Dec. 1 to 3

  • Monday, November 20, 2017 2:28pm
  • 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

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

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.

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

Friends gather around a fire pit for warmth in before the 2016 tree lighting. (File Photo)

Friends gather around a fire pit for warmth in before the 2016 tree lighting. (File Photo)

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