Get Out: Weekend Planner, Nov. 4-6

Holiday crafts markets, America's largest collection of antiques and wine tasting.

It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend. 

Woodinville Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-with-work-get-me-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit.

In Woodinville:


  • Where/When: 1-6 p.m. on Saturday and 12-5 p.m. on Sunday at the in Woodinville.
  • Why Go: Join the Columbia Winery this weekend as they host their premier wine tasting and social event. Taste of Red features wine tasting of unique and current selections of Columbia Winery's red wines, including a sample straight from the barrel. Also featured will be some of the Northwest's best food vendors, who will be sampling and selling their products.  Click Here for a current list of vendors.
  •  Pricing: $15 for Cellar Club Members and $20  non-Cellar Club Members.

  • Where/When: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Sat, Nov. 5 at Woodmoor Elementary School.
  • Why Go: Join the Special Education Parent/Professional Advisory Council for their 31st annual Holiday Craft Fair this Saturday at Woodmoor Elementary. The fair will feature over 75 crafters with their beautiful handcrafted creations. Get your holiday shopping done early with these unique, one of a kind gifts. $1 raffle tickets will be available for chances to win baskets full of donated items from the crafters. Espresso, kettle corn and lunches will also be available for purchase.
  • Pricing: Admission is free. Proceeds from the craft fair fund the speaker stipends and monthly SEPAC presentations.  The funds also provide stipends for parents and staff to attend conferences, classroom funds for new teachers and other activities, summer-school scholarships for students who don't qualify for extended school year, and more.

On the Eastside:

Matt Baker Comedy Variety Show

  • Where/When: 8 p.m. Saturday at  in Redmond
  • Why Go: Need a good laugh? Head on over to SecondStory Rep in the Redmond Town Center on Saturday night featuring three headlining comedians. Bonus: It's a family-friendly show, so there's no need to find a babysitter.
  • Pricing: General admission is $15.

  • Where/When: From 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. on the first Saturday of the month at Marymoor Park in Redmond.
  • Why Go: These work parties help keep the Marymoor BirdLoop beautiful. It's also just a great way to get outside. You may even get a little exercise out of it too.
  • Pricing: Free.

  • Where/When: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Sat, Nov. 5 at in Redmond.
  • Why Go: Parents, come get the information you need to help your children be successful in school and life at this free early childhood seminar on Saturday at The Bear Creek School. The seminar covers a wide range of topics and consists of three sessions. During each session, participants attend the topic that is most relevant or interesting to them. Check out our for more information on the topics covered.
  • Pricing: Free.

  • Where/When: Daily through Sat, Nov. 5 at in Bellevue.
  • Why Go: Join Shoes ‘n’ Feet of Bellevue this weekend for their Fall Fashion Festival. The festival will feature food and drinks, free gifts with purchase, drawings for free shoes, shoe donations (bring in gently used shoes and receive $10 off a new pair of shoes), free waterproofing, and more. Check out our for a complete list of the festival’s activities.
  • Pricing: Admission is free.

  • Where/When: 1-3 p.m. on Sun, Nov. 6 at the Seattle Team Shop in .
  • Why Go: Come pick up the 2012 Sea Gals calendar this Sunday at the Seattle Team Shop in Bellevue Square. You’ll get to meet the Sea Gals and have your calendar signed. Go Seahawks!
  • Pricing: Free.

  • Where/When: 11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. on Sat, Nov. 5 at the .
  • Why Go: The Sammamish Arts Commission invites you to a celebration of Turkish culture, customs and traditions this Saturday in the tradition of Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar - Kapali Carsi (Covered Market). The celebration will feature live performances, exhibits and culinary tastes from Turkey.
  • Pricing:  The event is family friendly, free and open to public. 

  • Where/When: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Sat, Nov. 5 at in Sammamish.
  • Why Go: Come and shop at one of the eastside’s best holiday shows this Saturday in Sammmaish. Featuring over 85 artisans and crafters, you’re sure to find all the uniquely hand crafted items you’ve been looking for. Be sure to buy a raffle ticket for your chance to win one of the many donated prizes and stop by the bake sale for some wonderful homemade goodies while you shop. Gourmet Espresso Catering will be serving up coffee, smoothies, and other tasty drinks throughout the day.
  • Pricing: Admission is free. 

Down South:

  • Where/When: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. on Sat, Nov 5 in Gig Harbor's Waterfront District.
  • Why Go: Lace up those walking shoes and get ready to enjoy some art. All you have to do is follow the Red Shoe banners. Be sure to stop by any of the participating galleries and pick up your Art Walk Passport to enter a monthly drawing to win a $50 gift certificate from alternating galleries.
  • Pricing: Free.

  • Where/When: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m.  - 5 p.m. on Sunday at the Puyallup Fair Grounds.
  • Why Go: This Antique and Collectible Show features more than 400 booths filled with everything from estate jewelry, vintage toys, furniture, china and glass, jukeboxes, antique tools, costume jewelry, vintage clothing and more. Come on Friday and get in before regular admission buyers, by purchasing an early admission badge.
  • Pricing: Admission is $6. Early admission badges are available for $30 (good for all days). Expert identification and evaluation is offered throughout the show for $5.00 per item.


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