5 things to do in Seattle today: Thursday, December 26

Dec 25 2019, 4:00 pm

Ah, good ‘ol Boxing Day. The day where you’re meant to be taking down your Christmas tree, but then get tempted by the shopping deals before remembering that the malls are way too busy to navigate.

Instead of being tempted by crowded shopping centers, check out these five things to do in Seattle today, December 26.

Christmas Killings at Corgi Cliffs

The Christmas Killings at Corgi Cliff

What: Watch a murder mystery unfold as you enjoy a four-course holiday dinner at Cafe Nordo. This show follows Detective Beck-June Beasley-Jones as she encounters murders everywhere she goes. The comedy is for adults 18+ and consists of nostalgic holiday tunes and mature themes.

When: Thursday, December 26
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: Cafe Nordo — 109 South Main Street, Seattle
Admission: $95+; Tickets are available online

She Wants Revenge

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What: Touring their new LP, This is Forever, the moody, Joy Division-inspired She Wants Revenge is making their way to The Crocodile tonight. The band has toured with Depeche Mode and has been compared to Interpol and the Bravery.

When: Thursday, December 26
Time: 8 pm
Where: The Crocodile — 2200 2nd Avenue, Seattle
Admission: All ages; $26.50; tickets can be purchased online

Head Over Heels

ArtsWest Playhouse

What: Today’s a rather theatric day, with another play coming to life. Head Over Heels is a musical that follows a royal family trying to save their kingdom from extinction. Featuring music from The GoGo’s, this musical is based on The Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney.

When: Thursday, December 26
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery — 4711 California Avenue SW, Seattle
Admission: $20+; tickets are available online

A Night of Scandinavian Drinking Songs

 

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What: Snapsvisor, also known as drinking songs, are a huge part of festivities in the Nordic Countries. What better place to celebrate the Nordic traditions than at Skål Beer Hall, Ballard’s Viking-inspired mead hall.

When: Thursday, December 26
Time: 7 to 10 pm
Where: Skål Beer Hall — 5429 Ballard Avenue NW, Seattle
Admission: Free (21-plus)

A Very Die Hard Christmas

December 18

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What: Director Mark Siano brings Jeff Schell and The Habit’s new musical to life this month at the Seattle Public Theatre, showing off original music, a live band, and a hilarious cast of characters. The show parodies the original 1988 classic Die Hard, which follows New York police officer John McClane to Los Angeles for his wife’s company Christmas Party, where things go terribly wrong.

When: Now until December 28, 2019
Time: Times vary
Where: Seattle Public Theatre — 7312 West Green Lake Drive North, Seattle
Admission: Ages 13+; $32; tickets are available online