Not to be missed this week: Alfresco tunes at Woodland Park Zoo.

We can think of no better way to spend an August evening than listening to live tunes under the summer sky. Seeking plans for this week? Well, this suggestion might just be music to your ears. While many ZooTunes shows sold out early, tickets remain for Tuesday and Wednesday (August 2nd and 3rd), and Pink Martini promises to put on a fun and dazzling show. Pack a picnic, and we’ll see you in the field!

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JINGLE BELL RUN/WALK 5K | DECEMBER 13, 2015

The cut-off to register online for this event is TOMORROW, December 10th, so grab your crew and sign up ASAP! We’ve done this race several times and it’s one of the most spirited and fun holiday events in Seattle! Plus, you get a little exercise in, which really just means you get to order that side of french toast with your eggs benedict. The run/walk benefits the Arthritis Foundation.

Woodland Park Zoo’s fourth annual WildLights.

This electrifying, after-hours event runs nightly from 5:30 – 8:30 pm from Friday, November 27th through Sunday, January 3rd. Guests will be transported to a festive winter wonderland complete with lights, treats, animals and more. Over 600,000 energy-efficient LED lights illuminate the paths of Woodland Park Zoo through dazzling displays of wild animals and exotic destinations  including