Been good this year? Tsk-tsk.
Land of the Sweets: the Burlesque Nutcracker
What: The city’s finest burlesque performers come together in this bawdy swing-era adaptation of the holiday classic.
Why: Sweets for the sweet.
When: Thurs. & Fri., 7 & 10 p.m.
Where: The Triple Door, 216 Union St. (206-838-4333). Tickets available at the box office starting at 5:30 p.m. the day of the show.
Winterfest Solstice Fire Festival
What: Warm up to this spectacle of blazing outdoor art installations, fire dancers, and live music.
Why: Be a sol sister.
When: Sat. & Sun., 4-9 p.m.
Where: Seattle Center, at the International Fountain & Fisher Lawn, 305 Harrison St. (206-684-7200).
Gay Holiday Bingo
What: Dust off your dauber to win fantastic prizes, including hotel overnights, spa treatments, and more to benefit Lifelong AIDS Alliance.
Why: Have a gay ol’ time.
When: Sat., 6:30 p.m.
Where: Hotel 1000, 1000 First Ave. (206-957-1000). R.S.V.P. to email@example.com or 206-357-9455.
What: Join the Seattle Symphony for the Christmas tradition featuring a soul-shaking choral performance of “Hallelujah.”
Why: Amen to that.
When: Thurs., 7:30 p.m.; Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 1 & 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m.
Where: Benaroya Hall, 200 University St. (206-215-4747).
What: Last-minute shoppers can stop by SLU’s Vida Spa and get an extra 50 percent added onto any gift card purchase (i.e., pay $100 and get $150 in services) when they mention DailyCandy.
Why: It’s cool to be kind.
Where: 2200 Westlake Ave. (206-264-8432).