The Weekend Guide

parfait ice cream!

Deck the halls (with pints of ice cream).

Parfait Ice Cream

What: Adria Shimada’s small-batch, from-scratch treats company delivers on Christmas Eve and Day.
Why: Cinnamon stick, toasted hazelnut, and Earl Grey tea are reason enough for an impromptu spoon session in your pj’s.
When: Sat. & Sun., noon-4 p.m.
Where: Online at parfait-icecream.com.

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Why: Who knew Tom Douglas slurps the nam at Pho Bac and Renee Erickson has a taste for the tajarin al ragu at Cascina Spinasse? Now you do.
When: You’re getting hungry.
Where: Online at itunes.com.

What: From wintry landscapes to implications of purity and peace to simple visual aesthetics, the nineteen-artist group exhibition explores the meaning and uses of the eternal color.
Why: A wide range of works by artists like Maylee Noah, Jason Sobottka, and Ann Maki.
When: Thru Dec. 30. Wed.-Sat., noon-5 p.m.
Where: Gallery 110, 110 Third Ave. S. (206-624-9336).

Land of the Sweets: the Burlesque Nutcracker

What: A naughty and nice take on the seasonal classic.
Why: Burlesque A-listers Lily Verlaine and Miss Indigo Blue steal the show.
When: Thurs., 7 & 10 p.m.; Fri., 7 & 10:30 p.m.; Sat., 2 & 5 p.m.
Where: The Triple Door, 216 Union St. (206-838-4333). Tickets ($30-$45) online at tripledoor.net.

The Feast of the Seven Fishes

What: The traditional Italian Christmas Eve dinner ($65 per person) — Ethan Stowell style.
Why: Octopus salad, soft-boiled eggs with salt cod, escolar and geoduck crudo, and steamed Manila clams.
When: Sat., 4:30-9 p.m.
Where: Anchovies & Olives, 1550 15th Ave. Reservations (required) to 206-838-8080.

Last-Minute Gifts

What: Pick up quickie presents and stocking stuffers for lingering names on your list.
Why: You’re no Grinch.
When: T minus three days and counting.
Where: SugarPill Apothecary for her, Scout Apparel for him, SAM Shop for artsy types, and The Calf & Kid for dairy delights.

Photo: Courtesy of Parfait Ice Cream

Gallery 110
110 3rd Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104
900 E Pine St
Seattle, WA 98122
SAM Shop
1300 1st Ave
@ University St
Seattle, WA 98101
313 E Pine St
@ Melrose Ave
Seattle, WA 98101
The Calf & Kid
1531 Melrose Ave
@ Pine St, ste c2
Seattle, WA 98101
Anchovies & Olives
1550 15th Ave
@ E Pine St
Seattle, WA 98122
216 Union St
@ 2nd Ave
Seattle, WA 98101