He was a son of a preacher man.
What: The 25-years-young singer from Chewelah, Washington, bares his old soul in classic R&B fashion.
Why: We seriously dig “Satisfaction.”
When: Fri. Doors, 7 p.m.; show, 8 p.m.
Where: The Paramount, 911 Pine St. (877-784-4849). Tickets ($21) at stgpresents.org.
The Great Figgy Pudding Street Corner Caroling Contest
What: More than 35 caroling teams do their best renditions of “Little Drummer Boy” to benefit the Pike Market Senior Center & Food Bank.
Why: Don’t miss the finalists in the sing-off on the Main Figgy Stage.
When: Fri., 5-8:30 p.m.
Where: Westlake Center, 400 Pine St.
Rain City Spirits
What: The fledgling craft vodka company releases Drip Coffee Liqueur, a blend of Caffe Vita’s Queen City cold brew, Rain City vodka, and pure cane sugar.
Why: Think Kahlúa, but a million times tastier.
When: Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Esquin, 2700 Fourth Ave. S. (206-682-7374).
What: Seattle-based Serrah Russell and New Yorker Maggie Carson Romano’s works examine the comfort in sterility following a weekend at a roadside motel.
Why: The collaboration includes photographs each artist took in her respective city.
When: Thru Dec. 29, Wed.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Opening reception tonight, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Soil Art, 112 Third Ave. S. (206-264-8061).
Photo: Jason Tang / Courtesy of Allen Stone