The Weekend Guide

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Whitney Stern

What: Peruse the local jewelry designer’s trunk show for ethically sourced pieces made in collaboration with artisans in Asia and Latin America.
Why: We’re swooning over hammered metals, chunky semiprecious stones, and delicate details.
When: Fri., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Nordstrom, 500 Pine St. (206-628-2111).

Bait Shop

What: Linda Derschang’s new Cap Hill hangout marries coolness (check out the globe lights from the Paramount) with nautical whimsy (a seven-foot marlin hangs on the wall).
Why: Guilty pleasures include fish and chips, barbecue pork rinds, mai tais, and generously rum-ified Zombies.
When: Daily, 4 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: 606 Broadway E. (206-420-8742).

David Bazan Band Plays Pedro the Lion’s
What: Take it back to emotive dorm days as the former PTL front man plays oldies but goodies with his new band.
Why: Get reacquainted with songs like “Rapture,” “Magazine,” and “Second Best.”
When: Sat. Doors open at 8 p.m.
Where: The Neptune Theatre, 1303 NE 45th St. (206-682-1414). Tickets at stgpresents.org ($16) or the door ($18).

Twelve Days of Christmas at Elaia Spa

What: Pamper yourself with a different discounted service each day at the ecominded urban retreat.
Why: Beat shopping stress with the Forever Young facial ($99 today, reg. $130) or revive wrapping hands with the Winter manicure ($30 Sat., reg. $45).
When: Thru Dec. 23.
Where: 1635 Eighth Ave. (206-676-4500). To see all the deals, go to facebook.com.

Photo: Courtesy of Whitney Stern 

606 Broadway E
Seattle, WA 98102
1635 8th Ave
@ Hyatt at Olive 8
Seattle, WA 98101
1303 NE 45th St
@ Brooklyn Ave
Seattle, WA 98105
100 Bellevue Way NE
Bellevue, WA 98004