GET OUT: Magical Strings concert, candlelight Christmas at Meeker Mansion and other happenings this week


Magical Strings Celtic Yuletide Concert 7:30-10 p.m. Dec.11. Urban Grace, 902 Market St., Tacoma. $20-$28; $12-$28 children 12 and younger. 253-857-3716 magicalstrings.com

Meeker Mansion Candlelight Christmas Celebrate a special candlelit, evening viewing of the mansion with entertainment and surprises. Cookies and hot cider are offered. 5-9 p.m. Dec.11. Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring St., Puyallup. $5 entry. 253-848-1770, meekermansion.org.


Warm Winter Wishes - A Festive Tea and Greeting Card Party Drop In Write greeting cards or letters while enjoying tea, coffee, cocoa and cookies. Bring your own cards (and postage) or use ours (while supplies last).10 a.m.-noon Dec.12. Tacoma Public Library, 1102 Tacoma Ave. S., Tacoma. Free. 253-292-2001, tacomalibrary.evanced.info/signup/EventCalendar.aspx


Take in rides while enjoying the annual Holiday with Lights celebration at Wild Waves These Park, 36201 Enchanted Parkway S., Federal Way. There will be activities for the kids, 25 amusement rides, Toyland, Santa’s Workshop and more fun. Hours are 5-10 p.m. Saturdays-Sunday, 5-9 p.m. Sunday. Starting Dec. 18 it will be open 5-10 p.m. through Dec. 23 and Dec. 26-Jan. 2. Go to wildwaves.com for ticket information.