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GET OUT: Zoo Lights, Christmas at Historic Fort Steilacoom, volunteer work party and more happenings

Experience life and Christmas in the 1800s at Historic Fort Steilacoom’s Christmas at the Fort
Experience life and Christmas in the 1800s at Historic Fort Steilacoom’s Christmas at the Fort Staff file, 2007

Saturday

Bundle up and stroll Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium at its annual Zoo Lights display. Hours are 5-9 p.m. daily, closed on Dec. 24. Tickets are $10 at the gate, $8.50 online and free for kids 2 and younger. Go to pdza.org for the details or to purchase tickets.

Take in the sights and sounds of the season as it was in the 1800s at the annual Christmas at the Fort event from 4-7:30 p.m. Saturday. The candlelight event will have re-enactors present in the remaining officers’ quarters at Historic Fort Steilacoom, 9601 Steilacoom Blvd. SW, Lakewood. Admission is $5 adults, $3 children, and $10 for family. To find out more, go to historicfortsteilacoom.org.

Wapato Hills Volunteer Work Party Meet at South 60th and Prospect streets. Volunteers needed for habitat restoration in Wapato Hills Park, rain or shine. Tools, gloves and snacks will be provided. Call Carol Munsey at 253-474-6994 for details. 9 a.m.-noon Saturday. Wapato Hills Park, 6231 Wapato St. S., Tacoma. Free

Light Up The Night: St. Lucia Day Festival The Finholm District will be all aglow as Lucia and her procession serenade the harbor by candlelight. Join in an evening of holiday crafts, delicious Scandinavian treats, and games. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Saturday. Harbor History Museum, 4121 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor. $5; $3 members. 253-858-6722, harborhistorymuseum.org

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