GET OUT: Asia Fest, new movies, Zoo Lights and Wild Waves lights

Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium Zoo Lights is on display through Jan. 3
Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium Zoo Lights is on display through Jan. 3 Staff file, 2011


Asia Fest: 8 p.m. Dec. 25, featuring Dang The Luan, Truc Lam, Truc Linh, Gia Huy, Cat Lynh, Justin Hung, Pham Thanh Thao, and Ho Hiep. Emerald Queen Casino, 2024 E. 29th St., Tacoma. Free. emeraldqueen.com.

The holiday season is a great time to take in a movie. Here’s what’s opening Friday:

“Point Break” (PG-13) starring Edgar Ramirez, Luke Bracey, Delroy Lindo, a young FBI agent infiltrates a cunning team of thrill-seeking elite athletes.

“Joy” (PG-13) starring Jennifer Lawrence, Robert DeNiro, Edgar Ramirez, Bradley Cooper, the story of a family across four generations and the woman who rises to be the matriarch of a powerful family business dynasty.

“Daddy’s Home” (PG-13) starring Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Linda Cardellini, a mild-mannered radio executive competes for the affection of his stepchildren when their freewheeling and freeloading father shows up.

“Concussion” (PG-13) starring Will Smith, Alec Baldwin, Luke Wilson, a dramatic thriller based on the incredible story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, a forensic pathologist who made the first discovery of CTE.

“The Hateful Eight” (R) starring Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, bounty hunter John Ruth and his fugitive in a race to Red Rock for justice. In limited release.

Check online for movie times and theaters at fandango.com

Saturday — Jan. 3

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

Saturday — Jan. 2

Annual Holiday with Lights at Wild Waves Theme Park: 36201 Enchanted Parkway S., Federal Way. Activities for the kids, 25 amusement rides, Toyland, Santa’s Workshop and more. 5-10 p.m. Saturdays-Sunday, 5-9 p.m. Sunday. It will be open 5-10 p.m. through Dec. 26-Jan. 2. wildwaves.com.