You might not make it through all 12 of Elysian's apocalypse-themed brews in one night.
THURSDAY, December 20
 
If the end of the world is indeed upon us, then the brewmeisters at Elysian Fields are going out in style. Starting at 6 they'll tap the DOOM Golden Treacle Pale, the final release of the 12 Beers of the Apocalypse, before games, costumes, and music from DJ Riz Rollins gets under way. Kent's Airway Brewing Company also has organized a big beery bash between 3 and midnight.
 
FRIDAY, December 21
 
Be good for goodness' sake and bring an unwrapped toy or non-perishable food item for Seattle Children’s Hospital and Toys for Tots, then try one of the two special cocktails: “Santa’s Little Helper” (vodka, rumchata, egg nog, cinnamon) and “Other Mrs. Claus,” (rum, lime juice, jalapeno), each $6. The party will feature live holiday music and a raffle and goes from 6 to 11. No RSVP required.
 
The award-winning Kamiak High School Barbershop Quartet will serenade Ivar’s diners on Friday and Saturday between 6 and 7:30. Reservations recommended, so call 425-742-6180.
 
Christmas is upon us and for those looking for a special evening out (and to keep the kitchen clean), we present these dining options at Seattle restaurants