Welcome aboard the S.S. Clark W. Griswold.

-At Christmas Wassail and Bonfire Night, part of Vancouver’s Dundarave Festival of Lights, beach bonfires on Dundarave Beach warm watchers as caroling ships sail by on Saturday. A free concert takes place in a Christmas tree forest, decorated and sponsored by people who’ve joined the fight against homelessness.

-The Lighted Boat Parade from the Bremerton Yacht Club will ship dozens of bedazzled boats up and down Kitsap’s waters on Friday and Saturday nights. Dress warmly before snagging a front-row seat on the shoreline.

-The Annual Holiday Champagne Event takes place at Fine Wine and Cigars this in Redmond on Saturday. More than 16 varieties of champers will be poured. Cheers!

-The 12K’s of Christmas Run kicks off in Kirkland this Sunday with 5k or 12k routes, a whole lot of free food, music, and costume contests at a post-race Christmas festival at Marina Park.

-Farm Kitchen in Poulsbo throws the last of their Gingerbread House Parties on Sunday. Make your own from the provided gingerbread, mounds of candy, and frosting, and ready your oven for any sneaky kids that try to eat your abode.