Don’t miss ‘The Nutcracker’ this weekend | HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS

Santa's house, ballet and a chilly dip in Lake Washington are on the horizon.

Santa’s House

Dec. 13-21

5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Fridays and 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Saturdays

Piazza  Park,

South Third Street and Burnett Avenue South.

For more information email or call 206-914-0198

The Nutcracker

by  Evergreen City Ballet

1:30 p.m. and  7:30 p.m., Dec. 20 and 1:30 p.m. and  5:30 p.m. at  the Renton IKEA Performing Arts Center

400 S. Second St., Renton

Polar Bear Dip

The annual quick dip in Lake Washington is 11 a.m. -11:30 a.m.,

Jan. 1, at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park, 1201 Lake Washington Blvd. N., Renton

Free and no registration required. For more information call