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Mount Rainier as seen from Mount St. Helens on May 3, 2019. ELI FRANCOVICH/THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW. ORG XMIT: SR1906031331492134 (Eli Francovich / The Spokesman-Review)
Mount Rainier as seen from Mount St. Helens on May 3, 2019. ELI FRANCOVICH/THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW. ORG XMIT: SR1906031331492134 (Eli Francovich / The Spokesman-Review)

1 SantaCon Spokane - 2-4 p.m. Saturday, NorthTown Mall, 4750 N. Division St. Santa costume contest. Cash prizes for first-, second- and third-place winners and swag bags for the first 200 contest participants. (509) 928-9664 and Admission: FREE

2 “Mount St. Helens: Critical Memory” - opens Saturday through July 2020, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays and until 8 p.m. the third Thursday of the month, Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, 2316 W. First Ave. Exhibit of film, photography, recordings and accounts examining how the 1980 Mount St. Helens eruption advanced humankind. (509) 456-3931 and Admission: $10 adults, $9 military, $8 seniors/college students, $5 ages 6-17, free ages 5 and younger.

3 Santa Breakfast - 9 a.m.-noon. Saturday, West Valley High School, 8301 E. Buckeye Ave., Spokane Valley. Breakfast is $5. Photos with Santa are $5 per photo. Also featuring crafts, games and a bake sale. (509) 590-9576 and Admission: $5

4 “Season’s Greetings” - 7:30-9 p.m. Friday, Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. Holiday-themed improv show with audience suggestions. (509) 747-7045 and Admission: $8

5 “Ornament and Small Works Show” – 10-5 p.m. Friday, 10-4 p.m. Saturday and 10-5 p.m. Monday, Spokane Art School, 811 W. Garland Ave. Displaying and selling art created by more than 40 local artists. Most items are less than $50. (509) 325-1500 and Admission: FREE

6 “Cup of Joy” – 12-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, through Jan. 17, Trackside Studio Ceramic Art Gallery, 115 S. Adams St. Sixth-annual exhibit featuring more than 125 ceramic cups by 36 artists from across the U.S. Reception on Jan. 3 from 5-8 p.m. (509) 863-9904 and Admission: FREE

7 “That Which Is – Drawings of the Present Moment” - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 10 am.-2 p.m. Saturdays, through Jan. 24, Lied Art Center, Whitworth University, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. A series of drawings and paper-based experiments by Matthew Whitney focused on existential spirituality, (509) 777-4703 and Admission: FREE

8 Christmas Services at Messiah Lutheran Spokane - 10 a.m. Sunday: Worship, communion and a Christmas play with reception. 7 p.m. Tuesday: Worship with communion and candlelight. 10 a.m. Dec. 29, “Lessons and Carols” service. Messiah Lutheran Church, 4202 N. Belt St. (509) 327-4446 and Admission: FREE

9 Christmas Eve: Lessons and Carols - 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, Central Lutheran Church, 512 S. Bernard St. A service of readings and music featuring carols and hymns accompanied by the Carillon Handbell Choir and pipe organ. Families welcome. (402) 319-1716 and Admission: FREE

!0 “The Man Who Came to Dinner” - 7:30 p.m. Friday, 1912 Center, 412 Third St., Moscow. Radio show adaptation. (208) 669-2249 and Admission: $10

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