Jazz of the Harlem Renaissance
On Nov. 22nd at 8 p.m., the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestrareturns to the stage of the Edmonds Center for the Arts. Hear music of the Harlem Renaissance in its original orchestration, including early hits from the Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra and Cab Calloway. Audiences will be joined by guest speaker Jason Turner from the Northwest African American Museum and jazz vocalists Reggie Goings and Jacqueline Tabor. Concerts sell out quickly, so purchase tickets in advance ($36) at the Edmonds Center for the Arts website.
Hopelink Turkey Trot
Beat the winter blues at the Hopelink Turkey Trot this Sunday in Kirkland. Starting at 8 a.m. in Marina Park, balloon artists, face painters, and other vendors will take part in a family-friendly fair. The 5k fun run/walk, which winds along a waterfront route, begins at 9 a.m. Walkers, runners, kids in strollers, and pets are all welcome to run, and proceeds will benefit Hopelink’s work with homeless and low-income families, children, seniors, and people with disabilities in King and Snohomish County. Register in advance ($40) at Hopelink’s website.
Shop and Support A Good Cause
Universal Standard, a women’s clothing store that’s made headlines for its body-inclusive sizing, is hosting a sample sale from Nov. 22-24 at its Seattle store. While you load up on elevated essentials, 10 percent of the proceeds will benefit Dress for Success Seattle. The nonprofit organization provides professional attire to those in need in an effort to break the cycle of poverty. During the sample sale, everything from pants to outerwear will be available in sizes 00-40.