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Lifestyle 5 holiday fairs to visit this November (Photo Gallery)
Thanksgiving is a week away, and that means you’re probably starting to think about decorating (and shopping) for Christmas. Here are five holiday festivals in Washington this November where you can buy crafts and foods from local artisans, as well as take a quick road trip.

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The Home Inside a Space Age Seward Park house (Photo Gallery)
Who knew that over the hill and through the woods, there was a 'concept house' in Seward Park built for the future? This Jet City Original by Ken Koehler AIA resembles a stationed rocket ship, and was designed for display at the 1963 Home Show in the Seattle Coliseum.

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Travel 5 of Washington’s best small towns (Photo Gallery)
Between holiday travel, big family meals, and gift-giving, this can be a tough time of year to think about spending money on a vacation. But don’t worry: We’re all in luck, since we live in such a beautiful state! Here are five of Washington’s best small towns for a quick weekend getaway.
Travel SPONSORED Sponsored: Thanksgiving in Oregon's Wine Country
Gorgeous vistas, charming towns, boutique vineyards and rolling farmland are the hallmarks of the Willamette Valley wine country. Just 30 miles southwest of Portland, the Willamette Valley is known for their world-class Pinots and is home to more than 300 wineries—from rustic barnyard tasting rooms to state-of-the-art wineries.