Holiday Market & Variety Show

Market Vendors curated by Sam Ro (of The Cat & Kettle)

Variety Show Performers curated by Catherine Blake Smith

Saturday, December 2, 2023
: 2-5 pm
Variety Show: 7:30 pm curtain

Vendors Market:

Join us for the holiday vendors market from 2 to 5 pm, featuring local craftmakers and artisans. They’ll have a wide variety of perfect gifts to fulfill all of your dark wintry voids including:

  • Tea Blends
  • Handmade Soaps
  • Adorable Plushies
  • Stylish Earrings
  • Fantastic Figurines
  • Artisan Screen Prints


At our variety show to cap off the year, be amazed and delighted by a bevy of performers. Show starts at 7:30 pm! The naughty list has been intentionally curated by Catherine Blake Smith to bring you holiday cheer and features:

  • Your host, Ben Laurance!
  • A Haunting Short Play by Kelleen Conway Blanchard called *The Prayer*!
  • Rockin’ Holiday Tunes by Lesli Wood!
  • The Gift of PowerPoint from Glambrosia Salad & Thistle Thornbox!
  • Wintry Flute Shenanigans performed by Merry Candy and their Horny A.I. Alexa!
  • BRR-lesque brought to us by the one and only Chuse Violence!
  • An original song by Jesse Calixto!
  • A short holiday comedy by gude/laurance!
  • Even More Music from seranine!
  • Our favorite annual holiday tradition: Hot Dog Christmas!
  • && Scottish Smut written by Kelleen Conway Blanchard and performed by Cody Smith!

We’ll also have some delightful prizes delivered by the delightful Raffle Queen… Val Brunetto!

Annex Theatre is located at the corner of 11th and Pike in Capitol Hill up two flights of stairs and < 10 minute walk from the light rail station. Masks strongly encouraged! Let’s keep each other safe!