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Seattle Events Weekend Planner: September 28-October 1, 2017

LOCAL EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
September 28-October 1, 2017

 

NORTHWEST TEA FESTIVAL

SAT-SUN – Showcasing the multi-faceted world of tea, providing experiences covering all aspects of tea, from the cultural to the historical and the sensory to the scientific.

NEW ORLEANS FOOD & FUNK FESTIVAL

FRI – Enjoy authentic New Orleans from 15 different food vendors, live music and much more.

LEAVENWORTH OKTOBERFEST

FRI-SAT through Oct 14 – The next best thing to being in Munich! Four venues each with live entertainment, food and beer!

SEATTLE BLIND CAFE

THURS-SUN – Explore using the concept of live music & community discussion in total darkness as a positive social change exploration, in how people relate to one another without their visual conditioning, social etiquette & cell phones.

MICHELMASSE FESTIVAL

SAT-SUNCider pressing, puppetry, music, crafts, archery, and minstrels.

MARYMOOR PARK CONCERTS

SAT – Bring your blanket or chair for one of the summer’s last outdoor concerts. Don’t miss these big name bands.

FREE STATE & NATIONAL PARKS DAY

SAT – Spend a beautiful fall day at your local state or national park for free!

INTO THE WOODS

Through Oct 22 – “Happily ever after” is just the beginning in this musical collision of the original Grimm fairy tales. Featuring one of Sondheim’s most celebrated scores of music, this Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning musical will take you “into the woods, to get the thing, that makes it worth the journeying.”

GEORGETOWN MORGUE

Through November 4 – The morgue holds what is considered to be the most horrifying unsolved crime in Seattle history. Venture through the halls and experience one of Seattle’s scariest haunted houses. Not suitable for kids under 12.

FASHIONABLY UNDEAD

FRI – An opening celebration of Scared to Death: The Thrill of Horror Film. Join a deadly dance party and slay the stage in a costume contest with wicked prizes. Wander through the museum’s haunted halls, but don’t stray too far from your friends. You never know what lurks in the shadows.

GREAT PUMPKIN BEER FEST

FRI-SAT – Enjoy 80+ pumpkin beers from near and far will be poured, including twenty or so from Elysian’s pumpkin-crazed brewers and their collaborators. Plus local food trucks, Chaotic Noise Marching Corps, KEXP DJs Riz Rollins & Stevie Zoom, pumpkin carving, and fall festivities scattered throughout the event.

GEORGETOWN MORGUE

Through November 4 – The morgue holds what is considered to be the most horrifying unsolved crime in Seattle history. Venture through the halls and experience one of Seattle’s scariest haunted houses. Not suitable for kids under 12.

FRIGHT HOUSE STATION

Through Oct 31 – Presenting two updated and exciting haunted attractions. Begin your journey at THE REDEMPTION, Haunted Hollow’s spooky walk through the afterlife. If you survive, dare the nearly 15,000 square feet of SHADOWS through multiple themes designed to test your courage and sanity!

FRIGHT FEST

Weekends through Oct 29 – Thrill seekers will navigate through the park with more than 25 rides in the dark. Nightmares come to life in two bone-chilling haunted houses and one haunted trail through the woods. Little goblins head to Booville, a scare-free zone for children ages 12 and under, featuring spooky crafts and games.

HAUNTED WOODS

Through Oct 29 – A 35-minute creepy quest through the corn with around-the-corner, emotional roller coaster thrills through the forest.

 MY FAIR LADY

Through SUN – Telling the story of a young woman in Edwardian London and her chance encounter with a linguistics professor. Transcends not only social class, but also time, to offer real lessons about the interactions between men and women.

ICE CREAM CABARET
Through SUN – Inspired by all-time-favorite summer cult-classics like “Grease,” “Cry Baby,” “Hairspray,” and “Beach Party,” ICE CREAM celebrates revelry with the finest in Market fresh food, craft cocktails, and Can Can’s own unique brand of entertainment.

FREE WEEKEND WALKS
Through November – Tours are tailored for an adult audience, and the topic changes monthly. See the calendar below for details. Tour groups gather in front of the Graham Visitors Center.

MONA LISA HEIST
All Month – 165th Ave, Redmond: Take part in the most famous heist of the 20th century! An amazing adventure in the Louvre. Go through the security room, deactivating clever alarms and security systems. Get to the exhibit hall filled with ancient artifacts and paintings. Finally, steal the main exhibit piece, The Mona Lisa! Can you complete this mission in less than 60 minutes?

WINE & CHOCOLATE PAIRING
EVERY THURS, FRI, SAT – Sweet Decadence Wine & Chocolate Bar: This fun, casual and educational experience will help novice wine drinkers develop a new appreciation for different wines while more experienced wine drinkers can get a “grape” experience as well.

LASER LIGHT SHOWS
ALL MONTH – Experience the largest and longest operating domed laser theater in the world.

SEATTLE SMASH PUTT
All Month (FRI-SUN) – Putt-putt like you’ve never played it, going out with a bang in a funky new pop-up space in Downtown Seattle. Experience brand new crazy contraptions presented with a collection of your favorites from our nostalgic past! Pacific Science Center.

SEATTLE FARMERS MARKETS
Visit neighborhood farmers markets selling produce exclusively from Washington state farmers. Check out what’s going on at the Ballard, Madrona & Wallingford’s Farmer’s Markets.

TOURS & ACTIVITIES
ALL MONTH – Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center: Through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, parents and children dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss.

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND
· Flatliners
· American Made
· Don’t Sleep
· Realive
· Chasing the Dragon
· Till Death Do Us Part
· The Sound
· A Question of Faith
· Different Flowers

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