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Seattle Weekend Events Planner February 15-18, 2018

LOCAL EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
February 15-18, 2018

 

BRAZILIAN CARNIVAL

SATEnjoy a spectacular evening that mixes the sounds, samba and feathers of Brazilian Carnival and the carefree spirit of Mardi Gras.

SEATTLE HOME SHOW

SAT through February 25 – Featuring hundreds of displays of home and garden products, daily “Meet the Experts” seminars, the newest in building products and materials, landscape displays, living green, arts & crafts, home decorating, wine tasting and much more.

GOLD, GEM, & MINERAL SHOW

SAT-SUN – Presentations covering a variety of prospecting subjects. Gold, rock, and gem dealers, new product displays, prospecting equipment exhibits, and more.

FLY FISHING SHOW

SAT-SUNSeminars, casting demos, featured tier presentations, one-on-one classes with pros, new 2018 products, money saving vacation specials, and more.

SEATTLE IMPROVISED MUSIC FESTIVAL

Through SAT – The longest-running festival in the US dedicated solely to music that is completely improvised. This is truly “music of the moment,” allowing artists from diverse musical backgrounds to meet in an atmosphere of spontaneity, intuition, playfulness, and discovery.

ONE LOVE WEDDING SHOWCASE

SUN – A fun and fabulous way for couples to organize their big day and plan their life together. Embracing same-sex couples and highlights every detail of a wedding, including beautiful wedding décor, fun trends and traditions, and exquisite products and services.

I LOVE KIRKLAND WINE WALK

FRI – Taking you on a wine adventure of local wineries at downtown Kirkland businesses. Start at the Heathman Hotel and enjoy social wine tasting through numerous downtown stores to enjoy local wineries and breweries.

MAMMA MIA

Through February 22 – The smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA. A brand new, original 5th Avenue version of the famed piece that has wowed audiences worldwide.

SEATTLE IMPROVISED MUSIC FESTIVAL

Through SAT – The longest-running festival in the US dedicated solely to music that is completely improvised. This is truly “music of the moment,” allowing artists from diverse musical backgrounds to meet in an atmosphere of spontaneity, intuition, playfulness, and discovery.

HARD LOVE

WEDThe Dangerous Dames have invited the award-winning burlesque performers of Mod Carousel for an evening of devious delights and sinful sensuality, aided and abetted by foxy lady Amara Strutt.

J’ADORE

Through February 14 – A burlesque, drag, and dance spectacular that celebrates romance with humor and style.

COTTON GIN, AN IMPROVISED PUPPET SHOW FOR GROWN-UPS

Through SAT – Rowdy, bawdy puppets, worn out from entertaining children, hang out at the Cotton Gin bar and entertain you with songs and jokes in this improv show.

AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’

Through March 4 – The inimitable Thomas “Fats” Waller rose to international fame during the Golden Age of the Cotton Club and that jumpin’ new beat, swing music. Although not quite a biography, Ain’t Misbehavin’ evokes the delightful humor and infectious energy of this American original.

VANISHING

Through February 25 – A musical comedy-fantasy, brings Amelia Earhart, Aimee Semple McPherson & Agatha Christie together as they solve the mystery of their disappearances from their own lives.

SEX WITH STRANGERS

Through March 11 – Don’t miss this intriguing and provocative comedic drama about an obscure mid-career novelist and a famous young blogger. These two strangers have nothing in common except their passion for writing…and each other! One of the most-produced new plays in the country, a smart, multi-faceted comedic love story from the writer of House of Cards.

THE LITTLE PRINCE

Through March 4 – A heart-swelling, soul-stirring work of theater, illuminated by poignant artistry and an original musical score. The Little Prince is a beautiful production that touches souls young and old.

MAGNIFICENT MATINEE

Through April 29 – Combining history with high-kicks, culinary delicacies with world-class cabaret, providing a tour of the historic Pike Place Market from the comfort of our intimate, sixty-seat venue.

RECURRING EVENTS:

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.

NEW MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND:
· Black Panther
· Early Man
· Aiyaary
· Samson
· Hidden Light
· Looking Glass
· The Party
· The Scent of Rain & Lightning
· Nostalgia
· Loveless
· The Monkey King 3

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