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Seattle Weekend Events Planner: March 29-April1, 2018

LOCAL EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
March 29-April 1, 2018

 

EASTER EGG HUNTS & ACTIVITIES

Through SUN – Check out what Easter events are going on in your area, from eggs hunts to 5k runs.

SNOHOMISH EASTER PARADE

SAT – Come see the state’s only Easter parade with marching bands, floats, animals and so much more. Wear your best Easter Bonnet for a chance to ride on a float and participate in the Best Bonnet contest.

BUNNY CON

SAT – Dress in your favorite bunny outfit and hop from bar to bar through downtown Seattle from 12PM to 2AM.

EASTER B’EGG HUNT

SAT – Hop on over and join Homeward Pet for our Annual Easter B’egg Hunt at Camp Charlie’s Private Off-Leash Dog Park for a day of frolic and fun! Dogs of all shapes and sizes will romp and roam the fields for dog treat stuffed eggs.

SPRING EGGSTRAVAGANZA

SATEaster scavenger hunt, petting farm, bouncy house, obstacle course, face painting, arts, crafts and so much more.

SEATTLE SCOTCH & BEER FEST  

FRI-SAT50 craft beers and ciders, Scotch & Irish whiskey flights, exclusive Scotch seminars and much more. All benefiting Seattle Humane.  

GRILLED CHEESE GRAND PRIX

FRI-SATSeattle’s favorite food trucks and purveyors duke it out for the best sandwich on four wheels with over 30 varieties using the best local ingredients from Washington!

HOT JAVA COOL JAZZ

FRI – A swinging, music-filled evening at Starbucks 23rd Annual Hot Java Cool Jazz concert, featuring performances by the amazingly talented jazz bands from Ballard, Garfield, Mount Si, Mountlake Terrace and Roosevelt high schools. 

SAKURA-CON

FRI-SUNThe oldest and most well attended anime convention in the Pacific Northwest. Anime theaters, gaming, cosplay, cultural panels, dances, concerts, art contests, AMV’s, industry guests, over 100,000 square feet of exhibits hall, guests of honor, and more!

STRING

Through April 22 – A brand-new story with a mythological twist, this world premiere musical is a fun and fresh fable about fate, love, and the wonders of chocolate.  

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

Through SUN – Christ’s final days are dramatized with emotional intensity, thought-provoking edge and explosive theatricality. Propelled by a stirring score, by turns driving and majestic, satirical and tender, Jesus Christ Superstar illuminates the transcendent power of the human spirit with a passion that goes straight to the heart.

MOISTURE FESTIVAL

Through April 8 – A high energy comedy/varietè show featuring a rapid succession of acts showcasing comedy alongside awe-inspiring physical and mental dexterity, with poignant moments of strength and delicate beauty to make audiences laugh, wonder, shake their heads in disbelief and truly appreciate how live entertainment can exhilarate and bring real joy.

LOVE, CHAOS, & DINNER

Through April 29 – From the moment you step through the doors into our 100-year-old spiegeltent you will be transported into another world where performers break free from the confines of the stage and the action unfolds all around you.

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:
· Acrimony
· God’s Not Dead: A Light in Darkness
· Ready Player One
· Baaghi 2
· Best Friends
· All I Wish
· The Gardener
· Birthmarked
· Lean on Pete
· Finding Your Feet
· Gemini
· Love After Love

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