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Seattle Weekend Events Planner: September 21-24, 2017

LOCAL EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
September 21-24, 2017

 

FESTA ITALIANA

SAT-SUN – Celebrating the cultural roots of Italians and Italian-Americans in the Pacific Northwest by promoting the arts, the food and the culture that are uniquely Italian.

FISHERMAN’S FALL FESTIVAL

SAT – Providing families with a fun and educational outing on the waterfront as well as an opportunity to learn more about seafood.

KIRKLAND OKTOBERFEST

SAT-SUN – Bring you’re “A Game” and let the games begin! Keg Rolling, Cornhole, Human Foosball and many more games to play while enjoying your favorite beer and live music.

BARK HAPPY BAR CRAWL

SAT – Calling all Seattle dog lovers! Join us for our Pup-tastic Pub Crawl for freebies valued at over $170, a fun photo scavenger hunt and a social time! All helping Emerald City Pet Rescue!  

SKETCHIEST SEATTLE

THURS-SAT – Bringing the best sketch comedians from around the U.S. and Canada and pair them with local favorites. 

MARYMOOR PARK CONCERTS

SAT – Bring your blanket or chair for one of the summers last outdoor concerts, don’t miss these big name bands.  

HAWKTOBERFEST CAR SHOW

SAT – Attention Seahawk fans! Check out this unique car show featuring a Seahawk-themed car show. Free Admission.

CLONE-A-PALOOZA FESTIVAL 

THURS-SAT – 21 + “Green” festival, live bands, comedians, vendors and much more.  Camping available.

GREEK FESTIVAL

FRI-SUN – Surround yourself with traditional Greek food, music, dancing and culture.

MUSEUM DAY LIVE  

SAT – Get a free pass for two people to one of Washington’s 34 museums.    

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.

 MY FAIR LADY

Through October 1 – 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. 

WASHINGTON STATE FAIR
Through SUN – Enjoy delicious food, wild rides, dazzling entertainment and fun for the whole family. 
 

ICE CREAM CABARET
Through October 1 – 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
· Lego Ninjago Movie
· Big Bear
· Brad’s Status
· Kingsman: The Golden Circle
· Stronger
· Happy Hunting
· Shot
· Ribbons
· The Houses October Built 2

Seattle Events Weekend Planner: Sept. 14-17, 2017

LOCAL EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
September 14-17, 2017

 

PUGET SOUND BIRD FEST

FRI-SUN – Three-day event includes speakers, guided walks, land and water-based field trips, exhibits, and educational activities for children and adults. Plan to spend the weekend in Edmonds, birding and meeting other birders, naturalists, photographers, and people engaged in fascinating bird research projects.

FEDERAL WAY BLUES FESTIVAL

SAT – Four blues bands handpicked from the Northwest, 20 craft beers, wine, and cider breweries.

NITRO CIRCUS

SAT – Featuring over 30 world-class athletes. An all-star international lineup, loaded with the best riders in freestyle motocross, BMX, scooter and inline performing the biggest tricks in action sports. 

HOPS AND CROPS MUSIC AND BEER FESTIVAL

SATLive music, craft beer and food trucks hosted by Mark Olson Farm.  

SUMMER BLOCKBUSTERS: PROTEGE SHOW

SAT – A tribute to all of our favorite action-packed films. Featuring high-flying trapeze, aerial arts, and other circus acts.

SEATTLE FIESTAS PATRIAS

SAT-SUN –  Explore and experience the cultural roots and contemporary influences of the nations of Latin America through live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, foods, games, and a lively marketplace.  

SNOHOMISH ZOMBIE WALK 

SAT – Dress up and join the hoard of zombies roaming downtown Snohomish. Bring “rations for the survivors” benefiting the Snohomish Food Bank.

EDMONDS ART STUDIO TOUR

SAT-SUN – Meet and talk with 31 professional artists on this self-guided tour through 18 private studios.   

MY FAIR LADY

Through October 1 – 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.

WASHINGTON CIDER WEEK
Through SUN – Enjoy beverages from the simple to the significant; from dinner pairing menus to tap take overs, and much more.
 
WASHINGTON STATE FAIR
Through Sept 24 – Enjoy delicious food, wild rides, dazzling entertainment and fun for the whole family. 
 

ICE CREAM CABARET
Through October 1 – 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.

CONCERTS AT THE LOCKS
Through SAT – Enjoy summer concerts on the lawn at the Hiram M Chittenden Locks.

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
· American Assassin
· Brad’s Status
· Mother!
· In Search of Fellini
· The Force
· Justice
· The Wilde Wedding
· The Heart of Man
· Vengeance: A Love Story
· Because of Garcia
· Red Trees

Seattle Events Weekend Planner: September 7-10, 2017

LOCAL EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
September 7-10, 2017

 

SUSTAINABLE BALLARD FESTIVAL
SAT-SUN – Sustainable Ballard Festival offers music, food trucks, a tea garden, environmental exhibits and workshops, and a family bike expo in Ballard Commons Park. Free.

SEATTLE DESIGN FESTIVAL BLOCK PARTY
SAT-SUN – See creative large-scale designs at Seattle Design Festival Block Party, with exhibits and performances at Occidental Square Park in Pioneer Square. It’s the highlight of Seattle Design Festival. Free.

CIDER SUMMIT SEATTLE
FRI-SAT – Featuring over 150 ciders including regional favorites, international classics and cider cocktails.
 
WASHINGTON CIDER WEEK
WED through September 17 – Enjoy beverages from the simple to the significant; from dinner pairing menus to tap take overs, and much more.
 
SAN GENNARO FESTIVAL OF SEATTLE
FRI-SUN – Enjoy delicious food vendors, local vendors offering all sorts of exciting things for sale and fabulous entertainment! 
 
SEATTLE PHILATELIC EXHIBITION 
FRI-SUN – 25+ stamp dealers, over 160 frames of exhibits, “What’s in your attic” evaluations, China stamp Society Convention and more.
 
BACON, EGGS, & KEGS
SAT – Enjoy your favorite breakfast foods, 30-ft. Bloody Mary bars, 40 breweries, live music and so much more.  
WASHINGTON STATE FAIR
Through Sept 24 – Enjoy delicious food, wild rides, dazzling entertainment and fun for the whole family. 
 
MUKILTEO LIGHTHOUSE FESTIVAL 
SAT-SUN  Feature food, fun and two GREAT fireworks shows! The Beer Garden will again be rocking with great music, fine food and football on a big screen Sunday afternoon.

SUMMER CONCERTS AT CHATEAU STE. MICHELLE
Through SUN – Featuring  some of the best artists in jazz, rock, blues, and contemporary music.

ICE CREAM CABARET
Through October 1 – 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.

OLYMPIC MUSIC FESTIVAL
Through SUN – Featuring different world-class concerts each weekend at the Wheeler Theater in Port Townsend.

CONCERTS AT THE LOCKS
Through September 16 – Enjoy summer concerts on the lawn at the Hiram M Chittenden Locks.

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

• It
• 9/11
• Home Again
• The Good Catholic
• Rebel in the Rye
• Fallen
• School Life
• Memoir of a Murderer
• Daddy
• Man in Red Bandana
• The Limehouse Golem

Seattle Events Weekend Planner: August 31-September 3, 2017

LOCAL EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
August 31-September 3, 2017

 

BREMERTON BLACKBERRY FESTIVAL

SAT-MON – Free, family-friendly festival takes over Bremerton’s picturesque waterfront over Labor Day weekend.

BUMBERSHOOT

FRI-SUN – A multi-disciplinary arts festival showcasing the best of comedy, dance, film, literary arts, music, performing arts, theatre, visual arts and more. One of the biggest and most-loved contemporary festivals in North America.  https://www.bumbershoot.com/

EVERGREEN STATE FAIR

Through MON – You’ll find something for everyone! Carnival, concerts, speedway events, rodeo, parade, Aztec Indian dancers, petting zoo and so much more!!

OAK HARBOR MUSIC FESTIVAL

FRI-SUN – Two stages with over 30 bands playing throughout the festival featuring all types of musical genre. With two beer gardens, a variety of food vendors and Arts and Craft booths. Add the best part, there is no admission fee.

ELLENSBURG RODEO

FRI-MON – One of America’s Top 10 professional rodeos, watch today’s best riders, ropers, and wrestlers compete in what many consider to be the best rodeo arena in the nation.

VINTAGE AIRCRAFT WEEKEND 

FRI-SUN – Fun for the whole family! Enjoy food, fun, flying, music, history, inspiration and excitement.

PRE PAX OPEN HOUSE

THURS – Play more than 50 awesome new games from amazing independent developers from all over the world, including seeing some of the very first games running on Xbox One X and Microsoft Mixed Reality headsets! We’ll also have a nice selection of first-party games from Microsoft Studios on hand too!

SUMMER CONCERTS AT CHATEAU STE. MICHELLE

FRI-September 10 – Featuring  some of the best artists in jazz, rock, blues, and contemporary music.

SKIBONKERS

FRI-SUN – Get your new ski and snowboard equipment during this Labor Day Sale and get up to 70% off.

ICE CREAM CABERET

SAT Through October 1 – 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.

OLYMPIC MUSIC FESTIVAL

Through September 10 – Featuring different world class concerts each weekend at the Wheeler Theater in Port Townsend.

OUT TO LUNCH SUMMER CONCERT SERIES 
Through FRI – Live music every weekday at a different location.

CONCERTS AT THE LOCKS
Through September 16 – Enjoy summer concerts on the lawn at the Hiram M Chittenden Locks.

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

• Marvel’s Inhumans
• Unlocked
• Mike Boy
• The Vault
• Valley of Bones
• Dalida
• A Boy Called Po
• The Layover
• Jackals

www.events12.com/seattle

Seattle Metro Weekend Events Planner: August 24-27, 2017

LOCAL EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
August 24-27, 2017

 

DUWAMISH RIVER FESTIVAL

SAT – A celebration of our river and the communities that live along its shores.

EVERGREEN STATE FAIR

THURS through September 4 – You’ll find something for everyone! Carnival, concerts, speedway events, rodeo, parade, Aztec Indian dancers, petting zoo and so much more!!

POVERTY BAY BLUES AND BREWS

SAT – Enjoy blues music and beer from 16 local breweries.

ARTS IN NATURE FESTIVAL

SAT-SUN – Enjoy over 40 performances ranging from jazz, classical, indie rock, bluegrass, contemporary dance, and spoken word. The “Museum of Sound” is displayed through eight rustic cabins, hands-on art and nature activities, and winding hiking trails through the great outdoors.

HARVEST FESTIVAL

SAT-SUN – Visit village festivals, with theatre, knightly combat, puppetry, crafts, archery, and minstrels. Come to Somersetshire, ancient realm of Arthur the king, and visit the colorful world of Chaucer’s England in 1376. The pace is leisurely, the scale is small and intimate: leave behind the hectic 21st century.

JET CITY RIESLING REVOLUTION

SAT – Bringing together 18 premier wineries primarily from the Pacific Northwest and a few favorites from Germany to showcase the best Riesling.

FREE STATE PARKS DAY

FRI – Enjoy a summer hike through any state park for free.

WEST SEATTLE CAR SHOW

SAT – Join us for food, fun, entertainment and 200+ cars at the South Seattle College Campus.

LEMAY CAR SHOW

SAT – An amazing assortment of over 1,000 vintage vehicles with additional collections of dolls, antiques, and other nostalgic memorabilia. Over 500 vintage vehicles from the LeMay Collections at Marymount, plus hundreds more at the LeMay home grounds, along with local owners of vintage car display on the Marymount show fields.

BELLTOWN CRUSH BLOCK PARTY

SAT – Featuring local wines and brews, delicious bites from Pintxo, Mama’s Cantina and Belltown Brewing, and a grape stomping competition!

OLYMPIC MUSIC FESTIVAL

Through September 10 – Featuring different world class concerts each weekend at the Wheeler Theater in Port Townsend.

CONCERTS AT THE  MURAL

Through FRI – Take advantage of the warm summer nights and take in the tunes from some of KEXP’s favorite artists. The four FREE all-ages shows are tailored to the culturally curious who seek to discover the best of the area’s independent music scene. Come early to get your seats, enjoy the beer/wine garden, and visit our sponsor booths.

OUT TO LUNCH SUMMER CONCERT SERIES 
Through September 1 – Live music every weekday at a different location.

CONCERTS AT THE LOCKS
Through September 16 – Enjoy summer concerts on the lawn at the Hiram M Chittenden Locks.

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
· England is Mine
· Leap
· Arjun Reddy
· Polaroid
· All Saints
· Bushwick
· Deep
· Beach Rats
· Served Like a Girl
· Tulip Fever

www.events12.com/seattle

Seattle Events Weekend Planner: August 17-20, 2017

LOCAL EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
August 17-20, 2017

 

GIGANTIC BICYCLE FESTIVAL

FRI-SUN – Featuring a diverse, gloriously multifaceted and regionally representative mix of live music, hand-built bicycles, visual & performance art, film, comedy, guest speakers, workshops, sculpture, and interactive installation pieces.

WASHINGTON BEER COLLABORATION FESTIVAL

SAT – Featuring 27 unique collaboration beers from 50 different Washington breweries. These beers will highlight the creativity and collaborative spirit of the Washington Beer community.

VIKING DAYS

SAT-SUN – An educational festival featuring Nordic foods, lively entertainment, a Viking Encampment, and much more.

BRAZILFEST

SUN – Celebrating the unique diversity of this South American cultural melting pot. Enjoy live music, watch a demonstration of the elegant and powerful capoeira martial arts, see glittering costumes and eat authentic food while learning about this varied culture.

SEATTLE HEMPFEST

FRI-SUN – Free music, speakers, and vendors at Myrtle Edwards Park.

SUNSET SUPPER AT PIKE PLACE MARKET

FRI – Bringing together the region’s best restaurants, wineries, breweries and distilleries for an unforgettable 110th Anniversary celebration of Seattle’s public market.

SNOQUALMIE RAILROAD DAYS

FRI-SUN – Annual community festival celebrating our spirit and origins as a railroad and logging town, and the home of the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe.

SAUSAGE AND CIDERFEST

SAT – Enjoy live music while sampling cider, wine and sausage. 21 + event

IN THE SPIRIT: NORTHWEST NATIVE FESTIVAL

SAT – Celebrating Native American arts, culture, and performances at the Tacoma Art Museum.

OLYMPIC MUSIC FESTIVAL

Through September 10 – Featuring different world class concerts each weekend at the Wheeler Theater in Port Townsend.

WASHINGTON MIDSUMMER RENAISSANCE FAIR

SAT-SUN – One more fun-filled weekend with its own ‘plunder and arrhh’ theme. Check the schedule and get your tickets today.

CONCERTS AT THE  MURAL

Through August 25 – Take advantage of the warm summer nights and take in the tunes from some of KEXP’s favorite artists. The four FREE all-ages shows are tailored to the culturally curious who seek to discover the best of the area’s independent music scene. Come early to get your seats, enjoy the beer/wine garden, and visit our sponsor booths.

OUT TO LUNCH SUMMER CONCERT SERIES 
Through September 1 – Live music every weekday at a different location.

CONCERTS AT THE LOCKS
Through September 16 – Enjoy summer concerts on the lawn at the Hiram M Chittenden Locks.

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
· Shot Caller
· The Hitmans Bodygaurd
· Dave Made A Maze
· Logan Lucky
· The Ice Cream Truck
· 6 Days
· Marjorie Prime
· Union Furnace
· Crown Heights

www.events12.com/seattle

Seattle Events Weekend Planner: August 10-13, 2017

LOCAL EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
August 10-13, 2017

 

AUBURNFEST

SATParade, two entertainment stages, a beer garden, food vendors, craft and specialty vendors, a car show, a literary showcase & small press fair,  free activities including Bocce, face painting, hands-on art activities, an indoor playground, the discovery playground, a spray playground, and much more!

KIRKLAND SUMMERFEST

FRI-SUNKirkland’s largest festival featuring music, art & family on the waterfront and downtown.

A TASTE OF EDMONDS

FRI-SUN – Three days of food, music, vendors, rides, beer/wine and fun. Voted one of the “Top 100 North American Festivals”, there’s fun for everyone.

KITSAP WINE FESTIVAL

SATLive music, delicious food, and a wide variety of wine. Spend the day sampling multiple wines and choose your favorites to take home or explore our expanded retail wine shop and find fun wine-related treasures.

STILLAGUAMISH FESTIVAL OF THE RIVER & POW WOW

SAT-SUNTwo days of live music, circus troupe The New Old Time Chautauqua, 5K Fun Run, traditional alder salmon bake, children storytelling and entertainment stage, Fun Zone rides and activities, environmental and wellness exhibits, food and craft vendors, logging show And more!

THE FESTIVAL AT MOUNT SI

FRI-SUN – Parade, live music, chili cook-off, arts and craft vendors from all over the state, pie eating contest, beer garden and much more.

FOUR CORNERS BREWFEST

SATLive music, local craft beers & great food.

SEATTLE’S PREMIERE POLO PARTY

SAT – Experience the thunder of horses running full speed and the skill of players from around the world as they hit the ball down field. There is no other event like the Seattle Polo Party so dress to impress and be prepared for the highlight social event of the summer.

OLYMPIC MUSIC FESTIVAL

Through September 10 – Featuring different world class concerts each weekend at the Wheeler Theater in Port Townsend.

WASHINGTON MIDSUMMER RENAISSANCE FAIR

SAT-SUN, & August 19-20 – Two more fun-filled weekends, each with its own theme! Pick from a ‘festival of fairies and pirates’ or ‘plunder and arrhh’. Check the schedule and get your tickets today.

CONCERTS AT THE  MURAL

Through August 25 – Take advantage of the warm summer nights and take in the tunes from some of KEXP’s favorite artists. The four FREE all-ages shows are tailored to the culturally curious who seek to discover the best of the area’s independent music scene. Come early to get your seats, enjoy the beer/wine garden, and visit our sponsor booths.

OUT TO LUNCH SUMMER CONCERT SERIES 
Through September 1 – Live music every weekday at a different location.

NIGHT AT THE NEPTUNE
THURS – The last night of free summer performances at The Neptune in Seattle that focuses on showcasing local artists’ work as it relates to race and social justice.

CONCERTS AT THE LOCKS
Through September 16 – Enjoy summer concerts on the lawn at the Hiram M Chittenden Locks.

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
· The Glass Castle
· Annabelle: Creation
· The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature
· The Nile Hilton Incident
· Good Time
· Pilgrimage
· Catastropico
· Bedeviled

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Local Events Weekend Planner: August 3-6, 2017

LOCAL EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
August 3-6, 2017

 

MAGNOLIA SUMMERFEST

FRI-SUNParade, pet parade, art show, live music, Polynesian dancers, teen night, kids games and crafts, beer and wine garden & so much more.

SEAFAIR AIR SHOW & HYDROPLANE RACES

FRI-SUNSeafair Weekend offers a kaleidoscope of sights, sounds, tastes and action. With boat racing on the water, acrobatic performers in the sky, live music and delicious food on land, the best place to experience Seafair Weekend is at Genesee Park on Lake Washington.

SALMONFEST SEATTLE FESTIVAL & PARADE

FRI-SUNFun for the whole family! Parade, street festival, salmon bake, car show, kid’s area & much more!

AFRICATOWN HERITAGE FESTIVAL & PARADE 

FRI-SUN – Celebrating the best of the African American community and African Diaspora culture in northwest featuring music, food, culture and family fun!

SEATTLE ART FAIR

FRI-SUN – Showcasing art from 100 galleries around the world at CenturyLink Field Event Center.

WASHINGTON MIDSUMMER RENAISSANCE FAIR

SAT-SUN, August 12-13, & August 19-20 – Three fun-filled weekends, each with its own theme! Pick from a midsummer night’s fantasy, festival of fairies and pirates, plunder and arrhh. Check the schedule and get your tickets today.

BREW FIVE THREE

SAT – Enjoy 40 Washington brews & ciders, live music, and food trucks at the 5th annual Brew Five Three!

FROM HIROSHIMA TO HOPE

SUNAnnual lantern floating ceremony honoring victims of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and all victims of war.

CONCERTS AT THE  MURAL

Through August 25 – Take advantage of the warm summer nights and take in the tunes from some of KEXP’s favorite artists. The four FREE all-ages shows are tailored to the culturally curious who seek to discover the best of the area’s independent music scene. Come early to get your seats, enjoy the beer/wine garden, and visit our sponsor booths.

OUT TO LUNCH SUMMER CONCERT SERIES 
Through September 1 – Live music every weekday at a different location.

WOODEN O: SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARKS
Through SUN – Free, outdoor productions of classical plays performed in parks throughout the Puget Sound region. Grab a picnic, bring your family and join us for some free Shakespeare in the parks!

NIGHT AT THE NEPTUNE
Through August 10 – A series of free summer performances at The Neptune in Seattle that focuses on showcasing local artists’ work as it relates to race and social justice.

CONCERTS AT THE LOCKS
Through September 16 – Enjoy summer concerts on the lawn at the Hiram M Chittenden Locks.

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
· Kidnap
· The Dark Tower
· We Love You Sally Carmichael
· Step
· The Battleship Island
· Some Freaks
· Wind River
· Fun Mom Dinner
· Brave New Jersey
· Columbus
· Armed Response

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Seattle Events Weekend Planner: July 27-30, 2017

LOCAL EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
July 27-30, 2017

 

SEAFAIR TORCHLIGHT PARADE
SAT – More than 100 parade units march, float and dance in celebration of Seattle.

SEAFAIR TORCHLIGHT RUN
SAT – Run on this iconic course which offers the last opportunity to race along the Viaduct. Also takes you along the parade route with tens of thousands of people cheering you on.

TASTING FLIGHT
THURS-FRI – Experience the Northwest’s finest boutique wines on the zoo’s picturesque North Meadow, this is an after-hours, adults-only fundraiser event for Woodland Park Zoo.

MUSIC UNDER THE STARS
WED & THURS – Bring a picnic, stretch out on the lawn, and enjoy a live audio broadcast of each of our Summer Festival concerts, provided directly to neighborhood parks by KING-FM. Each evening begins at 7:30pm with live chamber music performed by an outstanding student or pre-professional ensemble, and continues at 8:00pm with KING-FMs live broadcast, direct from Benaroya.

HAVANA NIGHTS
SAT – Grab your sundress & sandals, guayabera shirt & fedora or go all white. Celebrate the summer Cuban style! Enjoy an outdoor lounge with live music, dancing, full Cuban dinner and much more.

ART IN THE GARDEN
SAT – Stroll around and see the variety, from glass to illustrations and photography, garden art, jewelry, and more. 20+ artists, live music, food trucks and beer garden.

SNOHOMISH HARD CIDER FESTIVAL
SUN – Featuring cider from around the Pacific NW and beyond. Come taste the wonderful ciders that are being created.

BELLEVUE ARTS MUSEUM ARTS FAIR
FRI-SUN – The largest, award-winning arts & crafts festival in the Northwest. Shop from over 300 inspiring artists showcasing unique, handmade crafts and art.

PACIFIC NORTHWEST NATIONALS
FRI-SUN – Over 2,500 rods, customs, classics, muscle cars and trucks thru ’72. Live music, kids zone with free arts and crafts, games, prizes & more!

JAZZ IN PORT TOWNSEND
FRI-SAT – Experience excellent musicians, soak up a weekend of jazz in a seaside paradise and participate in a wide array of mainstage and nightclub performances.

SCOTTISH HIGHLAND GAMES & CLAN GATHERING
SAT-SUN – An athletic competition that also has colorful pipe bands, Scottish food and vendors. At the Expo Center in Enumclaw.

GIG HARBOR WINE AND FOOD FESTIVAL
SAT – Wine & food lovers will enjoy sampling the best of what more than 50 regional restaurants, wineries, breweries and distilleries have to offer. Featuring a variety of wine seminars and food demonstrations by food and wine experts for those eager to learn. Sip wine and develop your culinary skills, all while experiencing the lovely maritime location.

PACIFIC NORTHWEST MUSHROOM FESTIVAL
SAT-SUNFood, fun & family. 5k glow run, cooking demonstrations, mushroom farm tours, kids mushroom hunt, live music & so much more!!

OUT TO LUNCH SUMMER CONCERT SERIES 
Through September 1 – Live music every weekday at a different location.

WOODEN O: SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARKS
Through August 6 – Free, outdoor productions of classical plays performed in parks throughout the Puget Sound region. Grab a picnic, bring your family and join us for some free Shakespeare in the parks!

NIGHT AT THE NEPTUNE
Through August 10 – A series of free summer performances at The Neptune in Seattle that focuses on showcasing local artists’ work as it relates to race and social justice.

CONCERTS AT THE LOCKS
Through September 16 – Enjoy summer concerts on the lawn at the Hiram M Chittenden Locks.

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
· The Emoji Movie
· Atomic Blonde
· Imperfections
· A Family Man
· An Inconvenient Sequel
· Brigsby Bear
· Person to Person
· The Conway Curve

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Local Events Weekend Planner: July 20-23, 2017

LOCAL EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
July 20-23, 2017

 

BITE OF SEATTLE
FRI-SUN – Seattle’s Original Food & Beverage Showcase featuring 60+ restaurants & pop-up vendors, Craft Beer & Cider Tasting, 4 live music stages including a Family Fun stage, free Bite Movie Night on Friday, July 21st, outdoor beer gardens, live cooking demonstrations and much more.

CAPITOL HILL BLOCK PARTY
FRI-SUN – Three days, 5 stages, 90 bands, DJ’s in the heart of Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood.

WEST SEATTLE GRAND PARADE
SAT – One of the oldest and most beloved community events in the Seattle area. The parade includes participants from the Hi-Yu royalty, pirates, clowns, marching bands, drill teams, floats, pageantry and excitement that leads up to the Seafair Torchlight Parade the following weekend.

CELEBRATING LIFE DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL
SAT – Cheer on approximately 1,000 local and visiting athletes, enjoy food, music and entertainment, arts and crafts, and hands-on activities for the young and the young at heart at this fun-filled festival at Lake Sammamish State Park in Issaquah.

SUMMER BEER TASTE
SAT-SUN – Wear your best tie-dye or flower power dress and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love … with Beer! Includes ten tastes from over 30 local microbreweries and cideries. Meet the people behind your favorite brews, chat with neighbors and fellow enthusiasts, and enjoy an afternoon of delicious beverages.

SAINT JAMES FAIRE
SAT-SUN – Medieval festival with knightly combat, puppetry, music, crafts, archery, minstrels and more.

CHINATOWN SEAFAIR PARADE
SUN
– Featuring lion and dragon dances, the Seattle Chinese Girl’s Drill Team, and many more local community groups from the Greater Seattle area.

 VASHON ISLAND STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL
FRI-SUN – The Vashon Island Strawberry Festival includes a parade, dance, live music, a car parade, carnival rides, a beer garden, and 200 vendors. Free. A shuttle service from the ferry boat is $1.

OUT TO LUNCH SUMMER CONCERT SERIES 
Through September 1 – Live music every weekday at a different location.

WOODEN O: SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARKS
Through August 6 – Free, outdoor productions of classical plays performed in parks throughout the Puget Sound region. Grab a picnic, bring your family and join us for some free Shakespeare in the parks!

NIGHT AT THE NEPTUNE
Through August 10 – A series of free summer performances at The Neptune in Seattle that focuses on showcasing local artists’ work as it relates to race and social justice.

CONCERTS AT THE LOCKS
Through September 16 – Enjoy summer concerts on the lawn at the Hiram M Chittenden Locks.

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.

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

  • First Kill
  • Dunkirk
  • Girls Trip
  • Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
  • The Untamed
  • Landline
  • Scales: Mermaids are Real
  • Amnesia
  • Killing GroundFOR A COMPLETE LIST OF EVENTS IN THE AREA FOR THE ENTIRE MONTH, VISIT

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