LOCAL EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
April 27-30, 2017
WORLD RHYTHM FESTIVAL
FRI-SUN – Musical performances, drum & dance workshops, dance party and much more!
NORTHWEST GREEN HOME TOUR
SAT-SUN – Visit different homes in the area to view different green-built features.
MODERN HOME TOUR
SAT – Tour the properties, meet the architects, and talk to the homeowners of some of Seattle’s most forward-looking home designs!
PEOPLE’S CLIMATE MARCH
SAT – A national day of marching for the planet, jobs, and justice.
BACON & BEER CLASSIC
SAT – Explore Safeco Field and indulge in unlimited bacon and craft beer. Sample 100+ beers from regional breweries, eat 30+ bacon infused dishes from local chefs, play giant Jenga, battle it out on the bungee run, and compete in the bacon eating contest.
KIRKLAND BEER TASTING
SAT – A one-day tasting event featuring local beers and ciders, this will be held indoors at the ARETE building in downtown Kirkland, across from the new Kirkland Urban project on Central Way. Superhero costumes are encouraged!
SUN – A nose-to-tail competition dedicated to supporting family farmers and educating chefs and diners about the agricultural importance of utilizing Old World livestock.
CHEESE & MEAT FESTIVAL
SAT – Showcasing international and locally-made cheeses and meats while pairing them with wine, beer and cider.
SNOHOMISH ON THE ROCKS
SAT – Come meet the distillers, sample their products and learn about the art of creating spirits from the distillers themselves.
SEATTLE EROTIC ART FESTIVAL
FRI-SUN – During regular festival hours, you are invited to view the art and daily entertainment, from poetry readings to pantomime to acrobatic displays. In the evenings, the vibe changes from a gallery to sexy art party. The Late Night Festival is a sexy, fun time with DJs, performers, bartenders at the ready, and a fantastically energetic crowd.
THE SECRET GARDEN
Through May 6 – A story of great love, loss, sadness and joy. A tale of a young orphaned girl sent to live with a reclusive uncle in a crumbling mansion overrun with spirits of the past. Stunning sets and costumes, a gorgeous score and rick lush story telling.
SKAGIT VALLEY TULIP FESTIVAL
Through SUN – Spring is here! Time to visit the beautiful tulip & daffodil fields.
FIRE STATION 7
Through May 21 – This hilarious new musical comedy for all ages seamlessly integrates the seven rules of fire safety in a rock n’ roll performance, and is both educational and entertaining.
KISS ME KATE
Through SUN – A charming story that follows two musical theatre actors – once married, now divorced – as they star together in a Broadway-bound musical version of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew.
Through April 27 – Experience themes of romance, love and flirtation with the class and beauty Can Can shows are famous for. New Orleans-inspired menu additions, our highly gifted and talented cast, and the superbly romantic French Kiss is the best way to celebrate this season of love and romance.
Through May 28 – A brand new, family friendly extravaganza from the creative team at Can Can Kitchen & Cabaret. This show combines history with high-kicks, culinary delicacies with world-class cabaret, providing a tour of the historic Pike Place Market.
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 Thursday, Friday & Saturday – 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.
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.
SCAVENGER HUNT ADVENTURE
All Month – Enjoy this interactive scavenger hunt that takes you on a journey to see the best sights in the city while feeling like you are on the Amazing Race.
TOURS & ACTIVITIES
All Month – at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center. Through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, allows parents and children to 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 Circle
· Black Rose
· Grey Lady
· Voice from the Stone
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