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Looking for something to do this weekend? Plan your local weekend events right here with a complete list of everything going on in and around your neighborhood, every weekend!

Seattle Events Weekend Planner: October 19-22, 2017

LOCAL EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
October 19-22, 2017

FALL FESTIVAL

SAT – Hang out with animals at the petting zoo, purchase your Halloween pumpkin in the pumpkin patch, bounce around on an inflatable obstacle course and get in the autumnal spirit with free face painting.

TACOMA HOLIDAY FOOD & GIFT FESTIVAL

THURS-SUN – With over 550 booths, this is the largest show of this kind on the west coast. Entertainment stage, cooking demonstrations and so much more.

BIRD BALL

SAT – A fun-filled evening of costumes, live music, and delicious hors d’oeuvres to benefit birds & nature!

THE BIG FAKE WEDDING

THURS – The most uniquely curated and most far-reaching bridal show alternative in the nation, attracting over 6,000 attendees and 1,000 vendors annually across 30+ events in 25 cities.

DOLL & TEDDY BEAR SHOW

SAT-SUN – Find fine antiques, dolls, teddy bears, miniatures, supplies, furniture and accessories. Pull those mystery dolls & teddy bears off the closet shelf and bring up to two of them to the show for experts to evaluate.

SEATTLE RESTAURANT WEEK

Through November 2 – More than 165 local restaurants are serving up three-course dinners for just $33, and many also offer two or three course lunches for $18. You’ve got to taste it to believe it!

RAGTIME

FRI through November 5 – With scintillating music and an intensely compelling story of love at its core, Ragtime is a musical theater masterpiece that will inspire and touch your soul.

MAGNIFICENT MATINEE

Through October 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.

EARSHOT JAZZ FESTIVAL

Through Nov 12 – More than 50 distinctive concerts and events in venues all around the city. Bringing jazz greats from around the world into creative collaboration with area audiences and artists. Earshot celebrates Seattle’s place in the world of jazz with mainstage concerts by our award-winning student ensembles and a strong representation by our renowned resident artists.

INTO THE WOODS

Through SUN – “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.”

HALLOWEEN EVENTS:

NIGHTMARE AT BEAVER LAKE

Through October 31 – The Seattle area’s largest indoor/outdoor haunted house. Fear follows as you wind through a trail of terror nearly a mile long that leads you to a dreadful haunted house.

NILE NIGHTMARES

Through October 31 – Face your worst nightmares in these various themed horror attractions. As you make your way through the Nile grounds, beware of the evils that lurk in the shadows. Survivors can catch their breath in our Food and Fear Garden featuring award-winning guest food trucks and classic treats, as well as frothy evil elixirs.

CARLETONS FARM FRIGHTS

Through October 31 – Enjoy shooting zombies from the paintball wagon ride then leave the paintball guns behind and navigate a dark cornfield infested with Zombies. Haunted Swamp (cornfield) with sounds, lights, props, etc.

THOMAS FAMILY FARM

Through October 31 – Have a seat on a custom hayride and arm yourselves with one of our paintball guns. Save Snohomish from being overrun by Zombies! Also enjoy a flashlight corn maze and haunted house!

CAMPFIRE: IMPROVED GHOST STORIES

THURSDAYS through October 26 – Take a trip back to the campfires of our childhood when talented storytellers spin spooky stories around the fire. Our improvisers gather true-life events from YOU and turn them into improvised campfire stories and hilarious scenes.

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

STALKER FARMS

Thursdays through October 31 – Creating a haunt attraction experience that offers attendees the chance to delve into a horror entertainment that takes them far beyond the typical Halloween haunt attraction.

THIS IS HALLOWEEN

Through October 31 – An extravaganza of live orchestral music, cabaret, burlesque, and video projected sets inspired by Tim Burton’s “Nightmare Before Christmas.” Can Can’s finest dancers transform into spooky characters favorites such as Jack Skellington, Oogie Boogie, Lock, Shock, Barrel, and many more.

RECURRING EVENTS:

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
· Geostorm
· Only the Brave
· Boo 2! A Madea Halloween
· The Bachelors
· Jane
· The Strange Ones
· Wonderstruck
· The Snowman
· Aida’s Secrets
· RV: Resurrected Victims

Seattle Weekend Events Planner: October 12-15, 2017

LOCAL EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
October 12-15, 2017

NEIGHBORHOOD FALL FESTIVAL

SUNFauntleroy Fall Festival is a small event with homemade food for sale (bring cash), animals to pet, pony rides, and indoor activities like pumpkin painting.

RARE BOOK FAIR

SAT-SUN – Browse thousands of rare books, maps, prints, and photos at the Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair in the Exhibition Hall at Seattle Center.

REPTILE SHOW

SAT-SUN – See frogs, snakes, geckos, and other exotic creatures at the Seattle Reptile Expo at the Washington State Fair Events Center in Puyallup.

SEATTLE RESTAURANT WEEK

Through November 2 – More than 165 local restaurants are serving up three-course dinners for just $33, and many also offer two or three course lunches for $18. You’ve got to taste it to believe it!

TURKFEST

SAT-SUN – Explore and experience the cultural roots and contemporary influences of Turkey through live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, foods, games, an authentic Turkish tea house, and a lively marketplace.

QUESTIVAL

FRI-SAT – Team up with your closest friends and experience 24 hours of outdoor mayhem. Complete hundreds of challenges in categories that range from adventure & fitness to food, service, and more. You’ll ALSO complete dozens of NEW fall-themed challenges: costume contests, epic leaf-jumping, and beautiful ventures into your state’s wilderness.

WEEKEND BRUNCH CRUISE

SAT – Enjoy a lavish brunch buffet and the spectacular views of Seattle as you relax in the comfort of a beautiful Waterways yacht.

RAGTIME

FRI through November 5 – With scintillating music and an intensely compelling story of love at its core, Ragtime is a musical theater masterpiece that will inspire and touch your soul.

MAGNIFICENT MATINEE

Through October 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.

EARSHOT JAZZ FESTIVAL

Through Nov 12 – More than 50 distinctive concerts and events in venues all around the city. Bringing jazz greats from around the world into creative collaboration with area audiences and artists. Earshot celebrates Seattle’s place in the world of jazz with mainstage concerts by our award-winning student ensembles and a strong representation by our renowned resident artists.

LEAVENWORTH OKTOBERFEST

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

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.”

HALLOWEEN EVENTS:

TACOMA ZOO BOO

SAT-SUN – Dress up in your favorite costume and enjoy a fall themed weekend at the Zoo. Watch the animals enjoy special pumpkin enrichments and see how creative our keepers are at designing their jack-o-lanterns.

ORTING PUMPKIN FEST

SATSomething fun for everyone, live entertainment, rod & custom car show, farmers market, games, arts, crafts and much more!

NIGHTMARE AT BEAVER LAKE

Through October 31 – The Seattle area’s largest indoor/outdoor haunted house. Fear follows as you wind through a trail of terror nearly a mile long that leads you to a dreadful haunted house.

NILE NIGHTMARES

Through October 31 – Face your worst nightmares in these various themed horror attractions. As you make your way through the Nile grounds, beware of the evils that lurk in the shadows. Survivors can catch their breath in our Food and Fear Garden featuring award-winning guest food trucks and classic treats, as well as frothy evil elixirs.

CARLETONS FARM FRIGHTS

Through October 31 – Enjoy shooting zombies from the paintball wagon ride then leave the paintball guns behind and navigate a dark cornfield infested with Zombies. Haunted Swamp (cornfield) with sounds, lights, props, etc.

THOMAS FAMILY FARM

Through October 31 – Have a seat on a custom hayride and arm yourselves with one of our paintball guns. Save Snohomish from being overrun by Zombies! Also enjoy a flashlight corn maze and haunted house!

CAMPFIRE: IMPROVED GHOST STORIES

THURSDAYS through October 26 – Take a trip back to the campfires of our childhood when talented storytellers spin spooky stories around the fire. Our improvisers gather true-life events from YOU and turn them into improvised campfire stories and hilarious scenes.

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

RECURRING EVENTS:

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
· Goodbye Christopher Robin
· 6 Below: Miracle on the Mountain
· Breathe
· The Foreigner
· Professor Marston & The Wonder Women
· Happy Death Day
· Swing Away
· Blood Money
· The Secret Scripture
· American Satan

Seattle Events Weekend Planner: October 5-8, 2017

LOCAL EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
October 5-8, 2017

 

SEATTLE HOME SHOW

FRI-SUNHundreds of displays of home and garden products, daily “Meet the Experts” seminars, the newest in building products and materials, landscape displays, living green, wine tasting, arts & crafts and home decorating.

ISSAQUAH SALMON DAYS FESTIVAL

SAT-SUN – Something for everyone—carnival, parade, live music, arts and crafts and much more.

FRESH HOPS FESTIVAL

SAT20+ breweries will sample just released fresh hops beers. Food and sliders will be available from Hale’s.

SEATTLE CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL

SUN – Bringing together local communities to showcase and celebrate families of the Northwest, introducing children in attendance to new cultures and traditions through a variety of educational and hands-on programs. This multi-cultural, inter-generational festival includes live performances and interactive workshops that are geared toward families and children of all ages.

BRICKCON PUBLIC EXHIBITION

SAT-SUN – View thousands of models created by adult LEGO® Hobbyists from around the nation and the world! Build your own masterpieces with LEGO® parts at our Building Zone! Purchase current, past and custom LEGO® sets, parts and minifigs at our Brick Bazaar!

TACOMA FALL RV SHOW

THURS-SUN – See hundreds of the latest makes and models. RV enthusiasts of all stripes come to this event to shop for closeouts, pre-owned, and to get their first look at the new models, buy accessories and scout out resorts and campgrounds.

EARSHOT JAZZ FESTIVAL

Through Nov 12 – More than 50 distinctive concerts and events in venues all around the city. Bringing jazz greats from around the world into creative collaboration with area audiences and artists. Earshot celebrates Seattle’s place in the world of jazz with mainstage concerts by our award-winning student ensembles and a strong representation by our renowned resident artists.

OKTOBERFEST NORTHWEST

FRI-SUN – Washington’s largest Munich-style Festhalle Biergarten and is the Northwest’s exclusive home of Hammerschlagen®. Enjoy authentic food, bier and entertainment.

LEAVENWORTH OKTOBERFEST

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

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.”

HALLOWEEN EVENTS:

NIGHTMARE AT BEAVER LAKE

Through October 31 – The Seattle area’s largest indoor/outdoor haunted house. Fear follows as you wind through a trail of terror nearly a mile long that leads you to a dreadful haunted house.

NILE NIGHTMARES

Through October 31 – Face your worst nightmares in these various themed horror attractions. As you make your way through the Nile grounds, beware of the evils that lurk in the shadows. Survivors can catch their breath in our Food and Fear Garden featuring award-winning guest food trucks and classic treats, as well as frothy evil elixirs.

CARLETONS FARM FRIGHTS

Through October 31 – Enjoy shooting zombies from the paintball wagon ride then leave the paintball guns behind and navigate a dark cornfield infested with Zombies. Haunted Swamp (cornfield) with sounds, lights, props, etc.

THOMAS FAMILY FARM

Through October 31 – Have a seat on a custom hayride and arm yourselves with one of our paintball guns. Save Snohomish from being overrun by Zombies! Also enjoy a flashlight corn maze and haunted house!

CAMPFIRE: IMPROVED GHOST STORIES

THURSDAYS through October 26 – Take a trip back to the campfires of our childhood when talented storytellers spin spooky stories around the fire. Our improvisers gather true-life events from YOU and turn them into improvised campfire stories and hilarious scenes. http://www.unexpectedproductions.org/show/campfire

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

RECURRING EVENTS:

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 Mountain Between Us
· A Journey Through Pines
· My Little Pony
· Alex & Eve
· The Stray
· 2307: Winter’s Dream
· Earth: One Amazing Day
· Una
· The Crucifixion
· Barracuda
· The Osiris Child
· Brawl in Cell Block 99

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

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

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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

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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

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