SEATTLE EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
APRIL 18-21, 2019
THURS-SUN – This science fiction and fantasy convention hosts over 200 panelists and vendors. Gather with the gamer community for 24-hour games and more!
FRI – Head to the adult PacSci Happy Hour at the Pacific Science Center to enjoy drinks and appetizers while playing with hands-on activities and see live science demonstrations.
CABARET IN SPACE
SAT – A Space Oddity is a mash-up of musical theater, rock ‘n’ roll, and outer space at Hale’s Ales Palladium Theater.
THROUGH APRIL 30 – Stroll through fields of blooming tulips and daffodils at the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. The Tulip Festival hosts activities all month long, as well as family country bike tours.
SCOTCH & BEER FESTIVAL
FRI-SAT – The Seattle Scotch and Beer Festival has vendors with over 50 varieties of beer, scotch whiskey, and wine.
FRI-SUN – The Anime Festival is Seattle’s very own Japanese film and TV animation. Dress in cosplay, participate in cultural panels, dances, concerts, and exhibits.
CHEESE & MEAT FESTIVAL
SAT – Celebrate cheese and meat paired with wine, beer, and cider. Learn about the cheese-making process with seminars and enjoy coffee and chocolate samples.
WORLD RHYTHM FESTIVAL
SAT – The Seattle World Percussion Society hosts a full day of classes, performances, and family fun at the 26th Annual World Rhythm Festival.
DOG EASTER EGG HUNT
SAT – Bring Fido to Camp Charlie’s private off-leash dog park for an Easter egg hunt with treat-stuffed eggs.
SUN – This Easter brunch cruise starts at Pier 54 and takes party-goers to Blake Island for a brunch buffet, and kids’ egg hunts with a beach walk.
SAT – Washington’s only Easter Parade includes floats, bands, farm animals, and family entertainment in Snohomish.
FREE STATE PARK DAY
SAT – Head to Washington State Parks for free entrance day at any of Washington’s 140 parks.
CRAB RACE & FEED
SAT – Watch crab derby races or enjoy a world-class crab feed at Westport’s annual event.
TWELVE ANGRY MEN
THROUGH SAT – Based on the classic movie starring Henry Fonda spins into a theatrical performance about a dramatic jury determining a man’s fate.
MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
THROUGH SUN – The Pacific Northwest Ballet features a classic comedy with a hint of mischief in Shakespeare’s famous Midsummer’s Night Dream.
THROUGH SUN – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time strikes viewer’s emotions as it follows a teenager’s path to solving the mysterious death of the neighbor’s dog.
HOLLYWOOD & VINE
THROUGH APRIL 28 – Teatro ZinZanni hosts a five-course dinner performed by aerial artists and acrobatics.
THROUGH MAY 11 – The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center hosts an exhibition demonstrating design innovation and how its improving our lives with clean water, education, shelter, and health care.
APA SCIENCE FICTION
THROUGH SEPT 15 – The expanding universe of Asian Pacific Americans and their influence on Sci-Fi takes a deep dive into actors, artists, writers, animators and more. Get your tickets and head to the Wing Luke Museum.
NEW MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND
- The Curse of La Llorona
- Fast Color
- Little Woods
- Red Joan
- Under the Silver Lake
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