SEATTLE EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
APRIL 4-7, 2019
SAT – The free daffodil parade hosts covered floats traveling through Sumner, Tacoma, Puyallup, and Orting. The theme this year is “A Heart for Service” showcasing over 180 entries including floats, bands, and more.
FRI-SUN – Watch students perform acrobatics like unicycling, tight wire, trapeze, contortion, juggling and more with the School of Acrobatics and New Circus Arts at the Broadway Performance Hall.
THROUGH APRIL 30 – Stroll through fields of blooming tulips and daffodils at the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. Checkout their website to learn more about the activities all month long, as well as the country bike tours.
THROUGH SUN – Watch the world’s largest comedy and variety festival with over 40 shows for all ages and select 18+.
EDIBLE BOOK FESTIVAL
SAT – The edible art exhibition features “books” made of food and mouthwatering manuscripts. Browse the entries, or register to participate in this one-of-a-kind event.
SAT – The Swiss Restaurant and Pub along with the Harmon Brewery and Eatery host The Gray Sky Blues Music Festival after the Daffodil Parade. Featured musicians include United by Music and Howlin’ Dogma. Don’t miss the Harmon Brewery Hot Rod and Custom Show.
JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL
SAT-SUN – Celebrate Jewish and Israeli culture in film with an opening night happy hour and dessert party at the Seattle Jewish Film Festival.
FRI-SAT – The 4th Annual UW Maker Summit combines talents of creatives and innovators, with new projects in technology.
CHEESE FOR ALL
SAT – This road show gives attendees a bit of mac & cheese and burgers prepared by 10 local chefs with Beecher’s cheese and Mishima Reserve’s Wagyu beef.
THROUGH APRIL 14 – The Knutzen Family Theatre and the Peanut characters host You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.
THROUGH APRIL 14 – Seattle Musical Theatre hosts a popular dance and musical Mamma Mia!
ONGOING – Join a free Lego building convention for creative open-house play time. Building supplies will be provided, all you need to do is bring your imagination.
THE VIKINGS BEGIN
THROUGH APRIL 15 – Every Tuesday through Sunday, view historical findings dating back to the mid-seventh to the late 11th century as well as unearthed artifacts at the Nordic Museum.
TWELVE ANGRY MEN
THROUGH APRIL 20 – Based on the classic movie starring Henry Fonda spins into a theatrical performance about a dramatic jury determining a man’s fate.
THROUGH APRIL 21 – 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 Best of Enemies
- Pet Sematary
- Amazing Grace
- High Life
- The Public
- Storm Boy
- The Wind
- Khalid: Free Spirit
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