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Seattle Events Weekend Planner: February 8-11, 2018

LOCAL EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
February 8-11, 2018

 

NORTHWEST FLOWER & GARDEN SHOW: FEB 7TH – 11TH

A full acre of show gardens are brimming with ideas that will inspire your garden projects. No matter your style or needs, you’ll find inspiration for outdoor living, edible gardening, sustainability, and more.

LUNAR NEW YEAR CELEBRATION: FEB 11TH

One of the largest event of its kind in the region and showcases diversity, richness and culture of the Asian community. The celebration include traditional dragon and lion dances, Japanese Taiko Drumming, martial arts and other cultural performances on the Main Stage. Combined with arts, crafts and a variety of family friendly activities there is something for everyone.

SEATTLE RV SHOW: FEB 8TH – 11TH

View RV’s on display, accessories, seminars & much more.

SEATTLE IMPROVISED MUSIC FESTIVAL: FEB 10TH – 17TH

The longest-running festival in the US dedicated solely to music that is completely improvised. This is truly “music of the moment,” allowing artists from diverse musical backgrounds to meet in an atmosphere of spontaneity, intuition, playfulness, and discovery.

HEARTS & WINE: FEB 9TH

Enjoy great wine & food, live jazz music, and games.  Live Auction items include an African Safari, Trip to Tuscany, airline tickets, rare wine and much more!

SEATTLE BLIND CAFÉ: FEB 8TH – 10TH

A mind-bending / heart opening experience where the audience indulges in a vegetarian ‘Sensory Tasting Experience’ prepared by a local Chef,  participates in a Q & A with their blind wait staff and enjoys a concert of original music all in the pitch dark.

IN THE HOUSE OF BEAUTY: FEB 10TH

A world music concert, blending flamenco, classical, Brazilian, Mediterranean and middle eastern elements. Drawing from his recent TEDx talk on the healing power of music, the show will offer healing and meditative musical journeys, classic romantic songs and mystical poetry over music.

HARD LOVE: FEB 9TH & 14TH

The Dangerous Dames have invited the award-winning boylesque performers of Mod Carousel for an evening of devious delights and sinful sensuality, aided and abetted by foxy lady Amara Strutt.

J’ADORE: FEB 9TH – 14TH

A burlesque, drag, and dance spectacular that celebrates romance with humor and style.

WINE ON THE ROCK: FEB 10TH & 11TH

Join all seven Bainbridge Island wineries for wines paired with local chocolates. A Valentine’s Day weekend treat you won’t want to miss.

WINE & CHOCOLATE: FEB 9TH

Enjoy live music as you stroll through the romantically lit floral displays of the Conservatory. Sip some wine or champagne and nibble on savory hors d’oeuvres and decadent treats created by local chocolatiers.

CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL: THROUGH FEB 10TH

The largest and most respected film festival on the West Coast dedicated to children and their families. Each year, Northwest Film Forum selects more than 170 children’s films from 50+ countries.

SWAN LAKE: THROUGH FEB 11TH

This most famous of classical ballets is a tour de force on all levels: Tchaikovsky’s glorious score, spectacular costume and scenic designs, plus a ballerina’s hallmark achievement—the dual role of Odette/Odile.

COTTON FIN, AN IMPROVISED PUPPET SHOW FOR GROWN-UPS: THROUGH FEB 17TH

Rowdy, bawdy puppets, worn out from entertaining children, hang out at the Cotton Gin bar and entertain you with songs and jokes in this improv show.

AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’: THROUGH MARCH 4TH

The inimitable Thomas “Fats” Waller rose to international fame during the Golden Age of the Cotton Club and that jumpin’ new beat, swing music. Although not quite a biography, Ain’t Misbehavin’ evokes the delightful humor and infectious energy of this American original.

VANISHING: THROUGH FEB 25TH

A musical comedy-fantasy, brings Amelia Earhart, Aimee Semple McPherson & Agatha Christie together as they solve the mystery of their disappearances from their own lives.

SEX WITH STRANGERS: THROUGH MARCH 11TH

Don’t miss this intriguing and provocative comedic drama about an obscure mid-career novelist and a famous young blogger. These two strangers have nothing in common except their passion for writing…and each other!  One of the most-produced new plays in the country, a smart, multi-faceted comedic love story from the writer of House of Cards.

THE LITTLE PRINCE: THROUGH MARCH 4TH

A heart-swelling, soul-stirring work of theater, illuminated by poignant artistry and an original musical score. The Little Prince is a beautiful production that touches souls young and old.

MAGNIFICENT MATINEE: THROUGH APRIL 29TH

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.

SEATTLE SMASH PUTT,  ALL MONTH (FRI – SUN)

Pacific Science Center;  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!

LASER LIGHT SHOWS,  ALL MONTH

Pacific Science Center;  Experience the largest and longest operating domed laser theater in the world.

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

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 challengesand 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

  • Fifty Shades Freed
  • The 15:17 to Paris
  • Peter Rabbit
  • The Female Brain
  • Pad Man
  • The Next Big Thing
  • Aiyaary
  • Monster Family
  • Bomb City
  • Permission
  • Entanglement

 

 

 

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