LOCAL EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
June 15-18, 2017
FATHER’S DAY BRUNCH, LUNCH OR DINNER
SUN – From bottomless beers to brunch or dinner menus, read on to find a place to celebrate the dad in your life.
HOPS WITH POPS ON THE HARBOR
SAT – Enjoy classic views of Seattle’s historic waterfront and surrounding mountain ranges while sipping on a variety of local beers.
FENDERS ON FRONT STREET
SUN – Admire hundreds of vintage and classic cars. It will be a fun-filled Father’s Day event with participants coming from across the state to show their classic cars. There will be live music, family activities, a trophy and award ceremony with MC Lance Lambert and an afternoon cruise to Triple XXX.
FREMONT FAIR & SOLSTICE PARADE
SAT-SUN – Join more than 60 dazzling community-based ensembles parading down the streets of Fremont with giant puppets, stilt walkers, floats, dancers, cyclists and musicians in this kaleidoscope of joyous human expression. Then, we end the parade with the Fremont Solstice Celebration at Gas Works Park, where we celebrate with local and national street bands, food trucks, beer garden, and more art!
ROCK N’ ROLL 5K, MARATHON, HALF MARATHON & HEALTH EXPO
FRI-SUN – Free and open to the public, this expo features the latest in running technologies, fitness apparel, health & nutritional information and interactive displays. 5K will be held Saturday at the Musuem of Flight; marathons will be Sunday at Alaska Airlines Field at Husky Stadium.
WILD STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL & CAR SHOW
Through SUN – Entertainment, music, food vendors, and family activities. Plus a car show and strawberry shortcake eating contest on Saturday.
MARYSVILLE STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL
FRI & SUN – Known for its exciting week of rides, children’s activities, arts, crafts, parades, a car show, live entertainment, Berry Fun Run, talent show, strawberries and much more for the whole family!
CLASSIC WEEKEND WITH BOAT PARADE
SAT-SUN – 50 classic motor yachts, most available to board, on display in Bell Harbor Marina in stunning downtown Seattle. This event is FREE and open to the public!
FESTIVAL OF SAIL
THURS-SUN – The largest event in our region’s history featuring ship tours, day sails, educational programming, food and beverage, entertainment and fun for the entire family!
WASHINGTON BREWER’S FESTIVAL
FRI-SUN – A unique all-ages beer festival where thousands of beer aficionados can sample more than 500 beers from 130 Washington breweries. In addition, the festival offers wine and cider tastings, great food trucks, live music and all-ages activities.
OLYMPIC AIR FESTIVAL
SAT-SUN – Enjoy recognized aerobatic performers and aircraft, as well as heritage aircraft from the museum’s collection, featuring aircraft from the WWII, Korea, and Vietnam eras.
MEEKER DAYS ART & MUSIC FESTIVAL
FRI-SUN – A community celebration dedicated to promoting historical, educational and cultural interaction, while fostering a sense of civic involvement through the establishment of active business partnerships and citizen participation.
EDMONDS ART FAIR
FRI-SUN – Enjoy a beautiful setting to view and acquire original works of fine art and crafts. Three days of entertainment, shopping, dining, and gallery exhibits to area locals and visitors alike.
ROMY & MICHELE’S HIGH SCHOOL REUNION
Through July 2 – Based on the 1997 cult hit film with an all new 80’s & 90’s pop/rock inspired score.
ICE CREAM CABARET
Through June 24 – The infamous, historic venue will transform into a doo-wop ice cream shop. 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.
THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE
Through July 2 – A music-filled comedy about finding your true voice in an unexpected place. A heartwarming tale explores what happens when one man trades in his blue suede shoes for platform pumps and discovers he ain’t nothing but a drag queen.
CONCERTS AT THE LOCKS
Through September 16 – Enjoy summer concerts on the lawn at the Hiram M Chittenden Locks.
SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL
Through June 25 – An explosion of dance and the arts both indoors and outdoors at various locations throughout Seattle.
Through July 2 – Celebrates the advent of R&B in the 1960s with a Motown-inspired score, dynamic performances, and a moving look behind-the-scenes of the entertainment business. Experience all the onstage joy and backstage drama as an up-and-coming girl group learns hard lessons about love, trust, and what it takes to get to the top.
HERE LIES LOVE
Through June 18 – Seattle Rep’s Bagley Wright Theatre transforms into a wild dance party, where techno beats spin and tell the story of the People Power Revolution that inspired the world and changed the Philippines forever.
Through June 25 – Murder mystery dinner at its best. Diners watch interrogations unfold and reality bend in a show that is only slightly less surreal than the menu that accompanies it.
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 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
· Cars 3
· All Eyez on Me
· Rough Night
· 47 Meters Down
· Pray for Rain
· The Hippopotamus
· Paris Can Wait
· Once Upon a Time in Venice
· The Book of Henry
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