SEATTLE EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FRI-SAT – Planetariums and observatories in the Puget Sound host public astronomy shows with breathtaking displays of our universe.
SAT – Carnival costumed dancers play music from Brazil, enjoy the costume contest and a dance lesson.
KIDS ART DAY
SAT – Kids can create hands-on art projects at Kent Kids’ Arts Day! Play with clay creations, recycled robots, painting and more!
SAT-SUN – Gather with the Seattle Kennel Club with over 2,000 competing dogs at CenturyLink Field. Watch a pawsitively fierce competition as canines compete in showmanship and agility.
THURS – This tech party allows guests to mix and mingle at the GeekWire Bash. Enjoy arcade games and great food.
THROUGH MAR 17 – A king is betrayed by his friend in a chilling Shakespearean tale at Shoreline Community College Theater.
SAT-SUN – Watch seminars and learn about finance, health, and fashion. Meet celebrity hosts and browse hundreds of vendors at the Northwest Women’s Show. Watch dancing firefighters for a cause, meet Mario Lopez, Lindsay Arnold, and Matt Muenster. Apply to an open Shark Tank call, or enter to win a trip to L.A. to see Shawn Mendes.
KIDS ‘N’ CRITTERS
SAT-SUN – Bring the whole family for a day of discovering outside at the Northwest Trek Wildlife Park.
THE MIRACULOUS JOURNEY OF EDWARD TULANE
SAT – This family-friendly play features a toy rabbit on a 20-year journey of being a companion and all the love and loss that occurs through the years, unexpected forces show him what truly matters.
ROCK & GEM SHOW
SUN – The 65th Annual Rock and Gem show, see local items and interact in kids activities, door prizes and silent auctions.
SUN – Seattle Pro Musica celebrates the cultural influences of Asian and Asian American communities in the Pacific Northwest with performances from composers representing China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Mongolia, the Philippines, Thailand, and the U.S.
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
SAT – This film festival features science fiction and fantasy short films, bringing together industry professionals and genre experts to encourage and support creativity.
FRI-SUN – Head to Tacoma for the Remodeling Expo to compare trends in home and garden improvement.
THROUGH MAR 14 – Watch 16 international short films for all ages at the SIFF Cinema Uptown.
THURS-FRI – This festival is hosted by Ritual, a new meal ordering app. In celebration of the launch, several participating restaurants have come together to offer meals usually over $10 for just $1.
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.
FRI-SAT – Head to Hale’s Ales Theater to watch famous mentalist Eran Raven for subliminal suggestions and cognitive thinking to read minds and influence thoughts.
THE WOMAN IN BLACK
THROUGH MAR 24 – The Seattle Repertory Theatre hosts an eerie ghost story about a mysterious woman terrorizing an English Village.
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.
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
- Captain Marvel
- An Elephant Sitting Still
- Ferrante Fever
- Gloria Bell
- The Kid
- A Madea Family Funeral
- Apollo 11