LOCAL EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
March 1-4, 2018
SAT-SUN – See hundreds of exciting dinosaur fossils and other prehistoric creatures from the Burke’s collection! This year, become a Junior Paleontologist and hone your prehistoric sleuthing skills. Meet paleontologists and talk to them about what it’s like to have a career working with fossils, as well as their groundbreaking research from around the world.
SEATTLE GOLF & TRAVEL SHOW
SAT-SUN – Featuring more than 200 exhibitors, guest speakers, 5,000 square feet of golf equipment, KP, putting & long drive challenges and much more!
SEATTLE BIKE & OUTDOOR SHOW
SAT-SUN – Featuring the best of biking and outdoors with more than 75 exhibitors, a stand out line-up of speakers & presenters, and the lowest prices of the year on the latest and greatest in all things bikes and outdoors!
POLAR SCIENCE WEEKEND
FRI-SUN – Partake in hands-on activities, watch live science shows and chat with local scientists about the poles. This year, Polar Science Weekend will have a new twist as scientists and experts tackle the complex effects that climate change has on the Polar Regions.
SAT – Join us as thousands of people get color bombed, dance to the upbeat Bollywood numbers by DJ RDX, and eat yum desi food!
WEEKEND BRUNCH CRUISE
SAT-SUN – A perfect way to celebrate your weekend in Seattle! Enjoy a lavish brunch buffet and the spectacular views of Seattle during a 2-hour cruise on Lake Union or Lake Washington.
LOVE, CHAOS, & DINNER
Through March 15 – From the moment you step through the doors into our 100-year-old spiegeltent you will be transported into another world where performers break free from the confines of the stage and the action unfolds all around you.
SEATTLE MINIATURE SHOW
SAT-SUN – Whether it is a hand-crafted or commercially produced accessory for a dollhouse, you’ll find it at this show. Come talk to the friendly dealers, sign up for a workshop, or attend a how-to demonstration.
POVERTY BAY WINE FESTIVAL
FRI-SAT – This is your chance to get close and personal with renowned local winemakers from over twenty of Washington State’s finest wineries. The wine tastings will be flowing and you will have a chance to experience wines of all varietals.
Through March 4 – 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.
SEX WITH STRANGERS
Through March 11 – 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 4 – 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.
Through April 29 – 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.
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 THURS, FRI, SAT – 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.
LASER LIGHT SHOWS
ALL MONTH – Experience the largest and longest operating domed laser theater in the world.
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.
SEATTLE FARMERS MARKETS
Visit neighborhood farmers markets selling produce exclusively from Washington state farmers. Check out what’s going on at the Ballard, Madrona & Wallingford’s Farmer’s Markets.
TOURS & ACTIVITIES
ALL MONTH – Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center: Through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, parents and children 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.
NEW MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND:
· Red Sparrow
· Death Wish
· Dance Academy: The Comeback
· Don’t Talk to Irene
· Oh Lucy!
· Gnome Alone
· The Faculty: Urban Legend