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Seattle Events Weekend Planner: May 10-13, 2018

 

SEATTLE EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
May 10-13, 2018

 

MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH CRUISE

SUN – Treat mom to an extraordinary brunch cruise aboard a beautiful Waterways yacht! Bring your family together and enjoy stunning views of Seattle’s skyline and waterfront estates, as you cruise on Seattle’s lakes.

MOTHER’S DAY IMPROV SHOW

SUN – Treat your mom to a night of off-the-cuff comedy as our improvisational wizards delve into the hilarious joys and horrors of parenthood at this special Mother’s Day show.

MOTHER’S DAY HALF MARATHON RUN N WALK 

SUN – Providing one of the most scenic routes around including more than 5.5 miles on the Cross Kirkland Corridor trail, two miles along the Kirkland waterfront, Marina Park and a flat approachable finish through Juanita Bay Park and the wooden boardwalk. 

MOTHER’S DAY TRAIN RIDE

SAT-SUNEnjoy a scenic train ride with your family. Mom rides free with a paying child of any age on Mother’s Day Weekend. 

COLOR RUN

SUNThis year’s tour features an all-new Color Runner kit, epic course elements, and a super-charged Finish Festival. You don’t want to miss out!

MARITIME FAMILY FUN DAY 

SAT-SUNDon’t miss the boat at Seattle’s largest maritime industry celebration! Want to pilot a tugboat or a ferry boat? Try your hand at welding? Fire an emergency flare? Or be in a Survival Suit Race? 

SEATTLE BEER WEEK

Through May 20 – Celebrating all things beer with 200 events happening throughout Seattle at over 100 locations! Download the Seattle Beer Week App and have all the events at your fingertips!  

MILL CREEK SPRING WINE WALK 

SAT – Come enjoy tastings from local wineries while you enjoy strolling down Main Street.  

WEST SEATTLE COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE 

SAT – More than 330 sales of all sizes, in all neighborhoods! Download your map and make out your route to hit as many sales as you can. 

WINE OF THE ROCK

SAT-SUNTwo days of wine and local cheese pairings at all seven Bainbridge Island wineries. The perfect way to treat your mom to something she’d really enjoy – wine and cheese. 

SABROSO CRAFT BEER, TACO & MUSIC FESTIVAL 

SAT – A day filled with craft beer, tasty gourmet tacos, Lucha Libre style wrestling and live music!

SEATTLE METRO REPTILE EXPO  

SAT – If you are looking for a quality reptile as a new pet or are just looking for something FUN and UNIQUE to do, this is it. Our shows are fun for all ages, young and old. 

HAND OF GOD    

Through June 3 – A dark puppet show exploring the startlingly fragile nature of faith, morality, and the ties that bind us.

STRING

Through May 20 – A brand-new story with a mythological twist, this world premiere musical is a fun and fresh fable about fate, love, and the wonders of chocolate.

BANANAS

Through June 24  Seattle’s only underground and Parisian-inspired Bohemia becomes a steamy oasis beckoning warmer weather. Feast on a specially curated Pike Place Market-fresh menu and handcrafted cocktails as the Can Can Dance Company entertains – burlesque, comedy, song, cabaret, and more.

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE

Through June 3  A warm and witty romance filled with music and farcical characters. The clever interweaving of references to Shakespeare’s other plays make it a joy for fans of the Bard.

RECURRING EVENTS:

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:
· Breaking In
· Life of the Party
· Higher Power
· The Assassin’s Code
· Troy: The Resurrection of Aeneas
· Terminal
· The Seagull
· Mountain
· Another Kind of Wedding
· Revenge

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