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Seattle Events Weekend Planner May 16-19, 2019

SEATTLE EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
MAY 16-19, 2019

VIKING FESTIVAL
FRI-SUN – Celebrate Scandinavian heritage with a carnival, authentic competitions, and a parade.

NORWEGIAN DAY
THROUGH SUN – The Norwegian Constitution Day celebrates with lunch and activities for the whole family. See authentic Norwegian outfits and culture during the parade. 

ROSÉ REVIVAL & COOL WHITES
THURS – Sit and sip under a tent overlooking Lake Washington with appetizers and a wide variety of dry rosé.

EVERFREE NORTHWEST
FRI-SUN– The My Little Pony Convention celebrates the colorful toy ponies with a full schedule of events for the whole family to enjoy.

BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL
FRI-SUNBluegrass in the Forest features headliners, contests, and youth programs. Stick around for jamming with other musicians and a mandolin ‘tasting.’

TACO FESTIVAL
SAT – Bring your appetite for dozens of taco trucks in the ultimate showdown. You can also upgrade to the beer and margarita tasting.

FAIRY FESTIVAL
SAT – The Fairy Festival hosts a street fair with live music, magicians, artists, and real fairies!

PET FESTIVAL
SAT – Embark on the journey of Petpalooza with pony rides, fly frisbee dogs, agility, and farm animal races.

GIG HARBOR BEER FEST
SUN – Enjoy live music and a wide array of brews from local Northwest breweries.

ARMED FORCES DAY
SAT – Watch historical reenactments, see military vehicles, and watch live entertainment. Enjoy carnival rides, food vendors, and a beer garden.

OPERA
SUN – This classical opera explains the story of a hot-tempered gypsy woman falling in love with a corporal. Showtimes performed at McCaw Hall in French with English subtitles.

SHAKESPEARE
THURS-SUN – As You Like It is a romantic Shakespearean comedy touching on the game of love, lust, and mistaken identity.

DRAGON BOAT
THURS-SUN – Watch 38 teams race in dragon boats holding 20 fierce paddlers. Hang out at Thea’s Park and browse vendors.

MINERAL SHOW
SAT-SUN – Over 45 dealers host minerals, fossils, gemstones, jewelry, and more!

ALL ABOUT TRUCKS
SUN –  Is your child obsessed with trucks? Bring the family to touch and explore heavy machinery and emergency vehicles. If your child is sensitive to sound, there will be no horns from 9am to 10am.

WORKBOAT SHOW
SAT-SUN – The annual Northwest Seaport Classic Workboat Show has visiting tugboats, fishing boats, and emergency vessels at Lake Union Park. Bring the whole family to meet the captains and crew and get an up-close look at the rigs keeping our waterways safe.

RECURRING EVENTS:    

JITTERBUG PERFUME
THROUGH SUN – This dinner show follows the battle of two perfumiers over Pan’s bottle, spilling the past, present, and future onto your table in an exciting and thrilling theatrical performance.

SEATTLE BEER WEEK
THROUGH SUN– Taste from dozens of beer and food pairings at Seattle Beer Week.

SHAKESPEARE COMEDY
THROUGH SUN As You Like It is a romantic comedy of misunderstanding and mischief mixed with poetry, at Center Theatre.

HEROES OF BAVARIA
THROUGH MAY 31 Heroes of Bavaria features 17 rare exhibits of historically significant BMW Motorsports, memorabilia, and artifacts.

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

  • A Dog’s Journey
  • John Wick: Chapter 3
  • The Sun Is Also A Star
  • Aniara
  • Ask For Jane
  • The Meanest Man in Texas
  • The Souvenir
  • Trial By Fire
  • The Wandering Soap Opera

FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF EVENTS IN THE AREA FOR THE ENTIRE MONTH, VISIT

www.events12.com/seattle

www.bhhsnwrealestate.com

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