SEATTLE EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
NOVEMBER 8-11, 2018
SAT-SUN – The Northwest Chocolate Festival features a weekend of workshops, sensory sessions, and design labs.
SEATTLE RESTAURANT WEEK
THROUGH THURS – Take advantage of this special deal for a three-course meal at 165 restaurants throughout Seattle.
THROUGH NOV 18 – Idealistic woman falls for two soldiers on opposing sides of war in Arms and the Man.
THURS – Seattle Winter Ciderfest offers ciders from the Northwest’s best local drinks.
INDIA FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS
THROUGH NOV 11 – Watch the Festival of Lights following the lunar calendar. This cultural celebration symbolizes light providing hope, knowledge and accepting diversity.
THURS-SAT – Award-winning magician Christian Cagigal takes you through a journey of comedy and magic.
THURS-SAT – The SODO Flea market boasts vintage and flea market goods in the Duwamish and SODO neighborhoods.
ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW
FRI-SUN – Head to the 30thAnnual Fall Show at Magnuson Park. Enjoy food trucks and warm drinks!
VETERANS DAY PARADE
SAT – Auburn hosts the 53rd Annual Veterans Day Parade and Observance.
FREE STATE & NATIONAL PARK DAY
SUN – Head out to the Mount Rainier and Olympic National Parks for free, over 140 participating Washington State Parks.
HAWAIIAN MUSIC FESTIVAL
SUN – Listen to live Hawaiian musicians, view tropical flower arrangements, and enjoy Hawaiian food at the Seattle Slack Key Festival.
SWING DANCE CONVENTION
THROUGH NOV 12 – Dance to live music from a DJ and take dance workshops at the Annual West Coast Swing Dance Convention.
THROUGH NOV 12 – The Seattle International Auto Show at CentryLink Field showcases 400 cars and trucks. View exotics or test drive the latest in the industry.
ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL
THROUGH NOV 15 – Watch 15 films in Italian with English subtitles at the 10th Annual Italian Film Festival.
“MOVEMBER” PARTY CRUISE
SAT – Join the Movember Foundation for a facial hair party cruise benefiting Men’s Health Awareness.
OLYMPIA FILM FESTIVAL
THROUGH NOV 17 – Join workshops and watch over 50 featured shorts created by a diverse range of filmmakers and artists.
WOMEN OF AFGHANISTAN
THROUGH NOV 10 – See the story of three generations of Afghan women in the best-selling novel’s story A Thousand Splendid Suns at Repertory Theatre.
THROUGH NOV 11 – See this bewitching love story of a witch and mere mortal. Will there be a happily ever after?
THROUGH NOV 17 – Watch the live production and celebration of the 45th Anniversary of Schoolhouse Rock. Enjoy all your favorite songs like “Lolly, Lolly, Lolly” and “Just a Bill.”
REINDEER & MODEL TRAIN
THROUGH DEC 24 – View a model train circling a winter landscape and view live reindeer at the Swanson’s Nursery Reindeer Festival.
ROALD DAHL’S MATILDA
THROUGH FEB 3 – Watch this musical with everyone’s favorite kid genius, Matilda!
NEW MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND
- Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch
- The Girl in the Spider’s Web
- Here and Now
- Beautiful Boy
- El Angel
- Thugs of Hindostan
- Can You Ever Forgive Me?
- The Price of Everything
- A Fistful of Dollars
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