SEATTLE EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
SEPTEMBER 13-16, 2018
THROUGH SEPT 17 – Put on your dancing shoes and grab a partner for this series of classes and magical dances featuring live DJ’s.
FRI-SUN – Bring binoculars and the family for this celebration of the majestic winged creatures that call the Puget Sound home. Enjoy guided walks, exhibits, speakers and activities.
THURS-SUN – Taste Washington ciders while enjoying special menus at local restaurants.
SAT – Head to the 30th annual Fishermen’s Fall Festival benefiting the Seattle Fishermen’s Memorial. Listen to live music, educational demonstrations and food vendors showcasing incredible seafood.
STAMP COLLECTOR SHOW
FRI-SUN – Bring your stamp collection to be reviewed or view stamps from over 30 dealers and 200 frames of exhibits.
SAT – Taste artisan cheeses at the Washington Artisan Cheesemakers Festival. Meet cheese producers and sample cheese pairings from local wineries and breweries.
FRI-SUN – Watch dancers perform in festival entertainment while enjoying Greek foods gyros, baklava, lamb, calamari and wine at the St. Demetrios Greek Festival.
FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL
SAT – Head to the South Lake Union Discovery Center for Trucktoberfest, a celebration of Seattle’s latest and greatest food carts and a beer garden.
SAT – Enjoy the beautiful Waterways Cruise in Kirkland featuring a two hour tour. Hop aboard and cheers with a champagne or sparkling cider toast and a buffet.
HOPS & CROPS FESTIVAL
SAT – This music and beer festival features an array of bands and food trucks.
LATIN AMERICAN FESTIVAL
SAT-SUN – Spain independence celebration with live mariachi music, a children’s soccer clinic, an art show, dancing and food vendors at the Seattle Center.
VR & AR HACKATHON
FRI-SUN – Come together with other creatives to learn, develop, and gain hands on experience to the evolving technology of virtual reality and augmented reality.
EDMONDS ART TOUR
SAT-SUN – Browse over 15 art studios displaying 30 artists and their finest work. This event allows you to meet the artists and have the opportunity to purchase pieces.
SAT – Rosé garden party wraps up the end of the season as Bottlehouse private garden celebrates and pours through their pink drink.
THE NOTEWORTHY LIFE OF HOWARD BARNES
THROUGH OCT 21 – This musical comedy production features an average guy who discovers his life has become a musical.
CIRQUE DU SOLEI VOLTA
THROUGH NOV 4 – Watch the majestic story about the freedom of choice and blazing trails.
THROUGH SEPT 30 – Explore this show of dance, comedy, music and history at the Pike Place Market Can Can theatre.
THROUGH SEPT 23 – Head to the Washington State Fair where you’ll experience carnival rides, view farm animals and enjoy live entertainment from music to the rodeo.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PHOTO ARK EXHIBIT
THROUGH SEPT 30 – Woodland Park Zoo hosts the traveling National Geographic exhibition, committed to documenting every species in zoos, aquariums and animal rescues with the intention of inspiring viewers to protect these animals and future generations.
SEATTLE FARMERS MARKETS
ALL MONTH – 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
- The Predator
- A Simple Favor
- White Boy Rick
- Bel Canto
- The Riot Act
- A Wizard’s Tale
- Patient Zero
- Don’t Leave Home
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