LOCAL EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
March 22-25 2018
EASTER EGG HUNTS & ACTIVITIES
FRI through April 1 – Check out what Easter events are going on in your area, from eggs hunts to 5k runs.
WASHINGTON CAST BEER FESTIVAL
SAT – Featuring one-of-a-kind handcrafted cask-conditioned beers from over 40 Washington breweries. To remain true to the spirit of “real ale,” all beers are conditioned naturally without artificially introducing CO2 into the cask and will be poured by gravity or via a beer engine.
BOOTS, BARRELS, & BREWS
FRI – Enjoy a night of live music, line dancing, good food & beer all benefiting Issaquah youth programs.
THURS-SUN – A family friendly festival exchanging stories over yoga, meditation, music, dance, arts, alternative healing therapies and so much more.
VENICE IS SINKING MASQUERADE BALL
SAT – Go back in time to the palazzos of Venice under mystery of your mask, and attend a real Masquerade Ball. Show off your costumes or beautiful gowns and suits, dance, see and be seen.
BEST OF THE NORTHWEST ART & FINE CRAFT SHOW
SAT-SUN – Two days of the finest art and fine crafts the Northwest has to offer. Over 100 artists are participating in all mediums from 2-D to ceramics, metal, jewelry, fine wearables, photography, woodwork and more. Shop for unique gifts and enjoy fabulous food trucks.
POLISH SPRING BAZAAR
SAT – Featuring excellent selections of arts and crafts from pisanki (Easter Eggs), palmy wielkanocne (Easter palms), amber, books, crafts, Polish crystal, to Boleslawiec pottery, and a treasures booth too! Also enjoy delicious dinners of pickle soup, borscht, pierogi, Polish sausage, and cabbage rolls served all day.
SAT – An event full of fun with delicious Central Asian food and entertainment! Join us for a festive meal, dancing, fashion show, and more as we usher in spring!
SUN – Get an opportunity to enjoy many activities – all with a “French” twist: live music, theater and dance performances, French cuisine, book sales, informative seminars and demonstrations, “best baguette” contest, games and more.
TACOMA MUD RUN
SAT – Combine mud, trail running, obstacles and adventure and you have the perfect recipe for fun at Swan Creek Park.
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
Through April 1 – Christ’s final days are dramatized with emotional intensity, thought-provoking edge and explosive theatricality. Propelled by a stirring score, by turns driving and majestic, satirical and tender, Jesus Christ Superstar illuminates the transcendent power of the human spirit with a passion that goes straight to the heart.
Through April 8 – A high energy comedy/varietè show featuring a rapid succession of acts showcasing comedy alongside awe-inspiring physical and mental dexterity, with poignant moments of strength and delicate beauty to make audiences laugh, wonder, shake their heads in disbelief and truly appreciate how live entertainment can exhilarate and bring real joy.
LOVE, CHAOS, & DINNER
Through April 29 – 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.
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:
· Pacific Rim: Uprising
· Sherlock Gnombes
· Midnight Sun
· Paul, Apostle of Christ
· I Kill Giants
· A Bag of Marbles
· Back to Burgundy
· A Normal Life
· Getting Grace