LOCAL EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
March 8-11, 2018
SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FAIR
SAT – View high school science projects and watch scientists award prizes at the Central Sound Regional Science & Engineering Fair at Bellevue College Gymnasium. Free to watch after 1 PM.
SAT – Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival encourages 4th to 12th grade students to approach mathematical activities, games, and puzzles with creativity and persistence at the University of Washington Husky Union Building (HUB).
SAT-SUN – Over 2,400 dogs competing during the two days for Best in Show awards. Tons of vendors with everything you could need for man’s best friend.
SUN – A preview concert honoring some of music history’s most prolific, influential, yet silenced female composers.
SHAMROCK WINE AND BEER WALK
SAT – Bring your favorite glass, wear your green and come celebrate some of the area’s best wines and beers!
JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL
SAT through March 18 – An annual, 9-day and year-round cinematic exploration and celebration of global Jewish and Israeli life, history, complexity, culture and film for everyone. Showcasing the best international, independent and award-winning Jewish-themed and Israeli cinema, enhanced by educational, family, social, performing arts and year-round programming.
FRI-SUN – 16 exceptional and inspiring animated shorts from around the world. At a time of increasing social instability and global anxiety about a range of issues, the works in this year’s show present compelling ideas about our place in society and how we fit into the world.
WHISKEY ROCKS NORTHWEST
SAT – A night featuring the finest Whiskeys and Bourbons from around the world and LIVE music from Spike and the Impalers, The Groove Surfers, and Brian DiJulio and the Love Jacks!
KENT KIDS ART DAY
SAT – Over 15 different hands-on art projects and performances from local Elementary & Middle Schools.
THE POETRY BROTHEL
SUN – A unique and immersive poetry event that takes poetry outside classrooms and lecture halls and places it in the lush interiors of a bordello.
Through SAT – A splendiferous variety show centered around magical music with a rotating cast of eccentric performers. Each show is completely different, with changing themes such as the cult filmed Cinepheilia and the naughty nautical Whimsea. From burlesque to drag to circus to magic, you never know what you’re going to see.
HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN
Through March 18 – Actor and pianist Hershey Felder takes us on a journey through the incredible and fascinating life of “America’s composer” Irving Berlin. Featuring Berlin’s most enduring tunes this musical portrait is an uplifting immigrant tale that breathes new life into the American dream.
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.
SEX WITH STRANGERS
Through March 11 – Don’t miss this intriguing and provocative comedic drama about an obscure mid-career novelist and a famous young blogger. These two strangers have nothing in common except their passion for writing…and each other! One of the most-produced new plays in the country, a smart, multi-faceted comedic love story from the writer of House of Cards.
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:
· A Wrinkle in Time
· The Hurricane Heist
· Strangers: Prey at Night
· The Forgiven
· Hello & Goodbye
· Sheep & Wolves
· 3 Storeys