Puget Sound Area Weekend Planner: May 12-14, 2023

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SEATTLE FILM FESTIVAL
Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) is billed as America’s largest film festival. Join top directors, actors, and critics who attend festival premieres and screenings by buying a single ticket or a pass. 


MOTHER’S DAY TEA
Mom and Me Wonderland Tea features tea, iced tea, lemonade, snacks, a hat contest, a scavenger hunt, and games with the Queen of Hearts at Lake Wilderness Arboretum. 


REPTILE SHOW
See frogs, snakes, geckos, and other exotic creatures at Seattle Metro Reptile Expo, with educational tables and vendors at Evergreen State Fairgrounds. 


FLOWER FESTIVAL
Shop for Mother’s Day flowers during the Flower Festival, when 35 local farmers sell bouquets and musicians perform under the clock at Pike Place Market. 


MOTHER’S DAY RACE
The Mother’s Day Half Marathon & 5K run/walk are on scenic routes beginning at Juanita Beach Park.


BONSAI FESTIVAL
See hundreds of bonsai on display, watch live bonsai demonstrations, talk to bonsai artists, and join a tour during BonsaiFest at Pacific Bonsai Museum.


OUTDOOR ART FAIR
Shop from local artists and food trucks at Edmonds Spring Fest at Frances Anderson Center.  

POPULAR ON NETFLIX/HULU/DISNEY+ 

WHITNEY HOUSTON: I WANNA DANCE WITH SOMEBODY
Discovered by record executive Clive Davis, Whitney Houston rises from obscurity to international fame in the 1980s to become one of the greatest singers of her generation. (Netflix)


BRIDESMAIDS
Annie is a single woman whose own life is a mess, but when she learns that her lifelong best friend, Lillian, is engaged, she has no choice but to serve as the maid of honor. Though lovelorn and almost penniless, Annie, nevertheless, winds her way through the strange and expensive rituals associated with her job as the bride’s go-to gal. Determined to make things perfect, she gamely leads Lillian and the other bridesmaids down the wild road to the wedding. (Hulu) 


CHASING WAVES
Shining a spotlight on the people and places that are defining Japan’s reach in the surf culture. (Disney+) 

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