Puget Sound Area Weekend Planner: May 5-7, 2023

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APPLE BLOSSOM FESTIVAL
Washington State Apple Blossom Festival in sunny Wenatchee has carnival rides, food vendors, a beer garden, a color run, an arts & crafts fair, a car parade, a car show, a 2K/5K/10K, and a grand parade in and around Memorial Park. 


PUYALLUP RV SHOW
See the latest recreational vehicles at Puyallup RV Show at Washington State Fair Events Center. 


MEXICAN CHEF DINNER
Watch chef demonstrations and enjoy appetizers, entrees, dessert, and a margarita during A Festive Cinco De Mayo Celebration at Hotel Andra. 


CINCO DE MAYO PARTY CRUISE
A ticket to the Cinco de Mayo Party Cruise by Waterways Cruises includes a drink, a taco bar, desserts, 2.5 hours of views, a DJ, and a no-host bar, departing from Chandler’s Cove. 


SEATTLE MARINERS
Watch the Seattle Mariners play an exciting home game at T-Mobile Park. 


BOAT PARADE
Watch the Boat Parade through the Montlake Cut near the University of Washington on Opening Day. Free to watch from either side of the water. 


FREE TRAIN RIDES
Ride atop a mini steam train over a bridge and through a tunnel, and then visit the gift shop at Great Northern & Cascade Railway


BIKES & BEER
A ticket to Seattle Bike-n-Brews gets you a fairly flat 38-mile ride from Georgetown to Tukwila, beer at the midpoint, and beer and lunch at the finish line.


CRAFT MARKET
Shop from 100 vendors and visit the cash bar at Spring Fling Market in the ballrooms of Tulalip Resort Casino. 

POPULAR ON NETFLIX/HULU/DISNEY+ 

HOW TO GET RICH
It’s time to spring-clean your spending habits. In How to Get Rich, finance expert Ramit Sethi meets with a variety of people looking for financial intervention — a woman who spends half a million dollars a year on shopping, a couple involved in a multilevel marketing scheme and stock trading, a man with a checking account for his dog but no 401(k) and more. By helping them confront their relationships with money, Sethi makes his clients’ lives a bit richer. (Netflix)


TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS
In Tiny Beautiful Things Claire, a writer who takes up an advice column and pours all the traumas of her life into responding to her readers. Based on Wild author Cheryl Strayed’s collection of “Dear Sugar” columns, the vignettes here may be a bit out of sorts, but Hahn pulls them together. (Hulu) 


RISE
After emigrating from Nigeria to Greece, the Antetokounmpos struggle to care for their five children. The brothers play basketball with a local team and discover their great abilities on the court. (Disney+) 

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