SEATTLE EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
JANUARY 3-6, 2019
PUYALLUP HOME & GARDEN SHOW
FRI-SUN – This show is designed for homeowners of all stages of landscaping, remodeling and decorating. View hundreds of exhibits with product demonstrations and innovative ideas.
FREE MUSEUM DAY
THURS – Head to the Museum of History & Industry or the Seattle Art Museum for free entry the first Thursday of every month.
THROUGH SUN – View Eileen Fisher textiles with a new spin as artists repurpose them into works of art.
DAVID BOWIE CELEBRATION
THROUGH JAN 8 – Celebrate the life and art of David Bowie with special screenings of the Labyrinth as well as a costume contest! Don’t miss out on this sing-along viewing party.
SAT – Learn about the bean-to-bar process in making chocolate, ganache and truffles before learning to create hand-rolled chocolates.
THURS – Start 2019 off with local artists as Pioneer Square hosts First Thursday’s Art Walk.
THROUGH JAN 13 – This Can-Can style production features the winter Wonderland Cabaret. Dinner and brunch shows available.
ONGOING – Check the website for dates, follow a naturalist for an exploration to discover the hidden surprises of the natural world in North Bend’s Winter Discover Walks.
ARABIAN NIGHTS FESTIVAL
SAT – Enjoy a night of contemporary short films from all over the world, displaying the spirit, complexity and diversity of the world with the goal to empower through storytelling.
TAKE ON THE WORST DAY OF THE YEAR
SAT – Celebrate the “worst day of the year” with a 5K or 10K run and costume contest. Enjoy the food and beer garden at the McMenamins Anderson School afterwards.
DISNEY’S THE LION KING
THROUGH SUN – Learn about the circle of life in this adaptation of the popular cinematic adventure The Lion King, with Tony-winning direction and music from Elton John.
THROUGH SUN – Head to the Seattle Zoo for WildLights, over 600,000 lights in animal shapes, reindeer, carolers and Santa through Saturday. The Tacoma Zoo hosts Zoolights with half a million lights and displays through Sunday.
COLOR YOUR WORLD
THROUGH SUN – The Small Works Show invites warm colors that brighten and attract over 100 small pieces to choose from.
THROUGH SUN – Enjoy a stroll through Winterfest. See twinkling holiday lights, ice sculptors, model trains and live entertainment.
SIP N’ SKETCH
THROUGH JAN 17 – Listen to music and enjoy food and drink specials as you create and draw.
SNOW DAY IN DENNY PARK
THROUGH JAN 20 – Enjoy a festive light display in Denny Park with fun for all ages! Eat from food carts and enjoy live entertainment.
ROALD DAHL’S MATILDA
THROUGH FEB 3 – Watch this musical with everyone’s favorite kid genius, Matilda!
THE VIKINGS BEGIN
THROUGH APRIL 15– Every Tuesday through Sunday, view historical findings dating back to the mid-seventh to late 11th century as well as unearthed artifacts at the Nordic Museum.
NEW MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND
- American Hangman
- Escape Room
- Great Great Great
- Mojin: The Worm Valley
- State Like Sleep
- Rust Creek
- Long Day’s Journey into Night
- Genesis 2.0
- The Vanishing
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