LOCAL EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
SEPT. 22-25, 2016
FISHERMAN’S FALL FESTIVAL
SAT – Provides families with a fun and educational outing on the waterfront as well as an opportunity to learn more about seafood while raising money for the Seattle Fishermen’s Memorial Foundation.
FRI-SUN – Victorian with a splash of mad science. Costume contest, fashion parade, masquerade ball, murder mystery theatre, nerf war, vendors and much more!
Through September 25th – Premier showcase of gypsy jazz music in North America. Features some of the genre’s biggest names, including Stochelo Rosenberg, Gonzalo Bergara, & Dan Hicks.
FRI-SUN – Seattle’s largest fall beer festival, which has been the city’s autumn tradition for 20 years. This three-day event celebrates the very best in craft beer from the Pacific NW and beyond. Sample more than 80 craft beers in our signature mini mug or enjoy traditional big German beers Oktoberfest-style!
FRI-SUN – A full-on authentic German Oktoberfest biergarten, multiple entertainment stages, games, competitions, and more serving only the best imported German and NW craft brews. This three day festival on the waterfront in downtown Kirkland is the Seattle area’s largest authentic German Oktoberfest.
FREE NATIONAL & STATE PARKS DAY
SAT – Enjoy the first weekend of fall with free admission to all the National & State Parks.
GEORGETOWN MORGUE HAUNTED HOUSE
Through Oct 31st – Tour the old Georgetown Morgue at your own risk, while zombies, vampires and other creatures try to scare you.
CAMPFIRE: IMPROVISED GHOST STORIES
Thursdays through Nov 10th – Take a trip back to the campfires of our childhood when talented storytellers spin spooky stories around the fire. Improvisers gather true-life events from YOU and turn them into improvised campfire stories and hilarious scenes.
COTTON GIN: IMPROVISED PUPPET SHOW FOR GROWN UPS
Through Nov 12 – Ever wonder what puppets do after hours? They head down to their local watering hole and pull up a bar stool, get a little rowdy and bust out with bawdy songs and jokes. Contains mature content & language.
WASHINGTON STATE FAIR
Through Sept 25 – Enjoy delicious food, wild rides, dazzling entertainment and fun for the whole family.
SEATTLE WATERFRONT ARTS MARKET
FRI, SAT, SUN through Sept 27 – A venue for established and emerging artists, designers, and craftspeople to sell their wares.
Through October 2nd – From the hilarious mind of Steve Martin, a wild satire adapted from the classic German play about Louise and Theo Maske, a couple whose conservative existence is shattered when Louise’s bloomers fall down in public.
WAIT UNTIL DARK
Through October 2nd – Twists and turns abound in this suspenseful thriller when three con men who are searching for a mysterious doll target an unsuspecting blind woman.
Through October 9th – Inspired by some of our all-time favorite summer hits such as Cry Baby, Grease, and Hairspray,FLAMINGO transforms Can Can’s intimate theatre into a tropical oasis where classic beauty, comedy and provocative entertainment mesmerize our dinner-guests.
Thursdays through DEC 29 – Julia’s on Broadway: Seattle’s premier burlesque performers with some of our gorgeous “ladies” from Le Faux.
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?
Through Sept 25th – A brand new, family-friendly extravaganza 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 in the old Seattle underground.
HOTEL L’AMOUR DINNER SHOW
Through Sept 25th – Enjoy a delicious five-course meal while staff literally bend over backwards. With magic and maître d’s, bellhops and puppet masters, aerialists and sommeliers, you’ll never want to check out of Hotel L’Amour.
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.
SEATTLE FARMER’S MARKETS
Year Round – Visit neighborhood farmer’s markets selling produce exclusively from Washington state farmers. Check out what’s going on at the Ballard, Madrona & Wallingford’s Farmer’s Markets.
LASER LIGHT SHOWS
ALL MONTH – Experience the largest and longest operating domed laser theater in the world.
SAT – Enjoy a narrated tour of Lake Union & Lake Washington, lunch included.
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.
SCAVENGER HUNT ADVENTURE
ALL MONTH – Enjoy this interactive scavenger hunt that takes you on a journey to see the best sights in the city while feeling like you are on the Amazing Race.
MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND
· The Dressmaker
· End of a Gun
· New World Order
· Dirty 30