LOCAL EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
APRIL 28-MAY 1, 2016
SAT-SUN Camlann Medieval Village, Carnation. 18th annual festival of merriment, feasting and the beauty of Spring in the countryside. Medieval clothing is encouraged, but optional. Greens, yellows and a chaplet for your hair are preferred on this occasion. Clothing rentals are available.
SEATTLE MODERN HOME TOUR
SAT Visit 7 homes in the Seattle/Kirkland area. More than just an aesthetic, “Modern” embodies new construction techniques and materials, and new ways of addressing old problems.
GREEN HOME TOUR
SAT-SUN Building on four successful years of the Green Home Tour, the NW EcoBuilding Guild is gearing up to bring you the best tour yet. Drawing more than 3000 visitors, the tour is a great opportunity for builders and architects to show off their latest green projects. Various Locations in Seattle & Bothell.
BODY BUILDING EXPO
FRI-SAT Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue. Emerald Cup Championships—bodybuilding, fitness, figure, physique, bikini championships & fitness expo.
ART & DESIGN SHOW
Through May 15th Cornish College of the Arts. Graduating seniors showcase their work at Expo 16: Art & Design BFA Exhibition.
Through SUN Seattle Music Theatre in Magnuson Park. Considered by many as one of the finest musicals ever written, Rogers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific is set in an island paradise during World War II and tells the sweeping saga of two parallel love stories that are threatened by the realities of war and prejudice.
Through MAY 8th The 5th Avenue. Inspired by true events, Kinky Boots takes you from a gentlemen’s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan. Huge-hearted, high-heeled hit! With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind.
BAREFOOT IN THE PARK
Through May 22nd SecondStory Repertory, Redmond. Newlyweds Paul and Corie are just starting their life together in a tiny fifth-floor Manhattan apartment. He’s a straight-laced lawyer and she’s a free spirit who’s always looking for the latest adventure.
THE CAT IN THE HAT
Through May 22nd Seattle Children’s Theatre. Back by popular demand, our favorite Dr. Seuss character introduces his eclectic entertainment with mischievous humor and madcap style.
YACHT FLEET RACE
Through THURS APR 28 Bell Harbor Marina: Opportunities for the public to visit the yachts, meet race crew, attend public talks and even participate in sailing experience days on these magnificent ocean racing yachts.
BIG TOP ROCK
Through MAY 22 Teatro ZinZanni north of Seattle Center. Sound checks, set lists, cirque, and kiddie mosh pits. It’s your chance to dance it out, shake it off, and let loose at this morning rock n’ roll circus show for families. With a rock repertoire of timeless hits, this show ain’t just for kids!
Through MAY 22 Everett. A spirited young woman defies her parents and risks everything to set off for the big city to attend university.
DINNER & SHOW
Through June 12th Teatro ZinZanni: Part circus, part cabaret, & always magical, this three-hour whirlwind of international cirque, comedy and cabaret artists all served up with a scrumptious multi-course feast and elegant libations.
BURLESQUE VARIETY SHOW
Thursdays through June 30 Julia’s on Broadway. From the producers of Le Faux, Seattle’s longest-running celebrity impersonation show, and Julia’sQueen of the Brunch, a fabulous, fun-filled disco drag extravaganza, comes their newest production: Magnifique.
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.
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.
THE POWER OF ARCHITECTURE
Through SUN Bellevue Art Museum. The exhibition Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture, organized by Vitra Design Museum, is the first major retrospective of Kahn’s work in two decades.
MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND
· Mother’s Day
· Rachet & Clank
· A Beautiful Planet Imax
· Term Life
· The Man Who Knew Infinity
· Pali Road
· The Family Fang