SEATTLE MINI MAKER FAIRE
SAT-SUN – Offers tech enthusiasts, crafters, homesteaders, scientists, garage tinkerers, and commercial makers of all ages and backgrounds a platform to share their passion projects with the public—anyone who embraces the do-it-yourself spirit.
THURS-SUN – Over 35 bands are scheduled to play at this year’s “green” festival. Camping available, 21 years and over.
SAT-SUN – Explore and experience the cultural roots and contemporary influences of the nations of Latin America through live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, foods, games, and a lively marketplace.
SAT-SUN – Live music, kids activities, book signings, alpine games, food & drink.
ANNUAL PROTEGES SHOW
SAT – This Tribute to Prince features high flying trapeze, aerial arts, and circus acts set to some of Prince’s finest music.
WINE & BEER COUNTRY HALF MARATHON
SAT – A scenic 13.1 mile course starts among the vineyards at historic Chateau Ste. Michelle and winds it way through the valley, bounded by the cities of Redmond to the south and Bothell to the north.
HAPPY TAILS WINE WALK
SAT – Over 15 wineries, 20 animal-centric vendors in the Doggy Haven Resort, sponsored Dog Zone with activities for both 2-legged and 4-legged participants. Join us as we come together for a day of community, relaxation, wine and fun – all in support of the homeless dogs and cats at Homeward Pet!
RIDE AROUND THE SOUND
SAT – Explore the incredibly scenic Puget Sound with hundreds of cyclists on a mission to make a difference for everyone who breathes. This one-day cycling event is perfect as a personal challenge or to ride together with friends and family.
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.
FREE SUMMER CONCERTS AT THE LOCKS
Through SEPT 17 – What’s better than free music in a great setting? Limited folding chairs available, plenty of room for blankets to sit on or to set up your own chairs.
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
· Bridget Jones’s Baby
· Blair Witch
· Cardboard Boxer
· Finding Altamira