SEATTLE ORCHESTRA

SAT-SUN – Seattle Festival Orchestra plays music by Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, and Kalinniko in two locations. Saturday (Kent) – discount tickets $11 and Sunday (Seattle) – discount tickets $14.

WINTER FESTIVAL
Through Jan 29 – Seattle Chamber Music Society presents high quality performances at Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall.

DARK BEER & CHILI COMPETITION

SAT – Sample dark beers from 16 local breweries. Plus, enjoy specialty chilies at the Dark Beer & Chili Competition in Kenmore to support charity.

TACOMA RV SHOW
THURS-SUN – Top RV dealers gather to offer huge discounts plus see new 2017 models. Highlighting a multitude of products and ideas for the home and the “home on wheels.”

MARCH FOURTH
FRI – A big band spectacular, consisting of a brassy assemblage of saxophones, trombones, trumpets, and a raucous drum/percussion corps anchored by a wireless electric bass. The group is also accompanied by world-class stilt-walkers, executing acrobatics and spinning fire six feet up.

TRAPEZE SHOW
SAT – If you love Trapeze, Aerial Arts, and Circus Acts, don’t miss this FREE show! Our student show will feature Emerald City Trapeze students of all ages performing fully choreographed acts. Get ready for high-flying fun on the ground and in the air! See some of our best students amp up the tricks, the air, and the style with their creative and genius skills!

WEATHERFEST
SUN – Teachers, students, families, weather enthusiasts of all ages! Join us for the American Meteorological Society’s 16th Annual WeatherFest, a cool, fun, and fascinating look at all things weather, water, and climate.

ARCHEOLOGY DAY
SAT – Travel back in time through dozens of artifacts and learn how Washington’s first peoples lived, what tools they made, and how they made them. Try your hand at an ancient spear-throwing tool called an atlatl and watch projectile point-making demonstrations.

FAMILY STEM DAYS
Through Jan 29 – Design, build, tinker, and learn together as you explore the world of automobiles and its relation to science, technology, engineering, art and math.

THE SNOWY DAY AND OTHER STORIES
Through Feb 26 – Packed with humor and fun, this production uses wonderfully innovative shadow puppetry and live action to celebrate Keats’ treasured characters.

TRUTH OR DARE IMPROV

Through Feb 18 – Come watch as our ensemble members rise to the challenge, stand before you, make the choice to tell a truth or take a dare, and turn them into side-splitting comedy.

A YEAR WITH FROG & TOAD

Through SUN – The jazzy, upbeat score bubbles with melody and wit, making it an inventive, exuberant and enchanting musical, perfect for introducing theater to youngsters while also keeping adults entertained.

WONDERLAND

Through January 29 – Seattle’s classic Winter show is back at Can Can Kitchen & Cabaret in the Historic Pike Place Market. This carnival of merriment will mesmerize audiences as soon as they enter Can Can’s intimate theater turned whimsical winter chalet, making this a holiday entertainment spectacular to remember.

MUSICAL: WOODY SEZ

Through January 29 – This musical portrait, featuring Woody’s stirring ballads and joyous anthems, celebrates the colorful life and rich musical legacy of America’s great folk troubadour. Along with a multi-talented cast of performers/musicians, virtuoso David Lutken reprises his award-winning role as “the original folk hero.”

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?

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.

BOAT TOUR

SAT – Enjoy a narrated tour of Lake Union & Lake Washington, includes dinner.

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

·  Monster Trucks
·  XXX: The Return of Xander Cage
·  The Resurrection of Gavin Stone
·  Trespass Against Us
·  The Founder
·  The Red Turtle
·  Split
·  Detour
·  Faith’s Song

 

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