We’re officially midway through August, but thankfully, it looks we still have many warm and sunny days ahead to look forward to. You already know Seattle is chock-full of things to do this week, so you have every reason to wear your favorite summer outfits and have a good time. You can enjoy live music, art, food and much much more. Here are 10 of the best things to do in Seattle this week.

RhodZi & Church: Two Short Films By Charles Mudede

This is a great chance to check out two short films and see what’s going on at the Museum of Museums. Both films being shown are unique in that they’re collaborations between Mudede and multiple other artists. So get out there and check out some new films, you won’t regret it.

When: Until August 19th
Where: 900 Boylston Ave
Cost: $10

The Showbox Grand Reopening 

Help welcome The Showbox back with performances by local star Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie and The Postal Service as well as David Bazan. It’s sure to be quite the show and who doesn’t want to sing along to bangers like “Such Great Heights” and “I Will Follow you into The Dark”.

When: August 20th
Where: 1426 1st Ave
Cost: $39.50

PIANO O’CLOCK at Chophouse Row

Each Thursday, Friday, and Saturday you’ll be able to enjoy live music at Seattle’s Chophouse Row. It’s a great way to enhance your shopping experience or to simply come and enjoy. Either way, it’s a relaxing weekly event that you don’t want to miss, and be sure to bring your mask.

When: Every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
Where: 1424 11th Ave
Cost: Free/Varies

Nite Wave at Dick’s Drive-In

Enjoy one of Seattle’s favorite burgers while listening to tunes from Nite Wave. You can watch the live performance at Wetmore Theater Plaza and get access to Dick’s delicious food truck. Plus you can also purchase drinks including Elysian beer, Tito’s cocktails, and local wine from Pasek Cellar.

When: August 20th
Where: 2710 Wetmore Ave, Everett, WA
Cost: $20-$25

Whiskey & Wildbites

Every Thursday in August you can enjoy delicious eats from an array of Seattle’s best celebrity chefs as the best whiskey tastings the Seattle area has to offer. What’s even cooler is that this takes place at the zoo so you can enjoy eats while wandering the zoo grounds. And your ticket goes to help save wildlife in the PNW and around the world.

When: Until August 26th
Where: Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave N
Cost: $95 per person

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Carpool Cinema

Local fave Scarecrow Video is partnering with the Phinney Neighborhood Association, UHeights, and Companis for its outdoor movie series once again this summer. You’ll be able to watch both adult and family-friendly movies every Thursday and Saturday this August. Don’t miss out!

When: Until August 28th
Where: Phinney Center, 6615 Dayton Ave N
Cost: $20 per car

Northwest Artists: Mid-20th Century

Here’s an opportunity to see something kinda rare, pieces from the era of the Northwest School! You’ll be able to see works by Paul Horiuchi, Helmi Dagmar Juvonen, and more at Davidson Galleries this month. Don’t miss this one folks, it’s sure to be good!

When: Until August 28th
Where: 313 Occidental Ave S
Cost: Free

Seattle Deconstructed Art Fair

The Deconstructed Art Fair is the substitute for the larger Seattle Art Fair which draws local, national, and international galleries. But what makes it extra cool is that it allows for smaller and local galleries to get a larger audience. In fact, this year there are over 50 galleries participating and you can visit them all on your own time online and in person.

When: Until August 31st
Where: Participating galleries around Seattle
Cost: Free

Lil Woody’s Seafood Month

Lil Woody’s but make it seafood. This month-long event features local chefs taking their seafood spin on Lil Woody’s burgers. You can enjoy bites like a halibut burger, a rockfish burger, and even a take on McDonald’s Fillet O Fish. Each week has a new burger so be sure to stop by each week and try something new.

When: Until August 30th
Where: Multiple locations
Cost: Varies

Heroes and Villains: The Art of the Disney Costume

We’ll bet that at least a few of you are into all things Disney or know someone who is. Well, you can check out a brand new exhibition at MoPOP featuring “more than 70 original pieces, including ball gowns, sorcerers’ capes, military uniforms, tiaras, and of course glass slippers”. You’ll get to explore the vision, process, and craft used to create the costumes worn by some of the biggest names in entertainment through the exhibition.

When: Until August 31st
Where: 325 Fifth Ave N
Cost: $32.25+

That’s what we have for you to do in Seattle this week. Be sure to get out there and enjoy the end of these events and try checking out something new! We’ll catch you back here next weekend. Have a great week folks!