Here we are at yet another week but have no fear because there’s plenty to do in and around Seattle. This week you can choose between staying home and watching some concerts and films or bundling up and enjoying live performances, art shows, and more. Here are 10 of the best things to do in & around Seattle this week.

100 gecs

Looking to have a truly unique concert experience this week? Why not listen to the unhinged hyper pop of 100 gecs? If you spend time on the internet there’s no way you don’t know who this duo is. You know you want to check it out.

When: October 13th
Where: 1700 1st Ave S
Cost: $55

Tacoma Film Festival 2021

This year’s festival has 17 feature documentary and fictional films, and over 150 short fictional works by filmmakers from over 20 countries. You’ll be able to see 44 PNW titles, including five features, and short film packages including documentary, fiction, comedy, and late-night films, during this festival. Don’t miss it!

When: Until October 14th
Where: 606 South Fawcett Ave Tacoma, WA
Cost: $9-$150

Earshot Jazz Festival 2021

Ya like jazz? Well, this month you can enjoy both in-person and virtual jazz experiences. Hear from artists like Chucho Valdés, Marina Albero, Eugenie Jones, Kareem Kandi World Orchestra, The Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra, and more. Well worth checking out if you’re looking to listen to something new.

When: October 13th-November 7th
Where: Multiple venues
Cost: Varies by concert

Monet at Étretat

Seattle Art Museum is coming back with a bang! We’ve already seen several great shows this year and if you happen to be a fan of impressionism then you’ll want to see this. You can see SAM’s very own Monet and some work by Monet’s contemporaries.

When: Until October 17th
Where: 1300 First Ave
Cost: $29.99

Scare yourself silly at a haunted attraction

It’s October and that means it’s officially spooky season. There’s pretty much no better way to celebrate than by attending a haunted attraction. Luckily for you, there’s a bunch to check out in and around Seattle. You can pick from haunted houses to forests to cornfields and more!

Where: Click above to see our picks

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Seattle Latino Film Festival

The 13th annual Seattle Latino Film Festival is back for an in-person festival! You can see films from almost 20 countries and you can also opt for online screenings if you’re more comfortable with that. Consider diversifying your movie watching this weekend and watch something new!

When: Until October 17th
Where: Ark Lodge Cinemas, 4816 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA
Cost: $10-$80

Come on In by Faye Driscoll

If you want to see art meant to be experienced then you need to check out Faye Driscoll’s Come on In. It’s an “experiential exhibition” in which you’ll listen to prompts led by Driscoll’s voice while you lay on a provided bed. You definitely need to check it out for yourself.

When: October 14th & 15th
Where: 100 W Roy St
Cost: $15 – $45

Studio Ghibli Fest

Join GKIDS and Fathom Events for the annual Studio Ghibli Fest to experience the wonder of some of the world’s most beloved animated films. You’ll be able to watch Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle, Castle in the Sky, and My Neighbor Totoro. Don’t miss out!

When: Multiple dates until December 9th
Where: Participating theaters around Seattle
Cost: $13.13

Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary Art

Love the Frye? Well, their collection is growing! You can check out 7 recent artworks by Juventino Aranda, Rokni Haerizadeh, Rose Nestler, Mary Ann Peters, Cauleen Smith, Anthony White, and Ko Kirk Yamahira. All of these works were acquired by the museum in 2019 and are being shown together now.

When: Until January 11th
Where: 704 Terry Ave
Cost: Free

Watch a fall movie

Now that fall is here why not get in the mood with a classic flick? We made a list of some of our favorite fall movies with some original additions. So if you’re looking to chill a bit this week, check it out.

Where: Click above to see our picks

Plenty of things to choose from this week folks so be sure to get out there and have some fun. Whatever you choose to do please be safe and we’ll catch you back here next weekend!