We don’t even want to talk about how fast time flies but it sure does. This week, we’ll definitely be bundling up and getting out there as there are shows to see and foods to be eaten. Here are 10 of the best things to do in & around Seattle this week.


The multi-faceted pop and R&B singer is touching down in Seattle to grace the city with a show. You can hear her perform live for the first time in 5 years! It’s sure to be a show and if you loved her 2021 album 333 you won’t want to miss this.

When: October 21st
Where: 1700 1st Ave S
Cost: $29.95+

Enjoy a bowl of pho

Fall is here, why not treat yourself to a delicious bowl of pho? Everyone loves this flavourful Vietnamese dish and luckily for all of us, there are tons of places in Seattle to grab a bowl. Don’t worry about searching though because we compiled a list of the best.

Where: Click above to see our picks

Seattle Queer Film Festival

The Seattle Queer Film Festival kicks off this weekend with 30 feature films, 11 short films, and 11 workshops. Films come from near and far with both American and International films being shown. You can find all sorts of film topics like trans, QTBIPOC, lesbian, and more.

When: Until October 24th
Where: In-person or virtual
Cost: $15+

La Bohème

If you’re sick of Netflix why not try the opera instead? Sure it’s drastically different but this opera is pretty fun. It’s all about young Parisians enjoying the bohemian lifestyle and all that they experience. Of course, it has that operatic magic to take the performance to the next level.

When: Until October 30th
Where: 321 Mercer St
Cost:  $49 – $299

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: Until November 7th
Where: Multiple venues
Cost: Varies by concert

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Eat at a NYT approved local restaurant

The NYT just dropped its restaurant list for 2021 and out of the 50 best restaurants in the nation, 3 Seattle spots made it. From Filipino to Korean to soul food, Seattle has some seriously delicious eats. So if you’re looking to dine out this week and try something new and very noteworthy try one of these spots. You can check each of them out by clicking above.

Where: Click above to see the NYT picks

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: 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

Visit a major piece of land art

Robert Morris’ Johnson Pit #30 was just included in the National Register of Historic Places which is a huge deal. It’s a first for a contemporary land art piece so you might as well give it a visit this weekend and show it some love. Who knows, it might just become your new favorite piece of art.

Where: 21610 37th Place S, SeaTac, WA

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

Pretty dang fun right? It’s shaping up to be a good week so get out there and enjoy it. We’ll see you all back here next weekend.