A new week, a new chance to have fun! While Seattle is lagging a bit during the season switch there are still a few things worth checking out this week. So without further adieu, here are 10 of the best things to do in & around Seattle this week.

Japanese Breakfast with Luna Li

Sing your heart out with Japanese Breakfast’s swooning tunes. It’s a show that you definitely don’t want to miss out on. Just make sure that you have proof of double vaccination in order to avoid disappointment.

When: September 27th
Where: 1303 Northeast 45th St
Cost: $39.50

Visit Macklemore’s pop up

If you’re looking to do some shopping this weekend then you might as well check out Macklemore’s new pop-up on Capitol Hill. You’ll find his Bogey Boys brand as well as a vintage marketplace called Goose Magees.  So shop till you drop!

Where: 1523 10th Ave
Hours: Daily 11 am-7 pm

Pike Place Express Market South Lake Union

Did you know that Pike Place Market has an express market? Seems like not many people do! It’s located in South Lake Union and is back for a limited time and definitely worth checking out. Once a week grab fresh produce, flowers products, and more from local vendors.

When: Until September 30th
Where: 410 Terry Ave N
Cost: Varies

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

Jim Hodges at Greg Kucera Gallery

Hodges work is all about playing with light, reflection, and perception. He has been exhibited widely since 1986 and this show is a great chance to see some of his more recent works. Who knows, you might just be able to take a piece home.

When: September 2nd-October 9th
Where: 212 3rd Ave S
Cost: Free

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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

Go for an autumn hike

Looking to get outdoors? Consider taking a hike near Seattle this weekend. We compiled a list of some of our favorite spots to hike and take in stunning autumn views. Best of all, the spots are within an hour or two of Seattle.

Where: Click above to see our picks

The Kinsey African American Art & History Collection

This art collection celebrates the achievements and contributions of Black Americans from 1595 to the present. You can see masterful paintings, sculptures, photographs, rare books, letters, manuscripts, and more that offer a well-rounded look at the African American experience.

When: Until November 28th
Where: 1701 Pacific Ave Tacoma, Washington
Cost: $18

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 ghost town

Why not start off spooky season by visiting some ghosts? Well, ghost towns that is. Washington happens to have a lot of them and they’re not too far from the city. So get ready to adventure and get a little spooked because we’ve compiled a list of the best of the best.

Where: Click above to see our picks.

There you have it, folks, that’s what there is to do in Seattle this week. We hope that you get out there and have some fun. Either way, we’ll catch you back here next weekend.