Happy Monday, Seattle! We’re already two weeks into October and the week ahead is looking great. You can eat, drink, enjoy the great outdoors, or even just watch a good old movie if you like to keep things simple. Here are 10 of the best things to do in Seattle this week.
Try one of the best tacos in the US
Everyone has their favorite foods and we’ll guess at least a few of you are taco lovers. After all, they’re one of the tastiest bites that you can grab and often pretty quick. Washington has tons of amazing Mexican restaurants and is now being recognized as having some of the best tacos in the US.
Check out a course at UW
The University of Washington has just ranked as both one of the best schools in the world and also in the nation. And if you’re looking at university it might be looking more appealing than ever. Even more so because they have tons of free and low-cost programs that you can enroll in this fall.
Plan a fall date
Fall is probably the coziest season of the year and that means it’s a great time for dates! If you’re going to be planning some soon, we have a few ideas for you. Of course, we went ahead and made a whole list so you can pick and choose from your favorites.
Try a brand new ramen spot
Popular ramen restaurant Ooink just opened a brand new location in Fremont. They serve “traditional Japanese soup twist with Chinese MALA.” While based in tradition, it’s certainly unique, with the menu stating “spicy and numbing is the soul.” You’ll find items like gyoza, all sorts of ramen, and more.
See what’s new on Netflix
Whether you like it or not, October is coming up this weekend! Plan out your month of streaming by checking out what’s coming to a computer screen or TV near you in the new month. After all, our fall and winter forecast is looking like a lot of indoor time.
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Start planning your Halloween costume
If you’re planning on dressing up this Halloween why not dress up with a locally inspired costume? We’ve created a list of a few ideas for you. We even gave examples of what to buy and how to make the costumes come to life.
New Order & Pet Shop Boys
New Order and Pet Shop Boys? Yes, it’s really happening! Treat yourself to what is truly a double whammy of a concert. We know that you have favorite tunes from both bands so don’t miss your chance to belt them out.
When: October 14th
Where: 334 1st Avenue N
This is SIFF’s second annual DocFest, and as its name suggests, it’s a celebration of all things documentary. It’s a great opportunity to watch films that you won’t find on your favorite streaming platforms. So pick a movie or two and treat yourself to something a little different.
When: October 6th-13th
Where: 511 Queen Anne Ave N
Cost: $14 per movie
Boren Banner Series: Stefan Gonzales
The Frye is a local gem of an arts institution. While the inside exhibitions are free or by donation, you can also check out other works outside like the Boren Banner Series. The most recent is a piece by Stefan Gonzales “who chronicles the lives of ordinary objects through photography, sculpture, and installation.”
When: Until October 16th
Where: 704 Terry Ave
Humaira Abid: Fight Like a Girl
Humaira Abid’s sculptures are strikingly relevant in today’s political climate. You’ll be able to see carved pine protest signs, multimedia works, and more. You can also see works by Paul Horiuchi at Greg Kucera Gallery.
When: Until October 29th
Where: 212 3rd Avenue South
Enjoy all of the things to do in Seattle, and have a great week!
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