It’s the first full weekend of a new month and that means it’s time to get out there and have some fun. Whether you want to eat, see are or get outside, there’s plenty to do this weekend. Here are 10 socially distant things to do in Seattle this weekend.
Hugo Literary Series: Tommy Orange, Khadijah Queen, and Kristen Millares Young
If you’re looking for a literary experience this weekend then look no further than the Hugo House Literary Series. The finale of Hugo House’s 2021 Literary Series, is bringing Tommy Orange, Khadijah Queen, Kristen Millares Young, and Amanda Winterhalter together for a night of readings and more on warfare. Don’t miss it!
When: June 4th
Visit some lavender fields
There might not be a lavender festival this year but it turns out that you can still visit and tour lavender farms in Sequim. So whether you want to enjoy u-pick lavender, buy direct from farmers, or check out a tour, Sequim lavender farms have you covered. It’ll be the best smelling weekend trip you’ve had in a while.
When: Throughout summer
Where: Sequim, WA
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: Begins June 5th
Where: 325 Fifth Ave N
Check out a new restaurant
There’s no better way to start or end a weekend than with some delicious food from a new restaurant. Luckily for you, there are a bunch of amazing new spots that you should check out. Whether you want donuts, fried chicken or plant-based eats, Seattle has you covered.
Where: Click above to see our picks
The Campfire Festival
This unique festival is all about old-timey storytelling. You can listen to half-hour original works presented in pairs to small audiences. The works come from resident artists and you’ll have an opportunity to check out talkbacks with the artists after.
When: Until June 6th
Where: 3515 S Alaska St
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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
Hugo Moro: Garden of the Unconceived
This exhibition from artist Hugo Moro has turned a gallery space into a “dystopian greenhouse, inhabited by glistening and surreal, vines, ferns, and flowers”. The work obscures views both into the gallery and out onto the Pioneer Square neighborhood creating an unforgettable environment. Make sure to make an appointment before going.
When: Until June 12th
Where: 106 Third Ave S
Field To Table
Dining has gotten a lot more creative in the past year. At this point, outdoor and patio dining is pretty much the new norm but what about dining on Lumen Field? Yes, that’s where the Seahawks play and it turns out you don’t need to be a football star to step foot on the field. Field To Table is back this June with an amazing lineup of chefs.
When: Until June 18th
Where: 800 Occidental Ave S
“Scenes from the Middle Class” by Dana Robinson
You can see a brand new show by Brooklyn-based multimedia artist Dana Robinson at Specialist Gallery. Robinson’s work touches on themes like youth, Black feminine identity, ownership, and nostalgia. The show is definitely worth checking out but be sure to make an appointment ahead of time.
When: On until June 19th
Where: 300 South Washington Street
The Race & Climate Change Festival
This month-long virtual festival is the result of two years of speculation on “future, post-climate disaster, and how climate change will disproportionately impact racial and ethnic minorities in the United States”. The festival will touch on themes and intersections of science, race, Afro-Futurism, imagination, speculation, Sci-Fi, social sciences, and philosophy. Don’t miss it!
When: Until June 30th
See? Plenty to do. Now get out there and have some fun in Seattle this weekend. We’ll catch you back here next week.
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