Welcome to another beautiful weekend in Seattle folks. Whether you want to get outside, stay at home, see a film or check out an event or three, we’ve got you covered. Here are 10 socially distant things to do in Seattle this weekend, lets get into it!
Green thumbs, this is your chance to up your gardening game this year. This beloved plant sale is moving online this year so that you can shop safely from home and pick up from the Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetlands. It’s a sale that you absolutely don’t want to miss out on so get to it!
When: Until May 14th
Where: 5513 S Cloverdale St
Book lovers this one is for you. The 2021 Seattle Art Book Fair will feature over 35 artists, designers, printers, and publishers in a virtual format. You’ll be able to check out online conversations, studio visits, and workshops all about the process of making an art book from start to finish.
When: May 14th-29th
This Friday you can watch the compelling film “Us Kids” through the SIFF Cinema Uptown. The film centers around the March For Our Lives movement which was started and run by kids after the deadly shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School. It’s a great look at the highly contested topic of gun control in America.
When: Begins May 14th
This show is a unique one for PNW art as it’s showcasing prolific painter Alden Mason’s work. Mason’s artworks helped shape the future of Northwest art through his work and also through his teaching. So if you’ve been curious about local masters, this is a great show to check out.
When: May 14th-October 10th
Where: 510 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA
Looking to get your drink on this week? You can do just that and more during Seattle Beer Week. This festival of sorts has beer-centric events happening every day at local breweries. It’s a great opportunity to try new beer and meet fellow beer lovers.
When: On until May 16th
Where: Multiple participating locations
This film festival normally takes place in Bellingham but this year it’s going online. You can check out all sorts of films by women directors as well as panels and classes. It’s a great way to not only see films but also up your knowledge and hone in on your skills. If you’re into film you don’t want to miss this!
When: Until May 21st
The Seattle Art Museum is back this March and starting with a bang. This show focuses on Lawrence’s Migration Series which depicts the exodus of African American’s from the South. You can’t miss this show and we have to say it’s the most excited we’ve been to see a show at the SAM in a while.
When: Until May 23rd
Where: 1300 1st Avenue
Like beer and biking? Well, there’s an event just for you this month. Seattle Bike-n-Brews is a DIY event where you can pedal a 32-mile route and visit participating breweries along the way. Your ticket includes a beer ticket for the mid-point rest stop, Airways Brewing Company, a beer ticket for the final stop, Two Beers Brewing Company and a ticket for one Bike-n-Brews growler koozie and one empty growler from Georgetown Brewing.
When: Until May 31st
This weekend 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
If you have a Seattle Public Library card you can actually gain access to some of the city’s best museums for free! All you have to do is reserve your tickets ahead of time online and be sure to print them before you leave. Some of the museums you can visit include the Burke Museum, Nordic Heritage Museum, and Seattle Aquarium among others.
That’s what we have for you to do in Seattle this weekend, we hope that you get out there and have some fun. Let us know what you end up doing and we’ll catch you all back here next week! Have a great weekend folks.