Three months into the year? What the heck! Can you believe it? Things are on the up and up and all of the fun things happening the first week of March are to prove that. Here are 10 of the best things to do in & around Seattle this week.
Want to watch the Oscar-Nominated Short Films? You can do that and see all three categories offered—Animated, Live Action, and Documentary. Seems like a pretty great way to start the week if you ask us!
When: Until March 1st
Where: 511 Queen Anne Ave N
If you’re in need of a concert full of dewy harmonies and glittery arpeggiations, Still Woozy is for you. the Portland artist will be in Seattle for several concert dates this month so don’t miss out on all the pop guitar goodness.
When: March 2nd-4th
Where: Showbox SODO, 1700 1st Ave
The Green Book Tour is a new self-guided history tour created by the soon-to-open Black & Tan Hall. It’s available both online and as an app depending on your needs. When taking the tour you’ll be transported back in time to the 1920s and 30s as you learn all about the Black-owned and Black-friendly businesses that operated along Seattle’s Jackson Street.
Seattle Cocktail Week celebrates the Emerald City’s cocktail scene with unique drinks at the city’s best bars. You’ll enjoy as the region’s best bartenders and the world’s greatest liquor brands come together to highlight all of the amazing cocktail concoctions available in Seattle.
When: Until March 6th
Where: Participating locations
A new month means tons of new additions. March’s Netflix additions are a mix of new originals and some old favorites. While it may not be as big as January’s additions it’s still well worth checking out. You can also see what’s leaving Netflix in March as well.
We know that most of you are probably very ready for winter to be over. The good news is that winter ends in just a bit over a month. Now that being said, it also means that some of the best winter activities you can partake in will be a thing of the past until next year. From hiking to exploring towns there are a few things you don’t want to miss out on until next season.
Seattle’s Freeway Park has a brand new way to interact with it. Artists Hannah Simmons and Leah Crosby have created place-based audio installations that “offer a full sensory experience that guides the listener through a series of prompts and asks them to reconsider the limitations of body, place, and memory.”
When: Until May 1st
Where: Freeway Park, Sixth Ave and Seneca St
If you’re all about local breweries then you’ll be delighted to know that Seattle actually has two relatively new breweries. Ladd & Lass Brewing and Wheelie Pop Brewing are newcomers who are not be ignored. Looks like you have two new places to grab drinks this week.
Lauren Halsey’s show is the Seattle Art Museums’ next upcoming exhibition. Her work “spans sculpture, installation, and architecture, including site-specific projects, particularly in the South Central neighborhood of Los Angeles.” Further, “her work maintains a sense of civic urgency and free-flowing imagination, reflecting the lives of the people and places around her and addressing the crucial issues confronting people of color, queer populations, and the working class.”
When: Until July 17th
Where: 1300 First Ave
The Frye is showcasing work from local “gay folk artist” Jeffry Mitchell. This show highlights his work with lotus bulbs and is sure to be one of the better shows that you see this year. Think bright bright, happy and fun pieces.
When: Until July 24th
Where: 704 Terry Ave
Have a great week, Seattle!