Welcome to another glorious weekend folks. There’s a great lineup of events to check out from food to art shows to performances and more. Here are 10 of the best things to do in & around Seattle this weekend.
Cirque du Soleil’s captivating magic is returning to Redmond’s Marymoor Park. The traveling circus’ newest performance is a classic Cirque du Soleil show reimagined for a new generation with intricate costumes and an array of sounds and genres. It’s a must-see experience for those of you who have missed live performances.
When: Until March 13th
Where: 6046 West Lake Sammamish Parkway NE Redmond, WA
Looking forward to seeing new art shows this year? You’re in luck because the Seattle Art Museum just released its exhibition program for 2022. With that in mind, here are all of the upcoming shows that you’ll be able to see at SAM this year.
Seattle is now home to the world’s very first NFT Museum which opened earlier this year. Right now you have the opportunity to check out the museum’s very first show so why not enjoy a slice of art history?
Where: 2125 1st Ave
Hours: Thursday-Sunday, 12 pm- 5 pm
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.
Spring is almost here and if you happen to have a green thumb, chances are that you’re looking forward to planting your spring garden. Whether you need planting containers, tools, seeds, or more, there are several great places worth visiting around the city. We’ve compiled a list of spots for you that are sure to have plenty of seeds to keep your garden costs low.
Explore BAM’s juried exhibition which focuses on the work of established and emerging Northwest artists, craftspeople, and designers, with an emphasis on new work. This year’s biennial focuses on specific fields and areas of studies within the realm of art, craft, and design.
When: Until April 24th
Where: 510 Bellevue Way NE Bellevue, WA
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
Cat towers are a necessary accessory for cat owners but they aren’t exactly the best looking. This unique group show focuses on Frank Crow’s invention of the cat tower. Yes, the works are inspired by the thing your cat dulls its nails on.
When: Until May 1st
Where: Museum of Museums, 900 Boylston Ave
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
Why not take a day trip? There are tons of places that you can visit around the state within just a few hours of Seattle. Whether you want to explore the great outdoors, shop, dine or simply get out of the house, we have some ideas for you.
Have a great weekend!