Ready to have a great week? As always we’re here to help with a few fun ideas. This week you can eat, drink, see amazing local and international art 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.
August is officially here and that means a whole host of new Netflix additions are on their way. You’ll find a mix of originals as well as old favourites waiting for you to stream. So get out your calendar and mark the days for the arrival of your favorite flicks.
Lil Woody’s is truly ending summer on a high note with their seafood month. You’ll be able to enjoy tasty takes on Lil Woody’s burgers from local chefs. Of course, the focus here is all seafood so get ready to eat some of the best of what the PNW has to offer.
When: August 2nd-September 2nd
Where: 1211 Pine St
Luckily for foodies, August is full of tasty opportunities to eat as well as a few new restaurants. Between bars, sweet and savoury eats, you’ll have no problem finding new favorites. And yes we went ahead and listed them out for you.
Indie folk and rock artist Sharon Van Etten is playing an outdoor concert at Redmond’s Marymoor Park. You’ll be able to hear catchy tunes selected from her six studio albums.
When: August 3rd
Where: 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Pkwy. NE Redmond, WA
It’s not every day that a new chain comes to Seattle, especially when it’s one that you might not be so familiar with. Popular Maryland seafood chain, Mason’s Famous Lobster Rolls is opening its very first West Coast location in the heart of Seattle.
When: August 4th
Where: 1307 First Avenue
Free dance lessons? Sign us up! You can enjoy free lessons and live bands in Seneca Plaza at Freeway Park this month. All you have to do is show up.
When: Aug 4th-25th
Where: Sixth Ave and Seneca St, Freeway Park
Whether you know him as Lil Tracy or Yung Bruh, Jazz Ishmael Butler is an undeniably influential figure in the SoundCloud rap scene. He’s touching down in Seattle to perform a show at Neumos which is sure to be one of the most lively happening this month.
When: August 4th
Where: 925 E Pike St
Need to take some time to get back in touch with yourself? You’re in luck because The Frye has a free, mindfulness meditation that you can attend on the first Wednesdays of the month.
The arboretum is one of Seattle’s best spots for getting outdoors, especially in the summer. While you can walk it by yourself at any time, you can also enjoy free tours on the first Thursday of each month from 11:30 am-1 pm.
When: First Thursday of every month
Where: 2300 Arboretum Drive E
This year’s Book Bingo themes include “Outside Your Comfort Zone,” “Banned or Challenged Book,” “Blue Cover,” and “Sci-fi or Fantasy by a BIPOC Author.” You can also fill in squares for “Read Outside,” “Set Somewhere You’d Like to Visit,” “Set South of the Equator” and much more. It’s the perfect chance to read something new!
Enjoy all of the things to do in Seattle and have a great week!