It’s the week of love! That’s right, Valentine’s Day is here. If you’re not celebrating there are plenty of ways to treat yourself. Either way there’s plenty of fun to be had this week between eating out, enjoying some steaming and seeing art. Here are 10 of the best things to do in and around Seattle this week.
Check out a local Black owned restaurant
Seattle’s Black community is a key part of our city’s food scene. From traditional eats to comfort food to fine dining, the tastiest takeout and more, there’s a restaurant you’ll want to check out. We made a list of just a few that you might want to stop by this week.
See what’s new on Netflix
February is here and that means new Netflix! Between old favorites and new releases, there are all sorts of shows to watch. Plan out the rest of your month of streaming by checking out what’s coming to a computer screen or TV near you this month.
Nina Chanel Abney: Fishing Was His Life
You have the opportunity to see works by artist Nina Chanel Abney at the Henry Art Gallery until early March. Abney “makes paintings, prints, and large-scale murals with layered compositions and fragmented narratives that explore themes of politics, race, sexuality, and celebrity.”
When: Until March 5th
Where: 15th Ave NE and NE 41st St
Pretend it’s summer at the Volunteer Park Conservatory
Winter might be here for a while but it doesn’t mean that you can’t get a little heat. The Volunteer Park Conservatory is open year-round and is full of beautiful tropical plants. It’s a great place to stroll with a date and enjoy a little peace and quiet in one of Seattle’s best parks.
Where: 1400 East Galer Street
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 10 AM-4 PM
As Valentine’s Day falls in February, chances are that you’ll be grabbing some flowers. Whether it’s for an SO or friends, it is always a nice gesture. We took the guess work out for you and compiled a list of some of the city’s best florists.
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Check out a free workout class
The Seattle Center is offering free workout classes every Wednesday until March 29th. Attendees can choose between yoga and Zumba classes. All classes are drop-in so all you have to do is show up but make sure to bring water, proper attire, and a yoga mat.
When: Wednesdays until March 29th
Where: Seattle Center
Field to Table
From February 3rd-18th, Lumen Field will be transformed into one of the city’s most unique restaurants. Reservations start at $149 per person plus service charge and tax and come with a four-course meal.
When: Until February 18th
Where: Lumen Field
Cost: $149+ per person
Candlelight Concerts Seattle
Candlelight Concerts have happened in over 100 cities around the world with more than 3 million attendees. For the Seattle series, there are 10 different concerts being offered with a selection of available dates. Hear renditions of your favorite artists like Radiohead, Taylor Swift, and Coldplay.
When: Until February 14th, 2023
Where: Participating venues
An Evening with Yo La Tengo
If there’s a concert to go to this month, it’s this one. Since 1990, Yo La Tengo has been releasing amazing tunes and it’s not every day that they come to town. So enjoy what is guaranteed to be an amazing concert and belt out all of your favorite tunes.
When: February 15th
Where: 1303 NE 45th St
Rapper and producer Lucki is playing tunes from his newest album. You’ll be able to hear all of your favorite hits and it’s sure to be a high-energy concert.
When: February 17th
Where: 1700 1st Ave S
Enjoy all of the things to do in Seattle, and have a great week!
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