Welcome to the first full weekend of February. Between art shoes closing and opening, foodie events, and more there is plenty to check out. Here are 10 of the best things to do in & around Seattle this weekend.

Lauren Halsey: 2021 Knight

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: February 4th-July 17th
Where: 1300 First Ave
Cost: $19.99+

Watch IMDb’s most popular movies set in Washington

Netflix is great and all but why not watch a movie with a little local flair. We checked out the most popular and highest ranked films on IMDb that are set in Washington and let us tell you there are some good ones on there. Don’t miss out!

Imogen Cunningham: A Retrospective

This is the first major US retrospective of PNW-raised photographer Imogen Cunningham’s work. You’ll see “portraits of artists, musicians, and Hollywood stars; elegant flower and plant studies; poignant street pictures; and groundbreaking nudes”. It’s sure to be a beautiful show.

When: Until February 6th
Where: 1300 First Ave
Cost: $32.99

See what’s new on Netflix

A new month means tons of new additions. February’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 February as well.

SIN at Kremwerk

Each first Saturday Kremwerk puts on SIN, a fetish, EBM, and industrial night. You can expect fetish performances, drinks, and dancing. Additionally, you can see features by Seattle Shibari and professional photography by Jason Renek. If you’re looking for something new, this might just be worth checking out.

When: First Saturday of each month
Where: 1809 Minor Ave #10
Cost: $15

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Diana Al-Hadid: Archive of Longings

Al-Hadid’s work explores the interplay between the female body and the European art canon. The exhibition is showing sculptural works ranging from 2010 to 2021. If you’re looking to see new sculptural works this is for you!

When: Until February 6th
Where: 15th Ave NE and NE 41st St
Cost: Free

Ba Sa

Bainbridge Island’s Ba Sa is celebrating Tết with a special menu featuring Banh Tet (sticky rice stuffed with pork belly and mung bean), Thit Kho Mang (braised pork belly with bamboo shoots), and Salt Steamed Chicken with ginger scallion oil. The traditional lion dance to bring prosperity and good luck for the year will take place on Sunday, February 6 at 1:30 pm.

When: Until February 6th
Where: 101 Winslow Way East, Bainbridge Island, WA

Field to Table

Field to Table takes place throughout February with a new menu every single day. Some of the featured chefs include Mel Miranda of Musang, Kristi Brown of Communion, and Maximillian Petty of Eden Hill. Menu items’ ingredients are diverse, ranging from foraged mushrooms to wagyu beef to heirloom citrus.

When: Until February 20th
Where: 800 Occidental Avenue South
Cost: $109+ per person

HOCKEY: Faster Than Ever

During this exhibit, guests will be able to explore the “Hockey Science Lab,” where you can test your hockey knowledge through hands-on interactive activities on a scaled-down replica rink and test things like reaction time, speed, balance, coordination, and power all of which are crucial to the game of hockey. Additionally, you can explore a hockey locker room full of the game’s biggest stars.

When: Until February 27th, 2022
Where: 200 2nd Ave N
Cost: $24.95

Go on a winter day trip adventure

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.

Where: See our picks above

Have a great weekend, Seattle!