November is well underway, between music, the start of holiday events, and some art exhibitions, we have you covered with an assortment of fun. Here are 10 of the best things to do in Seattle this week.
Sure pasta is easy to make at home but there’s nothing quite like having a really good bowl of pasta at a local restaurant. Artusi happens to have a pasta night each Sunday & Monday where you can score two full-sized pasta entrees and a pre-selected bottle of Italian red or white wine all for $45.
Where: 1535 14th Ave
TikTok’s Nessa Barrett blends easygoing melodies with pop-rock sounds for catchy music that’s understandably popular. Her tickets are currently resale, however, said resale prices remain relatively low.
When: Wednesday, November 15th
Where: 1700 1st Ave S
Seattle is a city famous for its love of coffee. So, what better gift to give than everyone’s favorite morning drink? Starbucks Reserve® Roastery just dropped their holiday menu and gifts, and there are some super cute gift sets to honor our iconic Seattle Roastery. Check out these limited edition gifts when you stop by to order something off the new festive menu!
Miracle on 2nd returns to Rob Roy for a festive holiday cocktail bar pop-up experience. It has all sorts of kitschy fun for you to enjoy and is the perfect excuse to dig out your Christmas sweater.
When: Until Monday, December 25th
Where: 2332 Second Ave
Winter WNDRland celebrates the “expansive chill” of the season, transforming some of the museum’s fan-favorite exhibits with a “shimmering” blanket of snow and ice. Some of these exhibits include the Light Floor and the Immersive Theater.
When: Monday, Thursday & Friday 12 PM–9 PM, Saturday 10 AM–9 PM, Sunday: 10 AM–8 PM
Where: 904 Alaskan Way
The experience has more than 20 touchpoints of hands-on magical activity, including “games, exploration, sensory activations, and more.” Your journey begins at the iconic 4 Privet Drive where you’ll explore the Dursley’s living room and eventually be whisked away on a boat as you cross the Great Lake to arrive at Hogwarts.
When: Until May 12th, 2024
Where: The Shops at The Bravern, 11111 NE 8th St, Bellevue, WA
Cost: $29 for adults, $22.50 for children 9 and under
Cloudbreak started as a way to support venues during the pandemic and now it’s a whole music festival. You can check out venues and artists across Seattle for nearly the entire month of November.
When: Wednesday, November 1st–Wednesday, November 22nd
Where: Participating venues across Seattle
Cost: Varies by concert
If you’ve ever wondered how the Seattle Japanese Garden records the history of its maples, this exhibit is for you. See a collection of leaf pressings collected from 2017 as part of your visit to this stunning garden.
When: Daily until November 30th
Where: 1075 Lake Washington Blvd E
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. This week you can hear renditions of Bad Bunny.
When: Wednesday, November 15th
Where: Participating venues
“Fantasy Lights at Spanaway Park is the largest holiday drive-through display in the Northwest,” according to Pierce County. The experience features “nearly 300 elaborate displays and thousands of sparkling lights” on a two-mile drive along Spanaway Lake.
When: Friday, November 17th-Sunday, November 19th & Friday, November 24th-Monday, January 1st 2024
Where: 14905 Bresemann Boulevard South, Spanaway, WA
Soft Power is a textile-based show with works that reflect “potent expressions of care” and “rebuke, resistance, and resilience.” They are “soft manifestations of cultural heritage” and “amplify personal narrative and social criticism through process and materiality.”
When: Until Sunday, September 1st, 2024
Where: 1701 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA
Enjoy Seattle, and have a great week!