The month is nearing its close so why not get out there and have some fun? Between opportunities to eat, see art and relax at home, this weekend is looking pretty great. Here are 10 of the best things to do in & around Seattle this weekend.

Check out a heated patio

Looking to dine out this weekend? Why not enjoy an outdoor patio while staying nice and cozy? Seattle has plenty of heated patios for you to check out and we’ve chosen to highlight some of the most unique. From waterfront patios to garden patios we have you covered.

Where: Check the link above to see our picks

Pick up one of the most popular books of 2021

The Seattle Public Library just released its list of the most popular books of 2021 and you might just want to pick up a copy of some of the featured books. There’s a variety of genres, authors and of course, all of the books are available at your local SPL branch.

Where: Click above to learn more

Charlotte Cardin

Francophiles, Canadian pop artist Charlotte Cardin is coming to town this month. If you’re looking to hear new tunes in one of Seattle’s best venues this show might just be for you. Why not check it out?

When: January 23rd
Where: 925 E Pike St
Cost: $21+

Visit the massive fossil found under Sea-Tac

On February 14th, 1961, a construction crew digging a deep hole at the airport discovered a 12,000-year-old giant sloth fossil. While that’s cool you can actually go visit the fossil at the Burke Museum. Check out what lays below Sea-Tac this weekend if you dare.

Where: 4300 15th Ave NE
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 10 am-5 pm
Cost: $22

Paper Dialogues: The Dragon and Our Stories

This unique exhibition at the National Nordic Museum is an artistic collaboration between Bit Vejle and Xiaoguang Qiao. The two explore the papercutting traditions of both Danish and Chinese cultures creating a truly unique exhibit. It’s only on through January so be sure to check it out while you can.

When: Until January 31st
Where: 2655 NW Market St
Cost: $20

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Check out what’s leaving Netflix this February

Have some favorites that you watch on Netflix? Well, there are a few titles leaving next month so you may want to check out the list and see if you need to binge your favorites before they’re gone for good. Or you can plan ahead and check the new Netflix additions.

Where: Click above to learn more

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 2010-2021. 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

Eat at a new restaurant

Looking to eat out this month? You’re in luck because it turns out there are several new restaurants to check out in Seattle. From tacos to Peruvian food to bars, we’ve got you covered with plenty of delicious options.

Where: Click above to see our picks

Cirque du Soleil: Alegria

Cirque du Soleil’s captivating magic will return 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
Cost:  $50+

Ooh La La!

Now that the new year has come and gone, folks are looking towards the next big holiday, Valentine’s Day. Can Can’s newest show is a rose-colored soirée to remember, an original Parisian-inspired production. Like their other shows, you’ll also be able to sip on lavish libations and nosh on delectable delicacies while watching the performers work their magic.

When: Until May 1st
Where: 94 Pike St
Cost: $49+

Have a great weekend Seattle!