Somehow we’re already nearing the end of April and that means it’s time to live up the last days of the month. Between concerts, fairs, plant sales and movies, its looking like a great week. Here are 10 of the best things to do in Seattle this week.
Indie-rock legends The Magnetic Fields will be taking over the Moore Theatre with their croony tunes. This is one of those concerts you really don’t want to miss.
When: April 18th
Where: 1932 Second Ave
You can see all sorts of cute fuzzy baby animals, livestock, livestock shows, and more at The Spring Fair. Additionally, you’ll be able to see shows like DockDogs, Swifty Swine Racing Pigs, and Motorsport Mayhem. Whatever you’re hoping to watch, it’s almost a guarantee the fair has it.
When: April 21st-24th
Where: 110 9th Ave SW, Puyallup, WA
Ready for patio season? We’re right behind ya and that’s why we made a list of some of our favorite waterfront patios around the city. Because what’s better than a patio on the water?
This is a hybrid plant sale happening both online and in person. The plants are grown by students and the sale features plants like vegetables and herbs, fuchsia baskets, petunias, million bells, and much more.
When: Until April 30th
Where: 11605 132nd Ave NE
This year’s festival will be a hybrid experience, with films screened at both SIFF theaters and venues around the city as well as virtually on the SIFF Channel. You can watch films from nearly any genre you can think of as there are over 160 films being shown. Why not make it a challenge and see how many you can watch?
When: Until April 24th
Where: Participating venues around the city
The Lyrids are known for being solidly reliable, producing at least 10-15 meteors an hour. That being said, sometimes they like to show off meaning that if you get lucky you might catch a burst with closer to 100 meteors, no guarantees though. Worth a look right?
When: Until April 29th
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
Down The Rabbit Hole is centered around the themes of Lewis Carroll’s Alice In Wonderland. You’ll get to watch as your favorite tales like “The Walrus and the Carpenter” and “The Stolen Tart” are set to original music and performed by a local cast. It’s an experience designed to cater to all the senses.
When: Until May 28th
Where: 103 South Main Street
Cost: $95-$105 per person
Cherry blossoms have started to bloom all around the city, and we rounded up our absolute favorite spots to go see them. If you’re already blossomed out, why not take the time to learn about the bloom’s history?
Where: Click the link above for our picks
The Frye is showcasing work from local “gay folk artist” Jeffry Mitchell. This show highlights his work with lotus bulbs and is sure to be one of the better shows that you see this year. Think bright bright, happy and fun pieces.
When: Until July 24th
Where: 704 Terry Ave
Have a great week, Seattle!