February’s week of love is here. And while Valentine’s Day might be the star of this week there’s plenty to do besides be loved up. From music to eats to art, we have you covered. Here are 10 of the best things to do in & around Seattle this week.
A mix of R&B and country, Faye Webster makes music that’s easy to listen to and pretty dang catchy as well. You can see her live this week at Neumos and if you don’t have any Valentine’s Day plans this might just be a great treat yourself evening.
When: February 14th
Where: 925 E Pike St
Cost: $19.25 – $21.25
The most romantic day of the year (debatably) is here, and with it plans need to be made. If you’re trying to get romantic on a budget this year, we’ve got just the list for you, as we’ve rounded up some of the best free & cheap date ideas in and around the city.
Valentine’s Day can be a taxing day for many so why not spend some time alone? Not time alone spent wallowing but more of a treat yourself day. If you don’t want to be swarmed with loved-up couples we have a few ideas of where to spend this Valentine’s Day alone in Seattle.
If you’re looking to sway your Thursday night away it might just be worth it to tune into Cate Le Bon. The Welsh musician will be playing at the new and improved Crocodile. So check out the new venue and enjoy a relaxing evening of music.
When: February 17th
Where: 2505 1st Ave
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
Want to watch a movie? Try switching things up with some live theatre instead. Intiman Theatre is putting on The Mystery of Irma Vep, a Penny Dreadful-style sci-fi frolic with plenty of camp comedy. Don’t miss out folks!
When: Until February 27th
Where: 1524 Harvard Ave
Cirque du Soleil’s captivating magic is returning 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
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
Seattle is now home to the world’s very first NFT Museum which opened earlier this year. Right now you have the opportunity to check out the museum’s very first show so why not enjoy a slice of art history?
Where: 2125 1st Ave
Hours: Thursday-Sunday, 12 pm- 5 pm
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: Until July 17th
Where: 1300 First Ave
Have a great week, Seattle!