Welcome to the end of October and the start of November. Between music, a few last spooky events, and art exhibitions, we have you covered with an assortment of fun this new week and into the new month. Here are 10 of the best things to do in Seattle this week.
Serpentwithfeet, is a genre-defying artist, who conjures ethereal soundscapes and poetic narratives that transcend conventional boundaries. His music is both haunting and angelic, with blends of R&B, gospel, and plenty of experimentation.
When: Wednesday, November 1st
Where: 1932 2nd Ave
Faye Webster’s indie folk sounds paint a sonic landscape with lyrical authenticity and vulnerability. Her soulful vocals and candid songwriting blend folk, alt-country and R&B for a unique and unforgettable sound.
When: Thursday, November 2nd
Where: 1700 1st Ave S
Freakout Festival takes place Thursday, November 2nd until Sunday, November 5th. Some of this year’s artists include The Gories, The Spits, and Acid Tongue. That being said, you’ll have no shortage of new bands to discover.
When: Thursday, November 2nd-Sunday, November 5th
Where: Multiple venues around Seattle
The Cinema of Horrors offers lovers of all things spooky a unique movie-watching experience that will take any movie’s jump scares to the next level. Fill your car up with your friends and grab tickets for your favorite scary movie on the big screen. It’ll feel pretty normal until you realize that there’s something or someone lurking outside your car.
When: Until Tuesday, October 31st
Where: 17402 NE Delfel Rd, Ridgefield, WA
Seattle Restaurant Week invites diners to explore a diverse selection of local foods over the course of two weeks. Participating restaurants, bars, cafes, food trucks, and pop-ups are offering curated menus for $20, $35, $50, and $65 across the city.
When: Sunday, October 22nd-Saturday, November 4th
Where: Participating restaurants across Seattle
Black Lagoon is a Halloween pop-up bar that is open now until November 4th. Guests can check out the lagoon daily from 4 PM-2 AM. It’s described as a “swampy harbor” and welcomes all ghosts, monsters, witches and zombies.
When: Tuesday, September 26th-Saturday, November 4th
Where: 2332 2nd Ave
Want to start the weekend with a new movie? How about Martin Scorsese’s newest film, Killers of the Flower Moon? The film opened at SIFF on Friday and is based on a true story starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Lily Gladstone in an epic western crime saga.
When: On now
Where: 511 Queen Anne Ave N
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
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
Where: 1701 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA
Enjoy Seattle, and have a great week!