We hope the long weekend treated you all nicely. Now that we’re back into the swing of things and a new month is here, why not check out some new events? Here are 10 of the best things to do in Seattle this week.
First up and just around the corner is Northwest Folklife. While fair may be a debatable term for this festival, it certainly has some similar elements. You’ll be able to enjoy all of its free-spirited, hippy-dippy goodness with food, live music, performance, and more.
When: Until May 30th
Where: Seattle Center
Next, a trio of some “regular”, but still fun, options around the city. If working from home is getting a little old, then maybe check out our roundup of some of the best cafes in the city to get some work done.
Where: Click the link above for our picks
When was the last time you went to the Pacific Science Center Laser Dome? If you can’t remember it might just be time to treat yourself to a show. Especially because the Laser Dome is back to doing live shows with featured artists like Prince, Pink Floyd, BTS, and more.
Where: Pacific Science Center
Local natural wine shop and bar La Dive actually offers a monthly wine subscription! When you sign up you can choose between three different subscription options. The first option is two bottles a month for $42, then four bottles a month for $84, or six bottles a month for $120.
In need of some movie-watching time? Well, a new month means tons of new additions. June’s Netflix additions are a mix of new originals and some old favorites. You can also see what’s leaving Netflix in June as well.
Each week on Tuesday you can attend a drag happy hour at Chop Suey. You’ll be able to watch drag icon Jane Don’t and three of Seattle’s other premiere drag beauties do their thing. It’s sure to be the most fun you’ve had at a happy hour in a while.
Where: 1325 E Madison St
If you love reading then chances are you know about SPL and Seattle Arts & Lectures Summer Book Bingo. It’s the perfect way to get some much-needed reading in and also read out of your comfort zone. Plus if you fill out your bingo chart you can win some pretty cool prizes.
Another option for movie watching this week is the drive-in experience of Movies at Marymoor. The ultimate summer theater is back with a whole host of classic flicks for you to enjoy. Go solo, with the fam or bring your friends.
When: Until August
Where: Marymoor Park
Cost: $30 per carload
Nope, this isn’t a typo. Crystal Mountain just extended its ski season for a second time! You can enjoy the slopes until mid-June. Keep in mind you can only go on Fridays and weekends though. But if you happen to have a Friday off, why not give it a go?
When: Until June 12th
Where: Crystal Mountain
Cost: $69 one day lift tickets
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!