February is rolling along nicely, and with it, plenty of things to do. From concerts and food to shows and getting prepped for Valentine’s Day, the city is once again buzzing with events from end to end. Here are 10 of the best things to do in Seattle this week.
Early 2010’s pop star Marina is coming to Seattle this February. Her newest tour is taking the tunes of her fifth album statewide. Jam to your old favorites as well as some new songs at this lively concert.
When: February 7th
Where: 911 Pine St
Rapper Wale needs no introduction and if you want to get your February off to a high-energy start you might as well go see him live. You’ll be able to jam to all your old favorite tunes and have a great evening of dancing and jamming.
When: February 8th
Where: 1426 1st Ave
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
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: February 1st-20th
Where: 800 Occidental Avenue South
Cost: $109+ per person
The most romantic day of the year (debatably) is on its way, 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.
During this exhibit, guests will be able to explore the “Hockey Science Lab,” where you can test your hockey knowledge through hands-on interactive activities on a scaled-down replica rink and test things like reaction time, speed, balance, coordination, and power all of which are crucial to the game of hockey. Additionally, you can explore a hockey locker room full of the game’s biggest stars.
When: Until February 27th, 2022
Where: 200 2nd Ave N
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: February 4th-July 17th
Where: 1300 First Ave
Netflix is great and all but why not watch a movie with a little local flair. We checked out the most popular and highest ranked films on IMDb that are set in Washington and let us tell you there are some good ones on there. Don’t miss out!
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