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Upcoming Events in Seattle and Beyond: May 2018

All throughout May – Toytopia, Washington State Historical Society Website: http://www.washingtonhistory.org/visit/wshm/exhibits/toytopia/ April 21-May 5, 2018 – Family Treasure Cruise, South Lake Union Website: https://www.emeraldcitypirates.com/family-treasure-pirate-cruise/ May 1-3, 2018 – Kid Jump at Flying Circus, Andover Park East, Tukwila Website: https://www.parentmap.com/calendar/kid-jump-flying-circus May 1, 2018 – May Day Celebration and Potluck, Freemont Arts Council Website: http://fremontartscouncil.org/may-day/ May 3, […]

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Upcoming Events in Seattle and Beyond: April

April 4-19, 2018 – Seattle Restaurant Week, 165+ Restaurants around Seattle Website: https://srw.seattletimes.com/ April 4-30, 2018 – Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, Skagit Valley Website: http://tulipfestival.org/ April 5-22, 2018 – String, Village Theatre in Issaquah Website: http://villagetheatre.org/issaquah/string.php April 6-8, 2018 – SANCA’s Annual Showcase Spectacular, Broadway Performance Hall Website: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3232395 April 7, 2018 – Ladies Musical […]

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Upcoming Events in Seattle and Beyond: February

February 1, 2018 – Free Entry to Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, Museum of History & Industry and Seattle Art Museum February 1-3, 2018 – Seattle Boat Show, Century Link Field Website: https://seattleboatshow.com/ February 1-25, 2018 – Vanishing Point, The Bathhouse Theater Website: https://www.seattlepublictheater.org/vanishing-point February 1 – March 4, 2018 – The Little Prince, Seattle Children’s Theatre Website: https://www.sct.org/Shows/2017-2018-Season/TheLittlePrince February […]

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Upcoming Events in Seattle and Beyond: January

January 1, 2018 – State Parks Free Day, Various Washington State Parks Website: http://www.parks.state.wa.us/281/Find-a-park January 1, 2018 – Resolution Run 5K and Polar Bear Dive, Magnuson Park Website: http://promotionevents.com/resorun/default.htm January 1, 2018 – Polar Bear Plunge, Matthews Beach Park Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/383042535460968/ January 5-7, 2018 – Puyallup Home & Garden Show, Washington State Fair Grounds Website: […]

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Upcoming Events in Seattle: November

November 1-2, Seattle Restaurant Week, Various Locations Website: https://srw.seattletimes.com/ November 4, Help Guayama Puerto Rico Survivors, Queen Anne B & E Meats Website: http://bnemeats.com/blogEntry.aspx?viewblogentryguid=e19178e4-8b2a-43d1-af2e-4afc4a081872&parentnavigationid=1363&viewblogguid=99f2f0d9-14d7-4c38-9315-b4218640f3e9 November 4-5, Jet City Comic Show, Tacoma Convention Center Website: http://www.jetcitycomicshow.com/ November 4-5, America’s Largest Antique & Collectible Show, Washington State Fair Events Center Website: http://www.thefair.com/fun/details/americas-largest-antique-collectible-show_1 November 8 & 15, Love, […]

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Upcoming Events in Seattle: October

October 1, 2017 – GeekGirlCon, Washington State Convention Center Website: https://geekgirlcon.com/ October 1, 2017 – Northwest Tea Festival, Exhibition Hall at Seattle Center Website: http://www.nwteafestival.com/ October 1, 2017 – Irish Reels Film Festival, SIFF Film Center Website: http://irishreels.org/ October 6-8, 2017 – Seattle Home Show, CenturyLink Field Website: http://seattlehomeshow.com/show-info/ October 6-8, 2017 – Dungeness Crab […]

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Upcoming Events in Seattle: September

September 1-3, 2017 – Bumbershoot, Seattle Center Website: https://www.bumbershoot.com/ September 1-3, 2017 – Oak Harbor Music Festival, Downtown Oak Harbor Website: http://www.oakharborfestival.com/ September 1-3, 2017 – Tumbleweed Music Festival, Richland, WA Website: http://www.tumbleweedfest.com/ September 1-4, 2017 – Evergreen State Fair, Monroe, WA Website: https://www.evergreenfair.org/27/The-Fair September 1-4, 2017 – Ellensburg Rodeo and the Kittitas County Fair, […]

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Upcoming Events in Seattle: August

Upcoming events in Seattle: August “Out to Lunch” Free Music Concerts, Downtown Seattle July 5- September 1 https://downtownseattle.org/events/out-to-lunch/ Dancing til Dusk 2017, Downtown Seattle Parks July 11- August 17 http://www.danceforjoy.biz/dancingtildusk/ Shakespeare in the Park, Puget Sound Parks July 6-August 6 http://www.seattleshakespeare.org/woodeno/ Celebrate Woodinville Concerts and Festival, Woodinville August 2, 9, 19 http://www.celebratewoodinville.com/ Seattle Art Fair, […]

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Upcoming Events in Seattle: July

You know its July when long, sunny days combine with outdoor festivals, parades, concerts, art walks and other community events!  And, to help you plan for a month of great family outings, we’ve listed a variety of events for you and your family to enjoy. July 1 -2, 2017 – Romy and Michele’s High School […]

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Greater Seattle Area July 4th Events

In the years following America’s Declaration of Independence, the first observances began to appear in a number of towns, featuring fireworks and a few other festive events.  In time, though, the popularity of Independence Day grew into a nationwide celebration – a day to spend time with family and friends attending community picnics, parades, festivals, […]

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Family Friendly Summer Festivals

Family Friendly Summer Festivals JUNE HONK! Fest West – June 2-4, 2017, Various Locations Website: https://www.honkfestwest.org/ Edmonds Waterfront Festival – June 2-4, 2017, Port of Edmonds Marina Website: http://www.edmondswaterfrontfestival.org/ Kent International Festival – June 3, 2017, ShoWare Center Website: http://www.kentinternationalfestival.com/ June Faire – June 3, 2017, Norseland Website: http://www.kitsapmedievalfaire.org/ Duvall Days – June 3-4, 2017, […]

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Upcoming Events in Seattle: June

Upcoming Events in Seattle: June June 2, 2017 – Bark Benefit, Pickering Barn in Issaquah Website: http://www.savinggreatanimals.org/info/events?EventID=99857#EventID99857 June 2-3, 2017 – Stamp & Scrapbook Expo, Puyallup Fairgrounds Website: http://scrapbookexpo.com/2017-expo-show-list/pu-17/ June 2-11, 2017 – Pacific Northwest Ballet, McCaw Hall Website: https://www.pnb.org/season/16-17/exhibition/ June 3, 2017 – State Park Free Day, Over 140 Washington State Parks Website: http://www.discoverpass.wa.gov/136/State-Parks-Free-Days […]

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2017 Guide to Farmers Markets

2017 Guide to Farmers Markets:   This is a 2017 guide to Farmers Markets in the Seattle Southside area. Des Moines Farmers Market- June through September, Saturdays 10am-2pm and July through August, Wednesdays 4pm-8pm at the Des Moines Marina Website: http://www.dmfm.org/DMFM/Home.html Burien Farmers Market- May through Mid-October, Thursdays 11am-6pm in Old Burien Website: http://www.discoverburien.org/events/event/burien-farmers-market/ Renton […]

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101 Things to Check Off Your Family Summer Bucket List

101 Things to Check Off Your Family Summer Bucket List 1. Fountains, wading or spray parks all over the area. 2. Try new foods and treats (or just have your favorites) Boba tea, 3. Explore new parks 4. Look out for outdoor movie screenings. Many are free or cheap. 5. Museums! Free days, or cheap/donation […]

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Upcoming Events in Seattle: May

Upcoming Events in Seattle: May May 4– May the 4th be with you (Star Wars Day), Everywhere Website: http://www.starwars.com/may-the-4th May 4- Free First Thursday, Various locations and times Website: http://freemuseumday.org/sea.html May 5-14- Sequim Irrigation Festival (the state’s oldest festival), Sequim Website: http://www.irrigationfestival.com/ May 6- iFest, Seattle Center Armory Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ifest-2017-seattle-tickets-32061304224 May 7- Taco Libre Truck […]

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Seattle Easter Events 2017

Seattle Easter Events 2017 Seattle Childrens Museum – Egg Hunt, April 15th and 16th, 8:30am-10am Members: $5                    Non-Members: $8 http://thechildrensmuseum.org/spring-egg-hunts/ Des Moines Beach – Eggstravaganza, April 15th, Cost: $5 http://www.tothebeachwa.com/events.php Woodland Park Zoo – Bunny Bounce, April 15th, 9:30am-3pm, Ages: 1-8 Cost: Zoo Admission or Membership https://www.zoo.org/bunnybounce Angle Lake – Egg hunt, April 15th, 9 […]

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Upcoming Events in Seattle: April

  Upcoming Events in Seattle – April: April 1: Burien UFO Festival, Olde Burien Website: http://www.seattlesouthside.com/events/2481-burien-ufo-festival April 1-2: Gem Faire, Washington State Fairgrounds Website: http://www.gemfaire.com/event/puyallup-wa-3/ April 1-16: Carnival for Kids, Seattle Armory Website: http://www.seattlecenter.com/whirligig/ April 1-30: Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, Mt Vernon Website: www.tulipfestival.org April 2-6 and 9-13: Seattle Restaurant Week, Over 165 Participating Restaurants in […]

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Upcoming Events July 2013

July 9th-15th Kent Cornucopia Days http://www.kcdays.com/ Music in the Park-Wednesday (North SeaTac Community Center) and Thursday (Lake Burien School Park) night concerts July through August starting July 11th. FREE http://burienwa.gov/index.aspx?NID=792 July 11th Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce Membership Luncheon 11:30-1:30 pm at Glen Acres Golf & Country Club. Contact barnesen@swkcc.org http://swkingcowa.usachamber.com/custom2.asp?pagename=calendar&a=view&eid=108768 SeaTac’s Music in […]

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Fun Things to Do in Seattle with Kids

When our son was born, my husband and I didn’t know what our date outings would look like or how they would change with Judah. We wanted to continue doing our favorite things; which included exploring new places in downtown Seattle, walking around Pike Place Market, Pioneer Square, the waterfront, finding new parks in the […]

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Seattle Transportation – Biking

Seattle is a beautiful city spread across a wide and diverse land.  To get from the airport to downtown Seattle you will cross rivers, pass lakes, and go up and down many hills. To get from Seattle to the Eastside you will cross giant bridges. To even get from one neighborhood in Seattle like Columbia […]

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Seattle Winter Bucket List

So let’s be honest, most of us really enjoy Seattle in the winter because we’re not buried in snow and below freezing temperatures like so many other parts of the country.  But we could all do with a bit more warmth and definitely sunshine on the endlessly wet and grey and chilly days.  This is […]

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Fall Bucket List

We did the Puyallup Fair this past weekend, the first item on my fall bucket list which coincided well with the first day of fall for us!  Isn’t it crazy that Washington State finally caught up to the greatness that is the Puyallup Fair and made it that starting next fall the Puyallup Fair will […]

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A Whale of a Review – If You Value Reputation, You Will Want to Understand Online Reviews

What if the opinion of every customer you have ever had was instantly available for your review? Or, what if everyone, including new potential customers had access to these opinions? Essentially, they do. The increasing importance and proliferation of review sites has made reviews powerful tools for consumers. Reviews could be powerful for a business […]

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Before Summer Ends

Looking for fun things to do in Seattle during the summer? While we may not have the brightest weather on the planet, we’ve got a wide variety of activities, events and attractions that are brilliant rain or shine. Take a look at the city’s summer must-dos for families and friends before summer ends. Sports: Mariners […]

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