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Upcoming Events in Seattle and Beyond: May 2018

All throughout May – Toytopia, Washington State Historical Society Website: April 21-May 5, 2018 – Family Treasure Cruise, South Lake Union Website: May 1-3, 2018 – Kid Jump at Flying Circus, Andover Park East, Tukwila Website: May 1, 2018 – May Day Celebration and Potluck, Freemont Arts Council Website: 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: April 4-30, 2018 – Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, Skagit Valley Website: April 5-22, 2018 – String, Village Theatre in Issaquah Website: April 6-8, 2018 – SANCA’s Annual Showcase Spectacular, Broadway Performance Hall Website: April 7, 2018 – Ladies Musical […]

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Grandma Seatac

I’ve been called many things in my life, but “Grandma SeaTac” is the newest moniker.  Bestowed upon me by my grandsons, ages 5 and 3, there is a clear logic.  They have one set of grandparents who now live in Arizona.  These have been dubbed “Grandma and Grandpa Arizona” and so since my grandsons, like […]

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Upcoming Events in Seattle and Beyond: March

March 1-4, 2018 – Emerald City Comic Con, Washington State Convention Center Website: March 1-4, 2018 – Sewing and Stitchery Expo, Washington State Fair Events Center in Puyallup Website: March 1-11, 2018 – You Can’t Take It with You, Center Theatre Website: March 1-15, 2018 – Love, Chaos, and Dinner, Marymoor Park […]

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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: February 1-25, 2018 – Vanishing Point, The Bathhouse Theater Website: February 1 – March 4, 2018 – The Little Prince, Seattle Children’s Theatre Website: February […]

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Upcoming Events in Seattle and Beyond: January

January 1, 2018 – State Parks Free Day, Various Washington State Parks Website: January 1, 2018 – Resolution Run 5K and Polar Bear Dive, Magnuson Park Website: January 1, 2018 – Polar Bear Plunge, Matthews Beach Park Website: January 5-7, 2018 – Puyallup Home & Garden Show, Washington State Fair Grounds Website: […]

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Upcoming Events in Seattle and Beyond: December

December 1, 2017 – Destination Des Moines Tree Lighting Pajama Party, Big Catch Plaza Website: December 1, 2017 – Great Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition, Westlake Center Website: December 1, 2017 – Lights in Redmond, Redmond Town Center Website: December 1-3, 2017 – The Nutcracker, Renton IKEA Performing Arts Center Website: December […]

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Upcoming Events in Seattle: November

November 1-2, Seattle Restaurant Week, Various Locations Website: November 4, Help Guayama Puerto Rico Survivors, Queen Anne B & E Meats Website: November 4-5, Jet City Comic Show, Tacoma Convention Center Website: November 4-5, America’s Largest Antique & Collectible Show, Washington State Fair Events Center Website: November 8 & 15, Love, […]

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Upcoming Events in Seattle: October

October 1, 2017 – GeekGirlCon, Washington State Convention Center Website: October 1, 2017 – Northwest Tea Festival, Exhibition Hall at Seattle Center Website: October 1, 2017 – Irish Reels Film Festival, SIFF Film Center Website: October 6-8, 2017 – Seattle Home Show, CenturyLink Field Website: October 6-8, 2017 – Dungeness Crab […]

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Pike Place Market | Must Do, Must See, Must Taste!

Seattle’s Pike Place Market recently celebrated its 110th birthday (or anniversary, whatever you’d like to call it). Happy Birthday Pike Place Market; that’s 110 years of history, sights worth seeing, Seattleite fun and incredible food!  Whether you’re a Seattle native or a tourist visiting the Emerald City for the first time, there’s no denying how […]

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Port of Seattle Luncheon | Recap

I recently attended the Port of Seattle Luncheon as a member of the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce, and I learned quite a lot. What I learned, specifically about Sea-Tac International Airport, ranges from fun facts to ground-breaking plans for growth and development. I have lived in SeaTac, literally around the corner from the airport, […]

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Upcoming Events in Seattle: September

September 1-3, 2017 – Bumbershoot, Seattle Center Website: September 1-3, 2017 – Oak Harbor Music Festival, Downtown Oak Harbor Website: September 1-3, 2017 – Tumbleweed Music Festival, Richland, WA Website: September 1-4, 2017 – Evergreen State Fair, Monroe, WA Website: 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 Dancing til Dusk 2017, Downtown Seattle Parks July 11- August 17 Shakespeare in the Park, Puget Sound Parks July 6-August 6 Celebrate Woodinville Concerts and Festival, Woodinville August 2, 9, 19 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: Edmonds Waterfront Festival – June 2-4, 2017, Port of Edmonds Marina Website: Kent International Festival – June 3, 2017, ShoWare Center Website: June Faire – June 3, 2017, Norseland Website: 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: June 2-3, 2017 – Stamp & Scrapbook Expo, Puyallup Fairgrounds Website: June 2-11, 2017 – Pacific Northwest Ballet, McCaw Hall Website: June 3, 2017 – State Park Free Day, Over 140 Washington State Parks Website: […]

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Des Moines Doghouse Review

Let me tell you a little bit about one of my favorite local eateries, The Des Moines Doghouse. Now, you’ll come to learn through later posts that I have many favorites, but this is definitely a contender. My husband went along with me on this little adventure. He hadn’t been to the Doghouse in quite […]

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March Upcoming Events 2015

March 1    Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel –  5th Avenue Theatre March 1    Polar Science Weekend  –  Pacific Science Center March 1    Seattle Golf & Travel Show  –  CenturyLink Field Event Center March 1    Bluegrass festival  –  Hyatt Regency, Bellevue WA March 1    Seussical  –  Tacoma Musical Playhouse Family Theater March 1    Cirque du Soleil  –  […]

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2014 Easter Egg Hunts and Activities Around Seattle & King County Area

Easter 2014 is Sunday, April 20th and we have the inside tips on tons of local activities and celebrations, like egg hunts around the Seattle and King County Area! Find 2014 Easter egg hunt and other springtime activities for the following cities: Bothell Brier Burien Des Moines Federal Way Issaquah Kent Mercer Island Normandy Park […]

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September Upcoming Events

September 2nd, Monday – Labor Day September 4th, Wednesday – Highline School District First Day of School September 6th-22nd Washington State Fair-Do the Puyallup! September 13th, Friday – Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce August Membership Luncheon at the SeaTac Airport 11:30 am-1:30 pm September 18th, Wednesday – Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce August […]

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Upcoming Events July 2013

July 9th-15th Kent Cornucopia Days Music in the Park-Wednesday (North SeaTac Community Center) and Thursday (Lake Burien School Park) night concerts July through August starting July 11th. FREE July 11th Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce Membership Luncheon 11:30-1:30 pm at Glen Acres Golf & Country Club. Contact SeaTac’s Music in […]

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