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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 and Beyond: December

December 1, 2017 – Destination Des Moines Tree Lighting Pajama Party, Big Catch Plaza Website: https://www.destinationdesmoines.org/holiday-tree-lighting December 1, 2017 – Great Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition, Westlake Center Website: http://www.pikemarketseniorcenter.org/figgy-pudding/ December 1, 2017 – Lights in Redmond, Redmond Town Center Website: http://www.redmondlights.com/ December 1-3, 2017 – The Nutcracker, Renton IKEA Performing Arts Center Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1562032080524097/ December […]

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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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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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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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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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Upcoming Events in Seattle: March

Upcoming Events in Seattle-March: March 2: Free Museum Day, Multiple Museums and Cost: Free Time: 8 am Website: http://freemuseumday.org/sea.html March 2-5: Emerald City Comic-Con, WA State Convention Center and Cost/Time: Varies Website: http://www.emeraldcitycomicon.com/ March 3-4: Poverty Bay Wine Festival, DesMoines Beach Park Auditorium and Cost: $15-40 Time: Varies Website: http://www.seattlesouthside.com/events March 4-5: Seattle Bike Show, […]

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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 Restaurant Week

Twice a year the best restaurants in Seattle plan three course menus for lunch and dinner at just $15 and $28 respectively, for ten days over two weeks of time.  It is called Seattle Restaurant Week and runs Sunday through Thursday for a fortnight usually in April and again in October.  This is one of […]

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Seattle Area Easter Egg Hunts 2013

Find 2013 Easter egg hunt activities for the following cities: Auburn Bothell Brier Burien Des Moines Federal Way Kent Kirkland Mercer Island Normandy Park Redmond Renton SeaTac Seattle Tacoma West Seattle Auburn: Kid’s Day at Green River Community College Where: Green River Community College in Auburn Cost: Free When: Saturday, March 30, 10 am – […]

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Pike Place Market’s Gum Wall: A Hidden Seattle Attraction

Many Seattle-ites and those visiting Seattle love to take in the sights, smells, sounds, and tastes of Pike Place Market – to browse the homemade arts and crafts, local photography, farmer’s stands, unique little shops; smell the fresh seafood and produce; listen and watch the talented street musicians; and taste amazing foods from longstanding restaurants […]

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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 Check In

With the winter equinox just around the corner, it’s time to check in with our fall bucket lists. Volunteer in the community – We worked with our church on several activities and sat down and decided where to give some end of year charitable giving. Start and finish my baby boy’s nursery – Today, I […]

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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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Wizards, Spells, & Community

In the land known as Bellevue, powerful wizards gather in one location at a prearranged time to compete in a tournament of wits, strength, and magical capabilities in randomly assigned duels…to the death! Magical spells fly wildly through the air, smashing into the crowd of spectators. Ferocious creatures and great warriors are summoned from distant […]

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2012 Seattle Summer Bucket List

Believe it or not, summer is approaching! As I write this we have one week to go till the solstice and the weather is a muggy 60-something grey. Nevertheless, the writing of the 2012 Summer List has begun and checking off the items will begin once summer commences, whether the weather cooperates fully or not. […]

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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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