Weekend of May 8th

Still need to figure out where to take your mother to celebrate? Here are my recommendations, there’s sure to be something your mother will enjoy. May 8 – 14th Annual More Music @ The Moore This year’s More Music @ The Moore program features singer/songwriters, cellists, Hip Hop, Hard Rock, Tongan & Samoan artists and of course, a drum line for Sheila E. to take to task, and many more. Phinney-Greenwood ArtWalk Over 100 artists-enjoy the neighborhood, the sights, food and drinks. This is the 20th year, and you’ll find there’s a good reason why it’s been going on this long. May 9 – West…

Weekend of May 1st

May 1 – Leadership Summit This annual training event is perfect for those looking to hone their leadership skills. It even has tracts based on your skill needs. May 2 – Fishing Kids at Greenlake Witness almost 500 kids fish, many of them for the first time. They’ll learn about fishing, baiting a hook and after they catch one, how to clean their fish. Bacon & Beer Classic Did you say Bacon? Sign me up! Head down to Safeco for brews and bacon-inspired cuisine. Your admission also includes educational sessions, so make sure to check out the session on pig butchering. Free Comic Book Day One day out…

Golden Gardens

A summer isn’t spent properly unless you put in ample time at Golden Gardens Park. While this Seattle treasure is often busy, it’s well worth the crowds. Throw on a swimsuit, grab the little ones, a bucket and make it a day. With a long stretch of beach you can build a sand castle, enjoy sand volleyball and a picnic. There’s plenty of space to throw a frisbee or simply lay out and soak up the sun. During the summer you can rent a kayak or paddleboard from a seasonal shop–or bring your own. Just south of the park is a marina and…

Weekend of April 24th

April 24 – Arcade Lights This annual food, craft beer and wine event at Pike Place Market boasts an impressive vendor list. Distilleries and sweets round out this selection making it the best way to spend your Friday night. April 25 – Cherry Blossom Festival This event commemorates the Japanese gift of 1,000 Cherry Trees to Seattle. Explore the culture through film, dance, music and even orgami. It last all weekend, so grab the kids and soak it all in. Sheep Sheering Just as you’re likely packing away your winter gear, it’s time for the sheep to shed their winter coat. Catch the sheering, spinning demonstrations plus…