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Best of This Weekend May 7 and 8

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credit: Seattle Yacht Club

From boats to flowers to opera to wine tasting, there’s lots happening around the Sound this weekend:

OPENING DAY OF BOATING SEASON
Saturday, May 7
http://www.seattleyachtclub.org
10:00am – 3:00pm

Dragon boats, crew racing, a boat parade and more along the Montlake Cut.

MOM and ME AT THE ZOO
Saturday, May 7
Woodland Park Zoo
601 N. 59th Street
Seattle, WA 98103
206.548.2500
http://www.zoo.org
9:30am – 3:00pm

Bring the whole family for crafts, inflatables, and animal encounters. All moms are half-off admission for this day.

PIKE PLACE MARKET FLOWER FESTIVAL
Saturday and Sunday, May 7-8
Pike Place Market
1531 Western Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98101
206.682.7453
http://www.pikeplacemarket.org
9:00am – 5:00pm

Festival featuring flower bouquets from local farm vendors at Pike Place Market; make a card for mom.

TUXES AND TAILS
Saturday, May 7
Hyatt Regency Bellevue
900 Bellevue Way NE,
Bellevue, WA 98004
425.373.5388
http://www.tuxesandtails.org
5:00pm

The 22nd annual dinner and auction benefitting the Seattle Humane Society.

MOZART’S OPERA “THE MAGIC FLUTE”
Saturday and Sunday, May 7 and 8.
McCaw Hall
321 Mercer Street
Seattle, WA 98109
206.684.7200
http://www.seattleopera.org
Saturday 7:30pm; Sunday 2:00pm

Myth, magic, music and Mozart for the opening weekend of the Seattle Opera’s “The Magic Flute”.

POLISH CULTURAL FESTIVAL
Saturday, May 7
Polish Cultural Center
1714 18th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
http://www.polishhome.org
11:30am – 4:00pm

An all-you-can-eat pierogi contest, folk group performances, craft workshops, and children activities.

ELLENSBURG WINE FESTIVAL
Saturday, May 7
Downtown Ellensburg, WA
888.925.2204
http://www.visitellen.com
3:00pm – 7:00pm

Ten tastings and commemorative wine glass included in the price at this 3rd annual event.

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