There’s plenty to do in the Pacific Northwest this Memorial Day weekend.  Folklife, films, Foo Fighters, flying and lots more fun!

Fly the Fortress! The EAA B-17G Bomber
Wednesday, May 25 – Monday, May 30
2:00pm – 5:00pm daily
Boeing Field
7277 Perimeter Road
Seattle, WA 98108

EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association) is offering historic flight experiences in its beautifully restored B-17G Flying Fortress “Aluminum Overcast.” Book a flight (800.359.6217) or take a ground tour of this historic aircraft at Boeing Field.

Stormin’ the Lake
Saturday, May 28
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Green Lake Community Center
Seattle, Washington 98103

The free annual event gives fans the opportunity to hear from the Seattle Storm team and coaches for the first time in the season!

Edmonds’ Jazz Connection
Saturday, May 28
10:00am – 8:00pm

FREE daytime concerts—20 student jazz groups performing all day – featuring jazz, big-band and more in downtown Edmonds.  Free parking.

Northwest Folklife Festival
Friday, May 27 – Monday, May 30
11:00am – 11:00pm daily
Seattle Center
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98109

Folk, ethnic and traditional performing arts, dances, crafts, workshops, food and more at Seattle Center.

The “World Famous” Lipizzaner Stallions
Saturday, May 28 – Sunday, May 29
Comcast Arena
2000 Hewitt Avenue
Everett, WA 98201

41st anniversary presentation of the “Dancing White Stallions” at Comcast Arena Everett. Ticket prices range from $12.25 – $23.50.

Seattle International Film Festival
Thursday, May 19 – Sunday, June 12
Various Seattle Area Theaters

A month-long celebration of film, various Seattle area theaters are showing many different genres of films and documentaries. This weekend, for example, the Uptown Cinema, is showing films based on books: The Hedgehog (Le Herisson) based on the novel The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery, and Mao’s Last Dancer, based on the autobiography with the same title by Li Cunxin. Check for movies, theatres and showtimes. Order tickets online or by calling 206.324.9996.

Sasquatch Music Festival
Friday, May 27 – Monday, May 30
The Gorge Ampitheater
754 Silica Road NW
George, WA 98848

A weekend of music including Foo Fighters, Modest Mouse and The Flaming Lips plus gaming and eating at the Gorge Amphitheater.

Olympic Art Festival
Saturday, May 28 – Sunday, May 29
Olympic Art Gallery
40 Washington St/Hwy 101
Quilcene, WA 98376

Meet Northwest artists and watch as they create their work at Olympic Art Gallery in Quilcene.  Featuring woodcraft artists, watercolor, ceramics, jewelry, pen and ink and more.


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