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Best of This Weekend in Seattle March 2 – 4

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It’s March already! The Polar Science Weekend, Northwest Women’s Show, Poverty Bay Wine Festival, Sewing and Stitchery Expo and more are going on to welcome a new month in Puget Sound.

Northwest Women’s Show
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
March 2, 3 and 4
CenturyLink Field Event Center
800 Occidental Ave South
Seattle, WA 98134
http://www.nwwomensshow.com

Celebrating it’s 23 year as Seattle’s ultimate girls destination for style, shopping, fashion shows, celebrity appearances, entertainment and more.

Poverty Bay Wine Festival
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Landmark Event Center
23660 Marine View Drive South
Des Moines, WA 98198
http://www.dmrotary.org

Enjoy live jazz and a historic setting while tasting wines from over twenty Washington State Wineries and sampling delicacies from local food merchants. 100% of the net revenues generated by this event are used to fund the charitable activities of the Des Moines Rotary Club. Free parking and a free shuttle service will run from the Des Moines Marina to Landmark Event Center all three days of the festival.

Polar Science Weekend
Thursday – Sunday
March 1, 2, 3 and 4
Pacific Science Center
200 Second Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109
206.443.2001
http://www.pacificsciencecenter.org

Presented in partnership with the University of Washington’s Applied Physics Laboratory, students, families and guests of all ages will enjoy four action- packed days of hands-on activities, demonstrations, exhibits and more – all transporting you into the extreme environments of the Arctic and Antarctic. You will also meet polar scientists who work in some of the most remote and challenging places on earth. Polar Science Weekend is included with price of general admission – FREE for Pacific Science Center members.

Seattle Dollhouse Miniature Show
Saturday and Sunday
March 3 and 4
Seattle Center Northwest Rooms
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98109
http://www.seattledollhouseshow.com

65-70 dealers/vendors come from all over the United States, Canada and England to sell a huge variety of handcrafted and commercially produced goods and accessories for dollhouses and scale miniature roomboxes and vignettes. There is something for every taste and budget……child, beginner and sophisticated collector! Unique to the Seattle Dollhouse Miniature Shows is the wonderful exhibit area-over 65 intriguing displays of dollhouses, buildings, roomboxes and vignettes to delight, amaze and inspire you.

Before There Were Video Games
Saturday, March 3
10:00am – 12:00pm
Fort Nisqually Living History Museum
5400 N Pearl St
Tacoma, WA 98407
253.591.5339
http://www.fortnisqually.org

Before video games, kids’ toys were homemade. Learn about toys from the 1800s and make a couple to bring home. The class includes patterns, materials and rules for making popular toys of the 1800s. $20/person. Register online.

Sewing & Stitchery Expo
March 1, 2, 3 and 4
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Americraft ShowPlex, Pavilion, Expo Hall
Puyallup Fairgrounds
110 9th Ave SW
Puyallup, WA 98371
253.845.1771
http://www.sewexpo.com

There is a huge vendor floor, a non-stop roster of demos on the Free Stage, and professional models on the Expo Runway, presenting six different FREE style shows every day. Plus daily hands-on classes where participants can learn a new technique and leave with a finished project.

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