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Best of This Weekend in Seattle November 9 – 12

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It’s Veteran’s Day Weekend, which means the annual Veteran’s Day Parade and other observances. Plus, there’s plenty of fun for you and the kids all weekend long!

For Veteran’s Day Weekend Events and Observances, click HERE.

Affordable Art Fair
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
November 8, 9, 10 and 11
Seattle Center Exhibition Hall
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98109
http://www.affordableartfair.com/seattle

Seattle’s first edition of an exciting contemporary art fair! Come see local, national and international galleries showing contemporary art priced from $100 – $10,000, with half under $5,000. Tickets available online HERE or at the door.

Taste of Tulalip
Friday and Saturday
November 9 and 10
Tulalip Resort Casino
10200 Quil Ceda Blvd
Tulalip, WA 98271
866.716.7162
http://www.tasteoftulalip.com

The most talked about wine and food event kicks off with Friday night’s multi-course Celebration Dinner, prepared by Executive Chef Perry Mascitti and his team, paired with premium wines from around the globe selected by sommelier, Tommy Thompson. Saturday is filled with wine and food demos, chef challenges, a wine seminar, a VIP Magnum Party and is capped with the Grand Taste – featuring over 120 wineries from Washington, Oregon, California, France and Italy, along with a craft beer “pool garden”.

Scrapbook Convention
Friday and Saturday
November 9 and 10
Meydenbauer Center
11100 NE 6th Street
Bellevue, WA 98004
425.637.1020
http://www.ckscrapbookevents.com/seattle

Come for a weekend of scrapbooking and more where you can enjoy shopping, classes, and chances to win at CKC-Seattle!

Olympia Film Festival
Friday, November 9 through Sunday, November 18
Capitol Theater
206 5th Avenue SE,
Olympia, WA 98501
360.754.6670
http://www.olympiafilmsociety.org

The Olympia Film Society has curated over nine days of important and entertaining films, outrageously fun events, and an experience you will not forget, including an evening with actor Fred Willard. Details online.

Grand Opening of NASA’s Space Shuttle Trainer!
Saturday, November 10
11:00am
Museum of Flight
9404 East Marginal Way S
Seattle, WA 98108
206.764.5720
http://www.museumofflight.org

The Museum of Flight is the permanent home to NASA’s Space Shuttle Trainer, the world’s only example of this full-scale shuttle training facility. The Museum opens this world-class exhibit with music and family activities in the Space Gallery and throughout the Museum. Visitors will be among the first to step inside the shuttle’s expansive fuselage and see the new spaceflight artifacts populating the towering Charles Simonyi Space Gallery.

America’s Largest Antique & Collectible Show
Saturday and Sunday
November 10 and 11
Puyallup Fair/Washington State Fair and Events Center
110 9th Ave SW
Puyallup, WA 98371
http://www.palmerwirfs.com

One of the country’s best resources for finding vintage items from every era! If you’re a dealer, you’ll soon discover that the exhibitors save their best and freshest ‘finds’ for this event. If you’ve over-collected, it’s a great place to sell to a knowledgable crowd.

Maplewood Rock and Gem Club Annual Fall Show
Saturday and Sunday
November 10 and 11
8802 196th St SW
Edmonds, WA 98020
http://www.maplewoodrockclub.com
425.742.0650

This Free event is filled with collections of rocks and minerals. There will also be rocks and minerals for sale. Refreshments will be available and there will be games and free rocks for the kids. Come try your luck at the hourly raffle drawings and the big drawing for the weekend.

HOLIDAY BAZAARS

If you are ready to shop for the holidays, HERE are the bazaars happening in Puget Sound!

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