February 12 is Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, and February 22 is George Washington’s. According to History.com, Americans have been recognizing our first president’s birthday since the 1800s, but President’s Day didn’t officially come around until the 1960s and 70s. Here are some fun ways for you and your family to celebrate two of our most admired presidents.
Elvis was born on January 8, 1935. Even after his passing in 1977, his music and personal style have lived on in America and around the world. Here in Seattle, you’re invited to remember and celebrate Elvis – from his favorite sweet treat to his favorite music to his visit to Seattle in 1962!
Seattle’s legendary rock hero, Jimi Hendrix, would be 70 years old this week. On Tuesday, November 27, Jimi’s birthday, you are invited to the EMP Museum’s Sky Church for a FREE celebration with interactive exhibits, and even an original Jimi Hendrix guitar!
Michael Henrichsen spent two years persuading the British rock icon to play his party, and it paid off Friday at the packed Showbox SoDo club.
Michael Henrichsen has ideas about how he might celebrate his 26th birthday this week.
Coffee and a doughnut? Sometimes that’s just what hits the spot. And lucky for us, the Seattle area is filled with locally owned, gourmet doughnut shops that are getting some national attention.
Help the Seattle Center celebrate its 50th birthday, enjoy organic produce and gardening at the Urban Farm Festival, pick apples and squeeze your own cider, and learn more about Japanese Culture! There are some great free activities for you and your kids in Puget Sound this weekend!
Jenny Keller, a Lake Stevens wife and mother of two, has loved baking since she was a preschooler. Her “ruffle cakes”, cookies, cake pops and other treats are well received here in Washington, but these days she’s making a name for herself in Hollywood circles. Featured in this week’s People Magazine, jenny cookies helped celebrate a fabulous birthday!
June 14 is a special day in America – it’s Flag Day, commemorating the adoption of the United States flag in 1777. A day to fly your American flag proudly. And it’s the US Army’s birthday – 237 years ago the Continental Army was formed, beginning a rich heritage of successfully defending this great country. See the WA state celebrations for the US Army and Old Glory!
Puget Sound is hopping this weekend with festivals celebrating cheese, Chinese culture and arts and crafts. Plus, the Seattle International Film Festival kicks off, and it’s Armed Services Day. There’s plenty to do in the Seattle area May 18 – 20. Don’t miss out.