Sunday, September 9 is National Grandparents’ Day! President Jimmy Carter signed the proclamation creating a special day for grandparents in 1979. Here are some fun ways to celebrate with your grandparents in the Seattle area.
Outdoor arts festivals abound during the summer in Puget Sound! Lots of artists, amazing original artwork to admire and buy, along with kids’ activities, food and drink. Here are some of our favorites.
Seattle’s own Museum of flight is buzzing with the US Navy’s Blue Angels, special lectures, crafts, displays and more during its Blue Angel Week August 2 – 5.
Come out to the 30th anniversary of the West Seattle Summer Fest, July 13 -15. It’s a 3-day community festival with great food, live music, arts and crafts, shopping and fun for the whole family!
The nationally recognized and award-winning summer family festival is in Kent, just south of Seattle, July 12 – 15. The street fair alone is huge – over 600 vendors from around the country. Plus the largest parade in South King County!
The funny, enchanting story of Coppélia is back! Pacific Northwest Ballet presents George Balanchine’s Coppélia June 1 – 10 at McCaw Hall. A comedic ballet suitable for the whole family.
Spring is a great time in Puget Sound – the 2012 seasonal farmers markets begin to open! Check out these neighborhood markets that are opening in April and May!
The weather may not show it, but Spring is sneaking up on us! There are lots of kid, teen and adult egg hunts and fun activities to enjoy!
For an hour’s drive (or so), you can whisk yourself out of Seattle and enjoy bonfires and ice sculptures in Leavenworth, a craft market on Fox Island, and bald eagles in Concrete!
Puget Sound has more than one art museum! And for a short drive, you can see over 80 works by French artist Auguste Rodin (sculptor of The Thinker). No airfare to Paris required!