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Best Strawberry Festivals in WA

Ready for delicious strawberry season? We are, too! Mark your calendar for one of these upcoming weekends to celebrate summertime, sunshine and strawberries in WA!

05/14/2012

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Guide to Memorial Day Observances in Puget Sound

Memorial Day weekend, May 26 – 28, is a time for us to honor and remember those servicemen and women who have died to give us our freedoms in America, and for those veterans who have served. You are welcome to participate in these local events and give your respects to our fallen heroes.

05/14/2012

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Best of Bike Week Events in Puget Sound

Celebrate Bike Week this week and ride with Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, take the kids on a Safari Ride, celebrate the Centennial Trail or Bike to Work on May 18! There are lots of fun and healthy ways to get pedaling this week in Puget Sound.

05/14/2012

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Best Mother’s Day Prix Fixe Dinners in Seattle

Some of Seattle’s best and most beautiful restaurants are offering a prix fixe dinner on Mother’s Day for you and mom. Here are some of our favorites.

05/07/2012

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Guide to Armed Forces Day Events in Puget Sound

In 1949, Armed Forces Day began in the US. President Harry Truman declared it a day to praise the work of the military services at home and overseas. On Saturday, May 19, you and your family have a chance to attend one of these events in Puget Sound and salute our military men and women.

05/05/2012

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Guide to NW Folklife Festival Family Activities

Northwest Folklife is the largest FREE festival in the US! Join in over Memorial Day weekend, May 25-28, as Seattle Center becomes a festival of Northwest music, culture and art!

05/05/2012

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Nordstrom and Glassybaby Team Up for Mother’s Day Gift Idea

Seattle-based companies Nordstrom and glassybaby have joined forces to create Evelyn, a vibrant pink glass votive perfect for gifting (and getting). The best part? 10% of all purchases will go directly to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

05/05/2012

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President Obama Visiting West Coast

The White House press office says the president will travel to Nevada, Washington and California next week for campaign events and an unspecified official event regarding the nation’s economy. He will be in Seattle on Thursday, May 10.

05/04/2012

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Guide to Seattle International Film Festival

The 38th Annual Seattle International Film Festival is Friday, May 17 – Sunday, June 10. The festival will showcase over 400 films from 60 countries, and it all starts off with a huge gala on May 17!

05/04/2012

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Guide to Western WA Wine Events in May

May’s the time for Spring Release wines, outdoor parties and delicious pairings. Head north to Woodinville for celebrations with the best of Washington’s wines!

05/02/2012

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