It’s a weekend of celebration! Lunar New Year festivities, animals and nature, Seattle Boat Show, Sportmen’s Show, Tacoma Home and Garden Show and more. The snow has melted. Time to get out and explore!
2012 is the Year of the Dragon, the mightiest of signs in the Chinese zodiac. The Chinese New Year, also known as the Lunar New Year, occurs every year on the new moon of the first lunar month, about four to eight weeks before spring. There are many celebrations around Seattle to marking the dragon’s new year.
It’s time for Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year. Want to head out and observe the sunset with a real astronomer? Head to West Seattle’s Solstice Park on Wednesday, December 21.
Honeysuckle was the color for 2011, according to Pantone LLC. And although it was a color that comforted us during slow economic times, Pantone says Tangerine will give us the burst we need to forge ahead in 2012.