What is summer without special treats? The pandemic has put a dampener on many summer staples, but luckily for us, local businesses have found creative (and yummy!) ways to adapt. With the Washington State Fair canceled (which is a longstanding end-of-summer tradition for many), Fisher Fair Scones and Made In Washington present two delicious ways to celebrate.
The Seattle Festival of Trees allows you to decorate your home in a charitable way.
What: This month, Seattle’s 33rd annual Festival of Trees Celebration will raise money for patients of Seattle Children’s Hospital. This year, the time-honored event will feature 20 designer Christmas trees on display.
This weekend, a group of dedicated individuals attempt to break a truly thrilling record.
28 years ago, Michael Jackson first sported his red leather jumpsuit, spooked his movie date and eventually transformed into a bug-eyed zombie choreographer. Directed by 80’s icon John Landis (“National Lampoon’s Animal House” and “American Werewolf in London”), the 14-minute video for Jackson’s blockbuster title track, “Thriller,” debuted in 1983.
Bright wines, big city – August hosts a plethora of events across the emerald region.
Harvest for the grapegrowers is coming soon — so it’s time to party. This month, a number of wine happenings will take place everywhere from downtown Seattle to OIympia and Bremerton. The only tough part is choosing which one to attend!
Food Fluffing for David Grisman & Michael Shrieve: A Kick-Ass June Charity Concert.
On June 25th at 7:30pm there are some rock and roll stars coming to the Moore Theater – and they plan to tear the roof off the mutha and get you bitches dancing. Their names are The David Grisman Sextet and Michael Shrieve’s Spellbinder.
No plans for Memorial Day weekend? If you like excellent wine and revelry, start planning.
I can always tell when red wine comes from Red Mountain, located in the southeast corner of Washington state near the Tri-Cities. Red Mountain wines are bold, beautiful and big – some of my favorites.
Ring in the spring sunshine with some of the region’s finest winemakers.
In this seasonally apathetic city of ours, it might be hard to believe that summer is right around the corner. As pleasant weather arrives, be sure to find a place for these anticipated, annual wine events on your calendar. As the perfect excuse for a weekend away, these are Seattleite’s wine affairs to remember.
Forget flowers, chocolates and diamond earrings (OK, maybe we’ll take the earrings) — when it comes to our ideal Valentine’s Day gifts, we prefer something with a bit more purpose. And thanks to beloved Seattle-based blown-glass extraordinaire, glassybaby, we’ve found it.