Nov 17, 2023 - Things to Do

Things to do this weekend in Seattle, Nov. 17–19

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We've rounded up a few pre-holiday festivities you can check out this weekend.

👟 Wake up your body with the Trailhead Trot Happy Fun Run Saturday at 8:30am.

  • The 5K route starts at the Brooks Trailhead store along the Burke-Gilman Trail and concludes with hot coffee and doughnuts. Registration is free, but bring a nonperishable food donation.

🫙 Sample craft foods at Gobble Up Northwest, which will feature vendors selling items like artisan sauces, CBD chocolates, cider and kitchenware. Food trucks will be on site as well. 10am–5pm Saturday at Magnuson Park, Hangar 30. Free.

🍬 Pick up a treat for yourself at the Winter Fest Market, which will feature dessert pop-ups, local retail vendors and DJ sets at The Stonehouse Cafe in Rainier Beach. 10am–4pm Saturday. Free.

🎭 Try your hand at improv with a free introductory improv class at Unexpected Productions. 3–5pm Saturday at 1428 Post Alley in Pike Place Market.

🎸 Hear Pacific Northwest musicians pay tribute to Sub Pop Records at Smash, a benefit concert that raises money for local musicians to access health care. Doors open at 6pm Sunday at the Moore Theatre. Some tickets were still available as of Friday morning.


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