May 30, 2024 - Things to Do

Five different things to try this weekend

Illustration of a cherry pie with "weekend" cut out of the crust.

Illustration: Maura Losch/Axios

Don't feel guilty if you want to stay in bed and read on a rainy spring weekend, but if you want to get out, then here are ideas.

Thursday

👩🏻‍🌾 Fans of female folk can celebrate the music of Alison Krauss, Nanci Griffith and the Highwomen at a country tribute show featuring Seattle musicians at The Royal Room. Doors open at 6:30pm for the 7:30pm show. Tickets $25.

Friday

📜 Gather at Town Hall Seattle for a discussion with Aziz Rana, Michael Hardt, and Jaleh Mansoor about Rana's book, "The Constitutional Bind," exploring how our flawed national document gained mythic status and shaped both domestic and foreign policy. 7:30pm. Sliding scale $5-$25.

🕺🏻Get your secret Backstreet Boys and *NSYNC dance fix when Seattle's tribute boy band #All4doras plays at the Tractor Tavern. 9pm. $10.

Saturday

🐞 Catch "Bugs!," a free and family-friendly play about preventing bullying and celebrating differences, at the Taproot Theatre.

  • Tickets free; seating general admission; but registration recommended. Doors open at 9am. Show starts at 9:30am.

Sunday

🦖 Dig into paleontology at the Burke Museum's annual festival of fossils with ancient animal identification, microfossil sorting, crafts, and more. Timed tickets $14 for ages 4-17 and $22 for adults.

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