• 7 things to do this weekend: January 5-7


    Important Collections: Burke Museum – Thursday, January 4, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The museum is offering its first Thursday of the month free day. Check out current exhibits from T. rex Live and much more. Location: 1413 NE 45th Street, Seattle. Follow this link for details.

    Musical Joy: Garfield High School Orchestra at Benaroya Hall – Friday, January 5, 7 p.m. From site: The Seattle Symphony partners play with Garfield High School for a joint performance of Tchaikovsky’s overture based on Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet. Location: 200 University St, Seattle. Follow this link for details.

    Home Projects: Northwest Remodeling Expo – Friday to Sunday, January 5-7. This event is expected to bring together home improvement experts and homeowners. Attendees can seek out advice as experts are expected to be available to provide some. This event will be located at the Washington State Convention Center in downtown Seattle. Follow this link for details.

    Winter Run: Worst Day of the Year Run – Saturday, January 6. Registration and check-in for this event are expected to open at 9 a.m. on the day of the run. Runners will be able to select a winter hat for style, according to the run’s site. There is expected to be a costume contest and some handmade soups. This event will take place at McMenamins Anderson School in Bothell, 18603 Bothell Way NE. Follow this link for details. 

    Courtside: Seattle University vs. Grand Canyon University – Saturday, January 6, 7 p.m. Check out the men’s basketball team for a night of hoops action. The game will be played at KeyArena, 305 Harrison St., Seattle. Follow this link for details.

    Rivalry Hoops: UW vs. WSU – Saturday, January 6, 1 p.m. Think about taking a trip over to Pullman and watch the Dawgs and Cougs battle on the court. This game could be one to remember. Follow this link for details.

    Car Love: LeMay –  Exotics at America’s Car Museum - Running until June 1, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. From site: Seductive Supercars is America's Car Museum's newest exhibit and focuses on the crème de la crème of exotic cars that embody the world’s best designs, technology, and performance. Location: 2702 East D Street, Tacoma. Follow this link for details.

    Green Thumb Party: Northwest Flower & Garden Festival – Wednesday to Sunday, February 7-11, doors open at 9 a.m. Attendees can expect over 300 exhibitors and some of the region’s garden creators at the event. There will also be seminars that will showcase visuals for those who are looking for advice on gardening or just want to see a demonstration. If you love plants, composting, or hardscapes, this event has it all and a lot more. The show is at the Washington State Convention Center in downtown Seattle. Follow this link for details. (Sponsored)

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