• 7 things to do this weekend: March 15 - 17


    1) Pop culture: Emerald City Comic Con - Running until Sunday. The event is expected to give participants the best in content.  It will bring together creators and fans who have a passion for cartooning and similar forms of illustration. Follow this link for details.

    2) Craft fun: Quilters Anonymous 38th Annual Quilt Show – Friday to Sunday. This event is expected to draw more than 4,000 visitors in the Puget Sound area. More than 500 quilts will be on display, from traditional to art quilts. The show is expected to have something for everyone. This event will be at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds. Follow this link for details

    3) Weekend fun: St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Seattle – Saturday. This annual event is expected to bring a crowd to downtown. The parade will start at 4th Avenue at James Street and travel north to the reviewing stand at Westlake Park. From the event site: “At 12:20 pm, the Irish flag is raised in front of the King County Administration Building, followed by trumpeters playing the Irish and US National Anthems.” Follow this link for details

    4) Say yes: “I Do! I Do!” – Running until March 24. This performance is a musical about marriage. The performance will take viewers on one of life’s many journeys people take: “The story begins on the wedding day of Michael and Agnes and follows the perils and triumphs of marriage, children, arguments, and more,” The Village Theatre writes. It is playing at the Everett Performing Arts Center. Follow this link for details

    5) Fun run: St. Paddy’s Day RunTacoma – Saturday. Those looking to run can participate in a 5K, 10K or a half marathon. The annual tradition is expected to be fun for the family. Walkers are welcome to participate in the 5K and the start/finish lines will be located at 815 Pacific Avenue. Follow this link for details

    6) Comedy in motion: Moisture Festival – Running until April 7. Attendees will find energetic comedy along with physical and mental dexterity on display. There is expected to be a live show band that propels the performances. The performances will take place at Hale’s Palladium. Follow this link for details

    7) Explanations, predictions: Central Sound Regional Science & Engineering Fair - Saturday. This event is open to students in grades nine through 12 in King and Snohomish counties. The fair will be held at Bellevue College in the cafeteria. Student registration and project set-up start at 8 a.m. Follow this link for details


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