Congratulations, you've made it to the weekend! All week long, we at Stranger Things To Do have been posting lists of Seattle events to prepare you for this moment, but if you haven't been keeping up, don't worry—here are the basics to get you started on your weekend planning adventures.
Check out our list of 113 cheap & easy things to do this weekend for events that won't cost more than $10, like the Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party Tribute Mural Unveiling (Fri at Franklin High School), a reading with The Incendiaries author R.O. Kwon (Sat at Third Place Books Lake Forest Park), and the Emerald City Soul Club 13th Annual Rare Soul Weekender (all weekend at various locations).
Check out our list of 16 ways to celebrate Veterans Day and the Armistice centennial for holiday events, like the 53rd Annual Veterans Day Parade & Observance (Sat in Auburn), Armistice Day Centennial Commemoration (Sun at MOHAI), and Joe Walsh & Friends Present: VetsAid 2018 (Sun at the Tacoma Dome).
Check out our list of 30 movies worth watching this weekend for our film critics' picks, like Boy Erased (all weekend at SIFF Uptown and Meridian 16), Prospect (all weekend at Meridian 16), Cinema Italian Style (all weekend at SIFF Uptown), and the MST3K Live 30th Anniversary Tour (Sun at the Moore Theatre).
Check out our food news roundup for restaurant openings and events this weekend, like the grand opening of Menya Musashi Niten Ichiryu (Fri on Capitol Hill), the Northwest Chocolate Festival (Sat–Sun at the Smith Cove Cruise Terminal), and the new Hart and the Hunter (which opened this week downtown).
Check out our list of November food and drink specials for things you should try this month, like pumpkin pie cupcakes at Cupcake Royale, a sweet potato spice shake at Hot Cakes, and salted caramel Thanksgiving turkey ice cream at Salt and Straw.
Check out our list of the 75 best things to do this week for our arts and culture critics' event picks, like SAM Remix (Fri at the Seattle Art Museum), a Literary Series reading with Lauren Groff, R.O. Kwon, Kim Fu, and Shelby Earl (Fri at Hugo House), the opening of the BAM Biennial 2018: Glasstastic (all weekend at the Bellevue Arts Museum), the final weekend of Oslo (closing Sun at ACT Theatre), Hypernova: Bitter Suites (all weekend at Velocity Dance Center), and a Pete Souza talk (Sun at Benaroya Hall).
Check out our list of the 32 best music shows this week for our critics' concert picks, like Monsterwatch with SSDD and Dead Spells (Fri at the Clock-Out Lounge), Milo Greene with Charley Dam (Sat at the Crocodile), and Matthew Dear with Tiny Deaths and DJ Sharlese (Sun at Nectar).
Check out our list of 125 Stranger (than usual) things to do this week for unusual and quirky events, like the Adult Swim party (Fri at the Seattle Aquarium), an American Horror Story Drag Show (Fri at Rendezvous), a Stormy Daniels appearance at a Sodo strip club, Good Mourning: An Interactive Arts Festival About Grief and Loss (Sat–Sun at the Crown Hill Center), and the Seattle International Auto Show (all weekend at the CenturyLink Field Event Center).
Check out our list of 23 newly announced events for things you should get advance tickets for, like Ozzy Osbourne (July 13 at the Tacoma Dome), Russell Peters (Feb 10 at the Paramount Theatre), and the Pantry's winter and spring classes.
Check out our shopping calendar for opportunities to get new stuff this weekend, like the More Fats More Femmes Witch Market 7.0 (Sat at Indian Summer), 35th Annual Glitter Sale (Sat–Sun at the Seattle Goodwill), and the Oddmall Emporium of the Weird (Sat–Sun at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds).
And, as always, check out our complete events calendar if you're not satisfied with any of the options above.