See life through an anime lens as cosplayers gather again for Sakura-Con at the Washington State Convention Center this weekend. Vic DeLeon

Our arts critics have already recommended 84 great things to do this week and our music critics have picked the 38 best music shows, but there are still hundreds more events happening. To prevent some of the quirkier and more extraordinary ones from slipping through the cracks, we've compiled them here—from Kat Robichaud's Misfit Cabaret's A Space Oddity to Laser 420, and from Goat Yoga to BunnyCon. For even more options this week, check out our complete Things To Do calendar.

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    TUESDAY

    COMMUNITY

  1. #nothingless: Ladies Get Paid X Hired Seattle Equal Pay Panel
    Professional women are invited to discuss negotiation, recruiting, and diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace with Hired and Ladies Get Paid.

    READINGS & TALKS

  2. Because It Rains: How Rain Shapes Seattle
    In conjunction with the design exhibition Because It Rains, Seattle businesspeople and architects will discuss the impact that rain has on the city's landscape.

  3. An Evening with Kate Brown
    MIT historian of environmental and nuclear history Kate Brown (not the Oregon governor) will speak about her books, Manual for Survival: A Chernobyl Guide to the Future and the award-winning Plutopia: Nuclear Families in Atomic Cities and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters.

  4. Mysteries of the Deep: Seattle's Underwater Secrets
    What abandoned artifacts lie hidden in the depths of the Puget Sound? Join Global Underwater Explorers and Kees Beemster Leverenz for an evening of exploration through 3D models, photos, and stories from the last century. 

  5. National Geographic Live — Wild Seas, Secret Shores
    Shark-obsessed photographer and scientist Thomas Peschak will show photos of great whites, manta rays, whale sharks, and other amazing fish in this special talk and presentation.

    TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY

    VISUAL ART

  6. In Your Face
    Maxx Follis-Goodkind, Vladimir Verano, Odditorium Obscura, Jesse Wayout, Snaggs Art, and others reveal outrageous wall-hanging 3-D sculptures.
    Closing Wednesday

  7. A Parliament of Owls
    Local artists pay tribute to our silent-winged, large-eyed avian strigiform friends in zines, paintings, prints, cards, and statues. The contributors are Char Hall, Braden Duncan, Heidi Estey, Lis Wright Ivec, Laura Zakroff, Ryan Allred, Megan Wyreweden, Jeffrey Shaw, Dani Wilson, Mckenna Mead, Rick Bass, and Lily Munn.
    Closing Wednesday

    WEDNESDAY

    COMEDY

  8. The Dope Show
    Tyler Smith presents the Dope Show, which offers two performances by a lineup of comedians: one delivered sober, then another delivered several (smoky) minutes later, totally baked. Jay Hollingsworth, Hans Kim, and Jack Galvin will take the challenge, with support by Phat Panda. 

  9. The Great Love Debate
    "America's #1 Dating Enthusiast" and the author of How to Find Love in 60 Seconds, Brian Howie, will welcome local specialists and personalities to the stage for a quarrel on the subject of love.

    COMMUNITY

  10. Garden Party
    This springtime affair will have succulents for sale from Plant Mamas, vinyl DJ sets, floral cocktails, a beauty bar with temporary tattoos, and a flowery photo booth.

  11. History Café: Saving the KIRO TV Archive
    Hannah Palin—the Moving Image Curator at University of Washington Libraries—and Stephen Groening—Assistant Professor of Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Washington—will make a case for the importance of local TV news and what UW is doing to preserve archival footage from CBS-affiliated station KIRO-TV. 

    FOOD & DRINK

  12. Brew Review 2019
    At this benefit for the non-profit Unemployment Law Project, take in a live musical performance by Whitney Monge and taste a selection of brews from Resonate, Georgetown Brewing Company, Kulshan, Pike, Reuben's, Optimism, Schilling Cider, and others.

  13. Herbal Honeys and Vinegars Workshop
    In this scientifically minded workshop, learn how to make an oxymel (a blend of honey and vinegar) using sipping vinegars and herbal honeys, both to extract health properties and create a tangy-sweet concoction. You'll get to make your own vinegar, honey, or mix to take home.

    GEEK

  14. Astronomy on Tap: Chandra X-ray Observatory 20th Anniversary Celebration!
    This edition of Astronomy on Tap comes on the 20th anniversary of the Chandra X-ray Observatory, a space telescope launched on STS-93 by NASA in July of 1999 that has given our weak human eyes insight into the high-energy cosmos.

    MUSIC

  15. Rainy Dawg Radio's 5th Annual Birthday Battle
    For the past five years, UW's student-run radio station Rainy Dawg has celebrated its birthday with a college band battle where one lucky group wins a slot on NPR's coveted Tiny Desk concert series. Past winners include rapper Open Mike Eagle and future-bounce group Don. 

  16. Roller Experiments: Fabulous Downey Brothers, somesurprises, The Carols, Shitty Person
    Whirl around the skating rink to live music: an energetic amalgamation of Devo, the B-52s, and They Might Be Giants from Seattle's Fabulous Downey Brothers; experimental electro-folk/indie-rock from somesurprises; pop-rock shredding from the Carols; and bummer rock from Shitty Person.

    READINGS & TALKS

  17. Alex Kotlowitz: Love and Death in Chicago
    Gun violence is a problem across the country, but Chicago's records are especially troubling—the city has seen over 14,000 people killed and another 60,000 wounded by gunfire over the past 20 years. Journalist Alex Kotlowitz shares stories collected from individuals who have lived through tough times in his book An American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago. He'll be joined in conversation by KUOW’s Ross Reynolds.

    SPORTS & RECREATION

  18. Daybreaker: Party Animals
    Get in touch with your primal nature for Earth Day by donning an animal costume and joining Daybreaker for another early-morning Buti yoga session and DJ dance party. As always, tickets include complimentary kombucha and breakfast bites.

    THURSDAY

    COMEDY

  19. Have A Slice w/ IMNDC & Special Guests!
    One lucky audience member will not only get a free slice of pizza, but also see their life transformed into improv comedy onstage. It's a "slice of life," get it? IMNDC—which features Coonoor Behal (Captain), John Carroll (Miscast), Jess Lampe (Dubious Advice), and Stephen Carter (former CSz and Jet City ensemble member)—will perform with guests Yeah Okay and SFIT (Seattle's Finest Improv Team).

  20. The Reader
    A tarot reading for a brave audience member will inspire an improv set in this half-tarot, half-comedy show.

    COMMUNITY

  21. Capitol Hill Homelessness Forum
    A group of service providers, city employees, and reps from local nonprofits will discuss what is being done about the Seattle homelessness crisis, whether or not it's working, and how you can help those in need. Panelists include Christina Korpi (Unsheltered Crisis Response Team), Jackie St. Louis (Unsheltered Crisis Response), Brenda Frazier (REACH Outreach), and August Drake-Ericson and Lt. Sina Ebinger (the Navigation Team).

  22. Girls Just Wanna Have FUN-damental Rights!
    Learn about what Washington State movers and shakers are doing to defend reproductive rights and accessible healthcare.

  23. National Transgender HIV Testing Day
    LGBTQ+ advocacy organizations Ingersoll Gender Center, Promoting Health, Mobilizing Community (POCAAN), and UTOPIA invite trans community members to join a conversation about HIV in communities of color over free snacks. There will also be free HIV testing. 

  24. Sound Conversations: Green Fish Blue Oceans
    Ocean wildlife experts talk with Jeff Renner about the challenges faced by marine creatures in Green Fish Blue Oceans. You'll also be able to hear a discussion about sustainable seafood between chef and author Maureen C. Berry of the podcast Green Fish Blue Oceans and the Seattle Aquarium’s own Executive Chef Molly De Mers.

    FILM

  25. Rifftrax Live
    The hosts of RiffTrax will offer their musical renditions of B-movie classics, starting tonight with the 1971 fantasy/horror Octaman, wherein a gaggle of octopi with a human mutation terrorize a group of scientists studying them in a lab. Scary!

    FOOD & DRINK

  26. Batch Cocktails Seattle Book Launch Party
    Be the life of the party by learning how to whip up "make-ahead pitcher drinks for any occasion" from author Maggie Hoffman as she celebrates the release of her new book. Mingle with various Seattle bartenders featured in the book, pick up a signed copy, and try drink specials.

  27. Champagne & Cocktails Tasting Party
    At the April edition of Brimmer & Heeltap's monthly bar-popup, sip "farmer fizz" (a.k.a. champagne made by grape growers and their families) from the Terry Theise portfolio, sourced from the regions of Cote de Blancs, Vallee de la Marne, and Montagne de Reims, available by the sampler flight, glass, or bottle, and try specially crafted bubbly cocktails.

    GEEK

  28. Geek Out Trivia Night!: April Showers Edition
    This trivia night will quiz you on all things April. Topics like "rain, superhero teams," and "dysfunctional families" are all fair game.

  29. Living with Tech: Retro Gaming
    Unsurprisingly, the more advanced technology becomes, the less compatible it is with retro games. The April edition of this new speaker series will dive into the tech needed to keep classic gems equipped for platforms like Nintendo and PlayStation. 

  30. Whip It Trivia with Rat City Roller Derby
    Rat City Roller Derby will host this night of trivia dedicated to the pinnacle of all roller derby films, Whip It. Some members of Rat City have even volunteered to join teams in need of a little extra derby-obsessed brain power.

    MUSIC

  31. Bring Your Own Tape
    DJs Fleetwood Snack and Soul Ipsum will play their favorite cassette tapes.

  32. El Sonido Launch with the Moondoggies
    Redhook Brewing will celebrate the launch of their El Sonido Mexican Lager with a night of rock with Everett folk-rock favorites the Moondoggies. 

    PERFORMANCE

  33. Baby’s (2)2nd Birthday Bash
    Fête the existence of Baby Guuurl along with Seattle's beloved queens Old Witch, Londyn Bradshaw, Orion, Irene Dubois, and others.

    READINGS & TALKS

  34. It's the End of the World as We Know It: Young Adult Dystopias in Popular Culture
    What is it about dystopian fiction that consistently draws young adult (and regular adult, let’s be honest) readers? UW Tacoma Assistant Professor Andrea Modarres will explore that in this talk.

  35. National Trans HIV Testing Day & Open Mic Night
    Eat snacks and join local trans writers for an open mic reading. Walk-in HIV testing will be available for trans folks in the Wellness Center all day long.

  36. Oliver Nachtwey: Germany's Hidden Crisis
    The German sociologist and Marxist Oliver Nachtwey poses the theory of "regressive modernization," which suggests that present-day progress "hides major retreats," in his book Germany's Hidden Crisis

    SHOPPING

  37. Seattle Magazine's Beauty Insiders
    Meet some of Washington State's fan-favorite beauty and wellness brands at Seattle Magazine's inaugural Beauty Insiders event hosted by Ananya Spa. There'll be panels with local dermatologists and beauty influencers, exhibitors like the Beauty Bar and Bella Fiore Organic Med Spa, and lots of chances to shop.

    VISUAL ART

  38. The Art of Saving Humanity: Without Borders
    Local artists Abraham Awalom and Olha Moisiuk from the culturally focused collective Art of Saving Humanity—which aims to "preserve and protect vanishing art forms at risk from an ongoing global refugee crisis"—will show work.

  39. For Women Who Roar Launch Party
    Party with the founders of a new women-focused magazine and digital platform, For Women Who Roar. Hear poetry, panels, and storytelling, shop from vendors, snack, and bob your head to music.

    THURSDAY-FRIDAY

    MUSIC

  40. Seagaze Festival 2019
    Seagaze Festival 2019 will seep over the banks of Eastlake with two split weeks of experimental free-wave weirdos blasting out post-punk, shoegaze, and psych rock.

    THURSDAY-SUNDAY

    COMEDY

  41. Joe Zimmerman
    Comic Joe Zimmerman has appeared on The Late Late Show and John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show. Catch him solo in Seattle.

    VISUAL ART

  42. Stanza: Fire
    Poets write and artists respond in a dialogue on the theme of "fire." The results will be published in a book that you can (and should) buy. Come to the opening for readings.
    Opening Thursday

    FRIDAY

    COMEDY

  43. Let's Make a Dope Deal! with Weedini
    The ganja-obsessed magician Weedini will host a "probably rigged" and intentionally pointless game show with contestants from the audience.

    COMMUNITY

  44. 80's Prom! Fantastic.Z Theatre's Fundraising Gay-La
    Raise money for Fantastic.Z Theatre at their prom-style Gay-la benefit. DJ Tony Burns will be spinning '80s classics and Madre's Kitchen will serve up tasty bites.  

    MUSIC

  45. Emo Nite LA: Emo Nite Seattle
    Bring back the early-mid 2000s with your deep passion for gauged ears, flat-ironed hair, and Pete Wentz's smirk. Emo Nite, presented by Emo Night LA, is the new sensation of reliving your MySpace glory in the form of a high-energy, passionately emo DJ night.

  46. The Green Party 1: WAR, On Drugs
    This inaugural weed lover's party will feature two floors: the Box House main level, where you'll find live bands and activities, and the "underground" level, where you can dance to deep bass beats with DJ Firepower.

  47. Heartbeat Silent Disco - Love Train
    Put on a pair of headphones and your best party attire and get your blood pumping with energetic tunes of your choice at this "Love Train"-themed silent disco.

  48. Remembering Avicii - One Year Anniversary
    Lovers of Swedish electronic music can get their thrills at this DJ night dedicated to groups like Swedish House Mafia, Galantis, Tiësto, and many others. All proceeds will benefit suicide prevention through Musicares.

  49. Seattle PsyOps: Four Year Anniversary
    This recurring psych-trance night will celebrate four years around the sun.

  50. Seattle: Bollywood Spring Fling Yacht Party
    Dress in your brightest colors for a Bollywood/Hawaiian mashup cruise with party beats by DJ Prashant, tropical party favors, and plenty of booze.

  51. SPLIFF After-Party
    Present your ticket from either night of The Stranger's SPLIFF Film Fest to get into this after-party sponsored by the Reef Cannabis, which will feature performances by Sam Lachow, Nacho Picasso, Tim Kennedy, and Flight x Headtrips DJs. The Reef's partners Willie's Reserve, Millennium Extracts, Royal Tree Gardens, Solstice, and Olala will all be on-site, too.

  52. Top Knot Fest
    You don't need to have a mess of hair twisted into a little bun atop your head to skate round and round to the sounds of local grindcore bands (but you certainly could). This year's Top Knot Fest lineup features acts like math rockers Narrows, crusty sludge punks Endorphins Lost, Richland weirdos the Drip, noisy boys Florida Man, and many others.

    PERFORMANCE

  53. Afrodisiac Erotic Show presents "Vinyl and Mixtape Party"
    Erotic poets, dancers, and artists will titillate your eyes and ears; join them on the dance floor to groove to old school, R&B, hiphop, and neo-soul.

  54. Drag Kings: Greatest Hits
    Emerald City Mudhens, the two-year Pacific Northwest Champions in women's rugby, will throw a fundraising drag party.

  55. The Drunken Tenor
    A boorish man with a beautiful voice shows up to perform his heroic role, but can he hold it together for the length of the performance? Will he even remember his music? Billed as “Jack Black meets Pavarotti,” Robert McPherson, a real live Metropolitan Opera singer, will combine opera (the popular art of another era) with low comedy.

  56. Pieces of Her
    This one-woman show by actress-singer Sara Carbone explores the perils of a child-actor-turned-adult actor. The star will perform speaking, singing, dancing, and clowning in 12 different personas. 

  57. Velocity Spring Bash: To Be Real
    Velocity's Spring Bash will have "balloons, rainbows, unicorns, jams, cake," and lots of dancing with Seattle dance and movement artists. 

    READINGS & TALKS

  58. Locks Talk - Salmon Mysteries
    Learn about the salmon that pass through the Ballard Locks, what is happening to them, and how you can help from Northwest fish and wildlife expert Thomas Quinn. 

    RESISTANCE & SOLIDARITY

  59. Knitting in Solidarity with Mass Shooting Survivors
    Knitters are invited to pool their skills to make a quilt-style prayer shawl to send to communities grieving over mass shootings. When all the individual squares are completed, they'll be sewn together as part of the 2019 University of Washington MFA + MDes Thesis Exhibition at Henry Art Gallery.

    SPORTS & RECREATION

  60. Battlemania 2019
    3-2-1 BATTLE! presents the annual weird wrestling extravaganza Battlemania, where returning characters will duke it out in the ring. 

    VISUAL ART

  61. B.Y.O.A.A.S – Bring Your Own Art Art Show
    Want to get your work seen (and maybe even bought)? Bring one to three pieces of art—be they photos, prints, illustrations, or other 2D works—to this public group show.

    FRIDAY-SATURDAY

    PERFORMANCE

  62. Kat Robichaud's Misfit Cabaret Presents: A Space Oddity
    The Voice finalist Kat Robichaud and her cohorts promise a musical romp through classic sci-fi.

  63. Where is Home: True Accounts of the Immigrant and Refugee Experience
    Produced in partnership with Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, these four original plays are based on the true stories of refugees whose definition of "home" was challenged in the immigration process.

    FRIDAY-SUNDAY

    GEEK

  64. Sakura-Con
    For one weekend, see life through an anime lens as cosplayers gather again for the Northwest's "oldest and most well-attended" convention devoted to the art, presented by the Asia Northwest Cultural Education Association. It's a members-only festival, but once you're a member, everything else is free—contests, panels, "cosplay chess," gaming, and the Kawaii vs. Kowai Dance Party. Meet artists and browse their works, watch models strut outlandish looks on the runway at two fashion shows, and hear musical guests.

    PERFORMANCE

  65. The All-American Oriental Magic Show: Maritess Zurbano
    Magician and hypnotist Zurbano will impress you skeptics with her mind mastery at this Springshot Festival show.

  66. Another Tear for Rome: A Play with Song and Prophecy
    With Rome's "best poet and philosopher" exiled to Exile Isle and with the Goth Invasion terrorizing the land, Orgy Season's feasts are sure to suffer. This chamber production will include all that and more. 

  67. Devi
    After a destitute teenagerhood, Prafulya becomes a powerful leader against British colonial rule in this 1800s-set drama, a collaboration between Pratidhwani and ACTLab that features "eight Indian dance forms and 45 performers."

    SATURDAY

    COMEDY

  68. Bad Therapy Presents The 420 Show
    Bad Therapy and guest improv troupes Wood For Sheep, Dead Letters, and TrIO will celebrate the holiday with goofy antics and plenty of references to the devil's lettuce.

  69. Best of the Best: The Core Ensemble
    The Core Ensemble will pick their favorite pieces out of 400 performed over the past year and a half to recreate at Springshot Festival.

  70. Drop The Root Beer & Run: Rise, Children!
    Drop the Root Beer and Run, a dark-minded sketch team that's performed in SketchFest Seattle, Improlympia, LA Improv Fest, the Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival, Bumbershoot, and Vancouver Sketchfest, will take you back to 1996 for some "nostalgia-bait" comedy.

  71. Kenny Sebastian
    Kenny Sebastian is back with his sixth stand-up special, The Most Interesting Person in the Room, which "focuses on how his outlook on the important people in his life has changed ever since he turned 28."

    COMMUNITY

  72. Arbor Day-Earth Day Family Festival
    Mark Bellevue's 28th year of being recognized as a Tree City USA community by the Arbor Day Foundation by helping plant trees in the park at this family-friendly festival. You can also collect "passport" stamps from various "eco-stations" to win prizes.

  73. Bunny Bounce
    The 18th annual Bunny Bounce celebrates Easter weekend with an egg hunt (for kids ages eight and under), crafts, bunny encounters, special enrichments (e.g. Easter eggs for the animals), and more "egg-citing" programming throughout the day.

  74. Easter B'egg Hunt
    Watch dogs large and small frolic about in search of Easter eggs stuffed with treats.

  75. Goat Yoga at Elysian Taproom
    Raise money for the Puget Sound Goat Rescue by doing some morning stretches and then hanging out with two sweet hoofed creatures named Milky Way and Galactic.

  76. Pasefika: Celebrating Unity, Community & the Arts
    Commemorate Pacific Islander Heritage Month at this annual event, where you can participate in an elders welcome and blessing complete with a sacred tuba ceremony and try traditional foods. 

  77. Snohomish Easter Parade
    Bust out your most coveted Easter bonnet with "all the frills upon it" to win a costume contest at this spring parade. Anyone donning one will be invited to ride on a float.

    FESTIVALS

  78. Curio: A Night Market
    Need some gifts for your coven? Here, you can shop from purveyors of magical wares and sip warm beverages in a cozy tea lounge. 

    FOOD & DRINK

  79. Beer and Gear Sale Year FOUR!
    Outdoorsy folks can raise money for Mount Rainier National Park, North Cascades National Park, and Olympic National Park by drinking a pint of Two Beers' limited-edition Camper Van IPA and picking up discounted items from outdoor brands like Patagonia. 

  80. BunnyCon Bunny Bar Hop 4/20
    Here it is again: The annual pre-Easter bar crawl that invites people to dress as bunny rabbits and hop around to different downtown watering holes. This year's event falls on 4/20, so the hopping should be especially silly.

  81. Neon Taco Bell
    In keeping with yearly tradition, Monica Dimas's Mexican restaurant will honor the fast-food temple of stoners everywhere by serving up their slightly more sophisticated take on Taco Bell classics like the Crunch Wrap Supreme, the Enchirito, and the Double Decker Supreme. "Garbage People Who Love Wine" will provide tasteful wine pairings to accompany the munchies.

    MUSIC

  82. 4:20 SNAP 90s Dance Party
    Experience the '90s in a parallel universe wherein weed was already legal in Washington by getting stoned and dancing to hits of the decade with Trashy Trash DJs Ben Meadow, MadMax, and Introcut, plus Portland's Colin Jones.

  83. Brass Monkeys, Spyn Reset, Gypsy Temple
    Brass Monkeys are a Beastie Boys tribute group who, we’ve been assured, have a valid license to ill. They'll be joined by Spyn Reset and Gypsy Temple at this cover show of hits and deep cuts.

  84. Laser 420
    If you're feeling a certain way on April 20, head to the Laser Dome for a night of psychedelic tunes synced to trippy light beams.

  85. Millennium Age Host: Silent Party Seattle "Trap vs Twerk"
    If you want to dance to trap and your friends would prefer to twerk the night away, this silent disco dance party is for you.

  86. North Bend Jazz Walk 2019
    Get ready for a whole day of jazz, with double digits' worth of different North Bend venues celebrating their seventh Jazz Walk anniversary. Food, drinks, and plenty of jazz talent will all be available for consumption.

  87. Sweet Emotion, Soul Stripper
    Seattle's Sweet Emotion will conjure stoney-bologna 1970s arena rock by the likes of Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, Pink Floyd, and Black Sabbath. They'll be joined by Tacoma AC/DC tribute band Soul Stripper.

    PERFORMANCE

  88. 14/48:HS
    Support talented local teens by watching world-premiere plays written, directed, produced, and performed by high schoolers.

  89. Off Road Shakespeare Company Presents: Twelfth Night
    Leah Adcock-Starr will direct this Off Road Shakespeare production of the Bard's raunchy-sweet comedy Twelfth Night.

    READINGS & TALKS

  90. A Love Letter Life Tour
    The co-stars of TLC's Oregon-based reality show Little People, Big World will come to Seattle to share their love story.

  91. Thomas Finderup: How to Build a Viking Ship
    Danish boat builder Thomas Søes Finderup builds intricately imitated Viking and medieval ships using "exact copies" of the Vikings' tools and Viking building methods. Hear him talk about his unique line of work.

    VISUAL ART

  92. The 1962 Seattle World's Fair Show
    Hark back to the World's Fair of 1962, Seattle's "most successful event ever," with a mid-century hair and fashion show by Colleen Kurke and George Banton and Company, with live music and visuals by Video DJ Andy and jazz vocalist Julie Cascioppo. Plus, you can sip special cocktails. 

  93. Ciscoe Appearance
    KIRO Radio's Ciscoe Morris will offer a "complete gardening experience" by leading a tour of Chihuly Garden and Glass, passing out ladybugs for the annual Ladybug Release, and sharing his most prized gardening tips.

    WEED

  94. 420Fest
    Seattle Hempfest 2019 will host their annual membership festival to gain new members (their primary source of funds). Enjoy food, music, live entertainment, raffles, and conversations about the future of the pot industry.

  95. I-5OH2 4/20!
    If you have a lot of energy on 4/20, head to Tukwila for laser tag, mini-golf, virtual reality experiences, and a DJ dance party. You can also learn about products from a slew of local cannabis retailers.

    SATURDAY-SUNDAY

    COMMUNITY

  96. Ladybug Release
    As part of its series of Spring Bloom events, Chihuly Garden and Glass will invite guests to release small cups of friendly ladybugs into the garden at the annual Ladybug Release. 

    SUNDAY

    COMEDY

  97. House of Ink: An Improvised Murder Mystery
    A house full of big-name writers must find out who murdered...Ernest Hemingway? D.H. Lawrence? You choose. This improv show invites the person who's read the most books by the "murder victim" to choose the killer.

    FESTIVALS

  98. Kaleidoscopic: a futuristic party
    Immerse yourself in a night of music, art, pop-up performances, and live DJ sets by Yaima, AppleCat, and Ocyris at this futuristic party.

    FILM

  99. Sea Shepherd Seattle: 'Sharkwater Extinction' Screening and Social
    Drink beer and watch a screening of Sharkwater Extinction, wherein the late filmmaker Rob Stewart exposes the corrupt, billion-dollar illegal shark fin industry around the world, from Costa Rica to California.

    FOOD & DRINK

  100. 6th Annual Pickled Egg Eating Contest
    Scarf as many pickled eggs as you can handle and receive a free T-shirt.

  101. Deschutes Easter Egg Hunt
    Scour the Beer Authority for Easter eggs, then take part in a brunch potluck featuring Scotch eggs. Prizes include gift cards, specialty Deschutes brews, and more.

  102. Fungi: Foraging and Farming at BFF
    Learn how to identify, forage, and farm tasty edible Northwest fungi with "mushroom ambassador" and Stone Soup Gardens owner Jake Harris.

    MUSIC

  103. Easter Basket of Nerdcore Rappers!
    Trade in Easter hymns for nerd rap (without sacrificing the chocolate and egg hunts that go along with the holiday) from Seattle's Shubzilla and Bill Beats, Death*Star, Kadesh Flow, the Bay Area's Lex the Lexicon Artist, and others.

  104. Filthy FemCorps, Gritty City Sirens, Stick and Bones
    The femme- and non-binary-focused music collective Filthy FemCorps will perform songs by women. Get there early for sets from the vaudeville-inclined Gritty City Sirens and rock quartet Stick and Bones. 

  105. Queen Mother (Queen Tribute) with Oh So Very
    If you're still riding high on Bohemian Rhapsody's Oscar win, catch some of your favorite Freddie Mercury-helmed anthems from tribute band Queen Mother. 

    PERFORMANCE

  106. My Name is Asher Lev
    Seattle Jewish Theater Company presents an adaptation by Aaron Posner of the beloved Chaim Potok novel about a lonely, talented Hasidic boy and his dream of being an artist, which leads him to clash with his family and faith.

    QUEER

  107. Queer Picnic
    Make new queer friends at this potluck-style picnic (bring your favorite dish!) in the park.