Mid-winter break is wrapping up for many area schools and if you haven’t gotten your fun on yet, this weekend is packed with family events to keep you and the kiddos wishing winter break would never end. Consider: a star-studded show, a children’s consignment sale, a scavenger hunt, a mid-day musical jam, a ballet based on a famous book series and a concert that will leave you tongue-tied.
Smucker’s Stars on Ice
Skating Superstars past & present come together for an unforgettable celebration. Catch Olympic Gold Medalist Evan Lysacek, Olympic Silver Medalist Sasha Cohen and a stellar cast of world-renowned athletes in this 25th Anniversary Tour. Fri., 7:30 pm, Seattle, $25 to $140. Event Details.
Bumps & Babies Fair
You don’t want to miss this fun and fabulous semi-annual boutique and consignment sale. Find thousands of great deals on new and gently used children’s clothing (infant through size 14), toys and baby equipment and discover unique, high quality goods and services from local specialty vendors. Don’t forget to bring your reusable shopping bags (or even a laundry basket) to haul away your loot. Sat., 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm (pre-sale), Sun., 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (public sale) with substantial discounts from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm, Seattle, Free. Event Details.
Around the Market in 80 Minutes
This scavenger hunt is sure to be a hit for the entire family. Participants will pick up a passport (near Rachel the pig) and travel through the Market looking for check-in points, collecting stamps and meeting Market tenants. A fabulous prize package will be given to the winning team so make sure to follow the rules (and don’t cheat). Sun., 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, Seattle, Free. Event Details.
This family-friendly bluegrass festival offers a little something for everyone. Enjoy concerts and dances on four stages, workshops, impromptu jams and a chance to see and hear some great music. Fri.-Sun., 5:00 pm and 2:00 pm plus various times, Bellevue, $60 to $170 (Free for ages 6 and younger). Event Details.
Fancy Nancy & Peter and The Wolf
If you have a Fancy Nancy fan in your house, this is a must-see show. Little girls (and their moms) who love dressing up and enjoying the fancy life will love seeing this popular storybook character come to life. Along with this fun-filled performance, you’ll also see the tale of Peter and his friends, The Cat, The Duck and The Bird, come to life. All ends happily in this delightful tale that introduces the art of dance and music to children of all ages. Sat.-Sun., 1:30 pm and 5:30 pm, Bellevue, $10 to $18. Event Details.
Eats & Beats: The Okee Dokee Brothers
Inspired by their own backyard adventures, The Okee Dokee Brothers are on a mission to remind children and adults to discover and create through music. You’ll have a rip-roarin’, knee-thumpin’ good time with this duo from Minneapolis as you laugh, dance and sing along to bluegrass inspired tunes. Sun., 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, Bellevue, $8 to $10. Event Details.