If you haven’t got your fun on this month, there are plenty of opportunities to do so this weekend. Consider: a brand-new production at SCT, an artsy event in the park, an outdoor adventure in the mountains and winter a hike to burn off the stir-crazies. If you’ve got a little train buff in the fam, head to the Great Train Show to see hundreds of trains for sale, more than 50 exhibitors from across the country, huge operating model train displays and more. Read on to find out more and to see what else is happening around the city this weekend.
photo: Seattle Art Museum
The Little Prince
This latest SCT production, based on the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, kicks off this weekend. See what happens when a stranded aviator meets the Little Prince, a young boy from a small, faraway asteroid, and a dreamlike journey unfolds across a universe. This treasured tale will remind you of the power of innocence and boundless love. Thurs.-Sun. (various dates through Mar. 4). Event details.
SAM Winter Weekends: Kids’ Saturday in the Park (pictured)
Kids’ Saturdays in the Park are back and better than ever! Take the fam to Olympic Sculpture Park to get creative with drop-in art activities and have fun learning with a variety of community partners. Psst…be sure to bring a cardboard box from home, so the kiddies can turn it into a vehicle for this weekend’s indoor “drive-in” movie. Sat. Event details.
Toddler Tales & Trails
Rain or shine, go on an adventure of reading and the outdoors. This special class will introduce tots to nature with a fun story time followed by outdoor exploration on the trails right outside the doors of the Seward Park Audubon & Environmental Center. Sat. Event details.
Get Crafty Saturdays
Looking for a fun indoor activity? Take the kiddos to BAM for hands-on crafts related to the museum’s current exhibit that inspire creativity, cooperation, and learning. Sat. Event details.
Snowshoe Shabatt Unplugged
Unplug from technology and connect with your community and the great outdoors during this special SJCC event. Take a guided snowshoe trek in the Snoqualmie Basin and learn about local evergreen trees and their importance to watersheds, as well as discuss the Torah portion of the week, Bo. Sat. Event details.
Winter Adventure Hike
Looking for a winter adventure? Join a naturalist for this 2.5-mile, fast-paced family adventure hike along the trails of Rattlesnake and Christmas Lakes. Experience the natural wonders of winter and look for early signs of spring. Psst…be sure to dress warmly, wear sturdy shoes and bring a snack and water bottle. Sun. Event details.
What fun things do you have planned this weekend? Tell us in the comments below.
— Kristina Moy