This weekend, we have a great lineup of fun things to do, see and hear around the city! On our radar: a workshop with meteors, a spectacular day with science, a family celebration along the water, a fab musical comedy, a fun family night, and an adventure in the wetlands. The Northwest Pinball & Arcade Show also returns this weekend with more pinball and arcade action than ever before as well as vendors, tournaments, giveaways and contests.
Family Workshop: Mighty Meteors!
If you’re looking for a fun indoor activity, head over to the Museum of Flight to learn all about meteors including the difference between a meteoroid, meteor, and meteorite. Then, make your own meteorite and see what happens when it hits Earth. Sat. & Sun., 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. Seattle. Free with admission. All Ages. Event details.
Science Expo Day (pictured)
You don’t want to miss this awesome science expo featuring tons of family-friendly, hands-on experiments and over 150 exhibits, plus demonstrations, interactive games, live performances, food trucks, and much more. Sat., 10:00 am – 6:00 pm. Seattle. Free. All ages. Event details.
Waterfront Whimsea Family Fun Day
Take the fam to Waterfront Park for a big pre-summer celebration! Enjoy live music and entertainment by the Not-Its!, the Bubbleman, and Bruce Meyers, visit with the Seafair Clowns, see a presentation by Seattle firefighters, and enjoy face painting, a photo booth, games, and prizes! Sun., 11:00 am – 2:30 pm. Seattle. Free. All ages. Event details.
The Magic Mrs. Piggle Wiggle
In this Studio East musical comedy, see what happens in Mrs. Piggle Wiggle’s world. Can you scuba dive in your bedroom? Roast marshmallows over a chandelier? You can when Mrs. Piggle Wiggle discovers the most exciting possibilities in life’s most humdrum things. Fri., 7:30 pm; Sat., 2:30 pm & 7:30 pm; Sun., 2:30 pm. Kirkland. $12 to $14. Tickets required. Ages 5 and older. Event details.
2nd Saturday Family Nights
Take the kiddos to Crossroads Mall for games, entertainment by Linda Severt, free popcorn, and $1 off admission to WiggleWorks. Now, that’s what we call a fun Saturday night! Sat., 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Bellevue. Free. All ages. Event details.
Natural Resource Family Day
Rain or shine, join Lewis Creek Park naturalists to discover the secrets of local wildlife, history, forests and wetlands. Plus, walk the trails and learn about the amazing natural resources at many of the learning stations set up throughout the park. Sat., 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. Bellevue. Free. All ages. Event details.
What fun things do you have planned this weekend?
Photo courtesy of Pacific Science Center