8 things to do in Seattle today: Saturday, January 4

Jan 3 2020, 1:00 pm

The weather forecast is calling for non-stop rain all day. Escape the drizzle by bringing your friends with you to one of these eight things to do in Seattle today, January 4.

Black Health and Wellness Meetup


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What: This event is run by the Africatown-Central District and is for those in the Black community who are interested in therapists, nutritionists, naturopaths, mental health and substance abuse professionals, doulas and midwives, social workers, doctors, fitness trainers, and more. The meetup is to familiarize the community with available resources and shoulders to lean on.

When: Saturday, January 4
Time: 11 am to 2 pm
Where: Black Dot Underground — 1437 South Jackson, Seattle
Admission: Free

Queen Mother and Tiger Tiger

What: If you’re missing the great ’80s, this is the event for you. Enjoy a night of Queen and Duran Duran covers by these two live band tributes, sure to transport you back in time.

When: Saturday, January 4
Time: 9 pm
Where: Nectar Lounge — 412 N 36th Street
Admission: 21+; $12+; tickets are available online and in-person

Seattle Wedding Show 2020


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What: Trying to plan the perfect wedding? Come and check out over 400 local, regional, and national vendors including event facilities, bakeries, bridal boutiques, caterers, dresses, and more.

When: January 4 and 5
Time: 9:30 am
Where: Washington State Convention Center — 705 Pike Street, Seattle
Admission: $18+; tickets are available online and in-person

Mochi Tsuki Festival

What: Celebrate the Japanese New Year with mochi, a sweet rice treat. The Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community has been hosting the annual Mochi Tsuki Festival for years and will be bringing back the Seattle taiko drum group Kodon Taiko, a mochi-making presentation, as well as lessons about Japanese culture.

When: Saturday, January 4
Time: 11 am to 3 pm
Where: Woodward Middle School — 9125 Sportsman Club Road NE, Bainbridge Island
Admission: Free

Yin Yoga, Reiki, and Aromatherapy


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What: Bring along a yoga mat and any other items that brings you comfort to enjoy an evening of Yin Yoga, reiki, and aromatherapy. Essential oils will help you release tension as you enjoy slow-paced yoga holds and hands-on energy healing.

When: Saturday, January 4
Time: 6 to 7:30 pm
Where: We Yoga Co. — 4511 Roosevelt Way Northeast, Seattle
Admission: $25+; tickets are available online

Beartooth and Motionless in White

What: Beartooth began with one man in a basement studio and has grown to become a headlining festival act and even crowned Breakthrough Band at both the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards and Loudwire Music Awards. The band is joined by metalcore fan favorites Motionless in White.

When: Saturday and Sunday, January 4 and 5
Time: 7 pm
Where: Showbox SoDo
Admission: All ages; tickets are available online

Fabletics x TruFusion


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What: Enjoy a free workout with TruFusion at the Fabletics store in Bellevue Square. All you need to bring with you is a workout or yoga mat and a reusable water bottle, as Vital Proteins is supplying the event with water. The event takes place on the Upper Level of the mall, near Macy’s.

When: Saturday, January 4
Time: 8:30 to 9:30 am
Where: Fabletics at Bellevue Square — 278 Bellevue Square, Bellevue
Admission: Free

Dance Yourself Clean


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What: If top-40 club bangers aren’t your favorite, come out to Chop Suey for Dance Yourself Clean, an indie dance party. The night will feature music from artists like Empire of the Sun, LCD Soundsystem, Broods, Oliver Tree, and more.

When: Saturday, January 4
Time: 9 pm to 1:45 am
Where: Chop Suey — 1325 East Madison Street, Seattle
Admission: $5; tickets can be purchased online or in-person

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