9 things to do in Seattle today: Sunday, January 5

Jan 3 2020, 1:00 pm

Sure, you could spend your Sunday sleeping in and staying in bed, but that’s what the holidays were for. Spend your first Sunday of 2020 hanging out at one of these nine things to do in Seattle today, January 5.

Seattle Aerospace BBQ


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What: Food and aerospace? Talk about an out-of-this-world meetup. If you’ve got spare space or aviation-related things lying around the house, now’s your time to bring them in for an aviation swap. You can also participate in Aerospace Trivia, as well as an aerospace raffle.

When: Sunday, January 5
Time: 4 to 7 pm
Where: Jack’s BBQ — 3924 Airport Way South, Seattle
Admission: Free

Self-Defense Sundays


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What: EVOLV Fitness, known for boxing and wrestling, hosts a free two-hour workshop based in JKD Kung Gu, Escrima, and Mixed Martial Arts developed for use in preventing, stopping, and escaping violence. You’ll leave the class feeling confident and ready to escape physical confrontations.

When: Sunday, January 5
Time: 11 am to 1 pm
Where: Evolv Fitness — 1317 Republican Street, Seattle
Admission: Free; registration is required online

Beartooth and Motionless in White

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

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

Stevie Stone

Stevie Stone of Strange music is making his way to High Dive with guests Off The Dome, Bubba Kush, A.D.DEE and DJ Gerze. Stone raps intense bars with gravelly melodies and has been a staple in countless nationwide tours.

When: Sunday, January 5
Time: 8 pm
Where: High Dive Seattle — 513 N 36th Street, Seattle
Admission: 21+; $20+; tickets are available online and in-person

Seahawks Playoff Party

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What: Come and enjoy the official Seahawks Playoff Party with the Seahawks Dancers and Blue Thunder, a photo booth, face painting, giveaways and more. We’re told that there’s even going to be a meet and greet with a secret Seahawks Legend.

When: Sunday, January 5
Time: 12 pm to end of game
Where: Rhein Haus Seattle
Admission: Free

Tattoo Flash Night at Skål 


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What: Get a tattoo and help Conservation Northwest save the wolves and other PNW animals. Jacqui of Moonlight Tattoo will have a selection of designs at fixed prices. All proceeds from the tattoos, as well as one dollar from every beer poured, will be donated to Conservation Northwest.

When: Sunday, January 5
Time: 4 pm
Where: Skål Beer Hall — 5429 Ballard Hall NW
Admission: Free

Make Jewelry From Watercolor Paintings

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What: In this workshop, you’ll not only learn basic watercolor technique but come out with two necklaces that you’ve created yourself. The majority of time will focus on painting with plenty of one-on-one guidance from the instructor.

When: Sunday, January 5
Time: 10 am
Where: Marika Reinke’s Studio — Queen Anne, Seattle
Admission: $39

RYLIE Record release show in Seattle

Seattle native Rylie DeGarmo is releasing her independent record at Vermillion. Known for being Chris DeGarmo’s daughter, she’s finally ready to break free and forge a name for herself with her indie-folk and pop sound.

When: Sunday, January 5
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: Vermillion Art Gallery and Bar — 1508 11th Avenue, Seattle
Admission: All ages; free

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