5 things to do in Seattle today: Thursday, January 2

Jan 2 2020, 10:18 am

The weeks have flown by. Can you believe that it’s almost time to get back to regular life?

Enjoy your last Thursday of the winter holiday by heading out to one of these things to do in Seattle today, Thursday, January 2.

Chunky Knit Blanket Workshop

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What: Spend your day knitting up something cozy as the Seattle temperature gradually lowers. In this class, you’ll use chunky chenille yarn to hand-knit a one-of-a-kind blanket. Color options will be available on a first-come-first-served basis.

When: Thursday, January 2
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where:¬†AR Workshop ‚ÄĒ 8507 35th Avenue NE, Seattle
Admission: Ages 15+; online registration is required

New Year, Still You

 

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Bring in old garments to be transformed by¬†Janelle Abbott, local artist who takes unworn clothing and repurposes them into pieces that the owners will love and adore. Bring in one to two items that you’d like refurbished, and within 30 minutes it’ll be better than before. Due to equipment restrictions, garments that are fur, leather, or excessive sequins will not be accepted.

When: Thursday, January 2
Time: 5 to 9 pm
Where: Party Hat — 312 South Washington Street, Seattle
Admission: Suggested donation of 20 to 40 dollars

Pioneer Square Art Walk

 

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What: Every first Thursday of the month, Seattle’s historic Pioneer Square neighborhood hosts an art walk, the oldest art walk tradition in America. View a live airbrush demo, see the newest paintings, and meet likeminded artists of Seattle.

When: Thursday, January 2
Time: 5 to 10 pm
Where: Pioneer Square
Admission: Free

The Licks

 

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Seattle-based indie alternative rock band, The Licks, are lighting up The Funhouse with their simple yet honest tunes. They’re joined by Racoma, Juniper Park, Public Theatre, and Winehouse.

When: Thursday, January 2
Time: 7 pm
Where: Funhouse — 109 Eastlake Avenue E, Seattle
Admission: All ages; $8+; tickets are available online and in-person

Seattle Winterfest

 

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Winterfest is still kicking up until January 5. The sparkling lights and ice rink pretty much scream Instagram, while Saturday ice sculpting is a treat for the whole family.

When: Thursday, January 2
Time:
 All-day
Where:¬†Seattle Center — 305 Harrison Street, Seattle
Admission info: Free