7 things to do in Seattle today: Sunday, February 16

Feb 14 2020, 5:00 am

Happy Sunday! Enjoy an oyster festival, a few concerts, and a gluten-free brewery opening.

Here are seven things to do in Seattle today, February 16.

Alki Beach Festival


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What: Aside from knocking back half shells in the sunshine, attendees can enjoy live tunes and know that all net proceeds from the event directly support the Puget Sound Restoration Fund, a non-profit dedicated to protecting our marine habitat. Each $45 ticket to the food fest will get you two drinks and eight oysters.

When: February 16, 2020
Time: 12 to 5 pm
Where: 2600 Alki Avenue Southwest, Seattle
Admission: All ages; $30+; tickets are available online

Seattle Cake Con


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What: If you’re really keen on improving your craft or simply love checking out cakes, come out to the second annual Seattle Cake Con. With guest pastry chefs conducting live demos and classes, you’re sure to walk out of there with more knowledge than before.

When: February 16 and 17, 2020
Time: 11 am to 5 pm
Where: 115 Bell Street, Seattle
Admission: 12 and under, free; general admission, $25; tickets are available online

Ian Ferguson

What: Formerly the lead singer of indie-rockers The Kingson Springs, Ian Ferguson has performed major festivals such as Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, and Austin City Limits.

When: February 16, 2020
Time: 9 pm
Where: The Crocodile — 2200 2nd Avenue, Seattle
Admission: $12+; tickets are available online

Open Model Casting


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What: Think you have the it factor? Come and audition at this open model casting for 35 models to participate in Message in a Bottle: An Aquatic Themed Lingerie Show. While all ethnicities and genders are encouraged to audition, all models must be at least the age of 21.

When: February 16, 2020
Time: 6 to 8 pm
Where: The Armory at Seattle Center — 500 Harrison Street, Seattle
Admission: Free

The Refrain, Delta Avenue, and Killinit

What: We bet you’ve never heard of these three bands, so now’s your time to get out and get listening! Enjoy a night filled with indie, alt-rock, and pop bands at the one and only Tim’s Tavern in Seattle.

When: February 16, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: 602 N 105th Street, Seattle
Admission: 21+ event; Suggested donation of $5

Grand Opening of Cold Crash Brewing


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What: Come out to the grand opening of Seattle’s latest brewery: Cold Crash Brewing. Enjoy gluten-free beer and cider and gluten-free tacos and snacks.

When: February 16, 2020
Time: 12 to 5 pm
Where: Cold Crash Brewing Co — 4507 48th Avenue SW, Seattle
Admission: Free

Petit Troll Workshop #2


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What: In the spirit of Mardi Gras, come out and make a petit troll float. The floats will be used in a flash-mob-style procession at the Fremont Sunday Market on February 23.

When: February 16, 2020
Time: 1 to 4:30 pm
Where: Fremont Arts Council — 3940 Fremont Avenue North, Seattle
Admission: Free

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