5 things to do in Seattle today: Tuesday, February 25

Feb 24 2020, 11:30 pm

Welcome to Fat Tuesday AKA the day before Ash Wednesday AKA Mardi Gras Day AKA Shrove Day.

For those who aren’t aware of what the day entails, it’s an opportunity for religious folk to gorge themselves on whatever food they’re deciding to give up during the next few weeks of Lent.

Here are five events that don’t have to do with Fat Tuesday in any way, besides, of course, sharing the same date: February 25.

Death Cab for Cutie


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What: Follow Death Cab for Cutie into the dark as they perform with The Black Tones at The Showbox. The band has released five studio albums and has captivated audiences for over two decades.

When: February 25, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where:¬†The Showbox ‚ÄĒ 1426 1st Avenue, Seattle
Admission: $40+; tickets are available online

A Tribute to David Wagoner


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What:¬†Raise a glass to celebrate the career of David Wagoner, poet, editor, and teacher. Over his career, he’s written seventeen books of poetry and ten novels.

When: February 25, 2020
Time: 7 pm
Where:¬†Hugo House ‚ÄĒ 1634 11th Avenue, Seattle
Admission: Free

Trivia Tuesday


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What: Make your noodle do a Google this Trivia Tuesday at The Runaway. As always, the spot will be serving up delicious Bok a Bok dishes alongside Tuesday drink specials.

When: February 25, 2020
7 pm
Where: The Runaway¬†‚ÄĒ¬†1425 10th Avenue, Seattle
Admission: Free

Body of Work: Tattoo Culture


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What: Check out the history of modern tattooing at MoPop. The museum will open your eyes to the rich background of tattooing through large-scale infographics, historical and contemporary photographs, interviews, short films, and more.

When: February 25, 2020
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Museum of Pop Culture¬†‚ÄĒ¬†325 5th Avenue N, Seattle
Admission: Tickets are available online

Speed Date UK Style


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What:¬†You’ve tried Tinder, you’ve tried Bumble, you’ve tried Hinge, heck, you’ve even tried Tantan. If apps aren’t for you, meet people in person during a few rounds of speed dating. Technically, you wouldn’t be lying if you told your parents that you’d met your partner at a bar.

When: February 25, 2020
8 pm
Where: Pineapple Bistro and Bar ‚ÄĒ 2200 5th Avenue, Seattle
Admission: Free

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