7 things to do in Seattle today: Saturday, February 8

Feb 7 2020, 1:00 pm

We love Saturdays in Seattle, and so should you. Come out to a crab festival, catch a concert, or even chase after Cupid today.

Here are seven things to do in Seattle today, February 8.

PCC Annual New Year Celebration

What: The Asia Pacific Cultural Center’s annual event features the beautiful country and culture of Vietnam. The event will host over 90 booths of cultural art, Vietnamese food and drinks, as well as games, crafts, and more. The New Year Celebration will also showcase live entertainment from other Asian countries such as Indonesia, Singapore, Fiji, Japan, the Philippines, and more.

When: February 8, 2019
Time: 11 am to 6 pm
Where: Tacoma Dome Exhibition Hall — 2727 East D Street, Tacoma
Admission: Free

Cupid’s Undie Run


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What: Don your favorite undies and get ready to run a mile. More of a party than fun run, help raise money towards neurofibromatosis research while having a great time.

When: February 8, 2020
Time: 12 to 4 pm
Where: Ballroom — 456 N 36th Street, Seattle
Admission: 21+; $45; registration is available online

Westerlies Fest 2020

What: The Westerlies Festival is taking place until February 9. On February 8, enjoy the spoken-word performance of Sarah Kay and Phil Kaye. Opening up for the two will be Troy Osaki, a Filipino-Japanese American writer, performer, and teacher, and singer/songwriter Haley Heynderickx.

When: February 8, 2020
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Town Hall — 1119 8th Avenue, Seattle
Admission: $15+; tickets are available online

Popup at Populuxe


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What: Bring your kids, bring your friends, bring your dogs, it’s a popup at Populuxe! Enjoy delicious food, excellent beer, and tons of cool crafts by talented local makers.

When: February 8, 2020
Time: 12 to 5 pm
Where: Populuxe Brewing — 826 NW 49th Street, Seattle
Admission: Free

American Authors


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What: American Authors first popped on the scene in 2013 with their loud bangers. You’ll catch yourself bopping along at The Showbox with supporting acts Magic Giant and Public.

When: February 8, 2020
Time: 8:30 pm
Where: The Showbox — 1426 1st Avenue, Seattle
Admission: All ages; $25+; tickets are available online

Plants and Pints


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What: Be sure to bring along a plant to trade while you enjoy a beer, wine, kombucha, cider, coffee, or tea. Get ready to get free plants and gardening tools, while making friends along the way.

When: February 8, 2020
Time: 3 to 6 pm
Where: The Dane — 8000 15th Avenue NW, Seattle
Admission: Free

Annual Crab Festival


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What: Ready to get crabs? Help out your local seniors by purchasing meals at the annual Crab Fest. Enjoy plates of Dungeness crab, pasta Alfredo, Caesar salad, garlic bread, and dessert.

When: February 8, 2020
Time: 5 pm
Where: Senior Center of West Seattle — 4217 SW Oregon Street, Seattle
Admission: $35+; tickets are available online

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