15 things to do in Seattle this weekend: March 6 to 8

Mar 6 2020, 1:00 pm

It’s finally the weekend we’ve been waiting for. There’s so much to be excited about, including free pop-up cat cafes, the Seattle golf show, and so many International Women’s Day events.

Here are fifteen things to do in Seattle this weekend, March 6 to 8.

Friday, March 6

Matoma & Two Friends

What: In celebration of his debut album, One in a Million, Norwegian DJ/Producer Matoma is making his way to Seattle as a stop on his world tour. He is the first musical artist to be certified carbon positive by CHOOOSE, and has partnered with American Red Cross, where $1 from each ticket sold will be donated to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief.

When: March 6, 2020
Time: 9 pm
Where: Showbox SoDo — 1700 1st Avenue S, Seattle
Admission: $27+; tickets are available online

Candi Pop


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What: Put on your 90s outfit and get ready for a Candi Pop Dance Party of the ages. Expect glitter, lollipops, unicorns, and girl power. Pop hits will be blaring all night from artists such as Miley Cyrus, J-Lo, TLC, The Black Eyed Peas, Ariana Grande, and more.

When: March 6, 2020
Time: 9 pm to 2 am
Where: Chop Suey — 1325 East Madison Street, Seattle
Admission: 21+; $5; tickets are available online

Whose Live Anyway?


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What: Enjoy 90 minutes of hilarious improv comedy and song based on audience suggestions. Ryan Stiles, Greg Proops, Jeff B. Davis, and Joel Murray will bring their television wit to the big stage through various sketches.

When: March 6, 2020
Time: 8 to 11 pm
Where: Moore Theatre — 1932 2nd Avenue, Seattle
Admission: $35+; tickets are available online

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What: Come out for a drag show featuring an all-trans cast of Gaysha Starr, Aleksa Manila, Kara Sutra, Elliot Artois, Cranberry, and Sir Killer Bunny. 50% of all door sales goes towards Gender Justice League, a group of long-time trans, queer, and allied activists looking to elevate civil and human rights for trans and gender diverse people.

When: March 6, 2020
Time: 7 to 11 pm
Where: Palace Theatre and Art Bar — 5713 Airport Way S, Seattle
Admission: $21.97+; tickets are available online

Whiskey Around the World with Brown-Forman


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What: Kick off the International Women’s Day weekend with Women Who Whiskey and Brown-Forman. Included with every ticket is a welcome cocktail, six to eight tastes of whiskey from all over the world, as well as French appetizers, entrees, and dessert from RN74.

When: March 6, 2020
Time: 5:30 to 8:30 pm
Where: RN74
Admission: $44, available online

Saturday, March 7

Seattle Golf Show


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What: Meet other golf enthusiasts while enjoying over 200 exhibitors, activities, and captivating seminars. The seminars cover everything from high-tech instruction to stories of the PGA Tour from Jeff Gove, a long-time veteran of the PGA and web.com Tours.

When: March 7 to 8, 2020
Time: Saturday, 9 to 6; Sunday, 9 to 4
Where: CenturyLink Field Event Center
Admission: $14+; tickets available online

The Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Show


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What: Solve a hilarious crime over dinner at America’s largest interactive comedy murder mystery dinner theatre show. Help the detectives solve the crime, but be warned, the culprit is somewhere in the room. Dinner choices can be tailored to vegetarians or meat-eaters.

When: March 7, 2020
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: Crowne Plaza Downtown Seattle — 1113 6th Avenue, Seattle
Admission: $79.95, available online

Cocktail District


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What: The Cocktail District is the main attraction of Seattle Cocktail Week and boasts over 100 spirits, eight tasting areas, food trucks, and so much more. You’ll learn all about the various spirits and be able to ask world-class bartenders any and all of your alcohol-related questions. The Cocktail District will represent over 100 brands that you’ll be able to sample and buy to take home, sans tax.

When: March 7, 2020
Time: Times vary based on ticket purchase
Where: Cell Harbor International Conference Center — 2211 Alaskan Way, Seattle
Admission: 21+ event; $45.99+, tickets available online or in-person

Holi Fest Bollywood Boat Party 2020


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What: View Seattle like never before as you celebrate the Holi festival in style from a party boat. The four-hour party will be Bollywood-themed filled with bangin’ tunes ranging from Choli Ki Peeche Kya Hai to Bom Diggy Diggy.

When: March 7, 2020
Time: 9 pm to 1 am
Where: 1611 Fairview Avenue East, Seattle
Admission: $15+, available online

Pop Up Cat Cafe at Anko Lynwood


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What: In celebration of their new pet collection, Anko has decided to team up with Sunny Skys Animal Rescue to raise awareness for cats in search of their forever homes. The Anko location will transform from a retail destination into a warm cat cafe with various adoptable felines scattered throughout.

When: March 7, 2020
Time: 12 to 3 pm
Where: Anko — 19500 Alderwood Mall Parkway, Lynwood
Admission: Free

Sunday, March 8

The Fourth Annual Womxn’s March on Seattle

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What: The Fourth Annual Womxn’s March on Seattle will be led by a team of enthusiastic youth activists and will take place at 1 pm at the Beacon Hill Playfield. Marchers are encouraged to bring signs and posters to help amplify their voices and make them heard. “This movement is designed to destroy systems of oppression and uplift voices that were silenced,” said Fadumo Roble, a youth ambassador for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as well as a founding board member for Eastside For All and Movement of Advocacy.

When: March 8, 2020
Time: 1 pm
Where: Beacon Hill Playfield, Seattle
Admission: Free

International Women’s Day Panel


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What: Discuss how to foster a gender-equal world and the challenges and opportunities that this presents for the outdoor industry. The panel will consist of Teresa Baker, Heather Hansman, Bryce Philips, and Elyse Saugstad.

When: March 8, 2020
Time: 5 to 8 pm
Where: evo Seattle Store — 3500 Stone Way North, Seattle
Admission: Free

Drink Like A Girl! Celebrate International Women’s Day 2020


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What: Join Women Who Whiskey at Palace Kitchen for a private tasting of Wanderback Whiskey Co.’s limited-edition American single malt whiskeys aged in Oregon.

When: March 8, 2020
Time: 4:30 to 6:30 pm
Where: Palace Kitchen
Admission: $30; tickets are available online

Women Makers Raising the Bar


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What: The Whole Foods in Roosevelt Square will play host to an afternoon of fine food and storytelling from local women creators. Vendors include Bite Me Cookies, Girl Meets Dirt, Firefly Kitchens, and more.

When: March 8, 2020
Time: Noon to 3 pm
Where: 1026 Northeast 64th Street, Seattle
Admission: Free

Board Games and Beer


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What: Do you know everything about beer? What about board games? Play games and drink beer at this newbie-friendly meet-up at Elliot Bay Brewing Company. Enjoy modern card games, board games, and even a D&D tournament.

When: March 8, 2020
Time: 5 to 9:00 pm
Where: Elliot Bay Brewing Company — 12537 Lake City Way NE, Seattle
Admission: Free

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