7 things to do in Seattle today: Sunday, February 9

Feb 7 2020, 1:00 pm

Don’t think of it as the last day of the weekend; think of it as just another bonus day to have fun. Get yourself out of the house as we see some sun for the first time in a month.

Here are seven things to do in Seattle today, February 9.

The Toasters

What: Whoever said ska wasn’t a thing anymore hasn’t been on the scene lately. Come out to the ska revival group the Toasters to catch up on what you’ve been missing. The group formed in ’81 and is now considered one of the groups that influenced contemporary, third-wave ska.

When: February 9, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: El Corazon — 09 Eastlake Avenue E, Seattle
Admission: All ages; $15+; tickets are available online

Recess Monkey


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What: If you’ve got kids, you’ve probably heard of Recess Monkey. While we don’t suggest you bring a date to this show, it’s perfect for those with kids who need to get out of the house. Watch them dance around like little monkeys jumping on the bed while you sit back and enjoy family-friendly tunes.

When: February 9, 2020
Time: 10 am
Where: Fauntleroy Schoolhouse — 9131 California Avenue SW, Seattle
Admission: All ages; $5+; tickets are available online

Beers, Board Games, and Game to Grow Benefit


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What: Play board games and down some beers, all in the name of charity. Bring a gently used board game to donate to Game to Grow to receive 20% off your bar tab.

When: February 9, 2020
Time: 1 to 5 pm
Where: Two Beers Brewing Co. — 4660 Ohio Avenue South, Seattle
Admission: Free

Nat Geo Live: Designed by Nature with Kakani Katija


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What: Learn about the creatures of the ocean’s midwaters with Kakani Katija, former US figure skater turned bioengineer. As a certified research diver, Katija will discuss her field studies around the world, as well as possibilities for the future.

When: February 9, 2020
Time: 2 to 3:30 pm
Where: Benaroya Hall — 200 University Street, Seattle
Admission: $28+; tickets are available online

Penguin In My Pocket

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What: Award-winning Minneapolis puppeteer, Kurt Hunter Marionettes, is bringing his playful show to the Northwest Puppet Center for the first time. The quirky tale follows a penguin scientist as she crashlands in the jungle and tries to find her way back to Antarctica.

When: February 8 and 9, 2020
Time: 1 pm and 3 pm
Where: Northwest Puppet Center
Admission: All ages; $9+; tickets are available online

Violent Femmes

What: The Violent Femmes have been performing infectious folk-rock since the 1980s. With over ten albums and love all over the world, it’s safe to say the group is a cult classic.

When: February 9, 2020
Time: 7 pm
Where: The Moore Theatre — 1932 Second Avenue, Seattle
Admission: $93+; tickets are available online

Food Truck Round-Up XXXIV


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What: The best part about the Fremont Sunday Market is definitely the food truck pop-up. Back for the winter, it will feature over fifteen delicious food trucks and booths boasting worldly fare. Besides the food trucks, the Fremont Sunday Market is the perfect place to find your next antique.

When: February 9, 2020
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Fremont Sunday Market — 3401 Evanston Avenue North, Seattle
Admission: Free

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