5 things to do in Seattle today: Wednesday, February 5

Feb 4 2020, 3:30 pm

We love Wednesdays! Especially this one. Enjoy a drag superstar, silent reading party, crafts, parkour, or a happy hour.

Here are five things to do in Seattle today, February 5:

Trixie Mattel 2020


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What: Come catch the drag icon herself, Trixie Mattel, on her tour with Katya. Known as being the winner of the third season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, she’s gone on to being a singer-songwriter, comedian, and television star.

When: February 5, 2020
Time: 7 pm doors; 8 pm show
Where: The Moore Theatre — 1932 Second Avenue, Seattle
Admission: All ages; $37+; tickets are available online

Silent Reading Party


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What: The perfect night out for introverts, bring your favorite book to the cozy Fireside Room of Hotel Sorrento. Although you’ll be surrounded by strangers, it’s encouraged that you keep silent and only pay attention to your true love, the pages in your latest novel.

When: February 5, 2020
Time: 6 to 8 pm
Where: Hotel Sorrento — 900 Madison Street
Admission: Free

Craft Night Out: Block Printing


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What: Get your creative side going with this intro to block printing class. You’ll learn how to create your own block printing stamps and use them to create a tea towel to take home.

When: February 5, 2020
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Monster Monster — 1716 NW Market Street, Seattle
Admission: $65; tickets are available online

Drop-In Community Class: Wednesday Parkour with Ian Schwartz


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What: You’ve seen it, the videos of people screaming, “PARKOUR!” before hopping from building to building and then down a stairwell. We can’t guarantee that you’ll be ready to building-hop after this course, but you’ll definitely learn the basics.

When: February 5, 2020
Time: 6:30 to 8 pm
Where: Outside of the Seattle Rep Theater — 155 Mercer Street, Seattle
Admission: Suggested donation of $10-20; you must register beforehand and fill out an online waiver

Oyster and Bubbly Happy Hour Downtown


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What: Come and enjoy $2 Hama Hama Oysters shucked on the spot. To accompany the fresh seafood, sip down some $7 bubbly.

When: February 5, 2020
Time: 4 to 7 pm
Where: MrWEST — 720 Olive Way, Seattle
Admission: Free