October 27, 2021

#MUSTDO

Today
  • Brandy Clark | Tues., Oct. 26 | 8 p.m. | Neumos | $30 | The Grammy-nominated country music singer-songwriter plays for her home state of Washington. 🎤
Wednesday
  • Boren Banner Series | Wed., Oct. 27 | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Frye Art Museum | Free | Check out the striking landscape images from Seattle-born photographer Sadie Wechsler. 🖼️
Thursday
Friday
  • Improvised Ghost Stories | Fri., Oct. 29 | 7-8 p.m. | Unexpected Productions Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley | $15 | Pike Place’s improv troupe takes some cues from the audience to spin some spine-tingling — and hilarious — yarns.
Saturday
  • World War Bonsai | Sat., Oct. 30 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Pacific Bonsai Museum, ​​2515 S 336th St, Federal Way | This is one of the last chances to see this exhibit, which traces the cultural practice of bonsai cultivation through global conflict, incarceration, and peace.
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NEWS NOTES

Weather
  • 53º | Showers | 90% chance of rain
Sports
  • The Seattle Mariners announced that Hall of Fame legend Ken Griffey, Jr. has joined the team’s ownership group. Griffey becomes the first former M’s player to hold a partnership interest and will help the team build on its inspiring 2021 playoff run.
Open
  • Greenwood just landed a new beer hub called Halcyon Brewing Company. The spot opened in the former Naked City Brewing space, and brings together two families of local beer veterans. Taps include pale ales, IPAs, and an oak-aged saison, with an expansive patio already hopping.
Learn
  • Wanna see a “chicken from hell?” Paleontologists from the University of Washington made four unique discoveries this summer, including possibly a species resembling a demonic bird. Visitors to the Burke Museum can watch through windows of a lab as scientists sort through the fossils. (Seattle Times)
Outdoors
  • The Lookout Tower at Pinnacle Peak Park in Enumclaw is ready for adventurers to climb up and check out. Standing around 30-feet tall, the structure at the top of Mount Peak was designed to be reminiscent of a fire lookout station and was decommissioned in the 1960s. (King County Parks)
Coronavirus
  • The city of Seattle announced a $16 million COVID-19 relief fund, with one-time payments going to low-income residents disproportionately impacted by the pandemic. Those who qualify can submit an application before the Nov. 15 deadline, with checks in the $1,000-3,000 range, depending on household size.
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