May PlanAhead: Your Seattle events calendar

Now that spring has arrived, May we interest you in some exciting things to do? 💐 If you’re anything like us, you’re ecstatic about the sunny days, plants bloomin’, Mother’s Day brunches + summer vacays on the horizon — and with all that excitement, you’re also looking for fun local events to attend. Read on for all the top events happening this month in the Emerald City.

May 1-8

Sunday, May 1

  • Ooh La La! | Sun., May 1 | 6:30 p.m. | Can Can Culinary Cabaret, 95 Pine St. | $49+ | A Parisian inspired dinner theater features dance + burlesque.
  • Boats Afloat Show | Sun., May 1 | 10 a.m.-7 p.m. | Chandlers Cove Marina | $5+ | Find the boat of your dreams at Lake Union Piers by perusing all kinds of brands + styles.
  • Seattle Black Film Festival | Sun., May 1 | 10 a.m.-7 p.m. | Chandlers Cove Marina | $50+ | This 19th annual event showcases the Black experience through a selection of more than 40 films, music videos, documentaries + shorts. 
  • Washington State Apple Blossom Festival | Sun., May 1 | 10 a.m.-7 p.m. | Various locations, Wenatchee | $5+ | Check out food vendors, carnival rides, a grand parade + a beer garden.
  • Dice: “Romeo and Juliet” | Sun., May 1 | 2 + 6 p.m. | Sankofa Theater, 815 Seattle, Blvd S. | $1+ | The audience determines which roles the actors will play through a dice roll.
  • ”Selling Kabul” | Sun., May 1 | 2 + 7:30 p.m. | Seattle Repertory Theatre | $40+ | Set in 2013, this play tells the story of a U.S. interpreter in Afghanistan hiding from the Taliban.
  • “Sweat” | Sun., May 1 | 7 p.m. | A Contemporary Theatre, 700 Union St. | $27+ | This Pulitzer Prize-winning play follows two friends as they navigate economic hardships, layoffs, and racial + class inequities. 

Monday, May 2

  • Seattle Restored | Mon., May 2 | All day | Various locations | Free | Vacant storefront and windows in the downtown, Pioneer Square, and Chinatown-International District areas will be used as pop-ups for local artists + entrepreneurs. 
  • Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop | Mon., May 2 | 10-5 p.m.| Museum of Pop Culture | $30+ | Four decades of photography highlight hip-hop’s lasting influence.
  • Paul McCartney | Mon., May 2 | 8 p.m. | Climate Pledge Arena | $120+ | Calling all Sir Paul fans — the legend returns for his “Got Back” tour.

Tuesday, May 3

  • Seattle Restored | Tues., May 3 | All day | Various locations | Free | Vacant storefront and windows in the downtown, Pioneer Square, and Chinatown-International District areas will be used as pop-ups for local artists + entrepreneurs.
  • ”Selling Kabul” | Tues., May 3 | 7:30 p.m. | Seattle Repertory Theatre | $40+ | Set in 2013, this play tells the story of a U.S. interpreter in Afghanistan hiding from the Taliban.
  • F*** Yeah Bingo | Tues., May 3 | 7-9 p.m. | Capitol Hill | Free | Prepare those bingo skills on this night of jokes + prizes with returning hosts Bobby Higley and Jaleesa Johnson.
  • Comedy on Broadway: Open Mic Night | Tues., May 3 | 8:30-10 p.m. | 235 Broadway E. | $1+ | Discover new talents as they work their way up the local comedy ladder.
  • Paul McCartney | Tues., May 3 | 8 p.m. | Climate Pledge Arena | $120+ | Calling all Sir Paul fans — the legend returns for his “Got Back” tour.
  • “Sweat” | Tues., May 3 | 7:30 p.m. | A Contemporary Theatre, 700 Union St. | $27+ | This Pulitzer Prize-winning play follows two friends as they navigate economic hardships, layoffs, and racial + class inequities. 

Wednesday, May 4

  • Sounders vs. MX Pumas | Wed., May 4 | 7 p.m. | Lumen Field | $48 | Seattle is going for its first-ever Concacaf Champions League title in this final leg.
  • ”You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” | Wed., May 4 | 7:30 p.m. | Francis J. Gaudette Theater, Issaquah | $61+ | Follow all the hijinks from the Peanuts gang in this classic, family-friendly musical comedy.
  • Duo Comedy Showcase | Wed., May 4 | 8 p.m. | Unexpected Productions Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley | $10+ | Experience improv near the Gum Wall.
  • May the 4th Be Woof You | Wed., May 4 | 6 p.m. | 1112 Fourth Ave. | Free | Calling all Star Wars fans and dog lovers — this costume contest has prizes, drinks + treats. 
  • The Flaming Lips | Wed., May 4 | 8 p.m. | Showbox SoDo | $50+ | The veteran indie band describes its newest album “Oczy Mlody” as a mix of Syd Barrett and A$AP Rocky.
  • ”Selling Kabul” | Wed., May 4 | 7:30 p.m. | Seattle Repertory Theatre | $40+ | Set in 2013, this play tells the story of a U.S. interpreter in Afghanistan hiding from the Taliban.
  • “Sweat” | Wed., May 4 | 7:30 p.m. | A Contemporary Theatre, 700 Union St. | $27+ | This Pulitzer Prize-winning play follows two friends as they navigate economic hardships, layoffs, and racial + class inequities. 

Thursday, May 5

  • LOLA | Thurs., May 5 | 7 p.m. | Can Can Culinary Cabaret, 95 Pine St. | $65+ | Pretend you’re at the Copa in a night filled with music, dancing + whimsical costumes.
  • ”You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” | Thurs., May 5 | 7:30 p.m. | Francis J. Gaudette Theater, Issaquah | $61+ | Follow all the hijinks from the Peanuts gang in this classic, family-friendly musical comedy.
  • The Landscape of Historical Memory with Dr. Kirk Denton | Thurs., May 5 | 5 p.m. | Husky Union Building | Free | Enjoy a talk with Professor Kirk on the political narratives of Taiwan’s museums.
  • “Selling Kabul” | Wed., May 4 | 7:30 p.m. | Seattle Repertory Theatre | $40+ | Set in 2013, this play tells the story of a U.S. interpreter in Afghanistan hiding from the Taliban.
  • “Sweat” | Thurs., May 5 | 7:30 p.m. | A Contemporary Theatre, 700 Union St. | $27+ | This Pulitzer Prize-winning play follows two friends as they navigate economic hardships, layoffs, and racial + class inequities. 

Friday, May 6

  • LOLA | Fri., May 6 | 7 + 9:45 p.m. | Can Can Culinary Cabaret, 95 Pine St. | $80+ | Pretend you’re at the Copa in a night filled with music, dancing + whimsical costumes. 
  • ”You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” | Fri., May 6 | 8 p.m. | Francis J. Gaudette Theater, Issaquah | $61+ | Follow all the hijinks from the Peanuts gang in this classic, family-friendly musical comedy.
  • Windermere: Party on the Cut | Fri., May 6 | 6-10 p.m. | NE Corner of Montlake Cut | $25+ | Kick off Windermere Cup weekend with boats, bites, brews + bands (including plenty of retro 80s vibes).
  • The World Is Yours Fashion Show |  Fri., May 6 | 7 p.m. | The Factory Luxe | $25+ | Among the featured designers are Maestro Athletics, Throwbacks NW + Sole Seattle.
  • Flower Power Palate Charcuterie Workshop |  Fri., May 6 | 6:30 p.m. | Bacovino Winery | $60+ | This charcuterie workshop teaches the basics behind curating cured meats + how to style a sharp-looking cheese plate. 
  • ”Selling Kabul” | Fri., May 6 | 7:30 p.m. | Seattle Repertory Theatre | $40+ | Set in 2013, this play tells the story of a U.S. interpreter in Afghanistan hiding from the Taliban.
  • Smokus Pocus: a 420 Magic Show | Fri., May 6 | 7 p.m. | The Jewelbox Theater, 2322 Second Ave. | This “THC-induced” performance is an opportunity to really have your mind blown — whether under the influence or not.
  • “Sweat” | Fri., May 6 | 8 p.m. | A Contemporary Theatre, 700 Union St. | $27+ | This Pulitzer Prize-winning play follows two friends as they navigate economic hardships, layoffs, and racial + class inequities. 
  • BoxBar Beauty Grand Opening Celebration | Fri., May 6 | 4-7 p.m. | BoxBar Beauty, NE 45th Place | Free | Get to know BoxBar’s team of professionals and the salon’s various services, check out their raffle, or get in on some great deals.
  • Giltterbomb at Supernova | Fri., May 6 | 9 p.m.-4 a.m. | Supernova, 110 S. Horton St. | $20 + | The dance club is spicing up their usual dance party with a kiddie pool filled with 50 lbs of fairy dust and glitter — make yourself the disco ball. 
  • Francis Ellis | Fri., May 6 | 7:30 + 9:30 p.m. | Laughs Comedy Club, 5220 Roosevelt Way NE | $15 | This comedian was a senior editor at BroBible, a consulting producer for TruTV’s “Big Trick Energy,” and a writer for “Barstool Sports.”
  • Swipe Right: Improv Comedy | Fri., May 6 | 7 p.m. | Fremont Abbey Arts Center | $15+ | One audience member will need to plug in their dating profile for some improved feedback on their account.
  • Sidepiece | Fri., May 6 | 9 p.m. | Showbox SoDo | $25+ | This energetic duo was nominated last year for a Grammy for Best Dance Recording. 
  • BowieVision | Fri., May 6 | 6 + 8:30 p.m. | The Triple Door | $22+ | Let your inner eccentric out and jam to some of David Bowie’s biggest hits. 
  • Sunshine from Polynesia | Fri., May 6 | 4-6 p.m. | Pier 62 | Free | Aloha — the Sunshine From Polynesia dance school has a live hula performance planned for you. 

Saturday, May 7

  • LOLA | Sat., May 7 | 7 + 9:45 p.m. | Can Can Culinary Cabaret, 95 Pine St. | $99+ | Pretend you’re at the Copa in a night filled with music, dancing + whimsical costumes.
  • Mother’s Day Wonderland Tea Party | Sat., May 7 | 7 + 9:45 p.m. | Chateau du Nuage 21145 212th Avenue Southeast Maple Valley | $68-$600 | 
  • Edmonds Spring Fest | Sat., May 7 | 10-5 p.m. | Frances Anderson Center | Price varies | 
  • May the Course be With You 5k | Sat., May 7 | 10 a.m. | Redmond Watershed Preserve | $25+ | Calling all Star Wars fans for this 5k race + dress up and get your lightsabers out from your kids’ closet.
  • “Sweat” | Sat., May 7 | 2 + 8 p.m. | A Contemporary Theatre, 700 Union St. | $27+ | This Pulitzer Prize-winning play follows two friends as they navigate economic hardships, layoffs, and racial + class inequities. 
  • “The Marriage of Figaro” | Sat., May 7 | 7:30 p.m. | McCaw Hall | $62 | Acclaimed conductor Alevtina Ioffe makes her Seattle Opera debut for this Mozart classic.
  • Francis Ellis | Sat., May 7 | 7:30 + 9:30 p.m. | Laughs Comedy Club, 5220 Roosevelt Way NE | $15 | This comedian was a senior editor at BroBible, a consulting producer for TruTV’s “Big Trick Energy,” and a writer for “Barstool Sports.”
  • Africa Fashion Week Seattle | Sat., May 7 | 6-10 p.m. | Hilton Bellevue | $45+ | Enjoy all of the African-inspired designs in this event accompanied by live music, painting, and bidding. 
  • Bonsai Fest | Sat. May 7 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Pacific Bonsai Museum | Donation-based admission pricing | Check out the blooming bonsai, live demonstrations, pop-up shops, food trucks + kids art station — you can also have a custom poem written for Mother’s Day. 
  • Peony Festival | Sat. May 7 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Seattle Chinese Garden | Free, but donations accepted | Take in the blooming peonies, enjoy the live performances, and maybe take home your own peony tree.

Sunday, May 8

  • LOLA | Sun., May 8 | 7 p.m. | Can Can Culinary Cabaret, 95 Pine St., Seattle | $65+ | Pretend you’re at the Copa in a night filled with music, dancing + whimsical costumes.
  • Mother’s Day Brunch | Sun., May 8 | 3-8 p.m. | Red Lounge, 1212 E. Jefferson St. | Prices vary | Feast on pineapple bowls washed down with rum punch + mimosas in honor of mom.
  • 14th Annual Flower Festival | Sun., May 8 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | Pike Place Market | Prices vary | Pick up a bouquet for Mother’s Day — or just cuz.
  • “The Marriage of Figaro” | 2 p.m. | McCaw Hall | $62 | Acclaimed conductor Alevtina Ioffe makes her Seattle Opera debut for this Mozart classic.
  • “Selling Kabul” | Sun., May 8 | 2 + 7:30 p.m. | Seattle Repertory Theatre | $40+ | Set in 1992, this play tells the story of a U.S. interpreter in Afghanistan hiding from the Taliban.
  • “Sweat” | Sun., May 8 | 2 + 7 p.m. | A Contemporary Theatre, 700 Union St. | $27+ | This Pulitzer Prize-winning play follows two friends as they navigate economic hardships, layoffs, and racial + class inequities — the 2 p.m. performance is audio described.
  • Peony Festival | Sun. May, 8 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Seattle Chinese Garden | Free, but donations accepted | Take in the blooming peonies, enjoy the live performances, and maybe take home your own peony tree.
  • Bonsai Fest | Sun. May, 8 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Pacific Bonsai Museum | Donation-based admission pricing | Check out the blooming bonsai, live demonstrations, pop-up shops, food trucks + kids art station — you can also have a custom poem written for Mother’s Day. 

May 9-15

Monday, May 9

  • Arch Enemy + Behemoth  | Mon., May 9 | 6:30 p.m. | Showbox SoDo | $37.50+ | This heavy metal concert also includes Napalm Death and Unto Others.
  • Mariners vs. Philadelphia Phillies | Mon., May 9 | 6:40 p.m. | T-Mobile Park | $10+ | The M’s have an interleague matchup tonight — a rare chance to catch the Phils.
  • A Flavor of Scotland Whisky Tasting | Mon., May 9 | 7:30-9:30 p.m. | Macleod’s Scottish Pub, 5200 Ballard Ave. NW | $25+ | Sample some scotch whiskey while enjoying performances from youth pipers, drummers + highland dancers.

Tuesday, May 10

  • Mariners vs. Philadelphia Phillies | Tues., May 10 | 6:40 p.m. | T-Mobile Park | $10+ | The M’s have an interleague matchup tonight — a rare chance to catch the Phils.
  • “Sweat” | Tues., May 10 | 7:30 p.m. | A Contemporary Theatre, 700 Union St. | $27+ | This Pulitzer Prize-winning play follows two friends as they navigate economic hardships, layoffs, and racial + class inequities. 

Wednesday, May 11

  • Mariners vs. Philadelphia Phillies | Wed., May 11 | 12:40 p.m. | T-Mobile Park | $10+ | The M’s have an interleague matchup tonight — a rare chance to catch the Phils.
  • Ten Grands Seattle | Wed., May 11 | 7–8 p.m. | Benaroya Hall | Prices Vary | Hear 10 pianists tickle the ivories.
  • “Sweat” | Wed., May 11 | 7:30 p.m. | A Contemporary Theatre, 700 Union St. | $27+ | This Pulitzer Prize-winning play follows two friends as they navigate economic hardships, layoffs, and racial + class inequities. 
  • Duo Comedy Showcase | Wed., May 11 | 8 p.m. | Unexpected Productions Market Theater | $10+ | It’s all about improv in this show near the Gum Wall.
  • “Selling Kabul” | Wed., May 11 | 2 + 7:30p.m. | Seattle Repertory Theatre | $40+ | Set in 2013, this play tells the story of a U.S. interpreter in Afghanistan hiding from the Taliban.’

Thursday, May 12

  • Celebrate the Market | Thurs., May 12 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Virtual | Free | The Pike Place Market Foundation hosts this event for the Seattle landmark, featuring live performances by local Market musicians + an at-home meal kit.
  • “Selling Kabul” | Thurs., May 12 | 7:30 p.m. | Seattle Repertory Theatre | $40+ | Set in 2013, this play tells the story of a U.S. interpreter in Afghanistan hiding from the Taliban.
  • “Sweat” | Thurs., May 12 | 2 + 7:30 p.m. | A Contemporary Theatre, 700 Union St. | $27+ | This Pulitzer Prize-winning play follows two friends as they navigate economic hardships, layoffs, and racial + class inequities.

Friday, May 13

  • Smokus Pocus: a 420 Magic Show | Fri., May 13 | 7 p.m. | The Jewelbox Theater, 2322 Second Ave. | This “THC-induced” performance is an opportunity to really have your mind blown — whether under the influence or not.
  • “Selling Kabul” | Fri., May 13 | 7:30 p.m. | Seattle Repertory Theatre | $40+ | Set in 2013, this play tells the story of a U.S. interpreter in Afghanistan hiding from the Taliban.
  • “Sweat” | Fri., May 13 | 8 p.m. | A Contemporary Theatre, 700 Union St. | $27+ | This Pulitzer Prize-winning play follows two friends as they navigate economic hardships, layoffs, and racial + class inequities.

Saturday, May 14 

  • Children’s Day Festival | Sat., May 14 | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | 1414 S. Weller St. | Free | The Japanese Cultural and Community Center hosts this event filled with art, history + music.
  • UFO Festival | Sat., May 14 | 5-11 p.m. | Burien Town Square Park | Free | Making a return after a long hiatus, this festival features costume contests, flying saucers, films + local bands. 
  • Whiskey Tasting | Sat., May 14 | 1-4:30 p.m. | Redmond | $15+ | Enjoy different whiskies, food , music + entertainment at this 21+ event on World’s Whisky Day. 
  • Gig Harbor Beer Festival | Sat., May 14 | 12-5 p.m. | Uptown Gig Harbor Pavilion | $27+ | This annual beer festival features a variety of Northwest craft brewers with all proceeds benefiting the Gig Harbor Kiwanis Club.
  • “Selling Kabul” | Sat., May 14 | 2 p.m. + 7:30 p.m. | Seattle Repertory Theatre | $40+ | Set in 2013, this play tells the story of a U.S. interpreter in Afghanistan hiding from the Taliban — the 2 p.m. performance is ASL interpreted and audio described.
  • “Sweat” | Sat., May 14 | 8 p.m. | A Contemporary Theatre, 700 Union St. | $27+ | This Pulitzer Prize-winning play follows two friends as they navigate economic hardships, layoffs, and racial + class inequities. 

Sunday, May 15

  • Sounders vs. Minnesota United FC | Sun., May 15 | 1 p.m. | Lumen Field | $15+ | Fans hope the Sounders can build on some early-season success from the Concacaf Champions League.
  • “Selling Kabul” | Sun., May 15 | 2 p.m. | Seattle Repertory Theatre | $40+ | Set in 2013, this play tells the story of a U.S. interpreter in Afghanistan hiding from the Taliban
  • “Sweat” | Sun., May 15 | 2 + 7 p.m. | A Contemporary Theatre, 700 Union St. | $27+ | This Pulitzer Prize-winning play follows two friends as they navigate economic hardships, layoffs, and racial + class inequities.

May 16-22

Monday, May 16

  • Peaches | Mon., May 16 | 8 p.m. | The Showbox | $40+ | This iconic feminist musician, producer + director hits the stage in support of her “The Teaches of Peaches” album. 
  • Unity: A Concert for Ukraine | Mon., May 16 | 7:30 p.m. | McCaw Hall | $10+ | The benefit concert includes Ukrainian mezzo-soprano Olga Syniakova singing her home country’s folk songs.
  • Putsata Reang and Susan Lieu Discuss “Ma and Me” | Mon. May 16 | 7-8 p.m. | Seattle Public Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave. + Virtual | Free, registration required | The two authors discuss Reang’s memoir, in which she writes of her desire to impress her mother and mend their broken relationship following Reang’s marriage to another woman.

Tuesday, May 17

  • Comedy on Broadway: Open Mic Night | Tues., May 17 | 8:30 p.m. | Jai Thai | 235 Broadway E. | Donations encouraged | Discover some new talents testing out material — and maybe grab some yummy Thai food.
  • “Sweat” | Tues., May 17 | 7:30 p.m. | A Contemporary Theatre, 700 Union St. | $27+ | This Pulitzer Prize-winning play follows two friends as they navigate economic hardships, layoffs, and racial + class inequities. 

Wednesday, May 18

  • Penny and Sparrow | Wed., May 18 | 8 p.m. | Neumos | $37+ | Check out the folk duo performing songs off their new album “Olly Olly.”
  • Duo Comedy Showcase | Wed., May 18 | 8 p.m. | Unexpected Productions Market Theater | $10+ | It’s all about improv at this show near the Gum Wall.
  • “Selling Kabul” | Wed., May 18 | 7:30 p.m. | Seattle Repertory Theatre | $40+ | Set in 2013, this play tells the story of a U.S. interpreter in Afghanistan hiding from the Taliban.
  • “The Marriage of Figaro” | Wed., May 18 | 7:30 p.m. | McCaw Hall | $35+ | Acclaimed conductor Alevtina Ioffe makes her Seattle Opera debut for this Mozart classic.
  • Dina Martina | Wed., May 18 | 7:30 p.m. | The Triple Door | $25+ | This drag performance artist has received high praise from the likes of John Waters, Graham Norton + Whoopi Goldberg.
  • “Sweat” | Wed., May 18 | 7:30 p.m. | A Contemporary Theatre, 700 Union St. | $27+ | This Pulitzer Prize-winning play follows two friends as they navigate economic hardships, layoffs, and racial + class inequities. 

Thursday, May 19

  • “Selling Kabul” | Thurs., May 19 | 7:30 p.m. | Seattle Repertory Theatre | $40+ | Set in 2013, this play tells the story of a U.S. interpreter in Afghanistan hiding from the Taliban.
  • Dina Martina | Thurs., May 19 | 7:30 p.m. | The Triple Door | $25+ | This drag performance artist has received high praise from the likes of John Waters, Graham Norton, and Whoopi Goldberg.
  • “Sweat” | Thurs., May 19 | 7:30 p.m. | A Contemporary Theatre, 700 Union St. | $27+ | This Pulitzer Prize-winning play follows two friends as they navigate economic hardships, layoffs, and racial + class inequities — this performance is ASL-interpreted.

Friday, May 20

  • “Selling Kabul” | Fri., May 20 | 7:30 p.m. | Seattle Repertory Theatre | $40+ | Set in 2013, this play tells the story of a U.S. interpreter in Afghanistan hiding from the Taliban.
  • “The Marriage of Figaro” | Fri., May 20 | 7:30 p.m. | McCaw Hall | $35+ | Acclaimed conductor Alevtina Ioffe makes her Seattle Opera debut for this Mozart classic.
  • Dina Martina | Fri., May 20 | 7 + 10 p.m. | The Triple Door | $25+ | This drag performance artist has received high praise from the likes of John Waters, Graham Norton + Whoopi Goldberg.
  • “Sweat” | Fri., May 20 | 8 p.m. | A Contemporary Theatre, 700 Union St. | $27+ | This Pulitzer Prize-winning play follows two friends as they navigate economic hardships, layoffs, and racial + class inequities. 

Saturday, May 21

  • University District Street Fair | Sat., May 21 | All Day | NE 42nd St., Seattle | Free | The two-day street fair is filled with lots of food vendors and arts + craft booths.
  • “Selling Kabul” | Sat., May 21 | 2 + 7:30 p.m. | Seattle Repertory Theatre | $40+ | Set in 2013, this play tells the story of a U.S. interpreter in Afghanistan hiding from the Taliban.
  • Dina Martina | Sat., May 21 | 7 + 10 p.m. | The Triple Door | $25+ | This drag performance artist has received high praise from the likes of John Waters, Graham Norton + Whoopi Goldberg.
  • “Sweat” | Sat., May 21 | 2 + 8 p.m. | A Contemporary Theatre, 700 Union St. | $27+ | This Pulitzer Prize-winning play follows two friends as they navigate economic hardships, layoffs, and racial + class inequities. 
  • “The Marriage of Figaro” | Sat., May 21 | 7:30 p.m. | McCaw Hall | $35+ | Acclaimed conductor Alevtina Ioffe makes her Seattle Opera debut for this Mozart classic.
  • Masonry Farmhouse Beer Festival | Sat., May 21 | 1-5 p.m. | $150+ | The Masonry Fremont, 730 N. 34th St. | Sample some of the best local farmhouse-style brews around.
  • Little Saigon Monthly Clean Up | Sat., May 21 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | Free | Little Saigon Creative, 1227 S. Weller St. | Help tidy up some of the streets around Little Saigon + form tighter bonds with the community.

Sunday, May 22

  • Seattle Bike-n-Brews | Sat., May 21 | 9 a.m. | Two Beers Brewing Co., 4700 Ohio Ave S. | $20+ | Pedal to several local breweries on a 38-mile route along the Duwamish + Green River Trails.
  • “Selling Kabul” | Sun., May 22 | 2 + 7:30 p.m. | Seattle Repertory Theatre | $40+ | Set in 2013, this play tells the story of a U.S. interpreter in Afghanistan hiding from the Taliban.
  • “Sweat” | Sun., May 22 | 2 + 7 p.m. | A Contemporary Theatre, 700 Union St. | $27+ | This Pulitzer Prize-winning play follows two friends as they navigate economic hardships, layoffs, and racial + class inequities. 
  • “The Marriage of Figaro” | Sun., May 22 | 2 p.m. | McCaw Hall | $35+ | Acclaimed conductor Alevtina Ioffe makes her Seattle Opera debut for this Mozart classic.
  • Dina Martina | Sun., May 22 | 7:30 p.m. | The Triple Door | $25+ | This drag performance artist has received high praise from the likes of John Waters, Graham Norton + Whoopi Goldberg.

May 23-31

Monday, May 23

  • Mariners vs. Oakland A’s | Mon., May 23 | 6:40 p.m. | T-Mobile Park | $10+ | The M’s face an AL West rival — oh, and don’t forget about all those new food vendors.
  • Y Community Conversation: Exploring the Asian American Identity Crisis | Mon., May 23 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free, Registration required | Asian American youth often feel a struggle to maintain their cultural identities while wanting to embrace American culture — this panel will discuss how this experience impacts their psychological well-being.

Tuesday, May 24

  • Mariners vs. Oakland | Tues., May 24 | 6:40 p.m. | T-Mobile Park | $10+ | The M’s face an AL West rival — oh, and don’t forget about all those new food vendors like Marination.
  • Comedy on Broadway Open Mic Night | Tues., May 24 | 8:30 p.m. | Jai Thai | 235 Broadway E. | Donations encouraged | Discover some new talents testing out material — and maybe grab some yummy Thai food.
  • Book Carts | Tues., May 24 | 12-2 p.m. | Freeway Park | $2-3 | Browse new + gently used titles in the park’s main plaza, with proceeds going to Friends of the Seattle Public Library and Freeway Park Association.

Wednesday, May 25

  • Mariners vs. Oakland | Wed., May 25 | 1:10 p.m. | T-Mobile Park | $10+ | The M’s face an AL West rival — oh, and don’t forget about all those new food vendors like Marination.
  • Duo Comedy Showcase | Wed., May 25 | 8 p.m. | Unexpected Productions Market Theater | $10+ | Performing live at the Gum Wall in Pike Place Market, this open-mic is open to the public for improv.
  • Dave Mason | Wed., May 25 | 7:30 p.m. | The Triple Door | $55 | The former member of classic rockers Traffic brings his solo tour to town — sing along to hits like “We Just Disagree.”

Thursday, May 26

  • You Need to Calm Down: A Taylor Swift-inspired Dance Party | Thurs., May 26 | 8 p.m. | Substation, 6645 NW 45th St. | $25 | “Shake It Off” to the pop star’s biggest hits.
  • Book Carts | Thurs., May 26 | 12-2 p.m. | Freeway Park | $2-3 | Browse new + gently used titles in the park’s main plaza, with proceeds going to Friends of the Seattle Public Library and Freeway Park Association.

Friday, May 27 

  • Seawolves vs. Houston Sabercats | Fri., May 17 | 7:30 p.m. | Starfire Sports, Tukwila | $27 | It’s Military Appreciation Night.
  • “Bruce” | Fri., May 27 | 7:30 p.m. | Bagley Wright Theater | $17+ | Here’s the dramatic backstory behind the making of “Jaws” — the title of the play refers to the lesser-known name of the titular shark.

Saturday, May 28

  • Stars on Ice | Sat. May 28 | 7:30 p.m. | Climate Pledge Arena | $20 | Cool off by watching some figure skating’s hottest stars — including Olympic gold medalist Nathan Chen.
  • “Bruce” | Sat., May 28 | Bagley Wright Theater | $17+ | Here’s the dramatic backstory behind the making of “Jaws” — the title of the play refers to the lesser-known name of the titular shark.
  • Kalimba: The Spirit of Earth, Wind, and Fire | Sat., May 28 | 6 p.m. + 8:30 p.m. | The Triple Door | $25+ | The internationally touring show celebrates classic songs from the R&B + soul group.
  • United Festival 2022 | Sat., May 28 | 12-6 p.m. | Downtown Redmond Park | Free | Shop at the local vendor stalls, join in the trilingual reading circle + connect with local resources during Redmond’s first Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month celebration.

Sunday, May 29

Monday, May 30

Tuesday, May 31

  • Comedy on Broadway Open Mic Night | Tues., May 31 | 8:30 p.m. | Jai Thai | 235 Broadway E. | Donations encouraged | Discover some new talents testing out material — and maybe grab some yummy Thai food.
  • Book Carts | Tues., May 31 | 12-2 p.m. | Freeway Park | $2-3 | Browse new + gently used titles in the park’s main plaza, with proceeds going to Friends of the Seattle Public Library and Freeway Park Association.