November PlanAhead: Your Seattle Events Calendar

Happy November, Seattle. 🦃

While we spend so much of this month planning for the upcoming holidays, it’s a good time to have a little fun, too. We’ve got a whole list of concerts, comedy gigs, paint nights, and yoga classes to help you find a little “me time” in all of the shopping sprees ahead. Read on for all the top events happening this month in the Emerald City.

Nov. 1-7

Monday, Nov. 1

  • Sounders vs. the Galaxy | Mon., Nov 1 | 7 p.m. | Lumen Field | $25+ | Catch the last home game of the regular season as the Sounders prep for the playoffs.
  • Oyster New Year | Mon., Nov. 1 | 3-9 p.m. | Elliott’s Oyster House, 1201 Alaskan Way | Prices vary | Celebrate the peak of oyster season, with offerings that include the restaurant’s famed luge. 🦪
  • Dr. Dog | Mon., Nov 1. | 8 p.m. | Neptune Theater | $50 | The eclectic Philly band — with influences that range from punk to folk — are on a farewell tour.
  • Creating Aromatherapy Items | Mon., Nov. 1 | 3-7 p.m. | Knead to Work, 10015 Holman Rd. NW | This class will teach you how to make scrubs, bath salts, balms, and other potential similar products for self-care or potential holiday gifts. 🛁

Tuesday, Nov. 2

  • Dr. Dog | Tues., Nov. 2 | 8 p.m. | Neptune Theater | $50 | The eclectic Philly band — with influences that range from punk to folk — are on a farewell tour.
  • Climbing, Board Games, and Brews | Tues., Nov. 2 | 6-10 p.m. | Momentum Indoor Climbing, 2759 1st Ave. | $10 | Try some rock climbing, play games, and drink beer from Stoup, with raffle and ticket proceeds going to the Technology Access Foundation.
  • Tokyo Police Club | Tues., Nov. 2 | 7 p.m. | Tractor Tavern | $23 | Sway to the tunes from this venerable Canadian indie rock band.
  • Complete Beethoven Cello Sonatas | Tues., Nov. 2 | 7:30 p.m. | Benaroya Hall | $40 | The Seattle Symphony plays classic compositions. 🎻
  • Future of Air Travel | Tues., Nov. 2 | 8:30-10 a.m. | Seattle Metro Chamber Offices, 1301 5th Ave. | $25 | Hear top airline executives discuss the airline industry and the trends they see having an impact down the runway.

Wednesday, Nov. 3

  • Andrea Bocelli | Wed., Nov. 3 | 7:30 p.m. | Climate Pledge Arena | $85+ | The renowned Italian tenor graces the stage on his “Believe World Tour.”
  • Pop-up Paint Shop | Wed., Nov. 3 | 6-8:30 p.m. | Otterbar | $35-40 | Local artist Stephanie Morales gives guidance on painting basics, with some wine sipping. 🎨
  • Not Gonna Take It: Punk Rock Films | Wed., Nov. 3 | 7-9 p.m. | SIFF Film Center, 305 Harrison St. (plus a virtual option) | $15 | Film studies professor John Trafton explores 70s punk music and the boundary-pushing movies that drew inspiration from it.
  • Karla Bonoff | Wed., Nov. 3 | 7:30 p.m. | The Triple Door | $30-40 | Many may know this singer-songwriter from hits she wrote for the likes of Bonnie Raitt and Linda Ronstadt, but she’s got a powerful voice of her own.

Thursday, Nov. 4

  • Kraken vs. the Sabres | Thurs., Nov. 4 | 7 p.m. | Climate Pledge Arena | $150+ | The excitement continues for Seattle’s new NHL team as the squad takes on Buffalo. 🏒
  • M(other) Tongues: Bodhild and Las Hermanas Iglesias | Thurs., Nov. 4 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | National Nordic Museum | This knitting installation represents Norwegian and Dominican traditions, featuring the works of Bodhild Brendryen Iglesias and her two daughters.
  • Chris Fleming | Thurs., Nov. 4 | 8 p.m. | The Neptune Theater, 1303 NE 45th St. | $36.50 | After three rescheduled shows, Chris Fleming is back with his imaginative, whimsical, and wildly funny comedic performances. 🎭
  • 41st Seattle International Comedy Competition | Thurs., Nov. 4 | 8-10:30 p.m. | Unexpected Productions, 1428 Post Alley | $20 | At America’s biggest touring comedy festival, 33 comedians from around the world compete for laughs and cash prizes.
  • Disney on Ice: Dream Big | Thurs., Nov. 4 | 7 p.m. | Angels of the Winds Arena, Everett, WA | Mickey, Donald, and guests from hits like “Frozen” and “Coco” skate to the classics in this family-friendly extravaganza.

Friday, Nov. 5

  • Demetri Martin | Fri., Nov. 5 | 7 p.m. | Paramount Theater | $35.25 | Laugh along with one of comedy’s most hilariously subdued personalities on his “I Feel Funny” tour.
  • The Eagles | Fri., Nov. 5 | 8 p.m. | Climate Pledge Arena | $149+ | The iconic classic rock band hits Seattle, playing “Hotel California” and all the hits. 🦅
  • Diwali Boat Party | Fri., Nov. | 7-11 p.m. | Lake Union Charters, 1611 Fairview Ave. E. | $29.37-86.32 | Celebrate the festival of lights with great city views, a premium bar, and a DJ spinning Bollywood tunes.
  • Megan Thee Stallion Paint & Sip | Fri., Nov. 5 | 6 p.m. | Virtual | Pay what you can | As part of MoPOP’s new “Contact High” hip-hop exhibit, instructors lead attendees through a musical art lesson, with a rare Megan photo as inspiration. 🎨
  • Art Battle | Fri., Nov. 5 | 6-10 p.m. | Hale’s Ales Palladium, 4301 Leary Way NW | $17-20 | In this timed competition, painters let the colors fly over the course of three intense rounds, and attendees help choose the winner.
  • Men’s College Basketball: UW vs. CWU | Fri., Nov. 5 | 7 p.m. | Alaska Airlines Arena | Prices vary | The Huskies look to start strong with this early season matchup against Central Washington.
  • Squirrel Nut Zippers | Fri., Nov. 5 | 8 p.m. | The Triple Door | $40 | One of the more popular bands of the swing revival in the 90s returns for its 25th anniversary tour.
  • Disney on Ice: Dream Big | Fri., Nov. 5 | 7 p.m. | Angels of the Winds Arena, Everett, WA | $30 | Mickey, Donald, and guests from hits like “Frozen” and “Coco” skate to the classics in this family-friendly extravaganza. 
  • Sir Mix-a-Lot | Fri. Nov. 5 | 7 p.m. | Neumos | $25 | The “Baby Got Back” rap legend, who grew up in the Central District, is ready to get the party started again.
  • Virtual Small Frye: Families | Fri., Nov. 5 | 10-10:50 a.m. | Virtual | Free | The Frye Museum hosts art-related interactive Zoom activities for kids ages 3-5.

Saturday, Nov. 6

  • The Eagles | Sat., Nov. 6 | 8 p.m. | Climate Pledge Arena | $149+ | The iconic classic rock band hits Seattle, playing “Hotel California” and all the hits. 🦅
  • Dia de los Muertos | Sat., Nov. 6 | 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. | Phinney Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N | $10 for performances | Celebrate the Day of the Dead with traditional dedications, live music, food, Mexican hot chocolate, and arts and crafts.
  • Northwest Chocolate Festival | Sat., Nov. 6 | Virtual | Free | Chocolate lovers and professionals can find festival workshops online throughout November. 🍫
  • Candlebox | Sat., Nov. 6 | 8 p.m. | The Paramount Theater | $31-71 | The Seattle hitmakers from the 90s still boast their original lineup, and tunes that will take you back.
  • Dachshund + Chihuahua Meetup | Sat., Nov. 6 | 9 a.m. | Dog Yard, 1546 NW Leary Way | $16 | The Dog Yard is hosting a tiny pup fest, with treats from its own bakery for the animals — alcohol and coffee for the humans.
  • A Taste of Seabeck | Sat., Nov. 6 | 1-11 p.m. | Leif Erikson Hall, 2245 NW 57th St. | $60 | The NW Dance Network hosts an event with three workshops, capped off by a live-music dancing event.
  • 3D Printing Hangout | Sat. Nov. 6 | 2-3:30 p.m. | North End Makerspace, 12317 15th Ave. NE | Discover the joys of 3D printing with expert Ron Miller.
  • Disney on Ice: Dream Big | Sat., Nov. 6 | 11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m., 7 p.m. | Angels of the Winds Arena, Everett, WA | $30 | Mickey, Donald, and guests from hits like “Frozen” and “Coco” skate to the classics in this family-friendly extravaganza. 
  • College Football: UW vs. Oregon | Sat., Nov. 6 | Time TBD | Husky Stadium | $64+ | Catch this classic Pac-12 matchup, with potential bowl implications on the line.
  • Film Center Career Day | Sat. Nov. 6 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Northgate Community Center and El Centro De La Raza | Free | Anyone aged 13-26 who wants to break into the video and film industry can take part in seminars with industry leaders in-person or virtually. 🎞️

Sunday, Nov. 7

  • An Evening With David Sedaris | Sun., Nov. 7 | 7 p.m. | Benaroya Hall | $55-65 | The beloved essayist gives a reading and signing to celebrate his recently published diary collection, “A Carnival of Snackery.”
  • Evanescence + Halestorm | Sun., Nov. 7 | 7:30 p.m. | Climate Pledge Arena | $55+ | Two of the top ladies in rock tour the U.S. with new work and old favorites.
  • All Time Low | Sun., Nov. 7 | 7 p.m. | Showbox SoDo | $39.50 | Dear Maria, count us in for this show featuring music from All Time Low’s latest creations.
  • Northwest Chocolate Festival | Sat., Nov. 6 | Virtual | Free | Chocolate lovers and professionals can find festival workshops online throughout November. 🍫
  • Papa Bueno Margarita Hard Seltzer Launch Party | Sun., Nov. 7 | 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. | Supernova, 110 S Horton St. | Free | Tequila company Papa Bueno touts its hard seltzer line with a bash complete with booze, music, and food (registration gets attendees a couple of complimentary drinks).
  • Bob’s Burgers Thanksgiving Trivia | Sun., Nov. 7 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Distant Worlds Coffeehouse, 6417 Roosevelt Way NE | Test your knowledge of the episodes covering the Belcher family’s holiday hijinks. 🍔
  • Disney on Ice: Dream Big | Sun., Nov. 7 | 11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m., 7 p.m. | Angels of the Winds Arena, Everett, WA | $30 | Mickey, Donald, and guests from hits like “Frozen” and “Coco” skate to the classics in this family-friendly extravaganza.

Nov. 8-14

Monday, Nov. 8

  • Band of Horses | Mon., Nov. 8 | 8 p.m. | The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine Street | $30.75+ | Not a band of real horses, but the artists behind “No One’s Gonna Love You” will play you some music from their first five albums. 🐎
  • Pokémon Trivia | Mon., Nov. 8 | 5:45-7:30 p.m. | Optimism Brewing Company | $5-30 | Trivia questions will cover Pokémon games, TV episodes, movies, cards, and anything else Pokémon-related. 
  • Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure | Mon., Nov. 8 | 8 a.m.-7 p.m. | Seattle Center | $44 | Explore a wide swath of Seattle with this smartphone-based event that lets teams solve clues and make discoveries at their own pace.
  • Andy Coe | Mon., Nov. 8 | 9 p.m. | Blue Moon Tavern | Free | This psychedelic rock band will surely kill those Monday blues.

Tuesday, Nov. 9

  • Family Rock Climbing | Tues., Nov. 9 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Dale Turner Family YMCA, 19290 Aurora Ave. N | $96 for non-members | Instructors will cover safety measures, various techniques, and knot-tying skills.
  • Dar Williams | Tues., Nov. 9 | 8 p.m. | The Neptune Theater | $33-38 | The celebrated singer-songwriter returns to the road with her new album, “I’ll Meet You Here.”
  • Speed Reading Class | Tues., Nov. 9 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Follow drills and learn skills that will aim to have you flying through books.
  • Taco Tuesday Tour | Tues., Nov. 9 | 7-10 p.m. | Ohana Belltown, 2207 First Ave. | $30-80 | Tickets include access to three breweries, transportation, and plenty of beer samples.

Wednesday, Nov. 10

  • Farm Stewards Volunteer Day | Wed., Nov. 10 | 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 21 Acres, 13701 NE 171st St, Woodinville, WA | Grab some dirt and learn about regenerative farming at this local agriculture nonprofit.
  • Northwest in Motion: November Project | Wed., Nov. 10 | 6:29-8 p.m. | “Artists at Play” Playground, Seattle Center | Free | This fitness group strives to connect fitness enthusiasts through intense group workouts and strong coffee.
  • Paul Thorn | Wed., Nov. 10 | 7:30 p.m. | The Triple Door | $33-35 | A performance inspired by Black southern gospel groups to send you straight to the artist’s home state of Mississippi.

Thursday, Nov. 11

  • Veterans Day Celebration | Thurs., Nov. 11 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Museum of Flight | Ceremony included with admission, $17-25; attending virtually is free | Honor those who served in the Armed Forces, past and present.
  • Freakout Fest | Thurs., Nov. 11 | 7 p.m. | The Tractor Tavern | $45 | Indie rock label Freakout Records kicks off its annual festival with a larger band lineup than ever. 
  • 2021 Seattle International Auto Show | Thurs., Nov. 11 | 12-6 p.m. | Lumen Field Event Center | $17 | The area’s biggest event for car lovers is back after a year hiatus, with a full lineup of sleek vehicles to admire.
  • Kraken vs. the Ducks | Thurs., Nov. 11 | 7 p.m. | Climate Pledge Arena | $165+ | Anaheim wades into town to take on Seattle in a West Coast battle, and perhaps the spark of an ongoing rivalry.
  • Free State and National Parks Day | Thurs., Nov. 11 | All day | All state and national parks in WA | Free | Take a quick nature trip outside the city and enjoy free admission.
  • Veterans Day 5K | Thurs., Nov. 11 | 9 a.m. | Seattle University | As part of its homecoming celebration, Seattle U is hosting this race — three laps around campus.

Friday, Nov. 12

  • Art Is Ageless: Lifelong Artmaking and Creativity | Fri., Nov. 12 | 4 p.m. | Bainbridge Island Museum of Art | This presentation will discuss finding inspiration at any time in life, part of the museum’s “Untold Stories” fall lecture series.
  • Hasan Minhaj: The King’s Jester | Fri., Nov. 12 | 7 + 9:30 p.m. | The Paramount Theater | $40.75-90.75 | The former “Daily Show” correspondent and host of Netflix’s “Patriot Act” brings his high-energy brand of comedy and commentary to Seattle.
  • 2021 Seattle International Auto Show | Fri., Nov. 12 | 12-6 p.m. | Lumen Field Event Center | $16 | The area’s biggest event for car lovers is back after a year hiatus, with a full lineup of sleek vehicles to admire.
  • Belltown Art Walk | Fri., Nov. 12 | 6-9 p.m. | Corner of First & Bell, 2218 First Ave | Free | A free, all-ages walk-through of Belltown art galleries, studios, and shops. 🎨

Saturday, Nov. 13

  • Bushwick Book Club: Frank Herbert’s “Dune” | Sat., Nov. 13 | The Forum, 1119 8th Ave. | $15-20 | Town Hall and Bushwick Book Club have partnered to present a concert of music and art inspired by the sci-fi classic (and new movie) — no reading required.
  • The Hip-Hop Nutcracker | Sat., Nov. 13 | 7:30 p.m. | The Paramount Theater | $77+ | Tchaikovsky’s classic gets a modern update with dancers and DJs.
  • Dausgaard Conducts Brahms | Sat., Nov. 13 | 8 p.m. | Benaroya Hall | $39+ | Music by the famous composer preceded by the U.S. premiere of Simon Steen-Andersen’s piano concerto. 🎹
  • Northwest Chocolate Festival | Sat., Nov. 6 | Virtual | Free | Chocolate lovers and professionals can find festival workshops online throughout November.
  • Literary Plunder: The Making and Unmaking of Tipu Sultan’s Library | Sat., Nov. 13 | 10-11:30 a.m. | Virtual | On a Pay-what-you-want basis | University of Macau Assistant Professor Joshua Elrich will discuss how a library led to power and legitimization of a sultan in this talk from the Seattle Asian Art Museum. 
  • 2021 Seattle International Auto Show | Sat., Nov. 13 | 12-6 p.m. | Lumen Field Event Center | $16 | The area’s biggest event for car lovers is back after a year hiatus, with a full lineup of sleek vehicles to admire.
  • Kegs With Legs | Sat., Nov. 13 | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Ghostfish Brewing, 2942 1st Ave. S | $20 | In this unique fitness class, participants lift and roll various sizes of empty kegs, then cool off afterwards with a pint. 🍻
  • GeekGirl Con | Sat., Nov. 13 | All day | Virtual | Free | This inclusive comics, gaming, fantasy, sci-fi, crafts, tech, and lit convention goes all online this year via Twitch.

Sunday, Nov. 14

  • 2021 Seattle International Auto Show | Sun., Nov. 14 | 12-6 p.m. | Lumen Field Event Center | $16 | The area’s biggest event for car lovers is back after a year hiatus, with a full lineup of sleek vehicles to admire.
  • GeekGirl Con | Sun., Nov. 14 | All day | Virtual | Free | This inclusive comics, gaming, fantasy, sci-fi, crafts, tech, and lit convention goes all online this year via Twitch.
  • Northwest Chocolate Festival | Sat., Nov. 6 | Virtual | Free | Chocolate lovers and professionals can find festival workshops online throughout November.

Nov. 15-21

Monday, Nov. 15

  • Eliane Elias | Mon., Nov. 15 | 7:30 p.m. | The Triple Door | $39-49 | The Grammy-winning Brazilian pianist and singer plays some of her hits, plus songs off her new album, “Mirror Mirror.”
  • Salsa for Beginners | Mon., Nov. 15 | 8 p.m. | VivaArts, 4421 Fauntleroy Way SW | $20 with advanced registration | Swing those hips as you acquaint yourself with the basics of this lively ballroom dance. 💃
  • College Basketball: UW vs. Texas Southern | Mon., Nov. 15 | Time TBD | Alaska Airlines Arena | $10+ | The Huskies draw the Tigers in this early season NCAA matchup, which could set up tournament hopes down the line. 

Tuesday, Nov. 16

  • Family Rock Climbing | Tues., Nov. 16 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Dale Turner Family YMCA, 19290 Aurora Ave. N | $96 for non-members | Instructors will cover safety measures, various techniques, and knot-tying skills. 🧗
  • Classic Pumpkin Pie + Spiced Whipped Cream | Tue., Nov. 16 | 6-8 p.m. | The Pastry Project, 165 S Main St. | $100 | You’ll know exactly what to bring to your Thanksgiving potluck after this class teaches you how to bake pumpkin pie with candied pecans and spiced whipped cream. 🥧
  • Candlelight: Favorite Anime Themes | Tues., Nov. 16 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | The 101, 101 S Jackson St. | $45 | The Listeso string quartet plays tunes from anime favorites such as “Sailor Moon,” Naruto,” and more.
  • Eliane Elias | Tues., Nov. 16 | 7:30 p.m. | The Triple Door | $39-49 | The Grammy-winning Brazilian pianist and singer plays some of her hits, plus songs off her new album, “Mirror Mirror.”

Wednesday, Nov. 17

  • Red Sky Performance, “Trace” | Wed., Nov. 17 | 7:30 p.m. | The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave. | $32+ | A contemporary dance performance inspired by the Anishinaabe stories of celestial bodies.
  • Alice in Wonderland: an Immersive Cocktail Experience | Wed., Nov. 17 | 5:30-7 p.m., 7:30-9 p.m. | Cure Cocktail, 1449 E. Pine St. | $40 | This literary pop-up features bespoke drinks, riddles, “Eat Me” cakes, and plenty of through-the-looking-glass-worthy decor.
  • Wicks & Sips | Wed., Nov. 17 | 5-7 p.m. | Heritage Distilling Company, 1836 Northwest Market St. | $40 | Learn how to make your own wood wick candle while sipping on a nice cocktail/mocktail. 🕯️

Thursday, Nov. 18

  • Alice in Wonderland: an Immersive Cocktail Experience | Thus., Nov. 18 | 5:30-7 p.m., 7:30-9 p.m. | $40 | Cure Cocktail, 1449 E. Pine St. | This literary pop-up features bespoke drinks, riddles, “Eat Me” cakes, and plenty of through-the-looking-glass-worthy decor. 🐇
  • Imogen Cunningham: A Retrospective | Thurs., Nov. 18 | All Day | Seattle Museum of Art| $29.99 | The opening night for this exhibition showcasing nearly 200 of Cunningham’s photographic works. 📷
  • RISK! Live in Seattle | Thurs., Nov. 18 | 8 p.m. | The Vera Project, 305 Harrison St. | $25-27 | This live show and podcast founded by sketch comedy vet Kevin Allison coaxes wild true tales out of participants.
  • Anita Hill | Thurs., Nov. 19 | 6 p.m. | Virtual | $5-35 | The historic Supreme Court witness and Brandeis law professor discusses her experiences and advocacy.

Friday, Nov. 19

  • Mean Girls | Fri., Nov. 19 | 8 p.m. | The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St. | $40-130 | One of your favorite movies, but now you can sing along to it in this musical version of the classic Tina Fey hit. 💖
  • Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s Wild & Swingin’ Holiday Party | Fri., Nov. 19 | 7:30-9:30 p.m. | Edmonds Center for the Arts | $29-64 | The jazzy band plays their takes on holiday classics, as well as a few seasonal originals.
  • Alice in Wonderland: an Immersive Cocktail Experience | Fri., Nov. 19 | 5:30-7 p.m., 7:30-9 p.m. | $40 | Cure Cocktail, 1449 E. Pine St. | This literary pop-up features bespoke drinks, riddles, “Eat Me” cakes, and plenty of through-the-looking-glass-worthy decor. 🐇
  • Woodcarving 101 | Fri., Nov. 19 | 1-5 p.m. | Rockler Woodworking and Hardware, 832 NE Northgate Way | $100 | Learn the basics of woodcarving and leave with your own butter spreader. 🪵
  • Seattle Butoh Festival | Fri., Nov. 19 | 7:30-9:30 p.m. | Yaw Theater, 6520 5th Ave. S | $22-100 | Enjoy performances and workshops revolving around the traditional Japanese theatrical dance.

Saturday, Nov. 20

  • Holiday Wreath Make & Take | Sat., Nov. 20 | 10-11 a.m. | $50 | Windmill Gardens, 16009 60th St. E., Sumner, WA | Get in the holiday spirit with this hands-on workshop teaching wreath-making skills with cedar, pine, fir, and red bows galore.
  • Darude at Ora | Sat., Nov. 20 | 9 p.m.-2 a.m. | Ora Nightclub, 2330 First Ave. | $25+ | Get ready to dance around to one of dance music’s most influential artists. 
  • TEDxSeattle | Sat., Nov. 20 | 1 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Community leaders giving talks include Lynda Stuart, deputy director of the Gates Foundation, and Melissa Miranda, acclaimed chef and owner of Musang in Beacon Hill.
  • Gobble Up Seattle 2021 | Sat., Nov. 20 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Maguson Park Hangar 20, 6310 NE 74th St. | Free | Attendees can look forward to sampling food from 100+ local restaurants/vendors and finding holiday gifts for loved ones. 🍗
  • Tacky Turkey Sweater 5k | Sat., Nov. 20 | 10 a.m. | Green Lake Park | $20+ | The name says it all: a pre-turkey, ugly holiday sweater 5k race. 🦃
  • Seattle Butoh Festival | Sat., Nov. 20 | 12-4 p.m., 7:30-9:30 p.m. | Yaw Theater, 6520 5th Ave. S | $22-100 | Enjoy performances and workshops revolving around the traditional Japanese theatrical dance.
  • Seattle Festival of Trees Gala | Sat., Nov. 20 | 5-10 p.m. | Fairmont Olympic Hotel, 411 University St. | Prices vary | Join friends and supporters of Seattle Children’s for this annual gala, with dinner, drinks, and auctions to support the hospital. 🎄
  • Northwest Chocolate Festival | Sat., Nov. 6 | Virtual | Free | Chocolate lovers and professionals can find festival workshops online throughout November.

Sunday, Nov. 21

  • Nurse Blake – The PTO Comedy Tour | Sun., Nov. 21 | 7 p.m. | The Moore Theater, 1932 Second Ave. | $26.50-52 | Nurse Blake uses his upbeat personality to turn his crazy medical stories into a comedic performance that’s enjoyable for both fellow nurses and folks who have never worked a day in the field. 🩺
  • Radio Controlled Model Airplane Exhibition | Sun., Nov. 21 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | The Museum of Flight | Included with $25 museum admission | From small to large-scale models, these babies can fly.
  • Seattle Butoh Festival | Sun., Nov. 21 | 12-4 p.m., 7:30-9:30 p.m. | Yaw Theater, 6520 5th Ave. S | $22-100 | Enjoy performances and workshops revolving around the traditional Japanese theatrical dance.
  • Northwest Chocolate Festival | Sat., Nov. 6 | Virtual | Free | Chocolate lovers and professionals can find festival workshops online throughout November. 🍫

Nov. 22-28

Monday, Nov. 22

  • Madison Beer, Life Support Tour | Mon., Nov. 22 | 8 p.m. | The Neptune Theater, 1303 NE 45th St. | $33+ | Madison Beer performs pieces from her debut album, Life Support. 🎤
  • Yoga for People With Parkinson’s | Mon., Nov. 22 | 9:30-11 a.m. | UW’s Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Medical Arts Building | This class is taught by a certified yoga instructor, with adjustments to maintain strength and balance.

Tuesday, Nov. 23

  • Family Rock Climbing | Tues., Nov. 23 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Dale Turner Family YMCA, 19290 Aurora Ave. N | $96 for non-members | Instructors will cover safety measures, various techniques, and knot-tying skills. 🧗
  • Leverage Your LinkedIn to Network Like a Pro | Tues., Nov. 23 | 12-1 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Tech career specialists General Assembly hosts a webinar in optimizing LinkedIn for professionals.
  • Metz and Preoccupations | Tues., Nov. 23 | 7 p.m. | Tractor Tavern | $19.50 | Two Canadian punk bands join forces for an electrifying tour.

Wednesday, Nov. 24

  • Kraken vs. Hurricanes | Wed., Nov. 24 | 7 p.m. | Climate Pledge Arena | $116+ | Carolina comes into town to take on Seattle with young stars like Sebastian Aho.
  • Dillon Francis and Flosstradamus | Wed., Nov. 24 | 7 p.m. | WAMU Theater | 7 p.m. | $32 | This DJ extravaganza should get bodies moving at WAMU.
  • Farm Stewards Volunteer Day | Wed., Nov. 24 | 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 21 Acres, 13701 NE 171st St, Woodinville, WA | Grab some dirt and learn about regenerative farming at this local agriculture nonprofit. 🚜

Thursday, Nov. 25

  • Annual Thanksgiving Day Ride | Thurs., Nov. 25 | 9-11 a.m. | Leschi Starbucks | Free, with donations encouraged | Celebrate Turkey Day with this cycling group for a leisurely trip around Lake Washington.
  • Seattle Turkey Trot | Thurs., Nov. 25 | 9 a.m. | Virtual | $40 | The 15th annual event will connect people online again this year, allowing runners to trot wherever they want, with proceeds going to the Ballard Food Bank. 🦃
  • Thanksgiving Day Flow | Thurs., Nov. 25 | 8-9:30 a.m. | Haute Yoga Queen Anne, 2131 Queen Anne Ave. N | $40 | Instructor Natalie Wong guides attendees through breath work and asana with mindfulness about the day of gratitude.

Friday, Nov. 26

  • George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker | Fri., Nov. 26 | 2 p.m. | McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St. | $27-129 |  Come enjoy the magic as Pacific Northwest Ballet transports the audience into the magical land of holiday sweets. 🩰
  • Trevor Noah | Fri., Nov. 26 | 8 p.m. | Climate Pledge Arena | $59.50+ | “The Daily Show” host makes his rounds with his latest tour, “Back to Abnormal.”
  • Seattle Asian Art Museum: Free Fridays | Fri., Nov. 26 | All day | 1100 East Prospect St. | Free | The newly renovated and expanded museum at Volunteer Park features priceless works from the world’s largest continent.
  • Winterfest Train & Village | Fri., Nov. 26 | Seattle Center’s Armory South Court | All day | Free | A 40-year-old annual tradition continues with this holiday-themed display featuring a 19th century model train and interactive scavenger hunt.

Saturday, Nov. 27

  • George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker | Sat., Nov. 27 | 7:30 p.m. | McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St. | $27-129 |  Come enjoy the magic as Pacific Northwest Ballet transports the audience into the magical land of holiday sweets. 🩰
  • Trans-Siberian Orchestra | Sat., Nov. 27 | 8 p.m. | Climate Pledge Arena | This holiday rock band, best known for “Christmas Eve,” will add a little edge to the season’s classic tunes. 🎸
  • Seattle Kids Marathon | Sat., Nov. 27 | 10 a.m. | Gas Works Park | $25 to register, free to attend | Kids are encouraged to train and go at their own pace, with a program that has spread 26.2 miles over the span of 6 weeks, so race day is really the “last mile.”
  • Wizards 5k | Sat., Nov. 27 | 10 a.m. | Greenlake Park | $20-45 | Robes and wands are recommended in this enchanting 5k race. 🪄

Sunday, Nov. 28

  • George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker | Sun., Nov. 28 | 12:30 p.m. | McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St. | $27-129 | Come enjoy the magic as Pacific Northwest Ballet transports the audience into the magical land of holiday sweets. 🩰
  • Seattle Marathon | Sun., Nov. 28 | 6 a.m. | Gas Works Park | $147 to register, free to attend | The biggest Seattle running event of the year is back live, with some virtual watching and participating options as well. 🏃
  • Seattle Hip-Hop Film Festival | Sun., Nov. 28 | 2 p.m. | Washington Hall, 153 14th Ave. | $10-15 | Short films celebrating hip-hop culture include narrative, documentaries, music videos, animation, and more.