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Motocross

From a tea party to motocross -- there's weekend fun for you around the Sound

You can't say we don't have variety when it comes to weekend things to do. Dive in, check out the list, and have a great weekend! Seattle Lacrosse Club Sunday, 1:15pm. Against Riot at Lower Woodland #7 (Greenlake.) University of Washington Baseball Friday 6:05pm, Saturday 2:05pm, Sunday 1:05pm. The...
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Cherry blooms

Spring is here! Where to see things blooming around the Sound

Have you noticed the cherry blossoms in your neighborhood? It seemed like one day there weren't any, and then the next day the trees were exploding with a riot of pink up and down the street, right? And everything started to smell beautiful? That's spring in the PNW, and it comes on fast. Those...
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Guy dressed like a leprechaun

Here's your guide to St. Patrick's Day weekend fun around the Sound

It's always good when St. Patrick's Day falls on a weekend, and when the weather's more like spring than like winter -- and this weekend, the stars align for a great St. Pat's celebration. My only issue: I truly have NO green clothes. I don't even think I have green socks, and I do have a lot of...
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Cabin at Moran State Park

Try one of these cool cabins at a Washington State Park this summer

There are lots of avid campers in the Pacific Northwest. That's a known fact. I myself am more of a fair-weather camper -- not in the "avid" category, but I love doing it with my family, as long as it's not raining, there aren't a lot of bugs, we find a campsite that's somewhat private, it's quiet...
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Cocktails

Cocktails, hockey, kids, dogs: Weekend fun around the Sound

Daylight Saving Time starts early Sunday morning (or sometime later on Sunday if you're lazy or confused!) which gives us more time for outdoor fun at the end of the day. Here's what's happening around the Sound all weekend long. Have fun! Cocktail District Saturday, noon and 6pm. The highlight of...
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Sunny Seattle

Hockey, soccer, wine, mussels & music: This weekend around the Sound

It's the first weekend of March, Spring is less than three weeks away, Daylight Saving Time begins next weekend, and the sun is shining this weekend! Now this is more like it! Seattle Sounders FC Saturday, 7pm. The Sounders’ season opener against FC Cincinnati at CenturyLink Field. Everett...
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Flower show

Smells like Spring: The Flower & Garden Show and other weekend fun around the Sound

It's the last weekend of February! Daylight Saving Time starts in two weeks! Things are looking up! In my experience, if you really want to feel a taste of spring before it actually gets here, get over to the Northwest Flower & Garden Festival, which is this weekend at the Convention Center in...
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Seattle in the snow

Here's what's happening around the Sound this weekend (if snow doesn't cancel everything)

I'm posting this on Friday morning before any serious snow has fallen in Seattle and the South Sound. So if you're planning on heading out to any of these events or activities, click the links to see if things are really going on as scheduled. Stay safe and have a great winter weekend! Bob Seger...
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Seattle waterfront

Hello Tunnel, Goodbye Viaduct (and other things happening this weekend around the Sound)

It may not be the Super Bowl weekend we'd hoped for . . . but it's still a weekend, and there's lots to do! Seattle Boat Show Through Saturday. Join our Sound crew for a Pop-Up Yacht Rock Party at the Seattle Water Sports exhibit from 2-4pm on Saturday, and the check out 1000 boats and watercraft...
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Vinyl record on a turntable

Tell the truth: Do you really listen to albums on vinyl?

My brother Jim, who lives in Michigan, texted me some pictures the other day -- pictures of classic 1970s album covers from our childhood. Elton John's Honky Chateau album, Beatles, James Taylor, America. For his birthday, he'd received some new/old vinyl records to play on his turntable. He's a...
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