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The Weekend Report: What's Cookin'

Welcome to the Weekend Report - where we tell you what's up in Seattle this weekend, the things you definitely don't want to miss. Why should we have all the fun at these events? Most of the things we are previewing here, we will be at - so if you see us say hi! We're guaranteed to miss some, so definitely email us if there is something wonderful we need to know about!

Friday, March 29th

The New Vintage Two words: Food and wine. Lexus will be presenting a foodie event for us wine lovers. You'll be able to take a step behind-the-scenes and meet chefs and budding winemakers. Take part in the type of conversation that is putting Washington on the exclusive food and wine lists!

The Sanctuary Seattle
811 5th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104
Date & Time: Friday, Mar. 29th, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Price: $125

Boots, Barrels, and Brews Country Party This country-themed party is coming back to Issaquah for it's sixth year, and its no wonder why it is gaining in popularity. Take part in line-dancing in between the live band performance and the delicious food. Did I mention the six tasting tickets you'll be getting?

Pickering Barn
1730 10th Ave. NW
Issaquah, WA 98027
Date & Time: Friday, Mar. 29th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Price: $45/person, $55 at the door

A Little Night Music This musical has famous scores to deliver. Stephen Sondheim, winner of four Tony Awards, is the mastermind behind A Little Night Music and it is coming to Tacoma Little Theatre. There is no better opportunity to listen to award-winning musical direction, so snag a ticket or two now!

Tacoma Little Theatre
210 North I St.
Tacoma, WA 98403
Date & Time: Friday, Mar. 29th, 7:30pm
Price: $22 - $27

She Stoops to Conquer Are you looking for some laughs? This may be the performance you need. Watch as an infatuated young girl attempts to convince her crush she lives a life other than her own in an attempt to make him fall for her. Between blunders and romantic mischief, this giddy play is bound to be a cute one!

Center Theatre
305 Harrison St.
Seattle, WA 98109
Date & Time: Friday, Mar. 29th, 7:30pm
Price: $34 - $44

Saturday, March 30th

Mamma Mia! "Dancing Queen", "Super Trouper, "SOS", "Take a Chance on Me". Do we have your heart pumping yet? Sing along to this iconic musical will be coming to the Seattle Musical Theatre with all of its nostalgic glory. Follow Sophie's story yet again, this time watching all of the magic happening on a Seattle stage.

Seattle Musical Theatre
7120 62nd Ave. NE
Seattle, WA, 98115
Date & Time: Saturday, Mar. 20th, Various Times
Price: $35 - $40

Georgetown Bites Fish tacos, Gumbo, Doggie Treat Bag? The point is everyone gets to eat at this year's Georgetown Bites. Over 30 vendors will be participating in this event to deliver the greatest foodie experience yet. Tickets are only $5, and they are redeemable and every location listed on the Georgetown Bites website!

Various Locations
Date & Time: Saturday Mar. 30th, 11:00am - 5:00pm
Price: $5

Venice is Sinking Masquerade Ball This ball wants to take you back in time to the magic of Venetian Palaces and palazzos. Witness circus acts, musicians, and colorful dancers and end the night with music from a guest DJ. Oh, and don't forget about the exclusive access to a dessert room included with your ticket!

Seattle Design Center
5701 6th Ave. S
Seattle, WA 98108
Date & Time: Saturday, Mar. 30th, 7:00pm - 1:30am
Price: $10 - $235

Vegfest Bring your your own plastic bag to this event to stock up on all the giveaways and purchases you'll encounter here. We're talking over 500 free food samples, chef demonstrations, free health screenings, and a whole lot more! Vegfest is the perfect festival for people who want to find meals, recipes, and tips for living a healthier life.

Seattle Center's Exhibition Hall
301 Mercer St.
Seattle, WA 98109
Date & Time: Saturday, Mar. 30th, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Price: $12/adult

Fashion is ART! Don't you want to see fashion designers showcase their art? Heads up: this isn't just any fashion show. This is what they call a "fashion art happening", and all of the pieces will be displayed in unique, creative ways. There really isn't any other event like this! If you're interested in going, make sure you get out your most fashion trendy outfits.

Tacoma Art Museum
1701 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402
Date & Time: Mar. 30th, 6:30pm - 10:30 pm
Price: $55 (includes free drink ticket), $60 at the door

Sunday, March 31st

Taste Washington Grand Tasting This grand tasting is calling all wine and food aficionados. With access to over 235 Washington wineries, and 65 local restaurants, you'll be able to cover each and every one of your foodie bases. On top of numerous samples, you'll be able to witness culinary demonstrations on stage as well. This event is expert and novice friendly, so get your tickets before they all sell out!

CenturyLink Field Event Center
330S S Roal Brougham Way
Seattle, WA 98134
Date & Time: Sunday, Mar. 31st, 2:30pm - 6:00pm
Price: $95 - $165

Professional Bull Riders People getting flung around on a bull may sound terrifying at first, but then it just turns into pure thrill. Besides, professionals know that they're doing! Professional Bull Riders is bringing the best of the best to the Tacoma Dome, and they want you to be in on the kickin' fun. Ask yourself: where else will you get to watch bull riding?

Tacoma Dome
2727 E D St.
Tacoma, WA 98421
Date & Time: Sunday, Mar. 31st, 1:45pm
Price: $17 - $352