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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, April 19

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. Spring is alive and well and so are the Tulip Fields! The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival features spectacular fields of tulips and daffodils. There will also be a street fair running the entire weekend with vendors and fun booths to visit.

Tulip Fields
Mount Vernon, WA

Norwescon. Calling all you science fiction and fantasy nerds! Norwescon features 200 panelists, vendors, events and a 24 hour game playing. This event runs all weekend!

DoubleTree Hotel Seattle Airport
18740 International Blvd
9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Tickets: $40-$60

PacSci Happy Hour. Why go to a normal happy hour when you can enjoy an adult science night at the Pacific Science Center? Play games, try hands-on activities, watch a laser show, see live science, hang out with fellow nerds and enjoy some cocktails at PacSci Happy Hour.

Pacific Science Center
200 2nd Ave N
6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Tickets: $20

Saturday, April 20

Sakura-Con. Sakura-Con is baaaack! One of our favorite anime events of the year. There will be gaming, cosplay, cultural panels, dancers, concerts, exhibits, and industry guests. Get ready for a weekend of galleries, because we'll be there the whole time!

Washington State Convention Center
705 Pike St
Membership Fees: $80

Seattle Scotch & Beer Fest. For all the beer and scotch lovers out there, a ticket to the Seattle Scotch & Beer Fest will allow you to taste 50 varieties of beer, Scotch whiskey, wine and spirits at the annual Seattle Scotch & Beer Fest.

Fremont Studio
155 N 35th St
1 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Tickets: $30+

BunnyCon. Break out those bunny ears and hit one of the most festive bar crawls around Seattle. BunnyCon starts downtown and makes its way all the way through Pioneer Square. No better way to kick off Easter, ammirite?

Downtown Seattle
12 p.m. - 2 a.m.
Tickets: $5+

Cheese and Meat Festival. Maybe the best festival of the entire YEAR?! Enjoy bite-sized tastes of cheese and meat with a wine, beer or cider pairing. If that isn't your cup of tea, they will also have chocolate and coffee pairings. There will also be seminars about the tastes you will experience, so eat and learn something new!

Block 41
115 Bell St
12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Tickets: $50

World Rhythm Festival. Is there a better way to enjoy culture from around the world than with music? Enjoy a full day of classes, performances and family fun at The World Rhythm festival that will feature all sorts of World music, drum and dance. There will be tons of traditional music including African, Middle-Eastern, Latin, Indian, Brazilian, North American and more.

Seattle Center
305 Harrison St
11 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Sunday, April 21

Easter Round-Up. We put together a semi-comprehensive list of all of the restaurants that are hosting a Easter celebrations where you can go and grab a bite to eat with your friends and your family! Click here for the entire list. Happy Easter!