Upcoming events in Seattle – Poppy’s picks for great kid-friendly and grown-up friendly events: October 24 – Nov 6

We’ve found Seattle’s best events – with or without the kiddos

We’ve found Seattle’s best events – with or without the kiddos


Our picks for dress-up fun 

Hilloween in Capitol Hill: Carnival, costume parade, live performances, fun games — trick-or-treat all along Broadway, Pike & Pine streets. Saturday.

Costume Carnival at Seattle Children’s Museum: Kids can join a costume parade, dissect owl pellets, play with potions and slime. Saturday and Sunday.

Pumpkin Bash at the ZooHead to the zoo in costume and kiddos receive free admission with each paying adult. Halloween activities include trick-or-treating as well as watching animals munch on Pumpkins. Saturday and Sunday. 



📌 Tickets Running Low: The Lion King
Running from December 13, 2018 – Jan 6, 2019 @ the Paramount Theater

If you want to blow your little ones’ mind with a holiday-sized double dose of Broadway + Disney, you better jump on this. Official Tickets Here (a lot of the family-friendly times are running low), Stubhub has tickets too, but obviously there’s a markup.

 

 


 


Three Little Pigs
October 20 – November 18

Several locations: Fremont district, Kirkland, Shoreline, Renton
StoryBook Theater’s musicals are 55-mins and for ages 3-10. Based on familiar fairy tales, each show focuses on a life lesson and has a happy ending. With catchy songs and clever stories, StoryBook Theater shows are fun for the whole family.  See more info here.



Featured event
Super Bueno Brunch plus Poppy!
Sundays: Oct 14th + 21st | 11am-2pm
Super Bueno – 3627 Stone Way N, Seattle, WA
Poppy teams up again with the folks at Super Bueno to Bring Back Brunch. We’ll have two Poppies onsite to play with the kids so you can enjoy brunch. For kids 2 years and up. See more info here.



This is Halloween
October 19 through October 31, 2018
The Triple Door, Seattle, WA 

This adaptation of Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas features cabaret and burlesque styles, as well as a live orchestra. See more info here.

Learn how to solve a Rubix Cube with the beginner method, using only six algorithms.


 

Haunted Chocolate Factory Tour
October 25–28, Tours run between 5pm – 9pm
Seattle Chocolate

The Haunted Chocolate Factory Tour allows guests to come to the factory after hours and learn about the ghosts and gremlins that haunt Seattle’s beloved chocolate makers. Wander through the haunted factory after hours and search for hidden clues to find the secret treasure—but beware the otherworldly spirits that lurk beyond… Not recommended for kiddos under age 8. See more info here.

 

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Upcoming events in Seattle – Poppy’s picks for great kid-friendly and grown-up friendly events: October 10 – 23

We found some great events for you this week. From superheroes to woodcarving and beyond.

We found some great events for you this week.

🎃 In case you missed it 🎃

  • We featured pumpkin patches last time but check those out in this post if you haven’t yet.
  • If pumpkin carving is on your list this weekend, we have a Product Review of a heavy-duty Pumpkin Carving Kit on our Instagram story highlights (spoiler alert: you won’t believe you’ve put up with the grocery-store carving kits this long!)

Have an event you’d like us to feature in an upcoming email? Respond back to this one and tell us about it.


Halloween at Pacific Science Center 
now through October 31 @ 10am
Pacific Science Center 200 2nd Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109
Pacific Science Center is celebrating Halloween all October long by exploring the science behind the eerie and haunted. Plan your visit today to discover the science behind illusionsmeet a tarantula and build your own monster in the Tinker Tank. More info here.



GeekGirlCon 2018
October 27 & 28 | 9am-7pm
Washington State Convention Center, 705 Pike St., Seattle, WA
GeekGirlCon is setting up in the heart of downtown Seattle to celebrate every geek and honor the legacy of women contributing to science and technology; comics, arts, and literature; game play and game design; and beyond. $40/day, $10/child ages 6–12, ages 5 and under free. See more info here.



Featured event
Super Bueno Brunch plus Poppy!
Sundays: Oct 14th + 21st | 11am-2pm
Super Bueno – 3627 Stone Way N, Seattle, WA
Poppy teams up again with the folks at Super Bueno to Bring Back Brunch. We’ll have two Poppies onsite to play with the kids so you can enjoy brunch. For kids 2 years and up. More Info here.


 



ATK Seattle EATS Festival
November 3rd | 2pm-5pm
Bell Harbor & Pier 66, Alaskan Way Seattle, WA 
America’s Test Kitchen has both Friday and Saturday programming for you to eat and drink your way through offerings from Seattle’s top restaurants, cooking demos, live music, and more. Tickets start at $100. (This event is 21+). See more info here.

 



Ornamental Woodcarving Class at Seattle’s new Nordic Museum
October 14, 21, 28 (Sundays) | 10:30am–5pm
Learn Baroque Acanthus, Rococo, and Viking/Dragon woodcarving styles in this class (for adults). Woodcarvers at all levels are welcome. Tool sharpening and basic carving techniques will be covered for beginners. Continuing students will develop their own projects. No tools or experience necessary. Tickets: $45 per student. See more info here.

 

 

Have fun out there!
-The Poppy Team

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Upcoming events in Seattle – Poppy’s picks for great kid-friendly and grown-up friendly events: Sept 26 – Oct 9

We’ve found Seattle’s best events – with or without the kiddos

Have an event you’d like us to feature in an upcoming email? Respond back to this one and tell us about it.


 

Featured: Pumpkin Picking in Snohomish with 💯 Bonus Activities now through October 31
Bob’s Corn & Pumpkin Farm 10917 Elliott Road, Snohomish, WA 98296
The journey out of the city will likely be well worth the oh-so-many activities available to you and the kiddos at Bob’s. To name a few: U-pick pumpkins, cow train, kids corn maze, grown-up corn maze, Apple cannon and fire-pit rentals. See you there. Prices vary for activities, and wristbands that get you into multiple attractions start at $10 (weekdays) and $15 (weekends) More info here. 

Here are some more Pumpkin Picking (+Bonus Activities) Spots:

Featured event
Super Bueno Brunch plus Poppy!
Sundays: Sept 30 and Oct 7, from 11am-2pm
Super Bueno – 3627 Stone Way N, Seattle, WA
Poppy teams up again with the folks at Super Bueno to Bring Back Brunch. We’ll have two Poppies onsite to play with the kids so you can enjoy brunch. For kids 2 years and up. More Info here.


Annual Maple Festival 
October 4th through 14th (daily activities for Maple fun)
Seattle Japanese Garden – 1075 Lake Washington Boulevard East, Seattle, WA
There are maple-related activities every day (e.g., Maple Scavenger Hunt & Maple Origami). The event activities are free with Seattle Japanese Garden admission. See more info here.


 


Brew at the Zoo
Thursday, October 4, 2018 | 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Sample imports, domestics, microbrews and ciders from 60+ different breweries. Don’t mention to your kiddos where you’re going, as this one is ages 21+ only, BUT hold on to your Brew at the Zoo ticket after the event; if you bring it to the zoo from Oct. 5 to Dec. 31, 2018, you get $3.00 off one general zoo admission. See more info here.


Chocolate for Dinner with Chef Justin Khanna
Saturday – September 29, 2018
A unique and innovative culinary dinner experience, highlighting local Pacific Northwest chefs as they incorporate chocolate into each course right in front of you. Taste these delicious chocolate creations which feature Pike Place Market produce and local ingredients. Tickets are $60 and availability is limited. See more info here.


 

Have fun out there!
-The Poppy Team

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Upcoming events in Seattle – Poppy’s picks for great kid-friendly and grown-up friendly events: Sept 11 – 25

We’ve found Seattle’s best events – with or without the kiddos.

We’ve found Seattle’s best events – with or without the kiddos.

One to highlight: after a couple weeks off, we are bringing back… our “Bring Back Brunch” special at Super Bueno (featuring Poppies onsite to engage the kids while you enjoy your food)!

Please email us at hello@meetpoppy.com if you know of an event you’d like us share.

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show
September 13 – October 21
Seattle Children’s Theater, 401 Pine St, Seattle
The Very Hungry Caterpillar is the story of a caterpillar trying to satisfy his insatiable appetite, on his journey to becoming a full-fledged butterfly. Various times, ages 3+ See more info here.

✨Featured event✨
Super Bueno Brunch plus Poppy!
Sundays: Sept 16 and Sept 23, from 11am-2pm
Super Bueno – 3627 Stone Way N, Seattle, WA
Poppy teams up again with the folks at Super Bueno to Bring Back Brunch. We’ll have two Poppies onsite to play with the kids so you can enjoy brunch. For kids 2 years and up. 
Mini Road Trip to the Washington State Fair 
Sept 12-17
Washington State Fair Events Center – 110 9th Ave SW, Puyallup, WA
In addition to having scooped up a killer URL: TheFair.com, the Washington State Fair has fun activities and so so much food for the whole family. Your first activity will be hopping in the car for ~2 hours, but it’s all in the journey. Kids 5 & under get in free. See more info here.

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Oktoberfest Events: Fremont & Kirkland 
September 21-23Fremont Oktoberfest: 35th St and Canal St, Seattle, WA – More info and ticketsKirkland Oktoberfest: Marina Park Pavilion, Kirkland waterfront – More info and ticketsIf you’re thirsty for a day-date spent sampling craft beers and ciders, this might be the pick for you. Maybe even go with some friends and book a Poppy Share.
Cinerama 70MM Film Festival
Sept 11-Sept 20
Cinerama – 2100 4th Avenue Seattle, WA 98121
Kicks off tonight with E.T. and wraps up 2001: A Space Odyssey (note: one showing of this is already sold out, so grab those tickets now if you want in.) More info here
National Museum Day (Free Entry)
Saturday, Sept 22
Put on by the Smithsonian Magazine, you get free entry to a number of great museums that might be nice to enjoy quietly. There are plenty of museums you may like to take your kiddo to as well. More info here

Have fun out there!


-The Poppy Team

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