Downtown Lowdown: Week of March 5-11

Downtown Lowdown – your Monday dose of all things events, specials and happenings in Downtown Seattle this week.

Monday, March 5:

Waterfront Seattle: Setting the Stage Discussion

The Waterfront Seattle project and community partners are committed to a waterfront design process that not only captures citywide input, but engages them as well. In continuation of their series of informal discussions, tonight’s topic asks the question: How do we create vibrant spaces for arts, culture and entertainment? The event is free, but space is limited. Please RSVP to

Time: 5:30-7pm
Cost: Free


Downstairs at Town Hall Seattle
1119 8th Avenue


Tuesday, March 6:

Triple Door Trivia & Industry Night

Did you know The Triple Door does trivia nights? This month every Tuesday bring a team of 4-6 and compete for the grand prize: a Private Suite for an upcoming show and hosted appetizers! Other second and third place prizes include team t-shirts, and drink tickets. There will be drink specials all night including 33 percent off drinks and $3 Fat Tires.

Time: 8-10pm
Cost: No cover

The Triple Door
216 Union Street


Wednesday, March 7:

International Women’s Day: Funny Girls

In celebration of International Women’s Day, the Comedy Underground is showcasing some hilarious female comediennes for some special night. The women include Rylee Newton (Comedy Central’s Premium Blend, Jimmy Kimmel Live), Leah Mansfield (San Luis Obispo Comedy Festival, World Series of Comedy), Barbara Holm (San Francisco Sketchfest, Women in ComedyFestival) and many more.

Time: 8pm


Comedy Underground
109 South Washington Street

Thursday, March 8:

Jodi Picoult Book Signing

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New York Times bestselling novelist Jodi Picoult will be at Seattle Public Library this Thursday for a reading of her newest novel, Lone Wolf. The event is free and open to the public, with $28 autographed copies for sale. Auditorium doors open at 6:30 p.m. and parking in available in the Central Library garage for $5 after 5pm. This event is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, media sponsor The Seattle Times, and presented in partnership with University Book Store.

Time:7-8:30 pm
Cost: Free, $28 autographed book

Seattle Public Library
1000 Fourth Avenue


Friday, March 9:

Adam Carolla

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American radio personality and television host Adam Carolla will be bringing his comedic self to Seattle this Friday night. From his stint on “The Man Show” on Comedy Central to his self-titled “Adam Carolla Show” on CBS Radio, Adam has made his way through virtually every medium in the past ten years. Adam is also no also no stranger to reality TV– having been a contestant on Dancing with the Stars in 2008 and is currently on season 5 of the Celebrity Apprentice.

Time: 8pm
Cost: $28-$48

The Moore Theatre
1932 Second Avenue


Saturday, March 10:

A Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra

The Seattle Symphony hosts this family-friendly event that explores the instrument families that make up an orchestra. Perfect for families with children ages 6 to 12, plus pre-concert activities at 10am in the Grand Lobby.

Time: 10am
Cost: $15-$20

Benaroya Hall
200 University Street


Saturday, March 10:

Safeco Field Tour

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While the team may  be in the middle of spring training in Arizona, come get your season started early with a tour of Safeco Field! These daily, one-hour tours include areas not normally open to the public such as the press box, private suites, field, dugouts and visitor’s clubhouse. Cameras are welcome and tours depart from the Team Store located on the First Avenue South side of Safeco Field.

Time: 12:30 pm, 2:30 pm
Cost: $7-$10

Safeco Field
1250 First Avenue South


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