Downtown Lowdown: Week of March 9 – 13

Downtown Lowdown: your weekly dose of the top-level things, events, specials and happenings in Downtown Seattle this week. If it’s happening — and it’s “happening” — you’ll find it here.

Monday, March 9 — Dine Around Seattle

Are you ready to Eat Your Local Heart Out this March? Dine Around Seattle is the area’s premier biannual dining promotion – giving diners a chance to try some of the areas best restaurants for a great deal, all while helping support these local businesses. See a list of restaurants here.

When: Through March 31

Where: Several locations!


Tuesday, March 10 —  A Place at the Table Exhibit

85c4bf4a17518ae7c18aac91b705bdac_LMOHAI’s new exhibit celebrates over 100 Years of Greek Restaurants, Culture and the Entrepreneurial Spirit. Greek restaurateurs have been a consistent presence in Washington State for more than a century. Over 200 Greek-owned restaurants have existed in the Puget Sound region.

When: Through May 31

Where: MOHAI

Tickets: Prices vary; see website


Wednesday, March 11 —  Duo Comedy Showcase

lsMake Wednesday your comedy night with something unique and fun! It’s Seattle’s only improv showcase where pairs of improv comedians take the stage and try to entertain you! Unexpected Productions always puts on a great show, so this will definitely be entertaining!

When: March 11, 8:30pm

Where: Unexpected Productions

Tickets: $5. Purchase here!


Thursday, March 12 —  Pacific Northwest Ballet’s “The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude and New Suite with In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated”

16439156527_bc47b9ee34_bA William Forsythe triple threat, including two PNB premieres, presents distinctive works from a dance maker legendary for his radical inventiveness. Forsythe achieves perfect neo-classical form, a dizzy delight of refined technique and crystalline pointe work.

When: Through March 22

Where: McCaw Hall

Tickets: Prices vary; see website.



Friday, March 13 — SAM Remix

SAM remixChoose your own adventure from this fabulous late night of performances, activities, dancing and more inside SAM’s fantastic collection.

When: March 13, 8pm

Where: Seattle Art Museum

Tickets: Prices vary; see website.



All Weekend Long—  Happy 90th Birthday, Wing Luke

wl_onthegrass_logoWing Chong Luke would have been 90 years old this year. To mark the occasion, the Wing Luke Museum is celebrating Wing Luke’s life and legacy. All weekend, Wing Luke artifacts, unseen in decades will be on display in a temporary exhibit.

When: March 14 & 15

Where: Wing Luke Museum

Tickets: Prices vary; see website.



Saturday, March 14 —  Pi Day!

Pi_DayFor the first time in a century, Pi Day will include on the first five digits of Pi — 3-14-15. Celebrate this math-tastic day at the Seattle Children’s Museum: Practice your math and fraction skills! Find out more details about the day on the SCM calendar.


When: March 14

Where: Seattle Children’s Museum

Tickets: Prices vary; see website.


Sunday,  March 15— St. Patrick’s Day Dash

St. Pattys Day DashRun, Walk, Jog or Crawl! To Celebrate the Arrival of Spring and the Irish in us all! The F5 St. Patrick’s Day Dash benefits the Detlef Schrempf Foundation. Funds are directed to local organizations who provide support and services to youth in our community. Register here!

When: March 15, 7am

Where: Seattle Center

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