An Opinionated List of Interesting Upcoming Events
Updated October 2, 2017
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Ongoing & Current Events in Seattle
- Edible City: A Delicious Journey
MOHAI’s year long exhibit, showcasing the unique culinary history and culture of Seattle.
Through September • Museum of History and Industry
- The Jim Henson Exhibition
World premiere exhibit, featuring puppets, storyboards, scripts, and clips from the iconic puppet artist’s career.
Opens May 20 • MoPOP
- I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Book-It Theatre’s adaptation of Maya Angelou’s harrowing and hopeful autobiography.
September 16 – October 15 • The Center Theatre
- Go, Dog. Go!
Seattle Children’s Theatre brings P.D. Eastman’s colorful classic to vibrant life.
September 28 – November 26 • Seattle Children’s Theatre
- Pride and Prejudice
Seattle Repertory Theatre’s modern adaptation of the Jane Austen classic.
September 29 – October 29 • Bagley Wright Theatre
October 2017 Events in Seattle
- Seattle Children’s Festival
Global culture for kids, with live performances and interactive workshops.
October 8 • Seattle Center
- Earshot Jazz Festival
Dozens of local and international jazz acts perform at various local venues.
October 8 – November 12 • Various locations; see website for details
- Gillian Welch
The bluegrass Americana artist and her musical partner, Dave Rawlings, and their new album, Harrow & The Harvest.
October 11 • Moore Theatre
- TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival
Annual celebration of queer film, accompanied by GLBT community parties and gala receptions.
October 12-22 • Various locations; see website for details.
- Disney’s Aladdin
The hit Broadway musical, featuring songs from the film as well as new music written by Alan Menken and Tim Rice.
October 12-29 • Paramount Theatre
- Ragtime: The Musical
Tony Award-wining musical, set in turn of the century New York.
October 13 – November 5 • 5th Avenue Theatre
- The Crucible
A contemporary reimagining of Arthur Miller’s classic Salem Witch Trials play.
October 13 – November 12 • ACT Theatre
- The Barber of Seville
A whimsical and chaotic production of the Mozart’s classic opera.
October 14-28 • McCaw Hall
- Arcade Fire
With Special Guest Phantogram.
October 15 • Key Arena
- Iron & Wine
Singer/songwriter Sam Beam performs songs from his newest album, Beast Epic.
October 18 • Moore Theatre
- Andrew Wyeth: In Retrospect
A look at the 75-year career of the iconic artist’s work, the 100th anniversary of his birth.
October 19 – January 15 • Seattle Art Museum
- Depeche Mode
The band’s global tour, in promotion of their 14th studio album, Spirit.
October 21 • Key Arena
- The Government Inspector
An adaptation of Nikolai Gogol’s comic tale of bureaucracy and buffoonery in a small Russian village.
October 24 – November 19 • Center Theatre
- Tegan & Sara
The indie darlings tour to to mark the 10th anniversary of the release of their album, The Con.
October 27 • Moore Theatre