Super Bowl weekend is here and you can feel the excitement in the air! You can also see it in the air as Cirque Du Soleil® opens KURIOS™ – Cabinet of Curiosities at Marymoor Park. There’s so much to choose from, how will you decide? Read more about the events happening in and around Bellevue this week.
1.) Super Bowl XLIX: Seattle Seahawks VS New England Patriots
It’s Super Bowl Sunday and the Seahawks are going for back-to-back wins! Are you ready 12th Man? If you can’t make it down to Arizona, then check out some of these favorite spots to watch the game. We’ve got huge screens, great beer selections, Seahawks themed food and drink specials and more! Click here for a few suggestions on where to watch the game this Sunday! #GoHawks!
2.) Cirque Du Soleil® presents KURIOS™ – Cabinet of Curiosities
January 29-March 22nd
What if you could alter reality at will? Now is your chance to see the possibilities! It’s opening weekend at Marymoor Park for the Cirque Du Soleil® show, KURIOS™ – Cabinet of Curiosities. You won’t want to miss this visually stunning performance full of acrobatic prowess and unusual curiosity acts. Come watch as the ambitious inventor defies the laws of time, space and dimension in order to reinvent everything around him. Click here for more information or here to purchase tickets.
3.) Live Comedy: Carlos Mencia
Parlor Live is proud to present the star of “Mind of Mencia,” Carlos Mencia. After winning “Buscando Estrellas,” the Latino version of “Star Search,” Mencia went on to appear on “In Living Color,” “The Arsenio Hall Show,” “The Bernie Mac Show,” “The Shield,” “Late Night,” and “The Tonight Show,” plus five stand-up specials. Click here for show times and to purchase tickets.
4.) Bellevue College Public Planetarium Show
Bellevue College is offering a free public planetarium show at 8:30pm on Friday, January 30th. Come watch the “Wonders of the Universe” followed by “New Horizons” at Willard Geer planetarium. “Wonder of the Universe” follows a comet on its journey throughout the solar system while “New Horizons” gives the audience a chance to see space through the eyes of Hubble Telescope. The show is free, but reservations are required. Click here for more information or here to make a reservation.
5.) Bellevue Arts Museum: Nick Mount and Quality is Contagious
October 10-February 1
It’s the last weekend to catch 2 spectacular exhibits at Bellevue Arts Museum; Nick Mount: The Fabric of Work—Sculptural Glass from a Master of Australian Craft and Quality is Contagious: John Economaki and Bridge City Tool Works. Nick Mount has been a leading figure in the Australian studio glass movement since the early 1970s and John Economaki has turned heirloom-quality hands tools into a work of art. Click here for more information on the exhibits.
6.) Washington Beer Commission’s Belgianfest
The 6th Annual Belgianfest is here! If you’re a fan of Belgian-style beers, such as Tripels, Dubbels, Saisons, Wits, Abbeys or Lambics, then you need to stop by Bell Harbor International Conference Center. There are two sessions to choose from; 12:00pm-4:00pm or 5:30pm-9:30pm. There will be 80+ beers all crafted by Washington Breweries with Belgian yeast. Tickets are available online or at the door and include a commemorative tasting glass and ten 4oz. tastes. Click here for more information.
7.) All Things Cheer 2015
January 30-February 1
Meydenbauer Center is about to be full of cheer as people from around the world compete in the All the Cheer International Championships. Come watch the group stunts, individual performances, partner stunts and dance groups compete for 2 paid bids to the Cheerleading Worlds at Disney World. The event runs from 8:00am-10:00pm. For more information or to purchase tickets to any of the events, click here.
8.) StoryBook Theater presents Cinderella
January 31-February 8
It’s opening weekend of StoryBook Theater’s “Cinderella.” Everyone knows the classic tale, but your kids will love this new take on the classic. StoryBook specializes in introducing young audiences to the magic of live theater. Their shows are 55-minute original musicals written specifically for 3-10 year olds. So come meet Cinderella, the girl who dreams of going to see the castle because she loves architecture! Performances are 1pm and 3pm at the Kirkland Performance Center. Click here for more information or to purchase tickets.
9.) Bellevue Arts Museum Symposium – Knock on Wood
Do you have an interest in wood as an art medium? You won’t want to miss this once in a lifetime event. The day starts with a guided tour of the Knock on Wood exhibit, led by the Director of Art, Craft, and Design, Stefano Catalani and is filled with presentations, panels and discussions with local woodworking artists. For a schedule of activities, artist biographies or to register, click here.
10.) Hall Spassov Group Exhibition: International
February 4-March 31
Hall Spassov’s new exhibit opens on February 4th with a public Opening Reception from 5pm-8pm. If you can’t travel the world to see international artists, Hall Spassov brings them to you. Artists from Spain, Montreal, Iraq and France will be exhibiting their art through March 31st. You’ll see work by Jérôme Poirer, Sinan Hussein and Gérard Cambon to name a few. Click here for more information.
11.) Youth Theatre Northwest presents Annie Jr.
January 31-February 8
You only have 2 more weekends to fall in love with little orphan Annie and her lovable mutt, Sandy. Come enjoy the classics “Tomorrow,” “Hard Knock Life,” “Little Girls” and more at Youth Theatre Northwest’s production of Annie Jr. Annie will charm your heart, just as she does Oliver Warbucks. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.
12.) Groundhog Day at Seattle Children’s Museum
It’s Punxsutawney Phil’s big day! Bring the kids out to Seattle Children’s Museum from 10am-5pm to learn more about this fun holiday. Come learn exactly how a shadow is created and what it is about the weather that scares poor Phil. There will be art projects, science and more. Suggested for kids 10 months-10 years, bring the family. Click here for more information and a schedule of events.
OTHER UPCOMING BELLEVUE EVENTS
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- Ladies Night Out at Blue Martini (Recurs weekly on Fridays); Beat the Geek Trivia Night at Blue Martini (recurs weekly on Mondays); and Noches Azul (recurs weekly on Tuesdays)
- Little Book Worms at The Bravern(Recurs weekly on Wednesdays)
- Weekend Playshop at KidsQuest Museum (Recurs weekly on Saturday)
- Bellevue Arts Museum Current Exhibits: BAM Biennial 2014: Knock on Wood (Oct. 31-Mar 29); Jason Walker: One the River, Down the Road (Oct. 3-March 1); Nick Mount: The Fabric of Work—Sculptural Glass from a Master of Australian Craft (Oct. 10-Feb. 1); and Quality Is Contagious: John Economaki and Bridge City Tool Works (Oct. 10-Feb. 1)
- Get Crafty Saturdays at Bellevue Arts Museum (Recurs weekly on Saturday)
- TNT: Thursday Night Tasting at Grand Cru Wine Shop (Recurs weekly on Thursdays)
- Aerial Arts Performances at Suite Restaurant / Lounge (Recurs Weekly on Fridays and Saturdays)