Whether you’re looking to stay home or get out in your community, check out this list of things you can do this weekend.

Eats and drinks

  • Enjoy these 11 special picnic menus from top Seattle chefs to take to the park or lake.
  • Seattle’s Lower Queen Anne has been renamed “Uptown.” Try some of the best food the neighborhood has to offer.
  • Eat out at the top 10 restaurant patios for Seattle-area summertime outdoor dining.
  • Turn watermelon into an impressive summer pie with this recipe.

Books and entertainment

  • Check out six new crime and mystery books, including three written by Seattle-area authors.
  • Get some inspiration from Pearl Jam’s Stone Gossard, who shares his reading recommendations.
  • Find something to stream from this list of what’s new on Video on Demand, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and other services.


  • See more of our beautiful state with one of these five cycling trips.
  • Plant a cutting garden that will keep you in blooms for the rest of the summer and well into fall.

Arts and events

  • Attend a new exhibition at the Jacob Lawrence Gallery or check out these other online and distanced in-person events around the Seattle area.
  • Check out Woodland Park Zoo’s life-size dinosaurs exhibit.
  • See more than 70 costumes worn by Disney heroes and villains at this MoPOP exhibit opening Saturday.