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Weekend Roundup – On & Around Queen Anne

November 2nd, 2012 by Laura Fonda

It’s crazy to think it’s November already! Soon we’ll be putting together a Thanksgiving event roundup, and shortly thereafter, it’ll be time for a holiday roundup. If you have any events you’d like us to include, just let us know.

In the meantime, this weekend is upon us, and there’s already one holiday event included – the Swedish Cultural Center’s Holiday Bazaar. Also on tap for the weekend: Monty Python-fest and The Wizard of Oz $4 matinee at SIFF Uptown, the Hmong New Year at the Armory, the Short Run Press Fest at the Vera Project, and the Sounders and Seahawks are both at home.

Weekend Traffic Impacts:
Aurora Bridge: Bridge reduced to one lane in each direction and the Fremont Way N southbound on-ramp to the Aurora Bridge will be closed, Sunday, Nov 4 – Thursday, Nov 8, 9pm-5am

Multi-Day Events:
Swedish Cultural Center Holiday Bazaar, Saturday 9-5, Sunday 8-4. $1 admission
UN-WEDGED 2012, Pottery Northwest, functional and sculptural ceramic work and mixed media. Saturday, Nov 3 – Friday, November 30, 2012. Opening Reception on Saturday, Nov 3 at 6 pm
Monty Python! at SIFF Uptown – A Liar’s Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python’s Graham Chapman, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Monty Python’s Life of Brian, Nov 2-7
The Wizard of Oz, $4 Films4Famlies Matinee, SIFF Uptown, Saturday, Nov 3 – Sunday, Nov 4, 1pm
Seattle Turkish Film Festival, Pacific Place and SIFF Film Center, Nov 2–4

Friday, November 2
Día de los Muertos, SAM Olympic Sculpture Park, PACCAR Pavilion, family-friendly artist reception with a live music performance, 6–8pm FREE
Sounders vs Real Salt Lake, Western Semifinals 1, CenturyLink, 7pm
SIFF Uptown New & Continuing Films: Argo, Sister

Saturday, November 3
Autumn in the Soest Perennial Garden, Center for Urban Horticulture 10am-noon
Short Run Small Press Fest, Vera Project, 100 small press exhibitors offering their comics, zines, and art books, from $.50 to $50, 10:30am-5:30pm FREE admission
Hmong New Year, Seattle Center Armory, 11am-10pm FREE

Sunday, November 4
The Seattle Lilla Spelmanslag performs at the Swedish Cultural Center Pancake Breakfast, Swedish Cultural Center, 10am-11am
Seahawks vs Vikings, CenturyLink, 1:05pm

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Tags: Arts & Culture · Traffic