What’s happening this weekend in Seattle?

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Charyn Pfeuffer

This weekend – February 8-10, 2013 – here are my top picks for things to do in Seattle:

Seattle-based grunge band heads to the Paramount Theater with its hits “Black Hole Sun” and “Blow Up The Outside World.”

Ballard Art Walk
One part social scene, one part an earnest community effort to support local independent artisans, this leisurely event is favorite among both couples and families.

Romeo and Juliet
Shakespeare’s story of two star-crossed lovers takes to the McCaw Hall stage.

Rat City Rollergirls
Check out a bout of Seattle’s all-female, flat-track roller derby league and watch women kick major competitive butt.

Seattle Golf & Travel Show at CenturyLink Event Center
The largest consumer golf and travel show on the west coast with over 200 exhibitors, travel destinations, manufacturer’s representatives and demonstrators.

Megan Hill

This weekend (August 2-4) Seattle is in the thick of Seafair, a several weeks-long celebration of summer that involves events around the city.

On Saturday and Sunday at Genessee Park, on Lake Washington, crowds will gather to watch hydroplane races, Patriots Jet Team air shows, and wakeboarding competitions. Or, they'll sit with a beer at the beer garden and enjoy the inevitably beautiful weather.

Every Saturday in August, the Museum of History and Industry is screening outdoor movies featuring Seattle or the Pacific Northwest as the film backdrop. The events take place at the museum's Lake Union park.

Since it's finally August, much of the snow on mountain trails has melted. Check the Washington Trails Association's website for information on what hikes are good to go this weekend.

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