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The Gum Wall (Seattle Fun Fact #26)

Posted by on Jul 15, 2012 in Uncategorized

Eww is right! Nestled in Pike Place Market’s Post Alley, the Gum Wall is a bizarre tradition which began almost 20 years ago with visitors sticking their chewed gum on a brick wall in the alley. Voted the 2nd Germiest Attraction in the world by TripAdvisor (right behind the Blarney Stone in Ireland!), the Gum Wall is now a masterpiece if wads, clumps and bubbles! When you visit, be sure to make your own...

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Ballard SeafoodFest! (Seattle Fun Fact #25)

Posted by on Jul 14, 2012 in Uncategorized

UFF DA! Most Seattle neighborhoods have their own unique history and culture and Ballard’s is rich with Nordic heritage! It was the Nordic fisherman who rallied for public moorage along the Ship Canal which led to the birth of the Fisherman’s Terminal. This weekend, join the fun as they celebrate their heritage! Vendors include TridentSeafoods,  Biringer Farmand many more, plus tons of arts and crafts, kids’ activities, a beer garden and live music! Like this if you “UFF...

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Shakespeare in the Park! (Seattle Fun Fact #24)

Posted by on Jul 13, 2012 in Uncategorized

“To do, or not to do”… we say DO! Grab a blanket and picnic and head to your local park this summer for FREE Shakespeare in the Park! GreenStagepresents its 24th season of bringing free outdoor theatre to Seattle parks, beginning this evening at Seward Park with a performance of Taming of the...

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Seattle Outdoor Movies! (Seattle Fun Fact #23)

Posted by on Jul 12, 2012 in Uncategorized

There’s nothing quite like a beautiful night in the Pacific Northwest. A gorgeous sunset, the smell of popcorn in the air and a great flick on the big screen… movie night at MagnusonPark has it all! The outdoor movie series runs every Thursday through the end of August!  Next up is Adventures of Tintin on July...

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Free Sailing! (Seattle Fun Fact #22)

Posted by on Jul 11, 2012 in Uncategorized

Ever wanted to try sailing? The Center for Wooden Boats on Lake Union offers free sailing to the public every Sunday at 2pm. Try your hand at a new skill or just enjoy a beautiful afternoon on the Lake! While you’re there, ask about renting one of their boats or bring your toddlers on Thursdays to check out storytime aboard an old-fashioned...

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