KEXP Presents Kirkland Summerfest: August 10 – 12, 2018 www.kirklandsummerfest.com Kirkland’s largest festival expands in its seventh year featuring 14 awesome Northwest bands (plus one from Sacramento), including many favorites heard on KEXP! Be prepared for 3 days of sun, 14 killer local bands (plus one from Sacramento), food vendors to sustain your energy levels, […]
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ATTENTION Calling all attention seekers, arctic swimmers, men of merriment, women of wisdom, braggadocios boys, gregarious girls, yogis of yoga and ye of little sense. This year, the Marina Park Polar Bear plunge is even featured in the December issue of Alaska Airlines magazine – so you know it must be awesome! YOU ARE HEREBY […]
Elf the Musical JR. will be running at Lake Washington High School November 17th and 18th, with two performances on the 18th. Productions are supported financially by parents, ticket sales and Kirkland Middle School PTSA. Get your tickets now by visiting http://kirklandmiddleptsa.org/page/pta/school%20play
Don’t pass up this fabulous presentation of the Disney classic, Mary Poppins, a Studio East Production. Tickets are available at www.kpcenter.org
Come together for the Kirkland Performance Center (KPC) on Friday, February 24th as they host a Beatles-themed Benefit celebration, followed by an outstanding performance from the premier Beatles tribute band and Kirkland favorite, Creme Tangerine. Join KPC for the pre-concert festivities held in the lobby as guests enjoy a champagne bar and relish in […]
Join your Kirkland neighbors on December 2nd for an evening of caroling, hot cocoa, a giant snow globe photobooth, and the second annual musical holiday lights on the Cross Kirkland Corridor! The snow-globe will be ready for photos starting at 4:30 p.m., and at 5:30 p.m. Mayor Amy Walen will flip the switch to turn on a show featuring 10,000 LED lights custom-programmed to holiday music by Google Kirkland engineers. Parking is limited, so those who can are encouraged to take public transportation, bike or walk to the show.
What: Musical Holiday Lights on the Cross Kirkland Corridor
When: Friday, December 2, 4:30-6:00 p.m., Photo-booth Snow Globe opens at 4:30, lights at 5:30
Where: The Family Fitness and Play Area on the Cross Kirkland Corridor near the Google campus (Approximate address is 499 7th Ave S, Kirkland, WA 98033 – click here for directions: https://goo.gl/maps/kWLez)…
Individuality. Courage. Adventure. Madeleine L’Engle’s classic sci-fi tale, “A Wrinkle in Time,” produced by Juanita Rebel Drama, will play for three remaining shows this weekend–November 17, 18, and 19 at 7:30 pm.
Meg Murry (Sophie Larson) is the typical misfit: a middle-school math whiz with glasses and a short temper. But when she and her oddly gifted little brother (Grace Harrington) set off to find their missing father (Matthew Triplett), they’re propelled across time to a world where being different isn’t just an aggravation—it can cost you your life!…
This fall, Kirkland Performance Center (KPC) has something for everyone to enjoy. With the weather getting cooler, spend time at a show on a fall night out in Kirkland. KPC brings exciting artists like The Milk Carton Kids and Pickwick to the Eastside. Tickets to all shows are on sale now, and ticket packages starting at $69 are still available.
Of special note is Multiple Grammy Award winner Jerry Douglas on Saturday, October 8, 2016. Douglas, a freewheeling, forward-thinking recording artist whose music incorporates elements of Celtic, country, rock, jazz, blues, and bluegrass into his distinctive musical vision. KPC is excited to bring his unique talent to Kirkland. Several times throughout the season, the 50+ piece orchestra with a rotating cast of guest vocalists, Seattle Rock Orchestra (SRO) performs tributes to different artists/bands, including the music of David Bowie this fall. SRO will perform selections from the 20th Century music icon’s most popular songs, including “Life On Mars,” “Starman,” “Let’s Dance,” “Fame,” “Young Americans,” and many more. Nestled in between are many exciting shows including returning favorite The Brothers Four, cutting edge local indie artist Pickwick, and Australian folk duo Luluc.
Psst. Have you heard of the best deal in town?
Volunteer for Kirkland Oktoberfest late shift (Saturday 8:15pm-11pm) and the festival will give you two general admission passes in addition to the regular incentives. This way, you can get a friend in for free on Friday or Sunday.
So, here’s the deal:
- Free General Admission Pass to be used Friday or Sunday
- 12 beer tickets (2 .5 liter beers)
- a sweet tee
- Late Shift Bonus: a second General Admission Pass for your friend
Interested? Visit http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0b4baea722a1ff2-oktoberfest3 and sign up for fun!
The entertainment schedule is chock-full at Kirkland Oktoberfest this weekend in Marina Park. The festival begins Friday at 4pm through Sunday at 6pm. The weather looks wonderful and the tickets are selling fast for the most anticipated event of the season!
Must see events at Oktoberfest:
Friday, 7:30pm: Tapping of the Firkin by Deputy Mayor Jay Arnold and sponsored by BitTitan. This traditional start of Oktoberfest features a special keg by Scuttlebutt Brewing and a the 100+ year old Firkin in a ceremony “officially” launching the festival.
All Weekend Long: Games and competitions to win great prizes. Stein Hoisting, Human Foosball, Keg Rolling, Beer Pong, Cornhole and more!
Sunday, 1pm: The 4th Annual Great Kirkland Wiener Dog Races (all-ages, FREE). These ever popular races take place in Marina Park to the adoration of Wiener fans of all ages. These zany dog races are a highlight of the weekend. Kids’ Root Beer Garden is also available on Sunday.