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 […]
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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.
Annual waterfront festival celebrates Oktoberfest traditions with cold beers, hot sausages and sizzling oompah music
Hang on to your Lederhosen, as Downtown Kirkland will soon transform into an authentic German “Biergarten” for the 4th Annual Kirkland Oktoberfest Friday, September 23rd through Sunday, September 25th in Marina Park on Kirkland’s picturesque waterfront. This three-day beer festival benefitting local nonprofit charitable organizations attracts over 10,000 enthusiasts each year.
On Friday night, our family attended a wonderful performance of The Wizard of Oz and we left the show with smiles on our faces and songs in our hearts. Something else happened that night: we became huge fans of Studio East! The show, performed by the young artists of Studio East, was so enchanting that […]
The Beatles’ historic concert on the Seattle Center campus in 1966 to be performed by Crème Tangerine, at Seattle Center’s Mural Amphitheater , Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at 7:00pm – (exactly 50 years to the date, time, and place of the Beatle’s Seattle appearance). All ages and free to the public…