Current Day Trips

 

Pacific Northwest Ballet: The Nutcracker - Dec. 9, 2017

Join us for a holiday journey to Seattle's McCaw Hall to see the Pacific Northwest Ballet in George Balanchine's The Nutcracker in gallery seats near the stage. Scenery and costumes of this production were created by celebrated author and illustrator of Olivia the Pig, Ian Falconer, and debuted in 2015.

Click here for registration and course description

Registration deadline is November 27 at noon. No refunds or credits issued after deadline.

Related Links:

Pacific Northwest Ballet website: George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker
Restaurants near McCaw Hall (located on the corner of Mercer and 4th Ave. N.)
YouTube Channel: Pacific Northwest Ballet

 

Northwest Flower & Garden Show - Feb. 9, 2018

Brighten your February with a trip to the Northwest Flower & Garden Show to see professionally constructed show gardens, attend gardening workshops, and browse over 300 exhibits featuring garden and outdoor-related merchandise. Their theme this year is 'Garden Party' in honor of their 30th anniversary.

Click here for registration and complete course description

Registration deadline is February 5 at noon. No refunds or credits issued after deadline.

Related Links:

Examples of past and present show gardens
List of Friday workshops
Lunch options at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show
Northwest Flower & Garden Show website: home page

 

Aida at the Seattle Opera - May 13, 2018

Witness one of the most popular operas of all time, Verdi's Aida, with the Seattle Opera in gallery seats with clear views of the stage and orchestra pit at McCaw Hall. You'll also have the option to attend a free pre-performance talk on the story, history, and music of Aida.

Click here for registration and complete course description

Registration deadline is April 13 at noon. No refunds or credits issued after deadline.

Related Links:

Seattle Opera website: Aida home page with story synopsis
Restaurants near McCaw Hall (located on the corner of Mercer and 4th Ave. N.)
YouTube Channel: Seattle Opera
Daily Beast: article on street artist RETNA, set artist for Aida
DanceTabs: interview with Jessica Lang, choreographer for Aida

 

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