Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (BIMA) Grand Opening
Bainbridge Island welcomes BIMA, its very own art and culture haven, focusing on contemporary work by artists from the Kitsap and Olympic peninsulas. Go for the museum’s striking architecture—a curve of tall windows sweeps visitors toward the entrance—and for its many opening exhibits, including work by Bainbridge Island artist and children’s book illustrator Barbara Helen Berger.
Jonathan Adler’s U Village Store Opening
It’s happening! The new Jonathan Adler store in University Village is opening, bringing with it a burst of color, style and feel-good design. At 2,100 square feet, the Seattle location boasts the brand’s largest selection of lighting. Other perks include complimentary in-home consultations, design-your-own goods and a custom upholstery program.
Father’s Day Instagram Contest
While you’re out celebrating Father’s Day this weekend, don’t forget to snap an Instagram shot of Dad and the kid(s) and tag it @seattlemag #FathersDayPics. Our top three favorite photos will win a dad-makeover package courtesy of Mode Organic Salon, including a haircut, a mini-facial, and (brace yourself, fellas) waxing.
“The Big One” Is Coming
Seattle Times science writer Sandi Doughton’s anxiety-inducing new book, Full Rip 9.0, examines the giant earthquake bound for the Pacific Northwest, exploring both the tectonic facts and how prepared we are—and, mostly, aren’t. For an extra frisson of fear, hear Doughton speak with a panel of earthquake experts.
Washington Brewers Festival
Raise a mug—it’s time for the Washington Brewers festival, a family-friendly beer bonanza where thousands of hop-heads gather to eat, drink beer and be merry. This year’s event features more than 250 different beers from 72 different Washington breweries. Also on the docket: live music, a keg toss, a root beer garden for kids, craft booths and wine and cider tastings.