Explore Modern Architecture on the Seattle Modern Home Tour
Saturday (3/22, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.) — Six local homes (more may be added), from West Seattle to North Seattle, Magnolia to Leschi, are opening their doors to design lovers during this self-guided driving tour of mid-century modern and contemporary modern abodes.
Must Nerd Out
Mini Maker Faire at EMP
(3/22 to 3/23, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) — If underwater robots, tabletop filmmaking kits and DIY biodomes are your thing, head to the Seattle Center where more than 60 inventors will showcase their out-of-this-world gizmos and gadgets during the the Mini Maker Faire.
Seattle Sculptor Dan Webb’s Stunning Work at BAM
(Through 6/15, times vary) — Dan Webb works wonders with maple and fir, carving rough blocks of wood into nuanced, liquid and often witty forms. See his shrouded heads, dandelions, balloons and new work in the 15-year retrospective, Fragile Fortress, at Bellevue Arts Museum.
Seattle Shakespeare Company’s The Importance of Being Earnest
(Through 4/13, times vary) — Oscar Wilde’s classic “Trivial Comedy for Serious People” spoofs Victorian society by way of outlandish plot machinations, men with false names and women who are weirdly obsessed with the name Earnest.
Stroll Art-Filled Halls at Inscape’s Open Studio
Sunday (3/23, 12 to 6 p.m.) — The former INS building turned artist hive opens its doors on Sunday, inviting visitors to see (and buy!) paintings, drawings, photography, jewelry, textiles, metalwork and beyond from more than 50 Seattle artists, including painter Kate Protage, ceramist Virginia Jenkins and encaustic painter Patti Bowman.