Seattle Mariners Turn Back the Clock, a New Must-See Sculpture Downtown and Four Party Drinks to Make on Memorial Day

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Seattle's version of Echo (this one pictured in New York) was just installed at Olympic Sculpture Park

Must Marvel
The Olympic Sculpture Park Gets a Head

Step aside, Ferris wheel. “Echo,” the new, 46-foot-tall white head—just installed at the shoreline of the Olympic Sculpture Park—faces the Olympic Mountains and serves as a serene beacon for everyone from Puget Sound sailors to Myrtle Edwards joggers.

Must Drink
Celebrate Memorial Day with Four Boozy Punches

The long and awesome Memorial Day weekend is finally here, and it’s the ideal time to pull out the punch bowl (a large pitcher will do in a pinch) and whip up an extra big batch of goodness for friends and family.

Must Explore
Score Two-For-One Admission to a Slew of Museums

Through Friday, May 23, more than 40 local museums—including the Bellevue Arts Museum, the Renton History Museum, EMP Museum and The Museum of Flight—are offering two-for-one admission deals and special events for Museum Week Northwest.

Must Cheer
Seattle Mariners’ Go Old School

Saturday (5/24, 7:10 p.m.) — Every year, the Mariners roll back the clock to a bygone era for Turn Back the Clock Night at Safeco Field. This year’s time travel goes back to the 1970s with Starsky & Hutch, a quintessential television show, as inspiration. As part of the festivities, the first 20,000 fans will receive a commemorative poster with catcher Mike Zunino as Starsky and shortstop Brad Miller as Hutch, styled by Seattle mag lifestyle editor Ali Brownrigg.

Must See
Once Arrives at The Paramount

(5/27 to 6/8, times vary) — The movie that plucked a million heartstrings was adapted for Broadway—and retained enough sweet, complicated romance to win eight Tony Awards. The touring show may not have Glen Hansard, but it does have all his beautiful music come alive.

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