Election Night Out

Looking for something to do on election night (other than bite your nails)? Here are six ideas for a

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MOVIE BUFFS
Northwest Film Forum’s Election Evening Extravaganza

There’s nothing like watching a film on the big screen. But what about watching Election Day coverage in a theater? Head to the Northwest Film Forum’s Election Evening Extravaganza Tuesday night to see the big cable networks cover election results on dueling cinema screens. Audiophiles should head to the NWFF’s lobby for all-night radio coverage. 

8 p.m.  $10 suggested donation. Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave; 206.267.5380

 

FOOD LOVERS
War Room’s Election Night Party in Support of Barack Obama

If a tasty election night meal is your top priority, venture to the War Room’s Election Night Party in Support of Barack Obama, hosted by Cherry Canoe (of General Bonkers Blog). Curb those election night nerves with food from Skillet (parked outside all night), free Molly Moon ice cream, free Caffé Vita coffee or a drink ($1 from every $4 Jack Daniels and Red Bull goes toward helping foster children)—all while watching the results roll in on the War Room’s projector and three TVs.

5 p.m.  Free. The War Room, 722 E Pike St; 206.328.7666

 

SCENE (AND BE SEEN) TYPES
Neumo’s The Big Dance: Election Night Viewing Party

With a 12-foot television screen in the main room and 52-inch screens upstairs, you definitely won’t miss a minute of the action on Tuesday at Neumo’s The Big Dance: Election Night Viewing Party. Watch as this venue is transformed from a music-lovers hot spot to election headquarters. Need a reason to leave work early on election day?  Moe Bar’s notoriously cheap happy hour starts at 3 p.m.

5 p.m.  Free.  Neumos and Moe Bar, 925 E Pike St; 206.709.9442

 

PARTY ANIMALS
Comet Tavern’s Go Obama! Party

If you’re excited about the election but have had enough “up-to-the-minute” coverage for one season, head over to the Comet Tavern’s Go Obama! Party to toast a new era with a crowd sure to be loud enough to drown out any actual results. The party features drink specials and local acts Levator, Rob Moody and Leif Pacemaker.

8 p.m. Free.  The Comet Tavern, 922 E. Pike St; 206.323.9853

 

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