Comicon Comes to Town, Hawaiian Slack Key Guitarist Keola Beamer Plays Kirkland & More Events

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Must Nerd-Out
Emerald City Comicon Takes Over Seattle

(3/28 to 3/30, times vary) — Superheroes, supervillains, comic-book lovers and sci-fi fans don costumes and flock to the Washington State Convention Center for this beloved nerd ball.

Must See
Zoe Scofield and Juniper Shuey Perform at On the Boards

(3/27 to 3/30, 8 p.m.) — Local choreographer Zoe Scofield and video artist Juniper Shuey invent new ways for an audience to experience a performance with their latest piece, BeginAgain, which sets exquisite dance against a breathtaking set.

Must Hear
Keola Beamer Bids Aloha to Kirkland

Saturday (3/29, 8 p.m.) — Treat yourself to a mini spring break with the Polynesian sounds of Hawaiian slack key guitarist Keola Beamer, whose peaceful Pacific music was featured on the soundtrack of The Descendants.

Must Road Trip
Take a Plunge on the Olympic Peninsula

Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort is a forested getaway in Olympic National Park that opens for the season at the end of March, just in time for a spring awakening.

Must Eat and Drink
Top Tips to Experience Taste Washington Like a Pro

(3/29 to 3/30, 2 to 5 p.m.) — Now in its 17th year, the two-day Taste Washington event houses an impressive number of food and wine vendors under one roof (226 wineries, 68 restaurants). Food editor Julien Perry and Seattle magazine wine writer Paul Zitarelli fill us in on all the can’t-miss spots.