Super Bowl Parties Aplenty and an Exhibit on African-American Baseball in WA
The Long History of African-American Baseball in WA
(2/1 to 11/9, times vary) — Washington state didn’t have a professional Negro League team until 1946, which means much of the state’s black baseball history has gone undocumented. But the Northwest African American Museum’s new exhibit “Pitch Black” aims to rectify that, with artifacts, photographs and oral histories from this unheralded community.
Mary Lambert Sings Solo at the Showbox
Saturday (2/1, 9 p.m.) — Seattle songstress Mary Lambert (known for singing the hook in Macklemore’s “Same Love,” plays the Showbox at the Market on February 1 (with awesome local bands Lemolo and Pollens).
Where to Watch the Super Bowl
Sunday (2/2, 3:30 p.m.) — From Miller’s Guild to Poquitos to Von Trapp’s, we’ve corralled several local spots that are celebrating the big game in grand fashion, complete with Super Bowl-themed food and blue-hued drinks galore.
Green Thumbs Up at the Flower & Garden Show
(2/5 to 2/9, times vary) — The 26th Northwest Flower & Garden Show provides acres of imagination and inspiration by way of a magnificent showcase of gardening ideas big and small.
Lunar New Year at Bellevue Collection
(2/8 to 2/9, times vary) — The Bellevue Collection is partnering with The Taiwan Benevolent Association of America, The Overseas Chinese Affairs Council (ROC) and Seattle Chinese Cultural and Arts Association to welcome the 2014 Lunar New Year with two days of festive events, including traditional and contemporary cultural demonstrations of martial arts, music, dance, and visual arts.