The Weekend Guide

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Artificial Light Installation
What: Local fiber artist Suzanne Tidwell knits socks for 50 trees in Redmond’s Anderson Park.
Why: Get your needles ready; community knitters will be invited to craft additional eco-adornments throughout the spring.
When: Thru June 3.
Where: 7802 168th Ave. NE, Redmond.

Sarah Vowell

What: The New York Times best-selling author reads from her latest, Unfamiliar Fishes.
Why: Get a humorous and historical account of the Americanization of Hawaii.
When: Sat. Doors, 7 p.m.; show starts at 8 p.m.
Where: Neptune Theatre, 1303 NE 45th St. (877-784-4849). Tickets ($31.50) online at purchase.tickets.com.

Marni at H&M

What: The coveted Italian label debuts its collection at select H&M stores.
Why: Retro-inspired separates, bustling prints, chunky accessories — all to die for.
When: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 520 Pike St. (206-623-0592).

First Date

What: A new comedy chronicling the pitfalls of blind dating.
Why: Unwelcome intruders include old boyfriends, ex fiancees, family members, friends, and strangers.
When: Sat.-May 20.
Where: ACT Theatre, 700 Union St. (206-292-7676). Tickets ($15-$69) online at acttheatre.org.


Koral Bar & Kitchen

What: Bradley Dickinson and Mikel Rogers (the duo behind Bellevue’s Pearl Bar & Dining) debut their latest eastside eatery. 

Why: Irresistible comfort foods (fried Wisconsin cheese curds, blue cheese meatloaf, and house-made gnocchi) play nice with Northwest options like Hawaiian tuna crudo and pan-roasted salmon.
When: Mon.-Sat., 4-10 p.m.; Sun., 4-9 p.m.

Where: 900 Bellevue Way NE, ste. 100 (425-623-1125).

Photo: Courtesy of City of Redmond

520 Pike St
Seattle, WA 98101
Anderson Park
7802 168th Ave NE
Redmond, WA 98052
900 Bellevue Way NE
@ Hyatt Regency, ste 100
Bellevue, WA 98004
1303 NE 45th St
@ Brooklyn Ave
Seattle, WA 98105
700 Union St
@ 7th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101