Your fifteen minutes of fame.
An Evening with the Stars
What: Hotel 1000’s swanky red carpet event in celebration of the Academy Awards.
Why: If you’re going to watch the show, you may as well dress up and do it right (paparazzi, schwag bags, free cocktails, and bites from Boka).
When: Sun., 4-10 p.m.
Where: 1000 1st Ave. (206-957-1000). Tickets ($75-$145) online at brownpapertickets.com.
What: Seattle’s first pizza cart serves freshly baked artisan slices and six- to ten-inch pies.
Why: Top-notch ingredients like locally foraged mushrooms, goat cheese, and cured meats from Salumi.
When: Fri. & Sat., 6 p.m.-2 a.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-2 p.m
Where: 24th Ave. NW, at NW Market St.
Washington Beer Open House
What: More than 40 local breweries open their doors to the public for a day of barrel tastings, food pairings, tours, and other almost-anything-goes activities.
Why: Hilliard’s Beer, Pike Brewery, Maritime Pacific, Snipes Mountain Brewery, and others.
When: Sat., noon-5 p.m.
Where: Map of participating breweries available online.
Wintergrass Music Festival
What: One of the biggest (and some say best) bluegrass festivals in the country brings more than 200 musicians together for a giant jam session.
Why: Claire Lynch, Tim O’Brien, and The Deadly Gentlemen.
Where: Hyatt Regency Bellevue, 900 Bellevue Way NE (425-462-1234). Tickets ($10-$320) online at wintergrasstickets.com.
Michael Florentino Cellars
What: The boutique winery unveils its new Warehouse District tasting room.
Why: Cab what? Taste the winery’s rosé, monastrell, malbec, petit verdot, and counoise.
When: Sat. & Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 19501 144th Ave. NE, ste. c1200, Woodinville (425-281-2323).
Photo: Courtesy of Hotel 1000