If the dress fits, wear it.
Fashion: Workroom to Runway
What: Personal experiences and stories showcase Asian Pacific Americans’ influence on clothing.
Why: See the impact of garment workers, early sewing and dressmaking schools, and current-day designers such as Jason Wu and Luly Yang.
When: Thru Apr. 21. Tues.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, 719 S. King St. (206-623-5124).
What: A live performance of WNYC’s popular science show, starring San Francisco rocker Thao Nguyen and dance troupe Pilobolus.
Why: Science, suspense, and rock and roll.
When: Fri. & Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St. (877-784-4849). Tickets ($36-$46) at stgpresents.org.
FLOAT (and EAT)
What: Chris Rice (Tavolàta, Rione XIII) and Emma Schwartzman serve classic beef and pork links, brats, and veggie dogs to ravenous boaters from a floating hot dog cart on lakes Washington and Union.
Why: A dish out of water.
When: Every sunny day.
Where: To track them down, follow @summerdogboat on Twitter.
What: Seattle Art Museum’s outdoor party returns to celebrate land and seascape at Olympic Sculpture Park.
Why: Music, dance, performance art, and Park After Dark tours by local artists and curators.
When: Fri., 8 p.m.
Where: 2901 Western Ave. Tickets ($12-$25) at seattleartmuseum.org.
Whole Lamb Feast
What: Organic Anderson Ranch lamb served a variety of ways (braised, grilled, raw) with seasonal sides and perfectly paired wines.
Why: Rub elbows with the chef, eat on the terrace, and meet fifth-generation ethical lamb rancher Reed Anderson.
When: Sun., 6 p.m.
Where: Bastille Cafe & Bar, 5307 Ballard Ave. NW (206-453-5014). Reservations are required; cost is $45-$70 per person.
Photos: Courtesy of Trina Turk; Angela Burdine / Courtesy of Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience