The Weekend Guide

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The Spa at Willows Lodge’s New Services
The posh spa refreshes its menu for March with treatments such as the renewing Intraceuticals oxygen facial.
Why: Get in the Oscars spirit with the Red Carpet Facial, a combination of a nonsurgical lift and a resurfacing that should make you look like a fresh-faced starlet.
When: New services start Sat.
Where: 14580 NE 145th St., Woodinville. Appts. to 425-424-2900.

The Download
What: This week’s editor-curated roundup of all things Web.
Why: Miley duets with The Flaming Lips, Drew Barrymore hearts David Arquette, and Fantastic Mr. Fox gets a new trailer.
When: You’re online.
Where: At dailycandy.com.

Bookstore Bar and Cafe
The popular spot has a new cafe, updated menu, expanded patio, and even more brown spirits in its library — plus, all books are $5.
Why: Whiskey flights, fried chicken with corn waffles and smoked jalapeno butter, and $1 oysters on the half shell during late-night happy hour (10 p.m.-midnight).
When: Daily, 2 p.m.-midnight.
Where: Alexis Hotel, 1007 First Ave. (206-382-1506).

The hidden gem of a restaurant in Pike Place Market is closing its doors after two and a half years.
Why: It’s your last chance to nosh on the French bistro’s Marché burger and foie gras ice cream.
When: Thurs. & Fri., 4:30-11 p.m.
Where: 86 Pine St. (206-728-2800).

One of the biggest bluegrass festivals in the country hosts more than 30 bands and 200 musicians at the Hyatt in Bellevue.
Why: Book dinner and a show ($35) at Eques restaurant on Sat. and catch the wunderkind act Top String — the youngest band at the festival (doors, 4 p.m.; show, 4:30 p.m.).
When: Thru Sun. Full schedule online.
Where: 900 Bellevue Way NE (425-462-1234). Tickets ($15-$180) at acousticsound.org.

Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers
​What: The spirited and soulful folk-country act takes the stage with songs from its self-titled album.
Why: Make fast friends with the upbeat “Hey Stranger” and a rocking “Little Too Late.”
When: Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: Neumos, 925 E. Pike St. (206-709-9467). Tickets ($17) at etix.com.

A Midnight Triptych

What: AWP hit Seattle Tuesday, but tonight’s multigenre literary vigil at the Spring Street Center Chapel is when the spirit really starts to move.
Why: Colorado Review, Yalobusha Review, and Ahsahta Press host six readers, including memoirist Carmen Gimé​nez Smith, novelist Lucy Ives, poet Danniel Schoonebeek, and translator Gillian Conoley.
When: Fri., midnight-2 a.m.
Where: 1101 15th Ave., basement (206-422-5002). Admission is free.

Photo: Courtesy of The Spa at Willows Lodge

Spring Street Center Chapel
1101 15th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
Hyatt Regency
900 Bellevue Way NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
86 Pine St
Pike Place Market
Seattle, WA 98101
14580 NE 145th St
Woodinville, WA 98072
1007 1st Ave
Seattle, WA 98104
925 E Pike St
Seattle, WA 98122