In honor of lusciously lengthening days, we bring you the inaugural edition of the DailyCandy Seattle weekend guide — our picks for what to do, hear, and eat in your time off (assuming you’ve got it).
Eve & the Fire Horse
What: Northwest Asian American Film Festival opens with Sundance award winner about a precocious 9-year-old girl.
Why: Get with the program.
When: Thurs., 7 p.m.
Where: Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave., b/t Pike & Pine Sts. Tickets online at brownpapertickets.com
What: Laptop DJ Gregg Gillis (a.k.a. Girl Talk) cuts up to a dozen pirated pieces of music into each song, creating (surprisingly coherent) mash-ups of everything from Nirvana to Kanye West.
Why: You’re a dancing queen.
When: Sat., 9 p.m.
Where: Chop Suey, 1325 E. Madison St. (206-324-8000). Tickets also online at ticketweb.com.
Lululemon Warehouse Sale
What: Past seasons’ yoga clothes and workout wear at 20-60 percent off, plus yoga classes and free snacks.
Why: Om, why not?
When: Thurs.-Sun., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 1530 First Avenue S., b/t S. Atlantic St. & S. Massachusetts St.
Volunteer Park Cafe and Marketplace
What: Cozy new cafe serves homemade soups, fresh-baked pastries, and summery ginger pear lemonade.
Why: Time to go parking.
When: Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 1501 17th Ave. E., at Gaylor St. (206-328-3155).
What: Decadent single-serving cheesecakes and creamy Colombian hot chocolate at new Pike Place Market bakery.
Why: A spoonful of sugar helps the winter blues go down.
When: Daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 1530 Pike Place, in the Triangle Bldg. (206-282-4422).