Woodinville Concert, Author Appearance and a Talking Plant: Weekend Planner

Concert at the Music Barn, book signing at Molbak's, and the lots of theater around the area this weekend.


It’s Friday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend.

Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work, outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit and new bars/restaurants/shops to explore.

We know you have your favorites that we missed. So share the goodness in our comment box below.

  • Where/When: 7-10 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, at the Music Barn in Woodinville.
  • Why Go: Northwest singer-songwriters Larry MuranteCarolyn Cruso and Tracy Spring will perform together and solo in a songwriter-in-the-round concert this Saturday at The Barn.
  • Cost: Suggested donation of $10.

  • Where/When: 12-1 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, at  in Woodinville.
  • Why Go: Join Andrea Bellamy, author of Sugar Snaps and Strawberries, this Saturday at Molbak’s as she leads a discussion on which popular edibles will reward you with delicious food crops while requiring minimal care. Discover which varieties of fruits, berries, veggies and herbs are the easiest to grow in the Northwest and simple ways to improve your soil to help your plants thrive. Stick around after the discussion for a book signing.
  • Cost: Free.


  • Where/When: 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Friday, March 10, at  in Woodinville.
  • Why Go: Stop by Matthews Estate this Friday night to enjoy wine, food and live music from the Todd Joseph Band. There will be complimentary light appetizers available to snack on during the evening and current releases are available for purchase by the glass or bottle. Bring friends who enjoy wine and start your weekend off with a bang.
  • Cost: Admission is free.


  • Where/When: 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 11, at the .
  • Why Go: Join Master Chorus Eastside this Sunday at the KPC for a sometimes touching, sometimes vigorous celebration of all things Celtic. The concert will feature performances byLoch Lomond, Londonderry Air,Star of the County Down and more.
  • Cost: Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for seniors and youths.

  • Where/When: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, at .
  • Why Go: This unique sale kicks off the local plant sale season. The sale is known for its unique specialties, spring ephemerals and treasures not readily found elsewhere. For more information, visit www.n-p-a.org.
  • Cost: Admission is free.

  • Where/When: 7 p.m. on Friday, March 9, at .
  • Why Go: If you haven’t caught the Redmond High School Theatre Arts production of Little Shop of Horrors yet, this Friday will be your last chance. The musical features the lyrics of Howard Ashman and music by Alan Menken, and is the comedic story of a man-eating plant named Audrey and her keeper, Seymour. Enjoy the show!
  • Cost: Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for children.

  • Where/When: 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, held on the Sammamish River Trail.
  • Why Go: Join J.J. Mahoney’s this Saturday for their St. Patrick’s Day Run. It’s a 5k run/walk along the Sammamish River Trail. Various prizes will be awarded throughout the day, including a prize for best costume.
  • Cost: $25 for adults and $20 for kids. Your entry fee gets you a shirt, drinks and a donation toward Multiple Sclerosis.

  • Where/When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, at the .
  • Why Go: Visit the Redmond Senior Center this Saturday for an event in the spirit of "Antiques Roadshow." Professional appraisers will be on site to give verbal market evaluations in many areas, including general line antiques, books, silver, silver plate, brass, copper, porcelain, household evaluations, collectibles, equipment and machinery.
  • Cost: $5 per item, limit 6 items person. Registration is strongly encouraged. Register in person at the Redmond Senior Center.

  • Where/When: 7 p.m. on Friday, March 9; 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, March 10-11, at .
  • Why Go: Join SecondStory Repertory this weekend for the opening of the newest production out of their Theater for Young Audiences Series,The Dancing Princess. The play is sure to be a hit for audiences of all ages.
  • Cost: Single Tickets: $10 (all ages). Sunday Discount: $5 ages 1 to 3, and free for children under 1.


  • Where/When: 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, March 9-10; 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 11, at the Evergreen Family Theatre.
  • Why Go: Evergreen FamilyTheatre presents one of the greatest Broadway successes of all time--the classic rock opera, Godspell. This vibrant performance teaches lessons of love and acceptance through a series of well-known parables. The talented cast uses its proficient wackiness and stellar vocal talent to present a high-energy slice of the teachings of Jesus. Enjoy the show!
  • Cost: Tickets are $18 General/$16 Seniors & Students and available at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/223619 , or by calling800-838-3006.
Annie Archer March 10, 2012 at 03:32 AM
Let us know if you're planning on running in the St. Patrick's Day run in Redmond or Kirkland!


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