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May 6
The Atlas Obscura Guide To

Hidden Seattle

Discover 66 Cool and Unusual Things to Do in Seattle, Washington

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Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
May 6

Seattle, Washington

Exploring the Tragedies of Mt. Pleasant Cemetery

Join us for a walking tour of Seattle’s Mt. Pleasant Cemetery to learn the unique stories of the victims of some of Washington’s most infamous tragedies.
Fremont Troll
May 6

Seattle, Washington

Fremont Walking Tour

Join Seattle Obscura Society for a neighborhood walking tour, as we uncover the ups and downs, the ins and outs, and the past, present and future of Fremont, Seattle.
USCGC Healy
May 6

South Seattle, Washington

Inside the Cutter Healy

Climb aboard this polar icebreaker and learn about the operational history of this amazing ship, her crew, and the men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard!
Seattle Metropolitan Police Museum exterior
May 6

Seattle, Washington

Valor and Vice

Explore the Seattle Metropolitan Police Museum and discuss the region's gonzo history of crime and law enforcement.
Fremont Troll
May 6

Seattle, Washington

The Dark Underbelly of Seattle’s Bridges

Join landscape architect Elizabeth Umbanhowar for an exploration of Seattle's remnant spaces as creative places in our urban fabric.
May 6

Seattle, Washington

Town Hall Pipe Organ Tour

Explore the interior of Town Hall's pipe organ, a technological marvel dating back to 1923—before it is permanently removed.
"Ghosts of Seattle Past" cover
May 6

Seattle, Washington

Walking and Talking About 'Ghosts of Seattle Past'

Join us to explore Seattle's history in the Central and International Districts, in partnership with "Ghosts of Seattle Past."
Freeway Park
May 6

Seattle, Washington

Freeway Park Walking Tour

Explore downtown Seattle’s largest public space—a pioneering urban park that is largely unknown to locals.
Distilling spirits at 3 Howls.
May 6

Seattle, Washington

3 Howls Distillery Tour

Tour a local producer of specialty liquors and sample handmade batch spirits with the owner of industrial SoDo's 3 Howls Distillery.
Optimism Brewery
May 6

Seattle, Washington

Obscura Day After-Party at Optimism Brewery

Join Field Agents and friends on Capitol Hill for craft beer and small bites.
Bouquet from Thatch Floral
May 7

Seattle, Washington

Creative Floristry with Thatch Floral

Explore the art of floral arrangement with daughter-mother designers Sara Jane Camacho and farmer-florist Sara Brown.
Derek Erdman, Amber Kai Morgan, and Ceci Gomez compete on The Future is 0
May 19

Seattle, WA

The Future is Zero

Experience an audience talk-back with the creators of the experimental art project "The Future is Zero"—Seattle's own technicolor DIY game show.

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