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Date
Saturday, October 15, 2022
Time
11:00 a.m.
Place
Fisher Pavilion
Cost
Free Event

Presented by Northwest Folklife, the Seattle Children’s Festival has connected families to the living arts and traditions of our region since 2013. This year, they're thrilled to be back with a hybrid festival - both online at nwfolklife.org/scf and at the Seattle Center Fisher Pavilion on Saturday, October 15 from 11am-4pm.

Your donation powers discovery, exploration, and family fun in person and online through this year’s Seattle Children’s Festival as well as Northwest Folklife’s year-round programs. The Seattle Children’s Festival is made possible thanks to generous contributions from participants like YOU. Thank you!

Committed to Access for All |  Suggested Donation: $20 per family

Learn more about the participating artists and performers here.

EVENT SCHEDULE

IN-PERSON & VIRTUAL

TIME PERFORMANCE
11:00am Family Concert with Sunshine Music Together
12:00pm Huaxing Youth Performing Arts Center

12:45pm Lion Dance with Master David Leong's Northwest Kung Fu School
1:15pm Learn Capoeira with International Capoeira Angola Foundation
2:15pm Northwest Tap Connection
3:15pm Mexican Folklorico with Joyas Mestizas

IN-PERSON ONLY

STORIES & MORE

TIME ACTIVITY
11:15am Mo'olelo Moments with 'Anakē Kalei of Huraiti Mana
12:15pm Drag Queen Storytime with Aleksa Manila
1:30pm Stories from the Salish Sea with Paul Chiyokten Wagner

2:25pm Learn to Play the Bones with Benjamin Hunter
3:00pm Singalong with Music Center of the Northwest


DISCOVERY ZONE

11:00am unless otherwise specified

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Same Day Events Showing Events on October 15, 2022

All Day

Seattle Center Sculpture Walk 2022

Free Event
Four temporary Art Installations throughout campus.
1:00 p.m.

The Boy Who Kissed the Sky

Admission Fee
Set in the heart of Seattle’s Central District to the rhythms that shaped a generation, The Boy Who Kissed the Sky, is inspired by the early life and influences of Seattle native and musical icon Jimi Hendrix.
1:30 p.m.

BKBXKids! Destination: Everywhere: Preview Performance

Admission Fee
The award-winning mimes of Broken Box Mime Theatre present their hit children’s show, Destination: Everywhere, a boisterous adventure that invites audiences to journey though invisible worlds.
2:00 p.m.

In the Time of the Butterflies: Spanish Captioned

Admission Fee
For 30 years, President Trujillo’s iron fist of authoritarianism tightened around the throat of the Dominican Republic. But the people would not be crushed, they would not be silenced. As the revolution grew, so too did our butterflies—the Mirabal sisters.
2:00 p.m.

What the Constitution Means to Me: Audio Described

Admission Fee
In this hilarious, hopeful, and achingly human new play, actor Cassie Beck resurrects Schreck's teenage self in order to trace the profound relationship between four generations of women and the founding document that shaped their lives.
4:30 p.m.

The Boy Who Kissed the Sky

Admission Fee
Set in the heart of Seattle’s Central District to the rhythms that shaped a generation, The Boy Who Kissed the Sky, is inspired by the early life and influences of Seattle native and musical icon Jimi Hendrix.
5:00 p.m.

BKBXKids! Destination: Everywhere: Opening Night

Admission Fee
The award-winning mimes of Broken Box Mime Theatre present their hit children’s show, Destination: Everywhere, a boisterous adventure that invites audiences to journey though invisible worlds.
5:30 p.m.

Pregame in the Armory: Seattle Kraken Pregame Experience

Free Event
Pregame at the Armory, Presented by WaFd, is your pregame destination for all Seattle Kraken home games at Climate Pledge Arena. Pregame activities start 90 min before puck drop. Every gameday will feature sign-making stations, exciting hockey content and other programming on a giant screen.
6:30 p.m.

Tristan & Isolde

Admission Fee
Accidentally, eternally, in love. A friend’s betrayal, passionate love, and some of the most seductive music in all of opera. Wagner’s epic composition reminds us that not even death can defeat love.
7:00 p.m.

Seattle Kraken vs Vegas Golden Knights

Admission Fee
The Seattle Kraken host the Vegas Golden Knights at Climate Pledge Arena.
7:00 p.m.

Little Jesus

Admission Fee
The Vera Project Presents: Little Jesus, Divino Niño, Danie
7:30 p.m.

In the Time of the Butterflies

Admission Fee
For 30 years, President Trujillo’s iron fist of authoritarianism tightened around the throat of the Dominican Republic. But the people would not be crushed, they would not be silenced. As the revolution grew, so too did our butterflies—the Mirabal sisters.
7:30 p.m.

What the Constitution Means to Me

Admission Fee
In this hilarious, hopeful, and achingly human new play, actor Cassie Beck resurrects Schreck's teenage self in order to trace the profound relationship between four generations of women and the founding document that shaped their lives.
7:30 p.m.

Misanthropy - a New Comedy Horror

Admission Fee
Misanthropy, a new play by Hannah Nielsen, is a timely dark comedy about navigating self-transformation - told in the style of campy werewolf horror.

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