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Erika’s Picks for weekend fun, Feb. 13 and 14

See a local musical, try a MOHAI scavenger hunt!

Weekend fun!

Hi-Liners Musical Theatre presents ‘Emma: A Pop Musical’ (Virtual)
Feb. 13 and 14
Come catch an encore presentation of ”Emma: A Pop Musical” by Hi-Liners Musical Theatre. This is a fundraiser for HMT, so instead of buying tickets, you can make a donation in any amount. Every dollar will go to help protect the future of the theater. High school senior Emma is determined to find the perfect boyfriend for her shy sophomore friend Harriet by the end of the school year. Based on Jane Austen’s classic novel, this new musical features hit songs by legendary and iconic singers like The Supremes, Sara Bareilles, Natasha Bedingfield, Katy Perry and more. The stream will be available for unlimited viewing through Monday, Feb. 15.

Auburn Park’s Love to Move 5K (Virtual)
Saturday, Feb. 13 FREE
We L-O-V-E to move, so here’s another opportunity to get you moving! Confirm your attendance in Auburn’s ‘LOVE TO MOVE virtual 5K’ by clicking ‘going’ on the website. During a time that is convenient to you through Feb. 15, walk/run/hike/bike a 5K (3.1 miles). Children, pets and significant others are welcome and encouraged to join you! Post your finisher’s photo(s) and/or route screenshot within this event or send to events@auburnwa.gov by 12 p.m. on 2/16/2021 to be entered into random drawings. Please remember to follow social distancing guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

#LoveSLU Scavenger Hunt (Virtual)
Saturday, Feb. 13 and 14 FREE
Fall in love with your neighborhood this Valentine’s Day. Come explore South Lake Union’s top attractions and businesses and get the chance to win a HUGE prize – no purchases necessary. Just create a team of two to five people within your household or bubble, grab your mask and download the Let’s Roam app to play! The hunt should take two to three hours to complete, will cover 3 miles, and will be live starting at 8 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 12, and ending Sunday, Feb. 14, at 11:59 p.m. The top team gets the first pick at the prize packages. For more details and to download the Let’s Roam app, visit: letsroam.com/loveslu. Use code: LOVESLU

Edible Book Festival (Virtual)
Feb. 13 and 14, 10:30 a.m. FREE
Join the Edible Book Festival, a lighthearted culinary, artistic, and literary celebration. All creations must be made from food and inspired by works of literature. (Past entries have included works titled Gourd of the Rings, War and Peas and The Life of Pie.) It’s the most wonderful and delicious nerd parade imaginable. Kid categories include: Most Punderful, Most Book-like, Most Visually Appealing, Judges Choice and People’s Choice. Registration opens on Feb. 11, and closes on March 26. Start cooking!

MOHAI Digital Scavenger Hunt (Virtual)
Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 13  and 14, FREE
Start your journey in front of MOHAI and follow our digital scavenger hunt to explore the neighborhood and see the tangible impacts of the civic actions that shape our community. Weekend fun! Unlock access and complete the hunt at the time of your choosing. Finish by March 28, 2021, for an opportunity to win a MOHAI membership!

‘Love & Light’: Children’s Film Festival Seattle online Feb. 18-28

About the Author

Erika Bigelow

Erika authors the weekly Stay-At-Home (nee Going Places) column. She lives in Seattle with her husband, three human kids, two furry kids and a school of fish. When she's not scribbling, cooking or chauffeuring, Erika enjoys running and reading, although not simultaneously.