Boats and flowers | Weekend Preview
Activities for the weekend of May 9-11, 2014, include the Seattle Maritime Festival and Pike Place Market Flower Festival. Films opening include “Neighbors” and “Fed Up.”
Seattle Maritime Festival: Harbor open house, tugboat races, work-boat parade, vessel tours, free harbor tours, chowder cook-off, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, May 10, Pier 66 and surrounding area; Family Fun Day Boat Building Championships, Survival Suit Races, vessel tours, kids’ boat building, music, displays, free ship canal boat tours, bounce houses, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, May 11, Lake Union Park, Seattle (www.seattlepropellerclub.org ).
Pike Place Market Flower Festival: Large selection of locally grown flowers, card making, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, May 10-11, Pike Place Market, Seattle (206-682-7453 or www.pikeplacemarket.org ).
AT THE MOVIES
“Neighbors”: A couple (Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne) deal with a fraternity (led by Zac Efron) moving in next door in this new comedy. It has late-night previews Thursday, May 8, and opens Friday, May 9, at several theaters.
“Fed Up”: Stephanie Soechtig’s documentary about processed food. It opens Friday, May 9, at the Varsity.
“Fading Gigolo”: Writer-director John Turturro stars in this film about a New York gigolo. It opens Friday, May 9, at the Seven Gables.
“Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return”: Lea Michele, Martin Short and Megan Hilty lend their voices to this animated film that brings Dorothy back to Oz. It also has late-night previews Thursday, May 8, and opens Friday, May 9, at several theaters.
For reviews and showtimes, go to seattletimes.com/movies or to Friday’s Weekend Plus section.
For more fun this weekend, see Friday’s Weekend Plus. For advance planning, see Sunday’s NW Traveler.