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Editor's Explorations - Chateau Ste. Michelle Concerts

  • Written by Kristen Hamilton, Editor

As noted in my first “Editor’s Explorations”, my husband and I are new to the area and on the look out for wonderful experiences that are located in our new backyard.  I hope you are learning about new adventures with this column or, if it’s been awhile, remembering ones that you haven’t enjoyed for a while.  I must say that we are sure having fun!

I took you to the zoo last week and the ZooTunes concert series there.  It wasn’t my intention to feature concerts back to back but after a wonderful evening at Chateau Ste Michelle this past week, I couldn’t resist.

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Editor's Explorations - Zoo Tunes

  • Written by Kristen Hamilton, Editor

When was the last time you went to the zoo?  My guess is that its been a while.

On a recent exploration, we visited the Woodland Park Zoo and attended a ZooTunes concert.  The ZooTunes motto is “See Concerts. Save Animals.”  I’d say that is an added bonus as it was a really terrific event with great music.

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Editor's Explorations - Boeing and Dreamgirls

  • Written by Kristen Hamilton

We learned from our new friend Tim that the Boeing plant in Everett is the largest building in the world and he suggested adding a trip to Everett to our exploration list.  We already had tickets to see Dreamgirls at the Everett Performing Arts Center (Village Theatre) last Sunday evening so we decided to make a day of it and visit the Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour also. 

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Editor's Explorations - Safeco Field

  • Written by Kristen Hamilton, Editor

My husband is a big baseball fan.  His favorite team is actually the  NY Mets mostly due to the fact that he was raised in Conn. But, since he loves the game, we have made a few outings to Safeco Field and have really enjoyed watching the Marnier’s play.

Major league sporting events can be pricey but it doesn’t have to break the bank and we’ve found a couple tricks to help make it more affordable.

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Editor's Explorations - Whale watching

  • Written by Kristen Hamilton

For this week’s adventure we went to the little fishing village on the sound…Anacortes.  Our main focus was whale watching but we ended up loving the down to earth little town and all the people we met. 

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