EVENT DATE : January 18, 7:30PM - January 18, 9:30PM

Formed in 1993, the Latin Grammy-
nominated Quinteto has become one of the most important creative 
music ensembles of the West Coast. Performing Jovino’s original arrangements and compositions, its members excel in near-telepathic musical interactions, modern harmonic journeys, deep lyricism and high-energy Brazilian grooves that never fail to excite audiences. 

EVENT DATE : January 20, 10:00AM - January 20, 12:00PM

This workshop, taught by Tristan Woodsmith, focuses on growing gourmet mushrooms at home, both indoors and outdoors. Learn the mushroom life cycle, various substrates used for growing mushrooms and low-tech methods for generating mycelium including spores, spawn and stem-butts. Species covered include oyster mushrooms, shiitake, lion’s mane and more! Cost: $60 for Bellevue Botanical Garden Society members; $70/nonmembers. 

EVENT DATE : January 27, 7:30AM - January 27, 9:30AM

Early Music Seattle celebrates the genius of Mozart with some of the finest period-instrument specialists from the region in a program featuring his most inspired chamber music. Discover musical gems from Mozart’s early, middle and late period, revealing the astonishing breadth of his creative output from the unequaled child prodigy to the 36-year-old supreme master.


Join more than 400 business and civic leaders for a fun-filled evening celebrating the growth and evolution of downtown Bellevue. Network with hundreds of stakeholders, enjoy fine dining and spirits, gear from a distinguished keynote speaker, recognize leading organizations and accomplishments, and celebrate downtown Bellevue! BDA members: $100; nonmembers: $120; BDA member table of 10: $925. Register at BellevueDowntown.com

EVENT DATE : February 2, 11:00AM - February 2, 8:00PM

Bellevue Art Museum's Free First 
Friday offers free admission to the museum the first Friday of each month and offers special lectures, tours, presentations and programming throughout the day. Plus 
extended hours, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

EVENT DATE : February 2, 7:00PM - February 2, 8:00PM

Join KUOW’s Marcie Sillman as she pulls back the curtain on the creative process, giving participants a glimpse of why and how an artist creates work. "Searching for Home," Humaira Abid’s first solo museum exhibition in the United States, features personal narratives, stories and portraits of refugees in the Pacific Northwest, and socio-cultural themes of immigration, women and families.


Join Expedia Cruise Ship Centers and special guest Oceania Cruises,
luxury cruising with the Finest Cuisine at Sea to learn about Oceania’s itineraries, themed cruises, Jacques Pepin cuisine and to see the best in world luxury cruises. RSVP to 425.822.7327 or bellevue@cruiseshipcenters.com. 6 p.m.


Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 3 in a, Op. 56, “Scottish” is the celebrated sonic souvenir of his Scottish sojourn. Also on the program are Mozart’s 
Misero, o sogno – Aura, che intorno spiri, K. 431, Otto Nicolai’s Overture, “The Merry Wives of Windsor” and Ravel’s Five Greek Folk Songs. 
Special guest, tenor soloist Marcus Shelton. Admission: $10-$20. 7:30 p.m.

EVENT DATE : February 10, 10:00AM - February 10, 11:30AM

Adult and child will team together to create beautiful Valentine cards, share your love with a farm animal and participate in some fun holiday activities. Ages: 3 to 6 years old. $25/residents and $30/nonresidents. Additional child: $5/residents and $6/nonresidents. Registration required. Email kelseycreekfarm@bellevuewa.gov or call 425.452.7688.

EVENT DATE : February 17, 10:00AM - February 17, 12:00PM

During this class, taught by Kate Alarcon, you’ll make your own colorful Icelandic poppies! They are made from hand-colored fine crepe paper in shades of ombre pink, coral and orange, wrapped around a wire. You’ll receive supplies to make three poppies, as well as a supply list to make more on your own. $55 for Bellevue Botanical Garden Society members; $65/nonmembers. Preregistration required. 

EVENT DATE : 17 & 18

CHOP SHOP: Bodies of Work, a contemporary dance festival, celebrates its 11th annual edition presenting extraordinary dance from Seattle and beyond, alongside the CHOP SHOP Master Class Series and the free Experience Dance Program. The 2018 festival invites local and national choreographers and dance artists to share their thought-provoking work on the Meydenbauer stage. Admission: $15-$28. BrownPaperTickets.com

EVENT DATE : February 23, 7:00PM - February 23, 9:00PM

Since 2009, botanic gardens in the Russian Far East and the Pacific Northwest have been participating in an exchange of ideas and knowledge. This lecture will explore three Russian botanic gardens, their surrounding native floras and their growing environmental education programs. Join for this lecture by project initiator and Seattle native, Tony Allison, and two of his colleagues from the Russian Far East.