Weekend Planner: Redmond Chorale, Rockathon Semifinals, 'Hunger Games'

Here are some events and activities to check out in and around Redmond this weekend.

It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend.

Redmond Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work, outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit and new places to explore.

Is there something we missed? Let us know by sharing the event details in the comments section.

  • Where/When: 7-8 p.m. on Sunday, March 25, at in Redmond.
  • Why Go: Join the Redmond Chorale for an evening of beautiful music and song. Accompanied by two guest harpists, the Redmond Chorale will share selections by Joseph Haydn, Gabriel Faure, Andre Thomas, Roberto Di Marino, and Alice Parker.
  • Pricing: A suggested $10.00 donation. All proceeds benefit the Redmond High School Music Department.

  • Where/When: 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, March 23-24, at in Redmond.
  • Why Go: Join the Old Fire House this Friday and Saturday as the semi-finalists in the Classic Rockathon battle it out to make the final four spots in the competition. Friday’s bands include Derek White, The Hebephrenics, Catalyst and Ryot. Saturday’s lineup features Box, Hana Kirchoff and Scinite.
  • Pricing: $8 ($7 with a canned food donation for Hopelink) for both days.

  • Where/When: Midnight on Thursday night/Friday morning at and .
  • Why Go: Fans of dystopian fiction will be lining up early to catch the first screening of The Hunger Games on Thursday night. Both Regal Bella Bottega and iPic Theaters in Redmond Town Center will be screening the flick on several screens between 12:01 and 12:15 a.m. 
  • Pricing: Ticket prices vary. Click here to purchase tickets from iPic, or here for Bella Bottega.

  • Where/When: 7 p.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 24-25, at in Bellevue.
  • Why Go: The Theatre at Meydenbauer Center presents the sing-along sensation with “The Sound of Music,” one of the most successful movie musicals of all time. This classic movie will be shown on a big screen while audiences enjoy a fun, liberating night out. Audience participation with subtitles for all songs is strongly encouraged.
  • Pricing: Tickets are $22 for adults, $18 for students and seniors, $62 for a family pass, $17 for groups of 10 or more.

  • Where/When: 9 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, at .
  • Why Go: Join Valhalla this Saturday night for all the laughs you can handle. The evening will feature the 2009 Giggles "Laff Off" competition winner, Mike Cummings, and Ed Hill, who was featured on Canada's Next Top Comic.
  • Pricing: No cover. Drink specials include $2 domestic drafts and $3 wells.


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