Weekend fun: Liqueur, egg hunt, frogs, music and more

Try a new liqueur: Check out Skip Rock Distillery’s new raspberry concoction at a release party Saturday in Snohomish. In addition to the liqueur, you can taste Skip Rock’s other products, as well as treats using the liqueur from other Snohomish businesses. Read more in our story here.

Fall to pieces: Hear a musical tribute to legend Patsy Cline at the Historic Everett Theatre on Saturday. Entertainer Meg McLynn will perform a tribute concert, “Foolin’ Around With Patsy Cline.” The eight-piece Purple Phoenix Country Band will back up McLynn on stage. Read more in our story here.

Film festival: Sno Globe Equality presents a film festival on Sunday in Everett. The event is an afternoon of inspiring LGBTQ stories. The event begins with a social and concessions at 1 p.m. and films start at 2 p.m. $12. Find details here.

Local musician: Arlington country singer Jesse Taylor’s album release party for his debut studio album, “Out Here in the Country,” is 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Skookum Brewery, 17925 59th Ave. NE, Arlington. There will be raffles, live music and beer. Cover charge is $5. To hear cuts from the album, go to www.jessetaylormusic.com.

Meet frogs: Meet rescued amphibians at the Evergreen branch of the Everett Public Library on Saturday. “Frog Lady” Thayer Cueter of Just Frogs and Friends Amphibian Center in Edmonds will share her knowledge of frogs and toads and their habitats. Find details in our story here.

Folk musician: Dana Lyons is best known for his hit song “Cows With Guns,” and now he is touring along the route of the proposed coal export trains to raise awareness about coal trains. Lyons will perform as well as give a short presentation on the effects of the proposed coal export trains. The event is from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Cafe Zippy, 2811 Wetmore Ave., Everett. Suggested donation $10 to $20. For more information, call 425-303-0474 or go to www.cafezippy.com.

Easter at Hibulb: Celebrate Easter early this Sunday from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Hibulb Cultural Center and Natural History Preserve, 6410 23rd Ave. NE, Tulalip. Events include story time, a movie, crafts and a scavenger hunt. Cost is regular admission to the center, $10 general, $7 for seniors, $6 for youths; free to kids 5 and under; $25 for families.

Teen Flashlight Egg Hunt: Teens in sixth to 12th grades can hunt for eggs containing prizes and candy at a free event at 7:30 Friday night. The event is at Heatherwood Middle School gym, 1419 Trillium Blvd., Mill Creek. Participants must bring a waiver signed by a parent, which can be picked up at City Hall, printed from the city’s website, www.cityofmillcreek.com, or available at the event. Bring a flashlight and a bag.

Listen to music The Monroe Concert Band presents a free performance Sunday afternoon. The theme is “Classics” as the band celebrates the music of Mozart, Bach, Handel in a toe-tapping way. The show is at 2 p.m. at the Wagner Performing Arts Center, 639 W. Main St., Monroe.

Shop for kids’ stuff: A sale of used kids’ gear is this weekend in Mill Creek at Gold Creek Church, 4326 148th St SE. The Just Between Friends sale will include clothes, games, toys, furniture and more. The sale is from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday. Click here for more details.

See a play: Mariner High School drama students will present the classic “Alice in Wonderland” Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Little Theatre on the campus at 200 120th St. SW, south Everett. The play, adopted from the Lewis Carroll novel, was originally produced and later revived on Broadway and includes a variety of dance and musical elements. Tickets, available at the door, are $7, $5 for students, and $3 for senior citizens and children under 13.

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