Naomi Jacobson as Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer in “Becoming Dr. Ruth” at Village Theatre in Everett. (Auston James)

Naomi Jacobson as Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer in “Becoming Dr. Ruth” at Village Theatre in Everett. (Auston James)

Music, theater and more: What’s happening in Snohomish County

“Becoming Dr. Ruth,” which tells the sex therapist’s amazing back story, is now showing at Village Theatre in Everett.

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Skip Hamilton: The singer-songwriter is scheduled to perform from 7-10 p.m. Feb. 29 at Doc’s Riverside Taphouse in Machias. Hamilton plays drums, guitar and harmonica simultaneously, presenting an authentic Americana performance with no tracking. Original and cover music, free.

Taylor Made: A James Taylor tribute. 7:30 p.m. March 2 at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 4th St., Snohomish. More at

Music for St. Patrick’s Day: The eight-member Stumbling Fiddler Band will perform a mix of Celtic and American folk tunes and Irish pub songs with a Pacific Northwest twist at 3 p.m. March 3 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 215 Mukilteo Blvd., Everett. Admission is suggested donation at the door. Presented by the Port Gardner Bay Music Society,

Cascade Symphony Orchestra: The “Start-Up of the Titan” program will include compositions by Beethoven and Paul Hindemith. 7:30 p.m. March 4 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $10-$30. More at

Leahy: A Canadian group, all siblings, known for its progressive Celtic folk sound. 7:30 p.m. March 6 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $35-$65. More at,

DeMiero Jazz Festival: The annual event will return for its 48th year March 7-9 in Edmonds. This music education event brings in more than 50 jazz choirs to perform and work with professional jazz artists. Daytime performances, clinics and master classes are open to the public for free. Venues include the Edmonds Center for the Arts, North Sound Church and Community Christian Fellowship. Headline artists for 2024 include FreePlay and Last Call. Toronto-based FreePlay (Dylan Bell and Suba Sankaran) provide a virtuosic and genre-bending performance, publicity materials state. Last Call, based in the Pacific Northwst, is an eight-voice ensemble with enchanting harmonies and distinctive sound. These artists will be working directly with students during the daytime festival, teaching Masterclasses and workshops, as well as their performance on March 8. More at

Everett Philharmonic Orchestra: The Listeners’ Choice concert will feature Bernstein’s Symphonic Suite from “On the Waterfront,” Griffes’s Poem for Flute and Orchestra, and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6, the Pathétique. Conducted by Paul-Elliot Cobbs; Janelle Janovich on flute. 3 p.m. March 10, at the Everett Civic Auditorium, 2415 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets $25-38; $10 students 18 and younger $10; children under 5 free. Info: or 425-585-8975.

Magical Strings: Celtic music and dance since 1978. 4 p.m. March 10 at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 4th St., Snohomish. More at

Mukilteo Community Orchestra The orchestra will present the third concert of its 26th season at 2 p.m. March 10 at the Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. Performed will be Tragic Overture by Johannes Brahm and Symphony No. 3 in C Minor by American composer Florence Price. More at

Time for Three: This trio stands at the intersection of classical music, Americana and singer-songwriter. 7:30 p.m. March 15 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $30-$60. More at

Martin Barre: Jethro Tull’s lead guitarist will perform the 1970 prog rockers’ music. 7:30 p.m. March 15 at Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets start at $50. More at

CABAM! Camano Bluegrass Jam: Musicians from the Puget Sound region will gather for a monthly jam session March 16 at the South Camano Grange, 2227 S. Camano Drive, Camano Island. Music starts at 3 p.m. An optional lasagne dinner will be served from 5:30- 6:45 p.m., for $10 cash per person. An open mic will follow. For more, email

The Lonely Hearts Club: Beatles music. 4 p.m. March 17 at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 4th St., Snohomish. More at

The Gothard Sisters: The Celtic musicians from Edmonds celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. 7:30 p.m. March 17 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $20-$35. More at

Pearl Django: Jazz and swing music from a regional favorite. 7:30 p.m. March 23 at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 4th St., Snohomish. More at

Neko Case: The highly regarded singer-songwriter and indie rocker from Tacoma. 7:30 p.m. March 24 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N., Edmonds. More at

The Spinners: Tickets on sale now for the venerable R&B vocal group’s April 19 show at Tulalip Resort Casino.

Fisherman’s Village: The lineup has been set for the music festival set for May 16-18 in downtown Everett. Headliners will be Drive-By Truckers, Allen Stone, Shovels & Rope, Courtney Marie Andrews and Sol. For more information, go to

Tony V’s Garage: 1716 Hewitt Ave., Everett.

• March 1: Raw Dogs, Atrocity Girl, RedShift, Disaster Queen, 7 p.m.

• March 2: Wyatt Olney and the Wreckage, 8 p.m.

Lucky Dime: 1618 Hewitt Ave., Everett.

• Fake Hands, Anthers, Laser Beam, Doomgen. Punk, metal, post-rock. Doors open at 7 p.m.

Black Lab Gallery: 1805 Hewitt Ave., Everett.

Rocky Fall, Nester and Denim Genie, 8:30 p.m.



Edmonds Driftwood Players: The theater’s 65th season will continue with “Ada and the Engine,” described as Jane Austen meets Steve Jobs in a poignant pre-tech romance heralding the computer age, March 1-17; “The Savannah Sipping Society,” May 3-19; and the 13th Annual Festival of Shorts, opening weekend June 27-28. Season 65 subscriptions are $96-$106. For more, go to

Red Curtain Foundation for the Arts: The theater’s 2023-2024 season is celebrating Shakespeare. It will continue with ““The Complete Works of William Shakespeare [abridged] [revised] [again],” in which three actor present all 37 of The Bard’s plays, March 1-17; “Into the Breeches,” a WWII-set story in which a group of women on the home front stage “Henry V,” April 12-28; and the musical version of “Twelfth Night,” May 24-June 9. Red Curtain Arts Center is located at 9315 State Ave, Suite J, in the Goodwill shopping center, behind the EvCC cosmetology school, in Marysville. For more information, go to

Village Theatre: “Becoming Dr. Ruth” tells the sex therapist’s back story — fleeing Nazi Germany on the Kindertransport, becoming a sharpshooter in Jerusalem, and surviving as a single mother in America. Through March 17 at Village Theatre, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett. For tickets and more information, go to

“God is a Scottish Drag Queen: The Second Coming”: A new sequel to the popular comedy show by Scottish drag queen Lawrence Chaney. 7:30 p.m. March 2 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $25-$55. More at

Murder mystery dinner theater and silent auction: A quintessential whodunnit thriller with audience participation. Dress for the 1930s era is optional. March 23 at the Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center, 27130 102nd Ave. NW, Stanwood. Doors open for cocktails at 5 p.m. The show, by Murder Mystery Col., will begin at 6. Dinner, catered by Juniper Bites, will be served at 6:30. Tickets are $90 for seats at tables around the action and $75 for all other seats. More at

Radical System Art: Fusing dance, theater and martial arts. 7:30 p.m. March 23 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $25-$55. More at


Jay Chandrasekhar: You may remember him from the “Super Troopers” movies. 7 p.m. March 9 at Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets start at $22. More at

Tracy Morgan: 8 p.m. March 22 at Tulalip Resort Casino. More at


SnoCo Movie Club Screening and Discussion: The SnoCo Movie Club will be screening “Galaxy Quest” on March 16 at the Everett Public Library auditorium, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. The room will open at 2 p.m. and the movie will start at 2:30 p.m. The film’s runtime is 101 minutes and it is rated PG. There will be an optional discussion after. Free admission. More information at

“The Freshman”: The Harold Lloyd classic is the silent feature for March at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. 3 p.m. March 10. More at


Schack’s annual benefit auction: The 42nd annual H’Arts Benefit Auction and Exhibition is under way at the Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt Ave. in Everett. Nearly 300 items are available for bids. Proceeds go to art education and free exhibitions. The schedule:

• H’Arts Exhibition: Ongoing through March 9.

• Silent auction: 10 a.m. Feb. 29 to 5 p.m. March 10.

• Artist reception: 5-8 p.m. Feb. 29.

• Live auction: 5:30-9 p.m. March 9

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Cascadia Art Museum: Current exhibitions at this venue for Northwest art from the early and mid 20th century are: “The World of Peter Fortune,” featuring the iconoclastic artist’s work in painting, printmaking and ceramics, through June 2; “Lines of Empathy: Prints and Drawings by Richard Correll,” a WPA artist whose work includes murals at Arlington High School, through June 2; “A Legacy Rediscovered: Northwest Women Artists 1920-1970,” through Jan. 5, 2025; and “Modern Forms / Modern Adornment,” through Nov. 24. Hours at the museum, 190 Sunset Ave. S., Edmonds, are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. More at


Silvana Fair auction: The annual event is set for 5 p.m. March 9 at Viking Hall in Silvana. A silent auction will begin at 5:30 p.m., with the live auction following at 6. Bid on items from more than 100 local businesses, with many, many more on the way! You never know what you’ll find, and we know you’ll have a good time. Proceeds support the Silvana Community Fair — ribbons, exhibitor premiums and fair supplies, and help keep the fair free to enter and attend. Learn more at

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