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Photoshoot in Pike Place Market
***24 HOUR EDITING!*** We'll jump into the vibrant and historic Pike Place Market. This is a MUST SEE area for visitors! We'll take pictures at the legendary "Public Market Center" sign, the Gum Wall, and explore the market for more picture-worthy hotspots! Want a sneak peek of what photos will look like? Follow me on social media at "Cameron Thomsen Photography". I will be snapping shots during our excursion to capture every moment of your fun-filled experience! If there are multiple people or families in the group, we will rotate in and out to make sure everyone gets pictures in each location! If you want a private shoot, you should be able to book on a PC/Mac. If not, message me and we can figure it out :) At the end, you'll end up with around 25-30 edited* pictures(per person) sent digitally. These pictures will be full resolution. You will NEED an email address to receive the pictures! I take the pictures and my wife edits them. *(Unedited/RAW will not be sent) ***Up to 10 people can book per hour so don't be shy, you may be meeting some new friends!*** Other things to note Bring a jacket and sunscreen. You may need both as Seattle's weather can change drastically. We will shoot regardless of weather. Up to 10 people can book per hour, so be ready to make some friends!
Let's make ravioli!
In the time we'll spend together, we'll be making fresh dough, starting from the basics: eggs, flour and salt. Then we'll roll it out and fill it to create beautiful pasta that will wow your guests at your next dinner party! If you are a party of one, please inquire before booking, as you will enjoy it best with others. If you don't see a time that works for you, look for the "creative ravioli" experience to see if any spots are available there, or contact me directly on here and we can try to find a solution! Other things to note At the end of the class, you'll be able to cook what you make and eat it there! Bring a camera, your enthusiasm and willingness to learn! Cannot accommodate gluten-intolerance, sorry!
Night Photoshoot in Pike Place Market
BEFORE YOU BOOK: Please take a look at my example images so you know what style of pictures to expect. We'll jump into the vibrant and historic Pike Place Market AFTER HOURS! This is a MUST SEE area for visitors! We'll be walking through the market to see my personal favorite photo hotspots! I will be using my professional camera to take portraits at night to take advantage of the neon lights and sunset! 24 HOUR EDITING so you can post to social media quickly! Want a sneak peek of what photos will look like? Follow me on social media at "Cameron Thomsen Photography". Most shoots are shorter than an hour. Usually shoots are closer to 40 minutes, but times can vary depending on the number of people that book. I recommend keeping the entire hour free in case it does end up taking the full hour. If there are multiple people in the group, we will rotate in and out to make sure everyone gets pictures at each location! You'll end up with a minimum of 40 edited* pictures(per person) sent digitally. These pictures will be full resolution. You will NEED an email address to receive the pictures! *(Unedited/RAW will not be sent) **Up to 5 people can book per hour so don't be shy, you may be meeting some new friends!** Price is per person, so if you are a family of 3, book for 3. Couples book for 2 people even if all pictures are together.
Tea & Tisane Tour and Tasting
You'll spend a delicious evening sampling a myriad of different teas in our unique steampunk tea shop. You'll sip, I'll brew and you'll learn about what makes different teas unique and how tea is grown and processed. We'll talk about the legends and lore surrounding this mysterious magical beverage. We'll sample and compare floral notes, mineral elements, and vegetal savory scents. We'll drink and compare black teas, explore Oolongs, savor subtle green teas, and dive into the wide world of therapeutic herbal Tisanes. We'll try on crazy hats and have a fabulous time. Come develop your palate and learn more about Teas & Tisanes. This experience is for tea lovers and novices alike and we'll guarantee you find something to fall in love with by the end. Other things to note We've got you well taken care of. Bathroom provided. Comfy environment and chairs included. Street parking is fairly easy, and there is a 90 minute free parking garage 2 blocks away.
One Hour Sightseeing Cocktail Cruise
This year we are offering private tours only, so it will just be you and your guests. The boats all get enclosed to keep you dry and comfortable regardless of the weather! Your adventure begins as we embark from the North Side of Lake Union and enjoy a leisurely cruise around Lake Union and Lake Washington. Throughout this 1 Hour Cruise you'll have an opportunity to experience: Up close and personal views of sea plane take offs and landings. Sights such as the Space Needle, Gas Works Park, the Fremont Bridge, St. Marks Cathedral as well as dozens of floating homes including the Sleepless in Seattle floating home and the oldest floating home in Seattle. Hundreds of boats from classic cruisers to modern mega yachts from all around Lake Union Sit back, relax and enjoy a cocktail (or mocktail) while soaking up all the amazing views of Seattle and discover what makes the Northwest so special. Other things to note You are welcome and encouraged to bring any food and soft drinks that you you like. Sunscreen and sunglasses are recommended. Outside alcohol is not allowed. Drinks start at just $6. Cash or credit

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Photoshoot in Pike Place Market
***24 HOUR EDITING!*** We'll jump into the vibrant and historic Pike Place Market. This is a MUST SEE area for visitors! We'll take pictures at the legendary "Public Market Center" sign, the Gum Wall, and explore the market for more picture-worthy hotspots! Want a sneak peek of what photos will look like? Follow me on social media at "Cameron Thomsen Photography". I will be snapping shots during our excursion to capture every moment of your fun-filled experience! If there are multiple people or families in the group, we will rotate in and out to make sure everyone gets pictures in each location! If you want a private shoot, you should be able to book on a PC/Mac. If not, message me and we can figure it out :) At the end, you'll end up with around 25-30 edited* pictures(per person) sent digitally. These pictures will be full resolution. You will NEED an email address to receive the pictures! I take the pictures and my wife edits them. *(Unedited/RAW will not be sent) ***Up to 10 people can book per hour so don't be shy, you may be meeting some new friends!*** Other things to note Bring a jacket and sunscreen. You may need both as Seattle's weather can change drastically. We will shoot regardless of weather. Up to 10 people can book per hour, so be ready to make some friends!
Let's make ravioli!
In the time we'll spend together, we'll be making fresh dough, starting from the basics: eggs, flour and salt. Then we'll roll it out and fill it to create beautiful pasta that will wow your guests at your next dinner party! If you are a party of one, please inquire before booking, as you will enjoy it best with others. If you don't see a time that works for you, look for the "creative ravioli" experience to see if any spots are available there, or contact me directly on here and we can try to find a solution! Other things to note At the end of the class, you'll be able to cook what you make and eat it there! Bring a camera, your enthusiasm and willingness to learn! Cannot accommodate gluten-intolerance, sorry!
Mad Scientist Cocktail and Mocktail Lab
**I do gift certificates! ALSO, i can accommodate guests under 21, please send a direct message to line any of this up. :) I can also do off-sites for 20+ guests in the greater Seattle area and beyond. We also have a virtual experience that involves intricate experimental kits delivered to each guest's door. Feel free to message us with your inquiry. Look forward to a most unique, fun, engaging and enriching time up in the Greenfire Loft (@greenfireloft) inside Melrose Market. This Cocktail and/or Mocktail Lab Airbnb Experience happens on a limited basis. If you have a specific date in mind (and have 3 or more people interested in attending) please reach out to me and I'll see if I can make it happen. This experience has no dress code. As soon as you enter, you'll be handed a lab coat -- perfect as a pre-funk to your night out on the town. Also, feel free to just lounge around [with your drink in hand] in one of the wing-backed faux-leather chairs and enjoy the ambiance of being perched in a high-end market, above many award-winning businesses. I will begin the lab by introducing you to all the tools and ingredients available. Multiple printed cocktail and mocktail recipes will offer a starting point, and as you take off on your own concocting direction, I will be present to offer guidance and answer questions.
Night Photoshoot in Pike Place Market
BEFORE YOU BOOK: Please take a look at my example images so you know what style of pictures to expect. We'll jump into the vibrant and historic Pike Place Market AFTER HOURS! This is a MUST SEE area for visitors! We'll be walking through the market to see my personal favorite photo hotspots! I will be using my professional camera to take portraits at night to take advantage of the neon lights and sunset! 24 HOUR EDITING so you can post to social media quickly! Want a sneak peek of what photos will look like? Follow me on social media at "Cameron Thomsen Photography". Most shoots are shorter than an hour. Usually shoots are closer to 40 minutes, but times can vary depending on the number of people that book. I recommend keeping the entire hour free in case it does end up taking the full hour. If there are multiple people in the group, we will rotate in and out to make sure everyone gets pictures at each location! You'll end up with a minimum of 40 edited* pictures(per person) sent digitally. These pictures will be full resolution. You will NEED an email address to receive the pictures! *(Unedited/RAW will not be sent) **Up to 5 people can book per hour so don't be shy, you may be meeting some new friends!** Price is per person, so if you are a family of 3, book for 3. Couples book for 2 people even if all pictures are together.
Chef Tour of Pike Place Market
We will take you on a culinary tasting adventure of Pike Place Market. We will be stopping at 9 different artisanal vendors; learning about local production and tasting your way through the flavors of the Northwest. Other things to note: The tour takes place rain or shine. Please email if you have dietary restrictions. Not all of our routes stop at the same places in Pike Place! We do book private tours for 9-15 people. Please direct message us to learn more. Our team also conducts a, more off the beaten path, tour on Fridays and Saturdays of South Lake Union. There are small bites over many stops and limited places to sit down. This experience requires a medium physical fitness level due to hills, stairs and uneven terrain. We do cover some distance and the market is crowded during the Summer. Lastly, due to our tight schedule and wanting to show you as much of the market during a short time, we don't have time to shop during the tour. We encourage you to come back after the tour with your discount card to make purchases.
Tea & Tisane Tour and Tasting
You'll spend a delicious evening sampling a myriad of different teas in our unique steampunk tea shop. You'll sip, I'll brew and you'll learn about what makes different teas unique and how tea is grown and processed. We'll talk about the legends and lore surrounding this mysterious magical beverage. We'll sample and compare floral notes, mineral elements, and vegetal savory scents. We'll drink and compare black teas, explore Oolongs, savor subtle green teas, and dive into the wide world of therapeutic herbal Tisanes. We'll try on crazy hats and have a fabulous time. Come develop your palate and learn more about Teas & Tisanes. This experience is for tea lovers and novices alike and we'll guarantee you find something to fall in love with by the end. Other things to note We've got you well taken care of. Bathroom provided. Comfy environment and chairs included. Street parking is fairly easy, and there is a 90 minute free parking garage 2 blocks away.
Handcraft Candle Making Experience in Seattle
Would you like to know how candles are made? Great! You came to the right place!! I'm not only talking about typical candles you see in stores but we go step further. I'm talking about creating variety unique candles such as ice cream, cupcake, fruit, cactus, and even baking muffins out of 100% natural waxes! You'll be joining in a small group to learn how these unique candles are made. Certified candle artisan will be leading every step of the way so you don't have to worry. You don't need to bring a thing! Just enjoy this unique experience and make a lifetime long memory! Regardless of your craftsmanship skill, you'll be enjoying the class. This activity is great for over 6 year old, couples, friend, family and anyone who has interest in craftsmanship. I've worked as a candle artisan for more than 5 years now and supported multiple events such as birthday parties, bridal showers, baby showers, weddings and many other occasions. So come and join! Be the best artisan you can be for a day~! I look forward to seeing you soon! :)
Seattle Coffee Culture Tour
Explore the evolution of coffee culture in the Pacific Northwest on this walking and tasting tour of Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood! *HIGHLIGHTS* - Learn about the roasting process and everything that goes into making your cup of coffee - Discover the strong counterculture and progressive history of the local neighborhood - Visit local coffee shops and sample various types of coffee *INCLUSIONS* - Samples of 3 different styles of coffee We will keep you well caffeinated on this tour as you’ll delve into the history, roasting and creation processes behind the usual coffee shop orders, as well as the city’s more unique and specialty offerings. You may get to try anything from infused coffee to a decadent espresso invented right here in Seattle!
May Valley Red Barn
Beautiful historic 60 acre farm to utilize for photo shoots or filming. We have pastries, woods, a giant moss and fern covered rock, a creek, and a haunted hayloft. We have parking, are easy to find, and not too far from the freeway.
Visit Snoqualmie Falls and Hike to Twin Falls
This experience includes visiting two different waterfalls and includes over 1 mile of hiking. This is a unique opportunity to venture into the temperate rainforests of the Cascades. To breathe in the fresh air of the forest and see trees that are several hundred feet tall and equally as old. This is an experience for someone who is interested in getting a workout in the morning. The short trip includes ecological as well as cultural interpretation of the natural areas visited. It is a truly unique experience to be immersed in the cascade mountains.
One Hour Sightseeing Cocktail Cruise
This year we are offering private tours only, so it will just be you and your guests. The boats all get enclosed to keep you dry and comfortable regardless of the weather! Your adventure begins as we embark from the North Side of Lake Union and enjoy a leisurely cruise around Lake Union and Lake Washington. Throughout this 1 Hour Cruise you'll have an opportunity to experience: Up close and personal views of sea plane take offs and landings. Sights such as the Space Needle, Gas Works Park, the Fremont Bridge, St. Marks Cathedral as well as dozens of floating homes including the Sleepless in Seattle floating home and the oldest floating home in Seattle. Hundreds of boats from classic cruisers to modern mega yachts from all around Lake Union Sit back, relax and enjoy a cocktail (or mocktail) while soaking up all the amazing views of Seattle and discover what makes the Northwest so special. Other things to note You are welcome and encouraged to bring any food and soft drinks that you you like. Sunscreen and sunglasses are recommended. Outside alcohol is not allowed. Drinks start at just $6. Cash or credit
Forest hike to Twin and Snoqualmie Falls
This half day tour is a combination of a moderate 2-hour hike (a few inclines for five minutes) to the Twin Falls close up and a visit to an historic logging town, Snoqualmie, located next to the famous Snoqualmie Falls, which we view, as well. I will pick you up in downtown Seattle and drive eastward for about 30 minutes until we arrive at the trailhead. We will hike in old growth forest along Snoqualmie River to Twin Falls and the Upper Falls (1.3 miles), which is a beautiful cascade of waterfalls. After the hike we will drive through North Bend, where the diner from the popular tv show "Twin Peaks" is located, to the historic logging town of Snoqualmie. The locomotives of the time are still on the railroad tracks and the old depot from the year 1890 is in use till this day. Then we go to the Snoqualmie Falls of 270 feet - followed by Borst Lake, where Mount Si is reflected in the often still lake - and then drive back to downtown Seattle.
Tiny Hearts Homestead
PLEASE READ ENTIRE DESCRIPTION before booking to make sure this is the experience for you and you are prepared. When you get here we will immediately go into the goat, mini horse, mini donkey, mini cow and pig pasture and love on them. We can also feed the Alpacas and Chickens. Sometimes they do get full in the afternoon so feeding may or may not happen. While visiting I will be actively working in the fields, but am always ready to answer question you may have. Because I am an animal sanctuary I take in all animals. Most are super loving, but some require special instruction to interact with. Parents please help kids follow the rules so everyone remains safe. Please wear clothes and shoes you don’t mind a dirty on, especially in the rainy season. Tall waterproof Boot are VERY recommended. Even if it isn’t raining there is thick mud to walk through in the wet month. This is a true animal farm. Poop, mud, and dirt are apart of it. We operate rain or shine and do not cancel for rain unless it would be unsafe to attend. We can also do birthday parties. If interested, let me know and I will get your more details. Also, don’t forget to follow Tinyheartshomestead on Insta to see what’s new at the farm A reminder you are visiting an active farm and animal behavior is unpredictable. By booking you waive liability for injuries that occur during the experience.
Explore the Salish Sea by Kayak
Join us for a guided sea kayaking adventure in Larrabee State Park! We will meet in Wildcat cove, where your guide will get you fitted in our premium tandem fiberglass sea kayaks. After covering some basic paddling instructions, we will push off into the Salish Sea, one of the most biodiverse inland seas in the world. Snug in our kayaks, we'll glide beneath the walls of sandstone, searching for some of the regions gems such as harbor seals, sea stars, bald eagles, pigeon guillemots, and the occasional harbor porpoise. If time allows, we will stretch our legs on a small island managed by the Nature Conservancy, or explore a beautiful beach along the way. All of our guides are trained naturalist, and are excited to share their knowledge of the area with you. After a light snack, and ample exploration time, we will head back to our launch location, where we will say our goodbyes. If you are wanting more than a 3 hour trip, we also offer full day, sunset and multi day trips around the San Juan Islands. Visit our website www.moondancekayak.com for more trip offerings, and come paddle with the longest standing kayak company in Bellingham!
Mad Scientist Drink Fusion Lab, A Mocktail Focused Workshop
lab·​o·​ra·​to·​ry | \ ˈla-b(ə-)rə-ˌtȯr-ē Definition, broadly : a place providing opportunity for experimentation, observation, or practice in a field of study. **We can do gift certificates, larger groups, and virtual labs with kits delivered to your door. Please message us with your inquiry. This is an ever-changing and high concept drink fusion class (aka. laboratory) for those with 0 to 100 levels of experience. This particular lab is experimenting with non-alcoholic drinks, aka. mocktails. For those who prefer alcohol and/or cocktail lessons, please see the other lab I host: the 'Mad Scientist Cocktail + Mocktail lab". This particular drink fusion laboratory allows us to more easily accommodate ages under 21, and focus on fun alternative libations to liquor, wine and beer. I will begin the lab by introducing you to all the tools and ingredients available. Multiple printed recipes will offer a starting point, and as you take off on your own concocting direction, I will be present to offer guidance and answer questions. It is my goal as your host to work with each of you and fine-tune each event to fit your individual mixology goals. Please message me with any dietary needs/preferences. By design, any awkwardness and negative judgement is kicked out the door in order for the madness to ensue! Curiosity is MOST welcome in this class: please ask away.