Event History

U-M Seattle Summer Picnic

Hope you can join us for our picnic at Carkeek Park! U-M Alumni and prospective Wolverines of all ages are welcome! The club will be providing food and drink, and we’ll have activities as well! We have a beautiful location overlooking the water, with nearby trails and play areas for younger children. . E-mail Michael Roberto if any questions.

Big Ten Basketball Tournament

The Big Ten Basketball tournament is this weekend. Michigan’s first game will be on Friday, starting about 6:30 Pacific Time. Assuming Michigan victories, they will play again on Saturday and Sunday, with both games at 12:30 Pacific Time. Game watch parties will be at Buckley’s in Belltown for Friday and Saturday, but will move to their Queen Anne location on Sunday, should Michigan win their first two games. Keep in Mind that Sunday is also St. Patrick’s Day, and so there will be various related activities going on downtown this weekend as a result.

Trip to the SAM: Victorian Radicals

Dr. Chiyo Ishikawa, Seattle Art Museum’s Curator of European Painting and Sculpture, and U-M alumna, has graciously agreed to provide a group of 30 lucky U-M alums with a tour of the exciting new SAM exhibition “Victorian Radicals: From the Pre-Raphaelites to the Arts and Crafts Movement.”

The works of the men and women presented in the exhibition illustrate a spectrum of avant-garde practices of the Victorian period and demonstrate Britain’s first modern art response to industrialization.

Big Ten Ballard Brewery Outing

With 11 breweries in just 5 square miles, Ballard has become a tourist destination for beer. In fact, Ballard is home to more breweries than any other Seattle or Portland neighborhood. If you include Fremont and other next door neighborhoods, there are 19 breweries!

Join your local Big Ten alums for an outing to visit five of these breweries over four hours. We’ll be stopping for 45 minutes at each location. There’s no fee to join, and no registration required. Feel free to join us for as much of the outing as you’d like!

Paint and Sip

Don’t miss our upcoming event: Painting with Tipsy Foxx at Teku Tavern in Belltown/SLU area! Come join your fellow alumni on Sunday, February 17 from 2:00-4:00pm for a private painting session led by a local artist. We will each be painting a custom, one-of-a-kind painting of University of Michigan’s Diag featuring the Grad Library!

Annual Meeting

Don’t miss our club’s annual meeting! This happy hour and meeting is your opportunity to meet fellow Wolverines, find out more about the Seattle club, and perhaps even learn how you can play a part in helping to shape the activities and presence of our club over the coming year. Happy Hour starts at 6:00, with your club providing hearty free appetizers for all attendees, with the meeting starting at 7:00.

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