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Ethiopian coffee.
Dec 29
Seattle, Washington

The Original Coffee Break: Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony

Experience an elaborate and immersive Ethiopian coffee ceremony with Milen Medhane of Kaffa Coffee.
Jan 9
Seattle, Washington

Preserving History at the UW Conservation Center

Visit with conservators at the University of Washington's Conservation Center to learn about the technologies involved in preserving rare objects.
Drew Lobenstein's private home in Reseda.
Jan 12
Reseda, California

Homeward Bound: Pigeon Navigation

Meet a flock of homing pigeons and explore the mystery of bird navigation with the L.A. Pigeon Club.
Jan 12
Columbia City, Washington

Studio Tour: Bespoke Shoemaking

Visit industrial designer and shoemaker Michael Barakat in his studio to learn about the art of shoemaking.
Examining store items with Smitha.
Jan 12
Artesia, California

Global Gastro, Local Tastes

Step up your Indian cooking skills with an expert home cook from League of Kitchens.
Flippers from the Williams pinball game "Demolition Man."
Jan 12
College Park, Maryland

How to Be a Pinball Wizard

Come learn the fraught history of a once illegal game, get tips from the pros, and time to play at MOM's Organic Market in College Park.
Union Station in the early 20th century.
Jan 13
Washington, D.C.

Hidden Union Station

With trains rumbling nearby, explore parts of D.C.'s iconic Union Station that the public rarely sees.
Rabkin alongside Hoppy The Psychic Wonder Bunny wowing the crowd with their magic rope.
Jan 13
Chicago, Illinois

Sideshow and Sleight of Hand: A Showcase of Intrigue and Illusions

Join Atlas Obscura for an exclusive show of magic and sideshow at Trickery Chicago.
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