Mu Shu, Matzo Balls, & Movies!


 Event Schedule

 ** NOTE:  All times are approximated and may be adjusted as needed.



Upstairs Ballroom:

5:30pm:  Doors open.  Sign in and day-of registration open.

5:45 - 7:15pm:  China Harbor Dinner (served family style**)  Check out the MENU here.  Please note that while meals will be vegetarian & kosher-style, China Harbor is not a glat-kosher restaurant.

7:15-7:30pm:  Set up for games night,

7:30-9:00pm:  Community Games, Round #1

9:00-9:30pm:   Group Trivia Contest (TBA)

9:30-11:00pm:  Community Games, Round #2


**If you have a card game, board game, or group activity  game that you would be willing to share (it should be able to involve 7-10 people or more), and if you would like to do so in exchange for a discounted ticket to the event (ie, teach others how to play the game and generally help facilitate the table), please sign up on our registration page to be a games volunteer


Downstairs Lounge:

6:30:  doors open

6:30-8:15pm:  SJFF Sponsored Film festival 

  • 6:30-6:45pm:   SJFF sponsored: 3 Jewish shorts 
  • 6:45-8:15pm:   Seattle's first participant nominated* "Festivus Film Festival".  See details on our Film Festival Submissions page.

8:15-8:30pm:  Set up for dance

8:30-9:00pm:  "Intro to Swing" dance lesson

9:00-Close:  Enjoy our fabulous Festivus "blues, Swing, & Little Surprises" variety dance (all social dance music, including blues, swing, waltz, foxtrot, ballroom, latin, and more), with an emphasis on late night blues after 11pm.


*You submit favorite YouTube clips in 6 different categories on our Film Submission page.  Five selections from each category will be featured.  You vote on the best, and the nominee of the winner from each category wins a prize. 


**At the request of the restaurant, dinner will be served family style.  This means that tables will be filled as you enter, and the entire table will be served at one time. If you want to eat with your friends, you will all need to be seated at the same time.  There will be no reserving seats.