this week’s highlights

15 Nov


also make sure to check the THIS WEEK page (in the calendar) for more activities/events happening this week besides the ones highlighted here!



MONDAY 11/15:

fall wines release party. 4-7pm.

south seattle community college. 6000 16th ave sw.

free tastes of the northwest wine academy student-produced wines, hors d’oeuvres. six wines available for purchase too.


TUESDAY 11/16:

arts gumbo 2010: rhythms of the soul. 6pm.

rainier valley cultural center. 3515 rainier ave s.

$10. $7 for students/seniors. $25 for families (up to 4 people). presented by seedsarts, this is the final of a three-part series (arts gumbo). northwest tap connection, traditional african american desserts, and more!



the beta society presents “emails from my parents.” 7pm.

central cinema. 1411 21st ave.

$5 adv/$7 day of. all ages. this sounds awkward, uncomfortable…and amazing: “emails from my parents: awkward family tales for the holiday season. real live emails, voicemails, and even video-mail from our parents.”



big chill 2010. 7-11pm.

the garage. 1130 broadway ave.

free. 21+. a celebration of widmer’s “brrr” seasonal ale. beer specials, fashion show, live photo booth, music, giveaways, and more!


FRIDAY 11/19:

free fry friday. 5-7pm.

pike street fish fry. 925 e. pike st.

free french fries, $2 new belgium beer. also enjoy the recently updated menu, including the return of $2 fish tacos.



cranksgiving 2010. 10:30am.

cal anderson park, capitol hill ——> genesse park, columbia city.

free (to enter, but $ to buy food). all ages. registration starts 10:30am, ride at 11:30am. 1st 100 people who register get a free bike light!

ride around seattle (map will be given out with grocery store locations) buying food for the rainier valley food bank. prizes for race winner, most food, best costume, family riders.


so much going on, i couldn’t help myself; i picked 2 events for today!


golazo launch party. 8-midnight.

(old bmw space). 714 e. pike st; side door behind hg lodge.

free, rsvp online. open bar, live music, 4 on 4 soccer tournament, prizes, and more!


SUNDAY 11/21:

yulefest. 10-5pm.

nordic heritage museum. 3014 nw 67th st.

sugg. donation $3 adults (admission). all ages. nordic christmas celebration with live music and performances, traditional nordic cuisine, santa, hand crafted gifts, and more!