this week’s highlights

6 Dec


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 12/06:

happy hour!

a lot of places offer specials and all day happy hour today!

go get a cheap drink and good food! several examples are:

50% off the entire bar menu at el gaucho, $5 burger and fries at hattie’s hat, $4 drinks and food at galerias, $1 snacks at the feedback lounge, all-you-can-eat spaghetti at calamity jane’s, etc.


scrabble tournament for charity! 7pm.

the skylark lounge. 3803 delridge way sw.

$5/person. 21+. three 45 min rounds, prizes for highest score and runners up, raffle (tickets for sale). 7pm registration, game starts at 7:15pm, this is the first of what will be a weekly scrabble fundraiser event (benefiting different charities different weeks)!


TUESDAY 12/07:

“wing dome 7-alarm challenge for charity.” 6:3opm.

free. all ages. wing dome. 4523 california ave.

kickoff for the “give 2 cents” promotion (for every wing eaten during december, wing dome will donate 2 cents northwest harvest). competition not open to the public to participate, but everyone is welcome to watch!



now urbanism “networked urbanisms.” 6:30pm.

room 120, kane hall. university of washington.

free. all ages. uw saywer seminar series. “networked urbanisms: connections and communications across space and time.” todd presner (germanic languages, university of california), david stark (sociology, columbia university), tad hirsch (people and practices research group, intel), hanson hosein (uw).



2nd annual holiday cocktail party. 6-9pm.

citrus lounge. 1001 fairview ave n.

$20 non members. 21+. cocktails and snacks, photos with santa, door prizes, music by c89.5 fm dj lifeguard, and more! benefits jubilee women’s center. cocktail attire encouraged.


FRIDAY  12/10:

“roasty toasty holiday event.” 4-7pm.

counterbalance park, lower queen anne.

free. all ages. bonfire and smores, cookies, apple cider, hot chocolate.



a lot of great stuff going on today; i couldn’t pick just one event!

2nd annual diy holiday fair: “swap it. spin it. bring it. screen it.” 11-5pm.

free. all ages. vera project. 305 harrison st.

diy holiday fair (with over 30 vendors! crafts, bakes sale, raffle, and more!) and silk-screen party (for $5 vera instructors will help you silkscreen a logo on whatever fabric you bring/you can purchase a shirt there to use). live musical performances by several local bands.


34th annual green lake pathway of lights. 4:30-7:30pm.

free. all ages. live musical performances at multiple locations around the lake. warm drinks and treats will be available.


“fantagraphics 4th anniversary celebration.” 6-9pm.

fantagraphics bookstore & gallery. 1201 s. vale st.

art, special discounts, musical performances by zak sally and mark pickerel, drinks, and more!


SUNDAY 12/12:

“pike n’ pine holiday shopping weekend.”

special treats and discounts at local businesses located in pike/pine area.

like: 25% off all women’s apparel at 35th north skate; coupons, cookies, and beverages at babeland; 20% of at flora and henri; free 2nd scoop when you purchase a scoop of ice cream at bluebird; christmas cookies at cakespy; all day happy hour discounts at rosebud; and much more!!!


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