9/5-9/11

MONDAY 9/5: LABOR DAY

bumbershoot. all day.

throughout seattle center.

prices vary. all ages. there will be dance, comedy, art, theater, and MUSIC (including phantogram, hall & oates, fitz and the tantrums, vendetta red, grand hallway, truckasauras, lemolo, mash hall, etc.)

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TUESDAY 9/6:

try it for $2.

$2. all ages. this is a great opportunity to try something new! there are hip hop dance classes, yoga classes, water fitness classes, and much more!!!

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pike place market express at city hall plaza. 10-2pm.

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eleanor friedberger show. 6pm.

sonic boom. 2209 nw market st.

free. all ages. in-store musical performance by eleanor friedberger.

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“science on tap.” 7:30pm.

t.s. mchugh’s irish pub. 21 mercer st. queen anne.

free. 21+. christof koch (chief scientific officer, allen institute for brain science), “the science of consciousness.”

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WEDNESDAY 9/7:

columbia city farmers market. 3-7pm.

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wallingford farmers market. 3-7pm.

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sleep sun show. 6pm.

easy street records, queen anne location. 20 mercer st.

free. all ages. in-store musical performance by sleepy sun.

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granta 116 party. 7pm.

elliott bay book co. 1521 10th ave.

free. all ages. “granata 116: ten years later,” discussion/reading with david guterson and rikki ducornet.

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dodgeball. 9pm.

tennis courts, cal anderson park. 1635 11th ave.

free. all ages. seattle street dodgeball presents dodgeball in the park every week and open to everyone; all ages and skills welcome!

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THURSDAY 9/8:

seattle: the game. all day.

throughout seattle.

free, sign up for free tickets. all ages. an urban adventure! receive challenges via text message, and visit locations throughout seattle to find the answers!

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free day at the northwest african american museum. 11-7pm.

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lake city farmers market. 3-7pm.

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queen anne farmers market. 3-7:30pm.

there will also be a free cooking demo by canlis’ jason franey, cooking demo by chocotopolis, tae kwon do demo and class, and live music!

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fashion’s night out at u. village. 3-9pm.

university village.

many businesses will have special promotions, discounts, and giveaways!

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capitol hill blitz. 5-8pm.

throughout capitol hill neighborhood.

free. all ages. many businesses will have special opening receptions with the artists, live music, special discounts, and more!

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free day at the seattle asian art museum. 5-9pm.

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thursday night in the park and dancing til dusk. 5:30-9pm.

olympic sculpture park. 2901 western ave.

free. all ages. live music/dancing til dusk with tumbao (salsa and latin. dance lesson 6-7pm, dance 7-9pm), tour at 6:30-7pm, food and drinks available from sam’s taste restaurant and food trucks (i want curry now, maximus minimus, and street treats).

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thursdays in the park. 6pm.

westlake plaza. 4th & pine st.

free. all ages. evening concert featuring seasharps quartet, about 30 min.

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west seattle art walk. 6-9pm.

throughout west seattle neighborhood.

free. all ages. many businesses will have special opening receptions with the artists, refreshments and snacks, live music, and more!

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james reeves. 7pm.

elliott bay book co. 1521 10th ave.

free. all ages. reeves is a writer and urban designer from new orleans. he will be reading/discussing his the road to somewhere: an american memoir.

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movie night at bauhaus. 8pm.

bauhaus books & coffee. 301 e. pine st.

free. all ages. a movie will be shown without sound, while a guest dj will create a new soundtrack. music starts 8pm, film 8:30pm.

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FRIDAY 9/9:

madrona farmers market. 3-7pm.

also: cooking demo. sept 10. 11-noon.

free. all ages. wheeler street cafe chef/owner will demo a corn soup recipe!

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phinney farmers market. 3-7pm.

also: zucchini 500. 3-6pm.

free. all ages. make and race your own zucchini! supplies provided by the farmers market.

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art up greenwood-phinney. 6-9pm.

participating businesses will have special opening receptions with the artists, live music, special discounts, and more!

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“friday night at the meaningful movies.” 7-9:30pm.

keystone congregational united church of christ. 5019 keystone place n.

free (donations welcome). all ages. showing “bag it.”

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dodgeball. 9pm.

tennis courts, cal anderson park. 1635 11th ave.

free. all ages. seattle street dodgeball presents dodgeball in the park every week and open to everyone; all ages and skills welcome!

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the antlers show. 9pm.

neptune theatre. 1303 ne 45th st.

$16 adv/$18. all ages. live musical performances by the antlers, avi buffalo, ghosts i’ve met.

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SATURDAY 9/10:

univeristy district farmers market. 9-2pm.

also nearby: market bites at u-heights 9-2pm

buy lunch from one of the food vendors, listen to free concerts, and more!

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moore theatre tour. 10am.

free. all ages. tour lasts approximately 90 min.

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magnolia farmers market. 10-2pm.

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georgetown farmers and flea market. 10-3pm.

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salmon return family festival. 10-3pm.

olympic sculpture park. 2901 western ave.

free. all ages. there will be story telling, live music, dancing, art activities, and more!

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seattle tilth harvest fair. 10-4pm.

meridian park. 4649 sunnyside ave n.

free. all ages. there will be urban farm activities (like cider pressing and garden crafts), workshops, local marketplace with vendors/farmers/community orgs, food, live music and other performances, scavenger hunt, and much more!

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saturday family concert with kimya dawson. 11-noon.

downstairs, town hall. 1119 8th ave.

free for kids (12 & under). $5 adults w/kids. $25 adults. all ages. kimya dawson (of the moldy peaches and antsy pants) will be rocking out.

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century ballroom indoor flea market. 11-3pm.

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2nd annual cider summit. 11-7pm.

south lake union discovery center. 101 westlake ave n.

$20 adv/$25 door. 21+. live music and cider!

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ballard urban picnic (“burp”). 11-8pm.

ballard commons park. 5701 22nd ave nw.

free. all ages. there will be food trucks, local micro-brews, entertainment, and more!

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georgetown trailer park market of curiosities. noon-5pm.

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central district art walk. 1-5pm.

free. all ages. participating businesses will have special opening receptions.

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nepo 5k don’t run. 2-6pm.

throughout seattle.

free. all ages. start at occidental park, there are over 30 art installations and performances along the way, after-party/art exhibition at nepo house. participating restaurants will be offering food specials for participants too!

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salmon enchanted evening (salmon bake). 5-7pm.

victor steinbrueck park. 2001 western ave.

$15. all ages. hosted by tom douglas, fundraising event for the seattle parks deparment.

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georgetown art attack. 6-9pm.

free. all ages.

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ballard art walk. 6-9pm.

free. all ages.

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film screening and farm tour. 6-9:30pm.

mara farm. 9026 4th ave s.

free. all ages. presented by solid ground’s lettuce link/mara farm giving program. tour followed by outdoor screening and the seattle premiere of “the greenhorns.”

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hing hay park outdoor movie. dusk.

kobe terrace park. 221 6th ave s.

free. all ages. showing “moving castle” in japanese with english subtitles.

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rhett miller show. 8pm.

the triple door. 216 union st.

$22 adv/$25 door. all ages. live musical performances by rhett miller and dan mangan.

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SUNDAY 9/11:

west seattle farmers market. 10-2pm.

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ballard street market. 10-3pm.

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fremont street market. 10-5pm.

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2011 bicycle sunday. 10-6pm.

along lake washington blvd.

free. all ages. get out and enjoy the neighborhood, the sunshine, and get some exercise too (bikers and walkers encouraged)!

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broadway farmers market. 11-3pm.

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9/11 history exhibit at log house museum. noon-7pm.

log house museum.

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short stories live: the jewish imagination, part 2. 4-6pm.

downstairs, town hall. 1119 8th ave.

$10 member, senior, student adv/$13 general adv. $13/$15 door. all ages. excerpts from classic short stories.

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