There will be more than 150 food trucks and street food vendors, two beer gardens, and a night market at the Seattle Street Food Festival on Saturday and Sunday. Courtesy of Seattle Street Food Festival

Just because you haven't planned your weekend far in advance doesn't mean you can't still go out and have a good time. Below, find all of your options for last-minute entertainment that won't cost more than $10, including the Seattle Street Food Festival, Dragon Fest, West Seattle Summer Fest, and Seattle Outdoor Theater Festival—all of which are free to attend. For even more options, check out our complete Things To Do calendar.

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1. Art Up PhinneyWood
Walk around charming Greenwood/Phinney (just north of the zoo) and take in art from dozens of venues, from galleries to restaurants to bookshops, including Couth Buzzard Books, Naked City Brewery, and the Phinney Center Gallery.
(Phinney, free)

2. Belltown Art Walk
On second Fridays, wander around Belltown and check out their hyperlocal art scene amidst the waves of drinkers and clubbers. Convene at the Belltown Community Center to pick up a map (and maybe some snacks/goodies), then head out to explore nearby galleries while taking advantage of all the artists' exhibitions (and provided refreshments).
(Belltown, free)

3. David Lasky
David Lasky (Urban Hipster) has co-authored the adorable children's books Pinky and the Boring Cave, Ogi-Foo and the Wizard School, and Olly and the Moon Melon—these are "kids' books" in more than one sense, as the tykes have written the text and left Lasky to illustrate. Check out these oeuvres d'art and other drawings by Lasky at this wine reception.
(Greenwood, free)

4. Roger Feldman and Jeff Roberts: The New Landscape—Reconstructed Ecologies
Feast your eyes and ears on this sight- and sound-based exhibit by Roger Feldman and Jeff Roberts that promises to "challenge epistemological assumptions about how we know." There will be an artist talk at 7.
(University District, free)


5. 15th Annual Bastille Day
Cafe Campagne's annual Bastille Day Party for the Revolutionaries is back for its 15th year, and you can join them that day for a party in Post Alley, complete with live music, burlesque performances, food, wine and beer. Oysters will be available throughout the evening. No tickets or reservations required; just show up.
(Downtown, free)

6. Bastille Day at Frolik
Join Frolik Kitchen + Cocktails for a Bastille Day celebration, featuring a menu with French bar bites, performances by burlesque icons, and special cocktails. The performers include Chastity Svelte, Boom Boom L'Roux, Icy London and Persephone Illyri, and the cocktail lineup includes St. Germain and Grey Goose offerings. There will also be a live DJ all night long, and food like toasted baguette with gruyere and goat cheese pudding; moules frites; confit duck leg with runner beans, summer zucchini and pecan salad with black seed mustard jus; and petits pots à l'absinthe, or cream pudding with absinthe and berries.
(Downtown, free)

7. Bastille Day at Le Pichet
Join Le Pichet for a cafe-style celebration of the Fête du Quatorze Juillet (Bastille Day). There will be a special menu of Parisian street food and live music by La Foule and The Djangomatics. True to the spirit of the holiday, there is no cover charge and no reservations needed.
(Downtown, free)

8. Bastille Day Celebration at Marée
Commemorate the storming of the Bastille with $7 glasses of rosé from Provence, Francophilic cocktails, and head cheese, rabbit, and tartines.
(West Seattle, free admission)


9. Movies in the Park
Watch free movies downtown—a couple of classics and some winners from the past year or so. The movies start at dusk. This evening, see Patrick Swayze's mullet perform in Dirty Dancing.
(Downtown, free)


10. Rock, Paper, Scissors Tournament
This is a big ol' deal for all you RPS fanatics. Wear something eccentric, play best of three at the cry of "One, Two, Three, Shoot!," and try to qualify for the second tournament, which will determine who will represent Seattle in the West Coast contest later on. They say, "Top two have grand finale on Seahawks field just before game 1."
(Pioneer Square, free)


11. The Aimlows, United Defiance, The Finger Guns, Buff Muff
The Aimlows will generously share their "shitcore mall punk for the lower class," along with the short and sweet punk rock of the Finger Guns plus United Defiance and Buff Muff.
(Eastlake, $5/$8)

12. Bootie Seattle: Taylor Mash-Up Night
Seattle's only all-mashup dance party throws down for an all-out celebration by paying tribute to the current reigning pop princess: Taylor Swift. Prep thyself for all the '10s break-up bangers and Top40 hits you could possibly handle.
(Capitol Hill, $5/$10)

13. Burn Burn Burn, SKASUCKS, Poke Da Squid, Sticky Situation
Satan-loving punks Burn Burn Burn will headline at the Kraken, with bill support from South Korean group SKASUCKS, Poke Da Squid, and Sticky Situation.
(University District, $7)

14. The Cheap Cassettes, Thee Perfect Gentlemen
Power-pop outfit The Cheap Cassettes headline at the Slim's backlot with bill support from local rockers Thee Perfect Gentlemen.
(Georgetown, $7)

15. DJ Ruben MZ & Glitter Lizard
Space out over cheap cocktails to '80s pop and disco by two DJs.
(Capitol Hill, free)

16. Drftrs, Invictus, Retrospecter
Drftrs have been working on perfecting the rapid switch-flip between high energy rock and immersive psychedelia. They'll be joined by Invictus and Retrospecter.
(University District, $7)

17. Friday Night DJ DOJO
Take your fancy pants to Pioneer Square for a DJ relay made up of Fresh Socks, Fo'Real, Flow, Quackson, and Zooted 1.
(Pioneer Square, free before 11 pm)

18. Kick Up Your Heels & Wheels
Not to over-editorialize, but Grace Love is a thoroughly invigorating vocal powerhouse and a Seattle treasure, and she deserves all of our money. Grace Love will headline this outdoor festival with backup from Midpoint and Michael J. Good. KIM SELLING
(Shoreline, free)

19. The Knast, Moon Darling, Acid Flakes
Seattle four-piece rock group The Knast are focused on reviving a sense of tradition-heavy epic rock and roll for a new audience. They'll be joined by Moon Darling and Acid Flakes.
(West Seattle, $5)

20. Mercy Ties, Bädr Vogu, Askevault
Mercy Ties are ditching town for a month and will throw themselves a goodbye party with opening support from Oakland touring band Bädr Vogu and Askevault.
(Eastlake, $5-$10)

21. Music Under the Stars
The concept of Music Under the Stars is simple but compelling: A student ensemble sets up in a park and plays to whoever shows up, often folk with picnic blankets in tow and maybe a surreptitious bottle of wine or two. Then, at eight, Benaroya Hall pipes in whatever performance is happening that night (aligned with selections from this year's Seattle Chamber Music Society Summer Festival, of course) to the assembled throng—it's basically two shows for the price of none! On Friday, the pieces are Claude Debussy's Petite Suite for Piano, Four Hands; Maurice Ravel's String Quartet in F Major; Georges Bizet's Jeux d'enfants for Piano, Four Hands, Op. 22 and Camille Saint-Saëns's Carnival of the Animals in Freeway Park and Columbia Park.
(Various locations, free)

22. Nostalgia
Revisit your favorite jams from the '80s to the 2000s at this new dance night by resident DJ Alo.
(Capitol Hill)

23. RATED: Jake Crocker, Jamie Blake, QREEPZ, Dream Journal, Samurai Del
Presented by Upper Left, BuildStrong, and Do206, Rated is the newest monthly night in town that focuses on fostering community among young creatives by melding live music with dance music, featuring performances from local talent like Jake Crocker, Jamie Blake, QREEPZ, Dream Journal, and Samurai Del.
(Capitol Hill, $5/$10)

24. Spiderface, The Plot Sickens, Dying Off, Land Of Wolves
Spiderface will return to the Substation stage with The Plot Sickens and hardcore group Land Of Wolves for a night of loud and heavy rock and punk.
(Ballard, $10)

25. Tomten, Chris Cheveyo, Moon Palace
Chris Cheveyo and his psychedelic-folk band Rose Windows released two great albums via Sub Pop, but split abruptly before the second one came out in 2015. Many fans and critics thought they were poised for stardom, but for whatever reason, Rose Windows couldn’t sustain. Thankfully, guitarist/vocalist Cheveyo has rebounded with another band—formerly called dræmhouse, now eponymous and featuring keyboardist Lauren Rodriguez, bassist Ray McCoy, and ex–Midday Veil drummer Garrett Moore—that realizes his nuanced, hook-intensive rock with an amiable, hazy proficiency. Shedding Rose Windows’ bombast and turmoil for an easygoing sweetness that hints at George Harrison’s solo output and Marc Bolan’s dreamier songs, Cheveyo blooms auspiciously in a whole new way on his debut album, dreamhouse. DAVE SEGAL
(Ballard, $10)

26. Vandoliers
Vandoliers describe their creative sense as an alt-country band with punk roots, bringing together a group of Dallas-Fort Worth musicians who had all played in their own punk and folk bands for a new take of riotous roots music.
(Eastlake, $8/$10)

27. Weep Wave, Monsterwatch, Muero, Teton
Weep Wave infuse rock with the raw and honest sensibilities of grunge, coupled with a hardcore energy and lo-fi aesthetic. They'll be joined by Monsterwatch, Muero, and Teton.
(West Seattle, $10)


28. A Midsummer Night's Dream
At various parks around Seattle this summer (starting tonight in West Seattle), four brave actors will take on all the roles in a one-hour abridgment of Shakespeare's classic comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream. Keep in mind: the reason you might be sick of this play is because it's a great introduction to Shakespeare, especially for young audiences. It has romance, complicated partner-swapping, malevolent magic, and (of course) the relatable and hilarious mechanicals, including a weaver/actor named "Bottom." Here's a perfect excuse to trot the kids out to see some live theater.
(West Seattle, free)


29. D.J. Butler and Christopher Husberg
Meet the authors of two new works of sci-fi: D.J. (Dave) Butler with Witchy Eye, which takes place in an alternate Appalachia, and Christopher Husberg with Dark Immolation, which tells of elves, vampires, priestesses, and more.
(University District, free)

30. Jenny D. Williams: The Atlas of Forgotten Places
Hear a piece of Seattle-based writer Jenny D. Williams's debut novel, The Atlas of Forgotten Places, about a young American woman who goes missing in Uganda, her retired aid worker aunt, and a Ugandan woman with a past in the Lord's Resistance Army.
(Capitol Hill, free)

31. Pat Tanumihardja Food Sampling & Book Signing
If Bastille Day isn't your thing, not to worry: there are other things going on that day, and one of them is a food sampling and book talk/signing from Pat Tanumihardja, food writer, cook and author of "Farm to Table Asian Secrets," a new cookbook focusing on Asian recipes that are vegetarian and vegan-friendly. The event will include a presentation, food sampling, signing and ingredients demonstration. And fun fact: Tanumihardja is also the blogger behind the "Pickles and Tea" food blog, in collaboration with the Smithsonian Asia Pacific American Center.
(Chinatown-International District, free)



32. Alden Mason: The 1970s - A Time of Change
This solo exhibition features work by Northwest Master Alden Mason, known for his humorous and poignant paintings as well as his controversial murals. The show will highlight his pieces from the 1970s, including the bold Burpee Garden series.
(Pioneer Square, free, closes Saturday)

33. ¡Cuidado! - The Help
Los Angeles artist Ramiro Gomez alters found images and advertisements by superimposing painterly silhouettes of Latino service workers onto their idealized surfaces, highlighting the often invisible labor that allows these capitalist dreamworlds to function. These paintings come from firsthand knowledge—before he was a successful artist, he worked as a nanny for wealthy parents. Gomez is one of 13 artists in ¡Cuidado! - The Help, a group exhibition about labor, class, and the racism that hierarchies get built on. The exhibition is, according to the gallery, a form of protest against Trump's xenophobic ideas about immigration and the war on those at the bottom of the economic ladder. EMILY POTHAST
(Pioneer Square, free, closes Saturday)


34. InterIm CDA 42nd Annual Pig Roast
Try your hand at turning a whole pig on a spit at this free community potluck—bring a tasty dish of your own to share.
(Chinatown-International District, free)



35. Kent Cornucopia Days
Celebrate South Puget Sound with music, dragonboat races, a 5K run, street food, and a Grand Parade in Kent.
(Kent, free)

36. Kla Ha Ya Days
The Kla Ha Ya Days Festival (named after a Native word meaning "welcome") promises a carnival, parade, beer garden, kids' fair, music, barbecue, races, and more—"to welcome people throughout Northwest Washington to celebrate the community’s beauty, and goodwill of Snohomish." Proceeds will support Snohomish-based community organizations.
(Snohomish, free)

37. Seafair Seattle Pow Wow
Join the United Tribes of All Indians in the 30th annual festival of music, dance, and food. Snack on some frybread, buy art from Native vendors, see the pow wow dancing, and join in during the Intertribal part of the festivities.
(Magnolia, free/$5)


38. Ice Cream Week
Join TRACE for National Ice Cream Day—only in this case, they're extending it for a whole week. Stop by for their house-made boozy ice cream, made daily.
(Downtown, free entry, $5-$6 ice cream)


39. West Seattle Summer Fest
Some of Seattle's favorite bands will head out to the West Seattle Junction for this summer's festival: Thunderpussy, SassyBlack, Wiscon, Porter Ray, CHARMS, Lisa Prank, and many more. If you know any of these names, you can tell it's a lineup of pop, soul, rock, hiphop, and punk talent. There will also be a market: If previous years are anything to go by, one can eat tasty fried food, watch clowns be unintentionally creepy, learn about sustainability, and play giant Jenga.
(West Seattle, free)


40. The Comedy of Errors
The tyrannical Duke in this production of Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors (directed by David Gassner) bears a striking resemblance to our current commander-in-chief. "If the skin were parchment and the blows you gave were ink, your own handwriting would tell you what I think."
(Various locations, free)

41. Richard II
Susannah Rose Woods will direct this production of Shakespeare's gloomy history play about Richard II. "My crown I am, but my griefs are still mine. You may my glories and my state depose, But not my griefs; still am I king of those."
(Across Seattle, free)



42. Yoga, Zumba, Open Studio, and Tour
Practice yoga outside, shape up with zumba, take a sculpture tour, and explore Lion's Main Art Collective's interactive open studio at this Summer at SAM day.
(Belltown, free)


43. This Is What Dreams Are Made Of
Youthful comic Arijana Ramic promises that after her show, "YOU WILL WALK AWAY NOT A CHANGED PERSON BUT MAYBE SLIGHTLY MORE UNCOMFORTABLE." Dewa Dorje will open.
(Greenwood, $10/$14)


44. Bird Focus: The Fledglings
This birding walk will focus on fledglings—young birds preparing to leave the nest and hunt on their own. Ed Dominguez will lead you and educate you on a tour as you seek wee herons, owls, and songbirds.
(Rainier Valley, $5)


45. Olde Burien Block Party
Party all day and deep into the night with music, beer, food, and kids' activities.
(Burien, free)

46. Queen Anne Day
Queen Anne Helpline and the Queen Anne Chamber of Commerce organize this family-oriented community celebration with a wine, beer, and cider garden, fun run, sidewalk sale, art walk, live music, car show, doggie parade, food trucks, carnival games, crafts, photo contest, and more.
(Queen Anne, free)


47. Cinema Under the Stars: Moana
Watch Moana and once again delight in "the Disney princess movie everyone needs right now" at this outdoor screening.
(Columbia City, free)

48. Saturday Morning Cartoons: April and the Extraordinary World
Push/Pull's international animated film club is switching things up: Rather than screening the film in the morning, they're inviting you to watch the French steampunkish animation April and the Extraordinary World, based on a Jacques Tardi series, then head to the art shop to draw your own steam-powered fantasy flying machines. Kids are welcome to come color, too. Bring a donation to receive a snack.
(Ballard, donation)

49. Seattle Outdoor Cinema
The Seattle Outdoor Cinema (formerly Fremont Outdoor Movies) is celebrating its 25th season with a permanent venue upgrade to the South Lake Union Discovery Center. All screenings are 21+, there will be a beer garden (proceeds from which will benefit various rotating non-profits), and other pre-screening entertainment. This week's movie is the Luc Besson sci-fi flick, The 5th Element.
(South Lake Union, $5)


50. For The Funk Of It Sour Beer Festival
Curdle your taste buds with sour brews from Holy Mountain, Cascade Brewing, De Garde, Urban Family, and many more.
(Central District, free entry)

51. Washington Sour Beer Night
Toronado will mark its third birthday with sour beers made in the state: Holy Mountain's Half Man Half Saison and Crystal Ship Saison, Salish Sea's Tart Chocolate Porter, Wander's Raspberry Millie, and an unspecified brew from Stoup.
(Roosevelt, free entry)


52. All Day Game Day
The Skyway library willl bring in games for all ages, including demos, so whether you're a tot or an intense tabletop veteran, you'll have something to play.
(Skyway, free)

53. Blue Highway Games Tenth Anniversary Celebration
Blue Highway Games will set out a sidewalk sale, invite you to a "puzzle hunt" and prize wheel spin, and reveal their top-selling games of the decade. At the after-party, take 20% off any one game.
(Queen Anne, free)

54. Game of Thrones Pub Quiz
Prep for Sunday's premiere of GoT's Season 7 with a Geeks Who Drink trivia contest featuring cash prizes for the first- and second-place finishers. Arrive early; this will be popular.
(Downtown, $5)


55. 6th Annual Beat Masters Beat Battle
Zulu 206 will host a lighthearted battle of hiphop beats with a $500 for the lucky producer who wins. Contestants will have to play two beats for exactly 60 seconds in each round. Dex Amora is the featured performer.
(Downtown, free)

56. Cascadia Big Band
Cascadia Big Band, a 17-piece community jazz ensemble, will play tunes from the "post-swing era," touching on jazz, big band, and ragtime musical traditions.
(Columbia City, free)

57. Dr. Boogie, The F-Holes, Tough Times, Thee Perfect Gentlemen
Los Angeles four-piece Dr. Boogie market their work as the true spirit of rock and roll, built on the traditions of bands like the New York Dolls and the Rolling Stones. They'll be joined by The F-Holes, Tough Times, and Thee Perfect Gentlemen.
(Eastlake, $7/$10)

58. Electro Synth Pop Night
Enjoy indie synthpop from around the West with creative auto-tuner Sarah Emerson (Seattle), the Upper Strata (Portland), OrKa Odyssey (Denver), and Isaac&Ava (also Seattle).
(University District, free)

59. An Evening with the Groove Surfers
Seattle classic rock band The Groove Surfers are all about the party vibes. Their only goal is get you out on the dance floor all night long.
(Georgetown, $7)

60. Ghosts of the Pacific, Soulsuckers, Death Coach
Seattle-based alternative rock band Ghosts of the Pacific farm their gritty sound from the grunge and rock traditions of the region. They'll be joined by Soulsuckers and Death Coach.
(West Seattle, $7)

61. Guns of Nevada, The Shivering Denizens, Darci Carlson Band
Fill your nightlife with honky tonk at this country and rock joint show featuring Guns of Nevada, The Shivering Denizens, and the Darci Carlson Band.
(Shoreline, $8)

62. Head Band, Barton Carroll, Brain Drain, Gabriel Mintz
Seattle shredders Head Band will headline a night of rowdy rock with other local musicians Barton Carroll, Brain Drain, and Gabriel Mintz.
(Ballard, $10)

63. Madi Seasons and The Hilltalks
Aspiring singer-songwriter Madi Seasons will play an early matinee show with The Hilltalks.
(Ballard, $6)

64. Minivan Morrison with Yada Yada Blues Band
Seattle's own tribute band Minivan Morrison (tethered to, you guessed it, the catalog of Van Morrison) will play a set with Yada Yada Blues Band.
(Ballard, $10)

65. Mud On My Bra, Bye Bye Latona, Gypsy Wolf, Tonight At Noon
Garage rock duo Mud On My Bra journeys up from Tukwila for a headlining set with show support from Bye Bye Latona, Gypsy Wolf, and Tonight At Noon.
(University District, $7)

66. Pianos in the Parks
Need fresh air, exercise, and music? Head to Carkeek Park for free yoga, a performance by Yelena Balabanova and others on a piano specially decorated by Rachel Sprague, youth piano lessons, an instrument petting zoo, a workshop with the ARC School of Ballet and ARC Dance Company, and a concert by sugary indie pop quartet OK Sweetheart.
(North Seattle, free)

67. Seattle Opera Summer Fest
Join Seattle Opera for their free all-ages Summer Fest, a preview event of their upcoming season at McCaw Hall. This community open house includes live music, interactive demonstrations, costume displays, Jet City Improv, and more.
(Seattle Center, free)

68. Take the Wheel with Raica
Sway to an open-to-close set from Raica as a fitting finale and after-party to the Pharmakon show at Kremwerk. This show is free for all Pharmakon-goers, and $7 for all people off the street.
(Downtown, $7/$10)

69. Vera's Super Sweet 16
All-ages music and art venue Vera Project is poised to celebrate their 16th year with a wild party full of local musical talent, including live performances from Bobby's Oar, Casual Hex, Emma Lee Toyoda, Ghoulaveli, Girl Teeth, Hoop, Lilac, Michete, Scarves, Shane Diamanti, Sundae Crush, Taylar Elizza Beth, Versing, Whitney Ballen, YURT, and Depressica. There will also be food trucks, cupcakes, a raffle, and beer for the over-21 crowd.
(Seattle Center, $5-$20)

70. Waking Things, Pilot to Bombardier, The Finger Guns
Indie rockers Waking Things will be joined by Pilot to Bombardier and The Finger Guns for a night of progressive rock and heavy pop integration.
(West Seattle, $5)

71. Wounded Giant, Dangg, Aethereus, 2Klix
Psychedelic hesh lords Wounded Giant will be joined by Dangg, Aethereus, and 2Klix for a night of hard and heavy thrash.
(University District, $7)

72. Xoth, Krystos, Weaponlord
Seattle space-shredders Xoth make "Cosmic Blackened Death Metal," with previous members of Phalgeron, Lecherous Nocturne, and Warbringer. They'll be joined by Krystos and Weaponlord.
(Tukwila, $7)


73. Hamlet
GreenStage will present their condensed, 1-hour take on Shakespeare's funny, terrifying, and often-performed Hamlet (with just four actors playing all the roles) at parks throughout Seattle, starting tonight in West Seattle.
(West Seattle, free)


74. Kitchen Sink: A Very Retro Variety Show!
Mercury Divine will lure you into ages past—"the farther back the better"—at this vintage-themed edition of the long-running variety show. See drag performers, burlesque artists, and others: Brasil (Nikolas Meneghin), Lulu LaLune, Butylene O'Kipple, Harlotte O'Scara, Viridian Belmont (Mitchie Louis Keating), Morgue Anne, and Vincent Milay (in cameo).
(Downtown, $8/$10/$12)

75. Seattle Muffin Tops Jello Shots Toga Party
Your best toga could win you this costume contest, but in any case, you've got a night of jello shots to look forward to.
(Capitol Hill, free)

76. Singlet Party
Bust out your singlets and spandex—or if you don't have any (yet), then some skimpy gym shorts will do. This shindig never disappoints with loud music, dark corners, slippery go-gos, and, most importantly, some reliably friendly faces to make out with. MATT BAUME
(Capitol Hill, $6/$8 after 11 pm)


77. Kaitlin Solimine and Warren Read
Kaitlin Solimine's Empire of Glass—about memory, oral history, and pre- and post-revolutionary China—is a book-within-a-book with detailed footnotes that tell a second story. Colson Whitehead (who wrote The Underground Railroad, a book that Rich Smith called "the Big Book of the Fall Season" and "even better than the hype") awarded an earlier draft of Empire of Glass the 2012 Dzanc Books/Disquiet International Literary Program award. Solimine will be joined by Warren Read (also the author of a book about history and memory: The Lyncher in Me, a memoir about discovering his great-grandfather had incited a lynching) who will share his latest work, Ash Falls, a thriller set in the Pacific Northwest.
(Capitol Hill, free)


78. Let Carnival Know: Bunker Fuel Must Go!
350 Seattle, Stand, and Mosquito Fleet plan to protest cruise ship pollution from bunker oil, which "embeds in snow and ice to quicken the pace of global warming" when fleets sail to the Arctic. Join as a sign-holder or a kayaktivist.
(Magnolia, free)

79. Seattle Tech Solidarity: Hiring Hall Roundtable
Tech workers may have a cushy reputation, but they're subject to the vagaries of contracts as well. Meet other labor-minded techies for a discussion of the hiring hall, an organization that furnishes new workers to employers with whom it has a collective bargaining agreement.
(Central District, free)

80. The Trump/Pence Regime MUST GO!
Indivisible Seattle,, and Impeachment Trump Puget Sound are summoning their members and like-minded citizens to protest the Trump/Pence regime.
(Capitol Hill, free)


81. 2017 Parkour Visions Classic: Outdoor Jam
Whether you're ready to try your hand at fast-paced urban maneuvering, or whether you'd rather just watch experienced athletes run and jump over unusual obstacles, you're invited to this outdoor event hosted by Parkour Visions.
(Downtown, free)

82. X-Lockz & Pure Barre Present: Fitness for Autism Fundraiser
Get a good stretch, raise your heart rate, and help out families of autistic children with Pure Barre and X-Lockz, who will be donating any funds (from your gifts taken at the door, or from purchases of their puzzle piece badge) to FEAT (Families for Effective Autism Treatment).
(Downtown, free)

83. Urban Ag Bike Tour 2017
DIscover Seattle's pockets of city gardens and p.patches that supply veggies to the Rainier Valley Food Bank on this five-mile bike tour emphasizing the local urban ecosystem. You can even rent a bike for free or the tour by emailing ahead of time.
(Columbia City, free)



84. Arab Festival
This festival, which originated in the era of the first Persian Gulf War, connects festival-goers with Arab culture, art, and food from 22 countries.
(Seattle Center, free)

85. Bon Odori Festival
For Bon Odori or Obon, Japanese Buddhists commemorate their ancestors through ceremony and dance. Seattle's festival will line the street with food booths, showcase taiko drumming and martial arts, and provide demonstrations of arts and crafts.
(Central District, free)

86. Covington Days
Covington Days offers a parade, a watermelon-eating contest, arts and crafts, and other family fun over two days.
(Covington, free)

87. Dragon Fest
The "largest pan-Asian celebration in the Northwest" spans cultural performances, food, and art from India to China to the Philippines to the Pacific Islands. It includes the beloved $3 food walk, where you can explore the neighborhood while inhaling cheap snacks, as well as Korean drumming, Chinese martial arts, and lion/dragon dances.
(Chinatown-International District, free)

88. Seattle Street Food Festival
More than 150 food trucks, street food vendors, and handmade shops will gather, flanked by looming South Lake Union skyscrapers, for a curbside food festival, with two beer gardens and the Emerald City Night Market, which lasts until 10 pm.
(South Lake Union, free entry)


89. Seattle Outdoor Theater Festival 2017
Theater is alive in Seattle, but, as in most places, it generally isn't cheap. GreenStage, Theater Schmeater, and Wooden O Productions set out to change that in 2001 with the first Outdoor Theater Festival. Watch Shakespeare plays and more contemporary pieces from 14/48, Jet City, Last Leaf Productions, Shakespeare Northwest, and the festival's founders over what will hopefully be a sunny weekend.
(Capitol Hill, free)



90. Hiawatha Artists Swing Fling Dance & Art Show
Swing with friends and artists at this Hiawatha Art Lofts bash, pausing only to sample goods at the cookie and ice cream buffet. The Mozayc Experience, Standard Time, and Jazz Underground will provide the energetic tunes. Dress your dandiest.
(Central District, free)


91. Bow Wow Meow Luau
Life is better with a pet. Make your life better by stopping by this adoption event, which will feature furry friends from rescue groups around the state. All animals are spayed/neutered and current on vaccinations. The Pawsitive Alliance will also offer dog activities and massage, plus treats for humans at the Velodrome.
(Redmond, free)

92. Free Weekend Walk: Hydrangeas
The UW's free garden tours focus on hydrangeas in all their varieties (even a tree species!) this month. Sink your eyes into glorious shades of purple, mauve, cream, and pink.
(Madison Park, free)

93. Knots, Shots, Bowlines and Brews
Learn essential sailing knots as you drink by the marina with SheSails sailing instruction.
(Magnolia, free)

94. Tilth Alliance Gardening Workshops
Prepare for gardening in cooler weather at the Fall & Winter Gardening Workshop with the Tilth Alliance organic gardening center's instruction.
(Downtown, free)

95. Vouch For Yourself
Have you used your Democracy Vouchers yet? Gather at this bar to meet the four candidates for City Council Position 8—Jon Grant, Teresa Mosqueda, Sheley Seacrest, and Hisam Goueli—and give your vouchers to your favorite. If you've lost your vouchers, the candidates can supply replacements.
(Capitol Hill, free)


96. Game of Thrones Premiere Viewing Party
If you've been waiting with bated breath for the return of the Lannisters, Starks, Greyjoys, Targaryens, and whoever else has somehow avoided a horrifying death, gather with fellow GoT addicts at Neumos for the opening of the next traumatizing season.
(Capitol Hill, free)

97. Game of Thrones Viewing Party: Season 7 Premiere
Steel yourself for the latest season of the grueling quasi-medieval show. Refresh your memory at 8 with a re-screening of the Season 6 finale, so you can remember who bit the dust last time around. Nectar will offer free pizza provisions with your RSVP while supplies last.
(Fremont, free)

98. Lady Be Good: Women Play Jazz
You may have an image of instrumental jazz as a male-dominated art, but Kay D. Ray's documentary Lady Be Good: Instrumental Women in Jazz (SIFF 2014) tells a different (and remarkable) story: all-women jazz bands have assembled throughout the history of the genre. Before the screening of this film, hear a performance by the Seattle Women's Jazz Orchestra combo.
(Downtown, free)


99. 7th Annual Garden Party Extravaganza!
Celebrate Serafina's 26 years in business at its annual Garden Party, which boasts whole roasted animals, patio grilling, an oyster bar, paella, gelato and wood-fired bites from Serafina's sibling-restaurant Cicchetti. Admission to the party is free, and food and drink tickets will be available for purchase at $6 each.
(Eastlake, $6+)


100. EVO Viewing Party
If you can't make it to EVO, the world's largest fighting game championship, your consolation prize is a day at GameWorks, where you can watch the digital titans brawl onscreen. Bring in your own gear to play friendly matches all day.
(Downtown, free)


101. Actionesse, The New Schematics, Bad Saint, Jessica Lamb
Bellingham garage-dance-ska-punk outfit Actionesse headlines out west in Ballard, with opening sets from The New Schematics, Bad Saint, and Jessica Lamb.
(Ballard, $10)

102. Boots to the Moon, Temple Canyon, Tim McBride & The Divide
Endearing Utah rock group Boots to the Moon originally began as as a solo side project for frontman Joscef Castor, and has since blossomed into a Seattle-based four-piece with ties to local groups like Lonely Mountain Lovers, Motopony, and Pearl Dragon.
(Capitol Hill, $10)

103. Fell From A Star
Fell From A Star describe themselves as "moody pop from the Pacific Northwest" and will headline their first show at Barboza.
(Capitol Hill, $8/$10)

104. Free Blues & Cool Jazz Series
Loll on the grass and listen to chill jazz and blues from some of Seattle's most popular local musicians, like Industrial Revelation, DLO3, and Big Road Blues. This weekend, The New Triumph will bring you funk/Latin jazz.
(Downtown, free)

105. The Human Missile Crisis, Trust Me I'm Scared, Free Samples
Southside Burien punks The Human Missile Crisis will headline a night of scuzzy alt rock in West Seattle with support from Trust Me I'm Scared and Free Samples.
(West Seattle, $5)

106. K-Tel Cabaret: A '70s Music Spectacular
Explore all the mind-bending music of the '70s with K-Tel Cabaret, a live explosion of retro tracks from the K-Tel Records catalog performed by Cheryl Serio, Alma Villegas, Teal Warren, and Marcus Wolland, with DJ Vodka Twist spinning more '70s favorites.
(West Seattle, free)

107. Patchwerks Seattle Summer Sine Waves Synth Meetup and Workshops
Play with everybody's toys at the Patchwerks-hosted Synth Meetup — a legit chance to nerd out on all things electronic with like-minded enthusiasts. The latest products from popular manufacturers will be available, as well as vintage gear, and anyone is welcome to reserve a table for demo-ing their own pieces. BYOHeadphones and power strip, as well as an attitude for synth exploration. Patchwerks will also host a series of educational workshops and product demonstrations for this event, so bring your curious mind as well.
(Capitol Hill, free)

108. School's Out Kids' Festival
Celebrate the arrival of summer vacation with this mini fest of all bands that cater to the musical taste of kids, with live music from Brian Vogan & His Good Buddies, Tai Shan, Harmonica Pocket, New Nostalgia, and Mode Music Studios.
(Downtown, free)

109. Sink In, Designer Disguise, Theories Of Flight
Modern pop-rockers Sink In create their sound with an ambient and technical twist to the genre. They'll joined by Designer Disguise and Theories of Flight.
(Ballard, $10)

110. Wooky July Residency with Guests
Wooky describes their music as "Psychedelic Rock that came from your papa's tool shed, whilst living near the beach, before he met your mom," and they'll showcase such vibes at their month-long residency every Sunday night of July at the High Dive. They'll be joined by different musical guests each week—this week, it's Monsterwatch.
(Fremont, $6/$8)


111. Invisible Womxn
This long, ambitious dance piece by Alice Gosti aims to bring the city's female-identified leaders and their accomplishments to light and, alongside these community luminaries, features Strictly Seattle dancers, Gosti’s company members, poets Nandi Seboulisa and Jehan Osanyin, and Filthy Femcorps's musicians.
(Capitol Hill, free)

112. The King According to a Queen
"Glamazon Goddess and Queen of the Pigs" Isabella Extynn will debut her one-woman show based on Elvis Presley. Rock and roll with Isabella and the legacy of the King.
(Capitol Hill, $10/$15)

113. Mermaid Tales: Drag Queen Story Time with Sparkle Leigh
You just can't keep a good merm down! Sparkle Leigh is back and sparklier than ever with a magical drag-queen story time for kids at the University Branch of the Seattle Public Library. Always uplifting, Sparkle will enchant and delight and possibly transform into sea foam. If you don't have a child of your own, that's okay: Just dress up your terrier in an outfit from a discarded Cabbage Patch doll and act indignant if anyone questions your very hairy son. JK! Do not actually do that. Do ask one of your friends with kids if you can take them off their hands for a few hours.
Note: Aleksa Manila will fill in for Sparkle Leigh at this event (and will also be sure to enchant and delight). Aleksa adds: "Aleksa Manila may look like a Princess, but she's a Queen. #YasssQueen" MATT BAUME
(University District, free)


114. Ila Borders
Ila Borders, whose memorabilia is now enthroned in the Baseball Hall of Fame and Baseball Reliquary's Shrine of the Eternals, was the first woman ever to play men's college baseball on scholarship, as well as the first woman pitcher to score a win in the integrated leagues. She'll come to Elliott Bay to read from her autobiography, Making My Pitch: A Woman's Baseball Odyssey.
(Capitol Hill, free)

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