Believe it or not, there are things happening in Seattle this weekend that aren't Bumbershoot. If you did shell out the big bucks for it, you should go look at our complete guide to Bumbershoot, but, if you'd rather pay $15 than $150, we've got you covered. Here are nine cheap and easy things to do every day this Labor Day weekend.
Rapture: Girl Pop Edition
The dream of the ’90s is alive in this $5 DJ night.
Bod at Sunset Tavern
Bod's lo-fi prog is surprisingly catchy and melodic, and you can hear it at Sunset Tavern for only $8.
Pistil Books' Annual Outdoor Book Sale
Hundreds of books (fiction, poetry, art, science, history, biography, how-to, erotica) and lemonade for sale! Paperbacks $1, Hardbacks $2. These deals are HOT HOT HOT.
5th Annual Art Walk Rainier Beach
This music and art festival costs $0.
Ensemble Mik Nawooj
Kathleen Richards recommends this $10 show featuring an Oakland hiphop group that fuses hiphop, classical, and jazz into "urgent pieces of social commentary."
Moss: Volume 1 Celebration
Moss is an online literary journal that started last year as a venue to showcase the work of Northwest writers. They're celebrating their first volume with a free event with free refreshments and free readings, including from Stranger Genius Rebecca Brown.
Leo Saul Berk: Structure and Ornament
The Frye is always free, and this is the last day this exhibit, recommended by Jen Graves, will be open.
Free Burgers at Li'l Woody's
Both Li'l Woody's locations will be giving out free burgers between 2-5 pm on Labor Day. And remember, extras cost extra.
Labor of Love
It's a pun, get it? Celebrate Labor Day with this $15 rooftop party at Monkey Loft.
As always, you can find even more events on our Things To Do calendar.