The Vashon Sheepdog Classic promises herding competitions, fiber arts, and bagpipe performances from June 7-10. Courtesy Kim Farrell, Linda Crayton, John DeGroen
Our arts critics have already recommended 58 great things to do this week and our music critics have picked the 32 best music shows, but there are still hundreds more events happening. To prevent some of the quirkier and more extraordinary ones from slipping through the cracks, we've compiled them here—from a Wake and Snake brunch party to the Northwest Pinball and Arcade Show, and from the doughnut-filled Lard Butt 1K to Bat-Hamlet. For even more options this week, check out our complete Things To Do calendar.

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1. TEDxSeattle Adventure: Creating Home
Join a conversation about how Seattle and King County are addressing homelessness through policy reform.


2. North of Nightfall
Mountain bikers race through trails on Axel Heiberg Island in the Arctic Circle, a brutally cold and unpopulated land with a surprisingly flourishing ecosystem. This is the Seattle premiere of the nature/sports film.


3. Timecop1983, Aeon Rings, Korine
Timecop1983 is a synthwave producer based in Eindhoven, Netherlands who will be joined by dark electro artists Aeon Rings and Korine for an evening of throwback energy.


4. Jason Colby: How We Came to Know and Love the Orca
Colby will trace the history of the public's love affair with the majestic and dangerous (for seals) orca, once despised as a pest.

5. Mindfulness from Weightlessness: An Evening with an Astronaut
Dr. Soyeon Yi is the first Korean astronaut ever to go to space, and she'll be here now to speak about her time on the International Space Station and mark the 10th anniversary of her flight.



6. Biggest Baby Shower Ever
Expecting an infant? Peruse products from 4moms, BabyBjörn, Baby Tula, Britax/BOB, buybuy BABY, Ergobaby, Halo, Happiest Baby, Huggies, SmartyPants Vitamins, Kabrita USA, and others while you enjoy sweet treats and mocktails.


7. Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey
See the popular documentary about the Pacific Northwest “Dirtbag” mountain climber who conquered several first ascents. After the screening, makers of the original score (including Cliffhammer and Brad Anthony & the Expedition) will perform live.

8. Prince's 60th Birthday with Under the Cherry Moon
The dearly missed funk legend—who apparently wasn't big into birthday celebrations, but who cares?—would have been 60 years old this month. Celebrate Prince's legacy by dancing to classic music videos, eating special snacks, and watching a screening of his directorial debut, Under the Cherry Moon.


9. Hemp Cooking Demo
Learn how to hemp-up your cookies at this Hemp History Month cooking class.


10. Aborted, Psycroptic, Ingested, Disentomb, Arkaik, Venomprison, Vale of Pnath, Primordial Atrocity, Guests
Death metal outfit ABORTED will play songs off their latest album inspired by gory campy slasher flicks, The Necrotic Manifesto. They'll be joined by a bunch of other bands: Psycroptic, Ingested, Disentomb, Arkaik, Venomprison, Vale of Pnath, and Primordial Atrocity.


11. Brad Craft: 102 Clerihews and Some Pictures That I Drew
Beloved book buyer Brad Craft will launch his new collection of nonsense rhymes and drawings. The organizers add, "With luck, there may be champagne and cookies."

12. Civic Cocktail: Head Tax + Transportation
Panelists will argue over the divisive head tax: Marilyn Strickland, Seattle Chamber of Commerce CEO, will presumably be against, and Seattle City Councilmember M. Lorena González will be for. In the second part of the program, King County Metro's General Manager Rob Gannon and "Bus Chick" Carla Saulter will talk about the future of public transportation in the county.

13. Pamela Druckerman: There Are No Grown-Ups
Pamela Druckerman (Bringing Up Bébé: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting) takes a humorous look at age 40, with its attendant cellulite, well-developed life skills, and general ups and downs.

14. #WeToo
Talk about your own experiences with sexual harassment, queer struggles, sex work, and consent. Co-presented by SURGE and Shout Your Abortion.



15. ZM
A fast-food sandwich turns people into zombies in this musical from the weird minds that brought you Urinetown.



16. Art Marketing 101 - Artist FB Pages
Mollie Bryan of Mokedo and Lusio will share tips on how to market your art on Facebook and elsewhere on the internet.

17. In-Residence Showcase: A Celebration and Retrospective with Town Hall Seattle's 2018 Inside/Out Residents
Look back on the work of the Inside/Out neighborhood resident artists. Each artist—Peter DiCampo, Erik Molano, and Shin Yu Pai—will present reflections on the events they led: respectively, a photography show, a conversation with author Donna Miscolta, and a look back on explorations of masculinity and neighborhood change. (The fourth resident, Jordan Alam, has left for grad school, but her collaborator Nic Masangkay will stand in for her and show her video piece.)

18. LEAP Artist Collective: Summertime
Buy art and t-shirts designed by the LEAP Artist Collective, made up of formerly homeless people who participate in the Life Enhancing Alcohol-management Program. The sales will benefit the artists directly, except for a small amount put aside for future events.

19. Nordo Art Walk Scavenger Hunt
During First Thursday, win tickets to Nordo events, Ray Tagavilla die-cast pins, and "ancient" maps by helping uncover the secrets of Dead Creek in this Smoked! scavenger hunt. Spaghetti Western attire is encouraged.


20. 2 Wet Crew
For an evening of lo-fi absurdist humor, join stand-up troupe the 2 Wet Crew for a mix of live acts and videos.

21. Emmett Montgomery's Graduation of the Stand-up Comedy Class
A group of budding stand-up comics from Emmett Montgomery's eight-week class will share their fresh jokes with an audience for the first time.

22. The Hannah Show
Hannah Monson composes songs about awkwardness, love at the DMV, and being misgendered in the bathroom. Join her and her Pink Triangles for Weezer songs, originals, and improv.


23. Family Pride Fun
On Free First Thursday, bring the whole family to celebrate Pride by making crafts, reading LGBTQ-themed books, seeing screenings of local queer films, taking in live performances, and enjoying discounted admission to MOHAI's special exhibits.


24. The Queens
There's a thriving subculture of trans drag performers, and this documentary by Mark Saxenmeyer focuses on them as they compete in the world drag pageant Miss Continental. Saxenmeyer will stay on for a Q&A.


25. Cocktails & Chemistry
Sip your favorite spirits with a side of science, with interactive demonstrations featuring glow-in-the-dark slime, oobleck slime, and magnetic slime, plus a molten glass demo from artist Jessica Landau and a wine ring toss. You'll also be able to explore the museum, and there will be a silent auction and live auction. Proceeds will support the ongoing development of Seattle Children Museum's educational programs and exhibits.

26. Taste of Port Townsend
Sample food, beer, wine, and cider, and desserts from Port Townsend purveyors like Finistère, Reveille at the Commons, Smokehouse at the Fort, Key City Fish Co., Banana Leaf Thai Bistro, and others.


27. Bubble Bobble Foam Party
Get covered in foam and bubbles while you dance to dozens of DJs.

28. A Song for Darrell's
Have something to say about Darrell's Tavern? Put it into a song and share it for the chance to win a cash prize.

29. Sugarland, Brandy Clark, Clare Bowen
Award-winning, chart-topping country duo Sugarland have been crisscrossing the country on their Still The Same arena tour. They'll be joined tonight by Brandy Clark and Clare Bowen.


30. Script Tease
Danielle Mohlman will write the first six pages of a brand new play for improvisers to perform in a staged reading. But once the script is read, the show doesn't stop. The rest is all made up.


31. OEI Reading: Poetry and Discussion
Poets, editors, and artists associated with the experimental Stockholm-based literary magazine OEI—Helena Eriksson, Cecilia Grönberg, Jonas (J) Magnusson, and Peder Alexis Olsson—will read, followed by a talk by translator/poet Gustav Sjöberg. Go for a taste of Scandinavian art and innovation.

32. Walk Tall Y'all: Feeling Grumpy in Transmogrified Seattle
Comic artist Dale Hom will share his latest graphic novel, Walk Tall Y'all: Feeling Grumpy in Transmogrified Seattle (which follows Walk Don't Run: Growing Up Asian in Seattle).



33. Painters Who Fucking Know How To Paint
Is painting dead? Nope! Find evidence that the art form has not disappeared into the ether.
Opening Thursday



34. Systema Naturæ: A Natural Science Illustration Exhibit
Discover the gorgeously precise work of UW's Certificate in Natural Science Illustration graduating class, on display in the Burke Room. The best time to visit is during the U-District Art Walk, when admission is free. Otherwise, give the museum a call to make sure the exhibit is open.
Opening Thursday


35. Rick Kunkler
This comic will return to his hometown of Seattle, covered in glory from Comedy Central, Fox, NBC, and CBS.


36. Vashon Sheepdog Classic
This annual herding extravaganza is a good excuse to take the ferry to Vashon Island, and also a good excuse to watch athletic sheepdogs chase livestock around a field. They'll also have local fare, a fiber arts village, bagpipe performances, and more to keep you occupied when you're not watching the competition.


37. The Picture of Dorian Gray
Book-It Repertory Theatre will lend flesh and blood to an adaptation of Oscar Wilde's once-shocking, still creepy Victorian novel about a handsome but ruthless man whose debaucheries and degradations only cause his portrait, not his own body, to age. Chip Sherman (the Rep's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings) will star in this "gay suspense" play.



38. Craft Night: Macrame Plant Hanger
Add a touch of vintage cuteness to your apartment and make your own plant hanger.

39. Wine & Workshop
Make your own Posada-inspired print with local printmaking artist Romson Bustillo while you sip wine and snack on snacks.


40. Lisa Lampanelli
Powerhouse comic Lisa Lampanelli, praised by big shots like Jim Carrey and Howard Stern for her biting and brutal style of "insult comedy," will inflict her stand-up on Seattle.

41. The Peanut Gallery
Improv duo Michael Draper and Chris Yoon will thoughtfully heckle performers from the sidelines.


42. Sustainable
Meaningful Movies will screen this film about the present and future American food crisis and a seventh-generation farmer fighting agribusiness.


43. Beer Gardening
Drink a beer while you create a tiny garden terrarium to take home.

44. Beer Tasting Dinner Cruise with Two Beers Brewing Company
Booze while you cruise Lake Union and Lake Washington with a special three-course beer tasting dinner, with beers from local Two Beers Brewing Company and food pairings like Alaska Dungeness crab cakes and seared Angus beef steak.


45. Electric Beach Roller Skate Party
Make sure your skates are secure and your bangs are feathered for this beach-themed skate party. Electronic DJs Chris Tower, Booty and the Beats, and the Slippery Shaman will hold things down in the rink while DJ Diem keeps things moving in the bar.

46. The Esoterics Present DESIGNO
The Esoterics will celebrate their 25th anniversary with a program of modern motets, the "most virtuosic and architectural form of ancient choral music."

47. Fifth Annual Fiddle Showcase
Get ready for the fifth annual Fiddle Showcase, with the bow-slanging talents of the Ballard Fiddlers and special musical guests the Warren G Hardings. There will also be square dancing with caller Jerry Gallaher—no experience necessary, and all ages and levels of expertise welcome.

48. SHAKE YA A$$
Shake your booty into the wee hours to hits by the Ying Yang Twins, Diplo, Big Freedia, Sir Mix a Lot, Lil Jon, Mystikal, Major Lazer, B.o.B., and Sage the Gemini.


49. Ambiguous Dance Company
Choreographer Kim Bo-ram and dancer Jang Kyeong-min's Ambiguous Dance Company will perform their latest piece about the modern Korean man, Rhythm of Humans.

50. The Detention Lottery
Defense lawyers from the American Immigration Lawyers Association who represent immigrants threatened with deportation invite you to give feedback on their "pilot presentation" of an immersive theater show. You'll play someone who's targeted for deportation (or whose family member is threatened with it) and experience what it's really like in an immigration court.

51. La Chambre de Valtesse
For an evening of "unapologetic indulgence," step into a chamber of "gilded walls, velvet chairs, roses, and chandeliers" for a formal burlesque show.

52. Oh My Glob! An Adventure Time Drag Experience
C'mon, grab your friends! Mercury Divine is the creepy Ice King, SHE is Lumpy Space Princess, and Princezz Monochokeme (of Portland) is Marceline the Vampire Queen in this queer burlesque adaptation of the brainiest, most surreal kids' show ever to break your heart. The organizers add, "This show is collecting gifts & donations to the Queer & Trans Clothing Exchange, Seattle. Please bring your thoughtful contributions for a chance to win exclusive merch!"

53. You Don't Have To Go Home, But You Can't Stay Here
Through live music, spoken word, performance art, drag, dancing, and more, a troupe of Indigenous Turtle Islanders will share their stories, experiences, and histories.



54. So it Goes
This improvised play featuring Dave Clapper, Leah Engel, Mario Gomez, and Lindsey Krassin will take place in real time, and in one location. Rather than working from a script, the actors will attempt to mimic the natural build-up of stories and relationships by making them up on the spot.


55. Woodinville Wine Bootcamp
Get serious about vino at this two-day workshop. You'll learn about everything from Terroir (the land, water, air, and handling of different grapes) to how the shape of a glass affects the taste of the wine you're drinking.


56. Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya
The Black Dog Theatre company will stage Chekhov's deeply poignant, perfect play about two lonely Russians on a farm whose lives and loves are disrupted by the arrival of a professor and his beautiful, frivolous wife.

57. JKLM Studio: Clear
JKLM Studio's fourth major work is a "real time" composition that explores co-creation. They add, "For an hour, settle with us into a state of attunement where intuition becomes reality, a wish can manifest in an instant, and all the beauty we create will arise, live, and vanish from our experience without hesitation."



58. Northwest Pinball and Arcade Show
Whether you're a die-hard gamer or a casual player, go nuts by testing out over 400 pinball and arcade games for free. There will also be guest speakers from the industry, seminars on collecting, playing, and fixing games, pinball tournaments with prizes, and more.

59. Sorticulture Garden Arts Festival
Stroll through display gardens filled with art installations and hear live music performances from a number of local folk artists (including the Side Project, Robbie Egelstad, and the W Lovers).

60. Tiki Trailer Bash
DJ Vodka Twist and LUSHY will provide danceable tunes while you take a gander at vintage trailers and cabins (many of which are available to rent) and drink booze.


61. Brass Screw Confederacy – A Steampunk Hootenanny
Port Townsend's seventh annual Steampunk Festival promises activities like piloting adventures, Tactical Croquet, the Brass Screw Chautauqua, live bands, and more.


62. The Sounds of Simon & Garfunkel
Experience the hits of Simon & Garfunkel's heyday through the lens of artists AJ Swearingen and Jonathan Beedle as they join with the Seattle Symphony to perform a wide-ranging tribute to the S&G legacy.


63. Bat-Hamlet
Pop culture vigilantism meets Shakespearean existentialism in the tale of Bat-Hamlet, the evil King Jester, and vengeance.

64. Cabaret
Travel back to the flourishing nightclubs of interwar Berlin as a British girl, an American man, and the German pleasure-seekers drown in hedonism and fascism rises outside.

65. Fedora
Fedora Romanova falls in love with the man who murdered her betrothed in Umberto Giordano's 1898 opera. The Puget Sound Concert Opera will perform a chamber version of the classic.
No performance on Saturday

66. Hello, Mrs. Piggle Wiggle!
This family-friendly musical comedy show revolves around the world of Mrs. Piggle Wiggle—her upside down house, her pirate husband, and her parrot, Penelope.



67. Boozy Terrarium Making
Build a handmade glass terrarium filled with succulents, soil, charcoal, rocks, and moss. To get your creative juices flowing, you'll be offered a glass of craft beer or wine upon arrival (and you can buy more drinks throughout the evening, of course).

68. Chance Fashion's 9 Year Anniversary Show!
"The longest running fashion show in the country" will celebrate its nine years on earth with a special show.

69. Knit in Public Day
Take your yarn and hook to the Bothell bookshop to work on your sweater and save 25 percent on crafting books.

70. Open Studios
There are only a couple of chances per year to roam through the open studios of Inscape. Discover work in studios and Natasha Marin (aka Tashi Ko)'s Black Imagination in the gallery, plus Satpreet Kahlon's A slow unraveling of the same thread (and the universal tragedy of time) projected on the High Wall. Also: a leaf print postcard workshop, a food truck, and honey sangria.

71. Recreate Wonder: Healing Arts Festival
Groove to "old school music" from DJ Craig Kinng while you paint, write a letter, do yoga, eat BBQ, and learn care tips from all sorts of healers.


72. THE GET DOWN - A Pulutan Night Market
The PNW Filipina Collective will host a night market with traditional food, local coffee, art by Angelina Tolentino and Raychelle Duaz, and music by Ai Calalo and Dayana Capulong.

73. Octopie! A Fundraising Party for 350 Seattle
At this fundraiser for the climate action work of 350 Seattle, enjoy "yummy pies and sea creature theatrics," bid on silent auction items, play party games, get chair massages, and vote for your favorite pie to win the Octoprize (the people's choice award for best pie of the night). Plus, sing karaoke at the after-party.

74. Springfree Trampoline NW Kids Fair
Kids can let loose at this all-day summer affair, replete with a live entertainment stage, face painting, slides, trampolines, a petting zoo, and more.

75. Summer Party 2018
Ring in summer the Finnish way by enjoying food and drinks, live music and dancing, and kids' activities with Finlandia Foundation National.


76. Shilshole Boatfest
The free festival will help boat-curious people navigate the process of obtaining a vessel, and will also feature activities on the water, vendors, music, and food trucks.

77. Spirit of Indigenous People
With a focus on music, dance, and crafts, this festival celebrates Native Americans.

78. Volunteer Park Pride Festival
Kick off Pride season at the beautiful Capitol Hill park's annual celebration (formerly called Pride Family Picnic), which will feature live music, food trucks, a beer garden, craft booths, and more.


79. PrideFest FilmFest
If you're queer or an ally as well as a cinephile, take advantage of this showing of four free film programs, including the recent gay teen romance Love, Simon, a series of "Ageless Shorts," and two documentaries, Conversations with Gay Elders and Edie Windor: To a More Perfect Union.

80. Video Apocalypse
Pine no longer for the days of manual rewinding—here you can scoop up VHS and other vintage videos for $1 each.


81. 3 Year Anniversary Party
For their third anniversary, Hellbent will turn their half-acre parking lot into a "glorious beer garden" for a "beer, music, and food extravaganza," with multiple food trucks and bands (including reggae, rock, and a Beastie Boys tribute band).

82. Dinner, Live Music & Cigars
Feast on street tacos provided by El Saborcito (meat and veggie options available), puff on cigars from San Juan Cigars and watch hand-rolling demonstrations, sample Seleuss Chocolate, and take in music from musical guest Danny Godinez, who's played with artists like Carlos Santana, Johnny Lang, Tim Reynolds, and Jason Mraz.

83. Filson's Backyard BBQ Bash
Celebrate grilling season by noshing on BBQ, shopping for Father's Day gifts, watching outdoor gear demos, entering a Big Buck Hunter contest, and sipping root beer (or ginger beer) floats.

84. Rudy's × Reuben's: Good Hair Day Beer Launch
For Rudy's Barbershop's 25th anniversary, they've collaborated with Reuben's Brews to create Good Hair Day, a sessionable, summer-style ale with "bright notes of orange and grapefruit." Proceeds from each sale benefit Equal Rights Washington and their work supporting the LGBTQ community. At this launch party, Rudy's barbers will be serving up "buzzcuts, bang trims, and fresh fades" for suggested donations to Equal Rights Washington, and a small quantity of limited-edition posters will be available for sale, with a portion of proceeds also going to Equal Rights Washington.

85. Seattle-Lite Brewing Grand Opening Party
Low-alcohol brewer Seattle-Lite will open for business with their own IPA and lager, ciders, beers from Georgetown Brewing, and more. Rain City Too food truck will provide sustenance while DJ David Martinez provides the soundtrack.


86. Grand Opening - Fired Up: Neighborhood Fire Stations on the Duwamish Peninsula
Learn about the history of fire stations in the Northwest and the relationship between neighborhoods and fire stations at the grand opening of this Southwest Seattle Historical Society exhibit.


87. Bon Voyage DJ Domenica: One Last Freak-A-Thon
Before local DJs Domenica and Jonathan move to Olympia, they'll throw a farewell bash with live sets from DJs Bankie Phones and Frank Jake. Dress up as "your favorite Metro bus" and enjoy free snacks and drinks and cake.

88. Booty Raisin' BBQ
Live DJs will spin toe-tapping country while you eat BBQ, drink booze (including Paloma slushies), make crafts, snap pictures in an "old-timey photo booth," and hang out in Toddammitt’s Magic Cloud Art Car.

89. The Falcons of Fine Dining, We Wrote The Book On Connectors, Lost Droz
In honor of all the artists who spend their days slinging eggs Benedict, the "world's first" restaurant-themed rock band, the Falcons of Fine Dining, will sing songs that will strike a nerve with anyone who has ever "worked at, eaten at, or seen a restaurant." They'll be joined by We Wrote The Book On Connectors and Lost Droz.

90. The First Church of the Sacred Silversexual, Velveteen Rabbit Hole, T. Rox
The First Church of The Sacred Silversexual will play holy renditions of your favorite Bowie tracks.

91. The Fresh Prince of Capitol Hill: A '90s HipHop Dance Party
Get inspired by Will Smith's outfits from the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and head to Capitol Hill to dance freely to '90s hiphop all night long.

92. Make America Grunge Again: Washed In Black, Stargazer, Wicked Garden, Nevermind
Do you miss grunge? So do these guys. "Definitive" Pearl Jam tribute group Washed in Black are back to pay homage to the music of Pearl Jam, with support from Stargazer (the only Mother Love Bone cover band in town), Wicked Garden, and Nevermind.

93. Summer Boat Party #1 2018
Whirl around to Top40 and hiphop tracks or reggaeton, merengue, and other Latin genres on two dance floors on the Islander Yacht.


94. Mile High Murder
Don a costume and participate in this interactive drag murder mystery set aboard a Boeing 747 in 1969.

95. Summer Student Show
Emerald City Trapeze students of all ages will fly and bend through the air in choreographed acts.

96. They, Them, Their
This burlesque show puts trans and non-binary performers—including Skylar Bastedo, Alexei Cifrese, Miss Violet DeVille, Dani Hobbs, Marshall Link, and Evan Price—front and center.


97. All Power: Visual Legacies of the Black Panther Party - Local Impact
This panel discussion with artist, activist, and cultural policy expert Royal Alley-Barnes and King County councilman Larry Gosset will explore the local impact of the Black Panther Party.

98. Artists with disAbilities Mixer
Join ARTISTS UP to hobnob with fellow artists with disabilities, learn about new opportunities, and hear poet/musician Nic Masangkay perform.

99. Lucy Bellwood: 100 Demon Dialogues
Get a copy of this graphic novel signed by the author, who's chronicled her life with "imposter syndrome" and feeling like a failure.

100. Seattle Kids Creating Change: Book Launch and Discussion
Two eight-year-old activists, Desmond Payne-Goldman and Sam Zimmermann, will converse about Payne-Goldman's new adventure story, which he is selling to benefit young people struggling with homelessness via YouthCare. The story is called "The Four Friends and the Crystal." Proceeds from this event will also benefit the homelessness organization.


101. Get Out & Boat Fest
Take advantage of free 45-minute power and sailboat rides around Lake Union. You'll even get to choose a boat that best fits your needs and desires.

102. Lake to Lake Bike Ride
Support Bellevue's youth camp scholarship fund by biking either the nine-mile Greenbelt loop or the more challenging 22-mile Lake Loop.

103. Silent Yoga in the Park
Get some alone time without actually being alone by listening to soothing jams from live DJs in your own headphones, sipping CBD drinks, and doing yoga in a guided class.

104. Super Run 5K - Galactic Heroes
Dress as your favorite superhero and run a 5K to benefit local and national charities.

105. Third Annual Lard Butt 1K Seattle
The Lard Butt 1K is the perfect way to say you've participated in a run (or walk), with the least amount of actual exercise possible. At only 0.62 miles, you won't even have to break a sweat, and you can indulge in doughnuts every 250 meters, as well as beer and mimosas before and after. Don't forget to bring a couple of cans of food for the University District Food Bank to give yourself a sense of actual accomplishment after your pseudo-run.



106. Summer Mahouto Market
If you're looking to add to your collection of kawaii and anime art, Mahouto's summer market will feature Japanese culture-inspired work of all kinds from local and regional artists.


107. Queer Love Songs by Be Steadwell
Washington D.C. songwriter Be Steadwell will play songs from her new album Queer Love Songs.


108. Evergreen Mountain Bike Festival
Test out mountain bikes from "all the major mountain bike brands," shop from over 50 vendors, win prizes in raffles, and look into getting yourself some new wheels.

109. Rock and Roll Half Marathon
Support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital by running a 5K or half marathon, complete with live bands, DJs, drum lines, and other musical entertainment/distraction along the way.



110. Art & Activism: The Salish Sea Project
Help protect the invaluable Salish Sea from pollution and other devastation at this class by artist/activist Fredericka Foster and filmmaker Alan Honick. All class fees will be donated to the Salish Sea Film Project.

111. Embroidery 101: Stitch a Kitty with Kitties
Make charming needlework while meeting adorable kitty friends. Taught by Kelly Ballard.

112. Queer Arts Night
Local playwright and musician Justin Huertas (Lizard Boy, Howl's Moving Castle) will moderate a panel discussion (featuring Jordi Montes, Eddie DeHais, Jéhan Òsanyìn, and Matt Sherrill) about what it means to be an LGBTQ+ artist today.

113. Wake and Snake
"Reptile Man" Scott Peterson will introduce you to an alligator, a python, a de-venomized viper, a monkey lizard, a tortoise, and a gila monster while you enjoy boozy treats.


114. Belltown Beast Patio Feast
To celebrate the opening of the renovated patio at their new Belltown location, Babirusa will roast a whole pig for an all-you-can-eat feast, accompanied by sides like yuzu kosho coleslaw and pickled jalapeño cornbread, and beverages from Noble Oak Bourbon. DJ Tojo of Noble Oak Bourbon will provide the soundtrack.


115. Columbia City Beatwalk 2018
Head south for the Columbia City Beatwalk, a music festival for locals by locals, every second Sunday this June through September. The fest will kick off June 10th with an evening of global rhythms and world music spread across multiple neighborhood venues.

116. School of Rock Performs Stranger Things
Watch the tiny musical treasures of the future play the pulsating elecro-rock score to Netflix's favorite child, '80s throwback show Stranger Things.


117. Let's All Drink and Watch the Tonys
The showiest award ceremony of the year, which honors the best of the year's Broadway theater, begs for fancy attire and cocktail-drinking. This Tonys viewing party also promises games, prizes, and live performances.


118. Furry 5K
Seattle Animal Shelter's annual Furry 5K invites you and your pup (or just you) to raise money for adoptable animals.

119. Seattle Storm vs. Atlanta Dream
Seattle Storm will play the Atlanta Dream. This game also marks a special dog-centric Paws in the Paint night and a Doggapalooza fest with promotions from Urban Animal, Lagunitas Brewing Company, and K9 Natural.