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Panicking because you haven't yet made plans for the weekend and you're short on cash? Don't worry—below, find all of your options for last-minute entertainment that won't cost more than $10, ranging from Seattle Humane's Catapalooza to Grillfest Northwest, and from the Families Belong Together protest to several picnics and dance parties in Volunteer Park. For even more options, check out our complete Things To Do calendar.

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FRIDAY

ART

1. Manifesto Item 7: WHAT? Official Release (David Lasky)
Every year, comics maven David Lasky comes out with a collection of short illustrated stories. This year's edition traces the "year of shock, disgust, and general disorientation following the 2016 presidential election." Meet the artist and get your copy signed.
(Ballard, free)

COMEDY

2. Comedy O'Clock July Release Show
Welcome the fourth comedy improv zine issue and party with hilarious people who stay up late. Acts will include Matt Hatfield and Zach & Kayla playing on a tiny three-by-three foot stage.
(Greenwood, free)

COMMUNITY

3. Babes Night Out
Gather all your babely friends for a night out with Babeland (who'll provide sex tips), Molly Moon's (who'll provide ice cream scoops), Megan Skinner (who'll provide astrology insights), and indi chocolate (who'll provide—you guessed it—delicious dark chocolate). What more could you ask for?
(Downtown, $10)

FILM

4. Rooftop Movies After Hours
Unwind at the end of the week with a free movie and maybe a movie-inspired cocktail.
(Downtown, free)

FOOD & DRINK

5. Aslan/Chuck's Juice Box Hero Can Release
Bellingham-based Aslan Brewing and Chuck's Hop Shop will release their newest joint collaboration, a "crushable" hazy IPA at 5.8%.
(Central District)

MUSIC

6. Autonomics, Freeway Park, Shivertwins
Noisy Portland indie rockers Autonomics will share a bill with Freeway Park and Shivertwins.
(Pioneer Square, $8/$10)

7. Britney Spears vs. The World
Praise the queen with a night of huge hits and b-sides by pop veteran Britney Spears, along with cuts by her contemporaries.
(Capitol Hill, $5)

8. Chill on Sugar Hill
Party with DJs Supagi and Rocryte at the Capitol Hill lounge.
(Capitol Hill, free)

9. The Circus In Your Town, December In Red, Pagan County Rebels
Everett experimental rock band the Circus in Your Town will play their "accessible" tunes with support from December In Red and Pagan County Rebels.
(Columbia City, $10)

10. Creature Hole With Baby Ketten Karaoke
Seattle R&B/pop band Creature Hole will keep you moving around in the rink. Meanwhile, Baby Ketten karaoke will set up a station at the bar.
(White Center, $10)

11. Dangg, Dogs of War, Pinned Red, Motogeist
Local rockers Dangg will shred their heavy guitars with bill support from Dogs of War, Pinned Red, and Motogeist.
(University District, $7)

12. Dirty Dirty, Werthless, Screech, The Meatbeaters
Dance to "bass action and drums" from Dirty Dirty, with additional sets from fellow Northwest bands Werthless, Screech, and the Meatbeaters.
(Tukwila, $5)

13. Famous Fridays: Beyoncé & Friends
Famous Fridays lay out a night of tribute to a different artist each month. For the month of June, it'll be a DJ block of Beyoncé's biggest hits and best side cuts, with features from her peers.
(Capitol Hill, free)

14. Molasses, El' Steiner, Stingshark
Seattle funk band Molasses describe themselves as "a horny, funk, dance, soul, rock band that held its own during the days of Seattle Grunge." Now they're back, and they'll be joined by El' Steiner and Stingshark.
(Columbia City, $10)

15. Moonlight Remedy, Brites, Crawling On
Rootsy Americana band Moonlight Remedies gather inspiration from the Northwest pines. Sway to their set, along with those of Brites and Crawling On.
(Ballard, $8)

16. Pellegrini
Join locals Pellegrini, Rabble House, and Glass Beaches for a rock show.
(West Seattle, $8)

17. School of Rock Seattle Presents Almost Famous
School of Rock Seattle will perform the soundtrack to classic music industry film Almost Famous.
(Shoreline, $10)

18. Shared Delusions, Bird Teeth, Nettle Nettle, Jack Tusk
For an evening of folk punk, join Seattle's Bird Teeth, Nettle Nettle, and Jack Tusk.
(Downtown, free)

19. SLAY Pride Month Edition: "Seattle"
This Pride Month send-off comes in the form of a QTPOC hiphop dance party benefitting Planned Parenthood and local LGBTQ+ charities. Northwest DJs Automaton and Ronin Roc will bring plenty of bass to the decks for your grooving pleasure.
(Capitol Hill, $5/$10)

20. Swayze! '80s Dance Party
Dance to the hot '80s tunes that might have made Swayze's blood warm at this Trashy Trash/Snap! '90s Dance Party event.
(Eastlake, $10)

READINGS & TALKS

21. Amber Tamblyn: Any Man
Amber Tamblyn (the author of the poetry collection Dark Sparkler and a nominee for Emmy, Golden Globe, and Independent Spirit awards) will share her debut novel about a serial female rapist, Maude, who preys on men, "a horrible woman who becomes the phantom on which society projects its greatest fears, fascinations and even misogyny."
(Rainier Valley, free)

22. Cat Valente: Space Opera
Science fiction writer Catherynne M. Valente, the author of the well-received series The Glass Town, has won Locus and Andre Norton Awards for her work. Join her for a reading of her latest book, Space Opera, whose epic plot revolves around the Metagalactic Grand Prix, where species compete to remain in existence. This time, the main contestant is humankind.
(University District, free)

23. Kaethe Schwehn with Kai Carlson-Wee
In a post-apocalyptic world where only five percent of humanity has survived, a community called Zion clings on—but then the women start giving birth to inanimate objects and an outsider appears with a tempting offer. Hear a reading from The Rending and the Nest.
(Capitol Hill, free)

24. Public Forum: Argentina in Revolt
Learn about the political and economic crisis afflicting Argentina from a socialist activist from Buenos Aires who's experienced it first-hand, Maria Alvarez. Tickets include a light dinner.
(Rainier Valley, $2–$10 donation)

25. Rita Bullwinkel with Kim Selling and Elissa Washuta
Rita Bullwinkel's stories are populated by strange, intriguing characters like "teenage girls who believe they are actually plants, gulag prisoners who outsmart a terrible warden, and carnivorous churches." Esteemed memoir writer Elissa Washuta and The Stranger's music calendar editor/Gramma Press editor Kim Selling will join Bullwinkel for a talk.
(Ravenna, free)

26. A Storytelling Event Featuring Cave Canem, Kundiman, and CantoMundo Poets
Join resident Cave Canem, Kundiman, and CantoMundo poets for a reading with Seattle's Jane Wong.
(Wallingford, free)

RESISTANCE & SOLIDARITY

27. Poster Making Workshop & Teach-In: Ending Family Detention
Join the Pramila Jayapal Campaign at the School of Visual Concepts to make posters for the Families Belong Together Rally on Saturday, June 30, in protest of Trump's inhumane immigration policies. They will supply poster-making materials, use of the letterpress shop, and a teach-in to offer context and history around family separation, as well as long-term strategies to protect immigrant families.
(South Lake Union, free)

FRIDAY-SATURDAY

ART

28. Adam Cohen, Ken Tate
Adam Cohen's Almost Subconscious, featuring thick, chaotic layers of paint in abstract streaks and swirls, are paired with Ken Tate's shockingly colored, drizzly, speckly canvases, which the artist sometimes cuts up and incorporates into new works.
(Downtown, free)
Closing Saturday

29. Anastacia-Reneé: Poetry in a Time of Chaos
Seattle's Civic Poet seemingly has boundless reserves of energy: After publishing three books in one year, she's been performing at readings almost constantly. Now, she'll mark the end of her tenure with an installation, including her own work and a "blow-up interactive poem-environment" constructed in collaboration with Seattle Design Nerds. In addition, the gallery will host writing workshops, and the event will close with a party on June 30th for the second printings of Anastacia-Renee's (v.) and Sarah Galvin's Ugly Time (both published by Gramma Poetry, which shares the space).
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

30. Artvocacy: Refugee Art Exhibit
Founded in 1988 in a decommissioned Trailways bus terminal in Westlake, Art/Not Terminal spent 25 years in a space owned by Capitol Hill Housing before establishing its current home at Seattle Center in July 2016. Completely volunteer-staffed and sustained, the gallery's mission is to facilitate accessibility for both artists and patrons through non-juried exhibitions in which anyone—regardless of artistic training or sales history—is invited to hang artwork in a professional context. Each month, A/NT partners with a different nonprofit organization to create a context aimed at the cultivation of physical, mental, and emotional well-being through self-expression. In June, the gallery will be devoted to art that reflects the refugee experience. EMILY POTHAST
(Seattle Center, free)
Closing Saturday

31. C.A. Pierce
C.A. Pierce creates hazy, layered acrylic landscapes on canvas.
(Downtown, free)
Closing Saturday

32. Carmi Weingrod: Visceral
This artist creates impressively large mixed-media works, which in the past have included paper-covered arches, a 14-foot graphite rubbing of a bridge, and a storefront installation.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

33. Ebb Pate and Rachel Muller
Rachel Muller will present pieces inspired by surviving art from ancient tombs and monuments alongside Ebb Pate's Northwest landscapes.
(Kirkland, free)
Closing Saturday

34. Ed McCarthy: Industrial Art
McCarthy's art features geometrical shapes made from the materials of industry, hinting at his background in engineering.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

35. Evan Cohen: VISIONS
“We are not lost” are some of only a handful of words in New York–based animator and illustrator Evan Cohen’s book Visions. The story features a central male figure who multiplies and contracts throughout the pages, wordlessly telling a tale of togetherness and belonging. The simple blue and pink palette with occasional shots of yellow make for a serene telling of “a brief glimpse into a world guided by trust,” as the artist told me. The show features risograph prints (risograph is a Japanese high-quality digital photocopy and printing machine) of the book released by Cold Cube Press and a monitor showing Cohen’s animations. Cohen’s work is complemented by prints from Portland-based illustrator and ceramic artist Lindsay Watson’s Year of the Nightmare. The sentence, "She is quarrelsome critical violent" accompanies an image of the central nude female figure holding a replica of her own head in her hands. “She” is the nightmare itself and appears to be exploring the hellscape that is America in 2018. KATIE KURTZ
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

36. Graphic Medicine: Ill Conceived And Well-Drawn!
A whole new genre has arisen in comics and graphic novels over the years—the personal narrative of illness. This traveling exhibition, currently inhabiting the library's "Living Room" area, focuses on some of these illustrated stories. Ellen Forney, whose book Rock Steady: Brilliant Advice From My Bipolar Life has racked up critical praise for its honest and useful counsel, serves as guest curator.
(Downtown, free)
Closing Saturday

37. Jared Rue: Traverse
The artist pays tribute to trees and their essential importance to human existence and the planet.
(Downtown, free)
Closing Saturday

38. Joan Miró: Etchings & Lithographs
The Catalan painter and sculptor Joan Miró, like Salvador Dalí and others in the surrealist movement, was galvanized by the theories of André Breton. Intrigued by the idea of plunging into the unconscious, Miró ditched his early investigations of realism, cubism, and naive art to play with geometric, organic, vividly colored forms in striking compositions. Miró hasn't had the same pop-culture impact as Dalí, but his body of work is less encumbered by his contemporary's dogmatism and attention-hogging. Here, you can see his lithographs, posters, and etchings. JOULE ZELMAN
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

39. Jun Kaneko: Visual Language
A veteran of the Contemporary Ceramics movement, Omaha-based Jun Kaneko has pieces in museums all over the world, including the Smithsonian, and his enormous outdoor sculptures of ceramic heads in Omaha are considered a groundbreaking use of the medium. His style ranges from figurative to geometric to decorative.
(Downtown, free)
Closing Saturday

40. Kathleen Kemly: Color of Light
Revel in blues and greens in these nature-focused paintings.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

41. Kathleen Skeels: Catwalk
See art by Kathleen Skeels, noted for her unnerving ceramics, drawings, and works in other media.
(Burien, free)
Closing Saturday

42. Katlyn Hubner
In the BLUR gallery upstairs, discover work by Katlyn Hubner, whose past works have depicted doll torsos, human faces and bodies, and Polaroid-inspired "fragments."
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

43. Kimberly Clark, Judy Nimtz
Kimberly Clark has worked extensively as a muralist in Philadelphia. For this exhibition, she shows natural landscapes and sights. Judy Nimtz, on the other hand, generally focuses on the isolated human figure, often depicting dancers.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

44. Krista Lutz: New Work
Krista Lutz's ceramics are influenced by geological forms, anthropomorphosis, and architecture.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

45. Linda Jo Nazarenus: New Work
You may think of Albrecht Dürer's unbelievably detailed rabbit painting when you see Nazarenus's portraits of woodland animals in mysterious forests and other landscapes.
(Downtown, free)
Closing Saturday

46. Masters of Disguise IV: Group Mask Exhibition
This iteration of Masters of Disguise will once again examine masks and their specific cultural, social, and economic place in Pacific Northwest and Alaska, featuring modern and traditional works by a variety of artists in media including glass, wood, stone, hide, fiber, metal, and ceramics.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

47. Matthew Ryan Herget: I See Better With My Eyes Closed
Herget's paintings depict astronauts on a journey through the void, contrasting cool and fiery colors in dramatic, gestural strokes.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

48. Nadia Gohar: Foundation Deposits
In ancient Egypt, temples and tombs were often built on top of foundation deposits: ritual objects buried at specific points in the architecture. When these buildings are excavated, the foundation deposits are revealed like clues to an unattainable past. Nadia Gohar grew up in Cairo, but her family relocated to Toronto after the Egyptian Revolution of 2011. In Gohar's first solo exhibition—curated by local luminary Minh Nguyen—foundation deposits serve as a proxy for the place that is left behind in a migration, as well as the intangible aspects of culture and memory waiting to be unearthed. EMILY POTHAST
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

49. Roxanne G Fawcett: Life is About Using the Whole Box of Crayons
Fawcett makes animal-themed and abstract art. If you're in downtown Burien, see it from the window.
(Burien, free)
Closing Saturday

50. Tseng Ying-Tung: Spring Shower, Sprayed Energy
See work by mixed-media artist Tseng Ying-Tung.
(Seattle Center, free)
Closing Saturday

51. Zac Culler, Lisa Golightly
Zac Culler is one-third of the mischievous, Stranger Genius Award-winning artistic trio SuttonBeresCuller, known for their prankish stunts and installations. Among his other visual art, Culler makes mandalas out of motifs like hummingbirds, insects, and figures from Tarantino movies. Lisa Golightly, who paints figurative and abstract works, makes excellent use of dapples of light.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

52. Žanetka K. Gawronski: Telling
Žanetka K. Gawronski will continue her preoccupation with narrative in painting.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

COMMUNITY

53. Seattle Aquarium Beach Naturalist Program
Meet beach naturalist volunteers at any number of nearby sites to learn about the creatures that dwell in our local waters. You'll come away knowing cool facts like "how to enjoy the habitat without harming it; what sea stars eat; why barnacles stand on their heads; and how moon snails lay their eggs."
(Across Seattle, free)

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

ART

54. Kenmore Art Show
This show will exhibit art by people all over the Pacific Northwest.
(Kenmore, free)
Closing Sunday

PERFORMANCE

55. The Tempest
The Primrose Players will tackle Shakespeare's rather weird final play (that is, the last play he alone wrote, according to scholars). Prospero, the ruler of a conquered island, shipwrecks his enemies and leaves them at his mercy, but his distant, godlike judgment is challenged when his daughter falls for one of the prisoners.
(Across Seattle, pay what you can)

SATURDAY

ART

56. Mike Wagner: From Fool to World
Bridge Productions has a history of experimenting with new ways to create outreach and dialogue around art. Their latest venture is a curatorial residency featuring Negarra A. Kudumu, a critical scholar with a sharp eye and international outlook whose recent projects include coauthoring a book about the visual legacy of the Black Panther Party. For this residency, Kudumu will curate an exhibition of works by prolific multimedia artist Mike Wagner, whose work explores the forgotten, disfigured, beautiful, and unobtainable. Throughout the residency, essays by the effervescently brilliant Kudumu—whom Charles Mudede once called "a marvelous cloud of thinking and practices"—will appear on Bridge Productions' website. EMILY POTHAST
(Georgetown, free)
Closing Saturday

57. Stanline Gallery Grand Opening with Dan Ayala and Mary Gross
This new University District gallery will open with a show by artist/plumber Dan Ayala and fellow abstract painter Mary Gross.
(Roosevelt, free)

58. Tabita Rezaire: Deep Down Tidal
Tabita Rezaire's Deep Down Tidal is an aesthetically imaginative, immersive installation of layered video and sound that explores "electronic colonialism"—defined as "the domination and control of digital technologies by the West to maintain and expand their hegemony and power over the rest of the world." Through dazzling and at times humorous net art collage techniques, the French-Guyanese/Danish artist—who now lives in Johannesburg—deftly demonstrates the extent of this control, from Facebook banning users for speaking out about racism to the undersea optic cables retracing the paths of colonialism and the international slave trade. It's a brilliant, beautiful show that should not be missed. EMILY POTHAST
(Georgetown, free)
Closing Saturday

COMMUNITY

59. Beer Can Derby & Root Beer Can Derby
Send your beer can or root beer can vehicles flying down a 40-foot-long, four-lane derby track for the chance to win a prize.
(Greenwood, free)

60. Live in D5!
Join District Five councilmember Debora Juarez for a North Seattle community celebration featuring live bands, free salmon and fry bread (courtesy of the United Indians of All Tribes), a baby goat petting zoo, and booths with over 30 neighborhood and municipal organizations.
(North Seattle, free)

61. QTPOC Snack 'n Chat
Make new friends with other LGBTQ+ people of color (with the help of ice-breakers and snacks).
(Chinatown-International District, free)

62. Reuse and Recycle
Safely get rid of your recyclable junk, papers included (they'll have a giant shredder).
(West Seattle, free)

63. Seattle Gothic Picnic
Who says goths can't enjoy a basket of strawberries in the sun? Gather your coven and wear your most brooding expressions as you feast around a sinister spread of picnic treats. You could win a prize for best dressed and best picnic set-up. There will also be a goth yard sale, so bring your applicable items to sell or trade.
(Capitol Hill, free)

FESTIVALS

64. Greenwood Car Show
Car fanatics can feast their eyes on vintage rides and hot rods.
(Greenwood, free)

65. UHeights Summer Music Festival
Rather than one weekend overwhelmed with activity, University Heights will break their summer fun into two-hour sets every Saturday from June to September. Each weekend will feature live music from bands of every genre, world dance troupes, and children's shows. The whole series is free to the public, with food available from the U-District Farmers Market each weekend.
(University District, free)

FOOD & DRINK

66. BBQ, Special Select Local Beers and Eric Miller
Enjoy barbecue alongside a special beer list of local brews and live music from Eric Miller.
(Ravenna, free admission)

67. Grillfest Northwest
At this carnivorous competition sanctioned by the Steak Cookoff Association, watch expert pitmasters engage in a barbecue battle royale. You can also watch cooking demos and “BBQ busking,” enjoy food trucks and a beer garden, and witness throw-downs between local chefs throughout the day. Categories will include steak, wild Alaskan king salmon, and produce, with the steak champion going on to compete at the WFC Steak Championship and SCA World Championship. If you’ve ever dreamed of being a Food Network judge, you can even sign up to receive a judging tutorial from an industry pro and help with the enviable task of digging into chefs’ creations to evaluate them for one of the throw-down competitions. JULIANNE BELL
(Seattle Center, free admission)

68. Mike's Shave Ice Pop-Up
Cool off with a beer from Lowercase Brewing and some colorful, frosty, Hawaiian-style shaved ice.
(Georgetown)

69. Tacos Smackdown Pop-Up
This tournament of tacos will see 10 of Seattle's favorite taco vendors going head-to-head to be named the finest purveyor of tortilla-wrapped creations in the Emerald City.
(South Lake Union, free admission)

GEEK & GAMING

70. Queer Gaming with the Grand Arbiter
Join the Grand Arbiter of Madame Askew's Temporal Entourage for a Pride-themed night of tabletop games.
(Capitol Hill, free)

71. Summertime Cosplay Picnic
Bust out your manga and anime cosplay for a geeky summer potluck in the park. There'll also be outdoor games like bocce ball, badminton, and croquet.
(Capitol Hill, free admission)

MUSIC

72. '90s Cartoon Party
Come dressed as your favorite '90s cartoon characters—SpongeBob SquarePants? The grandpa from Rugrats?—and dance the night away with DJs Semaj, Tailz, and Anthem.
(Capitol Hill, free-$5)

73. BoomSwara's Bollywood Nights with DJ Goddess & DJ Kazan
DJ Goddess, the "queen of Bollywood and bhangra," will join resident Bollywood DJ Kazan for this installment of the monthly dance party.
(Downtown, $10+)

74. The F-Holes, The OF, The Hard Rocks, Organasm
Rowdy Northwesterners the F-Holes will join up with the OF, the Hard Rocks, and Organasm for a night out in south Seattle.
(Georgetown, $8)

75. Live Sounds of Summer Tour
"Port Townsend's mentally disabled rapper," AK-47, and "Seattle's undisputed king of hustle," Fantasy A, will headline a hiphop show with special guests Tarmac Jones x Holmane, Great Dane, and Jav Dahart.
(Belltown, $9)

76. Feel Good Inc. - Studio 54 Night
Do206 and Motown on Mondays are here to bring you a night of R&B, soul, disco, and funk staffed by local talents DJ100Proof, Blueyedsoul, and Sessions playing hours of the good stuff for their Studio 54 Night.
(Capitol Hill, $5-$10)

77. Gay-To-Rave! What Dancers CRAVE
Party Hat brings you an end-of-Pride-Month blowout replete with all manner of snacks, rave-worthy beats from Australian DJ S3RL (with additional sets from Mikoto-Chan, S.K.I.M, _caffeinu, and 4-Lung), and Gatorade in all colors of the rainbow.
(Capitol Hill, free)

78. Haute Sauce: Catch24, Jerry Wang, Bgeezy, Swervewon
Jonesing for a hiphop dance night? DJs Catch24, Jerry Wang, Bgeezy, and Swervewon will deliver at this Saturday night favorite.
(Capitol Hill, $10)

79. The Highsteppers, Guests
Funk and soul project the Highsteppers feature members of Polyrhythmics, Nick Waterhouse Band, Tubaluba, James Apollo, the Pietasters, Good Co., and more.
(Pioneer Square, $8/$10)

80. Instant Party
Feel free to wear your dirtiest jeans or your most fabulous trousers for a night of garage, psych, R&B, funk, glam, and krautrock spun by DJs Veins and Dark Sir Prize.
(Belltown, free)

81. Mr. Grumps, Night Hikes, Rowan McGuire
Enjoy some garage country and basement rock from local groups Mr. Grumps, Night Hikes, and Rowan McGuire.
(Ballard, $8)

82. Mug, Larsen Gardens, Micah Subar
Enjoy folk, Americana, and bedroom rock from local groups Mug, Larsen Gardens, and Micah Subar.
(Columbia City, free)

83. Rhythm Ambassadors
Sip your beverage of choice (so long as that choice is tea, coffee, kombucha, beer, or wine) at the newly opened Fremont Cafe for a night of jazz with local staples Leif Totusek and Arturo Rene Rodriguez.
(Fremont, free)

84. School of Rock West Seattle: I Heart The '80s
Watch the tiny musical treasures of the future play the synth pop and stadium rock relics of the past, with School of Rock West Seattle's tribute to the best tracks of the '80s (hair and otherwise).
(Capitol Hill, $10)

85. Sisters In-Store Performance
The Seattle Record Store Crawl is sold out, but you can still catch a live performance from local pop duo Sisters at this Sodo stop. They'll be playing songs from their new album, Wait Don't Wait.
(Sodo, free)

86. Star Meets Sea, Racoma
Local gothic indie rockers Star Meets Sea will play their New Wave-inspired songs with support from alt-country sad boy Racoma.
(West Seattle, $8)

87. Yoy, Gary Supply, Diced Candy, Juicy Thompson and the Snuggle Regime
Question the morality of Hollywood with Northwest alt-rockers Yoy, Diced Candy, Juicy Thompson and the Snuggle Regime, and Portland's Gary Supply.
(Tukwila, $5)

PERFORMANCE

88. Post Atomic Horror: A Comedic Look at Star Trek
A model of geek obsession, the Post Atomic Horror podcast is dedicated to reviewing "every official contribution to Star Trek canon." Beam up for a live show as they begin to take on Star Trek: Discovery.
(Greenwood, free)

READINGS & TALKS

89. Gender Between Generations
Queer people of various ages will speak about their experiences with non-binary identities. Bring a (family-friendly) object to aid you in showing and telling your own story (limited to five minutes). There will also be a panel with Q&A.
(Queen Anne, free)

90. Kristin Hannah: The Great Alone
Kristin Hannah will sign copies of her bestselling book, The Nightingale, as well as her most recent release, The Great Alone.
(University District, free)

91. Shades and Shadows: Tim Long, Crystal Connor, and Tyrell Johnson
Join Washington State authors Tim Long and Crystal Conner (both of whom share a background in tech), and fiction writer/poet Tyrell Johnson.
(University District, free)

RESISTANCE & SOLIDARITY

92. Families Belong Together Protest Rally
Protest the Trump administration's inhumane persecution of immigrants at America’s southern border by rallying with the Community Alliance for Global Justice.
(SeaTac, free)

WEED

93. Dockside Ballard Grand Opening
The local pot shop has another home in Ballard, and to celebrate they're hosting a party filled with music, glassblowing demos, vendors, DIY crafts, piñatas, and more.
(Ballard, free)

SATURDAY-SUNDAY

ART

94. Nature Musings
The Guild of Natural Science Illustrators show scientifically accurate and beautiful images.
(Downtown, free)
Opening Saturday

COMMUNITY

95. Catapalooza
Spend your weekend with cats, cat experts, and cat enthusiasts alike at this feline-centric fête. Knowledgable staff will cover topics like how to analyze your cat's behavior, how to introduce a new kitty into your home, and how to keep them happy once they're settled in. Plus, you can make cat toys at a craft station, enter raffles to win Mud Bay prizes, get your face painted, and meet cats available for adoption.
(Bellevue, free)

FESTIVALS

96. 2018 Chittenden Locks Summer Concert Series
June through September, enjoy live music performances from symphonic bands, show choirs, jazz trios, and more in the gardens by the Ballard Locks.
(Ballard, free)

97. Urban Craft Uprising Summer Show
"Seattle's largest indie craft show" boasts a very large number of vendors—150 or more—selling toys, clothing, jewelry, food, clothes, crafts, etc., etc., etc. It's a boon for small business owners and customers alike. Just be prepared for crowds: These markets can easily draw 12,000 indie shoppers.
(Downtown, free)

GEEK & GAMING

98. Ready Hacker One Hackathon
Fire up your dev box for a chance to win prizes at this 24-hour hacking marathon. Food and drinks are included.
(Redmond, free)

SUNDAY

ART

99. Amanda Barr: Drinking Games
Stimulate your appreciation of booze and the amusement it inspires with this art collection by Amanda Barr, who's drawn inspiration from European ceramic drinking cups.
(Capitol Hill, free)

COMEDY

100. Sunrise Club: An Improvised Night to Remember
A small group of people spend one night chasing a mission they want to accomplish by dawn. Other than that premise, it's up to the audience to determine the adventures that take place in this improvised play.
(Downtown, $8-$10)

COMMUNITY

101. Guelaguetza 2018
Celebrate Oaxacan food, art, and culture at this family fiesta.
(Central District, free)

FILM

102. SHRIEK! The Birds
Watch and analyze Alfred Hitchcock's classic horror film The Birds, of which the director said: "It could be the most terrifying motion picture I have ever made!" Based on the series' focus on women's studies, this dissection will surely prioritize Tippi Hedren's experience as the lead over Hitchcock's craft.
(Greenwood, $10)

FOOD & DRINK

103. EFW Presents: Summertime & Wine Affair
Enjoy an array of wine, cheese, and chocolate while you chat with local Ebony Fashion Week designers.
(Bellevue, free admission)

104. RAICES Bake Sale
Seattle's only cookbook store will host an old-fashioned bake sale to raise money for RAICES, a non-profit that provides "free and low-cost legal services to underserved immigrant children, families, and refugees in Texas." Purchase sweet treats from vendors like the Pantry, Tom Douglas's Dahlia Bakery, Vif wine|coffee, food writer and Marge Granola owner Megan Gordon, Aran Goyoaga of the blog Cannelle et Vanille, and past winners of the Great Book Larder Bake Off. All proceeds will go to RAICES.
(Fremont, donation)

105. Screwdragon Round 2
Chef and Seattle-to-Memphis transplant Spencer Coplan of the delightfully punny American Chinese pop-up "Wok'n in Memphis" will return to Screwdriver Bar to serve up his take on comforting takeout staples like egg rolls, General Tso's, and mapo tofu. Wash it down with beer specials and take in tunes from a special guest DJ.
(Belltown, free)

MUSIC

106. Beach Club BBQ
Your Best Friends, Studio 4/4, and Monkey Loft are teaming up to build a party beach for a beach party this weekend on the rooftop deck, with live house music sets by FooFou, Frida, Friend Zone, Jesse Leer, Tollefson, and Sean Majors b2b Woo, with a custom-built kiddie pool, BBQ, patio games, a sandcastle-building contest, water-misters, beach balls, fake palm trees, and tropical drink specials.
(Downtown, $10)

107. Floral Tattoo, Ferenjis, Chromatic Colors
As you might gather from their name, Floral Tattoo play a mix of folk and punk. They'll be joined by Ferenjis and Chromatic Colors.
(Columbia City, $8/$10)

108. Frog Eyes, Hello Blue Roses, Virgin of the Birds
British Columbia rockers Frog Eyes are part of the same constellation of bands as New Pornographers, Destroyer, and Wolf Parade (whose frontman Spencer Krug was once a member), but never achieved anything close to their notoriety. The group’s music is noisy and dense, short on hooks, and headed up by Casey Mercer’s acerbic, flamboyant vocals, which have lost none of their edge since he recovered from a 2013 cancer diagnosis. The band has said this is their final tour, and credit’s due to a group that for 17 years has stayed its own strange course. ANDREW GOSPE
(Ballard, $10)

109. KEXP DJ Summer Series at Brewlab
Spend your summer Sundays grooving to tunes from KEXP DJs Abbie and Atticus while you sip a hazy grapefruit "Abbicus" IPA brewed just for the occasion.
(Capitol Hill, free)

110. LDYCP, Bad Saint, Forest Ray
Indiana melodic rockers LDYCP will flaunt their psychedelic chamber-folk influence after opening sets from Bad Saint and Forest Ray.
(West Seattle, $5)

111. New York City Cops, Plastic Polly
Let Strokes tribute group New York City Cops take you back to the heyday of early '00s Brooklyn with a night of garage rock and an opening set by Plastic Polly.
(Belltown, $5)

PERFORMANCE

112. A Reception for Queen Inga
Congratulate Seattle's own Inga, a member of the troupe The Atomic Bombshells and a teacher at the Academy of Burlesque, for winning Miss Exotic World 2018.
(Capitol Hill, donation)

READINGS & TALKS

113. Christopher Preston: The Synthetic Age
In The Synthetic Age, Christopher Preston argues that we live in a new "geological epoch," wherein no piece of land on Earth is untouched by humans. In this new world designed by engineers instead of nature, he suggests that "we are leaving behind the time in which planetary change is just the unintended consequence of unbridled industrialism."
(Capitol Hill, free)

114. Richelle Mead: The Emerald Sea
Richelle Mead, the Seattle-based author of the Vampire Academy young adult series, as well as its spinoff series, Bloodlines, will share the latest novel in her Glittering Court series, The Emerald Sea.
(University District, free)

115. Yoon Ha Lee
Epic sci-fi author (of, notably, Machineries of Empire), short-story writer, poet, and interactive game maker Lee will speak with E. Lily Wu about his work.
(Chinatown-International District, free)