Yes, Goatalympics is a real thing. Yes, you can go this weekend. Courtesy of Goatalympics
Our arts critics have already recommended 64 great things to do this week and our music critics have picked the 33 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 Lyft Fest to Gay Day at Wild Waves, and from the Goatalympics to a Friday the 13th Ghost Hunt and Witches' Night Out Market. For even more options this week, check out our complete Things To Do calendar.

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TUESDAY

ART

1. Pop-Up Artist Marketplace
Eleven local artists—including Mallory Milke, Mena Aklilu, Chaotic Aquatic, and Laura Clorinda D'Agnolo—will sell their creative wares while you sip drinks and listen to live music.

FOOD & DRINK

2. Book Release: Homebrew World by Joshua Berstein
Writer Joshua Bernstein will release his new book Homebrew World, which sheds light on the leaders of the homebrewing revolution and imparts the secrets behind their DIY brews. Adam of Reuben's Brews, Justin from Standard Brewing, and Tommy from Ravenna Brewing Company will discuss their home-brewing habits and their roles as beer-industry professionals and brewery owners. For the evening, there will be books and special beers from the featured breweries on sale.

GEEK & GAMING

3. Harry Potter Trivia: Chapter 4 + Costume Contest
Kids and dogs are encouraged to wear their best Harry Potter costumes (the kids' contest will be at 6:30 and the dog contest will be at 8:30) at this trivia night based on all seven books.

PERFORMANCE

4. Bloodletting
Two siblings returning to the Philippines with their father's ashes meet a girl who turns out to be an aswang, a supernatural shapeshifter. A staged reading by Pork Filled Productions of Boni Alvaréz's play.

READINGS & TALKS

5. Astronomy on Tap: A Solar System Extravaganza
If discussing asteroids with like-minded folks sounds interesting to you, read on. If discussing it with a beer in your hand sounds even better, you'll probably enjoy this event. Astronomy on Tap events strive to be "accessible and engaging," and typically include non-boring science presentations on topics ranging from the beginning of the universe as we know it to black holes. This month, four guests from the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) will talk about comets, asteroids, and the Outer Solar System.

6. Individual World Poetry Slam Qualifier ft. Allison Durazzi
Individual slammers will try to qualify to represent Seattle in the Individual World Poetry Slam. Allison Durazzi, a leader in the slam community who's now moving to Iowa, will guest-headline.

SPORTS & RECREATION

7. SPiNBLEDON: SPiN Ping Pong Community Tournament
It's just like the Wilmbledon Championships, but not British, and not tennis. This ping pong tournament invites teams of three to compete for the coveted SPINBLEDON trophy.

TUESDAY-SUNDAY

FESTIVALS

8. Critical Northwest 2018
The Northwest version of Burning Man invites you to take a "trip to the moon" as fire-shooting monkeys and illuminated dinosaurs roam the grasses, mer-people float in the river, gold tapestries welcome wish-making, and wizards oversee unusual-skill contests.

FOOD & DRINK

9. Ice Cream Week Spectacular
Observe Ice Cream Week with different boozy ice creams for each day of the week, in flavors like piña colada, mimosa, and Sex on the Beach. Or indulge in a spectacular unicorn sundae, either "wild" (with rosé ice cream) or "tame" (strawberry).

WEDNESDAY

COMMUNITY

10. Happy Hour: What's Next?
Trump's new Supreme Court pick raises a lot of questions about the future of Roe v. Wade and reproductive rights in America. Join NARAL Pro-Choice Washington for a happy hour and planning meeting to figure out what to do next.

11. Seattle Met's 5th Annual GeneroCity
Join Seattle Met in celebrating local nonprofits like FareStart, Seattle Youth Symphony, and Mary's Place, and learn how to volunteer with your favorites.

FILM

12. For the Record: Archival Video Screening + Talk from the Pittsburgh Queer History Project
Ever wonder what it was like to slip into "after-hours gay clubs" in way back then? Harrison Apple of the Pittsburgh Queer History Project will show archival films and discuss.

FOOD & DRINK

13. Wine Spritzer Tastings with the Kitties!
Taste three summery varietals from Ste Chapelle Wine Spritzer Collection—Blood Orange Spritz, Mountain Berry Spritz, and Wild Huckleberry Spritz—and spend an hour with adorable kitties. You'll even be offered cat ears so you can blend in.

MUSIC

14. The Golden Road Performs "The Grateful Dead"
Grateful Dead community musician tribute act the Golden Road will headline this evening with a performance of the Grateful Dead's seminal 1967 debut album aptly named The Grateful Dead.

PERFORMANCE

15. Bravo! Kickoff Par-Tee
If opera and mini-golf are two of your passions, it doesn't get better than Seattle Opera BRAVO's 2018/19 kickoff party. After a reception and a short opera performance, spend the rest of the evening putting around on the indoor mini golf course.

READINGS & TALKS

16. Clerestory Reading Series: Nia Dickens, Katie Ellison, Shelby Handler
COAST | NoCOAST's reading series will welcome Made at Hugo House Fellow Nia Dickens, children's book author and memoirist Katie Ellison, and teaching artist/performer Shelby Handler.

17. Daryl Gregory: Spoonbenders
Seattle-based YA author Daryl Gregory will read from the new paperback edition of his book Spoonbenders, which was a Nebula finalist in 2017. He'll be joined by Nancy Kress, author of the Yesterday’s Kin trilogy, and Django Wexler, author of the Shadow Campaigns series.

18. Suzanne Kaufman: All Are Welcome
Alexandra Penfold's book illustrated by Suzanne Kaufman imagines a world in which children of all races, ethnicities, gender identities, religions, and economic backgrounds are welcomed with open arms in their schools. Kaufman will read from the book and sign copies before a Refugee Women’s Alliance representative gives a presentation about the nonprofit. Twenty percent of proceeds will benefit ReWA.

WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY

PERFORMANCE

19. Sweet Land
A German woman immigrates to Minnesota to marry a stranger and is shunned by the community in this tale of isolation, prejudice, and self-sacrifice directed by Karen Lund.

THURSDAY

ART

20. Halloween in July! a GothGlamPunk clothing & costume Pop-Up Sale
Revamp the goth, glam, punk, burlesque, fetish, and delightfully macabre sections of your closet at this summer costume party and sale.

21. Make Your Own Dead Sea Salt Scrubs & Candles
Make salt scrubs and candles using ingredients straight from Israel's mineral-rich Dead Sea.

COMEDY

22. Crime and Pun-ishment
Enjoy a spooky, silly, and interactive dinner theater show with the Murder Mystery Company.

23. Stand-up Comedy Class Graduation with Wilfred Padua
The graduating students of comedian-about-town Wilfred Padua's class will put on a show, to the pleasure of your funny bone and wallet.

24. Synchro-Niss With Me: Seattle Edition
The Portland comedy happening Synchro-niss With Me is taking their show to the streets of Seattle. Five "entertainers, comedians, and local celebrities" wander together and interact with each other and strangers through games, conversations, and codes (there's a special "number to watch out for," determined by a roll of the die). Their adventures are broadcast live to the theater.

COMMUNITY

25. BARK Yappy Hour Seattle
Go on a field trip with your dog to hang out with other dogs, including ones up for adoption from Motley Zoo Animal Rescue. Treat yourself to some drinks, treat your dog to a free toy from Target's new Chewrassic Bark line, and revel in a room full of sweet best friends.

26. Garden Party: Festival in the Evening Sun
Enjoy all the usual perks of the Seattle Japanese Garden—the bright orange koi fish, the ample greenery, etc.—while enjoying local wine, a curated selection of sake, Japanese beer, and a dinner menu inspired by traditional Japanese summer festivals.

27. SS Virginia V Cruise: Salish Waterlines
Board the SS Virginia and explore the native history of Seattle's waterways with Muckleshoot Tribe historian Warren King George. Tickets include a complimentary smoked salmon and oyster tasting.

FILM

28. Ask the Sexpert
Vaishali Sinha's documentary follows 93-year-old Dr. Mahinder Watsa, a retired obstetrician and gynecologist who, despite having spearheaded the first sex education program in India in 1976, didn't rise to fame until his daily "straight talking and humorous" sex advice column in the Mumbai Mirror in 2005.

PERFORMANCE

29. Miss Vanjie and Ongina
The queen whose stage exit words can make RuPaul laugh on a dime, aka season 10's Miss Vanessa “Vanjie” Mateo, will come to Seattle for one night only with season one star Ongina.

30. Sneak Peek with Marika Brussel and Bruce McCormick
Be the first to see ARC Dance's summer performance at this workshop rehearsal. Afterwards, stay on to hear a word from artistic director Marie Chong and choreographers Marika Brussel and Bruce McCormick and enjoy light refreshments.

READINGS & TALKS

31. Jack Straw Group Reading
Some of this year's crop of Jack Straw writing students selected by WA Poet Laureate Claudio Castro Luna—Kamari Bright, Corbin Louis, Sarah Maria Medina, and Dujie Tahat—will read work developed during their residency.

THURSDAY-SATURDAY

ART

32. Jared Boechler: On Tipped Chair
Boechler pairs moodily colored oil portraits and still lifes with scents like "lemongrass" and "burnt rubber."
Closing Saturday

THURSDAY-SUNDAY

ART

33. Iole Alessandrini, Etta Lilienthal: In the Absence of Natural Light
Starting this week, the Westlake Fountain will become a cascade of colored light instead of water, visible two hours before sunset until sunrise.

PERFORMANCE

34. Making Waves: Disability Theatre Project
Andrea Kovich will organize a series of play readings by playwrights with disabilities through Sound Theatre Company.

35. Cuban Dance Fest
Learn to master traditional Cuban dances from skilled instructors at this three-day workshop series.

FRIDAY

COMEDY

36. Hot Girl Sings
Musical satirist Carly Martin (formerly known as Carly OMFG) composes heartbreaking ditties for YouTube like "Dave Beck Won't Add Me Back On Facebook," about an unrequited social media crush on a 98.1 Classical King FM. See the youthful pianist/comedian in the flesh.

37. Lea DeLaria: A Man For All Seasons
Lea DeLaria, whom you probably know best for her role as Big Boo in Orange Is the New Black, will use her Broadway chops in a theatrical stand-up set with Tacoma's Kim Archer.

COMMUNITY

38. Friday the 13th Ghost Hunt with David Weatherly
October isn't the only time for spookiness—spend a summer night investigating Seattle's haunted corners with paranormal researcher and author David Weatherly on Friday the 13th.

39. Witches' Night Out Market
Gather your coven for a spooky witch- and metaphysical- themed market on Friday the 13th. You'll find artisans and mystical merchants, psychic readings and body workers, mini-lectures, community chats, and more.

FILM

40. 'Lordville' Screening and Community Discussion
Rea Tajiri explores colonization of native land and "what it means to own land" in her 2014 documentary about Lordville, New York. See a screening and stay on for a discussion of native lands in the Seattle area.

41. Two Short Movies: "Straws" and "Tapped"
With the City of Seattle banning plastic straws and Starbucks pledging to stop offering them, it's a good time to watch this first short documentary (offered by Meaningful Movies) and discover why the single-use plastic nuisance is so bad. The second documentary is from the producers of Who Killed the Electric Car? and I.O.U.S.A. and explores the open dirty secrets of the bottled water industry.

FOOD & DRINK

42. Sugar Plum Model Call: Snag a Free Cone
Serve your best looks in exchange for some soft-serve at this photo shoot, which will compensate you for your modeling with plant-based frozen treats. Bring "your smile, your kids and your dogs."

MUSIC

43. Bootie Seattle: Beyoncé vs. Everybody
Seattle's only all-mashup dance party throws down for an all-out celebration by paying tribute to the current reigning scene queen: Beyoncé. Prep thyself for all the '10s break-up bangers and Top40 hits you could possibly handle.

44. Drake vs. Pusha T (and G.O.O.D Music)
Feast on Grade A beef this July with this DJ night pitting Drake cuts against the best of Pusha T and G.O.O.D Music.

45. Sit Ubu Sit, Heart Shaped Boxes, Pink Triangles
Bask in a night of throwbacks with live sets by TV theme tribute group Sit Ubu Sit, Nirvana cover band Heart Shaped Boxes, and Weezer cover band Pink Triangles.

46. A Very Friday the 13th with Crack Sabbath and Noble Oak Bourbon
The never-resting Skerik's other other other project, Crack Sabbath make jazz for freaky people. They'll be joined by Noble Oak Bourbon for a Friday the 13th celebrating experimental music and drinking quality liquor, with boilermakers, mules, and oak fashioneds on special all night.

READINGS & TALKS

47. Spare Change x Everyday Black Spoken Word Pop-up
Hear spoken word from poets of color at this Spare Change pop-up showcase featuring Will Rideout, Jessica Ry’cheal, Patrick Smith, and Rell Be Free.

FRIDAY-SATURDAY

COMMUNITY

48. Imagine Africatown: Design Town Hall with Walter Hood
Oakland artist Walter Hood and African architecture historian Nmadili Okwumabua will give a short presentation on design and urbanism before inviting audience members to tell their Central District stories in an open mic.

49. Summer Frights
The Tacoma haunted house will creak open its doors for special July scares, starting on Friday the 13th. The organizers challenge: "Why endure July clichés like dancing on the beach and drinking booze when you can wet yourself in terror and watch your friends faint?"

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

ART

50. Equine Art Show
See equestrian disciplines of all kinds displayed in over 200 pieces of artwork by artists of all ages. As you browse, take note of your favorite piece—it could win the People's Choice Award. All art is for sale, and a portion of proceeds benefits the Washington Thoroughbred Foundation.

COMMUNITY

51. Lavender Harvest Days 2018
Relinquish all of your anxieties, if only temporarily, by spending three days smelling newly harvested lavender. Gather bundles at a U-Pick, pick up artisanal lavender products, eat lavender treats, and much more.

52. Summer Celebration of Farms and the Arts
Explore various Sammamish Valley farms to eat fresh food, see farming demonstrations, browse garden-inspired art, taste local wine, and experience farm work for yourself.

FESTIVALS

53. 48 Hour Film Project
Dozens of teams of Seattle fly filmmakers had only 48 hours to make a film, and now you can watch the results on the big screen. Winning films will go on to Filmapalooza and Cannes 2019 Short Film Corner.

54. UNFEST 2018
UNFEST 2018 is a recently formed multi-genre, experimental fest set across Seattle at several venues. Bands performing this year will include Corrvus, Christian Lovers, Jerry Core, Fleetwood Snack, Werthless, Darkmysticwoods, Scarcity, Victim in Pain, Macaw, Nación de Humo, Strawberry Mountain, BIZ, Pearl Grays, Shy Away, Scorn Dog, Baby Jessica, Bear Talk, Scarlet Death, Pathogens, Ketamine Cat, and Thee Effluvium.

55. West Seattle Summer Fest
Spend some time shopping, dancing to live music from great local bands like Versing, Fruit Juice, and Shannon and the Clams, dining, drinking in beer gardens, and enjoying other summery activities at this annual family-friendly festival.

GEEK & GAMING

56. Curiosity Days: Games
Open your mind to a world of games you didn't know existed at these weekend-long geek fest. You'll get the chance to learn new creative coding skills, explore VR experiences, and play board games from the past.

MUSIC

57. Seattle Lindy Extravaganza 2018
Channel the swing energy that started at Harlem's Savoy Ballroom by dancing your way through the weekend in this celebration of vernacular jazz. Live musicians will play at each dance class.

PERFORMANCE

58. Disenchanted!
The Disney fairy-tale princesses are here to slay your preconceptions and tell their own versions of the stories you know in this comedic musical.

59. Forest Song
Mortal and mythical worlds collide when a forest nymph named Mavka falls in love with a human youth named Lukash, causing a dramatic clash between the forest's "carefree beauty" and the human world's jealousy-driven ethos. This English-language adaptation of the classic piece of Ukrainian literature includes mythological beings from Slavic folklore and an original score based on folk music from the Volyn region.

60. Romeo & Juliet
Shakespeare's young lovers will once again meet, declare their love, and meet tragic fates at this Bainbridge Performing Arts outdoor production.

61. Sister Act
A lounge singer with big-time ambitions witnesses a mob hit and is forced to hide out in a nunnery, where she turns their godawful choir into a rockin’ ensemble. But danger is never far behind!

62. Six | Fog
The multimedia theater HERON Ensemble will stage a double feature: Idris Goodwin's "Six," about six pairs of diverse and disparate people forming connections, and Samantha Cooper's "Fog."

SATURDAY

ART

63. Chance Fashion's 2018 Alternative & Club Wear Edition
This local fashion organization will provide a showcase for PNW designers' chic club duds.

64. Outdoor Sculpture Show
Head out into the open air to see the fruits of the 31st Annual International Stone Carving Symposium, where stone-cutters have created sculptures over the past weeks.

COMEDY

65. Colin Turns 30 in 5 Hours!
Local funnyman Colin Campbell is 29 years old, but soon his wisdom will soar as he hits a new decade. Join him on the eve of his birthday as he recalls the most significant events in his life thus far through sketches, jokes, songs, and dances.

COMMUNITY

66. 4th Annual Multi-Cultural Heritage Festival 2018
Experience traditional dance and drumming, poetry, and other performances from across cultures.

67. Bounce Brunch Baywatch Boat Party
Run in slow motion to this summer sunset cruise with live DJs David Lowe, Friend Zone, and Trinitron.

68. Everett Water Lantern Festival
Design a glowing LED lantern with personal messages and drawings, then release it into the water as the sun sets. Before the launch, enjoy live music, family activities, and food trucks.

69. Goatalympics
Goats of all shapes and sizes will compete (in a fun-loving and low-stakes kind of way) for "Best Trick," "Most Spots," "Longest Beard," and other exciting categories. If you think this event sounds like small potatoes, you would be wrong—last year's Goatalympics saw upwards of 5,000 spectators, contestants, and their darling goats.

70. International Bubble Flashmob
Stock up on the soapy canisters of your youth and flock to a to-be-announced location to participate in a mass of bubble-blowers. You'll be sent the location three hours before the event.

71. Latinx Pride Festival Seattle
Celebrate LGBTQ+ Latinx identities with live entertainment, dancing, food, and more.

FESTIVALS

72. Lucerne Seafair Milk Carton Derby
This annual "quirky celebration of creativity, science, and boatmanship" invites community members to build their own milk carton boat to race on Green Lake to win prizes.

FOOD & DRINK

73. For The Funk Of It Sour Beer Fest
Pucker up and sip dozens of sour beers from places like Holy Mountain Brewing, Floodland Brewing, Brouwerij Boon, De Garde Brewing, and many more.

74. The Jameson Jitney
Hop aboard the Jameson Jitney trolley and ride to multiple drinking destinations for special drinks, games, and entertainment. The first stop will feature a formal tasting with "Seattle's one and only Jameson specialist," and keep an eye out for a hidden "Barrelman" at each bar to win a special prize.

75. Rosso E Bianco
Wine enthusiasts both experienced and novice can taste several varietals of local, regional, and international vino, dance to live music, and snack on appetizers.

76. The Donut Lab Pop-Up
Nosh on malasadas (fluffy Portuguese donuts dusted in crunchy granulated sugar) in flavors like passionfruit, lemon curd, and guava.

MUSIC

77. Daybreaker: Midsummer Morning's Dream
Daybreaker will return for another morning yoga session and dance party, this time inspired by Renaissance figures and mischievous wood nymphs. As always, they'll have free cold brew, juices, and healthy snacks.

78. Families Belong Together: An Evening to Benefit the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project
Help protect immigrants in Washington State through the Northwest Immigrants Rights Project at this fundraiser show with live music from Sera Cahoone and Alex Guy, Uncle Bonsai, Rubies in the Dust (Kathy Moore, Gary Westlake, Norman Baker), The Low Bar Ramblers, Royal Room Collective Music Ensemble, The Mike Gebhardt Trio, and more.

79. Jock Jams! - A Throwback Pop Dance Party
Pump the jams, pump it up with hot throwback tracks from artists like Mariah Carey, Ricky Martin, *NSYNC, New Kids on the Block, Spice Girls, No Doubt, Hanson, Will Smith, and Avril Lavigne.

80. Joey Jewell's Sinatra at The Sands
The classiness of Sinatra's mob-approved croon tunes will never dissipate, and Joey Jewell will do his best to honor that classiness in his rendition of a full Vegas melee, with the orchestra bringing the swinging '60s to a loud, layered big band jazz reality.

81. Neal Kosaly-Meyer: Gradus: For Fux, Tesla, and Milo The Wrestler
Pianist Neal Kosaly-Meyer's Gradus is a "continuing micro-epic contemplation of a small but growing collection of piano pitches, and a demonstration of the infinite sound-worlds potentially present in a few notes." Adventurous listeners wanted.

82. Salsa & Sangria Vol. II
Groove to salsa jams and sip sangria at the new community justice-focused Beacon Hill library.

83. WAV.fest
If your summer isn't hot enough, dance around to live punk rock from Slime Girls, Snesei, astroskeleton, Graz, glooms, and Nikola Whallon—you will get very sweaty.

READINGS & TALKS

84. Ben Thompson and Erik Slader: Epic Fails
These two authors will go over the history of some of America's failed attempts to reach the moon.

85. The Rowdy and the Respectable: A Walking History of Georgetown
Join MOHAI and the Pacific Northwest Historians Guild for a tour of one of Seattle's oldest neighborhoods. You'll learn about everything from the 1851 colonization of Duwamish land along the Oxbow river by the Collins party to the history behind old Georgetown buildings.

86. Somewhere Over the Rainbow: Moving from Shame to Pride
Celebrate Bastille Day by storming the prison of your shame and self-doubt. Eric Dorsa, who's been through the Eating Recovery Center's program, will talk about how he dealt with an eating disorder, and activist CarLarans will do some performance art. They'll finish up the event, which is sponsored by the ERC and Lambert House, with a Q&A.

87. Speak Your Truth: Open Mic and Clothing Swap
At this new young-adult-centric, safe-space open mic, performers of diverse ethnicities and identities are invited to tell stories about themselves, whether through poetry, spoken word, or narrative.

PERFORMANCE

88. Fit for a King: Amateur Drag King Show
Subvert gender norms and witness the reign of kings—or be crowned yourself. Feel free to come in drag even if you're not performing.

89. Sleep Is For the Weak
Are you a hard worker? Are you hard enough to spend 24 straight hours writing, rehearsing, and performing a brand-new play? Don't worry, you don't have to—all you have to do is show up for these fearless artists in Kent! Assigned to random groups, the performers and designers will tackle different challenges like, for example, a 10-minute musical.

90. The Stay Up Late Show
Spend your Bastille Day with genial host RebeccaMm Davis and singer Adé, "culinary cut up" Becky Brun, and Aunt Franzea (Jo Jo Stilletto), with features like the easy listening tribute "Sentimental Lady," Aunt Franzea's "Patio Lifestyle tips," and games and prizes.

SPORTS & RECREATION

91. Bubble Run
At each mile mark, runners will be greeted by a "Foam Bog" that will cover them in colored bubbly suds from head to toe.

92. Color In Motion 5K Tacoma
Wear white and prepare to get covered in primary colors from a mega blaster as you run a 5K in the Tacoma park.

93. Doug Baldwin Family Combine
This fundraiser for Renton's Family First Community Center invites you to tun the 40-yard dash, catch passes, hit the tackling dummy, and more with Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin.

94. Run Like A Viking 5K
Don your Norse seafaring attire for and charge (peacefully) through the streets. Prizes will be awarded for best costume, and dogs are welcome.

95. Salsa & Bachata on Alki Beach
Cambalache will provide live salsa and bachata music for you to dance to on the beach. If you don't have any moves, show up a little early for a quick lesson.

SATURDAY-SUNDAY

COMMUNITY

96. Pacific Northwest Reptile & Exotic Animal Show
Meet slimy and scaly creatures and learn about their lifestyles, look into going home with a new pet, and shop from vendors.

97. Shark and Ray Days
Spend a day learning how to protect sharks, skates, and rays by hearing special talks and participating in hands-on activities.

98. Viking Days
Embrace all the fun-loving aspects of Viking life (like Swedish pancakes, historically accurate armor, and family activities) at this free outdoor festival.

PERFORMANCE

99. When You Wish Upon a Pizza!
14/48's free family show is all about the Fairy Goudamother, the Magic Kingdough, and other cheesy pizza pun-inspired shenanigans.

SPORTS & RECREATION

100. Seattle to Portland Bicycle Race
Upwards of 10,000 cyclists will ride 203 miles from Seattle down to Portland in this annual race, whose proceeds benefit Cascade Bicycle Club and Washington Bikes. Participants can choose to stop midway through in Centralia/Chehalis (which takes approximately one day) or peddle all the way to Stumptown (which takes approximately two days).

SUNDAY

COMMUNITY

101. Gay Day at Wild Waves
The Imperial Sovereign Court Of Seattle will set up at the summery theme park for an all-day party full of drag performances, food vendors ("with prices lower than those in the park"), and a beer garden. All vendors will donate their proceeds to charities of their choice.

102. HAREFEST For All
Six tribute bands—including Journey tribute band Stone in Love and Heart tribute band Barracuda—will earnestly rock out while you dance, ride a ferris wheel, race go-karts, and more in support of the Children's Cancer Association.

103. Lyft Fest
The ride-share company will host a day of live music from Joseph, Corey Harper, All Star Opera, and Satin Sirens; a pop-up market with goods created by Lyft drivers; carnival games that could earn you Lyft credits; and more.

FILM

104. VOYEUR Presents: Leave Her to Heaven
The VOYEUR outré cinema club presents one of the most bonkers films noir of the 1940s, set in the American West and starring Gene Tierney as a pathologically jealous wife whose obsession with her husband leads her to MURDER! It's one of the few classics noirs in few colors.

FOOD & DRINK

105. 8th Annual Garden Party Extravaganza
Pretend you're summering in Rome and join two excellent local Italian restaurants for an outdoor feast. There'll be plenty to choose from off the grill, as well as pizza, whole-roasted pig, paella, oysters, gelato, and lots of wine. Pasquale Santos, the Sue Nixon Quartet, and Alex Guilbert & Friends will provide live music.

106. Lobster Hip Hop Night
You've heard of a rock lobster, but how about a hiphop lobster? This dinner from Ethan Stowell's Marine Hardware pairs whole lobsters with drawn butter and lemon and Old Bay-seasoned fries with throwback hiphop tunes.

PERFORMANCE

107. Box
Dennis Elkins will act in his one-man show about going through his deceased relatives' possessions, and about the "sometimes prickly, yet pleasurable, process of packing and unpacking our prized possessions."

108. Flame in the Mirror
See a unique public reading of John Ruoff's dark comedy about Irish American schemers in a small Montana town.

109. Free to Be: Gender Revolution 2018
The Queer Vision Access Project presents a night of drag hosted by local queen Atasha Manila, with all proceeds benefitting the Asian Counseling and Referral Service Food Bank for Walk for Rice.

110. Strawberry Mystery Tour
If you love some intrigue, champagne, and chocolate with your three-course meal, sign up for this dinner theater show, in which the Daughters of the American Revolution realize there may be a Russian agent in their midst.

READINGS & TALKS

111. Catana Chetwynd: Little Moments of Love
Catana Chetwynd's internet-famous comics celebrate life as a couple.

SPORTS & RECREATION

112. Sounders FC Soccer Sunday
Join the Seattle Sounders for a viewing of the final FIFA World Cup match, followed by a viewing of the Seattle Sounders/Atlanta United Doubleheader, on a giant outdoor screen.