See stage combat troupe the Seattle Knights ("the Northwest’s premier sword fighting and jousting organization... whose specialty is Medieval Fantasy") at the 72nd annual Scottish Highland Games and Clan Gathering this weekend.
Our arts critics have already recommended 48 great things to do this week and our music critics have picked the 32 best concerts, 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 the North Face Base Camp to Shark Week at Queer/Bar, and from the Seattle Transmedia & Independent Film Festival to a Drag Tribute to Harry Potter. For even more options this week, check out our complete Things To Do calendar.

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1. 2nd Annual Pink Drink Week Ends
Don your fave flamingo-hued finery and imbibe brightly colored beer, wine, cider, and cocktails.


2. Trivia Tuesday: Tarantino Movies
If no one wants to talk to you about Quentin Tarantino movies at parties, you'll definitely have better luck at this trivia night dedicated to the famous director's work.


3. Harnessing AI To Fight Global Poverty
Charles Delahunt and Matt Keller from Intellectual Ventures Lab will explain how advances in machine learning can help efforts to improve global health through automated soil analyzers, malaria microscopes, and other technologies.

4. Nuclear Energy in Space!
Climate Science on Tap will share a glimpse of a future in which nuclear energy could provide life support and propulsion into space. Astro-engineer Chris Morrison from the UltraSafe Nuclear Corporation will be the special guest.

5. Rachel Heng: Suicide Club
In this ambitious alternate-reality novel, a trader in human organs with a genetic anomaly is potentially immortal, but receives a jolt when her estranged father reappears. His appearance draws her into the "Suicide Club," which rejects society's obsession with eternal life.

6. Reality Bites: An Epic YA Author Panel
YA authors Lish McBride, Jessica Brody, and Rachel Lynn Solomon will discuss writing practices and share some tips.



7. William Hernandez: Poetic Translations
Portland-based William Hernandez dedicates his show to the imaginary story of two twin brothers, depicted in playful works based on Peruvian folklore and the poems of Christa Kaainoa.
Closing Saturday



8. Deto Brixen: Space Gold
Northwest-based Italian American artist Deto Brixen "explores the joys and perils of pursuing one's goals" through a combination of graffiti, "American tattooing," and 1980s-inspired action cartoons.
Closing Sunday



9. That London Tube Type
The London Tube and other London transit systems have used the same typeface for over 100 years. Journalist, type historian, and letterpress printer Glenn Fleishman will take you through the history of the distinctive letters.


10. Author Talk: The Fruit Forager's Companion by Sara Bir
In her new book The Fruit Forager's Companion, author Sara Bir explains how to seize the bounty of fruit that would otherwise go to waste in our neighborhoods and beyond, from apples to oranges to pawpaws, and how to take full advantage of it with recipes. At this talk, she'll do a "show and tell" with fruits gathered from the region and demonstrate a recipe using whatever foraged ingredients she's found, as well as sign copies of the book purchased onsite.

11. Orange Wine
Quaff gorgeously vibrant, citrus-hued wines, with two different distributors each night.


12. Exotic Bingo
Forget the harsh words of non-geriatrics: Bingo is hot, and this adult-themed game night MC'd by DJ WHATEVA proves it. Winners will go home with sexy prizes from Babeland.


13. The Hypnotista
Watch as professional hypnotist Maritess Zurbano reads the minds of audience members.

14. SailorHank Presents: The Lost Queens
Youthful queen RainBow Gore Cake will come out with a story of two sisters (the other one is played by Butylene O'Kipple) who encounter a secret coven of Vampira queens in Capitol Hill.


15. Civic Minute Live!
Discuss pressing city issues at this live meet-up of Sol's Civic Minute, based on Sol Villarreal's newsletter. Geekwire's Monica Nickelsburg will host a conversation about "Seattle's growing pains" and the split between the tech community and the rest of us. After costs, all proceeds will pay the journalists.

16. Summer Book Bingo Party
Need summer reading suggestions? Mingle with library staff and other lit lovers over drinks, and enjoy giveaways and literary bingo.



17. Family Matters
Rachel Atkins's play is set on Mother's Day in the backyard of the Horowitz-Yamasaki-Bloom household, as three generations of a Jewish family, including two adult adopted Korean daughters, and a granddaughter with a new boyfriend hash out their secrets.
No performance on Thursday or Friday



18. The Collective's Summer Celebration!
The Collective will celebrate attaining 1,000 members by throwing a summer bash with music from DJ MIXX America, a silent disco, a print sale from local artists, beer and mezcal tastings, raffle prizes, and party favors.

19. The Story of the Animals and People of Woodland Park Zoo
What began as a private estate aimed at promoting real estate development in Green Lake and Phinney Ridge 120 years ago eventually transformed into the zoo we know today. Learn more about the property's history, its animals, and the people who have visited.


20. Scarred Lands and Wounded Lives
Meaningful Movies presents a documentary on the environmental (and mental) impacts of war.


21. Bellevue Fruits of Summer Night
Get the most of summer drink offerings from local wineries, breweries, and distilleries at this tasting.

22. Dust is Dead Release Party
The local brewers' new experimental IPA is a "zombified iteration of Space Dust." Its tropical, pineapple, and citrus fruitiness is spooked up by "phenolic hints of smoke and leather." Give it a try at this ghostly release party that promises tarot readings, screenings of zombie movies, and ghoulish imbibing.


23. Daikaiju, Guests
I don’t know that I can do any better describing Daikaiju than they can. Brace yourselves. Braced? “WHO IS THE DAIKAIJU??? PREMIUM ACTION HEROES DELIVER MOST HIGH ROCKET ATTACK!!! SPECIAL REVERB SKILL COMBO FOR FULL IMPACT!!! LOUD SONIC BOOM FOR EARFUL PLEASURE!!! BEAUTIFUL RADIATION OF HYPER-DIMENSIONAL SPRINGY SOUND MAKING DIVINE PSYCHIC WIND FOR YOUR SPECIAL DEFENSE!!! WORSHIP DAIKAIJU DAILY FOR GOOD LUCK AND HEALTH!!!” If you want more help, they sound sort of like surf music and sort of like flying-saucer-movie music. They may not be Japanese (I’m still not sure), but they’re sure trying hard. ANDREW HAMLIN

24. Earshot Series: Jazz, The 2nd Century
Jazz: The 2nd Century is a long-standing program by Earshot Jazz that invites Seattle musicians to creatively consider the future of jazz, and what that could look like, in resulting performative interpretations. Each night showcases original compositions by Seattle artists, and is curated by different peer groups within our local music community through a blind jury process from responses to a general call for submissions.

25. 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.


26. CenterStage Awards and Gala
The Awards for Excellence in the Arts recognize the individuals and organizations whose work and support "help build a vibrant cultural community" in the south Puget Sound arts scene.


27. Building Civilization: Interview with Dongho Chang
Seattle civil engineer Dongho Chang works closely with city traffic developments to help make the roads in this town a little less insane for cars, bikes, scooters, and unicycles alike. He'll be interviewed by Mark Ostrow about current projects and challenges.

28. Camas Davis: Killing It
A disillusioned freelance food writer gave up her authorial career to become a butcher, learning the craft from a Gascon family. The true story of a real-life food celebrity.

29. Fake News Survival Guide
Don't fall victim to bullshit. This class will help you know how to sort fact from propaganda.

30. Gene Kiver: Exploring Washington's Geology
Washington is famous for its towering trees, but did you know it's also home to dozens of rare geological sites? Gene Kiver of Washington Rocks! will highlight 57 of the "most compelling" canyons, caves, and waterfalls in the Pacific Northwest, from the ghost forests of Willapa Bay to the glacial gouges in the San Juan Islands.

31. Hanford Challenge Tick Tock Tanks Presentation and Discussion
Environmental experts will talk about the danger of the radioactive waste tanks at the Hanford Nuclear Site and the lack of action being taken at the federal level to clean it up.

32. Lauren S. Berliner: Producing Queer Youth
Lauren S. Berliner, who directed the teen-focused Girls Empowered to Make Movies and Changing Reels, examines queer youth media producers' approach to funding and publicity in her book Producing Queer Youth.



33. ARC Summer Dance at the Center
ARC Dance will stage world premieres of works blending ballet and modern styles by choreographers from across the country (plus one from Canada): Bruce McCormick, Wen Wei, Jason Ohlberg, Marika Brussel, and Paul DeStooper.

34. Dead Man's Cell Phone
Sarah Ruhl's award-winning play involves an incessantly ringing cell phone in a cafe, a stranger at the next table who has had enough, and a dead man with a lot of loose ends. Dumas Theatre, a "new-to-Seattle theatre group of local and Missouri-based actor/directors," will produce this play directed by Jackson Harned.



35. Prep Tantrum Show: First Iteration
Catherine Cross Uehara curates this rather sardonic exhibition, fully titled The Prep Tantrum Show: Any Museum’s Plan B™, which poses as a service to "'stop the bleeding at any time' of any over-budget under-planned museum misadventure." Plan B offers to take over other curators' exhibitions and make their own mess, thus obviating the need for professional gallerists.
Closing Sunday


36. Cascadia NW Arts and Music Festival
Starborne presents an entire weekend to camp out and enjoy live music, interactive art, workshops, performances, and artisan vending. In their words: "Family Friendly and Party Approved."


37. Seattle Transmedia & Independent Film Festival
STIFF will spend a weekend celebrating digital storytelling, with a program exploring the cultural importance of technology and highlighting work created specifically for digital platforms—including features, video games, short films and music videos, and virtual reality. They'll even have a transmedia gallery featuring 360 video, interactive content, gaming, and video art (with free entry).


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



39. The Motherload of Comedy: Ellen Go Acuario and Friends
Stand-up comics Ellen Acuario, Dylan Avila, Mona Concepcion, Carlos Hattix, Caitlein Ryan, and Kylie Mooncakes will bring their irreverent humor to the U-District. After their sets are over, those 21 and over can stay on for a karaoke after-party.


40. Flashlight Walking Tour of Comet Lodge Cemetery
Explore an abandoned cemetery—at nighttime, of course—with Atlas Obscura Society field agent Jared Steed, who will talk about its history as a Duwamish Indian burial site and a pioneer graveyard, among other things.


41. More Serenades for Science
Gods of Silicon, Oh, Boy, and Meghan Elizabeth Trainor love the cold hard facts of science so much they want to sing to you about it. Sway to their empirical serenades.


42. Abney Park’s Steam Swing Summer Soirée
Close out the end of July in the most peculiar way possible with an evening of tracks by post-apocalyptic steampunk outfit Abney Park as a part of their Steam Swing Summer Soirée bacchanalia.

43. Battle of the Puget Sound Bands 2018
Which Puget Sound-based band has what it takes to go home with $10,000 bucks? Find out at this Battle of the Bands showcase featuring Flying Buffalo, Once Upon a Tuesday, Lana's Garage, and others.

44. "Fine And Mellow" - the Billy Holiday Songbook
Get sad and wistful with covers of tunes that run the gamut of Billie Holiday's musical career.

45. 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.

46. Jazz on the Lawn
Lay out on the grass and enjoy the jazz stylings of the Forman-Finley Band and Pearl Django, and feast on small plates from Copperleaf Restaurant.

47. Prince Night with Princeology
Pay tribute to your favorite '80s music icon by grooving/crying to a live set by Prince tribute band Princeology.

48. TRL Total Request Live Night: Summer Lovin' Edition
Seattle's "only tribute boy band" #ALL4DORAS will perform, and DJ Indica Jones and DJ Pryme will spin TRL tunes in the vein of this edition's theme: Summer Lovin'. There will also be a Top 10 countdown from audience votes, so make sure to pack your best rhinestoned bandana for whipping out the moves.


49. A Drag Tribute to Harry Potter
Appropriately, Old Witch and Londyn Bradshaw will be heading this tribute to the Potterverse, raising the question: Is there a spell for the perfect tuck?

50. Sexy Science Confessions
If you prefer a scientific spin on your sex anecdotes, join Tipi Confessions—a show produced by "three Indigenous women, two professors, and one PhD student"—for a series of performances that reject "the shaming of Indigenous and other peoples' sexualities by colonial states."


51. Ben Malcolmson: Walk On
In Ben Malcolmson's memoir, the Seahawks assistant coach recounts being "guided by his faith" in his early days with the USC team.

52. Mark L. Winston and Renée Sarojini Saklikar
Mark L. Winston and Renée Sarojini Saklikar's book Listening to the Bees is a poetic field study that explores the world of bee colonies.


53. Grow in the Dark 5k 2018
There's no Pacific Northwest Mushroom Festival this year, but you can replace it by donning your glow-in-the-dark attire and participate in a 5K fun run at whatever pace you choose. There will also be glow zones, a DJ, snacks, beverages, prizes, and "glow water" to splash you with.



54. Kerry Tribe: Standardized Patient
A Standardized Patient (SP) is an actor who embodies physical and mental symptoms for trainee doctors, staying in character throughout the sessions. Kerry Tribe's exhibition, commissioned by the SF MoMA, is based on extensive research with "professional clinicians, communication experts, and SPs" at Stanford Medical School and the University of Southern California. A video screen shows SPs interacting with medical students, juxtaposed with a supporting materials given to the actors and fledgeling doctors.
Opening Friday


55. Four Hearts: An Improvised Play
Seattle performers will use the transitional nature of improv to explore how relationships "blossom, grow, and change over time."


56. Shark/Week
It's Shark Week, as you probably know, and in this case that means four whole days of "sharks, swimsuits, babes, and beachy cocktails." Things will kick off with a Jaws marathon hosted by Visage Larue, followed by shark trivia on Tuesday, a special screening of something called “Air Jaws” on Wednesday, a twerk party on Thursday, and a swim suit party with Nebraska Thunderfuck to wrap things up on Friday.


57. Disclosure
Stephanie Peirolo performs a one-woman piece about the sexist horrors of the advertising industry, asking: "How do you move from #MeToo to a new way to work?"



58. Fishmonger
Through sketch comedy and spoken word, Seattle Fringe vet Pail Shipp will bring your attention to the seemingly mundane aspects of everyday life that tend to go unnoticed.


59. Goodguys 31st Pacific Northwest Nationals
Experience "the next generation of hot rods" at this giant car show featuring over 2,500 whips. The three-day event also features twilight cruising on Saturday night, a model and pedal car show, drag races, and more.

60. The North Face Base Camp
Rest your weekend in the outdoorsy and capable hands of the folks at the North Face for a camping trip replete with classic activities like camp fires, games, swimming, and hiking—plus live music from Ruler and Spirit Award, celebrity guest skiier Johnny Collinson, and a representative from Outdoor Afro. Bring the stuff on their suggested list and they'll provide all the other accoutrements.


61. Patterson Cellars SoDo Grand Opening Weekend
Be the first to check out Patterson Cellars, the latest addition to Sodo's Urban Works, and celebrate the release of their 2015 Syrah.


62. Seattle Latin, Brazilian, and Caribbean Festival
Enjoy the varied genres under the Latin and South American music umbrella with artists from many backgrounds taking over the Royal Room for the third annual Seattle Latin, Brazilian, and Caribbean Festival. Featured artists include the Pazific, Los Flacos, Marina Albero, EntreMundos, Kiki Valera y Cubaché, the New Triumph, Deseo Carmin, and many more.


63. The League of Youth
With young people in the streets and leading social justice and gun safety campaigns, it's the perfect time for a revival of this Henrik Ibsen League of Youth about a "League of Youth" militating against the establishment.

64. Summer Shorts
Watch humorous short plays about leviathans, broccoli, proposals, and birth, each no more than 10 minutes, including Debra Rich Gettleman's "BFF," Jane Ryan's "Corona Pass," Catherine Kaufmann's "Maybe This Time," Pam Espinosa's "Scoring Points," Diane Nichols's "Game Day," Daniel Tarker's "Sea Monster," and Eric Lewis's "A True and Factual Account of the Birth of My Daughter."



65. Art & Sol
Party with the Hillman City family and Art Corps at this evening of performances and celebration.

66. Lauren Iida: Memory Net
Papercut artist Lauren Iida creates an oversized paper net installation over the course of the exhibition, asking the public for additions drawn from their own "language of objects."
Opening Saturday

67. Soiree Macabre III
Dress goth and exult in the surreal at this night of art, performance art, and music, including metal by A Flourishing Scourge and Void Throne. It's free, but throw some money at the raffle—sales support the Sanctuary Art Center for homeless youth.


68. Drew Barth
Former University of Washington drama major Drew Barth will share his "snarky and clever" observations in his home city.


69. Cultivating Comfort: Yoga for Gardeners
Take the concept of "one with nature" to a new level by practicing comfort-focused yoga moves amongst plants in the nursery.

70. Fresh Start
Plants, seeds, pots, gardening tools, and other such materials taking up space in your life could be a free gift for another plant person. Bring your stuff to this swap to get rid of plants and materials you don't want, and take home other peoples' offerings you do want. They add: "You don’t have to give one to take one. You can take three. You can take one. You can bring nothing. We trust that you are reasonable."

71. Meditation 2.0 - Beyond Mindfulness
Meditation guru and peace activist Sri Sri Ravi Shankarh aims to promote "global peace through service and fostering human values." Meet him in person and hear about his practices in mediation and humanitarian efforts.

72. Northwest Animal & Nature Festival
This "all animal inclusive" event honors birds, cats, dogs, reptiles, and all other non-human creatures found in the Northwest.

73. Party on the Pier
Enjoy food and drinks, music, and free boat rides with Sail Sand Point as they celebrate boating season.

74. Steamship Saturdays
Learn about the sights and history of Lake Union on a "narrated" cruise on Lake Union aboard the Virginia V steamship.


75. NW SolarFest
Want to learn more about renewable energy and sustainable living? Join Shoreline Solar Project for an all-day festival dedicated to solar power.

76. Othello Block Party
Celebrate the vibrancy and international diversity of the Othello community with this big street fest filled with arts and music performances from stand-out Seattleites like Nikkita "KO" Oliver, Rell Be Free, Denitia, Jade Dynasty, BlakWizard, Dani Tirrell, Yirim Seck, and many more.

77. Reggae on the Way
Spend a sunny day in the South Sound listening to reggae singer J Boog, Hawaiian six-piece the Green, and surf rockers the Expendables.

78. Seafair Torchlight Parade
Over 100 floats, marching bands, and performers will celebrate Seattle in this massive annual parade. Before the main event, don't miss the Torchlight Parade Fanfest and the Seafair Torchlight Run.


79. Coffee + Donuts: Campos Coffee x the Flour Box
Honor the classic pairing of java and doughnuts with a specialty coffee tasting with Campos Coffee representative Bo Thunell, then partake in an exclusive run of brioche creations from the Flour Box.

80. Mews N Brews
Help cats in need through the Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project by drinking local beer from Crucible, Hellbent, Jellyfish, and Georgetown in a garden. You'll even get to meet some real-life kitties.

81. Orcas Island Cider and Mead Festival
Head to the beautiful island on the San Juans to taste a wide variety of hard cider and mead (and maybe take home a bottle or two) from Northwest makers. Live bands will play, the farmer's market will be open next door, and food vendors will shell tasty bites.

82. R&B Bar Crawl
Take a trip through different decades of R&B music, starting in the 1980s and ending in the present, at this music-focused bar crawl. Live DJs will be at each venue to spin R&B cuts from each decade while you drink.

83. Scout PNW Beer Garden Social
The beer mania of Oktoberfest will make a special July appearance at this tasting party. Courtyard Grill will be on site serving up savory bites while you use up your 10 tasting tokens.


84. After Dark Happy Hour: Seattle Science Night
Drink your way through a night of hands-on science experiments overseen by sober guides.


85. 9th Annual Cornbread Ball
Slim's ninth annual Cornbread Ball features a whole heap of deep-fried greasy goodness, musical and otherwise, from the likes of Tom Howard, Sean Baldeschwiler, the Freams, Anti-Hero, John Hamhock, Disco Cowboys, and many more.

86. Chamber Music in the Park
For this year's Chamber Music in the Park performance, members of the Seattle Chamber Music Society will play Johannes Brahms' String Quintet in G Major, Op. 111 and Anton Arensky's String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 35.

87. 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.

88. Fairhaven Steampunk Festival
Sling your steel guitar behind your back and strap on your well-worn boots for a full day of steampunk-approved activities in Bellingham, including a live performance from Rogues End.

89. Heart By Heart
Steve Fossen and Michael Dressier got kicked out of and/or left the legendary rock group Heart years ago, but they regrouped and revamped, with a new group playing the old hits. Heart By Heart will play all your favorite Heart tracks, just with a different lineup, and no Wilson sisters.

90. Justin Timberlake vs. Justin Bieber
The Justin you choose will say something about you, but what? JT is suave. He’s great. He’s so great that it’s a little suspicious. He’s even almost so great that he’s above suspicion, which is very suspicious, indeed. And then you’ve got the Beeb. The man with no control valve. The man who will say or do just about anything uningratiating any moment. He is so tragic that he’s a little lovable again. We know she’s not really hitting your phone up, Bieberlove. You don’t have to try so hard. And Timberlake, try a little harder. Let the competition begin. JEN GRAVES

91. Stayin' Alive: LIVE!
It's time for another groovy disco and house dance party, this time with new wave band Northern Nomads playing live covers of your favorite retro hits and sets by DJs Parker Mills and Cat Claw.


92. Academy of Burlesque: Burlesque 101 Graduation Recital
Miss Indigo has diligently trained a group of burlesque hopefuls for six weeks, and now they're ready for their debut, some of them "for the very first time onstage!" Come applaud the fledgling sexpots at two performances.

93. Le Freak, C'est Chic
Peruse Look Piece installations by the best drag artists in town like Arson Nicki and The Stranger's own Uh Oh, sponsored by Nark Magazine and featuring a La Croix mixer bar for you bubble-obsessed millennials.


94. Adam Wallenta: Punk Taco
Get a signed copy of Punk Taco, which follows the adventures of an "intergalactic sentient alien Taco here to spread peace & love throughout the cosmos."

95. Austin Woerner, Translator of 'The Invisible Valley'
From Chinese-English literary translator and poet Austin Woerner comes a novel set in China's Cultural Revolution, when a young man named Lu Beiping is sent away to a remote village for "agricultural re-education."


96. Backyard Bunkhouse BBQ Brawl and Rock n Wrestling Rager 2!!!
The Tukwila parking lot will be host to "hot wrestling action" and "vicious rock and roll" as muscly champions like Stallion, Jock Tears, Razor Clam, Dave Turner, and others duke it out.



97. Leavenworth Tubing Getaway
Board a "luxury bus" to the sunny Bavarian-style village, then transfer yourself into a mesh-bottomed innertube and float your afternoon away on the scenic waters. Once you're done with that, you can head back on shore to enjoy drinks, bratwurst, and other German delights in a beer garden. The bus will take you back home to Bellevue or Seattle.


98. Saint James Faire
This medieval fair invites you to "leave behind the hectic 21st century" and travel back in time to King Arthur's ancient realm of Somersetshire, where you'll get your fill of knightly combat, puppetry, minstrels, and fiddle music.

99. Scottish Highland Games and Clan Gathering
Celebrate Scottish culture and heritage by watching Scottish dancing, piping, drumming, and athletic competitions.


100. Market Ghost Stories
Experience the sunny market in a new, creepy light on this ghostly tour through its alleys and arcades. The improv masters of Unexpected Productions are sure to keep things interesting.



101. Make Your Own Font Party!
Create an original font based on your own lettering/handwriting—they'll walk you through the process, and send you home with a Truetype file so you can start using your new font right away. They'll provide art supplies, font grids, and calligraphy and typography books. Bring your favorite pen.


102. Don't Tell Me To Smile - A Night of Raising Voices and Money for End The Back Log
Celebrate womxn at this party for End the Backlog, a nonprofit aimed at eliminating the backlog of untested rape kits. They promise a silent auction, tasty libations, tunes from DJs Hellbound and ScorpioTail, and more.

103. Emerald City Black Pride 2018
Take part in this celebration of Seattle's LGBTQ+ black community with food, bowling, sex advice, dancing, and more free fun.

104. No Profiles: A Singles Event
Meet new friends and potential dates through improv activities. The event is open to LGBTQ+ people, but they are planning to have queer-specific versions in the future.

105. Pink Pineapple - Day Party Cruise
If you appreciate "good vibes and pineapples," sport your most summery board shorts and bikinis and hop on a party boat replete with hiphop beats and a full bar.

106. Stitch a Kitty with Kitties
Make charming needlework while meeting adorable kitty friends. Taught by Kelly Ballard and comes with kitty ears and supplies, plus a design to work on at home.


107. Making Marshmallows
The squishy, pillowy treats are undeniably better when made from scratch. Put down the bag of Jet-Puffed and head to this saccharine class taught by Mackenzie Schieck.

108. Summer Crush
Swoon over drink specials from Ketel One Botanical and enjoy complimentary mini spa services from Recoop Spa. A live DJ will set a relaxing tone.

109. Summer Soif
At Seattle's biggest domestic natural wine tasting, sample offbeat wines made with minimal intervention from producers in Washington, Oregon, California, as well as some Italian and imported wines, and meet the winemakers. There will also be food for sale and bottles available for purchase.


110. Lenore, Heather Edgley, Tobias the Owl, Season of Strangers, Guests
Sway to a "dreamy melancholic blend of harmony-driven folk with an ever-present sense of hope" from Lenore, with support from Heather Edgley, Tobias the Owl, Season of Strangers, and additional guests at this Summer Circus show.

111. Seattle Breast-Fest
Help support non-medical expenses for breast cancer patients via the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Family Assistance Fund by rocking out to your favorite jams from the '60s and '70s.


112. Deseo Carmin: Flamenco Show & Spanish Dinner
Latin jazz/funk band Deseo Carmin will accompany a luscious flamenco show, paired with a three-course Spanish meal (if you wish).

113. Queen 4 Queen: Strawberry‘s Takeover
This monthly drag show will get a "deep, dark, and gritty" makeover, with performances from Strawberry Shartcake, pole queens Ursula Major and SallyCanolli, and a soundtrack by DJ Sling Dion.

114. Wandering and Wondering
As you wander through the Kubota Garden (on July 29), you'll find butoh performers—including Sheri Brown, Bruce Fogg, Erica Akiko Howard, and Joan Laage—scattered around the landscape. The contemporary, avant-garde dance "erupted out of the turmoil and loss of identity in post-War Japan."