Thursday, June 30, 2016

Category Archives: Culture+Society

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In the Know: Ballard SeafoodFest July 9-10
The two-day, all ages and free The Ballard SeafoodFest began in 1974 as a community celebration of Ballard’s historic connection to the fishing industry and the neighborhood’s Nordic roots. Today, this festival attracts over 65,000 people who come to enjoy the traditional salmon barbecue and much more: local music, arts and crafts, family entertainment, a beer garden, a skate event, and yes – more seafood! The event is Saturday, July 9: 11:00 am – 10:00 pm and Sunday, July 10: 11:00 am – 9:00 pm. (more…)
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Flags, Fireworks & Family Fun: 12 Ways to Celebrate 4th of July Around Washington
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Weekend Roundup Pride Edition: What to do in Seattle June 24-26
It’s more than halfway through the week and it’s time to start planning your weekend. Here are our top picks! Happy first weekend of the summer! (more…)
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Culture Dose: The Triple Door
Empty Houses with Good Old War (& other not-to-be-missed shows). It’s always music season in this town, but when summertime arrives, we really crank it up a notch. After catching all kinds of good (free!) tunes at the Fremont Solstice events this weekend, we recommend you head to The Triple Door on Tuesday, June 21, to hear two amazing acts—Empty Houses and Good Old War—from the comfort of one of Seattle’s best-loved (and most laid-back) venues. (more…)
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In the Know: Snoqualmie Casino Announces 2016 Summer Concert Series
Snoqualmie Casino’s 2016 Summer Concert Series kicks off July 3, 2016. Over the course of two months, Snoqualmie Casino will host musical acts such as Kool and the Gang, Kansas, Blondie, Huey Lewis and the News, and Olivia Newton-John. The Summer Concert Series will return this year to the outdoor Mountain View Plaza with expansive views of Snoqualmie Valley, Mount Si, and the Cascades. The 1,500 seat venue features a beer garden, full bar, a variety of dinner options including pulled pork sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs, pizza and salads. and free parking. (more…)
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Shop Seattle: Summer Essentials
Summer is coming—officially on Monday, June 20th. Here are some items from local shops to prepare you for sunshine, bonfires, BBQs, and outdoor adventures. From summery wine to hair care, accessories, and cute casual clothing. Shop thoughtfully, shop local, and support small businesses in our community. (more…)
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Pike Place MarketFront Expansion Update
PROJECT OVERVIEW For the first time in 40 years, our beloved Pike Place Market is growing with the “MarketFront,” which should be ready for the public in spring 2017 The Market-centric expansion will reclaim an underutilized surface parking lot on Western Avenue, and create a dynamic public plaza with views of Puget Sound and Olympic Mountains, table space for farmers, craftspeople and artisan purveyors, retail space, low-income housing, a neighborhood center and parking. (more…)
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Capitol Hill Block Party Reveals Full Lineup and Schedule, Single Day Tickets on Sale Today
Today, Capitol Hill Block Party (CHBP) announced the full lineup and daily schedule for their 20th anniversary event July 22-24. Rapper Mick Jenkins and Sub Pop Records artist Washed Out, who recorded the theme song to the popular IFC series Portlandia, are among the new additions. A limited number of single day passes went on sale beginning today. (more…)
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