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Live music, Artwalk, farmers market and plenty more happening in Greenwood-Phinney this weekend

October 14th, 2011 · Comments

It’s a busy, busy weekend in Greenwood and Phinney Ridge. Here are some highlights. Check out our Events calendar for more.

Beppa is having its fall clothing sale from 4-8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, at 7700 6th Ave. NW. Browse Beppa clothing, carded buttons, and Diane Norris jewelry and collectibles.

The Phinney Farmers Market has been extended by two weeks this year because of the slow start to the growing season during our cold spring, but the market will close one hour earlier than usual. From 3-6 p.m. Friday you can purchase fresh fruits and veggies, bread, soup, beer, flowers and lots more in the upper parking lot of the Phinney Neighborhood Center. 6532 Phinney Ave. N.

Friday is the monthly Greenwood-Phinney Art Up Artwalk, featuring art and live music at dozens of businesses along Phinney/Greenwood Avenue from North 62nd to North 87th streets. Check out the Artwalk website for a full list of participating businesses, galleries and restaurants, and the artists and type of artwork. The Artwalk officially runs from 6-9 p.m., but some galleries and businesses are open later.

Painting by Brian Forrest. Displayed at A-1 Piano Rentals, 7020 Greenwood Ave. N.

The opening night reception for the Northwest Fine Arts Competition at the Phinney Center Gallery starts at 7 p.m. Friday.

Patrick Neill Gundran will be at a  reception for his  “Bottled Fears” art display at 7 p.m. Friday at Neptune Coffee, 8415 Greenwood Ave. N.

Bob Nelson and Stew Hendrickson perform a Pacific NW Folklore Society Coffeehouse Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Couth Buzzard Books Espresso Buono Café, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N.

Ballard Preschool Co-op’s semi-annual Gently Used Kids Gear Sale starts at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Phinney Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., in the Brick Building’s Community Hall. Fifty-percent discounts start at 12 p.m. Sale ends at 1 p.m.

Carkeek Park is honoring the birthday of the 1972 Clean Water Act with a special celebration beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday.

The “Autumn 50’s+ Single Social” starts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Couth Buzzard Books. It’s billed as an evening of conversation, books, wine, chocolate and music.

Everyone is invited to Seattle Family Dance at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Phinney Center in the Brick Building’s Community Hall.

And if you see a bunch of helicopters flying overhead on their way downtown on Sunday, don’t worry, it’s a fire rescue drill. The Seattle Fire High Rise Helicopter Team Training will take place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

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