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Live music, farmers market, Bite of Broadview, bus changes in Phinney-Greenwood this weekend

September 27th, 2013 · Comments

Here are highlights of what to do in and around Greenwood and Phinney Ridge this weekend. Check our Events calendar any time for more.

Phinney Farmers Market is from 3-7 p.m. Friday in the upper parking lot of the Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N.

Bite of Broadview is from 4-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Christ the King Catholic Church, 405 N. 117th St. (North 117th Street between Dayton Avenue North and Phinney Avenue North will be closed from now until 6 p.m. Sunday.)

Friday Contra Dance at 7:30 p.m. at the PNA, in the Brick Building.

Seattle Folklore Society presents Debra Cowan in concert (Mark Graham opens) at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, at the PNA, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., in the Brick Building. Cost is $15 general, $13 SFS/PNA members and seniors; kids are half price. Reserve seats online or call 206-528-8523.

With a voice that blends Celtic and Appalachian styles, Debra Cowan performs a cappella and with guitar, interpreting a wide range of traditional and contemporary folksongs. Her performances give listeners old and new story-songs, reflecting human experiences – and sometimes offering short, comedic ditties – all the while encouraging the audience to join in on choruses and refrains.

Matt The Electrician in concert at 8 p.m. Saturday at Empty Sea Studios, 6300 Phinney Ave. N. Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 at the door.

Couth Buzzard Books, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N., presents Randy Bowles and Rebecca Cohen in concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday; Real Change Homeless Empowerment Project concert fundraiser at 7:30 p.m. Saturday; and Girl Genius Comics — Phil & Kaja Foglio (readings, signings, meet and greet) at 6 p.m. Sunday.

And don’t forget that Metro’s fall service revisions begin Saturday. In our neck of that woods, Route 5 is adding two trips on Saturdays; Route 48 is adding and changing some trips; and Route 358 is getting added trips mid-day to increase service frequency to every 12 minutes. Check out Metro’s website for details.

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