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Weekend events roundup

Here are highlights of what’s happening in the neighborhood this weekend. As always, you can check our events calendar for more.

The Phinney Farmers Market runs from 3-7 p.m. Friday in the lower parking lot of the Phinney Neighborhood Center. The Farmers Market ends for the season on Oct. 1.

Phinney Market at 5918 Phinney Ave. N. has a Taste of Italy wine tasting Friday at 5:30 p.m.; $5 for wine and plenty of hors d’ouevres.

Seattle Storytellers Guild presents Story Swap at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Couth Buzzard Books Espresso Buono Cafe, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N.

Acoustic Snacks plays the blues at 8 p.m. Friday at Wayward Coffeehouse, 8570 Greenwood Ave. N. Matt Price and Jennifer Spector perform indie pop at 8 p.m. Saturday. All ages, no cover.

The Wallingford Wurst Festival is Friday evening and all day Saturday at the corner of Wallingford Avenue and North 48th Street. The 28th annual benefit for St. Benedict’s School features bratwurst and other food, plus games, music, a beer garden and a bouncy house.

The 65th Street Coop brings its popular Gently Used Kid’s Gear Sale back to the Phinney Neighborhood Center’s brick building at 9 a.m. Saturday.

Half Price Books holds its hugely popular Warehouse Sale from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 9241 Greenwood Ave. N.

Seattle Parks and Recreation will hold the final life jacket sale of the season at Green Lake’s Evans Pool on Saturday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Cost is $20 for sizes infant to youth large, and $30 for teens to adult size XXL. “Purchasers under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Fitters will be on site to help purchaser choose the correct size. The person for whom the jacket is being purchased must be present for proper fitting.”

The Woodland Park Zoo is offering half-price admission to Storm fans who show a ticket stub from a finals or conference finals game, or are wearing their Storm apparel.

Couth Buzzard Books Espresso Buono Café at 8310 Greenwood Ave. N. presents its monthly Community Cabaret at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. This month’s theme is Women, and is hosted by performer Kate Smith. Performers include: Sarah Bowen & Natalia Uvalle-Odell from 826 Young Writers Progam; Linda Khandro on Celtic Harp; Marla Nonken, guitar, percussion, words; Jillian Graham, vocals; Leslie Fried, poems from “Death of the Fish”; and Isla Ross, world caravan in fiddle and songs.

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