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What’s happening this weekend

September 24th, 2010 · No Comments

Always plenty to do in Phinney-Greenwood and beyond this weekend.

The Phinney Farmers Market runs from 3-7 p.m. Friday in the lower parking lot of the Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., with dozens of vendors selling fresh produce, meat, eggs, bread, pasta, jams, cider, flowers, chocolate and more. Music by Tai Shaun from 4-6 p.m.

Friday is the Whittier Heights Salmon Feed at the Whittier Elementary Cafeteria, 1320 NW 75th St., from 6-8 p.m. They’ll also have veggie lasagna and hot dogs. Cost is $7 for adults, $5 for kids and seniors and $15 for families. Diners are encouraged to bring their own plates.

Fremont Oktoberfest kicks off at 5 p.m. Friday and runs through Sunday. There’s live music, a kids area, and the ever-popular Texas Chainsaw Pumpkin Carving.

Maple Leaf has its own Oktoberfest celebration at Maple Leaf Lutheran Church, 10005 32nd Ave. N.E., from 12-5 p.m. Saturday, featuring live music by the Smilin’ Scandinavians, dancing demos from the Regenbogen Schuhplattlers, a raffle and silent auction and kids’ activities, including cider press demonstrations.

Stacey Earle and Mark Stuart perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at Empy Sea Studios, 6300 Phinney Ave. N.

Guthrie Scarr performs indie rock at 8 p.m. Friday at Wayward Coffeehouse, 8570 Greenwood Ave. N. No cover. And Wayward’s biggest event of the year – Sereniversary – is from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, to commemorate the anniversary of the release of the film “Serenity.” Live music with Vixy & Tony and special guest Heather Dale, costume contest with prizes, Firefly/Serenity trivia quiz with prizes, and henna tattoos.

Light the Night Walk to raise funds for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is from 7-9 p.m. Saturday at Green Lake. There’s no registration fee, but each walker is encouraged to raise $100 in donations.

Urban Watershed Walking Tour from 1-4 p.m. Sunday at Carkeek Park Environmental Center, 950 NW Carkeek Park Road. Free, but please RSVP to events@pugetsound.org or call 206-382-7007.

“America’s Got Talent” semi-finalists the EriAm Sisters perform at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Seattle University’s Pigott Auditorium. All proceeds support Passages NW, which inspires courage and leadership in girls through the arts, science and nature. Tickets are $15.

You can always find out the latest happenings in our events calendar.

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