Here are just a few highlights of all the fun things happening around Greenwood and Phinney Ridge this weekend. Check our Events calendar for more.
Storytelling with Steph from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Friday at Phinney Books, 7405 Greenwood Ave. N.
Halloween Luncheon with “Thrilling Tales” from 12-1:30 p.m. Friday at the Greenwood Senior Center, 525 N. 85th St.
The final Phinney Farmers Market of the season (not last week as I originally reported last week) is Friday from 3-7 p.m. in the upper parking lot of the Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N.
The monthly ArtUp Artwalk is Friday from 6-9 p.m. at dozens of art galleries and other businesses throughout the neighborhood.
“Kickin’ Ass and Takin’ Names” by Seth Lepore, Easthampton, Mass., at 8:30 p.m. Friday at The Pocket Theater, 8312 Greenwood Ave. N. “This is a super fun and unique show that is based on me asking audience members absurd and sincere questions and then riffing off of those suggestions, creating characters on the spot.”
Seattle School Boardmember Sherry Carr meets with constituents from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Bethany Community Church, 8023 Green Lake Dr.
Seattle Folklore Society presents Tim Grimm and Krista Detor at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., in the Brick Building. Tickets are $16 general, $14 SFS/PNA members and seniors; kids half price.
“A Lesson From Aloes” presented by Thalia’s Umbrella at The Isaac Studio Theatre at Taproot Theatre, 208 N. 85th St., Oct. 10-26. Tickets: Adults: $34-40; students: $20; 25 and under: $20; seniors: $24-30.
A white couple invites their best friends, a “colored” family to dinner. What could be more . . . complicated?
Set in South Africa in 1963 and hauntingly resonant today, A Lesson from Aloes weaves a tale of poetry and survival, of friendship and betrayal, where the personal is always political and the political is always very, very personal. Aloes is the intensely personal story of three people struggling to keep love and friendship alive when trust is broken.
Professor Banjo plays Ridge Romp from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday at the PNA’s Brick Building.
Couth Buzzard Books, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N., presents Curtis & Loretta at 7:30 p.m. Friday; Sing with Kate Power & Steve Einhorn at 12 p.m. Saturday; Kesselgarten & Klezmer Balabustas at 7:30 p.m. Saturday; and Kenny Mandell’s Music Improv Session with Randy Doak and Lamar Lofton at 7 p.m. Sunday.
Evening of Classic Rock w/ Midnight Radio Revival at 9 p.m. Saturday at The Angry Beaver, 8412 Greenwood Ave. N.
Seattle Harmony Voice Lab, a peer-learning workshop for singers to practice fundamental skills, starts Sunday, Oct. 12 and meets every Sunday, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the PNA’s Brick Building in Room 35. Drop-in workshop; first time is free, then $5.