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Farmers Market, jazz, songwriters showcase and blues in Phinney Ridge and Greenwood this weekend

Here are some highlights of what’s happening in Phinney Ridge and Greenwood this weekend. Check our Events Calendar anytime for more.

The Phinney Farmers Market is from 3:30-7:30 p.m. Friday in the upper parking lot of the Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N. Fresh fruit, berries, veggies, bread, meat, eggs, flowers, cider, ice cream, popsicles, and lots of dining options.

Couth Buzzard Books, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N., presents Jazz First Fridays with Doug Lila, Jay Weaver and James DeJoie at 7:30 p.m. Friday; Songwriters in Seattle Monthly Showcase with Roo and the Few, Sarah St. Albin, Adam Gleason and Christina Shinkle at 7:30 p.m. Saturday; and First Sundays Blues Open Jam at 7 p.m. Sunday.

If you’re heading out of the neighborhood this weekend:

  • Bumbershoot is at the Seattle Center from Friday through Sunday, with music, theater, film, art, comedy and dance performances.
  • PAX West is at the Washington State Convention Center Friday through Sunday, with 9th Avenue closed between Pine and Pike streets. About 25,000 people are expected each day.
  • The UW plays Rutgers at 11 a.m. Saturday at Husky Stadium; about 70,000 people are expected.
  • The Mariners play the Angels at Safeco Field at 7:10 p.m. Friday, 6:10 p.m. Saturday and 1:10 p.m. Sunday, then they play the Texas Rangers at 1:10 p.m. Monday.

Since Monday is Labor Day, all government offices will be closed, along with banks, post offices and schools. Most Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed, including community centers, environmental learning centers, indoor swimming pools, Green Lake Small Craft Center, Mt. Baker Rowing and Sailing Center and Amy Yee Tennis Center. Parks facilities remaining open include: golf courses, boat ramps, beaches (Matthews, Madison, Mt. Baker, Seward, West Green Lake), Lowery C. “Pop” Mounger Pool, Colman Pool, wading pools (Green Lake, Lincoln Park, Van Asselt, Volunteer Park), and spray parks.

Seattle Public Utilities will pick up garbage, recycling and yard waste on Monday as usual.

Metro Transit will be on a Sunday/holiday schedule.