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Theater, concerts, wine taste and an Oscar party in Greenwood-Phinney Ridge this weekend

February 24th, 2017 · No Comments

Here are highlights of what’s happening in and around the neighborhood this weekend. Check our Events calendar for more.

Taproot Theatre, 204 N. 85th St., continues its run of the comedy “Room Service” through March 11 on the mainstage; and Thalia’s Umbrella presents “When Love Speaks” in Taproot’s Isaac Studio Friday and Saturday.

Couth Buzzard Books, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N., presents Jim Page in concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday; Little Sara and the Night Owls in concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday; and Open Jazz Jam with Kenny Mandell from 2-4:15 p.m. Sunday.

PNA Wine Taste is from 7:30-10 p.m. Saturday at 6532 Phinney Ave. N.

Seattle Folklore Society presents David Francey at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Phinney Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N. Tickets in advance are $20 general; $17 SFS/PNA members, seniors and students; kids half price (all tickets are $2 more day of the show).

David Francey was born in Ayrshire, Scotland, where he got his first taste of working life as a paperboy. Reading the newspapers he delivered, he began a life-long interest in politics and world events while developing the social conscience that forms the backdrop for many of his songs. Francey was 12 when his family immigrated to Toronto. Music played a large part in family outings when the Franceys sang traditional Scottish tunes as they drove through the Canadian countryside, David singing harmony.

In concert, Francey is a singer and a storyteller. His wry humor and astute observations combine with an openhearted singing style, earning him a loyal following.

Naked City Brewery, 8564 Greenwood Ave. N., hosts an Oscar watching party with Don Webb featuring D.O.A. (Don’s Oscar Ale) from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday.

If you’re heading out of the neighborhood this weekend, be aware of traffic and parking issues from:

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