≡ Menu

Farmers Market, Family Fiesta, Artwalk, concerts, theater, opera and more in Greenwood-Phinney Ridge this weekend

Phinney Farmers Market is from 3:30-7:30 p.m. Friday in the upper parking lot of the Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., with dozens of vendors selling fruit, veggies, flowers, chocolates, bread, cider, beer, wine, kimchee, honey, pasta, ice cream, and several dinner options.

Taproot Theatre, 204 N. 85th St., continues its production of “Busman’s Honeymoon.”

Family Fiesta hosted by PCPE, the Phinney Center’s Spanish language preschool co-op, from 4-8 p.m. Saturday at the Phinney Center in the Brick Building. Admission is $5 for children, $30 for adults. Includes dinner, beer, sangria, live music, dancing, Peruvian Marinera performance by world-renowned dancer Sonia Porras, a marinera dance lesson, face painting, piñatas, craft and raffles.

Couth Buzzard Books, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N., presents a Pacific NW Folklore Society concert with Brittany & Johnny at 7:30 p.m. Friday; Pint & Dale – Songs of the Seven Seas at 7:30 p.m. Saturday; and Open Jazz Jam with Kenny Mandell (all levels welcome) from 2-4:30 p.m. Friday.

Puget Sound Concert Opera: La Wally by Catalani at 2 p.m. Sunday at Music Center of the Northwest, 901 N. 96th St.

Art Up Phinneywood Artwalk is from 6-9 p.m. Friday at dozens of art galleries and other venues throughout the neighborhood. Champion Wine Cellars, which just opened at 8503 Greenwood Ave. N., is hosting artist Coraianna Garrels and her wood-etched Bowie works and a collection of prints, plus they’ll have a wine tasting (and another wine tasting from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday). At Seattle ReCreative, 8408 Greenwood Ave. N., Ardor Creative Media will present a line-up of free short family-friendly films. Seattle artist Miguel Edwards will christen his 3-1/2-story tall kinetic sculpture, Perseus II, in front of the Janus apartments on NW 85th Street, across from Fred Meyer. See the Art Up website for a complete list of participating venues and artists.

Traffic-wise this weekend:

  • The University of Washington celebrates its 142nd commencement at 1:30 p.m. Saturday with 5,700 graduates and about 50,000 guests at Husky Stadium. Buses will be rerouted and traffic will be dense, so avoid that area if you can.
  • Capitol Hill Pride March and Rally from Seattle Central College plaza along Broadway starting at 10 a.m. Saturday.
  • Volunteer Park Pride Festival from 12-7 p.m. Saturday.
  • Seattle March Against Sharia at City Hall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
  • Georgetown Carnival from 12-10 p.m. Saturday. Airport Way South will be closed between Corson Avenue South and 13th Avenue South.
  • Seattle Pacific University Commencement at KeyArena at 1 p.m. Saturday.
  • A few tickets are still available for PNA Trivia Game Night with our neighborhood’s two Jeopardy! champions, Ken Jennings and Tom Nissley. It starts at 7 p.m. Saturday at the PNA; $120 for a team of four or $30 per individual. Bring your own team or join one at the event.
  • Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews will lose reduce traffic to one lane in each direction of I-90 between Seattle and Bellevue late Saturday night to perform work on the electronic messaging signs above the roadway. All lanes will reopen to traffic by 6 a.m. Sunday.
  • Seattle University Commencement at KeyArena at 9:30 a.m. Sunday.
  • Seattle Pride March from Cal Anderson Park to Seattle Center via Pine Street and 4th Avenue starts at 12 p.m. Sunday.

Comments

comments

{ 0 comments… add one }

Leave a Comment