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Film, concerts, fundraiser, comedy showcase, Day of the Dead Festival this weekend

Here are some highlights of what’s happening in and around Greenwood and Phinney Ridge this weekend. Check our Events calendar any time for more.
First Friday Film Series from 1-3 p.m. Friday at the Greenwood Senior Center, 525 N. 85th St.
Saturday is Green Seattle Day, with hundreds of volunteers helping clean up parks all over the city. You can sign up here.
Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead Festival from 4-7 p.m. Saturday at the Phinney Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N. with a procession led by Aztec dancers, food, drinks, traditional altar, sugar skull decorating and more.
Wine and Beer Tasting Fundraiser from 6-8:30 p.m. Saturday at Washington Karate Association Ballard Dojo, 8618 3rd Ave. NW.
Seattle Folklore Society presents Ari & Mia – New England’s Americana Sister Act at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Phinney Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., in Community Hall in the Brick Building.
Kortney’s (Stand-Up Style) Comedy Showcase at 8 p.m. Saturday at Naked City Brewery, 8564 Greenwood Ave. N.
First Sundays Blues Open Jam Session from 7-9 p.m. Sunday at Couth Buzzard Books, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N.
Traffic-wise around town this weekend:

  • Let My People Work rally at 12 p.m. Saturday on Broad Street between Denny Way and 4th Avenue in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
  • It Begins: Drive Out the Trump/Pence Regime rally at City Hall Plaza at 12 p.m. Saturday followed by march.
  • UW Huskies vs. Oregon at 7 p.m. Saturday at Husky Stadium.
  • Not Your Mascot Rally and March to protest the Washington Redskins’ name and mascot, starting at 9 a.m. Sunday at Occidental Park, followed by march at 11:15 a.m. to CenturyLink Field.
  • Seahawks vs. Washington Redskins at 1:05 p.m. Sunday at CenturyLink Field.

Looking ahead to next week:
Pacific Music Works presents a special Bach program with a cabaret concert and multimedia show at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Naked City Brewery, 8564 Greenwood Ave. N.

Bach. No other family in European history produced so many remarkable musicians – over 70 in all. This program features music by five great Bachs, with music spanning the century from 1670-1770. The lineup includes music for strings and continuo by Johann Michael, Johann Sebastian, Carl Philipp Emmanuel, Johann Ernst, and Johann Bernhard, all performed by the Underground House Band led by Tekla Cunningham.

Admission is $20 or $15 under age 30, and includes complimentary house beer, cider, or glass of wine (up to $7). Show is for ages 21+ only. Buy tickets in advance online.