Here are some highlights of what’s happening in Greenwood and Phinney Ridge this weekend. Check our Events calendar any time for more.
It’s closing weekend of Taproot Theatre’s “Crowns.”
Couth Buzzard Books, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N., presents The Drunken Maidens in concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday; Discover Astonishing Kasmir from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday; Pint & Dale — Songs of the Seven Seas at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Free hard drive destruction event at TechReuse, 9801 Aurora Ave. N. from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Garden art and studio show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Seymour Stained Glass Studio, 5415 Greenwood Ave. N.
Saturday is national Independent Bookstore Day, and plenty of stores in the Seattle area are participating, including Phinney Books, 7405 Greenwood Ave. N. Each store has a bunch of special events, and you can get your Independent Bookstore Day passport stamped to get discounts (get three or more stamps and get a 30 percent off coupon good at any of the stores; visit all 19 stores and get a 25 percent discount card good at all the stores all year long. Phinney Books will be open extended hours – 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. – and will have free slices of rhubarb bundt cake from Coyle’s Bakeshop as long as they last, a calligraphy card workshop at 11 a.m., and story time with Steph at 1 p.m.
“Saturday Family Concerts: The Pop Ups” at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday at the PNA, 6532 Phinney Ave. N. $5 adults, free for kids. “Sing and dance along at Saturday Family Concerts with Grammy-nominated rock-and-roll duo The Pop Ups, with puppets for the kids and a classic 80’s radio-inspired sound for parents.”
Ladies Musical Club performs “Music of the Americas and the British Isles” at 7 p.m. Saturday at Music Center of the Northwest, 901 N. 96th St.
The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc performs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., in Community Hall in the Brick Building.
Looking ahead to next week: Top Ten Toys, 120 N. 85th St., will close at 12 p.m. Sunday, remain closed Monday, and reopen at 12 p.m. Tuesday.