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Farmers Market, Bach & Pancakes, blues open jam in Phinney-Greenwood this weekend

It’s Labor Day weekend and many folks will be out of town for one last gasp of summer, but there are still a few fun things to do in Phinney Ridge and Greenwood. Here are a few; check our Events calendar for more.

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. Fresh veggies, fruit, bread, meat, eggs, wine, cider, beer, flowers, honey and lots more, plus several places to get your dinner right there.

Bach & Pancakes from 12-1:30 p.m. Sunday at Jigsaw Records, 608 NW 65th St.

First Sunday Blues Open Jam Session from 7-9 p.m. Sunday at Couth Buzzard Books, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N.

Since Monday is Labor Day, a federal holiday, Seattle Parks and Recreation will close all community centers, environmental learning centers, indoor swimming pools, Green Lake Small Craft Center, Mt. Baker Rowing and Sailing Center, and Amy Yee Tennis Center. The following facilities will be open as usual: golf courses, boat ramps, beaches (Matthews, Madison, Mt. Baker, Seward, West Green Lake), Lowery C. “Pop” Mounger Pool in Magnolia, Colman Pool in West Seattle, wading pools (Green Lake, Lincoln Park, Van Asselt, Volunteer Park), and spray parks.

Traffic-wise this weekend:

  • Metro Transit will operate on a Sunday schedule on Monday.
  • Bumbershoot is at Seattle Center Friday through Sunday, with tens of thousands of people, so expect lots of traffic and crowded buses.
  • Zac Brown Band concert at 7 p.m. Friday at Safeco Field.
  • PAX West at Washington State Convention Center and Paramount Theater Friday through Monday.
  • Seattle Sounders vs. Sporting KC at 1 p.m. Saturday at CenturyLink Field.
  • Foo Fighters concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at Safeco Field.
  • Mariners vs. Baltimore Orioles at 6:10 p.m. Monday at Safeco Field.

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