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Head on down to Pike Place Market for Love in the Market this Saturday! (Image courtesy of Pike Place Market).

The Weekend Report: What's Cookin'

Welcome to the Weekend Report - where we tell you what's up in Seattle this weekend, the things you definitely don't want to miss. Why should we have all the fun at these events? Most of the things we are previewing here, we will be at - so if you see us say hi! We're guaranteed to miss some, so definitely email us if there is something wonderful we need to know about!

Friday, February 22

Seattle Wine & Food Experience. You had me at "wine and food"! For anyone else who considers themselves a wine and food aficionado, this event is the perfect experience. Enjoy Seattle's vibrant food scene with plates of salmon, oysters, and more. When you aren't eating, sample sparkling wines, Champagne, Spanish Cava, Italian Prosecco, and I'd keep going but we'd be here until midnight! This event even plans to offer rose, white and red wines, and other palette cleansers in between tastings so you can taste every note!

The Sanctuary Seattle
811 5th Ave., Seattle, WA 98104
Feb. 22, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tickets: $85

Seattle Asian American Film Festival. SAAFF is an all-weekend event celebrating Asian American creatives across North America, and this Friday has some interesting films on its roster. First up is TECHNOLOGIC, featuring shorts such as Project 31, Andromeda, Searching for the None, and more! Watch two movies Leitis in Waiting and Nailed It back-to-back (which you can buy individual tickets for), and finish up with a few spotlight films such as Spoiled, Weekends, and Sonder. Become a true film-lover at this film festival!

Various Times, Locations, and Prices

Wintergrass. Tune in this Friday for Seattle's winter bluegrass festival! Put on by Acoustic Sound, the goal of this festival is to provide a social environment to enjoy traditional, acoustic American music. Wintergrass 2019 Lineup includes Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band, Bill & The Belles, The Rolling Blackouts, and more. Tickets include dinner, tax, gratuity, and the show, and are available online and at the door.

Hyatt Regency Bellevue
900 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004
Feb. 22, Various Times
Tickets: $65 - $180

Saturday, February 23

Hollywood & Vine. If you've never witnessed the magic that is an aerial and acrobatic show, then this may be your chance. Teatro ZinZanni will be performing Hollywood & Vine, a cross-country for the Romanelli sisters that eventually brings them to Woodinville, Washington! Many characters are drawn together while you enjoy a spectacular show! Check out the trailer to get a little sneak-peak, and don't forget to dress your best.

Teatro ZinZanni
14300 NE 145th St., Woodinville, WA 98072
Feb. 23, 7:00 p.m.
Tickets: $139.00 - $189.00

Pacific Northwest Regional Yo-Yo Championship. People from all around the country are coming to the Seattle Center for this year's Pacific Northwest Regional Yo-Yo Championship. they'll have qualifying events for those who want to compete, championship divisions, and classes for those who want to get their start in the yo-yo profession.

Seattle Center Armory
305 Harrison St., Seattle, WA 98109
Feb. 23, 1:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

PNA Wine Taste. Yet another wine event, but this time Phinney Neighborhood Association is hoping to grab your attention. Choose from a wine selection collected from Seattle, Eastern Washington, and Woodinville Wineries, and enjoy some good bites while you sip! If any of the wines catch your fancy, you can head on over to the wine store at the event, and purchase your favorite (this may be your only opportunity to buy wines only available in Eastern Washington!). The proceeds from the wine store go to the PNA in support of their programs and activities.

Phinney Center
6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98103
Feb. 23, 7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tickets: $25 - $30 ($10 for designated drivers)

Green River Glass Show & Sale. Looking for some elegant decor? The Green River Glass Show & Sale might just be your first stop because 35 different vendors and 200 different tables of glass, jewelry, and collectibles are calling your name. The designs for these glassware hail from the mid-20th century depression era, so you are bound to find a nice piece of American history here. Door proceeds for this event are donated to local chapters of American Diabetes Association, American Lung Association, and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Kent Commons
525 4th Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032
Feb. 23, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tickets: $3, at the door

Gold, Gem and Mineral Show. Enjoy a relaxing Saturday with the family at Washington Prospectors Mining Association's 2019 Gold, Gem and Mineral Show. Walk around to the the displays and see just what people are pulling out from right underneath our feet. There will be presentations, Prospecting Equipment Dealers, Gold, Rock and Gem Dealers, New Product Displays, Prospecting Equipment Exhibits, Clubs and more!

Evergreen State Fairgrounds
1405 179th Ave. SE, Monroe, WA 98272
Feb. 23 - 24, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Love in the Market. Pike Place Market is spreading the love for all things local this Saturday! From 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., the Market will host activities such as artist challenges, cookie decorating and photo ops with love themed pop-up art installations. Market-goers can enjoy local tamales, take a picture with loved ones and watch a heart-shaped tie-dye demonstration as they shop the market booths.

Pike Place Market
85 Pike Street
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Sunday, February 24

Chilly Hilly. There's nothing quite like a 33-mile bike ride on a relaxing Sunday (and no, I'm not being sarcastic). Enjoy a scenic ride through Bainbridge, beginning with a beautiful ferry ride to the island. This event also comes package with a food stop at Battle Point Park, ways to support local Bainbridge charities, and a chili feed at the finish line.

Various Locations, Times, and Ticket Options

Food Truck Round-Up XXVI. Various street vendors are headed to Fremont to deliver the ultimate foodie experience. With appearances from Piroshky Piroshky, Buns on Wheels, The Cheest Pit, and more, you're bound to get your food fix.

Fremont Sunday Market
3401 Evanston Ave. North, Seattle, WA 98103
Feb. 24, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.