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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, May 19

SIFF. The Seattle International Film Festival starts today and runs through June 11! Check out different ticket options and pricing here.

Rainier Independent Film Festival. As it is the time of year for film festivals, this independent festival runs all weekend long and is a "gateway to an explorative cinematic journey, set in the trans-formative landscape of Mt. Rainier's forested community." If you are looking for something a bit more intimate than SIFF, this is the money.

Whittaker's Bunkhouse
30205 Washington-706 Ashford, WA
Tickets: $5+

Saturday, May 20

Salsa Dance Party. We just learned how to salsa dance earlier this week so we decided to throw this fun event into our report! If you love to dance, this event will get your groove on. This event features Mambo Cadillac playing "irresistibly dance-able high-octane salsa, Latin jazz, and Afro-Cuban rythyms" with a 30 minute salsa lesson that follows!

My World Dance
849 Hiawatha Pl S
Tickets: $13.65+

Bothell Block Party & Brew Fest. This Bothell Block Party, put on by UW Bothell, will allow you to sample beer from local breweries, eat from food trucks, and hear live music in the Bothell Furniture parking lot. For 21+.

Downtown Bothell
10100 Main St. Bothell, WA 98011
Tickets: $20+

Edmonds Jazz Connection. In the mood for some jazz? Head to Edmonds for this jazz festival that is put on by top student musicians at three different venues!

Various venues
Free w/ donation

University District StreetFair. This is one of the earliest street fairs of the year! In it's 48th year, the laid-back UDistrict Street Fair will have food vendors, arts and craft booths, music, dancing, and comedy onstage!


Sunday, May 21

Pop-Up Shop @ West Elm. Melanie Biehle is doing a Pop-Up this Sunday with her original abstract paintings and prints! She will be at West Elm from 12-3pm. Click here to see her instagram.

West Elm
2201 Westlake Ave Ste 100

Taste Oregon. We have covered a lot on Washington wines, but what about our sister state of Oregon?! This Taste Oregon event will allow you to taste wine from 35 Oregon wineries and will have eats from local food truck Where Ya At, Matt?

Metropolist Event Space
2931 1st Ave. S
Tickets: $25+