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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!

Happy Memorial Day Weekend and cheers to three days off!

Friday, May 24

Folklife Music Festival. Love this time of year! Folklife celebrates traditional arts by attending some of the hundreds of dance and music performances, workshops and different panels from around the world. The festival is free but donations are suggested. This event runs through Memorial Day, 5/27.

Seattle Center
305 Harrison Street
Donations Suggested

Couth Buzzard Jazz Fest. Another four day music festival for ya, but this time it's jazz! The Couth Buzzard Jazz Fest aims "to promote great lesser-known jazz artists and encouraging gender, age, and ethnic diversity in the Seattle Jazz Community." There will be 16 performances and you can get single day tickets, one event tickets or tickets for the whole festival.

Couth Buzzard Books
8310 Greenwood Ave N.
Tickets: $10-$40

Short Film Packages. SIFF is still in action and for the whole weekend they are having a short film festival! Click here for film and ticket information.

SIFF Cinema Uptown
511 Queen Anne Ave N
Various Times & Ticketing

Saturday, May 25

Dedication Ceremony and Grand Opening. The Museum of Flight is dedicating this ceremony to Vietnam Veterans with aircraft fly-overs, a color guard presentation, and a pinning ceremony for Vietnam veterans. Admission is free for vets with ID on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.

The Museum of Flight
9404 E Marginal Way S
11 a.m.
Free w/ ID

Tankfest Northwest. Check out tanks, military vehicles and artillery at Tankfest Northwest! there will be food trucks and activities for the whole famn damily.

Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum
3407 109th St. SW
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tickets: $15-$55

Sunday, May 26

Emerald City Ride. All you biker babes out there, this ones for you! This 12-mile bike ride begins near Pyramid Alehouse and goes north in the new SR 99 tunnel (there will be no cars), through Fremont and past Gas Work Park, south on the I-5 express lanes and through the International District to the starting point!