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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 25

Chef's Table Experience. The Embassy Suites is hosting a four-course dinner that is curated by Chef Matt Heikkila with a hand-selected wine pairing. Menu items include oysters, grilled asparagus, pan seared halibut and sous vide lamb loin.

The Perch inside Embassy Suites
255 King S Street
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $95

Sasquatch. Prepare yourself for SASSY! We will also be out at Sasquatch this weekend, so come say hi! The festival starts on Friday and runs through Memorial Day. Headliners include Bon Iver, The National, Modest Mouse, David Byrne, and MUCH more.

The Gorge Amphitheater
754 Silica Rd NW, George, WA 98848

Tickets: $96+

Northwest Folklife Festival. Folklife is back! There are hundreds of dance and musical performances, workshops, and panels from all over the ~world~.

Seattle Center
305 Harrison St


Saturday, May 26

Tankfest NW. This fun family event will have tanks, military vehicles, and artillery with food trucks and family activities. There will also be military vehicle demonstrations, remote control tanks and a scavenger hunt.

Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum
3407 109th St SW
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tickets: $60

Street Scramble Gig Harbor. Take the whole fam to a scavenger hunt! Each Scavenger Hunt participant gets a map that takes them to dozens of checkpoints and the goal is to find all the check points under the time limit. There will also be an award ceremony at Donkey Creek Park.

Donkey Creek Park
8714 Harborview Drive
8:30 a.m.

Sunday, May 27

Bellingham Ski to Sea. As a Bellinghamer myself, I can tell you that this event is definitely one you want to put on the books! The Ski to Sea is a race with several different legs like canoe, kayak, biking and more. At the end of the race there is a festival in downtown Fairhaven with food trucks, live music, and tons of vendors. It's too much fun, ya'll.

Downtown Fairhaven
All day

Classic Workboat Show. This boating event will feature tours of classic and modern working boats (tugboats, fishing boats, research vessels, and ex-military vessels), engine demonstrations, food trucks, and a floating beer garden at Lake Union Park. This event runs on both May 26 & 27.

Lake Union Park
860 Terry Ave N
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Monday, May 28

Memorial Day Ceremony. Head over to the Museum of Flight to honor our military with music from the Boeing Employee Concert Band followed by a special ceremony commemorating fallen US Service Members.

Museum of Flight
9404 E Marginal Way S
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Free w/ Active Military ID
$19 w/o Military ID