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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, June 7

Vashon Sheepdog Classic. Starting on June 6th and running through Sunday, June 9th, The Vashon Sheepdog classic is BACK! Make sure you grab your tickets in advance, bring a chair or a blanket, and watch trained dogs get their compete on.

Misty Isle Farms
12011 SW 220th St

Sorticulture Garden Arts Festival. For all of you green thumbed folks out there, Sorticulture Garden Arts Festival will have tons of garden art, display gardens, a plant sale, music, a food fair, and activities for the kiddos. This event will run through Sunday!

Legion Memorial Park
145 Alverson Blvd
10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Maple Valley Days. Celebrate the beautiful weather with a carnival, entertainment, weekend art fair, parade and a car show at Lake Wilderness Park.

Lake Wilderness Park
22500 SE 248th St

International Dance Festival. Seattle International Dance Festival is a 17-day celebration of dance with indoor and outdoor activities and Friday, June 7th is the kick off party!

415 Westlake Ave N
6:30 p.m.
Tickets: $15

Saturday, June 8

Indigenous People Festival. This beautiful event will showcase the "rich cultures and traditions of American Indians and Alaska Natives." There will be dancing, entertainment, arts and crafts vendors, art demonstrations and a canoe exhibit.

Armory Building at Seattle Center
305 Harrison St
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Volunteer Park Pride Festival. If you didn't know - it's Pride month! Enjoy live music and speakers, food trucks, a beer garden and different vendors at Volunteer Park's Pride Festival.

Volunteer Park
1247 15th Ave E
12 p.m. -7 p.m.

Brewshed Beer Fest. Head on down to Hale's Ales for Brewshed Beer Fest! A ticket to this event will get you eight tasting tickets from 18 different breweries. Cheers, ya'll.

Hale's Ales
4301 Leary Way NW
1 p.m.
Tickets: $30

Georgetown Carnival. Last week it was Honk!Fest and now it's Georgetown Carnival! This event will feature different and peculiar art, live music, carnival games, arts and crafts, food trucks and beer and wine gardens.

Various Locations and Times

Shilshole Boatfest. Seas the bay! I wish I came up with that, but that is the slogan for Shilshole Boatfest and I LOVE IT. Get outside and enjoy boat rides, tours, music, food trucks and a beer and wine garden!

Shilshole Bay Marina
7001 Seaview Ave NW
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Tacoma Spring Fest. Enjoy this art festival where you can shop from 75 different artists and enjoy food from food trucks while you stroll around Point Ruston!

Point Ruston
5005 Ruston Way
11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

State Park Free Days. Get outside to all of those state parks you've been wanting to, because parking and admission prices - IS NOT AN EXCUSE ANYMORE! It's free parking and admission so GET TO IT! This is both on Saturday and Sunday.

Sunday, June 9

Evergreen Mountain Bike Festival. Ride trails, shop from vendors, put your skills to the test and enjoy some food and beer at the Evergreen Mountain Bike Festival in Issaquah. Admission is free but some of the clinics, group rides and bike demos will cost you a festival pass. This festival runs on both Saturday and Sunday.

Duthie Hill Park
SE Issaquah-Fall City Rd, Issaquah, WA 98029
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Free OR Festival Pass: $40

Summer Concerts at the Locks. The Concerts at the Lock begin this weekend and will run through early September! You can bring a picnic but no booze is allowed, people. This band on this date is the Highline Community Symphonic Band and they start at 2 p.m.

Hiram M. Chittenden
NW 54th St
2 p.m.

Furry 5K. Seward Park is hosting the Furry 5K where you can bring your dog for a run/walk that will be followed with a festival with entertainment, live music and vendors for shopping! Dogs should be six months or older with leashes eight feet or shorter.

Seward Park
5900 Lake Washington Blvd S
10 a.m.

Woodinville Wine Ride. Biking and wining? Sign us up. The 21-mile round trip bike ride has stops along the way (it's a paved path, btw), that has wine tasting and food sampling. There will be a finish-line party with live music, food trucks and - you guessed it, MORE WINE.

The Woodhouse Wine Estates
15500 Woodinville Redmond Rd
8:30 a.m.
Registration: $45