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Drinking wine at the zoo is an absolute dream. The Woodland Park Zoo’s Tasting Flight takes place on July 27 from 6 to 9 p.m. Admission includes 10 tastings from more than 60 wineries, full bottles available for purchase, animal encounters, access to award-winning animal exhibits, and more!
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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 hello@seattlerefined.com if there is something wonderful we need to know about!

Friday, July 27

Dancing Til Dusk. This summer series will have 14 summer evening shows with free music, dance lessons and dancing in downtown Seattle Parks! This Friday, the party is in Freeway Park with the the band Portage Bay Big Band.

Freeway Park
700 Seneca St
6 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Free

Red White & Brew. This Seattle Center beer & snack festival will have tastings from more than 60 award-winning wineries, breweries and bites from different restaurants and food trucks! There will be, of course, live music!

Seattle Center
305 Harrison St
7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Tickets: $50-$60

Tasting Flight. Drinking wine at the zoo is an absolute dream. The Woodland Park Zoo’s Tasting Flight takes place on July 27 from 6 to 9 p.m. Admission includes 10 tastings from more than 60 wineries, full bottles available for purchase, animal encounters, access to award-winning animal exhibits, and more!

Woodland Park Zoo
5500 Phinney Ave N
6 - 9 p.m.
Tickets: $34-$62

Jazz Port Townsend. Who doesn't love a good jazz festival?! This jazzy-fest will run all weekend with several stages and additional jazz in nearby clubs.

Fort Worden State Park
200 Battery Way, Port Townsend, WA 98368
Tickets: $20+

Saturday, July 28

Bellevue Arts Museum Art Fair. This Art Fair runs all weekend long and will feature TONS of ~art things~. The festival is committed to supporting national designers, artists and craftspeople. There will be tons of activities including live music, games for the kiddos, dancing and exhibits.

Bellevue Arts Museum
510 Bellevue Way NE
9:30 a.m.
Free

PNW Nationals. This vintage car show will showcase 2,500 custom, classic, and muscle cars as well as trucks and hot rods!

Washington State Fair Grounds
110 9th Ave SW, Puyallup, WA 98371
8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Tickets: $15-$20

Gig Harbor Wine & Food Expo. Head on down to the Gig Harbor waterfront for a cocktail hour, dinner and dancing! Friday will be the "Pier to Table Dinner," Saturday will be the "Waterfront Block Party," and Sunday will be the "Champagne Brunch," which will be held at four different restaurants around the area.

Various Locations
6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Seafair Torchlight Run. Happy Seafair! For all you fitness fanatics out there, the Torchlight run, either a 5K or 8K, will begin before the Torchlight Parade. The race will both begin and end at Westlake Park. Registration for the 5K is $45 and for the 8K is $49. Participants will get a t-shirt, finisher medal, a goodie bag, a drink ticket for the Torchlight Parade beer garden and much much more.

Westlake Park
401 Pine St
6 p.m.
Tickets: $35-$55

Seattle Torchlight Parade. NOW FOR THE PARADE! Woohoo! The Torchlight Parade will feature floats, drill teams, and the Seafair pirates moving down 4th Ave, from Seattle Center to Westlake Center. You can also preview the floats earlier in the day by the International Fountain at Seattle Center. The parade is free to attend however if you would like Grandstand Seating or Roadside Seating you will have to pay $60 and $35 respectively.

Seattle Center to Westlake Center
401 Pine St
7 p.m.
Free-$60

Art in the Garden. This Ballard art festival will feature arts and crafts vendors, activities for the kiddos, two food trucks, ice cream from Sweet Bumpas, a beer gardens and live music!

Ballard P-Patch
8527 25th Ave NW
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Free

Coffee Con. A con dedicated to coffee?! Wow, what a dream. Go get caffeinated with coffee tastings, see coffee exhibits, and attend coffee classes like "How to Curate a Home Espresso Bar" and "Taste Like an Expert." This event will run on both Saturday and Sunday.

Fremont Studios
155 N 35th St
9 a.m.
Tickets: $27-$50

Alki Art Fair. Beach party! The Alki Art Fair will feature arts and crafts, food, and live music. There will also be a silent auction for art in the Alki Beach Park Bathhouse. There will be a free shuttle bus from West Seattle Park & Ride. This event will run both on Saturday and Sunday.

Alki Bathhouse
2701 Alki Ave SW
9:30 a.m.
Free

Ethnic Fest. Head South to Tacoma for their Ethnic Fest! There will be several stages with live entertainment, arts and crafts, booths, food vendors, activities for the whole fam and a screening of Moana on Saturday night! Ethnic Fest will run on both Saturday and Sunday.

Wright Park
501 S I St
12 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Free

Sunday, July 29

Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games & Clan Gathering. The Highland Games are coming to Enumclaw! There will be pipe bands, Celtic music, Scottish dancers, Scottish farm animals, Scottish food and drink and vendors! This event will run both on Saturday and Sunday.

Expo Center
45224 284th Ave SE
Tickets: $15 - $20

Pista Sa Nayon. This Seafair festival is celebrating all things Philippines! Pista sa Nayon is an expression of cultural pride and traditions among local Filipinos. There will be authentic Filipino food, entertainment, arts and crafts, and games.

Seward Park Amphitheater
5900 Lake Washington Blvd S
Free


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