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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 28

Tasting Flight. Drink wine at the zoo, presented by Delta Airlines! Bring your own glass to taste boutique wines from 40 wineries on the North Meadow at the Woodland Park Zoo. You will get 10 tasting tickets with your ticket purchase. There will also be "animal encounters" and live music from a DJ. If you purchase a VIP ticket, you will get a glass and be able to eat at their buffet.

Woodland Park Zoo
5500 Phinney Ave N
Tickets: $32-$80

Saturday, June 29

Bellevue Arts Museum Arts Fair. The Bellevue Arts Museum is hosting their annual arts and crafts festival all weekend. The festival aims to celebrate national designers, artists, and craftspeople. You will be able to shop from 300 artists showcasing their work.

Bellevue Square
575 Bellevue Square

Seafair Torchlight Run. The Seafair Torchlight Run is back! Run along a parade route with tens of thousands of people cheering you on, I mean how epic would that be? This is also the last opportunity to run along the viaduct! Once you finish the race - enjoy the parade.

Seattle Center
305 Harrison St

Torchlight Parade. And for the parade! The Seafair Torchlight Parade will have colorful floats, drill teams, and pirates that will fill 4th Avenue! Starting at noon, you can take a sneak peak at the floats, visit exhibits, and meet participants during FanFest! Their will also be celebrity 'Grand Marshall's' including Billy Burke and James Wolk.

Seattle Center
305 Harrison Street

Art in the Garden. Art in the Ballard Garden features arts and crafts vendors, kids' activities, two food trucks, a beer garden, and music!

Ballard P-Patch
8527 25th Ave. Nw

Sunday, July 30

Sunday Supper Cruise. End your week with a dinner cruise! Waterways Cruises is hosting a dinner cruise that will include a buffet, a narrated tour, and two hours of beautiful Lake Union and Lake Washington ~views~.

Waterways Cruise
2441 N Northlake Way
Tickets: $59

Ethnic Fest. Ethnic Fest has multiple entertainment stages, arts and crafts booths, food vendors, family activities and they will show the film "Hidden Figures in the evening. This event will run both Saturday and Sunday.

Wright Park
501 South I St.