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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, August 3

Seattle Art Fair. All weekend long the Seattle Art Fair will showcase art from over 100 galleries around the world at CenturyLink. This art fair is a one-of-a-kind destination for the best in modern and contemporary art.

CenturyLink Field
800 Occidental Ave S
11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Tickets: $55+

Magnolia Summerfest.
Seattle's Magnolia neighborhood is throwing a partay that starts off with a 10 a.m. parade followed with live music, food vendors, a beer and wine garden, an art fair and tons of activities for the kiddos. The festival will run all weekend long!

Magnolia Playfield
W Smith St & 33rd Ave W
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday, August 4

Seafair Weekend Festival. Head on over to Lake Washington and watch hydroplanes race in the Albert Lee appliance Cup and see the Blue Angels fly overhead at the Boeing Air Show! Seafair activities will run all weekend long, be sure to visit their website for more details.

Genesee Park
4316 S Genesee St
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tickets: $25-$150

Watershed. It's country music time! Watershed is the annual country music festival that is held at the Gorge Amphitheater every year. Headliners include Brantley Gilbert, Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley, Big & Rich and more. Tickets are sold out from the website but definitely look into third-party ticket issuers!

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

Umoja Fest. In correspondence with Seafair, Umoja Fest is a celebration of African heritage with hip-hop and soul music, a basketball tournament, food vendors, exhibits and a parade on Saturday at 1 p.m. Umoja Fest runs all weekend long!

Lake City Seafair Festival. Here's another Seafair event for you up in North Seattle! The Lake City festival will kick off with the festival with live music, food and more followed by a kid's parade at 6 p.m. and then with the Grand Parade at 7 p.m. There will be free parking at Fred Meyer at Lake City Way with a shuttle bus to take you to the festival!

Lake City Way NE and NE 130th
10:30 a.m.

Acoustic Blues Showcase. Big blues music fan?! Port Townsend is hosting their Acoustic Blues Festival both on Saturday and Sunday. There will be tons of performers like Andrew Alli, Roy Book Binder, Daddy Long Legs, Del Rey to name a few.

McCurdy Pavilion
200 Battery Way, Port Townsend, WA 98368
1:30 p.m.
Tickets: $27+

Seafair Fleet Week. Happy Seafair! Since Tuesday, Seafair Fleet Week has been in action. This week, parades of ships have been coming into Elliot Bay, with ship tours all weekend long on the Seattle Waterfront. There are tons of events happening this weekend so be sure to visit Seafair's website.

Pier 66
2201 Alaskan Way
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Sunday, August 5

The OG Browns Point Salmon Bake. Who doesn't love a party that is dedicated to salmon? Head down south to Tacoma to enjoy this massive salmon bake with includes a variety of different foods, a beer garden, music, and kids activities. This event will run all weekend.

Browns Point
201 Tulalip St. N.E.

Ride the Hurricane. Big fan of biking? Bike 24 to 41 miles car-free to the mile high summit in the Olympic Mountains! In it's 10th year, Ride the Hurricane is a challenging but recreational cycling event.

Peninsula College Parking Lot
1502 E Lauridsen Blvd, Port Angeles, WA
6 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Registration: $50