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Time to break out those big hats! (Image: Seattle Refined).

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 9

Morton Loggers Jubilee. The Morton Logger's Jubilee is described as the "granddaddy of all logging shows." This logging festival is in Morton and includes lawn mower races, bed races, a parade, logging shows, a flea market, music and tons of vendors. This event runs from Friday to Sunday!

Morton, WA
451 Knittles Way

Omak Stampede. This Stampede and Rodeo includes the "world-famous suicide horse races" down a steep slope, a rodeo, an art show, a carnival and a parade on Sunday. This event runs Friday through Sunday.

Omak, WA
All Day
Tickets: $26

South Lake Union Block Party. From noon to 11 p.m., the South Lake Union Block Party will have live music, a play area for kids, stream roller printing, a beer and cocktail garden, food trucks and booths for local vendors.

SLU Discovery Center
101 Westlake Ave N
12 p.m.

The Festival at Mount Si. Head east to enjoy a small-town arts and crafts fair with food booths, a beer garden, live music, contests, a parade and fireworks. Visit their website to check out the full schedule of events. The festival runs Friday through Sunday.

Mount Si
Various Times

Wildnights. For the rest of August, Woodland Park Zoo is leaving their doors open later in the evening! It will stay late for "magical encounters with animals, ambassador animal presentations, animal keeper talks, storytelling and discovery stations with cool bio facts and nature-inspired activities." There will also be food and drinks for sale! This event will run every Friday evening.

Woodland Park Zoo
5500 Phinney Ave N
6 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Admission into zoo

Saturday, August 10

Seattle Marauder's Scavenger Hunt. Register a team of one to six people for this scavenger hunt that "will take you around major sites in Seattle with a wizarding flair, helping you find magic where you previously saw mundane." Doesn't that sounds amazing?

Magnuson Park Hangar 30
6310 NE 74th Street
12 p.m.
Tickets: $20

4-Corners Brewfest. This brewfest in Shoreline includes 12 tastes of locally made craft beer, complimentary food, and live music at Innis Arden Clubhouse.

Innis Arden Clubhouse
1430 NW 188th St
3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Tickets: $25+

Music in the Alley. Enjoy a night of jazz and wine!The DiStefano Winery is hosting "Music in the Alley" which includes a glass of wine or a cocktail, with local jazz musicians playing! You can bring your own lawn chairs and umbrellas and there will be food for sale at the event.

DiStefano Winery
18648 142nd Ave NE
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Tickets: $25

Sunsets in Snohomish Wine Walk. From 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., a ticket to the Snohomish Wine Walk will give you eight tastes of wine in downtown Snohomish. This event is held from June to September.

Above and Beyond
1001 1st St
3 p.m.
Tickets: $25

AuburnFest. All weekend long, AuburnFest will start with a parade downtown followed with two entertainment stages, a beer garden, food vendors, arts and crafts and activities for the kiddos. There are activities all weekend long.

Les Gove Park
1005 12th St SE
11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Brew Three Five. Get your beer and cider on from over 40 craft brewers, a bite to eat from a local food trucks, and live music from Northwest bands.

Downtown Tacoma
Broadway Between 9th & 11th
1 p.m. 8 p.m.
Tickets: $30+

5th Annual Polo Party. Get those big ole' hats ready! Head on over to The Seattle Polo & Equestrian Club who is "bringing all the excitement of polo events in other parts of the country to Seattle. Experience the thunder of horses running full speed and the skill of players from around the world as they hit the ball down field."

The Seattle Polo & Equestrian Club
25901 SE 400th St, Enumclaw, WA 98022
1 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Tickets: $30+

Sunday, August 11

Arab Festival. Enjoy Arabic music, dance and cuisine at the Arab Festival at Seattle Center. There will also be tons of vendors and a hookah tent! This event is on both the 10th and the 11th.

Seattle Center
305 Harrison St

Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival. The Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival will have over 185 artisans selling handmade arts and crafts, live entertainment, and children’s activities. This event is free but the Art Gallery Reception on Friday is a ticketed event. This runs both on Saturday and Sunday.

Coupeville Recreation Hall
901 NW Alexander Street

Snohomish Hard Cider Festival. Are you a cider guy or gal? The Snohomish Hard Cider Festival will allow you to sample hard cider, meet the makers, and eat appetizers at Snohomish Hard Cider Festival at Thomas Family Farm!

Thomas Family Farm
9010 Marsh Road
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Tickets: $30

Watercolor Lettering Workshop. Head on over to the Heathman Hotel in Kirkland for the Watercolor Lettering Workshop. The hotel partnered with Robinson Creative House and you can learn to letter with Camille from Robinson Creative House in a "fun hands-on, watercolor lettering class! Camille will be teaching the basics of hand lettering with watercolor paint – downstrokes, upstrokes, letterforms and the alphabet while sipping on coffee or tea and munching on tasty pastries. Each student will get to keep their practice booklet and all the materials, including a fun watercolor project at the end of the class."

The Heathman Hotel
220 Kirkland Avenue
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Tickets: $85