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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, August 30

Bumbershoot. Bumby is back baby! The three day music festival at the Seattle Center has headliners such as The Lumineers, Tyler The Creator, Rezz, Louis the Child, H.E.R. and more! It will absolutely be one of the greatest weekends of the year!

Seattle Center
300 Harrison Street
Tickets: $109+

PAX West. Not only is it one of the biggest cosplay events of the year, you can come play video games and nerd out with at PAX West. PAX will run Friday through Monday.

Washington State Convention Center
705 Pike St
Tickets: $40+

Board Gaming For Good. A ticket to Board Gaming for Good includes a buffet dinner, two $10 vouchers for the game store and all of the games you can play from the game library! This will take place on the 76th floor of the Columbia Tower and the proceeds will be donated to charity. This event is a part of PAX West.

Columbia Tower
701 5th Ave
6 p.m.
Tickets: $89

Wildnights. The Woodland Park Zoo is leaving their doors open late into the evening for "magical encounters with animals, ambassador animal presentations, animal keeper talks, storytelling and discovery stations with cool biofacts and nature-inspired activities." There will also be food and adult beverages for sale!

Woodland Park Zoo
5500 Phinney Ave N
6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Tickets: $22

Saturday, August 31

Oak Harbor Music Festival. Oak Harbor Music Festival features 30 bands playing all types of music on two stages, beer and wine, food vendors, and arts and crafts on Whidbey Island. Musical acts include headliners like Piper And The Planets, 4th And Main, Jamestown Revival and more! Click here for the full line up.

Oak Harbor Music Festival
SE Pioneer Way
Free

Tumbleweed Music Festival. Head on over to the east side of the state to the Tumbleweed Music Festival! The festival has five stages with over 100 acts, workshops, food and craft vendors, and a contra dance Sunday in Richland on the Columbia River. This event runs through the 1st of September.

Howard Amon Park
500 Amon Park Dr
Free

SkiBonkers. With summer coming to an end, it's time for all you ski bums to think about new gear. Head on over to Bellevue for a sale of ski and snowboard equipment, apparel and accessories. Some sales are as high at 70 percent off! This sale starts on Friday and ends on Tuesday, September 2.

SkiBonkers
44 Bellevue Way NE
Free

Ellensburg Rodeo. Washington's biggest rodeo is taking place this weekend with live music, a carnival and runs in conjunction with the Kittitas County Fair! The Ellensburg Rodeo runs from Friday-Tuesday.

Ellensburg Rodeo Grounds
1010 East 8th Street
8 p.m.
Tickets: $34

Washington State Fair. The iconic Washington State Fair is back! There will be farm animals, rides, a rodeo, food and entertainment! It's the largest, oldest and most popular fair in the state. The fair runs through September 22nd.

Washington State Fair
110 9th Ave SW, Puyallup, WA 98371
Tickets: $31

LeMay Annual Show. Take a peek at 1,500 vintage vehicles and a car auction at LeMay Annual Show at Marymount Event Center in Tacoma!

Collector Car Parking
325 152nd St. E
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tickets: $15

Sunday, September 1

Bremerton Blackberry Festival. Get on a ferry and head to Bremerton to listen to live music on two entertainment stages, visit the beer and wine garden, and shop the waterfront for art, jewelry, fair food, and blackberry pie! This event runs Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

Bremerton Waterfront
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Free



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