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Move over wine tasting, it's time to try out some ciders! Head over to South Lake Union to sample artisanal ciders from the NW and around the world, eat some food and enjoy live music (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, September 7

Rose City Comicon. Didn't get enough of PAX West this past weekend? Never fear because it's Rose City Comic Con time! Head down to Portland for this Comic Con that will run all weekend long. Make sure to put on ya best cosplay digs! Also come say hi, our fearless photog will be running around ready to snap your photo.

Oregon Convention Center
777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232
1:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Tickets: $35+

Art Uncorked. Mercer Island wine taaaasting, my fave! Taste wines from 22 wineries, enjoy art vendors, live music and food!

Mercer Island Sculpture Park
7265 87th Ave SE
5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Tickets: $45+

Bob's Bowl-o-Rama. Bowling for charity?! SIGN US UP! A $200 dollar ticket includes beer and bowling for eight people.

West Seattle Bowl
4505 39th Ave SW
7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Tickets: $200

Cider Summit Seattle. Move over wine tasting, it's time to try out some ciders! Head over to South Lake Union to sample artisanal ciders from the NW and around the world, eat some food and enjoy live music.

South Lake Union Discovery Center Lawn
101 Westlake Ave. N.
3 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Tickets: $35+

Saturday, September 8

Chinatown-International District Night Market. This ID night market has food vendors, a beer garden, tons of shopping options, live bands, break dancers, and a dance party at the Historic Chinatown Gate.

Historic Chinatown Gate
S King Street & 5th Avenue S
4 p.m. - 12 a.m.

Arts-A-Glow. Arts-A-Glow will have live music and other entertainment, food trucks, a dance party, and lots of lanterns! There will also be jugglers and acrobats who will be putting on a show ~in the woods~.

Dottie Harper Park
421 SW 146th St, Burien, WA 98166
5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Happy Tails Wine Walk. PUPPIES AND WINE! What a time to be alive. The Happy Tails Wine Walk is a nice stroll to 20 wineries with a dog zone, so you don't have to leave FiDo at the house. There will also be games, pet supply vendors and a couple food trucks sprinkled in here and there.

SilverLake Winery & Fish Brewing
14701 148th Ave NE
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tickets: $50+

Bacon Eggs & Kegs. Okay who doesn't love all of these things? Bacon, eggs, and kegs - all great things. This event at Century Link has all the things you need for a boozy brunch! There will be beverage tickets, beer, cider, mimosas, Bloody Marys, Irish coffee, root beer, with $5 bites for sale. There will also be music, dueling pianos, and lawn games.

Century Link
800 Occidental Ave S
11 a.m. -3 p.m.
Tickets: $35

Sunday, September 9

Live Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festivals. Head on over to Seattle Center this weekend for the Hawaiian Festival which will have traditional music, arts and crafts, food and performances.

Seattle Center
305 Harrison Street
11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Seattle Floating Homes Tour. Check out a dozen houses floating on Lake Union during this self-guided Seattle Floating Homes Tour, with food trucks parked nearby in Eastlake.

South Lake Union
12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Tickets: $55