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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, September 20

Edmonds Oktoberfest. Edmond's first Oktoberfest kicks off on Friday and runs through Saturday! There will be 11 local breweries, bands and tons of bites. On Saturday there will be beer pong, a 5K, a pet parade and family activities.

Frances Anderson Center
700 Main St
4:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Tickets: $20

St. Demetrios Greek Festival. This festival will run Friday-Sunday and will have ALL of the Greek food you NEED in your life. Lamb, calamari, gyros, baklava, souvlaki and wine!

Orthodox Church
2100 Boyer Ave E
12 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Fremont Oktoberfest. More Oktoberfest events for ya! All weekend long, head on over to Fremont for their annual Oktoberfest event. With over 100 kinds of beer and ciders to choose from, you're guaranteed to have a great weekend!

Fremont Oktoberfest
Phinney Avenue N. & N. 35th Street
Tickets: $20+

Kirkland Oktoberfest. Okay I think this is the last one of Oktoberfest events (for this weekend at least). Enjoy beer, sauerkraut, bratwurst, a costume contest, games, live music and a wiener dog race.

Marina Park, Downtown Kirkland
25 Lakeshore Plaza
4 p.m.
Tickets: $20+

Saturday, September 21

Museum Day Live. This is the perfect day to visit a Washington museum, you KNOW WHY? Because this is the day that you can get into participating museums fo' FREE, baby. Click here to see the full list of participating museums but a few include MOHAI, MoPop, Seattle Art Museum and so much more!

Various Museums

Protégé Show. This annual trapeze show features students performing an array of "aerial arts, high flying trapeze, and circus acts." This event is free admission but if you want to guarantee a seat you can pay $10 or $20 for VIP tickets.

Emerald City Trapeze
2702 6th Ave S
7:30 p.m.

Fisherman's Fall Festival. It's time to kick off faaaaall! Fisherman's Fall Festival will have tons of seafood, live music, a beverage garden, ship canal tours, contests and activities for the kiddos.

Fisherman's Terminal
3919 18th Ave W
11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Luminata. Celebrate the equinox with a beautiful lantern festival! Luminata will have tons of lanterns, glowing costumes and music. Start at Aqua Theatre at the south end of the lake and walk along the parade to the Bath House.

Aqua Theatre
West Green Lake Way N
6 p.m.

Mill Creek Fall Beer & Wine Walk. Taste both beers and wines along the Mill Creek Fall Beer & Wine Walk. Shops along the walk will have different tastes while you meander through Mill Creek. Click here to see the participating merchants.

Mill Creek Town Center
15310 Main St
5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Tickets: $25

Snohomish Tweed Ride. Based on British tradition, the Snohomish Tweed Ride is a "jaunt through the countryside with a stop at Blackman House Museum for tea." Be sure to bring a cup and any food you'd like for a picnic! Dressing up in Victorian, Edwardian, War Era, or Steam Punk is strongly encouraged.

Machias Trailhead
1626 Virginia St
11 a.m.
Tickets: $15

Seattle Children's Festival. The Seattle Children's Festival is an event where "the whole family can play, dance, sing, learn, and try something new!" It's an inter-generational celebration of the dynamic arts, cultures, and traditions. There will be two main stages, four interactive workshop spaces, two Discovery Zones full of hands-on activities, a STEAM Lab and more. This event runs on both Saturday and Sunday.

The Seattle Center
305 Harrison St

Nourished Festival
. The Nourished Festival is described as the "Gluten Free, Allergy and Specialty Diet Festival" where vendors help bring people closer to brands that fit their dietary needs. This festival has foods that are gluten free, nut free, keto friendly, paleo, and plant based. This event runs Saturday through Sunday.

Seattle Center Exhibition Hall
301 Mercer Street
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Tickets: $5-35

Edmonds Art Studio Art. Tour two dozen art studios and galleries that are displaying art from over 36 artists of the self guided tour! It's an excellent opportunity to meet professional artists, see how they create their work and purchase pieces directly from the artist. The tours are both on Saturday and Sunday.

Various Locations
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sunday, September 22

Tough Mudder. For all you fitspo's out there, the Tough Mudder is an obstacle course in Black Diamond! If you are not interested in participating in this tough course, you can buy a ticket to be a spectator and for the after party. You can participate in either the three mile course with 13 obstacles, the 8-10 mile course with 25 obstacles or the 8-10 competitive race. There are events on both Saturday and Sunday.

Black Diamond, WA
31603-31615 Lake Sawyer Rd. SE
Tickets: $55

An Incredible Feast. Enjoy a bomb meal prepared "some of Seattle’s best and most innovative chefs, paired with market farmers to create an incredible feast of unique and delicious bites, showcasing fresh farm ingredients. PLUS: Local breweries, wineries, lovely music, carnival style games and a fabulous silent auction."

Center for Urban Horticulture
3501 NE 41st St
5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Tickets: $135+

Wag Love Life. This dog lovers festival and a walk/ 5k run aims to raise funds for canine cancer cures! There will doggie massages, fresh flowers for doggie crowns , live music, bagels and donuts, K9 nosework games, veterinary health experts, nutritious dog food prep demonstrations, and special gifts for canine cancer fighters.

Marymoor Park
6046 West Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Tickets: $35+

Seattle Seahawks vs. New Orleans Saints. #FootballSZN baby! The hawks are home and kick off is at 1:25 p.m.