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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 29

Fashionably Undead. It's never too early for a good Halloween party. The Fashionably Undead party begins this Friday! There is a themed exhibit called "Scared to Death: The Thrill of Horror Film" which dives into the wonderful world of horror films. There is also a costume contest, this year the four themes being: scariest, most creative, couples, and wild card. This event is 21+

325 5th Ave N
Tickets: $27

New Orleans Food & Funk Festival. Two words for you: Creole Food. Get yourself some gumbo, crawfish, shrimp, grits, po' boys, beignets, and hush puppies at this years New Orleans Food & Funk Festival. Along with the food there will be funk music, so it's going to be maybe the best Friday night you've ever seen.

Wamu Theatre
800 Occidental Ave S
Tickets: $33

Saturday, September 30

End of Summer Bash at the Hollywood Tavern. This Woodinville restaurant is celebrating their 70th anniversary with a party that will help Washingtonians transition from summer to fall. Lord knows we need it! The End of Summer Bash is a family-friendly day with music, food, and all of the fun.

Hollywood Tavern
14508 Woodinville-Redmond Rd NE
$28 for BBQ Buffet

Great Pumpkin Beer Festival. Elysian's Great Pumpkin Beer Festival will run through Saturday at the Seattle Center! There will be over 80 different flavors of Pumpkin beer from Elysian and other breweries far and wide. They also made a giant pumpkin keg.. It's legit.

Seattle Center
305 Harrison Street
Tickets: $28-$50

Leavenworth Oktoberfest. Oktoberfest in Leavenworth. 'Nuff said. Leavenworth Oktoberfest starts this weekend and will run for the next three weekends. There are various days and ticket pricing and lodging so please plan ahead and visit their website!

Robothon. Tech-nerds unite! Amateur robot enthusiasts can share technologies, ideas, and show off their robotic creations at the Seattle Center Armory.

Seattle Center Armory
305 Harrison St

Sunday, October 1

GeekGirlCon. If you are a nerdy girl, this is the event for you. GeekGirlCon creates a community for women in science, technology, arts and literature, comics and game design! There will also be panels and discussions and all that good stuff.

Washington State Convention Center
705 Pike St
Tickets: $40-$50