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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, October 25

Freaknight. It's time to get fuuurr-eaky! The annual Freaknight rave is happening this weekend with headliners from Porter Robinson to YG to Graves. Tickets are still on sale, so if you're ready to rave - head on down to WaMu on Friday night.

WaMu Theatre
800 Occidental Ave S
Tickets: 95+

Kirkland Wine Walk. This Kirkland wine walk is zombie themed! 'Tis the season, eh? Taste many of the finest Washington State wines while exploring Downtown Kirkland's unique galleries and boutiques. Your challenge will be to select a favorite wine to take home!

Heathman Hotel
220 Kirkland Ave
6 p.m.
Tickets: $25

Saturday, October 26

Costumes on the Cobblestones. The Pike Place Market has announced the 2nd Annual Costumes on the Cobblestones event on October 26, 2019 from 11:00am to 4:00pm. All 9-acres will play host to this Fall event. Market-goers, families and furry friends will get to enjoy a costume parade for kids and dogs, pop-up murals, cider pressing, kid’s crafts and more!

Pike Place Market
1st Ave & Pike St.
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

SLAY the Sarcoma. For all you make up lovers out there, head to SLAY the Sarcoma event this weekend to learn new tips via two look-and-learn makeup demos led by pro artist Amy Rene. There will be bites, drinks and selfies for a good cause! The make up models are both young and newly declared cancer survivors which makes them the perfect canvas to showcase brow and eyelash tricks when ya barely got 'em! All proceeds will be donated to the Northwest Sarcoma Foundation in an effort to help fund critical research and support sarcoma patients through grants.

The Piranha Shop
1022 1st Ave S
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Tickets: $55

Green Building Slam. Head on up to UW for the Green Building Slam where 10 speakers will speak for 10 minutes each about sustainable, high-performance "green" buildings that "push the envelope in our built environment." Green inspired events will be happening all weekend at UW.

Kane Hall
4069 Spokane Lane
5:30 p.m.
Tickets: $35+

Hilloween. Head on up to Capitol Hill for this Halloween event that will feature Trick or Treating on Broadway from 3 - 6 p.m. There will be entertainment, carnival games, inflatable obstacle course and face painting for kids of all ages.

Capitol Hill
1718 Broadway
12 p.m.

Thrill the World Seattle. Thrill The World is the annual worldwide simultaneous dance of Michael Jackson's "Thriller" for world record and charity. December 2018 marked the 35th anniversary of his Thriller video. Each year in October, the Seattle Thrillers join Thriller groups in other nations to perform at the same exact time. The next Thrill The World performance will be Saturday, October 26th, 2019 at Occidental Park in Pioneer Square, 3:00 pm. Thrill The World is not a flash mob as the media is contacted prior to the performance. Request to join the dance here.

Occidental Park
117 S Washington St
3 p.m.

Diwali: Lights of India. Celebrate Diwali with the Bellevue Collection! The Festival of Lights is a celebration of India’s most significant holidays symbolizing the victory of light over darkness.

Bellevue Collection
575 Bellevue Square
11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Fremonster Spectacular. Fremonster Spectacular is a "night of non-stop Halloween Spectacle!" There will be a dance party with tunes from DJ Jeromy Nail and DJ Kipprawk, captivating performances and a costume contest.

Fremont Foundry
154 N 35th St
8 p.m. - 2 a.m.
Tickets: $55

80's Party Halloween Cruise. Celebrate Halloween, 80’s style! Break out the leg warmers and tease that hair. It’s time for a totally awesome night of fun as we cruise on Lake Union and Lake Washington. Relive the glory days of Michael Jackson, Prince, Flashdance, Madonna and Paula Abdul as you dance the night away to the greatest music hits of the decade. Party cruisers will enjoy specialty cocktails, appetizers and a costume contest.

Waterways Cruise HomePort
2441 N Northlake Way
8:30 p.m.
Tickets: $75

Voodoo on the Bayou Costume Party. Things are bound to get spooky this weekend at Voodoo on the Bayou! "Enjoy a fun filled night packed with entertainment: dance with DJ Jason Tokita of Injoy Entertainment, enjoy live performance painting with artist Chris Kelleher, savor live jazz music, get real with tarot reading by Angela Maria-Fava & a few surprises!" All proceeds of the event will be donated to the Senior Center of West Seattle.

Sanctuary at Admiral
2656 42nd Ave SW
7 p.m. - 12 p.m.

Halloween Run. For all those fitspo's out there, put on a fun costume and head over to Magnuson Park Beach where you can participate in either a 5K, 10K or a 15K.

Magnuson Park Beach
6505 NE 65th Street
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Registration: $23+

Snohomish Zombie Walk. Calling all zombies and ghouls to Downtown Snohomish for a friendly (or not!) visit. "In preparation for the impending Zombie-Apocalypse, we're asking all participants and spectators to bring 'rations for the survivors.' (Food donations to benefit the Snohomish Food Bank. Cash donations are also welcome.)" Zombie face painting will be available at 2 p.m. in front of Artisans Mercantile and Maple + Moss Boutique."

Downtown Snohomish
117 Glen Street
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Sunday, October 27

Pumpkin Bash. Spend a day at the zoo and watch animals enjoy pumpkins, trick-or-treating for the kiddos, and more are in store for little goblins and ghosts at Woodland Park Zoo’s family-friendly Pumpkin Bash. Discover a repertoire of animal behavior as hippos, bears, Malayan tigers, lemurs, and other animals crunch, smash or stomp on pumpkins!

Woodland Park Zoo
5500 Phinney Ave N
9:30a.m. - 3 p.m.
Tickets: $15

Halloween Storytelling Train. All aboard! Enjoy a two hour train ride, beginning in North Bend, and then check out the Northwest Railway Museum's history center. You will enter the Train Shed exhibit building where you will hear child-friendly storytelling, see cider press demonstrations, have an opportunity to operate a small cider press, and enjoy some warm apple cider! While in the Train Shed, you can also see a variety of museum exhibits.

Northwest Railway Museum
38625 SE King St, Snoqualmie, WA 98065
11:25 a.m. or 1:25 p.m.
Tickets: $20

Jet City Comic Show. The tenth annual Jet City Comic Show is a quality old-school comic book convention! Special guests include Gil Gerard, Felix Silla, Carla Perez, Melody Perkins and many more. This two day comic convention is happening in Tacoma.

Downtown Tacoma
1500 Broadway
Various Times
Tickets: $15-$25

Harvest Festival. Harvest Fest will once again bring out the costumed (kids, adults and pets!), the daring chili cook-off and musical/parade and the thirsty root beer garden as the West Seattle Junction closes down California Ave for a fantastic fall festival.

West Seattle Junction
California & Alaska Ave.
10 a.m.

Run Scared. Here's another run for you this weekend. This year's theme is Monster Mash and there will be prizes for best costumes, a pre-race treasure hunt with prizes post-race, candy corn tasting, bar prizes for top runners, a finish line party with Halloween treats including pumpkin bread, and a photo booth tent! You can choose to participate in either a 10K or 5K run or a 4K walk. Proceeds go towards benefiting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Seward Park
5900 Lake Washington Blvd S
8 a.m.

The Museum of Fright. Visit the Museum of flight where across all galleries, you can find Halloween carnival-style games and activities to "spark imagination, innovation, and get in the Halloween spirit." You can participate in designing and building soaring, swooping, and spooky fliers below a high-flying glider, visit Frankenstein’s Lab in the Aviation Learning Center, hop through an obstacle course under the Blackbird, and encounter other frightful surprises!

The Museum of Flight
9404 E Marginal Way S
11 a.m.
Tickets: $10

Fauntleroy Fall Festival. Head on over to the Fauntleroy neighborhood of West Seattle and enjoy the 17th annual Fauntleroy Fall Festival! There will be vendors and tons of fall flavored events for both kids and adults.

Fauntleroy Fall Festival
9131 California Ave SW
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.