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The Weekend Report: What's Cookin' Sept. 10-12

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. We're guaranteed to miss some, so definitely email us at if there is something wonderful we need to know about!

Friday, Sept. 10

Downtown Lights. An immersive light and sound experience from Borealis designed for The Paramount Theatre. It'll feature a 35-minute light show in time slots.

Friday to Sunday, Sept. 10-12

Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival. A weekend of food, live music, a parade, fireworks, beer garden and more!

  • Find a full schedule online
  • Mukilteo Lighthouse Park

Saturday, Sept. 11

Back-to-School Event. A day filled with balloon artists, crafts, carnival games, photo ops and a live DJ.

  • Free and open to the public
  • 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Kirkland Urban's Fountain Court

Bainbridge Quilt Festival. Explore 150 beautiful quilts at this 9th outdoor quilt show on Bainbridge Island!

  • Free
  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Winslow Green, corner of Winslow Way and Madison

Hearts and Horses Benefit Auction & Wine Tasting. This fundraising event for Serenity Equine Rescue and Rehabilitation, a nonprofit helping horses and ponies in need, will feature wine, food, live music and an auction.

  • $45 for two drink tickets and appetizers; purchase online
  • Gates open at 5, event starts at 5:30 p.m.
  • Serenity Equine Rescue and Rehabilitation in Maple Valley

Sunday, Sept. 12

Western Washington Team Hope Walk. Team Hope is Huntington's Disease Society of America's largest national grassroots fundraising event, taking place in more than 100 cities across the country.