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The Weekend Report: What's Cookin' Sept. 17-19

Welcome to the Weekend Report, where we tell you what's up in Seattle this weekend — things you definitely don't want to miss. We're guaranteed to miss some, so email us at if there is something wonderful we need to know about!

Friday, Sept. 17

Old Stove Brewing Celebration & Fundraiser. Old Stove Brewing is expanding in 2022! "Old Stove Brewing Ship Canal" will be a 24,000-square-foot production brewery, taproom and beer garden with space for live music.

To celebrate, they are hosting a fundraiser to support Seattle Musicians Access to Sustainable Healthcare (SMASH) in partnership with Tractor Tavern. There will be a performance by Petty Party, a local cover band.

  • 6 to 10 p.m.
  • $15; purchase online
  • 600 W Nickerson St., Seattle

Friday to Sunday, Sept. 17-19

Fremont Oktoberfest. Oh yeah — a weekend filled with more than 80 beers, cider and seltzer to try. Don't forget about food and entertainment, too! Proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID test taken within 72 hours is required.

  • Find a schedule online
  • $30 to $60; purchase online
  • Festival Entrance: 3503 Phinney Avenue, Seattle

Saturday, Sept. 18

Bogey Boys Grand Opening. Macklemore's launching the flagship store for his golf apparel line, Bogey Boys, in Capitol Hill. The Capitol Hill store is the first-ever brick-and-mortar location for the lifestyle brand, which aims to pay "homage to the past while moving golf fashion forward."

In addition to having the latest Bogey Boys collection, the retail outlet will also feature Googe Magee's Vintage Mall, showcasing items from local vintage and antique vendors.

  • Starts at 11 a.m.
  • 1523 10th Avenue, Seattle

Pierogi Fest 2021. An annual event celebrating Polish food and cultural tradition featuring a variety of Pierogi (Polish dumplings). It also features workshops and vendors!

  • Noon to 4 p.m.
  • Free to attend; reserve a seat online
  • 1714 18th Avenue, Seattle

End of Summer Foodie Fest. Featuring sweet and savory bites from popups and vendors, drinks from The Stone House Café, live music and art.

  • 5 to 9 p.m.
  • Free to attend
  • The Stone House

Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 18-19

Pan Afrikan Marketplace. This monthly market, curated by Afua and Wa Na Wari, features vintage materials, antiques and locally made products.

  • Noon to 5 p.m. both days
  • Wa Na Wari

Sunday, Sept. 19

Seahawks Sunday Brunch. It's back! Celebrate game day with a 12th Man Bloody Mary and yummy dishes from The Met's Seahawks Sunday Brunch Menu.

  • Bar is open 9 a.m. to close and dining room is open 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to close; game is at 1:25 p.m. (info for future games can be found online)
  • Call 206-624-3287 for reservations
  • Metropolitan Grill