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The Weekend Report: What's Cookin' Sept. 24-26

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. 24

"Ice SCREAM" Exclusive Halloween Menu. Salt & Straw's Halloween-themed ice cream flavors drop Friday — including Double Bubble Toil & Trouble (vegan), The Great Candycopia, Jack o' Lantern Pumpkin Bread and more. These flavors will be available for shipping nationwide, local delivery and in scoop shops.

Cook for Haiti Fundraising Event. Help Juju's Caribbean Kitchen support those affected by the earthquake that happened in Haiti in August. This event will feature a meal (for dine-in or takeout), music and more.

  • 6 to 10 p.m.
  • $30; purchase online
  • Connect Lounge

Chateau Ste. Michelle Artist Series Art Walk & Wine Tasting. To celebrate the release of their 2018 Artist Series Red Blend, this event will feature a self-guided art walk, tastings, appetizers and more.

  • 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • $90; $75 for wine club members
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery

Friday to Sunday, Sept. 24-26

Coeur Cause Sparkling Rosé Charity Event. The Coeur Cause Sparkling Reisling released by Milbrandt Vineyards and Coeur Cause in June was so popular, they are doing it again with a Coeur Cause Sparkling Rosé. 10% of the sales of this wine will go to the Walk to End Alzheimer's in Washington State through the end of 2022. The event will feature a raffle and an auction.

  • Noon to 6 p.m. each day
  • $35 per person or waived with one-bottle Coeur Cause purchase, $15 for wine club members or waived with one-bottle Coeur Cause purchase; call 425-949-7660 to make a reservation.
  • Milbrandt Vineyards Tasting Room

Kirkland Oktoberfest. Enjoy German and local beer at this three-day festival, as well as a variety of events!

  • 4 to 11 p.m. Friday, noon to 11 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday
  • $15 to $55; purchase tickets online
  • Kirkland's Marina Park

Saturday, Sept. 25

McMenamins Oktoberfest. Celebrate with food, live music and, of course, beer!

  • All-day
  • Free; all ages
  • Anderson School

Seattle Bacon and Beer Classic 2021. This event features more than eight bacon-inspired dishes from local chefs, more than 50 craft beers and ciders, photo ops and more.

  • Time slots are available from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • $60 to $120; purchase online
  • Jefferson Park Golf Course

C-ID Night Market 2021. This Night Market is returning to Chinatown-International District after 18 months! There will be live entertainment, street food vendors, local crafts, retail and more.

  • 1 to 9 p.m.