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The Weekend Report: What's Cookin' June 18-20

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. Now that things are slowly but surely opening up in our region, we figured it's a good time to start this weekly feature up again! We're guaranteed to miss some events, so definitely email us at if there is something wonderful we need to know about!

Friday to Sunday, June 18-20

Coeur Case Wine Release Party. Milbrandt Vineyards and Coeur Cause Wines have launched a bottling of Coeur Cause Sparkling Riesling for Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month with 10% of sales going toward the Walk to End Alzheimer's in Washington State. They're rolling out the purple carpet at their tasting room for this event featuring pairings, raffles, prizes and a complimentary bouquet of purple flowers for caregivers and those affected by Alzheimer's or other dementia.

  • Noon to 6 p.m. each day (other weekend dates available)
  • Reservations required at OpenTable
  • Milbrandt Vineyards Tasting Room

Fremont Summer Solstice Art Week. Art lovers, rejoice! Self-guided art walks featuring more than 50 pieces of art, live mural paintings, art cars, a market — what more could you ask for?! Click here for a full schedule.

  • Events happening daily
  • Fremont

Friday, June 18

Juneteenth 2021 Artist Collective. The Northwest African American Museum (in partnership with the Space Needle, Chihuly Garden and Glass, One Vibe Africa and Wa Na Wari) is hosting this virtual show to raise the voices of Black and African American artists who are impacted by/honoring Juneteenth, a holiday celebrating the emancipation of the enslaved people in the United States.

Periodic: A Pop-Up Shop: The Ground Up. A Father's Day camp-inspired shopping experience with the outdoors brand, From The Ground Up, featuring a make-your-own S'mores bar, with drinks and sweet treats available.

  • 4 to 7 p.m.
  • Free to attend
  • Periodic: A Pop-Up Shop, 2252 7th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121

Saturday, June 19

Juneteenth Cooking Class. Donna Moodie, owner of Marjorie Restaurant, will host this cooking class, with 100% of the proceeds going toward Black-led Byrd Barr Place and M.U.S.T. (Mentoring Urban Students & Teens). "Donna will cook the dishes that she grew up with, including Jamaican Jerk Chicken (tofu option available) and Mashed Yams. She'll also speak about the significance of having red on the table for Juneteenth as she shares her recipe for a ruby-hued Hibiscus Cooler."

  • Noon to 1 p.m.
  • $35
  • This is a demonstration class offered live via Zoom. One spot in class is good for one kitchen.

Juneteenth Celebration. Wa Na Wari, a center for Black art and culture in the Central District (a historically redlined neighborhood in Seattle), is hosting this event featuring live music from Blu Meadows Trio and drinks for purchase from Erudite & Stone for people 21 and older.

  • 6 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Free
  • Wa Na Wari's backyard, 911 24th Avenue