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What’s on this weekend

Posted by Danielle Anthony-Goodwin on March 14th, 2014

The weekend is upon us once more and there is a lot going on in and around Ballard. Have a fantastic weekend!

Friday, March 14:

  • BHS Performing Arts presents Urinetown the musical at the Earl Kelley Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Click here for more details and to purchase tickets.
  • Comedy Sportz Seattle Show at new venue Atlas Theatre (3509 Fremont Ave N) at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Click here for more details and to buy tickets.

Saturday, March 15:

  • Pruning Your New Fruit Tree at Swanson’s Nursery (9710 15th Ave NW) from 11 a.m. Horticultural expert Ingela Wanerstrand explains why to prune your fruit trees, demonstrates how to make pruning cuts, and explains the differences between pruning stone fruits and apples. Call (206) 782-2543 to register.
  • Beekeeping 101: Beginning Your Apiary at Swanson’s Nursery (9710 15th Ave NW) from 10 a.m. For people intent on raising bees, this seminar shows how to start your hive with confidence. Corky Luster, apiarist and founder of the Ballard Bee Company, uses a a demo hive and mock-bee package as he demonstrates how to install bee packages and perform basic bee inspections. Call (206) 782-2543 to register.
  • Pub Crawl for Multiple Sclerosis in Ballard. Join a fun, community driven fundraising event for multiple sclerosis. This is the 4th year Ballard is hosting this event! Swing by The Loft between 3 – 5 p.m. to make your donation, pick up your t-shirt and receive drink specials all day! Click here for more details.
  • ARC Spring Dance Concert at 9250 14th Avenue Northwest at 4 p.m. Click here for more details.
  • BHS Performing Arts presents Urinetown the musical at the Earl Kelley Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Click here for more details and to purchase tickets.
  • 80′s Party at Kangaroo and Kiwi (2026 NW Market St) from 8 p.m. Dress up in your 80′s best and dance the night away to the DJ. Click here for more details.
  • 80′s Party at Tractor Tavern (5213 Ballard Ave NW) from 9 p.m. An awesome 80′s cover band called Nite Wave will turn back time and light up the stage. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Click here for more details and to purchase tickets.
  • Comedy Sportz Seattle Show at new venue Atlas Theatre (3509 Fremont Ave N) at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Click here for more details and to buy tickets.

Sunday, March 16:

  • Ballard Farmers Markets along Ballard Ave from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Click here to see this week’s specials.
  • Spring Bulbs for Summer and Fall Color Seminar at Swanson’s Nursery (9710 15th Ave NW) from 12 p.m. This seminar will include tips for planting in containers, in garden beds, shade or sun, as well as companion planting.Call (206) 782-2543 to register.
  • St. Pat’s Eve Revels and Reflections – Ballard Food Bank Benefit at Hale’s Palladium (4301 Leary Way NW) at 6:30 p.m. A family-friendly, all ages, all welcome event. Hosted by Seattle Jim Page and Ron W. Bailey, with performances by Seattle Labor Chorus, Annette Taborn, Tom Creegan, Rose McAleese and lots more performing Celtic inspired music and poetry. Money raised benefits Ballard Food Bank. Tickets cost $10.

Do you know of an event happening this weekend or in future in our neighborhood?

You can submit it on our brand new events calendar here on MyBallard.com, or email the information to tips@myballard.com to ensure we include it in our weekly weekend roundup.

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