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What’s on this weekend

Posted by Danielle Anthony-Goodwin on May 30th, 2014

By Joe Veyera

The calendar turns to June this weekend, and there’s no shortage of events happening in Ballard! Take a look at what the neighborhood has to offer this weekend:

Friday, May 30:

  • KEXP’s Hood to Hood Celebration will take over the neighborhood with a day of live music, DJ sets, and the first-ever KEXP record fair. Click here for more details.
  • 1980s-Themed Prom Party at Populuxe Brewing (826B NW 49th St) from 6 p.m to 9 p.m. Records will be spun, photo stations will be set up, food will be served, and last but not least, a prom king and queen will be crowned. Click here for more information.
  • 12 Tongues Performance at the Seattle Creative Arts Center (2601 NW Market St) at 7 p.m. Tickets from $10. Click here for more details.
  • The Two Step Performance at the Seattle Creative Arts Center (2601 NW Market St) at 8:30 p.m. Tickets from $10. Click here for more details.
  • Allerleirauh Performance at the Seattle Creative Arts Center (2601 NW Market St) at 10 p.m. Allerleirauh weaves the Grimm’s fairy tale of a Princess forced to flee her over-bearing Father with the story of a modern woman trying to release herself from an inheritance of perfectionism and self sabotage. Tickets from $10. Click here for more details.
  • 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, May 31:

  • Whittier Heights Garage Sale featuring over 80 families. Click here for more information
  • Summer Garden Seminar at Swanson’s Nursery (9710 15th Ave NW) from 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Laura Matter from Seattle Tilth (and program director for the Garden Hotline) explains what plants survive and thrive in dry conditions. Click here for more details.
  • Summer Concerts at the Ballard Locks featuring the Boeing Employees Concert Band, who will play a wide range of music, from lively marches to show tunes. The show starts at 2 p.m. on the Ballard Locks lawn.
  • RainWise Workshop at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ (6512 12th Ave NW) at 7 p.m. Attendees can hear about the community benefits of installing rain gardens and cisterns in Ballard. Click here for more information.
  • Music Center of the Northwest’s 25th Anniversary Concert (901 North 96th Street) at 7:30 p.m., capping off a day of events with a show featuring Meaghan Kawaller, clarinetist in “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band. Click here for more details.
  • 12 Tongues Performance at the Seattle Creative Arts Center (2601 NW Market St) at 8:30 p.m. Tickets from $10. Click here for more details.
  • 100: A Story of O’s Performance at the Seattle Creative Arts Center (2601 NW Market St) at 10 p.m. Tickets start from $10. Click here for more details.
  • 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, June 1:

  • Ballard Farmers Markets along Ballard Ave from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Click here to see this week’s specials.
  • Summer Concerts at the Ballard Locks featuring the Cascadia Jazz Band, who will play their Latin jazz, funk, and rock standards. The show starts at 2 p.m. on the Ballard Locks lawn.
  • Mostly Nordic Chamber Music Series at the Nordic Heritage Museum (3014 NW 67th St) featuring Cellist Saeunn Thorsteinsdottir, who debuted with the the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Toronto Symphony. Tickets for the concert are $22 for museum members, and $27 for non-members, with tickets including the post-performance dinner $47 for members, and $55 for non-members. Click here for more details.
  • Sunday Movies at King’s Hardware Presents: Terminator 2: Judgement Day beginning at sundown at King’s patio (5225 Ballard Ave NW). This month, the series will feature some of the best comeback movies of all time.

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

You can submit it to our 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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