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What’s on this weekend

Posted by Danielle Anthony-Goodwin on July 25th, 2014

By Joe Veyera

It’s shaping up to be another busy weekend in Ballard! Take a look at what the neighborhood has to offer.

Friday, July 25

  • Black Tie Productions presents Emerald City at the Ballard High School Performing Arts Center (1418 NW 65th St) at 7 p.m. A musical comedy featuring the trials of a newly-minted college graduate from North Dakota is invited by Microsoft to work in Seattle. Tickets are $20 for adults, and $10 for students.
  • “The Comedy of Errors” at Salmon Bay Park (2001 NW Canoe Pl) at 7 p.m. GreenStage presents its abridged version of this Shakespeare classic. Admission is free. Click here for more details.
  • Live Music at Conor Byrne Pub (5140 Ballard Ave NW) at 9 p.m. Featuring Cloud Person, The Love and Stress Compound, and Made of Boxes. Tickets are $8. For more information, click here.
  • Live Music at Tractor Tavern (5213 Ballard Ave NW) at 9:30 p.m. Featuring The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn BandRedneck Girlfriend, and Betsy Olson. Tickets are $16. 21 and over. For more information, click here.

Saturday, July 26

  • Greater Seattle Fuchsia Society Flower Show at the Ballard Locks from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. A wide variety of fuchsias take over the nursery, from bonsai and trees to hanging baskets and wall boxes. Click here for more information.
  • Crown Hill Neighborhood Garage Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dozens of homes are set to participate in this eighth annual event. For more information, click here.
  • Spectacular Summer Containers at Swansons Nursery (9710 15th Ave NW) from 10 to 11 a.m. Swansons’ plant expert and enthusiast, Kathy Boullin, will share her ideas for creating colorful containers that will last from summer to early fall. Click here for more information.
  • Summer Concerts at the Ballard Locks featuring the Coal Creek Jazz Band, and their Dixieland sound. The show starts at 2 p.m. on the Ballard Locks lawn. Click here to see the full summer schedule.
  • Daniel James Brown at the Ballard Library (5614 22nd Ave NW) from 2 to 3:15 p.m. Brown is set to read from his book, “The Boys in the Boat,” on the 1936 University of Washington crew team and their push for a gold medal. Admission is free. For more information, click here.
  • Live Music at Populuxe Brewing (826B NW 49th St) from 6 to 9 p.m. Shelley Casey opens for Station Wagon. Admission is free. Click here for more information.
  • Black Tie Productions presents Emerald City at the Ballard High School Performing Arts Center (1418 NW 65th St) at 7 p.m. A musical comedy featuring the trials of a newly-minted college graduate from North Dakota is invited by Microsoft to work in Seattle. Tickets are $20 for adults, and $10 for students.
  • Theatre Machine Fundraiser at Conor Byrne Pub (5140 Ballard Ave NW) at 9:30 p.m. Featuring Fall of 1920 and Argentina Weeps. Tickets are $10. For more information, click here.
  • The Red Elvises at the Tractor Tavern (5213 Ballard Ave NW) at 9:30 p.m. This Russian-American band performs its brand of funk-rock, along with surf, rockabilly, reggae, folk-rock and traditional Russian styles of music Tickets are $15. 21 and over. For more information, click here.

Sunday, July 27

  • Ballard Farmers Market along Ballard Ave from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Click here to see this week’s specials.
  • Water Like a Pro Seminar at Swansons Nursery (9710 15th Ave NW) from 11 a.m. to noon. Swanson’s Gabriel Maki explains how much and how often to water your plants in this climate, and will also help attendees select tools to craft the right watering system specific for your garden’s plants. Click here for more information.
  • Summer Concerts at the Ballard Locks featuring the Letter Carriers Band & Fraternal Order of Eagles, performing contemporary big band music. The show starts at 2 p.m. on the Ballard Locks lawn. Click here to see the full summer schedule.
  • Fairy Garden Workshop at Swansons Nursery (9710 15th Ave NW) from 2 to 3 p.m. Karen Eddy and Theresa Venice will show kids to make their own Fairy Garden. The workshop’s fee of $25 includes a terracotta bowl, soil, and plants for either an indoor or outdoor garden. Click here for more information.
  • Black Tie Productions presents Emerald City at the Ballard High School Performing Arts Center (1418 NW 65th St) at 2 p.m. A musical comedy featuring the trials of a newly-minted college graduate from North Dakota is invited by Microsoft to work in Seattle. Tickets are $20 for adults, and $10 for students.
  • Sunday Family Funday at Populuxe Brewing (826B NW 49th St) from 2 to 5 p.m. While adults can take in one of the brewery’s locally crafted beers, both children and their parents can take in an array of activities, along with food and live music. For more information, click here.
  • Live Music at Tractor Tavern (5213 Ballard Ave NW) at 8:30 p.m. Featuring Denver, Low Hums, and Jason Dodson of The Maldives. Tickets are $8. 21 and over. For more information, click here.

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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