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What’s on this weekend

Posted by Danielle Anthony-Goodwin on August 1st, 2014

By Joe Veyera

With thoughts of Seafair taking over the minds of most Seattleites this weekend, things have slowed down just a bit in Ballard. That being said, there’s still plenty to do if you’re looking to stay in your neighborhood this weekend.

Friday, August 1

  • Northwest Psych Fest at Sunset Tavern (5433 Ballard Ave NW) at 8 p.m. Featuring Crack Sabbath, Fungal Abyss, and Swamp Meat. Tickets are $15. 21 and over. Click here for more information.
  • Live Music at Conor Byrne Pub (5140 Ballard Ave NW) at 9 p.m. Featuring Puget Power, Moon Dial, and Star Meets Sea. For more information, click here.
  • Live Music at Tractor Tavern (5213 Ballard Ave NW) at 9:30 p.m. Featuring The Sadies and Lady Lamb the Beekeeper. Tickets are $15. 21 and over. For more information, click here.

Saturday, August 2

  • Ballard Avenue Walking Tour from 10 a.m. to noon. Hosted by the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI). Cass O’Callaghan of the Ballard Historical Society will lead attendees through the Ballard Avenue Landmark District sharing architectural highlights along with pieces of historical context about the Ballard of yesteryear. Tickets are $15 for MOHAI members, $20 for non-members. Click here for more details.
  • Free Kettlebell Workout Class at Golden Gardens at 10:30 a.m. Strikerfit hosts a strength and conditioning kettlebell cross training workout. Attendees are asked to RSVP here.
  • Art in the Garden Fundraiser at the Ballard P-Patch (8527 25th Ave NW) from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring live music, offerings from several local food trucks, and works from local artists. For more information, click here.
  • Summer Concerts at the Ballard Locks featuring Musica Molida, performing street organ music. The show starts at 2 p.m. on the Ballard Locks lawn. Click here to see the full summer schedule.
  • Northwest Psych Fest at Sunset Tavern (5433 Ballard Ave NW) at 7 p.m. Featuring Kinski, Master Musicians of Bukkake, Cabana, Rick Bain and the Genius Position, and Diminished Men. Tickets are $15. 21 and over. Click here for more information.
  • Live Music at Conor Byrne Pub (5140 Ballard Ave NW) at 9 p.m. Featuring Clearly Beloved, The Pro & The Con, and Strange Jerome. For more information, click here.
  • Live Music at Tractor Tavern (5213 Ballard Ave NW) at 9:30 p.m. Featuring Hot Bodies in Motion, SISTERS, and Fauna Shade. Tickets are $10. 21 and over. For more information, click here.

Sunday, August 3

  • Ballard Farmers Market 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 S.T.R.U.M. (Seattle’s Totally Relaxed Ukulele Musicians). The show starts at 2 p.m. on the Ballard Locks lawn. Click here to see the full summer schedule.
  • Live Music at Sunset Tavern (5433 Ballard Ave NW) at 8 p.m. Featuring Bucket of Honey, Debbie Miller with Mozo, and Sean Morse. Tickets are $6. 21+ over only. Click here for more information.
  • Live Music at Tractor Tavern (5213 Ballard Ave NW) at 8:30 p.m. Featuring Robbie Fulks and Mike Giacolino of Ole Tinder. Tickets are $15. 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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