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What’s on this weekend

Posted by Danielle Anthony-Goodwin on August 22nd, 2014

By Joe Veyera

As summer winds down, Ballard still has plenty to offer this weekend. Take a look at what this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday have going on in the neighborhood.

Friday, August 22

  • Movie Night at the Loyal Height Community Center (2101 NW 77th St) at 6:30 p.m, featuring the Disney animated hit Frozen. Admission is free for the screening (but donations are welcome), while popcorn and snacks will be available for purchase. Papa Bois Food Truck will be on hand as well. Click here for more information.
  • Outdoor Movie Screening at Shilshole Bay Marina (7001 Seaview Ave NW) at 8 p.m. Featuring Hook, with Robin Williams and Dustin Hoffman. Admission is free, and attendees are asked to arrive early to claim their spot on the lawn. For more information, click here.
  • Outdoor Movie Night at Ballard Commons Park (5501 22nd Ave NW) at 8 p.m., featuring Frozne. Hosted by Sweet Mickey’s, along with other Ballard businesses and the Ballard Chamber, beverages, ice cream and popcorn will be provided.
  • Live Music at Tractor Tavern (5213 Ballard Ave NW) at 8:30 p.m. Featuring The Rosebuds, and special guests El May. Tickets are $12. 21 and over. For more information, click here.
  • Live Music at Conor Byrne Pub (5140 Ballard Ave NW) at 9 p.m. Featuring The Crying Shame, the Joy Mills Band, and Heavy Dew. For more information, click here.

Saturday, August 23

  • Reiki 1 Class for Abundance at Ballard Healing Arts (8314 8th Ave NW) at 8 a.m. No previous reiki or bodywork experience for this intro class. For more information, click here.
  • Pancake Breakfast at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ (6512 12th Ave NW) at 9 a.m. All are welcome to enjoy a pancake breakfast with your neighbors. A $5 donation is suggested.
  • Botanical Drawing at Swansons Nursery (9710 15th Ave NW) from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Illustrator and instructor Nicole Stremlow Monahan hosts this workshop for all skill levels, which covers a method of ink drawing and watercolor wash to capture your garden on canvas. The $45 price includes all supplies and instruction. Registration is required at www.monahanstudio.com. Click here for more information.
  • Weekend Brunch at Hilliard’s Beer (1550 NW 49th St) from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Brunch will be provided by The Biscuit Box, with coffee from new Ballard-based pop-up Mmmhmm Coffee. Click here for more details.
  • Summer Concerts at the Ballard Locks featuring the Lynnwood Community Band, performing big band music. The show starts at 2 p.m. on the Ballard Locks lawn. Click here to see the full summer schedule.
  • Retro Bingo and Bake Sale at Northminster Church (7706 25th Ave NW) from 5 to 9 p.m. Come play bingo in your favorite retro outfit and win great white elephant prizes. Prize offered for best outfit as well.
  • Live Music at Tractor Tavern (5213 Ballard Ave NW) at 8:30 p.m. Featuring Liam Finn and The West. Tickets are $12. 21 and over. For more information, click here.
  • Live Music at Conor Byrne Pub (5140 Ballard Ave NW) at 9 p.m. Featuring Mariko Ruhle, Kite Repair, and Rob Anderson of Day Laborers & Petty Intellectuals. For more information, click here.

Sunday, August 24

  • Ballard Farmers Market along Ballard Ave from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Click here to see this week’s specials.
  • Weekend Brunch at Hilliard’s Beer (1550 NW 49th St) from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Brunch will be provided by The Biscuit Box, with coffee from new Ballard-based pop-up Mmmhmm Coffee. Click here for more details.
  • Summer Concerts at the Ballard Locks featuring The Tempos, performing lively big band music. The show starts at 2 p.m. on the Ballard Locks lawn. Click here to see the full summer schedule.
  • Live Music at Tractor Tavern (5213 Ballard Ave NW) at 8:30 p.m. Featuring Mustered CourageTekla Waterfield and The Sweet Nothings, and Mama Doll. Tickets are $10. 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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