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What’s on this weekend

Posted by Halynn Blanchard on July 31st, 2015

Unlike last weekend, expect a high of 89 degrees with a zero percent chance of rain!

Ballard has a psychedelic music festival headed through Sunset Tavern this weekend, along with free yoga in the park on Saturday. As always in summer, there are free concerts at the Locks and the good ‘ol Ballard Farmer’s Market this Sunday. The Magnolia Summerfest goes on next door to us both Saturday and Sunday, and the Magnolia Seafair parade also happens on Saturday.

Also happening: Tonight, a New Belgium event just a bike ride away and a bike drive for a great cause Saturday at Interbay.

FRIDAY, July 31

  • Gasworks New Belgium event:  New Belgium Brewing’s annual Clips Beer & Film Tour comes to Gas Works Park. The beer-toting, film-traveling, nonprofit-benefiting show gives guests a chance to try New Belgium’s beer offerings, while watching short films created by fans. Up to 17 varieties from Lips of Faith to brewery classics will be on tap. One-hundred percent of beer sale proceeds in Seattle will go to local nonprofits. Event begins at  p.m. with films starting at 9:30 p.m. Free admission. Food vendors include: Hallava Falafel, Hungry Me, Bread and Circuses and No Bones About It.
  • Blues/Country/Folk at Conor Byrne Pub (5140 Ballard Ave NW) at 9 p.m. Featuring Sunderheed, Specters, and Big Splash ChampionTickets $8.
  • Blues/Country/Folk at Tractor Tavern (5213 Ballard Ave NW) at 9 p.m. Pickathon Presents: Oklahoma Roots Rock- The Turnpike Troubadours. SOLD OUT
  • Rock/Pop at Sunset Tavern (5433 Ballard Ave NW) at 5 p.m. Northwest Psych Fest Day Two: Featuring Maitreya, Lures, Diminished Men, Heavy Petting, and Guests. Tickets $15.
  • Jazz at Egan’s Ballard Jam House (1707 Nw Market St). Featuring Third Hemisphere at 7 p.m. and Elizabeth Perera with Ryan Burns and Geoff Harper at 9 p.m. Tickets $12/$7.

SATURDAY, August 1

  • Live Music events
  • Free yoga in the park: Every Saturday starting July 25th there is a free yoga class in Ballard Commons Park with Instructors from the Ballard Health Club. 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Saturdays through September. Bring a yoga mat! All levels of experience welcome.
  • Magnolia Summerfest: The annual two-day community festival featuring the annual Art Show, local merchants’ sidewalk sale, craft booths, clowns, and pony rides at the Magnolia Community Center and Ballfields on Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 a.m.– 10 p.m.
  • Magnolia Seafair Parade and Kid’s Parade: Starts at 10:00 a.m. at West Raye Street and 34th Avenue West, heads southbound on 34th Avenue West, east on West McGraw Street, and northbound on 32nd Avenue West returning to the festival grounds. About 4,800 people are expected to attend throughout the weekend.
  • SDOT traffic advisory– Umoja Fest Africatown Heritage Parade: Parade starting at 1 p.m. at 23rd Avenue and East Union Street. The route heads southbound on 23rd, east on East Cherry Street, southbound on Martin Luther King Jr. Way, west on South Jackson Street and southbound on 23rd Avenue into the Festival at Judkins Park. About 975 people are expected to attend.
    Alaffia’s Bicycles for Education: Bike drive at Whole Foods Interbay (2001 15th Ave W, Seattle, WA 98119) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

SUNDAY, August 2

  • Ballard Farmer’s Market along Ballard Ave from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Click here to see this week’s specials.
  • Magnolia Summerfest: The annual two-day community festival featuring the annual Art Show, local merchants’ sidewalk sale, craft booths, clowns, and pony rides at the Magnolia Community Center and Ballfields on Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 a.m.– 10 p.m.
  • Live Music

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