The weekend events calendar

Here is a look at what’s going on around Ballard this weekend. And if you’d like upcoming events every week in your email — from Ballard and surrounding neighborhoods — sign up right here.

  • The Ballard Senior Center Rummage Sale (5429 32nd Ave NW) is Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • The Whittier Heights neighborhood garage sale is Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Here is a map of the participating homes.
  • The Ballard Corners Park work party is Saturday at 9 a.m. at 17th Ave NW & NW 63rd St. If you’ve got’em, please bring bring gloves, weeding tools, a pitchfork, a wheel barrow, and buckets/containers for collecting weeds and trash.
  • The Second Ascent Twilight Criterium is Saturday in Old Ballard. Six races in all, the first starts at 3:30 p.m. The men’s pro race starts at 7:30.
  • Performances by the Market Street Singers: ‘Hits of the ’60s (1360s, 1460s, 1560s…)’ are Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 3:00pm at the Ballard First Lutheran Church (NW 65th & 20th NW).
  • The 21st annual summer concerts kick off this weekend at the Ballard Locks. On Saturday from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. the Boeing Employees Concert Band will perform. On Sunday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. the Cascadia Jazz Band will perform.
  • Sunday is the Parade of classic Ballard homes starting at 10 a.m. This is a fundraiser for the Ballard Historical Society. Tickets and a tour brochure will be available beginning at 9:30 a.m. at Sunset Hill Green Market (6405 32nd Ave NW).
  • For live music, check out the calendars for Tractor Tavern, Sunset Tavern, Picolinos, Conor Byrne and Egan’s Ballard Jam House. As always, check out our events calendar. And if you have an event to add, just email us at

    Geeky Swedes

    The founders of My Ballard

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