What’s on this weekend

Welcome the first weekend in October by checking out some fantastic events in and around Ballard!

Friday, October 4:

  • Herb Alpert Night at The Swedish Club (1920 Dexter Ave N) from 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. The event will feature loads of entertainment from Seattle’s own Rat City Brass including special guest appearance by Dolores Erickson. Click here for more details.
  • Comedy Sportz Seattle Show at Ballard Underground (2220 NW Market Street) at 10:30 p.m. Click here for more details and to buy tickets

Saturday, October 5:

  • Phinney Preschool Co-op’s Gently-Used Kids Clothing & Gear Sale at Phinney Neighborhood Center(6532 Phinney Ave N) from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. This sale features gently-used, name-brand clothing, shoes, toys, books, strollers, bedding, furniture, safety equipment, sports gear, car seats, swimwear, maternity wear and more! Click here for more details.
  • Family Retreat At Kadampa Meditation Center (6556 24th Ave NW) from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Spend the day with your family at the Kadampa Meditation Center in Ballard enjoying kid-friendly meditation, arts and crafts, and vegetarian lunch. Includes a special “parents only” meditation and teaching while children do a craft. Adults $15, kids $10, 3 and under free. Click here for more details.
  • Costume Sale at 6519 22nd Ave NW from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Get ready for Halloween, or stock up on materials for your upcoming production! Large sale of costumes and props used in past shows and concerts. Most costumes are sized for adults. Proceeds to benefit NW Associated Arts.
  • Adventure Race for Parkinson’s in Ballard from 11 a.m. The Adventure Race for Parkinson’s will be hosting its inaugural scavenger hunt-styled competition in support of Parkinson’s awareness, education and advocacy with proceeds benefiting the Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation. Click here for more details.
  • Salish Sea Trading Scow Building Meeting at Toast Ballard (5615 24th Ave NW) from 2 p.m. Click here for more.
  • Comedy Sportz Seattle Show at Ballard Underground (2220 NW Market Street) at 10:30 p.m. Click here for more details and to buy tickets

Sunday, October 6:

  • Pancake Breakfast at the Swedish Club (1920 Dexter Ave N) from 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Enjoy a Sunday morning of authentic Swedish pancakes, ham and lingonberries. Music and folk dancing will also be provided by Nordic Reflections, Mäd Fiddlu and Lilla Spelmanslag! $9 for guests, $7 for SCC members and $5 for children 5-12. Click here for more details.
  • Ballard Farmers Markets along Ballard Ave from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Click here to see this week’s specials.
  • Wax On Event at Anchors Down Bar (2016 NW Market St) from 4 p.m. Every Sunday at Anchors Down, bring in your vinyl records to listen to and share with fellow music junkies. All vinyl, all day, and an all day happy hour. We’ll take turns playing our favorite cuts and talk about music through the years. All music welcome!
  • Ballard Elks Lodge Ballroom Dancing (6411 Seaview Ave NW) from 7 p.m. – 10 pm. Live music will be provided by The Eddy Fukano Band. Singles and couples are welcome and cost is $7 per person. Click here for more details.

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