What’s on this weekend

A rainy weekend seems to be on the cards. Enjoy it at some of these fantastic local events!

Friday, March 28:

  • Comedy Sportz Seattle Show at new venue Atlas Theatre (3509 Fremont Ave N) at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Click here for more details and to buy tickets.
  • Charles Presents: Moby Alpha at Ballard Underground (2220 NW Market St) at 8:15 p.m. Tickets are $12 online and $15 at the door. Moby Alpha is a comedy sci-fi play that pays homage to classic sci-fi and bombastic literature. Click here to buy tickets.

Saturday, March 29:

  • Garage Sale and Bake Sale to raise money for Walk MS team Team Zero Zebras at 344 NW 83rd St from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. No early birds please. Click here for more details.
  • Ballard Corners Work Party at 17th Ave NW & NW 63rd St from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. They’ll be preparing plants for spring, weeding, spreading wood chip mulch, and cleaning up debris. Some tools and refreshments will be provided. If you have your own gloves and tools please bring them.  Any questions, please contact Gabriella at gabriella@seanet.com or (206) 782-3238.
  • Pippi Longstocking Celebration at the Nordic Heritage Museum (3014 NW 67th St) from 10 a.m. Enjoy a breakfast, crafts, live entertainment and more. Cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children ages 5 – 12 which includes admission to the museum. Click here to learn more.
  • Compost Days: The Big Garden Give at Ballard Fred Meyer (915 NW 45th St) from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Save on all varieties of Cedar Grove compost; get your gardening questions answered by Master Composters and give back by donating a bag of compost to local gardens growing food to fight hunger. For every coupon redeemed, Cedar Grove will donate a bag to local gardens! Click here for more details.
  • Starting Your Vegetable Garden Class at Swanson’s Nursery (9710 15th Ave NW) from 10 a.m.  Swansons’ Kathy Boullin offers expert advice on planning, preparing, and amending your soil. She discusses what to sow outdoors during the next few months and reviews the benefits of sowing direct vs buying starts.
  • 6th Annual Ballard Landmark Pickled Herring Fest at Ballard Landmark (5433 Leary Ave NW) from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Come for the pickled herring, stay for the dancing. Entertainment is provided by the Pickled Herring Band, a popular favorite from Whidbey Island. Please RSVP to (206) 782-4000. This is a free event.
  • Beekeeping 201:Beginning Your Apiary Seminar at Swanson’s Nursery (9710 15th Ave NW) at 2 p.m. Corky Luster, apiarist and founder of the Ballard Bee Company, uses a a demo hive and mock-bee package as he demonstrates how to install bee packages and perform basic bee inspections. Contact Ballard Bee Company to sign up the seminar at(206) 459-4131.
  • Comedy Sportz Seattle Show at new venue Atlas Theatre (3509 Fremont Ave N) at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Click here for more details and to buy tickets.

Sunday, March 30:

  • Ballard Farmers Markets along Ballard Ave from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Click here to see this week’s specials.
  • 2014 $pring for $eniors Auction at Ballard Senior Center (5429 32nd Ave NW) from 5 p.m. Delicious food, beverages and fantastic items and experiences to bid on. There are games to play, a treasure chest to fill with cash, delicious desserts to dash for, and fun and camaraderie. Win the bid on excellent restaurant meals, trips, fantastic theme baskets, sports tickets, theater events and so much more. Cost: $50 regular tickets, $75 benefactor tickets. Click here to purchase tickets.  
Do you know of an event happening this weekend or in future in our neighborhood?

You can submit it on our brand new 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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