1. Go Cheesy! I love cheese. If you do too, well welcome to the Seattle Cheese Festival. Sample cheese from around the world paired with delicious gourmet bread, preserves and crackers. Learn how to easy it is to make your own cheese and watch cooking demonstrations by some of the city's best chefs! And of course you can't have a cheese festival without a wine garden! Taste wine and beer specifically selected to pair well with the artisanal cheeses offered at the festival. When: Saturday & Sunday Where: Pike Place Market Price: Free Admission, Cheese Concourse suggested $1 donation & $10 for 5 generous wine tastings (21+) Click HERE for more info. (Image courtesy of RefractedMoments. Used under Creative Commons.) 2. Go Kids! Giant Magnet's 25th Anniversary International Children's Festival! Puppets, music, theater, circus and dance come to life for kids of all ages! This festival brings the world to you. There will an all-star lineup of performers from Tasmania, China, Ecuador, India and all the corners of the globe. Check out authentic international performances the entire family can enjoy and then get in on one of the free activities. Make Ecuadorian rain sticks, Indian bead bracelets, Chinese "Face-changing" masks in the arts and crafts area. There will also be hula-hooping games a giant bouncy ball and a chance to be a student on the stage! When: Now – Saturday Where: Seattle Center Price: Performance tickets $7 - $10, activities free ***NOTE: The Festival will be held on MONDAY only in Tacoma*** Click HERE for more info. 3. Go Celebrity! This is Seattle's longest running celebrity impersonation show. In one evening you will be singing along with Lady Gaga, rocking with Pink and dazzled by Cher. A full cast and dancers with cocktail and appetizer service during the show. This is definitely an adult only event. When: Friday and Saturday 10pm (Go early for best seats! Its 1st come, 1st served.) Where: Julia's on Broadway, Capitol Hill Price: $20 Click HERE for more info. 4. Go Drums! Honkfest West! Is booming its way across the city. A showcase for local talent, these musicians will beat the drums and blow the horns in over 20 bands ranging from 8 to 60 members from all over the United States. This festival is devoted to marching bands, drum corps, samba lines and anything acoustic and mobile that makes a ruckus! You will be dancing in the streets. The energy is contagious. When: Friday 6pm – 10pm in the streets Saturday 12non – 7pm in the Park, Hales Ales 8pm-11pm and Sunday 2pm – 3pm Where: Georgetown Friday, Gasworks Park & Fremont Hales Ales Saturday and Seattle Center Sunday Price: FREE (donations are welcome and needed!) Click HERE for more info. 5. Go Roller Derby! Sweat, bruises and tough women on skates. It's the Rat City Rollergirls this weekend! Throttle Rockets vs. Derby Liberation Front and Grave Danger vs. Sockit Wenches. Pick your team and get ready to cheer! This sport is hard core. When: Saturday 5:30pm Where: Key Arena Price: $14 adults Click HERE for more info.