Brooke's 5 Under $25
Brooke -- 06/17/2011
1.Go Brew! The biggest of the brew fests is upon us! Washington Brewers Festival brings together 60 breweries (OVER 50 from Washington State) for your palette enjoyment! The hardest part is realizing that it will be impossible to try every one of the 200 beers that will be on tap. Where: Saint Edward State Park When: Friday 4pm– 9pm, Sat. 11am–9pm, Sun.11am–6pm Price: Friday $15 advance/at the door Sat & Sun $20 ADVANCE tickets $25 at the door Designated driver admission at the door $8 Under 21 years FREE Click HERE for more info. (Image Courtesy: david.kittos) 2.Go Jam! Music and art in the uber cool international district will have you jamming! Literally, it's the 2nd annual JamFest! Wander between 5 different venues, including the Wing Luke Museum, for one price and enjoy a different show and experience at each! There will be entertainment in Hing Hay Park, contemporary art and discounts for JamFest patrons for dinner and shopping in Chinatown-ID! This would be a perfect date night or a great chance to give your family some international fun! When: Saturday 6:30pm – 9:30pm Where: International District Price: $8 adults, $6 students, 12 years and under FREE Click HERE for more info. 3.Go Fresh! Father's Day and grilling go together like peanut butter and jelly. This Father's Day make the entire meal an event! Celebrate dear ol' dad at the market! Master Chef Jacob Wiegner will be there to show easy and fabulous tips for grilling everything from summer veggies & fruits to of course meats. There will be plenty of free recipes too! Dad can take his BBQ game to the next level! Pick up all the local fresh ingredients you need for dinner and enter to win a free Weber grill! There will be live music, activities for the kids and FREE ice-cream treats for shoppers! When: Sunday 10am – 2pm, Grill demonstrations begin at 11am Where: West Seattle Farmers Market Price: FREE admission (bring cash for local vendors as not all accept credit card) Click HERE for more info. 4.Go Naked!!! Naked people on bikes and a puppy parade! Is there any tradition that is more uniquely Seattle? It's the 40th Annual Fremont Fair! This fair highlight the quirky, original, eclectic characters of our great Emerald City. Celebrate with the Solstice parade, local bands at the Fremont fair, arts and crafts shopping, the local Art Car Blowout, food and drink and fun for young and old! Plus, for the first time ever fair-goers are invited to bring their four-legged friends on Sunday to participate in the Puppy Parade and Costume Contest! This gathering of all that is good in the world begins on the west end of the fair next to the Bike Corral and it's totally free to participate, so no need to dig up the hidden treasure in your yard. When: Saturday 10am – 8pm, Sunday 11am – 6pm, Solstice Parade Saturday at 12noon, Puppy Parade Sunday at 2:30pm Where: Fremont Price: Fremont Fair & Solstice Parade: Free to participate, $10 donations accepted. Puppy Parade: A $10 donation will get you a professional digital photo of you and your pup, a dog goodie, and a chance to win a sweet raffle prize with proceeds benefiting Solid Ground Click HERE for more info. 5.Go Bounce! What is better than a giant bouncy house for adults only??? Add some alcohol and Dj Sammy Jo (the Scissor Sisters Tour DJ) and you've got one awesome pre-Pride party! Dan Savage will be on hand giving love and sex advice too! Plus the night will feature performances from superstar drag queen Raja, winner of "RuPaul's Drag Race"! When: Saturday 9pm Where: FRED Wildlife Refuge 98 Belmont, Seattle Price: $20 (21+) All proceeds go the It Gets Better Project Click HERE for more info.