Brooke's 5 Under $25
SteveBoyd -- 08/05/2011
1.Go Hydroplanes & Blue Angels! 78 degrees, sunshine and THE Seattle tradition! It's a perfect summer weekend to spend on the shores of Lake Washington! The World's Fastest Race Boats, Unlimited Hydroplanes, will skim the water at speedsover 200 mph! Don't miss the Albert Lee Cup at Seafair followed by the riveting performance of the US Navy Blue Angels and other Boeing Air show acts! That isn't going to be the only high flying, flipping and twisting performance either! The Hyperlite Wakeboard Experience is brining in the pros to show off some tricks too! When: Fri. (testing, practice & qualifying day) 8:30am – 6pm Sat. 8:30am- 6pm Sun. 7:30am – 6:30pm Where: Genesee Park/Lake Washington Prices: Fri. – Free Sat.$20/Sun. $25 Adult (13-64) ADVANCE TICKETS ($30 at the gate) , Youth (6-12) $10, Fri, Sat, Sun - $10 Pit Pass PARKING TIP: It is recommended that attendees park off site at one of the locations we designated (Airport, Qwest Field, Downtown), then take light rail into the Othello Station. A shuttle will be available from the Othello Station to the site. Click HERE for more info. (Image Courtesy: JoshuaDavis. Creative Commons) 2. Go Pedicab Pubcrawl! There will be no actually crawling in this Pubcrawl, just 3 wheeling! It's the first ever Pedicab Pubcrawl! The ride will start in SoDo at Hooverville and just get more awesome from there. Your ride is included in the ticket! This is a safe drink and ride! Insider tip: RSVP on Facebook and get $5 off! When: Friday 7pm – 11pm Where: Meet at Hooverville 1721 1st Ave S. in Sodo Price: $25 (includes pedicab ride but does NOT include drinks or tips so bring cash!) Click HERE for more info. 3.Go Wine & Chocolate! The Chocolate box has a new Wine Bar, could the pairing be any better? This is a perfect date opportunity! They have a wine pairing expert that will teach you the proper ways to pair wine and chocolate. You will indulge in tasty truffles and explore a flight of Washington wines for a perfect evening! When: Friday 5pm & 6pm Where: The Chocolate Box Price: $18 (21+) Click HERE for more info. 4.Go Bump and Grind Justin Timberlake got nothing on bringing sexy back, at least compared to Miss Coco! Miss Coco Lectric is a Burlesque Performer and Pinup Model based in Texas and she is in town for 1 day only! She is going to teach you the origins of the bump and grind from belly dance technique to hula, Latin styles and even a bump session to African drums. Basic classic walks and poses will also be reviewed. Bring comfortable clothing that you can stretch in. AND if you are more of a feather fan, she is also teaching Big Bad Boa! The feathers go flying in this fun review of classic boa technique with a twist. Learn to wear your boa with pride and become a boa wielding pro. Coco also teaches basic dance steps, turns and walks to accompany boa technique. The class includes a short dance combination. Wear comfortable clothing that you can stretch. When: Sunday 11am – 12:30pm Bump & Grind, 1pm – 2:20pm Big Bad Boa Where: HaLo Dance Studio 500 E Pike St Price: $25 per class (18+) Click HERE for more info. 5. Go Art Walk! Escape the madness of the Seafair crowds and find a wonderful summer evening of art in downtown Issaquah! They are down to final 2 First Friday art walks and they are promising to be the coolest events yet! See artists in action figure drawing with live models, enjoy live music, pop in and out of downtown galleries and enjoy over 60 regional artists work! Plus, there will be complimentary limousine shuttle from 5-8 p.m. Visitors can board at the corner of Sunset Way and Front Street at the Issaquah Library, at the corner of Dogwood and Front Street. Drop off at Gilman Village is in the main parking lot off Juniper Street . When: Friday 5pm – 8pm Where: Downtown Issaquah Price: FREE Click HERE for more info.