Brooke's 5 Under $25
Brooke -- 08/19/2011
1.Go Roller derby There's nothing more exciting than watching rocker girls on skates crush each other on a titled track. The Titled Thunder Rail Birds are rough n tough and ready to take home "The Championship". The banked track makes this roller derby league different from the rest! Cheer on the Rolling Blackouts vs. Saint Hellions and Sugar Skulls vs. Royal Crush! The ladies are about more than just derby too! They are all about empowering the community, women, support groups and organization advocating women's rights! When: Saturday doors at 4pm, bout at 5pm Where: Comcast Arena, Everett Price: $15 adult, $10 kids 12 and under (TIP: if you wait to buy ticket "day of" it'll cost ya $2 more pertx) Click HERE for more info. (Image Courtesy: Wintrmute. Creative Commons) 2. Go Sunflowers Power! Sunflowers scream HAPPY SUMMER! Dr. Maze's Farm is throwing a Sunflower celebration just for that reason! There will be tons of farm fun to keep your family happy and run your kids tired. Check out farm animals, participate in rubber duck races and check out their new Tunnels of Hops Maze. There will be sunflower crafts, music making with Michelle Grace, herb salt workshops where you get to make your own to bring home, hayrides and even bubble Friday! When: Friday – Sunday Farm opens at 10am and the last hay ride is at 5:30pm Where: Dr. Maze's Farm Price: Free admission, kids crafts $6, Herb Salt workshop $15, hayrides $2 Click HERE for more info. 3.Go Hempfest! It's not just for hippies anymore! Seattle Hempfest says they are about human rights, equality, freedom and of course, cannabis. They support industrial hemp, medical marijuana and recreational use by otherwise law abiding, responsible adults. Don't be mistaken, Hempfest is first and foremost a political protest rally seeking to change America's pot laws and to educate the public on the many uses of the cannabis plant but it is also a really good time. There are arts and crafts, live music, tasty food, performers and some of the best people watching in the city! Remember, Hempfest is a legal gathering but all local, state and federal laws are in full effect at Hempfest, and Seattle parks are designated "Drug Free Zones" increasing penalties for selling and buying controlled substances. Hempfest is the worst place to attempt to buy or sell illegal substances of any kind. When: Friday 12noon – 8pm, Saturday – Sunday 10am – 8pm Where: Centennial Park, formerly Elliott Bay Park (North Entrance), Myrtle Edwards Park and Olympic Sculpture Park (South Entrance) Price: FREE Click HERE for more info. 4. Go Trains! Snoqualmie Railroad Days is the perfect reason to escape to this mountain town! There will be fun for the entire fam as the community celebrates its spirit and origin as a railroad and logging town! There will be live puppet theater, tons of live music, a pancake breakfast, a grand parade, free wagon rides, kid's inflatable fun, motor car dies, food booths, art booths, beer & wine gardens and of course TRAINS! Train rides will be available each day from 11am – 3:30am and will whisk you to the top of Snoqualmie Falls and beyond, for a panoramic view of the valley! So ALLLLL ABOARD this fun filled weekend! When: Friday 5-9pm, Saturday 10am – 4pm (Beer Garden 9pm) , Sunday 11am-4pm, Grand Parade at 11am Where: Historic Downtown Snoqualmie Price: free admission , train rides fares adults $12, Children (2-12) $8 Click HERE for more info. 5.Go Bicycle! Take advantage of the gorgeous weekend weather on two wheels! Make it a date, grab some friends or bring the family along. Lake Washington Boulevard gets closed down so that walkers and bikers can enjoy the Lake Washington views and gorgeous route. Pack a picnic or plan your route to end at one of the cute café's in the area. When: Sunday 10am – 6pm Where: Lake Washington Blvd south of Mt. Baker Beach to Seward Park's entrance Price: FREE Click HERE for more info.