1. Go Paddle! Grab your bikini and get ready to work your core. Stand Up Paddle is something you've got to try. The easiest way to give it a go is to get out on the very calm waters of Green Lake. The Green Lake Boat Rentals have the cheapest SUP board rentals I've come across. Plus, if you've never gotten on a board these are the waters to do it on. Trust me on this one, it's easier than you think. Get your girlfriends or make it a date! Don't forget to pack along a picnic and a Frisbee for after fun too! When: Any day, 11am - dusk Where: Green Lake Rentals, 7351 E. Green Lake Dr N. Price: $15/hr Click HERE for more info. (Image Courtesy: awallin. Creative Commons) 2.Go 80's! Break out your leg warmers and hair crimper, it's time to take on the 80's! MTV's golden era is brought back to life for one night for 80's Video Dance Attack! Classic music videos will all be projected on giant screens complimented with a thumping sound system and light show, be ready to dance! For one night only, Video did not kill the Radio Star! When: Saturday 9pm Where: Neptune Theater Price: $9 (all ages, bar with ID), $7 UW Students Click HERE for more info. 3. Go Liquor! Washington State is giving out FREE BOOZE! This is not a joke. The Washington State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB) is running a spirits tasting pilot in 30 liquor stores across the state. Stores are permitted one tasting event per week. Currently, tasting events will be either Fridays or Saturdays from 4:00- 6:00 p.m. The good news? There are tastings either Friday or Saturday at EVERY store in the area almost! Whether you are in Tacoma, Seattle, Bellevue, Bothell, Mountlake Terrace or Puyallup, you can get a free tasting. When: Friday or Saturday 4pm - 6pm Where: Multiple Locations Price: FREE (21+) Click HERE for more info. 4. Go Passion for a Mashin! Passion for a Mashin is where art, summer and a good cause collide for one big party! It's the annual summer gallery party and studio opening at Gasworks Park and it's all for grass roots community project, Mashed Potatoes! Mashed Potatoes project is designed to deliver large quantities of potatoes and other easy-to-store food items to food banks around the region like Northwest Harvest. It's all about smiles, so bring storable food items for Northwest Harvest and get ready for a free fun-filled evening with friends, art, beverages and upbeat music. Meet artists, mingle with fun people and enjoy the last bits of summer! When: Friday 8pm - 10pm Where: Gasworks Gallery Price: FREE, please bring storable food items Click HERE for more info. 5. Go Beat! Columbia City is home to the most diverse zip code in the entire country which in my opinion makes it the coolest in the Sound. Experience what this hip hood has to offer during the Columbia City BeatWalk! For one cover price, you can pop in to all the venues! You'll discover a line-up of first rate local musicians from all musical background. Kids are totally welcome too! Bring some extra cash to hit up one of the many different international restaurants to choose from too! It's totally delish! When: Friday 7pm - 10pm Where: Columbia City, Rainier Avenue South from South Edmunds Street to South Hudson Street Price: $7, kids are always free Click HERE for more info. BONUS: Labor Day Speed Trap Guide If you're headed out of town for the long weekend, MAKE SURE you check out this article and find out where the Washington State patrol likes to set up traps for speeding tickets. Enjoy your weekend without seeing those pesky blue lights in your rear view mirror! Click HERE to see the article.