Brooke's 5 Under $25
Brooke -- 09/09/2011
1. Go Rodeo! Strap on your chaps and pull up your boots cowboy, it's rodeo time! The Puyallup Fair kicks off this weekend and it's going to get buckin' wild. The rodeo is always my favorite part of any fair experience! There are many different rodeo events through the weekend but the one that looks the most fun is the Pro Rodeo with Ricochet! Tickets include FREE Puyallup Fair gate admission, the rodeo and Ricochet Concert. (TIP: if this rodeo is out of your price range, there is an event Friday at 1pm for $5!) When: Saturday 6:30pm Where: Puyallup Fairground Price: Grandstand 1 $22, Grandstand 2 $17 Click HERE for more info. (Image Courtesy: Trevor Dennis. Creative Commons) 2. Go Art Attack! Georgetown makes industrial and historic oh so cool. If you haven't checked out this hood south of Seattle, it is a must and the Georgetown Second Saturday Art Attack is a perfect time! There is music, outdoor movies, BBQ and a ton of art! There are guided walking tour s too! This is a great way to make sense of all the art. The tour starts at 6pm sharp at Equinox studios! When: Saturday 6pm – 9pm Where: Various locations in the Georgetown neighborhood (just south of downtown Seattle) Price: FREE Click HERE for more info. 3. Go Dance! Create your own "Dancing with the Stars" experience at Century Ballroom! They offer all sorts of fun ballroom dancing lessons for every level and they host even better dance parties! Friday night make a date for a sexy tango lesson (no rose between your teeth required) and then show off your new found moves on the floor. There will be some amazing dancers sharing the space with you too so be prepared to be wowed! When: Friday 9:15pm lesson, 9:45pm – 1am dance Where: Century Ballroom on Capitol Hill Price: $10 for lesson + dance (21+ only) Click HERE for more info. 4. Go Blues & Brews Local brews, barbequed brats and blues music! The weather will be perfect for this outdoor fundraiser for the Music4Life program aimed at expanding music to youth in local schools. There will be 10-15 breweries and great local blues bands playing. Don't forget to try B&E Market's famous tri tip too! Bring a blanket or low lawn chairs and enjoy! (Just a heads up, there is no outside food or beverage allowed in.) When: Saturday 12pm – 7pm Where: Des Moines Beach Park Price: $25 (IN ADVANCE only) and it includes 6 tasting tokens. 21+ only Click HERE for more info. 5. Go Zen! Kick off your weekend in full zen mode! Operation Zen-Yoga for a Cause is a one hour yoga event to raise money for the Samarya Center, a non-profit organization that provides yoga to all different backgrounds including the mentally and terminally ill. Whether you are a yoga newbie or a seasoned veteran, this is guarenteed to be a great workout, with amazing energy in the beautiful sunshine! When: Saturday 9am Where: Ella Bailey Park, Seattle Price: $25 (TIP: Be one of the 1st 50 people and recieve a free custom eco-friendly water bottle!) Click HERE for more info.