The Washington State Fair also opens this weekend. Here's a roundup of opening weekend highlights & celebrations:
- Friday, September 2:
- KOMO’s First Day at the Fair Food Drive, with free admission from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. with a suggested food donation to benefit the Puyallup Food Bank.
- BECU Free Kids’ Days – Kids under age 18 are free ALL weekend (Fri.-Mon.). No coupon required.
- J. Cole kicks off the Columbia Bank Concert Series in the Grandstand at 7:30 p.m.
- Saturday, September 3
- Free entertainment on stages throughout the Fair, in SillyVille and of course in the barns.
- Kid Rock returns to the Fair with his Grandstand show at 7:30 p.m.
- Sunday, September 4:
- American Diabetes Association Day – Fundraise to Stop Diabetes, earn free early admission to the Fair and more. Click here for details.
- Country superstar Tim McGraw takes the Grandstand stage at 7:30 p.m.
- Monday, September 5 – End of Summer Bash:
- Free Big WA Bobbleheads to the first 1,000 paid guests
- Military Appreciation Day – Free gate admission for active, reserve and retired military, National Guard and their dependents, plus disabled veterans when valid ID is shown.
- $2 rides until 2 p.m. Good for use throughout the entire day. *Excludes Extreme Scream and Adventure Zone rides.
- 5 p.m. – Free Grandstand concert featuring the official Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band A1A.
- 3 – 5 p.m. – Pre-show party with food, drinks and entertainment for all ages. Ticket purchase required. Available athttp://www.thefair.com/.
Reel Grrls are showing Selena this Friday night at the Delridge Community Center!
Game Recognize Game at Lovecitylove this Saturday night.
The Lodges on Vashon are hosting a Craft Collective featuring local designers on Sunday, September 4th.
The Block is Still Hot with Possi & Alive & Well at Ciudad this Sunday.
My girl JJ is holding her next Fearful to Fit Girl 8-week series starting this Tuesday, September 6th!
The New American Majority: Case Studies of Success is happening next Wednesday at KCTS 9.
The EMP is hosting a fun-filled day next Thursday in honor of the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, featuring their Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds exhibit!
Submissions for EMP's Sound Off! are now open through November 7th.
A Raisin in the Sun is coming to Seattle Repertory Theater! Get your tickets now.
- Summer at SAM
- Big Picture: Art After 1945 at SAM
- SAM Films presents Shadowland Film Noir series
- South Lake Union Saturday Market
- Pike Place Market Wednesday Evening Market
- Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds at EMP
- The Art of the Brick at Pacific Science Center - closing September 11!
- Seattle Opera's BRAVO presents Drunken Tenor Recital - September 8
- Dockside Cannabis 1 Year Anniversary - September 10
- Seattle magazine presents the opening of Athleta Bellevue - September 13
- Emerald City Music presents Wanderlust - September 16 & 17
- Seattle Mini Maker Faire - September 17 - 18
- Bellevue Fashion Week - September 21 - 25
- Public feedback hearing on the draft of the Seattle dog parks plan - September 22
- Fitbit Local at Zum Fitness - September 25
- Mia Huber at The Vera Project - September 29
- Seattle Latino Film Festival at SAM - September 30
- Elysian Brewing's 12th Annual Great Pumpkin Beer Fest - October 8
- NW Folklife Seattle Children's Festival - October 9
- Seattle Fashion Week - October 13 - 19
- Goodwill Glitter Gala - October 15
- Seattle Interactive Conference - October 18 - 19
- Goodwill Glitter Sale - November 5 & 6
- Wine, Women & Shoes - November 10