Things to Do in Seattle: 9/1/16 & Beyond

Bumbershoot 2016 Full Lineup

Bumbershoot is finally here! Follow all my Bumbershoot coverage here. Will I see you there?

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.

Beyoncé vs. Jay Z dance night at Neumos this Sunday night!

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

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