Great Things Not to Be Missed
SEAFAIR WEEKEND> 57 Celebrate summer with one of Seattle’s oldest traditions. Watch hydroplane boats on Lake Washington and the U.S. Navy Blue Angels put on a show. There’s also kids activities, food and live music. A variety of tickets are available. www.seafair.com. Genesee Park, 4316 S. Genesee St.
SOUTH LAKE UNION BLOCK PARTY > 12 This free neighborhood event is a full day of food, drinks and music. Hear bands including Beat Connection, Hibou, The True Loves and Lemolo throughout the day; check out the “Best Burger in SLU” competition and grab a drink at the Brave Horse Tavern beer garden. Happening from 11 am-11 pm. www.slublockparty.com. Denny Way and Westlake Ave. N
KITSAP WINE FESTIVAL >
13 Head to Bremerton for this wine festival. A fundraiser for the Harrison Medical Center Foundation, your ticket in gets you a commemorative glass and wine samples from places like Davenport Cellars and Michael Florentino Cellars. There are also bites from local restaurants. Take the downtown ferry and walk to the festival—it’s adjacent to the ferry terminal at Harborside Fountain Park. Tickets are $65 at the door. www.kitsapwinefestival.com
TASTE OF MAIN > 20 Buy a passport and make your way through Old Main in Bellevue, tasting local restaurants’ dishes and desserts. There are special sales at neighborhood stores, giveaways, live performances and more. The event is a fundraiser for the Detlef Schrempf Foundation and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue. www.tasteofmainbellevue.com. Main St., between 100th Ave. NE and Bellevue Way, Bellevue
South Lake Union Block Party
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