On the List: Capitol Hill art walk celebrates, Garage Sale Day, light rail tours, BadWill (+29 more)

The second weekend in June, 2011. The weekend you had so much to do on Capitol Hill. Things to add? Put your Capitol Hill events on the (free!) CHS Calendar. Citywide fun? Let our pals at The SunBreak know.

Thursday, June 9

Join one of the tours led by mustachioed local artists as they highlight a selection of June’s shows and venues. Tour participants are encouraged to BYOM, and mustaches will be provided for the mustache-less.

Joey Veltkamp’s Bear Picks!
meet at Vermillion Gallery
1508 11th Ave
6:00 pm

An easy art walk for lazy people and/or people who like to drink. We’ll meet up at Vermillion, have a drink and chat for a minute and check out the art within a 2 block radius. Beards and fake mustaches are highly encouraged!

STart Wall Project: Love, Loss and the Moveable City
meet at YourCapitolHill.com sign at the corner of E John and Broadway E
6:00 pm

Curious about the murals and installations round the big red wall in the middle of Capitol Hill? Jennifer Babuca, STart Program Coordinator, will lead the group around the Sound Transit construction wall, re-envisioned as an exhibition of temporary public art, including work by SpecsOne, Tim Marsden, Joey Veltkamp, Seattle Experimental Animation Team, Cameron Larson, Evan Blackwell, Baso Fibonacci, Vida Rose, and more.

Trip Down Idea Avenue (11th) with Jesse Higman
meet at Cal Anderson Park entrance at 11th and Denny
7:15 pm

Take a 40 minute trip down Idea Avenue (11th Ave.) with Seattle artist Jesse Higman, winner of City Arts Magazine’s Art Walk Award. Start by crossing the street to pour a painting in Seattle Jesse’s studio. Continue down 11th to the studios of Greg Boudreau (fellow Art Walk Award nominee) and Trapeze Studio. Pass through Hugo House gardens, the layers of posters, drizzled tags, practice spaces and rendezvous. Follow signs with Jesse down to where the ideas are distilled.

The Belly Button of Blitz! Olive Way Mustache Tour
Meet at Ghost Gallery
504 East Denny Way, corner of E Denny and Summit Ave
6:00 pm

Charming local artists Michael “Full Face” Alm (i.e., mustachioed + bearded) and Kendal “Femistache” Tull-Esterbrook guide you on this walking tour up Olive Way.

Do Pike/Pine With Ellen Forney
meet at Frame Central 
901 E Pike 
7:00 pm

Cartoonist and Blitz co-organizer Ellen Forney guides you in and out of selected venues on Pike and Pine.

Friday, June 10

Saturday, June 11

Look behind the red wall: Capitol Hill community event and Link light rail construction site tours

June 11, 2011 — 11:00 am – 1:00 pm — Cal Anderson Park –10th Avenue between John Street and Denny Way — Capitol Hill neighborhood Seattle, WA

Capitol Hill community event featuring music group Toy Boats (playing from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.), Come by and learn about Sound Transit and its light rail construction projects. Bring the family to enjoy balloon animals and face-painting. Link light rail construction site tours will also be given. View the tunnel boring machine as it prepares to launch towards downtown Seattle. Please be sure to wear sturdy shoes. People wearing open-toed shoes will not be allowed onto the site.

Sunday, June 12

Monday, June 13

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