This coming weekend is so packed with Capitol Hill good times, you’ll need to start planning your itinerary now to fit it all in. Bring a camera with you. CHS has already run through its roster of freelancers trying to arrange photographer coverage this weekend. Time to crowdsource!
The 2011 debut was a mellow, sunny affair. Expect more of the same with an hour earlier start and even more music and art planned for the Volunteer Park amphitheatre green. Summit at Mercer’s boutique + record label Cairo has had a busy summer launching a new PRISM project in Ballard. Stop by to celebrate. Here are a few images from 2011.
/ music / FREE / Volunteer Park / 1-10 PM /
Featuring live performances by…
Truckasauras presents: DantasiaKing Dude
White Rainbow & O.C. Notes (special collab set)
U.S.F. & Secret Colors (special collab set)
Also featuring DJ’s Self Actualized (Beat Connection), Sharlese (KEXP; Second Sight) & Ruben Mz (Hardly Art)
Video Installations by I WANT YOU (formerly Dumb Eyes).
Art installations by Max & Graham.
Readings by Mixtape Readings and April
With booths & vending from Cairo, Prism, &. Co Jewelry, Patty Pan Grill, Analog Coffee, Wave Books, High Five Pies, CMRTYZ, ggnzla RECORDS, Highfives and Handshakes Records, and many more.
Also available for the first time ever at Vibrations will be the second installment of the Cairo Tape Club ~ featuring live performances by White Rainbow, the USF & Secret Colors collaboration and an epic 20 minute jam by Mark McGuire!
AUGUST 25TH / ALL AGES / FREE / ALL DAY
LONG LIVE SUMMER
Details on the 7th annual celebration of bikes + film from our pals at Seattle Bike Blog:
/ movies / FREE / Cal Anderson Park / 5 PM – ‘Late’ /
Northwest Film Forum’s 7th annual Bike-In is a free, outdoor celebration of sustainable transportation, community and the arts, co-presented with the Vera Project. Held in Cal Anderson Park on Capitol Hill, the event includes live music and DJs, film, and a fair from local cycling organizations and merchants.
This year’s film? Rad! No, really. Rad — the “bmx movie classic.”
Not a lot online about this year’s fair but here’s what 2011 looked like and a few details from cheese monger The Calf & Kid:
/ food+drink / FREE / Melrose between Pine and Pike / 11 AM – 7 PM
Melrose Market Street Festival is right around the corner! This Sunday, 8/26 from 11-7 come by for music, tons of good eats, beer garden, good times!
BadWill has gone legit. After running afoul of the City of Seattle in 2011, the market is back in 2012 with a new (legal!) venue, a full contingent of vendors and a host of eager sponsors:
/ shopping / FREE / FRED Wildlife Refuge, 127 Boylston Ave E / 12 PM – 7 PM /
Sunday August 26th Treats Club (Phil Reed and Osiris Navarro) are teaming up with event producer Grace Kelly of GKPR and social media maven/ taste maker Jess Estrada of Fresh Jess for the third installment of BadWill Market. The event will take place at private event space; Fred Wildlife Refuge.
This year’s event will be “bigger and badder” and ditching the “flea market” vibe for more of a marketplace scene where small businesses; shop owners, indie designers, and local brands alike can establish relationships with their consumers and their community. We want to use social media to promote the brands involved and incorporate it at the event.
BadWill Market is about cultivating the arts, supporting local, and sustainable living. Some featured vendors include Moksha Boutique and Gallery, Lucky Vintage, Officials Vintage, Christine Chaney of 3c, Greenfire Products, to name a few.
The event will feature a social media lounge hosted/ sponsored by Google + ZAGAT, food by Meaty Johnsons, and two mobile boutiques.