- Wine tasting, selected by wine merchant Mirie Silbertstein. “Enter a mortal and leave a god or goddess.” Vino Verite (208 Boylston Ave E) 5 – 8p.
- Local Sightings Film Festival wrap party and awards ceremony. Northwest Film Forum, 7p.
- Book release of Bake it in a Cupcake, written by Seattle’s own Megan Seling. Will she bring treats? Let’s find out. Elliott Bay Book Company, 5p.
- Trigger + Da’Daedal: an evening of live art, dance, and performance. Free at Vermillion Art Gallery and Bar 8:30p – 12a.
- “Two on Friday” wine tasting at EVS Wines. Afternoon hours are early enough to feel a little naughty (522 15th Ave E) 3 – 6p.
- Sake Tasting at Samurai Noodle (412 Broadway E) 6 – 9p.
- Rain Country Dance Night with free lessons at 7:15. We think it goes two-step, grapevine, pivot turn,stomp-stomp-clap-clap-hey. Repeat. Or something like that. The Cuff (1533 13th Ave), 7 – 11p.
- What Did You Expect? The Archers of Loaf premiere screening in Seattle of the documentary about iconic indie rock band named, um, Archers of Loaf. Northwest Film Forum, 7p and 9p.
- Three art shows opening: On the Hill is a Tribute to “B” Movies at Ltd Gallery (7 – 10p); a bit over yonder are Stallman Studio Gallery Grand Opening (24th and East Madison, 7 – 11p) and Women and Workers at Cortona Cafe (2425 E Union, 6 – 9p).
- Trunks & Jackasses: An Alumni Election Spectacular, West Hall, Oddfellows Building. 9 – 11p.
- Spin the Bottle, a late night variety show at Annex Theatre, 11p.
- Childrens’ Storytime at the castle in Elliott Bay Book Company, 11a.
- Saint Spiridon Orthodox Cathedral’s Annual Bazaar, featuring Russian, Ukranian and Native Alaskan cuisine, ethnic arts and crafts, and tours of the historical cathedral. (400 Yale Ave N) 11a – 6p Saturday, 12 – 5p on Sunday.
- Social Outreach Seattle March for Marriage, Cal Anderson Park to Westlake. 12 – 2p.
- OMG It’s Quidditch! Bring your own broom to play. Bobby Morris Playfields at Cal Anderson Park, 2p.
- Sunset Reading on the Melrose Promenade welcomes fall with poets and writers reading at Melrose Ave E and East Republican followed by drinks at The Lookout. 6 – 7p.
- Work Advice from Queen of the Random Job. Author Bethany Mooradian talks about how to find real work-from-home positions and how to tell the real ones from the scams. Ada’s Technical Books 6 – 9p.
- Many Voices, One Song, a concert and art show benefit for the Rosehedge/MultiFaith Works. Performances by Total Experience Gospel Choir, Captain Smartypants, and the Motown funk band Soul Jelly. First Baptist Church (1111 Harvard Avenue) 7p.
- Capture the Flag: Urban Vanish starts in Cal Anderson Park at 8p. Glowsticks provided.
- Bold Rush Seattle: Free Ping-Pong Party with performance by Don’t Talk to the Cops! + more. Neumos 10p.
- John Waters Tribute Night at Bacon Strip. Pencil mustache optional. Rebar (1114 Howell St) 10p.
- Central District Boxing Revival 2012 at Garfield Community Center, 6p.
- Saint Francis Sunday and the Blessing of the Animals. Bring your dogs, cats, guinea pigs, birds, lizards, snakes, bugs (even fish in their bowls! ) to Saint Mark’s Cathedral for a blessing. After each service, individual blessings will be offered for each animal and its family. Photos of pets who would not find coming to church a carefree experience or pets who have died can also be brought for a blessing. Services at 8a, 9a, and 11a.
- Broadway Farmers Market. Sundays, 11a-3p, April through December 23rd at Broadway and Pine. (SCCC)
- Union Art Building Fall Show Opening Party. This your chance to (legally!) see the inside of your neighbor’s home. Sunday 2 – 6p. Union Art Cooperative (1100 E Union St)
- ArtAche Market Showcase and Bold Rush Pop Up with art, vintage, fashion and more at Vermillion, 3 – 8p.
- Stand for the Band marriage equality fundraiser at Capitol Club, 4p.
- Capitol Hill Supports Marriage Equality! This Music for Marriage Equality fundraiser is a raffle, a DJ party, a silent auction of artwork, jewlery and gifts, + more. Saint John’s Bar and Eatery 5 – 10p.
- React Theatre presents Uncle Hideki, a staged reading of the play by Jean Davies Okimoto. Elliott Bay Book Company, 6:30p
- Weird and Awesome with Emmett Montgomery promises entertainment at its most human and inexplicable. Annex Theatre, 7:30p