On the List | Santa in Pike/Pine, Drawing Jam, Bite of Greece, Conservatory train, psychedelic music fest

It’s high season for Capitol Hill social events! CHS has already told you about the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Seattle University on Thursday, Repeal Day bar shenanigans on Thursday, Holiday Hotspot Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and Gage Academy’s annual, all-day Drawing Jam on Saturday. Also, remember to Shop Local, Shop the Hill if you are in a buying mood to keep locally-owned businesses in the neighborhood. But wait, there’s more.

(More) Weekend Highlights
The Greek Orthodox Church on 13th hosts Bite of Greece on Friday (4 – 9p) and Saturday (12 – 7p). The event includes music, food, crafts, wine tasting and a taverna. Indulge in authentic souvlaki, gyro, lamb sandwiches, greek pastries, wine and more. Opa!

conservatoryFriday brings the unveiling of the Volunteer Park Conservatory’s annual holiday display. The Conservatory’s Open House highlights holiday decor and model trains in the Seasonal House, and features the largest tinplate toy train ever produced. The Open House 5 – 8pm includes entertainment, light refreshments and cocoa — plus free admission. Whoo whoo!

freakoutPsychedelic Holiday Freakout is a two day, four-venue, 38-band music fest on Friday and Saturday on Capitol Hill and the CD. With a super-affordable passes at just $10 for a 1-day pass  or $21 for a two-day pass, you’ll get an Alexander Hamilton worth of music checking out bands such as Tea Cozies, Vox Mod, Atomic Bride or the Comettes at Highline, Therapy Lounge, Waid’s, and Velocity Dance Center.

Check our community calendar for even more reasons to bundle up and get out of the house this weekend. Remember your Chapstick lip balm/protector; the mercury is dropping.


April 2014

$15 and More! Confronting race and gender discrimination in wages and jobs @ New Freeway Hall
Apr 17 all-day Community Forum
A panel of speakers addresses the wage gap and looks at what else is needed to afford Seattle. Thursday, April 17, 7:00pm at New Freeway [...]
Spring and All: Wine Tasting @ Vino Verite
Apr 17 @ 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Vino Verite Wine Tasting
With Easter and Passover just around the corner, we know we’ve made it fully into the spring season. For this Thursday’s tasting from 5-8pm, we [...]
Earth Day Celebration & Plan Exchange @ Miller Community Center
Earth Day Celebration & Plan Exchange @ Miller Community Center
Apr 17 @ 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Come celebrate springtime in Seattle with fellow gardeners in your community! Share plants, seeds, tools, yard art and knowledge. Everyone is welcome, especially new gardeners. [...]
Capitol Hill Community Council April Meeting -- Minimum Wage Panel @ Cal Anderson Shelter House
Apr 17 @ 6:30 PM
Agenda 6:30-6:45 Announcements and quick bylaw vote 6:45-6:50 Alyssa Introduces Minimum Wage & Capitol Hill Panel and Lays Ground Rules 6:50-7:00 Ted Virdone, Legislative Assistant [...]
Claire Chase @ PONCHO Concert Hall
Claire Chase  @ PONCHO Concert Hall  | Seattle | Washington | United States
Apr 17 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM cornishmusicseries flute modern
Flutist Claire Chase, “the young star of the modern flute” (The New Yorker) and a 2012 MacArthur Fellow, celebrates the release of her third solo [...]
Seattle's Lily Kempson & Ireland's Easter Rising of 1916 @ Harvard Exit Theatre (in the parlor) | Seattle | Washington | United States
Apr 18 @ 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM community International social justice women
Seattleite Michael McCullough talks about his grandmother, Lily Kempson, who served as a teenage courier during Ireland’s Easter Rising of 1916, then escaped to America [...]
Good Friday Service @ Grace Church Seattle
Good Friday Service @ Grace Church Seattle
On Good Friday, the church in somber remembrance celebrates the trial, crucifixion, and death of Jesus on the cross. For followers of Jesus, Good Friday [...]
Pop Up Boutiques @ Hotwire Coffee House
Pop Up Boutiques @ Hotwire Coffee House
Apr 19 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Lika Love and Fashion Bar are mobile fashion boutiques that bring shopping to your door step. We offer and new and exciting shopping experience out [...]
Volunteer Park Easter Egg Hunt @ Volunteer Park
Apr 19 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM easteregghunt
Rain or shine! Meet on the lawn of the Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park with a basket for collecting candy and prize filled [...]
Noam Weinstein - Bottlefed @ Fuel @ Montlake
Apr 19 @ 5:00 PM live music
On Saturday, April 19th, Noam will visit Seattle to celebrate the release of his latest studio album, Bottlefed, a collection of twelve new songs about [...]
Benefit: Freedom for Nestora Salgado Fiesta! @ New Freeway Hall
Apr 19 @ 7:00 PM
Enjoy live music by La Pasion, a homemade Mexican dinner, agua fresca, dancing and amiable conversation at a benefit for indigenous leader and political prisoner [...]
Easter Services @ Grace Church Seattle
Easter Services @ Grace Church Seattle
Join Grace Church Seattle at 9am or 11:30am as we celebrate Christ’s resurrection. All are welcome. Services: 9am, 11:30am
Jimmy’s on Broadway – Easter Sunday Brunch! @ Jimmy's on Broadway Restaurant and Bar
Jimmy's on Broadway - Easter Sunday Brunch! @ Jimmy's on Broadway Restaurant and Bar | Seattle | Washington | United States
Apr 20 @ 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Celebrate Easter at Jimmy’s! Online reservations at www.jimmysonbroadway.com, via Open Table!
Calvary Seattle Easter Service @ Broadway Performance Hall
Calvary Seattle Easter Service @ Broadway Performance Hall
Apr 20 @ 10:00 AM christian church Easter jesus
The Resurrection of Jesus is the defining event of history. If Jesus is alive everything changes. If Jesus is alive we cannot loo at anything [...]
Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market @ Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market
Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market @ Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market | Seattle | Washington | United States
Apr 20 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
The Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market supports Washington’s small family farmers by creating a vibrant neighborhood farmers market.  Located outside the Seattle Central Community College, the Market runs year-round [...]
Sunday Sippers Wine Tasting. @ Madrona Wine Merchants
Sunday Sippers Wine Tasting. @ Madrona Wine Merchants | Seattle | Washington | United States
Apr 20 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Come visit us to see what this Sunday’s Sippers that we’ve Selected. We have two bottles open for you to sample throughout the day. Madrona [...]
Third Annual Easter Bonnet Contest @ Cc Attle's | Seattle | Washington | United States
Apr 20 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM #easterbonnet Easter fundraiser
Come join the Imperial Sovereign Court of Seattle at CC’s for our third annual Easter Bonnet Contest! Bring the most FABULOUS Easter bonnet ever devised [...]
Money, Food, and Resilience: Living with Enough @ Pigott Auditorium
Apr 22 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM #EarthDay #SUCEJS #VickiRobin
Seattle University’s Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability cordially invites you to join us for an Earth Day with Vicki Robin. Earth Day Celebration: A [...]
Bar Nun Bingo! @ Poquitos
Bar Nun Bingo! @ Poquitos
PLAY AND WIN AT BAR NUN BINGO WITH PLANNED PARENTHOOD AND THE SISTERS OF PERPETUAL INDULGENCE AT POQUITOS IN CAPITOL HILL! Get your game face [...]
“Life & Death Planning for Seniors, their Families & Care-Givers” @ Council House
Apr 23 @ 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
When you realize all that is done after you die, it can help you plan ahead to make it easier for your loved ones and, [...]

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