On the List | Bat ‘n’ Rouge, Jockstraps and Glitter, Capitol Hill Block Party and Off Block Party

IMG_9577The Capitol Hill Block Party revs up on Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday evening in the Pike/Pine core. You can hate the insanity or love — but you should definitely respect the one-of-a-kind, three-day music fest. Not a fan? CHBP is definitely not the only thing happening this weekend on Capitol Hill.

Just a block over from Block Party, queer athletes and their biggest fans will take over Bobby Morris field at Cal Anderson Park for two days of action.

Sunday brings a bumped-up on the calendar edition of the annual Bat ‘n’ Rouge softball game pitting Dykes vs. Drag Queens in a battle royale on the diamond. The fun starts at 1 PM. Bring cash to bribe the umpire!

jockstraps and glitterSaturday, the costumed fundraiser-kickball game Jockstraps and Glitter returns to Cal Anderson Park for a “ribald, and REVEALING afternoon hosted by DonnaTella Howe on the bullhorn to keep things going. Watch us run, kick, catch, and tumble with the rugby boys, who’ll do ANYTHING for a buck.”

Thursday, you can check out the videOasis quarterly showcase which brings “the best new PNW music videos out of the Internet ether and throws them big on the silver screen, with musicians and directors in attendance to spill the goods on the process of collaboration.” Prefunc in the bar at Northwest Film Forum with free tequila tasting starting at 7pm.

Art Deco Japan film Lady and the Beard screens Friday night at Volunteer Park Amphitheater at 8:30. This 1931 silent film will be accompanied by a live musical score performance. See our write up here on five weeks of outdoor film screenings this summer on the Hill. 

Participants in Velocity Dance Center’s Strictly Seattle – an intensive 3-week immersion into the Seattle dance scene – bring their culminating performances to Broadway Performance Hall. See super-charged new works by zoe | juniper, Pat Graney, Bennyroyce Royon, Jody Kuehner, Shannon Stewart, Rosa Vissers + Bryon Carr created during the three-week Strictly Seattle Summer Dance Intensive + New shorts from KT Niehoff’s Dance Film Track Friday (evening) or Saturday (matinee and evening).

Vermillion has organized three days of Off Block Party events, which include live music, dj dance party, and a BBQ.They’re located outside of the CHBP fence and all events are free.

In the CD, Outdoor Trek continues at Blanche Lavizzo Park and on 15th Ave E Friday, you’ll find a Nuflours gluten free bakery pop-up.

Something to add? Let us know on the CHS Calendar — more listings below:

October – November 2014

Seattle Public Theater Youth Presents LEAR @ Seattle Public Theater
Oct 31 – Nov 8 all-day
Seattle Public Theater Youth Presents LEAR Directed by Shana Bestock At the Bathhouse Theater on Green Lake October 31st to November 8th, 2014 SEATTLE, WA–Seattle [...]
Wine Weekend at Central Co-op @ Central Co-op
Nov 1 – Nov 2 all-day #capitolhill #capitolhillseattle sale wine
Take 10% off our entire selection of wines, from Washington and beyond, during Wine Weekend! Just in time for holiday get-togethers, for adding a few [...]
The Endless Variety of Italy Wine Tasting @ Madrona Wine Merchants
Nov 1 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Italy never ceases to amaze us with its endless quality and variety. This Saturday we’ve assembled yet another collection of rich, unique and delicious Italian [...]
Dia de los Muertos con Entre Hermanos @ NW African American Museum
Dia de los Muertos con Entre Hermanos @ NW African American Museum | Seattle | Washington | United States
Nov 1 @ 6:00 PM charity
Dia de los Muertos with Entre Hermanos Join Entre Hermanos for our annual gala event, which this year coincides with the traditional holiday Dia de [...]
Pork Filled Productions present FAST COMPANY @ Theatre Off Jackson
When con games are the family business, watch your back – because it’s not just about the score, it’s about who you can trust! Rated [...]
Winter Harvest @ Eclectic Theatre
Winter Harvest @ Eclectic Theatre | Seattle | Washington | United States
Nov 1 @ 8:00 PM Eclectic Theater theater
WINTER HARVEST A world premiere! In the Seattle of 1955 the five year old daughter of an alcoholic politician and his very pregnant Irish Catholic [...]
Dine Around Seattle
Nov 2 – Nov 30 all-day #drinks deal Food
Dine Around Seattle runs November 2 through November 30. Three course prix-fixe dinner menus are offered for $33, with many offering lunch for $18, Sundays [...]
Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market @ Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market
Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market @ Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market | Seattle | Washington | United States
Nov 2 @ 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
Nov 2 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
It’s Sunday Sipper time at Madrona Wine Merchants — come see what two lovelies that Mark is sampling this Sunday. There is always a surprise [...]
Monthly Neighborhood Lunch @ The Summit Building
Monthly Neighborhood Lunch @ The Summit Building | Seattle | Washington | United States
Nov 2 @ 12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
Wouldn’t it be great to have a place to meet your neighbors. Just once a month? Would you like to get the chance to chat [...]
Pub Trivia @ Sam's Tavern
Pub Trivia @ Sam's Tavern | Seattle | Washington | United States
More fun than a barrel full of monkeys… Pub Trivia. Get drinks as prizes for answering questions correctly.  Great food, great drinks, and some questions [...]
American Sign Language for Senior Citizens @ Central Area Senior Center | Seattle | Washington | United States
It’s never too late to learn a new skill! Join us every Wednesday from 3 to 4 pm. Visually Speaking is a Deaf owned local [...]
Trivia Night @ Canterbury Ale House
Trivia Night @ Canterbury Ale House | Seattle | Washington | United States
More fun than a barrel full of monkeys… Pub Trivia. Get drinks as prizes for answering questions correctly. Great food, great drinks, and some questions [...]
The Libertinis ORAL TRADITION @ The Pocket Theater
The Libertinis ORAL TRADITION @ The Pocket Theater
Nov 6 – Nov 16 all-day
Open up, because it’s time for a Libertinis-style ORAL TRADITION, November 7-16, at the Pocket Theater. Join Libertini founding producers Tootsie Spangles, Hattie HellKat, and [...]
Garfield Theatre presents Anatomy of Gray @ Quincy Jones Performance Center
Garfield Theatre presents Anatomy of Gray @ Quincy Jones Performance Center | Seattle | Washington | United States
Nov 6 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM CD central district drama GHS Theatre
Garfield HS Theatre presents a Drama Club production of the play Anatomy of Gray, by Jim Leonard, directed by senior Emma Franklin. When her father [...]
Hello Devilfish reading by Ron Dakron @ Elliott Bay Book co.
Nov 6 @ 6:00 PM
Seattle writer Ron Dakron’s novel, Hello Devilfish! (Three Rooms Press) is a “first person” account of a giant blue Japanese movie monster whose attack on [...]
Garfield Theatre presents Anatomy of Gray @ Quincy Jones Performance Center
Garfield Theatre presents Anatomy of Gray @ Quincy Jones Performance Center | Seattle | Washington | United States
Nov 7 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM CD central district drama GHS Theatre
Garfield HS Theatre presents a Drama Club production of the play Anatomy of Gray, by Jim Leonard, directed by senior Emma Franklin. When her father [...]
Breaking Through the Clutter - Working All Media to Get Results A Workshop for Nonprofit Organizations Saturday, November 8, 2014   @ Seattle Times Building
Nov 8 @ 7:30 AM – 1:00 PM
The Seattle Association of Black Journalists (SABJ) presents a workshop to empower nonprofit organizations to spread their message and advance their goals through the effective [...]
Operation Gratitude:  Capitol Hill’s Halloween Candy Buy-back @ Tully's
Nov 8 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
It’s October and Halloween is just around the corner! Normally, it’s difficult for orthodontists and dentists to get excited about that day, however, this year [...]
Garfield Theatre presents Anatomy of Gray @ Quincy Jones Performance Center
Garfield Theatre presents Anatomy of Gray @ Quincy Jones Performance Center | Seattle | Washington | United States
Nov 8 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM CD central district drama GHS Theatre
Garfield HS Theatre presents a Drama Club production of the play Anatomy of Gray, by Jim Leonard, directed by senior Emma Franklin. When her father [...]
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