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:

December 2014

Annual Chanukah Celebration & Latke Dinner @ Temple De Hirsch Sinai
Dec 19 @ 6:00 PM
Temple’s Annual Chanukah Celebration & Latke Dinner Friday • December 19 • Seattle Campus Join us for our chanukah Annual Chanukah Celebration & Latke Dinner [...]
Bacon Strip Special Christmas Spectacular @ Theatre Off Jackson | Seattle | Washington | United States
For the first time ever in the herstory of Bacon Strip we are doing a two day run! The crazy mind of Sylvia O’ Stayformore [...]
Upbeat on Jackson Concert @ Ernestine Anderson Place
Upbeat on Jackson Concert @ Ernestine Anderson Place
On December 20th at 7:30pm the Nu Black Arts West Theatre will perform hits from their show Dark Divas at the next Upbeat on Jackson [...]
Fiddleheads Family Nature Class @ Washington Park Arboretum
Fiddleheads Family Nature Class @ Washington Park Arboretum
Dec 20 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM family friendly kids prek
Join us for a Fiddleheads Family Nature Class this fall, and make connections with the natural world that will last a lifetime. Through science-based exploration [...]
The Savvy Marketplace @ Sole Repair
Dec 20 @ 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
The last, best shopping experience of the year! Come join us in connecting our local community and donating to the well-being of our furry friends. [...]
Bold Wines For A Dark December @ Madrona Wine Merchants
Bold Wines For A Dark December @ Madrona Wine Merchants | Seattle | Washington | United States
Dec 20 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
The days are short, the nights are long and the Solstice is upon us.  It is a good time for rich, full bodied wines that [...]
Imperial Soverign Court of Seattle: A Twisted Holiday @ RPlace | Seattle | Washington | United States
Dec 20 @ 6:00 PM
A Twisted Holiday! The ISCSORE invites one and all to our annual Holiday show. No ballads or traditional holiday music here, just hilarious and off-beat [...]
Sing Noel: A FREE Christmas Choral Concert @ Seattle First Baptist Church
Sing Noel: A FREE Christmas Choral Concert @ Seattle First Baptist Church
Andrew Carter’s sparkling “Magnificat” for choir and orchestra, Morten Lauridsen’s mystical “O Nata Lux” and favorite carols with the audience are offered in a FREE [...]
Bacon Strip Special Christmas Spectacular @ Theatre Off Jackson | Seattle | Washington | United States
For the first time ever in the herstory of Bacon Strip we are doing a two day run! The crazy mind of Sylvia O’ Stayformore [...]
Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market @ Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market
Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market @ Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market | Seattle | Washington | United States
Dec 21 @ 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
Dec 21 @ 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 [...]
Sunday Solstice Sippers! @ Madrona Wine Merchants
Sunday Solstice Sippers! @ Madrona Wine Merchants | Seattle | Washington | United States
Dec 21 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Come celebrate the shortest daylight of 2014 with a couple of wines that will perk up your dark evening. 2013 Fidelitas/Charlie Hoppes M100 Viognier  ($18) [...]
Sing Noel: A FREE Christmas Choral Concert @ Seattle First Baptist Church
Sing Noel: A FREE Christmas Choral Concert @ Seattle First Baptist Church
Andrew Carter’s sparkling “Magnificat” for choir and orchestra, Morten Lauridsen’s mystical “O Nata Lux” and favorite carols with the audience are offered in a FREE [...]
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 [...]
Christmas Eve Service | Lessons & Carols @ Grace Church Seattle | Seattle | Washington | United States
Join us as we celebrate the birth of Jesus by reading through various portions of scripture and singing carols together. Invite your friends and family! [...]
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 [...]
Introduction to Vedic Astrology @ Meditate Seattle Studio
Introduction to Vedic Astrology @ Meditate Seattle Studio
Dec 27 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM MeditateSeattle
A 3 hour experience with the ancient sidereal astrology of the Vedic Tradition of India. Understand the essential differences from Western (tropical) astrology, see how [...]
Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market @ Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market
Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market @ Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market | Seattle | Washington | United States
Dec 28 @ 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
Dec 28 @ 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 [...]
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 [...]
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