On the List | Capitol Hill Art Walk, Volunteer Park Picnic + Outdoor Theater Fest, Bastille Bash

Prime time summer weather is here! So are lots of events and happenings on and around Capitol Hill this weekend.

Ryan WeatherlyThursday offers the monthly Capitol Hill Art Walk and the second annual Volunteer Park Picnic. Art walk highlights include the testing of a Rube Goldberg-inspired machine plus collecting of stories of failure at The Project Room, curated videos on loop in the Northwest Film Forum lobby, and a multimedia installation entitled The Family Connection by Grant Rehnberg at Fred Wildlife Refuge. Read more art walk highlights in this community-sourced preview.

10309707_701621603206353_7046146607318037071_nCan’t decide between the art walk and a picnic? Do both!  The Asian Art Museum offers free admission during the art walk and it is conveniently located across from the Volunteer Park Picnic. The picnic has free stuff too: music, ice cream, lemonade, and cupcakes. More info in our write up here.

spurning_at_the_wedding_595The annual Seattle Outdoor Theatre Festival fills Volunteer Park with drama. Eight theater companies stage 14 performances of 10 plays using the amphitheater and the museum lawn. All performances are free; here’s the schedule of performances so you can dream in midsummer without much ado or love’s labour lost. Sorry. (Not really.)

bastille-day-2300Seattle Francophiles look forward to the annual Bastille Bash in Madison Valley, taking place on Saturday on East Madison Street. The Bastille Bash and features bites, sips, live music, performances, and more.

Also on Saturday, stop into The Cuff to wish a very happy 18-year birthday to The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Abbey of St. Joan. The charitable organization will be announcing their annual grant awards before the nuns get too naughty. Starts at 7pm.

naamHead to Judkins St. Cafe on Sunday for Neighborhood Night, 5 – 8pm. There will be raffles, crafts, ballpark snacks and beverages.  The event is is produced by the Northwest African American Museum staff and supporters in conjunction with their current exhibition “Pitch Black: African American Baseball in Washington.” the cafe is located at 2608 South Judkins St, and there’s $10 suggested donation.

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

December 2014 – January 2015

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 @ AMC Pacific Place
Christmas Eve Service @ AMC Pacific Place
Dec 24 @ 5:00 PM christmas eve
We invite you to join us for a family-style service on Christmas Eve as we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ! This will be an [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
New Year's Eve Extravaganza! @ Hale's Palladium
Dec 31 @ 7:30 PM
Varietè performance, dancing, laughter and appreciation of the good times are the themes of this grand New Year’s Eve Extravaganza. Enjoy a spectacular Moisture Festival [...]
Seattle Chef Joe Catering for Alzheimer's Awareness
Jan 1 all-day
Happy Holidays Everyone! I am a local Private Chef that provides Catering (large & small), Cooking Classes, and Weekly Meal Services. I take care of [...]
Seattle Chef Joe Catering for Alzheimer's Awareness
Jan 2 all-day
During the month of January 2015, I will be donating a percentage to Alzheimer’s Awareness from every catering that I do. In Home & Off [...]
Kettlebell Fundamentals Workshop @ Ridge Fitness
Jan 3 @ 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM #kettlebells #newyearsresolutions
Whether you’ve been attending our classes, incorporating kettlebell exercise into workouts on your own or have never picked one up, this workshop will help you [...]
Free Self Defense Training Class @ eVOLV Fitness
Jan 3 @ 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
In response to the rising concerns over crime around Capitol Hill, Evolv is hosting free community self defense classes – every other Saturday starting January [...]
Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market @ Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market
Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market @ Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market | Seattle | Washington | United States
Jan 4 @ 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
Jan 4 @ 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 [...]
Ode for St. Cecilia’s Day @ First Lutheran Church
Ode for St. Cecilia's Day @ First Lutheran Church
Jan 5 – Jan 7 all-day
http://www.queencitymusicians.com/#!qcopera/cjg9 Related
Welcome Back for Returning Catholics @ St. James Cathedral | Seattle | Washington | United States
Jan 5 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Tags (optional)
A program to help Catholics who wish to come back to the Catholic Church find their way back to regular church attendance. No obligation, just [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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