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27 THINGS HAPPENING AROUND SEATTLE THIS WEEK
🛍 Head to the Children’s Business Fair to shop from kid-led startups (Bellevue)
💃 Get dipped at a tango dance in the park (Downtown)
💡 Learn the legacy of “the Forrest Gump of the Northwest” (South Lake Union)
🍸 Sip all kinds of craft gin (Bellevue)
👋 Light one up to celebrate global cannabis culture at Hempfest (Queen Anne)
🎶 Head to the Ballard locks to hear Microsoft’s Jumpin’ Jive Orchestra (Ballard)
👋 Live your nosy neighbor dreams at this neighborhood garage sale (Capitol Hill)
Going to one of these? Take us with you! Email a pic to [email protected] or tag #theevergrey on Instagram. See more upcoming events on our events page, and add your own events with an Evergrey membership. Is an event sold out? Hit reply to let us know and we’ll update the listing in tomorrow’s newsletter.
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🤔 Wednesday: Should you spend time on that, or money? Learn to navigate this tricky trade-off at this Impact Hub Lunch + Learn (Pioneer Square)
👨🍳 Wednesday: Make your kitchen a big dill at Foundation’s and MAKERS’ Pickling 101 class. (Belltown)
🌶 Saturday, August 18: Spice up your weekend with fellow heat-seekers at Hot Sauce Fest (Ballard)
🖋 Wednesday, August 22: Get tips to take charge of your content strategy at this Impact Hub Lunch + Learn. (Pioneer Square)
🍺 Wednesday, August 22: How do you make gluten free beer? Watch and learn at Ghostfish Brewing — and make new friends in the process — at this fun Foundation event. (SoDo)
KEEP JAMMING, SEATTLE
☝️ We couldn’t resist showing you one more Pearl Jam-y thing. Last week, the legendary local band rocked to crowds 45,000 strong during their Home Shows concerts at Safeco Field. And a big campaign around the shows has raised more than $11 million to fight homelessness in our region.
It was a big week for Seattle music history and for putting the spotlight on a big local issue. We geeked out with Museum of Pop Culture senior curator Jacob McMurray at the “Pearl Jam: Home and Away” exhibit at the and caught up with Aaron Hill, a formerly homeless artist, who designed a Pearl Jam poster with local nonprofit Path With Art.
Rock on. — The Evergrey