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We put a little kick into our weekend with readers Rachel Ciprotti and London Hammar at Hot Sauce Fest. 🌶 (📸: The Evergrey)

IT'S GETTING HOT IN HERE

Evergrey storytelling producer Ana Sofia Knauf and business manager Kenny Shelton hung out with awesome readers and street team members London Hammar and Rachel Ciprotti at Hot Sauce Fest in Ballard on Saturday. And things got spicy — at least for our Evergrey staffers.

Rachel and London weren’t feel like setting their mouths on fire during the festival. (Fair.) They did still get their nom on and liked the locally made black truffle mustard from Mustard and Co. and some flautas they found nearby.

Kenny and Ana Sofia, however, were down to get (hot) sauced. 🌶 Here were their faves…

Ana Sofia: Silagy Sauce‘s Batch No. 5 Smokin’ Habanero made in Battle Ground, Washington
Heat factor: 🔥🔥🔥 out of 5 — “I’m a sucker for anything smoky. Excited to try this on fish tacos the next time I make ’em!”

Kenny: Any of the sauces from Portland, Oregon’s Hab Sauce — “I bought a variety pack because I couldn’t choose.”
Heat factor: 🔥🔥🔥 to 🔥🔥🔥🔥

Thanks again to London and Rachel for their help on Saturday! We had a blast hanging out with y’all.

Tasting something awesome out on the town? Remember to tag #theevergrey in your pics on Instagram!

27 THINGS TO DO AROUND SEATTLE THIS WEEK

MONDAY

🎈  Bring the fam to a night of comedy to fight pediatric cancer (Downtown)
🍿  Watch Dirty Dancing and heckle during the cheesy scenes (Central District)
🎟  Celebrate Seattle’s LGBTQ+ community with queer cabaret (Downtown)

TUESDAY

🎟  Hit the dance floor for Dancing Til Dusk’s last event of the summer (Downtown)
💡  Test your Harry Potter knowledge magical trivia over beers (Capitol Hill)
🎨  Peek behind the scenes of Seattle Design Fest (Downtown)

WEDNESDAY

👋  Meet neighbors and learn how gluten-free beer gets made at this Evergrey partner event (SoDo)
👋  Learn how gluten-free beer gets made at this Evergrey partner event (SoDo)
💪  Hear what’s up with Seattle’s sharing economy at this Evergrey partner event (Capitol Hill)
💪  Up your content strategy at this Evergrey partner event (Pioneer Square)

THURSDAY

🎟  Get a babysitter so you can hang out with aquarium critters (Downtown)
🎨  Celebrate indigenous healing and survival through poetry and music (University District)
💡  Listen to your neighbors’ ‘stories of saying goodbye’ (Capitol Hill)
🎶  Sway to “passionate tango” and “sultry bossa nova” by Alma y Azucar (Shoreline)

FRIDAY

🎟  Watch a drag tribute to your favorite Pixar films (Belltown)
🎟  Celebrate Mexico’s traditions and folklore for the Paramount Theatre’s 90th b-day (Downtown)
🍿  Dress your best (or don’t) to watch The Devil Wears Prada in the park (Capitol Hill)
🎶  Jam out to local artists The Moondoggies and The Black Tones at the Mural Amphitheatre (Queen Anne)
🍺  Sip beers and hand-crafted cocktails at West Seattle Beer & Music Fest — through Aug. 26 (West Seattle)

SATURDAY

🎟  Get wowed by aerial and burlesque artists (Ballard)
🎈  Take your little ones to KidChella to dance to Caspar Babypants (Sand Point)
👋  Meet your neighbors and celebrate a brand new park (Yesler Terrace)
🎟  Fulfill your Great Gatsby dreams on a 1920s-themed cruise (South Lake Union)
🎨  Hear gospel music and listen to poetry among the trees — through Aug. 26 (West Seattle)

SUNDAY

🎈  Take the kids to see critters and eat funnel cakes at the fair — through Sept. 3 (Monroe)
🍴  Celebrate “all things rolled” with performances and a pho eating contest (International District)
🎈  Take su familia to celebrate Central American foods, art, and music (South Park)

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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CHECK OUT OUR PARTNER EVENTS

🖋  Wednesday: Get tips to take charge of your content strategy at this Impact Hub Lunch + Learn (Pioneer Square)

🍺  Wednesday: 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)

🍸  Wednesday: Check in with the local sharing economy at this Share Seattle Happy Hour (Capitol Hill) 🆕

📅  Wednesday, August 29: Learn to master your calendar — and master your business — at this Impact Hub Lunch + Learn (Pioneer Square) 🆕

THAT’S ALL FOR TODAY, FOLKS

We’ll see ya tomorrow. ✌️ — The Evergrey


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