Events In And Around Green Lake July 16 – 28

July 10, 2017 9:04pm

Before summer schedules fill, here’s a few close-to-home events that you may want to add to your calendar.

Pet Blessing at Green Lake

As part of their outdoor worship service, the Green Lake United Methodist Church “will include a blessing of the non-homo sapien members of your family.”

Sunday, July 16, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Address: Green Lake Park, in the grassy area with picnic tables near the Sunnyside Ave crosswalk (See website for map of exact location)


Seattle Training Run 1 and 2 for the Jingle Bell Run 

It’s not too early to start training for December’s Jingle Bell Run! Take advantage of the longer daylight hours and join others on one or both of these training runs. Free.

Mondays, July 17 and July 24, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Address: Super Jock ‘n Jill (7210 E Green Lake Dr. N)

Website: Run 1 and Run 2

ZooTunes Concert: Aimee Mann / Rhiannon Giddens

The only ZooTunes concert date in July, this event brings together the acoustic sounds of Aimee Mann with the folk sounds of Rhiannon Giddens. Both artists are Grammy-award winners and have released multiple albums. $29.50 plus ticket fees, one free child under 12 per paid ticket, but must register in advance.

Tuesday, July 18, doors open at 4:30 p.m., show is 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Address: Woodland Park Zoo North Meadow (West Entrance – 5500 Phinney Ave. N)


Dog Days of Summer Festival and 5K

The two-day festival includes the Green Lake Cutest Dog Contest (benefitting the Homeward Pet Adoption Center and C.A.S.T. For Kids Organization), the Dog Days of Summer 5k (benefits the Green Lake Community Center and includes a Puppy Parade and free Kids’ Dash), and sales and discounts at participating Green Lake businesses. $40-45 for the 5k registration through July 22, $50-55 for day-of registration. For other registration info and prices, see the website.

Saturday, July 22 and Sunday, July 23

Address: See website for individual event locations


11th Annual Summer Beer Taste at the Phinney Neighborhood Center 

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love and get ten tastes from over 30 local microbreweries and cideries, plus Barking Dog Alehouse hot dogs and pub snacks. 21+ event. PNA member $25, General Public $30, Designated Driver $10.

Saturday, July 22, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Address: Phinney Neighborhood Center Lower Parking Lot (6532 Phinney Ave. N)


Tasting Flight – Wine Event at Woodland Park Zoo

Tickets for this 21+ fundraiser include 10 tastings from more than 40 Northwest boutique wineries, animal encounters, As part of the zoo’s commitment to sustainability, this is a Bring Your Own Glass event. VIP tickets include a souvenir glass. A limited number of souvenir glasses are available for purchase. $32 regular ticket, $80 VIP ticket (includes early entrance, souvenir glass, additional wine tickets, light buffet, and zoo tickets).

Thursday, July 27 and Friday, July 28, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. VIP entry at 5:00 p.m.

Address: Woodland Park Zoo – North Meadow (West Entrance – 5500 Phinney Ave. N)