September 13 – 14 The Great Wallingford Wurst Fest This Octoberfest style end-of-summer celebration is a fundraiser for the St. Benedict School. Now in its 35th year, the festival started as a small fundraiser for the school but has grown to a huge party with 10,000 visitors. The Wurst Festival features inflatable rides, an array of delicious foods, games for kids of all ages, craft booths, homemade sweets, a book sale, a Biergarten, a raffle, plus live entertainment on an outdoor stage. St Benedict School 4811 Wallingford Ave N Friday: 4-10pm Saturday: 10am – 10pm Note: The Biergarten is open until Midnight on Friday and Saturday and features live musical entertainment.
September 21 6:00 – 10:00 pm Luminata Event starts at Green Lake Park’s Aqua Theatre (south side of Green Lake) The Fremont Arts Council will celebrate the autumnal equinox by bidding farewell to summer and moving gently into autumn with this annual illuminated celebration. Join this family-friendly event. For more info, go to Luminata’s website.
September 21 10 am – 3 pm Historic Wallingford Remodel and Restore Workshop and Home Tour Considering a home remodel? Come see some beautiful restorations in nearby Wallingford. Or take part in a workshop with ideas, tips and practical advice. Workshop and home tour: General Public: $40 Historic Wallingford Member: $25 Workshop only: General Public: $25 Historic Wallingford Member: $10 For more information on times and registration, go to Brown Paper Tickets: https://m.bpt.me/event/4298294.
September 29 – October 9 Celebrate the Jewish High Holidays at Chabad of NW Seattle Come to the traditional services led in Hebrew or enjoy a delicious Rosh Hashana community dinner. Registration is encouraged. For more information please to go to Chabad NW Seattle’s website.
Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Perhaps volunteering? Our friends over at Love Licton and Trees for Seattle are hosting an event this weekend. Here’s what they sent us:
Help neighbors clean up the gateway to the community! Meet at the intersection of N 85th St and Meridian Ave N on Saturday, October 6th from 9AM to noon. Volunteers will be removing the invasive weeds that threaten the area’s beautiful trees. This is a great opportunity to make your mark on a landscape that needs some love while connecting with friends and neighbors. No experience necessary. Tools, gloves, snacks, and instruction are provided. Please dress for the weather and wear close-toed shoes.
You may have seen the little signs around Green Lake Park for Green Seattle Day. The Green Seattle Partnership and Seattle Parks and Recreation are coordinating a team of hundreds of volunteers to plant thousands of plants throughout Seattle parks. While Green Lake Park isn’t one of the designated parks, there are several that are close to Green Lake, including:
Sunshine Music Together recently moved to The NEST (Greenlake) (6600 1st Avenue NE) where it will hold its Fall classes. The seven time Golden Teddy Award Winner for Best Music Program in Seattle is taking registrations now for their fall session.
The Greenlake location will hold these events on September 4th (today!) and 8th. Register now online for a seat in a demo event before the start of our fall session by clicking here.
Aegis Living at Ravenna assisted living and memory care community opens with a grand public party on July 21. The new neighborhood living option enables aging residents to stay in the area they know and love as needs change, and/or area adult children to bring a parent/relative close by.
Modeled after the famed Opera House in Ravenna, Italy, the property will feature a wine cave, large wood fired pizza oven and full-size gondola on a sunny outdoor courtyard.Resident rooms feature expansive views to local landscapes–Maple Leaf Reservoir Park, Waldo Woods and Lake Washington.
Date: July 21, 2018 Time: 1-4:00pm Location: 8511 15th Avenue NE
Building tours with ‘passport’ stops throughout. Tarantella’s acoustic band playing songs of Italy raffle prizes. Food: Italian theme food–Italian soda bar, authentic gelato, ‘build-your-own’ cannoli station Star chef Enzo Febrarro from Wynn Hotel Las Vegas will prepare Roman-style pizza in the wood fire oven. Celebrity guest: Linda Evans—of ‘Dynasty’ fame—will be on hand to sign autographs.
July is the perfect time to spend at Green Lake- walk the lake, check out the wading pool or just pack a picnic. But if you need a few more excuses to hang out at the lake, check out some of the events happening this month in and around Green Lake.
SUP Yoga Green Lake
You too could be one of the stand up paddle board yogis in the lake this summer. Want to find out more information, here’s our post of the adventures on the lake.
For more information, go to SUP Yoga’s website to find out about classes.
Phinney Ridge Farmers Market
Fridays runs until September 28
Hours 3:30 – 7:30 p.m.
While tiny, this market is mighty. It has a variety of ready to eat dinner options, ice cream, fruit, veggies, flowers, wine and more. Parents take note: there is a great playground for little ones too.
N 67th St & Phinney Ave N, in upper lot at Phinney Neighborhood Center.
Milk Carton Derby July 14 all day at Green Lake’s Small Craft Center
While the registration deadline has passed, you can still watch in awe as these industrious builders show off their floats made of milk cartons.