Welcome to the weekend report, where we tell you what’s going on in Seattle this weekend – what you definitely don’t want to miss. Now that things are slowly but surely opening up in our region, we figured it was time to start this weekly feature again! We’re guaranteed to miss some events, so be sure to email us at [email protected] if we need to know anything wonderful!
Friday to Sunday, 18.-20. June
Coeur Case wine release party. Milbrandt Vineyards and Coeur Cause Wines have launched a bottling of Coeur Cause Sparkling Riesling for Alzheimer & Brain Awareness Month, with 10% of sales going to Walk to End Alzheimer in Washington state. They roll out the purple carpet in their tasting room for this event, which offers pairings, raffles, prizes, and a free bouquet of purple flowers for caregivers and people with Alzheimer’s or other dementia.
- Daily from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (other weekend dates available)
- Reservation required with OpenTable
- Milbrandt Vineyards tasting room
Fremont Summer Solstice Art Week. Art lovers, rejoice! Self-guided art walks with more than 50 works of art, live wall paintings, art cars, a market – what more could you want ?! Click here for a full schedule.
- Daily events
Friday June 18th
Juniteenth 2021 artist collective. The Northwest African American Museum (in partnership with Space Needle, Chihuly Garden and Glass, One Vibe Africa, and Wa Na Wari) is hosting this virtual show to raise the voices of Black and African American artists created by Juneteenth, a holiday celebrating emancipation of the enslaved people in the United States.
Periodically: A pop-up shop: The Ground Up. A shopping experience inspired by Father’s Day camp with the outdoor brand From The Ground Up with a homemade S’mores bar with drinks and sweet treats.
- 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
- Free participation
- Periodic: A Pop-Up Shop, 2252 7th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121
Saturday 19th June
Juniteenth cooking class. Donna Moodie, owner of Marjorie Restaurant, will host this cooking class, with 100% of the proceeds going to Black-led Byrd Barr Place and MUST (Mentoring Urban Students & Teens). “Donna will cook the dishes she grew up on, including Jamaican jerk chicken (tofu option available) and mashed yams. She’ll also talk about the importance of red on the table to the Juniteenth while she works on her recipe for a Ruby-Colored Hibiscus Cooler. “
- Noon to 1 p.m.
- $ 35
- This is a demonstration class offered live via Zoom. A seat in the class is good for a kitchen.
June tenth celebration. Wa Na Wari, a center for black art and culture in the Central District (a historic neighborhood in Seattle), is hosting this event with live music from the Blu Meadows Trio and beverages available for purchase from Erudite & Stone for those ages 21 and older.
- 6 p.m. to 7.30 p.m.
- Wa Na Wari’s backyard, 911 24th Avenue