Ballard Weekend: Beard and Stache Fest, meet your reps, Cornhole Champions Cup series

Beard and Stache Fest

What: Throughout the month there will be a plethora of beard related festivities at our voting locations. You don’t have to have a face full of fur to participate in any of the month long events, we love the follicular challenged as well and our main goal is a have a good time, celebrate facial hair and most importantly make a difference. All donations benefit Treehouse, which is committed to improving the lives of kids living in foster care

$1 from every pint of Guinness sold tonight goes to Treehouse

Where: Old Pequliar (1722 NW Market St)

When: Friday, March 15, 2013 - All night

More info: http://www.beardandstachefest.com

Town hall with 36th Dist. Legislators

What: State Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles and state Reps. Reuven Carlyle and Gael Tarleton, D-Seattle (36th Legislative District) gather for a town hall meeting to meet with constituents to discuss issues and answer their questions about the current legislative session.

Where: City University of Seattle (Vancouver/Calgary Room), 521 Wall St., Seattle

When: Saturday, March 16, 2013 - 11:00am - 12:30pm

Price: Free

Cornhole Champions Cup Series 2013

What: The Cornhole Champions Cup is a progressive tournament that is held on three separate dates (3/16, 4/13, 5/11). Similar to NASCAR's Nextel Cup Series, points are compiled over the course of 3 separate tournaments. The player with the most points at the end of the final tournament is declared the Cornhole Cup Champion.

The Dempsy Hardware Fund helps to support and maintain the rebuilding of wheelchairs for children with Disabilities. With your support we will help many families that can’t afford the expanding and fixing of their children’s wheelchair as they get older.

Where: Ballard Elks Lodge (6411 Seaview Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98117)

When: Saturday, March 16, 2013 - 1:00pm - 6:00pm

Price: $30 entry fee per team

More info: http://www.facebook.com/events/269519059847207/

Spring Fling with bake sale, county store, pop-a-balloon, misc. booth and raffle. Reuben Sandwiches at 4 p.m.

Where: Salmon Bay Eagles (5216 20th Ave. N.W.)

When: Sunday, March 17, 1-5 p.m.

More info: 206-783-7791

Gerry Green’s “Crescent City Shakers” Quintet Plays St. Pat’s Day Concert for TRAD Jazz

Where: Ballard Elks Lodge 6411 Seaview Ave. N.W.

When: Sunday, March 17, 1-4:30 p.m.

Price: $12/PSTJS members; $15/non-members.

More info: Puget Sound Traditional Jazz Society at www.pstjs.org or 425-776-5072.

St Patty's Day!

What: Support your local bars the classic way, by having a pint! We'll have a separate post detailing all of the events happening on Sunday.

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