Ballard Weekend: Benefit concert for brain cancer, Ballard ArtWalk, Market St Singers
Friday, Sept. 13
Ryther Thrift Shop reopening
What: The Restyle for Ryther thrift store will officially reopen with a ribbon cutting. It will have a brand new look and fashions for women, men and home as well as books and jewelry all to support healthy children and stronger families locally. Ballardians will have a new place to shop, donate and volunteer their time.
Where: Ryther Thrift Shop (5435 Ballard Ave NW)
When: 2:30 p.m.
More info: Sharon Setzler League Chair at 206-499-3710
Oktoberfest: Brats and Beer
What: Who wants a beer? Ballard Landmark is pouring! Featuring the Bonnie Birch Oomphah Band. Lederhosen and Bavarian-style garments encouraged(just kidding!).
Where: Ballard Landmark (5433 Leary Ave NW)
When: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
More info: Call 206-782-4000 to reserve your space
Sustainable Ballard Knitters for the Homeless
What: Come join us on 2nd Friday of the month. Knitting instruction and yarn provided.
Donated yarn welcome!
Where: Aster Cafe (5615 24th Ave NW)
When: 7-9 p.m.
More info: Contact Jody Grage at (253) 718-1529 or email@example.com.
What: ComedySportz is improv comedy played as a sport. The show pits two teams of comedians against each other in a variety of games, in which they compete for audience laughter.
Where: Ballard Underground (2220 NW Market St)
When: 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
More info: http://comedysportzseattle.com/
Saturday, Sept. 14
Coffee Cupping at Tony's Coffee Bar
What: Try different coffees from around the world, learn about the complexities of each coffee, become a knowledgeable coffee genius in an hour. For free!
Where: Tony’s Coffee Bar (7001 3rd Ave NW)
More info: http://tonyscoffeebar.tumblr.com/
Populuxe Brewing hosts benefit to support brain cancer research
What: Catherine Halloran was diagnosed with a brain tumor in early March, 2011. She underwent a partial tumor resection in early March, but they had to leave 1/3 of it there as it is inoperable. Catherine’s family has banded together to build awareness and advance the search for a cure for brain cancer. Her sister Helen, has put together this awesome benefit show with all proceeds going to support the Seattle Brain Cancer Walk.
Where: Populuxe Brewing (826b NW 49th St)
When: 4:45 p.m.
More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/514169138667797/
What: It's second Saturday, which means Ballard ArtWalk! During the Art Walk, artists open their studios to the public and neighborhood businesses host local art on their wall. The Ballard Art Walk showcases painting, glass art, sculpture, performance, and more, in venues from Leary Way to Shilshole, and as far north as 65th.
Where: Various locations throughout the Ballard neighborhood
When: 6-9 p.m.
More info: Map can be found at http://ballardartwalk.blogspot.com/p/map.html
Ballard ArtWalk website: http://www.ballardartwalk.blogspot.com/
Market St Singers
What: This unconventional community choir plans a musical fantasy journey to the best places you can think of. These might include “On the Street Where You Live” or “Walking in the Air.” Free, but contributions gratefully accepted. Concert presented in conjunction with the Ballard Art Walk.
Where: Ballard First Lutheran Church (2006 NW 65th St)
When: 7:30 p.m.
More info: www.marketstreetsingers.org
Sunday, Sept. 15
Ballard Farmers Market
What: Ballard Farmer's Market is open year-round and features fresh produce from local farmers, flowers, trinkets, street entertainment and more.
Where: Ballard Ave NW, between Vernon Pl NW and 22nd Ave NW
When: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
More info: http://ballardfarmersmarket.wordpress.com/
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