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Weekend events: Farmers market, live music, Gumshoe scavenger hunt

August 1st, 2014 · Comments

Looks like a beautiful weekend to get out and enjoy the neighborhood. Here are some event highlights; check our Events calendar any time for more.

The Phinney Farmers Market is from 3-7 p.m. in the upper parking lot of the Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N. Fresh veggies, fruit, flowers, honey, bread and more, plus several dinner options: tamales and quesadillas, pizza, stuffed waffles on a stick, and naan with various toppings.

Friday is the first day of the 10-day Gumshoe 5K Walk, a fun scavenger hunt through the neighborhood. Purchase an entry form for $20 (or $15 for two) at Ken’s Market, Phinney Ridge Starbucks, Couth Buzard Books or the PNA, then follow the clues to see all kinds of quirky spots around Phinney Ridge and Greenwood. All proceeds are split between the Greenwood Senior Center, Greenwood Food Bank and Greenwood Elementary School PTA.

“Jane Eyre, the musical” and “The Amish Project” continue their runs at Taproot Theatre, 204 N. 85th St.

Couth Buzzard Books, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N., presents Jazz First Fridays with New Ronin 4 at 7:30 p.m. Friday; Nanjanun, Bob De Dea, Bill Alsept, Drew & Cris — Songwriters in Seattle concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday; and First Sunday Seattle Roda de Choro at 2 p.m. Sunday.

Free Running Group and Yoga Class for Runners from 9-11:30 a.m. Sunday at Corepower Yoga Greenwood, 10004 Aurora Ave. N.

Seattle Singer-Songwriter Showcase at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Tim’s Tavern, 602 N. 105th St.

Just a reminder that it’s Seafair weekend, so there will be lots of people out, everywhere, especially near the water, so plan trips accordingly. I-90 will be closed in both directions between I-5 and Mercer Island for the Blue Angels’ performances from 12:15-2:40 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

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