Ballard Weekend: Beaver football makes a comeback, Greenway grand opening, celebrate our fishermen
Friday, Sept. 6
Ballard High School's first game of football
What: Ballard High School kicks off the season in the same fashion as it did last year, playing against crosstown rival Bishop Blanchet.
Where: Bishop Blanchet High School (8200 Wallingford Ave N)
When: 5 p.m.
Rebecca Dudley Shares New Book: Hank Finds an Egg
What: Author/Illustrator Rebecca Dudley share her new picture book, Hank Finds an Egg (for ages 4-8). This debut wordless photography book has achieved starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Booklist. Free event.
Where: Secret Garden Bookshop (2214 N.W. Market St.)
When: 7 p.m.
More info: 206-789-5006 / www.secretgardenbooks.com
Emerald Contra Dance
What: All dances taught. No partner necessary. Please, no cologne, perfume or other scented products. $8 General Admission; $7 Seniors, PNA
members, SFS members; $5 Students.
Where: Phinney Neighborhood Association Community Hall-lower brick building (6532 Phinney Ave N)
When: Beginner’s workshop 7 p.m., dance 7:30-10 p.m.
More info: 206-440-9839 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. 7
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/
Ballard Greenway Grand Opening
What: Celebrate the grand opening of the Ballard Greenway. Mayor Mike McGinn will cut the ribbon to officially mark its opening. Ballard Bikes -- a neighborhood multi-school collaboration -- will host a kids bike rodeo. There will also be a Dutch Bike conference bike, the sidewalk walk-on piano and a smoothie made by a bike-powered blender.
Where: Events will take place between 20th and 22nd Ave NW on NW 58th St.
When: 2-5 p.m.
Ballard High Class of 1973 40th Reunion
Where: Ballard Elks #827 (6411 Seaview Ave. N.W.)
When: 6-11 p.m.
Price: $65 per person prepaid or $75 at door at the door.
More info: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Carrie at 206-783-2334
25th Annual Fishermen’s Fall Festival
Where: Fishermen’s Terminal (1900 W. Nickerson - south end of the Ballard Bridge)
What: A FREE event celebrating our local fishing fleet and features industry related exhibits and competitions, fundraising salmon barbeque, children’s activities, and musical entertainment. All proceeds directly benefit the Seattle Fishermen’s Memorial.
When: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
More info: www.fishermensfallfestival.org
Sunday, Sept. 8
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/
Ballard Elks Lodge Ballroom Dancing
What: Ballroom Dancing every Sunday. Live music by The Eddy Fukano Band. For singles and couples. $7 per person.
Where: Ballard Elks Lodge (6411 Seaview Ave NW)
When: 7-10 p.m.
More info: www.ballardelks.org or call 206-784-0827
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