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Best of This Weekend in Seattle – September 28 – 30

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Chocolate and apples, Oktoberfest and the best of Italy, wooden boats and Washington history…. that’s what this weekend is made of! Take a look and make your plans!

Decibel Festival Seattle
Wednesday, September 26 – Sunday, September 30
Seattle, WA
http://www.dbfestival.com

It’s the 9th annual Decibel International Festival of Electronic Music Performance, Visual Art and New Media. With a focus on live performance, interactive multimedia art, state-of-the-art sound and technology based education, Decibel has solidified itself as one of the premier electronic music festivals and promotional organizations in the world. Concerts, lectures and hands on activities throughout. Tickets and details online.

Italian Festival
Saturday and Sunday
September 29 and 30
Saturday 10:00am – 9:00pm
Sunday 10:00am – 6:00pm
Seattle Center Fisher Pavilion
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98109
http://www.festaseattle.com

Viva Italia! It’s the 25th Annual Italian Festival! Highlights include Celebrity Chef Nick Stellino headlining a great schedule of cooking demos, two performances daily of Sicilian puppetry by the Carter Family Marionettes and a Grape Stomping competition which as to be seen to be believed! Plus a huge Food Court & Vendor Market.

Norm Blanchard W.O.O.D. Regatta
Saturday and Sunday
September 29 and 30
Center for Wooden Boats
1010 Valley Street
Seattle, WA 98109
206.382.2628
http://www.cwb.org

Join in the fun at The Center for Wooden Boats’ 13th Annual Norm Blanchard W.O.O.D. (Wooden Open & One Design) Regatta, honoring the best known name in wooden boatbuilding and yachting in the Pacific Northwest. Sail in your own boat, or rent one from the CWB. Races take place on Seattle’s Lake Union. More details and information available online.

Northwest Chocolate Festival
Saturday and Sunday
September 29 and 30
Washington State Convention Center
800 Convention Place
Seattle, WA 98101
http://www.nwchocolate.com

A sweet festival filled with classes, chocolate tasting and workshops taught by top culinary professionals and award winning artisan chocolate makers. Tickets and details online.

Lake Stevens Oktoberfest
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
September 28, 29 and 30
Downtown Lake Stevens, WA 98258
425.334.0433
http://www.lakestevenschamber.com/Oktoberfest

Come to this family friendly festival celebrating fall! Arts and crafts, kids activities, fun run, Bier and Wine Garden, kids’ Root Bier Garden, pumpkin carving, food vendors and more!

Apple Festival
Saturday and Sunday
September 29 and 30
9:00am – 5:30pm Saturday
9:00am – 4:00pm Sunday
Lattin’s Country Cider Mill & Farm
9402 Rich Road Southeast
Olympia, WA 98501
360.491.7328
http://www.lattinscider.com

Celebrate Washington’s apple harvest! Enjoy a day in the country with Bluegrass music amid the sweet aroma of apples. Sample fresh-picked, crunchy apples and take some home at a great low price. Tractor-drawn wagon rides to the Pumpkin Patch from 11:00am to 4:00pm. Find your way through the new year round Maze. Kids can pick our their own pumpkins, bob for apples, and visit our farm animals. Savor apple crisp, caramel apples, apple butter, apple cake, baked apples, apple pie by the slice and apple fritters.

Duvall Heritage Festival
Saturday, September 29
10:00am – 4:00pm
26526 Northeast Cherry Valley Road
Duvall, WA 98019
http://www.duvallhistoricalsociety.org

Learn how the pioneers lived and worked. Watch a blacksmith at work and a field being plowed the old fashioned way with mules. Look at antique tractors. Shell some corn, make cider, braid rope, churn butter, and wash clothes the old-fashioned way. FREE and hands on fun for the whole family.

Sea Otter Awareness Weekend
Saturday and Sunday
September 29 and 30
9:30am – 5:00pm
Seattle Aquarium
1483 Alaskan Way, Pier 59
Seattle, WA 98101
206.386.4300
http://www.seattleaquarium.org

Join biologists at the Seattle Aquarium and explore the lives of sea otters. See how the Seattle Aquarium biologists care for these enchanting animals, including providing great nutrition, training and even toys!

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