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Best of This Weekend in Seattle October 12 – 14

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Arts, antiques, great food, Russian culture, amazing jazz, a day for women and more! It’s the weekend in Puget Sound. Ready? Set? Go!

Arcade Lights
Friday, October 12
7:00pm – 10:00pm
Pike Place Market
1st & Pike Street
Seattle, WA 98101
206.682.7453
http://www.pikeplacemarket.org

Local artisan purveyors present their handcrafted foods and beverages at this annual event. Sample savory and sweet bites—from seafood to sausage, from doughnuts to ice cream—and beer, wine, coffee and other drinks. Enjoy live music and entertainment provided by a selection of Market buskers. Entry fee includes 10 tokens redeemable for your choice of food and beverage and a keepsake glass. Additional tokens available for purchase at event for $2.50. For guests 21 and over. Benefits the Market Foundation. Purchase tickets online.

Earshot Jazz Festival
Friday, October 12 through Sunday, November 4
Seattle, WA
http://www.earshot.org

Locally and internationally renowned jazz greats toot their horns at venues across town.

Eastside Women’s Show
Saturday, October 14
10:00am – 8:00pm
Meydenbauer Convention Center
11100 NE 6th Street
Bellevue, WA 98004
425.637.1020
http://www.eastsidewomensshow.com

Spend a day taking care of yourself and grow your business contacts, too at Eastside Women’s Show! This event supports local businesses by bringing the best in shopping, health and fitness, and networking opportunities. Celebrity speakers help attendees integrate their newfound knowledge into daily life. A portion of proceeds from this event benefit the YWCA Eastside and other charitable organizations. $10/person.

Wild Mushroom Show
Saturday and Sunday
October 13 and 14
Saturday 12:00pm – 7:00pm
Sunday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Mountaineers Club
7700 Sandpoint Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115
http://www.psms.org

It’s one of the largest exhibits of mushrooms in the country. There will be cooking demonstrations, guided tours through the mushroom displays, and vendors selling books and goods all about mushrooms.

Sammamish Arts Fair
Saturday and Sunday
October 13 and 14
10:00am – 5:00pm
Sammamish City Hall
801 228th Avenue SE
Sammamish, WA 98075
http://www.sammamishartsfair.wordpress.com

The Sammamish Arts Fair is an annual Arts Fair, which is now in its sixth year. It has grown in reputation to be one of the most anticipated arts events on the Eastside, and it will feature some of the best jury selected local artists in our area. Come and visit with the artists, see their work and learn about their creative process. Inside the City Hall building, the highest quality and variety of fine art will be available for purchase, and will include original works of art such as; paintings, jewelry, mixed media, encaustic art, glass arts, ceramics, woodcarving, photography and textile art.

Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair
Saturday and Sunday
October 13 and 14
Seattle Center Exhbition Hall
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98109
http://www.seattlebookfair.com

Booklovers, see thousands of rare books, prints, maps, photographs & ephemera for sale at the Premier Northwest Rare Book Fair! 94 Book Dealers from 18 States, Canada and Germany.

Taste of Russia Bazaar
Saturday and Sunday
October 13 and 14
12:00pm – 5:00pm
St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church
1714 13th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
http://www.saintnicholascathedral.org

Come for pelmeny (Siberian dumplings in broth), borscht, and piroshki, beef or cabbage. Everything is handmade from traditional Russian recipes. Russian dancing, entertainment, vendors, food, bake sale, beer and wine garden, Samovar Tea Room, tours of the historic church.

Crossroads Doll and Teddy Bear Show and Sale
Saturday and Sunday
October 13 and 14
Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm
Sunday 10:00am – 3:00pm
Puyallup Fair and Event Center
110 9th Ave SW
Puyallup, WA 98371
http://www.dolls4all.com

The show will include several make’n take workshops with Jean Nordquist, heirloom sewing a bookmark with Carolyn Elliott, French fashion costume make ‘n take with Patti Ulrich, and Can Dolly Be Fixed evaluation area with expert Robin Jones. With close to 200 tables filled with dolls and bears and accessories, you will find treasures galore to take home!

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