Green Lake Events: Things to Do in October

September 27, 2017|Posted in: Green Lake Events

Green Lake offers some fun things to do coming up in October. Here’s a quick list to get your calendar filled!

October 3: Last Day of Oktoberfest at Greenlake Bar & Grill
All Day | Greenlake Bar & Grill
Get your jagerschnitzel and Bavarian bratwurst with a cold draft on the side during Greenlake Bar & Grill’s Oktoberfest celebration! Now through October 3rd.

October 5: Power of Community Breakfast
7:30am – 8:30am | Greenwood Senior Center
Our communities are an important part of the culture and social support in our neighborhoods. On October 5th, the Phinney Neighborhood Association is presenting the Sixth Annual Power of Community Breakfast, supporting critical senior programs. There will be networking opportunities, plus inspiring speeches from Keri Pollock, the Director of Marketing & Communications at Aging Wisdom, and UW Medicine’s Dr. Barak Gaster. A breakfast buffet is included. Free, but the suggested donation is $75.

October 5: Brew at the Zoo
5:30pm – 8:30pm | Woodland Park Zoo
Enjoy microbrews and cider in the Woodland Park Zoo’s Rain Forest Food Pavilion and Zoomazium for Brew at the Zoo! Bites will also be available for snacking. Proceeds benefit the zoo. Must be 21+ to attend. Tickets are $32/person.

October 6: Last Phinney Farmers Market of the Season
3:30pm – 7:30pm | Phinney Center
The Phinney Farmers Market is running through October 6th, with local fresh produce and locally made or sourced goods to stock your pantry or fridge with delicious, good-for-you products. There’s also live music and food trucks to make it an event.

Fridays in October: Latona Pub’s Weekly Happy Hour Jazz
5pm – 7pm | Latona Pub
Latona Pub hosts a weekly happy hour in October, with live jazz music led by Phil Sparks, who is acclaimed as one of the best jazz artists in Seattle! It’s inspired by Boots, Barrie, and Murray, with happy hour bites and beer to enjoy while you listen!

Saturdays in October: Seattle Folklore Society Concerts
7:30pm – 10pm | Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building
On most Saturdays this month, the Seattle Folklore Society is hosting evening concerts with live performers. Alice Stuart is performing on October 8th, the Tim Grimm Family Band is playing on October 14th, Molsky’s Mountain Drifters perform October 15th, Bill Staines will play on October 21st, and Laura Cortese and the Dance Cards perform October 28th. General Admission is $16 – $20 depending on the event.

October 13: Opening Night of “The World of Extreme Happiness”
7:30pm | Seattle Public Theater at the Bathhouse
A riveting story of personal growth, coming of age and learning to challenge the status quo – “The World of Extreme Happiness” tells the story of Sunny, a young girl in rural China who is abandoned as a baby due to her gender. She survives and eventually works her way into a coveted career, pulling herself out of poverty. Unfortunately, her efforts put a co-worker at risk, causing her to question the system. This show runs through November 5th.

October 24: Network for Nature Launch Party
5pm – 8pm | Woodland Park Zoo
Ethan and Angela Stowell will be presenting the Network for Nature launch party on October 24th. Save the date! Proceeds will benefit programs for endangered species including Tiger Conservation.

October 28 & 29: Pumpkin Bash & Trick-or-Treating
9:30am – 3pm | Woodland Park Zoo
The Zoo celebrates Halloween with a Pumpkin Bash and trick-or-treating on October 28th and 29th! Zoo animals will get to smash and crunch on pumpkins, while the kiddos enjoy trick-or-treating. This event is free with zoo admission or membership.

October 28: Phinney Center’s Unwritten Ghost History
2pm – 4pm | Phinney Center Blue Building
Spiritual investigators and mediums have done two separate visits to the Phinney Center, where they encountered spirits and recorded audio evidence. Learn about what they found, how mediums contact spirits, and other ghostly activities at this free event on October 28th.

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