South Lake Union
Events Calendar

August 13 Events

August 13, 6:00 am, Lake Union Park

Lake Union 10K

Join Portage Bay for the 9th annual Lake Union 10K run or walk along the Cheshiahud Lake Union Loop Trail.  Race starts and finishes in Lake Union Park, with course running clockwise around the lake.

Portage Bay Post-Race Breakfast Great Seattle and Lake Union Views Fully Supported 10K Course Medals for All Finishers Raffle and Awards

Thank you to Portage Bay for sponsoring the 9th annual Lake Union 10K!  Please visit their website www.portagebaycafe.com.

To register for the race: http://lakeunion10k.com/register

Lake Union 10K Benefits Girls on the Run of Puget Sound.

Girls on the Run of Puget Sound is a non-profit organization that inspires girls to be joyful,
healthy and confident using a fun-experienced based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

August 11-13, South Lake Union

Fred Hutch Obliteride

OBLITERIDE IS A WEEKEND YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS  Aug. 11-13, 2017 You can bike all year, but only one weekend a year is it surrounded with the best food, fun, and feeling that is Obliteride. Mark your calendar, and start getting excited for the 5th year anniversary of an event that has become an annual tradition in the community.

This weekend brings together a community whose collective spirit of relentlessness will create the world we all want to live in. A world where cancer is behind us. As we train and fundraise throughout the year and ride across the Finish Line on Sunday, Aug. 13, we remember who we’re riding for; the loved ones who lost their battle, those currently battling, for kids who will be impacted by this disease and all those survivors who are still with us today because of research happening at Fred Hutch. This bike ride is a journey where everyone is riding for the same thing – better treatments, better outcomes and better lives.

Together, we’ve raised over $9.2 million to date; every rider-raised dollar goes toward lifesaving cancer research at Fred Hutch. Each year, we’re looking to recruit more riders, fundraise more money, have more fun and ultimately allow our scientists to explore more cures that will save the lives of our loved ones. For more information or to register: http://www.obliteride.org/

May 6 - September 2, SLU Discovery Center

SLU Saturday Market

Welcome to Seattle’s favorite Saturday market, South Lake Union Saturday Market. A refreshing European-style all food market place offering over 60 food booths for locals and tourists, and deservedly so.

SLU Saturday Market is kicking off their third season in the heart of South Lake Union starting May 6th! South Lake Union is quickly becoming the culinary heart of Seattle, where you can snack and shop local on Saturdays.

Discover what’s local featuring some of Seattle’s finest farms, chef demonstrations, purveyors, as well as a delicious selection of street food vendors curbside every Saturday.

November 19 - September 12, Museum of History and Industry

Edible City: A Delicious Journey

Experience Seattle’s culinary history from raw ingredients to polished plates. Edible City: A Delicious Journey serves up the story of how Seattleites eat in their city and how urban palates have developed over the years. Discover the secret history of Seattle’s favorite foods and devour the stories that helped the city grow into one of America’s best places to eat. Curated by James Beard Award winner Rebekah Denn, Edible City will be a main course on the city’s cultural buffet. The following is the menu for this delicious journey.

Raw Ingredients

For the first course, take a look at the raw ingredients—what is a “Seattle” food, and why? Visually dine on both imported and native foods that are the building blocks of Seattle’s cuisine.

Processing and Prepping

Dive into the second course of the industries that shaped a savory Seattle, from canneries to coffee roasters.

To Market, To Market

Sample the places where Seattleites go to the market for the third course. Learn about the outlets that help define the city, from co-ops to farmers markets to ethnic markets, big and small.

Bringing It Home

Enjoy the fourth course and look at the region’s home cooking through a real, preserved Seattle kitchen. Learn about the history of food justice in the area through P-Patches, community gardens, and other efforts to bring homegrown food to diverse communities.

Cooking Tech-niques

See how Seattle high-tech jobs have made its residents look at cooking in a whole new way in the fifth course. Sniff out some of the area’s groundbreaking food-tech endeavors.

Serving It Up

For final course, survey the rich banquet of restaurants that have been around almost as long as there have been city dwellers here to support them. Meet the farm-to-table chefs who have made Seattle a national dining destination, and savor the way they developed a modern Northwest cuisine.

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Giving Season: Giving becomes more crucial as the days grow shorter & the NW rain freezes to flakes. This holiday season, connect with organizations in SLU to bring light & warmth to those in need. >>link to bio
Pet City: MOHAI’s new exhibit, It’s Raining Cats and Dogs, highlights Seattle’s history with four-legged friends. >>link in bio
Farestart’s Newest Digs: The Seattle institution is cooking up more goodness with three now-open concepts in SLU and an advanced apprenticeship program. >>link to bio

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