Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: September 25-October 1
This week: wiener dog races for Oktoberfest (hey, why not?), a cupcake kickoff, and gourmet goodness at Pike Place Market.
FRIDAY, September 27
Feel like sipping on suds in steins, enjoying some brats, and watching a wiener dog race? Kirkland’s Marina Park is hosting its own Oktoberfest through the 29th. This festival includes biergarden fun ($20 upon entry including beer tokens), music and more. For more information about the festivities, click here.
Koral Fashion Forward After Party with Eddie Johnson
Come celebrate with Seattle Sounders player Eddie Johnson at KORAL Bar and Kitchen from 10pm to 2am post the Posh Party Beauty and Trend show. VIP guests will have the chance for a photo opportunity with this international soccer star and cocktails and appetizers will be available for all. All proceeds go to the Eddie Johnson Foundation supporting youth development programs. Get your tickets here.
SATURDAY, September 28
Trophy Cupcakes Book Launch Party
Help Trophy Cupcakes kick off the launch of cofounder Jennifer Shea’s first book, Trophy Cupcakes & Party! at 8pm at 1927 Events downtown. The celebration includes endless cupcakes (naturally), with a decorate your-own-cupcake bar, a cupcake-cotton candy collaboration, snacks aplenty, and Jennifer’s five favorite forms of bubbles to sip on while dancing to some tunes. Tickets range from $35 to $50 and are available here.
SUNDAY, September 29
Piketoberfest Beer, Sausage, and Charcuterie Festival
Pike Brewing Company is hosting its own “Piketoberfest.” So support the Pike Place Market Foundation while indulging in beer from Pike Brewing and Oroville's Alpine Brewing Co. and food from Uli’s Sausage and Willapa Hills. Festivities kick off at 5; tickets are $35 and available by calling 206-812-6604 or visiting online. Here are some other Oktoberfest happenings around town.
Tenth Annual Sustainable Ballard Festival
Test ride an electric bike. Help press fresh cider. Pet goats. These are all activities you can do at the Tenth Annual Sustainable Ballard Festival in the Ballard Commons Park (near the intersection of 22nd Ave. NW and NW 57th St.). Enjoy live music on a solar-powered stage while sampling various bites. All ages are welcome to attend. All ages are welcome to attend, and it begins at 11.
TUESDAY, October 1
Feast at the Market
Enjoy 24 of Pike Place Market’s restaurants, including Marche and Seatown Seabar and Rotisserie, at the 30th annual Feast at the Market. This self-guided tour allows you to partake in dishes specifically created for the feasters at your own pace. Tickets are $85 or $125, depending on how royal you’d like to dine for the evening, and you can buy them here.