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Concerts at the winery

September 2 - 22, 2023

Woodinville (18 miles NE)

Summer Concerts feature “some of the best artists in jazz, rock, blues, and contemporary music” in the amphitheater at Chateau Ste. Michelle, 14111 NE 145th St. in Woodinville. Bring a blanket or low-back chair unless you buy reserved seating. Children age 2 and younger are free. Tickets at StubHub.

Mercer Island wine tasting

September 8, 2023 (5 p.m.)

Mercer Island (5.8 miles E)

Taste 10 samples from Washington wineries, breweries, and cider makers at Art Uncorked, with art vendors, live music, and food for sale in tents for age 21+ at Greta Hackett Outdoor Sculpture Gallery, I-90 Trail on Mercer Island. Must buy ticket online. No pets or smoking.

Downhill marathon

September 10, 2023

Snoqualmie Pass (55 miles E)

Run downhill through forests and a former train tunnel in one of the Tunnel Marathons, which qualify 40% of its participants for the Boston Marathon, starting at Palouse to Cascades State Park – Hyak Trailhead, Iron Horse Trail at Snoqualmie Pass. See their directions page. Held in June (sold out 2023), August, and September.

Oktoberfest in Edmonds

September 15 - 16, 2023

Edmonds (17 miles N)

Edmonds Oktoberfest promises 11 local breweries, bands, and food outdoors beginning Friday (4 to 10 p.m.). Saturday events include a 5K (10 a.m.), a pet parade (11:30 a.m.), a kids’ area (12 to 6 p.m.), beer and food trucks (12 to 10 p.m.). Located near Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St. in Edmonds. Free.

Rainier Beer festival

September 16, 2023

Georgetown (5.1 miles S)

R Day is an outdoor “community celebration of music, art, and beer in the heart of Georgetown” with live music for age 21+. The address is at 5706 Airport Way S, and Airport Way South will likely be closed to cars (from 13th Avenue S. to Corson Avenue S.). Free.

Lantern parade

September 23, 2023

Green Lake (4.8 miles N)

Celebrate the equinox (when day and night are both 12 hours) with lanterns, glowing costumes, and music-making at the Luminata parade of lights. Begin at Green Lake Aqua Theater on West Green Lake Way N at the south end of the lake, and then walk with the parade to the Bath House. Free.

Haunted golf course

September 29 - Oct. 31, 2023

Mountlake Terrace (14 miles N)

Nile Nightmares is an outdoor walk plus indoor mazes at Nile Shrine Gold Center, 6601 244th St. SW in Mountlake Terrace. It has a food court and a beer garden, and is open Fri., Sat., and Sun. Recommended for age 13+ except less scary for kids on one special day (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.).

Gala for Seattle film festival

September 2023 (undated)

Seattle Center (1 mile NW)

A ticket to Marquee Gala gets you wine from 10 wineries, heavy hors d’oeuvres from 10 restaurants, dinner, a cocktail competition, games, a live auction, and live music with dancing, all to help support the Seattle International Film Festival. Located at Seattle Center in Fisher Pavilion, 305 Harrison St. in Seattle.

Pioneer fall festival

September 2023 (undated)

Tacoma (41 miles SW)

Press apple cider, make a corn dolly, play Victorian games, see traditional music & dance, and watch “the hock cart carrying the last sheaf of wheat through the fort to the granary” during Harvest Home at Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, 5519 Five Mile Drive in Tacoma. Free for age 3 and younger.
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