TomatoMania! at U-District Farmers Market
Time: Sat. Aug 27, 10a-12p
Location: Corner of 50th and University Way NE. 98105
There is really nothing better than a fresh, ripe, locally-grown tomato! At Tomato Mania, hosted by Edible Seattle Magazine, shoppers can sample incredible varieties of tomatoes from farms like Kittitas, Grouse Mountain, Alm Hill, Mair-Taki, Xai Cha, Homestead Organic, Rent's Due, River Farm, Rockridge Orchards, Sol to Seed and Willie Green's.
Edible Seattle will also host a cooking demo featuring excellent tomato- focused recipes from their current magazine issue. Samples will be provided! All events are free and open to the public.
Chinatown-ID Night Market
Time: Sat. Aug 27, 6p-11p
Location: Hing Hay Park (S. King St. & Maynard Ave. S.)
The Night Market features an
exciting variety of food, shopping, and entertainment and attracts thousands of people to the heart of Seattle's Chinatown to sample new foods, and explore what is unique and fun about the area.
The evening is filled with local vendors showcasing a unique mix of cultural arts and crafts and international cuisine offering something that will satisfy everyone's taste buds. In addition to food and shopping, the event features cultural performances including Chinese lion and dragon dances, live art demonstrations, as well as a free outdoor showing of new Karate Kid in Hing Hay Park. *Admission is free and open to the public.
Joule Urban BBQ - Japanese Yakiniku
Time: Sun. Aug 28, 3p-9p
Location: Joule Restaurant: 1913 N. 45 St Seattle, 98103
This Sunday, for their last weekly Urban BBQ event, Joule is featuring Yakiniku. with sweet soy barbque! Adults $20, Kids $12. Walk in or call for reservations.
2011 Aki Matsuri
Time: Sat. Sept 10, 10a-6p and
Sun. Sept 11, 10a-4:30p
Location: Bellevue College Main Campus, 3000 Landerholm Circle SE, Bellevue, WA 98007
Japan comes to the Bellevue College for a weekend! A two-day program of Japanese cultural and educational events for all ages!
The matsuri includes 2 full days of on-stage Performing Arts, Martial Art demonstrations by local dojo members, Puppet Shows based on Japanese Folk Tales, Tea Ceremony demonstrations, more than 80 exhibit booths, and Japanese food booths. There are workshops on bonsai, taiko, and Japanese Gardening Presentation. Browse through "Nomi-no-ichi ... a Japanese style flea market" to make a lucky find! Meet with Aki Matsuri Mascot and friends!
The 20th Annual Koi Show by the Washington Koi & Water Garden Society will be held at Bellevue College during Aki Matsuri Weekend.