Must List: Seahawks Pregame Perch, Issaquah Salmon Days, Seattle Made Week

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MUST TAILGATE 

Seahawks Pregame Perch  
(10/7) Stop by the King Street Ballroom inside the Embassy Suites just north of CenturyLink Field for scenic tailgating before Sunday’s Seahawks game. Enjoy the company of fellow 12s posted up on the outdoor patio, chill out to the tunes of a live DJ and participate in game giveaways. Food and beverages will be available for purchase, so don’t forget to fuel up before screaming at the (undefeated) Rams’ offense.  10 a.m.2 p.m. Free. Pioneer Square, 255 South King St.; 206.859.4424; Facebook “Pregame At The Perch” 

MUST BUY LOCAL 

Seattle Made Week 
(10/6–10/15) Sustainability starts at home with this week-long celebration of all things made in Seattle. Discuss the “Future of Urban Manufacturing” with a panel on maker economy, shop 30-40 vendors at the Seattle Made Market, and sample tastings from Beecher’s Cheese, Pike Brewing Company, Redhook Ale Brewery and others to round out this blowout of locally produced goods and services. Times, prices, and locations vary. 206.629.2346; seattlemade.org 

Photo via business.issaquahchamber.com

MUST SPAWN 

Issaquah Salmon Days Festival 
(10/6–10/7) More than 150,000 attendees are expected to participate in the 49th annual celebration of the return of salmon to our waterways. Find foods from more than 400 vendors, a farmers’ market, a parade, concerts and amusement park rides at this beloved, all-ages event. Times vary. Free. Downtown Issaquah; 425.392.7024; issaquahchamber.com 

MUST WATCH 

Social Justice Film Festival 
(10/5–10/14) The theme of this year’s Social Justice Film Festival is #HopeDemocracy; featured films will examine our own democracy and the people within it, and aim to inspire social change through action. Screenings include short and long-form documentaries, and narrative films exploring the issues surrounding immigration, prisoner justice, Black Lives Matter, Native American rights and resistance. Times, prices and locations vary. 206.538.3665; socialjusticefilmfestival.org 

MUST BUILD 

BrickCon Exhibition 
(10/6–10/7) This family-friendly exhibition will feature thousands of expertly assembled LEGO creations by adult builders from around the world. Also featured: a building zone to craft your own masterpiece, and a “Brick Bazaar” where you can purchase LEGOs to bring home. Just watch where you step! Times and prices vary. Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, 299 Mercer St.; 206.684.7200; brickcon.org

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