Must List: Sub Pop's 30th Anniversary Festival, Taste Edmonds, Milk Ice Cream Social & Bake Sale

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MUST LOVE SUB POP

SPF30 - Sub Pop’s 30th Anniversary Festival
(8/11) Seattle is chock-full of live music this weekend. If you didn’t snag tickets to Pearl Jam’s Home Shows, you can catch some great tunes at SPF 30, Sub Pop’s huge birthday bash. This all-day all-ages party will have four stages with Sub Pop favorites Beach House, Shabazz Palaces, Father John Misty and many more. Get there early, the celebration is expected to have more than 30,000 attendees. Free. Noon. Alki Beach Park, 1702 Alki Ave. SW; subpop.com


Photo via Taste Edmonds Facebook

MUST EAT

Taste Edmonds
(8/10–8/12) Get ready to stuff yourself silly at the annual Edmonds food festival. Enjoy live music at three different stages, eat delicious food from local restaurants and shops, taste craft beer and wine in the 21+ garden and more. Proceeds from the event help support the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce. Prices and times vary. Civic Center Playfield, Edmonds, Sixth Ave. N; tasteedmonds.com

MUST PARTY

South Lake Union Block Party

(8/10) Dance your day away at the annual SLU block party. This year’s music lineup features Built to Spill, Deep Sea Diver and more. Plus: Check out the community booths showcasing more than 80 businesses and organizations that reside in the neighborhood. And of course, there will be food trucks and brews to keep you full and hydrated. Free admission, food available for purchase. Noon. South Lake Union Discovery Center, 101 Westlake Ave N; slublockparty.com


Photo via Milk Bar Facebook

MUST LOVE SWEETS

Milk Bar Ice Cream Social & Bake Sale
(8/12) The queen of baked goods, Christina Tosi, will be at Canlis’ parking lot this Sunday, saying hello to her Seattle fans. This all-ages event will have Tosi’s signature Crack Pie and Cereal Milk Soft Serve along with country fair inspired foods and carnival games. Though the VIP passes are officially sold out, you can still brave the line for a chance to taste the delicious treats. Free to attend, food available for purchase. Noon. Canlis, Queen Anne, 2576 Aurora Ave. N; canlis.com

MUST SEE

Wars Outdoors: A New Hope in the Park
(8/11–8/12, 8/18–8/19, 8/25–8/26) Attention Star Wars fans: Local theater group, Hello Earth, is in the midst of performing A New Hope every weekend this August in Blanche Lavizzo Park. For the past seven years, Hello Earth performed Star Trek episodes in Seattle parks but decided to switch it up this year and jump into another universe. So pack a picnic and spend a weekend evening nerding out to a classic. Free. 7–9 p.m. Central District, 2100 S Jackson St.; helloearthproductions.com

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