Must List: Taste of Seattle Made, Earshot Jazz Festival, Delta's 17:00 Bar

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| Updated: October 3, 2019
 
 

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MUST EAT LOCAL 

Taste of Seattle Made 
(10/6) Make your way to Pioneer Square to sample appetizers, dessert, boozy creations and so much more from local food and beverage makers including Broadcast Coffee Roasters, Gnocchi Bar and Dolcetta Artisan Sweets. This is the fifth annual tasting event for Seattle Made, a coalition of Seattle-based producers and manufacturers. 1–4:30 p.m. $35-$45. Pioneer Square; seattlemade.org

MUST LISTEN 

Earshot Jazz Festival 
(10/4-11/6) The highlight of Seattle’s jazz calendar since 1986, the Earshot festival returns to showcase solo musicians and ensembles, from acclaimed high school bands to free improvisers, exploring practically every jazz subgenre imaginable. Times, prices, and venues vary; earshot.org

MUST CELEBRATE 

Issaquah Salmon Days Festival 
(10/5-10/6) To celebrate the annual return of salmon to local streams, lakes and Issaquah’s downtown hatchery, the city is putting on its 50th Salmon Days Festival. The festival honors the Pacific Northwest’s aquatic treasure with hundreds of vendors, a carnival, three stages of entertainment, wine tasting, a beer garden, educational exhibits in the hatchery and the Grande Parade that will swim “upstream” through town. 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Free. Issaquah; issaquahchamber.com/salmondays 
 
MUST REIMAGINE 

Austen’s Pride 
(10/4-10/27) Lindsay Warren Baker and Amanda Jacobs dropped Jane Austen into her own book to confront and reconsider her beloved characters in their musical reimagining of Pride and Prejudice. Austen’s Pride came up through The 5th Avenue Theater’s New Musical Development Program to earn this full premiere. Times and prices vary. Downtown; 5thavenue.org

DEBES MIRAR 

Seattle Latino Film Festival 
(10/3-10/12) Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at this 11th annual film festival. SLFF is showing classic and contemporary Latin American films at various locations in Seattle, with the opening night gala featuring the movie La Camarista (The Chambermaid) about a young woman, working as a maid in one Mexico City’s most luxurious hotels, who enrolls in an adult education program at the hotel in hopes of improving her circumstances. Plus, many more stories by and about Latin Americans will be showcased at this ten-day film fest. Time, prices, and locations vary. slatinoff.org

MUST RUN 

Fly 5K 
(10/5) Race around Boeing Field and the Museum of Flight for an aviation themed 5K, where participants will start and end inside the Aviation Pavilion. The registration fee gets runners a T-shirt, race medal and access to the Museum of Flight after the 5K. A portion of the proceeds from the run will be donated to Aviation for Humanity, a nonprofit that delivers school supplies to children in need around the globe. A shorter kids race will also take place, making this Saturday morning a family affair. 8:30 a.m. Prices vary. Museum of Flight; fly5krun.com 
 
MUST SIP AND SAMPLE 

Delta’s 17:00 Bar 

(10/4-10/5) Experience a new destination and a new beer every hour at this unique tasting experience put on by Delta Airlines. Each hour, the bar turns into a new location and serves a beer from that destination, (among them Amsterdam, Mexico City, and Seoul) along with other domestic beers and small bites. A sweepstakes giveaway also happens every hour in which winners receive two round-trip flight tickets to different locations. This happy hour lasts all night long on Friday and Saturday, and benefits three Seattle charities. 12 p.m.–2 a.m. Free to attend, food and drink available for purchase. Capitol Hill; delta1700bar.splashthat.com 

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