Every week Ethnic Seattle picks a wide range of community weekend events happening around the city. Here’s our guide for this weekend!

By Kae Saeteurn
May 19, 2016



Thu, May 19
Chinatown-International District Happy Hour Food Walk
Walk the streets of the CID neighborhood for the first Happy Hour Food Walk (occurring every third Thursday of the month)! For $2, $4, or $6, explore the many tastes and textures of some of the neighborhood’s best drinks and bites including bubble tea, dumplings, and chow mein. Also enjoy entertainment provided by musicians and artists as you explore. As an added bonus, the Seattle Department of Transportation is also partnering up to provide free rides on the First Hill Streetcar at all stops. Come hungry and curious! Chinatown-International District, 4-7pm


Sat, May 21
Mambo Cadillac Salsa Dance Party
Get ready to bust some moves while celebrating the 8th anniversary of My World Dance Studio. Enjoy Latin jazz, Afro-Cuban, and vocal rhythms and sounds as you dance the afternoon away. Dancers and non-dancers of all levels are invited! No experience or feeling a bit rusty? No worries. The studio is also offering a free 30-minute salsa lesson right before the event. My World Dance Studio at Seattle’s Artspace Hiawatha Lofts, $5–$10, 3:30-6:30pm


Fri & Sat, May 20 & 21
Salt & Pine Market
Don’t miss the Spring 2016 Salt & Pine Market. This is a curated pop-up market that offers a space for artists to sell their items. From clothing and accessories to beauty products and wood pieces, have your wallets handy as you shop and support local artists. Plank&Grain Furniture, 10am-8pm


Sat, May 21
Family Fun Day
Arts and crafts, face painting, and a movie: Join the Wing Luke Museum for their Family Fun Day event where kids and parents can enjoy a day full of activities. Begin the day with storytime, and then get ready to weave, face paint, and decorate with local artists. Afterward, relax with a film screening and enjoy one last arts and crafts activity. Wing Luke Museum, Free, 11-4:30pm

Sat & Sun, May 21 & 22
University District StreetFair
Don’t miss out on the longest running street fair in the US. Celebrate the U District StreetFair’s 47th anniversary by immersing yourself in arts and crafts, music, and tons of food. Put on your walking shoes and expect to find just about anything from glass and jewelry pieces to a variety of food, styles, and cultures. University Way (The Ave), Saturday 10am-7pm, Sunday 10-6pm


Thur thru Sat, May 19–21
A Hand of Talons
Don’t miss out on the final production days of A Hand of Talons. Ever heard of steampunk noir? Whether you have or not, get ready to be swept away into a story of crime, power, and betrayal in the steampunk-inspired universe of New Providence. Theater Off Jackson, $12, 8pm

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