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What To Do This Weekend at Pike Place Market (August 23-25)

What To Do This Weekend at Pike Place Market (August 23-25)

Posted August 23, 2019

Looking for something to do in Seattle this weekend? Why not Make It A Market Day!

Pick up fruits and vegetables from our farmers along the cobblestones or say hello to your favorite crafter before attending any of the below activities. Start planning your Market Day today!


 

Friday

 

Improv Unplugged: An Improv Happy Hour

Time: 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Unexpected Productions: 1428 Post Alley
Tickets: $10 Buy Now
Details: You are in for one-hour of spontaneous laughs and a lot of fun! Improv Unplugged (formerly Improv Happy Hour) is a wildly unpredictable hour of classic improvisational games, techniques, songs, and stories created from the ideas tossed out by YOU...resulting in hilarious storytelling. 
Event: http://pikeplacemarket.org/events/improv-unplugged-improv-happy-hour


 

Saturday

 

The Barque Brontes Bakery & Cafe Launch

Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The Barque Brontes bakery & Cafe: 1426 Western Avenue
Tickets: FREE
Details: You are invited to help celebrate The Barque Brontes Bakery Cafe launch in Pike Place Market! The Barque Brontes Bakery & Cafe is a beautifully designed cafe serving specialty coffee and pastries made in house. This elegant cafe is designed with a nautical feel, located in a cozy part of the Market. Join us Saturday, August 24th, for free macaron and coffee samples all day!
Event:

 

Market to Table Cooking Class with Chef Traci

Time: 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Atrium Kitchen: 93 Pike Street
Tickets: $105 Buy Now
Details: The Market to Table tour and cooking class is a unique way to explore and fully experience Pike Place Market - perfect for locals and tourists alike. Join Chef Traci as she leads your group through Pike Place Market, procuring seasonal ingredients for an interactive cooking demonstration in the Market's Atrium Kitchen.
Event: http://pikeplacemarket.org/events/market-table-cooking-class-chef-traci

 

Chocolate Class for Youngsters

Time: 11 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
indi chocolate: 1901 Western Avenue
Tickets: $35 Buy Now
Details: The founder of indi chocolate started her bean to bar chocolate company because she wanted to teach her daughters where chocolate comes from and how it's made. In fact, indi chocolate is named after her oldest daughter. Join us in our chocolate factory to learn about how chocolate is made. Each child will be able to make their own chocolate bark with inclusions of their choosing.
Event: http://pikeplacemarket.org/events/chocolate-class-youngsters

 

Craft Coffee Brewing with indi chocolate

Time: 11 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
indi chocolate: 1901 Western Avenue
Tickets: $35 Buy Now
Details: Want to perfect your coffee making skills? Learn about the fundamentals of coffee extraction using manual brew methods in the indi chocolate cafe! We will learn about the process of how coffee is grown, how coffee comes from origin to our hoppers, the differences between brew methods and how to get the best results. We will also use our palates to learn what kind of coffee and brew methods you prefer.
Event: http://pikeplacemarket.org/events/craft-coffee-brewing-indi-chocolate

 

Jam + Cheese with Gilbert's Cheese Experience & Atrium Kitchen

Time: 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Atrium Kitchen: 93 Pike Street
Tickets: $55 Buy Now
Details: Taste summer before it's gone with scratch-made jam, artisan cheese and agua fresca in the Atrium Kitchen at Pike Place Market. This deliciously summery event is a collaboration between Gilbert’s Cheese Experience and the Atrium Kitchen at Pike Place Market: the heart of Seattle’s food culture. Celebrate the bounty of the season with handmade jams by Chef Traci Calderon, the Atrium Kitchen’s owner and executive chef, using fresh heirloom tomatoes, wild Washington strawberries and figs from Pike Place produce vendors. We’ll pair each jam with artisan cheeses, hand-selected by Brian and Holly, and wash it all down with some refreshing agua fresca from Chef Traci.  
Event: http://pikeplacemarket.org/events/jam-cheese-gilberts-cheese-experience-atrium-kitchen

 

Truffle Making Class

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
indi chocolate: 1901 Western Avenue
Tickets: $65 Buy Now
Details: Learn about how bean to bar chocolate, ganache and truffles are made. Make hand rolled truffles and experiment with your own favorite flavor combinations. Take truffles you've made home to share with friends and family. This is one of our favorite classes because it really allows you to play with flavor combinations. 
Event: http://pikeplacemarket.org/events/truffle-making-class

 

Market Ghost Stories

Time: 7 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
Unexpected Productions: 1428 Post Alley
Tickets: $20 Buy Now
Details:Unexpected Productions is offering a new type of theatrical event, Market Ghost Stories, a ghostly adventure through the Pike Place Market. This 75-minute excursion leads you through the Market’s unusual arcades and alleys while sharing the often overlooked darker history of Seattle. By connecting each building, each landmark, to the ghost stories told you will see the Market in an entirely new way.
Event: http://pikeplacemarket.org/events/market-ghost-stories

 

Improv Unplugged: An Improv Happy Hour

Time: 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Unexpected Productions: 1428 Post Alley
Tickets: $10 Buy Now
Details: You are in for one-hour of spontaneous laughs and a lot of fun! Improv Unplugged (formerly Improv Happy Hour) is a wildly unpredictable hour of classic improvisational games, techniques, songs, and stories created from the ideas tossed out by YOU...resulting in hilarious storytelling. 
Event: http://pikeplacemarket.org/events/improv-unplugged-improv-happy-hour

 

Cabaret and Burlesque

Time: 9:30 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
The Pink Door: 1919 Post Alley
Tickets: $25 Buy Now
Details:Come enjoy an evening at the longest running Cabaret & Burlesque show in the Pacific Northwest. Every Saturday night the doors to our Lounge open at 9:30 pm for Dinner & Cabaret. Dinner begins at 9:30 pm and the lights go down for the show starting at 11 pm. Purchase of Dinner is required in addition to ticket cost.
Event: http://pikeplacemarket.org/events/cabaret-and-burlesque


 

Sunday

 

Flavors of Pakistan: Sunday Brunch Pop Up

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Atrium Kitchen: 93 Pike Street
Tickets: $50 Buy Now
Details: Join us for a traditional Pakistani family-style feast at Atrium Kitchen, in the heart of Seattle's legendary Pike Place Market. Hosted by acclaimed South Asian chef Kausar Ahmed, author of The Karachi Kitchen: Classic and Contemporary Flavors of Pakistan, the menu for this one of a kind pop-up event features traditional breakfast dishes from the author's hometown of Karachi, Pakistan.
Event: http://pikeplacemarket.org/events/flavors-pakistan-sunday-brunch-pop

 

Bean to Bar Chocolate Making

Time: 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
indi chocolate: 1901 Western Avenue
Tickets: $80 Buy Now
Details: Go behind the scenes into the indi chocolate factory and learn how to make chocolate from the cacao bean with our Chocolate Maker. Learn the basics of chocolate making starting from the bean. We will teach you how to roast, refine and temper chocolate.
Event: http://pikeplacemarket.org/events/bean-bar-chocolate-making

 

The Head and The Heart Rooftop Concert at Pike Place Market

Time: 7 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Pike Place Market: 85 Pike Street
Tickets: FREE
Details: The Head and The Heart and Amazon Music have announced a spectacular hometown show on the rooftop of Seattle’s historic Pike Place Market. The show will be FREE to the public and also streamed live on both the Amazon Music and The Head and The Heart Facebook and Twitter accounts. This will be the first time the band has performed in Seattle since releasing their 4th full-length album, Living Mirage, featuring hit single “Missed Connection.”
Event: http://pikeplacemarket.org/TheHeadAndTheHeart

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