It’s First Friday, and that means the first ArtWalk Issaquah of the season. Here’s info on the walk and more to help you plan your fun weekend!
(We’re sorry to report that the is full, but you can get on a wait list by emailing Eastside Catholic).
- When/Where: 5-8 p.m. tonight, May 4, beginning at the historic Shell Station, 232 Front St N,
- Why Go: Visitors are invited to meet local business owners, enjoy live music, watch artists in action, shop and dine in downtown Issaquah. ArtWalk draws hundreds of visitors into downtown Issaquah each month by placing dozens of artists into local businesses. The monthly ArtWalk enhances the already vibrant arts scene in Downtown Issaquah including artEAST Art Center and Artist Alley, Museo Art Academy and ArtByFire glassblowing studio.
- Pricing: Free, but there will certainly be some great art for sale, and there’s a 150-feet-of-art auction in full swing at artEAST.
- When/Where: Tonight, May 4 at 8 p.m., , 1715 228th Ave SE, Sammamish,
- Why Go: Here’s your chance to see Christian Music legend Randy Stonehill right in Sammamish, brought to you by Pine Lake Covenant Church.
- Pricing: $9 (follow the event link for tickets)
- When/Where: Saturday, May 5, at 6 p.m., , 801 228th Ave SE,
- Why Go: The Sammamish Symphony is holding its annual auction Saturday night, May 5th, at the Sammamish City Hall entitled "Moonlight in Chicago." The event runs 6p.m. to 11 p.m., featuring silent and live auctions, dinner, dancing, open bar and live music.
- Pricing: To purchase tickets to the auction, please call (206) 517-7777
- When/Where: Saturday, May 5, at 7 p.m. at Issaquah High School, 700 2nd Ave SE, Issaquah,
- Why Go: The Evergreen Philharmonic presents its Masterworks Concert at Issaquah High School with the choirs from all three high schools and present some of the world's great music for choir and orchestra! Come enjoy the sound of over 120 voices and Evergreen Philharmonic present works of Beethoven, Bach and Brahms, as well as Ms. Andrea Yi in the first movement of the lyrical Mendelssohn violin concerto.
- Pricing: $10 online, or $12 at the door; discounts for students and seniors
- When/Where: Saturday May 5, various locations
- Why Go: This is a great day to enjoy a little Mexican flair. Check out our Fork Dork Chris Nishiwaki’s recommendations for where to celebrate, or if you like to do something a little different, how about a run in Snoqualmie? Cinco de Mayo Half Marathon and 8K Saturday, May 5th at 9:00am at Mt. Si High School, 8651 Meadowbrook Way, SE Snoqualmie. Both the 8k and Half Marathon are USATF certified. Walkers and strollers are welcome. Dogs are NOT allowed per school district policy, and the beneficiary of the run is the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
- Registration Options: Friday @ Sports Authority in Issaquah 2-6pm, Saturday @ Mount Si High School 7-9am