Seattle Cheese Festival
What: Take advantage of wine tastings, seminars, cooking and cheese-making demonstrations, plus plenty of samples at the tasty Pike Place Market fest.
Why: More than 250 varieties from creameries such as Mt. Townsend, Cabot, Black Sheep, and Amaltheia Organic Dairy.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: First Ave., at Pike St.
In the Cellar
What: A boutique spring barrel tasting tour with ten local artisan winemakers.
Why: Taste and discuss new sips from Patterson Cellars, DiStefano Winery, William Church Winery, and others.
When: Sun., noon-4 p.m.
Where: Throughout Woodinville. For info, contact Cynthia Daste at email@example.com. Tickets ($85) online at brownpapertickets.com.
Beat the Bridge
What: Run, walk, or cheer from the sidelines as competitors try to cross the University Bridge before it goes up at 8:50 a.m.
Why: To raise money for the fight against Type 1 diabetes.
When: Registration, Sat., noon-5 p.m.; Sun., 6:45-8 a.m. Race, Sun., 8 a.m.
Where: Husky Stadium, 3800 Montlake Blvd. NE, UW campus. Info at 206-838-5153.
What: Behold the abstract expressionist’s woodcuts, etchings, and lithographs.
Why: Bold, bright, Jackson Pollock-inspired art.
When: Today-June 30.
Where: Greg Kucera Gallery, 212 Third Ave. S. (206-624-0770).
Photo: Ina Peters / Getty Images