The Weekend Guide

madhouse art!

Burning down the house.

MadArt Mad Homes

What: Fourteen artists build site-specific, temporary installations within and surrounding Capitol Hill homes scheduled to be salvaged or relocated.
Why: See what art trio SuttonBeresCuller, painter Jason Puccinelli, and sculptor Julia Haack make from architectural deadwood.
When: In-progress installations, Fri.-July 14. Official opening, July 16, 4-7 p.m. Exhibition thru Aug. 7.
Where: Bellevue Ave. E., at E. Roy St. Admission is free.

Locavore Lunches at Dog Mountain Farm
The chef guides you through the Carnation family farm, where you’ll harvest produce for your afternoon meal ($35).
Why: Lunch is fresh picked, day determined, and served with wine in the orchard.
When: Thru Sept. 11. Sun. & Wed., 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Where: 7026 Tolt Highlands Rd. NE, Carnation. R.S.V.P. (required) to 425-333-0833 or farmer@dogmtnfarm.com.

Be a Local Tourist
Give stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) a try or sign up for go-cart racing or kite-surfing lessons.
Why: You know you (secretly) want to.
When: Daily.
Where: At surf shops in Fremont and Green Lake and a speedway in Redmond. See links for more details.

Happy Hour Afloat
Sip cocktails and snack at the on-board taco bar on a two-hour yacht trip around Lakes Union and Washington.
Why: Even better than drinking while taking in a killer view of the water? Being on the water.
When: Thru Oct. 14. Every Fri., 4-6 p.m.
Where: Waterways Cruises HomePort, 2441 N. Northlake Way (206-223-2060). Tickets ($45) online at waterwayscruises.com.

Photo: Courtesy of MadArt Seattle

Waterways Cruises HomePort
2441 N Northlake Way
Seattle, WA 98105
MadArt Mad Homes
Bellevue Ave E
@ E Roy St
Seattle, WA 98102
Dog Mountain Farm
7026 Tolt Highlands Rd NE
Carnation, WA 98014