The Weekend Guide

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Taste Washington

What: Sample the latest offerings from 200 Washington wineries and 60 local restaurants.
Why: Double your pleasure — this year’s grand tasting event spans two days.
When: Sat. & Sun., 2-5 p.m. VIP admission, 1 p.m.
Where: CenturyLink Field Event Center, 800 Occidental Ave. Tickets ($75-$125) online at tastewashington.org.

Fashion Spring Fling

What: Welcome the weekend with door prizes and a free glass of bubbly at West 5 when you fill a punch card by visiting each participating store (no purchase necessary).
Why: Shop the latest at Carmilia’s, Clementine, Sweetie, and Edie’s. Take a nonperishable item to donate to the West Seattle Food Bank, s’il vous plait.
When: Today, 7-10 p.m.
Where: West Seattle Junction, SW Alaska St., at California Ave. SW.

The Pine Box

What: A new haunt (in the old Chapel space) from Seattle Beer Week co-founder Ian Roberts.
Why: More than 30 craft beers on tap, plus craft pizza and seasonal fare.
When: Mon.-Fri., 3 p.m.-2 a.m.; Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-2 a.m.
Where: 1600 Melrose Ave. (206-588-0375).

Edible Book Festival
What: Adapt your favorite book title, author, or character into a dish for the annual kitchen competition.
Why: Catcher in the Rye bread, Edgar Allan Po’ boy, A Separate Peace of cake — we could go all day. Stick around for prizes and to dig into the page-turners.
When: Sat., noon-3 p.m. Register now emailing edible@seattlebookarts.org. (They’ve extended the deadline just for DC readers.)
Where: Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N.

Photo: Siri Stafford / Getty Images

The Pine Box
1600 Melrose Ave
Seattle, WA 98101
CenturyLink Field Event Center
800 Occidental Ave S
@ CenturyLink Field
Seattle, WA 98134
Good Shepherd Center
4649 Sunnyside Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
West Seattle Junction
California Ave SW
bt SW Oregon & Edmunds Sts
Seattle, WA 98116