Red Rover, Red Rover, send the rainy season over. HEAR The Blakes CD Release Performances What: Local garage rockers play a doubleheader to celebrate their gritty debut LP. Why: Should be vera good. When: Fri. Vera, doors open at 7:30 p.m.; The Croc, doors open at 9 p.m. Where: The Vera Project, 305 Harrison St., Northwest Rooms, Seattle Center (206-956-8372); The Crocodile Cafe, 2200 Second Ave. (206-441-5611). EAT Union’s Fried Chicken Frenzy What: Union’s Ethan Stowell brings top Seattle chefs together for an all-you-can-eat fried chicken cook-off to benefit PAWS. Why: You’ll be lickin’ your paws. When: Sun., 6 p.m. Where: 1400 First Ave. (206-838-8000). GET Sugared What: Fremont’s adorable Sweet Spot offers 15 percent off the ancient method of hair removal all month. Why: It’s a sweet deal. When: Thru Oct. 31. Where: 473 N. 36th St., ste. d (206-632-3602). SEE Kuhlman Fashion Show What: Clothier/shop owner Scott Kuhlman shows off fall merch and his own creations with mingling models, hors d’oeuvres, and sparkling wine. Why: Fall fashion unveiled. When: Thurs., 6 p.m. Where: Veil, 555 Aloha St., at Taylor Ave. N. (206-216-0600). Tickets at Kuhlman, 2419 First Ave. (206-441-1999). Seattle Fashion Week Runway Event What: A show spotlighting ecoconscious designers like United Bamboo, Sling & Stones, and John Patrick Organic. Why: Quite the green scene. When: Sat., 8 p.m. Where: Bell Harbor International Conference Center, 2211 Alaskan Way, Pier 66. For tickets, e-mail email@example.com. DO Homework What: Mod home store Velocity Art and Design opens its bigger and better South Lake Union space. Why: Thomas Wold mushroom forest tables, Thomas Paul rugs and pillows, and a Tord Boontje wall mural. When: Opens Fri. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Where: 251 Yale Ave. N. (206-749-9575).