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The Weekend Guide

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 reservations@zellacompany.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).

LOCATIONS
1400 1st Ave
@ Union St
Seattle, WA 98101
206-838-8000
Warren Ave N & Republican St
Seattle Center
Seattle, WA 98109
206-956-8372
251 Yale Ave N
bt Thomas & John Sts
Seattle, WA 98109
206-749-9575
2200 2nd Ave
@ Blanchard St
Seattle, WA 98121
206-441-4618
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