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The Weekend Guide

Bon appétit.

GO
Julep Nail Parlor
What: Cozy, chemical-free nail parlor and spa opens downtown location.
Why: Parlor signature mani/pedis include paraffin wraps, free bottle of polish, and complimentary touch-ups.
When: Mon. & Sat., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Tues., Wed. & Fri., 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Thurs., 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 1427 Fifth Ave. (206-985-0088).

EAT
Zing Bars

What: Seriously tasty all-natural snack bars developed by two Seattle nutritionists.
Why: Zing-a-zing-ahhhh.
When: You skipped lunch.
Where: Caffe Appassionato, 1417 Queen Anne Ave. N. (206-270-8760); online at zingbars.com.

Just Desserts Benefit
What:
Gorge on desserts from Canlis, The Kingfish Cafe, Bakery Nouveau, and more to raise funds for Noel House Programs.
Why: Have your cake and charity, too.
When: Thurs., 7 p.m.
Where: Capitol Hill Arts Center, 1621 12th Ave. (206-956-9366). Tickets online at brownpapertickets.com.

Dog Mountain Farm Dinners
What:
Reserve a spot at the Carnation organic farm’s new earth-to-table dinner series.
Why: You’re locavoracious.
When: Sat., 3 p.m. (Runs one Sat. per month thru Sept.)
Where: 7026 Tolt Highlands Rd. NE, Carnation. Reservations online or call 425-333-0833.

BUY
Abi Ferrin Trunk Show
What:
The Dallas designer breezes into town with her ecofriendly, microfinance-supporting spring/summer line.
Why: Don’t mess with Texas.
When: Fri., noon-8 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: The Finerie, 1215 First Ave. (206-652-4664).

FIND
An Outdoor Patio

What: Declare an end to winter with open-air cocktails. (We’ll be at Sambar or Marjorie.)
Why: You’re hot to trot.
When: There’s a sun break.
Where: Sambar, 5416 Sixth Ave. NW (206-781-4883); Marjorie, 2331 Second Ave. (206-441-9842).

LOCATIONS
5416 6th Ave NW
@ Market St
Seattle, WA 98107
206-781-4833
1427 5th Ave
bt Union & Pike Sts
Seattle, WA 98101
206-985-0088
1215 1st Ave
@ Seneca St
Seattle, WA 98101
206-652-4664
5001 25th Ave NE
@ NE Blakeley St
Seattle, WA 98105
206-985-6644
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