Food & Drink

The Weekend Guide

Better get crackin’.

Beard Papa’s Cream Puffs
What: The beloved custard-filled choux pastries hit Seattle.
Why: You love it when they call you Beard Papa.
When: Thurs.-Sun. (and all Mariners game days).
Where: Safeco Field, next to Ricenroll’s sushi stand, 1250 First Ave. S.

International Beerfest
What: Sample more than 130 brewskies while enjoying live music and $4 Pilsner Urquell pints.
Why: See what all the brewhaha is about.
When: Fri. & Sat., noon-10 p.m.; Sun., noon-7 p.m.
Where: Seattle Center Mural Amphitheatre, 305 Harrison St. (800-301-7715).

The Show to End All Shows
Acrobatic pink poodles, a mermaid aerialist, and other oddities take center stage at Circus Contraption’s new show.
Why: Welcome to the big top.
When: Sun., 7 p.m.
Where: Theo Chocolate, 3400 Phinney Ave. N. Tickets at 800-838-3006 or online at brownpapertickets.com.

Deborah Butterfield Sculptures
Life-size equines made from steel, cast bronze, and other found objects.
Why: You love to horse around.
When: Thru Aug. 23. Opening reception, Thurs., 6-8 p.m. Regular hours, Tues.-Sat., 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Where: Greg Kucera Gallery, 212 Third Ave. S. (206-624-0770).

Party T’ Go Go
What: Chef Cameo McRoberts whips up blue cheese scalloped potatoes, chipotle deviled eggs, and a nine-layer devil’s food cake so you don’t have to.
Why: It’s too hot to cook.
When: Tues.-Fri., 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Advance notice required.
Where: Dish D’Lish, 5136 Ballard Ave. NW (206-789-8121).

212 3rd Ave S
@ S Washington St
Seattle, WA 98104
3400 Phinney Ave N
@ N 34th St
Seattle, WA 98103