April showers bring May glowers.
Thaw Fashion Show
What: Northwest indie designers (including Michael Cepress, Kate Towers, and Jill Lindsey) display spring/summer collections to benefit the Huntington’s Disease Society of America.
Why: Enjoy the local color.
When: Thurs. Cocktails and apps, 6 p.m.; show and auction, 8 p.m.
Where: Pacific Industrial Center, 2960 Fourth Ave. S. Tickets online at brownpapertickets.com.
Cornish BFA Art + Design Exhibition
What: A crop of new artists and designers show site-specific works, paintings, photographs, and graphic design projects.
Why: Art school unconfidential.
When: Thru May 30. Opening reception, Fri., 5-9 p.m. Tues.-Sat., noon-5 p.m.
Where: Design, Cornish Main Building, 1000 Lenora St. (206-726-5151); art, Cornish MC 6, 427 9th Ave. N. (206-726-5011).
What: Sample more than 50 new spring brews, sit in on scotch flights and seminars, and relax in the tequila tasting garden to support SIFF.
Why: We’ll drink to that.
When: Fri., 5 p.m.-midnight; Sat., 1 p.m.-midnight.
Where: Fremont Studios, 155 N. 35th St. (206-633-0422). Tickets online at etix.com.
Abigail Glaum-Lathbury Trunk Show
What: Chicago-based designer debuts unusual silhouettes and natural fibers with styling tips.
Why: Spring for these new looks.
When: VIP, Fri., 6-9 p.m. Show, Sat., noon-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: The Finerie, 1215 First Ave. (206-652-4664). R.S.V.P. for VIP event at 206-652-4664 or email@example.com.
Locavore iPhone App
What: New gizmo by Seattle’s Buster McLeod gives the lowdown on the freshest local produce for any season or state and locates the nearest farmers market.
Why: Makes for easy pickings.
When: The time is ripe.
Where: Online at itunes.com.