Have a Wilde weekend.
Chinatown-International District Night Market 2009
What: An evening spree with martial arts demos, a lion dance, games, and a free outdoor screening of Bruce Lee’s Enter the Dragon.
Why: Vietnamese, Taiwanese, and Chinese chow, plus grilled corn, coconut drinks, and Hawaiian shaved ice.
When: Sat. Market, 6-11 p.m.; movie, around 9 p.m.
Where: Hing Hay Park, 423 Maynard Ave S., at S. King St. (206-382-1197).
Helsinki Syndrome: The Importance of Being Earnest
What: The Seattle art troop’s adaptation of Wilde’s play about double lives and secret identities takes nonlinear liberalities.
Why: Oscar-worthy performances.
When: Thurs. & Fri., 8 p.m.
Where: Thurs., Crawl Space Gallery, 504 E. Denny Way, ste. 1 (206-551-4299); Fri., Rendezvous Jewelbox Theater, 2322 Second Ave. (206-441-5823). Tickets at the door. Cash only.
What: Eric Johnson’s sweet-sounding Sub Pop alt songsters celebrate their new album, The Ruminant Band, with Johnny & the Moon and Palmer Electric Co.
Why: Chew on that.
When: Thurs., 8 p.m.
Where: The Crocodile, 2200 Second Ave. Tickets online at thecrocodile.com.
Hate & Haste
What: Artist Ragan Peck curates an exhibit about the most extreme temperaments, inviting works of abandon by 24 national artists.
Why: It’s a love-hate relationship.
When: Thru Sept. 12. Opening reception, Fri., 6-9 p.m. Regular hours by appointment.
Where: Pots Gallery, 619 N. 35th St., ste. 100 (206-632-4848).
An Incredible Feast
What: Under an outdoor tent, more than 30 food stations staffed by local farmers and chefs present dishes with ingredients like heirloom tomatoes, grass-fed beef, and wild salmon.
Why: Proceeds benefit Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance and Good Farmer Fund.
When: Sun., 5-8 p.m.
Where: University District Farmers Market, University Way NE & NE 50th St. Tickets online at brownpapertickets.com.