The Weekend Guide

the dutchess and the duke!

Make your intentions noble.

HEAR
The Dutchess and the Duke CD Release Party
What:
Celebrate Sunset/Sunrise, the Seattle rock darlings’ stunning sophomore effort.
Why: It’s cool to duke it out.
When: Fri., 8 p.m.
Where: The Crocodile, 2200 2nd Ave. (206-441-7416).

EAT
Mobile Chowdown

What: Seattle food trucks (Marination Mobile, Skillet Street Food, Maximus Minimus, Gert’s BBQ, El Camión, Kaosamai Thai, and Parfait) park in one place.
Why: Grab some wheelie tasty eats.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 1616 W. Bertona St., at 16th Ave.

RACE
Run Vera Run 
What:
A 5K to benefit The Vera Project with an ’80s-themed warm-up routine, live music from The Maldives, graffiti created on-site, and food.
Why: It’s the rock of all ages.
When: Sun., 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Seward Park, 5895 Lake Washington Blvd. S. Register at runverarun.org.

PARTY
Northwest Artist Edition Program Launch
What:
Artist/rocker Whiting Tennis and The Phantom Sons perform at the opening of new works by Gretchen Bennett, Greg Lundgren, Jeffry Mitchell, and Dan Webb.
Why: Go native.
When: Fri. Reception, 6-10 p.m.; music, 8 p.m.
Where: Open Satellite, 989 112th Ave. NE, ste. 102, Bellevue (425-454-7355).

SPY
Steven Barrett Salon and Les Amis Fall Fashion Event
What:
Stylists pair hair with looks from the boutique for a runway show with wine and apps.
Why: Be in clothes range.
When: Sat., 6 p.m.
Where: 1907 Second Ave. (206-448-8466). R.S.V.P. to info@stevenbarrettsalon.com.

Photo: Courtesy of Andrew Waits

LOCATIONS
Seward Park Environmental & Audubon Center
5902 Lake Washington Blvd S
@ Seward Park Rd
Seattle, WA 98118
206-684-4396
989 112th Ave NE
@ NE 10th St
Bellevue, WA 98004
425-454-7355
Mobile Chowdown
1616 W Bertona St
@ 16th Ave
Seattle, WA 98119
1907 2nd Ave
@ Stewart St
Seattle, WA 98101
206-448-8466
2200 2nd Ave
@ Blanchard St
Seattle, WA 98121
206-441-4618
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