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The Weekend Guide

dumpling dojo!

Get while the gettin’s good.

EAT
Dumpling Dojo
What:
A pop-up resto featuring six handmade, traditionally wrapped varieties (two vegan); special dipping sauces; and a gnudi soup.
Why: You have only a couple months (B of A’s got dibs on the lease).
When: Sun.-Thurs., 5:30-9:30 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 5:30-10:30 p.m. (or until the dim sum runs out).
Where: 616 Broadway Ave. E., at E. Roy St.

ATTEND
Velocity Dance Center’s Grand Reopening
What:
Celebrate the org’s new digs with a parade, a three-ring circus-themed party, performances by the Merce Cunningham Duo, and music by DJs Mad Rad and others.
Why: The festivities continue with free dance classes thru Apr. 3.
When: Sat., 5:30-11 p.m.
Where: 1621 12th Ave. (206-325-8773).

DINE
Bisato Opens
What:
James Beard award-winning chef Scott Carsberg serves small Venetian bites at the J-shaped bar.
Why: Lampreia has been reinvented — same chef, smaller plates, not-so-formal atmosphere.
When: Tues.-Sun., 4:30-10 p.m.
Where: 2400 First Ave. (206-443-3301).

STITCH
Mend & Measure Day
What:
In honor of the Navy tradition, Blackbird owner Nicole Miller and her staff teach customers how to darn, mend, and patch their favorite well-worn clothes.
Why: Take tattered jeans or socks that need salvaging.
When: Sun., 3 p.m.
Where: The Field House, 5465 Leary Ave. NW. (206-297-6093). R.S.V.P. to info@blackbirdballard.com.

Photo: Adriana Grant

LOCATIONS
Bisato
2400 1st Ave
@ Battery St
Seattle, WA 98121
206.443.3301
Dumpling Dojo
616 Broadway Ave E
@ Roy St
Seattle, WA 98102
5465 Leary Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
206-297-6093
Velocity Dance Center
1621 12th Ave
@ E Pine St
Seattle, WA 98122
206-325-8773
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