The Weekend Guide

spun sustainable collective opens!

Design’s on you.

Spun Sustainable Collective
What: Organic clothing designer Sara Seumae sets up her own retail space — a co-op filled with local artisans like Twig Cosmetics, Cameron Levin Couture, and Thinknow jewelry.
Why: Watch the creative process in action out back.
When: Opens Fri. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 1515 14th Ave. (206-328-2102).

Five Chairs & Ten Tables
Seattle-based artist and architect Roy McMakin’s newest domestic designs.
Why: Unexpected construction gaps highlight the furniture’s off-kilter nature and dual role as artwork in the gallery-turned-showroom.
When: Thru Dec. 5. Opens Fri., 7-9 p.m.
Where: Ambach & Rice, 5107 Ballard Ave. NW (206-789-6242). Admission is free.

The folks behind The Corson Building, Detour ID, Pivotal Tango, and Tangabrazo team up to craft a fine-food extravaganza with dance lessons, Argentine wines, and music.
Why: It doubles as a fundraiser for Neighborhood House, a local organization working to fight poverty.
When: Fri., 6:30-11 p.m.
Where: Georgetown Ballroom, 5623 Airport Way S. Tickets ($90) at 206-461-8430 ext. 294 or online at nhwa.org.

Gadgets and Gizmos for Techies
What: Our definitive holiday gift guide to the latest and greatest, including a 3-D camcorder, remote-operated lantern, wooden watch, and retro iPhone dock.
Why: Get your hands on hi-fi, lo-fi, and everything in between.
When: Before you crash.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com.

The Bistro Box Opens
Gourmet food trailer cranks out tantalizing breakfast and lunch options.
Why: A croque madame or frittata in the morning; sliders (Kobe beef, coconut chicken with slaw), fries with four sauces, and pizzettas in the afternoon.
When: Hours online at bistrobox.net.
Where: 215 Main Ave. S., Renton; Park Ave. N., Renton (206-406-6202).

Photo: Courtesy of Spun

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Spun Sustainable Collective
1515 14th Ave
bt E Pike & Pine Sts
Seattle, WA 98122
The Bistro Box
Park Ave N
@ N 6th St
Renton, WA 98057
The Bistro Box
215 Main Ave S
bt S 2nd & S 3rd Sts
Renton, WA 98057
Georgetown Ballroom
5623 Airport Way S
@ Corson Ave S
Seattle, WA 98108
5107 Ballard Ave NW
@ NW Dock Pl
Seattle, WA 98107