Belltown Events: Things to Do in August
Get out and about in Belltown next month! Here are some fun things to put on the calendar…
Thursdays in August: Live Music in the Olympic Sculpture Park
6 – 8pm | Olympic Sculpture Park
Enjoy live music, skilled DJs, art, kids activities and more on Thursdays at the Olympic Sculpture Park this summer! Food trucks will be pulled into the park, for easy access to tasty bites as you listen. The Thursday Summer at SAM events are August 3rd (also Dog Night), August 10th, August 17th, August 24th (also Bike Night), and August 31st (also Sculptured Dance).
August 4: First Friday Wine Share
6 – 8:30pm | Arthouse Apartments
Each month, a different business or individual in the neighborhood will host the monthly First Friday Wine Share. In August, the event will be hosted on the roof top at the Arthouse Apartments, with tapas provided by the newly relocated Pintxo. Check out the details of the event here. Bring a bottle of vino to share and friends welcome!
Saturdays in August: Free Yoga, Zumba in the Olympic Sculpture Park
9am – 3pm | Olympic Sculpture Park
The Summer at SAM program continues on Saturdays each week, with free yoga in the morning from 9 – 10 a.m. and 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., followed by SAM Creates art participation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Zumba from 2 – 3 p.m. August Saturdays include August 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th.
August 5: Pizza Class
9:50am – 11:30am | Serious Pie Virginia
Serious Pie on Virginia Street is offering a pizza class on Saturday, August 5th. Learn about the pizza and ingredients used at Serious Pie, plus get hands-on instruction and experience stretching and shaping the pizza dough, topping it with your choice of ingredients, baking and turning it to cook it perfectly, and finally, eating your ‘za with a glass of wine! Classes are limited to 12 people, and the cost is $50/person.
August 5: Free Tour of The Paramount Theatre
10am – 11:30am | The Paramount Theatre
On the first Saturday of each month, The Paramount Theatre offers free tours of its historic facilities. This month, the tour is from 10 a.m. until about 11:30 a.m. on August 5th. Meet in the main entrance of the theatre by 10 a.m. to participate.
August 10: Belltown Art Walk
6 – 9pm | Belltown Community Center
Belltown’s August Art Walk begins at the Belltown Community Center then sends walkers off to local businesses, galleries, dive bars and venues to enjoy works by local artists. Start at the neighborhood community center to pick up a gallery map and snacks between 6 and 7:30 p.m. on Friday, August 10th, and then wander throughout Belltown to check out the work of various artists and establishments participating in this monthly event.
August 26: Belltown Crush Block Party
2 – 6pm | Bell Street Park
Enjoy a fun neighborhood summer wine and beer festival this August 26th, with street food, live music and grape stomping! The 4th Annual Belltown Crush Block Party is from 2 – 6 p.m. in Bell Street Park. Tickets are $25/person, and includes 10 tasting tickets (additional tickets are $2 or three for $5).