Choose your own bicycle adventure
So much great stuff bicycle has been happening this month. And this upcoming weekend is no exception.
Saturday, Aug. 27
Big Day of Play, 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Magnuson Park
Featuring great activities and programs that help families to be active together, including a Fun Run, 3 on 3 basketball, boating and sailing, music, and healthy food. Last but not least, get your $10 helmets from Cascade Bicycle Club and Seattle Parks and Recreation.
Northwest Film Forum 6th Annual Bike-In, 6 p.m. at Cal Anderson Park
Come early for music curated by the Vera Project, and check out booths from merchants and local bicycle organizations. Stay late for the 1986 classic bicycle movie, Quicksilver, starring Kevin Bacon, with a new live score by local musicians. And the best news is this event is free!
Sunday, Aug. 28
Third Annual Bike to Baseball, 1:10 p.m. at Safeco field
Bike to the Aug. 28 game against Paul Konerko and the White Sox and get $7 off your ticket! You’ll save yourself the hassle of trying to find parking, while reducing your carbon emissions and even saving a few bucks. Win! Win! Win! Buy tickets at mariners.com/bicycle to get your discount.
Coffee Jitters Alleycat Race and Summer Cycle Celebration!
Kick off the morning with at 9 a.m. with the Alley Cat at Empire Espresso in Columbia City. It costs $5 to enter and proceeds go to Bike Works. If you aren't a morning person or just want a chill ride, join Bike Works at 1 p.m. for community bike ride and picnic finishing down at Seward Park (also where the Alley Cat finishes). The picnic will feature free food, entertainment and prizes. RSVP HERE
Bicycle Sunday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Lake Washington Blvd.
And, of course, if you just want to get out there and ride your bicycle, come to Bicycle Sunday down on Lake Washington Boulevard on Aug. 21 and 28. Drop by the $10 helmet sales booth from 1 to 4 p.m. at Seward Park.