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Hot Tickets: Seattle

16 Feb

Here are this week’s hot tickets in the Seattle area. Check back every Thursday at noon, PST for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.

TONIGHT! Thursday, February 16 I WXPFL Pencil Fighting Championships at the ReBar!  The World Extreme Pencil Fighting Championships goes monthly at The Re-Bar! The schoolyard sport of Pencil Fighting goes Pro! Pencil vs. Pencil until somebody breaks! The World Extreme Pencil Fighting League (WXPFL) has had ten big championship events in Seattle since 2009, and in 2012, the WXPFL Extreme Pencil Fighting Championships goes monthly!

Friday, February 17 I Battlestar GalactiBash: The Finale  Commemorate the final days of EMP’s Battlestar Galactica: The Exhibition on Friday, February 17 with a celebratory evening fit for Cylons and the Colonial Fleet alike. Play a round of Pyramid, try to pass the Cylon detection test, don your Duty Blues, and meet some of the creators and actors from the show. Other hijinks to include:  Battlestar Galactica Trivia Contest,  Themed Photo-ops and Call Sign Generation Station.

Friday, February 17 I Ride the Divide  “Ride The Divide” is an inspiring journey about the world’s toughest mountain bike race, which traverses over 2700 miles along the Continental Divide in the Rocky Mountains. The film weaves the story of three characters’ experiences with immense mountain beauty and small-town culture as they attempt to pedal from Banff, Canada to a small, dusty crossing on the Mexican border.

Saturday, February 18 I 8th Anniversary of 206 Zulu Nation  Each year, Hip Hop supporters from around the country gather in Seattle, Washington to celebrate and experience the 206 Zulu – Universal Zulu Nation Anniversaries. 206 Zulu dedicates Presidents weekend in February as a time to celebrate not just the organizations accomplishments, but to pay tribute to the entire Hip Hop culture. National Hip Hop Summit featuring: Zulu Jam: DJ & MC performances, Zulu Throwdown: B-Boy/Girl, 4 vs 4 Crew Battles for $1,000 cash & prizes, Graff Expo & Live Art, Youth Leadership Conference, workshops, meeting of the minds, food & more!

Saturday, February 18 I Keeping a Small Flock of Hens  Learn how to keep your small flock of hens happy, healthy, and safe in your urban garden.  We will discuss the pros and cons of day-old chicks vs. older birds, coop materials, and protection from predators. You will learn where the best site for the coop would be in your garden, and other considerations. Instructor Jennifer Carlson has raised city chickens since 1979 and will share her knowledge about this fun hobby.

Know of any other events happening in the Seattle area this week? Post them in the comments section.

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