On May 29 through June 2, experience the 12th Annual Bellevue Jazz and Blues Festival, featuring more than 40 live shows from top national and regional artists at various venues across the city of Bellevue. For more info on headliners and event locations, please visit BellevueDowntown.com.
Saving Great Animals wants your experience in finding a new furry friend to be a positive one and will do their best to make a great match for you. On June 1 from 5:45–11 p.m., join others for dinner and listen to rescue stories as you bid on auction items to help raise funds for Saving Great Animals. SavingGreatAnimals.org
Take an interactive latte art workshop from the staff at Seattle Coffee Gear Bellevue and learn how to make designs and properly steam milk for the perfect latte art. To purchase tickets and for more info, visit SeattleCoffeeGear.com.
The 2019 Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival Presents the Mark Dufresne Band at Bake's Place June 1 at 8 p.m. The Washington Blues Society has awarded him the title of “Best Vocalist, Songwriter and Harmonica Player” more than any other artist to date. For ticket pricing and more event details, visit BakesPlaceBellevue.com.
Every Wednesday is Wine Wednesday at SUITE Restaurant & Lounge. Enjoy 50 percent off 40-plus bottles of Champagne and wine all day. Be sure to ask about the latest additions to the wine list. Find one you love? Purchase your favorite bottles to take home at half price.
The Bellevue Farmers Market is every Thursday from 3–7 p.m. May through October. Each market day is composed of its own unique mix of vendors offering seasonal fruits and vegetables, cut flowers, fresh meats, one-of-a-kind artisan goods and tasty cuisine.
Join the experts in male aesthetic procedures at Larson Medical Aesthetics June 6 from 4–6 p.m., and experience a live CoolSculpting demo, the pain-free Soprano Ice laser hair removal, special event pricing and refreshments. Bring a friend and receive a gift with purchase. Please call 425.466.1992 today to hold your spot as space is limited.
Choose between the 9-mile Greenbelt Loop and the 22-mile Lake Loop. Routes are approximately 80 percent on-road and 20 percent off-road gravel and take you to and through Bellevue’s park system while exploring hidden treasures of Bellevue. All participants will receive a custom “buff,” and there will be goodies at the post-ride fest. Parks.BellevueWA.gov
Master the art of shucking an oyster from a Taylor Shellfish pro. Learn about oyster history, growing methods and taste, while you practice your shucking skills enjoy a couple of glasses of wine or Champagne. $85. For more info, visit Buy.TaylorShellfishfarms.com/oyster-shucking-class.
The Women's Leadership Summit is hosted by Women's Society of Certified Public Accountants. Join other women June 13 from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. and listen to influential CPA guest speakers, learn how to take your communication skills to the next level and connect with other attendees. For tickets and more event info, visit WSCPA.org.
IBT presents International Ballet Academy's "Stars of Tomorrow," an annual public showcase of student dancers June 15–26. For ticket pricing and more details, visit IBTBellevue.org.
Choose between a Kids Class (age 8–15) or a Parent/Kid Class (ages 5–10) and learn basic cooking skills in one of Urban Table's hands-on classes. For event pricing and more details, visit UrbanTableWA.com.
Meet and interview with hiring managers at companies ranging from small local businesses to Fortune 500 corporations. By attending this event, you will be able to meet directly with hiring managers, get instant feedback on your resume and possibly even be hired on the spot.
Join others in the Living Room at the W Bellevue from 6–8 p.m. June 19 to experience what's new and next in the PNW music scene. Follow W Bellevue on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @wbellevuehotel to receive insider information on June's performance.
Enjoy a week of skiing lessons indoors at Mini Mountain from June 24–28. Campers will learn to ski and snowboard and have opportunities to climb the indoor wall. Camps are for youth ages 5–13 and are from 1–4 p.m. Monday through Friday. No prior experience necessary. For more info and ticket pricing, visit ActiveKids.com.
The Craft Classic Half Marathon and 5K offers a unique Seattle-area course with fast times, riverside views and a delicious craft beer reward at the finish line. Race giveaways for all participants include a commemorative event shirt and beer glass, special finisher’s medal and a voucher for a free beer! For ticket pricing and event details, visit CraftClassicSeattle.com.