Must Eat Greek
Bite of Greece
(6/2-4) Swing through the Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption on Capitol Hill for a weekend of authentic Greek food and culture. Fill up on lamb meat and chicken souvlaki, or sip Greek coffee while nibbling tiropita (think a buttery pastry stuffed with egg and feta). Take out is available, but don’t skip the music, dancing and Greek marketplace. Times vary. Free admission. 1804 18th Ave., 206-323-8557, biteofgreece.com.
Must Give Through Glassware
Glassybaby’s Semiannual Seconds Sale
(6/3) This Saturday, wake up early and head to SoDo to add to your collection of votives and drinkware with Glassybaby’s stock of “perfectly imperfect” products for their semiannual seconds sale. The beloved local company is offering discounts on their unique wares, which come in more than 400 colors. The philanthropic company gives 10 percent of profits to worthy causes, with the cut of June’s sale going toward Mary’s Place, a nonprofit providing homeless women, children and families with important resources. Price range $28-$55; 8 a.m.-2 p.m.; Glassybaby SoDo Warehouse, SoDo, 624 South Lander St. Suite 36; 206.538.2436; glassybaby.com.
Must Drink Pink
Dueling rosé parties
(6/3) The rosé revolution looks to keep thrumming along this summer, as June kicks off with two parties celebrating pink bubbly. Charles Smith Wines Jet City throws its inaugural Jet City Rosé Experience, featuring rosé from PNW wineries and music from Jack White-endorsed rockabilly queen Wanda Jackson. Simultaneously, the Summer of Rosé event hits the Bottlehouse in Madrona with samplings from around the world. Sadly, both are sold out. But don’t let that stop you from celebrating the return of rosé season with your beach blanket and one of these lovely local bottles.
Must Run for a Cause
Race for the Cure
(6/4) Join the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, a 5K stretch in which participants can walk or run to raise breast cancer awareness at Seattle Center. Along with raising money for education, screening and treatment, the event also celebrates breast cancer survivors and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease. Registration beings at 6 a.m. Sunday. 305 Harrison St. Komenpugetsound.org
Must Learn to Fish
Upstream: Searching for Wild Salmon From River to Table
(6/5) Author (and Seattle mag columnist), lecturer and 2016 James Beard Award nominee Langdon Cook reads from his new book Upstream: Searching for Wild Salmon From River to Table. Cook delves deeper into salmon’s connection with the Pacific Northwest as one of the last wild foods. 7:30 p.m. Prices vary. Town Hall, First Hill, 1119 8th Ave.; 206-652-4255; townhallseattle.org.