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Power Tool Races, free pinball, and a seriously geeky pub night

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Event of the Week: HazardFactory's world famous Power Tool Races highlight Saturday's Georgetown Carnival, where there'll also be belly dancers, acrobats, and other circus acts, plus live music, burlesque, a beer garden, and an after-hours masquerade. It's going down from noon to 8p -- click here for all the deets!

Thursday, June 6th:The badass small-plates at Pintxo are no longer a nighttime-only affair, thanks to the Belltown eatery's new midday line-up of Spanish sandwiches (called "bocadillos") and tapas-style eats like marinated Manchego, steamed mussels, and pork meatballs.

Sam Crannell, chef/owner of Lloyd Martin, will be turning ingredients pillaged from the Queen Anne Farmers Market into a series of Summer dinners only available on Thursdays from 5-7p, until the market closes for the season.

Friday, June 7th: There are over 350 pinball and arcade games set on free play all weekend at the Northwest Pinball Show, which means you can ogle Chun-Li for 72 straight hours (!)... or win a shton of prizes in tournaments, contests, and other giveaways. Tickets to this rare excuse to go to Tacoma are right here

Downtown's Marche wants you to Drink Pink! By which they actually mean that, from 430p, you can get glasses of chilled rose on the patio for $6, plus oysters for $2 and French street food for as little as $3. Now, forward Marche

Two Beers' Food Truck Fridays is exactly what it sounds like -- every Friday this Summer from 3-8p, some of the city's sweetest mobile food operations (MAXimusMiniMUS, Seattle Biscuit Company, etc.) will be posted up outside the brewery's SoDo tasting room. See the full schedule, here

Saturday, June 8th:Geeks Who Drink is hosting a one-night-only Game Of Thrones pub trivia quiz event called "Fire Alone Cannot Kill A Quizmaster" in 12 "major cities", including... um, Bellevue? It's going down at Rock Bottom at 6p -- get the deets, here

Monday, June 10th:Every Monday this Summer from 5-11p, Quinn's is slinging oversized bottles of beer (22oz, 750mL, 1.5L, etc.), including Trappist ales, local craft brews, and more, for half price. Click here for a list of all the brews

Starting tonight, Bastille's launching a series of bi-monthly dinners at the new communal table on their roof, complete with sweeping views of the Olympic Mountains, cocktails, and a tour of their rooftop garden. Space is severely limited, so score tickets ASAP!