Freebie of the Week Badass Belltown tapas joint Pintxo is lacing one lucky Thrillist reader with free lunch (a Bocadillo sandwich, small plate, and a drink) for two. All you gotta do is "like" the Playbook on Facebook and tweet us your favorite Antonio Banderas movie for a chance to win
Thursday, August 15th Downtown's BOKA is serving up some street-side BBQ: They'll be teaching you how to make grilled king salmon and other eats, then feeding 'em to you along w/ local seasonal brews, etc., so get a ticket, ASAP!
Friday, August 16th This weekend's Hempfest is the first since Washington legalized a certain smokable substance, and you know what that means for this massive marijuana rally... err, not much, actually. There's still gonna be six stages of live music and speakers, as well as food trucks, sweet crafts, and... cough... more
Saturday, August 17th Super-Chef Tom Douglas is serving all-comers with perfect pieces of grilled salmon w/ fennel aioli (plus sides), for just $20. Proceeds go to a good cause, so click here for tickets already!
Finally a reason to exercise! The Zombie Run's an undead-infested 5k (for charity!) that, if nothing else, will help you work up an appetite for the Zombie Afterparty. If you've got any braaaaains, you'll register here, then be at Magnuson Park at 11a
The parking lot at Pyramid is getting packed with a beer garden, a stage for live music, and 100,000lbs of tomatoes you can throw at complete strangers! Seriously, that's how they roll at the Tomato Battle.
Monday, August 19th Catch Jennifer Lopez's 2nd worst movie under the stars (sort of), when Ballard's King's Hardware screens Anaconda on their sprawling (and mostly covered) patio out back
Ongoing According to our friends at Seattle Met, and just in time for National Rum Day, Sun Liquor has produced Washington's first rum! Sweet rum emporium Rumba was the first to pour it, but now you can get it at other sweet local bars, QFC, etc.