(Ice) cream of the crop.
Molly Moon’s Homemade Ice Cream
What: The local frosty queen releases her first (of many, we hope) cookbook ($22).
Why: More than 70 seasonal, artisanal recipes, including salt-licorice ice cream, baby beet sorbet, and bee pollen sugar.
When: Temperatures start rising.
Where: Online at mollymoonicecream.com.
What: The award-winning New York-based choreographer brings his Live! The Realest MC performance to town.
Why: Abraham’s blend of hip-hop and modern dance is equally energetic and enchanting.
When: Today-Sun., 8 p.m.
Where: On the Boards, 100 W. Roy St. (206-217-9888).
Passport to Woodinville
What: Tour more than 35 of the area’s top wineries and tasting rooms, including J. Bookwalter, Kestrel Vintners, and Matthews Estate.
Why: Purchase the Shuttle Express option for transportation between wineries (drinking and driving is a major party foul).
When: Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Pick up tickets at Columbia Winery, 14030 NE 145th St., Woodinville. Tickets ($65-$85) online at brownpapertickets.com.
The Next Fifty Opening Day Celebration
What: Kick off the six-month celebration of the Seattle World’s Fair’s 50th anniversary at Seattle Center.
Why: Arts, culture, community, and design — past and present — are at the center of the festivities, including a traditional Coast Salish performance and a reading from The Future Remembered by Tom Skerritt.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 305 Harrison St. (206-684-7200).
Photo: Kathryn Barnard / Courtesy of Molly Moon’s Homemade Ice Cream