Eat, drink, and be tipsy.
Brave Horse Tavern Beer Club Launches
What: Enjoy select $2 Monday-night brews and access to exclusive club events, such as beer dinners and brewery tours.
Why: Ten bucks buys a full year’s membership.
When: Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-midnight; Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-midnight.
Where: 310 Terry Ave. N. (206-971-0717).
What: The six-piece Portland ensemble plays songs from its newest release, We Are the Tide.
Why: Tunes like “Half Moon,” “Just One,” and “Keep You Right” woo listeners with a mellow Pacific Northwest sound.
When: Fri., 8 p.m.
Where: Neptune Theatre, 1303 NE 45th St. (877-784-4849). Tickets online ($14) at stgpresent.org or at the door ($16).
Mt. Townsend Creamery
What: The Port Townsend-based cheese maker has quietly set up shop at Pike Place Market (the first tasting room in the city).
Why: Stop by to sample award-winning curds, including the earthy Seastack.
When: Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 89 Pike St. (360-379-0895).
The Great Figgy Pudding Street Corner Caroling Competition
What: More than 30 teams from around the city sing their hearts out to benefit the Pike Market Senior Center & Downtown Food Bank.
Why: Top groups compete in a sing-off for bragging rights.
When: Fri., 5-8:30 p.m.
Where: Westlake Center, 400 Pine St.
Photos: Sarah Flotard / Courtesy of Brave Horse Tavern