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Puget Sound Mycological Society poster for their annual Wild Mushroom Show, held 23-24 October 2021

Puget Sound Mycological Society Wild Mushroom Show

2021-10-23 Hardly Raining The Puget Sound Mycological Society (PSMS) 2021 Wild Mushroom Show is taking place this weekend. Now in its 58th year, the annual event features mushroom specimens, identification, tasting, lectures, and cultivation kits. Last year’s show was held virtually because of COVID-19. Visit PSMS’s web site for further details, tickets, and the lecture …

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Pie Chute Delivers Free Pie In Southeast Seattle

2021-09-05 Hardly Raining When Burning Man was cancelled due to COVID in 2020, partners Leeds and Julie brought the event’s tradition of gifting to the Seattle community instead. They built a 12-foot metal chute with a mouth-shaped opening, sought donations of fruit from neighbors’ trees, gathered like-minded volunteers, and baked hundreds of hand pies to …

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Wiener dogs race at Emerald Downs

Wiener Dog (and Wiener Wannabe) Races at Emerald Downs

2021-08-22 Hardly Raining The annual Wiener Dog and Wiener Wannabe Races returned to Emerald Downs after a COVID hiatus in 2020. (For the uninitiated, see this overview of the 2018 event.) Defending champion “Slinky,” a red dachshund with a grey muzzle and paws, retained the title in the Wiener Dog category. Slinky is trained by …

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