Feet to get a workout this weekend

This weekend’s events focus on feet –  the range includes a protest march Friday afternoon in Downtown Seattle; Pacific Northwest Ballet performances; the  5K walk and run Mustache Dache to raise funds and awareness for prostate cancer; Seattle University Men’s Basketball pounding up and down the court at Key Arena; and Seattle’s Seahawks running and kicking on CenturyLink Field and keeping the 12th Man loud and on their feet! Whether you are a participant or a spectator, it should be a fun weekend.  For details about these and other events as well as construction that could possibly impact your travels, please see the following schedule:

Thursday, November 14,
Pacific Northwest Ballet – KYLIAN + PITE:  7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
McCaw Hall
2,900 attending
Expect heavier traffic on Mercer Street.

Friday, November 15
Ethiopian and E African Community Protest March and Rally: 2 – 4:30 p.m.
Gathers at 12th Avenue and Yesler Way
250 participants
March leaves 12th Avenue and Yesler Way heading west on Yesler to Dillinger Way where it heads eastbound to Fourth Avenue; then north on Fourth to Madison Street; west on Madison to Second Avenue ending at the Henry M Jackson / Federal Building.
Seattle Police will escort, but motorists should expect traffic delays as the marchers will be walking in the street.

Pacific Northwest Ballet – KYLIAN + PITE:  7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
McCaw Hall
2,900 attending
Expect heavier traffic on Mercer Street.

Michael Buble Concert:  8 – 11 p.m.
Key Arena, Seattle Center
8,000 attending
Expect heavier on the west side of the center grounds

Saturday, November 16
The Mustache Dache:  10 a.m.
Magnuson Park
3,200 participants
Event will use streets, trails and sidewalks in Magnuson Park. Traffic will likely be heaviest near the entrance to the park on Sand Point Way NE in the hour prior to the 5K walk and run.  http://mustachedache.com/seattle/

Pacific Northwest Ballet – Discover Dance: 2 – 4 p.m.
McCaw Hall
2,900 attending
Expect heavier traffic on Mercer Street.

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eattle University vs. Evergreen State Men’s Basketball:   7 – 9:30 p.m.
Key Arena, Seattle Center
3,500 attending
Expect heavier traffic on the west side of the center grounds.

Pacific Northwest Ballet– KYLIAN + PITE:  7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
McCaw Hall
2,900 attending
Expect heavier traffic on Mercer Street.

Sunday, November 17
See It.  Be It. Explore Your Future Career:  10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Seattle City Hall (career exploration event for middle and high school students)
620 expected
Closed from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.:  west curb lane of Fifth Avenue between Cherry and James streets
Possibly heavier traffic in front of City Hall on Fifth between 9:30 – 10 a.m. and 1 – 1:30 p.m.
http://seattlecollegeaccessnetwork.org/SeeIt.BeIt.asp

Pacific Northwest Ballet – KYLIAN + PITE:  1 – 3 p.m.
McCaw Hall
2,900 attending
Expect heavier traffic on Mercer Street.

Seattle Seahawks vs Minnesota Vikings: 1:25 – 5 p.m
CenturyLink Field
67,000 attending
Expect heavy traffic in the hour before and after the game on surrounding streets and on major routes into and out of SODO area – I-90, I- 5 and the Alaskan Way Viaduct.


Key roadway closures
November 15 – 17
The right lane of southbound SR99 will be closed between S King Street and S Atlantic Street from 10 p.m. Friday to11 a.m. Sunday while crews do overhead work on the new Atlantic Street overpass.  The off-ramp to S Atlantic Street will also be closed during this time.

November 15 – 17
Northbound SR99 on-ramp from S Royal Brougham Way will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday to 10 a.m. Sunday.

November 16
The left lanes of northbound and southbound Mountlake Boulevard NE across the Montlake Bridge will be closed during maintenance work from 5 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Expect slowing approaching and crossing the bridge.

November 16 – 17
The Broadway and E Pine Street intersection fully closed from 5 a.m. Saturday to 10 p.m. Sunday.  Northbound and southbound traffic will be detoured to 12th Avenue and to Bellevue Avenue.  Eastbound  and westbound traffic will be detoured to E Pike Street and to E John Street.

 

Contact:  Peg Nielsen, 206.684.8114