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The Ballard Farmers' Market, on Ballard Avenue every Sunday from 10 to 3 (rain or shine, year-round), is one of the city's best farmers' markets.
See a show at the Sunset Tavern. Ballard has its own music scene, with several small clubs on Ballard Avenue; The Tractor is a small venue with a big reputation.
Grab a drink at any number of watering holes along Ballard Avenue. A few favorites are Portalis Wine Shop, Bastille, and Kings Hardware.
Get some retail therapy, Ballard-style: the area's artsy galleries and many boutiques, and shoe and clothing stores offer some very fine reasons to drop some dough.
Dip your toes in the water at Golden Gardens Park.
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