BETTINA HANSEN / THE SEATTLE TIMES
Rotty, of North Bend, right, jokes around with Jake Greystripe, middle, while the two dance to live music by local band Metalibüxx at the Fisher Pavilion stage during the Seattle Center's Big Birthday Bash Saturday Sept. 8, 2012. "We just came down here for the fun," said Greystripe as they found some respite from the sun in their hot furry costumes. Friends 'Starskunk' of Snohomish, left, and 'Michael J. Fox' of Seattle, second from left, rest in the shade.