A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Aug. 17-23, 2012.
SAT Dog washes, dog-related vendors and presentations, proceeds benefit local dog-rescue organizations; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Strawberry Fields Athletic Complex, 6100 152nd St., Marysville; suggested $5-$10 donation for wash (www.scrub-a-mutt.org).
Pigs on the Pavement
- Amazon.com just tip of Seattle boom
- Michael Bennett not expected to attend as Seahawks begin voluntary workouts
- Boeing retools Renton plant for 737's big ramp-up
- Auburn woman sentenced to life for torturing family
- Average price of legal pot drops to about $12 a gram
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SAT-SUN Artists and zoo visitors create chalk art celebrating the zoo’s rare and endangered Visayan warty pigs, African warthogs and kunekune pigs, 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $11.50-$17.75 (206-548-2500 or www.zoo.org).
Olympic Kennel Club
SAT-SUN Up to 2,000 dogs compete in conformation, obedience, rally, plus seminars, vendors, 7:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Enumclaw Expo Center, 45224 284th Ave. S.E., Enumclaw; free (206-878-7351).
SUN Dog walk to benefit rescued pets, noon, $40-$50; games, demonstrations, vendors, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Marymoor Park, 6046 West Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond; free (360-793-9393 or pasadosafehaven.org).
Everett Wags & Whiskers Adoption Event
SUN Dogs, puppies, cats and kittens, noon Sunday, Everett PetSmart, 1130 S.E. Everett Mall Way, Everett (www.AnimalAllianceWA.org).
Fee-Waived Senior Cat Adoptions
ONGOING Adoption fees waived through Aug. 31 on senior cats from PAWS Cat City, Seattle, or PAWS Companion Animals Shelter, 5305 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood (206-850-3752 or paws.org).
Taste of Main Car Show
SAT Benefits abused children in King County, 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Bellevue Way and Main Street, Bellevue; $20 registration fee, free for spectators (206-910-3277 or www.childrensresponsecenter.org).
VOA Benefit Car & Motorcycle Show
SAT Cars and motorcycles, music, food, raffles, vendors, benefits Volunteers of America homelessness prevention programs, 9 a.m. Saturday, Carlton Farms, 630 Sunnyside Blvd. S.E., Lake Stevens; $20/show entry fee, free for spectators, donations welcome (www.voaww.org/carshow).
Northwest Classic Chevy Club ’55-’56-’57 Chevy Show
SUN Classic Chevrolets, music, door prizes, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, XXX Root Beer Drive-In, 98 N.E. Gilman Blvd., Issaquah; free for spectators (206-601-1762 or www.nwccc.net).
Wings and Wheels Car Show and Fly-In
PLAN AHEAD Hot rods, classic and muscle cars, planes, bikes, see the museum’s aircraft collection, 4-8 p.m. Aug. 24, Olympic Flight Museum, 7637 Old Hwy. 99 S.E., Olympia; $5 (360-705-3925 or www.olympicflightmuseum.com).
Sunset Supper at the Market
FRI Food, wine and beer samples, dance; proceeds benefit Pike Place Market Foundation preschool, clinic, senior center, food bank, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Pike Place Market, Seattle; $100, day of event if space available (206-774-5254 or www.pikeplacemarketfoundation.org).
Hoops For Hope
SAT Basketball tournament, music, food, prizes, speakers by Youth Raising Awareness About Gun Violence, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Pacific University Royal Brougham Pavilion, 3307 Third Ave. W., Seattle; free, or suggested donation of $10/person minimum (www.seapacclassic.com).
Northwest Tequila Fest
SAT Tequila, Mezcal and Sotol tasting, music, bites; benefits the Benevolent Guild, assisting children, charities and support groups in the Puget Sound area, 1 p.m. Saturday, Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $40-$50 (nwtequilafest.com).
Bald Solidarity Shave Event
SAT Head-shaving event to raise money for projects in the developing world to help raise women and girls out of poverty, 3 p.m. Saturday, Westlake Park, 401 Pine St., Seattle; free, donations suggested (206-245-0434 or baldsolidarity.org).
Taste of Main
SAT Food, wine tasting, music, children’s activities, silent auction, sidewalk sale; $40 dining passports to sample food, wine and desserts from 10 restaurants, bakeries and chocolate shops on Main Street, benefits Children’s Response Center (CRC) Eastside services for children; 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Main Street, Bellevue (425-467-3390 or www.childrensresponsecenter.org).
SAT Dinner, music by Moonlight Swing Orchestra, beer and wine available, 5 p.m. Saturday, East County Senior Center, 276 Sky River Parkway, Monroe; $7-$9 (360-794-6359 or www.eastcountyseniorcenter.org).
Summer Cajun Cook Out
SUN Southern-style food, drinks, benefits Gay City Health Project, 2 p.m. Sunday, Pratt Park Apartment Homes, 1800 S. Jackson St., Seattle; $15 (www.facebook.com/events/263030413806290/).
Thai Benefit Dinner
SUN Thai food buffet, traditional Thai music and dancers, all proceeds benefit Union Gospel Mission and Cancer Life Line, noon-8:30 p.m. Sunday, Thai Siam Restaurant, 8305 15th Ave. N.W., Seattle; $25, $6/ages 11 and younger (206-784-5465 or www.thaisiamrestaurant.com).
Signature Cocktail Contest
TUE Cocktails to benefit Providence O’Christmas Trees, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Urban Enoteca, 4130 First Ave. S., Seattle; $25 by reservation (206-938-1998 or www2.providence.org/kingcounty/giving/Special-Events/Pages/SignatureCocktailContest.aspx).
Please Pass the Peas Benefit Farm Dinner
AUG. 23 Meal with local, seasonal ingredients from Carnation Farmers Market vendors, Washington wine, farm tour, live music; all proceeds benefit the Market and local food system, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 23, Oxbow Farm and Education Center, Carnation; $85-$125 (425-765-8764 or carnationfarmersmarket.org/).
PLAN AHEAD Tastes from 20 Washington wineries at shops around the village, benefits Northshore Performing Arts Center Foundation, 6 p.m. Aug. 24, Country Village, 23732 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell; $20-$25 (425-483-2250 or www.npacf.org).
Fall City Red Barn Loop
SUN Cascade Bicycle Club 30-mile, moderate pace ride on country roads, 10 a.m. Sunday, Fall City Community Park, 4137 Fall City-Carnation Road S.E., Fall City (206-522-3222 or www.cascade.org).
Log House to Longhouse Bike Tour
PLAN AHEAD Museum of History & Industry bike tour of shoreline history, 10 miles with frequent stops, 10 a.m. Aug. 25, Log House Museum, 3003 61st Ave. S.W., Seattle; $15-$25, preregister, day of event if space available (seattlehistory.org/).
RAPSody Bike Ride
PLAN AHEAD Two-day 170-mile ride around Puget Sound (RAPS) on back roads and bike trails, overnight camping, food, start 6-8:30 a.m. Aug. 25, Tacoma Community College, 6501 S. 19th St., Tacoma; $85-$95 (253-857-5658 or www.rapsodybikeride.com).
Juanita Bay Bird Walk
TUE Guided walk to look for birds; bring binoculars, 8 a.m. Tuesday, Juanita Bay Park, 2201 Market St., Kirkland; free, no registration required (425-576-8805 or www.eastsideaudubon.org/).
Tall Ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain
FRI-SUN Battle sails with cannon firing, 2-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, evening sails, 6-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, $29-$60, by reservation; walk-on tours, 1-5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, $3, Shilshole Bay Marina, 7001 Seaview Ave. N.W., Seattle (800-200-5239 or www.historicalseaport.org).
FRI Dance lesson, 7:30 p.m., dancing, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $10 (206-784-7470 or www.skandia-folkdance.org).
Dancing ’til Dusk
TUE Salsa dance lesson, dancing to music by Cambalache, 6-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Westlake Park, 401 Pine St., Seattle; free (206-264-5646 or www.danceforjoy.biz).
San Juan County Fair
FRI-SAT Animal events, demonstrations, music, 4-H, food, carnival, children’s activities, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, San Juan County Fairgrounds, 846 Argyle Ave., Friday Harbor; $5-$12 (360-378-4310 or www.sanjuancountyfair.org).
FRI-SUN Music on six stages, vendors, speakers on hemp and cannabis policy reform, noon-8 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Myrtle Edwards Park, 3130 Alaskan Way W., Seattle; free (www.hempfest.org).
FRI-SUN Youth/teen skate competition, noon-5 p.m. Friday, Paramount Park, 15300 Eighth Ave. N.E., Shoreline (206-801-2600 or shorelinewa.gov/parks);
• parade, noon Saturday, on 15th Avenue Northeast from 185th Street Northeast to 165th Street Northeast;
• festival, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Ridgecrest Elementary School, 16516 10th Ave. N.E., Shoreline;
• sand castle contest, noon Sunday, registration 11:30 a.m., Richmond Beach Saltwater Park, 2021 N.W. 190th St., Shoreline.
FRI-SUN Native American flute music, workshops, flute and craft vendors, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Friday-Sunday, Saltwater State Park, 25205 Eighth Pl. S., Des Moines; free; concerts, 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Wesley Homes Terrance Auditorium, 816 S. 216th St., Des Moines; $15-$20 (www.flutequest.com).
Snoqualmie Railroad Days
FRI-SUN Three stages, beer and wine gardens, train rides, food, pancake breakfast, fun runs, arts and crafts vendors, wagon rides, model trains, railway equipment demos, artists-in-action, 5-9 p.m. Friday, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Grand Parade, 11 a.m. Saturday, car show, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Northwest Railway Museum and downtown Snoqualmie; fees for fun run, train rides (425-888-3030 or www.railroaddays.com).
Taste Of Music
FRI-SUN Outdoor festival with a variety of styles of music, street buskers, beer garden, food and craft vendors, 5-9 p.m. Friday, noon-9 p.m. Saturday, noon-7 p.m. Sunday, downtown Snohomish (tasteofmusic.org).
Whidbey Island Fair
FRI-SUN Entertainment, carnival rides, 4-H displays and shows, logs shows, commercial and food vendors, 9:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday; Island County Fairgrounds, Langley; $5-$8 (360-221-4677 or whidbeyislandfair.com).
Indigenous Cultures Day
SAT Traditional and modern dance and musical performances from world cultural traditions on two stages, film festival, art show, arts and craft vendors, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Center, Seattle (206-684-7200 or www.seattlecenter.com).
Delridge Day Festival
SAT Food trucks, live music, skate contest, local vendors, community information, Kids Zone games, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Delridge Park and Community Center, 4501 Delridge Way S.W., Seattle (www.ndnc.org/delridgeday/).
Central Area Community Festival
SAT Music, food and craft vendors, community information, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Garfield Community Center and Playfield, 2323 E. Cherry St., Seattle (www.cacf.com).
Rainier Valley Heritage Parade and Summer Streets Party
SAT Parade, 11 a.m.; street party with music, Hip Hop Zone, food, games, art bike contest, Wellness Zone, art, collecting canned food donations for Seattle’s Largest Canned Food Pyramid, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Rainier Avenue South from South Edmunds Street to South Brandon Street, Seattle (www.rainierchamber.com).
SAT-SUN Swedish pancake breakfast and other Scandinavian food; traditional Nordic craft vendors and demonstrators; kids’ craft activities; three stages with live entertainment; beer garden; Viking Encampment with authentic Viking costumes and demonstrations of Viking life, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 N.W. 67th St., Seattle; free (206-789-5707 or www.nordicmuseum.org).
Camlann Medieval Village Summer Festivals
SAT-SUN Living-history medieval-style English village with blacksmith, combat by armored knights, music, puppet show, archery, games, craft vendors and demonstrations; medieval clothing rental, lunch and dinner available, noon-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Aug. 26, Camlann Medieval Village, 10320 Kelly Road N.E., Carnation; $6-$10 (camlann.org).
Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire
SAT-SUN Elizabethan village with jousting, equestrian and fencing demonstrations, Queen Elizabeth the First and her royal court, pirates, magicians, gypsies, dancing, games, stage shows, pubs, food and history, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Kelley Farm, 20021 Sumner-Buckley Highway, Bonney Lake, Pierce County; $18 (www.washingtonfaire.com).
Kitsap County Fair & Stampede
AUG. 22-26 Fair with exhibits, entertainment, kids’ activities, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Aug. 22-25, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 26; rodeo 7 p.m. Aug. 22-25, Xtreme Bulls show 1 p.m. Aug. 26; Kitsap County Fairgrounds, 1200 N.W. Fairgrounds Road, Bremerton; $7-$21 (360-337-5376 or www.kitsapgov.com).
Evergreen State Fair
AUG. 23-SEPT. 3 Entertainment, draft-horse shows, carnival, food, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Aug. 23-Sept. 2, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 3; Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. S.E., Monroe, $7-$10 (360-805-6700 or www.evergreenfair.org).
Aug. 24-26 Celebrating the culture of the Makah tribe with traditional dancing, singing, canoe races, games; Neah Bay, Clallam County (360-645-3101 or www.makah.com).
The Next 50, Seattle Center
ONGOING Seattle Center celebrates 50th anniversary of the Seattle World’s Fair (206-684-7200 or www.seattlecenter.com);
• Playway inflatable rides and zip line, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; prices vary.
• Celebrating Century 21 history exhibit, open daily, free.
• GeoDome Earth Portal guided tour of the universe, open daily, $7-$9.
Tamale Making Classes
SAT Learn to prepare traditional pork tamales, class fees support El Centro de la Raza Senior Wellness Program, 10 a.m. Saturday, El Centro de la Raza, 2524 16th Ave. S., Seattle; $75 (206-957-4611).
Pancake breakfast, Bothell
SAT Pancakes and eggs, bacon or sausage, 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell; $4-$5 (425-487-2441 or www.northshoreseniorcenter.org).
Everett Craft Beer Festival
SAT Twenty-four Washington Breweries pouring more than 60 craft beers, music, food, noon-8 p.m. Saturday, Hoyt Avenue between Pacific and Hewitt Streets, Everett; $15-$20 (www.washingtonbeer.com).
Kitsap Wine Festival
SAT Wine and beer sampling from 40 Northwest wineries and breweries, food, music, proceeds benefit Harrison Medical Center Foundation, 2-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Harborside Fountain Park, 100 Washington Ave., Bremerton; $40-$60 (www.kitsapwinefestival.com/index.html).
Mobile Food Fight for Hunger
SUN Ten percent of proceeds from 10 food trucks help fight hunger through World Concern’s sustainable agricultural programs in Chad, South Sudan, and Somalia, noon-4 p.m. Sunday, World Concern, 19303 Fremont Ave. N., Seattle (www.mobilefoodfightforhunger.com/).
PLAN AHEAD Salmon dinner by chef Tom Douglas; all proceeds benefit Seattle Parks Department, 5 p.m. Aug. 25, Victor Steinbrueck Park, 2001 Western Ave., Seattle; $15 by reservation (206-448-2001 or tomdouglas.com/).
Go Vertical-Plants and Fall Vegetables in Unique Growing Spaces
SAT See demonstration vertical garden and learn the process, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, 15416 S.E. 16th St., Bellevue; free (425-485-5942).
Growing fall vegetables
SAT How to plant for fall harvest, 11 a.m. Saturday, Sky Nursery, 18528 Aurora Ave. N., Shoreline; free (206-546-4851 or www.skynursery.com).
Start Your Fall or Winter Garden
SAT Plant veggies now for harvesting in fall and winter, 10 a.m. Saturday, Seattle Tilth Association, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North, Room 1, Seattle; $25-$36 (206-633-0451 or seattletilth.org/).
Summer Fruit Festival
SAT Classes and demonstrations on raising Espalier (flattened) fruit trees and other fruit growing, healthy-cooking demo with Graham Kerr, fruit-garden tours, samples, lunch available, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, WSU Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center, 16650 State Route 530, Mount Vernon; $15/person or $30/family (www.nwfruit.org/summer-fruit-festival).
Eastside Fuchsia Society Plant Show and Sale
SAT-SUN Large selection of plants, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St., Bellevue; free (425-452-2750. or www.bellevuebotanical.com).
Issaquah Alps Trails Club
SAT South Taylor Mountain easy-pace 5 miles on roads and trails with 1,200-foot elevation gain; water food, daypack, hiking shoes/boots required, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Issaquah Alps Trail Club clubhouse, First and Bush Streets, Issaquah (www.issaquahalps.org).
A Walk in the Woods
SUN Volkssport 10K (6.2 miles) or 5K walks on trails, road shoulders and sidewalks, start anytime 9 a.m.-noon, finish by 3 p.m. Sunday, Camp Berachah Ministries, 19830 S.E. 328th Pl., Auburn; free (2012nwregionvolkssportconference.weebly.com/).
Bellevue College Planetarium
FRI Geer Planetarium “Stars” program; 7 p.m. Friday, Bellevue College, 3000 Landerholm Circle S.E., Bellevue; free, space limited (www.brownpapertickets.com/event/260820).
Foss Cup Model Tugboat Competition
SAT Radio-controlled scale-model tugboat competition, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Bellevue Downtown Park, 10201 N.E. Fourth St., Bellevue; free (425-778-9223 or shipmodelers.com).
Tailgate Rock Sale and Swap Meet
SAT Shelton Rock and Mineral Society sale and swap meet, rockhounds invited to bring rocks, minerals, fossils, rock crafts and equipment, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Shelton Soccer Park, 2102 John’s Prairie Road, Shelton; $15-$20/seller, free for shoppers and browsers (360-426-6114).
Geocaching Block Party
SAT Geocachers from around the world explore the neighborhood searching for geocaches using a GPS device or smartphone, for all ages, beginner, intermediate and advanced geocaching courses available, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Solstice Plaza, North 34th Street and Fremont Avenue North, Seattle; free (www.groundspeak.com).
Pacific West Quilt Show
PLAN AHEAD Association of Pacific West quilters display of 450 quilts, workshops, lectures, fashion show, demonstrations, vendor mall, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 24-25, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 26, Tacoma Convention Center, 1500 Broadway, Tacoma; $10-$20 (253-778-6155 or www.apwq.org).
“Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted” and “Snow White & the Huntsman”
They’re new at the Crest Cinema. Also there: “Your Sister’s Sister,” “Men in Black 3″ and “The Hunger Games” ($3).
“Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted” and “Snow White & the Huntsman”
They’re new at the Admiral Theater in West Seattle Also there: “The Hunger Games” ($5.75).
It’s new at the Varsity Theatre. Also there: “Farewell, My Queen,” “Bernie” and “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.” All seats on Tuesday are $7.
It’s the midnight movie at the Egyptian Friday and Saturday. All seats are $8.25.
“The Bourne Legacy”
It continues at the Big Picture Seattle. The 3:15 p.m. show on Sunday is $8.
“Roman Holiday” and “European Vacation”
They’re new at the Central Cinema in Seattle. All shows $6-$8.
“My Week with Marilyn”
It’s new at the Tin Theater in Burien. All shows $8.
“Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted 3D” and “Snow White & the Huntsman”
They’re new at the Gateway in Federal Way. Also there: “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter 3D,” “That’s My Boy,” “Men in Black 3 3D,” “The Hunger Games” and “The Lorax 3D” ($2, all seats on Tuesdays $1).
“The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert”
It’s the closing film in the “Three Dollar Bill Outdoor Cinema” series. Movie at sunset Friday, southeast corner of Cal Anderson Park, 11th Avenue and East Pine Street, Seattle (free).
It’s this week’s film in the “Movies Under the Stars” series. Chair seating available for the first 200 people, 8:45 p.m. Friday, Swedish Hospital, Edmonds campus, second floor patio, 21601 76th Ave. W., Edmonds (free).
It’s this week’s film in the “Moonlight Movies in Renton” series. Movie begins at dusk Friday, Cascade Village Baseball Park 16840 116th Ave. S.E., Renton (free).
“A League of Their Own”
It’s this week’s film in the “Kent Summer Nights and the Silver Screen” series. Movie at 9 p.m. Friday, Town Square Plaza, Second Avenue and Harrison Street, Kent (free).
It’s this week’s film in the “Auburn Summer Sounds and Cinema” series. “Family-friendly” concert begins at 7 p.m., movie at dusk Friday, Les Gove Park, 910 Ninth St., Auburn (free).
It’s this week’s film in the “Summer Movies at Waterfront Park” series. Movie at dusk Friday, 370 Brien Dr. S.E., Bainbridge Island (free).
It’s the closing film in the “Everett Cinemas Under the Stars” series. Preshow entertainment at 7:30 p.m., movie at dusk Friday, Thornton A. Sullivan Park, 11405 Silver Lake Rd., Everett (free).
“Footloose” and “Happy Feet Two”
They are the films this week in the “CinemaGig Outdoors” series. “Footloose” plays Friday at Donkey Creek Park, 8714 N. Harvorview Dr., Gig Harbor, “Happy Feet Two” plays Saturday at Skansie Brothers Park, 3207 Harborview Dr., Gig Harbor (free).
“Clerks,” “Mallrats” and “Caddyshack”
They are this week’s films in the “Fremont Outdoor Movies” series. “Clerks” and “Mallrats” play Friday, “Caddyshack” plays Saturday. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at dusk, 3501 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle ($5, suggested donation).
“It Happened at the World’s Fair”
It’s this week’s film for the “MOHAI Movies at Lake Union Park” series. Movies begin 30 minutes after sunset (approximately 8:30 p.m.) Saturday, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle (free).
“Bruce Lee Film Series”
The series continues this week. Movie begins at sunset (canceled in case of rain) Saturday, Hing Hay Park, 423 Maynard Ave. S., Seattle (free).
It’s the closing film in the “Duvall Movies in the Park” series. Movies begins at dusk Saturday, McCormick Park, 26200 N.E. Stephens St., Duvall (free).
“Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” and “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince”
They are this week’s films in the “Movies at the Mural” series. “Order of the Phoenix” plays at 9 p.m. Saturday, “Half-Bood Prince” plays 9 p.m. Sunday, both at the Mural Amphitheatre, Seattle Center (free).
It this week’s film for the “West Seattle Movies On the Wall” series. Movie at dusk Saturday, Hotwire Online Coffee House, 4410 California Ave. S.W., Seattle (free).
It’s this week’s film in the “Bellevue Summer Outdoor Movies in the Park” series. Show at dusk Tuesday, Bellevue Downtown Park, 10201 N.E. Fourth St., Bellevue (free, food/clothing-item donation suggested).
“Raiders of the Lost Ark”
It’s this week’s film in the “Movies at Marymoor Park” series. Seating opens at 7 p.m., show at dusk Wednesday, Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond ($5).
“Monty Python & the Holy Grail”
It’s this week’s film in the “Outdoor Movies at Magnuson Park” series. Admission at 7 p.m., show at dusk on Aug. 23, Magnuson Park athletic fields, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle ($5).
“Billu Barber” (in Hindi)
It’s the closing film in the “Foreign Language Films in the Park” series. Live music at 7:30 p.m., movie at dusk on Aug. 23, Crossroads Park, 16000 N.E. 10th St., Bellevue (free).
It’s the closing film in the “Moonlight Cinema” series. Beer garden opens at 6 p.m. (21 and older only), show at dusk on Aug. 23, Redhook Ale Brewery, 14300 N.E. 145th St., Woodinville ($5).
Imagine Children’s Museum
FRI, SUN Free museum admission, 5:30-9 p.m. Friday; Dino Day activities, 1-2:30 p.m. Sunday, Imagine Children’s Museum, 1502 Wall St., Everett; $7.95 (425-258-1006 or www.ImagineCM.org).
Eats & Beats: Recess Monkey
SAT Concert, KidsQuest open for play before and after, pizza available, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, KidsQuest Children’s Museum, 4089 Factoria Blvd. S.E., Bellevue; $8-$10, preregister (425-637-8100 or www.kidsquestmuseum.org/).
Living History Day at Mary Olson Farm
SAT Travel back in time to the early 20th century with period arts and crafts demonstrations, games and farm activities, 1 p.m. Saturday, Mary Olson Farm, 28728 Green River Road, Auburn; free (253-288-7439 or wrvmuseum.org/events.html).
Log House Museum Ice Cream Social
SUN Celebrating Husky Deli’s 80th anniversary with Husky ice cream, $3/scoop, 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Log House Museum, 3003 61st Ave. S.W., Seattle (206-938-5293 or www.loghousemuseum.info).
On Track to the Pullman Porter Blues: A Celebration and Discussion
SUN Discussion of play that takes place in 1937 that chronicles the lives of three generations of porters, 2 p.m. Sunday, Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St., Seattle; free (206-518-6000 or naamnw.org/calendar.html)
PLAN AHEAD Bubble extravaganza of games, crafts, demonstrations, Aug. 24-26, Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N, Seattle; $9-$16 (pacificsciencecenter.org/).
Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs
ONGOING Display of more than 100 objects from King Tut’s tomb and treasures from 2,000 years of ancient Egyptian history, through Jan. 6, 2013, 10 a.m. daily, Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N., Seattle; $15.50-$32.50, timed ticket entry, reservations recommended (800-664-8775 or www.pacificsciencecenter.org).
Chihuly Garden and Glass
ONGOING Indoor and outdoor glass-art installations, garden, cafe, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Fridays through Sundays, Seattle Center, Seattle; $12-$19 (www.chihulygardenandglass.com).
ONGOING “Icons of Science Fiction,” “Avatar” and other exhibits, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. daily, $12-$20; EMP Museum, 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle (206-770-2700 or www.empmuseum.org).
LeMay-America’s Car Museum
ONGOING Automotive history display of 500 cars, trucks and motorcycles, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, LeMay-America’s Car Museum, 2702 East D St., Tacoma; $8-$14 (253-779-8490 or www.lemaymuseum.org).
Llandover Woods Hike
FRI Forest walk, 2 p.m. Friday, Llandover Woods Greenspace, Northwest 145th Street and Third Avenue Northwest, Seattle; free (206-386-4236 or www.seattle.gov/parks/”>www.seattle.gov/parks/).
Five Willow Tai Chi
SAT Outdoor tai chi, beginners welcome, 8 a.m. Saturday, Volunteer Park, meet north of art museum, 1247 15th Ave. E., Seattle; free (425-452-5581 or fivewillowseattle.org).
Tai Chi on Alki
SAT Outdoor tai chi class, flowing movements with deep breathing, 9 a.m. Saturdays, Alki Beach Statue of Liberty Plaza, 1702 Alki Ave S.W., Seattle; free (206-229-4774 or seattlewushucenter.com).
Community Boot Camp
SAT University Family YMCA high-intensity, drop-in classes open to all, Boot Camp Level 1, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Boot Camp, Level 2, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturdays through Aug. 25 in the field outside Green Lake Community Center, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N., Seattle; free (206-524-1400 or universityfamilyymca.org).
Yoga in the Park
SAT University Family YMCA hosts drop-in outdoor yoga open to all, bring a yoga mat or towel and water, 10:30 a.m. Saturdays, Cowen Park, 5849 15th Ave. N.E., Seattle; free (206-524-1400 or universityfamilyymca.org).
Sounds of the Night Campfire
SAT Stories and roasting marshmallows, 7 p.m. Saturday, Carkeek Park, 950 N.W. Carkeek Park Road, Seattle; $10 (206-386-4236 or www.seattle.gov/parks/).
Shadows of the Past Living History Program
SAT Rangers guide walks to meet historical figures along the Trail of the Shadows, bring a flashlight, 8:30, 8:50, 9:10 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Longmire, Mount Rainier National Park; park admission $15/vehicle (360-569-6577 or www.nps.gov/mora/index.htm).
SUN Tour of the hydrangea collection and the Pacific Connections Garden, 1 p.m. Sunday, Graham Visitors Center, 2300 Arboretum Drive E., Washington Park Arboretum, Seattle; free (206-543-8800 or uwbotanicgardens.org).
Jetty Island Days
ONGOING Ferry to small island with nature trails and sandy beach, 10 a.m.-5:50 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-8:50 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-6:50 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 5, 10th Street Boat Launch and Marine Park, Everett; $2/adult, $1/child donation suggested (425-257-8700 or www.ci.everett.wa.us/default.aspx?ID=2055).
Mount Rainier visitor shuttle
ONGOING Shuttle between Longmire and Paradise with stops at Cougar Rock Campground and Narada Falls on the uphill run, stopping at Comet Falls trailhead and Cougar Rock on downhill run, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays; at Longmire, board shuttle at the historic Longmire Gas Station; on Saturdays and Sundays only, shuttle from Whittaker Mountaineering, Ashford, connecting with the Paradise Shuttle in Longmire; Mount Rainier National Park; shuttle free, park entrance $15/vehicle or $5/person (www.nps.gov/mora).
Concerts at the Mural
FRI Outdoor concert with local bands, 5:30 p.m. Friday, Mural Amphitheater, Seattle Center; free (206-684-7200 or www.seattlecenter.com).
at The Mount
FRI The 85th Street Big Band and classic car show, bring a blanket or chair, 6 p.m., food and beverages available starting 5 p.m. Friday, Providence Mount St. Vincent, 4831 35th Ave. S.W., Seattle, free (206-938-6191 or www.providence.org/themountfoundation).
Seattle Chinese Garden presents Martial Arts Demonstration
SAT Demonstrations by Northwest Wushu, noon Saturday, Seattle Chinese Garden, 6000 16th Ave. S.W., Seattle; $5-$6 (206-934-5219 or seattlechinesegarden.org).
Olalla Bluegrass (& Beyond) Festival
SAT Acoustic music, kids’ activities, berry pie sales, craft and food vendors, 11 a.m.-dusk, gates open 10 a.m. Saturday, South Kitsap Ball Field, Olalla Valley Road, Olalla; $10-$15; no dogs (www.olallabluegrass.com).
Summer Concerts at the Locks
SAT-SUN Microsoft Jumpin’ Jive Orchestra, 2 p.m. Saturday, Altaeus Woodwind Quartet, 2 p.m. Sunday, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, 3015 N.W. 54th St., Seattle; free (206-783-7059).
Summer Concerts, Edmonds
SUN Adrian Xavier Band reggae, 3 p.m. Sunday, City Park, Third Avenue South and Pine Street, Edmonds (425-771-0228 or www.edmondsartscommission.org).
Summer Concerts, Sammamish
AUG. 23 Sammamish Symphony Orchestra, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 23, Pine Lake Park, 2615 228th Ave. S.E., Sammamish; free; parking and free shuttle available from Pine Lake Park and Ride (425-295-0500).
Ringling Bros. Circus
AUG. 23-26 Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey circus, pre-show parties, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 23-24, 11:30 a.m., 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25, 1 and 5 p.m. Aug. 26, Comcast Arena, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett; $11-$51 (866-332-8499 or www.comcastarenaeverett.com).
RAC to Redhook Run/Walk and Fitness Challenge
SUN Run or walk 4.5 miles on the Sammamish River Trail with fitness challenges by personal trainers along the route, ends at Redhook Brewery; proceeds benefit Hopelink, 10 a.m. Sunday, Redmond Athletic Club, 8709 161st Ave. N.E., Redmond; $45-$50 (www.ractoredhook.com).
Seattle Parks Bike Helmet and Life Jacket Sales
SAT Personally fitted bicycle helmets for all ages, $15; life jackets, $20/infant and youth sizes, $30/teen and adult sizes, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Evans Pool, 7201 E. Green Lake Dr. N., Seattle (www.seattle.gov/parks).
Farm Days on the Cobblestones
SAT-SUN Extra space for farm vendors Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays; north end of Pike Place closed to traffic Sundays, cooking demos noon and 2 p.m. most Sundays, Pike Place Market, Seattle (www.pikeplacemarket.org).
Tukwila Community Garage Sale
SAT-SUN Shop for bargains at 80+ garage and yard sales, Saturday-Sunday, Tukwila (www.tukwilawa.gov/yardsale.html).
Junior Softball World Series
FRI-SAT Ten softball teams of 14-year-old girls from around the world compete, schedule varies, championship game 2 p.m. Saturday, Everest Park, 500 Eighth St. S., Kirkland; free (425-641-3276 or www.jrsoftballworldseries.com).
Women’s Give Hockey a Try Day
SAT Seattle Women’s Hockey Club event for women ages 18+ to experience the sport of ice hockey, includes equipment and basic instruction, 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Kingsgate Ice Arena, 12526 N.E. 144th St., Kirkland; free, advance registration recommended (www.swhc.org).
MON thru AUG. 26 PGA Champions Tour, legends of golf ages 50 and older, Monday through Aug. 26, TPC Snoqualmie Ridge, 36005 S.E. Ridge St., Snoqualmie; $20-$60 (BoeingClassic.com).
Trail to Treasure Walking Tours
FRI Alliance for Pioneer Square historical walking tours, 3-5 p.m. Fridays through September, Occidental Square Park, Occidental Avenue South and South Main Street, Seattle; free, donations welcome; preregister (trail2treasure.org).
Seattle Architecture Foundation
FRI-SAT Walking tours from Seattle Architecture Foundation; start at 1333 Fifth Ave., Rainier Square Atrium, Seattle; $15-$25 (800-838-3006 or www.seattlearchitecture.org).
• Design Details, 10 a.m. Friday;
• Architecture’s Greatest Hits, 10 a.m. Saturday;
• Architecture 101: Windows on Seattle’s Style, 10 a.m. Aug. 24.
SAT Open house and tours of heritage gardens at 150-year-old homestead, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Neely-Soames Historic Homestead, 5311 S. 237th Pl., Kent; free (253-941-2628 or mgfkc.org/demogardens).
Lake Whatcom Railway
SAT Scenic ride on vintage train, noon Saturdays through Sept. 1, Lake Whatcom Railway, State Highway 9, Wickersham; $10-$20, no reservations; cash only (360-441-0719 or lakewhatcomrailway.com).
Metro Employees Historic Vehicle Association (MEHVA)
SUN Ride vintage buses to Snoqualmie Railroad Days Tour, 11 a.m. Sunday, Second Avenue South and South Main Street, Seattle; $5 (206-684-1816 or www.mehva.org).
Skagit Boat Tours
THRU SEPT. 3 Lunch, nature walk, boat ride on Diablo Lake to learn about the North Cascades and the dam that provides hydroelectric power to Seattle, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursdays-Mondays, through Sept. 3, Newhalem, Skagit County; $15-$30, by reservation (360-854-2589 or www.seattle.gov/light/tours/Skagit).
Europe Through the Back Door
SAT Art, history and sights in Venice, Florence and Rome, 10 a.m. Saturday, Edmonds Theater, 415 Main St., Edmonds; free, reservations required (425-771-8303, ext. 298 or www.ricksteves.com).