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Animal events

Fabulous Felines

SAT Kittens and cats from Seattle Animal Shelter foster homes ready for adoption, noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Miller Community Center, 330 19th Ave. E., Seattle; adoption fees $15-$145 (206-386-7387 or

Equine Adoption and Foster Day and Bake Sale

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SAT Ponies and horses for adoption or foster homes, bake sale, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, All Breed Equine Rez-Q, 2415 116th St. N.E., Marysville; call for appointment (425-263-6390).

CityDog Summer Muttmixer: Dog Day on Elliott Bay

SUN Canine-friendly cruise to Blake Island, salmon bake for humans, lunch for dogs, 11 a.m. Sunday; $89 (206-762-0643 or

Yappier Hour

WED Dog-friendly outdoor happy hour with drink and food specials, 5 p.m. Wednesday, The Woodmark, 1200 Carillon Point, Kirkland; $3-$8 (

Auto events

Goodguys Pacific NW Nationals

FRI-SUN 2,500 hot rods, customs and classic cars on display, vendors, swap meet, cars for sale, entertainment, kids’ area, model-car show, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $6-$18 (253-841-5045 or; Vintage Drags competition of 1972 and earlier dragsters, gates open 10 a.m. Friday, time trials, 1 p.m.; finals, 4 p.m., funny car exhibitions, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Friday, Pacific Raceways, 31001 144th Ave. S.E., Kent; $6-$20 (253-639-5927 or

Western Washington All British Field Meet

SAT 25th anniversary event, classic to modern British vehicles, music, clothing and food vendors, swap meet, cars for sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Bellevue College, 3000 Landerholm Circle S.E., Bellevue; $10 (

Kirkland Classic Car Show

SUN Car show, music, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Marina Park, 25 Lake Shore Plaza, Kirkland; free (

BMW Seattle Concours d’Elegance

SUN BMW Car Club of America Puget Sound Region, 7 Series Feature Car, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Cedar River Park, 1717 S.E. Maple Valley Highway, Renton; free for spectators (

Italian Concours d’ Elegance

SUN Lamborghinis, Ferraris, Alfa Romeos on display, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Carillon Point, 5000 Carillon Point, Kirkland; $5 (

Cascade Cougar Club Prowl

SUN Cougars, Mercurys, Edsels, Lincolns, Mustangs and all Fords, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, XXX Root Beer Drive-In, 98 N.E. Gilman Blvd., Issaquah (425-392-1266 or


Friday at the Fort

FRI For ages 21 and older, music, food, beer and wine available, 6 p.m. Friday, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; $8-$10 (253-591-5339 or

The Garden Party

FRI Light dinner, auction to support renovation of garden pond, 5:30 p.m. Friday, Seattle Japanese Garden, 1075 Lake Washington Blvd. E., Seattle; $75 (

Bite of Skagit

SAT Food and beverage vendors, music, beer and wine garden, children’s activities, proceeds benefit Skagit Food Distribution Center; noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Mount Vernon; free admission, nonperishable food bank donations appreciated (

Pinky’s Walk to the Future Without Parkinson’s Disease

SAT Easy walk around the track, proceeds support Parkinson’s research, prize drawings, music, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., lunch at noon Saturday, Edmonds-Woodway High School, 7600 212th St. S.W., Edmonds; $35 includes T-shirt and lunch (206-542-8777 or

Taste of the Valley dinner and auction

SAT Gourmet bites by local chefs using local ingredients, auction to benefit Snoqualmie Valley Preservation Alliance, 5 p.m. Saturday, Jubilee Farm, 230 W. Snoqualmie River Rd. N.E., Carnation; $50 (


Tour de Whatcom

SAT Bike on 105-, 50- or 25-mile ride routes with rest stops, start 7:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Fairhaven Village Green, Bellingham; $30-$60 (360-746-8861 or

Go to Seward Park

PLAN AHEAD Cascade Bicycle Club 25-mile, leisurely pace ride with some hills, food stop; senior and new/slower paced riders welcome; showers cancel, 10 a.m. Aug. 2, Gas Works Park, 2101 N. Northlake Way, Seattle (206-522-3222 or


Ballroom Dance Party

FRI Salsa dance lessons, 7 p.m. and 8 p.m., ballroom dance party, 8:45 p.m. Friday, Aria Ballroom, 15300 N.E. 95th St., Redmond; $5-$10 (425-867-0777 or

Summerfest at Thornton Place

SAT Paris on the Plaza, swing-dancing lesson, crêpe vendor, jazz trio, 3 p.m. Saturday, Thornton Place Plaza, 301 N.E. Thornton Place, Seattle; free (206-523-1111 or

Dancing til Dusk, Westlake Park

TUE All-ages outdoor dance, beginners’ instruction first hour, DJ Chris Jones West Coast Swing, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Westlake Park, 401 Pine St., Seattle; free, call to check for rain cancellation (206-264-5646 or

Dancing til Dusk, Freeway Park

AUG. 1 All-ages outdoor dance, beginners’ instruction first hour; Portage Bay Big Band swing, Aug. 1; Freeway Park, 700 Seneca St., Seattle; free; call for rain-cancellation information (206-264-5646 or


Bellevue Arts Museum Arts Fair

FRI-SUN Juried festival of art, crafts and design, music, artist demonstrations, food vendors, 9:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Bellevue Square, 575 Bellevue Square, Bellevue; Bellevue Arts Museum KidsFair, Art projects for kids and families, 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Bellevue Arts Museum, 510 Bellevue Way N.E., Bellevue (425-519-0770 or

Bellevue Festival of the Arts

FRI-SUN Outdoor arts and crafts fair, paintings, photography, sculpture, jewelry, pottery by 200 artists, music, food vendors, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Cost Plus World Market, 10300 N.E. Eighth St., Bellevue (

Sixth Street Fair

FRI-SUN Original work by 130 artists, sculpture, jewelry, wood, glass and fabrics, music, kids’ activities. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. Northeast 6th Street and 106th Avenue Northeast, Bellevue (425-453-1223 or

Renton River Days

FRI-SUN Art show and market, Nibble of Renton, entertainment, book sale, kids’ activities, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Liberty Park, 1101 Bronson Way N., Renton; parade, 10 a.m. Saturday, Third Avenue South from Shattuck Avenue to Liberty Park, Renton (

Tour de Terrace

FRI-SUN Arts and crafts, food vendors, beer/wine tent, carnival, music, noon-11 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; parade, 7 p.m. Friday; car show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Evergreen Playfield, 22205 56th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace (

Lake Stevens Aquafest

FRI-SUN Carnival, noon-midnight Friday, 10 a.m.-midnight Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; Bite of Lake Stevens, arts and crafts vendors, entertainment, noon-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; parade, 1 p.m. Saturday; boat parade, 7 p.m. Saturday; fireworks, dusk Saturday; boat races, Sunday; classic-car show, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Lake Stevens (

Enumclaw Street Fair

FRI-SUN Entertainment, vendors, kids’ rides, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; 5K run/walk, 9 a.m. Saturday, downtown Enumclaw (

Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games & Clan Gathering

FRI-SUN Entertainment, beer garden, 5:30-11 p.m. Friday, free admission; North American Scottish Athletics Championship, US West Coast Drum Corps Championship, bands, Highland and National dancers competition, Celtic musicians, Scottish food and drink, information on Scottish ancestry, Celtic vendors, Scottish Farm, Celtic Kennel, 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sunday, Enumclaw Expo Center, 45224 284th Ave. S.E., Enumclaw; $11-$22 (206-522-2541 or

Silverdale Whaling Days

FRI-SUN Entertainment, food, beer garden, craft vendors, kids’ activities, 5-10:30 p.m. Friday, 6:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; fireworks, 10 p.m. Friday; Whale of a Run, 8:45 a.m. Saturday; parade, 10 a.m. Saturday. Tour de Kitsap bike ride, 7 a.m. Sunday; outrigger canoe races, 8 a.m. Sunday; Waterfront Park, Silverdale, 3337 N.W. Byron St., Silverdale (

Port Ludlow Festival by the Bay

FRI-SUN Music, art, crafts, Food Court, beer and wine garden, antique car show, children’s activities, Friday-Sunday, Port Ludlow Marina, Port Ludlow; $7 (

Hoedown for Hunger

SAT Games and contests, Ellensburg Rodeo Posse, music, square dancing, antique farm equipment, kids’ activities, food vendors and beer garden to benefit North Helpline, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle (206-367-3477 or

Seafair Torchlight Spectacular

SAT Vendors, Seafair princesses autograph signing, Seafair parade floats on display along Mercer Street, 2-6 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Center, Seattle (

Seafair Torchlight Parade

SAT Seafair royalty, Clowns and Pirates, floats, marching bands, giant helium balloons, drill teams, equestrian units, on Fourth Avenue from Seattle Center to South Washington Street, Seattle; free; bleacher seating $20-$40, space limited (

NW SolarFest

SAT Exhibits, urban livestock, KIDZone, Transportation Zone, solar-cooking demonstrations, music, food vendors, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., NW EcoBuilding workshops, hourly 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Barter Fair, bring homegrown or homemade items to trade, 2-4 p.m.; beer garden until 8 p.m. Saturday, Shoreline Community College, 16101 Greenwood Ave. N., Shoreline; free (206-306-9233 or

White River Bon Odori Dance Festival

SAT Traditional Japanese folk-dance festival honoring ancestors, food vendors, beer garden, 4:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, White River Buddhist Temple, 3625 Auburn Way N., Auburn (253-833-1442 or

Bryant Blueberry Festival

SAT Buy/pick blueberries, tayberries, check website to confirm, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., goat feeding, playground, children’s activities, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Bryant Blueberry Farm and Garden, 5628 Grandview Road, Arlington (

Lefse Fest

SAT Scandinavian arts and crafts bazaar, kids’ Scandinavian costume parade, food, music, genealogy, entertainment, activities for children, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; maypole raising, 2 p.m.; Lefse competition, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Veterans Memorial Field, 120 Second Ave. N.E., Issaquah; free parking at Issaquah High School (425-313-0193 or

Seattle Uwajimaya Natsu Matsuri Outdoor Summer Festival

SAT-SUN Food from 15 vendors, entertainment with performances by School of Taiko, Massive Monkees, Sinmoung Korean Drummers, Mac Fai kung fu School; Hello Kitty, contests, children’s games, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Uwajimaya Seattle, 600 Fifth Ave. S., Seattle (206-624-6248 or

Boogie Up The Block: Urban Arts Festival

SAT-SUN Urban-arts festival with music, dance, entertainment, activities for all ages, noon-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Washington Hall, 153 14th Ave., Seattle (206-322-1151 or

Ethnic Fest

SAT-SUN Celebrating the diverse cultures and ethnic groups in Pierce County with music, dance, art and foods from around the world, noon-7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Wright Park, 501 S. I St., Tacoma (

Camlann Medieval Festival

SAT-SUN Living history with knights in armor, minstrels, craft demonstrations, longbow archery, games, costume rental, noon-6 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays; lunch available noon-3:30 p.m., dinner 5-8 p.m. by reservation, Camlann Medieval Village, 10320 Kelly Road N.E., Carnation; $6-$10, ages 6 and younger free (425-788-8624 or

Hispanic Seafair Festival

SUN Celebration of Hispanic culture with food, music and dancing, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Center, Seattle (

Pista sa Nayon

SUN Filipino food, information, arts and crafts vendors, entertainment, basketball tournament, children’s games, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday, Seward Park Amphitheater, 5898 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle (

Beacon Rocks

SUN Outdoor concert, fire truck, wading pools, food trucks, kids’ activities, arts and crafts vendors, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Beacon Hill Station, Beacon Avenue South and South McClellan Street, Seattle (

Seafair Weekend

PLAN AHEAD Exhibits and activities including zip line, Kids Zone inflatable rides, food vendors, entertainment, beer gardens, hydroplane racing, Boeing Air Show featuring the Patriots Jet Team, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 2-3, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 4, Genesee Park and Playfield, 4316 S. Genesee St., Seattle; free admission Aug. 2; $10-$40 Aug. 3-4 (206-728-0123 or

Food events

Danish Aebleskiver and Bake Sale

SAT Aebleskiver (buttermilk pancakes), sausage, applesauce, beverage, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Danish Hall, 1708 Porter St., Enumclaw; $3-$6 (425-432-1510).

Steilacoom Historical Museum Association Salmon Bake

SUN Salmon-dinner fundraiser, entertainment, noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Sunnyside Beach, Chambers Creek Road, Steilacoom; $6-$14 (253-584-4133 or

Explore Washington’s Wine Country

WED-AUG. 1 Tour and tasting including Horse Heaven Hills, Red Mountain and Walla Walla, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Total Wine & More, 300 Andover Park W., Tukwila; 6:30 p.m. Aug. 1, Total Wine & More, 699 120th Ave. N.E., Bellevue;$25 (206-575-6280 or


Snohomish Garden Club Tour

SUN Tour of eight gardens, proceeds benefit community projects, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Snohomish Senior Center, 506 Fourth St., Snohomish; $12 (425-374-8622 or


Walk to Big Cedar

SAT Two-mile walk to 500-year-old tree with discussion of Native American and pioneer uses of cedars; wear boots for walking through water, 10 a.m. Saturday, Meadowbrook Farm, Boalch Avenue Northwest, North Bend; free (425-831-1900 or

Snoqualmie Pass hikes

SAT-SUN Hikes to learn about local plants, wildlife and history; wear sturdy shoes or boots and bring a daypack, sunscreen, water; Gold Creek Pond 1-mile trail hike, 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Saturdays; Twin Lakes 2-mile hike through old-growth forest, 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Sundays, Snoqualmie Pass; $15/person donation suggested; reservations required (425-434-6111).

Strolling by the river walk

SUN Renton River Days Volkssport 16K (10 miles), 11K (6.8 miles), 6K (3.8 miles) or 5K (3.1 miles) walk, start anytime 8-11 a.m., finish by 2 p.m. Sunday, Renton Community Center, 1715 Maple Valley Highway, Renton; free (—july-28-2013.html).

Among Ancients: Old Grown Forests

PLAN AHEAD Two-mile hike through moderately rugged terrain with botanist guide; for adults only; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 3, Cedar River Watershed Education Center, North Bend; $15 (206-733-9421 or 425-831-6780 or


LEGO Architecture Release Event

SAT Celebration of LEGO’s new Architecture Studio, local design and architecture experts facilitating and demonstrating key aspects of the design process in architecture using LEGO bricks, participants create original architectural designs with more than 1,200 building pieces and learn architectural concepts for all ages, 2 p.m. Saturday, Barnes & Noble, Pacific Place, 600 Pine St., Seattle (206-264-0156).

Seattle Area Soaring Society Open House

SAT Seattle Area Soaring Society open house to demonstrate the hobby/sport of flying remote-control gliders, noon Saturday, Carnation Farm, 28901 N.E. Carnation Farm Road, Carnation; free (

Quilts on the Beach 4

SAT Open-air showing of quilts, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Cama Beach State Park, 1880 S. West Camano Drive, Camano Island; free, Discovery Pass required for parking (

Museum events

First Thursday, MOHAI

AUG. 1 Free admission first Thursday of each month, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Aug. 1, MOHAI at Lake Union Park, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle (206-324-1126 or

First Thursday, the Burke

AUG. 1 Free admission first Thursday of each month, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Aug. 1, Burke Museum, UW campus, 17th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 45th Street, Seattle (206-543-5590 or

First Thursday, Museum of Flight

AUG. 1 Free admission to the museum, 5-9 p.m. Aug. 1, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle (206-764-5720 or

Free Day, The Wing

AUG. 1 Free admission, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Aug. 1, Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, 719 S. King St., Seattle (206-623-5124 or

Northwest African American Museum free days

AUG. 1 Free admission, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 1, Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St., Seattle; (206-518-6000 or

Park events

YMCA Boot Camp and Yoga

SAT Outdoor classes for all levels, yoga, bring mat or towel, 10:45-11:45 a.m. Saturdays; boot-camp, fast-paced, interval-style workout, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturdays, Cowen Park, 5849 15th Ave. N.E., Seattle; free (206-524-1400 or

Guided Nature Walk

SAT Walk to the eagles nest, through old-growth forest, along the water, for ages 4 and older, 1 p.m. Saturday, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Boulevard S., Seattle; free (206-652-2444 or

Living with Wildlife: Raccoons

SAT Learn about urban raccoon populations, 1 p.m. Saturday, Lewis Creek Park and Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd. S.E., Bellevue; free (425-452-4195 or

Seattle Dragon Boat Festival

SAT Dragon Boat races, food, music, beer garden to benefit local nonprofit, Team Survivor Northwest. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Lake Union Park, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; free (206-732-8350

Encampment 2013

SAT-SUN Living history re-enactments of life on San Juan Island in the mid-19th century, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, San Juan Island National Historical Park, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island; free (360-378-2240 or

Dragonflies, Butterflies, Salamanders and Snakes at Camp Long

SUN Look for park creatures, 11 a.m. Sunday, Camp Long, 5200 35th Ave. S.W., Seattle; $10 (206-932-7225 or

Owls and other Natural Treasures of Lincoln Park

SUN Look and listen for owls, learn about birds, plants; for adults, open to kids, 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Lincoln Park, 8011 Fauntleroy Way S.W., Seattle; $10-$15 (206-932-7225 or

Summer at Olympic Sculpture Park

ONGOINGFood trucks, wine and bites from Taste Cafe, live music on the lawn, art activities, 6-8 p.m., tours at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays; outdoor yoga, bring your own mat, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturdays; Zumba Latin dance/fitness, athletic shoes recommended, 2-3 p.m. Saturdays; art activities, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays; tours, noon and 1 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Olympic Sculpture Park, Broad Street and Elliott Avenue, Seattle; free (206-654-3100 or


Beer and Film Tour

FRI New Belgium Brewing beer and short films, bring chairs and blankets for seating, 18 varieties of beer (3 oz. taste $1.25, glass $5) to benefit Nature Consortium; biking encouraged, extra bike racks provided, 8 p.m. Friday, Gas Works Park, 2101 N. Northlake Way, Seattle; (

PowellsWood Storytelling Festival

FRI-SAT Stories for all ages in garden setting, workshops Friday; performances 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, PowellsWood, 430 S. Dash Point Road, Federal Way; $10 (

Bainbridge Island Bluegrass Festival

SAT Kids’ activities, local artists, music festival, beer and food vendors, free shuttle service between Bainbridge Ferry Terminal and festival, 9 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Battle Point Park, 11299 Arrow Point Drive N.E., Bainbridge Island; $10-$25 (

Summer concerts at the Locks

SAT-SUN Outdoor concerts, Coal Creek Jazz Band, 2 p.m. Saturday; Seattle Fuchsia Society flower show, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; Letter Carriers Band, 2 p.m. Sunday, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, 3015 N.W. 54th St., Seattle; free (206-783-7059).

Summer Concert Series

SUN Seattle Peace Concert with local bands, all ages welcome, noon-6 p.m. Sunday, Volunteer Park, 1247 15th Ave. E., Seattle; free, nonperishable food-bank donations requested (

Kent Summer Concert Series

WED Live performances, noon- Wednesdays, Town Square Plaza Park, Smith Street and Second Avenue, Kent; free (

U Village Sounds of Summer Concert Series

WED Live music, food from Village restaurants, beer garden, kids’ activities, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, University Village Mall, 25th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 45th Street, Seattle; free (206-523-0622 or

Wednesday Night Concerts

WED Live performance. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, North SeaTac Park, South 128th Street and 20th Avenue South, SeaTac; free (

Hiawatha Summer Concert Series

AUG. 1 Outdoor concert for all ages, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 1, Hiawatha Community Center, 2700 California Ave. S.W., Seattle; free (

Burien Music in the Park

AUG. 1 Michael Anthony Pratt Band, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 1, Lake Burien School Park, Southwest 148th Street and 16th Avenue Southwest, Burien; free (206-988-3700 or

Concerts in the Park

AUG. 1 Live performance. 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 1, Pine Lake Park, 2615 228th Ave. S.E., Sammamish; free (

Kenmore Summer Concert Series

AUG. 1 Live performance. 6-8 p.m. Aug. 1, Saint Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore; free (

Kent Summer Concert Series

AUG. 1 Live performance, 7-8:30 p.m. Aug. 1, Lake Meridian Park, 14800 S.E. 272nd St., Kent; free (

Kirkland Summer Concert Series

AUG. 1 Live performance. 7-8:30 p.m. Aug. 1, Marina Park, 25 Lake Shore Plaza, Kirkland; free (


Seafair Torchlight Run

SAT 8K and 5K run along Torchlight Parade route, pirate costume contest, post-race party with beer garden and entertainment, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Center, Seattle; $25-$40 (

Mountlake Terrace 5K Fun Run

SAT 5K Fun Run/Walk; proceeds benefit local schools, 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Mountlake Terrace High School, 21801 44th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace; $20-$25 (


Friends of the Renton Library Book Sale

FRI-SUN Book bargains to benefit the library, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Renton Library, 100 Mill Ave. S., Renton (425-226-6043 or

Farmers Market on Pike Place

FRI-SUN Additional space for farmers to sell produce along Pike Place with some blocks closed to vehicles, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Chefs on the Cobblestones cooking demonstrations noon and 2 p.m. Sundays, Pike Place Market, 1501 Pike Place, Seattle (

Special interest


SAT Children of all ages; hands-on experience on big rigs, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Foster High School, 4242 S. 144th St., Tukwila; free (206-768-2822).

Seattle Center Fitness Program

TUE Zumba workout dance classes, no experience necessary, 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Fisher Pavilion Rooftop; Gentle Yoga for everyone, bring yoga mat, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Exhibition Hall lawn north of International Fountain, Seattle Center, Seattle; free (


Golf Fore Red tournament for women

SAT Tournament to raise awareness of heart disease in women and raising funds for heart-related science and services, 8 a.m. Saturday, Golf Club at Redmond Ridge, Redmond; $140 (425-462-3887 or

TriSport event

SAT Coed teams of six compete in flag football, volleyball and soccer; live music, beer garden, kids’ activities, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, Starfire Sports Soccer Complex, 6840 Fort Dent Way, Tukwila; $20 (

Pacific Northwest Polo Governor’s Cup

SAT-SUN Teams from the U.S. and Canada vie for the title, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Dill’s Farm, 16278 LaConner-Whitney Road, LaConner; $5-$10 (360-466-4778 or


Seattle Architecture Foundation

FRI-AUG. 2 Walking tours; Design Details including the Smith Tower Chinese Room & Observation Deck, 10 a.m. Friday; Art + Architecture, 10 a.m. Seattle; Architecture’s Greatest Hits, 10 a.m. Aug. 1; Art Deco designs of the 1920s, 10 a.m. Aug. 2; Seattle Architecture Foundation, 1333 Fifth Ave., Rainier Square Atrium, Seattle; $15-$25 (

Seattle Rail Day

SAT Visit newly restored King Street Station for self-guided tour to learn about Amtrak, exhibits and Chuggington Depot children’s play area, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, King Street Station, 303 S. Jackson, Seattle; free (history.amtrak.comq).

Georgetown Brewery Tour

SAT Museum of History & Industry tour of past and present breweries with sample of locally made beers, 2 p.m. Saturday, Ruby Chow Park, 13th Avenue South and South Hardy Street, Seattle; $15-$20 (206-324-1126 or


Seattle’s Historic Shoreline

WED Museum of History & Industry 1.5-mile walk along the vestiges of former downtown bluffs to to trace Seattle’s founding and how the past affects our modern landscape; ends at Occidental Park, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Victor Steinbrueck Park, 2001 Western Ave., Seattle. ends at Occidental Park; $15-$20 (206-324-1126 or

Travel events

Travel seminar

SAT Rick Steve Travel Center class, packing light and right, 10 a.m. Saturday, Edmonds Theater, 415 Main St., Edmonds; free, preregistration required (425-771-8303 or


Beach Rescue Project

SAT Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project nationwide tour including Seattle, 10 a.m. Saturday; followed by celebration for volunteers ages 21 and older with wine, food, music, noon Saturday, Alki Beach Park, 1702 Alki Ave. S.W., Seattle; free (

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