Pioneer Square Fire Festival
Celebrates the 125th anniversary of the Great Fire of Seattle, with antique firetrucks and other displays, music, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Occidental Square Park, Occidental Avenue South and South Main Street, Seattle (downtownseattle.com/2014/07/fire-festival-2).
Central Area Community Festival:11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Garfield Community Center, 2323 E. Cherry St., Seattle (www.cacf.com).
Summer Splash: Junior Rowing Competition and Corporate Cup regatta, healthful activities for all ages, try rowing, canoeing, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding; food vendors, kids’ activities, entertainment, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Green Lake Park, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N., Seattle (www.windermeresummersplash.com).
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Celebrate Shoreline Festival: Food vendors, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., family-area activities, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Main Stage entertainment, 1-8 p.m.; Family Stage entertainment, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; car show, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., beer garden, noon-8 p.m. Saturday, Cromwell Park, North 179th Street and Meridian Avenue North, Shoreline (www.shorelinewa.gov/specialevents).
Viking Days: Nordic entertainment, food, activities, Viking Encampment, 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).
Celebrate Woodinville Summer Festival:Noon-6 p.m. Saturday, Wilmot Gateway Park, 1730 N.E. 131st Ave., Woodinville (www.celebratewoodinville.com).
Snoqualmie Railroad Days: Live music, train rides, history demonstration area, vendors, model train show, entertainment, food, kids’ activities, 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday, Legends Car Show Sunday, downtown Snoqualmie (www.railroaddays.com).
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