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University District Streetfair

Arts and crafts vendors, entertainment, food vendors, beer garden, Kids’ Area entertainment and craft activities, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, University Way Northeast from Campus Parking to North 50th Street, Seattle (

Syttende Mai Festival and Parade: Celebration of Norway’s Constitution Day; children’s activities, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., and Nordic Cafe, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 N.W. 67th St., Seattle, free admission; entertainment, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Bergen Place, intersection of Market Street, Leary Avenue and 22nd Avenue Northwest; parade with marching bands, drill teams, Norwegian-American groups, classic cars, 6-8 p.m., on 24th Avenue Northwest from Northwest 62nd Street to Market Street, to 22nd Avenue Northwest, down Ballard Avenue, ending at Dock Street (

Seattle Chinese Arts and Culture Festival: Traditions of 5,000 years of Chinese history with music and dance performances, films, kids’ activities, food and craft vendors, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle (206-684-7200 or

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Paine Field Aviation Day: Firefighters Fly Day 5K race/walk, WarBirds flight, Flying Heritage Collection and Historic Flight Foundation displays and activities, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Paine Field, 3407 109th St. S.W., Everett; $10, ages 17 and younger free (

Alki Beach Summer Streets: Portion of Alki Avenue Southwest closed to vehicles for walking, biking, vendors, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; run/walk to benefit West Seattle High School, 9:20 a.m. Sunday, Alki Beach Park, 1702 Alki Ave. S.W., Seattle (

Montlake Arts & Music Happening: Local artists, musicians and authors exhibit their art, perform music and published works, children’s art displays and projects, 2 p.m. Sunday, Montlake Community Center, 1618 E. Calhoun St., Seattle; free (206-684-4736 or

Foss Waterway Seaport Season Kick Off: Maritime heritage center opens for the summer season, music, activities, cake, fire boat and other special boats, cannon firing, noon Sunday, 705 Dock St., Tacoma; $5-$8, Museum Week buy one get one free admission Sunday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 21-23 (253-272-2750 or

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