July 1 Early Independence Day celebration, bike/trike/wagon or stroller parade, lawn games, bounce house, 6 p.m. Loyal Heights Community Center, 2101 N.W. 77th St., Seattle; free (206-684-4052).
July 3rd Street Dance
July 3 Music, food, beer and wine garden, kids’ zone, 6 p.m. downtown Bainbridge Island, Winslow Way East, Bainbridge Island; free (206-842-2982 or bainbridgedowntown.org).
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Seafair Pirate-themed Adventure Run
July 3 Run with “Seafair Pirate” theme, 6 p.m., Road Runner Sports, 7020 Woodlawn Ave. N.E., Seattle (seafair.com).
Firecracker 5000 5K
July 3 Fourth of July-themed 5K run, 11:55 p.m., Memorial Stadium, 401 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; $35-$45 (206-729-9972 or promotionevents.com/Firecracker/index.htm).
Metro Employees Historic Vehicle Association
July 4 Four-hour tour of the city’s unique trolley bus system on historic buses, 11 a.m. from Second Avenue South and South Main Street, Seattle; $5 (206-684-1816 or mehva.org).
Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival
July 4-6 Celebrate maritime heritage with visiting vessels, boat tours, free boat rides, toy-boat building, skill demonstrations, live music, boatbuilding race, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 4-6, Center for Wooden Boats, 1010 Valley St., Seattle; free (cwb.org/events/festival).
Wallingford Family Festival
July 5 Family-oriented parade, crafts, music and activities, 11 a.m.- 5 p.m., Meridian Playground and Wallingford neighborhood, Seattle (seafair.com).
July 6 Festival with poems and wishes written on paper strips to be attached to bamboo branches, garden decorated with origami. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Seattle Japanese Garden, 1075 Lake Washington Blvd. E., Seattle; $4-$6 (206-684-4725 or seattlejapanesegarden.org).
Return To Renton Benefit Car Show and Cruise-In
July 6 Car show with entertainment, food, raffle and more. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. July 6. Renton Downtown Piazza, South Third Street and Burnett Avenue South, Renton; $20 car entry, free for spectators (425-430-7589 or gorenton.com).
All Chevy and Camaro Show
July 6 Pacific Northwest Camaro Club with DJs, trophies and raffle. 8 a.m.-4 p.m., XXX Root Beer Drive-In, 98 N.E. Gilman Blvd., Issaquah (pnwcc.com/all-chevy-show).
Kirkland Kids’ concerts
July 8-Aug. 19 A weekly children’s concert series in the park. July 8: Cowboy Buck & Elizabeth; July 15: Recess Monkey; July 22: We are the Not It’s; July 29: Brian Vogan and his Good Buddies; Aug. 5: Brian Waite Band; Aug. 12: Johnny Bregar; Aug. 19: Caspar Babypants. 10-11 a.m., Juanita Beach Park, 9703 N.E. Juanita Dr., Kirkland; free (kirklandsummerconcerts.weebly.com).
Bellevue Live at Lunch Concert Series
July 8-Sept. 11 An outdoor concert series featuring a lineup of local Northwest bands every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, noon to 1:30 p.m., July 8 through Sept. 11, downtown Bellevue; free (bellevuedowntown.com).
Kent Summer Concert Series
July 9-Aug. 14 Live performances. Wednesdays at noon, Town Square Plaza, Smith Street and Second Avenue; Thursdays at 7 p.m., Lake Meridian Park, 14800 S.E. 272nd St., Kent; free (kentwa.gov).
Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Concerts in the Parks
July 9-Aug. 27 Weekly concerts at locations in Shoreline and Lake Forest Park; free (shorelinearts.net).
Out to Lunch Concert Series
July 9-Sept. 5 Lunchtime concert series in venues throughout Seattle’s downtown core; free (downtownseattle.com).
Wine Rocks Seattle
July 10 Gathering of local winemakers, craft brewers and musicians showcasing wine, beer, music and food, 6 p.m. Pier 66, Bell Street and Alaskan Way, Seattle; $45 (winerocksseattle.com).
Kent Cornucopia Days
July 10-13 Vendors, parade (July 13), carnival, entertainment, educational displays, skateboard tournament, Dragon Boat Races, Soccer Tournament and 5K Fun Run/Walk, noon-8 p.m. July 10-12, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 13, Lake Meridian Park, 14800 S.E. 272nd St., Kent (seafair.com).
Kirkland Summer Concerts
July 10-Aug. 21 Concert series. July 10: Richard Allen and Louisiana Experience; July 17: Sly Mr. Y; July 24: Mark DuFresne Band; July 31: Tumbao; Aug. 7: Rain City Riff Raff; Aug. 14: Emily McIntosh; Aug. 21: Hit Explosion, 7:30 p.m. Marina Park, 25 Lake Shore Plaza, Kirkland; free (kirklandsummerconcerts.weebly.com).
Edmonds Summer Concerts
July 10-Aug. 28 Live performances. 3-4 p.m. Sundays, Edmonds City Park, 600 Third Ave. S.; noon-1 p.m. Tuesdays and 5-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Hazel Miller Plaza, Fifth and Maple, Edmonds; free (edmondswa.gov).
July 10-12 Aviation festival and air show with more than 1,000 aircraft including classic, vintage warbirds, aerobatics, workshops, educational forums, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. July 10, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. July 11-12, Arlington Airport, 188th Avenue Northeast, Arlington; $15, ages 15 and younger free (arlingtonflyin.org).
Woodland Park Zoo Jungle Party
July 11 Fundraising auction, animal tours, appetizers and drinks, entertainment, open bars, dinner, 4:30 p.m. Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $350 (zoo.org).
West Seattle Summer Fest
July 11-13 Vendors, movies, kids’ activities, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. July 11-12, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 13, West Seattle Junction, California Avenue Southwest and Southwest Alaska Street, Seattle (wsjunction.org/summerfest/).
Lavender Festival at Woodinville Lavender
July 11-13 Shop, stroll the fields, music, artists in action, lavender food and drink, demos, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 11-13, Woodinville Lavender, 14223 Woodinville Redmond Rd NE, Redmond; $3 (425-398-3785 or woodinvillelavender.com).
Music Under the Stars
July 11-Aug. 2 Open-air listening parties of the Seattle Chamber Music Society’s summer program, 8 p.m. Freeway Park, 700 Seneca St., Seattle; free (206-613-3210 or freewayparkassociation.org).
Redmond Derby Days
July 11-12 Kids parade, grand parade, carnival, music, food vendors, kids activities, bicycle criterium, fireworks finale. 5-10 p.m. July 11, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. July 12, Redmond City Hall Plaza, 15670 N.E. 85th St., Redmond; free (redmondderbydays.com).
Blue Willow Lavender Festival
July 11-12 Music, food, vendors and crafts, classes and demos. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 11-12, Blue Willow Lavender Farm, 10615 Wright Bliss Road, Gig Harbor; free (bluewillowlavenderfarm.com).
Seafair Milk Carton Derby
July 12 100 milk-carton boats of all shapes and designs compete on the water for prizes. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Green Lake Small Craft Center, 5900 Green Lake Way N., Seattle; free (seafair.com).
Storey Cottages Centennial
July 12 Historic Seattle celebration of historic landmark cottages, 1-4 p.m. 1706-1816 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; 1725 and 1729 36th Ave. S., Seattle, 1 p.m. Colman Park, 1800 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; free, donation suggested (historicseattle.org).
Crown of Queen Anne Fun Run/Walk
July 12 3.3-mile run/walk to benefit the Queen Anne Helpline, 8 a.m. Queen Anne Lutheran Church, 2400 Eighth Ave. W., Seattle; $35 (206-696-1028 or queenannehelpline.org).
July 12 Polish culture and traditions through live music and dance performances, workshops, traditional folk costumes, exhibits, children’s activities, noon-8 p.m., Seattle Center, Seattle (
Bastille Day Festival
July 12 French-inspired food, wine and spirits tasting, live music, sidewalk sales, giveaways and more, hosted by Madison Valley businesses. 3-8 p.m., Madison Valley, 30th Avenue East between East John Street and East Denny Way, Seattle (madisonvalley.org).
July 12 Rare, classic, sport and muscle cars, 1-5 p.m., Lynnwood Golf Course, 20200 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood; free (206-546-2724 or concoursatthewood.com).
July 12-13 Music, local brews, kids activities, arts and crafts and seafood. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. July 12, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. July 13, Market Street and Ballard Avenue Northwest, Seattle (seafair.com).
Wedgwood Art Festival
July 12-13 Art display and sale, music, food, puppet shows, kid’s activities. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 12-13, Our Lady Of The Lake church and school, 8900 35th Ave. N.E., Seattle; free (
Chinatown International District Dragon Fest
July 12-13 Pan-Asian cultural celebration with lion and dragon dances, Japanese taiko drumming, Chinese Girls Drill Team, noon-8 p.m. July 12, noon-6 p.m. July 13, Hing Hay Park, 409 Maynard Ave. S., Seattle (seafair.com).
Mercer Island Summer Celebration
July 12-13 Entertainment, children’s fun zone, boat rides, Family Fun Run, fireworks, youth 3-on-3 basketball tournament, car show, food, arts and craft vendors. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. July 12, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 13, Mercerdale Park, 77th Avenue Southeast and Southeast 32nd Street, Mercer Island; free (misummercelebration.com).
White Center Jubilee Days
July 12-20 Arts and crafts, drum circle, hula-hoopers, golf tournament, garden tour, fireworks, carnival, car show and parade. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 12, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 13, 3-11 p.m. July 16-18, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. July 19-20, Steve Cox Memorial Park, 1321 S.W. 102nd St., Seattle; free (jubileedays.org).
Art By the Bay: Stanwood-Camano Festival of Art and Music
July 12-13 Fine arts and live music festival, artists from around the Northwest, plants and garden art, food. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 12-13, Stanwood & Camano Fairgrounds, 6431 Pioneer Highway, Stanwood; free (stanwoodcamanoarts.com).
Georgetown Garden Walk
July 13 Self-guided tour of gardens in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Bank of America, 1112 S. Bailey St., Seattle; free (georgetowngardenwalk.com).
July 13 Petanque Tournament (Boules) double melee (partners chosen by drawing). All skill levels welcome. $10 registration per player. Sign-up opens at 9 a.m., tournament starts at 10 a.m. Food and wine available, live music during lunch break, raffle with prizes. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Edmonds Civic Center Playfield, 230 Sixth Ave. N., Edmonds (206-313-3999 or edmondspetanqueclub.org).
Celebrate Woodinville Concerts in the Park
July 16-Aug. 6 Live performances in a park setting, 5:30 p.m. Wilmot Gateway Park, 1730 N.E. 131st Ave., Woodinville; free (425-481-8300 or celebratewoodinville.com).
Kla Ha Ya Days
July 16-20 Local arts and crafts, antique dealers, grand parade (10:30 a.m., July 19), live music stage, street fair, Frogtastic Kids Fair, barbecue sampling, car show, beer gardens. 3-10 p.m. July 16-17, 11 a.m.-midnight July 18, 8 a.m.-midnight July 19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 20, Snohomish (klahayadays.com).
King County Fair
July 17-20 Livestock, rides, live music, Mutton Bustin’, rodeo, more; noon-9 p.m. July 17, noon-10 p.m. July 18, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. July 19, noon-9 p.m. July 20, Enumclaw Expo Center, 45224 284th Ave. S.E., Enumclaw; $5-$7 (thekingcountyfair.com).
Mustang Roundup and All-Ford Picnic
July 17-20 Mustangs Northwest events and car show. 7 a.m.-4 p.m. July 17, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. July 18, 7 a.m. -4 p.m. July 19, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. July 20, Bellevue College, 3000 Landerholm Circle S.E., Bellevue; free (mustangsnorthwest.org).
19th Century Family Fun Night
July 18 Games and dancing of the mid-1800s. 6-9 p.m., Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; $5-$8 (metroparkstacoma.org).
Seafair Indian Days Pow Wow
July 18-19 United Indians of All Tribes Foundation hosts celebration with dancers in full regalia, 25 drum groups, more than 60 vendors showcasing Native American arts and crafts, salmon bake, Indian tacos. 4-10 p.m. July 18, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. July 19, Discovery Park, 3801 W. Government Way, Seattle; free (unitedindians.org).
Bite of Seattle
July 18-20 Food vendors, cooking demonstrations, entertainment, beer gardens. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. July 18-19, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. July 20, Seattle Center, Seattle; free admission (biteofseattle.com).
Des Moines Waterland Festival
July 18-20 Children’s parade, Waterland grand parade, kids fun zone, carnival, pony rides, old-fashioned picnic and ice-cream social, softball games, Waterland 5K Run, Taste of Des Moines, beer and wine garden, classic-car and wooden-boat show, noon-9 p.m. July 18, 8:30 a.m.-11 p.m. July 19, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 20, Des Moines (seafair.com).
July 18-20 Art, food and wine with artist showrooms, boat show, dog modeling contest, tasting garden, Washington wine tasting, live music. 5-10 p.m. July 18, noon-10 p.m. July 19, noon-6 p.m. July 20, Marina Park, 25 Lake Shore Plaza, Kirkland; free (kirklanduncorked.com).
Vashon Island Strawberry Festival
July 18-20 Food, arts and crafts vendors, music, parade (11 a.m., July 19), car parade (noon, July 20); music, beer garden and carnival begin Friday night, July 18. Other events 10 a.m.-7 p.m. July 19, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 20, Vashon (vashonchamber.com).
Darrington Bluegrass Festival
July 18-20 Music festival, vendors, 24-hour jamming at campsites, 13 bluegrass bands. Mudslide hasn’t canceled, visitors encouraged to attend, 6-11 p.m. July 18, 9 a.m.-11 p.m. July 19, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 20, Darrington Music Park, three miles west of Darrington on Highway 530 (area not affected by the Oso mudslide, though best access may be via Highway 20 detour), Darrington; $20-$55 (360-436-1179 or darringtonbluegrass.com).
West Seattle Grand Parade and 5K Run
July 19 West Seattle Hi-Yu Festival’s kiddies parade, 11 a.m., grand parade, 11:15 a.m., Float Dodger 5K Run, 9:45 a.m., California Avenue Southwest, Seattle; free (seafair.com).
Summer Beer Taste
July 19 Sample beers from local microbreweries, pub-style snacks, live music outside, 4-7 p.m., Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $25-$35 (206-783-2244 or phinneycenter.org).
Seattle Dragon Boat Festival
July 19 Dragon boat races, games and activities, entertainment, food and beverage vendors. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Lake Union Park, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; free (seattledragonboatfestival.net).
July 19 A beer tasting festival with eight breweries. 1-5 p.m., Country Village, 23732 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell; $20 (425-483-5105 or countryvillagebothell.com/brewfest-0).
Wine Art Music Festival
July 19 Local art, wine tasting and live music, noon-7 p.m., downtown Auburn (253-939-3982 or auburndt.org).
Puget Sound Oldsmobile Car Show
July 19 Vintage car show, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. July 19, Country Village, 23732 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell; $15-20 for cars; free for spectators (
Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Tour de Peaks Bike Ride
July 19 Ride 25-, 50- or 100-mile loops near the Cascade foothills in Snoqualmie Valley; block party, 7 a.m., North Bend; $49-$69 (425-888-6362 or tourdepeaks.org).
July 19-20 Japanese Buddhist festival to honor deceased ancestors; folk dances to traditional and contemporary Japanese music. Food, martial arts demonstrations, cultural exhibits and beer garden. 4-10 p.m. July 19, 3-8 p.m. July 20, Seattle Buddhist Temple, 1427 S. Main St., Seattle; free (
Alki Art Fair
July 19-20 Art vendors, children’s art activities, food carts, silent auction, live music. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. July 19, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. July 20, Alki Beach Park, 1702 Alki Ave. S.W., Seattle; free (alkiartfair.org).
Covington Days Festival
July 19-20 Arts and crafts and vendor booths, carnival games, food, parade (10 a.m., July 19), music, family day, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. July 19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 20, Valley Medical Center Parking, 27500 168th Pl. S.E., Covington (covingtonwa.gov).
Mill Creek Festival and Street Fair
July 19-20 Arts and crafts booths, food, main stage and community stage entertainment, pet plaza arena, kid’s place and more. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. July 19-20, Mill Creek Town Center, 153rd Street Southwest and Main Street, Mill Creek (millcreekfestival.com).
Antique Tractor Show and Farm Fair
July 19-20 Hay rides, tractor parade, sandbox toys, pedal tractors for kids, vintage cars, antique tractors in action, silent auction of tools, antiques, farm animals. 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Jubilee Farm, 230 W. Snoqualmie River Rd. N.E., Carnation; free (206-388-9895 or edgeta.com).
Eatonville Garden Tour
July 19-20 Tour of local gardens, vendors, demonstrations, Mountain Community Co-op, 105 Carter St, Eatonville, Pierce County; $10-$12 (253-847-3235 or eatonvillegardentour.net).
Duvall SandBlast Festival of the Arts
July 19-20 Professional and community sand sculpture event; live music, dance, storytelling, fine art and craft fair, food vendors. Noon-6 p.m. July 19-20, McCormick Park, 26200 N.E. Stephens Street, Duvall; free (duvallarts.org).
Gig Harbor Summer Art Festival
July 19-20 Arts and crafts vendors, food vendors, music and kid’s activities. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 19, 1-5 p.m. July 20, Gig Harbor (peninsulaartleague.com).
Alki Art Fair
July 19-20 Art booths, children’s art activities, food carts, silent auction, music. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. July 19, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. July 20, Alki Beach Park, 1702 Alki Ave. S.W., Seattle; free (alkiartfair.org).
July 20 Adult Triathlon: 1-mile swim, 20-mile bike ride, 10K run. Kids Triathlon: Kids Beginner Course: 50 yard swim, 1-mile bike, .2 mile run. Kids Intermediate Course: 100 yard swim, 2-mile bike, .5 mile run. 6:30 a.m.-noon, Seward Park, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; $25-$135 (seafair.com).
Chinatown Seafair Parade
July 20 Marching bands, clowns, floats, 100 foot dragon and lions dancing along the route. 7 p.m., International District, 10th Avenue S. and S. Jackson Street to S. Lane Street, Seattle; free (seattlechinesechamber.org).
Shoreline Classic Car Show
July 20 Car show, food vendors, music, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Meridian Park Elementary School, 17077 Meridian Ave. N., Shoreline; free (seafair.com).
Mariachi Fiesta Mexicana
July 22 Perlas Mestizas Dance Troupe perform with a mariachi band, noon Richmond Beach Saltwater Park, 2021 N.W. 197th St., Shoreline; free (206-801-2600 or shorelinewa.gov).
Edmonds in Bloom Garden Tour
July 20 Self-guided tour of seven gardens in Edmonds and Woodway. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Edmonds Art Festival Foundation Gallery, 700 Main St., Edmonds; $15 (
Greenwood Seafair Parade
July 23 Bands, drill teams, floats, pirates and more. 6-8:30 p.m., Greenwood Avenue North from North 95th Street to North 85th Street, then west to Sixth Avenue Northwest, Seattle (seafair.com).
Swingin’ Summer Eve
July 23 Community festival and barbecue, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Cromwell Park, North 179th Street and Meridian Avenue North, Shoreline; free (206-801-2600 or shorelinewa.gov).
Miss Seafair Scholarship Program for Women coronation
July 24 Seafair crowns 65th Miss Seafair, 6:30 p.m. Seattle Repertory Theatre (Bagley Wright Theatre), 155 Mercer St., Seattle; free (seafair.com).
Tour de Terrace
July 25-27 Arts and crafts, food vendors, beer/wine tent, parade (7 p.m., July 25), pancake breakfast, car show, carnival, live music and fireworks. Noon-11 p.m. July 25, 9 a.m.-11 p.m. July 26, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. July 27, Evergreen Playfield, 22205 56th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace; free (tourdeterrace.org).
Clips Beer & Film Tour
July 25 Outdoor movies and beer tasting with up to 20 varieties on tap and short films created by fans, 8 p.m. Gas Works Park, 2101 N. Northlake Way, Seattle; free (naturec.org).
Capitol Hill Block Party
July 25-27 Music festival with local and national acts, food, art and vendors. 3 p.m. July 25, 1 p.m. July 26-27, Capitol Hill, 11th Avenue and East Pine Street, Seattle; $115 three-day festival pass (capitolhillblockparty.com).
Bellevue Arts Museum Arts Fair
July 25-27 Arts festival, more than 300 juried artists showcasing unique, handmade crafts and fine art with KIDSfair, BAM Exhibtions, public installations and food, Bellevue Square and Bellevue Arts Museum, downtown Bellevue (bellevuearts.org.
Sixth Street Fair
July 25-27 Original work of 130 artists in an open-air showcase of sculpture, jewelry, wood and glass work, fabrics and more with hands-on activities for kids and food. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. July 25-26, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 27, Northeast Sixth Street and 106th Avenue Northeast, Bellevue (bellevuedowntown.com).
Bellevue Festival of the Arts
July 25-27Juried arts and crafts fair with 200 artists, musicians and craftspeople from the Northwest and beyond. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. July 25-26, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 27, Cost Plus World Market parking lot, 10300 N.E. Eighth St., Bellevue (bellevuefest.org).
Edmonds Outdoor Movie Nites
July 25-Aug. 1 Bring your blanket or lawn chair to watch a movie on a giant inflatable screen. The movie begins at dusk (around 9 p.m.). Refreshments sold. July 25: “The Croods” (PG); Aug. 1: “Field of Dreams” (PG), 9 p.m. Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds; free (425-771-0230 or edmondswa.gov).
Renton River Days
July 25-27 Arts and crafts, visual and performing arts, recreation, food, exhibitions, and stage entertainment. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. July 25, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. July 26, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. July 27, Liberty Park, 1101 Bronson Way N., Renton; free (rentonriverdays.org).
Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games and Clan Gathering
July 25-27 North American Scottish Athletics Championship, U.S. West Coast Drum Corps Championship, individual pipers and drummers, bagpipe bands, Highland and National dancers competition, Celtic musicians on five stages, food vendors, clan tents to delve into your Scottish ancestry, Celtic vendors, Scottish Farm featuring Highland Cattle, Celtic Kennel dog breeds, 5:30-11 p.m. July 25, 8 a.m.-11 p.m. July 26, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. July 27, Enumclaw Expo Center, 45224 284th Ave. S.E., Enumclaw; $12-$17; Friday free (206-522-2541 or sshga.org).
Enumclaw Street Fair
July 25-27 Music, kids play zone. 5K run/walk, food and vendors. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. July 25-26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 27, downtown Enumclaw (enumclawstreetfair.com).
Lake Stevens Aquafest
July 25-27 Aquafest Idol, AquaRun, basketball tournament, boat parade, carnival, children’s parade, classic car show, diaper dash, duck dash, disc golf tournament, fireworks, parade, wagon rides, Miss Aquafest, pet show, water ski/wakeboard tournament, 11 a.m.-midnight July 25, 10 a.m.-midnight July 26, 6 a.m.-6 p.m. July 27, Lake Stevens (aquafest.org).
Seattle Center Seafair Torchlight FanFest
July 26 Interactive booths, floats on display and beer garden with activities throughout the day. 2-6 p.m. July 26, Seattle Center, Seattle; free (seafair.com).
Seafair Torchlight Run
July 26 8K and 5K fun run along the parade route with pirate-costume contest, post-race party with beer garden and live entertainment. 6:30-midnight, Seattle Center, Seattle; $35-$45 (seafair.com).
Seafair Torchlight Parade
July 26 Giant helium balloons, drill teams representing local communities, equestrian units, clowns, pirates and bands, 7:30 p.m., Fourth Avenue, Seattle; free, bleacher seating available by reservation, prices vary (seafair.com).
Western Washington All-British Field Meet
July 26 Gathering and sale of British motor vehicles, classic to modern, plus parts, clothing, food vendors, swap meet, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Saint Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore (abfm.com).
July 26 Renewable energy and sustainable-living fair with vendors and exhibits, interactive presentations, kids activities, food, music and beer garden. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Shoreline Community College, 16101 Greenwood Ave. N., Shoreline; free (shorelinesolar.org).
White River Bon Odori Dance Festival
July 26 Traditional Japanese folk dancing, taiko performance and food vendors. 4-9:30 p.m. July 26, White River Buddhist Temple, 3625 Auburn Way N., Auburn; free (253-833-1442 or wrbt.org).
Silvana Community Fair
July 26 Country fair with animals, tractors, landscape displays, arts and crafts, baking and food booths and more. Free parking and no entry fee, 9 a.m. Silvana Fairgrounds, 1331 Pioneer Highway, Silvana, Snohomish County (360-631-9050 or silvanafair.com).
July 26-27 Music, dance, art and food from around the world, noon-7 p.m., Wright Park, 501 S. I St., Tacoma; free (metroparkstacoma.org).
Pista sa Nayon
July 27 Food, information, arts and crafts booths, entertainment, basketball tournament. children’s games. 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Seward Park Amphitheater, 5898 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; free (pista.org).
Hispanic Seafair Festival
July 27 Celebration of Hispanic culture with food, music and dancing. 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Seattle Center, Seattle; free (seafair.com).
SummeRun and Walk for Ovarian Cancer
July 27 5K run or walk, proceeds benefit the Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer. 8:15 a.m. at the corner of Marion Avenue and Minor Street, Swedish Medical Center/First Hill Campus, Seattle; $30-$35 (summerun.org).
Steilacoom Historical Museum Association Salmon Bake
July 27 Fundraising salmon bake with live entertainment, noon-4 p.m., Sunnyside Beach, Chambers Creek Road, Steilacoom (steilacoom.org).
Kirkland Classic Car Show
July 27 Car show, music and games for kids. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Marina Park, 25 Lake Shore Plaza, Kirkland; free (facebook.com/pages/Kirkland-Classic-Car-Show/437829359566381).
Seafair Fleet Week and Boeing Maritime Celebration
July 30 Parade of ships through Elliott Bay, parade of flight showcases aviators in vintage and contemporary aircraft, Pier 66, Bell Street and Alaskan Way, Seattle; free (seafair.com).
U.S. Navy Blue Angels practice
July 31 10 a.m.-noon and 1:30-2:30 p.m., Lake Washington Beach Park, 2301 Lake Washington Blvd., Seattle; free (seafair.com).
Compiled by Jeff Albertson: email@example.com