A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, June 5-11, 2015.

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Animal events


SAT Auction, raffles to benefit organization helping greyhounds find homes, food vendors, dogs for adoption, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Frontier Park, 21800 Meridian Ave. E., Graham; free (206-588-9459 or gnwgreyhounds.org/).

Bear Affair

SAT Keeper talks, activities and displays to learn about bears and how to bear-proof your campsite, information on Northwest wolves, raptors and other native species, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $12.25-$19.95 (206-548-2500 or zoo.org).

Dog Days in the Park

SAT Dog agility courses, activities, dog training demonstrations, noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Bell Street between First and Second Avenues, Seattle; free (seattle.gov/parks).

Adopt-A-Cat Month

ONGOING Adoption fees waived on cats 1 year or older all month, Seattle Humane Society, 13212 S.E. Eastgate Way, Bellevue (425-649-7563 or seattlehumane.org).

Auto events

Classic Swedish and American Car Show

SAT Swedish and classic American cars on display including Volvo, Saab, noon-4 p.m.; bar open noon-2 p.m. Saturday, Swedish Club, 1920 Dexter Ave. N., Seattle; free (206-283-1090 or swedishclubnw.org).

Early Ford V-8 Car Show

SUN Honoring the 75th anniversary of the 1940 Ford and Mercury automobiles, proceeds donated to local charity, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Bellevue College, 3000 Landerholm Circle S.E., Bellevue; show cars $15, spectators $5 per car (425-226-5505 or efv8psrg.org).


National Doughnut Day — Top Pot

FRI Celebrating National Doughnut Day and collecting donations of nonperishable food items and money, 7-10 a.m. Friday at all Top Pot locations (northwestharvest.org/national-doughnut-day).

Ballard Urban Quest

SAT On foot, compete by teams in scavenger hunt style event, followed by beer garden; proceeds benefit Ballard Rotary programs, 10 a.m. Saturday, Hilliard’s Beer, 1550 N.W. 49th St., Seattle; $120/team (ballardurbanquest.org).

Hearing, Speech & Deafness Center 1K Family Dash/Froggy Fun Run

SAT Fun run, food, information, kids’ activities to support early learning services for children with communication challenges, 10 a.m. Saturday, Montlake Community Center, 1618 E. Calhoun St., Seattle; $10-$15 (hsdc.org/events/1k).

NAMIWalks Washington

SAT National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) 5K walk event, 8 a.m. Saturday, Marina Park, 25 Lake Shore Plaza, Kirkland; free, fundraising encouraged (206-783-4288 or namiwalks.org/washington).

Spring Garden Dinner at Green Plate Special

SAT All proceeds benefit youth gardening and cooking programs, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Green Plate Special, 2115 25th Ave S., Seattle; $250 (springgardendinner2015.eventbrite.com).

Wonderland of the Arts

SAT Dinner or happy hour, auction to benefit community arts programs, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Shoreline Center, 18560 First Ave. N.E., Shoreline; $40-$150 (206-417-4645 or shorelinearts.net).

Undy Run/Walk

SAT Information and fundraising to fight colon cancer, wear underwear over running gear (boxer shorts included with registration) or dress as a superhero for 5k run/walk, 1 mile Fun Run, 8 a.m. Saturday, Cheney Stadium, 2502 S. Tyler St., Tacoma; $20-$35 (undyrunwalk.org).

Race for the Cure

SUN Celebrates breast cancer survivors while raising funds for the fight against breast cancer, women-only 5K run, coed 5K run, coed 5K walk, one-mile walk, kids’ race, survivors’ parade, entertainment, 7 a.m.-noon Sunday, Seattle Center, Seattle; $15-$55, fundraising encouraged (206-633-0303 or komenpugetsound.org/komen-race-for-the-cure).

Seattle Furry 5K

PLAN AHEAD Dog-friendly race supports Seattle Animal Shelter, 10 a.m. June 14, Seward Park, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; $25-$35 (furry5k.com).

Lifelong Gay Bingo

PLAN AHEAD Bingo to celebrate Seattle Pride with special guests, to benefit Lifelong community health organization, 5 p.m. June 13, Fremont Studios, Seattle; $50-$69 (seattlegaybingo.org).

Food Lust

PLAN AHEAD Feast by local chefs featuring fresh, local ingredients, benefits Cascade Harvest Coalition, 6 p.m. June 13, Cedarbrook Lodge, 18525 36th Ave. S., Seattle; $100 (cascadeharvest.org).


Evergreen Mountain Bike Festival

SAT All-ages mountain bike demos, trail riding, skills clinics, guided rides, raffles, kid’s events, food, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Duthie Hill Mountain Bike Park, Duthie Hill Road, Issaquah; free admission, pass for clinics, bike tryouts $20, free for ages 14 and younger (evergreenmtbfestival.com).

Lake to Lake Bike Ride

PLAN AHEAD Noncompetitive recreational rides, flat 8-mile route and challenging 22-mile route through Bellevue parks, for ages 8 and older, benefits City of Bellevue youth camp scholarship fund, 9 a.m. June 13, Lake Hills Community Park, Bellevue; $15-$20 (425-452-4882 or bellevuewa.gov/lake-to-lake-bike-ride.htm).


Emerald City Contra Dance

FRI Beginner’s workshop, 7 p.m., dance for all ages to live music, don’t wear perfume or other scented products, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $5-$8 (206-440-9839 or seattledance.org/contra/emerald.city.html).

Seattle Hustle Club Dance

FRI Introductory hustle lesson, 7:30 p.m.; intermediate moves lesson, 8:15 p.m., dance to hustle, swing, country, salsa, ballroom music with DJ, 9 p.m. Friday, Juanita Community Club, 13027 100th Ave. N.E., Kirkland; $10-$15 (seattlehustleclub.com).

Skandia dance

FRI Folk dancing lesson, 7:30 p.m., dance to live music, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $15 kids free (425-954-5262 or skandia-folkdance.org).

Northwest Dance

SAT Dance lesson, 7:30 p.m.; dance to swing, blues, Latin with The Max Band, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Swedish Club, 1920 Dexter Ave. N., Seattle; $15 (206-781-1238 or nwdance.net).

Rod Stewart Spotlight

SAT Nightclub two-step lesson, 7 p.m.; dance to a variety of music featuring music by Rod Stewart, for ages 18 and older, 8 p.m. Saturday, Rockin’ Horse Dance Barn, 11820 150th Ave. S.E., Renton; $12 (learn2dance4fun.com).

Sno-King International Folk Dance Club

SAT Folk dancing, dance lessons, 7 p.m. Saturday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $7 (206-524-7360 or sno-king.org).


Beacon Hill Festival

SAT Local entertainment, food, carnival games, silent auction, bounce toys, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Jefferson Community Center, 3801 Beacon Ave. S., Seattle (206-684-7481).

Celebrate Africa

SAT African music, dance, food and more for all ages, sponsored by Children’s Home Society of Washington North Seattle Family Resource Center, North Seattle Chamber of Commerce and Seattle Public Library Lake City Branch, 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Ave. N.E., Seattle; free (206-364-7930 or childrenshomesociety.org).

LefseFest — Midsummer Festival

SAT Viking battles and demonstrations, Swedish pancakes, lefse, entertainment, music, dancing, Scandinavian food and crafts, kid’s activities, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Maypole 3 p.m. Saturday, Issaquah Senior Center, 75 N.E. Creek Way, Issaquah (425-313-0193 or scandinavianfestivals.com).

Kitsap County Kids Day

SAT Safety-themed exhibits and demonstrations, vendors, entertainment, touch-a-truck, activities with firefighters, free fitted bike helmets, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Kitsap County Fairgrounds, 1200 N.W. Fairgrounds Road, Bremerton; free (ckfr.org/Default.shtml),

Pagdiriwang Philippine Festlval

SAT-SUN Traditions and culture of the Philippines with costume showcase, historical display, music performances, children’s activities, craft exhibits, martial arts, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Seattle Center, Seattle (206-684-7200 or seattlecenter.com).

Duvall Days Festival

SAT-SUN Vendors, food court, entertainment, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Kids’ Zone, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Kiddie and Grand parade, 10 a.m. Saturday, Main Street; Big Rock Classic Car & Cycle Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday; beer garden, noon-dusk Saturday; Run Duvall 5K, 10K, half marathon, 8 a.m. Sunday, $15-$60; Duvall Firefighters pancake breakfast, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Duvall (duvalldays.org).

June Faire Medieval Experience

SAT-SUN Armored combat, archery, arts and sciences village, performances, marketplace, 10 a.m. 5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Port Gamble; $10, ages 17 and younger free (junefaire.com).

Maple Valley Days

PLAN AHEAD Entertainment, kids’ activities, food vendors, carnival, arts festival, 3-8 p.m. June 12, noon-8 p.m. June 13, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 14; parade, 10 a.m. June 13, Lake Wilderness Park, 22500 S.E. 248th St., Maple Valley (maplevalleydays.com).

Georgetown Carnival: Art, Music & More

PLAN AHEAD Carnival games, interactive art, music, sideshows, Power Tool Races, noon-10 p.m. June 13, Georgetown historic business district, Seattle (georgetowncarnival.com).

Food events

Downtown Issaquah Wine Walk

FRI Music, art happenings, snacks and local boutique wines poured in various tasting locations in Front Street shops and restaurants, all ages welcome, bring your own glass, 6-9 p.m. Friday, Hailstone Feed store, 232 Front St., Issaquah; $25-$30 (downtownissaquah.com/).

Pancake Breakfast

SAT Pancakes, eggs, sausage, coffee, tea or juice, all ages welcome, 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell; $5 (425-487-2441 or northshoreseniorcenter.org).

Cider Festival

SAT Taste 30 ciders on tap and vote for favorites, food truck, 1-10 p.m. Saturday, The Woods Seattle Cider Company Tasting Room, 4700 Ohio Ave. S., Seattle; $20/advance, $25/at the door if space available (pnwca.com/festival).

Swedish Pancake Breakfast

SUN Swedish pancakes with lingonberries, ham, live music, dancing, pancakes, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sunday, Swedish Club, 1920 Dexter Ave. N., Seattle; $5-$9 (206-283-1090 or swedishclubnw.org).


Wildlife Habitat Plant sale

FRI-SUN Plants to attract wildlife to your yard, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Kruckeberg Botanic Garden, 20312 15th Ave. N.W., Shoreline (kruckeberg.org/).

PNA Garden Party and Plant Exchange

SAT Exchange plants, pots, gardening books and tools, free plants, Master Gardeners and Composters answer questions, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; free (206-783-2244 or phinneycenter.org/garden).

All About Dahlias

SAT How and where to plant them, care information, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, 15416 S.E. 16th St., Bellevue; free (425-485-5942).

Master Gardeners’ Garden Garage Sale

SAT Plants, equipment, tools, ceramic/clay pots, garden art, 11 a.m. Saturday, McCollum Pioneer Park, 600 128th St. S.E., Everett (snomgf.org/garage-sale.html).

Rhodie Deadhead Work Party

SAT Help beautify the gardens, includes breakfast, 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Lakewold Gardens, 12317 Gravelly Lake Drive, Lakewood; preregister (253-584-4106 or lakewoldgardens.org/2015_calendar.html).

Growing & Using Herbs Class

SAT Tips and tricks to grow, dry and use herbs, 10 a.m. Saturday, Sunnyside Nursery, 3915 Sunnyside Blvd., Marysville; free (425-334-2002 or sunnysidenursery.net/classes/).

Photographing gardens

SUN How to use the digital point and shoot camera to capture and archive gardens and plantings, 1 p.m. Sunday, Swansons Nursery, 9701 15th Ave. N.W., Seattle; free (206-782-2543 or swansonsnursery.com).

Auburn Garden Club Plant Sale

SUN Perennials, vegetables, tools, books, garden art, shrubs, natives, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Main Street Market parking lot, 1119 E. Main St., Auburn (206-612-0021).

Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden

ONGOING Peak bloom season, 120 species of rhododendrons in flower, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, 2525 S. 336th St., Federal Way; $5-$8, ages 12 and younger and active/retired military with ID free (253-838-4646 or rhodygarden.org/cms/).


Seven Hills Walk

SAT Guides discuss local history and visit Scandinavian and other landmarks on slow paced 6.5 mile walk including Queen Anne, Denny, Capitol, Second, First, Yesler and Beacon hills, lunch stop at Swedish Medical Center, bus back to starting point, 9 a.m. Saturday, Kerry Park and Viewpoint, 211 W. Highland Drive, Seattle; free, no registration (206-782-5374).

Everett Parks and Beach Walk

SAT Sound Steppers Volkssport Club 10k on sidewalks, trail, beach, start noon-1:30 p.m., finish by 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Forest Park, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd., Everett (soundsteppers.org/special-events/).

Lichens: Mystery Fungi of the Forest

PLAN AHEAD Learn about lichens of the forest with short overview in the classroom, then find them in the watershed, 10 a.m. June 14, Cedar River Watershed Education Center, North Bend; $20 (seattle.gov/util/EnvironmentConservation/OurWatersheds/CedarRiverWatershed/ProgramsTours/index.htm).


Etsy Craft Party Seattle

SAT Global celebration of meeting and making, theme Kaleidoscope: Paper Taking Shape, group project, giveaways, noon-6 p.m. Saturday, Ugly Baby and La Ru, 1430 Western Ave, Seattle; $5-$10 (206-696-0089 or facebook.com/events/1422953148013382/).

Nordic Heritage Museum — Nordic Knit and Spin Cafe

SUN New and experienced knitters encouraged to bring their knitting and spinning projects, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 N.W. 67th St., Seattle; free, $5 donation suggested (206-789-5707 or nordicmuseum.org/education.aspx#nordicknittingcafe).

Anglicon 2015: The Regeneration

PLAN AHEAD Doctor Who and British media convention, June 12-14, Doubletree Hotel Seattle Airport, 18740 International Blvd., SeaTac; $35-$70 (Anglicon.com).

Museum events

Speakeasy Saturdays — Schooner Exact

SAT Sample Seattle-made Schooner Exact beers, 2 p.m. Saturday, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $5 (206-324-1126 or mohai.org/).

Kids Discovery Museum 10th Birthday Bash

SAT Activities and entertainment including Recess Monkey, The Reptile Man, magic show, reptile petting zoo, cake, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Kids Discovery Museum, 301 Ravine Lane N.E., Bainbridge Island; free (206-855-4650 or kidimu.org).

Flying companion seminar

SAT Information and safety tips for private plane passengers, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Historic Flight Foundation, Mukilteo; $49.50, by reservation (425-348-3200 or historicflight.org).

Issaquah Valley Trolley

SAT-SUN Vintage trolley rides with stories of Issaquah history, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays through Sept., weather permitting, Issaquah Depot Museum, 78 First Ave. N.E., Issaquah; $5 includes admission to Issaquah History Museums; ages 5 and younger free (issaquahhistory.org/issaquah-valley-trolley).

Camlann Medieval Village Days

SAT-SUN Living history experience, village activities and interactions with villagers discussing their work and life in the 14th century, activities include archery, blacksmithing, weaving, candle making, hearth cooking, shoemaking, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Camlann Medieval Village, 10320 Kelly Road N.E., Carnation; $5 (425-788-8624 or camlann.org).

Crafts of the Past, Fort Nisqually

SAT-SUN Demonstrations of crafts of the 1800s; natural dyeing techniques, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; $4-$8 (fortnisqually.org).

Nordic Heritage Museum Craft School — Aquavit Tasting

SUN History, production, styles by region, food pairing, drinking songs, culture, cocktailing, taste 20 different domestic and imported aquavits, 1-3 Sunday, Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 N.W. 67th St., Seattle; $60, free for designated drivers (206-789-5707 or nordicmuseum.org/events.aspx).

StoryCraft: How the Earth was Formed

SUN Stories for kids by Northwest Native storytellers, craft activity, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, Seattle; $7.50-$10, ages 4 and younger free (206-543-5590 or burkemuseum.org/events).

Meeker Mansion Family Fun Day

SUN Pioneer games, storytelling, dress up, arts and crafts, tour of the mansion, make a family tree, 11 a.m. Sunday, Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring St., Puyallup; $10/ family (253-848-1770 or meekermansion.org).

Rebel, Jedi, Princess, Queen: Star Wars and the Power of Costume

ONGOING More than 50 handcrafted costumes from the first six Star Wars films including the mask of Darth Vader, gilded suit of C-3PO, robes of Jedi masters, Imperial Stormtrooper and other uniforms, armor, royal gowns, with information and activities on the how they were created, through Oct. 4, entrance by timed ticket, EMP Museum, 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; $23-$29 (206-770-2702 or empmuseum.org).

Future of Flight/Smithsonian Black Wings Exhibit

ONGOING Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum traveling exhibit examines the contributions of important African American aviators from the past and present who helped make the dream of careers in flight and space exploration, 8:30-5:30 daily through June 14, Future of Flight Aviation Center, 8415 Paine Field Boulevard, Mukilteo; $10-$18 (425-438-8100 or futureofflight.org/).

Paddle sports

National Learn to Row Day, Renton Rowing Center

SAT Learn basics of rowing, tour the boathouse, quick course in indoor rowing (erging), on-the-water rowing experience (weather permitting), 9 a.m. Saturday, Renton Rowing Center, 1060 Nishiwaki Lane, Renton; $20 (425-902-4858 or rentonrowingcenter.org/lessons/learn-to-row/).

Dragon Boat Paddling

ONGOING Introduction to sport of dragon boating. no experience of reservations needed, all equipment provided, ages 18 and older or 12 and older with parent; 8 a.m. Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays, 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Kenmore Air, 950 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle; free (206-715-7066 or seattleflyingdragons.org).

Park events

Family Low Tide Beach Walk

SAT Search for sea creatures in tide pools at low tide, wear shoes for wet, slippery conditions, for adults and children ages 3 and older, 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Me-Kwa-Mooks Park, 4503 Beach Drive S.W., Seattle; free, preregister (206-386-4236 or seattle.gov/parks).

Low Tide Beach Safari

SAT Explore sea life at low tide, wear shoes that can get wet, for all ages, children accompanied by adult, 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Discovery Park, 3801 W. Government Way, Seattle; free, preregister (206-386-4236 or seattle.gov/parks).

National Trails Day, King County Parks

SAT Volunteer and celebratory events, Soaring Eagle Park, Sammamish; Tanner Landing Park, east of North Bend; Snoqualmie Valley Trail in North Bend and Carnation; Taylor Mountain Forest, Hobart; Squak Mountain Park open house, Issaquah; Cougar Mountain Regional Wildlife Park, Issaquah; Marymoor Park bird loop trail, Redmond; Island Center Forest, Vashon (kingcountyparks.wordpress.com/2015/05/27/national-trails-day-2015/).

Lake Hills Greenbelt Ranger Walk

SAT Weekly, all-ages tour of the greenbelt to learn about its history, community gardens and wildlife, 2 p.m. Saturday, Lake Hills Greenbelt, 15416 S.E. 16th St., Bellevue; free, no registration (425-452-7225).

Mercer Slough Nature Walk

SAT Weekly, all-ages guided tour to learn about park flora, fauna and history, 2 p.m. Saturday, Mercer Slough Nature Park, 2102 Bellevue Way S.E., Bellevue; free, no registration (425-452-2565).

Kids’ fishing derby

SAT Fishing for ages 2 to 12, all supplies included, 7 a.m. Saturday, Steel Lake Park, 2410 S. 312th St., Federal Way; $4/preregistration, $5/day of event if space available (253-835-6919).

State Parks Free Day

SAT Free admission, no Discover Pass required, at all Washington State Parks, National Trails Day, Saturday, and National Get Outdoors Day, June 13 (parks.wa.gov).

Beach Naturalist Program

SAT-SUN Explore the beach at low tide with Seattle Aquarium naturalists, drop in 12:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, 1:45-4:15 p.m. Sunday, Olympic Sculpture Beach Park, Carkeek Park, Golden Gardens, South Alki, Lincoln Park, Seattle; Richmond Beach, Shoreline; Seahurst, Burien; Des Moines Beach Park and Saltwater State Park, Des Moines; free (seattleaquarium.org).

Discovery Park Shuttle Bus

SAT-SUN Shuttle picks up riders at Visitors Center parking lot, north parking lot, and beach parking lot (no parking available at beach), 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Discovery Park, 3801 W. Government Way, Seattle (seattle.gov/parks).

Backpacking and Encounters with Wildlife

SUN Learn from a park ranger on preparing for your first hike or overnight backpacking trip, 2 p.m. Sunday, Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center, 1625 118th Ave. S.E., Bellevue; free, registration not required (425-452-2565 or bellevuewa.gov/mseec.htm).


Music at Third Place Commons

FRI-SAT Groove Messengers R&B, 7:30 p.m. Friday; Smilin’ Scandinavians polka, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Third Place Commons, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Lake Forest Park; free (thirdplacecommons.org).

Concerts at the Locks

SAT-SUN Highline Community Symphonic Band, 2 p.m. Saturday; Cascadia Big Band, 2 p.m. Sunday, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, 3015 N.W. 54th St., Seattle; free (www.nws.usace.army.mil/Missions/CivilWorks/LocksandDams/ChittendenLocks/CalendarofEvents.aspx).


Brunch Run

SAT 5K run/walk followed by brunch dishes from Seattle restaurants, mimosas and Bloody Marys, 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; $50; no run, brunch only $20 (seattlemag.com/events/brunch-run-registration).

Rock ’n’ Roll Seattle Marathon & Half-Marathon

PLAN AHEAD Local bands perform at stages each mile of 26.2 and 13.1 courses, post-race concert and finish line festival, 8 a.m. June 13, Seattle Center, Seattle; $85-$150 (runrocknroll.competitor.com/seattle).


Bothell Farmers Market Opening Day

FRI Locally grown produce, baked goods, eggs, honey, jams, crafts by local artists, music, noon-6 p.m. Friday, Country Village, 23732 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell; (425-483-2250 or countryvillagebothell.com/bothell-farmers-market).

Sidewalk Sale

FRI-SUN Save up to 50 percent at participating stores, Friday-Sunday, University Village, 25th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 45th Street, Seattle (uvillage.com/sidewalksale).

Spring Sale

FRI-SUN Three dozen local ceramic artists display and sell their work, 6:30-9:30 p.m. ($5 cover) Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Seward Park Clay Studio, 5900 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; free (206-722-6342 or sewardparkart.org).

Cookbook Sale

SAT Friends of The Seattle Public Library sale of cookbooks, $3 and up, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Delancey, 1415 N.W. 70th St., Seattle (206-682-7567 or friendsofspl.org).

Stock Up for Summer Book Sale

SAT Benefit sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, free admission; early bird admission 9 a.m. for $10 donation, Literacy Council of Seattle, 8500 14th Ave. N.W., Seattle (206-233-9720 or literacyseattle.org/).

Fine Art & Antiques Premier Auction

SAT Bid on fine art, antiques, furniture, noon Saturday, Pacific Galleries Antiques Mall & Auction, 241 South Lander, Seattlte; free (206-441-9990 or pacgal.com).

Artists’ Garage Sale

SAT Artists’ seconds, stock including watercolors, oils, pastels, acrylics, glass, found objects, sculpture, ceramics, photography, garden art at bargain prices, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; (425-259-5050 or schack.org/events/artists-garage-sale).

Oddmall: Emporium of the Weird

SAT-SUN Arts, crafts, entertainment, fashion show, 100 vendors, Weird Beard Contest, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Everett Holiday Inn, 3105 Pine St., Everett (oddmall.co).

Special interest

Duwamish Revealed Grand Opening Celebration

FRI Opening celebration with industrial soundscapes and sculpture, performances, to start a series of summer outdoor art installations, performances, community activities and adventures to celebrate the Duwamish River, 7-10 p.m. Friday, The Estuary, Terminal 108 Park, 4651 Diagonal Ave. S., Seattle (duwamishrevealed.com).

Men’s Health Fair

SAT For International Men’s Health Week, special beers, information from health organizations, wellness centers, gyms, nutritionists, free snacks, demonstrations, 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Pyramid Alehouse, 1201 First Ave. S., Seattle; free (206-682-3377 or pyramidbrew.com/alehouses/seattle).

SnoValley Adventure Shuttle

SAT-SUN Shuttle stops popular trailheads including Little Si, Mount Si, Teneriffe, 10 a.m.-5:15 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, North Bend Park-and-Ride, West North Bend Way and Sydney Avenue North, North Bend; $5, preregister online or drop in (compassoutdooradventures.com/shuttle).

World of the Honeybee

SUN Science and beekeeping tales and tips, explore the society in our two active bee hives, sample honey, 1 p.m. Sunday, IslandWood, 4450 Blakely Ave. N.E., Bainbridge Island; $5, preregistration required (206-855-4384 or islandwood.org/event/world-honeybee).

Theresa Caputo

SUN Presentation and readings with star of TV’s “Long Island Medium,” 7 p.m. Sunday, ShoWare Center, 625 West James St., Kent; $61.75-$94.75 (866-973-9613 or showarecenter.com).


Colman Pool

SAT-SUN Outdoor saltwater pool open for public swims, water exercise, swimming classes, Saturday-Sunday and June 13-14, daily June 22-Sept. 7, Lincoln Park, 8603 Fauntleroy Way S.W., Seattle; $2-$6.50 (206-684-7494 or seattle.gov/parks/aquatics/colman.htm).

Mounger Pool

ONGOING Big pool with corkscrew slide and warmer, shallow Little Pool, open swims, water exercise, swim lessons, Friday Night Family Swim events, hours vary, 2535 32nd Ave. W., Seattle; $2-$6.50 (206-684-4708 or seattle.gov/parks/aquatics/mounger.htm).

Peter Kirk Pool

ONGOING Seasonal outdoor pool and wading pool, public hours vary, 340 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland; $4 (425-587-3335).


Beneath The Streets underground Great Seattle Fire anniversary tours

SAT Celebrate the 126th anniversary of the Great Seattle Fire of June 6, 1889 that burned most of Seattle’s business district to the ground and created the unique underground passageways in Pioneer Square, on the half-hour 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Beneath the Streets, 102 Cherry St., Seattle; $10, space limited, reservation suggested (206-624-1237 or beneath-the-streets.com/FireSale).

Neely Mansion Saturday Summer Tours

SAT Tour the historic Neely Mansion Victorian farmhouse built in 1894, 1 p.m. Saturdays, Neely Mansion, 12303 Auburn-Black Diamond Road, Auburn; $2 (neelymansion.org).

First Hill Neighborhood Tour

SAT Historic Seattle guided walking tour, 1:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Frye Art Museum, Seattle; $15-$35 (206-622-6952, ext. 221 or historicseattle.org).

Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad

PLAN AHEAD Historic train through scenic foothills, dates vary starting June 14, Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad, 54124 Mountain Highway E., Elbe; $17-$31, reservations strongly recommended (888-783-261117 or mrsr.com).

Travel events

Travel Italy: Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast

WED Adventure On Travel seminar, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Maple Valley Library, 21844 S.E. 248th St., Maple Valley; free (425-432-4620 or adventureontravel.com).