A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, July 17-23, 2015.
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park 40th Birthday Party
FRI-SUN Cupcakes for visitors, treats for animals, games, historical artifacts, tram tours, zip lines, 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, 11610 Trek Dr. E., Eatonville; $8.25-$19.75; zip lines additional $18.95-$59.95 (360-832-6117 or nwtrek.org).
Cool City Pets
SAT Small animals for adoption, rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, rats, birds, reptiles, ferrets, mice, adoption fees $15-$40, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Animal Shelter, 2061 15th Ave. W., Seattle (206-386-7387 or seattle.gov/animalshelter).
Dog Days in the Park
SAT Dog agility courses, activities, noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Bell Street Park, Bell Street between First and Second Avenues, Seattle; free (seattle.gov/parks).
Kick It Up in Cle Elum
SAT-SUN Demos/clinics of English and western horse activities, bring your horse; 20 breeds on display; pony rides and live music Saturday, cattle work and trail competition Sunday, Washington State Horse Park, 1202 Douglas Munro Blvd., Cle Elum; $10, ages 12 and younger free (877-635-4111 or wahorsepark.org).
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SUN Benefit for Old Dog Haven, walk and pageant for all dogs, competitions for Best Costume, Grand Old Dog, noon Sunday, Cromwell Park, 18030 Meridian Ave. N., Shoreline; $25, fundraising encouraged (odhwalkforolddogs.org).
SUN Ranger walk to learn about enjoying parks with your dog, all ages and leashed dogs welcome, 10 a.m. Sunday, Robinswood Community Park, 2340 148th Ave. S.E., Bellevue; free, preregistration required, course 94433 (425-452-6993 or myparksandrecreation.com).
Car Show 4 Kids
SAT Fundraiser display of cars, trucks, motorcycles, all makes and models welcome, benefits Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., register 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Coastal Farm & Ranch, 1425 Outlet Collection Drive, Auburn; $20 to participate, free for spectators (253-735-8974 or facebook.com/carshow4kids).
Mustangs Northwest Car Show
SUN People’s Choice car show, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Bellevue College, 3000 Landerholm Circle S.E., Bellevue (mustangsnorthwest.com).
Micros at LeMay
SUN Vintage and newer microcars on display outside the museum, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sunday, LeMay — America’s Car Museum, 2702 East D St., Tacoma; free (americascarmuseum.org/event/microcar-show).
Shoreline Classic Car Show
SUN Car show, food vendors, music. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Meridian Park Elementary School, 17077 Meridian Ave. N., Shoreline; free (seafair.com).
Goodguys Pacific NW Nationals
PLAN AHEAD Display of more than 2,500 vintage hot rods, custom, classic and music cars and trucks from 1972 and before, swap meet, kids’ entertainment, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. July 24, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. July 25, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 26, Washington State Fair Event Center, Puyallup, $6-$20; Vintage drag races, 5 p.m. Friday July 24, Pacific Raceways, Kent; $6-$20 (good-guys.com/pnwn-2015).
Pub Crawl for a Cause
SAT Fundraiser by Young Nonprofit Leaders Organization (YNLO), 4 p.m. Saturday, Ballard, Seattle; $20-$25 (facebook.com/events/1447420028893184).
Yoga for Hope
SAT Yoga practice with live music, Karma Happy Hour; giveaways; proceeds fund cancer, diabetes and HIV/AIDS research at City of Hope, 6 p.m. Saturday, St. Mark’s Cathedral, 1245 10th Ave. E., Seattle; $40 (yogaforhope.org/seattle).
SUN Swedish Medical Center Foundation 5K run and walk to benefit ovarian cancer research; registration open 6:30 a.m., walk/run 8:15 a.m., post event music, festivities, kids’ zone, Survivor Tribute; Madison and Minor Streets, Seattle; $30-$35, fundraising encouraged (summerun.org).
Dunn Gardens 100th Anniversary
SUN Music on the lawn, food, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, $20, one free child admission per paying adult; dinner, speakers, vintage car display, 6 p.m. July 23, $150; Dunn Gardens, 13533 Northshire Road N.W., Shoreline (dunngardens.org/upcoming-events).
Garden Party at Japanese Garden
PLAN AHEAD Japanese dinner, tea ceremony; proceeds benefit garden programs and community events, 6 p.m. July 24, Seattle Japanese Garden, 1075 Lake Washington Blvd. E., Seattle; $75 (seattlejapanesegarden.org).
Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Tour de Peaks Bike Ride
SAT Ride 25-, 50- or 100-mile loops in Snoqualmie Valley, start times 7-10 a.m. Saturday, 142 Main St., North Bend; $69 (tourdepeaks.org).
Tour de Kitsap
PLAN AHEAD West Sound Cycling Club 32, 46, 61, 73 and 100 miles routes from Silverdale Mall, Bremerton Ferry Terminal and Kingston Village Green, 10 and 20 mile routes from Silverdale, rest stops, strawberry shortcake, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. July 26; $30-$45, 10 mile course free (westsoundcycling.com).
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).
Swing Dance with The Max Band
SAT Workshop and dance for all ages. singles and couples welcome, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Swedish Club, 1920 Dexter Ave. N., Seattle; $15 (206-781-1238 or NWDance.net).
Family Dance, Cama Beach
SAT Dance with La Famille Leger in French Acadian style, for all ages, dance lesson, 7 p.m. Saturday, Cama Beach State Park, 1880 S. West Camano Drive, Camano Island; free, Discover Pass required for parking (parks.wa.gov/483/Cama-Beach).
Dancing in Kirkland
TUE Informal teaching for beginners, no partner necessary, waltz, ragtime, tango, polka, line dancing, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Kirkland Senior Center, 352 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland; $7.50-$10 (425-746-2328).
Dancing til Dusk
TUES-JULY 23 Outdoor dance floor, first hour beginning dance lesson, no experience or partner required; Buena Vibra salsa, 6-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Westlake Park, 401 Pine St., Seattle; Portage Bay Big Band, 6-9:30 p.m. July 23, Freeway Park, 700 Seneca St., Seattle; free; rain cancels (206-264-5646 or danceforjoy.biz/dancingtildusk2015.html).
Bite of Seattle
FRI-SUN Food from 60 restaurants and food vendors, music and entertainment stages, cooking demonstrations, beer and wine gardens/tastings, vendors, Family Fun Zone, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday; The Alley benefiting Food Lifeline, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday-Sunday, $10 for seven tastes by local restaurants; Seattle Center, Seattle; admission free (425-295-3262 or biteofseattle.com/).
Seafair Indian Days Pow Wow
FRI-SUN Traditional Native American and Alaskan Native drummers, dancers, Native American arts, crafts and food, 4-10 p.m. Friday with Grand Entry 6:30 p.m.; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday with Grand Entries at noon and 6 p.m.; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday with Grand Entry at noon, Daybreak Star Cultural Center, Discovery Park, 3801 W. Government Way, Discovery Park, Seattle; free admission Friday, donations accepted; $5/admission Saturday-Sunday (unitedindians.org/powwow).
White Center Jubilee Days
FRI-SUN Carnival, entertainment, vendors, beer garden, car show Saturday, robotics competition Saturday-Sunday, 3-11 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, Southwest Roxbury Street and Southwest 100th St., Seattle; parade, 11 a.m. Sunday, 16th Avenue Southwest from Southwest 112th Street to Southwest 100th Street, Seattle (jubileedays.org).
FRI-SUN Street Fair for all ages, with vendors, boat show, CityDog Dog Modeling Contest, Sunday food truck feast, 2-8 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, free admission; Tasting Garden for ages 21 and older, wine, grilling demonstrations, music, food, 5-10 p.m. Friday, noon-10 p.m. Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday, $25/advance, $35/at the door includes 10 wine tastes, designated driver admission $20; Marina Park, 25 Lake Shore Plaza, Kirkland (kirklanduncorked.com).
Des Moines Waterland Festival
FRI-SUN Carnival, noon-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1-6 p.m. Sunday, Des Moines Field House, 1000 S. 220th St., Des Moines; Waterland Kids Parade, 5:45 p.m., grand parade, 6 p.m. Saturday, Marine View Drive, ending at 216th Street; Wooden Boat Show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; Classic & Modified Car and Motorcycle Show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Des Moines Marina, 22307 Dock Ave., Des Moines (destinationdesmoines.org/waterlandfestival).
Vashon Island Strawberry Festival
FRI-SUN Music, kid’s activities, vendors, beer garden, Friday night street dance, 7 p.m.-midnight Friday, 10 a.m.-midnight Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; grand parade, 11 a.m. Saturday; classic car parade and show, noon Sunday, downtown Vashon (206-463-6217 or vashonchamber.com).
Enumclaw King County Fair
FRI-SUN Carnival rides and games, food vendors, exhibits, animals, entertainment, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-midnight Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Enumclaw Expo Center, 45224 284th Ave. S.E., Enumclaw; $5 (cityofenumclaw.net/447/King-County-Fair).
Kla Ha Ya Days Festival
FRI-SUN Carnival, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday, Harvey Field; Frogtastic Kids Fair, 3-7 p.m. Friday, Snohomish Station Village, 2801 Bickford St.; street fair arts and crafts festival, food court, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Frog Jumping contest, 2 p.m. Saturday, bed races, 5 p.m. Saturday; main stage music and beer garden, noon-8 p.m. Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday; Kids Parade, 10:30 a.m., Grand Parade, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, First Street, Snohomish (klahayadays.com).
Sequim Lavender Festival
FRI-SUN Street fair with vendors, entertainment, kids’ activities, 9 a.m.- 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Club 29th Annual Quilt Show/raffle, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.Sunday, Sequim Middle School; self-guided lavender farm tours, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. p.m. Friday-Sunday, Sequim (360-681-3035 or lavenderfestival.com).
West Seattle Grand Parade
SAT Pirates, clowns, marching bands, drill teams, floats, 11 a.m. Saturday, California Avenue Southwest from Southwest Lander Street to Southwest Edmunds Street, Seattle (thewestseattleparade.com).
Summer Picnic in the Garden
SAT Arts fair and workshop, lawn games, food vendor, music, pony ride and bounce house for kids, 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Kruckeberg Botanic Garden, 20312 15th Ave. N.W., Shoreline; $10/admission (kruckeberg.org/index.php/summerpicnic).
Wilkeson 40th Handcar Races
SAT Small town parade, 11 a.m.; vendor alley, free kid area, handcar races start 1 p.m. Saturday, 540 Church St., Wilkeson (253-227-2075 or townofwilkeson.com).
SAT-SUN Japanese Buddhist festival to honor deceased ancestors by performing folk dances; with food vendors, cultural exhibits, 4-10 p.m. Saturday, 3-8 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Buddhist Temple, 1427 S. Main St., Seattle (seattlebetsuin.org).
Covington Days Festival
SAT-SUN Vendor marketplace, Kids Zone, entertainment, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Valley Medical Center Parking, 27500 168 Pl. S.E., Covington; parade, 10 a.m. Saturday, Covington (covingtonwa.gov/covingtondays).
Camlann Medieval St. James Festival
SAT-SUN Medieval village, knightly combat, archery, minstrels, magician, village crafts, noon-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, $6-$10 admission; lunch available noon-3 p.m.; St. James Feast, 5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, $45 by reservation; Camlann Medieval Village, 10320 Kelly Road N.E., Carnation; $6-$45 (425-788-8624 or camlann.org).
SAT-SUN Music, art and crafts fair, food vendors, music, sand sculpture art, noon-7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, McCormick Park, 26200 N.E. Stephens Street, Duvall (duvallarts.org/event/sandblast-2015).
Tacoma Maritime Fest
SAT-SUN Celebrates waterfront history, boating, marine trades, with activities for kids, entertainment, art, free entry to Foss Waterway Seaport Museum, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Foss Waterway Seaport, 705 Dock St., Tacoma (maritimefest.org).
Gig Harbor Summer Art Festival
SAT-SUN Arts. crafts, food vendors, music, kids’ activities, Literary Corner author appearances, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Gig Harbor (peninsulaartleague.com/artFest.html).
San Juan Island Lavender Festival
SAT-SUN Tours and exhibits, craft tent, food and beverages, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Pelindaba Lavender Farm, 33 Hawthorne Lane, Friday Harbor (360-378-4248 or pelindabalavender.com/the-farm/lavender-festival).
Chinatown Seafair Parade
SUN Marching bands, clowns and floats with dragon and lions dancing, 7 p.m. Sunday, South King Street from Eighth Avenue South to Fifth Avenue South, on South Weller to Eighth Avenue South, Seattle (seattlechinesechamber.org).
American Matsuri Community Festival
SUN Taiko drum performances, contemporary electronic music with DJ, origami making, Asia Pacific Cultural Center information and art activity, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Tacoma Art Museum, 1701 Pacific Ave., Tacoma (253-272-4258 or tacomaartmuseum.org).
Miss Seafair Scholarship Program for Women Coronation
TUE Seafair crowns 66th Miss Seafair. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Seattle Repertory Theatre, 155 Mercer St., Seattle (206-728-0123 or seafair.com).
Swingin’ Summer Eve in Shoreline
WED Music, food, inflatables, juggling, games and used book, movie and music sale, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Cromwell Park, North 179th Street and Meridian Avenue North, Shoreline (shorelinewa.gov/specialevents).
Greenwood Seafair Parade
WED Bands, drill teams, floats, pirates, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Greenwood Avenue North from North 95th Street to North 85th Street, then west to Sixth Avenue Northwest, Seattle (phinneycenter.org/parade).
Bellevue Arts Museum Arts Fair
PLAN AHEAD Arts and crafts by hundreds of artists, public installations, food vendors, 9:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. July 24-25, 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. July 26, downtown Bellevue; Kidsfair art activities for kids, 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. July 24-26, Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue (bellevuearts.org/fair).
Bellevue Festival of the Arts
PLAN AHEAD Juried arts and crafts fair, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. July 24-25, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 26, Cost Plus World Market, 10300 N.E. Eighth St., Bellevue (bellevuefest.org).
6th Street Fair
PLAN AHEAD Show and sale by 120 arts including sculpture, jewelry, wood, glass, fabric, paintings, pottery, food vendors, kids’ activities, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. July 24-25, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 26, Northeast Sixth Street and 108th Avenue Northeast, Bellevue (425-453-1223 or bellevuedowntown.com).
Renton River Days
PLAN AHEAD Arts and crafts market, entertainment, art show, Nibble of Renton food vendors, exhibits, kids’ activities, quilt exhibitionvisual and performing arts, recreation, food, exhibitions, and stage entertainment. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. July 24-25, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. July 26, Liberty Park, 1101 Bronson Way N., Renton; parade, (10 a.m., July 25, Renton (rentonriverdays.org).
Tour de Terrace
PLAN AHEAD Parade, 7 p.m. July 24; 5K run/walk to benefit local schools, 9:30 a.m. July 25, $20-$25; Classic Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 25; carnival, Street Festival arts and crafts, food vendors, entertainment, beer/wine tent, fireworks, 4-9 p.m. July 24, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. July 25, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 26, Evergreen Playfield, 22205 56th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace (tourdeterrace.org).
Lake Stevens Aquafest
PLAN AHEAD Talent show, beverage garden, boat parade, carnival, classic car show, fireworks, parade, water ski/wakeboard tournament, July 24-26, Lake Stevens (aquafest.org).
Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games & Clan Gathering
PLAN AHEAD North American Scottish Athletics Championship, West Coast Drum Corps Championship, bagpipe bands, Highland dancers, Celtic musicians, vendors, food, 5:30-11 p.m. July 24, 8 a.m.-11 p.m. July 25, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. July 26, Enumclaw Expo Center, Enumclaw; $12-$17 (206-522-2541 or sshga.org).
Seafair Torchlight FanFest/Torchlight Parade
PLAN AHEAD Activities, floats on display along Mercer Street, noon-6 p.m. July 25, Seattle Center; parade with giant helium balloons, drill teams, marching bands, floats, equestrian units, Seafair Clowns, Pirates and Princesses, Grand Marshals Seattle Mariners Felix Hernandez and Robinson Cano, 7:30 p.m. July 25, Fourth Avenue from Seattle Center to South Washington Street, Seattle (seafair.com).
Alki Art Fair
PLAN AHEAD Art vendors, food, children’s art activities, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 25-26, Alki Beach, Seattle (alkiartfair.org).
SAT Pancakes, eggs, sausage, all ages welcome, 8 a.m. Saturday, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell; $5 (425-487-2441 or northshoreseniorcenter.org).
Summer Beer Taste
SAT Beer from local breweries, food, music, 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $25-$35, $10/designated driver (phinneycenter.org).
Bremerton Summer BrewFest
SAT Sample craft beers by 30 Washington breweries, music, food; noon-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Bremerton Waterfront Boardwalk, Second Street and Washington Avenue, Bremerton; $20-$25, $15/military with ID, $5/designated driver (washingtonbeer.com).
Food Truck Fest
SUN Mobile food trucks, entertainment, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Wright Park, 501 S. I St., Tacoma (metroparkstacoma.org/foodtruckfest).
PLAN AHEAD Northwest boutique wines on the zoo North Meadow, 6 p.m. July 24, Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle; $27-$77 (206-548-2500 or zoo.org/tastingflight).
Seward Park Garden Walk and Talk
SAT Gardeners describe the landscaping and seasonal flower displays at park entrance, for ages 12 and older, 10 a.m. Saturday, Seward Park, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; free, by reservation (sewardpark.audubon.org/visit-us).
Harvesting Your Spring Bounty & Preparing Your Fall Veggie Garden
SAT Tips for harvesting, planning fall edible garden, 10 a.m. Saturday, Swansons Nursery, 9701 15th Ave. N.W., Seattle; free (206-782-2543 or swansonsnursery.com).
SAT Helping gardeners use less water, ideas to use when planting, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, 15416 S.E. 16th St., Bellevue; free (425-485-5942).
Federal Way Symphony Garden Tour
SAT Tour six private gardens and fuchsia demonstration garden, Master Gardeners, arts sale; dogs, children under 10, and strollers not permitted, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Federal Way; $20 (253-529-9857 or federalwaysymphony.org).
The Birds & The Bees: Attract Your Favorite Wildlife
SAT Tips on creating a backyard wildlife habitat, 10 a.m. Saturday, Sunnyside Nursery, 3915 Sunnyside Blvd., Marysville; free (425-334-2002 or sunnysidenursery.net/classes).
Mukilteo Garden & Quilt Tour
SAT-SUN Tour seven gardens with outdoor display of handmade quilts, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo; $15-$18 (mukilteogardenandquilttour.org).
West Seattle Garden Tour
SUN Tour nine residential gardens, benefits local nonprofit organizations; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, West Seattle; $20 (westseattlegardentour.com).
Edmonds In Bloom Garden Tour
SUN Self-guided tour of seven gardens, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Edmonds; $15-$20 (edmondsinbloom.com).
Raised bed class
JULY 23 Seattle Tilth class, how to design and construct raised beds, 6:30 p.m. July 23, Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St., Bellevue; $25-$35, preregistration required (425-452-6826 or bellevuebotanical.org).
Lakemont Highlands Open Spaces
SAT Explore the lesser- known trails of South Bellevue, 3.5 miles, rated difficult, 10 a.m. Saturday, Lewis Creek Park and Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd. S.E., Bellevue; free (425-452-4195 or myparksandrecreation.com).
Quilt Show, Sequim
FRI-SUN “Hearts, Flowers and Friends” quilt display, quilting demonstrations, sale, quilting supplies vendors, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Sequim Middle School, 301 W. Hendrickson Rd., Sequim (sunbonnetsuequiltclub.org).
Summer Marble Spectacular
SAT Antique to contemporary marbles evaluation, show, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Ramada Tukwila, 15901 W. Valley Highway, Tukwila; $3, free for children (253-815-6928 or iamc.us).
Go Klondike Legacy Day
FRI Food, music, gold panning, sled dog team, living history shows, kids’ activities, 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; Pioneer Square walking tour, 2-3 p.m. Friday, Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, 319 Second Ave. S., Seattle; free (nps.gov/klse/planyourvisit/calendar.htm).
FRI Roaring ‘20s themed music, entertainment, snacks, spirits at MOHAI, The Center for Wooden Boats, and the SS Virginia V, 6 p.m. Friday, Seattle; $20-$25 (206-324-1126 or mohai.org/).
19th Century Family Fun Night
FRI Saltwater taffy from candy cannon, 19th century re-enactors, games, contests, dancing of the mid-1800s, 6 p.m. Friday, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; $5-$8 (253-591-5339 or fortnisqually.org).
SAT Celebrate the Henry’s summer exhibitions with music, ArtBreaks, workshops, food, drinks, dancing, 8 p.m. Saturday, Henry Art Gallery, 4100 15th Ave. N.E., Seattle; $20 (206-543-2280 or henryart.org/programs/summer-party).
SAT Sample Seattle-made craft beer by Spinnaker Bay Brewing while learning about Seattle’s Prohibition history, 2, 3 and 4 p.m. Saturday, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $5 (206-324-1126 or mohai.org).
Mary Olson Farm
SAT-SUN White River Valley Museum’s preserved, historic, farm open, noon-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, 28728 Green River Road, Auburn; suggested donation $5/adult, $2/children or $10/household (wrvmuseum.org/visit_the_farm.html).
Day Out With Thomas The Tank Engine
SAT-SUN Train ride with Thomas the Tank Engine, related activities, 9 a.m. Saturday-Sunday, Northwest Railway Museum, 38625 S.E. King St., Snoqualmie; $23-$25, advance tickets recommended, space limited (ticketweb.com/dowt).
White River Valley Museum free day
SUN Exhibits on Puget Sound history, Northwest Native culture, Japanese immigration, Northern Pacific Railway; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, White River Valley Museum, 918 H St. S.E., Auburn; free (253-288-7433 or wrvmuseum.org).
PLAN AHEAD Vehicle and plane demos, World War II re-enactors, RC tanks, kid’s activities, gaming, dance band, food vendors, 10 a.m. July 25, Flying Heritage Collection, Everett; $10-$35 (877-342-3404 or flyingheritage.com).
Burke Museum Days of Summer
ONGOING Family activities includes games and crafts, themes Navigation, Friday; Oceans, Saturday-July 24; also, “Here & Now: Native Artists Inspired” exhibit including the mask that inspired the Seahawks logo, through July 27; 10 a.m. 5 p.m. daily, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, Seattle; $7.50-$10 (206-543-5590 or burkemuseum.org).
Canoe Mercer Slough
SAT-SUN Three-hour, four-mile group paddle, canoeing experience and preregistration required, 8:45 a.m. Saturday-Sunday, Enatai Beach Park, Bellevue; $16-$18 (425-452-2565 or myparksandrecreation.com).
Dragon Boat Paddling
ONGOING Introduction to the sport of dragon boating. no experience or reservations needed, all equipment provided, ages 18 and older or 12 and older with parent, 8 a.m. Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays, 6:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Kenmore Air, 950 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle; free (206-715-7066 or seattleflyingdragons.org).
Dragon Boat Paddling — Kenmore
ONGOING Experience dragon boating. beginners welcome, 12 and older. no registration needed, noon Sundays, 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Kenmore Waterfront Activities Center, 7353 N.E. 175th St., Kenmore; free (425-954-3129 or seattleflyingdragons.org).
A Midsummer Night’s Stream
FRI Bring a flashlight or headlamp to observe pond life with ranger, for ages 5 and older, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Lewis Creek Park and Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd. S.E., Bellevue; $2-$3, preregistration required (myparksandrecreation.com).
SAT Class for all-levels by University Family YMCA, bring mat or towel; rain cancels, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Cowen Park, 5849 15th Ave. N.E., Seattle; free (206-524-1400).
SAT Learn about owls, hike 2 miles into the forest to search for resident owls, for ages 10 and older, 9 p.m. Saturday, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Boulevard S., Seattle; $10, preregister (sewardpark.audubon.org/visit-us).
Fraser Cabin Heritage Program
SAT Participate in hands-on activities that relate to 1880s settler life: agriculture, dairy, household tasks, games, Eastside history, 11 a.m. Saturday, Kelsey Creek Farm Park, 410 130th Place S.E., Bellevue; free (425-450-1049 or eastsideheritagecenter.org).
Music in the Garden
SAT Bring a blanket for seating; no pets, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St., Bellevue; free donations encouraged (bellevuebotanical.org/classes.html).
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).
Southeast Asian Cultural Celebration
SAT Washington State Parks Foundation performances of traditional music and dance, children’s activities and food with South Puget Sound Cambodian, Indian, Laotian, Thai and Japanese communities, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Saltwater State Park, 25205 Eighth Pl. S., Des Moines; free, Discover Pass required for vehicle access (wspf.org/calendar-of-events).
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).
SUN Casual guided tour with focus on hydrangeas and summer bloomers, 1 p.m. Sunday, Graham Visitor Center, 2300 Arboretum Dr. East, Seattle; free (206-543-8800 or uwbotanicgardens.org).
Fitness Classes, Freeway Park
MON, WEDS All levels welcome, hosted by Washington Athletic Club, Zumba, 5:30 p.m. Monday; yoga, noon Wednesday, Freeway Park, 700 Seneca St., Seattle; free (seattle.gov/parks/downtown).
Summer Fitness, Seattle Center
TUE-WED Zumba class, 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Fisher Pavilion Rooftop; gentle yoga, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Exhibition Hall Lawn, Seattle Center, Seattle; free (206-684-7200 or seattlecenter.com/fitness).
Seattle Parks kids’ programs
ONGOING Drop-in recreational activities for ages 5 to 14, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, free lunch available noon-1 p.m.; Othello Playground, 4351 S. Othello St.; Maplewood Playfield, 4801 Corson Ave. S.; Judkins Playground, 2150 S. Norman St.; Pratt Park, 1800 S. Main St.; Lakeridge Playground, 10145 Rainier Ave. S.; Little Brook Park, 14043 32nd Ave. N.E.; Highland Park, 1100 S.W. Cloverdale St.; Georgetown Park, 750 S. Homer St.; North Acres Park, 12718 First N.E., Seattle; free (206-615-0303 or parkways.seattle.gov/2015/06/11/seattle-parks-offers-free-lunches-and-activities-during-summer-break-2/#sthash.sC7CVWr2.uBNvUFKb.dpbs).
ONGOING Reserve a spot on ferry to two-mile island with beach and nature trails; sand paths not suitable for strollers or other wheeled devices; special programs on some dates; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 10 a.m. 9 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sundays, Jetty Landing & Boat Launch, 10th Street and West Marine View Drive, Everett; ferry free, suggested donation $2/adult, $1/child; parking $3 (425-257-8304 or /everettwa.gov/Facilities/Facility/Details/Jetty-Island-82).
FRI Performances by local musicians for all ages, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Bell Street Park, Bell Street between First and Second Avenues, Seattle; free (gigs4u.org/news-events/belltown-beats-seattle-parks-concert-series).
Music at Third Place Commons
FRI-SAT Choroloco, 7:30 p.m. Friday; Two Scoops Combo, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Third Place Commons, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Lake Forest Park; free (thirdplacecommons.org).
Darrington Bluegrass Festival
FRI-SUN Music, vendors, camping, 6-11 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Darrington Music Park, Highway 530, Darrington; $20-$55 (360-436-1179 or darringtonbluegrass.com).
Concerts at the Locks
SAT-SUN Greenwood Concert Band, 2 p.m. Saturday; West Seattle Big Band, 2 p.m. Sunday, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, 3015 N.W. 54th St., Seattle; free (blog.friendsoftheballardlocks.org/p/blog-page.html).
Butoh in Kubota Garden
SUN “Wandering and Wondering” Butoh, a form of Japanese dance theater, noon Sunday, Kubota Garden Park, 9600 Renton Ave. S., Seattle; free (kubotagarden.org).
Burien Music in the Park
WED Highline Community Symphonic Band, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, North SeaTac Park, South 128th Street and 20th Avenue South, SeaTac; free (206-988-3700 or burienparks.net).
Newcastle Concerts in the Park
WED Concert series for all ages, food vendors; The Fabulous Roof Shakers, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Lake Boren Park, Southeast 84th Avenue and Coal Creek Parkway Southeast, Newcastle; free (425-649-4444 or ci.newcastle.wa.us).
Summer Concert Series, Coulon Park
WED Outdoor concerts; Men of Worth Celtic music, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park, 1201 Lake Washington Blvd. N., Renton; free, parking limited (425-430-6719 or rentonwa.gov).
Shoreline — Lake Forest Park Concerts in the Park
WED Cherry Cherry Band Neil Diamond tribute band, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Cromwell Park, Shoreline; free (shorelinearts.net/events-programs/concerts-in-the-park).
Burien Music in the Park
JULY 23 Swing with Ranger and the Re-Arrangers, 6:30 p.m. July 23, Lake Burien School Park, Southwest 148th Street and 16th Avenue Southwest, Burien; free (206-988-3700 or burienparks.net).
Kenmore Summer Concerts
JULY 23 Music, food vendors, bring blankets or chairs for seating; Ural Thomas & The Pain R&B, 6 p.m. July 23, Saint Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore; free (kenmorewa.gov/events).
Kent Summer Concert Series — Thursday at the Lake
JULY 23 Irish recording artist JP Hennessy, 7 p.m. July 23, Lake Meridian Park, 14800 S.E. 272nd St., Kent; free (253-856-5050 or kentwa.gov/arts/summer).
Kirkland Summer Concerts
JULY 23 Geoffrey Castle Celtic rock, 7-8:30 p.m. July 23, Marina Park, 25 Lake Shore Plaza, Kirkland; free (kirklandsummerconcerts.weebly.com).
West Seattle Float Dodger 5K run/walk
SAT Outrun the parade float of the West Seattle summer parade and benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 9:45 a.m. Saturday, West Seattle Runner, 3727 California Ave. S.W., Seattle; $35-$40 (floatdodger5k.com).
SAT Timed 5K run through demolished housing section of the park along paved roads by forests, dogs on leash welcome, no strollers, 9 a.m. Saturday, Swan Creek, 2106 E 44th St, Tacoma; $20 (253-278-3972 or metroparkstacoma.org/demolition-run).
SAT Inspired by the TV show Wipeout, 5K with obstacles, for ages 18 and older, 8 a.m. Saturday, Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $65-$80 (wipeoutrun.com/seattle).
Swedish Seafair Triathlon & Kids Triathlon
SUN Adult Triathlon mile swim/ 20-mile bike/10K run. Kids Triathlon, 6:30 a.m.-noon Sunday, Seward Park, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; $25-$135 (206-728-0123 or seafair.com).
Seafair Pirate Run
PLAN AHEAD 8K and 5K Fun Run along Torchlight Parade route, pirate costume contest, post race party, 6:30 p.m. July 25, Seattle Center, Seattle; $30-$40 (seafair.com).
Garage sale, Monroe
FRI-SAT Sale by multiple vendors, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, pancake breakfast, 8-10:30 a.m. Saturday; East County Senior Center, 276 Sky River Parkway, Monroe (360-794-6359 or eastcountyseniorcenter.org).
Low-cost life jackets
SAT Life jackets, $20/infant to youth, $30/adult sizes, person for whom the jacket is purchased must be present for proper fitting, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Evans Pool, 7201 E. Green Lake Dr. N., Seattle (206-684-4961).
Family Fun Day, Pike Place Market
SUN Seed planting, crafts and cooking skills for ages 3 to 12, 10 a.m.-noon Sunday, Pike Place Market, Seattle (pikeplacemarket.org).
PNW Fattitude Plus Size Clothing Swap
SUN Clothing swap, size 12 and up, in a welcoming and body positive environment, body positive vendors, leftover items are donated to local organizations; clothes drop-off, 2:30-4 p.m., clothing swap, 4-8 p.m. Sunday, All Pilgrims Christian Church, 500 Broadway E., Seattle; admission $5 plus 5 item of clothing donation or $10 without clothes to trade (facebook.com/events/102876276724554).
Swimming beaches, Seattle
ONGOING Lifeguards on duty, weather permitting, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, noon-7 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; free beginning swim lessons for ages 6 and older available; Matthews, 9300 51st Ave. N.E.; Madison, 1900 43rd Ave. E.; Mount Baker, 2301 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; Seward, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; West Green Lake, 7312 W. Green Lake Dr.; East Green Lake, 7201 E. Green Lake Dr. N.; Magnuson, Northeast 65th Street and Sand Point Way Northeast; Madrona, 853 Lake Washington Blvd.; Pritchard Beach, 8400 55th Ave. S., Seattle (seattle.gov/parks/beaches.asp).
ONGOING Big pool with corkscrew slide and warmer, shallow Little Pool, open swims, water exercise, swim lessons, Friday Night Family Swim events, daily, 2535 32nd Ave. W., Seattle; $2-$6.50 (206-684-4708 or seattle.gov/parks/aquatics/mounger.htm).
ONGOING Outdoor saltwater pool open for public swims, water exercise, swimming classes, Lincoln Park, 8603 Fauntleroy Way S.W., Seattle; $2-$6.50 (206-684-7494 or seattle.gov/parks/aquatics/colman.htm).
Swimming beaches, Bellevue
ONGOING Lifeguards on duty noon-7 p.m. daily at park beaches Meydenbauer, 419 98th Ave. N.E.; Newcastle, 4400 Lake Washington Blvd. S.E.; Chism, 9600 S.E. 11th St.; Clyde, 2 92nd Ave. N.E.; Enatai, 3519 108th Ave. S.E.; and 2-5 p.m., Chesterfield Beach Park, 2501 100th Ave. S.E., Bellevue (425-452-4444 or bellevuewa.gov/beach_lifeguard_sched.htm).
Henry Moses Aquatic Center
ONGOING Leisure pool with water slides, wave machine, water spray, lazy river, toddler play area, lap pool, concessions, swim lessons, fitness classes, daily, 1719 S.E. Maple Valley Highway, Renton (425-430-6780 or rentonwa.gov/living/default.aspx?id=190).
Swimming beaches, Renton
ONGOING Lifeguards on duty noon-8 p.m. daily, Kennydale Beach Park, Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park, 1201 Lake Washington Blvd. N., Renton (425-430-6700 or rentonwa.gov/living/default.aspx?id=2250).
Friends of Olmsted Parks walking tour
SAT Two-hour walk to get to know the Olmsted-designed park system; Madrona Park and Frink Park, 10 a.m. Saturday, Leschi Elementary School, 135 32nd Ave., Seattle; free (seattleolmsted.org).
Neely Mansion Saturday Summer Tours
SAT Tour the historic Neely Mansion Victorian farmhouse built in 1894, 1 p.m. Saturday, Neely Mansion, 12303 Auburn-Black Diamond Road, Auburn; $2 (neelymansion.org).
SAT-SUN Seattle Public Utilities 2.5 hour tours historic of historic townsite of Cedar Falls and walk on Masonry Dam to see where Seattle’s water comes from, for adults and ages 10 and older, 12:30 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, $5-$10; one hour tours for all ages, 2 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, $5; Cedar River Watershed Education Center, 19901 Cedar Falls Road S.E., North Bend; by reservation (206-733-9421 or seattle.gov/util/EnvironmentConservation/OurWatersheds/CedarRiverWatershed/ProgramsTours/index.htm).
Metro Employees Historic Vehicle Association
SUN Scenic 4-hour scenic trip on restored, historic buses to historic town of Snohomish to celebrate Kla Ha Ya Days festival; no food or beverages onboard the historic buses, 11 a.m. Sunday, Second Avenue South and South Main Street, Seattle; $5; ORCA, Metro transfers, tickets, or passes not accepted; ages 5 and younger free (206-684-1816 or mehva.org).
Wheel of Fortune’s Wheelmobile Contestant Search
PLAN AHEAD Wheelmobile show promotional vehicle in search of players interested in being a contestant on an upcoming episode, names of applicants drawn at random to play a simulated version of the game onstage, 2 p.m. July 26, Xfinity Arena, Everett; free (xfinityarenaeverett.com/Events/GeneralEvents.ashx?p=1154&70_evntdt=1526&70_evnt=1073).
Escape Your Everyday Adventure Travel Series: Ecuador & the Galapagos
JULY 23 Learn about Ecuador’s Galápagos Islands flora, fauna and landscapes, 5:30 p.m. July 23, The Adventure Hub & Winery, 2960 Fourth Ave. S., Seattle; free (206-650-5795 or conta.cc/1FxqARX).
Restore Cheasty Greenspace Trails and Bike Project
SAT Rstoration project creating safe and welcoming ways for families to interact with nature, 9 a.m. Saturday, Cheasty Boulevard South and South Della Street, Seattle (206-851-1371 or Cheasty.org).