A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 2015.

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Animal events

Royal Frenchel Day Celebration

SAT Celebration of Royal Frenchel pups and dogs with jazz music, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Victor Steinbrueck Park, 2001 Western Ave., Seattle; free (us7.campaign-archive2.com/?u=c3713e017207244cd191f21bc&id=1439a6d596).

Cat and Critter Adoption Event

SAT Cats and small animals from foster care homes available for adoption, noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Mud Bay Uptown, 522 Queen Anne Ave. N., Seattle (206-386-7387 or seattleanimalshelter.org).

Auto events

LeMay Car Show/Collector Car Auction

SAT-SUN Display of hundreds of vintage vehicles from the LeMay Family Collection and local owners, 9 a.m. -5 p.m. Saturday; auction of 100 collection vehicles, 9 a.m. Saturday-Sunday, LeMay Marymount Event Center, 325 152nd St. E., Tacoma; $15/Saturday, free Sunday (253-272-2336 or lemaymarymount.org).

Car show

SUN Oldsmobile Club of America, 9 a.m. Sunday, Triple XXX Root Beer Drive-In, 98 N.E. Gilman Blvd., Issaquah; free (triplexrootbeer.com).


CRY Seattle 5K/10K Run/Walk

SAT Child Rights and You (CRY) for people of all ages to join the child rights movement, 10 a.m. Saturday, Seward Park, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; $10-$25 (cryseattle.org/run).


SAT Walk to raise money for animal care at PAWS, pet-related vendors, dog agility and contests, kids’ activities, food trucks, beer and mimosa garden, 9 a.m. Saturday, activities 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond; free (425-787-2500 or paws.org).

Superheroes vs. Villains

SUN 5K run/walk and costume contest to benefit Seattle Children’s Hospital, 9 a.m. Sunday, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; $10-$15 (active.com/seattle-wa/running/distance-running-races/superheroes-vs-villains-2015?int).


Bicycle Sunday

SUN Scenic boulevard for cyclists and walkers closed to vehicle traffic, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Lake Washington Boulevard from Mount Baker Beach to Seward Park, Seattle; Cascade Bicycle Club professionally fitted $15 bicycle helmets available 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Seward Park (seattle.gov/parks/bicyclesunday).


Emerald City Contra

FRI Beginners dance lesson, 7 p.m.; dance to live music with caller, 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).

Sno-King International Folk Dance Club

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

Seattle Thrillers rehearsals

SUN Learn the Thriller dance to participate in worldwide event Oct. 24, 3 p.m. Sunday, Artspace Hiawatha Lofts, 843 Hiawatha Place S., Seattle; free (seattlethrillers.com).

Good Ol’ Square Dance in the Park

SEPT. 3 Swing your partner, live band, 6 p.m. Sept. 3, Freeway Park, 700 Seneca St., Seattle; free (206-684-4075).


Evergreen State Fair

FRI-SEPT. 7 Horse shows, rodeo, animals, exhibitors, demonstrations, carnival rides, food vendors, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. daily, carnival 11 a.m.-11 p.m. daily, Aug. 27 through Sept. 7, Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. S.E., Monroe; $12/ages 18-61, $8/ages 6-15 and 62-89, ages 5 and younger and 90 and older free; $10/parking; admission specials include food drive, free admission with 3 cans of food, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday and Sept. 4; ages 62 and older free Aug. 31; ages 15 and younger free Sept. 3; free admission with military or first responders ID Sept. 4; Speedway events include MX Super Cross, 6 p.m. Friday, $16; Figure 8 Racing, Pro 4 Trucks, Foreign Stock Cars, 6 p.m. Saturday, $16-$22; Evergreen Drift Pro Am S, 11 a.m. Sunday, $16 (360-805-6700 or evergreenfair.org).

Kitsap Fair and Stampede

FRI-SUN Livestock, entertainment, vendors, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; carnival, 11 a.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; Stampede PRCA Rodeo, 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Destruction Derby, noon Sunday, Kitsap County Fairgrounds, 1200 N.W. Fairgrounds Road, Bremerton; $7-$10/fair; $10-$36/fair and Stampede events (kitsapgov.com/parks).

Summer at SAM Olympic Sculpture Park Finale Festival

SAT Music, art making, yoga for all ages, learn about Native American tradition of welcoming late-summer return of salmon, 10 a.m. 3 p.m. Saturday, Olympic Sculpture Park, Broad Street and Elliott Avenue, Seattle; free (seattleartmuseum.org).

Moon Viewing Festival

SAT Garden lit with lanterns, luminaries and floating boats on the pond in the Japanese tradition of welcoming the full moon, with music, haiku writing contest, 7 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Japanese Garden, 1075 Lake Washington Blvd. E., Seattle; $15 by advance ticket purchase only (seattlejapanesegarden.org).

Church of the Resurrection Neighborhood Fair

SAT Kids Zone with inflatable toys, games and activities, community information, hot dogs, ice cream, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 15220 Main St., Bellevue (425-746-0322 or resurrectionbellevue.org/index.php/happening/fair).

Wizard Festival

SAT Wizard shows, fantasy authors, vendors. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Country Village, 23732 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell; free (425-483-2250 or countryvillagebothell.com/wizard-fest-0).

Monroe Fair Days Parade

SAT City celebrates the Evergreen State Fair with parade and street festival, 11 a.m. Saturday, Main Street from Park Place Middle School to Blakeley Street, Monroe (monroewa.gov/calendar.aspx?month=8&year=2015&Keywords=&startDate=&enddate=&).

Arab Festival

SAT-SUN Opening ceremony, performances, foods, shopping bazaar, films, dance workshop, activities for all ages to explore the roots and culture of Arab countries, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle (206-684-7200 or seattlecenter.com).

Battle of Snoqualmie Civil War living history battles and encampments

SAT-SUN Washington Civil War Association hosts camps of the Union and Confederate infantry, cavalry, artillery, Navy, Marines, engineers and civilians, historic displays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.=3 p.m. Sunday; battles at 11 and 3 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday, Meadowbrook Farm, Boalch Avenue Northwest, North Bend; $5-$10 cash only; ages 9 and younger free (battleofsnoqualmie.com).

Vintage Aircraft Weekend

PLAN AHEAD Aircraft arrivals Sept. 4, Big Band Dinner Dance, period attire encouraged, 6 p.m. Sept. 4 ($60, advance purchase recommended, bpt.me/1635532); flying vintage aircraft, helicopter rides, music, vintage cars, food vendors, military vehicles, vintage clothing and uniforms display, vendors, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 5; aircraft depart, rides in some available, Sept. 6, Historic Flight Foundation, Paine Field, Everett; $10-$25 (425-348-3200 or vintageaircraftweekend.org).

Hood Canal Highland Celtic Festival

PLAN AHEAD Gathering of the clans, Highland and Celtic entertainment and vendors, bagpipe bands, Highland games, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 5-6, Belfair State Park, Hood Canal; $10-$15 (hoodcanalscots.org).


PLAN AHEAD Music, dance, theater, film, literary art, visual art, comedy, kids’ activities, Sept. 5-7, Seattle Center, Seattle; $85-$99/day, ages 6 and younger and 70 and older free (206-673-5060 or bumbershoot.org).

Bremerton Blackberry Festival

PLAN AHEAD Entertainment, food, blackberry wine, beer garden, car show, fly-in, arts and crafts vendors, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 5, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 6, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 7, Louis Mentor Boardwalk, Bremerton (blackberryfestival.org)

Food events

Kirkland Wine Walk

FRI Sample local wine at downtown businesses, fundraiser for Kirkland Chamber of Commerce, 6 p.m. Friday, The Heathman Hotel, 220 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland; $25-$30 includes 10 tastes (seattleuncorked.com/event/981).

Pancake breakfast

SAT Pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, fruit, coffee, juice, all proceeds benefit programs scholarship fund, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 10 a.m. Saturday, Rainier Community Center, 4600 38th Ave. S., Seattle; $4-$6, ages 3 and younger free (206-386-1919).

Cooking demon, Indi Chocolate

SAT Sample chocolate spice rub recipes, noon-1 p.m. Saturday, Pike Place Market Atrium Kitchen, First Avenue and Pike Street, Seattle; free (pikeplacemarket.org).


Dahlia Show

SAT-SUN Puget Sound Dahlia Association’s dahlia display, noon-6 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Sky Nursery, 18528 Aurora Ave. N., Shoreline; free (206 546-4851 or pugetsounddahlias.org).

Museum events

Summer Nights on the Strato Deck

FRI Happy hour on the airfield with music, trivia games, food and beverages available, 4-8 p.m. Friday, Future of Flight Aviation Center, 8415 Paine Field Boulevard, Mukilteo; $3, ages 5 and younger free; preregister (futureofflight.org/summer-nights).

Maker Days

SAT Tinker and experiment alongside innovative makers; 3D Printed Game Pieces with Ill Gotten Games, 11 a.m. Saturday, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $14-$17, ages 14 and younger free (206-324-1126 or mohai.org).

FHC Luftwaffe Day

SAT German aircraft of World War II flying demonstration, 10 a.m. Saturday, Flying Heritage Collection, 3407 109th St. S.W., Everett; free (877-342-3404 or flyingheritage.com).

Crafts of the Past, Fort Nisqually

SAT-SUN Demonstrations of crafts of the 1800s; tintypes, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; $4-$7 (fortnisqually.org).

First Thursday at the Klondike

SEPT. 3 Open until 8 p.m., special program, exploring the Northwest, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 3, Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, 319 Second Ave. S., Seattle; free (206-220-4231 or nps.gov).

First Thursday, Asian Art Museum

SEPT. 3 Free museum admission, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sept. 3, Seattle Asian Art Museum, 1400 E. Prospect St., Seattle (206-654-3100 or seattlartmuseum.org).

First Thursday, Living Computer Museum

SEPT. 3 Milestones in the history of computers, assembled by Paul Allen; free admission 5-8 p.m. Sept. 3, 2245 First Ave. S., Seattle (livingcomputermuseum.org).

First Thursday, MOHAI

SEPT. 3 Free admission, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sept. 3, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; surcharge for special exhibitions (206-324-1126 or mohai.org).

First Thursday, Museum of Flight

SEPT. 3 Free admission, 5-9 p.m. Sept. 3, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle (206-764-5700 or museumofflight.org).

First Thursday, NAAM

SEPT. 3 Free museum admission, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 3, Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St., Seattle (206-518-6000 or naam.org).

First Thursday, Nordic Heritage Museum

SEPT. 3 Free admission, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 3, 3014 N.W. 67th St., Seattle (206-789-5707 or nordicmuseum.org).

First Thursday, SAM

SEPT. 3 Free admission, reduced surcharge on special exhibitions, tours, music, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sept. 3, Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Ave., Seattle (206-654-3100 or seattleartmuseum.org).

First Thursday, the Burke

SEPT. 3 Free admission, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sept. 3, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, Seattle (206-543-5590 or burkemuseum.org).

White River Valley Museum free day

SEPT. 3 Exhibits on Puget Sound history, Northwest Native culture, free admission, noon-8 p.m. Sept. 3, 918 H St. S.E., Auburn (253-288-7433 or wrvmuseum.org).

Paddle sports

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. all equipment provided, 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).

Park events

Yoga in the Arboretum

SAT Yoga in outdoor environments for beginners through advanced practitioners, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Washington Park Arboretum, 2300 Arboretum Dr. E., Seattle; $20 (206-685-8033 or depts.washington.edu/uwbg/visit

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).

The Invasion of the Turtles

SUN Learn about native and invasive turtle species, 2 p.m. Sunday, Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center, 1625 118th Ave. S.E., Bellevue; free (425-452-2565 or bellevuewa.gov/mseec.htmCQ

Jetty Island

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).


Music at Third Place Commons

FRI-SAT Ray Skjelbred and the Yeti Chasers jazz, 7:30 p.m. Friday; Mark DuFresne Band blues, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Third Place Commons, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Lake Forest Park; free (thirdplacecommons.org).

Rainier Valley Roots & Music Festival

SAT Fundraiser for KVRU 105.7fm aka Rainier Valley Radio, performers Mycle Wastman, Black Stax, The EriAm Sisters, Porter Ray, Dee Lyle, jazz drummer George Griffin, Senior Drum Line, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Rainier Valley Cultural Center, 3515 S. Alaska St., Seattle; $20-$50 (206-280-3690 or brownpapertickets.com/event/2078008).

Voices of the Youth

SAT Summer interns from the CryOut after-school program host community information, food vendors, kids activities and performances from youth throughout the Renton/West Hill/South Seattle community, 3-9 p.m. Saturday, Liberty Park, 1101 Bronson Way N., Renton; free (cryout.net/voices-of-the-youth-2015).

Concerts at the Locks

SAT-SUN Altaeus Woodwind Quintet, 2 p.m. Saturday; Lynnwood Community Band, 2 p.m. Sunday, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, 3015 N.W. 54th St., Seattle; free (blog.friendsoftheballardlocks.org/p/blog-page.html).


Art in the Garden

SAT-SUN Garden art from 50 Northwest artists, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St., Bellevue; free (425-452-2750 or artinthegardenbellevue.com).


Petanque Tournament

SAT Tournament to benefit Edmonds Food Bank, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, check in 8:45-9:15 a.m., Edmonds Civic Center Playfield, 230 Sixth Ave. N., Edmonds; $50/2-person team (edmondspetanqueclub.org).


Swimming beaches, Seattle

ONGOING Lifeguards on duty, weather permitting, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, noon-7 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; 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., Seattle (seattle.gov/parks/beaches.asp).

Mounger Pool

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

Colman Pool

ONGOING Outdoor saltwater pool open for public swims, water exercise, 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.; Enatai, 3519 108th 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, 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).


Seattle Architecture Foundation

FRI Walking tours; Design Details, featuring the Arctic Club, Cobb Building and Smith Tower, 10 a.m. Friday; Art Deco Skyscrapers, 10 a.m. Sept. 4, Seattle Architecture Foundation, 1333 Fifth Ave, Rainier Square Atrium, Seattle; $15-$25 (seattlearchitecture.org).

Mt. Baker: More Than a View

SAT Seattle Architecture Foundation walking tour of neighborhood architecture and history, 10 a.m. Saturday, Mount Baker Community Club, 2811 Mount Rainier Drive S., Seattle; $15-$25 (seattlearchitecture.org/).

Pioneer Square

SAT Seattle Architecture Foundation walking tour, 10 a.m. Saturday, Occidental Mall, 316 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle; $15-$25 (seattlearchitecture.org).

Vintage Train Excursions

SAT-SUN Vintage train excursions to Snoqualmie Falls overlook and North Bend, some with steam engine, 11:30 a.m.-4:45 Saturday-Sunday, Northwest Railway Museum, 38625 S.E. King St., Snoqualmie; $12-$20 (425-888-3030 or trainmuseum.org).

Watershed Tours

SAT-SUN Seattle Public Utilities 2.5 hour tour of historic townsite of Cedar Falls, 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).

Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad

SAT-SUN Historic train through scenic foothills, 10 a.m., 12:45 and 3:30 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad, 54124 Mountain Highway E., Elbe; $17-$31, reservations recommended (360-569-7959 or mrsr.com).

Providence Mount St. Vincent Archives

SEPT. 3 Historic Seattle visit to archives dating back to 1856 and tour of historic chapel, 9:30 a.m. Sept. 3, Providence Mount St. Vincent, 4831 35th Ave. S.W., Seattle; $5-$10, registration closes noon Sept. 1 (historicseattle.org).

Travel events

Travel seminars

SAT How to take great travel photos, 10 a.m. Saturday, Savvy Traveler, 112 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; free, by reservation (425-744-6076 or savvytravelerstore.com).


Danny Woo Orchard Harvest

SAT Sixty fruit trees need harvesting, watering and care, join in harvest a variety of different fruits including apples, plums and pears, pick up fallen fruit and clear debris from the base of trees, fruit shared with community gardeners and donated to neighborhood food bank, 10 a.m. Saturday, Danny Woo Community Garden, 601 S King St., Seattle (cityfruit.org/calendar/danny-woo-orchard-harvest).


Tehaleh Trails

SAT Volkssport 10K (6.2 miles) or 5k walk on trails through parks and communities, start anytime 8 a.m.-1 p.m., finish by 4 p.m. Saturday, The Post at Tehaleh, 19001 Cascadia Blvd. E., Bonney Lake; free (daffodilvalleyvolkssport.com).