A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Sept. 4-10, 2015.
Moose calf at NW Trek
FRI-MON Moose calf born July 17, the park’s first moose calf in 15 years, often sighted during tram tours. 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Monday, Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, 11610 Trek Dr. E., Eatonville; $8.25-$19.75 (360-832-6117 or nwtrek.org).
Labor Day Weekend Specials
SAT-MON Adoption fees waived on all cats 1 year and older, $50 adoption fees for kittens, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday-Monday, Seattle Humane Society, 13212 S.E. Eastgate Way, Bellevue (425-649-7563 or seattlehumane.org).
Dog Gone Run/Pooch Pool Party
PLAN AHEAD Run/walk for people and their pets, followed by pool party for dogs before Stewart Heights Pool is drained for the year, 8 a.m. Sept. 12, Stewart Heights Park, Tacoma; $20-$35 (253-278-3972 or metroparkstacoma.org/races).
SUN All Ford Car Show, 8 a.m. Sunday, Triple XXX Root Beer Drive-In, 98 N.E. Gilman Blvd., Issaquah; free (triplexrootbeer.com).
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SEPT. 10 Benefit silent auction, dinner, wine, dancing, proceeds support BABES Network YWCA to assist women who live with HIV, 6 p.m. Sept. 10, Georgetown Ballroom, 5625 Airport Way S., Seattle; $150 (ywcaworks.org/stella).
Rainbow Bingo Tiki Luau
PLAN AHEAD Hawaiian shirts encouraged, drag queen MC Sylvia O’Stayformore, beverages, dinner, bingo and prizes, to raise money for programs for seniors, 6 p.m. Sept. 11, Southeast Seattle Senior Center, 4655 S. Holly St., Seattle; $25-$28 (206-722-0317 or sessc.org).
Swim Across America
PLAN AHEAD Open water swim, proceeds support research and pancreatic cancer treatment at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 7 a.m. Sept. 12, Luther Burbank Park, Mercer Island; $75 (swimacrossamerica.org/seattle).
Hops & Crops Music & Beer Festival
PLAN AHEAD Beer garden, music performances, craft and farmers marketplace, games, food vendors, for ages 21 and older only, proceeds benefit farm’s educational programs, noon Sept. 12, Mary Olson Farm, Auburn; $10-$20 (wrvmuseum.org/hopsandcrops.html).
PROS: Perimeter Ride of Seattle
MON Tour Seattle by bike, organized by Cyclists of Greater Seattle (COGS) as a fundraiser for Washington Bikes; 80+ miles with 4,200-foot elevation gain or 60 miles, 2700-foot elevation gain, 8:30 a.m. Monday, register 8 a.m., Discovery Park, 3801 W. Government Way, Seattle; $40 (wabikes.org/event-ride/pros2015).
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).
Olympia Harbor Days
FRI-SUN Maritime festival entertainment, vendors, ship displays, 5-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; tug boat tours, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; tug boat races Sunday starting with tug boat parade at noon, Percival Landing Park, 217 Thurston Ave. N.W., Olympia (harbordays.com).
Evergreen State Fair
FRI-MON Horse shows, rodeo, animals, exhibitors, demonstrations, carnival rides, food vendors, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday; carnival 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday; Speedway, Super Late Models, Street Stocks, Mini Stocks, 6 p.m. Saturday. $16-$22; Demo Derby, fireworks show, 6 p.m. Sunday, $5-$27; Evergreen Drags Dash for Cash, 11 a.m. Monday, free; Pro West Rodeo 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday, $5; Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. S.E., Monroe; $8-$12 thru Sunday, $6-$10 Monday; food drive, free admission with 3 cans of food, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday; free admission for military or first responders with ID Friday (360-805-6700 or evergreenfair.org).
SAT-MON Music, dance, theater, film, literary art, visual art, comedy, kids’ activities, Saturday-Monday, Seattle Center, Seattle; $85-$109/day, ages 5 and younger and 70 and older free (206-673-5060 or bumbershoot.org).
Vintage Aircraft Weekend
SAT-SUN Aircraft arrivals Friday, flying vintage aircraft, helicopter rides, music, vintage cars, food vendors, military vehicles, vintage clothing and uniforms display, vendors, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; aircraft depart, rides in some available, Sunday, Historic Flight Foundation, Paine Field, Everett; $10-$25 (425-348-3200 or vintageaircraftweekend.org).
Black Diamond Labor Days
SAT-MON Activities for all ages, vendors, kid zone games, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, Monday; movie 8:30 p.m. Saturday; Labor Day Parade 10 a.m. Monday, Black Diamond Elementary School, 25314 Baker St., Black Diamond (blackdiamondlabordays.org).
Bremerton Blackberry Festival
SAT-MON Entertainment, food, blackberry wine, beer garden, arts and crafts vendors, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday; car show, fly-in Saturday, Waterfront Boardwalk, Second Street and Washington Avenue, Bremerton (360-377-3041 or blackberryfestival.org).
Hood Canal Highland Celtic Festival
SAT-SUN Gathering of the clans, Highland and Celtic entertainment and vendors, bagpipe bands, Highland games, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Belfair State Park, Hood Canal; $10-$15 (hoodcanalscots.org).
Puget Sound Bird Fest
PLAN AHEAD Speaker Dr. John Marzluff, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11, free; guided walks, land and water-based field trips, exhibits, educational activities for all ages adults, Sept. 12-13, Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds and other Edmonds locations; preregister for some activities (425-771-0227 or pugetsoundbirdfest.org).
Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival
PLAN AHEAD 5k/10K run, art, music, food, beer garden, 3 p.m.-midnight Sept. 11, 8 a.m.-midnight p.m. Sept. 12, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 13, Mukilteo Lighthouse Park, 609 Front St., Mukilteo (mukfest.com).
San Gennaro Festival of Seattle
PLAN AHEAD Italian festival with food, beer and wine garden, activities for kids, vendors, live music and dancing, 6-11 p.m. Sept. 11, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sept. 12, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 13, South Angelo Street and Ellis Avenue South, Seattle (sangennarofestivalseattle.org).
Washington State Fair
PLAN AHEAD Concerts, carnival rides, 4-H animals and displays, vendors, food, concerts, Star Trek: The Exhibition, Beer Haven bar with 60 taps of local craft beers, Sept. 11-27; Beer Festivals, sample microbrews, meet brew masters, games, entertainment, noon-4 p.m. Sept. 12, 19, 27, $40; Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; fair admission $7.50-$12.50, free admission 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 11 with nonperishable food bank donation; Star Trek: The Exhibition, $6.50/prefair, $8/at the fair, in addition to fair admission; concert prices vary (253-841-5045 or thefair.com).
Arts-a-Glow Lantern Festival
PLAN AHEAD Lantern making, music, performers, artist installations, food trucks, 5 p.m. Sept. 12, Dottie Harper Park, Fourth Avenue Southwest and Southwest 146th Street, Burien (206-988-3700 or burienwa.gov/Glow).
PLAN AHEAD Japanese cultural arts festival, martial arts demonstrations, performing arts stage, arts and crafts exhibits and vendors, Japan Business Fair exhibits, flea market, workshops including taiko drumming, origami, calligraphy, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 12, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sept. 13, Bellevue College, Bellevue; admission and parking free, fees for some workshops and seminars (enma.org).
PLAN AHEAD Celebrate community cultural diversity with music, food, arts and crafts, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sept. 12, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 13, Angle Lake Park, SeaTac (206-973-4680 or CityOfSeaTac.com/InternationalFestival).
Snohomish Pumpkin Hurl and Medieval Faire
PLAN AHEAD Teams hurl pumpkins with trebuchets, medieval history re-enactors including knights on horseback in jousts and battles, medieval village with craft demonstrations, minstrels, food, children’s activities, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 12, Alexander Farm, 43rd Avenue Southeast and Ebey Island Road, Everett; $8, ages 4 and younger free; parking $5 (festivalofpumpkins.org).
SAT Pancakes, eggs, ham, coffee, tea, juice, all ages welcome, 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell; $5 (425-487-2441 or northshoreseniorcenter.org).
Taste of Port Orchard
SUN Local food vendors, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., beer garden, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., arts and crafts vendors, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., live music, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Port Orchard Marina (pobsa.com).
Laurelhurst Salmon Bake
SEPT. 10 Grilled wild salmon dinner, entertainment, 5:30-8 p.m. Sept. 10, Laurelhurst Community Center, 4554 N.E. 41st St., Seattle; $15, $10/ages 12 and younger, $8/hot dog or garden burger dinner (206-684-7529 or parkways.seattle.gov/page/3/#sthash.3ZCjY7rX.dpbs).
Fall Containers Class
SAT Plants to combine for color and texture for the fall season, 10 a.m. Saturday, Sunnyside Nursery, 3915 Sunnyside Blvd., Marysville; free (425-334-2002 or sunnysidenursery.net/classes).
Fall Fireworks in the Garden
WED Learn about plants that add autumn color, 3 p.m. Wednesday, Soos Creek Botanical Garden, 29308 132nd Ave. S.E., Auburn; free (253-639-0949 or sooscreekbotanicalgarden.org).
WWII B-17 Alumminum Overcast
FRI-MON EAA’s B-17 World War II heavy bomber on display, ground tours 2-5 p.m. Friday-Monday, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; $10/person or $20/family. active military, veterans and ages 8 and younger free (museumofflight.org).
Duwamish Cultural Day
SAT Learn about the Duwamish Tribe and their struggle for federal recognition, hosted by Cecile Hansen, Tribal Chairwoman and descendant of Chief Seattle, exhibits, art gallery, fry bread and Indian tacos available, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Princess Angeline film 1 and 3 p.m., Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center, 4705 W. Marginal Way S.W., Seattle; free (206-431-1582 or duwamishtribe.org).
Labor Day Weekend Steam Train Rides
SAT-MON Northwest Railway Museum steam train excursions through the Cascade foothills of the Upper Snoqualmie Valley, past the top of Snoqualmie Falls; trains depart 11:30 a.m., 1, 2:30, 4 and 4:45 p.m. Saturday-Monday, Northwest Railway Museum, 38625 SE King St, Snoqualmie; $12-$20 (425-888-3030 or TrainMuseum.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, and 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).
Pacific Science Center fall hours
ONGOING Special hours, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday-Monday; fall/winter hours starting Sept. 8, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N, Seattle; $11.75-$19.75 (206-443-2001 or pacificsciencecenter.org).
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).
Paddle for Plants
SEPT. 10-13 Naturalist-guided kayak tours sponsored by Agua Verde Paddle Club, proceeds benefit Arboretum education programs; 3 and 5 p.m. Sept. 10-11, 9 and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sept. 12-13, Washington Park Arboretum, 2300 Arboretum Dr. E., Seattle; $35, preregistration required (206-545-8570).
Seattle Parks Water Spray Features
FRI-MON Last weekend for water spray features at Seattle parks, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Monday, Ballard Commons, Beacon Mountain at Jefferson Park, Georgetown, Highland Park, John C. Little, Lower Judkins, Miller, Northacres, Pratt and South Lake Union parks, Seattle (seattle.gov/parks/Publications/summer_guide.pdf).
Hing Hay Park Celebration
SAT Celebration of upcoming park expansion with displays, children’s activities, 4-10 p.m. Saturday, movie “Enter the Dragon” at dusk, Hing Hay Park, 409 Maynard Ave. S., Seattle; also celebrating closing weekend of the Bruce Lee Year 1 exhibit at Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, through Sunday (seattle.gov/parks/projects/hing_hay).
Lewis Creek Ranger Hike
SAT Join a Ranger in exploring natural history, look for signs of local wildlife, learn what to do when encountering animals, all ages welcome, no registration required, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Lewis Creek Park and Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd. S.E., Bellevue; free (425-452-4195).
Creatures of the Night
SEPT. 10 Tour on elevated, half-mile nature trail for all ages, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10, NW Stream Center, 600 128th St. S.E., Everett; $10, preregistration required (425-316-8592).
Camp Long Mountain Festival
PLAN AHEAD Climbing opportunities including bouldering clinic on Schurman Rock, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 13, Camp Long, 5200 35th Ave. S.W., Seattle; preregistration required for some activities (206-423-3460 or seattle.gov/parks/environment/rock.htm).
Concerts at the Locks
SAT-MON Strum ukulele music, 2 p.m. Saturday; Around the Sound Band, 2 p.m. Sunday; Michael Clune & Sleep ’til Noon Band blues and rock, 2 p.m. Monday, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, 3015 N.W. 54th St., Seattle; free (blog.friendsoftheballardlocks.org/p/blog-page.html).
Seattle Peace Concerts
SUN Music by local bands, noon-6 p.m. Sunday, Lower Woodland Park Shelter #1, North 50th Street and Woodland Park Avenue North, Seattle; free, food bank donations requested (206-706-3035 or seapeace.org).
Path with Art Autumn Voices — Performing Arts Showcase
WED Performances from the past six months of Path with Art literary, dance, theater and singing classes, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Richard Hugo House, 1634 11th Ave., Seattle; free (206-650-0669 or pathwithart.org/public-events).
Xplore Adventure Race
PLAN AHEAD Compete in teams of 2-10 people to race to finish challenges and required checkpoints at the fairgrounds, 3 p.m. Sept. 12, Washington State Fairgrounds, Puyallup; $35-$55, registration closes Sept. 9 (thefair.com/fun/details/xplore-adventure-race).
Good Karma 5K
PLAN AHEAD Choice of charities for your donation, 5K run, 4K walk, 15K run/walk, 9:30 a.m. Sept. 13, Seward Park, Seattle; $35-$55 (goodkarma5k.com).
Women of Wonder Run 10K & 5K
PLAN AHEAD Female-only 10K & 5K run and walk, chocolate, yoga, wine, mimosas, cookies, exhibits, benefits Team Survivor Northwest, 9:30 a.m. Sept. 13, Green Lake Park, Seattle; $35-$50 (promotionevents.com/WOW/Info.html).
NW Glass Pumpkin Patch- Des Moines
SAT Tacoma Glassblowing Studio 2000+ handblown glass pumpkins by local glass artists, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Furney’s Nursery, 21515 International Blvd., Des Moines (253-383-3499 or northwestglasspumpkins.com).
Labor Day Celebration
MON Live band, hot dogs, ice cream, activities for kids, 11 a.m. Monday, Lower Woodland Park Shelters, North 50th Street and Woodland Park Avenue North, Seattle; free (206-441-8510 or mlkclc.org).
FRI-MON Outdoor saltwater pool last weekend of the season, public swims 1:45-445 p.m., lap swims noon-1:30 p.m., 5-7 p.m. Friday-Monday; family swim 5-7 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Lincoln Park, 8603 Fauntleroy Way S.W., Seattle; $2-$6.50 (206-684-7494 or seattle.gov/parks/aquatics/colman.htm).
FRI-MON Big pool with corkscrew slide and warmer, shallow Little Pool, last weekend of the season, lap swim times vary, public swims 1-2:25 p.m. and 3-4:25 p.m. Friday-Monday, Fun Family Friday carnival and swim, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, 2535 32nd Ave. W., Seattle; $2-$6.50 (206-684-4708 or seattle.gov/parks/aquatics/mounger.htm).
Swimming beaches, Seattle
FRI-MON Lifeguards on duty, weather permitting, noon-7 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, noon-7 p.m. Monday, 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).
Henry Moses Aquatic Center
FRI-MON Last weekend of the season for outdoor leisure pool with water slides, water spray play, lazy river, toddler play area, lap pool, concessions, Friday-Monday, 1719 S.E. Maple Valley Highway, Renton; prices vary (425-430-6780 or rentonwa.gov/living/default.aspx?id=190).
Peter Kirk Pool
FRI-MON Last weekend of season for outdoor pool and wading pool, Friday-Monday, Peter Kirk Pool, 340 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland; $4 (425-587-3335).
Art Deco Skyscrapers
FRI Walking tours; Art Deco skyscrapers, 10 a.m. Friday; also, Architecture 101, 10 a.m. Sept. 11; Seattle Architecture Foundation, 1333 Fifth Ave, Rainier Square Atrium, Seattle; $15-$25 (seattlearchitecture.org).
SAT-SUN Last weekend of the season of Seattle Public Utilities 2.5 hour tour of historic townsite of Cedar Falls, see where Seattle’s water comes from, for adults and ages 10 and older, 12:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, $5-$10; one hour tours for all ages, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, $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).
Capitol Hill Walks
SAT Ermerald City Wanderers Volkssport 6K and 10K routes, register 9 a.m.-noon, Seattle University lower mall in front of Sullivan Hall, Seattle; free parking in SU Broadway Garage, Columbia Street just off Broadway, Seattle (206-851-2101 or walkingwithecw.org).