A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, July 22-28, 2016.
Cat Behavior 201
SAT PAWS Cat City hosts advanced look into common feline behavior issues, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, University Book Store, 4326 University Way N.E., Seattle; free (206-634-3400 or bookstore.washington.edu/home/home.taf?).
Fiesta Premio Esmeralda
SUN Horse races, traditional Mexican horse show, mariachi music, Mexican food, children’s bounce toys, pony rides, 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Emerald Downs, 2300 Emerald Downs Drive, Auburn; $7 (206-253-7000 or fiestapremioesmeralda.com).
PLAN AHEAD Explore Lewis Creek Park with your dog on two-mile walk, 10 a.m. July 30, Lewis Creek Park and Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd. S.E., Bellevue; free, preregistration required, course # 106600 (425-452-4195).
Woodland Park Zoo
ONGOING Daily activities include baby gorilla Yola in the gorilla exhibit, 1 p.m., weather permitting; keeper talks, 11:30 a.m.; giraffe feeding experience, 10-11 a.m. and 3-4 p.m. ($5, cash only, closed Tuesdays); Family Farm contact area, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Willawong Station bird feeding ($1/seed stick, cash only); historic carousel ($2); Banyan Wilds tour, 1:30 p.m.; Butterfly Garden; 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $12.25-$19.95 ages 2 and younger free (206-548-2500 or zoo.org).
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SAT Car show, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Marketplace at Factoria, 4055 Factoria Mall, Bellevue (marketplaceatfactoria.com/events.asp).
All British Field Meet Car Show
SAT Cars, food, music, showcasing the cars of 1966 on their 50th anniversary, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Saint Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore; $10/per car (abfm.com).
Goodguys Pacific NW Nationals
PLAN AHEAD Display of 2,500 hot rods, customs, classics and muscle cars through 1972, manufacturer and commercial exhibits, automotive swap meet, kids’ zone, entertainment, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. July 29, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. July 30, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. July 31, Washington State Fair Events Center, Puyallup; Vintage Drags competition racing, 2 p.m. July 29, Pacific Raceways, Kent; $20, $6/ages 6-12, ages 6 and younger free (925-838-9876 or good-guys.com).
Happy Hour for Second Mile Haiti
SAT Second Mile Haiti co-founder Jenn Schenk, 7 p.m. Saturday, BalMar, 5449 Ballard Ave. N.W., Seattle; $15 (eventbrite.com/e/happy-hour-for-second-mile-haiti-tickets-26432996805).
SUN Food, wine, garden tours to benefit Hilltop Artists’ Arts Connect program for girls involved with Pierce County Juvenile Court, 2 p.m. Sunday, Edgewood Garden, 12727 32nd St. E., Edgewood; $40 (hilltopartists.org/arts-connect).
TUE Passport for tastes at food and beverage venues in Columbia City and Hillman City neighborhoods, all proceeds benefit Rainier Valley Food Bank, 5-9 p.m. Tuesday, Seattle; $50 (chowdown-rvfb.com).
Day of Compassion Kick-Off Celebration
WED Celebration and information on how to participate in the Compassion Games, September 11-21, teams and individuals challenge one another through community service, acts of kindness, and raising funds for local causes, 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, World Trade Center, 2200 Alaskan Way, Seattle; $20-$25 (206-441.5144 or wtcseattle.com/day-of-compassion).
PLAN AHEAD Japanese cuisine, music, dancers, poetry walk; all proceeds benefit the Japanese Garden, 6 p.m. July 29, Seattle Japanese Garden, 1075 Lake Washington Blvd. E., Seattle; $75 (206-684-4725 or gardenparty2016.bpt.me).
Team Parkinson’s Walk Seattle
PLAN AHEAD All-ages, dog friendly two-mile fundraising walk, 8:30 a.m. July 30, Magnuson Park, Seattle; suggested fundraising goal $210 (206-669-4883 or nwpf.akaraisin.com/Pledge/Event/GroupHome.aspx?seid=12424&mid=82&sgid=1745).
Beast Mode Challenge
PLAN AHEAD All ages adventure course with football-themed challenges, post race festival, proceeds benefit Marshawn Lynch Fam 1st Family Foundation for youth education and empowerment, 9 a.m. July 30, Swan Creek Park, Tacoma; $24-$55 (beastmodechallengetacoma.com).
Dance and lesson
FRI Cha-cha dance lesson, dance to a variety of music with DJ, 8-11 p.m. Friday, Rockin’ Horse Dance Barn, 11820 150th Ave. S.E., Renton; $10-$12 (425-255-9211 or learn2dance4fun.com).
Dancing ’til Dusk
TUE-JULY 28 Music, dancing, dance lesson first hour, no partner or experience needed, rain may cancel; Gypsy swing with Ranger and the Re-Arrangers, 6-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Westlake Park, 401 Pine St., Seattle; salsa with Buena Vibra, 6-9:30 p.m. July 28, Freeway Park, 700 Seneca St., Seattle; free (206-264-5646 or danceforjoy.biz/dancingtildusk).
Kick Up Your Heels Family Dance
PLAN AHEAD Contra dance for all ages, live music with caller, 7 p.m. July 29, Cama Beach State Park, 1880 S. West Camano Drive, Camano Island; free, Discover Pass required for vehicle access (parks.state.wa.us/folkarts).
Burien Carnival Days
FRI-SUN Games, rides, entertainment, 3-10 p.m. Friday, noon-10 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Puget Sound Park, 135 S.W. 126th St., Burien (206-433-2882 or discoverburien.org/events).
Des Moines Waterland Festival
FRI-SUN Kids carnival, 5-9 p.m. Friday, noon-9 p.m. Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Field House; Wheels and Keels car, motorcycle and wooden boat show, music, food trucks, beer and wine garden, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Des Moines Marina, Des Moines; parade, 6 p.m. Saturday, Marine View Drive from the Landmark to South 216th Street, Des Moines (destinationdesmoines.org).
Renton River Days
FRI-SUN Art market, kids’ activities, Nibble of Renton food vendors, stage entertainment, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; pancake breakfast, 7:30-10 a.m. Saturday, Renton Senior Center, $4-$6; parade, 10 a.m. Saturday, South Third Street from Shattuck Avenue to Liberty Park; Cedar River Quilt Guild quilt exhibit, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday; Deutsch-Marque Show & Shine hosted by Audi, BMW, Mercedes and Porsche car clubs and Seattle Electric Vehicle Association, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday; Rubber Ducky Derby for prizes race on the Cedar River, $5 to benefit local charities, 4:30 p.m. Sunday; Liberty Park, 1101 Bronson Way N., Renton; free shuttle, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, between parking at Renton Memorial Stadium and main festival grounds at Liberty Park (rentonriverdays.org).
Rainier Beach Arts & Music Festival (BAAMFest)
SAT Rainier Beach Merchants cultural arts extravaganza celebrating the diverse Rainier Beach community with music, dance and spoken word on three stages, including a kids’ stage; performances include Massive Monkees, Grace Love & the True Loves, Bollywood dance, hip-hop, Seattle Women’s Jazz Orchestra, Somali Community Dancers, Sanca Circus Acts, Ocheami, Rhythms of India, Rainier Dance Center; visual arts installations, demonstrations, workshops; KUOW NPR Story Corps listening party, contests including haiku writing, chalk art, flying disc creation; food trucks, arts and crafts; 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Rainier Beach Community Center, 8825 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle; free (rainierbaamfest.com).
West Seattle Grand Parade
SAT Hi-Yu royalty, 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/home.html).
SAT Renewable energy and sustainable-living fair, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Shoreline Community College, 16101 Greenwood Ave. N., Shoreline (shorelinesolar.org/nw-solarfest-2016).
White River Bon Odori
SAT All ages dance, and remember their ancestors, family and friends, all invited to watch and join in Japanese folk dancing; Taiko performances, food vendors, gift shop, beer garden, 4-9 p.m. Saturday, White River Buddhist Temple, 3625 Auburn Way N., Auburn (253-833-1442 or wrbt.org).
ShellFest, Twanoh State Park
SAT Exhibits, shellfish lunch ($7/person, $20/family donation to Washington State Parks Foundation requested), children’s activities, beach walks, information about restoring and protecting shellfish in Puget Sound, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Twanoh State Park, 12190 E. SR 106, Union; Discover Pass required for parking (wspf.org/event/shellfest).
Alki Art Fair
SAT-SUN Art vendors, music/performances, silent auction, food/drinks, children’s activities, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, live music until 9 p.m. Saturday, 8 p.m. Sunday, Alki Beach Park, 1702 Alki Ave. S.W., Seattle (alkiartfair.org).
SAT-SUN Traditional music and folkloric dance from Iraq, Palestine and Lebanon, fashion show, food vendors, bazaar, children’s craft activities, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Center, Seattle (arabcenterwa.org/?page_id=1723).
St. James Faire
SAT-SUN Theatre, knightly combat, puppetry, crafts, archery, minstrels, food at living history village in England in the year 1376, costume rental available, noon-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Camlann Medieval Village, 10320 Kelly Road N.E., Carnation; $6-$10 (cash or check), ages 5 and younger free (camlann.org).
Parkadilly at Lake Sammamish
SUN Kids’ concert and fair, music by Eli Rosenblatt, Recess Monkey and Mikey Mike, junior ranger programs, arts and crafts, concessions, kids’ activities, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Lake Sammamish State Park, 20606 S.E. 56th St., Issaquah; free admission, Discover Pass required for parking ($10/day) (lakesammamishfriends.org/event/parkadilly-at-lake-sammamish-kids-concert-fair-fun).
Chinatown Seafair Parade
SUN Marching bands, clowns, floats, 100-foot dragon and lion dancing, 7 p.m. Sunday, South King Street from Eighth Avenue South to Fifth Avenue South, on Weller Avenue South to Eighth Avenue South, Seattle (seattlechinesechamber.org/parade.html).
Greenwood Seafair Parade
WED More than 100 entrants including bands, drill teams, floats and pirates, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Greenwood Avenue North from North 95th Street to North 85th Street to Sixth Avenue Northwest, Seattle (phinneycenter.org/parade).
Bellevue Arts Museum ARTSfair
PLAN AHEAD Arts and crafts by 300 artists, BAM exhibitions, KIDSfair, 9:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. July 29-30, 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. July 31, Bellevue Arts Museum, 510 Bellevue Way N.E., Bellevue, and Bellevue Square (bellevuearts.org/fair).
Bellevue Festival of the Arts
PLAN AHEAD Juried arts and crafts fair, music, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. July 29-30, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 31, Cost Plus World Market, 10300 N.E. Eighth St., Bellevue (bellevuefest.org).
Sixth Street Fair
PLAN AHEAD Open-air arts and crafts vendors, activities for kids, food vendors, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. July 29-30, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 31, Northeast Sixth Street at 106th Avenue Northeast, Bellevue (bellevuedowntown.com/events/6th-street-fair/overview).
Tour de Terrace
PLAN AHEAD Arts and crafts, food vendors, beer/wine tent, parade, car show, carnival, music, fireworks, 4-11:30 p.m. July 29, 8 a.m.-11:30 p.m. July 30, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. July 31, Evergreen Playfield, 22205 56th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace (tourdeterrace.org)
Enumclaw Street Fair
PLAN AHEAD Family fun zone rides and games, music, craft and food vendors, food vendors, 5k run and 1k kids dash, auto display, farmers market, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. July 29-30, Enumclaw (enumclawstreetfair.com).
Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games & Clan Gathering
PLAN AHEAD North American Scottish Athletics Championship, U.S. West Coast Drum Corps Championship, bagpipe bands and Highland dancers competing, Scottish food and drink, Celtic Kennel, Scottish farm, clan tents, marketplace, Celtic performers, 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, July 30, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, July 31, $12-$17; Ceilidh Scottish party, 5:30-11 p.m. July 29, free admission; Enumclaw Expo Center, 45224 284th Ave. S.E., Enumclaw (sshga.org).
Kitsap Arts and Crafts Festival
PLAN AHEAD Arts, crafts and food vendors, art shows, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 29-30, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 31, Kingston Village Green, Kingston (kitsapartsandcrafts.com/index.html).
Lake Stevens Aquafest
PLAN AHEAD AquaRun, beverage garden, boat parade, carnival, classic car show, disc golf tournament, fireworks, grand parade, horse drawn wagon rides, Miss Aquafest, movie in the park, pet show, Sunday family funfest and water ski/wakeboard tournament, 11 a.m.- midnight July 29, 10 a.m.-midnight July 30, 6 a.m.-6 p.m. July 31, Lake Stevens (aquafest.org).
Silverdale Whaling Days
PLAN AHEAD Carnival, entertainment, 5-10 p.m. July 29, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. July 30, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. July 31; grand parade, 10 a.m. July 30; street fair craft and food vendors, entertainment, beer and wine garden, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. July 30, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 31; Silverdale Waterfront Park, Silverdale (whalingdays.com/festival).
Seafair Torchlight Parade
PLAN AHEAD Giant helium balloons, drill teams, equestrian units, clowns, pirates and bands, 7:30 p.m. July 30, downtown, Seattle, bleacher seating available by reservation $35-$50; Torchlight Fanfest, noon-6 p.m. July 30, Seattle Center, Seattle (206-728-0123 or seafair.com).
Red, White & Brew
FRI Seattle magazine tasting event to honor wineries in their Best Washington Wine Awards; portion of proceeds benefit Northwest Harvest, 7 p.m. Friday, Fisher Pavilion, Seattle Center, Seattle; $60 (northwestharvest.org/seattle-magazine-red-white-and-brew).
Summer Beer Taste
SAT Ten tastes from 20 local microbreweries, snacks, music, 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $10-$30 (206-783-2244 or phinneycenter.org/summerbeer).
Orcas Island Cider & Mead Festival
SAT Variety of hard cider and mead producers, tastes and sales, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Eastsound Village, Orcas Island; $10 (360-376-3371 or orcasislandciderfest.org).
Paella on the Patio
SUN Meat and seafood paella, $16/plate, tapas and drink menu available; 15 percent of proceeds benefit charity, 5 p.m. Sunday, Pintxo, 2207 Second Avenue, Seattle; reservations recommended (206-441-4042 or pintxoseattle.com).
Food Truck Fest 2016
SUN Food trucks, entertainment, 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Wright Park, 501 S. I St., Tacoma (metroparkstacoma.org/foodtruckfest).
Chef Scott Cummings
WED Winner of Season 12 Hell’s Kitchen with Gordon Ramsey prepares bites paired with wine, 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Fred Meyer, Greenwood, 100 N.W. 85th St., Seattle; free (206-784-9600).
Celebrating the Bounty of Summer Berries
JULY 28 Historical and culinary hands-on class to learn how to turn summer berries into heritage desserts, 6:30 p.m. July 28, 21 Acres Center for Local Food and Sustainable Living, 13701 N.E. 171st St., Woodinville; $45 (425-481-1500 or 21acresberries07282016.eventbrite.com).
Yoga for Gardeners
SAT Easy yoga stretches for before, during, and after gardening, no experience necessary, 10 a.m. Saturday, Swansons Nursery, 9701 15th Ave. N.W., Seattle; free (206-782-2543 or swansonsnursery.com).
Growing and Caring for Roses
SAT How to keep the plants healthy and flowering, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, 15416 S.E. 16th St., Bellevue; free (425-485-5942).
Iris: A Flower for All Seasons
SAT Introduction to irises, 10 a.m. Saturday, Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St., Bellevue; $15-$25, preregistration required (425-452-4216 or bellevuebotanical.org/calendar.html).
How To Attract Hummingbirds & Butterflies
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).
Heronswood Summer Plant Sale and Garden Open
SAT Plant sale, 14 plant and nursery vendors, lectures; self guided farm tours available, $10/person to support garden restoration; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Heronswood, 7530 N.E. 288th St., Kingston; free (360-297-9623 or heronswoodgarden.org).
From the Ground Up: The Creation of a Japanese-Inspired Garden
SAT Stages from inception and realization, 11 a.m. Saturday, Christianson’s Nursery, 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon; $8 (360-466-3821 or christiansonsnursery.com/whats-happening).
Fergus Garrett of Great Dixter Lecture
TUE Head gardener at England’s Christopher Lloyd’s Great Dixter garden talks about the iconic garden, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St., Bellevue; $25-$40, reservations required (bellevuebotanical.org/calendar.html).
Renton River Days Walk
SAT Interlaken Trailblazers 14K (8.7 miles), 10K (6.2 miles) or 6K (3.8 miles) walk on sidewalks exploring downtown Renton, along Cedar River, past River Days parade; start anytime 8-10 a.m., finish by 1 p.m. Saturday, Renton Senior Activity Center, 211 Burnett Ave., Renton (interlakentrailblazers.org).
Hidden Trails of Cougar Mountain
PLAN AHEAD Mountains to Sound Greenway 11 mile hike, 2,000 feet elevation gain, on lesser known trails of Cougar Mountain, 8:30 a.m. July 30, Newport Hills Park and Ride, Bellevue; $30, preregister (mtsgreenway.org/explore-the-greenway/trips/hidden-trails-of-cougar-mountain).
Covington Quilters Quilt Show
FRI-SUN Display of 140 judged quilts, tea room, silent auction, demos, bazaar, raffle, antique sewing machines, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Cedar Heights Middle School, 19640 S.E. 272nd St., Covington; $5, ages 11 and younger free (covingtonquilters.org).
Whidbey Island Yogafest
SAT Local yoga instructors, bring mat, music, vendors, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Fort Nugent Park, 2075 S.W. Fort Nugent Ave., Oak Harbor; free (unsizeme.com/events.html).
Reading Party in the Park
SUN Bring a blanket or lawn chair and a summer read, noon Sunday, Bellevue Library, 1111 110th Ave. N.E., Bellevue; free (425-450-1765 or kcls.org).
Summer Fitness Classes
TUE-WED Drop-in classes for all ages and experience levels, Zumba, 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Next 50 Plaza; Gentle Yoga, bring a yoga mat, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Exhibition Hall Lawn, Seattle Center, Seattle; free (seattlecenter.com/fitness).
Day Out With Thomas
FRI-SUN Thomas when the #1 Engine train excursion, Imagination Station children’s activities, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Northwest Railway Museum, 38625 S.E. King St., Snoqualmie; $23-$25, advance tickets recommended (425-888-3030 or trainmuseum.org).
Solar System Ambassador
SAT NASA presentation on the New Horizon mission to Pluto, 1 p.m. Saturday, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; included with museum admission, $13-$23 (206-764-5720 or museumofflight.org).
Meet a Scientist
SAT Local scientists share their work through activities and conversation, for all ages, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N, Seattle; $11.75-$28.75 (206-443-2001 or pacificsciencecenter.org).
Meeker Mansion Family History Day
SAT Make a family tree, construct crafts, dress up in pioneer clothing, ice cream social, tour of the mansion, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring St., Puyallup; $3-$4, free for children (253-848-1770 or meekermansion.org).
Crafts of the Past, Fort Nisqually
SAT-SUN Native American basketry craft demonstrations, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; $4-$7 (253-591-5339 or metroparkstacoma.org/fort-crafts).
Family Fun Evenings
FRI Music, entertainers and activities for all ages, 5-7 p.m. Friday, International Childrens Park, 700 S. Lane St., Seattle; (seattle.gov/parks/downtown).
What’s in the Forest Floor?
SAT Learn about creeping creatures and other organisms that make the forest floor home, ages 5+, 2 p.m. Saturday, Lewis Creek Park and Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd. S.E., Bellevue; free, no registration required (425-452-4195).
Hot Topics in Washington State: Wildfires
SUN How natural wildfires can be beneficial to wildlife habitat, how you can prevent unnatural wildfires, for ages 12+, 2 p.m. Sunday, Lewis Creek Park and Visitor Center, 5808 Lakemont Blvd. S.E., Bellevue; free, no registration necessary (425-452-4195).
Salmon in the Forest
WED Film and tour of elevated nature walk, for ages 7th grade through adult, 3 p.m. Wednesday, Northwest Stream Center, 600 128th St. S.E., McCollum Park, Everett; $10, reservations required (425-316-8592 or streamkeeper.org).
JULY 28 Presentation and walk to learn about and see bats, for ages 8 and older, 9-11 p.m. July 28, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle (206-652-2444 or sewardpark.audubon.org).
UW Botanic Gardens: Twilight Tram Tour
PLAN AHEAD See what happens as night falls, 8:30 p.m. July 29, Washington Park Arboretum, Seattle; $15, preregister, space limited (206-685-8033 or bit.ly/1scPE2j).
Volunteer Park walking tour
PLAN AHEAD Guided tour of park features, local history, 10 a.m. July 30, Volunteer Park, 1247 15th Ave. E., Seattle; free, preregistration required (volunteerparktrust.org/events).
Jetty Island Days
ONGOING Free ferry to small, man-made island with sandy beaches and shallow water; all-sand paths not suitable for strollers and other wheeled equipment; ferry space limited, make reservations or arrive early, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sundays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; early closures for inclement weather or maximum capacity, Port of Everett Marina, 1700 W.est Marine View Dr., Everett (425-257-8304 or portofeverett.com/recreation/beaches-kiteboarding/jetty-island-290).
SAT Live Hawaiian music, traditional Hawaiian hula, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Redmond Saturday Market, 7730 Leary Way, Redmond (425-556-0636 or redmondsaturdaymarket.org).
American Roots Music Series, Deception Pass State Park
SAT Sedentary Sousa Band, 7 p.m. Saturday, West Beach amphitheater or, in case of rain, at East Cranberry Lake picnic shelter, Deception Pass State Park, Oak Harbor; free, Discover Pass required for vehicle access to the park (parks.state.wa.us/folkarts).
Concerts at the Locks
SAT-SUN Cherie Blues, 2 p.m. Saturday; The Jazz Pearls, 2 p.m. Sunday, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, 3015 N.W. 54th St., Seattle; free (206-764-3742 or www.nws.usace.army.mil/Missions/Civil-Works/Locks-and-Dams/Chittenden-Locks/Calendar-of-Events).
Seattle Peace Concert
SUN Music by local bands, noon-6 p.m. Sunday, Volunteer Park, 1247 15th Ave. E., Seattle; free, nonperishable food for local food banks requested (seapeace.org).
Chamber Music Concert
SUN Soprano Shih-Yi Kuan, vocalist Brian Lew, pianist Jason Kuo, 3 p.m. Sunday, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle; free (206-386-4636).
Edmonds Summer Concerts
SUN-JULY 28 Ian McFeron Band, 3 p.m. Sunday, Edmonds City Park, Third Avenue South and Pine Street; Juliana & PAVA Russian folk songs, noon Tuesday, Hazel Miller Plaza; Squirrel Butter old-time Americana, 5 p.m. July 28, Hazel Miller Plaza, Hazel Miller Plaza, Fifth Avenue South and Maple Street, Edmonds; free (edmondswa.gov/summer-concerts.html).
High Class Brass
TUE Quintet plays classical, swing, Dixieland music, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Lake City Mini-Park, 12359 Lake City Way N.E., Seattle; free (206-684-7518).
Halau Hula O’Napualani Pacific Island Dance
TUE Concert for all ages, noon Tuesday, Richmond Beach Saltwater Park, 2021 N.W. 197th St., Shoreline; (206-801-2600 or shorelinewa.gov/government/departments/parks-recreation-cultural-services/special-events/lunchtime-concert-series).
Kent Summer Concert Series
TUE-JULY 28 Lulu LaFever swing, blues and jazz, noon Tuesday, Kent Station; The Brian Waite Band family concert, noon Wednesday, Town Square Park; Colt and the Peacemakers country roots rock, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Kent Station; Hapa music of Hawaii, 7 p.m. July 28, Lake Meridian Park, Kent; free (kentwa.gov/arts/summer).
U Village Sound of Summer Concert
WED Music, food bites, beer garden, kids’ activities; The Nowhere Men music of the Beatles, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, University Village Mall, 25th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 45th Street, Seattle; free (uvillage.com).
Music in the Park, SeaTac
WED Cuban Son with Supersones, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, North SeaTac Park, South 128th Street and 20th Avenue South, SeaTac; free (206-988-3700 or burienwa.gov/concerts).
Woodinville Concerts in the Park
WED One Bad Hat 1960s and ’70s rock, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Wilmot Gateway Park, 1730 N.E. 131st Ave., Woodinville; free (celebratewoodinville.com/music-line-up).
Hiawatha Summer Concerts
JULY 28 Bring a chair or blanket for seating; The Banner Days, 6:30 p.m. July 28, Hiawatha Playfield, Walnut Avenue Southwest and Southwest Forest Street, Seattle; free (westseattleblog.com/2016/06/summer-concerts-at-hiawatha-2016-heres-the-lineup).
Burien Music in the Park
JULY 28 Classic jazz with Chris Anderson, 6:30 p.m. July 28, Lake Burien School Park, Southwest 148th Street and 16th Avenue Southwest, Burien; free (206-988-3700 or burienwa.gov/concerts).
Kirkland Summer Evening Concert Series
JULY 28 Outdoor concerts, Jealous Dogs Pretenders cover band, 7 p.m. July 28, Marina Park, 25 Lake Shore Plaza, Kirkland; free (kirklandsummerconcerts.weebly.com).
Band Jam 2016
PLAN AHEAD All-City Band Jam outdoor marching band jamboree, food vendors, 7 p.m. July 29, Southwest Athletics Complex, 2801 S.W. Thistle St., Seattle; free (206-252-8993 or allcityband.org/bandjam).
Float Dodger 5K
SAT Run along California Avenue Southwest before the West Seattle Summer Parade, benefiting Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and West Seattle Food Bank, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Hiawatha Playfield, Walnut Avenue Southwest and Southwest Forest Street, Seattle; $20-$40 (floatdodger5k.com/Home_Page.html).
Seafair Triathlon and Kids Triathlon
SUN Adult sprint triathlon, Olympic distance duathlon, Olympic triathlon, two- and three-person sprint relay team and kids beginner and intermediate triathlon, 6:30 a.m.-noon Sunday, Seward Park, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; $30-$145 (206-728-0123 or seafair.com).
Very Vintage Market
SAT Vintage, antique, repurposed items, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Ave. N.E., Seattle (averyvintagemarket.com).
SUN Friends of the Library sale of hundreds of titles, fiction, nonfiction, cookbooks, children’s books, a dollar each, all proceeds benefit children’s programs at Lake Forest Park Library, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Lake Forest Park Town Center, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Lake Forest Park (206-362-8860).
Trail to Treasure
FRI-SUN Walking tour of historic district to learn about places and events that shaped development of Pioneer Square, Seattle and the region, 2 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, 319 Second Ave. S., Seattle; free, limited to 20 people, first come, first served (206-220-4240 or nps.gov/klse/planyourvisit/summer-program-schedule.htm).
Cedar River Watershed Tours
SAT-SUN Tour the City of Seattle’s Cedar River Municipal Watershed, 90,638 acres that supplies drinking water to 1.4 million people in the Seattle area, closed to the public except for guided tours; 2.5 hour tour, 1/4 mile walking on uneven surfaces, 10 a.m. Saturdays-Sundays, $10/adults, $5/ages 10-18 and 55+; one hour family tour for all ages, /4 mile walking on uneven surfaces, 2 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, $5, Cedar River Watershed Education Center, 19901 Cedar Falls Road S.E., North Bend; preregister (seattle.gov/util/environmentconservation/education/cedarriverwatershed).
ONGOING North Cascades Institute, Seattle City Light and North Cascades National Park events; Diablo Lake boat tours, lunch, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays, $20-$40; Diablo Lake afternoon cruise, 2-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, $12-$20; Gorge Powerhouse and Newhalem tour, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Gorge Inn, $15-$20; Newhalem at Night guided walk, 8-10 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays, Gorge Inn, free, optional dinner available by reservation, 7 p.m., $10-$15; Newhalem 45 minute walking tours, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily, no registration needed, North Cascades Environmental Learning Center, milepost 127.5 on Highway 20; reservations required (360-854-2589 or ncascades.org/signup/programs/skagit-tours).
Sustainable South Africa
JUNE 28 South African safari as a tool for sustaining conservation efforts, 6 p.m. June 28, The Adventure Hub & Winery, 2960 Fourth Ave. S., Seattle; free (206-650-5795 or evergreenescapesintl.com/events).
Self-Defense for Everyone
SAT-TUES Presented by EvergreenHealth, simple techniques to protect yourself and ensure personal safety, 2 p.m. Saturday, Kenmore Library, 6531 N.E. 181st St., Kenmore; free (425-486-8747 or kcls.org); also 7 p.m. Tuesday, Redmond Library, 15990 N.E. 85th St., Redmond; free (425-885-1861 or kcls.org).
Memory Box Workshop
MON How to use different media to make a keepsake box, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Lake Forest Park Library, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Lake Forest Park Towne Centre, Lake Forest Park; free (206-362-8860 or kcls.org); also, 6:30 p.m. June 28, Woodinville Library, Woodinville (425-788-0733).
Glassblowing open house
TUE Work one-on-one with a professional glassblower to create a handmade bowl, paperweight or float, 5 p.m. Tuesday, glassybaby, 3406 E. Union St., Seattle; $85-$130 (placefull.com/glassblowing-open-house-valentines-day-edition-59).