A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, July 13-19, 2018.

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Animal events

Pacific Northwest Reptile & Exotic Animal Show

SAT-SUN Animals and related merchandise vendors, educational displays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $5-$10 (pacnwrs.com).

Woodland Park Zoo

ONGOING Assam Rhino Reserve, Butterfly Garden, Willawong Station Bird Feeding, Family Farm, Historic Carousel, keeper talks, Zoomazium kids’ activities; closing 3 p.m. July 13 and 2 p.m. July 20 for special events, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $12.95-$20.95, ages 2 and younger free (206-548-2500 or zoo.org).

Auto events

Oldsmobile Car Show

SAT Car show hosted by Oldsmobile Club of America Puget Sound Chapter, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds (pugetsoundoldsclub.org).

Car Shows, Triple XXX Rootbeer Drive-in

SUN All Camaro Show, 8 a.m. Sunday, Triple XXX Root Beer Drive-In, 98 N.E. Gilman Blvd., Issaquah (triplexrootbeer.com).

All British Field Meet Car Show

PLAN AHEAD Display of hundreds of British vehicles, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 21, Saint Edward State Park, Kenmore; $10 (wwabfm.com/).


SummeRun & Walk

SUN 5K run and walk, closing festival, to support Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer programs, 8:15 a.m. Sunday, Marion and Minor Streets, Seattle; $30-$35, fundraising suggested (206-215-6200 or support.swedishfoundation.org/site/TR/Events/SummeRun?fr_id=1110&pg=entry).

Refuse To Abuse 5k

PLAN AHEAD 5K fun run/walk around every level of Safeco Field, to benefit the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 9 a.m. July 21, Safeco Field, Seattle; $45 (refusetoabuse5k.org).


Bicycle Sunday

SUN Lake Washington Boulevard closed to motorized vehicles, inviting the community to bike, stroll or jog, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Lake Washington Boulevard from Mount Baker Beach to Seward Park, Seattle (parkways.seattle.gov).

Snoqualmie Tunnel Bike Ride

PLAN AHEAD Bike trip, 20 miles on the Palouse to Cascades Trail including the two-mile tunnel at Snoqualmie Pass, 7:30 a.m. July 21, Rattlesnake Lake, North Bend; $40, preregister, space limited (mtsgreenway.org/explore/trips/snoqualmie-tunnel-bike-ride/).


Sno-King International Folk Dance Club

SAT Folk dances from many countries; couple, set and no-partner; requests, 7 p.m., lesson, 7:30 p.m., dancing until 9:30 p.m. p.m. Saturday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $6-$8 (949-646-7082 or sno-king.org).

Dancing til Dusk

TUE-JULY 19 Music, dancing, dance lessons first hour, no experience or partner required; Billy Joe Show honky tonk, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Westlake Park; Casey MacGill Trio swing, 6 p.m. July 19, Occidental Park, 250 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle; free, rain may cancel (206-264-5646 or danceforjoy.biz/dancingtildusk/index.html).


Redmond Derby Days

FRI-SAT Redmond Arts Festival, noon-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, Redmond Town Center; Kids Parade, 10 a.m., Grand Parade 11 a.m. Saturday, on 161st Avenue Northeast from Northeast 83rd Street, on Northeast 85th Street to 158th Avenue Northeast, Redmond; beer and wine garden, food vendors, entertainment, carnival, 4-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. p.m. Saturday; Kids’ Zone activities, noon-5 p.m. Saturday; Youth Criterium Bike Races, 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Criterium Bike Races, 3:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday; fireworks, 10 p.m. Saturday, Redmond City Hall Campus, 15670 N.E. 85th St., Redmond; park and catch free shuttle to the event from City of Redmond Parking Garage, 8703 160th Ave. N.E., and Redmond Town Center, 16495 N.E. 74th St., Redmond (redmondderbydays.com/home).

Ballard SeafoodFest

FRI-SUN Salmon barbecue, Crab Shack and other food vendors, beer garden, music, arts and crafts vendors, Kids Deck activities and entertainment, 5-11 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday; Lutefisk Eating contest, 3 p.m. Sunday; Northwest Market Street and 22nd Avenue Northwest and surrounding area, Seattle (seafoodfest.org).

West Seattle Summer Fest

FRI-SUN Street festival with 150 vendors, kids’ activities, 20 food vendors, main stage, beer garden, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July Friday-Saturday (stage and beer garden open later), 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, West Seattle Junction, California Avenue Southwest and Southwest Alaska Street, Seattle (wsjunction.org).

Kirkland Uncorked

FRI-SUN Wine tasting, Burger Brawl, live music in the Tasting Garden (21+), all-ages craft fair with Uncorked Market, boat show, dog modeling contest; proceeds benefit Homeward Pet Adoption Center; 5-10 p.m. Friday, noon-10 p.m. Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday, Marina Park, 25 Lake Shore Plaza, Kirkland; $15-$30/Wine Garden (kirklanduncorked.com).

Kent Cornucopia Days

FRI-SUN Arts, crafts and food vendors, entertainment, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, downtown Kent; parade, 2 p.m. Sunday, Fourth Avenue from Willis Street to James Street, Kent (kcdays.com/).

Sammamish Valley Celebration of Lavender and the Arts

FRI-SUN Farm and lavender-related activities at farms and businesses along the Sammamish Valley Trail in Woodinville and Redmond, Friday-Sunday (206-850-2643 or sammamishvalley.org).

Seafair Milk Carton Derby

SAT Racing by 100 colorful milk carton boats of all shapes and designed by children, adults, families, schools and businesses, food and beverage vendors, beer garden, open 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., events start 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Green Lake Park, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N., Seattle; preregister to compete (seafair.com/events/2018/milk-carton-derby).

Wallingford Family Parade

SAT Community parade with French Bastille Day theme; 11 a.m. Saturday, kids can register to participate at 10 a.m. parade day at Meridian Playground; on Bagley Avenue North from Meridian Plaground, on North 45th Street to Interlake Avenue North, Seattle (sites.google.com/site/wallingfordfamilyparade/).

Dragon Fest

SAT-SUN Multicultural performances including lion and dragon dances, $3 Food Walk at local  restaurants throughout the neighborhood, kids’ activities, market of food, arts, and crafts, noon-8 p.m. Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday, along South King Street from Fifth Avenue to Seventh Avenue, Seattle (cidbia.org/events/dragonfest/).

Viking Days

SAT-SUN Run Like a Viking 5K, Viking costume contest, dogs welcome, 9 a.m. Saturday, $35-$40; entertainment, Swedish pancakes and other food vendors, kids’ activities, vendors, Viking Village, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Nordic Museum grounds, 2655 N.W. Market St., Seattle; festival free, museum admission $10-$15 (206-789-5707 or nordicmuseum.org/vikingdays).

Wedgwood Art Festival

SAT-SUN Juried art festival, live music, food, puppet shows and kid’s activities, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Our Lady Of The Lake, 8900 35th Ave. N.E., Seattle (425-350-6548 or wedgwoodfestival.com).

Mercer Island Summer Celebration

SAT-SUN “Island Vibes” theme, parade, 10 a.m. Saturday, 78th Avenue Southeast, downtown Mercer Island; food and craft vendors, entertainment, music, juried art shows, Shakespeare in the Park, classic cars, boat rides around the island, teen band competition, children’s inflatable rides, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Mercerdale Park, 77th Avenue Southeast and Southeast 32nd Street, Mercer Island; festivities, fireworks, 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Luther Burbank Park, Mercer Island, free shuttle between Mercer Island City Hall and Luther Burbank Park 6:40-9:45 p.m. Saturday (mercergov.org/Page.asp?NavID=2588).

Mill Creek Festival

SAT-SUN Arts and crafts vendors, food court, entertainment, beer and wine garden, pet plaza, children’s activities, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Mill Creek Boulevard and 161st Street Southeast, Mill Creek; free shuttle from parking at Jackson High School (millcreekfestival.com).

Skagit Valley Highland Games

SAT-SUN Bagpiping and drumming competitions, bagpipe bands, fiddling, traditional Scottish athletics, Highland dance competitions, beer and whiskey garden, sheepdog trials, clan and culture tents, children’s activities, musical performances, vendors, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, Edgewater Park, 600 Behrens Millet Road, Mount Vernon; $12-$15 (celticarts.org/celtic-events/2018-games/).

Lyft Fest: A day of music, art & community

SUN Live music from local artists Satin Sirens, All Star Opera, Corey Harper and Joseph, carnival games, pop-up market featuring the talents and passion projects of the Lyft driver community, including handcrafted jewelry and other arts and crafts, 4:30-9 p.m. Sunday, Mural Amphitheatre, Seattle Center, Seattle (lyftfestseattle.com/).

Swingin’ Summer Eve Community Festival

WED Book sale, food vendors, music by Petty Thief Tom Petty Tribute Band, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Cromwell Park, North 179th Street and Meridian Avenue North, Shoreline (425-221-1292 or shorelinewa.gov/specialevents).

White Center Jubilee Days

WED-JULY 22 Carnival, 3-11 p.m. Wednesday-July 20, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. July 21-22, White Center Heights Elementary, 10015 Sixth Ave. S.W., Seattle; street fair, main stage and beer garden, car show, 11 a.m. July 21, 16th Avenue Southwest and Southwest Roxbury Street; parade, 11 a.m. July 22, 16th Avenue Southwest, Seattle (jubileedays.org).


JULY 19 Outdoor summer music event with a throwback to the 1960s, vintage attire welcome, live music, arcade games, food, 5 p.m. July 19, Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, 719 S. King St., Seattle; free, donations welcome (206-623-5124 or wingluke.org/jamfest).

King County Fair

JULY 19-22 Carnival rides, vendors, racing pigs, music, food vendors, 4-H displays, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. July 19-21, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 22, Enumclaw Expo Center, 45224 284th Ave. S.E., Enumclaw; $10/at the gate, $7/advance, $7/military with ID; $1/ages 65+ 10 a.m.-noon daily only; ages 4 and younger free (360-226-3493 or kingcofair.com).

Bite of Seattle

PLAN AHEAD Celebrating its 37th anniversary as one of Seattle’s favorite festivals, food from 60+ restaurants and vendors, $12 or less, craft beer and cider tasting, music and entertainment on three stages, The Alley restaurant showcase benefiting Food Lifeline, beer gardens, cooking demonstrations, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. July 20-21, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. July 22, Seattle Center, Seattle (biteofseattle.com).

Seafair Pow Wow

PLAN AHEAD Native American and Alaskan Natives drummers, dancers in traditional regalia, Native food and art vendors; Family Night, 4-10 p.m. July 20; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. July 21; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. July 22, Daybreak Star Cultural Center, 5011 Bernie Whitebear Way, Discovery Park, Seattle; free July 20; $5/July 21-22, ages 11 and younger free (unitedindians.org/seafair-pow-wow/).

Sequim Lavender Festival

PLAN AHEAD Music, vendors festival, farm tours, July 20-22, Sequim (lavenderfestival.com).

Vashon Island Strawberry Festival

PLAN AHEAD Grand parade, 11 a.m. July 21; classic car show and parade, 11:45 a.m. July 22; music stages, vendors, carnival, street dances, beer garden, 6-9 p.m. July 20, 10 a.m.-midnight July 21, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 22, downtown Vashon (vashonchamber.com/pages/vashon-island-strawberry-festival).

Bon Odori

PLAN AHEAD Japanese Buddhist festival to honor deceased ancestors by performing folk dances; traditional Japanese foods available for purchase; martial arts demonstrations, cultural exhibits, Beer Garden, 4-10 p.m. July 21, 3-8 p.m. July 22, Seattle Buddhist Temple, 1427 S. Main St., Seattle (206-329-0800 or seattlebetsuin.com).

Des Moines Waterland Festival and Parade

PLAN AHEAD Kids’ carnival, parade, Wheels and Keels Wooden Boat Show, Classic Car Show, July 21-22; Des Moines (destinationdesmoines.org/waterland-festival).

Kitsap Pride 2018

PLAN AHEAD Kitsap Pride Network hosts vendors, entertainment on two stages, beer garden, activities for all ages, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 21, Evergreen Rotary Park, 1500 Park Ave., Bremerton (206-842-8922 or kitsappride.org/kitsap-pride-2018-july-21-save-the-date/).

Flying Heritage Museum SkyFair

PLAN AHEAD Air and ground show, vintage aircraft, tanks, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 21, Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum, 3407 109th St. S.W., Paine Field, Everett; $15-$25, ages 5 and younger free (206-342-4242 or flyingheritage.com/Visit/Events.aspx).

Covington Days Festival

PLAN AHEAD Parade, 10 a.m. July 21; arts and crafts vendors, carnival games, exhibits, activities, entertainment, inflatable toys, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. July 21, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 22, Covington (covingtonwa.gov/covingtondays/).

Food events

Westland Distillery Dinner Pairing

FRI Reception, dinner paired whiskey with Seattle’s Westland Distillery; profits benefit FareStart job training programs, 6 p.m. Friday, Maslow’s by Farestart, 380 Boren Ave. N., Seattle; $75 (206-588-4020 or www.facebook.com/events/624177094616451/?active_tab=about).

Bastille Day at Bastille Seattle

SAT House rosé, French-inspired cocktails, dancing to live music from classic jazz by Second Dimension and New Orleans street style band Super Krewe; Burlesque performance, costume contest, dress up as your favorite French historical figure or revolutionary mob-member, 3 p.m. Saturday, Bastille Cafe & Bar, 5307 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle (206-453-5014).

Mixology Meets Chocolate Workshop

JULY 19 Short tour of chocolate factory, followed by a how-to demo of chocolate infused cocktails, 6:30 p.m. July 19, Seattle Chocolate Company, 1180 Andover Park W., Seattle; $40 (877-427-7915 or jcocochocolate.com/summer-series-calendar/mixology).

Spanish Paella Cooking Class

JULY 19 Learn how to make paella, 6:30 p.m. July 19, El Centro De La Raza, 2524 16th Ave. S., Seattle; $75 (206-957-4649 or elcentrodelarazaevents.secure.force.com/default/CnP_PaaS_EVT__ExternalRegistrationPage?event_id=a2D6A000000e6vjUAA).

Bremerton Summer Brewfest

PLAN AHEAD Music, food vendors, 100 craft beers from 36 breweries; 4-9 p.m. July 20, noon-6:30 p.m. July 21, Bremerton Waterfront Boardwalk, Bremerton; $15-$25 (/washingtonbeer.com/festivals/bremerton-summer-brewFest.php).

PNA Summer Beer Taste

PLAN AHEAD Ten tastes from 30 local microbreweries and cideries, snacks, 4 p.m. July 21, Phinney Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $25-$30 (phinneycenter.org/summerbeer).

Anderson Summer School Brewfest

PLAN AHEAD Local brews and ciders from McMenamins and guest breweries, outdoor music, 1-10 p.m. July 21, McMenamins Anderson School, 18607 Bothell Way N.E., Bothell; $28/pint class and 12 tokens (mcmenamins.com/events/183164-2nd-annual-anderson-summer-school-brewfest).


Interbay P-Patch U-Pick Lavender Sale

SAT-SUN Scissors and ribbon provided for cutting and bundling 14 varieties of lavender ($4-$6), sale of lavender sachets, wands, cookies and lemonade, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday and July 21-22, Interbay P-Patch, 2451 15th Ave. W., Seattle (206-769-7543).

Mount Baker Garden Tour

SUN Self-guided tour of neighborhood gardens; proceeds benefit clubhouse, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Mount Baker Community Club, 2811 Mount Rainier Drive S., Seattle; $25-$40, ages 10 and younger free (mountbaker.org/gardentour).


Northwest Regional Walking Festival

FRI-SUN Evergreen Volkssport Association hosts several walking events around the area, Friday-Sunday, Port Angeles (esva.online/news/2018-nw-regional-walking-festival-july-13-15-2018/).

Beers Made by Walking Hike

JULY 19 Easy three-mile hike with brewers to brew beers inspired by plants found on the trail, 10 a.m. July 19, South Tiger Traverse Trail, Issaquah; free, preregistration required (wawild.org/event/).


Camlann Village Days

SAT-SUN Low-key demonstrations and presentations on life in a 14th century English village, noon-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Camlann Medieval Village, 10320 Kelly Road N.E., Carnation; $5 (camlann.org/village life.htm).

Stitchin’ at the Farm

SUN Bring your knitting needles for camaraderie from the Snohomish Knitting Guild, knitting and crochet demonstrations, 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Mary Olson Farm, 28728 Green River Road, Auburn; free (wrvmuseum.org/events.html).

Museum events

Tales of the Klondike

FRI Illustrated, “mostly true” stories and anecdotes about the Klondike Gold Rush, 12:15 p.m. Friday, Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, 319 Second Ave. S., Seattle; free (206-220-4240 or nps.gov/klse/index.htm).

Northwest Seaport Chantey Sing

FRI Sea Chanteys, fun and easy to sing for all ages, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Virginia V Steamer, 860 Terry Ave. N., Suite 223, Seattle; free (206-447-9800 or nwseaport.org).

Day Out With Thomas

FRI-SUN Thomas the Tank Engine train rides and activities, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday and July 20-22, Northwest Railway Museum, 38625 S.E. King St., Snoqualmie; $23-$26, reservations recommended (425-888-3030 or TrainMuseum.org).

Geology of the Duwamish River Valley

SAT Explore how glaciers, volcanoes, earthquakes and humans have shaped the Duwamish Valley, walk, 1 p.m. Saturday, Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center, 4705 W. Marginal Way S.W., Seattle; free, no registration needed (206-431-1582).

Tacoma Art Museum Free Saturdays for Youth

SAT Free admission on Saturdays for ages 18 and younger, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, Tacoma Art Museum, 1701 Pacific Ave., Tacoma; $13-$15 (tacomaartmuseum.org).

MOHAI events

ONGOING Signature exhibits “True Northwest: The Seattle Journey,” :Maritime Seattle,” “It’s Raining Cats and Dog,” Bezos Center for Innovation; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, until 8 p.m. Thursdays in July and August; special events include History Cafe: Remembering Princess Angeline, 6:30 p.m. July 18; Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $15.95-$19.95 ages 14 and younger free (206-324-1126 or mohai.org).

“Double Exposure: Edward S. Curtis, Marianne Nicolson, Tracy Rector, Will Wilson”

ONGOING Iconic early 20th-century works by American photographer Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952) and contemporary photography, video, and installation by indigenous artists Marianne Nicolson, Tracy Rector, and Will Wilson, in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Curtis’s birth to explore the legacy of his historic portraits of Native Americans from 21st-century perspectives, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursdays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays-Sundays, Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Ave., Seattle; $14.95-$24.95 (206-654-3100 or seattleartmuseum.org).

“Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes”

ONGOING Display of 300 artifacts of Marvel art, costumes and props telling the Marvel story, including Spider-Man, Thor, Black Panther, Ms. Marvel, Hulk, Iron Man and others; other exhibits include “Nirvana: Taking It To The Masses,” “Infinite Worlds of Science Fiction,” “Fantasy: Worlds of Myth and Magic,” “Scared to Death: The Thrill of Horror Film;” 10 a.m.-7 p.m. daily, Museum of Pop Culture (MoPop), 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; $17-$36 (206-770-2700 or mopop.org).

“Sasquatch: Ancient Native Perspectives on the Mysterious Beings of the Woods”

ONGOING Artwork, traditional masks, anthropological records illustrating regional Native American traditions on the origins of Sasquatch, noon-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays and 6-8 p.m. on first Thursdays through Dec. 16; White River Valley Museum, 918 H St. S.E., Auburn; $2-$5 (253-288-7433 or wrvmuseum.org).

Paddle sports

Dragon Boat Paddling

SAT-MON Dragon boat paddling, on-land instruction, one hour on the lake, no experience or reservations required, 3 p.m. Sundays, 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, 8 a.m. Saturdays, Kenmore Air parking lot, 950 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle; free (seattleflyingdragons.org).

Park events

Music, Dancing, Cama Beach

FRI-SAT Music on the beach, Atlas Stringband, 8:30 p.m. Friday; family dance, callers teach circle, square and contra dances, live music, 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Cama Beach Historical State Park, 1880 S. West Camano Drive, Camano Island; free, Discover Pass required for parking (360-902-8635 or parks.state.wa.us/folkarts).

Beach Naturalist Program

FRI-SUN Explore the beach at low tide with trained volunteers; 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July 12; 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. July 13; 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. July 14; 11:15 a.m.-2:45 p.m. July 15; Olympic Sculpture Park, Carkeek Park, Golden Gardens, South Alki, Lincoln Park, Seattle; Richmond Beach, Shoreline; Seahurst Park, Burien; Des Moines Beach Park and Saltwater State Park, Des Moines; Dask Point State Park, Federal Way (seattleaquarium.org/beach-naturalist).

Summer at SAM, Olympic Sculpture Park

SAT, JULY 19 Yoga, 9 and 10:30 a.m., art activity 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Zumba 2 p.m., public tour 1 p.m. Saturday; Members Appreciation Night, giveaways for SAM members, live jazz, art activity, food trucks, 6-8 p.m. July 19; Olympic Sculpture Park, Broad Street and Elliott Avenue, Seattle (visitsam.org/summer).

Vashon-Maury Island Low Tide Festival

SAT Guided beach walks, historic lighthouse tours, flora and fauna information displays, children’s activities, food vendor, paddleboards, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Point Robinson Park, 3705 S.W. Point Robinson Road, Vashon Island (vashonevents.com).

Concerts, Deception Pass State Park

SAT American Roots Music Series folk and traditional music, 7 p.m., West Beach amphitheater or, in case of rain, at East Cranberry Lake picnic shelter; Bay Boys Irish Band, 7 p.m. Saturday, Deception Pass State Park, Whidbey Island (parks.state.wa.us/folkarts).

Discovery Park Beach Shuttle

SAT-SUN Shuttle between Visitor Center parking lot and beach parking lot, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Discovery Park, 3801 Discovery Park Boulevard, Seattle; free (parkways.seattle.gov).

Yoga and Zumba & Dance, Freeway Park

MON-WED Washington Athletic Club (WAC) and Freeway Park Association open-air classes, all levels of experience welcome, Zumba & Dance Cardio, 5:30-6:30 Mondays; Yoga, noon-1 p.m. Wednesdays, Freeway Park, 700 Seneca St., Seattle; free (206-464-3098 or wac.net/event/outdoorfitness/2018-07-30/).

Summer Picnic in Volunteer Park

JULY 19 Live music, food trucks, free ice cream, 6 p.m. July 19, Volunteer Park, 1247 15th Ave. E., Seattle (volunteerparktrust.org).

Seattle Parks Wading Pools

ONGOING Wading pools open beginning Saturday, open on days with sunny skies and warm temperatures, schedules vary by location (206-684-7796 or seattle.gov/parks/find/sprayparks-and-wading-pools).

Enchanted Village and Wild Waves Water Park

ONGOING Fun park and water park; 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; Dive-In Movies, watch from the Wave Pool, “Coco,” 9 p.m. Friday, Wild Waves & Enchanted Village, 36201 Enchanted Parkway S., Federal Way; $22.99-$40.99 (253-661-8000 or wildwaves.com/index.php).

Remlinger Farms Country Fair Fun Park

ONGOING Farm animals, entertainment, rides and attractions for children, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily, 32610 N.E. 32nd St., Carnation; $14.95-$17.11 (425-333-4135 or remlingerfarms.com).

Jetty Island

ONGOING Ferry to two-mile island with sandy beach, nature trails, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sundays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, Jetty Landing & Boat Launch, 10th Street and West Marine View Drive, Everett; free, donation requested, $2/adult, $1/child, reservations available; ferry service may be canceled due to weather or when the jetty is at maximum capacity (425-257-8304 or portofeverett.com/recreation/beaches-kiteboarding/jetty-island-290).

Ethnobotany Hike

PLAN AHEAD Hike through the park to learn its history, 6:30 p.m. July 20, Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center, 1625 118th Ave. S.E., Bellevue; $12-$15, preregister (203-443-2925 or pacsci.org/mercer-slough/ethnobotany-hikes/).

Farm Fest at Rainier Beach Urban Farm

PLAN AHEAD Celebrate Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetlands’ transformation into a hub for urban farming and community in Southeast Seattle; festivities include cooking demos, live music, kids’ activities, self-guided tours, food trucks, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 21, Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetlands, 5513 S. Cloverdale St., Seattle; free (206-633-0451 or facebook.com/events/1466544696782883).

Parkadilly at Lake Sammamish

PLAN AHEAD Entertainment including Recess Monkey, The Not Its, Gansango African Dance, Rhythms of India; petting zoo, kids’ Junior Ranger, rock climbing programs, games, storytelling, arts and crafts activities, kid-related vendors and information, food trucks, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. July 22, Lake Sammamish State Park, 20606 S.E. 56th St., Issaquah; Discover Pass required for parking (lakesammamishfriends.org).

Performances/outdoor movies

Timber! Outdoor Music Festival

FRI-SAT Outdoor music performances and adventure activities, noon July 12-noon Saturday, Tolt MacDonald Park, Northeast 40th Street and Tolt Avenue, Carnation; $40-$50/day, ages 11 and younger free; camping fees vary (summer.timbermusicfest.com).

Downtown Summer Sounds

ONGOING Outdoor concert series, 34 shows at eight venues, 4:30 p.m. Mondays, noon on select Tuesdays, 4 p.m. Wednesdays, noon Thursdays-Fridays, Seattle (downtownseattle.org/summersounds).

GreenStage Shakespeare in the Park

SAT-SUN Performance of “Henry IV, Part One,” abbreviated Backyard Bard: “The Two Gentlemen of Verona” and “The Winter’s Tale,” plus “The Three Musketeers,” including Seattle Outdoor Theater Festival, Saturday-Sunday, Volunteer Park, 1247 15th Ave. E., Seattle; free, donations suggested (greenstage.org).

Summer Concerts at the Locks

SAT-SUN Letter Carriers Band and Fraternal Order of Eagles, 2 p.m. Saturday; West Seattle Big Band, 2 p.m. Sunday, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, 3015 N.W. 54th St., Seattle (206-783-7059 or ballardlocks.org/free-summer-concerts.html).

Seattle Peace Concerts

SUN Outdoor concerts for all ages by local bands, noon-6 p.m. Sunday, Gas Works Park, 2101 N. Northlake Way, Seattle; free, donations needed; nonperishable food bank donations requested (seapeace.org).

African Music and Dance Showcase

MON Gansango Dance Company program, all ages welcome with adult; contemporary and traditional West African dance, drumming and songs, 2 p.m. Monday, Federal Way Library, 34200 First Way S., Federal Way; free (206-236-3537 or kcls.org).

City of Shoreline Lunchtime Music Series

TUE Halau Hula O’Napualani Pacific Island Dance, noon Tuesday, Richmond Beach Saltwater Park, 2021 N.W. 197th St., Shoreline; free (425-221-1292 or shorelinewa.gov/specialevents).

Downtown Movies in the Park, Bellevue

TUE Pre-movie entertainment, popcorn, local nonprofits accepting donations; movies at dusk, “Boss Baby” 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Bellevue Downtown Park, 10201 N.E. Fourth St., Bellevue; free (425-452-4240 or bellevueoutdoormovies.com).

U Village Sounds of Summer Concert Series

WED Nite Wave 80s New Wave band, 7 p.m. Wednesday, University Village Mall, 25th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 45th Street, Seattle; free (206-523-0622 or uvillage.com).

Concert in the Park, Shoreline

WED Petty Thief Tom Petty tribute band, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Cromwell Park, North 179th Street and Meridian Avenue North, Shoreline (206-417-4645 or shorelinearts.net/eventsprograms/concerts-in-the-park/).

Summer Concerts at Coulon

WED One Trick Pony hits of the 1970s and ’80s, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park, 1201 Lake Washington Blvd. N., Renton (Rentonwa.gov/events).

Auburn Kids Summerstage

WED Recess Monkey concert, noon Wednesday, Les Gove Park, 11th Street and Auburn Way South, Auburn; free (253-931-3043 or auburnwa.gov/events).


WED Entertainment, food trucks, 6:30 p.m., movie “Coco” at dusk Wednesday, Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond; $5-$6, ages 5 and younger free; parking $5 (moviesatmarymoor.com).

Celebrate Woodinville Concert in the Park

WED Freddy Pink Band music for all ages, wine garden, food vendors, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Wilmot Gateway Park, 17301 N.E. 131st Ave., Woodinville; free (425-481-8300 or celebratewoodinville.com).

Newcastle Concerts in the Park

WED Massy Ferguson, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Lake Boren Park, Southeast 84th Avenue and Coal Creek Parkway Southeast, Newcastle (425-649-4444 or newcastlewa.gov).

Sounds of Summer, Bainbridge

WED Outdoor concert; Luau Cinder, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Battle Point Park, 11299 Arrow Point Drive N.E., Bainbridge Island (206-842-2306 or biparks.org).

Gas Station Blues

JULY 19 Concert for all ages, bring your own chair, beer garden, barbecue vendor; 7 p.m. July 19, Historic Shell Station, 232 Front St., Issaquah; free (downtownissaquah.com).

Capitol Hill Block Party

PLAN AHEAD Local and national talent at indoor and outdoor venues, beer gardens, VIP lounges, July 20-22, Seattle; $65/day (877-987-6487 or capitolhillblockparty.com).

Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival

PLAN AHEAD Los Lonely Boys, California Honeydrops, Lydia Pense, July 20-22, The Blues Ranch, Winthrop; $20-$110 (winthropbluesfestival.org).


Summer Spirit Run

SAT 5K, 10K, 15K, kids dash, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; $3-$30 (magnusonseries.org).

Seafair Triathlon

PLAN AHEAD Swimming, cycling and running, 8 a.m. July 22, Seward Park, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; tba (seafair.com).


Equine Art

FRI-SUN Equine art display and sale, portion of proceeds benefits Washington Thoroughbred Foundation; 5-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Friday-Sunday, Emerald Downs, 2300 Emerald Downs Drive, Auburn (thoroughbredfoundation.org).

Lakewood Seward Park Community Garage Sale Day

SAT Sales at more than 30 homes, most 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Seattle (lspcc.org/garage-sales/).

Treasure Sale During SeafoodFest

SAT-SUN Books, glassware, Norwegian/Scandinavian items, art, vintage/retro treasure, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Leif Erikson Hall, 2245 N.W. 57th St., Seattle (206-783-1274 or leiferiksonlodge.org).

Special interest

Seattle Center Fitness Programs

TUE-WED Zumba dance class, all welcome, 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Next 50 Plaza; Meditation and Relaxation Class, chairs provided, bring a mat/pillow if you prefer to sit on the floor, 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Armory Room Loft 1; Gentle Yoga for all ages and fitness levels, bring a yoga mat, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Exhibition Hall Lawn, Seattle Center, Seattle; free (206-684-7200 or seattlecenter.com).

Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum Grand Reopening Celebration

WED Folio, an independent, nonprofit membership library celebrates its recent move to a new location in Pike Place Market, with 20,000 books, public events, rental space; meet Meet Folio board, staff and members, explore the library’s collections, check out the reading rooms, 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Pike Place Market, 93 Pike St., Suite 307, Economy Market, Seattle; preregister (folioseattle.org/upcoming-events).

The Spheres Understory

ONGOING Public visitor center, exhibits about flora and design to learn about Amazon and The Spheres, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sundays; indoor gardens open two Saturdays a month by reservation, The Spheres Understory, 2101 Seventh Ave., Seattle; free (seattlespheres.com).

Sky View Observatory

ONGOING The tallest public observatory in the Pacific Northwest, Sky View Cafe, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Friday-Monday, Sky View Observatory, 700 Fourth Ave., Floor 73, Seattle; $14-$22, ages 4 and younger free (206-386-5564 or skyviewobservatory.com).


Seattle beaches

ONGOING Lifeguards on duty, weather permitting, noon-7 p.m. weekdays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays; Madison, 1900 43rd Ave. E.; Baker, 2301 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; Seward, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; West Green Lake, 7312 W. Green Lake Drive; Matthews, 9300 51st Ave. N.E.; Madrona Beach, 853 Lake Washington Blvd.; East Green Lake, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N.; Magnuson, Northeast 65th Street and Sand Point Way Northeast, and Pritchard, 8400 55th Ave. S., Seattle (seattle.gov/parks/find/swimming-beaches).

Colman Pool

ONGOING Heated saltwater Olympic-sized pool, Giant Tube Slide; open swims, swimming lessons, special events, daily, Lincoln Park, 8603 Fauntleroy Way S.W., Seattle; $3.75-$5.50 (206-684-7494 or seattle.gov/parks/find/pools/colman-pool).

Mounger Pool

ONGOING Big Pool with corkscrew slide, shallow Little Pool; swim lessons, open swims, themed events, hours vary daily, 2535 32nd Ave. W., Seattle; $3.75-$5.50 (206-684-4708 or seattle.gov/parks/find/pools/mounger-pool).

Peter Kirk Pool

ONGOING Heated outdoor pool open for swims, lessons, daily, 340 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland; $5 (425-587-3336 or kirklandwa.gov/depart/parks).

Henry Moses Aquatic Center

ONGOING Lap pool, leisure pool with slides, water spray, lazy river, concessions, hours vary, Henry Moses Aquatic Center, 1719 S.E. Maple Valley Highway, Renton; $4.50-$15 (425-430-6780 or rentonwa.gov).


Cedar River Watershed Tours

SAT-SUN Bus and walking tour through historic townsite, across Masonry dam, past lake and waterfalls, for adults and ages 10 and older, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, $5-$10; drive through historic townsite, visit waterfall, for all ages, 2-3 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, $5; Cedar River Watershed Education Center, 19901 Cedar Falls Road S.E., North Bend; by reservation (seattle.gov/util/environmentconservation/education/cedarriverwatershed/).

Travel events

Rick Steves’ Europe travel classes

SAT Normandy, 10 a.m. Saturday; Alpine Europe, 6 p.m. July 19; Rick Steves Travel Center, 130 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds; free, preregistration required (ricksteves.com/travel-tips/travel-classes).


Ask An Architect: Navigating Your Building Project

SAT AIA architects provide overview of the design and construction process for home design or remodel, 9 a.m. Saturday, National Building, 1010 Western Ave., Seattle; $25-$40 (206-448-4938 or aiaseattle.org/askanarchitect).

Somewhere Over the Rainbow: Moving from Shame to Pride

SAT Eating Recovery Center and The Lambert House for host brunch, LGBTQ advocate and drag queen shares his path of recovery from an eating disorder and substance abuse, with performance by Seattle hip-hop artist CarLarans, 11 a.m. Saturday, Century Ballroom, 915 E. Pine St., Seattle; free (720-697-3177).