Here’s warm-weather fun around Western Washington in the final weeks of summer 2015.
Vintage Aircraft Weekend, Paine Field
Sept. 4-6 Vintage aircraft arrive throughout the day Sept. 4; speakers, music, vintage aircraft displays and flights, vintage cars, bicycles and military vehicles, food vendors, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 5; meet pilots, rides in vintage planes available, Aug. 6, Paine Field/Historic Flight Foundation, 10719 Bernie Webber Drive, Mukilteo; $10-$25 (425-348-3200 or vintageaircraftweekend.org).
Sept. 5-6 Historic townsite of Cedar Falls, walk across Masonry Dam, see Chester Morse Lake, 10 a.m.; one hour version, 2 p.m., Cedar River Watershed Education Center, 19901 Cedar Falls Road S.E., North Bend; $5-$10 (206-733-9421 or seattle.gov).
Sept. 5-7 Music, dance, theater, film, literary art, visual art, comedy, kids’ activities, Seattle Center, Seattle; $65-$99/day (206-673-5060 or bumbershoot.org).
Summer concerts at the Ballard Locks
Sept. 5-7 Season’s final free band concerts on the lawn adjacent to Ballard’s Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, 2 p.m. Saturday-Monday, Sept. 5-7, 3015 N.W. 54th St., Seattle; free (1.usa.gov/1kZMHcO).
Auburn Art Walk/Wine Tasting
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Sept. 11 Local art, wine tasting and live music, 5-9 p.m. Sept. 11, downtown Auburn; wine-tasting tickets $15 (253-931-3000 or auburnwa.gov).
Sept. 11-12 Entertainment, food, car show, 6 p.m. Sept. 11, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 12, Lake Boren Park, Southeast 84th Avenue and Coal Creek Parkway Southeast, Newcastle (425-649-4444 or ci.newcastle.wa.us).
Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival
Sept. 11-13 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; Children’s Parade and Grand Parade, 10:30 a.m. Sept. 12, Harbour Point Boulevard North, Mukilteo (425-353-5516 or mukfest.com).
Puget Sound Bird Fest
Sept. 11-13 Speakers, guided walks, land and water-based field trips, exhibits, educational activities for all ages, Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds (425-771-0227 or pugetsoundbirdfest.org).
Pacific Northwest Concours d’Elegance
Sept. 11-13 Several events featuring elegant cars, 8 a.m. Sept. 11, 6-10:30 p.m. Sept. 12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 13, LeMay-America’s Car Museum, 2702 East D St., Tacoma; $10-$35 (253-779-8490 or americascarmuseum.org/event/pnw-concours-delegance).
Washington State Fair
Sept. 11-27 Concerts, carnival rides, 4-H animals and displays, vendors, food, Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $7.50-$12.50 (253-841-5045 or thefair.com).
Japanese Cultural Arts Event (Aki Matsuri)
Sept. 12-13 Japanese cultural and educational activities for all ages, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 12, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sept. 13, Bellevue College, 3000 Landerholm Circle S.E., Bellevue; free ().
Sept. 12-13 Music, crafts and food, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sept. 12, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 13, Angle Lake Park, 19408 International Blvd., SeaTac (206-973-4680 or ).
Live Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival
Sept. 13 Live performances, visual arts and hands-on activities, Seattle Center (206-684-7200 or seattlelivealohafestival.com).
Sept. 13 Scenic boulevard for cyclists and walkers, closed to vehicle traffic, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 13; Lake Washington Boulevard from Mount Baker Beach to Seward Park, Seattle (seattle.gov/parks/bicyclesunday).