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August calendar of events

Arts al Fresco Shoreline

Aug. 1 The Sculpture Stroll, Piano Time sights and sounds and a Shoreline City Hall gallery opening rolled into one, 6 p.m. Shoreline City Hall, 17500 Midvale Ave. N., Shoreline; free (206-801-2700 or ).

Burien Music in the Park

Aug. 1-15 Michael Anthony Pratt Band Aug. 1, Total Experience Gospel Choir Aug. 7, Soul Band Klyntel Aug. 8, Tumbao Aug. 15, 6:30 p.m. Lake Burien School Park, Southwest 148th Street and 16th Avenue Southwest, Burien; free (206-988-3700 or ).

Seattle Summer Butoh Fest

Aug. 1-31 DAIPANbutoh Collective hosts the festival. Opening at Tashiro Kaplan Artist Lofts (Aug. 1). Performance days and times vary. Some are in the daytime and others in the evening. Most performances are free. See website for details, Tashiro Kaplan Artists Lofts, 115 Prefontaine Place S., Seattle; free (206-729-2054 or ).

Sumner Fine Arts Festival

Aug. 2-4 Art and food vendors, noon-8 p.m. Aug. 2, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 3, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 4, Main Street, Sumner (253-720-9846 or

Do the Gumshoe

Aug. 2-11 Buy an entry form, solve the clues on 5K neighborhood walk to qualify for prize drawings, proceeds benefit Greenwood Senior Center, Greenwood Food Bank and Greenwood Elementary School, Seattle; $15-$20 (

Summer Concert Series at The Mount

Aug. 2-23 Outdoor concerts, food, beer and wine available, 6 p.m. Aug. 2, 9, 16, 23, Providence Mount St. Vincent, 4831 35th Ave. S.W., Seattle; free (206-938-6242 or ).

Magnolia Summerfest

Aug. 2-3 Art show, sidewalk sale, beer garden, parade, Magnolia neighborhood, Seattle (206-284-5836 or ).

Lake City Pioneer Days and Salmon Bake

Aug. 2-3 Salmon bake Aug. 2 at Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Ave. N.E., with live music and art display; Aug. 3 festival with parade on Lake City Way from 135th Avenue south to 123rd Avenue; vendors, local art, kid’s crafts, pony rides, live music; Lake City neighborhood, Seattle (

Seafair Hydroplane Races and Air Show

Aug. 2-4 Hydroplane qualifying and racing, vintage hydroplanes, beer gardens, vendors, kids’ activities, pit tours, Air Show featuring the Patriots Jet Team, 8:30 a.m. — 6 p.m. Aug. 2-3, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 4, Genesee Park and Playfield, 4316 S. Genesee St., Seattle; reserved seating and log boom areas by reservation, prices vary; general admission free Aug. 2; $10-$25 Aug. 3-4 (206-728-0123 or

Index Arts and Music Festival

Aug. 3 Live music, artists, crafts vendors, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Doolittle Park, 300 Fifth Ave., Index (

Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire

Aug. 3-18 Jousting, country dancing, games, music, puppet shows, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 3-4, 10-11 and 17-18, Kelley Farm, 20021 Sumner-Buckley Highway, Bonney Lake; $14-$34 (800-587-0172 or ).

“From Hiroshima to Hope” lantern floating

Aug. 6 Commemoration to mark the 68th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki concludes with floating of lanterns on the lake at dusk, 6:30 p.m., Green Lake, Seattle (206-453-4471 or

Shoreline Lunchtime Music

Aug. 6, 13 Panduo Aug. 6, Recess Monkey Aug. 13, noon, Hamlin Park, 16006 15th Ave. N.E., Shoreline; free (206-801-2600 or

Razz Ma Tazz and All That Jazz

Aug. 7 Art walk, live and silent auctions, entertainment, catered appetizers, wine, beer, and espresso beverages. 3-9 p.m., Dumas Bay Centre, 3200 S.W. Dash Point Road, Federal Way; $60-70 (253-874-1257 or

Pierce County Fair

Aug. 8-11 Entertainment, 4-H exhibits, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Aug. 8-10, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 11, Pierce County Fairgrounds, 21606 Meridian Ave. E., Graham; $5 (253-847-4754 or

South Lake Union Block Party

Aug. 9 Music, food vendors, noon-11 p.m., South Lake Union Discovery Center, 101 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle (206-342-5900 or


Aug. 10-11 Bike ride fundraiser for cancer research, 25, 50, 100 miles or 180-mile two-day ride, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; $100 registration, $1, 000 minimum fundraising (206-667-7433 or ).

Festival at Mount Si

Aug. 9-11 Music, parade, arts and crafts, pet competitions, fireworks, Si View Community Center and Park, 400 S.E. Orchard Dr., North Bend (425-888-8535 or ).

A Taste of Edmonds

Aug. 9-11 Food vendors, entertainment, arts and crafts, kids’ activities, beer and wine gardens, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Aug. 9-10, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 11, Edmonds Civic Stadium and Playfield, Sixth Avenue North and Bell Street, Edmonds; $4, ages 12 and younger free (425-776-6711 or

Kirkland Summerfest

Aug. 9-11 Music, art, food vendors, Cardboard Boat Regatta, bouncy toys, Battle Bots, beer and wine garden, 4-11:45 p.m. Aug. 9, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Aug. 10, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 11, Marina Park, Kirkland (425-456-1111 or ).

Seattle Tattoo Expo

Aug. 9-11 Celebration of tattoo art and culture, 2-10 p.m. Aug. 9, noon-10 p.m. Aug. 10, noon-8 p.m. Aug. 11, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle; $20-$75 (206-447-7725 or ).

Marysville Homegrown Festival

Aug. 9-11 Marketplace of local produce, arts and crafts, music, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 9-10, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 11, Marysville (

Auburn Days

Aug. 9-11 Entertainment, food, fun run, parade, street dance, car show, downtown Auburn (253-939-3389 or ).

Celebrate Woodinville

Aug. 10 Music, farmer’s market, exhibitors, children’s activities, parade, Wilmot Gateway Park, 1730 N.E. 131st Ave., Woodinville (425-481-8300 or

Art in the Garden

Aug. 10 Arts and crafts vendors, acoustic music, children’s activities, pie auction, bake sale, beer garden, food trucks, 11 a.m. -5 p.m., Ballard P-Patch, 25th Avenue Northwest at Northwest 85th Street, Seattle ( ).

Breathe Deep Seattle

Aug. 10 5K walk and run to raise funds for lung-cancer research, 9:30 a.m., Lincoln Park, 8011 Fauntleroy Way S.W., Seattle; $10-$35 ( ).

Color Me Rad 5K Seattle

Aug. 10 Run 3.1-mile course full of color, portion of proceeds benefits Seattle Children’s Hospital, 9 a.m. Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond; $30-$45 (www.colorme­

DomeStock Outdoor Music Festival

Aug. 10 Four bands perform everything from standards to folk to dancing rock ’n’ roll in a grassy orchard. All ages welcome. 3-9 p.m., Shoreline Unitarian Universalist Church, 14724 First Ave. N.E., Shoreline; $5-$15 (206-440-1998 or ).

Tukwila Kids Festival

Aug. 10 Exhibits, interactive activities for kids, noon-4 p.m., Cascade View Community Park, 14211 37th Ave. S., Tukwila; free (206-768-2822 or

Seattle Chinese Garden Kite Festival

Aug. 10 Build and fly kites, activities for all ages, 2-4 p.m., Seattle Chinese Garden, 6000 16th Ave. S.W., Seattle; free (206-934-5219 or

Salmon for Soldiers

Aug. 10 A free day of salmon fishing for wounded OIF or OEF veterans. Preregistration is required with no cost to the participant, 6 a.m. Port of Everett, 404 14th St., Everett; free (425-330-0415 or ).

Arts in Nature Festival

Aug. 10-11 Outdoor performances and art installations, Camp Long, 5200 35th Ave. S.W., Seattle (206-923-0853 or

Stillaguamish Festival of the River & Pow Wow

Aug. 10-11 Entertainment, events celebrating the environment and diverse Northwest communities, 10 a.m., River Meadows County Park, 20416 Jordan Rd., Arlington ( ).

Brigade Encampment

Aug. 10-11 Re-creating the year 1855, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; $5.50-$8.50 (253-591-5339 or ).

Celebrate Shoreline

Aug. 10-18 DogFest Aug. 10 at Hamlin Park, North City Jazz Walk Aug. 13, festival Aug. 17 at Cromwell Park, sandcastle contest Aug. 18 at Richmond Beach Saltwater Park. Shoreline (206-801-2600 or­events ).

Tour de Peaks Bike Ride

Aug. 11 Sponsored by Snoqualmie Valley Hospital, 25-, 50- and 100-mile routes, finish-line festival, 7 a.m., Si View Community Center and Park, 400 S.E. Orchard Dr., North Bend; $35 (425-888-6362 or

Picnic & Barrel Auction

Aug. 15 Gourmet picnic fare and wine tastings, 4 p.m. Chateau Ste. Michelle, 14111 N.E. 145th St., Woodinville; $125-$150 (206-326-5770 or ).

Flute Quest

Aug. 16-18 Annual celebration of the Native American flute. Music in the park all day. Beginner flute lessons. Dozens of flute, drum and crafts makers. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saltwater State Park, 25205 Eighth Pl. S., Des Moines; free (

Dog Show

Aug. 16-17 Olympic Kennel Club show, vendors, Enumclaw Expo Center, 45224 284th Ave. S.E., Enumclaw ( ).

Snoqualmie Railroad Days

Aug. 16-18 Live music, train rides, children’s entertainment, food, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Aug. 16, 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Aug. 17, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 18, Snoqualmie (www.railroad­

Neely/Soames Homestead/Heritage Gardens

Aug. 17 Tour home, gardens, meet garden volunteers and watch hand spinning. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Neely-­Soames Historic Homestead, 5311 S. 237th Pl., Kent; free (253-856-5113 or

Duwamish River Festival

Aug. 17 Food, kayaking and boat rides, live music, art fair, kids’ activities, noon, Duwamish Waterway Park, 7900 10th Ave. S., Seattle (206-453-9803 or ).

Central Area Community Festival

Aug. 17 Craft, food and local business vendors, music, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Garfield Community Center and Playfield, 2323 E. Cherry St., Seattle (

Foss Cup Model Tugboat Competition

Aug. 17 Model tugboats compete in towing barges around obstacle course and salvaging model ships, Bellevue Downtown Park, 10201 N.E. Fourth St., Bellevue; free (206-790-2367 or

Everett Craft Beer Festival

Aug. 17 Beer from 27 Washington breweries, noon-8 p.m., downtown Everett; $15-$20 (206-787-1989 or ).

Bellevue’s Taste of Main

Aug. 17 Samples of food, dessert, wine from restaurants, sales, wine tastings at shops, entertainment, silent auction, benefits Children’s Response Center, 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Old Bellevue, 103rd Avenue Northeast and Main Street, Bellevue; $40 (425-467-3390 or

PEPSapalooza Family Music Fest

Aug. 17 Family music festival with performances by Caspar Babypants, The Not-Its!, Recess Monkey and Rolie Polie Guacamole. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Everett Memorial Stadium, 3802 Broadway, Everett; $30-$45 (206-547-8570 or www.peps.or).

Terry Home Show and Shine

Aug. 17 Classic vehicles of all kinds, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., City of Pacific Park, 600 Third Ave. S.W., Pacific; free (253-288-0135 or ).

Covington Kidsfest

Aug. 17 Entertainment, vendors, bike rodeo for kids, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Kohl's, 17002 S.E. 270th Place, Covington; free (

Indigenous Cultures Day

Aug. 17 Indigenous performers, modern and traditional performances, 10 a.m., Seattle Center Armory, Seattle; (206-684-7200 or

Eastside Fuchsia Show/Sale

Aug. 17 Display and sale, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wilburton Instructional Service Center, 12111 N.E. First St., Bellevue (

Rainier Valley Cultural Fest

Aug. 17-18 Parade, 11 a.m., Summer Street Party and Art in the Alley music, displays, vendors until 4 p.m. Aug. 17, Rainier Avenue South between South Brandon Street and South Alaska Street, Seattle; music, art activities, food vendors, noon-6 p.m. Aug. 18, Othello Park, 4219 S. Othello St., Seattle ( ).

Fresh Paint: Festival of Artists

Aug. 17-18 Painting, pottery, glass, jewelry, mixed media, fiber arts and photography, glassblowing demonstrations and Float Find on Jetty Island, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Everett Marina, West Marine View Drive, Everett (425-259-5050 or

S.A.F. 8K Block Party

Aug. 18 Run/walk and fitness challenges for all ages and abilities, proceeds benefit Hopelink, 10 a.m., Luke McRedmond Landing, 15811 Redmond Way, Redmond; $50 (206-818-0775 or ).

Metro Employees Historic Vehicle Association — Snoqualmie tour

Aug. 18 Four-hour scenic trip to Snoqualmie on restored historic buses, 11 a.m., MEHVA tours, Second Avenue South and South Main Street, Seattle; $5 (206-684-1816 or


Aug. 18 Brazilian arts and culture, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle (206-684-7200 or

Northwest Classic Chevy Club Car Show

Aug. 18 Classic cars, music and door prizes, XXX Drive-In, 98 N.E. Gilman Blvd., Issaquah; free for spectators (206-601-1762 or ).

Boeing Classic Golf Tournament

Aug. 19-25 Golfing event, TPC Snoqualmie Ridge, 36005 S.E. Ridge St., Snoqualmie; $20-$60 (800-745-3000 or ).

Summer Extravaganza

Aug. 22-24 Outdoor games, indoor puzzles, obstacle courses, crafts, Bible story dramas, and a variety of teamwork building activities. 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 22-24, 6:30 p.m. First Christian Reformed Church, 14555 25th Ave. N.E., Shoreline; $10 (206-364-3021 or ).

Evergreen State Fair

Aug. 22-Sept. 2 Horse show, rodeo, 4H animals, exhibits, demonstrations, carnival rides, contests, vendors, concerts, food, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Aug. 22-Sept. 1, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 2, Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. S.E., Monroe; $5-$10 (360-805-6700 or ).

Redmond’s Great Day of Play

Aug. 23 5K walk/run along the Sammamish River Trail, youth basketball tournament, 3 p.m., Redmond City Hall, 15670 N.E. 85th St., Redmond; $25-$60 (425-556-2333 or

Bluegrass on the Green

Aug. 23-25 Outdoor bluegrass festival. 5-10 p.m. Aug. 23, 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Aug. 24, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 25, 8 a.m. Nile Shrine Center and Golf Course, 6601 244th St. S.W., Mountlake Terrace; $20-$40 (425-835-3284 or

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews

Aug. 24 Blues by local bands and brews from local breweries, noon-8 p.m., Des Moines Beach Park, 22030 Cliff Ave. S., Des Moines; $25-$30 (206-878-2345 or ).

Downtown Renton Art and Antique Walk

Aug. 24 Outdoor event with local artists, music and dance performances, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., downtown Renton ( ).

Dahlia Show

Aug. 24-25 Puget Sound Dahlia Association display of thousands of dahlias, Sky Nursery, 18528 Aurora Ave. N., Shoreline; free (425-271-6668 or

Vintage Motorcycle Festival

Aug. 24-25 Displays, seminars, swap meet, food vendors, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 24, “Sunday Ride” 8 a.m. Aug. 25, LeMay — America's Car Museum, 2702 East D St., Tacoma; $10-$19.75 (253-779-8490 or

Tibet Fest

Aug. 24-25 Arts and crafts, children’s activities, traditional foods, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle; (206-684-7200 or

Tacoma Maritime Fest

Aug. 24-25 Maritime festival, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thea Foss Park, 535 Dock St., Tacoma; (www.maritime­

Alki Beach 5K

Aug. 25 All ages walk and run, proceeds benefit breast-cancer charity, 9 a.m., Alki Beach Park, 1702 Alki Ave. S.W., Seattle; $30-$40, additional fundraising suggested (206-215-2888 or

Vintage Aircraft Weekend

Aug. 30-Sept. 1 Food, music, vintage aircraft flybys and demonstrations, displays, World War II re-enactors, military vehicles. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Aug. 30, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, Historic Flight Foundation Restoration Center, 10719 Bernie Webber Drive, Mukilteo; $5-$25 (425-348-3200 or ).

Blues for Food Fest

Aug. 31 All-ages festival to raise money and awareness for Seattle’s Giving Garden Network, noon-9 p.m., Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; $20 (

LeMay Car Show

Aug. 31 Vintage vehicles with additional collections of dolls, antiques, and other nostalgic memorabilia. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Family Collection at Marymount, 325 152nd St. E., Tacoma; $5-$10 (253-272-2336 or ).


Aug. 31-Sept. 2 Music, dance, theater, film, literary art, visual art, comedy, Indie Market, Youngershoot kids’ activities, 11 a.m., Seattle Center, Seattle; $99-$475/three days, ages 65 and older $25/day at the gate, ages 10 and younger free (206-673-5060 or

— Compiled by Doug Knoop

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