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April 26-28, 2013

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival
THRU APR 30 Tulip and Daffodil fields in bloom around Mt. Vernon and LaConner. Directions and parking
(www.tulipfestival.org)

Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival
FRI-SUN Live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, foods, games, and marketplace. Map More Festál
(www.seattlecenter.com)

Evergreen Spring Festival
SAT-SUN Carnival, food, bbq championships, flower and garden displays, home show and swap meet at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe. Directions
(www.evergreenfair.org)

Sheep Shearing at Kelsy Creek Farm Park
SAT Watch the sheep being shorn of their winter coats. Enjoy spinning demonstrations, children’s crafts, tractor/wagon rides, pony rides, food, animal viewing areas and more. At Kelsy Creek Farm Park in Bellevue. Map
(www.farmerjayne.com)

Fantasy: World of Myth and Magic Opening Weekend
SAT Premiere of the new exhibit at EMP featuring sword-fighting demos, fantasy-themed games, mead, grog and cider at EMP Museum in Seattle. Map
(www.empmuseum.org)

Children’s Story Program at the Elisabeth C. Miller Library
SAT Programs are presented one Saturday a month for children ages 3 to 8 and their families. All ages are welcome. 10:30 AM at the UW Elisabeth C. Miller Library. Map
(depts.washington.edu/hortlib/index.shtml)

Street Scramble – U District
SUN Fun for families, runners, cyclists, and anyone who likes to explore. Awards and refreshments at the finish. FAQ
(www.streetscramble.com)

Dirty Dan Days Seafood Festival
SUN Historic Fairhaven District celebrates its eclectic founder, featuring the world’s only uphill piano race, live music, games, rowing race, Chuckanut Chowder Cook-off with 15 local restaurant chefs with public tastings at Fairhaven Village Green in Bellingham. Map
(www.fairhaven.com)

December 14-16, 2012

Wright Spirit Celebration
SAT Celebrating the Wright brothers’ first powered flight on Dec. 17, 1903, The Museum of Flight’s annual Wright Spirit Holiday event features family activities, live holiday music and Santa and Mrs. Claus! Watch Santa arrive in his Beaver aircraft at 10 a.m. Wright Spirit activities are free with Museum admission. Map
(www.museumofflight.org)

Seattle International Motorcycle Show
FRI-SUN Commercial show with custom bike show, stunts, seminars and more. Map
(www.motorcycleshows.com)

Christmas Ship onshore viewing
See the lighted and decorated Christmas ship and listen to the live choir. Many onshore viewing locations have bonfires.
FRI:
o 6:45-7:05 Carillon Point
o 7:50-8:10 Meydenbauer Bay
SAT:
o 4:10-4:30 Medina
o 5:10-5:30 Houghton Beach
o 8:55-9:15 Sheridan Beach Club
o 9:45-10:05 Matthew Beach Park
SUN:
o 6:00-6:20 Tracy Owen Station Park
o 7:00-7:20 Juanita Beach Park
(www.argosycruises.com)

The Great Train Expo
SAT-SUN Full working display railroads plus interactive kids’ displays and trains and accessories for sale at Puyallup Fair and Events Center. Map
(www.greattrainexpo.com/)

August 10-12, 2012

Perseid meteor shower peaks
SAT-SUN This is the weekend of the peak of the annual Perseid meteor shower and most meteor forecasts predict the annual “shooting star” display will be at its best during the overnight hours of late Saturday into the early Sunday.

A Taste of Edmonds
FRI-SUN Taste food from local eateries plus live entertainment including music and children’s activities, wine-tasting and beer garden. Map
(www.atasteofedmonds.com)

Auburn Days Festival
FRI-SUN Entertainment, food, fun run, parade, street dance and car show in downtown Auburn. Map
(www.auburndays.com)

South Lake Union Block Party
FRI Food from neighborhood eateries, beer/wine garden, local music and kids’ activities at South Lake Union Discovery Center. Map
(www.discoverslu.com)

Kirkland Summerfest
FRI-SAT Family festival of music, art and food in downtown Kirkland. Sponsored by Kirkland auto dealers. Map
(www.kirklandsummerfest.com)

Free Summer Fly Days – Luftwaffe Day
SAT feature the Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A-5 and the Messerschmitt Bf 109 E-3 as they return to the skies for a roaring display of military history. Map
(flyingheritage.com)

Festival at Mount Si
FRI-SUN Music, food, children’s activities, parade, car show and fireworks at Si View Community Center in North Bend. Map
(www.festivalatmtsi.org)

Marysville Homegrown Festival
FRI-SUN Marketplace of local produce, arts & crafts and music along Third St. in Marysville. Sponsored by local merchants. Map
(www.marysvillemerchants.com)

Pierce County Fair
THURS-SUN 4-H exhibits, entertainment, fair food and more in Graham. Map
(www.piercecountyfair.com)