Summertime is officially here! The kids are out of school, the days are longer, and the weather is beautiful. Here are some suggestions for activities to get everyone out of the house to enjoy this wonderful time of year!
Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival
July 2-4 More than 120 boats in and out of the water, boat rides, boatbuilding contest, skills demos, activities for kids, music, food, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 2-3, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. July 4, Center for Wooden Boats, 1010 Valley St., Seattle; free (206-382-2628 orcwb.org/events/festival).
Toys of the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s
July 2-Sept. 25 Traveling exhibit with displays and activities; Gumby, Barbie, Slinky, Mr. Potato Head, Hot Wheels and other toys and games of the 1950s through 1970s, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, until 8 p.m. Thursdays in July and August and first Thursday of every month, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $14-$17, ages 14 and younger free (206-324-1126 or mohai.org).
Dancing ’til Dusk
July 5-Aug. 23 Live music and social dancing, starting with a beginner lesson at 6 p.m., Tuesdays, July 5 and 12, Occidental Park, Occidental Avenue South and South Main Street, Seattle; Tuesdays, July 19-23, Westlake Park, 400 Pine St., Seattle; free (downtownseattleparks.com).
Karaoke in the Park
July 5-26 Karaoke singing, 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Cromwell Park, North 179th Street and Meridian Avenue North, Shoreline (206-801-2600 orshorelinewa.gov/specialevents).
Bellevue Live At Lunch
July 5-Sept. 8 Outdoor concerts, noon Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, downtown Bellevue; free (bellevuedowntown.com/events/live-at-lunch).
July 6-Aug. 10 Concerts for kids at park with playground, spray park, noon Wednesdays, Les Gove Park, 11th Street and Auburn Way South, Auburn; free (253-931-3043 orauburnwa.gov/things_to_do/special_events.htm).
Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Concerts in the Park
July 6-Aug. 17 Weekly concerts, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, various locations in Shoreline and Lake Forest Park; free (shorelinearts.net/eventsprograms/concerts-in-the-park).
July 7-9 Aviation festival and air show, war birds, antique and home-built aircraft displays, rides, attractions for all ages, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. July 7, 8 a.m.-10 p.m. July 8, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. July 9, Arlington Airport, 188th Avenue Northeast, Arlington; $10-$15 (arlingtonflyin.org).
Burien Music in the Park
July 7-Aug. 11 Live music, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays, North SeaTac Park, and 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays, Lake Burien School Memorial Park, Southwest 148th Street and 16th Avenue Southwest, Burien; free (206-988-3700 or burienwa.gov/concerts).
Kirkland Summer Evening Concert Series
July 7-Aug. 18 Weekly concert series, 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Marina Park, 25 Lake Shore Plaza, Kirkland; free (kirklandsummerconcerts.weebly.com).
Tasting Flight Wine Event
July 8 A fundraiser for the zoo with Northwest wines in North Meadow, 6-9 p.m., Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $30-$80 (206-548-2500 or bit.ly/1rKXlwN).
Blue Willow Lavender Festival
July 8-9 Music, vendors and crafts, classes and demos, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 8-9, Blue Willow Lavender Farm, 10615 Wright Bliss Road Kp N, Gig Harbor; free (bluewillowlavenderfarm.com).
Redmond Derby Days
July 8-9 Kids parade, grand parade, carnival, music, food vendors, kids activities, bicycle criterium, fireworks finale, 4-10 p.m. July 8, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. July 9, Redmond City Hall Plaza, 15670 N.E. 85th St., Redmond; free (redmondderbydays.com).
West Seattle Summer Fest
July 8-10 Vendors, movies, kids activities, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 8-9, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 10, West Seattle Junction, California Avenue Southwest and Southwest Alaska Street, Seattle (wsjunction.org/summerfest).
Seattle International Beerfest
July 8-10 Specializing in rare, hard-to-find, exotic beers, noon-10 p.m. July 8-9, noon-7 p.m. July 10, Fisher Pavilion, Seattle Center, Seattle; $25-$40 (seattlebeerfest.com).
Music Under the Stars
July 8-29 Free live chamber music in the park followed by KING-FM’s live broadcast of a Seattle Chamber Music Festival concert from Benaroya Hall, 7:15 p.m. Fridays July 8 through 29, Columbia Park, corner of Rainier Avenue South and South Alaska Street, Seattle; free (rainierartscenter.org/summer-events).
Kent Cornucopia Days
July 8-10 Carnival, street fair, vendors, entertainment, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. July 8-9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 10, parade, 2 p.m. July 10, downtown Kent (kcdays.com).
Chinook Fest Summit
July 8-10 Music festival with activities for all ages, food, beer, wine, cider, 3 p.m.-midnight July 8, 11:30 a.m.-midnight July 9, 8 a.m. July 10, Summit at Snoqualmie, 1001 Highway 906, Snoqualmie Pass; $55-$125 (chinookfest.com).
Polish Festival Seattle
July 9 Polish culture and traditions through live music, dance performances, workshops, exhibits, children’s activities, merchandise marketplace, beer garden and food vendors, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Seattle Center Armory, Seattle (polishfestivalseattle.org).
Wallingford Family Parade
July 9 Local businesses, drill teams, marching bands, community events, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Meridian Park, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N., Seattle (206-457-2459 or visitwallingford.org).
Queen Anne Fun Run/Walk
July 9 A 3.3-mile run/walk to benefit Queen Anne Helpline, 8 a.m., Queen Anne Lutheran Church, 2400 Eighth Ave. W., Seattle; $35-$40, children under 10 free (queenannehelpline.org).
July 9 Origami-making, wish writing, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Seattle Japanese Garden, 1075 Lake Washington Blvd. E., Seattle; $4-$6 (seattlejapanesegarden.org).
July 9 Pirate photo opportunity, kids treasure hunt, vendors, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Redmond Saturday Market, 7730 Leary Way, Redmond; free (425-556-0636 orredmondsaturdaymarket.org).
July 9 Hands-on art activities, multi-sporting events, yoga, trapeze, food trucks, live music, car show, international festival, public vendors and Kids Zone, 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Fort Steilacoom Park, 8714 87th Ave. S.W., Lakewood; free (cityoflakewood.us).
July 9-10 Barbecued salmon, music, children’s games and activities, skateboard competition, arts, crafts, food vendors and food trucks, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. July 9, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. July 10, Market Street and Ballard Avenue, Seattle (SeafoodFest.org).
Wedgwood Art Festival
July 9-10 Displays by local artists, entertainment, food vendors, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Our Lady Of The Lake, 8900 35th Ave. N.E., Seattle; free (wedgwoodfestival.com).
Mercer Island Summer Celebration
July 9-10 Parade, car show, fireworks (July 9), 3-on-3 basketball tournament, children’s rides, arts and crafts vendors, food vendors, bike ride, musical entertainment and boat rides around the island, 10 a.m.-10:30 p.m. July 9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 10, Mercerdale Park, 77th Avenue Southeast and Southeast 32nd Street, Mercer Island; free (206-728-0123 or misummercelebration.com.
Mill Creek Festival and Street Fair
July 9-10 Artists booths, food and vendor booths, main-stage entertainment, pet plaza, kids place, motorcycle show and 3-on-3 basketball tournament, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. July 9, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 10, Mill Creek Town Center, 153rd Street Southwest and Main Street, Mill Creek (millcreekfestival.com).
Art by the Bay Art Festival
July 9-10 Arts festival with beer and wine garden, children’s area, music, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., downtown Stanwood(artbythebayartshow.com).
Cedar River Watershed Tours
July 9-Sept. 4 Tour the city of Seattle’s Cedar River Municipal Watershed, 90,638 acres that supply drinking water to 1.4 million people in the Seattle area, closed to the public except for guided tours; 2½-hour tour includes drive through historic town site, walk across Masonry Dam, visit to Chester Morse Lake, includes ¼-mile walking on uneven surfaces, 10 a.m. Saturdays-Sundays July 9-Sept. 4, $10/adults, $5/ages 10-18 and 55+; one-hour tour for all ages includes drive through historic townsite, walk across Masonry Dam, with ¼-mile walking on uneven surfaces, 2 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays July 9-Sept. 4, $5 for all ages; Cedar River Watershed Education Center, 19901 Cedar Falls Road S.E., North Bend; preregister (206-733-9421 orbit.ly/1NfwmCV).
Georgetown Garden Walk
July 10 Self-guided tour of neighborhood gardens, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Bank of America, Georgetown, 1112 S. Bailey St., Seattle; free (206-795-4067 orgeorgetowngardenwalk.com).
Return To Renton Benefit Car Show and Cruise-in
July 10 Cars, trucks and motorcycles, music, vendors, activities for kids; proceeds benefit Renton Police Department Youth Education Programs, 8 a.m.- 3 p.m., Renton Downtown Piazza, South Third Street and Burnett Avenue South, Renton; free to spectators (206-407-8719 or bit.ly/1ra6Qon).
White Center Jubilee Days
July 10-17 Garden tour, fireworks (July 13), carnival, street fair, car show and parade, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 10, 3 p.m.-midnight July 13, 11 a.m.-midnight July 14-15, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. July 16, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 17, Steve Cox Memorial Park, 1321 S.W. 102nd St. and other neighborhood locations, Seattle; (206-728-0123 or seafair.com).
Edmonds Summer Concerts
July 10-Aug. 23 Live performances, 3-4 p.m. Sundays, Edmonds City Park; noon-1 p.m. Tuesdays; 5-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Hazel Miller Plaza, City Park, Third Avenue and Pine Street, Edmonds; free (edmondswa.gov/summer-concerts.html).
Shoreline Lunchtime Concert Series
July 12-Aug. 16 Live music, noon Tuesdays, Richmond Beach Saltwater Park, 2021 N.W. 197th St., Shoreline; free (bit.ly/1O7QIJ5).
Kent Summer Concerts, Kent Station
July 12-Aug. 17 Live performances, noon Tuesdays and 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Kent Station, 417 Ramsay Way, Kent; free (kentwa.gov/arts/summer).
Kirkland Summer Children Concert Series
July 12-Aug. 23 Live music in the park, 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays, Juanita Beach Park, 9703 N.E. Juanita Dr., Kirkland; free (kirklandsummerconcerts.weebly.com).
Kent Summer Concerts, Town Square Plaza Park
July 13-Aug. 17 Live music, noon Wednesdays, Town Square Plaza Park, Smith Street and Second Avenue, Kent; free (kentwa.gov/arts/summer).
Kla Ha Ya Days Festival
July 13-17 Kids fair, river run, parade, music and beer garden, arts and crafts fair, bingo, salmon barbecue, car and motorcycle show, frog-jumping contest, games, 5-9 p.m. July 13, 1-9 p.m. July 14-15, 8 a.m.-11 p.m. July 16, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. July 17, Hill Park, 1610 Park Ave., Snohomish (206-728-0123 or klahayadays.com).
King County Fair
July 14-17 Carnival, rodeo, music, crafts, food, animals; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. July 14-15, 10 a.m.-midnight July 16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 17, Enumclaw Expo Center, 45224 284th Ave. S.E., Enumclaw; $5-$7, children under 5 admitted free (cityofenumclaw.net/447/King-County-Fair).
Kent Summer Concerts, Thursdays at the Lake
July 14-Aug. 18 Live music, 7 p.m. Thursdays, Lake Meridian Park, 14800 S.E. 272nd St., Kent; free (kentwa.gov/arts/summer).
Woodland Park Zoo Jungle Party
July 15 Fundraising auction, animal tours, entertainment, reception and silent auction, 4:30 p.m., dinner and live auction, 7-9:30 p.m., after-party, 9:30 p.m.-midnight, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $150-$650 (zoo.org).
19th Century Family Fun Night
July 15 Cannon firings, 19th-century fort re-enactors, scavenger hunts, games, contests, dancing of the mid-1800s, lemonade and ice cream while supplies last, 6-9 p.m., Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; $5-$8 (253-591-5339 or metroparkstacoma.org).
Bite of Seattle
July 15-17 Food and beverage showcase, features 60+ restaurants and vendors, local craft beer and cider tasting, wine bar, five outdoor entertainment stages, free movie night 8:30 p.m. July 15, beer gardens featuring local craft beer and local spirits signature cocktails; Seattle celebrity chefs perform live demonstrations and mystery ingredient cook-offs, family fun stage; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. July 15-16, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. July 17, 11 a.m. Seattle Center, Seattle; free admission (425-295-3262 orbiteofseattle.com).
Seafair Pow Wow Days
July 15-17 Traditional and authentic Native American food, crafts, music, dancing, 5-10 p.m. July 15, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. July 16, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. July 17, Daybreak Star Cultural Center, 5011 Bernie Whitebear Way, Discovery Park, Seattle (206-728-0123 or seafair.com).
July 15-17 Wines from Washington wineries, bite-sized food from Eastside restaurants, appearances by Northwest chefs and culinary personalities, 2-10 p.m. July 15, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. July 16, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. July 17, Marina Park, 25 Lake Shore Plaza, Kirkland; $25-$30; admission to street fair is free (kirklanduncorked.com).
Vashon Island Strawberry Festival
July 15-17 Grand parade, classic-car show and parade, music stages, vendor booths, alternative carnival, local artists, street dances, pancake breakfast, beer garden, fun run, firefighter’s challenge, antique houseboat tours, strawberry games and children’s activities, 5 p.m. July 15, 10 a.m.-midnight July 16, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 17, around downtown Vashon, Vashon Highway and Bank Road, Vashon Island (vashonchamber.com).
Darrington Bluegrass Festival
July 15-17 Live music and vendors, 6-11 p.m. July 15, 9 a.m.-11 p.m. July 16, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. July 17, Darrington Music Park, 3 miles west of Darrington on Highway 530, Darrington; $25-$30 (darringtonbluegrass.com).
Day Out With Thomas
July 15-7, 22-24 Thomas No. 1 Engine train excursion, Imagination Station children’s activities, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. July 15-17 and 22-24, Northwest Railway Museum, 38625 S.E. King St., Snoqualmie; $23-$25, advance tickets recommended, space limited (425-888-3030 or trainmuseum.org).
Movies in the Park
July 15-Sept. 2 Free movies on Fridays starting at dusk, Westlake Park, 401 Pine St., Seattle; free (downtownseattleparks.com).
Seafair Milk Carton Derby
July 16 Boats built with milk cartons and jugs compete for prizes, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Green Lake Small Craft Center, 5900 Green Lake Way N., Seattle; free (206-728-0123 or seafair.com).
Seafair Stand Up Paddleboard Competition
July 16 Novice and pro individual races for men and women, team relay race and demonstrations, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Green Lake Small Craft Center, 5900 Green Lake Way N., Seattle; free (206-728-0123 or seafair.com).
Woodinville Tour of Gardens
July 16 Self-guide tour of private gardens, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Woodinville; $20 (woodinvillegardenclub.org).
Seattle-to-Portland Bicycle Classic
July 16-17 Cascade Bicycle Club annual 204-mile ride from Seattle to Portland, starting at 4:45 a.m. July 16 from University of Washington Husky Stadium, Seattle; $80-$175 (cascade.org).
July 16-17 Japanese Buddhist festival to honor deceased ancestors by performing folk dances to traditional and contemporary Japanese music, all invited to dance; Japanese foods, martial-arts demonstrations, cultural exhibits, beer garden, 4-10 p.m. July 16, 3-8 p.m. July 17, Seattle Buddhist Temple, 1427 S. Main St., Seattle; free (206-329-0800 orseattlebetsuin.org).
July 16-17 Lion and dragon dances, Japanese Taiko drumming, martial-arts competition, food walk, noon-8 p.m., Hing Hay Park, Chinatown International District, 409 Maynard Ave. S., Seattle (206-728-0123 orcidbia.org/cidbia-events).
Cinema Under the Stars
July 16, Aug. 13 Free, family-friendly outdoor movies in the park, 8 p.m. (film begins at dusk), Columbia Park, corner of Rainier Avenue South and South Alaska Street, Seattle; free (rainierartscenter.org/summer-events).
Covington Days Festival
July 16-17 Parade (10 a.m. July 16), arts and crafts vendors, carnival games, exhibits, kids and family activities, entertainment, inflatable toys, watermelon-eating contest, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. July 16, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 17, Valley Medical Center Parking, 27500 168 Pl. S.E., Covington (covingtonwa.gov/covingtondays).
Tacoma Maritime Fest
July 16-17 Honoring Tacoma maritime history and the activities that shape it, activities for all ages, free boat tours, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 16, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 17, 10 a.m. Foss Waterway Seaport, 705 Dock St., Tacoma; free (253-617-7172 or tacomamaritimefest.org).
July 16-17 Professional and community sand-sculpture event with live music, dance and performance, storytelling, arts and crafts fair, noon-7 p.m. July 16-17, McCormick Park, 26200 N.E. Stephens Street, Duvall (duvallarts.org/event/sandblast-2016).
Gig Harbor Summer Art Festival
July 16-17 Arts, crafts, food vendors, music, literary corner for authors and illustrators, children’s activities, art exhibit by Peninsula Art League members, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 16, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 17, Gig Harbor (peninsulaartleague.com/artFest.html).
Edmonds in Bloom
July 17 Self-guided tour of seven private gardens, with live music or plein-air artists at some locations; 11 a.m.-4 p.m., locations around Edmonds; $15-$20 (206-913-3927 or edmondsinbloom.com).
Summer Run and Walk for Ovarian Cancer
July 17 5K run and 5K walk, 6:30 a.m., Swedish Medical Center, 747 Broadway; registration at corner of East Marion Street and Minor Avenue, Seattle; $30-$35 (summerun.org).
West Seattle Garden Tour
July 17 Tour of 10 residential gardens in West Seattle, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., The Kenney, 7125 Fauntleroy Way S.W., Seattle; $20 (westseattlegardentour.org).
Shoreline Classic-Car Show
July 17 200 vehicles on display, food, music, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Meridian Park Elementary School, 17077 Meridian Ave. N., Shoreline; free (206-728-0123 or seafair.com).
Swingin’ Summer Eve
July 20 Food, inflatables, book sale, music by Sunshine Junkies, 5:30- 8:30 p.m., Cromwell Park, North 179th Street and Meridian Avenue North, Shoreline; free (206-801-2600 or shorelinewa.gov/specialevents).
Woodinville Concerts in the Park
July 20-Aug. 10 Live performances, 5:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Wilmot Gateway Park, 1730 N.E. 131st Ave., Woodinville; free (celebratewoodinville.com/music-line-up).
Greenwood Seafair Parade
July 22 100 bands, drill teams, floats and pirates, 6 p.m., Greenwood Avenue from North 95th Street to North 85th Street and west to Sixth Avenue Northwest, Seattle (206-728-0123 or phinneycenter.org/parade).
Capitol Hill Block Party
July 22-24 Music festival with local and national acts, food, art and vendors, 3 p.m. July 22, 1 p.m. July 23-24, 11th Avenue and East Pine Street, Seattle; $150-$165, VIP passes $300 (capitolhillblockparty.com).
Renton River Days
July 22-24 Family festival and celebration, features for kids, arts and crafts, recreation, food, stage entertainment, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. July 22-23, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. July 24, Liberty Park, 1101 Bronson Way N., Renton; free (rentonriverdays.org).
Des Moines Waterland Festival
July 22-24 Parade, carnival, classic-car show, wooden boat show, 5k Run, activities, music, beer and wine garden, noon-9 p.m. July 22, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. July 23, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 24, various Des Moines locations (206-728-0123 or destinationdesmoines.org).
West Seattle Grand Parade
July 23 Hi-Yu royalty, pirates, clowns, marching bands, drill teams, floats, 11 a.m., California Avenue Southwest from Southwest Lander Street to Southwest Edmunds Street, Seattle (206-728-0123 orthewestseattleparade.com).
Summer Beer Taste
July 23 Ten tastes from more than 20 local microbreweries, pub snacks, music, 4-7 p.m., Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $10-$30 (206-783-2244 or phinneycenter.org/summerbeer).
July 23 Renewable energy and sustainable-living fair, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Shoreline Community College, 16101 Greenwood Ave. N., Shoreline (shorelinesolar.org/nw-solarfest-2016).
July 23-24 Live performances, foods, hands-on activities and marketplace. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. July 23, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. July 24, Fisher Pavilion, Seattle Center; free (arabcenterwa.org/?page_id=1723).
All British Field Meet Car Show
July 23 Celebrating 50th anniversary of the cars of 1966, food, music, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saint Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore; $10/per car (abfm.com).
Alki Art Fair
July 23-24 Art vendors, music, performances, silent auction, food, drinks, children’s activities, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., live music until 9 p.m. July 23 and 8 p.m. July 24, Alki Beach Park, 1702 Alki Ave. S.W., Seattle; free (alkiartfair.org).
St. James Faire
July 23-24 Theater, knightly combat, puppetry, crafts, archery, minstrels, food at living-history village re-creating England in the year 1376, the realm of King Arthur, period costume rental available, noon-5 p.m.; Camlann Medieval Village, 10320 Kelly Road N.E., Carnation; $6-$10, ages 5 and younger free (camlann.org).
Seafair Triathlon and Kids Triathlon
July 24 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, Seward Park, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; $30-$145 (206-728-0123 or seafair.com).
Chinatown Seafair Parade
July 24 Marching bands, clowns, floats, 100-foot dragon and lion dances, 7-9:30 p.m., International District/Chinatown Community Center, 719 Eighth Ave. S., Seattle (206-728-0123 orseattlechinesechamber.org/parade.html).
Food Truck Fest
July 24 Food trucks and entertainment, 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Wright Park, 501 S. I St., Tacoma; free (metroparkstacoma.org/foodtruckfest).
Clips Beer and Film Tour
July 29 Outdoor movies, beer tastings, short films created by fans, 8 p.m., Gas Works Park, 2101 N. Northlake Way, Seattle; free (newbelgium.com/Events/clips-beer-and-film/seattle).
Bellevue Arts Museum ARTSfair
July 29-31 More than 300 artists, showcasing unique, handmade crafts and art, 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., and downtown Bellevue (bellevuearts.org/fair).
Bellevue Festival of the Arts
July 29-31 Juried arts and crafts fair with artists and musicians, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. July 29-30, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 31, Cost Plus World Market parking lot, 10300 N.E. Eighth St., Bellevue (bellevuefest.org).
Sixth Street Fair
July 29-31 Original work of 120 artists in an open-air showcase of sculpture, jewelry, home décor; 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
July 29-31 Arts and crafts, food vendors, beer/wine tent, parade, car show, carnival, music and 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 (206-728-0123 or seafair.com/events/2016/tour-de-terrace).
Enumclaw Street Fair
July 29-30 Family fun-zone rides and games, music, craft vendors, children and family activities, food vendors, 5k run and 1k kids dash, 3-on-3 basketball tournament, auto display, farmers market, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. July 29-30, downtown Enumclaw (enumclawstreetfair.com).
Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games & Clan Gathering
July 29-31 North American Scottish Athletics Championship, U.S. West Coast Drum Corps Championship, bagpipe bands and Highland dancers competing, Scottish foods and drink, Scottish dog breeds and farm animals, clan tents and vendors, Celtic performers, 5-11 p.m. July 29, 8 a.m.-11 p.m. July 30, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. July 31, Enumclaw Expo Center, 45224 284th Ave. S.E., Enumclaw; $12-$25; admission free July 29 (206-522-2541 or sshga.org).
Lake Stevens Aquafest
July 29-31 AquaRun, 3-on-3 basketball tournament, beverage garden, boat parade, carnival, children’s parade, classic-car show, diaper dash, duck dash, disc-golf tournament, fireworks, firefighter’s pancake breakfast, grand parade, horse-drawn wagon rides, 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, downtown Lake Stevens (aquafest.org).
Edmonds Outdoor Movie Nites
July 29-Aug. 5 Outdoor movies begin at dusk (around 9 p.m.), Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds; free (edmondswa.gov/calendars/arts-and-culture-calendar.html).
Seafair Torchlight FanFest
July 30 Interactive exhibits, music, pictures with Seafair personalities, food vendors, beer and beverage garden, noon-6 p.m., Seattle Center, Seattle (seafair.com).
Seafair Pirate Run
July 30 8K and 5K Fun runs along the Torchlight parade route, pirate-costume contest, post-race party with beer garden and entertainment, 6:30 p.m., Seattle Center, Seattle; fees TBA (206-728-0123 orseafair.com/run).
Seafair Torchlight Parade
July 30 Giant helium balloons, Seafair royalty, drill teams, equestrian units, clowns, pirates, bands, 7:30 p.m., Fourth Avenue from Seattle Center to South Washington Street, Seattle; bleacher seating available by reservation, $35-$50 (206-728-0123 or seafair.com).
Miss Seafair Scholarship Coronation
July 30 Seafair crowns Miss Seafair, 7 p.m., Westlake Park, 401 Pine St., Seattle; free (206-728-0123 or seafair.com).
Seattle Dragon Boat Festival
July 30 Dragon boat races, entertainment, food vendors, entertainers, artisan demonstrations, hands-on activities for all ages, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., South Lake Union Park, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; free (seattledragonboatfestival.net).
Flying Heritage Collection SkyFair
July 30 Air and ground show with vehicle and plane demos, World War II re-enactors, RC tanks, children’s activities, PC gaming, food vendors, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Flying Heritage Collection, 3407 109th St. S.W., Everett; $10-$14 (877-342-3404 or flyingheritage.com/TemplateGeneric.aspx?contentId=73).
Silvana Community Fair
July 30 Kids’ games, food vendors, arts and crafts, exhibits, music, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Silvana Fairgrounds, 1331 Pioneer Highway, Silvana (silvanafair.com).
July 30-31 Kids Zones, entertainment stages, arts and crafts, food, vendors, noon-7 p.m., Wright Park, 501 S. I St., Tacoma (ethnicfest.org).
Pista Sa Nayon
July 31 Food, entertainment, arts and crafts vendors, children’s games, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Seward Park Amphitheater, 5898 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; free (206-728-0123 or seafair.com).
Kirkland Classic-Car Show
July 31 More than 600 hot rods and classic cars, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., parked along Marina Park and downtown Kirkland (206-714-0724 orkirklandclassiccarshow.org).
Steilacoom Salmon Bake
July 31 Salmon bake, noon-4 p.m., Sunnyside Beach, Chambers Creek Road, Steilacoom (steilacoom.org).