Enjoy wine and food: You can taste local wines and food at the Historic Monroe Wine Walk on Saturday. The eventwill include sips from Piccola Winery, Michael Florentino Cellars, Gecko Wine Company, Open Road Wine Company, Convergence Zone Cellars, Page Cellars and Dubindil Winery. Find the details in our story here.
See the eclipse: Weather permitting, you may be able to see an partial eclipse on Sunday beginning about 5 p.m. Click here for more details and a nifty little animation of what you can expect to see.
Rev it up: The Sky Valley 16th annual Antique and Classic Motorcycle Show is returning to Snohomish on Sunday after a four-year absence. The free all-ages event begins at 8 a.m. and is set to have at least 300 people displaying their motorcycles, live music and almost 50 vendors. Motorcycles can be registered the day of the event for $10. Find the details in our story here.
'Street' cred: The gang's all here as “Sesame Street” arrives in Everett to save Jenny, the new music teacher, after the moving truck with all of her instruments doesn't arrive. The characters teach her a lesson as they concoct a concert of good times through creativity. Music is made from all sorts of things and in all sorts of ways: from feet and hands, to trash can lids and cookie jars. Sesame Street Live “Elmo Makes Music” has several performances tonight through Sunday. Find out all the details here.
You know you DO give one: “Gone with the Wind” tells the story of what happened to the wealthy plantation owners and their slaves as the Civil War ravaged the nation. With Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O'Hara and Clark Gable as Rhett Butler. The nine-time Oscar winner screens Friday through Sunday at 7 p.m. at Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-258-6766. Tickets are $10 general, $8 military, seniors and students.
Head to the water: Canoe races have always been the centerpiece of the Penn Cove Water Festival and Saturday's event is no exception. American Indian traditions and culture are a highlight of the festivities, along with a diverse selection of musical styles including songs of the sea. New this year will be vendors offering salmon tacos served in fry bread. The festival runs 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in Coupeville. Learn what else awaits in our story here.
Go for a stroll: The Everett Outdoor Art Walk returns Saturday and continues the third Saturday of each month through September from 4 to 7 p.m. Find a map here.
Paine Field Aviation Day: Head to Paine Field from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; there's also a 5K at 8 a.m. for runners, 8:10 a.m. for walkers, at Future of Flight, 8415 Paine Field Blvd., Mukilteo; helicopter and biplane rides available for additional cost; free parking and shuttle service; $5 admission for adults, $10 for family; www.painefield.com.
Off the chain (saw) For the second year in a row, the people who run the Oso Mill are hosting an open house complete with mill demonstrations and chain saw carving competitions. The free event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, when an auction is scheduled for all the chain saw sculpture creations. Food will be available for purchase. For more information, check out our story.
Visit Camano, enjoy art, redux: The Camano Island Studio Tour, offers an encore Saturday and Sunday. Travel through Camano Island and its sister city, Stanwood, to more than 60 local artists at their studios and galleries.The tour guide and map are available at http://www.camanoarts.org/ and local businesses. Find out more in our story here.
Funky family time: Pike Place fixture Squirrel Butter brings its funky tunes to the Everett Library for a free concert at 2 p.m. Sunday. The duo combines old-time tunes, country blues and hokum songs with an Appalachian influence and a jug band flavor. Read our story here.
Celebrate food: Join others who are passionate about wholesome, local food at the free Celebration of Food Festival, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Lynnwood Convention Center. Try free samples, and learn all about food, from growing it to cooking it to preserving it.
Eat: Take a look at our recent dining reviews to find something delicious.
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