Weekend fun: Car show, film festival, Folklife
Hear music: The huge, free annual Northwest Folklife Festival is this weekend in Seattle. The festival features hundreds of performers, including dozens from Snohomish County. The festival runs from Friday until Monday. Find out what you need to know in our story here.
Catch a film: The Seattle International Film Festival continues this weekend, including showings every day at the Everett Performing Arts Center. Take a look at reviewer Robert Horton's suggestions here.
See King Tut: "Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs," a new exhibit opened Thursday at the Pacific Science Center. It's scheduled to last through Jan. 6. Officials say the exhibit is the final trip the artifacts will make outside Egypt. Find the details in our story here.
Visit Darrington: The second annual Darrington Day is Saturday with activities throughout town. Begun as a way to draw tourists to this mountain valley community, the event is also a good way for local people to kick off the summer season. The event includes music, vendors a laser show and more. Find the details in our story here.
Remember: Memorial Day is Monday and events are planned throughout the county. Take a look at our list here.
Go fishing: The Sultan Sportsmen's Club is organizing a Fishing Derby for kids between the ages of 1 and 14. The derby is scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Ed Boucher's ponds by E. Wisteria Lane just two blocks north of Sultan High School. Participants must be with an adult. There will be prizes for the biggest fish and for the most fish caught. More info: 360-793-7764.
Socialize: Mayfest 2012 is a food and music mixer you can get to by walking on the Mukilteo/Clinton ferry, then walking up the hill two blocks to the Clinton Community Hall. You can enjoy barbecue, and music and dancing with the Cranberry Bog Band and Rural Characters from 5 to 10 p.m. on Saturday at Clinton Community Hall at Highway 525 and Humphrey Road, Whidbey Island. Tickets at the door are $12; children are half price. Beer and wine will be sold separately by Diamond Knot Brewery.
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