Family fun calendar

  • Wed Jul 18th, 2012 4:18pm
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Wizard Fest: On an average day at Bothell’s Country Village you’ll find roosters, ducks and rabbits, but on July 21 you’ll see wizards, fairies, witches, knights and fair maidens at this family fun event of wand-making, music and more; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 21 at Country Village, 23718 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell; or call 425-483-2250.

Darrington Rock and Gem Show: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 21 and 22 at Mansford Grange, 1265 Railroad Ave.;; displays of rocks and gems, demonstrations and children’s activities with custom rock sawing on site.

Children’s Carnival: 5:30 to 8 p.m. July 26, Frances Anderson Center Field, 700 Main St., Edmonds. Grab a hot dog, try your luck at winning a raffle prize and partake in fun carnival games. For more information call Edmonds Parks &Recreation, 425-771-0230.

The Imagine Inn: Starring Tim Noah and Cyndi Soup with Gus Puppy and puppet friends, 10 a.m. July 27 and 28 at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Call 360-568-9412 or go to Admission $6.

Also: Tim Noah Live, 10 to 11 a.m. Aug. 2 at Thornton A. Sullivan Park at Silver Lake, 11405 Silver Lake Road, Everett. Free. Go to

The Silvana Fair: A one-day free “Fun in the Sun” community fair, held annually for 65 years and features a grease pole contest, kids games, livestock judging and more; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 28 at Viking Hall, 1331 Pioneer Highway, Silvana.

Getting Dirty at The Plant Farm: Young gardeners can make “dirt babies” and then take them home and watch as their hair grows out of control; 11 a.m. Aug. 11*, The Plant Farm, 15022 Twin Lakes Ave., Marysville. Registration is required at or call 360-652-3351; $5 per child.

Guided Future of Flight Aviation Center Gallery Tours: 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesday and Thursdays to Sept. 20 at The Future of Flight, 8415 Paine Field Blvd., Mukilteo. These are 90-minute detailed, guided tours of the center’s aviation gallery and its exhibits. Admission for the guided tour is included in the regular ticket price of $20 and $14. For more information, call Ed Kaplanian at 425-438-8100, ext. 229.


Tutankhamun: The Golden King and The Great Pharaohs: The exhibition features more than 100 objects from King Tut’s tomb and ancient sites representing some of the most important rulers throughout 2,000 years of ancient Egyptian history. Many of these objects have never toured in the United States before this exhibit. Come face-to-face with the largest image of King Tut ever unearthed — a 10-foot statue of the pharaoh; to Jan. 6 at Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N, Seattle. Admission is $27.50, $24.50 $16.50 and $15.50. Call 206-443-2001,


The Blue Stilly Players of Arlington Presents: Casting Call for “Hansel and Gretel,” to be performed in Arlington Terrace Park on Aug. 25 and encore performance at the Boys &Girls Club in Arlington. Play calls for three males and three females, late teens to youthful middle age. Rehearsals in June, July and August in Arlington in the evening at the Boys &Girls Club, 18513 59th Ave. NE, Arlington. Contact: Bridget Clawson 360-435-6223 or Runs through July 28 at the new Second Stage Theatre, 2730 Wetmore Ave., Everett. Tickets are $14 and $12. Call 425-257-8600

The 2012 Summer Parade: Stanwood Camano Rotary Club is busy planning the 2012 Summer Parade and is looking for businesses, clubs, teams and organizations who want to celebrate volunteers. Deadline for entry into the parade is July 20. Contact Terry Robertson at or call 360-510-2083 for application materials, indicating whether you would like the general or the school scholarship application.


“Urinetown”: Village Theatre’s Kidstage Summer Independent Production presents this satirical musical about a time in the future when a terrible water shortage has occurred and the government has enforced a ban on private toilets

* Correction, August 10, 2012: This article originally listed an incorrect date for this event.