Weekend best bets: Lots of music, food, wine and more

Celebrate the Stilly: The annual Stillaguamish Festival of the River and Pow Wow is Saturday and Sunday* at River Meadows County Park on Jordan Road. Admission and parking are free. Gates open at 10 a.m. and salmon dinners are $5. Get more info in our story here.

Melt down: The 14th Summer Meltdown, one of the largest music festivals in the state, continues through Sunday at the Whitehorse Mountain Amphitheater in Darrington. Get the details in our story here.

Taste: The Taste of Edmonds is from Friday to Sunday. There will be tons of food, of course, as well as entertainment, crafts, rides and more. Get the details in our story here.

Strut: Celebrate the dog days of summer at the Mutt Strut, 10 a.m. Saturday at Langus Park in Everett. Dog lovers and their canine friends can enjoy a dog walk, dog-friendly vendors and racing and pet showcase competitions.

Frolic: Gold Bar’s Fancy Fronds Nursery holds its annual open house “frolic” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Organizers have lined up other nurseries and artists from across the region for the event.

Wine walk: Snohomish merchants host their fourth “Sunsets in Snohomish” wine walk on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. The bring-your-own-glass event is $12, which includes eight tastes of wine.

Home grown: The Marysville Street Festival is Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in downtown Marysville. Vendors will be offering handmade items and locally grown produce.

Elvis: See Elvis, as performed by Tracy Alan Moore, at the Historic Everett Theatre on Saturday. Read our story here.

Taiko drums: Inochi Taiko, one of the finest taiko drumming troupes in the Northwest, will play a free concert at 2 p.m. Saturday on the lawn at the Evergreen Branch Library, 9512 Evergreen Way, Everett. Taiko drumming has ancient roots in Japan. Modern taiko requires intense physical and mental training.

Correction: Aug. 8, 2014: This article originally listed incorrect days for the Festival of the River.

More in Life

Co-owner Jason Parzyk carries two growlers to fill as he serves up beer at Lake Stevens Brewing Co. The first brewery in the city is celebrating one-year anniversary this weekend. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Beer of the Week: Lake Stevens Brewing Co.’s Sour Imperial

The beer has a depth and a complex flavor profile that goes beyond just another barrel-aged stout.

Legendary bluesman Curtis Salgado to play Arlington show

The Northwest blues-soul-funk-R&B living legend performs with Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons Nov. 18.

This year’s Snohomish Blues Invasion has an all-star lineup

Proceeds send the CD Woodbury Trio and the Benton-Townsend Duo to the International Blues Challenge.

Schack holiday show features Northwest watercolor artists

The free exhibit also will have three-dimensional works, such as jewelry, glass, ceramic and wood.

‘Three Billboards’ rooted in Frances McDormand’s rigid role

The actress of “Fargo” fame gives an Oscar-worthy performance in this black comedy on human nature.

‘The Hate U Give’ shows the burden of being black in America

Angie Thomas’ story of a teen girl covers the challenging experience of African Americans.

A merry Christmas concert with Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith

The Christian music stars will perform at Xfinity Arena with Jordan Smith of “The Voice” on Nov. 18.

‘Veep’ production postponed during Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ treatment

The 56-year-old star has been documenting her breast cancer fight on social media.

The Rucker Hill house is featured in the Twin Peaks series in Everett. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Living happily ever after in the ‘Twin Peaks’ house

Everett homeowners snagged a role in the recent reboot of the 1990s cult classic show.

Most Read