Weekend to-do list: Giant garage sale, ‘Lego Movie,’ outdoor festival

Huge sale: Everett’s Northwest Neighborhood’s “Mother of all Garage Sales” is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Maps with addresses and items for sale are available at homes. For more information, go here.

Can it: Learn about canning, including fruit, jam, tomatoes and pickles. The class is from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday at the Mukilteo Library. Pre-register here or call 425-493-8202.

Legos: See “The Lego Movie” outdoors at Silver Lake on Friday. The show begins at dusk, but Imagine Children’s Museum offers pre-show entertainment starting at 7:30 p.m. Bring a blanket or low-backed chair.

Outdoors: Skyfest is Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Index. There will be a number of clinics on various outdoor-related topics and activities focusing on conservation. Get more info here.

Arts: And while you’re in Index, check out the Index Arts Festival on Saturday. See local artists’ best work. There will also be entertainment, food and activities for kids. Get more info here.

Shiny: The Granite Falls Show ‘N’ Shine is 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. There will of course be shiny cars and other vehicles as well as food, vendors and activities for kids. Get more info here.

Local fair: The Stanwood-Camano Community Fair runs through Sunday. You’ll find all the usual fair fun including a carnival, entertainment, displays, animals and more. Get details and read up on the musical acts here.

Music Hot Bodies in Motion play Friday night at The Cannery in Everett, along with Fauna Shade and Black Whales. Show is 21 and over. Get tickets here.

History: Lynnwood’s Heritage Park has an open house from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. There will be tours, treats and a chance to look inside the historical structures, including Interurban Car 55. Get more info here.

Big Four: Learn about the history of the Big Four Inn and the ecosystem of the area near the Big Four Ice Caves. The talks and short hikes are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Saturday and Sunday until September. Get more info here.

More in Life

Beer and cupcakes: Snohomish brewer, baker form unlikely duo

Pacific Northwest Cupcakes uses SnoTown’s brews to make beer-infused sweet treats.

The art and science of weathervanes

They told the direction of the wind and aided in forecasting the, well, weather.

Hundreds of ways to pamper your home and yourself

Find fancy fridges to sparkling jewelry under one roof at home and gift shows in Everett.

This is exactly how a cleaning expert organizes her space in 20 minutes

Try these realistic and attainable tricks to land yourself a cleaner home.

Snohomish brewer flavors beer with chilies from mom’s back yard

Beer of the Week: Smoked rye forms sturdy foundation for SnoTown’s well-balanced Loose Rooster.

Fall is just another blooming season

October can be a time of spectacular colors in your garden.

Woodward Canyon Winery continues to weave masterpieces

Owner Rick Small uses grapes from vines he used when he made wine in his back yard in the 1970s.

Great Plant Pick: Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Diabolo,’ purple-leaf ninebark

Grow it with shrub roses and perennials, and it combines with with ornamental grasses.

Beer, wine, spirits: Snohomish County booze calendar

Dash to Diamond Knot: Flying Unicorn Racing is teaming up with Mukilteo’s… Continue reading

Most Read