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Family fun

Events for families in Snohomish County and beyond

Events Eagles: The Arlington-Stillaguamish Eagle Festival is Feb. 5 and 6. Some of the events include:

Date: 02/05/2016 | Entertainment


You could sing anthem at the fair

Last year, Jayden Terry-Olson, 10, of Everett, was among the winners in a statewide contest to sing the national anthem at the Washington State Fair in Puyallup.

Date: 01/31/2016 | Life


Youth theater group’s ‘Mulan’ opens Friday in Everett

EVERETT — Get ready for fire, snow, songs and swordplay.It's all on stage Jan. 29 through Feb. 13 when Ludus Performing Arts takes over the PUD Auditorium with its production of Disney's "Mulan" Junior.The action-packed stage adaptation of the...

Date: 01/29/2016 | Entertainment


You're 17 syllables away from fame in Arlington's haiku contest

A haiku contestIn Arlington, WashingtonHey, what’s up with that? 

Date: 01/26/2016 | Whats Up With That?


Dads pony up

Try their hand at daughters' 'dos

Date: 01/24/2016 | Local News


Fun in the snow

Follow the Mountain Loop Highway for sledding and more

Date: 01/24/2016 | Explore NW


Calendar

EVENTS

Date: 01/22/2016 | Entertainment


Xfinity excites

Hot dogs sell like hot cakes at stadium events.At Xfinity Arena in Everett, these are top dogs.“Served fresh never frozen. Both the bread and the dogs,” said Tony Hendryx, regional vice president of Spectra Food Services & Hospitality.

Date: 01/22/2016 | Entertainment


Kangaroo jerky, duck jerky, alligator jerky ...

When a new beef jerky store in Tulalip sent a press release promoting kangaroo meat snacks, I hopped right on it.Marsupial meat? What's up with that? A jerky store?Double what's up with that?

Date: 01/19/2016 | Whats Up With That?


Oh the places we've been

Highlights from 2 years of exploring local towns

Date: 01/16/2016 | Life


Where dogs, people mingle

Volunteer seeks help in expanding Sultan off-leash park

Date: 01/15/2016 | Local News


Family Fun Calendar

EVENTS Pay-What-You-Can Fridays: Musical storytime, Soundbridge Seattle Symphony Music Discovery Center, 200 University St., Seattle. From Peter and the Wolf to Carnival of the Animals, kids explore classic musical stories through games,...

Date: 01/15/2016 | Entertainment


A blast for the brave

Zipline ride soars over Everett Mall area

Date: 01/12/2016 | Whats Up With That?


Winter fun

Where to take your kids to have fun on rainy days

Date: 01/10/2016 | Life


Family Fun calendar

Share your eventsTo have an event listed in this calendar, submit the details including time, date, place, cost, phone number and website (if applicable) to abrown@heraldnet.com or call 425-339-3443.EVENTS

Date: 01/08/2016 | Entertainment


Plan your weekend

Dance, theater, Kidstock, free fitness, more

Date: 01/08/2016 | Entertainment


Resolve: Make art out of rain

Here’s a reason to go out and play in the rain.Art that is activated by water. It’s invisible until it rains then — shazam! — it appears on the pavement.

Date: 01/03/2016 | Life


NORAD and other sites keep Santa on track

Can't get your kids to sleep on Christmas Eve?Call an elf to assure them Santa is on his way.Hundreds of elves will be on hand to take calls at NORAD to give Santa's up-to-the-minute whereabouts on Christmas Eve. For real.

Date: 12/20/2015 | Life


Words of wisdom from St. Nick

Kids learn Christmas is about more than gifts

Date: 12/12/2015 | Local News


Fine art in Snohomish County and beyond

Snohomish CountyGalleries/Museums

Date: 12/11/2015 | Entertainment


Family Fun Calendar

EVENTS "Faces of Christmas": Magical musical celebration for all ages, 4 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12 and 2 p.m. Dec. 13, Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 4th St., Snohomish. For tickets, $20, go to...

Date: 12/11/2015 | Entertainment


Plan your weekend

Best bets: Santa, birds, trees, lots of live shows, more

Date: 12/11/2015 | Entertainment


He relished the relics

Jerry Senner was known for his love of old tractors

Date: 12/08/2015 | Local News


Family fun

HOLIDAY EVENTSWarm Beach Camp's The Lights of Christmas: 5 to 10 p.m. Dec. 3 through 6, 10 through 13, 17 through 23 and 26 through 29. More than a million Christmas lights displayed over 15 acres at Warm Beach Camp. Live entertainment, children's...

Date: 12/04/2015 | Entertainment


Fine art in Snohomish County and beyond

Snohomish CountyGalleries/MuseumsAnabel's Framing & Gallery: 2531 Broadway, Everett; 425-258-6402; www.anabelsgallery.com; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays...

Date: 12/04/2015 | Entertainment


Plan your weekend

Best bets: Lights, music, trees, wildlife, more

Date: 12/04/2015 | Entertainment


A new spectacle

PNB's new version of Nutcracker is lovely and colorful

Date: 12/04/2015 | Entertainment


Tickets on sale to upcoming events in Everett and beyond

XFINITY ARENADiscover the Dinosaurs: 10 a.m. Dec. 12 and 13, $16 to $22Dope Music Festival with Li’l Wayne: 6 p.m. Dec. 18, $35 to $150

Date: 11/27/2015 | Entertainment


Trans-Siberian Orchestra rings in the holidays

Need proof that the holiday season is in full swing?Just swing by KeyArena on Saturday, where Trans-Siberian Orchestra will play a pair of shows, both sponsored by the Hallmark Channel.

Date: 11/27/2015 | Entertainment


Fine art in Snohomish County and beyond

Snohomish CountyEvents

Date: 11/27/2015 | Entertainment


Calendar

HOLIDAY EVENTSTree Lighting Ceremony: 4:30 p.m. Nov. 27. On the Green at Viking Village, 88th Street between Highway 532 and 271st Street NW, Stanwood. More at www.ci.stanwood.wa.us.Tree Lighting and Winter Celebration: 2 to 8 p.m. Nov. 28, downtown Monroe. The...

Date: 11/27/2015 | Entertainment


Fine art in Snohomish County and beyond

Snohomish CountyEvents

Date: 11/20/2015 | Entertainment


Family fun calendar

EventsInternational Games Day: Teen Gaming: for grades 6 to 12, 3 to 5 p.m. Dec. 20, Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. Teens and tweens are invited to come play our huge selection of board games, party games, and trivia games. You might...

Date: 11/20/2015 | Entertainment


Too cute to handle

Hello Kitty exhibit a mix of historical and unusual

Date: 11/14/2015 | Life


Tickets on sale to upcoming events in Everett and beyond

XFINITY ARENADisney on Ice: "Frozen": Nov. 18 to 22, $30 to $75Mannheim Steamroller "Christmas": 7:30 p.m. Nov. 24, $29 to $65Dope Music Festival with Li'l...

Date: 11/13/2015 | Entertainment


Fine art in Snohomish County and beyond

Snohomish CountyEventsSteven Markussen: The Snohomish County Music Project will host the visual artist Steven Markussen at a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Northwest Music Hall, located inside the...

Date: 11/13/2015 | Entertainment


Family Fun Calendar

EventsAll About Beavers: 7 p.m. Nov. 13, Northwest Stream Center Auditorium, McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. Includes a showing of the IMAX movie "Beavers," a presentation on beaver habits, habitat requirements and...

Date: 11/13/2015 | Entertainment


Fine art in Snohomish County and beyond

Snohomish CountyEventsMukilteo Arts Guild's Holiday Art Mart: The annual event is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 7 at Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. Free parking and entry.

Date: 11/06/2015 | Entertainment


Family Fun calendar

EventsAll About Beavers: 7 p.m. Nov. 13, Northwest Stream Center Auditorium, McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. Includes a showing of the IMAX movie "Beavers," a presentation on beaver habits, habitat requirements and...

Date: 11/06/2015 | Entertainment


Plan your weekend

TEDx talks, beach walk, mason bees, camera show, more

Date: 11/06/2015 | Entertainment


Walking on water

Boardwalk at North Creek Park refurbished

Date: 11/05/2015 | Local News


The dead live on at Dia de Muertos festival in Seattle

There are skeletons, sweets and costumes.But this is not Halloween.It’s Día de Muertos. Day of the Dead.The ancient Mexican celebration honors deceased loved ones.

Date: 10/31/2015 | Life


Fine art in Snohomish County and beyond

Snohomish CountyEventsNorthwest Artists' Holiday Show: The event is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 7 and 8 at Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church, 8109 224th St. SW, Edmonds. More than 50 local artists...

Date: 10/30/2015 | Entertainment


Family fun calendar

Dia de Muertos, "A Mexican Celebration to Remember Our Departed": Music, food, art, crafts, dancing and lots of activities for adults and kids, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 31 and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 1, Armory Main Floor, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St.,...

Date: 10/30/2015 | Entertainment


Plan your weekend

Best bets: Halloween, Rocky Horror, cocktails, kids hike ...

Date: 10/30/2015 | Entertainment


Plan your weekend

Best bets: Band contest, beer fest, British Invasion, fall fun

Date: 10/23/2015 | Entertainment


Family fun calendar

Mother-Son Monster Mash: 6 p.m. Oct. 23, Floral Hall in Forest Park, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd., Everett. Grandmas, mothers and aunties are invited to bring their boys of all ages to an evening with treats, drinks, spooky decorations and upbeat music for dancing. Check in at...

Date: 10/23/2015 | Entertainment


Upcoming theater, dance and opera events

Snohomish CountyTheater"One Slight Hitch": Phoenix Theatre presents Lewis Black's comedy through Nov. 1. The theater is at 9673 Firdale Ave., Edmonds. Call 206-533-2000 to reserve a...

Date: 10/23/2015 | Entertainment


Galleries and exhibits

Snohomish CountyEvents

Date: 10/16/2015 | Entertainment


Plan your weekend

Fall fun, live music, racing, bats, swimming ...

Date: 10/16/2015 | Entertainment


Family fun calendar

EventsFree Admission Friday: with fun by Everett Transit, 5:30 to 9 p.m., Imagine Children's Museum, 1502 Wall St., Everett. Newly renovated exhibit Imagine Theatre includes new murals, four seasonally themed backdrops with matching costumes and props for...

Date: 10/16/2015 | Entertainment


A job that will tickle your funny bone

Want to bring in a little extra bacon over the holidays?Archie McPhee’s warehouse in Mukilteo is hiring for two positions: unicorn wrangler and rubber chicken peddler.The wrangler is McPhee-speak for a warehouse worker. The peddler is an admin assistant.

Date: 10/12/2015 | Whats Up With That?


Pancake Picasso

Marysville man creates intricate art for breakfast

Date: 10/11/2015 | Life


exhibits & galleries

Snohomish CountyEvents

Date: 10/09/2015 | Entertainment


Family fun calendar

Rocktoberfest: Marysville Rock and Gem Club's Gem and Mineral Show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 10 and 11, Totem Middle School cafeteria, 7th Street and State Avenue, Marysville. Rock rough, slabs, minerals, fossils, tools, lapidary equipment; jewelry, beads, gems and books.

Date: 10/09/2015 | Entertainment


Tickets on sale to upcoming events in Everett and beyond

XFINITY ARENAGala at the Ballroom with Pickwick and Bryan John Appleby: 8 p.m. Oct. 16, $15Endurocross: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17, $10 to $45Shinedown and Breaking Benjamin: 7 p.m. Oct. 26, $36 to $42

Date: 10/09/2015 | Entertainment


He really likes them apples

Modern Johnny Appleseed grows more than 150 types on 25 trees

Date: 10/07/2015 | Julie Muhlstein


Tickets on sale to upcoming events in Everett and beyond

XFINITY ARENARingling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s “Built to Amaze”: Through Oct. 4, $12 to $60Gala at the Ballroom with Pickwick and Bryan John Appleby: 8 p.m. Oct. 16, $15

Date: 10/02/2015 | Entertainment


Plan your weekend

Sausage fest, circus, art sale, Viking Fest and more

Date: 10/02/2015 | Entertainment


Family fun calendar

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus "Built to Amaze": Oct. 2 through 4, Xfinity Arena, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett. Tickets are $20 to $70, with discounts on special shows. For more, go to www.xfinityareaneverett.com or call 866-332-8499. Master of...

Date: 10/02/2015 | Entertainment


Visual Arts Calendar

Snohomish CountyEventsSchack Art Center: 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050; www.schack.org. Teen Nights at Schack return 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 8. These free, after-hours events...

Date: 10/02/2015 | Entertainment


Beer, sausage, music and more at Everett Sausage Fest this weekend

The 38th annual Everett Sausage Festival, a family oriented fair centered around a Bavarian theme, kicks off Friday and runs through the weekend. There will be a traditional Bavarian food, beer and entertainment. Admission to the festival is free.

Date: 09/29/2015 | Hops & Sips


Grab a gourd

Most pumpkin farms are opening this weekend

Date: 09/25/2015 | Life


Sultan celebrates salmon, honors town’s namesake

SULTAN — The city is set to celebrate the return of the salmon to the Sultan River on Saturday despite the summer drought.

Date: 09/25/2015 | Local News


Popular Arts of the Terrace juries show begins Saturday

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — The 37th annual Arts of the Terrace juried show has attracted work from artists who live as far away as Arkansas.

Date: 09/25/2015 | Entertainment


galleries and exhibits

Snohomish CountyEvents

Date: 09/25/2015 | Entertainment


Come early, prepare to be amazed at the circus

Ever dreamed of running away to join the circus?Here’s a way to try it out first. Come an hour before the show.Try on a ringmaster costume. Jump rope with the unicycle bicyclists. Walk on a low wire. Watch an elephant paint a picture.

Date: 09/25/2015 | Entertainment


Family fun calendar

Batman Day: Noon Sept. 26, Barnes & Noble, 19401 Alderwood Mall Parkway, Lynnwood. Prizes awarded to best costumed bat people. Upcoming events: Visit by Arthur the Aardvark, 11 a.m. Oct. 3; American Girl Crafts and Reading Club, 7 p.m. Oct. 7; Star Wars Reads Day, 2 p.m. Oct. 10;...

Date: 09/25/2015 | Entertainment


Plan your weekend

Best bets: Pumpkins galore, salmon, home show, more

Date: 09/25/2015 | Entertainment


How to sell a feeling

'Jedi Realtor’ is a keynote speaker at Everett Fall Home Show

Date: 09/24/2015 | Home and Garden


Golden opportunity

Find nature, history in lower Skykomish River Valley

Date: 09/19/2015 | Life


Tickets on sale to upcoming events in Everett and beyond

XFINITY ARENAEverett Fall Home Show: Noon Sept. 25, 10 a.m. Sept. 26 and 27, tickets are the doorRingling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey's "Built to Amaze": Oct. 1 to 4, $12 to $60

Date: 09/18/2015 | Entertainment


Edmonds Art Studio Tour celebrates 10 this weekend

EDMONDS — The Edmonds Art Studio Tour is celebrating its 10th anniversary this weekend with a self-guided, free tour of 25 studios featuring 42 artists.

Date: 09/18/2015 | Entertainment


Family fun calendar

Free Friday Night: Play indoors with the kids from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at no cost Sept. 18, Imagine Children's Museum, 1502 Wall St., Everett. Free admission the third Friday of each month. For more, call 425-258-1006 or visit

Date: 09/18/2015 | Entertainment


Night of comedy in Arlington to benefit Hope Unlimited chaplains

ARLINGTON — Local chaplains are planning a comedy night fundraiser in Arlington on Sept. 26.Family-friendly comedian Ken Davis is the starring act, with live music also planned.The event, "A Night of Comedy with Ken Davis," is hosted by

Date: 09/13/2015 | Local News


Celebrate the harvest and hurl a pumpkin in Snohomish

SNOHOMISH — Fall is coming and people here are getting ready to celebrate the harvest. The Snohomish Pumpkin Hurl & Medieval Faire starts at 10 a.m. Saturday and continues until 4 p.m. Sunday at Alexander...

Date: 09/12/2015 | Local News


The other state fair

What you need to know for a trip to Puyallup

Date: 09/12/2015 | Life


Migrating Vaux’s swifts returning to Monroe

MONROE — Thousands of Vaux’s swifts are expected to return to the Wagner Center chimney here Saturday as they migrate south for the winter. Monroe Swift Night Out will be held from 4 p.m. until dusk Saturday at the Wagner Center, 639 West Main Street. Admission and parking are free.

Date: 09/11/2015 | Local News


Wheels on the Waterfront this Saturday

Like cool cars?Dumb question. Who doesn’t.Get your wheel fix at Saturday’s Wheels on the Waterfront Classic Charity Car Show on the Everett waterfront.“It has gotten huge,” said Daun Brown, event spokesman. “It started with 95 cars the first year. Last year there were 325.”

Date: 09/11/2015 | Entertainment


Boys & Girls growing up

Club in Granite Falls is buying a bigger space to hold activities

Date: 09/11/2015 | Local News


Weekends are for fun

Best bets: Flying pumpkins, lighthouse fest, cars, more

Date: 09/11/2015 | Entertainment


An Edmonds gem

Cascadia Art Museum a great addition to Northwest art scene

Date: 09/11/2015 | Entertainment


Family fun calendar

Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival: Sept. 11, 12 and 13. Food, entertainment, artists booths, entertainment, beer garden and fireworks for 50th year celebration. More at www.mukilteolighthousefestival.com.Pumpkin Hurl and...

Date: 09/11/2015 | Entertainment


Fair attendance drops 4%

The decline, after four years of growth, is blamed on bad weather

Date: 09/10/2015 | Local News


Youngershoot: Take the kids to Bumbershoot

Rock out.Dance out.Get grossed out.It’s Youngershoot at Bumpershoot.Youngershoot Kids’ Zone is for ages 10 and younger (and their parents) during Bumpershoot, three days of art, music, comedy, dance, film and more.

Date: 09/04/2015 | Entertainment


Family Fun Calendar

Evergreen State Fair: through Sept. 7, Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. SE, Monroe. Arts and crafts, animal barns, carnival, concerts. More at www.evergreenfair.org.

Date: 09/04/2015 | Entertainment


Tickets on sale to upcoming events in Everett and beyond

XFINITY ARENAFive Finger Death Punch and Papa Roach: 6 p.m. Sept. 12, $36.75 to $42Everett Fall Home Show: Noon Sept. 25, 10 a.m. Sept. 26 and 27, tickets are the door

Date: 09/04/2015 | Entertainment


'A good life, a good valley'

Family recognized for operating same small farm for 127 years

Date: 09/04/2015 | Local News


Plan your weekend

The fair, vintage planes, music, beach time and more

Date: 09/04/2015 | Entertainment


Evergreen fair wants to be greenest event of its kind in country

MONROE — The Evergreen State Fair wants to be the greenest fair in the country. This year, organizers have their sights set on keeping 90 tons of waste from going to the landfill through an...

Date: 09/01/2015 | Local News


Evergreen State Fair Judging results

4H Best of Breeds — Best of Show Silkie Tavish, Kara Anderson, Arlington; Reserve Best In Show, American, (Gizzmo) Chaz Fieldson, Bothell; Abyssinian, (Loki) Chaz Fieldson, Bothell; American, (Gizzmo) Chaz, Fieldson, Bothell; Peruvian, (Merlin) Mary Johnson,...

Date: 08/31/2015 | Local News


Hogging the limelight

Evergreen State Fair honors Granite Falls couple

Date: 08/30/2015 | Local News


Monroe’s annual Fair Days Parade begins at 11 a.m.

MONROE — The annual Fair Days Parade is set to roll through downtown at 11 a.m. Saturday. It has been a Monroe tradition since 1937.

Date: 08/29/2015 | Local News


An arty app

Learn fascinating stories behind Sea-Tac art with STQRY

Date: 08/29/2015 | Life


And they’re off: Evergreen State fair in Monroe opens with animal races

MONROE — That down home feeling is in the air.The Evergreen State Fair opened in Monroe on Thursday with entertainment lined up through Labor Day. On opening day, arts and agriculture from across Snohomish County...

Date: 08/28/2015 | Local News


Calendar

Evergreen State Fair: Through Sept. 7, Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. SE, Monroe. Arts and crafts, animal barns, carnival, concerts. More at www.evergreenfair.org.

Date: 08/28/2015 | Entertainment


Tickets on sale to upcoming events in Everett and beyond

XFINITY ARENAFive Finger Death Punch and Papa Roach: 6 p.m. Sept. 12, $36.75 to $42Everett Fall Home Show: Noon Sept. 25, 10 a.m. Sept. 26 and 27, tickets are the door

Date: 08/28/2015 | Entertainment


Weekend best bets

The fair, cooking and gardening classes, wizards, more

Date: 08/28/2015 | Entertainment




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