Family fun calendar

  • Friday, August 5, 2011 12:01am
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Snohomish and Island counties

Stanwood-Camano Community Fair: 9 a.m. to midnight Aug. 5 and 6, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 7 with carnival 11 a.m. to midnight Aug. 5 and 6 and during all fair hours Aug. 7, Stanwood-Camano Fairgrounds, 6431 Pioneer Highway, Stanwood; youth agric

ulture exhibits and competitions, live entertainment; free parking available at Stanwood High School, 7400 272nd St. NW; free shuttle every 15 minutes; admission $6 to $9 daily, free for ages 5 and under, three-day passes $18; 360-629-4121;

A Taste of Edmonds: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 12, 13 and 14. All events will be held at Civic Playground, 310 Sixth Ave. N., Edmonds; food and drink vendors, live music and kids’ activities; admission is $3 for adults and teens, free to children age 12 and under; free parking and shuttle at Edmonds-Woodway High School at 212 St. SW and 76th Ave. W.; shuttle runs every 15 minutes; 425-670-1496; www.atasteof

Stillaguamish Festival of the River and Pow Wow: Starts at 10 a.m. Aug. 13 and 14 at River Meadows Park, 20416 Jordan Road, Arlington; entertainment, powwow, children’s activities; opening music show at 5 p.m. Aug. 12, gate opens at 3 p.m.; free; $5 parking per car, per day;; [URL];

The Camano Center’s 20th annual Collector’s Car Show: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 13 at The Camano Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano; or call 360-387-0222.

Bill Baker Memorial Steel & Wheels SuperShow: The annual show for hot rods and custom motorcycles includes more than 60 custom cars and bikes, food and live music from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 13, at the Everett Machinists Union Hall, 8729 Airport Road. For more information call Bryan Corliss at 206-764-0357.


“Cruisin’ the Washington Fossil Freeway”: A traveling exhibition from Seattle’s Burke Museum that blends whimsical and vibrant art by Ray Troll with fossils dating back to early life on Earth. There are also fossil specimens, including the cast of a mammoth toothwww.historic;

“The Owl and the Woodpecker”:10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Aug. 7 at The Burke Museum, on the University of Washington campus at the corner of 17th Ave. NE and NE 45th St., Seattle. Tickets are $10, $8 and $7.50. Call 206-543-5590 or visit Visitors learn about the most important species of owls and woodpeckers in North America while viewing photos and learning how these birds define specific habitats.

BrasilFest: Noon to 5 p.m. Aug. 14, Mural Ampitheatre, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St.; dance and other performances; free;;[URL], [/URL];

“Dinosaurs. Real Close”: Take a journey back in time and discover life-size, animatronic creatures that roar, snarl, hiss, spit and move; through Sept. 5 at the Woodland Park Zoo, 750 N 50 St., Seattle. Exhibit entry is $3 in addition to zoo admission or;[URL].

Lake Whatcom Railway summer trains: Ride on an antique train with cars dating back to the early 1900s at noon every Saturday through Sept. 3. Tickets, purchased at the train, are $20 for adults and $10 for ages 2 to 17. Trains leave from Wickersham Junction about 10 miles north of Sedro-Woolley on Highway 9. Trains are also available Monday through Friday for special parties, booked in advance. Learn more at [/URL];[URL] or call 360-595-2218.[/URL]

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