Kermet Apio will perform stand-up at the Edmonds Center for the Arts on Sept. 9. (YouTube)

Theater, dance and comedy shows around Snohomish County

The listings include Historic Everett Theatre, Edmonds Center for the Arts and Thumbnail Theater shows.

Kermet Apio will perform stand-up at the Edmonds Center for the Arts on Sept. 9. (YouTube)
Cathy Richardson is lead vocalist of Jefferson Starship, which is scheduled to perform Sept. 17 at the Historic Everett Theatre. (Associated Press)

Tickets for sale in Snohomish County and around the region

The listings include Historic Everett Theatre, Edmonds Center for the Arts and Thumbnail Theater shows.

Cathy Richardson is lead vocalist of Jefferson Starship, which is scheduled to perform Sept. 17 at the Historic Everett Theatre. (Associated Press)
Zach Michaud is scheduled to perform at Mirkwood Public House in Arlington on July 25. (Zach Michaud)

Where to hear live music in Snohomish County nightclubs

The listings include Engel’s Pub, Mirkwood Public House and Port Gardner Bay Winery shows.

Zach Michaud is scheduled to perform at Mirkwood Public House in Arlington on July 25. (Zach Michaud)
At The Landing, prime rib is also sliced and served as sliders and a hearty English-cut sandwich. (Quil Ceda Creek Casino)

Taste of Tulalip: Prime rib with horseradish sauce and au jus

Now you can roast Quil Ceda Creek Casino’s classic prime rib at home. Pro tip: Turn it into sliders or sandwiches.

  • Jul 20, 2021
At The Landing, prime rib is also sliced and served as sliders and a hearty English-cut sandwich. (Quil Ceda Creek Casino)
Avery Rochon,16, won the Queen of the Hill and 1st place in Super Stock at the Camano Island Soap Box Derby in June. She will be racing on Monday at Derby Downs in Ohio at the All-American World Championship Soap Box Derby. Photographed at Arrowhead Ranch on Thursday, July 15, 2021 in Camano Island, Washington. Camden Tatarian, 7, also qualified for the the Championship in Akron, Ohio.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Speedsters will represent Stanwood, Camano Island at derby

After winning the 14th Stanwood-Camano Island Soap Box Derby, Avery Rochon and Camden Tatarian will race at the big event in Akron, Ohio.

Avery Rochon,16, won the Queen of the Hill and 1st place in Super Stock at the Camano Island Soap Box Derby in June. She will be racing on Monday at Derby Downs in Ohio at the All-American World Championship Soap Box Derby. Photographed at Arrowhead Ranch on Thursday, July 15, 2021 in Camano Island, Washington. Camden Tatarian, 7, also qualified for the the Championship in Akron, Ohio.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Up Up Up Inc., a traveling circus on a flatbed truck stage with a crane, performs Wednesday in Langley and Friday in Everett on its monthlong Pacific Northwest tour. Seen here at a show on Guemes Island. (Submitted photo)

Circus coming to Whidbey, then Everett, on a 30-foot crane

Theatrics include the world’s largest wedgie, a flying piano, human ceiling fan and a hair hang act.

Up Up Up Inc., a traveling circus on a flatbed truck stage with a crane, performs Wednesday in Langley and Friday in Everett on its monthlong Pacific Northwest tour. Seen here at a show on Guemes Island. (Submitted photo)
A double smash burger with cheese is messy to eat, but easy to make. (Gretchen McKay/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/TNS)

Eat This: Double-decker smash burgers with secret sauce

This recipe calls for stacking two burgers between three buns, so it’s messy to eat. Be sure to have a stack of napkins.

  • Jul 20, 2021
A double smash burger with cheese is messy to eat, but easy to make. (Gretchen McKay/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/TNS)
Street Smarts columnist Ben Watanabe places his bike onto the Community Transit 201 bus rack on Saturday, July 17, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Lessons in biking and busing to a Snohomish County campground

Don’t pick a route almost entirely uphill and along a single-lane highway without shoulders.

Street Smarts columnist Ben Watanabe places his bike onto the Community Transit 201 bus rack on Saturday, July 17, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The 2021 BMW 4 Series coupe has a new interpretation of the brand’s signature kidney grille. (BMW)

2021 BMW M440i xDrive combines sport fun, touring pleasure

The redesigned luxury compact coupe has more horsepower, a mild-hybrid system and interior upgrades.

The 2021 BMW 4 Series coupe has a new interpretation of the brand’s signature kidney grille. (BMW)
Book-related events in Snohomish County.

Author events and poetry readings around Snohomish County

The listings include Third Place Books, Everett Public Library and Neverending Bookshop events.

  • Jul 18, 2021
Book-related events in Snohomish County.
What advice would you offer a younger version of yourself? Parenting columnist Jennifer Bardsley wishes she could give her younger self a few tips. (Family photo)

Dear 26-Year-Old Me: A letter to my younger self

Seventeen years ago, Jennifer Bardsley was a new mother. She reflects on that time in this column.

What advice would you offer a younger version of yourself? Parenting columnist Jennifer Bardsley wishes she could give her younger self a few tips. (Family photo)
At cicchetti bars, you can assemble a meal.

Don’t worry about getting lost on a Venice’s cicchetti crawl

Rick Steve’s favorite meal is what he calls “The Stand-Up Progressive Venetian Pub-Crawl Dinner.”

At cicchetti bars, you can assemble a meal.

Having a midlife crisis? It’s a good time for reflection

Middle age presents great opportunities to reshape your priorities for the coming decades.

My refund is a no-show for this Show of the Month Club trip

She’s been waiting nine months for a refund for her canceled train trip with Show of the Month Club. How much longer should she hold on?

  • Jul 18, 2021
"The Legend of Tommy G" is one of 17 short films and documentaries featured in 2021's Banff Film Festival World Tour. (YouTube)

Outdoors classes and activities around Snohomish County

The listings include Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest updates and REI Lynnwood workshops.

"The Legend of Tommy G" is one of 17 short films and documentaries featured in 2021's Banff Film Festival World Tour. (YouTube)
The GPP for tomorrow is Sedum spurium 'Fuldaglut' and the image credit goes to Richie.

Great Plant Pick: Sedum spurium ‘Fuldaglut’

This perennial has small, scalloped bronze-red leaves that form a durable, evergreen, succulent, weed-smothering groundcover.

The GPP for tomorrow is Sedum spurium 'Fuldaglut' and the image credit goes to Richie.
Bill Taylor steps over a water feature that divides an area of  his garden on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 in Edmonds, Washington. Taylor's home is a stop on the Edmonds in Bloom garden tour on July 18th. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Home and garden events and resources around Snohomish County

Home and garden events and resources around Snohomish County

Bill Taylor steps over a water feature that divides an area of  his garden on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 in Edmonds, Washington. Taylor's home is a stop on the Edmonds in Bloom garden tour on July 18th. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
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Sort through your garbage, recycling and compost to find ways to improve your shopping and sorting habits. (Getty Images)
Sort through your garbage, recycling and compost to find ways to improve your shopping and sorting habits. (Getty Images)

How to do an at-home audit to reduce waste and recycle right

Sort through your garbage, recycling and compost to find ways to improve your shopping and sorting habits.

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Sort through your garbage, recycling and compost to find ways to improve your shopping and sorting habits. (Getty Images)
Sort through your garbage, recycling and compost to find ways to improve your shopping and sorting habits. (Getty Images)
This Dimitri Omersa lion footstool auctioned at a Jeffrey Evans Associates sale for $3,159. Other animals have sold at auction for $1,000 to $5,000. (Cowles Syndicate Inc.)

This Dimitri Omersa lion footstool sold at auction for $3,000

Today there are 39 different Omersa Co. animal footstools sold by stores like Liberty and Abercrombie Fitch.

This Dimitri Omersa lion footstool auctioned at a Jeffrey Evans Associates sale for $3,159. Other animals have sold at auction for $1,000 to $5,000. (Cowles Syndicate Inc.)
reddish stain of dried needles on spruce after winter

Your yard doesn’t have to look like Death Valley for the summer

The recent heatwave burned many of our shrubs, hanging baskets and trees. Here’s what to do to reverse the damage.

reddish stain of dried needles on spruce after winter