2017 Splash summer guide
Welcome to Splash, The Daily Herald’s annual guide to summer happenings in Snohomish County and beyond.
Marysville, Live at the Opera House: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., May 18, June 15, July 20 and Aug. 17 at the Marysville Opera House, 1225 Third St.; 360-363-8400. Features local wineries and live music. Cost is $5.
Viva Color! Volunteer Community Planting: Downtown planting 8:30 to 10 a.m. May 19, meet at Hewitt and Colby avenues in Everett; Mukilteo planting is 8:45 to 11 a.m. June 3 at 802 E. Mukilteo Boulevard; everettwa.gov/663/Viva-Color’. Gloves, trowels and commemorative buttons provided. Free shuttle available.
Forever Flowers: Plant sale, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 19, 20 and 21, 3427 153rd Ave. SE, Snohomish; 425-335-0491; email@example.com. Perennials, shrubs, grafts, monkey trees and hardy fuschias. Cash or check only. All plants and grafts originate onsite.
Paine Field Aviation Day: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 20 at Paine Field; 8:30 a.m. Aviation Day 5K at Historic Flight Foundation, 10719 Bernie Webber Drive, Mukilteo; www.painefield.com. Free flights for kids 8-17, first-come, first-serve. Free parking and shuttle service. Firefighters pancake breakfast. Admission is $15 for adults, free for ages 9 and younger, $35 for family.
Pilchuck Fuchsia Society: Plant sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 20, 12906 St. NE, Lake Stevens; 425-210-6272; www.nwfuchsiasociety.com. Hanging fuchsia baskets, hardy fuchsias, plant and vegetable starts.
Edmonds Health and Fitness Expo: 9 a.m. to noon May 20 at Edmonds School District Stadium, 7600 212th St., Edmonds; 425-771-0229; www.HFExpo.edmondswa.gov. Booths, screenings and activities, plus fun for kids in kindergarten through eighth grade. Free.
Antique and Classic Motorcycle Show: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 21 on First Street in downtown Snohomish; 360-926-4265; www.skyvalleybikeshow.com. Free to watch. Live music and vendors.
Granite Falls’ One Day: May 20 at locations around Granite Falls; 360-691-5290. Join teams of volunteers to fix, paint, plant, repair and clean parts of the city. Sign up or suggest a project at www.granitefallswa.com or www.fathershousegf.org.
Chinese Culture and Arts Festival: 10 a.m. May 20, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St.; 206-684-7200; www.seattlecenter.com. Folk dances, musicians and other performances, arts and crafts, food and games. Free.
Garage sale: Everett’s Harborview-Seahurst-Glenhaven Neighborhood Association sale May 20 in locations around Everett; www.harborseaglen.com. Maps are provided listing items for sale.
Of Milk and Honey: Plant sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 20, Redemption Lutheran Church & School, 20120 24th Ave. W., Lynnwood; ofmilkandhoney.org. Organic tomato plants, jumbo pepper plants, native bee supplies, bee houses, kits, nesting materials and more.
Northwest Folklife Festival: May 26 to 29, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St.; 206-684-7300; www.nwfolklife.org/festival. Rain-or-shine event. Live music, arts and crafts, dance demonstrations, art displays. Free; donations encouraged.
Cruzin’ to Colby: May 28-29 in downtown Everett; firstname.lastname@example.org. A controlled cruise will be 1 to 5 p.m. May 28, followed by Show N’ Shine car show 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 29. A sock-hop dance featuring the Wright Brothers Band is planned for the evening of May 28 at Tony V’s Garage, 1716 Hewitt Ave.
Tankfest Northwest: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 27 at Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum, 3407 109th St. SW; www.flyingheritage.com. Free parking and shuttle service at 9819 Airport Road, Everett. Tanks, military vehicles and artillery weapons with driving and firing demonstrations of tanks and artillery.
Arlington Memorial Day Parade: 10 a.m. May 29 on Olympic Avenue, downtown Arlington; www.arlingtonwa.gov. Sponsored by American Legion Arlington.
Edmonds, Memorial Day: 11 a.m. May 29, Edmonds Memorial Cemetery and Columbarium, 820 15th St. SW; 425-771-4741; www.edmondswa.gov. Bring a lawn chair.
Edmonds Waterfront Festival: 3 to 10 p.m. June 2, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. June 3, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 4, Port of Edmonds Marina; www.edmondswaterfrontfestival.org. Children’s activities, arts and crafts, music, beer garden, hydroplanes, classic yacht show. Seafair Pirates will invade the festival between 1 and 2 p.m. June 2. Admission is $4, 12 and younger get in free.
Touch-A-Truck: June 3 at Monroe Christian School, 1009 W. Main St., Monroe; www.monroechristian.com/touch-a-truck.
Artists’ garage sale: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 3, Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt Ave. and the street in front of the building; www.schack.org. Deals on artwork and art supplies.
Gardeners’ garage sale: Snohomish County Master Gardeners Foundation, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 3 at WSU Snohomish County Extension, McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett; 425-357-6010; www.snomgf.org. Used garden-related items, from plants to tools to garden art. Clean out your sheds and donated unneeded usable items.
Purple Passion Plant Sale: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 3-4, Meerkerk Gardens, 3531 Meerkerk Lane, Greenbank, Whidbey Island; 360-678-1912; www.meerkerkgardens.org. Anyone who wears purple will receive a free plant.
Mini Hydroplane Races: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., June 3 at Thornton A. Sullivan Park, 11405 W. Silver Lake Road, Everett; tinyurl.com/mauqxta. Free.
Marysville Healthy Communities Challenge Day: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., June 3 at Allen Creek Elementary, 6505 60th Drive NE; www.marysvillewa.gov/456. Activities, demonstrations, educational information. Free.
Anacortes Waterfront Festival: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 3, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 4, Cap Sante Boat Haven, 1019 Q Ave.; www.anacortes.org/wff. Boat rides, boat and classic car show, swap meet and family activities. Free.
Pagdiriwang Philippine Festival: 11 a.m. June 3-4, Armory and Mural Amphitheatre, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St.; 206-684-7200; www.seattlecenter.com. Cultural exhibits, live performances, food and games. Free.
Snohomish Wedding Tour: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 4 in Snohomish; www.mysnohomishwedding.com. Cost is $12 per person. Self-guided tour of venues.
Sorticulture: Everett’s Garden Arts Festival is 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 9, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 10 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 11, Legion Memorial Park, 145 Alverson Blvd., Everett; www.everettwa.org/823. Garden art, nurseries, gardening experts, food, music and a wine garden. Free.
Kids’ Fishing Derby: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 10, Cama Beach State Park, 1880 SW Camano Drive; 360-387-9361; www.camabeachfoundation.org/youth-fishing-derby.html. For kids 16 and younger. No fishing license or Discover Pass required this day.
Seattle Pug Rescue’s Pug Gala: 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 10 at the Evergreen Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. SE, Monroe; www.seattlepugs.org. Parade of rescued pugs, raffles, pug talent show and agility. Cost is $5 to $10, free for children 6 and younger.
Arlington Show N’ Shine: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 10 on Olympic Avenue, downtown Arlington; www.arlingtonwa.org. Car show featuring antiques, hotrods and muscle cars.
Sunsets in Snohomish Summer Wine Walk: 5 to 8 p.m. June 10, July 8, Aug. 12 and Sept. 9 on First Street in downtown Snohomish; www.historicdowntownsnohomish.org.
Festival Sundiata, Black Arts Fest: June 10-11, Armory and Fisher Pavilion, 305 Harrison St.; 206-684-7200; www.seattlecenter.com. Celebration of African-American music and dance, including African dance workshop and traditional drumming rhythm lessons. Free.
Marysville Strawberry Festival: Most activities are June 10 to 17, 360-659-7664; www.maryfest.org. Sites include Marysville Middle School, 4923 67th St. NE; and Asbery Field, Sixth Street and Alder Avenue. Live entertainment. Activity costs vary, festival admission free.
Berry Run: 9 a.m., June 10, Tulalip Amphitheatre, 10200 Quil Ceda Blvd., Tulalip.
Talent show: 6:30 p.m. June 15, Marysville Pilchuck High School Auditorium, 5611 108th St. NE; $4 pre-sale tickets, 360-653-6584; Cost $5 at door, children 7 and younger get in free.
Carnival: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. June 15-17; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 18; Marysville Middle School.
Market: 2 to 9 p.m. June 16, 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. June 17, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 18, Asbery Field.
Strawberry Shortcake Eating Contest: Details to come. Check www.maryfest.org.
Car show: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 17, Asbery Field. Includes classic, restored and custom cars, trucks and motorcycles.
Kid parade: 6 p.m. June 17, Totem Middle School, Seventh Street and State Avenue.
Grand parade: 7:45 p.m. June 17. Route follows State Street. Fireworks show immediately follows.
Washington Brewer’s Festival: 4 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. June 16, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. June 17, 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 18 at Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway NE, Redmond; www.washingtonbeer.com. Open to ages 21 and older on Friday, all ages Saturday and Sunday. Live music, more than 500 beers from 110 state breweries, kids playground, craft market and root beer garden. Admission $25 to $35. A $5 designated driver admission available at door. Free to ages younger than 21 accompanied by parent.
Edmonds Arts Festival: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 16-17, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 18, at Frances Anderson Cultural Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds; 425-771-6412; www.edmondsartsfestival.com. More than 200 artists share and sell their fine art. Artisan crafts and photography, live entertainment, food and kids’ activities.
Alaska Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle Marathon: 5K run 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 17, at the Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way; www.RunRocknRoll.com/Seattle. Marathon and half-marathon, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 18, starts at Husky Stadium and finishes at CenturyLink Field.
YD Tighty Fun Run: Register for 5K or 10K at www.arlingtonrunnersclub.org. Proceeds go to Arlington Youth Dynamics. Hosted by the Arlington Runners Club. Cost is $30.
Whidbey Island Garden Tour: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 17; 360-321-4191 or www.wigt.org. Tickets, which typically sell out, cost $10 to $25.
Evergreen Arboretum’s Plant Sale & Raffle: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 17 at American Legion Memorial Park, 145 Alverson Blvd., Everett; 425-257-8597; www.evergreenarboretum.com. Trees, shrubs, perennials, ground covers, roses and annuals. Sale benefits arboretum projects. Raffle will be held at 4 p.m. You don’t have to be present to win.
Biringer Farm Strawberry Fest: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 17-18; www.biringerfarm.com. Pony rides, inflatables, maze, face painting and more.
Camano Crab Dash 5K/10K Family Fun Run: 9 a.m. June 24 at the Camano Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island. Check-in from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Register online at www.camanocenter.org.
Spirit of Indigenous People Festival: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 24, Armory, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St.; 206-684-7200; www.seattlecenter.com. Celebrates American Indian, Alaska Native and First Nations culture with native performers, music, food, speakers, workshops, a native art exhibit and pow wow.
Run of the Mill charity 5K race: 9 a.m. June 24 at 15418 Main St. in the Mill Creek Town Center; 425-357-1044; tinyurl.com/mdlvf5k. Registration pick-up begins at 7:45 a.m.
Animal Farm at Forest Park: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. from June 24 to Aug. 20 at Forest Park, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd., Everett; everettwa.gov/773/Animal-Farm. Sheep, ducks and hens, rabbits, goats, pigs. Free but donations accepted.
Mill Creek Garden Tour: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 24 at six gardens in Mill Creek; www.millcreekgardenclub.com. Benefits Mill Creek Garden Club’s “Giving through Gardening” program. Tickets are $15, on sale at Li’l Sprout Nursery, 17414 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek.
Shoreline Arts Festival: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 24, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 25, Shoreline Center, 18560 First Ave. NE; www.shorelinearts.net. Live music, stage entertainment, juried art shows. Free. New this year is Festival After Hours, 6-9 p.m. June 24. Enjoy food, music, beer and art activities.
Camano Island Backyard Wildlife Habitat Garden Tour: Features landscaping for wildlife, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 24; www.camanowildlifehabitat.org at the Camano Multipurpose Center, 141 NE Camano Drive, the day of the event. Free.
Skandia Midsommarfest: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 25 at St. Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive NE, Kenmore; 425-954-5262; www.skandia-folkdance.org. A summer solstice festival with music and dance, kids’ activities, food and crafts.
Varoom Mukilteo Car Show: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 25, Historic Flight Foundation, 10719 Bernie Webber Drive; 425-347-1456; www.mukilteochamber.com. More than 125 cars, vintage aircraft and more. Vote for your favorite car. Awards ceremony at 2:30 p.m. Cruise-In is 5:30-7:30 p.m. June 24 with barbecue dinner and live music.
Jetty Island Days: Ferries from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays, July 5 to Sept. 4 at 10th Street and W. Marine View Drive, Everett; $3 fee for parking; suggested donation $2 for adults, $1 for kids; 425-257-8304; everettwa.gov/jettyisland.
Art by the Bay: 2 to 7 p.m. July 7, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 8-9, downtown Stanwood; concerts, fine arts, garden art; free admission and parking; 360-629-2787; www.stanwoodcamanoarts.com.
Arlington Fly-In: July 7-9, at 4700 188th St. NE Ste. G, Arlington; 425-435-5857; www.arlingtonflyin.org. More than 1,000 aircraft, daily air shows, hot air balloons and exhibits.
Sultan Summer Shindig: 4 p.m. to dusk July 7, 9 a.m. to dusk July 8, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 9 at River Park, Sultan; 360-793-0983; www.skyvalleychamber.com. Street fair, parade, car show and more.
Seattle International Beerfest: July 7-9 at Fisher Pavilion and lawn at Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St.; www.seattlebeerfest.com. Live music and food. Admission $25 to $40, $5 for non-drinkers.
Arlington Street Fair: July 7-9; www.arlingtonwa.org. Kids’ activities, entertainment, food and shopping along Olympic Avenue.
Seafair: Tickets at www.seafair.com, details at 206-728-0123.
Seafair Pirates landing: July 8, Alki Beach; 1702 Alki Ave. SW, pirates land around 1:30 p.m. Free.
Seafair Milk Carton Derby: July 15, Green Lake, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N.
Seafair Triathlon and Kids Triathlon: adult triathlon at 6:30 a.m., kids at 10:30 a.m. July 23, Seward Park, 5900 Lake Washington Blvd. S.
Seafair Torchlight Run: July 29; Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St.
Alaska Airlines Seafair Torchlight Parade: July 29, route is along Fourth Avenue in downtown Seattle.
Street Hockey Tournament: July 8, Clark Park, 2400 Lombard Ave., Everett; www.everettsilvertips.com/streethockey. Food, music, games; tournament open to teams of all levels.
Poochapalooza: Outdoor dog event: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 8, Asbery Field, Fourth Street and Alder Avenue, Marysville; 425-268-5285; www.poochapalooza.org. A county fair for dogs. Fashions and rescues runway show, agility course, dog dancing demonstration, weiner dog races. Pet vendors and rescue booths. A $5 entry donation includes goody bag to first 350 people.
Marysville’s Junk in the Trunk: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 8, Municipal Court Parking Lot, 1015 State Ave., Marysville; 360-363-8450; www.marysvillewa.gov. More than 60 vendors with toys, clothes, collectibles, furniture and more.
Polish Festival Seattle: July 8, Armory and Mural Amphitheatre, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St.; 206-684-7200; www.seattlecenter.com. Experience Polish culture and traditions through live music, dance performances, workshops, exhibits and children’s activities.
Basketball Tournament: 3 on 3 tournament, July 8, 15728 Main St., Mill Creek. Divisions from third grade to adult. Register at www.cityofmillcreek.com/mainstreetmadness3on3.
Mill Creek Festival and Street Fair: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 8 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 9, Mill Creek Boulevard, behind Albertsons; live entertainment, children’s activities, arts and crafts; main stage and beer garden; free shuttle available from Jackson High School; www.millcreekfestival.com.
Kla Ha Ya Days: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. July 12, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. July 13, 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. July 14, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. July 15, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. July 16 at various locations in Snohomish; 425-493-7824; www.klahayadays.com. Carnival rides, street fair, frog jumping and pie-eating contests, airplane rides and more. Grand Parade 10:30 a.m. July 15. Car and Motorcycle Show & Shine July 16. Free.
Word on the Street: July 12 to Aug. 22 in downtown Everett. Manual typewriters painted by artists. Type your answer to the question of the day. Sponsored by Everett Cultural Arts Commission; 425-257-7101.
Darrington Day: July 15 at locations around Darrington; www.discoverdarrington.com.
Amazing Race Mukilteo: July 15 at locations around Mukilteo; 425-347-1456; www.mukilteochamber.org. Two-person teams compete to be the fastest at finishing challenges around the city to win a grand prize. Challenge are a mix of physical, mental and creative.
Arab Festival: 11 a.m., July 15 and 16, Armory, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St.; 206-684-7200; www.seattlecenter.com. Celebrates Arab culture.
Arlington, Shakespeare in the Park: Last Leaf Productions “Comedy of Errors” 6 p.m. July 15, Terrace Park, 809 E. Fifth St., Arlington; www.arlingtonwa.gov. Free.
Mukilteo Quilt & Garden Tour: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 15-16. Self-guided tour of seven residential gardens and the indoor quilt display at Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo; www.mukilteogardenandquilttour.org. Advance tickets are $15, $20 day of event.
Edmonds in Bloom: Garden tour, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 16 at a variety of private gardens; www.edmondsinbloom.com. Tickets will be sold at businesses and on web in June.
Shoreline, Swingin’ Summer Eve: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 19, Cromwell Park, 18030 Meridian Ave. N.; www.shorelinewa.gov. Community festival with food, games, used book sale and live music.
Edmonds, Walk Back In Time and Open House: 1 p.m. July 20, guided tour of Edmonds Memorial Cemetery and Columbarium, 820 15th St. SW; 425-771-4741. Selected grave sites and stories of Edmonds’ past are highlighted.
Whidbey Island Fair: 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. July 20, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. July 21-22, 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. July 23, 819 Camano Ave., Langley; 360-221-4677; fair.whidbeyislandfair.com. Art displays, 4-H activities. Cost is $5 and $8 daily, $15 and $25 four-day passes, free for ages 5 and younger.
Gold Dust Days: 3 to 8 p.m. July 21, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 22, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 23, locations around Gold Bar; 360-793-0983; www.skyvalleychamber.com. Live music, food, Civil War re-enactors.
GenCare Annual Car Show and Family Picnic: 11-2 p.m. July 29 in Granite Falls; 360-691-1777. Vintage classics and muscles cars on even ground for easy walking. Entertainment and barbecue. Free. Last Saturday in July. Call to sign up.
Bite of Seattle: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. July 21 and 22, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 23, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St.; 425-295-3262; www.biteofseattle.com. More than 60 Seattle-area restaurants and vendors.
Sequim Lavender Festival: Tours of various lavender farms July 21-23; www.lavenderfestival.com. Street fair, food and entertainment.
FHC Skyfair: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 22 at Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum, 3407 109th St. SW, Everett; www.flyingheritage.com. Admission is $7-$15, children 5 and younger free, $40 family pass.
Arlington Brew Fest: 4 to 9 p.m. July 22, Legion Memorial Park, 114 N. Olympic Ave.; www.visionforacure.com. Beer, cider and wine booths and a variety of food truck offerings. For 21 and older only. Tickets $25 in advance, $30 at the door, $10 for designated driver. Fundraiser for Vision for a Cure.
Sand sculpting contest: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 25 at Marina Beach, 470 Admiral Way S., Edmonds; 425-771-0230; www.edmondswa.gov. Form a team or build your own castle. Amateur contest open to all ages. Sign-up begins at 10 a.m., judging, awards begin at 12:30 p.m. Bring buckets, shovels.
Aquafest: July 28-30, mostly in downtown Lake Stevens along Main Street. Parade, carnival, fireworks and other events. Festival information, map and directions available at www.aquafest.com.
Tour de Terrace: July 28-30, Evergreen Playfield, 22289 56th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace; 425-791-5956 or www.tourdeterrace.org. Parade at 7 p.m. Friday. Pancake breakfast, car show, carnival, live entertainment, beer garden, arts, crafts and food booths.
Tailgate sale: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 29, Country Village Bothell, 820 237th St. SE, Bothell, 425-487-8979; www.countryvillagebothell.com. More than 40 vendors selling vintage and collectible wares.
Silvana Community Fair: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 29 at Viking Hall, 1331 Pioneer Highway; www.silvanafair.com. Live music, food, farm animals and indoor exhibits, kids’ games. Free.
Quilts on the Beach: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 29, Cama Beach State Park, 1880 W. Camano Drive, Camano Island; www.camabeachfoundation.org. Open-air quilt show with quilt-related activities for all ages. Free. Discover Pass required for parking.
Nubian Jam: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 29 at Forest Park, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd., Everett; www.everettwa.org/parks. Celebration of African-American culture with speakers, live performances and vendors. Free.
Everett Street Tunes: Aug. 2-22 in downtown Everett. An interactive art project where artists decorate pianos that are then placed on the street for anyone to stop and play a tune. Go to enjoyEverett.org to find piano locations. Vote for your favorite piano.
Mother of All Garage Sales: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 5. Everett’s Northwest Neighborhood garage sale; northwesteverett.org. Official map available online Aug. 4; area stretches from 19th Street N. to W. Marine View Drive, and from Broadway west to Port Gardner Bay. Food trucks parked around Drew Nielsen Neighborhood Park.
Granite Falls, Show N’ Shine: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 5 on Granite Avenue; 425-345-9970; www.granitefallswa.com. More than 100 cars, trucks and motorcycles. Food and craft vendors, inflatables for kids. Free.
Index Arts Festival: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 5, Doolittle Park, 200 Fifth St., Index; www.indexartsfestival.com. Outdoor painting, live music, crafts and more. Music until 10 p.m. Free admission and parking.
Seafair Fleet Week: Seafair welcomes the Navy, Coast Guard and Canadian navy, Aug. 1-6, Seattle waterfront; www.seafair.com.
Seafair Weekend: Features Albert Lee Cup and Boeing Air Show, Aug. 4-6, Genesee Park at Lake Washington; www.seafair.com.
Stanwood-Camano Community Fair: 9 a.m. to midnight Aug. 4-5, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 6, Stanwood-Camano Fairgrounds, 6431 Pioneer Highway, Stanwood; 360-629-4121; www.stanwoodcamanofair.org. Youth agriculture exhibits and competitions, live entertainment. Free parking available at Stanwood High School, 7400 272nd St. NW. Free shuttle every 15 minutes during fair hours. Admission $7 to $10 daily, free for ages 5 and younger. Season pass is $20.
SeaScare Parade: Aug. 9 on Brier Road between 232nd Street SW and 238th Street SW, Brier; seascare.com. Theme is scary sea creatures, octopi, pirates, boats. KidsScare at 11 a.m. Aug. 4 at the Brier Library. Kids can make something for the parade. Free.
Mutt Strut: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 12 at Langus Riverfront Park, 400 Smith Island Road, Everett; everettwa.gov/656. Community dog walk, competitions and prizes.
Iranian Festival: Aug. 12, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St.; 206-684-7200; www.seattlecenter.com. Cultural lectures, Iranian tea house, dance party, poetry, puppet shows and face painting. Free.
Stillaguamish Festival of the River and Pow Wow: Aug. 12-13 at River Meadows Park, 20416 Jordan Road, Arlington; www.festivaloftheriver.com. Entertainment, pow wow, live music, children’s activities. Free.
Rock and Mineral Sale: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 12, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 13, 8802 196th St. SW, Edmonds; www.maplewoodrockclub.com. Rough rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry. Free rocks for kids.
Taste of Edmonds: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Aug. 11-12, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 13, Civic Playfield, 310 Sixth Ave. N., Edmonds; www.atasteofedmonds.com. Food and drink vendors, live music and kids’ activities. Cost is $5, 12 and younger free.
Antique tractor show and threshing bee: Aug. 11-13, Frohning Farm, 1524-A Tualco Loop Road, Monroe. Details at www.skyvalleyantiquetractor.com.
AquaSox Bark in the Park: Bring your dogs to the game against the Tri-City Dust Devils, Aug. 16; 425-258-3673; www.aquasox.com.
Fresh Paint, Festival of Artists at Work: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 19-20, Port of Everett Marina, 1700 W. Marine View Drive, Everett; www.schack.org/events/fresh-paint. The Schack Art Center turns the Everett waterfront’s promenade into a huge outdoor studio and sidewalk gallery.
BrasilFest: Aug. 20, Fisher Pavilion, Armory and Mural Ampitheatre, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St.; 206-684-7200; www.seattlecenter.com. Music, dance and other performances. Free.
Everett Dahlia Show: 1 to 6 p.m. Aug. 19, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 20 at Floral Hall at Forest Park, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd., Everett; www.everettwa.org/632. Free.
Paint the Peninsula: Aug. 21-27. Plein air festival and competition in Olympic National Park, Port Townsend and other scenic spots around Port Angeles; paintthepeninsula.org.
Tibet Fest: Aug. 26-27, Armory, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St.; 206-684-7200; www.seattlecenter.com. Group dance, music and visual arts. Free.
Evergreen State Fair: Aug. 24 through Sept. 4, Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. SE, Monroe; www.evergreenfair.org. Arts and crafts, animal barns, carnival, concerts. Cost is $8 to $12, kids 5 and younger free. One-day parking is $10.
Monroe Fair Days Parade: 11 a.m. Aug. 26 on Main Street in downtown Monroe; 360-794-5488; www.evergreenfair.org. Free.
Moonlight Beach Adventure: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 26 at Marina Beach, 470 Admiral Way S., Edmonds; www.edmondswa.gov. Interpretive program. See and touch live creatures brought to shore by volunteer scuba divers. Dress warmly and bring a flashlight. Free.
Arlington Airport Appreciation Day: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 26, 18204 59th Ave. NE, Arlington; www.arlingtonwa.gov. Free airplane rides, face painting, helicopter tours, flight simulators, inflatables, tractor rides, ice cream, fly overs, free food and more.
Vintage Aircraft Weekend: Sept. 1-3 at Historic Flight Foundation, 10719 Bernie Webber Drive, Mukilteo; 425-348-3200; www.vintageaircraftweekend.org. More than pilots and aircraft, big band dance and more.
Washington State Fair: Sept. 1-24, Puyallup Fair and Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. SW; 253-841-5045; www.thefair.com. Animals, contests, carnival, live entertainment. Separate admission for rodeo.
Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival: Sept. 8-10, Lighthouse Park, 609 Front St., Mukilteo; 425-353-5516; www.mukilteolighthousefestival.com. Live entertainment, food, children’s activities, parade, fireworks, fishing derby and more.
Marysville, Touch-A-Truck: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 9 at Asbery Field, 1605 Seventh St. NE, Marysville; www.marysvillewa.gov/674. Exhibition of trucks, fire engines and police vehicles; horns and sirens from 10 a.m. to noon.
Wheels on the Waterfront Classic Car Show: Sept. 9 at Waterfront Center, 1205 Craftsman Way, Everett; www.portofeverett.com. Benefits the Providence General Foundation Cancer Patient Assistance Fund. Parking fee is $2.
Art in Legion Park: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 9-10, Legion Park, 114 N. Olympic Ave., Arlington; www.arlingtonartscouncil.net. Art, live music, beer and wine.
Arlington Drag Strip Reunion Car Show: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Arlington Airport, 18204 59th Drive NE; 360-652-6910; www.arlingtondragstripreunion.com. Benefits local charities.
Rescue Run: Sept. 9. Register for 5K or 10K at www.arlingtonrunnersclub.org. Proceeds go to Snohomish County Volunteer Search & Rescue. Sponsored by the Arlington Runners Club. Cost is $25.
Edmonds Car Show: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 10 in downtown Edmonds; 425-670-1496; www.edmondswa.com. More than 300 classic cars. Awards ceremony at 4:30 p.m.
Live Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival: 11 a.m. Sept. 10, Armory, Mural Amphitheatre and Fisher Roof, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St.; 206-684-7200; www.seattlecenter.com. Music, arts, commemorative lei workshop and food. Free.
Puget Sound Bird Fest: Sept. 15-17, Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds; 425-771-0227; www.pugetsoundbirdfest.org. Guided field trips to other sites. Free general admission. Opening reception Friday at Edmonds Plaza Room, 650 Main St.
Pioneer Days: 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 16, Stillaguamish Pioneer Museum, 20722 67th Ave. NE, Arlington; 360-435-7289; www.stillymuseum.org. Try old-fashioned water pump, toys and butter churner, wool-spinning.
Seattle Fiestas Patrias: Sept. 16-17, Armory, Fisher Pavilion and other locations around Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St.; 206-684-7200; www.seattlecenter.com. Experience Latin America through live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, foods, games and more.
Italian Festival: Sept. 23-24, Armory, Fisher Pavilion and Seattle Center Pavilion, 305 Harrison St.; 206-684-7200; www.seattlecenter.com. A celebration of all things Italian with food vendors, crafts, puppet theatre, Italian films, a grape-stomping contest, a bocce ball tournament and more.
Return of the Salmon Celebration: 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 23 at Osprey Park, 801 First St., Sultan; 360-793-0983; www.skyvalleychamber.com. Activities and 5K salmon run at 9 a.m.
Friendship Walk: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 23, Legion Memorial Park, 114 N Olympic Ave., Arlington; villagecommunitysvcs.org. Donate $30 and receive a T-shirt or hat. 10 K, 5K or 1 mile walk, run or roll.
Centennial Sk8 Festival: Sept. 23-24 around Arlington. Longboarding races include 5K, 8.5 mile, 14.5 mile and 1 mile free kids race at Armar Trailhead and Haller Park. Film competition and live screening at Olympic Theatre. Food, music, prizes, lawn games, vendors. Register to race at www.centennialsk8fest.com.
Snohomish Hot Rod and Classic Car Show: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 24 in downtown Snohomish; bit.ly/1rbuPDC. More than 600 cars and trucks.