Arts festival approaches
The Edmonds Arts Festival is set to kick off at 10 a.m. Friday. The event, ongoing for more than 60 years, takes place over Father’s Day weekend and will run through June 16.
The festival offers free live entertainment, a juried gallery art exhibition and sale, a nationally recognized juried student art exhibit, and hands-on arts projects for kids. Events are centered around the Frances Anderson Center at 700 Main St. in downtown Edmonds.
Activities start at 10 a.m. daily, lasting until 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and until 5 p.m. Sunday.
More info: www.edmondsartsfestival.com
Learn about saving bees
Local environmental educator Demarus Tevuk Sandlin is scheduled to give a presentation about bees — how they live and what they need to thrive — at 7 p.m. June 20 at the Northwest Stream Center in McColumn Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett.
The state is home to more than 600 bee species, most of them native. Learn about bee life cycles and where they live, along with tips on how to help them in your own garden. Tickets are $5 for Adopt A Stream Foundation members, and $7 for non-members.
More info: Call 425-316-8592 to reserve a spot.
Annual plant sale in Everett
The Legion Memorial Park Arboretum’s Annual Plant Sale is planned from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at 145 Alverson Blvd.
Garden experts will be on hand during the sale to answer questions. Proceeds benefit Evergreen Arboretum & Gardens.
More info: www.evergreenarboretum.com
Music at the Marina
Everett’s summer concert series, Music at the Marina, kicks off at 6:30 p.m. June 20, with DoctorfunK performing funk and soul jams.
It’s among the festivities and free concerns planned all summer long on the waterfront. Concerts will be held at Port Gardner Landing, 1700 W. Marine View Drive, every Thursday night from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. until Aug. 29.
More info: www.everettwa.gov
New exhibit at Rosehill
Kellye Vaughn’s artwork will be on display at Mukilteo’s Rosehill Community Center from July 3 through Sept. 27. The public is invited to a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. July 12 at the center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo.
More info: 425-263-8180 or email@example.com
Work on the U.S. 2 trestle is happening this week from Highway 204 to I-5. While crews repair bridge joints, only one westbound lane will be open nightly from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. Monday through Friday. The same closure is planned the following week, starting June 17. A full weekend closure is scheduled to happen later in June.