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Orcas Bike Trip
3572 Olga Road,Orcas Island,Wa
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Memorial Day Bike Ride

when: May 26, 2012 - May 29, 2012 at 8:00 am to 2:00 pm

where: Camp Moran State Park, 3572 Olga Road, Orcas Island, Wa

cost: $120/person

ages: All

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Load up your gear at the Anacortes ferry dock and board the ferry with your bicycles. After getting off the ferry, you and your fam will ride along peaceful Orcas Island roads (stopping in Eastsound) and then continuing on to Camp Moran State Park. The bike ride is far enough that you’ll feel like you accomplished something without it being too far for a small child to ride. Amenities include cabins with running water and heat, a lodge, dinner and breakfasts. While staying at the campground, enjoy the lake for kayaking and canoeing, go hiking, or just relax.

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Seattle Events

Ice Cream Social and Concert

Ballard ( map )Jul 31 at 6 p.m.

BECU Zoo Tunes

Phinney Ridge ( map )Jul 31 at 6 p.m.

Summer Concerts at Hiawatha Park

Admiral ( map )Jul 31 at 6:30 p.m.

WiggleWorkshops

Crossroads ( map )Jul 31 at 10 a.m.

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Friday, August 1

Dr. Maze's

Farm Fun & Botanicals at Dr. Maze’s Farm

when: Aug 1 at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

where: Redmond, Dr. Maze's Farm, 15410 N.E. 124th St., Redmond, Wa

cost: varies with each activity

ages: All

the scoop:

Take the fam to Dr. Maze’s Farm for lots of farm fun. Take a hayride tour… read more
Out To Lunch Concerts 2013

Out to Lunch Summer Concerts

when: Aug 1 at 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

where: Downtown Seattle, Various outdoor venues throughout downtown Seattle , Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

This popular Out to Lunch summer concert series returns to 27 outdoor venues throughout downtown Seattle!… read more
Kelsey Creek Farm

Kelsey Creek Sing-A-Long

when: Aug 1 at 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

where: Bellevue, Kelsey Creek Amphitheater, 410 130th Pl. S.E., Bellevue, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Take your crew to Kelsey Creek Farm to enjoy a special Sing A Song of… read more
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Seafair Hydroplane Races

when: Aug 1 - Aug 3 at 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Genesse Park, Genesee Park, 4316 S. Genesee St., Seattle, Wa

cost: $10-35

ages: All

the scoop:

For three days, watch as the Unlimited and Unlimited Light hydros race for the Graham… read more
kids-parade

Magnolia Summerfest & Seafair Parade

when: Aug 1 - Aug 2 at various times (see listing)

where: Magnolia, Magnolia Community Center & Ballfield, 2518 34th Ave. W., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

This two-day summer festival has been a part of the Magnolia community for over 55… read more
WiggleWorks Kids More than just a Playground

WiggleWorkshops

when: Jul 1, 2014 - Aug 20 at 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

where: Crossroads , WiggleWorks Kids Bellevue, 15600 N.E. 8th St., Bellevue, Wa

cost: $25/child

ages: 1-6

the scoop:

The WiggleWorkshop series is HERE! Conquer the Superhero Training course, make your own edible play… read more
A Seafair sanctioned community event co-produced by the Wallingford Community Senior Center and the Wallingford Chamber of Commerce. For 65 years Wallingford has played host to the longest running Seafair Parade known as the Kiddie Parade. The parade features kids as major participants and includes families and local businesses. Drill teams, local marching bands and family oriented organizations will be represented in the Parade. This year's theme is "Green Summer Up!" Costumes and participants that demonstrate environmental awareness, recycling/composting, gardening and other "green" subjects are encouraged! The Parade will be followed by the 'Wallingford Family' Festival at the Meridian Park adjacent to the Good Shepherd Center. The Festival portion of the day will include local vendors selling handicrafts, booths featuring demonstrations and food vendors. There will also be plenty of activities for kids, including bouncy houses and games. Two stages will present the music of local bands and kids' music groups. Plenty of fun and variety for all our Wallingford Family! New to the 'Wallingford Family' Festival this year is the “Beer, Wine & Bites Tasting Garden”. Enjoy delicious bite-size dishes and fabulous beer and wine by local restaurants and producers while enjoying the festivities. Tasting Garden is 21-and-over-only. Valid photo ID required. Open 1-5pm.

UmojaFest African American Heritage Festival

when: Aug 1 - Aug 3 at 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

where: Central District, Judkins Park, 2150 S. Norman St., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

This 3-day music and cultural festival will feature a parade, live music, children’s activities, delish… read more
salmonfest parade

SalmonFest Seattle

when: Aug 1 - Aug 2 at various times (see listing)

where: Lake City, Lake City Way , N.E. 125th Ave., Seattle , Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

The second oldest ongoing festival in Seattle, formerly known as Pioneer Days, is kicking it… read more
2012 Rose Festival Fleet

Seafair Fleet Week: Ship Tours

when: Jul 31, 2014 - Aug 3 at various times (see listing)

where: Seattle Waterfront , Seattle Waterfront, Pier 66, Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: 8 and older

the scoop:

During Seafair Fleet Week, get a unique opportunity to tour the ships and meet the… read more
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Shrek: The Musical

when: Aug 1 at various times (see listing)

where: Kirkland, Kirkland Performance Center , 350 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland, Wa

cost: $16

ages: 6+

the scoop:

Studio East presents their 17th Annual Summer Teen Musical and you don’t want to miss… read more
Bellevue Arts Museum; No photo credit needed

Free BAM Day

when: Aug 1 at 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

where: Bellevue, Bellevue Arts Museum, 510 Bellevue Way N.E., Bellevue, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Take the kiddos (big and small!) to BAM and explore the exhibits for FREE. Free admission… read more
It's still not too late for day and overnight summer camps! July and August offer some of the best weather for enjoying all that the Oregon outdoors has to offer. With convenient drop off locations in SE, North and NE Portland, as well as Hillsboro, Trackers day camps are sure to engage and provide happy nature experiences for all ages. Trackers Earth provides many awesome overnight camps: a village of ancient skills, an Oregon Coast and kayak adventure and even a role-playing game of elves, rangers and wizards.

GreenStage: Backyard Bard

when: Aug 1

where: Various locations , Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Four actors will bring all the laughter, all the adventure, and all the magic of… read more
The Museum opens free to the community the first Friday night of every month. Come on down for a night of fun at the Museum! No pre-registration required.

Free Friday Night at the Museum

when: Aug 1 at 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

where: Olympia, Hands On Children's Museum , 414 Jefferson St. N.E., Olympia , Wa

cost: Free

ages: 0-10

the scoop:

Looking for a fun indoor activity? The Hands On Children’s Museum opens free to the… read more
Blue Angels

Need for Speed Festival

when: Aug 1 - Aug 3 at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: Boeing Field, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free with admission or membership

ages: All

the scoop:

The Museum of Flight offers a full-throttle celebration of acceleration with the Need for Speed… read more
concerts-at-the-mural

Concerts at the Mural

when: Aug 1 at 5:30 p.m.

where: Lower Queen Anne, Seattle Center - Mural Amphitheatre, 305 Harrison St. , Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Once again, KEXP 90.3 FM and Seattle Center have teamed up to present Concerts at… read more
2011 Blue Angels

Boeing Air Show at Seafair

when: Aug 1 - Aug 3 at 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

where: Columbia City, Genesee Park , 4316 S. Genesee St., Seattle, Wa

cost: Gate admission for Genesee Park only

ages: All

the scoop:

The Boeing Air Show marks the culmination of the six week Seafair festival. Watch as… read more
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Kenmore Summer Concert Series

when: Jul 10, 2014 - Aug 14 at 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

where: Kenmore, Saint Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Dr. N.E., Kenmore, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Enjoy six weeks of free, diverse concerts on Thursday nights starting July 10, 2014 going… read more
A Seafair sanctioned community event co-produced by the Wallingford Community Senior Center and the Wallingford Chamber of Commerce. For 65 years Wallingford has played host to the longest running Seafair Parade known as the Kiddie Parade. The parade features kids as major participants and includes families and local businesses. Drill teams, local marching bands and family oriented organizations will be represented in the Parade. This year's theme is "Green Summer Up!" Costumes and participants that demonstrate environmental awareness, recycling/composting, gardening and other "green" subjects are encouraged! The Parade will be followed by the 'Wallingford Family' Festival at the Meridian Park adjacent to the Good Shepherd Center. The Festival portion of the day will include local vendors selling handicrafts, booths featuring demonstrations and food vendors. There will also be plenty of activities for kids, including bouncy houses and games. Two stages will present the music of local bands and kids' music groups. Plenty of fun and variety for all our Wallingford Family! New to the 'Wallingford Family' Festival this year is the “Beer, Wine & Bites Tasting Garden”. Enjoy delicious bite-size dishes and fabulous beer and wine by local restaurants and producers while enjoying the festivities. Tasting Garden is 21-and-over-only. Valid photo ID required. Open 1-5pm.

UmojaFest African American Heritage Festival

when: Aug 1 - Aug 3 at 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

where: Central District, Judkins Park, 2150 S. Norman St., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

This 3-day music and cultural festival will feature a parade, live music, children’s activities, delish… read more
MOHAI

Imagine Cup Day at MOHAI

when: Aug 2 at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

where: South Lake Union, Museum of History & Industry, 860 Terry Ave. N. , Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

At this special event hosted by MOHAI and Microsoft, the Museum will open its doors to the… read more
salmonfest parade

SalmonFest Seattle

when: Aug 1 - Aug 2 at various times (see listing)

where: Lake City, Lake City Way , N.E. 125th Ave., Seattle , Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

The second oldest ongoing festival in Seattle, formerly known as Pioneer Days, is kicking it… read more
Blue Angels

Need for Speed Festival

when: Aug 1 - Aug 3 at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: Boeing Field, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free with admission or membership

ages: All

the scoop:

The Museum of Flight offers a full-throttle celebration of acceleration with the Need for Speed… read more
2012 Rose Festival Fleet

Seafair Fleet Week: Ship Tours

when: Jul 31, 2014 - Aug 3 at various times (see listing)

where: Seattle Waterfront , Seattle Waterfront, Pier 66, Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: 8 and older

the scoop:

During Seafair Fleet Week, get a unique opportunity to tour the ships and meet the… read more
2011 Blue Angels

Boeing Air Show at Seafair

when: Aug 1 - Aug 3 at 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

where: Columbia City, Genesee Park , 4316 S. Genesee St., Seattle, Wa

cost: Gate admission for Genesee Park only

ages: All

the scoop:

The Boeing Air Show marks the culmination of the six week Seafair festival. Watch as… read more

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