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Best of This Weekend August 5 – 7

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Whether you’d like to stay in town or get away, there are lots of fun activities for the whole family this weekend.

Seafair Weekend
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
August 5, 6 and 7
Seattle Waterfront and South Lake Washington
http://www.seafair.com

Fleet Week with parade of ships and tours of vessels docked on the Seattle Waterfront. Boeing Air Show with the Blue Angels and other aircraft performing over Lake Washington. Albert Lee Cup Hydroplane Races on south Lake Washington and events at Genesee Park.

Burien Town Square Summer Nights Car Show
Saturday, August 6
4:00pm – 10:00pm
5th and SW 152nd Street
Burien, WA 98166
http://www.discoverburien.com

Classic cars and Rock ‘n’ Roll from the 50’s and 60’s. The event ends with a “Night Cruise” through Burien.

Concerts at the Mural
Friday and Saturday
August 5 and 6
Mural Amphitheatre at Seattle Center
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, WA, 98109
http://www.seattlecenter.com

Bring your own folding chairs or blankets. Beer garden for those over 21. Friday’s concert at 6:00pm with The Maldives, Hey Marseilles, and Black Whales. Saturday’s event starts at 3:00pm
with concerts by Fool’s Gold, Rainbow Arabia, Capsula, Virgin Islands, and Mad Rad.

Lake City Pioneer Days and Salmon Bake
Friday and Saturday
August 5 and 6
Lake City Community Center
12531 28th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98125
http://www.lakecityfestival.com

A Seafair sanctioned salmon bake (at the community center), street fair, kids dash, kids parade, grand parade and musical performances in Lake City.

Auburn Artrageous Art Festival
Saturday, August 6
Les Grove Park
1005 12th Street SE
Auburn, WA 98002
http://www.auburnwa.gov

Arts and crafts, food and entertainment for the whole family.

NW Native Arts Market & Festival
Saturday, August 6
1911 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402
http://www.washingtonhistory.org

Participate in Native American traditions, purchase fine art, and support Pacific Northwest Native American artists.

Artwalk Issaquah
Friday, August 5
Downtown Issaquah & Gilman Village
http://www.downtownissaquah.com

The 10th season of Issaquah Art Walk Downtown is here! Enjoy live music and many new artists with unique works you need to see.

Anacortes Arts Festival
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
August 5, 6 and 7
505 O Avenue
Anacortes, WA 98221
http://www.anacortesartsfestival.com

250 booth artisans, a fine art exhibit, ethnic and regional foods, music on multiple stages, youth activities and demonstrating artists.

Index Arts Festival
Saturday, August 6
Doolittle Park
300 Fifth Avenue
Index, WA 98256
http://www.indexartsfestival.org

Outdoor painting, crafts marketplace, live music, poetry readings, food cabana, Children’s Art and Activity Area.

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