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Best of This Weekend November 4 – 6

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credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images

credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images

From recognizing our American Veterans to celebrating many cultures, this weekend is a colorful mix of what makes our nation great.

Veterans Day Parade
Saturday, November 5
Main Street
Downtown Auburn, WA
http://www.auburnwa.gov

One of the largest Veterans Day Parades this side of the Mississippi River, with typically close to 200 total entries, over 25 marching bands and nearly 6,000 parade participants. Includes a military fly-over, marching bands, honor guards, military marching units and vehicles, veterans units, drill teams, community and scouting groups and more.

Seattle International Auto Show
Wednesday – Sunday
November 2 – 6
CenturyLink Field Event Center
800 Occidental Ave
Seattle, WA 98134
206.682.2900
http://www.seattleautoshow.com

Seattle’s annual showcase of all that’s new in cars, trucks, exotics, supercars, electrics and all the latest models from the world’s automobile makers.

Hmong New Year Celebration
Saturday, Novmeber 5
Seattle Center
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98109
hmongofwa.org

Join us as we bring in the new year! Come and enjoy delicious Hmong food, traditional dances, cultural shows, music, and much more at Fisher Pavillion in Seattle Center.

Cultural Crossroads Festival
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
November 4, 5 and 6
Crossroads Mall
15600 NE 8th Street
Bellevue, WA 98008
206.443.1410
http://www.ethnicheritagecouncil.org

A multi-cultural celebration featuring performances from 35 ethnic music and dance groups, plus an international bazaar filled with handmade crafts.

51st Annual Polish Home Fall Bazaar
Saturday and Sunday
November 5 and 6
Polish Home
1714 18th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
http://www.polishhome.org

The booths upstairs will offer Polish crystal bowl and vases, Boleslawiec pottery, amber and silver jewelry, pottery, crafts, books and much more. Bakery, deli, dinner served or take-out served downstairs.

Seattle Polish Film Festival
Friday through Saturday
November 4 – 13
SIFF Film Center
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98109
http://www.polishfilms.org

The Seattle Polish Film Festival has a great tradition of accepting submissions from independent filmmakers worldwide.

Arts of the Fur Trade
Saturday, November 5
Fort Nisqually Living History Museum
5400 N Pearl Street
Tacoma, WA 98405
253.591.5339
http://www.metroparkstacoma.org

Fort visitors will experience how everyday works of art played an important part of the daily life of the mid-1800s. Re-enactors and artisans in period clothing will demonstrate old-time skills such as spinning, silversmithing, blacksmithing, woodworking, open-fire cooking and Native American basketweaving.

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