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Best of This Weekend in Seattle June 8 – 10

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Come out for the annual Tastin’ n Racin’ hydroplane races, Pinball & Arcade Show, Strawberry Festival, Waterfront Family Fun Day, Filipino Festival and more this weekend in Puget Sound! Summer’s on its way!

Marysville Strawberry Festival
Saturday, June 9 through Sunday, June 17
Asbery Field
1605 7th Street
Marysville, WA 98270
http://www.maryfest.com

Come out on Saturday, June 9 for the 2012 Kids Party in the Park! From 11:00am to 5:00pm, celebrate the Marysville Strawberry Festival with face painting, vendor booths, and other activities! Plus, it’s the 2012 Berry Run on June 9! The race is located at The Plant Farm at Smokey Point on an absolutely flat course that is pavement with a very short gravel section. Race starts at 8:00am.

Waterfront Whimsea Family Fun Day
Sunday, June 10
12:00pm – 5:00pm
Waterfront Park
1301 Alaskan Way
Seattle, WA 98101
http://www.seattlewaterfront.org

Bring the whole family down for the FREE Waterfront Whimsea Family Fun Day – a big pre-summer celebration, rain or shine! The Seattle Seafair Clowns will be stopping by and the Seattle Firefighters are scheduled to appear for a show and tell with a fire apparatus. All day, enjoy the magic and comedy of Bruce Meyers’ Mystic Tent, face-painting, live music, a photo booth and more!

Pagdiriwang Filipino Festival
Saturday and Sunday
June 9 and 10
10:00am – 6:00pm
Seattle Center
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98109
http://www.fchsw-pagdiriwang.org

A wide range of performers will grace the stage to showcase the depth of talent in the local Filipino American community. There will be food, music, activities and a marketplace plus a re-creation of the Philippine participation in the 1962 World’s Fair at Seattle Center.

Tastin’ n’ Racin’
Saturday and Sunday
June 9 and 10
Lake Sammamish State Park
2000 NW Sammamish Road
Issaquah, WA 98027
425.391.7427
http://www.tastinracin.com

Come to Tastin’ n Racin’ for a family friendly summer treat! From hydroplane races, to car shows and food galore, everyone can find something to enjoy! Saturday, Metal Shop will be there with the good heavy metal thunder, and on Sunday it’s Randy Hansen.

Northwest Pinball & Arcade Show
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
June 8, 9 and 10
Seattle Center
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98109
http://www.nwpinballshow.com

The show will feature over 300 pinball and arcade games on free play, along with guest speakers from the pinball and arcade world, seminars, gaming celebrities, vendors, contests, prizes and more! Win your own full-sized classic arcade game or brand new pinball machine! Great fun for both families and adults.

Sorticulture Garden Festival
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
10:00am – 6:00pm
June 8, 9 and 10
Legion Memorial Park
145 Alverson Boulevard
Everett, WA 98201
http://www.everettwa.org

Come to Sorticulture where art and the garden unite in a celebration of creative outdoor living. Featured artists create distinctive handcrafted garden art and nurseries produce a wide variety of plants to transform your backyard. Learn tips and tricks from top regional gardening experts. Sorticulture also features display gardens and activities for the kids.

Georgetown Carnival
Saturday, June 9
12:00pm – 8:00pm
Airport Way South at South Vale Street
Seattle, WA 98108
http://www.georgetowncarnival.com

A FREE family festival of visual art, music, circus acts, carnival games, confections, beer garden, power tool races and other unusual attractions!

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