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Best of This Weekend in Seattle October 5 – 7

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Home shows, festivals and Oktoberfests, local farms and farmers’ markets are all celebrating the Harvest Time in Seattle. Take a look at what’s happening!

Seattle Home Show 2
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
October 5, 6 and 7
Friday and Saturday, 10:00am – 8:00pm
Sunday, 10:00am – 4:00pm
Century Link Field Events Center
1000 Occidental Ave S
Seattle, WA 98134
425.467.0960
http://www.seattlehomeshow.com

The Seattle Home Show is the Northwest’s largest consumer home show with everything for the home – indoors and out. The Fall shows presents hundreds of exhibits including builders, remodelers, the latest appliances and fixtures, decorating, landscaping…everything from floor to ceiling and beyond. Also enjoy special features like seminars and wine tasting. Tickets available online.

Tacoma Home and RV Show
Thursday – Sunday
October 4, 5, 6, and 7
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 11:00am – 8:00pm
Sunday, 11:00am – 5:00pm
Tacoma Dome
2727 East D Street
Tacoma, WA 98421
http://www.otshows.com

Get a jumpstart on home projects at the Tacoma Fall Home Show, offering a one-stop opportunity to meet with exhibitors showcasing their latest offerings in furniture, appliances, decks, roofing, windows and more. For those planning a home addition or remodeling project, top area contractors will be on hand to share their past work and discuss your ideas. Plus, the Tacoma Fall RV Show kicks off the region’s RV “show season” with a big inventory of the latest campers, travel trailers, fifth-wheels, motor homes and park models. Area dealers will be offering big values on close-outs of 2012 models as well as late model, pre-owned RVs. On-site financing will be available. Tickets are adults/$12.00; FREE/16 and under. Discount coupons available online at http://www.otshows.com.

Oktoberfest Northwest
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
October 5, 6 and 7
Friday and Saturday, 11:00am – midnight
Sunday, 11:00am – 6:00pm
Puyallup Fairgrounds
110 9th Ave SW
Puyallup, WA 98371
253.845.1771
http://www.oktoberfestnw.com

The 8th Annual Oktoberfest Northwest will serve up beer, brats, & authentic entertainment. Fun Run, Wiener Dog Races, kids’ zone and much more! Free parking. Oktoberfest Northwest is an all-ages event until 7 p.m. each evening (and all day Sunday!). After 7 p.m., guests must be 21 years of age or older.

Everett Sausagefest
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
October 5, 6 and 7
Friday and Saturday, 12:00pm – midnight
Sunday, 12:00pm – 7:00pm
http://www.everettsausagefest.com

The Everett Sausage Festival is a family-oriented weekend fair centered around a Bavarian theme. From a traditional Bavarian Dinner to a variety of food booths, children’s games, the Family Entertainment Stage, bingo, carnival, and Bavarian Beer Garden and Stage, there is something for everyone. Everett Sausage Fest was founded to support Catholic Education at Immaculate Conception/Our Lady of Perpetual Help School and is now in it’s 36th year.

Issaquah Salmon Days Festival
Saturday and Sunday
October 6 & 7
10:00am – 6:00pm
155 Northwest Gilman Boulevard
Issaquah, WA 98027
425.392.0661
http://www.salmondays.org

It’s the annual festival celebrating salmon! Come for the kids’ activities, arts and crafts, DockDogs dog jumping contest, Parade, and of course, lots of delicious salmon and other foods to eat! Free admission for all!

Artstock
Saturday and Sunday
October 6 and 7
San Juan Island
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
http://www.artstocksanjuanisland.com

“A Fall Festival of Art,” celebrating the diverse artistic culture of the area, is coming to San Juan Island on October 6th and 7th. Two days of open art studios, art galleries, museum and other events will take place to delight your senses and feed your soul. Savor this unique self-guided art tour showcasing local artists in their creative environment throughout San Juan Island plus gallery receptions and events into the evening in Friday Harbor.

Oktoberfest in Friday Harbor
Saturday, October 6
4:00pm – 9:30pm
San Juan County Fairgrounds
846 Argyle Avenue
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
http://www.visitsanjuans.com

It’s time to celebrate Oktoberfest with a live orchestra of traditional Bavarian music, costumes, food and dancing. There will be family fun and games, and a traditional Oktoberfest dinner including beverages and entertainment! Tickets are $8/adults, under 12 FREE.

Northwest Tea Festival
Saturday and Sunday
October 6 and 7
Fisher Pavilion
Seattle Center
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98109
http://www.nwteafestival.com

A festival with tea book authors, industry experts, buyers, retailers, artists, and educators, we hope you learn something new and expand your enjoyment of this most fascinating beverage! Lots of sipping and tasting, too!

Festival of Family Farms
Saturday and Sunday
October 6 and 7
Skagit Valley
http://www.farmtour.com

Get a hands-on-experience learning what it takes to run a farm, from growing crops to feeding animals. It is an opportunity to talk to your farmers and follow your food from the fields to the table. Fun activities, including pumpkin patches, corn and hay mazes, kids activities, shopping, farm tours, animals, demonstrations, farmers’ markets and more! Lots of family fun. Free parking and admission! The Skagit Valley is located one hour north of Seattle.

Croatiafest
Sunday, October 7
Seattle Center
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98109
http://www.croatiafest.org

Wonderful music, dance and food, costumes, art exhibits, tourist information and displays celebrating the Croatian culture. Plus, food demonstrations and vendors selling your favorite Croatian merchandise.

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