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Wednesday, July 26, 2006 - Page updated at 12:00 AM


Seafair calendar

Greenwood Seafair Parade

The annual neighborhood parade is in its 56th year; this year's theme is "Stars through the Ages." 6 p.m. today, Greenwood Avenue North, from North 95th Street to North 85th Street, Seattle; free (206-633-0422 or

Covington Days Festival

Covington Days Fair, quilt show, juried art show, fireworks display, classic-car show and carnival. 5-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, Covington Multicare Clinic, 17700 S.E. 272nd St., Covington; free (253-372-7081 or

Tour de Terrace

Carnival, arts and crafts, food booths, live onstage entertainment, beer garden, pancake breakfast, car show. Noon-11 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Evergreen Playfields, 22400 56th Ave. West, Mountlake Terrace; free (425-776-7331 or

Silverdale Whaling Days

Street fair, music, talent show, food, beer garden; fireworks. 5-10:30 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Silverdale Waterfront Park, Byron St., Silverdale, Kitsap County; free (360-692-1107 or

KiteFest 2006

A day of kite-flying, kite air-shows, team stunt demos, family kite-making booths, kite races, flying lessons and displays. Noon-5 p.m. Saturday, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; free (206-374-2106 or

Maple Valley Kids Festival

The kids festival features a bike-challenge course, children's entertainment, sand-castle and model-plane building, sidewalk chalk art, parachute games, Seattle T-Birds Puck Shot, inflatable toys, water rodeo, juggling clown show and barbecue. Events begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, Lake Wilderness Park, 22500 S.E. 248th St., Maple Valley; free (425-413-8800 or

Roosevelt Bull Moose Festival

A community festival in Seattle's Roosevelt neighborhood with a concert in Cowen Park, classic-car show, cooking demonstrations, Pinewood Derby model-car race track, pet parade, pie-judging and moose-antler arts and crafts. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, Cowen Park, 5849 15th Ave. N.E., Seattle; free (206-728-0123 or

Seafair Torchlight Run

8K and 5K scenic run along the Alaskan Way Viaduct and along the route of the Torchlight Parade. 6:30 p.m. Saturday, begins at Seattle Center and continues down Fourth Avenue to Second Avenue and King Street, Seattle; free (206-728-0123 or

Torchlight Parade at Seafair

The largest nighttime parade in the Northwest, with drill teams, community floats, regional and international bands, equestrian units, giant helium balloons, clowns and pirates. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, begins at Seattle Center and continues down Fourth Avenue to Second Avenue and King Street, Seattle; free (206-728-0123 or

Ballard SeafoodFest

Celebrates Ballard's maritime history with live music, arts and crafts, children's activities and salmon bake. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, noon-7 p.m. Sunday, downtown Ballard, Market Street and Ballard Avenue, Seattle; free (206-784-9705 or

Pista Sa Nayon

A community celebration honoring the cultural heritage of Filipino Americans, with music, dance, live entertainment, Filipino cuisine, food booths and arts and crafts. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. next Sunday, Seward Park, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; free (206-296-4004 or

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