Community Corner: Bite of Seattle, Vashon Strawberry Festival
Community events for the weekend of July 21-22, 2012, include Bite of Seattle and the Vashon Strawberry Festival.
Bite of Seattle
Food from 38 restaurants, Washington wine tasting, entertainment stages including a comedy club and a kids' area, cooking demonstrations, beer gardens, arts and crafts vendors, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Center, Seattle (www.comcastbiteofseattle.com).
Issaquah Salmon Hatchery 75th Anniversary: Issaquah History Museum program, 11 a.m. Saturday, Issaquah Salmon Hatchery, 125 W. Sunset Way, Issaquah; free (425-392-3500).
White Center Jubilee Days: Carnival, street fair with entertainment, vendors, kids' activities, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday; car show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Ed Cox Memorial Park, 1321 S.W. 102nd St., Seattle; parade, 11:30 a.m. Sunday, on 16th Avenue Southwest from Southwest 116th Street to Southwest 98th Street, Seattle (www.jubileedays.org).
Bon Odori: Japanese Buddhist cultural celebration honoring deceased family members and friends, with folk dances, cultural and martial-arts exhibits, taiko drumming, traditional Japanese foods, vendors, 4-10 p.m. Saturday, 3-8 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Buddhist Temple, 1427 S. Main St., Seattle (seattlebetsuin.org/index.php/bon-odori-festival or www.seafair.com).
Vashon Strawberry Festival: Arts, crafts and food vendors, entertainment, carnival, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; grand parade, 11 a.m. Saturday; classic-car parade, noon Sunday, Vashon Island (vashonchamber.com/strawfest/).
Duvall SandBlast Festival: Sand sculpting, arts and craft vendors, entertainment, food vendors, noon-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, McCormick Park, 26200 N.E. Stephens St., Duvall (www.duvallarts.org).
Compiled by Madeline McKenzie
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