Community Corner: Lake City Pioneer Days, Umoja Fest
Community events for the weekend of Aug. 4-5, 2012, include Lake City Pioneer Days, Magnolia Summerfest, Umoja Fest and BrasilFest.
Lake City Pioneer Days
Salmon bake, noon-7 p.m. Saturday, Lake City Community Center; street festival with entertainment, kids' activities, food vendors, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, vintage-car show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Northeast 125th Street and Lake City Way Northeast, Seattle; kids parade, 6 p.m., grand performance parade, 7 p.m. Saturday, Lake City Way Northeast from Northeast 135th Street to Northeast 123rd Street, Seattle (206-363-3287 or www.lakecityfestival.com).
Magnolia Summerfest: Main Stage entertainment, noon-10 p.m. Saturday; Kids Stage entertainment, noon-5 p.m. Saturday; outdoor movie "Princess Bride," 9 p.m. Saturday, art show, merchants' sidewalk sale Saturday, Magnolia Playfield, West Smith Street and 32nd Avenue West, and Magnolia Village; kids' parade, 10:30 a.m., main parade, 11 a.m. Saturday, 34th Avenue West, Seattle (www.magnoliasummerfest.org).
Umoja Fest: Celebration of African heritage and the African-American community with marketplace, community-resource fair, children's activities, entertainment, Hip Hop Fest, Gospel Fest, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, Judkins Park, 2150 S. Norman St., Seattle; Parade, 1 p.m. Saturday, 23rd Avenue from East Union Street to Judkins Park, Seattle (umojafamilyfest.com).
Seafair Fleet Week: Tours of military ships, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Pier 66, Seattle; free (www.seafair.com).
Seafair Hydroplane Races and Air Show: Hydroplane racing, entertainment, vendors, air show featuring the Navy's Blue Angels, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Blue Angels at 1:30 p.m., Genesee Park and Playfield and surrounding area, Seattle; $25/advance, $30/at the gate, adults; $10/youth and seniors; free for military with ID; $10/pit passes and tours (seafair.com).
BrasilFest: Brazilian celebration of Carnaval with parade, giant puppets, music, children's activities, food, marketplace, cultural displays, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Center, Seattle (206-684-7200 or www.seattlecenter.com).
Compiled by Madeline McKenzie
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