Farms, festivals and parades | Community Corner
The weekend of June 22-23 highlights the Bellvue Strawberry Festival, the Fremont Fair and Solstice Parade, the Kent International Festival and the Dodge Challenger Race Car.
Bellevue Strawberry Festival
Historical exhibits and demonstrations, entertainment, carnival games, bounce toys, strawberry-shortcake-eating contest, food and craft vendors, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday; Classic Auto Show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Crossroads Park, 16000 N.E. 10th St., Bellevue; free parking and shuttle-bus service from Highland Middle School (www.bellevuestrawberryfestival.org/festival.asp ).
Fremont Fair and Solstice Parade: Beer garden, entertainment, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday; crafts, world imports vendors, Art Cars, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday; Arts for All activities for all ages, music, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Fremont Abbey Art Center; Dog Parade, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Fremont neighborhood, Seattle (fremontfair.org ); Solstice Parade, 3 p.m. Saturday, on North 36th Street, Fremont Avenue and North 34th Street, from Third Avenue Northwest to Gas Works Park; Solstice Celebration music, food vendors, beer garden, 3-9 p.m. Saturday, Gas Works Park, Seattle (206-547-7440 or fremontartscouncil.org ).
Morgan Junction Community Festival: Vendors, local food, music, art activities, 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, Morgan Junction Park, 6413 California Ave. S.W., Seattle (morganjunction.org ).
Greet the Dodge Challenger Race Car at MOHAI: Arrival of 1970 Dodge Challenger that won the 1981 American Hot Rod Association World Championship, to be displayed in the museum; driver Al Young shares stories about his 25 years racing the Challenger, activities, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, MOHAI at Lake Union Park, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $12-$14, ages 14 and younger free (206-324-1126 or www.mohai.org ).
Kent International Festival: Entertainment, international food court, community organizations, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Town Square Plaza, Second Avenue and Smith Street, Kent (kentinternationalfestival.com ).
Marymoor R/C Model Airplane Swap Meet: Buy, sell and swap model airplanes, helicopters, equipment, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond; free (425-883-2465 or www.mar-c.org).
Puyallup Meeker Days Festival: Entertainment, vendors, kids’ activities, dog lounge, quilt display, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, downtown Puyallup (253-840-2631 or www.puyallupmainstreet.com).
Mary Olson Farm: Visit historic farm with 1897 barn, orchard, noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, 28728 Green River Road, Auburn; free (253-288-7433 or wrvmuseum.org).
Family Weekend, Bainbridge: Children’s art activities, art demonstrations, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, 100 Ravine Lane N.E., and Kids Discovery Museum, 301 Ravine Lane N.E., Bainbridge Island; free (206-842-4451 or www.biartmuseum.org).
Madeline McKenzie, email@example.com.