Celebrations of art, food and diversity | Community Corner
Community events for the weekend of June 29-30, 2013, include the Shoreline Arts Festival, Iranian Festival and Ballard Edible Garden Tour.
Shoreline Arts Festival
Art exhibits and artists’ marketplace, performances, food vendors, literary panels, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Missoula Children’s Theater performances, 1 and 5 p.m. Saturday, Shoreline Center, 18560 First Ave. N.E., Shoreline; free (206-417-4645 or www.shorelinearts.net).
Greenwood Car Show: Classic cars, trucks and motorcycles, vendors, music, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Greenwood Avenue North from North 67th Street to North 90th Street, Seattle; free for spectators (www.greenwoodcarshow.com ).
Iranian Festival: Culture and history of Iran, performances, visual arts, food, games, bazaar, Persian tea house, poetry, author appearances, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle (206-684-7200 or www.seattlecenter.com ).
Ballard Edible Garden Tour: Walk or bike tour of a dozen private gardens, gardening information from local authors, benefits Sustainable Ballard projects, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday from Trinity United Methodist Church, 6512 23rd Ave. N.W., Seattle; $10, kids free (www.sustainableballard.org/).
International Festival: Entertainment featuring ethnic and cultural music, arts, crafts and food vendors, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday; children’s play area opens at noon both days, $5/all day wristband, Angle Lake Park, 19408 International Blvd., SeaTac (206-973-4680 or www.ci.seatac.wa.us/index.aspx?page=495 ).
Taste of Tacoma: Food vendors, entertainment, wine tasting, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Point Defiance Park, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma (www.tasteoftacoma.com).
Pride Parade and PrideFest: Parade, 11 a.m. Sunday, on Fourth Avenue from Union Street to Denny Way, Seattle (www.seattlepride.org/pride-parade.html ); PrideFest entertainment, vendors, noon to 8 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Center, Seattle (www.seattlepridefest.org ).
Skandia Midsommerfest: Scandinavian music and dancing, kids’ activities, craft and food vendors, traditional pole-raising ceremony, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Saint Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore; free, donations appreciated (206-784-7470 or www.skandia-folkdance.org ).
Tour de Pierce: Ride 12, 30 or 50-mile scenic courses, course open 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, register 7:15-11:30 a.m., Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $14-$18 (www.co.pierce.wa.us/index.aspx?nid=1277).
Madeline McKenzie: email@example.com