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Evergreen State Fair, fests and games | Community Corner

Activities for the weekend of Aug. 24-25, 2013, include the Evergreen State Fair, Big Day of Play, Ice-Scream-O-Rama and Tacoma Maritime Fest.

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Evergreen State Fair

Opening weekend of the fair, carnival, concerts, auto races, horse show, rodeo, 4H animals, exhibits, food vendors, lumberjack shows, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. daily through Sept. 1, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 2, Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. S.E., Monroe; $5-$10; Monroe Fair Days Parade, 11 a.m. Saturday, downtown Monroe (360-805-6700 or ).

Big Day of Play: Sample recreation activities and learn about park programs, family-yoga clinic, obstacle course, dog-agility course, water activities at the beach, try out kayaks, stand-up paddle boards, Kids’ Zone, free bicycle helmets for kids, performances including Recess Monkey and School of Rock, food vendors, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle (

Public Safety Open House: Tours of the fire engines, police cars, information on child safety and preparing for emergencies, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Mukilteo Fire Department, 10400 47th Place W., Mukilteo; free ( ).

Ice-Scream-O-Rama: Concert with Caspar Babypants and others, $1 bites from Snoqualmie Ice Cream, Top Pot Doughnuts and The Big Green Egg, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Snoqualmie Ice Cream, 21106 86th Ave. S.E., Snohomish; free (909-659-3095 or

“Cooper”: Opening of exhibit on the D.B. Cooper hijacking and its ramifications, with tours, travel styles of the early 1970s and other special opening-day programs, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave., Tacoma; $7-$9.50 (253-272-9747 or ).

Tibet Fest: Arts and crafts, children’s activities, traditional food demonstrations and vendors, marketplace, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle (206-684-7200 or

Tacoma Maritime Fest: Boat tours, tall ships, container ships, tugboats, seminars, Kid Zone, food vendors, medieval-history pavilion, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Thea Foss Park, 535 Dock St., Tacoma ( ).

Seattle Thrillers: Rehearsals to participate in the worldwide Thrill the World dance event Oct. 26, 1 p.m. Sundays, Artspace Hiawatha Lofts, 843 Hiawatha Place S., Seattle; free, donations for the Alzheimer's Foundation collected ( ).

Beacon Rocks: Family-friendly outdoor entertainment with Duwamish River, people and tribe theme, food trucks, arts and crafts vendors, kids activities, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Beacon Hill Station, Beacon Avenue South and South McClellan Street, Seattle; free ( ).

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