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Salmon, lighthouses and harbor seals | Community Corner

Community events for the weekend of Sept. 7-8, 2013, include the Salmon Return Family Festival at the Olympic Sculpture Park, Fishermen’s Fall Festival, Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival and Harbor Seal Day.

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Salmon Return Family Festival

Arts and crafts demonstrations and activities, salmon life-cycle journey exhibit, Northwest Native American storytelling, entertainment, food trucks, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday; park tours, noon and 1 p.m.; salmon life-cycle walks, 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.; all-ages yoga class, 10:30 a.m., Olympic Sculpture Park, 2901 Western Ave., Seattle; free (206-654-3100 or www.seattleartmuseum.org ).

Fishermen’s Fall Festival: Fishing-industry exhibits and competitions, salmon barbecue, children’s activities, music; proceeds benefit Seattle Fishermen’s Memorial, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Fishermen’s Terminal, 3919 18th Ave. W., Seattle (www.fishermensfallfestival.org).

Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival: Lantern making, performers, food trucks, dance party, 5-10 p.m., lantern procession, 8 p.m. Saturday, Dottie Harper Park, Fourth Avenue Southwest and Southwest 146th Street, Burien (206-988-3700 or www.burienwa.gov/GLOW ).

Aki Matsuri: Japanese cultural and educational performing arts, martial-art demonstrations, exhibits, workshops, market, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday, Bellevue College, 3000 Landerholm Circle S.E., Bellevue; free; fees for some workshops and concert (www.enma.org ).

Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival: Craft vendors, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; food vendors, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; entertainment, noon-midnight Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday; children’s parade, grand parade, 10:30 a.m. Saturday; fireworks, dusk Saturday; lighthouse tours, noon-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; children’s activities, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Mukilteo Lighthouse Park, 609 Front St., Mukilteo (425-353-5516 or mukilteolighthousefestival.com ).

Washington State Fair: Entertainment, carnival rides, 4-H animals and displays, vendors, food, 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Sept. 12, through Sept. 22, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $9-$12.50, ages 5 and younger free (253-841-5045 or www.thefair.com).

Insects and Arachnids: Insects and arachnids displays, craft activities, 1-3 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, guided exhibit tours, 1 p.m. Saturdays, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, Seattle; $7.50-$10 (206-543-5590 or www.burkemuseum.org/events/browse/weekend_activities_insects ).

Harbor Seal Day: Seal Sitters “Year of the Seal: Sentinels of the Sound” event with information, kids’ activities, 1-4 p.m., dedication of bronze statue of harbor seal mom and pup, 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Alki Bathhouse Studio, 1702 Alki Ave. S.W., Seattle (www.sealsitters.org ).

Madeline McKenzie: mmckenzie@seattletimes.com.

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