Salmon and pumpkins | Community Corner
Community events for the weekend of Oct. 12-13, 2013, include the Cedar River Salmon Journey, Kelsey Creek Farm Fair and pumpkin patches and corn mazes.
Cedar River Salmon Journey
See salmon returning to spawn, learn about their journey and the history of the Cedar River, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays in October, Landsburg Park, Landsburg Road Southeast, and Cedar River Trail, Ravensdale; Cavanaugh Pond Natural Area, Maple Valley Highway and Southeast Eighth Drive, Renton; Riverview Park, Maple Valley Highway and Southeast Fifth Street, Renton; Cedar River Park, 1715 S.E. Maple Valley Highway, Renton; Renton Library, 100 Mill Ave. S., Renton; free (www.cedarriver.org).
Kelsey Creek Farm Fair: Entertainment, heritage demonstrations and activities, farm animals, wagon rides, food vendors, pony rides, pumpkin patch, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Kelsey Creek Farm Park, 410 130th Place S.E., Bellevue; free admission, fees for some activities, cash only (425-452-7688 or www.bellevuewa.gov).
Spiders and Insects Super Saturday: Meet insects and spiders, arts and crafts activities, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; free (206-652-2444 or sewardpark.audubon.org).
Vashon Island CiderFest: Vashon Farmers Market apple pressing, cider sale; kids’ activities at Vashon Senior Center; Open House at Vashon Island Fire and Rescue for safety tips, kids’ activities, food, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., downtown Vashon; farm and orchard activities at other island locations, hours vary (www.vashonparkdistrict.org ).
Wild Mushroom Show: Puget Sound Mycological Society wild-mushroom display, cooking demonstrations, lectures; field guides; bring mushrooms to be identified, noon-7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Mountaineers Club, 7700 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; $5-$10, ages 11 and younger free (www.psms.org/show.php).
Reptile and Exotic Animal Show and Sale: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $8, ages 10 and younger free (253-841-5045 or beanfarm.com/nwcbe).
Serres Farm Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze: Pumpkin patch, produce sale, corn maze, kids’ train on weekends, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 1-7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 20306 N.E. 50th St., Redmond (425-868-3017 or www.serresfarm.com).
Two Brothers Pumpkin Patch: Farm animals, pumpkin patch, fall market, 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, Game Haven Farm, 7110 310th Ave. N.E., Carnation (425-333-4313).
Carpinito Brothers Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze: Pumpkin patch, corn maze, hay rides, produce stand, farm animals, 9 a.m.-dusk daily, South 277th Street and West Valley Highway, Kent; corn maze $6-$9, hay rides $3 (253-854-5692 or www.carpinito.com ).
Madeline McKenzie: firstname.lastname@example.org.