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Mammoth tusk, shopping and jazz | Community Corner

Community events for the weekend of March 29-30, 2014, include the recently unearthed fossil of a mammoth tusk in South Lake Union at the Burke Museum, the Lakeside School Rummage Sale and a musical benefit for historic Washington Hall.


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South Lake Union Mammoth Tusk

See the recently unearthed fossil (enclosed in a plaster jacket) with photos and video of it being excavated, display of other Ice Age fossils, mini-tours of the “Life and Times of Washington State” exhibit, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, The Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, 17th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 45th Street, Seattle; $7.50-$10 (206-543-5590 or www.burkemuseum.org).

Drawn to Seattle Family Day: Celebration of “Drawn to Seattle” exhibit with special guests, activities and demonstrations for all ages, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, MOHAI, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $12-$14, ages 14 and younger free (206-324-1126 or www.mohai.org).

Lakeside School Rummage Sale: New and gently used clothing, books, art, furniture, household goods at bargain prices, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, half price 9 a.m.-noon Sunday; Lakeside School, 14050 First Ave. N.E., Seattle; free shuttle Saturday from North Jackson Park and Ride, 14711 Fifth Ave N.E., Seattle (206-440-2925 or www.lakesideschool.org/rummage?rc=0 ).

Seattle Vegfest: Hundreds of foods to sample, chefs’ cooking demos, health lectures, bookstore, free health checks, activities for kids, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, 299 Mercer St., Seattle; $8 at the door, cash or checks only; ages 12 and younger free (206-706-2635 or www.SeattleVegfest.org ).

Musical benefit for Washington Hall: Historic Seattle hosts jazz performances by the Holden Family to benefit restoration of the historic 1908 hall, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Washington Hall, 153 14th Ave., Seattle; $10-$20 (206-622-6952 or www.historicseattle.org ).

Northwest Rodarama Rod & Custom Show: Hot rods and custom car display, sale, accessories, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup; $13-$16, ages 12 and younger free (253-841-5045 or www.nwrodarama.com).

Mount Rainier snowplay and snowshoe walks: Last weekend of the season for public sledding area at Paradise, inner tubes, saucers only, no toboggans or runner sleds, Saturday-Sunday; snowshoe walks for people age 8 and older, 11:15 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, sign-up starts an hour before each walk, space limited, snowshoes included; Mount Rainier National Park; $15/per vehicle, all vehicles must carry tire chains; snowshoe walks $5; call for recorded updates on weather and conditions (360-569-2211 or www.nps.gov/mora).

Madeline McKenzie: mmckenzie@seattletimes.com.



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