Celebrations of food, music, culture, art | Community Corner
Community events for the weekend of May 31-June 1, 2014, include the Edmonds Waterfront Festival, a Drumline Showcase, Bastyr University Herb and Food Fair, and Kent International Festival.
Edmonds Waterfront Festival
Entertainment, kids’ activities and rides, classic yacht and boat displays on water and land, beer/wine garden, food vendors, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, Port of Edmonds Marina, 336 Admiral Way, Edmonds; $3, ages 12 and younger free (edmondswaterfrontfestival.com ).
Beach naturalists: Explore the beach at low tide with Seattle Aquarium naturalists, drop in 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Carkeek Park, Golden Gardens, Constellation Park/South Alki, Lincoln Park, Olympic Sculpture Park pocket beach, Seattle; Richmond Beach, Shoreline; and Des Moines Beach Park and Saltwater State Park, Des Moines; free (www.seattleaquarium.org ).
Drumline Showcase: Drum groups from Garfield, Cleveland, O’Dea, Moses Lake, Bellevue, Tahoma, Cascade high schools, Washington Middle School, Seahawks Blue Thunder Drumline, proceeds benefit Garfield High School drum line and marching band, noon Saturday, Garfield High School, 400 23rd Ave., Seattle; $10 at the door (garfieldhs.seattleschools.org/).
Freeway Park Fountain Festival: Treats, music, food trucks, activities for all ages, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Freeway Park, 700 Seneca St., Seattle (www.freewayparkassociation.org).
The Gathering: Art, video and photography exhibits and storytelling to explore community identity, performances, food, 1:30-5 p.m. Saturday, South Shore K-8 School, 4800 S. Henderson St., Seattle; free (www.rbcoalition.org).
Bastyr University Herb and Food Fair: Speakers, workshops, cooking demonstrations, food, garden tours, craft and plant sale, entertainment, children’s activities, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Bastyr University, 14500 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore; free (425-602-3000 or www.bastyr.edu/).
Kent International Festival: Cultural displays, entertainment, food, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Town Square Plaza, Kent; finale performance, 7-10 p.m. Saturday, ShoWare Center, 625 W. James St., Kent; free (kentinternationalfestival.com ).
Bite of Greece: Greek food, wine, pastries, marketplace, entertainment, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday, Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption, 1804 13th Ave., Seattle (206-323-8557 or www.biteofgreeceseattle.com ).
Touch-a-Truck: Opportunity for children to climb on construction trucks and emergency vehicles, kids’ activities, food trucks, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; free, donations to Junior League of Seattle encouraged (www.jrleagueseattle.org/?nd=touch_a_truck).
Madeline McKenzie: email@example.com.