Pirates, Pride, cars, art and nature | Community Corner
Community events for the weekend of June 28-29, 2014, include the Seafair Pirates Landing, Greenwood Car Show, Beacon Hill concert/art walk, Bellevue Strawberry Festival, and PrideFest and Seattle Pride Parade.
Seafair Pirates Landing
Seafair Pirates kick off the Seafair season, arriving by ship sometime between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Saturday, vendors, music, inflatable rides for kids, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Alki Beach Park, 1702 Alki Ave. S.W., Seattle (www.seafair.com).
Greenwood Car Show: Hundreds of classic cars, music, Kids Zone, vendors, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Greenwood Avenue North from North 90th Street to North 67th Street, Seattle (greenwoodcarshow.com).
Beacon Hill concert/art walk: Local bands, 1-4 p.m. Saturday; Bike Works bike rodeo and repairs, 1-3 p.m., Roberto Maestas Festival Street, 1600 S. Lander St., Seattle; art walk at 30 locations along Beacon Avenue South, 4-9 p.m. Saturday; free (www.rockitspace.org).
Bellevue Strawberry Festival: Celebrating the region’s agricultural heritage and culturally diversity, Eastside Heritage Center historic displays, entertainment, auto show, vendors, food, family-fun area, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Crossroads Park, 16000 N.E. 10th St., Bellevue; free (425-450-1049 or bellevuestrawberryfestival.org).
PrideFest and Seattle Pride Parade: Family Day entertainment, games, 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Street Festival food trucks, beer garden, DJ, bands, 4 p.m.-dark Saturday, Cal Anderson Park, 1635 11th Ave., Seattle; entertainment, vendors, noon-8 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Center, Seattle (seattlepridefest.org); parade with grand marshals including Mayor Ed Murray and George Takei, 11 a.m. Sunday, Fourth Avenue from Union Street to Denny Way, Seattle (seattlepride.org).
Shoreline Arts Festival: Two music stages, art projects, juried art show, vendors, Food Truck Food Court, Cultural Rooms, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, The Gallery at the Shoreline Center, 18560 First Ave. N.E., Shoreline; free (206-417-4645 or shorelinearts.net).
Seattle Animal Shelter: Discounted $5 adoption fee on cats (plus pet license fee) and critters including rabbits, guinea pigs, birds, turtles, noon-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Seattle Animal Shelter, 2061 15th Ave. W., Seattle (206-386-7387 or seattleanimalshelter.org).
Beach naturalists: Explore the beach at low tide with Seattle Aquarium naturalists, drop in 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, noon-2:30 p.m. Sunday, Carkeek Park, Golden Gardens, Constellation Park/South Alki, Lincoln Park, Olympic Sculpture Park pocket beach, Seattle; Richmond Beach, Shoreline; Des Moines Beach Park and Saltwater State Park, Des Moines; free (seattleaquarium.org).
Big Day of Play: Paddling and boating demonstrations, music, entertainment, activities, creative play, cooking demonstrations, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Mount Baker Rowing and Sailing Center, 43rd Avenue South and Lake Washington Boulevard South, Seattle (seattle.gov/parks/).
Madeline McKenzie: email@example.com.