Boats, planes, neighborhood fests | Community Corner
Community events for the weekend of Aug. 2-3, 2014, include Seafair Weekend Hydroplane Races and Air Show, Seafair Fleet Week, Magnolia Summerfest, Umoja Heritage Parade and Festival, and SalmonFest and Lake City Pioneers Day Parade.
Seafair Weekend Hydroplane Races and Air Show
Hydroplane qualifying and racing, vintage hydroplanes, beer gardens, kids’ activities, pit tours, Air Show, 8:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; Navy Blue Angels, 1:45 p.m. Saturday, Sunday; Genesee Park and Playfield, 4316 S. Genesee St., Seattle; $10-$35: concert, Air Show, fireworks show, 5-11 p.m. Saturday, included with Saturday admission or $10 (seafair.com).
Olympic Sculpture Park Kids Day: Family yoga, art activities, vendors, park tours, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Olympic Sculpture Park, Broad Street and Elliott Avenue, Seattle; free (206-654-3100 or www.seattleartmuseum.org).
Seafair Fleet Week: U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Navy vessel tours, closed-toed shoes and photo ID required, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Pier 66 and Pier 69, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Pier 90, Seattle; free (seafair.com/fleetweek).
Magnolia Summerfest: Art show, sidewalk sale, beer garden, music, arts, craft and food vendors, pony rides, inflatable rides, noon-10 p.m. Saturday, Magnolia Village, kiddies parade and grand parade, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, 34th Avenue West, Seattle (magnoliasummerfest.org).
Umoja Heritage Parade and Festival: Music, vendors, activities, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, Judkins Park, 2150 S. Norman St., Seattle; parade, 1 p.m. Saturday on 23rd Avenue from East Union Street to Judkins Park, Seattle (877-505-6306 or umojafestnw.com).
SalmonFest and Lake City Pioneers Day Parade: Salmon bake, noon-6 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Ave. N.E., Seattle; $9.50-$10, hot dog meal $5; parade, 7 p.m. Saturday, Lake City Way Northeast from Northeast 130th Street to Northeast 123rd Street, Seattle; street fair music, vendors, beer garden, kids’ activities, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday; Lake City, Seattle (salmonfestseattle.com).
Need for Speed Festival: The museum is home to the Blue Angels while they’re in town and not in the air with displays, speakers, Blue Angels store, beer garden, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; $11-$19 (206-764-5720 or www.museumofflight.org).
Madeline McKenzie: firstname.lastname@example.org.