Festivals and water sports | Community Corner
Community events for the weekend of Aug. 16-17, 2014, include Central Area Community Festival, Celebrate Woodinville Summer Festival and Summer Splash.
Pioneer Square Fire Festival
Celebrates the 125th anniversary of the Great Fire of Seattle, with antique firetrucks and other displays, music, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Occidental Square Park, Occidental Avenue South and South Main Street, Seattle (downtownseattle.com/2014/07/fire-festival-2).
Central Area Community Festival:11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Garfield Community Center, 2323 E. Cherry St., Seattle (www.cacf.com).
Summer Splash: Junior Rowing Competition and Corporate Cup regatta, healthful activities for all ages, try rowing, canoeing, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding; food vendors, kids’ activities, entertainment, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Green Lake Park, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N., Seattle (www.windermeresummersplash.com).
Celebrate Shoreline Festival: Food vendors, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., family-area activities, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Main Stage entertainment, 1-8 p.m.; Family Stage entertainment, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; car show, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., beer garden, noon-8 p.m. Saturday, Cromwell Park, North 179th Street and Meridian Avenue North, Shoreline (www.shorelinewa.gov/specialevents).
Viking Days: Nordic entertainment, food, activities, Viking Encampment, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 N.W. 67th St., Seattle; free (206-789-5707 or www.nordicmuseum.org).
Celebrate Woodinville Summer Festival:Noon-6 p.m. Saturday, Wilmot Gateway Park, 1730 N.E. 131st Ave., Woodinville (www.celebratewoodinville.com).
Snoqualmie Railroad Days: Live music, train rides, history demonstration area, vendors, model train show, entertainment, food, kids’ activities, 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday, Legends Car Show Sunday, downtown Snoqualmie (www.railroaddays.com).
Madeline McKenzie: email@example.com