Community Corner: Aug. 30-31
Evergreen State Fair and Bumbershoot top the weekend list.
Bremerton Blackberry Festival
Fly-In/car show, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Bremerton National Airport; fun run/walk, 9:30 a.m. Saturday; food and craft vendors, beer garden, blackberry-wine tasting and sale, entertainment, kids’ activities, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday; Bremerton Waterfront Boardwalk, Bremerton (www.blackberryfestival.org).
Bumbershoot: Music, dance, theater, film, literary art, visual art, comedy, kids’ activities, 11 a.m. Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Seattle Center, Seattle; $112-$500/three days, ages 10 and younger free (206-673-5060 or bumbershoot.org).
Seattle beaches: Last weekend of the season for lifeguards on duty, noon-7 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday-Monday, weather permitting, beaches at Matthews, 9300 51st Ave. N.E.; Madison, 1900 43rd Ave. E.; Mount Baker, 2301 Lake Washington Blvd. S; Seward, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; and West Green Lake, 7312 W. Green Lake Dr., Seattle (206-684-4075 or www.seattle.gov/parks/).
Star Party: Seattle Astronomical Society hosts telescopes for viewing the night sky and information for all ages, weather permitting; 8 p.m. Saturday, Paramount Park, Eighth Avenue Northeast and Northeast 155th Street, Shoreline; free (seattleastro.org).
Evergreen State Fair: Horse show, 4H animals, exhibits, demonstrations, carnival rides, contests, vendors, concerts, food, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday; Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. S.E., Monroe; $5-$10, ages 5 and younger and 90 and older free; $5-$8 Monday (360-805-6700 or evergreenfair.org).
Vintage Aircraft Weekend: Food, music, vintage-aircraft flybys and demonstrations, speakers, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Historic Flight Foundation, 10719 Bernie Webber Drive, Mukilteo; $10-$15 (425-348-3200 or vintageaircraftweekend.org/).
Concerts at the Locks: Outdoor concerts, Around the Sound Band, 2 p.m. Saturday; Pacific Cascade Big Band, 2 p.m. Sunday; Michael Clune & Sleep till Noon Band blues and rock, 2 p.m. Monday, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, 3015 N.W. 54th St., Seattle; free (206-764-3464).
Henry Moses Aquatic Center: Last weekend of the season for outdoor leisure pool, wave machine, water-spray play area, two water slides, and six-lane lap pool; hours vary Saturday-Monday, Henry Moses Aquatic Center, 1719 S.E. Maple Valley Highway, Renton; $3-$14 (425-430-6780 or rentonwa.gov/living).
Madeline McKenzie, firstname.lastname@example.org.