Au­gust High­lights

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It may seem like sum­mer is wrap­ping up, but that doesn't mean Seattle's cal­en­dar isn't full of fun events.

02 ZIGGY MAR­LEY

Wood­land Park Zoo’s Zoo-Tunes series con­tin­ues with a con­cert by Ziggy Mar­ley. Bring a pic­nic and lounge on the zoo’s green while you en­joy the show. The show is all ages and be­gins at 6 pm, doors at 5 pm. Tick­ets range from $42.50-$117.50. www. zoo.org. 5500 Phin­ney Ave. N, 206.548.2500

02 SEAFAIR FLEET WEEK & BOE­ING MAR­ITIME CEL­E­BRA­TION

Fleet Week has been a Seafair tra­di­tion since 1950. Honor the men and women that serve the coun­try at two dif­fer­ent events. On Aug. 2, the Pa­rade of Ships be­gins at 1 pm. Watch the fleet sail into town via El­liott Bay, hailed by spray from the Seattle Fire Depart­ment boat. Then, Aug. 3-7, take a tour of the ships. Tours are free. Vis­i­tors must present a photo ID and pass through se­cu­rity screen­ing. Flat, closed-toe shoes are rec­om­mended. www.seafair.com.

03 PINK MAR­TINI

Pink Mar­tini plays two nights at Wood­land Park Zoo as part of the Zoo-Tunes con­cert series. Tick­ets are $36.50-$111.50. Con­certs hap­pen rain or shine. Gen­eral ad­mis­sion tick­ets are fes­ti­val-style seat­ing. The sec­ond con­cert is Aug. 4. www. zoo.org. 5500 Phin­ney Ave. N, 206.548.2500

04 FLUME

This Aus­tralian pro­ducer and mu­si­cian brings his show to the Para­mount Theatre for three nights. Tick­ets are $26.25 and gen­eral ad­mis­sion. The show starts at 8 pm; doors at 7 pm. Through Aug. 6. www.stg­p­re­sents.org. Para­mount Theatre, 911 Pine St., 206.682.1414

05 BELLTOWN BEATS

On Fri­day even­ings this month, head to Bell Street Park in Belltown for per­for­mances by lo­cal mu­si­cians. The month kicks off with Star Anna Aug. 5 and con­tin­ues Aug. 12 with Dar­rius Will­rich; Aug. 19 with An­drew Lan­ders; and Aug. 26 with Sun­dae & Mr. Goessl. Shows be­gin at 6:30 pm. www.face­book.com /belltown-beats. Third Ave. and Bell St.

05 IN­TER­NA­TIONAL DIS­TRICT FOOD TOUR

Ex­pe­ri­ence Seattle's Chi­na­town-In­ter­na­tional Dis­trict through its food. Try bites from some of the city's best chefs on this tour, which in­cludes stops at Lam Seafood Mar­ket, Thanh Son Tofu, Huong Binh Restau­rant, Jade Gar­den Restau­rant, Kings BBQ and Cake House. Tours meet at the Din How Shop­ping Cen­ter. Ad­di­tional tours hap­pen Aug. 6, 10, 19 and 20. www.eth­nic­seat­tle.com. Din How Shop­ping Cen­ter, 1207 S. Jackson St., 206.623.0994

06 MOVIES AT THE MU­RAL

Seattle Cen­ter’s an­nual Movies at the Mu­ral events con­tinue in Au­gust. Start­ing at 9 pm, see a movie on a state-of-the-art screen in the shadow of the Space Nee­dle. Seat­ing is first- come, first-served. Food is avail­able on site or bring your own pic­nic! The movie lineup for Au­gust: Aug. 6, “Mad Max: Fury Road,” Aug. 13, “Galaxy Quest,” Aug. 20, “West Side Story,” Aug. 27, “Life of Pi.” www.seat­tle­cen­ter.com. Mu­ral Am­phithe­ater, 305 Har­ri­son St.

06 HAR­VEST FAIR WITH SEATTLE TILTH

This an­nual ur­ban farm fes­ti­val has ac­tiv­i­ties for the en­tire fam­ily. At­tend work­shops, watch cook­ing demon­stra­tions, sam­ple food, lis­ten to music, visit ur­ban farm an­i­mals and more. There’s also a pa­rade at noon. The fair runs from 10 am- 4 pm. www.seat­tletilth.org. Merid­ian Park, 4850 Merid­ian Ave. N

11 ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS

This comedy trans­ports you to 1960s Eng­land, where Fran­cis Hen­shall winds up work­ing for two bosses who can’t discover each other. Backed by live mu­si­cians with a sound­track that pays homage to rock­a­billy and a cer­tain fa­mous Bri­tish four­some, this comedy is also part Bri­tish pan­tomime, part music-hall re­vue. Adapted from Carlo Goldoni’s “The Ser­vant of Two Masters.” Through Aug. 28. www.soundthe­atre­com­pany.org. Seattle Cen­ter, Cen­ter Theatre, 305 Har­ri­son St.

12 SUN­SET SUP­PER AT THE MAR­KET

Back for its 21st year, pro­ceeds from this event ben­e­fit the Pike Place Mar­ket Foun­da­tion. Sam­ple un­lim­ited food and bev­er­ages (while they last) from restaurants, winer­ies, brew­eries and dis­til­leries. Meet lo­cal chefs, win prizes dur­ing a raf­fle and see a show from pop­u­lar Seattle group The Grace Love Band. The event runs from 7:30-11 pm. www.pike­place­mar­ket­foun­da­tion.org. Pike Place Mar­ket, First Ave. and Pike St., 206.682.7453

12 KIRK­LAND SUM­MER­FEST

This two-day fes­ti­val has art, music and tons of fam­ily fun, in­clud­ing kids in­flat­a­bles, face paint­ing and bal­loon artists. There are also more than 60 ven­dors and food trucks on Kirk­land’s down­town streets. The fes­ti­val runs 1-11 pm Aug. 12 and 11 am-11 pm Aug. 13. www.kirk­land­sum­mer­fest.com. Ma­rina Park, 25 Lakeshore Plaza, Kirk­land

12 TASTE OF ED­MONDS

This three- day fes­ti­val in­cludes plenty of food, of course, but also a kids’ zone, a beer gar­den, arts and crafts booths, live music and more. Ad­mis­sion for those 13 and older is $4 per per­son. The fes­ti­val runs from 11 am-10 pm Aug. 12 and 13, 11 am-7 pm Aug. 14. www.atas­te­ofed­monds.com. Civic Play­field, Sixth Ave. N and Bell St., Ed­monds, 425.670.1496

13 IN THE SPIRIT

Held at the Washington State His­tory Mu­seum, “IN THE SPIRIT Con­tem­po­rary Na­tive Arts Fes­ti­val & Mar­ket” runs from 11 am-5 pm. There will be danc­ing, drum­ming, singing and a va­ri­ety of Na­tive Amer­i­can artists with work for sale. The fes­ti­val caps the an­nual IN THE SPIRIT Con­tem­po­rary Na­tive Arts Ex­hibit. www.wash­ing­ton­his­tory.org. 1911 Pacific Ave., Ta­coma, 253.272.9747

13 IRANIAN FES­TI­VAL

Pre­sented by the Iranian Amer­i­can Com­mu­nity Al­liance, this fes­ti­val is part of Seattle Cen­ter’s Festál series. Watch live per­for­mances, see vis­ual arts, par­tic­i­pate in ac­tiv­i­ties, sam­ple food, play games and check out the mar­ket­place. There will also be an Iranian tea house, Rumi po­etry and pup­pet shows. www.seat­tle­cen­ter.com. Seattle Cen­ter, 305 Har­ri­son St.

13 BREW FIVE THREE

This an­nual beer and blues fes­ti­val in Ta­coma is a 21-plus event. Reg­u­lar ad­mis­sion ($25) gets you six tast­ing to­kens, a col­lectible tast­ing pint glass and plenty of live music. There will also be lo­cal food trucks on hand. Des­ig­nated driver tick­ets ($10) are also avail­able. The event runs from 1-8 pm. www.broad­way­cen­ter.org. Broad­way, be­tween S. Ninth and S. 11th streets, Ta­coma, 253.591.5894

13 THE LOVE MAR­KETS

Cel­e­brate The Love Mar­ket’s new CD, “Beauty Fac­tory,” at this al­bum re­lease party. Tick­ets are $20. The party hap­pens at ACT Theatre at 8 pm. www.actthe­atre.org. 700 Union St., 206.292.7676

16 NORTH CITY JAZZ WALK

Head to Shore­line for the tenth an­nual North City Jazz Walk. From 7-10 pm, venues up and down 15th Ave. NE host bands. Come at 6 pm for a Jazz Bite—food just for the event avail­able along the street. Tick­ets are avail­able on-site at the ticket tents. www.northc­i­ty­jaz­zwalk.org. 15th Ave. NE from N.E. 180th St. to N.E. 175th St., Shore­line

19 SEATTLE TAT­TOO EXPO

Happening at the Fisher Pav­il­ion at Seattle Cen­ter, this expo fea­tures sem­i­nars, con­tests, some of the best artists in the business (from shops around the world) and lots of tat­toos. Through Aug. 21. www.seat­tle­tat­tooexpo.com. Seattle Cen­ter, 305 Har­ri­son St.

19 SNO­QUALMIE RAIL­ROAD DAYS

Ride a steam lo­co­mo­tive at this fes­ti­val, which also in­cludes wine and beer gar­dens, per­for­mances, kids ac­tiv­i­ties, food, a car show, pa­rade, a model train show, a fun run and more. It all hap­pens at the Northwest Rail­way Mu­seum through Aug. 21. www.rail­road­days.com. Northwest Rail­way Mu­seum, 38625 S.E. King St., Sno­qualmie

20 AUC­TION OF WASHINGTON WINES: WINE­MAKER GALA

Cap­ping off a va­ri­ety of events throughout the sum­mer, the Wine­maker Gala in­cludes a five-course meal along with plenty of wine pours from Washington wine­mak­ers. There is also a live and a silent auc­tion. Tick­ets are $500 per per­son. Auc­tion of Washington Wines events ben­e­fit Seattle Chil­dren’s Hos­pi­tal and the Washington State Univer­sity Viti­cul­ture and Enol­ogy Pro­gram. See the full sched­ule of fun events on­line. www.auc­tionofwash­ing­ton­wines.org. Chateau Ste. Michelle Win­ery, 14111 N.E. 145th St., 206.326.5770

20 SEATTLE STREET FOOD FES­TI­VAL

Head to South Lake Union for this de­li­cious fes­ti­val, happening Aug. 20 and 21. Ad­mis­sion is free, so come try Seattle's many food trucks, in­clud­ing fa­vorites Ezell's Ex­press, Off the Rez, Sam Choy's Poké to the Max and The Grilled Cheese Ex­pe­ri­ence. www.seat­tlest­food­fest.com. 217 Ninth Ave. N

20 VIK­ING DAYS

This fam­ily-friendly fes­ti­val in­cludes a Swedish pan­cake break­fast, alder-smoked sal­mon, live music, aqua­vit and craft beer in the beer gar­den, Nordic music, a Vik­ing En­camp­ment and more. Through Aug. 21. www.nordic­mu­seum.org. 3014 N.W. 67th St., 206.789.5707

21 BRASILFEST

Back for the 18th year, this fes­ti­val cel­e­brates Brazil with danc­ing, drum­ming, music, films, tra­di­tional food, work­shops and ex­hibits. It all hap­pens at Seattle Cen­ter and is free. www.brasilfest.org. Seattle Cen­ter, 305 Har­ri­son St.

25 EVER­GREEN STATE FAIR

Run­ning through Sept. 5, this fair in­cludes the food, games and rides you love plus a fan­tas­tic en­ter­tain­ment lineup in­clud­ing Pat Be­natar on Aug. 29. Tick­ets are $8-12. Ad­mis­sion doesn't in­clude grand­stand en­ter­tain­ment. www.ev­er­green­fair.org. 14405 179th Ave. SE, Mon­roe

BREW FIVE THREE

In­ter­na­tional Dis­trict Food Tour

Seafair Fleet Week & Boe­ing Mar­itime Cel­e­bra­tion

At­tend the Wine­maker Gala at Chateau Ste. Michelle in Wood­inville

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