Saturday (July 26)
Enjoy a traditional salmon bake and help support the Steilacoom Historical Museum Association at its annual Salmon Bake fundraiser at Sunnyside Beach on Chambers Creek Road in Steilacoom. There will be live music by the Islanders Steel Drum Band, a traditional salmon dinner for $15, and a hot dog meal for $6. The event runs from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call 253-686-9126.
Delve into Scottish culture at the Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games this weekend. There will be two days of activities including live traditional music, a Celtic Art fest, pipes and drums, and traditional Scottish games. It’s all happening at the Enumclaw Expo Center, 45224 284th Ave. SE. Hours are 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $17 adults, $12 seniors and youth, and free for kids younger than 5. For a schedule, go to sshga.org
It’s that time of year to celebrate Pierce County’s diversity and cultures at its annual Ethnic Fest, a quarter-century tradition. Wright Park, 501 S. I St., Tacoma
will come alive with culture, entertainment and food from around the world from noon-7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. More than 70 local nonprofits will be represented along with vendors plying wares from around the world. Admission is free.
If you’re a fan of Seattle’s Seafair then you’ll want to head up to downtown Seattle for the annual Seafair Torchlight Parade starting at 7:30 p.m. It’s one of the festivals signature events with bands, drill teams and lots of entertainment. It travels down Fourth Aveneue starting from Seattle Center. Arrive early to stake out your spot.
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