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Events for the week ahead: Car festival at LeMay, Wedding Expo at the Dome, author event in Tacoma, music and more

Hall & Oates play White River Amphitheater Friday night.
Hall & Oates play White River Amphitheater Friday night. Courtesy

Friday (Sept. 9)

Hall and Oates comes to amphitheatre

Daryl Hall and John Oates achieved their greatest fame in the 1970s and ’80s and have since been inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The duo continues to tour and will be stopping for a 7 p.m. concert Friday (Sept. 9) at the White River Amphitheatre, 40601 Auburn Enumclaw Road SE, Auburn. Tickets are $25-$125 and are available through Ticketmaster.


Car fans fete end of summer

Celebrate the end of summer with LeMay-America’s Car Museum at its Summer Ender Fender Bender. There will be live music, great cars and specialty food trucks on hand, plus a Cruise-In with local collector and specialty cars on display. The free event is 3-6 p.m. Saturday, but doesn’t include admission to the museum. For information, see

Wednesday — Sept. 18 (Sept. 13-18)

Lake Union event floats your boat

Check out hundreds of new and used boats on display at the annual South Lake Union Boats Afloat Show opening Wednesday. See watercraft including ski boats, pontoon boats, trawlers, sailboats, mega-yachts and cruisers, plus all the latest in gear, gadgets and services. Hours are 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Sept. 16, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 17-18 at 901 Fairview Ave. N., Seattle. Tickets are $12 single day, $5 ages 13-17, free for 12 and younger, $18 three-day pass. Tickets purchased online include a one-hour paddleboard or kayak rental, $10 to Chandlers Crabhouse and 425 Magazine subscription. See for information.


Authors promote paleo at King’s Books

With a theme of health and fitness, King’s Books, 281 St. Helens Ave., Tacoma, is bringing authors Diane Sanfilippo and Cassy Joy Garcia together for an afternoon of book reading and signing. Sanfilippo’s book, “Practical Paleo: A Customized Approach to Health and a Whole-Foods Lifestyle,” is an updated and expanded edition. Garcia will be sharing from her book “Fed & Fit: A 28 Day Food & Fitness Plan to Jump-Start Your Life with Over 175 Squeacky-Clean Paleo Recipes.” Meet them at 1 p.m. Saturday. The event is free and open to the public.


Wedding Expo at Tacoma Dome

If a wedding is in your future, make plans to take in the Tacoma Fall Wedding Expo this weekend at the Tacoma Dome. There will be hundreds of wedding gowns, wedding vendors and a fashion show throughout the day. Hours are 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $16. For information, see


Jon Pugh plays Jazz LIVE

Marine View Presbyterian Church’s Jazz LIVE concert series is back in swing, with Sunday’s edition featuring The Jon Pugh Quartet. Growing up in Wenatchee, Pugh studied with Don Lamphere, toured with his quintet and now focuses on the mellow sounds of the cornet. The all-ages concert is at 5 p.m. Sunday at the church, 8469 Eastside Drive NE, Tacoma, and is free to the public. For information, call 253-229-9206.


Fifth Harmony plays White River

Emerging from “The X Factor USA” in 2012, girl group Fifth Harmony has gone on to win the 2013 Artist to Watch award at the MTV Video Music Awards, plus MTV Awards for their hit singles “Work from Home” and “All in My Head.” See them in a 7 p.m. concert Saturday at the White River Amphitheatre, 40601 Auburn Enumclaw Road SE, Auburn. Tickets start at $47 and are available through Ticketmaster.


Festival honors all things Hawaii

Experience the culture of Hawaii at the Live Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival at Seattle Center this weekend. The event showcases traditional music, dance and history. Traditional foods will be available. With two stages — Armory and Mural Amphitheater — there will be plenty of live entertainment. Hours are 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, and admission is free.