Living & Entertainment

7 Days Out: Your guide to fun in the South Sound



With a nod to our logging heritage, the Key Peninsula Logging Show and Festival will offer a day of logging activities, competitions and activities. Local loggers will demonstrate techniques, and visitors can see specialty sawing, antique and historic machinery, and play games. The fun starts at 10 a.m. Saturday at Gateway Park, 10405 State Route 302 at Wauna. For more information, go to


Add some twang to your weekend

Enjoy a full day of music, food, arts and crafts at the Olalla Bluegrass and Beyond Festival. Listen to some of the area’s best bluegrass, folk and foot-stomping music starting at 10 a.m. Saturday. Bring your lawn chair and blanket and get settled for the day. Proceeds benefit community projects. It's all happening at the South Kitsap Southern Little League Field at Southeast Olalla Valley Road and Southeast Hovgaard Road. Tickets are $10-$15. For more information, go to


Rockin’ the park

Take in one of Tacoma’s top summer rock ‘n’ roll events, Music and Art in Wright Park. The family-friendly day of music and art will feature 14 bands playing rock ‘n’ roll and displays of local artists’ work. The festival is noon-7 p.m. Saturday.


He’s no sailor

Sinbad got his start in entertainment on "Star Search" and "A Different World, " then added roles in a few comedy films such as "Necessary Roughness, " "Houseguest, " "First Kid, " and "Good Burger." He also was on the debut of "Celebrity Apprentice." He will do stand-up at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Emerald Queen Casino, 2024 E. 29th St., Tacoma. Tickets are $25-$65 through Ticketmaster.


Shape up

Fitness and health fans will want to take in the Washington State Fitness Expo at the Washington State Fair & Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. SW, Puyallup. The expo will include products and services from vendors and exhibitors in the area of health, fitness and beauty. It also will include the Washington State Open Bodybuilding championship starting at 10 a.m. There will also be competitions in weight lifting and powerlifting, pull-up and push-up contests, dance competitions and pole fitness competitions. Hours are 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and tickets are $10-$50 at the gate. For more information, go to


Shaken and stirred

Billed as Portland’s "little orchestra, " 13-member Pink Martini creates music that is a fusion of jazz, Latin, lounge music, classical and old-fashioned pop. The group is playing as part of Woodland Park Zoo’s ZooTunes Wednesday and Thursday. Tickets are $34.50 but Thursday’s show is sold out. Purchase tickets online at


All aboard

Celebrating 125 years of railway service, Snoqualmie Railroad Days will be three days of nostalgia and history along with fun activities. The event begins Friday with train rides during the day and arts in the park and live entertainment starting at 5 p.m. Saturday will feature the Grand Parade down Railroad Avenue, three stages of live entertainment, railroad and logging exhibitions, a Plein Air Paintout and kids activities. On Sunday, the Legends Classic Car Show arrives, plus there will be live entertainment and more family-friendly activities until 5 p.m. It’s all happening at the Snoqualmie Depot, 38625 SE King St., Snoqualmie, and downtown Snoqualmie. For all the details, go to