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

Friday – Sunday

Discover the fun of the Kitsap County Fair & Stampede this weekend. Besides the typical county fair activities, it also boasts a full rodeo and stampede. Entertainment includes the Wenatchee Youth Circus, the Kitsap Destruction Derby, magicians, juggling, a hot dog eating contest and more. It’s at the Kitsap County Fair & Events Center in Bremerton. Hours are 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $9 adults, $7 seniors and youth, free for children 5 and younger. For a complete schedule of events, go to kitsapgov.com/parks/fairgrounds/pages/fair_information.htm.


Films under

the stars

The weather’s been great for enjoying an outdoor movie screening. Here’s what’s playing this week.

• Head out to Fife’s Dacca Park, 2820 54th Ave. E., for its

Summer Movies in the Park

series. In partnership with Click and the Grand Cinema,


will be shown on the 24-foot inflatable screen. Bring your blankets and chairs for this family-friendly night of fun. Leashed pets and food are welcome for the screening at dusk Saturday.



is offering movies at two locations this week. It’s the classics weekend with


on Friday at Donkey Creek Park, 8714 N. Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor, and

“The Jungle Book”

on Saturday at Skansie Brothers Park, 3207 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor. The free movies begin at dusk.

• Join in the fun at Metro Parks Tacoma’s free

Summer Bash featuring Click Mobile Movies

. Pack your snacks, blankets and lawn chairs for live music and games starting at 5 p.m. Friday, with


shown at dusk at the Center at Norpoint, 4818 Nassau Ave. NE, Tacoma. Next week’s movie is


at Stewart Heights Park, 402 E. 45th St., Tacoma.


All aboard!

Tacoma Rail is celebrating 100 years of service, so check out its annual open house Saturday, which will offer activities, displays and train rides, as well as a model railroad display, locomotive walk-through, games, gifts for kids and clowns. The event runs 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at its Port of Tacoma location, 2601 SR 509 North Frontage Road, Tacoma. Limited parking is available at the Frontage Road location; additional parking is available at the Fabulich Center parking lot, 3600 Port of Tacoma Road, with a shuttle running every 15 minutes. For more information, go to mytpu.org/tacomarail



Great night to ‘take it easy’

The Eagles were one of the most successful rock bands of the 1970s. Still together and touring, the group is coming to the Tacoma Dome for an 8 p.m. concert Monday. Tickets start at $39 and are available through Ticketmaster.


Wisdom that will make you laugh

Comedy icon Bill Cosby has been a household name for decades. Make the drive to see him live at the Evergreen State Fair, 14405 179th Ave. SE, Monroe. The show is at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; tickets are $33-$58 at evergreenfair.org/concerts.aspx. And consider making it a day and enjoying the fair as well.


Get your groove on

Delve into the world of reggae at Seattle’s first International Reggae Festival on Saturday. The headline act is Coco Tea, one of the early dance hall stars. Joining him will be Michael Rose, recording for more than 25 years, as well as Etana, Dawn Penn, Pablo Moses, Reggae Angles and more. It’s at King's Hall, 2929 27th Ave. S., Seattle. Tickets are $65; call 206-551-2399 for the complete schedule and details.

Saturday and Sunday

Get your motor running

The third annual Vintage Motorcycle Festival known as The Meet will be held this weekend at LeMay-America’s Car Museum in Tacoma. About 475 motorcycles are expected. Saturday’s general admission is $20 and provides access to the museum and motorcycle event, swap meet and concours display on the show field. The gates open at 10 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. Motorcycle dealers will display new motorcycles along with vintage bikes. The Used Bike Corral and the Swap Meet offer parts and used motorcycles. Seminars will cover touring, restoration, tech sessions and tuning tips. On Sunday, a bike ride will leave the museum plaza on a 78-mile route and will end with a barbecue lunch on the show field. For more information, go to lemaymuseum.org.