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The Seattle Cossacks Motorcycle and Drill Team will perform at the Vintage Motorcycle Show.
The Seattle Cossacks Motorcycle and Drill Team will perform at the Vintage Motorcycle Show. Staff file, 2013

Saturday (Aug. 22)

Vintage Motorcycle Festival at LeMay-America’s Car Museum

The third annual Vintage Motorcycle Festival known as The Meet will be this weekend at LeMay-America’s Car Museum in Tacoma with hundreds of motorcycles on display. Saturday’s general admission is $20 and provides access to the museum and motorcycle event on the show field. It will be from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, and will also feature entertainment by the Seattle Cossacks motorcycle team, music by Reann’s Groove, British Exports and Heart by Heart. 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

Hilltop Street Fair takes over Martin Luther King Way

Discover the vibrant Hilltop Neighborhood at the Hilltop Street Fair on Martin Luther King Jr. Way. There will be live music, dance, spoken word, a talent show, art exhibit, car show and more family-friendly fun. Check out the free health and dental screenings, free books for kids, food vendors and the Hilltop Tacoma Film Competition. It is from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and is free to the public. For more information, call 253-719-9006.

Family Nature Walks at McKinley Park in Tacoma

Explore Tacoma Parks on naturalist-led family walks with Metro Parks Tacoma. Discover the plants and animals that live in these parks and how they adapt in the different seasons. Not recommended for wheelchairs, strollers or children under 3, though all are welcome. This week explore McKinley Park, 645 Upper Park St., Tacoma, from 1-2 p.m. Saturday. Reservations highly recommended; call 253-591-6439.

Seattle Center Festal series hosts Tibet Fest

Experience the cultural roots and contemporary influences of Tibet at the Seattle Center Festal series’ Tibet Fest this weekend. Sponsored by the Tibetan Association of Washington, the two-day event will feature traditional dance, workshops, visual arts, hands-on activities, games and traditional food. Hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday at Seattle Center’s Armory Main Floor. Admission is free. For more information, go to