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Things to do: Kid Rock at Washington State Fair, family nature walk at Point Defiance Park, festivals and more

Enjoy everything to do with blackberries at the Bremerton Blackberry Festival.
Enjoy everything to do with blackberries at the Bremerton Blackberry Festival. Staff file, 2007

Saturday

Washington State Fair: Kid Rock with Uncle Kracker 7:30 p.m., $95-$120; “Discover the Dinosaurs” walk-through exhibit featuring moving and replica dinosaurs, $6. Hours: 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday. thefair.com

Family Nature Walk Point Defiance Park meet the park ranger at the Rhododendron Garden at 1 p.m. Saturday. Not recommended for strollers, wheelchairs or children younger than 3. Point Defiance Park, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma.

Saturday — Monday

Bremerton Blackberry Festival celebrates the sweet, abundant blackberry, an icon of the Pacific Northwest. The three-day event takes over Louis Mentor Boardwalk in downtown Bremerton. Hours are 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday. Admission is free. For information, see blackberryfestival.org.

Call of the Wild Discover the sounds and behaviors of animals as they prepare for fall. Hands on activities and family fun. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Monday. Admission: $10.95-$21.95. nwtrek.org

Sunday

Hood Canal Summer’s End with live music, local art and locally sourced food and drinks. Sept. 4. Alderbrook Resort & Spa, 10 E Alderbrook Drive, Union. Free. 360-898-2200

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