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Bellevue Symetra Bellevue Family 4th: 2-10:30 p.m. July 4. Celebration includes games, jugglers, face painting, climbing wall, flyover, and live music. Fireworks at 10:05 p.m., accompanied by the Bellevue Philharmonic Orchestra. Bellevue Downtown Park, 10201 N.E. Fourth St. 425-453-1223 or www.bellevuedowntown.com/events.
Woodinville Fourth of July Bluesfest: 3:30-8:30 p.m. July 4. Performers: 3:30 p.m., Velvet Blues Revue; 5 p.m., Blues Berries; 7 p.m., Hettel Street Blue. Wilmot Gateway Park, 17301 131st Ave. NE, Woodinville. 425-984-2346 or www.ci.woodinville.wa.us.
Kenmore Fourth of July Fireworks: 10 p.m. July 4. Bring flashlights. Presented by Banner Bank. Location: Log Boom Park, Kenmore. Parking available at: Bethany Bible Church, 6214 N.E. Bothell Way, Kenmore; Kenmore Lake Building, 6161 N.E. 175th St., Kenmore; Log Boom Park, corner of 61st Avenue Northeast and Northeast 175th Street; Uplake Professional Center, 5723 N.E. Bothell Way, Kenmore. 425-398-8900 or www.cityofkenmore.com.
Kirkland Fourth of July Parade, Picnic and Fireworks: Noon-10:30 p.m. July 4. Parade starts at noon, followed by picnic at Juanita Beach Park. Fireworks at the downtown waterfront parks at 10 p.m. Downtown Kirkland. www.celebratekirkland.org.
Movies @ Marymoor: 7 p.m. Wednesdays July 16-Aug. 27. Seating opens at 7 p.m.; movies start at dusk. Lineup: July 16, “Anchorman”; July 23, “Juno”; July 30, “Monsoon Wedding”; Aug. 6, “Singin’ in the Rain”; Aug. 13, “Hairspray”; Aug. 20, “The Muppet Movie”; Aug. 27, viewer’s choice. Bring blankets or lawn chairs. Cost: $5 donation per person; $15 for families. Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond. 206-296-4999.
Wine Notes: 5-9 p.m. July 26; 1-5 p.m. July 27. Wine tastings, food tastings and music presented by Woodinville Wine Country. Performers: (Saturday) Blue 4 Trio, Peter White, Michael Paulo and Gregg Karukas & Big Bad Voodoo Daddy; (Sunday) Blue 4 Trio, Mindi Abair, Tower of Power. Cost: $75-$125 for one day; $135-$235 for two-day pass. Marymoor Amphitheatre, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond. www.winenotesconcerts.com.
Evergreen State Fair: Aug. 21-Sept. 1. Features concerts, monster trucks, classic cars, fireworks and more. See Web site for cost, details. Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. S.E., Monroe. 360-805-6700 or www.evergreenfair.org.
Concerts at Marymoor
Marymoor Amphitheatre, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond. 206-628-0888, www.ticketmaster.com or www.concertsatmarymoor.com.
• One Hawaii: 6 p.m. July 5. Features Keali’i Reichel, Na Leo, Ernie Cruz, Augie T, and Kaukahi. Cost: $31.50-$100.
• Live, Collective Soul, and Blues Traveler: 5:30 p.m. July 9. Cost: $32.50-$49.50.
• Boston and Styx: 6:30 p.m. July 10. Cost: $49.50-$79.50.
• Sub Pop 20th Anniversary Festival: Noon July 12-13. Features Green River, Flight of the Conchords, Iron & Wine, and Wolf Parade. Cost: $35 for one day; $60 for two-day pass.
• Los Lonely Boys/Los Lobos: 7 p.m. July 19. Cost: $35-$49.50.
• The Chieftains: 7 p.m. July 20. Cost: $29.50-$49.50.
• Keller Williams and Yonder Mountain String Band: 7 p.m. July 22. Cost: $29.50.
• Slightly Stoopid, Pepper, and Sly & Robbie: 6 p.m. Aug. 7. Cost: $29. 50.
• The Doobie Brothers: 7 p.m. Aug. 9. Cost: $39.50-$59.50.
• Prairie Home Companion: 7 p.m. Aug. 15. Features Garrison Keillor and special guest, Suzy Bogguss. Cost: $39.50-$62.50.
• Third Annual Mountain Music Festival: 4 p.m. Aug. 16. Features Brandi Carlile, Pat Monahan, Jackie Greene and Landon Pigg. Cost: $37.50-$65.
• Sound Tribe Sector 9 and Blackalicious: 4:30 p.m. Aug. 23. Cost: $30.50.
• Willie Nelson: 7 p.m. Aug. 28. Cost: $42.50-$69.50.
• The Backstreet Boys: 7 p.m. Sept. 6. Cost: $39.50-$59.50.
• G Love and Special Sauce with The John Butler Trio: 6 p.m. Sept. 7. Cost: $29.50.
Woodinville Music in the Park: 7 p.m. Thursdays, July 3-Aug. 7. Performers: July 3, Back Burner; July 10, Ain’t No Seven Heaven; July 17, The Randy Oxford Band; July 24, Uptown, Lowdown Jazz & Swing; July 31, Pan Leggo; Aug. 7, Not Easily Broken. Cost: Free. Cottage Lake Park, 18831 N.E. Woodinville Duvall Road, Woodinville.
Kenmore’s Summer Concert Series: 6-8 p.m. Thursdays, July 3-Aug. 21. Performers: July 3, Clinton Fearon & Boogie Brown; July 10, Eilen Jewell; July 17, Steven Espaniola; July 24, Chuck Prophet; July 31, Red Stick Ramblers; Aug. 7, Carlos Cascante y Su Tumbao; Aug. 14, Pearl Django; Aug. 21, Big World Breaks. Cost: Free. Saint Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore.
Eastside Jazz—The Janette West Group: 7:30 p.m. July 8. Cost: $6-$12. Sherman Clay Pianos, 1000 Bellevue Way, Bellevue. 425-828-9104, 425-454-0633 or www.eastsidejazzclub.com.
“Eastside Sings!”: 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays, July 8-29. Recreational music evenings open to choral singers of all abilities and vocal ranges. Participants can provide their own scores or purchase them at the door. Call for details. Cost: $7 per night or $20 for series for adults; free for high school students. St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, 4228 Factoria Blvd. S.E., Bellevue. 425-881-0445 or www.bellevuechamberchorus.net.
Redmond Summer Concert Series: 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, July 10-Aug. 28. Free live music series includes: July 10, Mango Son; July 17, The Nowhere Men; July 24, How’s Bayou; July 31, Becki Sue & Her Big Rockin’ Daddies; Aug. 7, Michael Powers; Aug. 14, Raucous; Aug. 21, The Daily Flash; Aug. 28, Eduardo Mendonca and Show Brazil. Center Street Plaza at Redmond Town Center, 7525 166th Ave. N.E., Redmond. www.redmondtowncenter.com/events.
Bothell Music in the Park: 6:30 p.m. Fridays, July 11-Aug. 22. Performances are rain or shine. Bring blankets or chairs. Performers: July 11, Creme Tangerine; July 18, Tempos; July 25, Mark Whitman; Aug. 1, Nathan Chance; Aug. 8, Timeless Soul; Aug. 15, 3 Generations; Aug. 22, Magic Bus. Cost: Free. Bothell Landing Amphitheater, 9919 N.E. 180th St. 425-486-7430 or www.ci.bothell.wa.us.
“Singin’ Safari”: 10 and 11:30 a.m. July 12, 19 and 26. Bellevue Philharmonic Orchestra to present “Little Maestros” concert for ages 6 and younger. Cost: $10. Locations: July 12, Bellevue Arts Museum, 510 Bellevue Way N.E.; July 19, Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave.; July 26, Mercer Island Presbyterian Church, 3605 84th Ave. S.E. 425-455-4171, www.bellevuephil.org or email@example.com.
Eastside Jazz—Cannonball Coltrane Project: 7:30 p.m. July 29. Cost: $6-$12. Sherman Clay Pianos, 1000 Bellevue Way, Bellevue. 425-828-9104, 425-454-0633 or www.eastsidejazzclub.com.
Seattle Chamber Music Society Summer Festival: Aug. 6-15. Main concerts: 8 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Preconcert recitals: 7 p.m. Cost: $16-$42 per concert for main series; $10 for emerging artist concert. Also features free “Music Under the Stars” for families to bring chair and blankets to sit on the lawn and listen to live concerts via speakers. Overlake School, 20301 N.E. 108th St., Redmond. 206-283-8808 or www.seattlechambermusic.org.
“Blast! The Power of Brass” Family Concert: 7 p.m. Aug. 12. Fun-filled introduction to brass instruments geared toward ages 6-10 and families. Come at 6 p.m. for free hotdogs and lemonade on the lawn. Presented as part of the Seattle Chamber Music Society Summer Festival. Cost: $8. Overlake School, 20301 N.E. 108th St., Redmond. 206-283-8808 or www.seattlechambermusic.org.
Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. 425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org.
• “Grease”: 7:30 p.m. July 25-26; 2:30 p.m. July 26-27. Summer Teen Musical presented by Studio East. Cost: $15.
Theatre at Meydenbauer Center, 11100 N.E. Sixth St., Bellevue. 206-325-6500 or www.ticketwindowonline.com.
• “I Do! I Do!”: July 11-19. Musical follows Michael and Agnes through 50 years of marriage. Presented by Bellevue Civic Theatre.
• “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”: Aug. 2. Presented by Missoula Children’s Theatre.
• “Jungle Book”: Aug. 15-17. Presented by Bellevue Youth Theatre.
• “The Wizard of Oz”: Sept. 5-28. Presented by The Attic Theatre.
“AIDA”: Through July 6. Cost: $20-$55. Village Theatre’s Francis J. Gaudette Theatre, 303 Front St. N., Issaquah. 425-392-2202, 866-688-8049 or www.villagetheatre.org. Also: July 11-27 at Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett. Cost: $15-$49. 425-257-8600 or 888-257-3722.
“A Midsummer Night’s Dream”: 6 p.m. Aug. 19-20. Outdoor play presented by St. Edward Environmental Learning Center. Cost: Free. St. Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore. www.seelc.org.
Evergreen City Ballet—Accompanist: Ballet currently auditioning for experienced ballet accompanists. Call for appointments, details. 425-228-6800 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Master Chorus Eastside: Auditions open for all sections to perform in winter and spring concerts. All interested singers must have choral music experience and basic music reading ability. Appointments: 425-392-8530 or 425-392-8446. Details: www.masterchoruseastside.org.
Pontiac Bay Symphony Orchestra: Auditions for ages 12 to 18. Group performs music from film, theater and television in large public concerts. Auditions: 206-364-0907 or www.pontiacbay.org.
Bake’s Place: All performances 8-10:30 p.m. unless noted. Cost: $22 for show; $47.50 for show and dinner. Performers: July 5, Gail Pettis Quartet; July 12, Mary Kadderly Trio; July 18-19, Janis Mann Quartet; July 26-27, Jackie Ryan. 4135 Providence Point Drive S.E., Issaquah. 425-391-3335, www.bakesplace.org or Events@bakesplace.org.
Laughs Comedy Spot: Live comedy shows 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, and 8 and 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Ongoing: 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, open mic comedy; 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, comedy show. 12099 124th Ave. N.E., Kirkland. 425-823-6306, www.ticketweb.com or www.laughscomedy.com.
Old Fire House: 8 p.m. Fridays and some Saturdays. Cost: $6. 16510 N.E. 79th St., Redmond. 425-556-2370 or www.theoldfirehouse.org.
Pogacha of Issaquah: 8-11 p.m. Saturdays. Live music, no cover. 120 N.W. Gilman Blvd., Issaquah. 425-455-5550 or www.pogacha.com.
Rock Bottom: Live music 10 p.m. Thursdays and 8 p.m. Saturdays. Ongoing: Fridays, DJ night. 550 106th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. 425-462-9300 or www.rockbottom.com.
Trader Vic’s Bellevue: 6-8 p.m. most Tuesdays-Thursdays and Sundays. Live music, no cover. 700 Bellevue Way N.E., Bellevue. 425-455-4483, www.tradervicsbellevue.com or email@example.com.
Twisted Cork Wine Bar: Performances 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays; 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Fridays-Saturdays; 6-9 p.m. Sundays. 900 Bellevue Way, Bellevue. 425-637-0808.
Vertigo Lounge and Grill: 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, live jazz performances. 989 112th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. www.jazzatvertigo.com.
Vino Bella Wine Bar: Performances 7:30-11:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Ongoing: 8-10 p.m. Wednesdays, comedy nights. 99 Front St. N., Issaquah. 425-391-1424 or www.vinobella.com.
Wilde Rover: 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Pub Quiz. Cost: $10 per team. 9 p.m.-closing Tuesdays and Thursdays-Saturdays, live music. Ongoing: Tuesdays, Jam Dawgs open mic nights; Thursdays, Dan Purser Trio. 111 Central Way, Kirkland. 425-822-8940 or www.wilderover.com.
Project One: July 25-26. Seattle Dance Project to perform. Call for cost, details. Theatre at Meydenbauer Center, 11100 N.E. Sixth St., Bellevue. 206-325-6500 or www.ticketwindowonline.com.
Adult Hip Hop and Salsa classes: 9:30-11 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Class taught by Terry McKinnon. Cost: Free for first class. Ballet Arts Center, 204 100th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. 206-232-1048 or www.balletbellevue.org.
Amazingly Easy Swing Dance Lessons: Mondays-Fridays. Lessons for all ages offered in small group classes and private lessons. Cost: $65 for six weeks. 425-891-1443 or www.alleycatsswing.com/calendar.
Belly dance classes: 7:10 p.m. Thursdays, beginners; 8:15 p.m. Thursdays, intermediates. Bally Total Fitness, 6601 132nd Ave. N.E., Kirkland. www.iteachebellydance.com.
Belly dance classes with Zulaika: Beginners: 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays. Intermediates: 7:30-9 p.m. Thursdays. Wednesday location: Dance Academy of Bellevue, 626 120th Ave. N.E., Suite B-102. Thursday location: Bally Total Fitness, 6601 132nd Ave. N.E., Kirkland. 425-649-2058 or www.pcauch.com.
Cameo/Carrabba dance: Classes available in tap dancing, dance exercise, jazz, hip hop and ballet. Cameo/Carrabba Dance, 18104 102nd Ave. N.E., Suite 104, Bothell. 425-483-4272 or www.cameodance.com.
Clogging: 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays. It’s like “Riverdance”; fast, fun and no partner needed. ClogJam Clogging Club. Redmond Senior Center, 8703 160th. Ave. N.E., Redmond. www.clogjam-Washington.com.
North Bellevue line dance: 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Mondays; 11 a.m.-noon Fridays. Cost: $6-7. North Bellevue Community & Senior Center, 4063 148th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. www.ci.bellevue.wa.us/north_bellevue_senior_center.htm.
South Bellevue line dance: 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays; 2:30-4 p.m. Wednesdays. Registration required. South Bellevue Community Center, 14509 S.E. Newport Way, Bellevue. 425-452-4240, 425-747-2433, DoTheDanceOMT@yahoo.com or www.dothedanceomt.com.
Kirkland line dance: 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays, beginners; 11 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, intermediates. Drop-ins welcome. Peter Kirk Community Center, 352 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland. 425-587-3360, 425-747-2433, DoTheDanceOMT@yahoo.com or www.dothedanceomt.com.
Mill Creek line dance classes: 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Wednesdays. Beginning classes. Drop-ins welcome. Sponsored by Mill Creek Senior Services. North Creek Presbyterian Church, 621 164th St. S.E., Mill Creek. 425-357-6002, 425-747-2433, DoTheDanceOMT@yahoo.com or www.dothedanceomt.com.
Scottish country dancing: 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Kirkland Woman’s Club, 407 First St. 425-488-7643.
Silver Foot Seniors: 8:30-9:30 a.m. Mondays and Fridays. Therapeutic dance classes for seniors taught by Terry McKinnon. Cost: $8 drop-in; $56 monthly. Advance registration required. Ballet Arts Center, 204 100th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. 206-232-1048.
Swing dance: 2-4 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month. Dance to the music of the Sound of Swing Big Band. Cost: $3. North Bellevue Community and Senior Center, 4063 148th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. 425-452-7681.
Tango nights: 8:30 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of the month. Performance: 8:30 p.m.; open dancing: 9 p.m. Cost: Free. Restaurant, 148 Lake St. S., Kirkland. 425-803-3310 or www.mixtura.biz.
Yoga Trance Dance: 7:15-8:45 p.m. the second and last Fridays of the month. Playful style of yoga leads to a creative free flow dance. Cost: $15; free for ages 14 and younger. Flow Yoga of Redmond, 15744 Redmond Way, Redmond.
SoulFood Poetry Night: 7-9:30 p.m. every third Thursday. Includes two featured readers and an open-mic reading. SoulFood Books Cafe, 15748 Redmond Way, Redmond. 425-881-5309 or www.soulfoodbooks.com.
Bellevue Arts Museum: Events: July 25-27, ArtsFair, featuring artist demonstrations, entertainment, food and children’s activities. Cost: Free. Exhibits: Through Aug. 3, “Mandy Greer: Dare alla Luce”; Aug. 26-Nov. 30, “John Grade: Disintegration, Sculpture through Landscape”; through Sept. 7, “Sherry Markovitz: Shimmer, Paintings and Sculptures 1979-2007”; through Sept. 21, “Anna Skibska: Follow the Line: The Path to Form”; Sept. 23-Feb. 8, “Tip Toland: Melt, The Figure in Clay.” Ongoing events include monthly Tea and Tour, free First Friday Lectures, film screenings, tours and children’s “Drop-in Art” activities. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays and Saturdays; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Fridays; 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $5-$7; free for ages 5 and younger and for all on the first Friday of the month. 510 Bellevue Way N.E. 425-519-0770 or www.bellevuearts.org.
Rosalie Whyel Museum of Doll Art: Exhibits: Through October, “Pale By Comparison: Untinted Bisque Dolls.” Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; 1-5 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $5-$8; free for ages 4 and younger. 1116 108th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. 425-455-1116 or www.dollart.com.
Meet the Artist Event: 4-8 p.m. July 26. John Ebner will sign prints of his watercolor paintings. Exclusively Art at Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St., Bellevue. 425-747-4899 or www.johnebner.com.
ArtEAST: Ongoing: Art collective presents new “Collective Works” exhibits the first Friday of each month. Hours: 11-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays. Up Front Art, 48 Front St. N., Issaquah. 425-996-8553 or www.arteast.org.
ArtStage Gallery at Kirkland Performance Center: Hours: Noon-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, and during scheduled performances. Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. 425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org.
ArtWalk Issaquah: 5-9 p.m. the first Friday of the month through Sept. 5. Features more than 20 art venues, live music and more. Front Street, Issaquah.
East Shore Gallery: Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays. Narthex of East Shore Unitarian Church, 12700 S.E. 32nd St., Bellevue. 425-747-3780 or www.eastshoreunitarian.org.
Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery: Exhibits: Through July 6, “Following the Light” featuring works by R. John Ichter. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays and Saturdays; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Fridays; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. 127 Lake St. S., Kirkland. 425-827-2822 or www.gunnarnordstromgallery.com.
Howard/Mandville Gallery: Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. Cost: Free. 120 Park Lane Suite D, Kirkland. 425-889-8212 or www.howardmandville.com.
Kaewyn Gallery: Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays. 10101 Main St., Bothell. 425-483-7385 or www.kaewyngallery.com.
Kirkland Arts Center: Exhibits: Through July 3, “Heads (dis) Embodied”; July 11-Aug. 9, “Cut and Paste,” with reception 6-8 p.m. July 10. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays. Cost: Free. 620 Market St., Kirkland. 425-822-7161 or www.kirklandartscenter.org.
Kirkland Second Thursday: 6-8 p.m. the second Thursday of the month. Downtown galleries host receptions and feature new artists’ work. Downtown Kirkland. 425-889-8212 or 800-544-4712.
Lakeshore Gallery: Ongoing: Kirkland Art Walk, 6-9 p.m. the second Thursday of the month. Gallery showcases American-made art, with new featured artist each month. Hours: Open daily. Admission: Free. 107 Park Lane, Kirkland. 425-827-0606 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parklane Gallery: Exhibits: Through July 6, “Dream Speak” by Valerie Tucker and “Forest and Sound” by Lynn Scott; July 8-Aug. 3, “Remnants of New Orleans” by Barbara Grondal and paintings by Lena Leitzke, with reception 6-9 p.m. July 10. Hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. the second Thursday of the month. 130 Park Lane, Kirkland. 425-827-1462 or www.parklanegallery.com.
Patricia Rovzar Gallery: Hours: 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. 118 Central Way, Kirkland. 425-889-4627 or www.rovzargallery.com.
Pogacha of Bellevue: Exhibits: Through Aug. 2, “Spring Flowers and Fallen Leaves”; Aug. 3-Sept. 13, “Unalaska.” 119 106th Ave. N.E. 425-455-5670 or www.pogacha.com.
Pogacha of Issaquah: Exhibits: Through Aug. 2, “Unalaska” by Kate Kiger. 120 N.W. Gilman Blvd. 425-392-5550 or www.pogacha.com.
Rhino Studios & Gallery: Hours: Noon-6 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays; noon-7 p.m. Fridays; noon-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays. 195 Front St. N., Studio B, Issaquah. 425-392-5040 or www.rhinostudios.net.
Cougar Mountain Zoological Park: Zoo is home to cougars, reindeer, cranes, macaws, emu, lemurs, alpaca, wallabies and tigers. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays. Admission: $8-$10.50; free for children 1 and younger and members. 19525 S.E. 54th St., Issaquah. 425-392-6278 or www.cougarmountainzoo.org.
KidsQuest Children’s Museum: Events: July 2-6, Independence Day Crafts; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. July 12, Teddy Bear Clinic; noon-5 p.m. July 15, Cow Appreciation Day; 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. July 19 and 2:30 p.m. July 20, Ice Cream Social; July 29-Aug. 2, Seafair Spirit Week crafts. Ongoing attractions include “The Backyard,” a large-scale replica of backyard nature; “The PACCAR Garage,” a workshop for art, music and more; and “Waterways,” an area for building bridges, racing boats and more. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays and Saturdays; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Fridays; noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $7 for ages 1 and older; free for all 5-8 p.m. Fridays. Factoria Mall, 4091 Factoria Blvd. S.E., Bellevue. 425-637-8100 or www.kidsquestmuseum.org.
Seattle Symphony SummerFest—“Mark O’Connor’s Own Hot Swing”: July 2. Features Mark O’Connor, the Punch Brothers and Chris Thile. Call for cost. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-215-4747, 866-833-4747 or www.seattlesymphony.org.
“A Streetcar Named Desire”: July 3-Aug. 2. Cost: $10-$48. Intiman Theatre, 201 Mercer St., Seattle. 206-269-1900 or www.intiman.org.
WaMu Family Fourth at Lake Union: Noon-11 p.m. July 4. Features children’s activities, games, scavenger hunt, live entertainment, flyover, beer garden and fireworks. Cost: Free. Lake Union’s Gas Works Park, 2101 N. Northlake Way, Seattle. www.wamufamily4th.org.
Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 4-7. Features more than 150 classic wooden boats, model boat building, miniature boat races, food, live music and more. Cost: $5 per person; $10 per family suggested donation. South Lake Union Park, 845 Terry Ave. N., Seattle. www.CWB.org.
Seattle Chamber Music Society Summer Festival: July 7-Aug. 1. Main concerts: 8 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Preconcert recitals: 7 p.m. Cost: $16-$42 per concert for main series; $10 for emerging artist concert; $8 for family concert. Also features free “Music Under the Stars” for families to bring chair and blankets to sit on the lawn and listen to live concerts via speakers. Lakeside School, 14050 First Ave. N.E., Seattle. 206-283-8808 or www.seattlechambermusic.org.
Seattle Symphony SummerFest—“The Blue Planet Live!”: July 8-9. Watch a natural history presentation with live music by the Seattle Symphony. Call for cost. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-215-4747, 866-833-4747 or www.seattlesymphony.org.
Seattle Symphony SummerFest—“Mark O’Connor and Maya Beiser”: July 10. Call for cost. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-215-4747, 866-833-4747 or www.seattlesymphony.org.
“The Stay Up Late Show”: 11 p.m. July 12. Live talk show performance features local personalities, trivia, prizes and more. Cost: $10. Balagan Theatre, 1117 E. Pike St., Seattle. www.BrownPaperTickets.com.
“The Wind in the Willows”: 5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, July 12-Aug. 10. Cost: Free. Volunteer Park, 1247 15th Ave. E., Seattle. 206-324-5801 or www.schmeater.org.
Seattle Symphony SummerFest—“Cirque de la Symphonie”: July 11-12. Call for cost. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-215-4747, 866-833-4747 or www.seattlesymphony.org.
Seattle Symphony SummerFest—“Fiddlin’ Fun”: 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. July 12. Features Mark O’Connor and Studio3Music. Call for cost. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-215-4747, 866-833-4747 or www.seattlesymphony.org.
“A Marvelous Party—The Noel Coward Celebration”: Through July 13. Comedic revue offers some of Coward’s best-loved songs. ACT Theatre, 700 Union St., Seattle. 206-292-7676 or www.acttheatre.org.
Seattle Symphony SummerFest—“The Legendary Earl Scruggs”: July 14. Call for cost. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-215-4747, 866-833-4747 or www.seattlesymphony.org.
“Bite of Seattle” Festival: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. July 18-19; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. July 20. Festival features low-cost samples from more than 50 restaurants, along with live music, arts and crafts booths, beer garden, cooking demonstrations and more. Admission: Free. Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St., Seattle. 425-283-5050 or www.biteofseattle.com.
David Alan Grier: 8 p.m. July 19. Comic actor to perform. Cost: $27.50. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.themoore.com.
“DANCE This”: 7:30 p.m. July 19. Take a world tour of dance styles at this 10th annual performance. Cost: $12-$26. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.theparamount.com.
“Adventures in Mating”: Through July 26. Play offers a comedic choose-your-own-adventure about a first date. Cost: $12-$15. Theater Schmeater, 1500 Summit Ave., Seattle. 800-838-3006, www.brownpapertickets.com or www.schmeater.org.
Matisyahu: 7:30 p.m. July 28. Cost: $32. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.theparamount.com.
“A Chorus Line”: Aug. 5-10. Musical tells the story of dancers competing for spots in a Broadway musical. Call for cost. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.theparamount.com.
“Shrek the Musical”: Aug. 14-Sept. 21. World premiere of the musical based on the story of a lovable ogre and his quest to save a beautiful princess. Cost: $25-$90. The 5th Avenue Theatre, 1308 Fifth Ave., Seattle. 206-625-1900, 888-584-4849 or www.5thavenue.org.
13th annual Sunset Supper at the Market: 7:30-11 p.m. Aug. 15. Come celebrate the Pike Place Market’s 101st birthday with 70 of the Pacific Northwest’s finest restaurants, wineries, breweries and spirits companies. Pike Place Market, 1501 Pike Place, Seattle. 206-774-5300.
“The Little Dog Laughed”: Aug. 15-Sept. 13. Zinger-filled comedy about deception and double-dealing in Hollywood. Call for cost. Intiman Theatre, 201 Mercer St., Seattle. 206-269-1900 or www.intiman.org.
“Intimate Exchanges”: Aug. 21-Sept. 14. Call for cost. ACT Theatre, 700 Union St., Seattle. 206-292-7676 or www.acttheatre.org.
Boyz II Men: 8 p.m. Aug. 29. Cost: $29.50-$39.50. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-292-2787, www.ticketmaster.com or www.themoore.com.
Bumbershoot—Seattle’s Music and Arts Festival: Aug. 30-Sept. 1. Features live music, book signings, comedy, One Reel Film Festival, dance performances, art and more. Cost: $35-$40 per day; $80-$100 standard pass for weekend. Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St. www.bumbershoot.org.
“Quest for a Queendom”: Through Oct. 19. Cabaret dinner-theater show features comedians, acrobats, singers and a clown. Call for cost, details. Teatro ZinZanni, 222 Mercer St., Seattle. www.zinzanni.org.