Out & About in Renton | July 19

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Special events

Sococulture: For information about cultural events throughout South King County, visit www.sococulture.org.

King County Fair: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. July 19; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 20. Countywide agricultural fair features dog show, alpaca steeple chase, rooster crowing contest and more. Admission: Free. Enumclaw Expo Center, 45224 284th Ave. S.E., Enumclaw. www.metrokc.gov/parks/fair.

Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games and Clan Gathering: 6:30-11 p.m. July 25; 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. July 26-27. Friday events are free. Weekend features pipe bands, Highland dancing, Celtic Kennel competition, athletic contests, traditional Scottish food and more. Cost: $10-$15 per day; $14-$22 for two-day pass; free for children 4 and younger. Enumclaw Expo Center, 45224 284th Ave. S.E., Enumclaw. 206-522-2541 or www.sshga.org.

Goodguys Pacific Northwest Nationals Car Show: July 25-27. Features car show, automotive swap meet, drag races and more. Cost: $6-$17; free for ages 6 and younger. Puyallup Fair and Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup. 925-838-9876 or www.good-guys.com.

Philippine Sampaguita Festival: 1:30-5:30 p.m. July 26. Features traditional Philippine dance, music, games, arts, food and raffles. Miss Philippine Sampaguita will be selected during festival. Great Wall Shopping Mall, 18230 E. Valley Highway, Kent. 425-922-0049.

Auditions

“Drood (The Mystery of Edwin Drood)” auditions: 6-10 p.m. July 29-30. Open auditions for Renton Civic Theatre’s upcoming musical. Parts available for 14 men, nine women, and one teenage boy. Prepare a one- to two-minute monologue and 24 bars of music. Bring headshot, resume and sheet music. Call for appointments. Renton Civic Theatre, 507 S. Third St., Renton. 425-226-5529, boxoffice@rentoncivictheater.org or bmacneil68@aol.com.

Music

Toby Keith’s Biggest and Baddest Tour: 7:30 p.m. July 19. Keith’s special guests include Montgomery Gentry, Carter’s Chord, Mica Roberts and Trailer Choir. Cost: $32-$63.75. White River Amphitheatre, 40601 Auburn-Enumclaw Road, Auburn. 206-628-0888, www.livenation.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

KUBE 93 Summer Jam: 2 p.m. July 20. Cost: $26.50-$80. White River Amphitheatre, 40601 Auburn-Enumclaw Road, Auburn. 206-628-0888 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Kent Soulful Sounds of Summer: Through Aug. 30. Noon-1 p.m. Tuesdays (in conjunction with Kent Summer Concert Series), 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays; also Saturday afternoons in August. Free concert series at Kent station. Performers include: July 22, The Senate; July 23, Knut Bell and the Blue Collars; July 29, Gypsy Soul; July 30, Brass and Blues; 2-4 p.m. Aug. 2, Cherry Cherry Band; Aug. 5, Little Bill and the Blue Notes; Aug. 6, Cheryl Serio; 3-5 p.m. Aug. 9, Silent and Cliche; Aug. 12, Darren Motamedy; Aug. 13, Becki Sue and Her Big Rockin’ Daddies; 3-5 p.m. Aug. 16 Swing Session Big Band; Aug. 20, The Islanders; 3-5 p.m. Aug. 23, 2 Buck Chuck; Aug. 27, Raucous Band; 1-3 p.m. Aug. 30, Jazz Horn Trio. Kent Station Plaza, 417 Ramsay Way. www.kentstation.com.

Renton Coulon Family Concert Series: 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 13. Free outdoor concerts. Performers: July 23, Cracmore; July 30, Panduo Steeldrum; Aug. 6, Creme Tangerine; Aug. 13, Darren Motamedy. Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park, 1201 Lake Washington Blvd. N., Renton. 425-430-6700 or www.rentonwa.gov.

Kent Summer Concert Series: Noon-1 p.m. Wednesdays, and 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 14. Free live music around Kent. Includes: July 23, The Blues Berries; July 24, Redhead; July 30, Zambini Brothers Puppet Co. presents “The Fattest Kitty on Earth”; July 31, Men of Worth; Aug. 6, Recess Monkey; Aug. 7, Ryan Shupe and the Rubberband; Aug. 14, Lulu LaFever. Locations: Wednesdays at Town Square Park, at the corner of Second Avenue and Harrison Street; Thursdays at Lake Meridian Park, 14800 S.E. 272nd St. 253-856-5050 or artscommission@ci.kent.wa.us.

Auburn Shades of Summer Outdoor Concerts: 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 6. Performers: July 23, Casey MacGill Blue 4 Trio and The Senate; July 30, The New Blues Brothers; August 6, Auburn Symphony Orchestra’s Brass Ensemble. All concerts are free. Len Chapman Amphitheater at Game Farm Park, 3030 R St. S.E., Auburn. 253-931-3043 or www.auburnwa.gov/arts.

Maple Valley Music in the Park—Concert series at Lake Wilderness Park, 22500 S.E. 248th St., Maple Valley. 425-413-8800 or parks@ci.maple-valley.wa.us. Lineup includes:

• Nathan Chance: 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 24.

• West Seattle Big Band: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 7.

• Burgers and Blues Night with the Night Train Blues Band: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 17.

• Groove House Band: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 28. Showing of “Ratatouille” to follow film.

Sumner Music Off Main—Puyallup Valley Community Band: 6:30 p.m. July 25. Cost: Free. Rainier View Park, 15603 Meade McCumber Road, Sumner.

“Out Cry—Students Celebrating Art”: 8 p.m. July 26. Cast of high school and college students with a live band to perform pop and rock selections from hit Broadway shows. Cost: $5. Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn Ave., Auburn. 253-929-6680.

Des Moines Beach Park Jazz & Blues Series: 7 p.m. July 26. Opening night gala featuring Becky Sue & Her Big Rockin’ Daddies. Cost: Free. Presented by the Snohomish Artist Guild. Des Moines Beach Park, 22030 Cliff Ave. S. 206-870-6527.

“New Beginnings” Christian music concert: 10:30 a.m. July 27. The Continentals to perform. Kent Nazarene Church, 930 E. James St., Kent. 253-852-5144.

Gary Stroutsos: 7 p.m. Aug. 2. Flautist Stroutsos to perform. Cost: $10-$25. Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn Ave., Auburn. www.brownpapertickets.com or www.garystroutsos.com.

Des Moines Beach Park Jazz & Blues Series: 7 p.m. Saturdays, Aug. 2-23. Performers: Aug. 2, Lady A and the Baby Blues Funk Band; Aug. 9, Alice Stuart; Aug. 16, Michael Powers; Aug. 23, the Kim Archer Band. Cost: Free. Presented by the Snohomish Artist Guild. Des Moines Beach Park, 22030 Cliff Ave. S. 206-870-6527.

Crue Fest: 5 p.m. Aug. 8. Features Motley Crue, Buckcherry, Papa Roach, SIXX:A.M. and Trapt. Cost: $29.50-$95. White River Amphitheatre, 40601 Auburn-Enumclaw Road, Auburn. 206-628-0888 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Brooks & Dunn with ZZ Top: 7 p.m. Aug. 9. Cost: $29.50-$62.50. White River Amphitheatre, 40601 Auburn-Enumclaw Road, Auburn. 206-628-0888 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Movies

Moonlight Movies: Dusk Saturdays through Aug. 23. No movie July 26. Free outdoor movies. Bring low-back chairs or blankets. Films: July 19, “The Bucket List”; Aug. 2, “Some Like It Hot”; Aug. 9, “The Spiderwick Chronicles”; Aug. 16, “Meatballs”; Aug. 23, “Surf’s Up” (at Henry Moses Aquatic Center). Liberty Park, at the corner of Bronson Way North and Houser Way North, Renton. 425-430-6700 or www.rentonwa.gov.

Summer Sounds and Cinema: 7 p.m. Fridays, July 25-Aug. 22. No show Aug. 8. Live concerts followed by a movie screening in the park. Lineup: July 25, Pop Offs and “Ferris Beuller’s Day Off”; Aug. 1, Auburn On Stage finals and “Hairspray”; Aug. 15, The Raggedy Ann’s and “Bee Movie”; Aug. 22, Islanders and “The Sandlot.” Most shows at Les Gove Park, 910 Ninth St. S.E., Auburn; Aug. 15 show at Sunset Park, 910 Ninth St. S.E., Auburn. 253-931-3043 or www.auburnwa.gov.

Momtopia Free Family Movies: 10 a.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays through Aug. 27. Free G and PG movies offered for moms and kids. Call for movie lineup. Regal 17 Cinemas, 1101 Supermall Way, Auburn. 253-735-8052.

Theater

“Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”: 3 p.m. July 19. Presented by Missoula Children’s Theatre. Cost: $3-$5; free for ages 2 and younger. Field House, 1000 S. 220th St., Des Moines. 206-870-6527.

“Oklahoma!”: 8 p.m. July 23-26 and July 30-Aug. 2. Presented by Icon Theatre and the Kent Arts Commission. Cost: $10. Kentwood Performing Arts Center, 25800 164th Ave. S.E., Covington. www.brownpapertickets.com.

“Once Upon a Mattress”: 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, July 25-Aug. 10. Summer teen musical offers a hilarious twist on the classic tale “The Princess and the Pea.” Cost: $10-$12. Carco Theatre, 1717 Maple Valley Highway, Renton. 425-430-6751.

“Coriander”: Through July 27. Comic tale about road-building in old Greece presented by Breeders Theater. Cost: $20, includes wine tasting. E.B. Foote Winery, 127-B S.W. 153rd St., Burien. 206-242-3852 or 206-824-9462.

“Red Riding Hood”: 3 and 7 p.m. Aug. 2. Presented by Missoula Children’s Theatre. Cost: $5. Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center, 10020 S.E. 256th St., Kent. 253-856-5051 or www.kentarts.com.

“Music Man”: 7 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 2. Presented by At the Ridge Theatre. Cost: $8-$10. Kentridge Performing Arts Center, 12430 S.E. 208th St., Kent. arttickets@comcast.net.

“A Year with Frog and Toad”: 7 p.m. Aug. 7. Summer youth musical is a one-act play performed by actors 8-12 years old. Cost: $3. Carco Theatre, 1717 Maple Valley Highway, Renton. 425-430-6700.

Nightlife

Cascade Lanes, Lounge and Casino: 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Nightly band performances, including: July 19, Kickstart; July 25-26, Stevie and the Hot Rods; Aug. 1-2, Jet City Players; Aug. 8-9, Jon Casey Band; Aug. 15-16, Bare Bones; Aug. 22-23, Thunderhead; Aug. 29-30, Saucy Jack; Sept. 5, Kickstart; Sept. 6, Trix; Sept. 12-13, The Rock Classics. Open to ages 21 and older. 17034 116th Ave. S.E., Renton.

Cutters Point Coffee: Live music various evenings. Times are 6:30 p.m. unless noted. Performers: July 19, Travis Hartnett; Aug. 1, magic show with Tim Flynn; Aug. 23 and Sept. 6, 17 Queens. Cost: Free; tips appreciated. 16739 S.E. 272nd St., Covington. 253-639-3458.

Firecreek Grill and Raw Bar: 9 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, live music. Ongoing: 8 p.m. Mondays, open mic. No cover. 2019 W. Meeker St., Kent. 253-856-5170.

Gonzo’s Bar and Grill: Ongoing: 9 p.m. Wednesdays, karaoke. Open to ages 21 and older. 15423 S.E. 272nd St., Suite 101, Kent. www.gonzosbarandgrill.com.

Interchange Bar & Grill: 9 p.m.-1 a.m., including: Thursdays and Saturdays, karaoke; Fridays, band performances; Sundays, free pool. Performers include: July 25, 39 Fingers. Open to ages 21 and older. 8429 S. 228th St., Kent. 253-854-5650.

Pat’s Bar and Grill: All performances 8 p.m.-midnight unless otherwise noted. Performers: July 25, In The House Band. Ongoing: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Andy Burnett. 114 Railroad Ave. N., Kent. 253-852-7287 or www.patsbar.com.

Poppa’s Pub: 9:30 p.m.-1:15 a.m. Saturdays, live music. 510 Washington Ave. N., Kent. 253-850-2812.

The Royal Bear Pub and Eatery: Performers: July 19, The Velcrows; July 25, Max Axle; July 26, NRG, Aug. 1, Kickstart; Aug. 15-16, Black Dog; Aug. 23, Whiskey Creek; Sept. 19, Kickstart; Sept. 27, Soul Stripper. 35731 W. Valley Highway, Algona. 253-833-6686.

Dance

“Battle of the Bands” Dances: 7:30-9:30 p.m. July 22, and Aug. 12. Senior center to host Tuesday night dance concerts to select new musicians for fall evening dances. Open to all ages. Lineup: July 22, Charlie and Evan Brown; Aug. 12, Ron Herring. Refreshments provided. Cost: $4 to listen or dance. Kent Senior Activity Center, 600 E. Smith St. 253-856-5164.

Bon Odori Dance Festival: 5-9:30 p.m. July 26. Features traditional Japanese folk dances, Taiko drum performance and food booths. Cost: Free. White River Buddhist Temple, 3625 Auburn Way N., Auburn. 253-833-1442 or www.whiteriverbuddhisttmpl.org.

Sunday Senior Dance: 1-3:30 p.m. July 27. Seniors welcome to come dance on hardwood floors to live big band music by Evan and Charlie Brown. Cost: $4. Des Moines Activity Center, 2045 S. 216th St. 206-878-1642.

Ongoing dance:

Adult and teen dance lessons: Offered evenings and weekends. Rockin’ Horse Dance Barn, 11820 150th Ave. S.E., Renton. www.learn2dance4fun.com or 425-255-9211.

Ballroom dance: 2-4 p.m. the second and fourth Sundays of the month. Federal Way Senior Center, 4016 S. 352nd St., Auburn. 253-874-4270.

Boots & Laces Square Dance Club: 7:30-10:30 p.m. the first and third Fridays of the month. Meridian Grange, 15422 S.E. 272nd St., Kent. 425-413-0084 or www.bootsandlaces.org.

Ensemble Ballet Theatre Summer Mini-Intensive: Aug. 21-24. Open to ages 9 and older to learn contemporary hip hop, ballet and more. Dance Expressions, 23730 Maple Valley-Black Diamond Road S.E., Maple Valley. misskim.wooten@gmail.com.

Evening ballroom dance: 7:30-9:30 p.m. the second, third and some fourth Tuesdays of the month. Open to all ages. Cost: $4. Kent Senior Activity Center, 600 E. Smith St., Kent. 253-856-5164.

Evergreen City Ballet: Currently enrolling for summer classes. Open to ages 3-25. 710 S. Second St., Renton. 425-228-6800 or www.evergreencityballet.org.

Kings of Swing swing dance: 7:45-9:30 p.m. the first and last Tuesdays of the month. Guest band to perform July 29 and Aug. 26. Open to all ages. Cost: $4. Kent Senior Activity Center, 600 E. Smith St., Kent. 253-856-5164.

Pi R Squares Dance Club: 7:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays. 19300 S.E. 267th St., Covington. 425-432-0138, 253-630-2629.

Renton Chinese Dance School: Group or individual lessons offered in Chinese dances and ballet. Call or e-mail for details. 425-638-3812 or mwoodtt@comcast.net.

Ring ’N Swing Square Dance: 1:15-3:15 p.m. Thursdays. Cost: $3. Kent Senior Activity Center, 600 E. Smith St., Kent. 253-856-5164.

Salsa dance lessons: 8-9 p.m. Wednesdays. Cost: $10 per lesson; buy five get one free. Salon Villa, 130 W. Main St., Auburn. 253-833-4247, 253-333-0757 or salsavilla@hotmail.com.

Solo Squares Square Dance Club: 7-9 p.m. the first and third Sundays of the month. Summer square dances. Aug. 3 dance is a “Plus” dance; rest are mainstream. Workshop offered at 6:30 p.m. Cedar Grange, 22531 S.E. 218th St., Maple Valley. 206-525-2189 or solosquares@hotmail.com.

Square dancing: 7:30-10:30 p.m. the second and fourth Saturdays of the month. Dances sponsored by Pi R Squares. Cost: $4. Meridian Grange, 15422 S.E. 272nd St., Kent. 425-432-0138 or www.pi-rsquares.org.

Singles’ dances: 8 p.m.-midnight the first, third and fifth Saturdays of the month. Pre-dance lesson at 7:30 p.m. Rockin’ Horse Barn, 11820 150th Ave. S.E., Renton. 425-255-9211 or www.learn2dance4fun.com.

Seniors’ dance lessons: Tuesdays and Thursdays, line dancing; Wednesdays, Country 2-Step and East Coast swing. Rockin’ Horse Dance Barn, 11820 150th Ave. S.E., Renton. www.learn2dance4fun.com or 425-255-9211.

Swing dance classes: 3 and 4 p.m. Tuesdays through December. 3 p.m., Swing 1. No experience necessary; all ages welcome. 4 p.m., Swing 2 (Lindy Hop). Must pass Swing 1 or have teacher’s permission; all ages welcome. Cost: $5 for students; $7 for non-students. Student Union Building, First Floor Stage, at Highline Community College, 2400 S. 240th St., Des Moines. Des Moines. www.kevinbuster.com.

Swing and country social dancing: 8-11:30 p.m. Fridays. Pre-dance lesson at 7 p.m. Rockin’ Horse Barn, 11820 150th Ave. S.E., Renton. 425-255-9211 or www.learn2dance4fun.com.

Tuesday Afternoon Dances: 1:15-2:15 p.m. Tuesdays. Free dances feature a variety of music styles, from ballroom to country to rock ’n roll. Kent Senior Activity Center, 600 E. Smith St., Kent. 253-856-5164.

Wagon Wheel Square Dance Club: Beginning lessons: 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays. First three lessons are free. Dances: 7:30-11 p.m. the first and third Saturdays of the month. Meridian Grange Hall, 15422 S.E. 272nd St., Kent. 206-915-1415.

Readings

Radio Theater of Thrills: 10:30 a.m. Thursdays. Radio drama listeners of all ages are welcome to enjoy the 24 broadcasts from “Radio’s Outstanding Theater of Thrills.” Kent Senior Activity Center, 600 E. Smith St., Kent. 253-856-5164.

Museums

Kent Historical Society Museum: Hours: Noon-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays. Admission: $1. Bereiter House, 855 E. Smith St., Kent. 253-854-4330.

Black Diamond Historical Society Museum: Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays; noon-3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 32627 Railroad Ave., Black Diamond. 360-886-2142, museum@blackdiamondmuseum.org or www.blackdiamondmuseum.org.

Renton History Museum: Free tours: 11 a.m. the third Saturday of the month. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Closed on holidays. Admission: $3 for adults; $1 for children; free for ages 7 and younger and members. 235 Mill Ave. S. 425-255-2330 or www.rentonhistory.org.

Ryan House Museum: Events: Aug. 1-2, Arts Festival. Hours: 1-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays and 7-9 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month through August. Closed on holidays. Cost: $1 donation for adults; 25 cents for children. 1228 Main St., Sumner. 253-299-5780.

White River Valley Museum: Exhibits: Through Aug. 10, “Crazy Quilts: Puzzle Patches and Fanciful Embroidery”; Aug. 20-Nov. 9, “Weaver’s Spirit Power: Antique to Contemporary Coast Salish Weaving.” Events: 11:30 a.m.-noon Fridays, Aug. 1-Aug. 22, Books Bring History Alive program; noon-4 p.m. Aug. 2, Crazy Quilts Family Day; 10:30-11:30 a.m. Aug. 6 and 13, Hooked on History Wednesdays; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 13, annual Model Railroad Show. Hours: Noon-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays. Admission: $1-$2; free on Wednesdays. 918 H. St. S.E., Auburn. 253-288-7433 or www.wrvmuseum.org.

Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum: Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Thursdays; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays. Admission: $10 for adults; $5 for students and seniors; free for ages 4 and younger. 5917 S. 196th St., Kent. 206-764-9453.

Galleries

Auburn City Hall Gallery: Exhibits: Through Aug. 1, intaglio prints by Joey Katzer and acrylics by Betty Hageman; Aug. 4-22, Auburn Good Ol’ Days Juried Art Exhibit; Aug. 25-Sept. 19, oil pastel and watercolor paintings by Daniel Wend and Jordan Cook, with reception 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 3. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Admission: Free. Auburn City Hall, 25 W. Main St. 253-931-3043 or www.auburnwa.gov.

Auburn Golf Course Clubhouse: Through Aug. 1, “Auburn: People and Places” special exhibit by Greg Boudreau. 29630 Green River Road S.E., Auburn. 253-931-3043 or www.auburnwa.gov/arts.

Kent Centennial Center Gallery: Exhibits: Through Aug. 28, Kent Summer Art Exhibit, featuring juried artwork by regional artists. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. 400 W. Gowe St., Kent. 253-856-5050, www.ci.kent.wa.us/arts.

Cheryl Sallee Gallery: Exhibits: Through Aug. 29, marquetry art by Dennis Harrison; Sept. 2-Oct. 31, pulp painting on handmade paper by Lois James, with reception 3:30-4:30 p.m. Sept. 5. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Admission: Free. Auburn Senior Activity Center, 808 Ninth St. S.E. 253-931-5043 or www.auburnwa.gov/arts.

New Earth Gallery: Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays. 213 W. Meeker St., Kent.

Seahurst Art Gallery: Exhibits: Through July, pottery by Don Schindler and Arun Sharma, paintings by Greta Wiwel and photography by Alan Caddey. Ongoing: Paintings by Nancy Bogni, Marianne Perkins and Cathy Woo. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursdays; noon-5 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays. 15210 10th Ave. S.W., Burien. 206-244-7844 or www.seahurstgallery.org.

Seattle Events

“Bite of Seattle” Festival: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. July 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.

Seattle Art Museum’s 75th Birthday Bash: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 19. Features film screenings, birthday cake, art lectures, art demonstrations, dance and music performances and more. Cost: Free, including museum admission. Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park, 1400 E. Prospect St., Seattle. www.seattleartmuseum.org.

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.

“Cam Jansen” and “Beauty Idol”: 7 and 8:15 p.m. respectively, July 24-26. In “Cam Jansen,” the eponymous girl detective sets out to find Camp Eagle Lake’s missing eagle; in “Beauty Idol,” several young beauty pageant contestants come to realize that true beauty is more than skin deep. Cost: $6 for single tickets; $10 for double feature. Seattle Children’s Theatre’s Charlotte Martin Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle. 206-441-3322 or www.sct.org.

“The Mikado”: Through July 26. Cost: $12-$32. Bagley Wright Theater, 155 Mercer St., Seattle. 206-341-9612, 206-292-2787 or www.pattersong.org.

“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.

The Tudor Choir: 8 p.m. July 27. Choir to perform with members of the Tallis Scholars. Cost: $20 donation; pay-as-you-can for students and seniors. St. James Cathedral, 804 Ninth Ave., Seattle. 206-323-9415 or www.tudorchoir.org.

Matisyahu: 7:30 p.m. July 28. Cost: $32. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.theparamount.com.

“Ernie’s Incredible Illucinations”: 7 p.m. July 31-Aug. 2. Recommended for ages 7 and older. Play tells the story of Ernie, a daydreamer who can truly bring his imagination to life. Cost: $6 for single tickets; $10 for double feature with “Vesuvia!” Seattle Children’s Theatre’s Charlotte Martin Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle. 206-441-3322 or www.sct.org.

“Vesuvia!”: 8:15 p.m. July 31-Aug. 2. Recommended for ages 8 and older. Play offers a sword-swinging adventure about a young Parisian girl who sets out to end the reign of the cruel aristocrats. Cost: $6 for single tickets; $10 for double feature with “Ernie’s Incredible Illucinations.” Seattle Children’s Theatre’s Charlotte Martin Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle. 206-441-3322 or www.sct.org.

Seattle Chamber Music Society Summer Festival: Through 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 chairs or 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.

Tallis Scholars Summer School Gala Concert: 8:15 p.m. Aug. 1. Cost: $12 donation; pay-as-you-can for students and seniors. St. James Cathedral, 804 Ninth Ave., Seattle. 206-323-9415 or www.tudorchoir.org.

“A Streetcar Named Desire”: Through Aug. 2. Cost: $10-$48. Intiman Theatre, 201 Mercer St., Seattle. 206-269-1900 or www.intiman.org.

“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.

“Medieval Farces” and “High School Hamlet”: 7 and 8:15 p.m. respectively Aug. 7-9. “Medieval Farces” offers a trio of short tales from the Middle Ages, while “High School Hamlet” puts a modern-day twist on Shakespeare’s classic. Cost: $6 for single tickets; $10 for double feature. Seattle Children’s Theatre’s Charlotte Martin Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle. 206-441-3322 or www.sct.org.

“The Wind in the Willows”: 5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays through Aug. 10. Cost: Free. Volunteer Park, 1247 15th Ave. E., Seattle. 206-324-5801 or www.schmeater.org.

“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.

“Urinetown, The Musical”: Aug. 15-23. Presented by Seattle Children’s Theatre. Cost: $8. Center House Theatre, 305 Harrison St., Seattle. 206-441-3322 or www.sct.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.

“Eurydice”: Sept. 5-Oct. 5. Play puts a contemporary spin on the classic Orpheus myth. Call for cost. ACT Theatre, 700 Union St., Seattle. 206-292-7676 or www.acttheatre.org.

Hanson: 7 p.m. Sept. 8. Cost: $23-$33. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.themoore.com.

Sister Hazel: 9 p.m. Sept. 9. Open to ages 21 and older. Cost: $18-$20. Showbox at the Market, 1426 First Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888, www.ticketmaster.com or www.showboxonline.com.

“The Vertical Hour”: Sept. 10-Oct. 4. Call for details, cost. ArtsWest Playhouse, 4711 California Ave. S.W., Seattle. 206-938-0339 or www.artswest.org.

“The Phantom of the Opera”: Sept. 10-Oct. 4. Call for cost. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.theparamount.com.

“The White Devil”: Sept. 12-Oct. 11. Play offers deceit, intrigue and plenty of Act 5 corpses. Call for cost. Theater Schmeater, 1500 Summit Ave., Seattle. 206-324-5801 or www.schmeater.org.

2008 Pacific Northwest Memory Walk: 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 14. All ages welcome to participate in 1-mile or 3-mile fundraising walk along Lake Washington. Event will also feature a live band, food, prizes and more. Proceeds benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. Sand Point Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle. www.alzwa.org or www.2008PacificNorthwest.kintera.org/alzwa.

“Even Cowgirls Get the Blues”: Sept. 16-Oct. 12. Presented by Book-It Repertory Theatre. Call for cost. Center House Theatre, 305 Harrison St., Seattle. 206-216-0833 or www.book-it.org.

Okkervil River: 9 p.m. Sept. 17. Cost: $16-$18. Showbox at the Market, 1426 First Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.showboxonline.com.

Lila Downs: 8 p.m. Sept. 25. Cost: $27.50. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.themoore.com.

Calexico with The Cave Singers: 8 p.m. Sept. 26. Call for cost, details. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.themoore.com.

“The War Party”: Sept. 26-Oct. 19. Political drama follows Senator Laura Smith on the night of her failed reelection bid. Bathhouse Theatre, 7312 W. Green Lake Drive N., Seattle. 206-524-1300 or www.seattlepublictheater.org.

“All the King’s Men”: Sept. 26-Nov. 8. Play is an adaptation of the novel about a Louisiana governor facing complexities and temptations of power. Call for cost. Intiman Theatre, 201 Mercer St., Seattle. 206-269-1900 or www.intiman.org.

“Whose Live Anyway”: 7 p.m. Sept. 27. Improv comedy show features the cast of hit TV series “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” Cost: $35-$60. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.themoore.com.

My Morning Jacket: 8 p.m. Sept. 28. Cost: $34. McCaw Hall, 305 Harrison St., Seattle Center. 206-628-0888 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Cold War Kids: 9 p.m. Sept. 29. Cost: $17. Showbox at the Market, 1426 First Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888, www.ticketmaster.com or www.showboxonline.com.

“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.


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