Valley Center Stage presents its second annual Theater in the Park event, Story Theatre, 1 p.m. Saturday, July 26. Story Theatre, by Paul Sills, is a play with music, adapted from the Grimm's Brothers fairy tales. The interactive play is suitable for all ages.
Join the Snoqualmie Arts Commission and local artists for the Finally Friday Art Walk, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 25, in downtown Snoqualmie. The art walk features works by local artists hanging in historic Snoqualmie’s shops.
Chefs from restaurants operated by John Howie and Tom Douglas will join celebrated cooks from many top-rated bistros on the Eastside at Jubilee Farm in Carnation on Saturday, July 26, to prepare a feast for the annual Taste of the Valley. The fourth annual banquet and auction to benefit the Snoqualmie Valley Preservation Alliance will feature products and produce grown and raised on family farms in the valley. Participating restaurants and vendors include the Herb Farm, Fall City Roadhouse, Copperleaf at Cedarbrook, Wildfin and Beecher’s Handmade Cheeses.
Ron Stettler of North Bend was so moved by Little Lion's performance, he approached the local band's singer and keyboard player, Madeline Wells, after her Community Stage performance with Parker O'Leary, and told her so. Stettler is a fan of North Bend's free downtown Block Party since year one, and was thrilled with how it went in year six.
The 2014 “Day Out With Thomas” excursion, held over two weekends at Northwest Railway Museum in Snoqualmie, draws thousands of visitors, babies to grandparents, to downtown.
MachOne Jazz Orchestra, a 17-piece big band from Seattle, plays at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, at Boxley's in downtown North Bend. The band featuries Charlotte Carruthers and Gene Oats on vocals, Brandon Bowman on lead trumpet and Nonda Trimis on drums.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of George’s Bakery, Elvis Presley returns for a one-day-only show, 5 p.m. at the Community Stage.
MachOne Jazz Orchestra, a 17-piece big band from Seattle, plays at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, at Boxley's in downtown North Bend.
IGNITE Dance and Yoga’s dancers will be performing on the Main Stage, 2 p.m. Saturday during the North Bend Block Party. Boys and girls ages 5 to 19 will be dancing in tap, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, and hip hop styles.
Whether you just want to watch and tap your foot along with the music or jump right in, there’s room for you in the Mount Si Senior Center’s line-dancing demo, starting at 2:30 p.m. on the community stage.
Cascade Dance’s Senior Company, made up of youths ages 13 and older, and Junior company, ages 10 to 12, will present an array of jazz, lyrical, and musical theatre pieces, some of which they have been working on since October.
Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater launches its 49th season with the tradition-infused “Fiddler on the Roof,” to be performed in an open-air amphitheater, surrounded by woods, meadows and streams. Barbecue dinners are available by reservation on performance days. Performances run July 19 through Aug. 24, with shows on Saturdays at 2 and 7 p.m., and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.
Fall City Roadhouse and Inn hosts Dinner in the Garden, a five-course fundraiser for Snoqualmie Valley Relay for Life, featuring the cuisine of Chef Benjamin Riggs of the Roadhouse, Chef Sean Langan of Fall City Bistro, and celebrity chef Brendan O’Farrell. The dinner is Thursday, July 10, by ticket only, at the Roadhouse, 4200 Preston-Fall City Road.
Are you ready to rock this Fourth of July? Carnation-based Redwing Blackbirds play rock sounds in the mode of Led Zeppelin, White Denim, Grizzly Bear, My Goodness and Queens of the Stone Age. They start the show at 2 p.m. at Tolt-MacDonald Park. The band is made up of Deacon Raleigh David Wilson on vocals and guitar, Paul Ehlen on bass and keyboards, and Karl Snyder on the drums.
Performing at 1 p.m. Friday, July 4, at Carnation Fourth’s Tolt Avenue stage, East Side Story will be doing short form improv comedy, offering a series of sketches and theater games based on audience suggestions.
Carnation’s annual Fourth of July celebration, as always, starts a little early this year, with the Sno-Valley Senior Center’s spaghetti dinner, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 3 at the center, 4610 Stephens Ave., Carnation. Enjoy spaghetti with marinara or meat sauce, salad and garlic bread for $8, $4 for children. On Friday, the center will be serving up its traditional strawberry shortcake feast, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Following the Fourth of July parade, the winner of the quilt raffle will also be announced, at 1:30 p.m.
Salish Lodge & Spa, in partnership with the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, announces the return of Music on The Green summer concert series, featuring performances by five local musicians on select dates in July and August. Shows are held on the Centennial Green, and include a gourmet picnic.
"We All Need the Sun: A Light-Hearted Musical Romp" is Tuesday, July 1, at two local libraries.The show is 10:30 a.m. at North Bend Library, 1 p.m. at Fall City Library, presented by Eli Rosenblatt. All ages are welcome with an adult. Starting 92,960,000 miles from earth, follow the path
Preschoolers will get the thrill of their lives when Thomas the Tank Engine steams into Snoqualmie this summer. Thomas chugs into Snoqualmie on two weekends, July 11 to 13 and 18 to 20, visiting The Northwest Railway Museum. He will not only take his fans for a ride, but also talk to them for the very first time on the tour.
Join the Snoqualmie Arts Commission and local artists for the first art walk of the summer. The Finally Friday Art Walk is 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 27, in downtown Snoqualmie. The art walk will feature work created by local artists, which will be hanging in downtown Snoqualmie shops and storefronts. There will also be live entertainment and local cuisine.