Best of July | Out & About calendar
Movies in the Park
Tuesdays: Free family movies at Bellevue’s Downtown Park on a 40-foot inflatable screen. Pre-movie activities before the films, which start around 9 p.m.. Each movie benefits a local charity. 10201 NE Fourth St.
7-10: Puss in Boots (PG, 90 min)
7-17: Happy Feet 2 (PG, 100 min)
7-24: Zookeeper (PG, 102 min)
7-31: The Adventures of Tintin (PG, 107 min)
Bellevue Arts Fairs
7-27/29: Three arts fairs in downtown Bellevue. Free. See story page 4.
7-13-10/21: Bellwether 2012: reGeneration. See story page 5.
Concerts on the Green
7-3: Free concert from 7-8:30 p.m. People begin gathering at 6 p.m. for picnics. Issaquah Community Center, 301 Rainier Blvd. S. No alcohol or pets.
7-6: Features all types of art, including visual, lyrical, musical and performance. The free events include live music around every corner, hands-on art projects and some special surprises. 135 E. Sunset Way.
Classic Car Show
7-28: Show preview at 3 p.m. to see some of the best of the best Hot Rods, Customs, Classics, and more at Marina Park. Free dance at 7 p.m.
7-29: One of the biggest and most anticipated car show events on the Eastside with about 400 cars and motorcycles filling the streets of Kirkland’s downtown core. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Woodmark Clam Bake at the Lake
7-13: Traditional clam bake fare, along with seafood stews, Mac and Jack battered halibut, and “La Cajachina” (a whole roasted pig). 5:30-10 p.m. $39. Age 21+. Ticket includes one drink ticket for our house beer or wine and all you can eat clam bake. Woodmark Hotel, Yacht Club & Spa, 1200 Carillon Point, Kirkland
Outdoor Movie Nights
Saturdays: Movies for all ages on a huge screen overlooking Lake Washington. A donation of $5 per person benefits Hopelink. Carillon Point, 4100 Carillon Point, Kirkland.
7-14: Thor (PG-13, 115 min)
7-28: The Princess Bride (PG, 98 min)
Downtown Block Party
7-14: Family summer event with lots to do, lots to eat, great competitions and live music that goes into the into the evening – it’s a party – North Bend style. Noon-10 p.m.
Movies at Marymoor
Wednesdays: Seating opens at 7 p.m.; movie begins at dusk. $5. Seating is on the grass; low-back chairs or blankets are recommended. A parking permit is required to park at Marymoor. Permits can be purchased from the vending machines located throughout the park. Dog-friendly event, but pets must remain on a leash at all times and people with pets asked to sit at the far end of the seating area.
Marymoor Grand Prix
7-20/21: Noon to 11 p.m. on July 20; 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. on July 21. Full fields of bicycle racers made up of Pro Men, Pro-Women and Masters Men. $15,000 cash purse. Part of the 2012 USA Cycling National Track Calendar drawing in top track racers in North America. $5 for adults; free for kids under 16. Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Pkwy. N.E.