McDonald’s Presents Dragon Fest
Wedgwood Art Festival
Olympic Music Festival
Thrilling tales: a story time for grownups

McDonald’s Presents Dragon Fest
What: McDonald’s presents the 2013 Dragon Fest — back this summer with vibrant Lion and Dragon dances, rhythmical Japanese taiko drumming, and much more. Bounded by the iconic Chinese Gate and beautiful Hing Hay Park, this Seafair Festival brings the streets to life with historic walking tours, a large-scale outdoor Asian market and cultural activities for people of all ages.
When: July 13, 12:00 p.m. — 8:00 p.m. ; July 14, 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Where: Seattle’s Chinatown-International District
Price: FREE
Info: cidbia.org/events

Wedgwood Art Festival
What: The 8th annual Wedgwood Art Festival features a juried art festival, live music, food, and kid’s activities. Come to appreciate musical performances by eight live local bands including Everyday Jones, who was voted number 2 local band in the 2011 Best of Western Washington awards.
When: July 13, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Where: Hunter Tree Farm Lot (7744 35th Ave N.E. Seattle, WA 98115)
Price: FREE
Info: wedgwoodfestival.com

Olympic Music Festival
What: The Olympic Music Festival begins its 30th season of Concerts in the Barn. The restored 100-year old dairy barn sets the perfect stage for a relaxed, casual appreciation of some of the world’s best classical music, performed by artists who represent nearly seven decades of excellence in musicianship. World-class artists will perform world-class music.
When: July 14, 11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Where: 7360 Center Rd. Quilcene, WA 98376
Price: $14 to $33 (Tickets may be purchased by phone at 360 732-4800 or online at tinyurl.com/jvgpqm5)
Info: olympicmusicfestival.org

Thrilling tales: a story time for grownups
What: Need a mid-day break? Every first and third Monday at noon you can laugh, gasp and shudder to live readings. This week’s story is: “A Fine Mist of Blood” by Michael Connelly. Sit back, relax and escape from the everyday as we bring you gripping short stories expertly read — and well-calculated to keep you in suspense.
When: July 15, 12:05 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.
Where: Central Library (1000 Fourth Ave. Seattle, WA 98104)
Price: FREE
Info: Contact Central Library at 206-386-4636

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