Things To Do This Weekend: Aug. 11-14

Free Things To Do in Kent This Summer

Lots of free family fun this weekend

There are always lots of fun things to do in the summertime in and around Kent. This weekend we’ve got summer concerts, plays, festivals, historical walking tours and much more, many of them free. Check out this week’s selection of great summer activities.

Thursday, August 11

Thursdays at the Lake
Free Summer Concert
7 PM to 8:30 PM

Sweeney Todd
At the Ridge Theatre
7:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Friday, August 12

Kirkland Summerfest
Marina Park, Kirkland
1 PM – 11 PM

Sweeney Todd
At the Ridge Theatre
7:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Saturday, August 13

Galloping Gertie Half Marathon Run
Gig Harbor
8 AM – ???

Kent Farmer’s Market
2nd Ave. between Smith and Meeker Streets
9 AM to 2 PM

Greater Kent Historical Society at Kent Farmer’s Market
2nd between Smith and Meeker
9 AM – 2 PM

Northwest FamilyFest
Marymoor Park, Redmond
9:30 AM to 3 PM

Historic Downtown Walking Tour
10 AM – Noon

Des Moines Farmer’s Market
Des Moines Marina
10 AM – 2 PM

Soos Creek Botanical Garden and Heritage Center
10 AM – 4 PM

Kirkland Summerfest
Marina Park, Kirkland
11 AM – 11 PM

Music and Art in Wright Park
Wright Park, Tacoma
Noon – 7 PM

Brew Five Three
Tacoma’s Brews & Blues Festival
Broadway between 9th and 11th, Tacoma
1 PM – 8 PM

Sweeney Todd
At the Ridge Theatre
7:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Reds Wine Bar
Live Music: Ian Skavdahl
8 PM – 11 PM

Sunday, August 14

Green Kent Work Party
Lake Fenwick Park
9 AM to Noon