Things To Do This Weekend in Kent: July 20-23, 2017

Summer festivals, live music, racing, picnics, and more

Kent Events: Things To Do This Weekend, July 20-23, 2017

Summer festivals, live music, racing, picnics, and more

There is never a dull moment in or around Kent in the summertime. Here are just a few of the super fun activities going on this weekend: Renton River Days, Des Moines Waterland Festival and Parade, ShoWare Shootout, a local book signing, dancing horses, car races, quilt shows, and much more.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

YWCA Support Services for Veteran Families
Kent Regional Library (212 2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
10 AM – Noon

Senior Day BBQ Picnic
Renton Community Center (1715 Maple Valley Hwy, Renton, WA 98057)
11 AM – 1 PM

Early Literacy Parties in Spanish (newborn to age 5)
Fiestas de alfabetizacion temprana en espanol
Kent Regional Library (212 2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
1 PM – 2:30 PM

Bill Harley Storytelling and Music Show (all ages)
Covington Library (27100 164th Ave. SE, Covington, WA 98042)
2 PM – 3 PM

Third Thursday Art Night
Artsy Fartsy Art Lessons (218 W. Meeker St., Kent, WA 98032)
4 PM – 7 PM

Thursday Adventure Run
Road Runner Sports (Kent Station, 444 Ramsay Way, Ste. 114, Kent, WA 98032)
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Introduction to Tai Chi
Kent Regional Library (212 2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
7 PM – 8 PM

Thursdays at the Lake: Incendio
Lake Meridian Park (14800 SE 272nd St., Kent, WA)
7 PM – 8:30 PM

Friday, July 21, 2017

PowellsWood Garden Storytelling Festival
PowellsWood Garden (430 S. Dash Point Rd., Federal Way, WA 98003)
9 AM – 5 PM

Covington Quilter’s Guild Quilt Show
Cedar Heights Middle Schools (19640 SE 272nd Ave., Covington, WA 98042)
10 AM – 5 PM

Renton River Days
Liberty Park (1101 Bronson Way N, Renton, WA 98057)
11 AM – 8 PM

Des Moines Waterland Festival and Parade
(22506 Marine View Dr., Des Moines, WA 98198)
12 PM (Fri) – 5 PM (Sun)

Art Club (grades 5 to 12)
Covington Library (27100 164th Ave. SE., Covington, WA 98042)
3 PM – 5 PM

Covington Summer Concert Series:
Herb Alpert Tribute featuring Bobby Medina
Covington Community Park (17649 SE 240th St., Covington, WA 98042)
6:30 PM

Local Author Book Signing: Kendra Smith, Pocket Thoughts
Kona Kai Coffee (124 Fourth Ave. S., Kent, WA 98032)
7 PM

Karaoke with KJ Lime and Absolute Karaoke
The Harp Bar & Restaurant (24437 Russell Rd., Kent, WA 98032)
9 PM – 1 AM

Saturday, July 22, 2017

International Race Drivers Club (IRDC)
Pacific Raceways (31001 144th Ave. SE, Kent, WA 98042)
7:30 AM – 6:30 PM

Des Moines Waterland Festival and Parade
(22506 Marine View Dr., Des Moines, WA 98198)
12 PM (Fri) – 5 PM (Sun)

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

Renton River Days Parade
S. 3rd St. from Shattuck Ave. to Liberty Park, Renton, WA
10 AM

Kent Chronicles – Local Ukranian-American History
Greater Kent Historical Society & Museum
(855 E. Smith St., Kent, WA 98030)
10 AM – 11:30 AM

ShoWare Shootout: 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
10 AM – ???

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

Covington Quilter’s Guild Quilt Show
Cedar Heights Middle Schools (19640 SE 272nd Ave., Covington, WA)
10 AM – 5 PM

Renton River Days
Liberty Park (1101 Bronson Way N, Renton, WA 98057)
11 AM – 8 PM

Neely Mansion Summer Saturday Open House
Neely Mansion (12303 SE Auburn Black Diamond Rd, Auburn0, WA, 98002)
1 PM – 4 PM

Sunday, July 23, 2017

International Race Drivers Club (IRDC)
Pacific Raceways (31001 144th Ave. SE, Kent, WA 98042)
7:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Des Moines Waterland Festival and Parade
(22506 Marine View Dr., Des Moines, WA 98198)
12 PM (Fri) – 5 PM (Sun)

Covington Quilter’s Guild Quilt Show
Cedar Heights Middle Schools (19640 SE 272nd Ave., Covington, WA)
10 AM – 4 PM

Renton River Days
Liberty Park (1101 Bronson Way N, Renton, WA 98057)
11 AM – 6 PM

Leader-Guided Walks
Clark Lake Park Trails, Meeting Place – Wilson Playfields
(13028 SE 251 St, Kent, WA 98030)
11 AM – 1 PM

Fiesta Premio Esmeralda
Emerald Downs
2 PM – 6:30 PM

Renton River Days Rubber Duck Derby
Houser Way Bridge, Renton WA
4:30 PM