Field day guide: Wine and jazz, running for a cause and lakeside fun

Field day guide: Wine and jazz, running for a cause and lakeside fun
Photo courtesy langalex on Flickr (Creative Commons).

You know the old saying 'all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.' Don't be like Jack - make some plans now to have some fun. Here are a few ideas to get you out and about:

Chateau Ste. Michelle Festival of Jazz in Woodinville

Sit back with a glass of wine and enjoy some jazz featuring Sax and the City, Peter White, David Benoit, David Pack and BWB. The Chateau Ste. Michelle Festival of Jazz is this weekend on Saturday, July 27. Ticket Information

5K Fun Run/Walk in Mountlake Terrace

This event, put on by the Cedar Way Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization, raises money for three local elementary schools. Registration Information

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Rec Day at Flowing Lake in Snohomish

Have fun and enjoy the sun at Flowing Lake. Includes a barbecue lunch and you can try your hand at some water sports to cool off. Registration Information

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Abbey Bach Festival in Mount Angel

The monestary in Mount Angel provides a unique backdrop for the Abbey Bach Festival, which runs Wedneday, July 24 through Friday, July 26. Join the Benedectine monks for music, food and fun.

An aerial view of the Mount Angel Abbey in St. Benedict, Oregon. Photo courtesy of the abbey.

Lily Festival in Forest Grove

The Lily Flower Store is hosting its very first Lily Festival from July 19-21 and July 26-28. There will be live music, food and plenty of lilies.

Photo courtesy wlcutler on Flickr (Creative Commons).

The Oregon International Air Show in Hillsboro

High flying excitement is on tap July 26-28. Some of this year's air show highlights include the Patriots Jet Team, the Red Bull Air Force, futuristic gyroplanes and plenty of aerobatic performers.

Photo courtesy stuseeger on Flickr (Creative Commons).