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Post by Mary Anderson / The News Tribune on June 3, 2011 at 1:57 pm with 1 Comment »
June 3, 2011 1:57 pm


Vince on the road
Vince Vaughn’s Comedy Roadshow brings comedians Angelo Tsarouchas, Owen Benjamin and Ahmed Ahmed to Little Creek Casino, 91 W. Highway 108, Shelton. Hosted live by Vaughn, the show also features special guest Faizon Love (“Elf,” “Couples Retreat”). Enjoy a good laugh at 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $50-$65 and can be purchased at 360-432-7300. Ages 21 and older.


Go Gaelic
If you’re into the more physical side of Irish culture, the Seattle Gaelic Games is where you will want to be Saturday. See Gaelic football, hurling and camogie at the Green Lake Park athletic fields, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N., Seattle. Teams from San Francisco, Denver, Vancouver, Portland, Corvallis and all five Seattle Gaels teams will compete in the tournament. Opening ceremonies start at 8:30 a.m., and the finals start at 4:30 p.m. Gaelic sports clinics for kids will be run throughout the day. The day’s festivities are free. For more details, go to


Heels up, arms down
Riverdance, the wildly popular celebration of Irish music, song and dance, is now in its 16th year. The sights and sounds of the performance make for a one-of-a-kind family evening. You can catch the internationally acclaimed show when it hits Seattle. Performances are at 8 tonight, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 1 and 6 p.m. Sunday at Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. Call 877-784-4849 or go to


Quack like a duck
There’s a lot to celebrate Saturday in University Place. Duck Daze kicks off at 10 a.m. when the Duck Parade marches down Bridgeport to celebrate the coming of summer. Beginning at 27th Street, the parade continues south on Bridgeport to 37th Street ending up at the Uptown 2011 Car Show. You can find bargains at the Treasures in the Park community garage sale at Homestead Park, 3715 Bridgeport Way S. There will be food, entertainment and shopping from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Go to


Let’s twist again
He was the entertainer who got folks swiveling their hips with the classic “Twist” and now Chubby Checker is coming to Lucky Eagle Casino, 12999 188th Ave. S.W., Rochester. Tickets for the 8 p.m. show are $35-$65 through Ticketmaster. Ages 21 and older.


Get blue at the winery
The Moody Blues will kick off the summer concert series at Chateau Ste. Michelle at 7 p.m. Saturday. The English band known for hits such as “Your Wildest Dreams” and “Nights in White Satin” has played together for more than 40 years. Tickets for the show are $45-$95 and available through Ticketmaster.


Yo-ho harbor
The Gig Harbor Maritime Gig Festival this weekend honors Gig Harbor’s roots as a harbor town and maritime center. There will be a Grand Parade on Saturday, the Edden Small Craft Gathering, an art exhibit, children’s activities, live entertainment and food downtown. Harborview Drive between Pioneer and Rosedale will be closed for the festivities. There is no admission fee. For festival information and times, go to


Hear ye, hear ye
Make plans to attend the Kitsap Medieval Faire dedicated to the study and re-creation of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Enjoy armored and rapier combat, archery, dancing, bards, arts and crafts and merchants. See acts of chivalry and watch history come alive in downtown Port Gamble, Highway 104. Admission is $5, ages 15 and younger get in free. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday. For more details, go to

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