Saturday: The Fourth Annual Chehalis Watershed Festival runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Morrison Riverfront Park and the Rotary Log Pavilion in Aberdeen. The free, family-friendly festival offers activities and information sessions.
Saturday and Sunday: The giant Lake Union Boats Afloat show runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – and offers boating addicts tours of dream boats, free sailboat rides and a walk through the Sea Star – one of the Alaskan fishing boats seen in the “Deadliest Catch” television show. Admission is $12 for adults and $5 for children 17 and younger. For more information, visit www.boatsafloatshow.com.
All weekend: Head to coastal beaches and marshes to see the early waves of shorebirds migrating south from arctic breeding grounds. Good spots include Bottle Beach State Park near Westport and the Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge near Hoquiam. For more information, visit www.fws.gov/graysharbor/wildlife.html.