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Drive-In Movies in Kent
Get into your comfy clothes, grab blankets and pillows, hop in the car, and head to Kent for a larger-than-life movie experience. The accesso ShoWare Center Outdoor Cinema debuted earlier this week and is playing two movies Wednesdays-Sundays this summer. This week they are showing The Land Before Time and Jurassic Park. More here.
Fair Food To-Go in Puyallup
One of the best things about the fair is the food. Earthquake’s Biggest Burgers loaded with sweet grilled onions, mounds of hot curly fries, classic Krusty Pups, and of course a big bag of warm scones so you can have breakfast for days. Get your favorites to-go at the Washington State Fairgrounds from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on July 10-12 and July 17-19. Bring food to donate if you go today. Non-perishables will be collected at the beginning of the drive thru and will benefit the Puyallup Food Bank.
Enjoy a Summer Concerts Under the Stars
The first drive-in concert series is set for July 17-19 at the Washington State Fair’s Green Lot and will feature six country acts. Get your tickets here. One ticket is good for the whole car, up to eight people.
New Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital Will Break Ground in 2021
Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital will move out of the building it shares with MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital and into its own building dedicated solely for the care of children. In the new hospital, every bed, exam table, operating rooms, imaging machine — every facet of care — will be designed to meet children’s needs. The new Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital will be located across Martin Luther King. Jr Way from the current location. Construction will begin in early 2021 and is expected to be completed by the end of 2024. Read more about it here.
Fruity + Fun Local Wines
Chateau Ste. Michelle’s new fruit-forward wines in whimsical single serve aluminum bottles are cute, refreshing, and perfect for summer (especially when you are socially-distancing.) Each bottle holds about a glass and a half.
Mount Rainier and Other Day tripping Ideas
The roads to Paradise and Sunrise at Mount Rainier are welcoming guests — and if you want to play in the snow, there is still several feet on some trails. Get this and more day tripping ideas here.