Reoccurring Events

Reoccurring Events

Some events happen year after year.

January

OrcaCon 2021

  • Hello OrcaFriends! Time to meet up for games, food trucks, fantastic shinies, and meeting the best people around. OrcaCon is a tabletop games convention, which includes board and card games, role-playing games, and miniatures games. OrcaCon is focused on creating a safe and welcoming space for promoting the tabletop games hobby, supporting diversity in tabletop games, and building a community of both novice and experienced game players.

  • Hilton Bellevue Hotel


First Nations at UW Winter Powwow

  • First Nations at the University of Washington (FN@UW)

  • Not has large as the Spring Powow

  • at the HUB


Messengers of Peace Day

  • In conjunction with Martin Luther King Day

  • Third Monday of January

  • Work on Messengers of Peace Service Project


February

Scouting Anniversary Day

  • 8 Feb


Winter Adventure Skills

  • Co-run by Chief of Seattle and Mount Baker

  • Staffed in part by Troop 49

  • Learn Winter Survival skills

  • 1 Day of classroom learning

  • 1 overnight with snow structure construction

  • Adults and youth 14 and older encouraged to attend


Presidents’ Day

  • third Monday in February


Scout Sunday/Sabbath

  • A Scout is Reverent

  • The Boy Scouts of America designates the Sunday that falls before February 8 (Scouting Anniversary Day) as Scout Sunday, which is the primary date to recognize the contributions of young people and adults to Scouting. However, each chartered organization can use either of two other options to celebrate this special day.

March

Pi Day –March 14th

  • Celebrate Mathematics on March 14th

  • Pi (per wiki)

  • The number π is a mathematical constant. Originally defined as the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter, it now has various equivalent definitions and appears in many formulas in all areas of mathematics and physics. It is approximately equal to 3.14159.


Emerald City Comic Con

  • Emerald City Comic Con is the destination comic and pop culture show for the Pacific Northwest. ECCC delivers the best that the comics and pop culture industry has to offer directly from the creators, bringing super fans exactly what they crave: interaction with quality content and guests and an inclusive space to celebrate their fandom.

  • Whether you are a comic or pop culture geek or just want to check out all the people in cosplay, this is one exciting event.

  • Tickets sell out FAST, so plan ahead.

  • Washington State Convention Center

  • 800 Convention Pl; Seattle, WA 98101

  • emeraldcitycomiccon.com


Patrick's Day March

  • Shamrock Shakes and McDonalds


North Sound Camp Fair

  • Marchish

  • School's out for summer — sooner than you think! Keep your kids busy all summer long with camps and classes they'll love. Come to our North Sound Camp Fair to plan their next adventure.

  • Shoreline Community College
    #9000 Student Union Building
    16101 Greenwood Ave. N., Shoreline, WA 98133
    Indoor event + free parking!

  • parentmap.com/north-sound-camp-fair

April

Spring Break

  • one week of vacation - dates vary by school district


Spring Shooting Sports


International Table Top Day

  • between April and June


First Nations at UW Spring Powwow

  • April and sometimes May

  • First Nations at the University of Washington (FN@UW)

  • Brings in in Natives from Canada and as far away as Florida


Easter

  • End of April or early May


Earth Day

  • April 22

May

Free Comic Day

  • First Saturday in MAY – Saturday May 2

  • Free Comic Book Day, taking place on the first Saturday of May, is an annual promotional effort by the North American comic book industry to help bring new readers into independent comic book stores.

  • freecomicbookday.com


Star Wars Day

  • May 4

  • No matter how hard life may feel, at least your father isn’t Darth Vader.


Spring Shooting Sports


Free Cone Day at Haagen-Dazs: Early May

  • Haagen-Dazs generally does its annual ice cream giveaway sometime around May 8 to May 13 or so.


National Public Gardens Day: Friday before Mother’s Day

  • Plenty of public gardens waive admission on National Public Gardens Day, or sometimes for the entire Mother’s Day weekend, and some give away free seeds to visitors as well.


Mother’s Day

  • Second Sunday of May


Jamboree on the Trail


ANNUAL Edmonds Community College Pow Wow


Spring Wilderness First Aid Course

  • Council run program

  • Run by Troop 49


National Burger Day: May 28

  • To celebrate National Burger Day, many restaurants host burger deals that sometimes include freebies.


Memorial Day

  • Last Monday in May

  • Between May 25-31


Memorial Day Flag Placement at Evergreen-Washelli Cemetery Memorial Day

  • Washelli officially starts early in the day. It's usually gets done pretty quickly since there are many groups that come and help. There's often a few VFW groups, girl scouts, boy scouts, and even just non-scout/military families coming to help.

  • Wear your uniform and dress for the weather, and they suggest if you have a dirt poker of some kind it can make planting the flags in the ground easier.

  • Looking forward to seeing you!

  • Each of the 5,000 white marble upright markers in the Veterans Section will receive a flag. Volunteers will place the flags within about 1 hour. Donuts, cocoa, and coffee will be served afterward. Please plan to meet at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery located on the east side of Aurora Avenue. Please plan to meet on the road that separates the veterans section. You will see a trailer of flags staged there

  • Here's how to find it if you are not familiar with Evergreen Washelli:

  • Northbound: Take Northgate exit off I-5. Turn left at end of exit, proceed north one block and turn left onto Northgate Way. **Follow Northgate Way to Aurora Ave. N. Turn right onto Aurora and turn right into Washelli Cemetery. Parking will be directed by our cemetery staff.

  • Southbound: Take Northgate exit off I-5. Stay in the right lane. At the end of the exit, turn right onto Northgate Way. ** Follow the rest of the above directions.

  • Please do not park in the business office parking lot that is across from Washelli Cemetery. Parking is available just above the Veterans Memorial Cemetery on the grassy area we call the Amphitheatre (Next to the Washelli Mausoleum).


Tankfest

  • Sat Memorial Day Weekend

  • Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum North of Seattle

  • free ages 5 and younger, veterans, and active military

  • flyingheritage.org


Northwest Pinball and Arcade Show

June

National Donut Day: First Friday in June

  • Perhaps the most beloved freebie day of the year, National Donut Day is an epic day for free treats from the likes of Krispy Kreme, Dunkin’ Donuts, and Entenmann’s.


Hands Across the Border - Peace Arch Celebration


Evergreen Tabletop Expo Early June

  • DigiPen Institute of Technology

  • 9931 Willows Rd, Redmond WA

  • etxwa.com


Free Fishing Weekend

  • Free Fishing Weekend in Washington is always the first weekend after the first Monday in June.

  • Fishing licenses are not required of anyone to fish in Washington.

  • A Discover Pass will not be required on WDFW or Washington State Park lands throughout the weekend, but will be required on DNR lands both days.

  • wdfw.wa.gov


Free State Parks Day

  • Happy National Get Outdoors Day! Visit Washington's beautiful state parks for free. More than 100 parks throughout Washington from the epic beauty of the Columbia Gorge to the seaside of Aberdeen and the majestic Olympics. So many to choose from.

  • discoverpass.wa.gov


Father’s Day

  • third Sunday of June


Strawberry Fests and U-Picks


Yost Pool Opens


Pacific Theater Day

  • End of June

  • Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum

  • Vehicles Operating: Sherman Tank, M5 Tractor, Ford Jeep, & the American Half-Track.

  • Aircraft Operating: Corsair, P-40, Hellcat, Zero, B-25, and Historic Flight Foundation's TBM and Bearcat

  • Aircraft on Static Display: de Havilland Mosquito


Seafair Season

  • June – August

  • The Seafair events start in Late June and fill up the calendar with events through August and beyond.

  • seafair.com

July

Independence Day

  • July 4


Independence Day Parade


Summer Camp Season!

  • July and early August is generally set aside for Summer Camp


7-Eleven Day Wednesday

  • July 11th every year!

  • Free Slurpee Day


Annual Skagit Valley Highland Games July


National Ice Cream Day:

  • National Ice Cream Month is celebrated each year in July and National Ice Cream Day is celebrated on the third Sunday in July, in the United States.


August

FIRST LEGO Robotics


Scout Scarf Day

  • 1 Aug

  • The idea of "Scout Scarf Day" on August 1 is that all active and former scouts are requested to wear their scout scarfs in public to make the "Spirit of Scouting" visible: Once a Scout - Always a Scout!

  • The date of the event commemorates the very first Scout Camp on Brownsea Island in 1907.

  • Of course, the scarf is only a symbol but a strong symbol for the scout promise and for our mission to leave the world as a bit better a place than we had found it.

  • scoutscarfday.com


National Youth Leadership Training

  • NYLT is an excellent leadership school for scouts

  • must be at least 13 years old to attend

  • Cadre includes a lot of Troop 49 Adult and Youth Leaders


High Adventure Season!

  • August is when we generally organize our big 50-miler and High Adventure Event


National Rootbeer Float Day

  • FREE FLOATS FOR ALL!

  • August 6th is National Root Beer Float Day, the one day every year when A&W celebrates their signature treat. A&W Root Beer and rich, creamy vanilla soft serve—it doesn't get much better than that.

  • Stop in to any A&W Restaurant location on August 6th for a free small Root Beer Float from 2 pm to 8 pm – no purchase necessary! Donations to the Disabled American Veterans encouraged.


Wildfire Season


National Bowling Day

  • Second Saturday in August

  • Check for free lanes and/or drink deals

  • Access Free game at: gobowling.com


Annual Wat Atamma Picnic Second Sun August PENDING

  • Interested in visiting a Buddhist Temple? Here’s your chance and this visit comes with an insane amount of food options. There will be 30 or more food vendors (local Thai restaurants + family prepared food). This is a fantastic eating experience and the temple is one of the nicest ones in the New World.

  • Parking on one side of 176 Ave., and NE 195th St. until there is no more spaces available. Then parking will be at Leota Junior high-school parking lot located at 19301 168 Av NE, Woodinville, WA 98072, where a shuttle Van will drive you to the Picnic. There will be volunteers available to direct you to a parking area.

  • Tentative Picnic schedule:

    • 10:00 am Thai Mother’s Day Ceremony

    • 10:30 am Food Alms Giving

    • 11:45 am Food booths open for everyone

  • 19301 176th Ave. NE
    Woodinville, WA, 98072

  • atamma.org


Everett AquaSox Overnighter

  • Camp out under the stars at Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium with other local troops as part of the annual Scouts BSA & Cub Scouts Night at the ballpark!

  • Location: Everett Memorial Stadium

  • For questions, please call (425) 258-3673 or stop by the AquaSox office located at 3802 Broadway in Everett.


Moonlight Beach Adventure

  • A summer tradition! Join Edmonds Ranger Naturalists and Volunteer Beach Docents for a summer evening program at Marina Beach, featuring stories, songs, and touch tanks harboring creatures from the deep brought to shore by volunteer scuba divers from the Marker Buoy Dive Club operating a live underwater video feed. Dress warmly and bring a flashlight.

  • This event is located at Marina Beach and NOT at the ranger station by the pier or at the underwater park north of the Ferry Station. Drive past the Edmonds Pier south to the beach park and look for the portable shelter on the beach surrounded by rangers, volunteers and divers.


WashJam 2020

  • Enjoy a few moments from WashJam 2016 - the biggest regional Scouting event in the Pacific Northwest.

  • washjam.org


Dragonflight GameCon


Evergreen State Fair


PAX West (Penny Arcade Expo) Aug PENDING

  • Games, Games and Geeks. Good luck getting tickets.

  • WASHINGTON STATE
    CONVENTION CENTER
    800 CONVENTION PLACE
    SEATTLE, WA 98101

  • west.paxsite.com

September

Washington State Fair

  • thefair.com

  • Washington State Fair Events Center

  • 110 9th Ave SW, Puyallup, WA 98371


Labor Day

  • first Monday in September

October

Fall Shooting Sports


Program and Training Conference (PTC)

  • Chief Seattle Council

  • Chief Seattle Council’s VIRTUAL Program & Training Conference is an area-wide, one stop training opportunity for leaders (including Den Chiefs and parents from the entire council). The all-day conference will feature many outstanding opportunities for both position specific and supplemental training for Cub Packs, Scout Troops, Venturing Crews, and Sea Scout Ships, as well as district and council volunteers.

  • seattlebsa.org


Pumpkin Patches


BrickCon


Halloween

  • 31 October

November

Veterans Day

  • November 11


Veterans Day Flag Placement at Evergreen-Washelli Cemetery Service

  • November 11

  • Flag placement on graves of veterans at Washelli Cemetery


Veterans Day Service with VFW 1040

  • Nov 11 11am – 12:30pm

  • Veteran’s Park Lynnwood WA


Fall Wilderness First Aid Course

  • Council run program

  • Run by Troop 49


Thanksgiving Break

  • Fourth Thursday of November

  • Friday off

  • Sometimes Wednesday before is also NO school

December

Holiday Events


Tanks Giving

  • Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum

  • If you prefer a smattering of vintage war vehicles with your Christmastime celebrations, you'll be glad to know that Santa visits the combat museum every year. He brings with him a hot cocoa and gingerbread house station, World of Tanks video game stations, and more. He'll also take free photos with kids and families.

  • flyingheritage.org


Winter Holiday Break

  • Last 2 weeks of December

  • Includes Christmas and New Years Day