Here are a few things for you to check out this weekend:
Public memorial for ‘Deadlist Catch’ captain
Friday evening is the first public memorial for the late Captain Phil Harris, star of Discovery’s “Deadliest Catch.” The memorial will be held at the Smith Cove Cruise Terminal Pier 91 at 6:30 p.m. Only the first 2,000 people will be let in. Parking opens at 4 p.m. Each car is $8. Discovery will be streaming the service live. Harris died in February after suffering a stroke.
Magnolia Tech Outlet Grand Opening Party
The newest store in the Magnolia Village will host a grand opening event on Saturday from 11a.m. to 7p.m. at 3315 West McGraw. Owned by Magnolia native Ed Guinasso, the store will sell TVs, computers and electronics. The grand opening party will feature hot dogs and beer and lots of demos.
The Magnolia Rotary benefit at Daybreak Star
The Salmon Bake & Community Fundraiser for Catharine Blaine School’s Families in Need Fund runs Saturday from 3-6p.m. at Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center at Discovery Park. It will include a family style Salmon Bake Dinner, art displays, a silent auction, wine bar and story telling and activities for children. There will also be a performance by Haida Heritage Dance Group and a special performance by renowned flautist Gary Stroutsos. Tickets are still available by calling Peoples Bank at 206-352-5690. Admission is $40 per adult, $15 per child or $90 for a family (up to four members). One hundred percent of Rotary fundraising proceeds benefit community programs.
This is concert weekend at Magnolia Lutheran Church. The Magnolia Chorale is set for Saturday at 7:30pm. and Sunday at 2p.m. at 414 31st Avenue West. The theme of this performance is “Voices Across Borders.” Tickets at $10 in advance and $12 at the door.
Taco Bar and Dessert Auction
Everyone is invited to Magnolia Mission Youth’s annual all ages Cinco de Mayo Taco Bar and Dessert Auction on Sunday from 6 to 8:30p.m. at the corner of 31st and McGraw. There will be a 16-foot-long taco bar and lots of great auction items. Proceeds from the event go towards the travel expenses of the high school kids weeklong volunteer service trip this summer. Advance purchase tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for kids six and up and no charge for kids five and under. Ticket prices go up if you buy them at the door. Call Sandy Nielsen at 283-2187 to buy advance tickets.