Photo by Marika Moffitt courtesy of Kirkland Urban's Facebook page

Dogust Paw-Pup Party

Our furry friends are the guests of honor at this event hosted by Kirkland Urban and Greet Kirkland magazine. Dog owners can meet local pet businesses and organizations — and their dogs will be greeted with special treats. There also will be a doggy photo contest. The event is on Aug. 12, from 4-6 p.m., at Kirkland Urban Plaza. Learn more here.

Hamilton Comes to the Pacific Northwest

History comes to life through song and dance during Hamilton at Seattle’s Paramount Theater through Sept. 11. This is a performance and cast you won’t want to miss. Get more details here.

Graphic Novel Bestsellers at Brick & Mortar Books

Redmond’s Brick & Mortar Books is hosting Kazu and Amy Kim Kibuishi for a book-signing event this Saturday, Aug. 13, starting at 2 p.m. Kazu Kibuishi is the bestselling author of the graphic novel series Amulet, and Amy Kim Kibuishi is the author of the new series The Rema Chronicles. Learn more here.