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As summer winds down, are you looking for a great way to spend the next-to-the-last summer weekend? Here’s suggestions for you to consider.

Summer Sounds, 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 25. Enjoy an early summer evenings concert on the lawn at The Point Casino, 7989 NE Salish Lane, Kingston. Live music on the Ronald G. Charles Spindle Whorl Courtyard behind the hotel. Table seating will be available. Food and drinks available for purchase.

Benefit concert for the Native Horsemanship Youth Program, 2-5 p.m. Aug. 26. Singer-songwriter Lynne Ferguson and her daughter will perform at the Native Horsemanship Youth Program Ranch. This nonprofit supports youth and families on the Port Madison Reservation and surrounding community, offering pay-what-you-can horse classes for all abilities and those with disabilities.

The Native Horsemanship Youth Program Ranch is located on Orcas Road, Indianola. Directions: Lynne Ferguson, 360-440-5975.

Bloedel Reserve Out(rageous) Family Day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 26. A fun-filled family day with live music by Recess Monkey and Harmonica Pocket, viewing of West Sound Wildlife Shelter animals, children’s nature walks and a brand new self-guided children’s activity to do across the grounds. To help your family make a day of it, the no-picnicking restrictions have been lifted and food will be allowed in designated areas. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the day. At Bloedel Reserve, 7571 NE Dolphin Drive, Bainbridge Island. Presented by Town and Country Markets. More information: 206-842-7631.

Kitsap County Pacific Islander Festival, 11 a.m., to 6 p.m. Aug. 26. Get ready Kitsap County for another family fun event with music, food and other vendors. Learn about the Pacific Island culture with traditional dances and more. Location: Bremerton Boardwalk, 106 Washington Ave., Bremerton.

Big Rig Day, 1-3 p.m. Aug. 27. Get your motors running and head over to KiDiMu for a truckload of fun. Spend a constructive afternoon getting up close and personal with some big machines from TILZ. There will be special museum activities, or your own building project in the Construction Zone at Kids Discovery Museum, 301 Ravine Lane, Bainbridge Island. More information: call the museum at 206-855-4650.

Remember, the Kitsap County Fair &Stampede will take place Friday through Sunday at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds, 1200 Fairgrounds Road NE, Bremerton.