He screams. She screams. Seems like everybody in your house is screaming.
Tune out their squeals for just a few more days and head to Full Tilt Ice Cream, the newest artisan desert destination in Columbia City.
Offering unexpected flavors that foodie parents and picky kids can enjoy, owner and master ice cream maker Justin Cline changes the flavors weekly. Find surprising treats like Thai Tea, Mexican Chocolate, and Raspberry Ripple for them, and Bourbon Caramel and Stout Chocolate Chip (made with Big Al’s Brewery stout) for you.
It might just leave you screaming — for joy.
Full Tilt Ice Cream, 5101 Rainier Avenue South (206-767-4811 or fulltilticecream.com).
Olympia Harbor Days
What: Enjoy tons of food, entertainment, and a kids’ area, plus tugboat tours, dragon boat rides, and battle sails on tall ships.
Why: Try a little bit harbor.
When: Fri., 5-8 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Percival Landing and Port Plaza, 222 Columbia St. NW, Olympia.
What: New to the behemoth arts and music festival this year is Bumbershoot’s Youngershoot programming, with kid-friendly performances and activities, including a kids’ pavilion.
Why: Rock ’n’ stroll.
When: Sat.-Mon., 11 a.m.-11:30 p.m. No entry after 10 p.m.
Where: Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St. (206-281-8111).
What: Explore Columbia City by foot and with music that you and the kids will enjoy along the way.
Why: Walk to the beat of many different drums.
When: Fri., 7-10 p.m.
Where: For more details, call 206-760-4211.