Minotaur Lake, Central Cascades - Just east of Steven's Pass you can take a trail out to this area that features a photogenic lake, as well as meadows filled with wildflowers early in the season and huckleberries late in the season.
Circus party - hotdog bar cook hot dogs for a crowd, no water needed. This worked great for my daughter's preschool carnival day! I had mine set to 'keep warm' for a few hours before. The hot dogs steam up perfectly.