International Day of Peace Festival

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

The giant peace dove puppet. Courtesy photo.
The wool carder bee is at peace in Sammamish Valley as discovered by Dave Hunter of Crown Bees.

Dave will be at the International Day of Peace Festival on Sunday, September 18, harvesting bee tubes to see who else is pollinating our food sources here in the valley. International Day of Peace was designated as September 21 by the United Nations in 2001.

Bring a chair or blanket to sit on, a picnic lunch or purchase food on site.

This free event will be held Sunday, Sept. 18, from noon to 5:30 p.m. at the Sammamish Valley Farm/Olympic Nursery, 16215 140th Place NE, Woodinville. For additional information: (425) 483-9254 or

There will be an indoor venue if it rains.

Bring a blanket or chair to sit on and a picnic lunch or purchase on site.

Festival Program:

Noon – Activities for Kids (recycle collage, scavenger hunt, giant bubbles, yoga, veggie creatures, Tracks & Tales games, bee tube harvesting)

12:30 – Roots and Shoots giant peace dove puppet parade

12:45 – Lunch  - Bring a picnic or purchase on site

1:15 – Celtic Fire Band

1:45 – Peace Proclamation, Tony Roebuck, Unity Center of Peace

1:50 – Happiness Initiative, John de Graaf

2:00 – Dana Lyons Concert   (

3:00 – Break

3:30 – Dana Lyons’ Songwriting Workshop for Kids

4:15 – Break

4:30 – Tangletown Band, Bluegrass & Country

:30 – Closing

Sponsors: Transition Woodinville, Community Threads, Sammamish Valley Grange, Olympic Nursery , Maltby Café, BarnPlace, Antioch University, Unity Center of Peace.

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