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Celebrate Woodinville’s Summer Festival — August 10

  • Written by Laurie Cook, Special to the Weekly

 Celebrate Woodinville’s inaugural Summer Festival will be held on Saturday, August 10, in downtown Woodinville. Invite your family, friends and neighbors and join in all the fun of this great community event.
 

Festivities will begin with the annual Woodinville Fire & Rescue pancake breakfast, followed by the 35th annual community parade and popular Basset Bash. Throughout the afternoon, attendees will enjoy free music in the park, a wine and beer garden, local restaurants and food trucks, Woodinville farmers market, arts and crafts fair, exhibitors and children’s activities, hosted by the Northshore YMCA.
Happy Birthday, Woodinville!
 

This year marks the City of Woodinville’s 20th birthday. As everyone knows, a huge party needs a huge cake! Come to Wilmot Gateway Park right after the parade to enjoy a slice of the city’s famous gigantic birthday cake, presented by the Woodinville City Council. Cake will be served starting at 12:30 p.m.
Woodinville Parade and Basset Bash
 

The 35th annual community parade will start at 11 a.m. on Garden Way and end at approximately noon at Mi Terra on NE 175th Street. Observers are invited to enjoy the parade from Garden Way and NE 175th. One person from each parade entry may check in any time between 8 and 10 a.m. Seafair marshals will be staging the line-up (marked in pink) on Woodinville-Snohomish Road, and you may park your vehicles by the railroad tracks.
 

In 1984, Woodinville added the “Basset Bash” event to the annual parade. This is a Basset Hound-only contest with prizes awarded for attributes such as best waddle, best howl, and one you might expect: longest ears. This year’s Basset Bash will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on the children’s playground at Wilmot Gateway Park.

Off-site event parking will be available at the following church parking lots: Woodinville Alliance Church on NE 166th Street and Woodinville Community Church on 140th Ave NE. Shuttle service will be provided.
 

Dance to the Music
Two great bands will entertain and get you dancing to the music:
 

Creme Tangerine
1 to 3:15 p.m.
Creme Tangerine displays some killer chops performing hit after hit from arguably the best-loved rock band of all time – the Beatles. They add a twist of Creme Tangerine-infused personality every step of the way. cremetangerine.com
 

Shelley and The Curves
3:45 to 6 p.m.
Shelley and the Curves is Western Washington’s favorite party band. Featuring three power-house female singers and dancers, Shelley, Sally and Karen’s rare blend of talent and true friendship sparkle on stage to bring you a great show and lots of dancing fun. curvesband.com
 

Sip World-Class Wine and Beer
Enjoy the music while relaxing in the wine and beer garden, with wines poured by Woodinville Wine Country wineries, and craft beers served up by local breweries. These are eco-friendly, BYOG events and attendees are invited to “Bring Your Own Glass.” Guests must be 21 to purchase wine and beer, and ID is required.
Winery and
 

Brewery Line-Up:
Ancestry Cellars
Auclair Winery
Brian Carter Cellars
Brickyard Brewing
Castillo de Feliciana
DeLille Cellars        
Dirty Bucket Brewing Co
DiStefano Winery
Elevation Cellars
Goose Ridge Estate Winery        
Lauren Ashton Cellars    
Silver Lake
Triplehorn BrewingCo
Twelve Bar Brews
William Church Winery
Woodhouse Wine Estates
 

Taste Local Food
Bring a picnic or sample an array of sweet and savory foods and refreshing beverages from these great local restaurants and food trucks:
At the Vineyard French Bakery
Crafted
Dogfather Catering
Gobble Restaurant
Pasta Nova
TNT Treats
Twisted Cafe
Wellington Chocolates
Popcorn from Kumon Math & Reading
 

Celebrate Woodinville Summer Festival
Saturday, August 10, 2013

Presented By
EVERGREEN HEALTH

Schedule of Events
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8:00 to 10:30 AM
Woodinville Fire & Rescue Pancake Breakfast
Fire Station 31

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
35th Annual Woodinville Parade
Garden Way to NE 175th Street

1:00 to 4:00 PM
29th annual Basset Bash
Wilmot Gateway Park, Children’s Playground

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Woodinville Farmers Market
131st Avenue NE, in Front of the Woodinville Sports Fields

12:00 to 12:30 PM
City of Woodinville’s Giant Birthday Cake
Wilmot Gateway Park

12:00 to 5:00 PM
YMCA Family-Friendly Games
Performances and Demos at Woodinville Sports Fields

 

12:00 to 6:00 PM

Wine & Beer Garden, Local Restaurants & Food Trucks

Wilmot Gateway Park

 

12:00 to 6:00 PM

Arts and Crafts Fair, Exhibitors

131st Avenue NE

 

1:00 to 3:15 PM

Live Music in the Park: Creme Tangerine

 

3:45 to 6:00 PM

Live Music in the Park: Shelly and the Curves

 

 

Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/celebratewoodinville and visit our website at www.celebratewoodinville.com for more information.
 

About Celebrate Woodinville
Celebrate Woodinville is a partnership between the City of Woodinville, the Greater Woodinville Chamber of Commerce and Woodinville Wine Country. The mission of Celebrate Woodinville is to bring Woodinville residents together for family-oriented events, encourage a sense of community and promote Woodinville’s wineries, breweries, local businesses, agriculture and unique character to visitors from the Puget Sound Region.

We sincerely thank our sponsors:
Presenting Sponsor:  EvergreenHealth.
Gold Sponsors: 4Culture, Fairwinds-Brittany Park, Frontier Communications, Northshore YMCA, Woodinville Weekly, Waste Management.
Silver Sponsors: Cascadia Community College, Gentle Dental, McLendon Hardware, Portraits by Carol Hook, Tom Quigley, Arborist, Union Bank.

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