Northwest NEWS

June 22, 1998


Celebrate Fourth at Fireworks Show

   The City of Woodinville, Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery, Columbia Winery, Redhook Brewery, JB Instant Lawn, Classic KING-FM, Waste Management Sno-King and King County Metro are sponsoring this year's Fourth of July Fireworks Show at JB Instant Lawn, located next to Chateau Ste. Michelle (NE 145th St.) Gates open at 6 p.m. Free shuttle buses will run to and from the event site beginning at 6 p.m. One bus will originate from the Woodinville Park and Ride, the other from Northshore Junior High School.
   Kids' Stage performances will begin with Sunshine Generation, a youth singing and dance group, performing from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
   Musical ventriloquist Mark Thompson will perform from 7:45 to 8:45 p.m.
   From 9 to 10 p.m. Paul Hahn will entertain children and families.
   Children's activities and rides will run from 6 to 10 p.m. Purchase a $2 wrist band at the ticket booth to take part.
   The Bellevue Philharmonic Orchestra will begin their concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Chateau Ste. Michelle amphitheater. The cost is $15 for VIP and $10 for general seating. Children 12 and under are free with a paid adult. Tickets are available through TicketMaster (206 292-ARTS) or any TicketMaster location. In-person ticket sales are available at the winery.
   Food vendors will be on site during the event.
   Fireworks will blast off at 10:30 p.m. and will be accompanied by music on KING-FM that has been specially choreographed. In order for the show to be safe and enjoyable for everyone, alcohol, pets, personal fireworks and barbecues are prohibited.
   Event brochures are available at Woodinville City Hall or by calling (425) 489-2700. Volunteers are needed. Call Cindy Shelton, Parks and Recreation Coordinator, at the above number.