August 2, 1999
The old-fashioned community celebration will feature reasonably priced food, craft exhibitors, children's and family activities, and a fireworks display. Main stage events kick off with the Reptile Man from 11 a.m. to noon; the Bubble Man from noon to 1 p.m.; Valentine's Performing Pigs from 1 to 2 p.m.; MT Thyme Blake/Norgaard from 2 to 3 p.m.; Dixie Land Band from 3 to 5 p.m.
Backburner (bluegrass) will play from 5 to 6 p.m. Symphony de la Steel will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. Mirage will play classic rock from 8 to 11:30 p.m. The fireworks show will begin at 9:45 p.m.
A blood drive will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ongoing activities will include: traveling performers, a straw maze, balloon toss, candle dipping, three-legged races, face painting, and Frisbee spin art.
For additional information, call (360) 794-5912.
Also featured at the World Tour event will be an old-fashioned oompah band and dining on authentic German cuisine including, German sausage, sauerkraut, German potato salad, and apple strudel. The Enzian Schuhplatters, a traditional German folk dancing group, will entertain visitors throughout the day with upbeat polkas and festive costumes.There will also be a beer garden serving German craft beers.
Admission is $15 at the door and includes wine tasting, food, and a logo-wine glass. There is an additional cost for the German beer.
The winery is located at 14030 NE 145th St. For information, call (425) 488-2776.