Northwest NEWS

August 2, 1999

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Maltby Mania Celebration returns

   The fourth annual Maltby Mania Celebration is planned for Saturday Aug. 7, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. at the Maltby Community Park, 20322 Broadway, Snohomish.

   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.

Germany next stop for Columbia Winery

   Visitors to Columbia Winery in Woodinville will be able to experience Bavarian Germany by tasting German style wines on Sunday, Aug. 8, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

   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.