Northwest NEWS

August 23, 1999

Entertainment

Free concert series continue

Magical Strings

The Magical Strings, along with the Rainey Stepdancers, will appear at the final concert at Woodinville's Wilmot Park.
Photo courtesy of Woodinville Parks & Recreation.

   WOODINVILLE--The 1999 Summer Concert Series finishes the season with a performance by Opus 4 String Quartet and Seattle Mime Theatre, Thursday, Aug. 26, at noon in DeYoung Park in downtown Woodinville.

   For over twenty years, Opus 4 String Quartet has been delighting Northwest audiences with a unique blend of classical and contemporary sounds. With special guests, Seattle Mime Theatre, this will be a memorable performance.

   DeYoung Park is located at 13680 NE 175th Street in Woodinville, directly across from Molbak's.

   The Wilmot Park Summer Concert Series concludes with a performance by Magical Strings and the Rainey Stepdancers, Sunday, Aug. 19, at 6 p.m. in Wilmot Gateway Park in Woodinville.

   With dancing hammers and pulsating strings, the music of Magical Strings centers around a tightly knit blend of Celtic harps and dulcimers, along with storytelling.

   Spend the afternoon in a kayak exploring the wonders and beauty of the Sammamish River before enjoying the evening concert. Single and double kayak rentals are available from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Park.

   Wilmot Gateway Park is located at 17301 NE 131st Ave. NE along the Sammamish River in downtown Woodinville. A free shuttle bus from Woodinville Park & Ride is available from 5:30 to 8 p.m. There is no parking at Wilmot Park.

   These free concerts are sponsored by Woodinville Parks & Recreation. Concert brochures are available at local libraries and at City Hall. Call 425-489-2700 for more information.