The North Olympic Land Trust benefits from three fundraisers this month and next.
From 7-10 p.m. Saturday, July 30, Music on the Meadow features Kory Nagler and The Good Boys at the Ennis Arbor Farm bandshell. Nagler, his brother Casey, and Josh Schramm form the trio.
Land Trust volunteers and Ennis Arbor Farm owners Jim and Robbie Mantooth invite participants to bring their own blankets and lawn chairs and to come around 5 p.m. with a picnic if they'd like. Tickets are a minimum donation of $10 per adult. Children under 15 accompanied by adults will be admitted free.
Admission to StreamFest on Sunday, Aug. 29, is free. Music is by Washington Old Time Fiddlers and two DJs.
Entry to both Ennis Arbor Farm events is opposite the Peninsula Golf Club, 824 Lindberg Road. The golf club is providing free parking for the July 30 picnic and concert. Off-road parking for StreamFest is at the Eagles parking lot, U.S. Highway 101 and Penn Street, and free shuttles operate continuously between the lot and farm from noon-6 p.m. Aug. 29.
Those purchasing tickets for the StreamFest smorgasbord and the Music on the Meadow concert can get both for $20. The smorgasbord, featuring foods from area fields and waters, is served from noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 29. Tickets are be available at both events and at Port Book and News and Feiro Marine Life Center, Port Angeles; Pacific Mist Books, Sequim; and Sunny Farms County Store's Farm Store, between Port Angeles and Sequim.
A third summer musical fundraiser for the Land Trust will be Saturday, Aug. 28, when the nonprofit organization will be the beneficiary of Olympic Wine Cellars' summer concert series, Saturday Nights in August, at the winery, 55410 Highway 101. Seattle band Handful of Luvin will be featured and proceeds from the $5 cover charge go to the Land Trust. Participants also can bring their own picnics to the winery event.
The Land Trust permanently protects special qualities of Ennis Arbor Farm, including habitat for Ennis Creek fish and the riparian corridor's other wildlife, through a conservation
Land Trust fundraisers pay for costs related to creating permanent legal agreements with willing property owners. Since local residents established the organization in 1990, special qualities have been protected on 2,238 acres in Clallam and western Jefferson counties. Those qualities include habitat for salmon and other wildlife, farmland, sustainable commercial timberland, clean water and air, scenic vistas, open space and cultural heritage.