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Sleek look for Irrigation Festival float
With streaks of silver and stainless steel, this image hints at the 1950s theme for the Sequim Irrigation Festival royalty’s 2013 float.
The royalty rolls out in front of 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 U.S. Highway 101, at 4:45 p.m. Saturday, March 23, with the festival’s kickoff dinner and auction afterward at 5 p.m.
Designer Guy Horton said they’ve added a lot of lights for the crisp, shiny look for the float that boasts spinning records, video monitors with 1950s dancing and more. He recommends people see the float at a night parade for its full effect.
Dan Rigg led construction for the float with help from Brad Lato, Guy Eldridge, Lynn Horton and Brandt Parks.
Limited tickets ($65) remain available for the kickoff dinner, silent and live auctions by calling Tawana Borden at 683-3408.
The event includes dinner, a special princess party auction item, singing by past queen Jennifer Horton and more with proceeds benefiting the festival.
The Sequim Irrigation Festival runs from May 3-12.
Sequim Gazette photos by Matthew Nash