Sequim plans for full Centennial 4th of July

The Sequim Centennial Committee invites everyone to gear up now for the events of the Centennial year’s gala 4th of July Weekend.


• The Old-Fashioned Town Picnic is from 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, July 4, at the Water Reuse Demonstration Park and the James Center for the Performing Arts north of Carrie Blake Park. Relay races, a bean-bag toss, pick-up sports games, checkers, horseshoes, croquet, a community photo and great music highlight the day. Picnic food will be available for purchase.
It’s not too early to begin preparations for the beard, mustache, 30-day beard and vintage hat contests. Classes for hat-making will be announced. Contact Patsy Mattingly at or 683-8226 with questions about the contests.

The Sequim City Band performs its free 4th of July concert at 3 p.m.


• Washington Street closes for “The Street Dance of the Century” from 6-10 p.m. Friday, July 5, in downtown

Sequim, in conjunction with the First Friday Art Walk (5-8 p.m.) Retro rock-and-roll band Magic Bus performs with special guest the Guy Johnson Band. A beer and wine garden will be open with food available for purchase. A Sequim community photograph is set for 5:30 p.m. For details, contact Karen Kuznek-Reese at 681-3428 or


• Golfers will want to plan on The Cedars at Dungeness Sequim Centennial Scramble at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, July 6. Two-man teams will get a shotgun start. Cost is $80/person, including lunch and prizes. Contact Garrett Smithson at The Cedars at Dungeness, 1965 Woodcock Road, Sequim; at; or at 683-6344.


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