Three local organizations have signed on to be title sponsors for Sequim Sunshine Festival events and are contributing $5,000 each to support the event.
The festival will take place on Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4, with a series of family-friendly activities designed to celebrate the near end of winter and the coming of the spring and summer seasons.
Sound Community Bank returns as the title sponsor for the Illuminated Drone Show by Firefly Drone Shows.
This is the third year that Sound Community Bank has been a title sponsor for a Sequim Sunshine Festival event. The drone show takes place at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 4, and will launch south of Carrie Blake Community Park. The show will feature 200 drones flying in choreographed formation and will be visible from multiple locations inside the park.
“We are once again sponsoring the Drone Show event at Carrie Blake Park, which locals and visitors will not want to miss,” said Shelli Robb-Kahler, senior vice president/relationship manager for Sound Community Bank. “It will prove to be even bigger and better than last year.
“We look forward to celebrating Sequim’s best-known asset — sunshine! See you there.”
Peninsula Behavioral Health is the title sponsor for the Sun Fun Color Run. The run is set for an 11 a.m. start on Saturday, March 4, at the Albert Haller Playfields at Carrie Blake Community Park.
This family-friendly event offers a 1K and 5K option. Register at runsignup.com/Race/WA/Sequim/SunFunColorRun.
“Peninsula Behavioral Health is proud to sponsor the Sun Fun Color Run because we know that getting outside, being active, and being a part of our community promotes mental health,” said Angel Dennis, development director for Peninsula Behavioral Health.
“The Sun Fun Color Run is the perfect embodiment of this belief, as participants come together to celebrate the joy of movement and the power of the community.”
Clallam County PUD is the title sponsor for the Interactive Light Experience, set at in the clubhouse at Pioneer Memorial Park, 387 E. Washington St., from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, March 3, and noon-6:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 4.
A custom-built interactive environment, designed and built by artist Ross Brown, that blends art and science encouraging visitors to look at light as an artistic design element and the physical properties of light.
“The PUD is excited to be part of the Sunshine Festival,” said Nicole Hartman, communication manager and public records officer for the PUD. ”Not only is it another way to celebrate our community, but it dovetails with our efforts to educate about energy, light, and emerging technologies.”
For more about the Sequim Sunshine Festival, including a full schedule of events, visit visitsunnysequim.com/263/Sequim-Sunshine-Festival.