City of Sequim seeking performers for Sequim Sunshine Festival

The City of Sequim is now accepting applications for musical performers to participate in the 2020 Sequim Sunshine Festival, set for March 6-7.

Venues will include indoor and outdoor locations. Some locations will have power; others will not. Performers of all genres are encouraged to apply.

Applications can be found on the City of Sequim Tourism website at visitsunnysequim.com.

Applications can be sent by email to bhanna@sequimwa.gov or mailed to: Sequim Civic Center, Attention: Sequim Sunshine Festival, 152 West Cedar Street, Sequim, WA, 98382.

Deadline for applications is Friday, Nov. 15.

Volunteers sought for art installation

The City Arts Advisory Commission is seeking volunteers — individuals or groups — from art and technology sectors to help create and/or display temporary installations using light as the medium.

The temporary installations will be part of the premiere Sunshine Festival, scheduled for March 6-7, 2020; installations take place March 3-5. Art pieces may vary in size and include projection art, 3D sculptures, glowing performance art and augmented reality art.

Existing and new installations and projects will be considered.

Those interested in volunteering for the project are asked to email information to arts coordinator Cyndi Hueth at chueth@sequimwa.gov no later than Oct. 25.

For more information, call 360-582-2477.

About the festival

The Sunshine Festival begins on the evening on Friday, March 6, as part of the First Friday Art Walk. Visit galleries throughout town with the special “Illuminations” exhibition display at the Sequim Civic Center.

Visit downtown eateries and beverage establishments for the Restaurant Romp and enjoy special-priced menu items.

Activities on Saturday, March 7, begin at Carrie Blake Community Park with a morning bicycle ride and the 1K and 5K Sun Fun Colour Run. Daytime activities include volleyball and badminton games sponsored by the Sequim YMCA, an interactive light art exhibition, community art projects and live music throughout town.

Throughout Friday and Saturday, participants will be earning “Glow Bling” through the Great Big Scavenger Hunt to wear during the Light Up the Night promenade at Carrie Blake Community Park featuring an illuminated Drone Show presented by the Drone Show Light Company of Los Angeles.

The show is followed by the Sound Community Bank Beach Party with live music by local favorites Black Diamond Junction and dinner by Kokopelli Grill.

Schedules, performer applications, run and cycle event details and registration, beach party tickets and all other information will be available soon on www.visitsunnysequim.com.

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