Enjoy shopping, food, photo ops, entertainment, demonstrations and FUN at the Innovative Arts and Crafts Fair starting with the First Friday Art Walk Patron Preview from 5-8 p.m. Friday, May 5, and continuing from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, May 6, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, May 7, on Cedar Street at the Sequim Civic Plaza.
“Reuse, Recycle and Repurpose” are an underlying theme of the Innovative Arts and Crafts Fair during the Irrigation Festival. There will be demonstrations throughout Saturday and Sunday, as well as an Innovative Reuse Showcase and Contest. Local vendors, as well as those from around the region make this event a mainstay of the Irrigation Festival.
In addition to the arts and crafts vendors, enjoy a selection from food vendors and enjoy main stage entertainment.
Artists include 3D Wood Maps, Cherokee Beach Creations, Creative Arts, Creative Iron Works, LLC, DJ’s Pens, Enanimals, Fresh Hats, From Flat Tire to Evening Attire, Heart to Heart — Designs by Suzi, Howard’s Creations, hue are you?, Lil’ Log Cabin Creations, Mickey’s Unique Designs, Moments in Time and Design, Inc., New Dungeness Nursery, Paperwings Studio, Peninsula College, Phoenixx Fibers, Sandy Tweed, Sassy Glass, Sharray Originals, She Who Sews, The Bag Ladies of Sequim WA, The Best Soap Company, The Jake Hose Company, Transister Sister, Uniquely Designed Jewelry, Vicki Wickell Watercolors and Wildflower Botanical.
Learn from area nonprofits including the New Dungeness Light Station Association, Save the Olympic Peninsula, Volunteers in Medicine of the Olympics, Washington Veterans Home, WDVA, and Welfare for Animals Guild (WAG). And, enjoy creative food offerings from Athena’s Gyros, Aloha Smoothies, Maggie May’s Espresso &Outfitter, Sequim Valley Products and Thrive Vegan Café.
Friday, May 5
5-7 p.m. Peninsula College Vocal Jazz Ensemble
Saturday, May 6
9:30 a.m. Kids Parade, Awards
9:45-10 a.m. Operetta Performance “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers”
10-10:50 a.m. Bread and Gravy
11-11:50 a.m. Olympic Mountain Cloggers
12-12:50 p.m. Dennis Blair
1-2:50 p.m. Soul Machine
3-5 p.m. Locos Only
Sunday, May 7
10-10:50 a.m. Jim Basnight Solo
11 a.m.-12:50 p.m. The Olympic Express
1-2:50 p.m. Just in Tyme
3-4 p.m. Sequim High School Jazz Ensemble
Creative activities with a focus on Reuse, Recycle and Repurpose
Innovative Reuse Showcase and Contest: Bring your DIY reuse, recycle, repurpose creations to win prizes! Deliver your entries on Friday, May 5, between noon-8 p.m. Contest winners are announced Sunday afternoon. Inquiries: 461-3950 JustAskKelly@olypen.com. Details at website.
Demonstrations Saturday, May 6
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Royce Rotmark, “Driftwood Sculpturing: Beginning to End”
2-4 p.m. Sequim Rocks — Paint, hide and discover original painted rocks
Demonstrations Sunday, May 7
Noon-2 p.m. Craig Robinson with Habitat for Humanity
2-4 p.m. Around Again repurposed lights and mattress coil projects
Kids Creativity Activity on Sunday:
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Color the 2017 Irrigation Festival logo on a postcard.
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Peninsula Scribes members are on hand to calligraphically write an address you provide on a kid-colored envelope.
1-3 p.m. Join the Air Affaire, Sequim Valley FlyIn and EAA crew to learn about flying. Make paper airplanes, balsa wood gliders and fly its course.