The second weekend of the Sequim Irrigation Festival brings back a full parade, logging show and more for its Grand Finale. See irrigationfestival.com and facebook.com/SequimIrrigationFestival for last-minute updates.
• Heritage Historic Walking Tour, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursday, May 12, gathering at the Sequim Civic Center Plaza, 152 W. Cedar St. Tour guides share information about the Sequim area. Suggested donation $5 to the Sequim Museum and Arts;
• Past Royalty Luncheon (invite only), Friday, May 13;
• The Sequim Pioneer Dinner, Friday, May 13, at the Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road, is restricted to descendants of pioneer families that lived in the Sequim School District prior to 1950. Spouses may attend with their qualified pioneer descendant. Tickets are available Wednesdays-Fridays from noon-2:30 p.m. at the Sequim Museum and Arts, 544 N. Sequim Ave. Tickets are $20 by cash or check;
• Logging Show, noon-dusk, Friday, May 13; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, May 14; multiple events take place throughout the grounds at 200 N. Blake Ave.
Friday: all day, truck and tractor pull; 6 p.m. mini-bike barrel racing, and lawn mower demolition; 7 p.m. Logger’s Ball with Black Diamond Junction; about 9:30 p.m. fireworks;
Saturday: all day, truck and tractor pull; 2 p.m. logging show; 2:30 p.m. live auction of log truckloads.
Some activities include hand bucking, hot saws and power saws, chainsaw races, axe throwing, pole falling, beer garden and vendors, bounce houses, logging equipment displays and more. More info: firstname.lastname@example.org;
• Sequim High’s Operetta: ‘Emma: A Pop Musical’ continues at 2 p.m. Saturdays, May 14 and 21; 7 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, May 14, 20-21; at the Sequim High School Auditorium, 533 N. Sequim Ave.; Tickets are $15 adults, $10 students at the door with limited seating.
• Fun Run/Walk 1 mile/5K, 11 a.m. Saturday, Sequim Village Center, 651 W. Washington St.; Participants receive a medal, shirt and swag bag. The run goes along Washington Street to The Big Elk and Shipley Center and back. Find registration at the festival’s website, irrigationfestival.com.
• Grand Parade, noon, from Dunlap Avenue to 600 block of Washington Street. Royalty, pioneers, bands and floats return to Washington Street after two years of processions broadcast online due to COVID-19 protocols.
Essential workers are invited to walk in the Grand Parade as part of the Sequim Citizen of the Year honor bestowed on them in 2020 by meeting at KeyBank,120 N Dunlap Ave. or take a shuttle from the Sequim Village Center courtesy of Rocket Transportation between 9:30-11:30 a.m. Participants are asked to wear something associated with the company they work for. There’s no parking at the bank before the parade;
For more information about the festival, see irrigationfestival.com.