Third annual SummerSet Arts Festival scheduled for Sept 6 at Ronald Bog

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Tierra Caliente performs at last year's SummerSet

On September 6th, from 12pm-5pm, the City of Shoreline will celebrate at Ronald Bog Park at the third annual SummerSet Arts Festival.

This free event is designed to connect people with Ronald Bog's history and ecology, through the arts.

Clay booth - you are invited to create something

People of all ages are invited to participate in activities including: live music – including sing-alongs, dance and drumming performances, hands-on art making stations and more.

There will be a labyrinth walk as well as a natural materials sculpture exhibition. Local bog expert, Thayer Cueter, of Just Frogs Toads Too! Amphibians Center, will be on hand with live turtles to educate about the area's aquatic wildlife.

Blue Heron canoe group performs wearing
traditional hats

The Shoreline Historical Museum brings special guests, The Blue Heron Family Canoe Group, who will present their giant canoe and share about their Pacific Coast canoe journey, and kw'aX'wad'ad'achi Cultural Family will perform traditional songs and dances.The Museum will offer supplemental historical information about the area for interested festival-goers.

Iconic ponies got dressed up for SummerSet

SummerSet Arts Festival has found tremendous support; it has received grants from the Meridian Park Neighborhood Association and the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council. 4Culture has funded the Shoreline Historical Museum segment of the festival. The City of Shoreline and Rotary International are cosponsoring this exciting summer event designed to connect Shoreline residents with each other and to Ronald Bog Park. 

Felted Rock Wall by Cynthia Knox

More information can be found at the Summerset page online and at the page for the Shoreline Historical Museum: Celebrating the Rich History of Northwest King County – Lake Forest Park, North Seattle, and Shoreline.




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