Richmond Beach Strawberry Festival events May 12-14

Friday, April 21, 2017



RICHMOND BEACH CELEBRATION

Four great events--one spectacular weekend
May 12-14



30th Annual Mother’s Day Plant Sale

Explore a wide selection of hard-to-find plant species, and enjoy activities for the whole family. For more information, visit kruckeberg.org.

May 12-14 10:00am to 5:00pm
Location: Kruckeberg Botanic Garden, 20312 15th Avenue NW

Arts and Crafts 50th Anniversary Sale

Handcrafted items including jewelry, textiles, ceramics, glass, photography and original art. Browse the book sale and find great deals on rare books, children's tales, popular fiction and more! Come meet local artists Friday night while enjoying light appetizers and quartet music provided by Shorewood High School. Sponsored by Friends of the Richmond Beach Library. For more information, contact Julie Vaughn at 206-321-1934.

Friday, May 12 6:00 to 9:00pm (Artists’ Reception)
Saturday, May 13 10:00am to 5:00pm
11:00am to 5:00pm (Book Sale)
Location: Richmond Beach Library, 19601 21st Avenue NW

8th Annual Car Show

Check out one of the best displays of classic cars around while listening to live music by Brian Lee and the Orbiters from 11:30am to 1:00pm. Sponsored by Richmond Beach Rehab. For more information, contact Crystal Jones at 206-546-2666.

Sat May 13 10:00am to 2:00pm
Location: Richmond Beach Rehab, 19235 15th Avenue NW

18th Annual Strawberry Festival

Co-sponsored by the Richmond Beach Community Association and the City of Shoreline; music supported in part by a Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council Community Project Award. For more information, contact Sheri Ashleman or 206-542-9147 or visit the website 

Saturday, May 13 Noon to 5:00pm
Children’s Parade (Pokemon theme) 11:45am
Location: Richmond Beach Community Park, 2201 NW 197th Street

Sensational music

12:00pm: Portage Bay Big Band - Everybody's favorite swing orchestra is back! Seattle's hardest working jazz band plays the timeless dance classics and standards of the Great American Songbook.

1:45pm: Coco Loco - With enough energy to light up three counties, Coco Loco plays the dance and party music of Cuba and Latin America. They were a huge hit at the beach last summer on a Food Truck Wednesday!

3:30pm: Country Dave & The Picking Crew - Northwest--by way of Texas--legend Dave Harmonson fires up the pedal steel for some rip-snortin' honky tonk, classic country and the Bakersfield Sound, backed by the area's hottest pickers.

Scrumptious food

Flying Dragon Chinese Cuisine
Full Moon Thai Cuisine
Streetzeria
The Cabin Tavern

Walking tour of historic Richmond Beach

Meet in front of the library at 1:00pm for a walking tour of historic Richmond Beach led by Shoreline Historical Museum.

Additional activities

Debut of RBCA’s Beach Orcas public art project: 22 artist-embellished art pieces on display

Shorewood Photography Exhibit

Business information booths

Chalk mural, inflatables, carnival games and other activities for kids

Equipment, displays and information provided by the police and fire departments

Richmond Beach gear

In anticipation of the artful orcas popping up all over Richmond Beach, we are going to be offering a whole new line of Richmond Beach orca-inspired gear for purchase.

Volunteers needed

Sign up online here or leave a message for Volunteer Coordinator Allison Taylor or 206-629-5251.

Parking for all events

Due to limited parking at the event sites, off-site parking and shuttle service to all four events will be provided on Saturday, May 13, at Richmond Beach Congregational Church located at 1512 NW 195th. Guests are encouraged to use the shuttle to reduce impact on the neighborhood. Richmond Beach residents are encouraged to walk or carpool, if possible.



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