Friday, April 21, 2017
RICHMOND BEACH CELEBRATION
Four great events--one spectacular weekend
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
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.
Flying Dragon Chinese Cuisine
Full Moon Thai Cuisine
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.
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.
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.