A spectacular weekend of events in Richmond Beach May 11-13

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Four great events have joined together to make one spectacular weekend in Richmond Beach. This year’s celebration promises to provide activities and entertainment for all ages and interests.

Strawberry Festival
Saturday, May 12, Noon to 5:00 p.m.
Richmond Beach Community Park, 2201 NW 197th Street

Enjoy the music of local bands, food from local restaurants, games and activities for kids, and a walking tour of historic Richmond Beach—all while sampling the tasty strawberry shortcake from this year’s strawberry crop! This event is co-sponsored by the Richmond Beach Community Association and the City of Shoreline and supported by a Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council Community Project Grant.

Arts and Crafts Show
Friday, May 11, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 12, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Richmond Beach Library, 19601 21st Avenue NW

Come meet the local artists while quartet music is provided by our own Shorewood High School. We encourage artists of hand-crafted pieces to either contact Julie Vaughn at (206) 542-6548 for more information or pick up an artist’s packet at the Richmond Beach Library (206) 546-3522. This event is sponsored by Friends of the Richmond Beach Library.

Car Show
Saturday, May 12, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Richmond Beach Rehab, 19235 15th Avenue NW

Friends, neighbors and car enthusiasts are invited to visit Richmond Beach Rehab to view one of the best displays of classic cars around while listening to music provided by The Gentlemen Callers.

Plant Sale and Open House
Friday, May 11, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 12, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 13, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Kruckeberg Botanic Garden will host its 25th Annual Mother’s Day Plant Sale and Open House. Held each year since 1987, the Garden’s spring sale features a wide selection of native plants and unusual exotics that are well suited for northwest gardens. Enjoy free family activities and tours of the Garden! See website for shuttle information.

Due to limited parking at the event sites, off-site parking and shuttle service to all four events will be provided on Saturday, May 12. Visitors are encouraged to use the shuttle to reduce impact on the neighborhood. Richmond Beach residents are encouraged to walk or carpool, if possible. Details will be forthcoming.

For more information, visit RichmondbeachWA.org.


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