Schedule for SolarFest Saturday, July 28

Friday, July 20, 2012

9th Annual NW SolarFest: Renewable Energy and Sustainable Living Fair

Free entry and free parking
Saturday, July 28th
Shoreline Community College
16101 Greenwood Ave N
Shoreline, WA 98133

10am to 6 pm
After party 6-8, music, food, beer garden open

Highlights include:

  • Performances by The Not-Its (12pm), Lost Lander (2:30pm), Ravenna Woods (4:30pm), and Baby Gramps (6:30pm) Main Stage
  • Graham Kerr, formally known as the Galloping Gourmet is a featured speaker (12:45pm) Blue Stage
  • Barter Fair, bring your home grown or homemade items to trade (2-4pm) barter area across from Blue Stage
  • Bicycle Rodeo, kids learn new skills and rules of the road, bring bikes and helmets (11am & 2pm) KidZone
  • Mini solar car give-a-way (first 300 kids) then race your car, KidZone
  • Northwest EcoBuilding Guild workshops about rainwater harvesting, stormwater control alternatives, passive solar design, design considerations when planning seismic retrofits, remodeling with used materials, and ensuring good indoor air quality. hourly from 11am-4pm, EcoBuilding Pavilion
  • Presentations all day on Blue Stage; edible rain gardens, natural lighting, sea char demo, etc.
  • Transportation Zone; Test-drive an electric bike and/or electric cars. See human powered transportation and the Vehicle Research Institute's Automotive X Prize 100-miles-per-gallon vehicle.
  • Food Vendors; Dante's Inferno Dogs, Snout and Company, and Patty Pan Grill will be on hand to satiate our appetites. Fleetwood Espresso will give us a jolt of caffeine and Whidbey Island Ice Cream

Experience Exhibits; see Presentations, live poultry and duck-o-ponics, Kid Zone, Transportation Zone, Solar Cooking Demonstrations, Live Music, Food and Beer Garden.

NW SolarFest is an outdoor annual regional event supported by the City of Shoreline, Shoreline Community College, Seattle City Light and many others and is organized by Shoreline Solar Project. The free event will run from 10 am to 6 pm at Shoreline Community College, 16101 Greenwood Avenue North, with the beer garden and the live music continuing until 8 pm.
Metro Route 5, 331 and 345 serve the college on Saturdays.

About Shoreline Solar Project:
Shoreline Solar Project is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit, that educates the region about renewable energy and sustainability through workshops, seminars, and presentations throughout the year.


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