Fun in the Sun at NW SolarFest this Saturday

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

A variety of solar panels on display
at the 2012 SolarFest
Photo by Carl Dinse

10th Annual NW SolarFest: Renewable Energy and Sustainable Living Fair

On Saturday, July 27th at Shoreline Community College from 10am to 6 pm the public is invited to drop all their cares and enjoy some spontaneous fun - Free entry and Free parking. 

Baby Gramps will perform
Photo by Carl Dinse

Highlights include:
  • Performances by SinMyung Traditional Korean Drum & Dance Team (10:15am) Casper Babypants (11am), Baby Gramps (2:00pm), Gallus Brothers (3:30pm), Louis Ledford (5:00pm), Hot Damn Scandal (6:30pm)
  • Ciscoe Morris, "Gardening with Ciscoe" is a featured speaker (2:00pm)
  • Barter Fair, bring your home grown or homemade items to trade (2-4pm)
  • KidZone, mini solar car give-a-way (first 300 kids), recycled cardboard "arcade", art with natural dyes
  • NW EcoBuilding workshops, hourly from 11am-4pm
  • Breweries and Wineries Going Sustainable and Solar - main stage workshop (12:30)
  • Enter to win fully installed 1.0kW Solar Electric Starter System (4:30pm be present to win)
  • Transportation Zone features 100% electric vehicles; Nissan Leaf and Tesla S Model
  • Exhibits, Presentations on inside and outside stages, Urban Farm, KIDZone, Transportation Zone, Solar Cooking Demonstrations, Live Music, Food and Beer Garden.

A line up of solar powered vehicles
at the 2012 SolarFest
Photo by Carl Dinse

NW SolarFest is an outdoor annual regional event supported by the City of Shoreline, Shoreline Community College, Seattle City Light, presenting sponsor Eastside Nissan 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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