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Published August 2006

Leisure Time Calendar

Stanwood Camano Community Fair
— Aug. 4, 5 and 6

The 75th annual Stanwood Camano Community Fair, set for Aug. 4, 5 and 6, will offer an old-fashioned country fair atmosphere that in the past has drawn more than 42,000 visitors with its animals, exhibits, live entertainment, games and carnival rides. Located at the Stillaguamish Fairgrounds just outside Stanwood, the fair runs from 9 a.m. to midnight Aug. 4 and 5 and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 6. Admission prices are $7 for adults, $5 for children age 5 to 12 and for seniors, and free for children younger than 5. A three-day pass costs $14. For more information on performances and activities, go online to www.stanwoodcamanofair.com.

A Taste of Edmonds — Aug. 11, 12 and 13
The three-day family festival, set for Aug. 11, 12 and 13, will include tasting booths, arts and crafts, roving artists and stage performers. Located at the Civic Playfield at Sixth and Bell streets in Edmonds, the festival will provide free parking and shuttle service from Edmonds-Woodway High School, at 212th Street SW and 76th Avenue W., in Edmonds. Admission price is $3 per person and free for children age 12 and younger. For more information, call 425-670-9112 or go online to www.edmondswa.com /Events/Taste/index.html.

Stillaguamish Festival of the River
— Aug. 12 and 13

The 17th annual Stillaguamish Festival of the River will be held Aug. 12 and 13 at River Meadows County Park located between Arlington and Granite Falls on the Jordan Road. The festival opens each day at 10 a.m., with the Stilly 5K Fun Run kicking things off at 9 a.m. Aug. 12. Events include traditional American Indian powwows, a tribal salmon bake, a wildlife rehabilitation display, children’s activities, craft vendors and live music. Cost for admission and parking is free. For more information, go online to www.stillaguamish.nsn.us.

Fresh Paint Festival
of Artists at Work — Aug. 19 and 20

The Fresh Paint Festival of Artists at Work will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 19 and 20 at the Everett Marina waterfront. Attendees can watch artists at work, peruse art for sale and enjoy live band performances. This year, there will be glassblowers and the event sponsor, the Arts Council of Snohomish County, will have art projects for kids. For more information, call 425-257-7380 or go online to www.artscouncilofsnoco.org.

Dahlia Show — Aug. 19 and 20
The Snohomish County Dahlia Society will hold its 97th annual Dahlia Show from 1 to 6 p.m. Aug 19 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 20 at Floral Hall in Forest Park, 802 Mukilteo Blvd., in Everett. Thousands of dahlias will be in bloom for visitors to enjoy. For more information, call 360-659-8687.

Evergreen State Fair
— Aug. 24 through Sept. 4

The 2006 Evergreen State Fair — “More than a Dog and Pony Show!” — is set for Aug. 24 through Sept. 4 at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe with a full slate of stage performers, carnival rides, exhibits and tasty treats. For more information on admission prices and event information, go online to www.evergreenfair.org.

Harvey Field Corn Roast and Fly-In
— Aug. 26

The 54th annual Harvey Field Corn Roast and Fly-In will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Aug. 26 at Harvey Field, 9900 Airport Way, in Snohomish. Aviation education and children’s activities, aircraft displays, food and ice cream vendors, and hot buttered corn are part of the fun. Event admission is free. For more information, call 360-568-1541.

Craven Farm Country
Primitive Antique Show — Aug. 26

Craven Farm Inc. will hold its Country Primitive Antique Show & Fresh Air Country Market from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 26 at Craven Farm, 13817 Short School Road, in Snohomish. Visitors will find barns filled with Country Primitive antique pieces large and small. There also will be the addition of Garden Junk, Yard Art & Funky Finds from the Fresh Air Country Market. There will be no early previews, and lunch is available. Admission is $7 per person. For more information, call 360-568-2601 or go online to www.cravenfarm.com.

To submit a calendar item, call 425-339-3104, send e-mail to hilden@heraldnet.com or mail to Snohomish County Business Journal, Attn: Calendar, Box 930, Everett, WA 98206. Items must be in by the 15th of the month to be published in the next month’s publication.

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