Friday, August 13, 2010

21st Annual Stillaguamish Festival of the River & Pow Wow

This weekend, Saturday, August 14 and Sunday, August 15, the 21st Annual Stillaguamish Festival of the River & Pow Wow takes place in Snohomish County's River Meadows Park in Arlington, located at 20416 Jordan Road.

The Live Music & Pow Wow are free, parking is $5.

On Saturday you can enjoy The Neville Brothers, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Charlie Musslewhite and others.

On Sunday it's Jake Owen, Emerson Drive, The Band Perry and more.

The Stillaquamish put on a traditional Salmon Bake, you can run in the Stilly 5K Fun Run, there's a Logging Show. And the Stillaguamish Pow Wow.

The Stillaguamish Festival of the River celebrates the Pacific Northwest's environment and diverse cultural communities. At the festival you will learn about water quality and salmon habitat.

There is a giant storytelling turtle tent, interpretive salmon habitat tours, arts & crafts, the aforementioned Stillaguamish salmon barbecue and a lot of live music.

Along with the music, food and pow wowing, you can watch wild bird shows with eagles, owls and hawks. There are crafts and games for kids, sawing competitions and a lot of Pacific Northwest Native American culture.

1 comment:

Jiff said...

I went Sunday, and despite the heat and not taking a dip in the river, I enjoyed it. Scroll down the link for my report and link to photos: