Friends and community members gather for the annual Okanogan Family Faire.
Okanogan Family Faire Preview © 2013 The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle Owned and operated by Eagle Newspapers, Inc. Editor and publisher: Roger Harnack Managing editor: Garrett Rudolph • Cover designed by Tiffany Berry Advertising manager: Lynn Hoover 618 Okoma Drive P.O. Box 553 Omak, WA 98841 509-826-1110 or 800-572-3446 509-826-5819 fax www.omakchronicle.com
35 years of experience!
Thanks to all the people it takes to produce Okanogan Family Faire!
On your way to the Family Faire? • We have organic coffee, fruits, vegetables, and groceries. • A wonderful deli with soup, sandwiches and cookies. • Essentials and non-essentials found here!
Stop at the Co-Op! Serving the North Okanogan since 1977.
509-486-4188 21 West 4th Ave., Tonasket www.tonasketco-op.com
Entertainment Friday and Saturday starting at the beginning of Main Street 10 a.m. Copper jewelry making with Jeana Rushton 11 a.m. Blacksmithing with Salem Straub Noon Basket-weaving with Irene Hinkle 1 p.m. Spinning wheel with Lindy Weber 2 p.m. Woodworking with Andre Jaillet 3 p.m. Glass blowing with Kristi MacDonald 4 p.m. Book-binding with Julia Garretson 5 p.m. Assemblage art with Lorrie Dorrell All weekend Canoe carving; Learning Center workshops and discussions
Friday 11 a.m. Prayer and blessing with Dan Mcquire Noon-1 p.m. Native American drummers, opening blessing Noon-2 p.m. Don Elliott 1:30-2:30 p.m. Chuck Oaks the Acoustic Clydesdale 3-4 p.m. Open 3-4 p.m. Randy Battle and Friends 4-5 p.m. Portable Morla 4:30-5:30 p.m. Ruby Rust 5 p.m.-dark Martin Elliott 6-7 p.m. Eb and Flow 7:30-8 p.m. Belly Dancers 8:30-9:30 p.m. The Medicine Brothers 10-10:30 p.m. Fire Troope (if fires are allowed) 11 p.m.-12:30 a.m.The Company Band
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Saturday 11 a.m.-Noon Native American drummers, opening blessing Noon Julie Dubois Noon-1 p.m. Hippies on Vacation 1-2 p.m. Captain Hardware and Friends 1:30-2:30 p.m. Knowbody Knew 2-3 p.m. Dayton Edmonds 3-4 p.m. Captains Orders 3-4 p.m. Lota and Friends 4:30-5:30 p.m. Steve Sher and Friends 4:30 p.m.-dark Planetary Refugees 6-7 p.m. Mighty Lions Belly Dancers 7:15-7:45 p.m. 8-8:30 p.m. Mista Chatman 8:30-9:30 p.m. Sick Donkey Records Crew 10-10:30 p.m. Fire Troope (if fires are allowed) 11 p.m.-12:30 a.m.Hybrid Vibe
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Sunday 11 a.m. Noon-1 p.m. 1-2 p.m. 2:30-3:30 p.m. 4-5 p.m.
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Sign-up board open Parade and prizes Los Rusteros Steve Kinzie Fish Bowl
The Barter Faire crowd gathers in a circle during the 1978 event. The faire began in 1973.
‘Git your winter stash of vittles’
• Samsung Flat Screen TV’s • High Speed Wi-Fi • In-Room Coffee • Micros • Fridges • Secure Parking • Quiet Location www.redappleinnmotel.com
509-486-2119 20 S. Whitcomb Ave. (Hwy 97), Tonasket
A band plays a combination of electric and acoustic instruments at the 2012 faire.
Okanogan Family Faire vendors bring locally grown and often organic food to trade and sell.
Pot, alcohol remain prohibited
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One Okanogan Family Faire vendor pulls piping hot pizza from a portable oven during the 2012 event. This year’s faire will continue the tradition of locally made meals and treats with primarily natural ingredients.
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A violinist plays for faire attendees at last year’s event.
212 N. Hwy. 97, Tonasket 509-486-2183 Open 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. 7 Days a Week
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