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Welcome to the Kirkland Event Guide presented by The Kirkland Events Foundation!
Events Producing community events, and partnering with other events that benefit our community. Volunteerism Volunteer Kirkland (www.volunteerkirkland. com) is an online volunteer management system we created to help community event organizers.
Community Stewardship Kudos Kirkland links citizens, businesses, and the city by championing beautification projects through volunteer efforts. Philanthropy Providing financial support of other nonprofits serving our community. Our motto is simple too: Building community, one smile at a time. And hereâ€™s where you come in! You power those smiles that build our community! Support these events by your presence, volunteering, and your very important monetary donations. These great community events rely on you â€“ and your smiles. We hope you enjoy this guide and the many wonderful events listed here. To learn more please go to www.kirklandeventsfoundation.com.
The Kirkland Events Foundation is a non-profit, public charity, and community foundation serving Kirkland, WA. The Foundation produces Kirkland Summerfest, a weekend celebration of art, music, and culture this upcoming Aug 9th, 10th, & 11th, 2013. Our mission is simple: to improve the quality of life for the people of Kirkland through educational and community events, volunteerism, and funding other non-profits serving our community. To accomplish this mission, The Foundation focuses on four primary functions:
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Featured Events The Kirkland Events Foundation presents:
Kirkland Summerfest August 9, 10, 11 www.kirklandsummerfest.com FREE Admission Summerfest is Kirkland’s largest summer festival of music, art, food & culture. Transforming Kirkland’s Marina Park and downtown core into a lively arts destination with music, dancing, street performances, and family entertainment, Kirkland Summerfest features dozens of events including: Shakespeare in the Park—The Tempest performed at Marina Park. Friday, Aug 9, 7 pm Music—on five stages, with more than 50 performers, and welcoming Northwest Folklife as a part of our musical lineup. Food—an amazing array of food with local restaurants and 20 food trucks.
Art in the Park—filling the park with sculptures, paintings, Plein Air Artists, and more! Even local youth are joining the fun at the Young Artists Exhibit. and Family Favorites like: Kid Zone—filled with rides, games, music and performances just for kids. Tech Zone—featuring Bot Battles & Student Robotics, the Rotary Duck Dash, Moss Bay Cardboard Boat Regatta, Touch-A-Truck, Dragon Boat racing, and more. Summerfest benefits non-profits including the Lake Washington Schools Foundation. See the full line up at www.kirklandsummerfest.com
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Kirkland Oktoberfest September 27, 28, 29 kirkland-oktoberfest.com Oktoberfest is Kirkland’s newest event, bringing authentic München-style beer gardens, games, contests, music, food and
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Kirkland Wednesday Market Every Wednesday June 5 – September 25, 2 pm to 7 pm Marina Park www.kirklandwednesdaymarket.org Returning to Marina Park for the 2013 season! The market will run from June 5th through September 25th, when we plan on enjoying much sunshine, laughter, fresh fruits, veggies, flowers, and so much more! We hope you will come and join us Wednesday this summer! 4th of July Celebrate Kirkland July 4, Downtown Kirkland and
Marina Park www.celebratekirkland.org Join in the fun at Kirkland’s annual Fourth of July celebration featuring events for the kids in the morning at Marina Park, followed by a parade at noon, a picnic, and live music. The evening finishes with a spectacular fireworks finale with grand viewing from our waterfront parks! www.TheKirklandEventsFoundation.com Legends Car Club and the Kirkland Downtown Association Present
The 11th Annual Kirkland Classic Car Show Sunday, July 28th, 10 am to 4 pm Downtown Kirkland legendscarclub.net www.kirklandclassiccarshow.com A premier NW car show—this is one of the biggest, most anticipated, car show events on the Eastside! More than 600 classic and custom cars roll into downtown Kirkland vying for 60+ trophies to be awarded in 20 different classes. A fun day cont. pg 10
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for the entire family, featuring fun awards, fantastic raffle prizes, DJ’s, Seafair Pirates and clowns, and more! Holiday Tree Lighting & Music Festival November 30 www.kirklanddowntown.org Come take part in a magical holiday tradition–the annual Holiday Tree Lighting & Music Festival. Hear festive music, enjoy the decorations, see the Gingerbread house competition and witness the lighting of Kirkland’s beautiful 30-foot tree. The festivities will begin in the early evening followed by the tree lighting ceremony at 6 pm. Children’s Concerts at Juanita Beach Park Tuesdays, July 9 – August 20, 10 to 11 am Evening Concerts at Marina Park Thursdays, July 11 – August 22 7 to 8:30 pm kirklandsummerconcerts.org A Community Tradition since 1977,
the series kicks off at Juanita Beach Park on Tuesday, July 9 with a 10 am show featuring Cowboy Buck and Elizabeth, with high-energy, interactive, musical comedy, dance, sing-along, and ventriloquism. July 11 at 7 pm, the Tor Dietrichson Blues Machine brews up some Blues at Marina Park to kick off the Evening Concerts. The shows are free with a $2 suggested donation per adult. Bring a chair, a picnic and a jacket. Shamrock Run March 15, 2014 www.kirklandshamrockrun.com Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by participating in Downtown Kirkland’s 5k Shamrock Run. Wear your green and compete in any of the diverse categories including Competitive, Run for Fun, Dog and Runner, Stroller
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DennyFest September 8, 12 pm to 4 pm, O.O. Denny Park finnhillalliance.org/finn-hill-calendar DennyFest is a celebration of the Finn Hill neighborhood on the shores of Lake Washington at O.O. Denny Park. Attend this annual event, featuring a Chili Cook-off, Pie Contest, Live Music, Dog show, activities for children, and more!
and Runner, or Walker. The course winds through Kirkland, with post-race festivities at The Wilde Rover Irish Pub and Restaurant. Sustainable September September www.kirklandchamber.org/calendar Check the line-up and mark your calendars for events around town relating to Sustainable September— when the focus is put on LEED certified homes, green practices, products, and advanced technologies. A terrific opportunity to learn more about “going green.”
Fridays, May 10 – October 4, 3 pm to 7 pm, Juanita Beach Park www.kirklandwa.gov/depart/parks/ Parks/Juanita_Friday_Market A perfect way to start the weekend, the Juanita Friday Market features Washington’s finest local produce and goods. You will find an array of local vegetables, fruits, flowers, handcrafted items, specialty cont. pg 12
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KAST – Kirkland Artist Studio Tour May 10 – 11, 2014 kirklandartiststudiotour.com Celebrate all things creative on Mother’s Day by attending KAST. Explore Kirkland on this free tour of artist home studios and artist guests. Meet the artists, view unique artwork, and see creativity in action. Little League Junior Softball World Series August 12 – 18, Everest Park www.jrsoftballworldseries.com Come be a part of this thrilling event! Held annually and one of eight World Series sponsored by Little League Baseball Inc.—it’s a true “world” series, as participating teams come from all over the globe. No. 123 Rue des Park Lane July 6, 10 am to 7 pm, Park Lane www.haleyscottage.com Oooh-la-la! Check out this French-
inspired flea market taking over Kirkland’s downtown Park Lane on Saturday, July 6. 12th Annual Polar Bear Plunge January 1, 2014, 1 pm Marina Park www.plungekirkland.com Ring in the New Year with a dip into Lake Washington! This hilarious “sport” brings hundreds of plungers and spectators to witness the first big event of 2014. Bring your costume. Bring your camera. Twenty seconds of “brrr” earns you 365 days of bragging rights. 7 Hills of Kirkland Cycling to End Homelessness May 27, Marina Park www.7hillskirkland.org Enjoy riding one of the Northwest’s premier cycling events! Whether you choose the traditional 7 Hill Route, the popular Metric Century cont. pg 14
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When you purchase $20 or more in Festival Tickets at Kirkland Summerfest, you will save $10. Tickets are redeemable at participating Summerfest booths for select rides, food, beverages and merchandise. Gift Card must be redeemed in person. Offer Aug. 11, 2013. Not redeemable for cash. Limit one per person. No Cash Value. See website for details.
See you at Summerfest!
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Route, or the challenging Century Route, you’ll enjoy the great scenery and support KITH (Kirkland Interfaith Transitions in Housing). SIFF – Kirkland May 30 – June 9 Kirkland Performance Center www.siff.net Now in its 39th year, the Seattle International Film Festival is recognized as one of the top film festivals in North America. Renowned for its wideranging and eclectic programming, SIFF will be in Kirkland from May 30 through June 9 at the Kirkland Performance Center. Turkey Trot Fun Run November 24 www.hope-link.org Join Kirkland for the annual Turkey Trot fundraiser benefiting Hopelink. The
annual 5k is a non-timed fun run/walk from Marina Park to Carillon Point and back. Costume contests, food, prizes, and music provides fun for all ages.
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Eastside Science Café Join in discussions on a variety of science subjects at the Wilde Rover Irish Pub and Restaurant, second Mondays of the month, 7 pm. www.pacificsciencecenter.org/ Adult-Education/sciencecafe Second Saturday Contra Dance Partner style contra dance every second Saturday of the month, 8 pm (Beginner lesson at 7:30 pm) at the Juanita Community Club Hall. www.folkhorizons.org
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