Sequim centennial: Cookbook entries sought; July 4 plans

By Peninsula Daily News staff

WANTED: Submissions for Sequim Centennial Cookbook

SEQUIM — The Sequim Centennial Committee has extended the deadline for entries of recipes, family stories and photographs for the Sequim Centennial Cookbook until March 31.

The historical anecdotal cookbook will celebrate the history and agricultural heritage of the city and the Sequim-Dungeness Valley.

Submittals should include a cover sheet with contact information, a favorite family recipe, a photo of completed recipe, a family story or a favorite story of the Sequim area,
a photograph that relates to the story with caption and a self-addressed, stamped envelope for return of photos if sending hard copies.

Cover sheets are available at City Hall, 152 W. Cedar St., or at

Mark submittals to the attention of Barbara Hanna, city communications and marketing director, at

Hanna can be phoned at 360-681-3422.


July 4 events planned for Sequim's 100th birthday

SEQUIM — A series of events have been planned over the Fourth of July weekend to fete Sequim’s Centennial Celebration, including an Old Fashioned Town Picnic, a Street Dance on Washington Street and a Centennial Golf Scramble.

■ Old Fashioned Town Picnic: 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, July 4, at the Water Reuse Demonstration Park and the James Center for the Performing Arts.

Relay races, bean bag toss, pickup sports games, checkers, horseshoes, croquet and music will highlight the day. And don’t miss out on the beard, mustache and vintage hat contests. Picnic food will be available for purchase.

Opening ceremonies start at 10:30 a.m., followed by a community photograph at 10:45 a.m.

Music, games and contests begin at 11 a.m. and conclude at 3 p.m., when the Sequim City Band begins its annual Fourth of July concert.

Phone Patsy Mattingly at 360-683-8226 or email with questions.

■ “The Street Dance of the Century”: Washington Street in downtown Sequim from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, July 5.

In conjunction with the First Friday Art Walk, Washington Street will be closed for a musical party.

Dance to the tunes of retro rock ’n’ roll band “Magic Bus,” with special guest the Guy Johnson Band.

There will be a beer and wine garden open, and food available for purchase.

A Sequim community photograph will be taken at 5:30 p.m.

Contact Karen Kuznek-Reese at 360-681-3428 or with questions.

■ Sequim Centennial Scramble at the Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course, 1965 Woodcock Road, on Saturday, July 6.

The golf tournament has an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start.

Two-person teams will compete in a scramble format.

Cost is $80 per person and includes lunch and tourney prizes.

For more, contact Garrett Smithson at the Cedars at Dungeness at or 360-683-6344.

These events were planned by the Sequim Centennial Committee.

Last modified: March 16. 2013 5:45PM
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