By Peninsula Daily News staff
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Downtown in Action, sponsored by the Port Angeles Downtown Association, coincides with one day of the Arts in Action festival, on nearby City Pier and Hollywood Beach today (Saturday) through Sunday.
See related story today, http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/article/20130727/NEWS/307279997)
Street performers will entertain today (Saturday) in the downtown business area from the Conrad Dyar Memorial Fountain at First and Laurel streets to Railroad Avenue. (They will welcome tips.)
Business in the Making — a free, guided behind-the-scenes tour of five businesses that produce the products they sell — will leave from the City Pier bell at noon.
On the tour is Yong Jin Asian Bakery, Udjat Beads, Peak's Brew Pub, Cabled Fiber Studio and Cock-a-doodle Doughnuts.
Children in action
Children will be able to get into the action with a coloring contest.
Pictures to color can be picked up anytime at Northwest Fudge and Confections, 108 W. First St., and returned there by Wednesday.
Judging will take place in several age categories Thursday.
Watch for locations where budding artists can find sidewalk chalk. Face painting also will be offered.
Merchants also plan sidewalk sales during today's Downtown in Action.
Participants include Brown's Outdoor, Odyssey Bookshop, Family Shoe, Cabled Fiber Studio, Port Book and News, Anime Kat, Unique Treasures Mall, PA Antique Mall, Rissa's Barely Consignment, Cottage Queen, Bay Variety and Athlete's Choice.
Sidewalk sales will continue through Sunday at some locations.