Finnriver to host Chimacum celebration Saturday

CHIMACUM — The eighth annual Chimacum Inter-Dependence Day will take place Saturday at Finnriver Orchard.

Started years ago by Chimacum Corner Farmstand, Inter-Dependence Day is a family- and fun-filled day of music, dancing, a talent show and film to celebrate the community at Finnriver Orchard, 124 Center Road.

Finnriver keeps the music events free and open to the public.

To support the live music program, Finnriver raises draft pours by $1 during music events. All funds are used to pay musicians.

Organizers are also collecting a suggestion donation at the door of $5 per family for the non-profit Community Wellness Project.

They ask that there be no smoking, no outside food or alcohol and no dogs.

The day’s activities include:

• Cider tasting and orchard tours

• Face painting and hula hooping

• Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office vehicles and fire trucks

• Prosper Natural Health will be offer chair massages from noon to 6 p.m. for $1 a minute with a minimum of 10 minutes.

• Wild Phil & the Buffalo Gals will perform from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. with a square dance at 4 p.m.

• Chimacum Talent Show will take place from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

• The Shaky Hand String Band, a bluegrass band from Colorado, will perform from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

• Short films from the Port Townsend Film Festival library will be shown in the Hay Barn “Wild Rose Theater” from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m.

A variety of food will be available for purchase, including a range of locally sourced picnic items.

Shaky Hand String Band was founded high in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, according to a news release.

Their first album is “Two Miles High.” Shaky Hand String Band consists of Jess Rose Moidel (fiddle), Patrick O’Halloran (banjo), Todd Webster (mandolin), Nick Beato (bass) and Loren Zyniecki (guitar).

For information, see the Finnriver website at music-event-calendar, email [email protected] or call 360-339-8478.

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