Applestock this weekend in Sequim

SEQUIM — Applestock will provide live music, apple cider pressing and local products Friday through Sunday.

The festival is free with a canned food donation. Concessions are purchased by donations, which will benefit area charities.

The festival will be from noon to 8 p.m. Friday, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at 4043 Sequim-Dungeness Way in the orchard at Williams Manor B&B/Vacation Rental.

Additional parking is available at Dungeness Community Church and along the road.

Donations accepted include non-perishable food, new gifts for kids, coats, socks, gloves and cash donations for charities.

Applestock 2023 beneficiaries are Salvation Army Food Bank, Angel Tree Christmas (toys for kids), Coats for Kids and other favorite charities of the late Jonathan Simonson.

Chili dogs, music, outdoor games, crafts for kids and s’mores in the orchard at Williams Manor will be offered.

On Sunday, Church in the Orchard at 11 a.m. will include remembering Jonathan Simonson with Simonson family music, followed by inspirational bands all day.

Simonson moved to the Olympic Peninsula in 1990 to work with the Salvation Army. He worked as a paraeducator with the Port Angeles and Sequim school districts and was a pastor with the Olympic Vineyard Christian Fellowship, Sequim Vineyard, Sequim Valley Foursquare church and New Life Church in Port Townsend.

On Friday, an open mic will be hosted by Ron Gwaldis from noon to 5:30 p.m., followed by Bread and Gravy at 6 p.m.

On Saturday, the band schedule is The Fabulous Cheryl & Jan at 10 a.m., Moshun at noon, Afternoon Delight at 2 p.m., Just Foolin’ Around at 4 p.m. and Indecisive at 6 p.m.

After Church in the Orchard on Sunday, Indecisive will perform at 12:30 p.m., IBC Youth Band Rocks at 2 p.m. and The Amazing “K and Friends” at 4 p.m.

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