Clallam: Homeschool band to help open Clallam County Fair

PORT ANGELES — The Northwinds Homeschool Band will perform today as part of opening day festivities of the Clallam County Fair.

The band is directed by Dan Tutton of Port Angeles.

Other Clallam County Fair entertainment today at the fairgrounds, 1608 W. 16th St., includes livestock fitting and showing, contests, a Diaper Derby, draft horse pull, demonstrations and performances by several musical groups and a hypnotist.

Fair activities begin at 8 a.m. today and continue through Sunday.

Admission prices vary, but admission today for children ages 12 and younger is free from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Today’s homeschool band performance begins at 5 p.m. on the West Stage at the fair and feature summer pops-type music.

“The kids are really excited to play for a local audience,” Tutton said Wednesday.

The band comprises 35 homeschool students during the summer and between 50 and 60 students during the school year.

“It provides children with a social dimension to play music which they may not have had otherwise,” Tutton said.

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