PORT TOWNSEND: Rhododendron Festival schedule


Saturday, May 12

8 a.m., Rhody Bike Tour, 31 to 62 miles; begins at Haines Place Park & Ride.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Arts & Crafts Fair, Downtown

7 p.m., Senior Citizen’s Royalty Coronation and Dance; Port Townsend Community Center,

Lawrence and Tyler streets.

Sunday, May 13

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Arts & Crafts Fair, downtown

Monday, May 14

3 p.m., Royalty Hand Prints, Haller Fountain, Downtown

4 p.m., Centennial Rhododendron Garden Opening, Ft. Worden State Park

Wednesday, May 16

6 p.m., Royalty Trike Races, sponsored by Les Schwab Tire. Meet at The Leader parking lot. Race begins at 6:30.

Thursday, May 17

3 p.m., Carnival Opens, Memorial Field, Downtown

4 p.m., Pet Parade, sponsored by Safeway. Meet at Van Buren and Lawrence streets. Judging is at 4:10; parade begins at 4:30.

Friday, May 18

noon to 6 p.m., Rhododendron Flower Show entries received, Fort Worden Chapel

2:45 p.m., Kiddie Parade, sponsored by Port Townsend Kiwanis Club. Meet at Monroe and Water streets; judging is at 3:10; parade begins at 3:30.

3 p.m., Carnival Opens, Memorial Field, downtown

5 to 8 p.m., Kiwanis Fish Fry, American Legion

6 p.m., Bed Race, sponsored by First American Title. Meet at Washington and Adams streets. Races begin at approximately 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 19

7:30 to 10:30 a.m., Rhody Pancake Breakfast, Elks Lodge, Otto Street.

8:30 a.m., Jim Caldwell Memorial Rhody Golf Tournament, Port Townsend Golf Club

9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Senior sponsored Pancake Breakfast, Port Townsend Community Center

11 a.m. Dignitaries Luncheon, Manresa Castle, Seventh and Sheridan streets

noon to 5 p.m., Rhododendron Flower Show, Ft. Worden Chapel

noon, Carnival opens, Memorial Field, downtown

1 p.m., Rhody Festival Grand Parade, Uptown and Downtown

5 to 8 p.m., Spaghetti Feed, Elks Lodge, Otto Street.

6 p.m., Musical Extravaganza, McCurdy Pavilion, Fort Worden State Park

7:30 p.m., President’s Recognition Banquet, Manresa Castle, Seventh and Sheridan streets

8 p.m., Swing Dance by “Eggs Over Easy” at Palindrome, Jacob Miller Road.

Sunday, May 20

7:30 to 11 a.m., Rhody Pancake Breakfast, Elks Lodge, Otto Street

8:30 a.m., Jim Caldwell Memorial Rhody Golf Tournament, Port Townsend Golf Club

9 a.m., Rhody Run XXIII registration, Ft. Worden

10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Rhododendron Flower Show, Fort Worden

11 a.m., Rhody Run XXIII begins

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