SEQUIM: 106th Irrigation Festival climaxes this weekend


SEQUIM — All roads into Sequim lead to a weekend of fun and excitement as the 106th Irrigation Festival continues.

Washington’s oldest continuing community celebration features a full schedule of family events, highlighted by the grand parade, logging show and carnival.

Festival Queen Joelle Price and princesses Alicia Apple, Gioia Roldan-Shaw and Brittney Ohmert will reign over the activities, which begin this morning with the Crazy Days-Pioneer Breakfast at the Elis Club on Port Williams Road.

Breakfast will be served for $5 per person from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Past royalty will be honored with a luncheon from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. today at the Oak Table Cafe, 292 W. Bell St.

Grand pioneers Bunny Gagnon and Dick Lotzgesell and honorary pioneers Edith Jones and Ferd Schnuriger will be honored during the Pioneer Dinner at 5:30 p.m. in the Sequim Prairie Grange Hall on Macleay Road, west of Sequim.

Thrill rides and other amusements will keep children busy at the Funtastic Carnival on the field adjacent to the Sequim High School Stadium.

The carnival will open at 5 p.m. today and at noon on both Saturday and Sunday.

For a full Irrigation Festival schedule, click on the link below.

This full report appears in the Friday/Saturday weekend editions of the Peninsula Daily News, on sale throughout Jefferson and Clallam counties. Or click onto “Subscribe” at left to purchase your copy via U.S. mail.

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