2018 Washington State Parks Tour

Summer 2018 will see Chautauqua embark once more on a partnership with the WA State Parks system, visiting several parks and surrounding communities mostly in the central part of the state, culminating in a visit to Peace Arch Park at the Canadian border in Blaine. Tour dates are June 14 – 30, 2018.
 
Parks to be visited include Soap Lake, Sun Lakes / Dry Falls State Park (and nearby Coulee City), Pearrygin Lake State Park (and nearby Twisp/Winthrop), Alta Lake State Park, Conconully State Park (and nearby Pateros), and Birch Beach & Peace Arch State Parks in Blaine. Other tour partners include the Methow Arts Alliance, the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Nation, and the Lummi Nation, with plans to visit Community Centers on the reservation at Nespelem, Keller, Inchelium, Omak, and the Lummi Nation.

Information will continue to be updated:

Sun Lakes-Dry Falls State Park
Sun Lakes Amphitheater
Saturday, June 16, 2018

4 p.m.—Workshops at the amphitheater, presented by park staff and partners. Workshop offerings include the history of Sun Lakes-Dry Falls State Park, flintknapping (the art of making stone tools), soil science, bead work and crafts for children.

6 p.m.—Potluck at the amphitheater. All are welcome. Speakers will address visitors during dinner, music and dance with follow the potluck, and the evening will cap off with a showing of Ice Age Flood films.

Coulee City
Sunday, June 17

1:30 p.m.—Parade from Main Street in downtown Coulee City to Almira Coulee Hartline High School. This colorful parade features costumed jugglers, unicycle riders, dancers, little faeries and other merry-makers accompanied by NOTC’s lively marching band. Local residents and community groups are encouraged to participate in the parade.

2  to 5 p.m.—Three sessions of interactive workshops at Almira Coulee Hartline High School, led by NOTC on topics including juggling, acrobatics, mask-making, trash fashion creation, samba dance and drumming, folk singing, magic, clowning, discussions on alternative energy, health education, storytelling and more. Workshops last around 45 minutes each. Community members are invited to lead workshops as well. Anyone interested in conducting a workshop should contact Makaela Kroin.

7pm, Sunday, June 17th, 2018SHOW at Almira Coulee Hartline High School

Pearrygin Lake State Park
Friday, June 22

4 p.m.—Workshops presented by park staff and partners. Workshop offerings include the history of Pearrygin Lake State Park, a ranger talk, a fly-casting lesson, sheep-to-shawl demonstration, crafts for children and more.

6 p.m.—Potluck at Group Camp Two. All are welcome and invited to bring a favorite dish to share. Speakers will address visitors during dinner, and music and dance will follow the potluck.

Twisp
Saturday, June 23

NoonParade from the Methow Valley Farmers Market (201 S Highway 20, Twisp) to TwispWorks (502 S Glover St, Twisp). This colorful parade features costumed jugglers, unicycle riders, dancers, little faeries and other merry-makers accompanied by NOTC’s lively marching band. Local residents and community groups are encouraged to participate in the parade.

1 to 4 p.m.—Three sessions of interactive workshops at TwispWorks, led by NOTC and community members on topics to include juggling, acrobatics, mask-making, trash fashion creation, samba dance and drumming, folk singing, magic and clowning. Community members will also facilitate discussions on alternative energy, health education, storytelling and more. Workshops last around 45 minutes each. Anyone can lead a workshop. Contact Makaela Kroin, (360) 902-8635.

7 p.m.— NOTC presents the Really Big Show including music, juggling, comedy, acrobats, and more.

Details on the Twispworks website

Alta Lake State Park
Sunday, June 24

3:30 p.m.Parade in the park. This colorful parade features costumed jugglers, unicycle riders, dancers, little faeries and other merry-makers accompanied by NOTC’s lively marching band. Local residents and community groups are encouraged to participate in the parade.

4 p.m.Workshops presented by park staff and partners. Workshop offerings include the history of Alta Lake State Park, a ranger talk, crafts for children and more.

6 p.m.Potluck. All are welcome and invited to bring a favorite dish to share. Speakers will address visitors during dinner.

7 p.m.— NOTC presents a one-hour show including music, juggling, comedy, acrobats and more.

Conconully State Park
Tuesday, June 26

3:30 p.m.Parade from the north side of Main Street to Conconully State Park. This colorful parade features costumed jugglers, unicycle riders, dancers, little faeries and other merry-makers accompanied by NOTC’s lively marching band. Local residents and community groups are encouraged to participate in the parade.

4  p.m.Workshops presented by park staff and NOTC members. Workshop offerings include the history of Conconully State Park, a ranger talk, crafts for children and more.

6  p.m.Potluck. All are welcome. Speakers will address visitors during dinner.

7 p.m.— NOTC presents a one-hour show including music, juggling, comedy, acrobats, and more.

SEA:

Friday, June 29th: Birch Bay State Park

Sat, June 30: Peach Arch State Park

Saturday, June 30th, SHOW at Blaine Performing Arts Center

 

General Tour Press Release (PDF)

Sun Lake Dry Falls State Park Press Release (PDF)

Pearrygin Lake State Park Press Release (PDF)

 

Coulee City, WA Show!

Almira Coulee Hartline High School, 413 North 4th Street Coulee City, WA 99115 06.17.2018
Almira Coulee Hartline High School, 413 North 4th Street Coulee City, WA 99115

1:30 p.m.—Parade from Main Street in downtown Coulee City to Almira Coulee Hartline High School. This colorful parade features costumed jugglers, unicycle riders, dancers, little faeries and other merry-makers accompanied by NOTC’s lively marching band. Local residents and community groups are encouraged to participate in the parade.

2  to 5 p.m.—Three sessions of interactive workshops at Almira Coulee Hartline High School, led by NOTC on topics including juggling, acrobatics, mask-making, trash fashion creation, samba dance and drumming, folk singing, magic, clowning, discussions on alternative energy, health education, storytelling and more. Workshops last around 45 minutes each. Community members are invited to lead workshops as well.

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1:30 p.m.—Parade from Main Street in downtown Coulee City to Almira Coulee Hartline High School. This colorful parade features costumed jugglers, unicycle riders, dancers, little faeries and other merry-makers accompanied by NOTC’s lively marching band. Local residents and community groups are encouraged to participate in the parade.

2  to 5 p.m.—Three sessions of interactive workshops at Almira Coulee Hartline High School, led by NOTC on topics including juggling, acrobatics, mask-making, trash fashion creation, samba dance and drumming, folk singing, magic, clowning, discussions on alternative energy, health education, storytelling and more. Workshops last around 45 minutes each. Community members are invited to lead workshops as well.

7pm, Sunday, June 17th, 2018 - SHOW at Almira Coulee Hartline High School

http://www.achsd.org/hsmain.htm

Twisp, WA Show!

Methow Valley Community Center, 201 WA-20 Twisp, WA 98856 06.23.2018
Methow Valley Community Center,  201 WA-20 Twisp, WA 98856

NoonParade from the Methow Valley Farmers Market (201 S Highway 20, Twisp) to TwispWorks (502 S Glover St, Twisp). This colorful parade features costumed jugglers, unicycle riders, dancers, little faeries and other merry-makers accompanied by NOTC’s lively marching band. Local residents and community groups are encouraged to participate in the parade.

1 to 4 p.m.—Three sessions of interactive workshops at TwispWorks,…

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NoonParade from the Methow Valley Farmers Market (201 S Highway 20, Twisp) to TwispWorks (502 S Glover St, Twisp). This colorful parade features costumed jugglers, unicycle riders, dancers, little faeries and other merry-makers accompanied by NOTC’s lively marching band. Local residents and community groups are encouraged to participate in the parade.

1 to 4 p.m.—Three sessions of interactive workshops at TwispWorks, led by NOTC and community members on topics to include juggling, acrobatics, mask-making, trash fashion creation, samba dance and drumming, folk singing, magic and clowning. Community members will also facilitate discussions on alternative energy, health education, storytelling and more. Workshops last around 45 minutes each. Anyone can lead a workshop. Contact Makaela Kroin, (360) 902-8635.

7 p.m.— NOTC presents the Really Big Show including music, juggling, comedy, acrobats, and more. Methow Valley Community Center.

http://methowcommunity.org/

Blaine, WA Show!

Blaine Performing Arts Center, 975 H St, Blaine, WA 98230, USA 06.30.2018
Blaine Performing Arts Center, 975 H St, Blaine, WA 98230, USA
    

11:30am - Assemble for Parade in Blaine

Noon  - Parade to Blaine High School

12:30-3:30PM - Workshops @ Blaine High School

7:00pm - Show at Blaine High School Performing Arts Center

http://www.blaine.wednet.edu/pac