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Forks Old Fashioned 4th of July 2017 “American Pride”

  • Wed Jun 28th, 2017 4:17pm
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Schedule of Events

Friday, June 30

Judging of Window Decorating Contest for Businesses; Entries must be finished by 10 a.m. with winner announced Saturday at Moonlight Madness. Sponsored by West End Business & Professional Association (WEBPA); 374-3311

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Forks Timber Museum open, 1421 S. Forks Ave.; 374-9663

John’s Beachcombing Museum open, 143 Andersonville Ave.; 640-0320

Noon-4 p.m. Forever Twilight in Forks Collection, Rainforest Arts Center Alcove, 11 N. Forks Ave.; 374-2531

Saturday, July 1

8:30 a.m. Forks 4th of July Fun Run — Registration, Race begins at 9 a.m. at the parking lot across from Forks Coffee Shop. Walk or Run 1 mile — 5k-10k with proceeds benefiting Spartan Basketball Program; Entry Fee $10 (race only)

8:30 a.m. Horseshoe Tournament Sign-Ups at Tillicum Park, Tourney begins at 9 a.m.; Entry Fee $10; 374-5323 after 3 p.m.

10 a.m.-3 p.m. Forks Open Aire Market; Umpqua Bank Parking Lot, 1020 S. Forks Ave.; 374-6918

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Forks Timber Museum open, 1421 S. Forks Ave.; 374-9663

John’s Beachcombing Museum open, 143 Andersonville Ave.; 640-0320

10 a.m.-7 p.m. Far West Art League Art, Photo & Craft Show, Rainforest Arts Center, 35 N. Forks Ave.; 374-5137

11 a.m.-3 p.m. Quileute basket making class with Phillip Ward at the RAC. Must pre-register, call 327-3346.

Noon-4 p.m. Forever Twilight in Forks Collection, Rainforest Arts Center Alcove, 11 N. Forks Ave.; 374-2531

7-11 p.m. Moonlight Madness at Forks Area Merchants; Forks Avenue closed between Calawah and Bogachiel, featuring music, vendors, fun for the kids and more! Sponsored by WEBPA; 374-3311

7:30-8:30 p.m. The Navy Band will perform at the covered area at the RAC.

Sales at participating merchants, Street Dance; Sponsored by Forks Abuse, 374-6411, Forks Open Aire Market, 374-6918, Vendors, WEBPA Train rides, Forks Assembly of God bounce houses, fire truck and Sparky, Smokey Bear, Indian Tacos and more!

Sunday, July 2

Noon-2 p.m. Kiddies Play Day at Tillicum Park, sponsored by the Forks Lions Club; 640-3123/780-2032

10 a.m.-5 p.m. John’s Beachcombing Museum open, 143 Andersonville Ave.; 640-0320

11 a.m.-4 p.m. Forks Timber Museum open, 1421 S. Forks Ave.; 374-9663

Noon-4 p.m. Forever Twilight in Forks Collection, Rainforest Arts Center Alcove, 11 N. Forks Ave.; 374-2531

Noon-4 p.m. Far West Art League Art, Photo & Craft Show, Rainforest Arts Center, 35 N. Forks Ave.; 374-5137

Noon-4 p.m. Rock Painting Workshop at the RAC. Some rocks available but people can bring their own washed, special rocks. Paints, brushes, ideas and finish sealer will be provided. Come paint a rock, sponsored by Rainforest Council for the Arts.

3 p.m. Bean Bag Toss, Tillicum Park, Entry Fee $30 with half going to Make-A-Wish Foundation; 360-870-1100 to pre-register

Monday, July 3

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Forks Timber Museum open, 1421 S. Forks Ave.; 374-9663

10 a.m.-5 p.m. John’s Beachcombing Museum open, 143 Andersonville Ave.; 640-0320

Noon-4 p.m. Forever Twilight in Forks Collection, Rainforest Arts Center Alcove, 11 N. Forks Ave.; 374-2531

6 p.m. Frog Jump, Tillicum Park; 640-8169

6 p.m. Cribbage Tournament, VFW Hall, S. Spartan Ave., Entry Fee $6; 374-5534

Independence Day — Tuesday, July 4

8 a.m. Check-in for Grand Parade at Forks Outfitters Parking lot

7-10 a.m. Elks Annual Forks 4th of July Breakfast, Forks Elks Lodge, 941 Merchant Road, Cost: $8 Adults; $6 Kids and Seniors; 374-2524

10 a.m. Sign-ups and Judging (optional) starts for Kiddies Parade, Peninsula College parking lot, 481 S. Forks Ave., sponsored by Forks Emblem Club; 640-8211

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Far West Art League Art, Photo & Craft Show, Rainforest Arts Center, 35 N. Forks Ave.; 374-5137

10:30 a.m. Final Entries and Judging begins for Grand Parade

11:30 a.m. Line Up, Kiddies Parade, Peninsula College parking lot, 481 S. Forks Ave., sponsored by Forks Emblem Club; 640-8211

11:45 a.m. Kiddies Parade begins, Peninsula College

Noon FORKS GRAND PARADE begins from Forks Outfitters parking lot

1-3 p.m. Dodgeball Tournament — a Forks Wrestling Fundraiser at Tennis Courts, Tillicum Park, Entry Fee $30 per team; Ages 12 and up, Register at event; 640-4085

1-4 p.m. Salmon Bake, Tillicum Park, sponsored by the Forks Lions Club, Cost $15 Adult $10 kids 12 and under; 640-2062

2-5 p.m. Forks Visitor Information Center open, 1411 S. Forks Ave.; 374-2531

2-5 p.m. Forks Timber Museum open, 1421 S. Forks Ave.; 374-9663

3 p.m. Demolition Derby, Tillicum Park Arena, gates open at 2 p.m. — All Tickets: $10 at the gate or buy in advance at Forks Youth League fireworks stand located at the corner of Forks Avenue and Bogachiel Way. NO canopies allowed.

Dusk FORKS FIREWORKS DISPLAY begins at Tillicum Park

Thank you for supporting Forks Old Fashioned 4th of July!

Pick up schedules, purchase Demolition Derby tickets and 4th of July buttons at Forks Youth League fireworks stand located at the corner of Forks Avenue and Bogachiel Way.

Contact Information: Chairman, Mark Soderlind

Forks Old Fashioned 4th of July Committee, PO Box 881, Forks, WA 98331

360-640-4298 or 360-640-8211

[email protected]

Schedule compiled by Forks Chamber of Commerce Visitor Information Center, 1411 S. Forks Ave., 360-374-2531, [email protected]